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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-25-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
So yesterday I picked up 5 neon tetras and an...

So yesterday I picked up 5 neon tetras and an octocinclus and my tank is all set. I am now thinking of a name for my tank. Now one question, My dwarf hairgrass is starting to spread into my HC and I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-23-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
Ok here is day 10. All my plants are much...

Ok here is day 10. All my plants are much brighter and healthier compared to when I got them in the mail. I'm really happy with the growth I've noticed a lot of spreading. I am having an issue and I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-19-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
Just excel that's it. I have been adding a couple...

Just excel that's it. I have been adding a couple drops a day. Yesterday I did a 50% water change and haven't dosed since. I will probably cut excel down to 3-4 times weekly. Drop the 50/50 light...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-19-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
Hmm. That makes sense. I probably have been...

Hmm. That makes sense. I probably have been giving a little too much excel. I've been dosing every day =] haha maybe I should knock it down to 3-4 times a week. I'll see if that helps. Thanks
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-18-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
I've ran into some trouble. I've got some green...

I've ran into some trouble. I've got some green algae on my rock and driftwood. Also I've got hair algae on my HC. What is this? and How do I get rid of it? Thanks =]

Update: I haven't noticed any...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-15-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
really why? In both pictures I didn't have the...

really why? In both pictures I didn't have the desk lamp on due to the reflection on the glass, but i thought that many watts was enough.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-15-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By MedicBMC
My new Picotope journal

This tank represents to me a piece of relaxation and a place to day dream.I'm currently a paramedic student and have been looking for the perfect distraction while I spend hours at my desk. Intrigued...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-12-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By MedicBMC
hmm I'll keep that in mind. In general though my...

hmm I'll keep that in mind. In general though my tank evaporates a lot and I ususally have to fill it a little every day. Wish I could make a nice glass top for it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-12-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,674
Posted By MedicBMC
WOW does that look great. I get my aquasoil and...

WOW does that look great. I get my aquasoil and HC and dwarf hairgrass tomorrow. I cant wait I'm going to start my own journal ASAP. deciding on what to name my tank.
Forum: Algae 01-09-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By MedicBMC
film on glass.

I came home from a 24 hour shift today, and noticed a film on my glass. I remember putting my first dose of flourish excel in my 3g picotope. The lights were off the whole time. My tank has no fish...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-06-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By MedicBMC
wow that looks beautiful! I just got my DIY CO2...

wow that looks beautiful! I just got my DIY CO2 set up and it's already bubbling after 3 hours. I be separating the HC and hairgrass by a 2 pieces of driftwood which are soaking right now. I CANT...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-05-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,870
Posted By MedicBMC
Yeah if it doesn't work out I'll make a new one....

Yeah if it doesn't work out I'll make a new one. I guess it is a good idea haha I'm going to check my pH tomorrow and make adjustments if needed. How long have you had your CO2 in your tank? I can't...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-05-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,870
Posted By MedicBMC
I made mine today It was so simple probably was...

I made mine today It was so simple probably was done in 5 minutes. I hotglued the inside and outside of the cap. I got a lime wood diffuser and am not just sitting waiting for it to start bubbling....
Forum: Aquascaping 01-05-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By MedicBMC
K thanks for the advice. I will try and be as...

K thanks for the advice. I will try and be as patient as possibly because I really want this tank to look nice. I just made my DIY CO2 and am waiting for my aquasoil. I cant wait! =]
Forum: Aquascaping 01-05-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By MedicBMC
Proper planting method?

So I just ordered some dwarf hairgrass and HC from ebay and they will be arriving any day. I am curious I have never payed close attention to planting and want to know the proper way to plant these....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,870
Posted By MedicBMC
Nice! That seems like the perfect size for our...

Nice! That seems like the perfect size for our picotopes! I'm going to use a similar bottle. Where did you get the wood? I've never heard of the jello method? what's that?
What's your recipe btw?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By MedicBMC
I cant wait to see your setup....I'm going to get...

I cant wait to see your setup....I'm going to get the parts tomorrow and make it. I wont have it set-up and working until my plants come in and my aquasoil arrives. As for a diffuser I found one on...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By MedicBMC
DIY Co2 questions

Ok I have a 3g picotope and am looking into making my own co2 system out of a liter bottle. I new to this and have a couple questions.

1. Will Co2 kill the fish I want to put in the tank?

2....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MedicBMC
I plan on using co2 tabs, but have never used...

I plan on using co2 tabs, but have never used them? Are those sufficient or are they completely useless?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MedicBMC
UM well some dwarf hairgrass and HC (dwarf baby...

UM well some dwarf hairgrass and HC (dwarf baby tears) for ground cover...and something tall for the rear. I want to put some cardinal tetras and some shrimp if possible.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MedicBMC
awesome thanks for the advice. Is there anything...

awesome thanks for the advice. Is there anything else I should be using I want to plant some Dwarf Hairgrass and HC? I want to keep it kinda simple.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MedicBMC
Ok I need something like aquasoil. I'm confused...

Ok I need something like aquasoil. I'm confused though. I'm new to this, but is aqua soil a first layer..and then covered? I want to plant my new aquarium. ok nvm What is aquasoil and how is it used?...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MedicBMC
Looking for Picotope substrate

I just picked up a JBJ picotope 3g and am currently looking for substrate. I don't want to spend $25 on a bunch of substrate when I only need a small amount. Does anyone have any extra they can send...
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