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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By reel1090
Hi, That's what I was thinking. How long do...

Hi,

That's what I was thinking. How long do you think you need to soak the wood to remove the peroxide.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By reel1090
Tank cleaning

Hi All,

My 55gal needs to be redone and the dirft wood needs to be cleaned.

What is the best way to remove algie from the wood? In the old days I would use bleach be I don't think that is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By reel1090
Tank problems

Hi all,

Well,
I started my 55gal tank about 1 year ago and things were going will. Reciently I had to travel and left someone take care of it. Now algie is everywhere and the plants are dying....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By reel1090
Ok, Thanks guys. Will dose every morning before...

Ok, Thanks guys. Will dose every morning before work.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-21-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By reel1090
PPS-PRO dosing

Hi all,

Just today started the PPS-PRO system of ferts. I read that they are to be added just before the lights come on. Since my lights are set to come on at 12:00am and I leave for work at...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By reel1090
An inline difuser that is in the output of my...

An inline difuser that is in the output of my canister filter.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By reel1090
Question A CO2 system

This is how I am running my compressed co2 system. Am I doing anything wrong?

With a tank size of 55gal heavily planted, approx. 2bps, monitor co2 with a drop checker with 4dKh solution. My...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By reel1090
Why is your ph so high? Neutral ph is 7, and...

Why is your ph so high? Neutral ph is 7, and when I am running CO2 I try to hold the ph to around 6.7 - 6.8.
Also get a drop checker. That is the only way to make sure you are getting enought co2...
Forum: Algae 01-21-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 68,375
Posted By reel1090
Hi All, I plan on trying this on a 55gal with...

Hi All,
I plan on trying this on a 55gal with what I think is hair algae. The tank contains neons, angle fish, guppies, and pond snails. I don't care if the snails make it or not. Are these fish...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By reel1090
I also have a Milwaukee regulator but am still on...

I also have a Milwaukee regulator but am still on my first co2 tank with it and have not had any problem with it. I also have a ph monitor and a drop checker. I think you need both. A drop checker...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By reel1090
Ferts???????

Hi All,

I have a 55g with co2 injection and 2 55w ho lamps. Have been set up now for about 2 months and the plants are doing great. The one thing that is a mistery to me is ferts. I have no idea...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By reel1090
Thanks guys, I am currently using a drop...

Thanks guys,

I am currently using a drop checker with 4KH sulution and indicatior. It is now a nice green color. When I now measure the ph of the tank water it shows that it has a ph of 7. Does...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By reel1090
ph Controller

Hi,
I have a chance to purchase a Milwaukee ph controller (MC122) but am having second thoughts. Won't a drop checker used correctly work just as well if not better? Or am I missing...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,002
Posted By reel1090
Hi, I am using a Milwaukee regulator with...

Hi,
I am using a Milwaukee regulator with bubble counter and solenoid. So far it has been reliable. What will a more expensive system buy me?
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By reel1090
Thanks exv152,:) That is exactly what I am...

Thanks exv152,:)
That is exactly what I am looking for.
Jim
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By reel1090
Regulator - Cylinder seal

Hi,:smile:
I am using a Milwaukee co2 regulator and am trying to find a washer that will fit between the cylinder and the regulator. The ones I found on the internet said: "Not for use with the...
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By reel1090
Thanks guys, I will reduce the time the...

Thanks guys,

I will reduce the time the lights are on although the plants are going great. The glass covers that I am using have a black plastic hinge in the middle that I am sure does not help....
Forum: Lighting 12-04-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By reel1090
Lighting and glass covers

Hi,:smile:
I am lighting a 55 gal with a Corallife 2 tube t5ho 48in fixture (6500k bulbs) for 11 hours a day. To keep the evaporation down am using glass covers. Does anyone know what effect the...
Forum: Lighting 10-10-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By reel1090
Glass covers

Hi All,

I have been using glass covers on my aquariums for years now and have had good results. Just wondering, do the covers block much useful light?

Jim
Forum: Lighting 05-10-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By reel1090
I like this place. Also great service. ...

I like this place. Also great service.
http://ahsupply.com/index.html
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