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Forum: Lighting   05-18-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Eddie80
Got it. I don't wanna lose any fish. Harlequins...

Got it. I don't wanna lose any fish. Harlequins in the past have been really hard for me to keep.


Funny how this thread has shifted from lighting to fertilizers, plants and now fish ;)
Forum: Lighting   05-18-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
yeah, that's my plan, adding a group of...

yeah, that's my plan, adding a group of harlequins, and then another and another. i wanna have like 12- 14.

Then like 8 5 banded barbs and that'd be it since i can't have anymore fish.

I guess...
Forum: Lighting   05-18-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Eddie80
Thanks for your replies guys! as for adding...

Thanks for your replies guys! as for adding fish... is it advisable at this point?

I plan on making a 50% water change and maybe add 5 or 6 harlequins...

is it a good idea?
Forum: Lighting   05-16-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Eddie80
fert routine: I dose dry ferts, N, P and K 6...

fert routine: I dose dry ferts, N, P and K 6 days a week. i dosed micros once every 2 weeks.

Excel daily, 4 ml. Now up to 5 ml.

Full tank shot: I trimmed the botooms of my ambulias because...
Forum: Lighting   05-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Eddie80
definitely. But the plants that have been doing...

definitely. But the plants that have been doing worse are my least demanding plants... I'll post some pics later
Forum: Lighting   05-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Eddie80
I was dosing double of what i dose now of Excel,...

I was dosing double of what i dose now of Excel, but i stopped doing that since i had a Vallisneria. I returned the Val to my LFS and kept dosing just the recommended excel amount.

according to...
Forum: Lighting   05-15-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
my lightning period is 6 hours... i am adding...

my lightning period is 6 hours... i am adding more ferts... we'll see... :(

Bump:

but that means getting rid of the A. reineckii, right? and the other high light plants like P. helferi, P....
Forum: Lighting   05-14-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
I do add excel daily... been doing that for 6...

I do add excel daily... been doing that for 6 weeks...
Forum: Lighting   05-14-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
I have Hygro corymbosa siamensis 53B. I see...

I have Hygro corymbosa siamensis 53B.

I see one of them with a leaf that has a white tip...i really don't know what's wrong with this tank...i had never dosed so much ferts and see such bad...
Forum: Lighting   05-13-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
My plants aren't ok now that I have 2 tubes. I...

My plants aren't ok now that I have 2 tubes. I don't know if the problem us light and that they need more. My limnophila sessiliglora lost it's bottom leaves. My hygrophylas lose their leaves as...
Forum: Lighting   05-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By Eddie80
Lightning...yes...the question we all ask...

so yeah, i have had this 25 G tank i have since March.

It's got substrate by H.E.L.P which claims it has NPK, which i doubt since my plants were dying , until i started adding dry ferts.

All...
Forum: Plants   05-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,625
Posted By Eddie80
I'm on the same boat. I don't know what to do...

I'm on the same boat. I don't know what to do anymore. Granted, i don't have CO2, i dose excel daily, but this has never happened to me.

I bought a bag of substrate for plants, and turns out it...
Forum: Plants   05-08-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
So... my H. difformis and my Pogostemon erectus...

So... my H. difformis and my Pogostemon erectus are loosing leaves... the Hygrophila difformis is the inmersed growth form...the P. erectus seems to be also inmersed... no idea what's going on...
...
Forum: Plants   05-06-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
i gave the vals back to the guy at my LFS. I...

i gave the vals back to the guy at my LFS. I don't want to kill it, so i think the best is for someone to have it :)
Forum: Plants   05-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
just added a second T5HO tube...all i can say is...

just added a second T5HO tube...all i can say is WOW! LIGHT! i have to be careful now, cutting back photoperiod to 6 hours....
Forum: Plants   04-30-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
Hi Kathy! Thanks for your reply. I wasn't dosing...

Hi Kathy! Thanks for your reply. I wasn't dosing excel daily because i have vallisnerias...

Today i trimmed the Hygro, cut the bottoms and planted the tops, and bought another hygro siamensis 53B...
Forum: Plants   04-29-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
so i added a reflector to my single T5 tube, just...

so i added a reflector to my single T5 tube, just a piece of mirror. I also started EI dosing with dry ferts. My plants are doing great, and S. repens and S. subulata are recovering.

E. acicularis...
Forum: Plants   04-04-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
well, i found a store that opened today. Got...

well, i found a store that opened today. Got seachem's potassium and easylife easycarbo.

I can't spend any more money as the NP+ fert they had costs 20 euros. There's this guy that sells dry ferts...
Forum: Plants   04-03-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
I hope so! this has never happened to me...

I hope so! this has never happened to me before... i think my lightning is ok for the time being.

I plan to add a reflector and another T5HO soon. If it's not enough, then another tube...

I'll...
Forum: Plants   04-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie80
Help! plants dying! S.subulata. S. repens, etc

Hi all, i started a new tank about a month ago. It holds 93 liters( 80 cm long, 45 high, 30 deep) the substrate i am using is advanced soil for plants, by H.E.L.P which is what my LFS recommended me....
Forum: Plants   05-05-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,775
Posted By Eddie80
I have never been able to grow that plant. I've...

I have never been able to grow that plant. I've had better luck with cabomba, but Elodea densa and foxtail, i can't grow them to save my life
Forum: Plants   04-30-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By Eddie80
I thought U. graminea was impossible to grow if...

I thought U. graminea was impossible to grow if you don't have Co2...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,702
Posted By Eddie80
Roseline barbs arenīt from South America. I...

Roseline barbs arenīt from South America.

I dare to say NO barbs are native to South America. Or danios. Much less Rasboras.

Tanks looks great though
Forum: Fish   04-18-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Eddie80
Yeah i ask because in the pet shops i visit they...

Yeah i ask because in the pet shops i visit they have a bunch of rainbow sharks in the same tank. Even full of red tailed sharks.

I donīt wanna have any territorial issues in my tank, as the Pearl...
Forum: Fish   04-18-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Eddie80
Seems like all Gouramies are like that, aren't...

Seems like all Gouramies are like that, aren't they?
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