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Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 03:17 AM
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Posted By rwong2k
Just borrowed Jeff's par meter from JL aquatics ...

Just borrowed Jeff's par meter from JL aquatics
Here are the measurements in my aquarium
(μmol m-2 s-1)

My Kessil light on my 10 gallon are 200 in the middle and 67 on the sides
...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2015, 05:41 AM
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Posted By rwong2k
left and right side filling out! so is the...

left and right side filling out! so is the foreground, just a photo update
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8662/16433866520_feb7b06c4a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r3cRYd)Late Feb 2015 Update...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By rwong2k
Thanks for the link, pretty good read. Let me...

Thanks for the link, pretty good read. Let me try some of these techniques once the plants have filled out more

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Forum: Tank Journals 02-19-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By rwong2k
added some hygro compacta last week. this stuff...

added some hygro compacta last week. this stuff is starting to adapt, had it before and I love how red it's turning

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7361/16556158282_bf07cb1465_c.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By rwong2k
thx jessica, fish poop, co2, and 1.5...

thx jessica,


fish poop, co2, and 1.5 years old ada amazonia substrate that still has mojo left.

No other dry fertz (I do does my other tanks not this one)
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
thanks raul-7 but I'm not too sure if that's...

thanks raul-7
but
I'm not too sure if that's a good thing, my wife keeps telling me there's too many red plants in this tank and it looks ugly =p

The right corner will have ludwigia pink ovalis...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
thanks for the kind word everyone! The left...

thanks for the kind word everyone!

The left corner I've planted ludwigia pink ovalis, but this plant, for a good reason, grows quite slowly.

I can't wait till it fills out.

I've got Ludwigia...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
here's an update of my aquarium as of last week. ...

here's an update of my aquarium as of last week.

waiting for the foreground, left and right corners to fill out

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/16428373236_c7140fbf54_c.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By rwong2k
i eventually went with a paintball setup for my...

i eventually went with a paintball setup for my office aquarium and it lasts about 4 months are 1.5 bubbles per second, it's a nice small unit

thanks for the suggestion
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By rwong2k
oh, i'm pretty excited to hear reviews on this...

oh, i'm pretty excited to hear reviews on this product
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By rwong2k
I love apistos. One guy at our local fish club...

I love apistos. One guy at our local fish club had a fish room with over 100 15 gallon tanks. He kept so many apistos. I was so jealous. I've kept and bred them before. I used to keep and breed...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
There might be more... I wish apistos can survive...

There might be more... I wish apistos can survive this type of set up .... well they kind of do but they are more sensitive. My office 20 gallon has a similar setup. No water changes for 8 monthd and...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
thx for the kind comments! ph is stable at...

thx for the kind comments!

ph is stable at 6.5, comes out of my tap around 6.6
tds, i have a meter but i haven't tested in a while,
ammonia, nitrates and nitrites are in check,
but i suspect...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
just top up with a bucket of cold tap water every...

just top up with a bucket of cold tap water every week due to evaporation.

I don't recommend this for more sensitive fish, but the types I have in here so far are thriving and breeding :)
except...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
thanks for the kind words everyone! I'm trimmed...

thanks for the kind words everyone! I'm trimmed it a little bit yesterday but I'm still growing out the left and right side so it covers the intake tubes. Also I've attached needle leaf java fern...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By rwong2k
almost a year since this tank's been setup. Only...

almost a year since this tank's been setup. Only been doing top ups and everything seems to be growing pretty nicely and healthy. Kribs are breeding mad and ate all my cherry shrimp and BN plecos are...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By rwong2k
great information plantedrich thx !

great information plantedrich
thx !
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By rwong2k
great information the 20 years I've been...

great information

the 20 years I've been keeping planted aquariums I've never replaced a shaft before except when I broke my eheim one by accident. that was a ceramic one I believe not metal
...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By rwong2k
oh that's a great idea! troubleshooting 101, ...

oh that's a great idea! troubleshooting 101,

let me give that a shot

will this eventually happen on my eheim filters also?
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By rwong2k
the shaft doesn't look bent and the magnet looks...

the shaft doesn't look bent and the magnet looks ok.

might be debris but I've cleaned and cleaned it with a q-tip a few times,
little bit annoying
but you're right, I really should be cleaning...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By rwong2k
Aquaclear 30 issues/questions

Hi,

I have 3 aquaclear 30's

one's brand new so it runs fine

the other 2 have issues.

I've cleaned them out
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
thanks its a new tank with new ada substrate so I...

thanks its a new tank with new ada substrate so I dont dose or do any water changes for now

but I've ran a few planted tanks for many years without dosing and everything was healthy

as soon as...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
thx for the kind comments, only 2 co2 ports are...

thx for the kind comments, only 2 co2 ports are being used on this aquarium, the other 2 feed into 2 other small add 45f tanks
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
yep that's rotala sp green it grows crazy...

yep that's rotala sp green

it grows crazy fast . I've gotta trim it often

I've taken all the petrified wood so I can have more layers of plants. there was about 100lbs of petrified wood in this...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,331
Posted By rwong2k
left side is ludwigia lacruis right side is...

left side is ludwigia lacruis right side is ludwigia red :)

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