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Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By scapegoat
what sort of issues are you having?

what sort of issues are you having?
Forum: Aquascaping   09-25-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By scapegoat
be careful when removing the sand, you don't want...

be careful when removing the sand, you don't want to scratch that beautiful tank!
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By scapegoat
probably nothing to worry about ...

probably nothing to worry about

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgEwEiTyYcs
Forum: Aquascaping   09-22-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By scapegoat
watch this ...

watch this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_ZIXbnSXYM
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-18-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By scapegoat
I added it to the list.

I added it to the list.
Forum: Aquascaping   09-15-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By scapegoat
I guess this is a good start as far as rocks go....

I guess this is a good start as far as rocks go. The tank behind these is 6' long, to give you a sense of scale.

I really need to bring them outside and pressure wash them to see how they look. My...
Forum: Substrate   09-09-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By scapegoat
why not do something like this: ...

why not do something like this:

http://greenleafaquariums.com/content/images/wong1.jpg

The foreground is sand, while the area behind that would be a better substrate for plants such as eco
Forum: Aquascaping   09-06-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By scapegoat
I have a few basic 10g. I'm also planning on...

I have a few basic 10g. I'm also planning on building a small plywood container to emulate the dimensions of a specific 30g rimless tank so I can practice before buying that.
Forum: Aquascaping   09-06-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By scapegoat
Xiaozhuang Seeing your iterative photos, you can...

Xiaozhuang Seeing your iterative photos, you can easily tell something is off with each one until you get to the last and it just seems to click together.

The shops in my area have no real focus...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-06-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By scapegoat
Ben Belton that helps very very much. And greatly...

Ben Belton that helps very very much. And greatly simplifies the process in my mind.

Where are you getting O = 24 though? I am seeing 15.999. The other two are correct.

I was also under the...
Forum: Substrate   09-06-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By scapegoat
I didn't say they wouldn't do well at all. ...

I didn't say they wouldn't do well at all.

It isn't typically recommended to use just sand for a planted tank for a handful of reasons.

I will be honest, I've never seen a sand only aquarium...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-05-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By scapegoat
should the 100000 in your equations be 1000000?...

should the 100000 in your equations be 1000000? is one hundred thousand correct?

This is definitely moving in the right direction.

So this would give me the PPM within a solution. What...
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 746
Posted By scapegoat
not sure. I purchased mine a long time ago.

not sure. I purchased mine a long time ago.
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 746
Posted By scapegoat
looks like typical tubing will leak co2 through...

looks like typical tubing will leak co2 through the wall of the tube.
Forum: Substrate   09-05-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By scapegoat
Substrate support resource

I love TGM aquascaping videos, they're well done, and I enjoy the narrative very much. James makes use of TGM's own branded "substrate support." I see folks asking about substrate support enough to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-05-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By scapegoat
I appreciate the response, but I am asking for...

I appreciate the response, but I am asking for the exact equations used to figure out the dosing routine. specifically in regards to how to calculate the PPM of a solution, and of specific portions...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-05-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By scapegoat
Beautiful rocks, and thank you for bringing...

Beautiful rocks, and thank you for bringing awareness to that application!

I've ordered ~100lbs of rock and a bunch of manzanita in order to practice with... it was, costly... and I feel silly...
Forum: Substrate   09-05-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By scapegoat
they'll probably do alright for a bit, but sand...

they'll probably do alright for a bit, but sand doesn't leave much room for roots and have a detrimental effect on them.

If doing just a sand bottom, and not a sand cap, I'd stick to things with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-05-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By scapegoat
where can I find the exact calculations used to figure out dosing routine?

I am trying to get more into the nitty gritty of tank maintenance and control. I see a number of wonderful calculators out there, but they all, obviously, hide away the specifics.

As a programmer,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By scapegoat
absolutely not advocating a full fish load right...

absolutely not advocating a full fish load right away. I literally meant 3 fish with a heavily planted tank.

Over the past many years I've done heavy planting with a fresh tank, and introducing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By scapegoat
Heavily plant the tank, toss in a few fish from...

Heavily plant the tank, toss in a few fish from whatever species you want to end up with, do weekly water changes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-01-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By scapegoat
Yes, you can. It is often recommended. ...

Yes, you can. It is often recommended.

Here's my recommendation though: buy at least 1.5 times the amount of plants you think you need... 2-3 times is probably better.

I am grabbing random...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-31-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By scapegoat
No, but I'd hope there is a simple way to save...

No, but I'd hope there is a simple way to save the data to a spreadsheet from the app.

Are test strips that bad?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-31-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By scapegoat
anyone have experience with the JBL water test strips w/ phone evaluation?

I'm always interested in making things easier for myself. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with this item:
...
Forum: Equipment   08-31-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By scapegoat
I inject my co2 into a barb located on the outlet...

I inject my co2 into a barb located on the outlet of my pump, this then goes through a cerges style reactor. I get bubbles in the tank, but not much
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