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Forum: Equipment   06-16-2017, 04:41 AM
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Have you tried messaging them in case they can...

Have you tried messaging them in case they can switch it out for a US version?


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Forum: Substrate   06-15-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By vvDO
I sifted out the larger chunks of wood and placed...

I sifted out the larger chunks of wood and placed fine filter fiber in my filter, my water cleared after about 2 weeks.


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Forum: Tank Journals   06-11-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By vvDO
Took the words right out of my post! Love...

Took the words right out of my post!

Love the angels!


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Forum: Equipment   06-11-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By vvDO
Nice tank!! Especially like the stand. ...

Nice tank!! Especially like the stand.

IMHO... Get the largest CO2 tank that can fit in your cabinet, refilling a 10lb, 15lb or 20lb tank is usually only a few bucks more than a 5lb tank. At the...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-11-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 153
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Posted By vvDO
Everything else seems super happy. Try removing...

Everything else seems super happy. Try removing the lower/older leaves from AR mini.


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Forum: Substrate   06-10-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By vvDO
Try nature care raised bed potting soil. ...

Try nature care raised bed potting soil.


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Forum: Algae   06-06-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,648
Posted By vvDO
Are you able to dim those lights? If so I...

Are you able to dim those lights?

If so I would recommend dimming to somewhere between 40-60% and run them 6-7 hours.

Also you may be dosing too much CSM+B. Not certain about this, but you can...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-23-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 91,634
Posted By vvDO
If you still want java fern, see if you can find...

If you still want java fern, see if you can find Philippine java fern, they tend to stay small.
Forum: Plants   05-19-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By vvDO
+1 +1 scour your entire...

+1





+1

scour your entire tank and carefully remove every bit of it.
Forum: Equipment   04-15-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By vvDO
If there's no leak up to solenoid then only...

If there's no leak up to solenoid then only option is to use soap on whatever is left. I don't use a bubble counter (all they did was cause trouble for me... tubing would pop off, liquid runs out,...
Forum: Equipment   04-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By vvDO
There are other ways to do a leak check, and...

There are other ways to do a leak check, and soapy bubbles may miss leaks.

Connect the Reg to CO2 tank. Turn the knob to working pressure of 0. Turn on the gas and shut it off. Check back in an...
Forum: Equipment   04-11-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,046
Posted By vvDO
I agree with Dempsey, your tank looks clean,...

I agree with Dempsey, your tank looks clean, plants look healthy. When I adjust CO2 levels I make very small adjustments and usually wait up to a week before I make another. You can increase the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-03-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By vvDO
I was about to ask the same thing. Or does...

I was about to ask the same thing.

Or does your tap have chloramines?

If your tap is treated with chlorine only then letting water sit out for 1-2 days should release it all and not even need...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-01-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By vvDO
Deep Blue 80 - The Wattage Minimalist 48x24x16"H

Fish ids please... nice pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-28-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By vvDO
Yes, get a bunch of fast growing plants like...

Yes, get a bunch of fast growing plants like hornwort, you can also add floating plants to help dim the light. Also reduce light to 4-5 hours a day and either raise the light or place window screen...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2017, 04:27 PM
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Views: 244,540
Posted By vvDO
This tank is no more. Sent from my iPhone...

This tank is no more.


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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-15-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By vvDO
I never used the carbon, replaced it with a...

I never used the carbon, replaced it with a dollar store pot scrub.


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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By vvDO
Keep the ph low, below 7 but the lower the...

Keep the ph low, below 7 but the lower the better, that helps keep ammonia in the ammonium form which is not toxic to fish. Once your bio filter catches up you should be in the clear. Adding a ton...
Forum: Lighting   03-07-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By vvDO
About medium light directly under the light. ...

About medium light directly under the light.


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Forum: Fish   03-05-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By vvDO
This site has a local sub forum for each state. ...

This site has a local sub forum for each state. You can post there, no shipping allowed otherwise Craigslist may be your best bet. You can also sell to your LFS usually they only give store credit....
Forum: Plants   02-26-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By vvDO
Hygrophila Corymbosa "compacta" Sent from...

Hygrophila Corymbosa "compacta"


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Forum: Plants   02-24-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By vvDO
Left I think is ludwigia arcuata, right possibly...

Left I think is ludwigia arcuata, right possibly cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae


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Forum: Aquascaping   02-23-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By vvDO
Mini pellia should work. Sent from my...

Mini pellia should work.


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Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By vvDO
My little Dario's used to eat Black worms so you...

My little Dario's used to eat Black worms so you can definitely go bigger.


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Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-19-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By vvDO
I don't see any Java ferns... I do however...

I don't see any Java ferns...

I do however see a couple of cryptocoryne wendtii (1st and 2nd pic), blyxa (3rd), an Anubias and something that looks like myriophyllum mattogrossense (last pic)
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