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Forum: Tank Journals 02-28-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,791
Posted By Guzas
Wow that 12g long looks way larger than 12...

Wow that 12g long looks way larger than 12 gallons! And I absolutely love your Hairgrass lawn. It's fantastic! Maybe I'll do a co2 tank someday! Until then I'll live vicariously thru the internet....
Forum: Tank Journals 02-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Thanks all for the kind words... And you are...

Thanks all for the kind words... And you are right. I guess I am medium tech as I'm dosing EI and excel... I should say No Co2 tank... That would be a more accurate statement. As for fish I have...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-28-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
The Aquarium re-boot "VERSION 2.0-PLANTED"

I finally got control of the Black Beard Algae. There is still some hanging around but it is not spreading like it was before. What I think is helping is getting the plants to out compete it as well...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Did a little trim and cleaned it up a bit. The...

Did a little trim and cleaned it up a bit. The Black Beard Algae took a good hit with the H2O2 spot treatment. So it looks much better now. But I still need to keep an eye on it. But things seem to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,823
Posted By Guzas
Ok it's been about 2 weeks and I decided to take...

Ok it's been about 2 weeks and I decided to take some action. The reduced light period doesn't seem to be working so I went to the spot treatment of H2O2. Keeping 1ml per gallon... So I spot treated...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-10-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
I have been working on a Black Beard Algae issue...

I have been working on a Black Beard Algae issue for a few weeks. It is in my Fissendens and on the driftwood tree for a while. I did reduce my light period from 8 to 6 hours in hopes to get control...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,823
Posted By Guzas
Well it's been a while. I have added many more...

Well it's been a while. I have added many more "less" demanding plants suitable for low lighting. They seem to be doing quite well. However I have a breakout of Black Beard Algae. It has started in...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
You got that right! I have so much more interest...

You got that right! I have so much more interest in keeping this tank clean and up and running. My wife is thrilled. So much better than a "dead" tank with plastic plants. I am so happy I have found...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-03-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Well just over 2 weeks and the Hornwort, Water...

Well just over 2 weeks and the Hornwort, Water Wisteria, and Water Sprite are really coming to life. The Oto catfish have really cleaned up green dust algae in the tank.

November 2nd 2014
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Forum: Tank Journals 11-19-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Well it's November and time for an update... ...

Well it's November and time for an update...

Those "roots" on my Fissendens.... Well they weren't roots at all but algae! So I removed as much as I could. In any case it still looks good.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Guzas
Hey! I like the algae growing rock or wood idea....

Hey! I like the algae growing rock or wood idea. I may give that a try if ever run out of algae in my tank.

In the meantime I have algae wafers I can use . And I do like the vegetable idea. Those...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Guzas
Increase photoperiod for algae eaters?

Considering I have recently bought 6 Oto Cats to be my cleaning crew for algae in my planted tank, would they benefit from increasing my photoperiod to say "encourage" some algae growth to have a...
Forum: Algae 11-05-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By Guzas
Looks great! So what was your final solution ? Do...

Looks great! So what was your final solution ? Do you have a step by step summary you can share with us new guys?
Forum: Plants 11-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Guzas
Lol! Love your post. I too am having some growing...

Lol! Love your post. I too am having some growing pains with my tank as well. I wish you the best but wanted to thank you for the chuckle. I needed that. I just recently was marveling at my moss on...
Forum: Plants 10-31-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Guzas
Yup. Algae! Just pulled it off and got rid of...

Yup. Algae! Just pulled it off and got rid of it... Too bad. It was the greenest thing in the tank..
Forum: Plants 10-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Guzas
Are these roots or algae

These look roots that my Fissendens have sent out. But only in one clump that is getting a lot of light. I hope they are just roots and not something more sinister like algae...

What do you think?...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Tank is doing ok so far. Fissendens on the...

Tank is doing ok so far. Fissendens on the driftwood is really rooting in one part of the tree. It looks kind of cool. I'm keeping up the fertilizers and just leaving the tank be. To messing with it...
Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Guzas
fissidens Fontanus started ok but now....

The title says it all. After about a month of dormancy I saw the moss start to come back and over the last for weeks it really started to look great. Nice and green and lush. However it seems to now...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
Thanks for the comments! The rocks are pretty...

Thanks for the comments! The rocks are pretty cool. Just need to get the scale of the plants right. I'll eventually get there!

And I agree. I should have spread put the dwarf hairgrass a bit to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
A big 10:4 on the tree moving to the left! I...

A big 10:4 on the tree moving to the left! I think that may be a good fit to balance the tank out. The tree has been pretty successful so I really want it to be the main element of the tank. But your...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-17-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,302
Posted By Guzas
The Aquarium re-boot "VERSION 2.0-PLANTED"

Another update. The fissendens on the tree seem to be bouncing back quite well. However in then last week I have noticed that they aren't as vibrant as they were. However I have not fertilized since...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Guzas
Awesome! Looks like I'll get all my parts...

Awesome! Looks like I'll get all my parts together and give the drop checker a try.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-07-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Guzas
Can I measure Co2 in a low tech set up?

Hello,

Is there a way to measure my level of Co2 in my low tech non injected Co2 tank? I have a drop checker but will it pick up my Co2 level even though I am not supplementing it with anything?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-03-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,823
Posted By Guzas
Hello! Yes I have both lights on the...

Hello!

Yes I have both lights on the "yellow" setting. I think for the next few weeks I'll keep a keen eye and see how they all do.

I have to say this has been a real learning experience! I...
Forum: Fish 10-02-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Guzas
Well I got all the fish in the new tank. So far...

Well I got all the fish in the new tank. So far they are all happy. I don't really know how many guppies I have I'm there.. But I'm sure it's more than 30 or so....
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