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Forum: Other Websites 07-02-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Gplus
+1 lol. Bump: If your looking for decent...

+1 lol.

Bump: If your looking for decent equipment on the cheap check out Truaqua. I've never had a problem with any of their equipment.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Gplus
Sounds good! Keep us updated!

Sounds good! Keep us updated!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-02-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Gplus
I've always set my co2 to turn on 1 hour before...

I've always set my co2 to turn on 1 hour before the lights come on and shut off 1 hour before they shut off. Depending on the type of co2 injection method you use letting the system get to to speed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Gplus
The rate seems to fast in the video. Looks more...

The rate seems to fast in the video. Looks more like 6-8bps to me.. Try using mineral oil in your bubble counter. Its easier to measure a bubble count in my opinion and it wont evaporate.

Are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-02-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Gplus
If you don't have room for a plate you can sink a...

If you don't have room for a plate you can sink a plastic cup and put the siphon hose inside of it. The fill water will gently flow over the rim of the cup.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-29-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Gplus
The Current satellite planted Plus model (not the...

The Current satellite planted Plus model (not the pro) is cheaper, less bright, and dimmable just like the pro. The only real difference besides it not being as powerful as the Plus Pro model is that...
Forum: Fish 06-29-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Gplus
My mistake.. Forget what website listed 105gph. A...

My mistake.. Forget what website listed 105gph. A power head at the bottom of the tank to get water movement for your cory cats still wouldn't be a bad idea. Maybe a koralia 240 they have a nice...
Forum: Lighting 06-29-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Gplus
+1. He could probably get away with growing java...

+1. He could probably get away with growing java fern or some crypts. Most anything else will need at least a few more T8 tubes like you said.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Gplus
The only issue I see is that cardinal tetras...

The only issue I see is that cardinal tetras prefer a lower PH than the rest. That's not a problem for tank bred fish in most cases. Tank bred fish can usually adapt to a wide PH range.

Side note,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Gplus
Welcome to the planted tank world! I recently...

Welcome to the planted tank world! I recently started using LED lighting. I had always used T5H0 and was very comfortable with them, but some of the newer fixtures convinced me to make the switch..
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Forum: Fish 06-27-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Gplus
Could be Columnaris. Do daily water changes and...

Could be Columnaris. Do daily water changes and vacuum the gravel. Some aquarium salt wouldn't hurt either. I can't recommend any medication because I can't tell for sure what it is. Doing daily...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Gplus
I too have a feeling the resin pieces aren't...

I too have a feeling the resin pieces aren't suppose to be there. I took a close look at the picture from the petco.com link and their no where to be seen.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-24-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Gplus
Simply put, you need more plants. The light your...

Simply put, you need more plants. The light your using puts off way to much light for the amount of plants you have. A general rule is to plant heavily from the start to avoid an algae overtake....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-24-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Gplus
People here are great! I recently moved and had...

People here are great! I recently moved and had to brush up on a few things. The forum got me right back on track! Welcome back to the planted tank world!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Gplus
Macro shrimp will grow much longer claws as they...

Macro shrimp will grow much longer claws as they mature. If your unsure either return it or put in it a tank on its own until you can tell exactly what it is.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Gplus
The AC50 will be totally adequate on a 10g tank....

The AC50 will be totally adequate on a 10g tank. With a tank of only 10g, water parameters can change fast. If your planning to stock heavily or stuff the tank full of plants keep the top fin running...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Gplus
No you haven't messed up. The picture made it...

No you haven't messed up. The picture made it look like there's a bio media sponge in front of the carbon filled cartridge you have pictured. Most tetra filters have a second sponge I assumed the top...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Gplus
Keep running the top fin. Add the AC30 and after...

Keep running the top fin. Add the AC30 and after a week or so remove the carbon pouch (green top) from the top fin. Replace it with some sort of bio media whether it's cheap dollar store scouring...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Gplus
The cartridges in the top fin must be clogged if...

The cartridges in the top fin must be clogged if its bypassing. Straighten that issue out and run it and the AC30 long term. Or if you want to spend more money get an AC50 like others suggested and...
Forum: Lighting 06-24-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 579
Posted By Gplus
If your budget is super tight check ebay or your...

If your budget is super tight check ebay or your local craigslist for used lighting.

Check out this fixture if you want brand new...
Amazon.com : BeamsWork 18"-22" Hi Lumen LED Aquarium Light...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By Gplus
I would run both together to let bacteria...

I would run both together to let bacteria colonize the aqua-clear.

Why do you hate the top fin filter? As long as your reasoning for not liking it isn't noise related it wouldn't hurt to run both...
Forum: Lighting 06-18-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Gplus
Actually fish that live around the equator don't...

Actually fish that live around the equator don't see a change of daylight/night with the seasons....

Your trying to argue about how long a light should be left on and its intensity. A little off...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Gplus
Very cool! I can solder and follow wiring...

Very cool! I can solder and follow wiring diagrams. From high school I went to automotive school so electrical wiring has always kind of been in the mix. I'll look into setting up a controller but...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Gplus
I combined two 29g tanks into one 55g so I'm...

I combined two 29g tanks into one 55g so I'm using the 48"-60" model. I did notice when scaping the tank the glare made it hard to see the bottom of the tank when looking at certain angles. I do like...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Gplus
Thanks for the comments! Last night after a bit...

Thanks for the comments! Last night after a bit of reading I learned that I can run the light on a timer to control the moonlights like a few of you noted. I know the LED+ model isn't as bright as...
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