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Forum: Aquascaping 01-28-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Icegoalie32
When I kept large digging cichlids, I would place...

When I kept large digging cichlids, I would place large rocks directly on the bottom glass and then place the substrate. With my planted tanks, I don't keep any diggers, so the placement isn't as...
Forum: Lighting 01-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Icegoalie32
The bulbs in my fixture are 30"

The bulbs in my fixture are 30"
Forum: Lighting 01-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Icegoalie32
Looking at the Finnex web site, I don't think the...

Looking at the Finnex web site, I don't think the PAR will be too high in a 29. When I was researching lighting for my 29, getting a high PAR at the substrate was the problem, not low par. Most...
Forum: Plants 01-28-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Icegoalie32
Exactly. That's what works for me. Remember...

Exactly. That's what works for me. Remember that the operative word in EI is Estimative, it doesn't need to be exact. You effectively put in more ferts than necessary, and balance with the 50%...
Forum: Plants 01-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Icegoalie32
Lighting is an Aqueon dual T5NO fixture with 2...

Lighting is an Aqueon dual T5NO fixture with 2 6700k bulbs. I use dry EI ferts I bought from nilocg. I dose the same measurements as the high tech dose, but I only dose every other week instead of...
Forum: Plants 01-28-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Icegoalie32
Here is the 29 as it looks today: ...

Here is the 29 as it looks today:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=47937&title=29_Left_1-27-2014b.jpg

And here is the Anubias log on the Right side of the tank:...
Forum: Plants 01-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Icegoalie32
+1. Good Quality, Largest selection.

+1. Good Quality, Largest selection.
Forum: Plants 01-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Icegoalie32
I'm a big fan of amazon swords in low tech set...

I'm a big fan of amazon swords in low tech set ups. They grow relatively slowly and take a while to fill in. I like the jungle look, and a large sword fills up one side of a 29 really well.

Here...
Forum: Lighting 01-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Icegoalie32
Which Finnex did you decide on? I have two...

Which Finnex did you decide on?

I have two low tech 29s with 2 T5NOs on one and 2 T5HOs on the other and I've been considering the switch to LED.

I'm interested in seeing how it goes for...
Forum: Lighting 01-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Icegoalie32
+1. I've done this on a 29 and a 20H. Works...

+1. I've done this on a 29 and a 20H. Works great for low tech/low light.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By Icegoalie32
I agree. My tank sizes are 20 high (dirt), 2x29,...

I agree. My tank sizes are 20 high (dirt), 2x29, and a 40b. I change 50% weekly, not monthly. I have measuring spoons down to 1/16 tsp. The operative word is "estimative" and since I change...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By Icegoalie32
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=21944

I recommend the regimen from this thread. When I bought my dry ferts from nilocg, this is the link he advised me to use. I have 4 low...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Icegoalie32
Welcome! Where in Alberta? I spent just over 2...

Welcome! Where in Alberta? I spent just over 2 years near Edmonton several years ago.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Icegoalie32
I have two 40b's. #1 is planted with various...

I have two 40b's. #1 is planted with various Tetras, Cories, Guppies. Filter is a Fluval 206. Lighting is a 36" Catalina Aquarium dual T5HO with 2 6700k bulbs hung approximately 6 inches above the...
Forum: Fish 01-15-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Icegoalie32
With enough space, you can keep any combination. ...

With enough space, you can keep any combination. Last year, I had a breeding pair in one 29 and 2 males in another 29 until they were too large for the tanks, which took about 18 months. The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-15-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,884
Posted By Icegoalie32
I have 6 running right now. 2 - 40 gallon...

I have 6 running right now.

2 - 40 gallon breeder
2 - 29 gallon
1 - 20 gallon high
1 - 5.5 gallon

All fish, no shrimp yet.

Sitting empty, I have a topless edge as well as 2 brand new 10...
Forum: Fish 01-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Icegoalie32
I'll agree, a 20 high is "fine" for breeding...

I'll agree, a 20 high is "fine" for breeding angels. They'll continue to do what nature compels them to do as long as the water parameters are good and they are well fed. But are we simply looking...
Forum: Plants 01-06-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Icegoalie32
I have this floater and it was sold to me as...

I have this floater and it was sold to me as "Major Duckweed"
Forum: Plants 01-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By Icegoalie32
Amazon frogbit is my favorite.

Amazon frogbit is my favorite.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-31-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By Icegoalie32
40b #1: Thin out the amazon sword jungle to let...

40b #1: Thin out the amazon sword jungle to let the light through and add some stems for texture. Re-home the Columbian Tetras to 40b #2 (non planted with a Firemouth and Gouramis) since they keep...
Forum: Plants 12-28-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By Icegoalie32
+1 for Blyxa japonica.

+1 for Blyxa japonica.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Icegoalie32
+1 on the metal hose clamps. Any auto supply...

+1 on the metal hose clamps. Any auto supply store.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-25-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,217
Posted By Icegoalie32
A couple of 10's. Already have 2 29's, 2 40b's,...

A couple of 10's. Already have 2 29's, 2 40b's, a 20 High and a 5.5. I'm running out of space and the wife is running out of patience.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-24-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By Icegoalie32
I am currently running tanks with different...

I am currently running tanks with different substrate set ups. I have plain Flora max with root tabs (similar to Eco complete and flourite) in 3 tanks (1 black, 2 red), plain black diamond in 2...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By Icegoalie32
IMO, the 40b is too shallow for a pair of...

IMO, the 40b is too shallow for a pair of Angelfish.
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