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Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,070
Posted By JEden8
Just changed the photoperiod for the tank. I have...

Just changed the photoperiod for the tank. I have two of my LED+'s on for 9 hours and a third is in for 4 hours for a mid day burst. I changed it up as I was starting to get algae with the new plants...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
No other algae than what I typically get in the...

No other algae than what I typically get in the glass. Little bit of GSA here and there and the type of algae that just gives that hazy look.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
C02 has been off for a few months now and 90% of...

C02 has been off for a few months now and 90% of the plants in there now are new.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
I noticed this morning that one type of my...

I noticed this morning that one type of my plants, unfortunately I don't have the name, started forming this algae on the leaves. Any ideas or what could cause it?
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
That makes sense. I just got tired of the...

That makes sense. I just got tired of the constant heavy water changes. Loved the growth I had though!

What's your lighting and for how long? Still trying to dial mine in.




Thanks for...
Forum: Fish 02-15-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By JEden8
Yellow Barbs fighting or breeding?

https://vimeo.com/119660001
Forum: Tank Journals 02-15-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,070
Posted By JEden8
My wife wasn't happy with how the tank looked so...

My wife wasn't happy with how the tank looked so I went out and bought some more plants. Can't take any credit for the layout as my wife has the artistic eye but here is how it looks now.
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Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
Yea my LFS said the Pro series is a lot better if...

Yea my LFS said the Pro series is a lot better if a filter than the classic. So if I were to go with a 2075 then would I just use that as a replacement or use that on top of my XP3? I was factoring...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
90 Gallon Filtration Upgrade Recommendations

Can't really get a top pic of the tank right now but here's a side view and front view. I also have a koralia power head in there for extra flow. After cleaning the impeller, the flow has increased...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
So I just cleaned the impeller. Let's just say it...

So I just cleaned the impeller. Let's just say it was quite overdue.

I have to say though, a lot of you have been making me think of whether or not to buy new filters. You bring up good points...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
Yea..Just looked around. Thinking about taking...

Yea..Just looked around. Thinking about taking advantages of Big Al's pricing right now. So of what's on sale, looking at 2 Eheim Classic 2213's (Rated up to 65 gallons, 116 GPH) for $79.99/ea or 2...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
Definitely will look into those. Is it odd that...

Definitely will look into those. Is it odd that I'd rather have two matching filters instead of two different ones? I mean they both do the same thing but I'm looking at an aesthetic standpoint.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
I understand the EI dosing schedule along with...

I understand the EI dosing schedule along with the 50% water changes as I followed the EI method for almost 2 years when I injected c02. What I was asking roadmaster was as to why he was doing weekly...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
90 Gallon Filtration Upgrade Recommendations

No I understand the it will impede the flow but if that were the issue wouldn't it be like that as soon as I clean the filter?

I rinse the sponges, 4 of them, and leave the bio media alone and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
Thank you for the explanation. Makes better sense...

Thank you for the explanation. Makes better sense now. I guess I will see how well I do haha. It's always fun to try new things.




Thanks for the info! So my question would be if you are...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
So add on to my existing filter? Or get two of...

So add on to my existing filter? Or get two of the same? I was thinking 2 Eheim 2213's. They are rated for up to 65 gallons each. My LFS was trying to talk me out of the Eheim classics due to not...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By JEden8
I use the sponges for the zoo med turtle tank...

I use the sponges for the zoo med turtle tank canister filters. Never have an issue with discoloration on my Rena XP1 on my shrimp tank.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By JEden8
I just painted mine last month. The issue I had...

I just painted mine last month. The issue I had is I couldn't lay it flat to do anything. I first attempted rolling on the paint that Home Depot recommended and the roller they recommended. Had a...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By JEden8
90 Gallon Filtration Upgrade Recommendations

So I currently am running a Rena XP3 filter on my 90 gallon tank. The filter has been great but the flow slows down dramatically after about 2 weeks. I've read in the past that flow issues after...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-12-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
Thanks for the info! Hadn't been on there in a...

Thanks for the info! Hadn't been on there in a while and didn't realize that they had that as an option for dosing.



How long have you been dosing this way? How is the success? Also, with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-11-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By JEden8
Tom Barr's Non-C02 Method Fertilizer Dosing Question

I'm not trying to start a debate over which methods are better but am curious about trying out a new method of taking care of my tank. With that said, I don't want this thread to turn into people...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-20-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By JEden8
Thinking it needs some more height around the...

Thinking it needs some more height around the stump. Any input?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,070
Posted By JEden8
90 Gallon Boesemani Tank [56K]

It's Eco Complete in there. I had to put an extra bag in there so that's why there's a color difference on the right side. I didn't realize I needed more till I finished the left side. Hopefully I...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-15-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By JEden8
Thanks fish! Also, thanks for the info! I...

Thanks fish! Also, thanks for the info!

I used that for placement of it. The first attempt when it floated up I didn't and I think it looks a lot better now. Here's a pic of how I did it
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Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,070
Posted By JEden8
90 Gallon Boesemani Tank [56K]

Small update. Here's where it's at currently. Any input is appreciated!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/14/fe1013797b26994875aca3a4f335c826.jpg
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