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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By brandon429
Thanks for stopping in! I didn't test for...

Thanks for stopping in! I didn't test for anything...ph, co2, kh, nothing. I followed some tried and true biology tricks to nail down the gas levels went like this:

set up the tank and began using...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By brandon429
neocaridina for sure are the toughest imo, and...

neocaridina for sure are the toughest imo, and crystal reds arent. I have a tank of very high co2 that only neos can survive in, so at least thats a lot of variation and color possibilities Id rather...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By brandon429
The harm would have been leaving it in the system...

The harm would have been leaving it in the system for bacteria to capitalize on the excess protein and sugar, resulting in an oxygen shock.

the milk itself isnt very harmful to anything in the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-20-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
yes it used to be that constantly inputting the...

yes it used to be that constantly inputting the co2 was the way, now that we have seen capture techniques, its opposite in risk. the tube will always drain the same, so you dont input the co2 all day...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By brandon429
Id treat the powdered alum or something bugs...

Id treat the powdered alum or something

bugs got into my tank and they are permanent

i use a guppy to control them, but remove guppy they are back in a week. that being said, they have some...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
its a 9watt 6500 from hellolights.com with fan in...

its a 9watt 6500 from hellolights.com with fan in mini canopy all old school 90s retro I know rimless looks better but it's all retro gear lol
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
nope thanks for asking I was contemplating...

nope thanks for asking

I was contemplating just the other night how fascinating the aspect of no circulation aquariums have been

everything you read online is flow, plants need it, fish need...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
I contemplated for a while on how to go about the...

I contemplated for a while on how to go about the substrate, there were some unique aspects that made me disregard the dirted approach but I see its helpful in other ways as well.




for my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
This looks possibly quarter gallon I can't tell...

This looks possibly quarter gallon I can't tell but its great

http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/custom/images/large/4d398a8817745.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
There are five little blue buggers and they still...

There are five little blue buggers and they still go invis lol! 5 more coming tomorrow

theshrimpfarm is doing me right. thanks for stopping

wanted to add something for your venture...it will...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
thats nice! I had trouble finding anything near...

thats nice! I had trouble finding anything near this size on vid and that looked great, Im currently shopping for some reds as well, considering this little red buce group fs on here
I dont have...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By brandon429
I think this is the smallest currently running pressure gassed planted tank

I couldnt find any search returns on other half gallons that are gassed, lemme know if you know of any currently running

check out the pearling I got that co2 dialed in legit

...
Forum: Substrate 11-17-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By brandon429
that physicality is a notable tradeoff. the...

that physicality is a notable tradeoff. the easily crushed material is delivering more nutrients to your plants than flourite does, but, its finite in that action and can exhaust where flourite wont....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By brandon429
its also valid to consider the ongoing repeating...

its also valid to consider the ongoing repeating habits, its how you start the tank that matters. its the unusual interruptions like working a non worked bed, putting up waste into suspension which...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By brandon429
the answer cannot be given off that type of...

the answer cannot be given off that type of description because it ranges among tanks and tank designs. I have one planted tank thats 13 yrs old that needs the top layer vac'd every few mos so its...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By brandon429
marine vs fw fish have access to different forms...

marine vs fw fish have access to different forms of cholecalciferol vit D species

this is why we shouldnt feed fw fish to lionfish for ex, it can give them fatty liver disease, like eating all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By brandon429
post kh reading yes it can occur. early...

post kh reading

yes it can occur. early digestion of protein (the organic compounds in the soil) by bacteria defininately yields acid so your water needs to be able to compensate for that well
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-15-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By brandon429
planaria can be treated w goat dewormer the...

planaria can be treated w goat dewormer

the motile bugs w be eaten by most any fish, the shrimp friendliest being a male endlers

I recommend don't start over just fix it
Forum: Tank Journals 11-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By brandon429
This is how co2 injection works in it to avoid...

This is how co2 injection works in it to avoid overdose, its a fluted capture system for highly consistent co2 injection

Micro pressurized CO2 cells tiny planted aquarium - YouTube
Forum: Tank Journals 11-15-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By brandon429
Update of the half gallon palmtop

Update of the half gallon palmtop
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By brandon429
I too have never acclimated a single animal Ive...

I too have never acclimated a single animal Ive ever purchased for a tank including thousands of dollars of traded coral and fish and shrimp and inverts and plants not crs nor cherries.

Of all...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-13-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By brandon429
what I found interesting was the ph variance in...

what I found interesting was the ph variance in the tank, that occurs even after a 24 hour test gassing period from a water sample. it appears co2 is originating within the tank but I cant find how...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-12-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By brandon429
Im not sure about that lights we'd have to google...

Im not sure about that lights we'd have to google that kelvin rating to see if it exists in any successful nano threads, thats the go to way to Id a light right off the bat with no guessing

If it...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-12-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By brandon429
not only do I change all the water, they often...

not only do I change all the water, they often flop around a bit while I get to refilling. maybe Im squirting some emersed tangle of algae but basically they do the land dance, adapt or get out. this...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-11-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By brandon429
After years reading about this on reefcentral...

After years reading about this on reefcentral chem board and elsewhere I vote this as the most concise and I get it yay
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