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Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By rroginela
Hi, in my experience, if you let rotala grow...

Hi, in my experience, if you let rotala grow naturally it will be a bush fairly quick. In my 75 gallon it took up my one whole corner from front to back glass and extending 8-10 inches to the right...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-13-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By rroginela
Pictures of krib babies!

First picture cracked me up... Just imagined the mom saying: "What you want with my kids!" as she is giving you a cross look from behind the rock. Good luck with the babies.


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Forum: Lighting 01-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By rroginela
Ikea sells a i think 3 watt led mini lamp looks...

Ikea sells a i think 3 watt led mini lamp looks very bright. Cool project!

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By rroginela
Hi, I always just sift the big stuff out...

Hi,

I always just sift the big stuff out and put the soil right in, cap it and go. Tanks with it are growing plants better than the tank without it weather it is a huge boost to mineralize or not...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By rroginela
Here is one way... ...

Here is one way...
http://www.rexgrigg.com/diy-reactor.htm

Here is another

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=110100

Both can be easily hidden for that clean look, have...
Forum: Fish 11-22-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rroginela
Done Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2

Done

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Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By rroginela
Try hot water over the tubing(not boiling but...

Try hot water over the tubing(not boiling but vary hot) should help to loosen the tubing.

Rafal
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-14-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By rroginela
40 gals and 6 platies starting with established...

40 gals and 6 platies starting with established media... Sounds like the worst that may happen is a cycle crash if you starve the bacteria as I'm sure yhe platies are not really a huge load at the...
Forum: Lighting 11-10-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By rroginela
I doubt it would be enough for a carpet... My...

I doubt it would be enough for a carpet... My lights are 18w and hang about 6 inches above and just white reflectors... It does really well for my crypt, and various stem plants but the shorter...
Forum: Lighting 11-10-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By rroginela
Hi for low med light I use 2 18w cfl bulbs in...

Hi for low med light I use 2 18w cfl bulbs in ikea floor lamps... Great results, no algae and very decent growth. I have the lamps about 18 inches above the substrate gives great looking light.. ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-02-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By rroginela
I found some dollar store plastic containers that...

I found some dollar store plastic containers that are sort of like Tupperware hold about 3 or so ounces and you get 10 for a dollar if I remember right. Work well enough for fertz and other little...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-02-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By rroginela
Hi, Have a Shadow 750 for commuting also...

Hi,

Have a Shadow 750 for commuting also and it makes the commute so much more bearable. Plus it saves on gas, especially considering my 60 mile(total) commute!

Be safe,

Rafal

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By rroginela
Hi, nerite would be my first guess.. Do they...

Hi, nerite would be my first guess.. Do they look like small sesame seeds? If so then they are the ones. If a small clear sack full of dots then pest snails. Nerite eggs don't hatch, pest snail...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,974
Posted By rroginela
To clarify : is it your low side pressure gauge...

To clarify : is it your low side pressure gauge rising or the high side?

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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By rroginela
IMHO 40b is just about as close to a balanced...

IMHO 40b is just about as close to a balanced look as you can get without doing something really big. It has lots of front to back room to really add dimension and complexity and plenty of height for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-23-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By rroginela
Aqadvisor.com Sent from my DROIDX using...

Aqadvisor.com

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Forum: Fish 04-26-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,593
Posted By rroginela
Well kids are growing great! First signs of color...

Well kids are growing great! First signs of color coming in!

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By rroginela
Sounds like a fun project! The light may be too...

Sounds like a fun project! The light may be too much but I'll let hoppy or someone who knows chime in and explain. Have you thought about co2 or fertilizing regimen those are some things to...
Forum: Substrate 04-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By rroginela
+ 1 why? Only because I run them and don't do...

+ 1 why? Only because I run them and don't do them weekly on low/medium tech... Only on the high tech tanks... Tannis leeching happened for about two months on my dirt tanks and then it became hard...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rroginela
Sure sounds like a leak, maybe at the gauge or...

Sure sounds like a leak, maybe at the gauge or the actual regulator body/knob.... But more likely it is at the stem from the tank to regulator section. Since the low gauge is still pressurized that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-19-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By rroginela
Ghost shrimp are pretty hardy considering how...

Ghost shrimp are pretty hardy considering how most shops keep them. I would test the water when you can to see if nitrites are out whack. Other information that may help in tracking down the issue :...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,384
Posted By rroginela
Good for you!! Keep it up it is worth it in the...

Good for you!! Keep it up it is worth it in the end... I quit April 2005 and while I still have moments when a cigarette seems like the best thing in the world, those are rare and all the benefits...
Forum: Fish 04-10-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,593
Posted By rroginela
Not much to report here... They are growing and...

Not much to report here... They are growing and healthy. I'm impatient since I want to see them color up but they are on their own schedule. They are almost there I think.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By rroginela
+ 1 cleaning the gravel with python is pretty...

+ 1 cleaning the gravel with python is pretty worthless. I do a bucket the old fashioned way and finish with python.

Rafal

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Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By rroginela
If you are new to co2 then the ph controller is a...

If you are new to co2 then the ph controller is a nice tool since it takes some of the risk of co2 gassing out of the equation. But it isn't vital and if you are deliberate and careful you can save...
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