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Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-20-2013, 05:16 PM
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Posted By afuzzy420
my co2 tank went empty a few days ago,but i do...

my co2 tank went empty a few days ago,but i do have a couple bottles of excel that i use to fight algae.the pic in my avatar is an old one got rid of the red plants a year or so ago.pretty much java...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-19-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By afuzzy420
going from high tech to low

Good day fellow plant growers.I'm a high tech, high light kinda guy that's tired of all the dosing,trimming,cleaning,water changing, and that i can't leave my tank alone without dire consequences...
Forum: Lighting   02-19-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By afuzzy420
i bought this fixture with the legs over a year...

i bought this fixture with the legs over a year ago for my 75 gal tank.i started with all three bulbs running 12hrs a day,it was too much and i kept getting bba and some kinda brown algae so i went...
Forum: Equipment   02-15-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By afuzzy420
my father inlaw moved my kids 10 gallon when it...

my father inlaw moved my kids 10 gallon when it was half full and the glass cracked.wasn't there when it happened but saw the after math.wet floor and fishes in a bucket...
Forum: Equipment   02-15-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By afuzzy420
i had glass tops but stop using them because i...

i had glass tops but stop using them because i was told they reduce par.now a couple years ltr i realize i had to much light anyways and the glass tops prob wouldn't have mattered in that aspect...
Forum: Algae   02-15-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By afuzzy420
it looks like bba to me aswell.i got it like this...

it looks like bba to me aswell.i got it like this once.it coated most my plants including my dwarf hair grass.if it doesn't wipe off easy then it's not bga.i've had that aswell and has a weird strong...
Forum: Algae   02-14-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By afuzzy420
i use hydrogen peroxide as mentioned before it's...

i use hydrogen peroxide as mentioned before it's cheaper.i dose at 3ml per gal but some say dose at a lower dose.use a syringe and spot treat areas.i generaly do it right before a water change...
Forum: Equipment   02-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By afuzzy420
The red sea is an inline needle valve aswell.As...

The red sea is an inline needle valve aswell.As far as the barbs go do i order that from fabco? If i wanted to mount it to my regulater how would i check the thread size on the regulater and where...
Forum: Equipment   02-14-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By afuzzy420
Need a new Needle valve

I'm currently looking to replace my red sea needle valve with a better needle valve.The red sea is just to hard to adjust and will change bubble rate with just a little movement of the tubing.I've...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   12-27-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,242
Posted By afuzzy420
I've got sand in our redear slider tank..It's not...

I've got sand in our redear slider tank..It's not hard to clean at all as long as you don't let it go to bad.I just siphon the waste up and if a little sand gets sucked up with it oh well.I've never...
Forum: Substrate   05-15-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By afuzzy420
thx. guess i'll stick with just flourite for now.

thx. guess i'll stick with just flourite for now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-15-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,355
Posted By afuzzy420
Seems like this would vary greatly depending on...

Seems like this would vary greatly depending on different methods of dissolving it in the water.I use a rex style reactor with a 10lb co2 on a 75gal tank.it's been running for a about 4-5 months...
Forum: Substrate   05-15-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By afuzzy420
flourite with pfs cap

I currently have a flourite substrate thats about 1.5 to 2 inches thick in my 75 gal tank. I'm wanting to cap it with 2 more inches of pfs but have read that the sand ends up sinking and the flourite...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-07-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By afuzzy420
I too had 0 nitrates which caused a bad bga...

I too had 0 nitrates which caused a bad bga outbreak and my java fern leaves turned black. I started dosing ferts as recommended by hoppy and problem solved along with my plants growth and color...
Forum: Equipment   03-09-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,842
Posted By afuzzy420
I've just set up a 75gal with 1 rex style reactor...

I've just set up a 75gal with 1 rex style reactor that has been running for a month. When running between 20 and 30 ppm co2 i use around 2 bps with a diy bubble counter. I don't regret the reactor...
Forum: Plants   03-05-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By afuzzy420
Thx

Thx
Forum: Plants   03-04-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By afuzzy420
maybe i should wait till it gets a little bigger

maybe i should wait till it gets a little bigger
Forum: Plants   03-04-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By afuzzy420
Plant id please.

Can anyone tell me what these are?These pics don't do them justice they have really good color.
Forum: Lighting   02-26-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By afuzzy420
Just a guess but some of that green may be coming...

Just a guess but some of that green may be coming from the light hitting/reflecting off the plants.My tank sometimes has a green light look to it and i run 6500k.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-26-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By afuzzy420
sounds like allot fish for an uncycled...

sounds like allot fish for an uncycled tank.ammonia tab probably neutralized the ammonia is why it got better.Only temporary fix tho.i see allot of water changes coming your way.You could try to use...
Forum: Equipment   02-26-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By afuzzy420
I'm with hoppy on this.After 2 bps you might...

I'm with hoppy on this.After 2 bps you might aswell not even try unless you got some special gift like the rainman.Now that my system is set i barely look at the bubbles i pay more attention to the...
Forum: Equipment   02-26-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,384
Posted By afuzzy420
If your regulator is working properly it...

If your regulator is working properly it shouldn't matter about the pressure in the tank.It should reduce it to 30 psi or what ever you set it too no matter what your tank psi, be it 900psi or 100psi...
Forum: Equipment   02-12-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By afuzzy420
I'm using a glass cover with a 4 55w t5ho bulb...

I'm using a glass cover with a 4 55w t5ho bulb fixture.I'm only using 3 of the bulbs at the moment.The thing about the glass is you gotta keep it clean and step up the light a little bit to make up...
Forum: Equipment   02-12-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,038
Posted By afuzzy420
My plumbing.

My plumbing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By afuzzy420
I'm having this problem myself.I was thinking,...

I'm having this problem myself.I was thinking, get a couple pvc couplings,some pipe and add some length to my current reactor.I would think it would make it more efficient.
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