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Forum: Photography   Yesterday, 10:59 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
Ph is 7.8 tds is 200 ppm temp is 82 F and I only...

Ph is 7.8 tds is 200 ppm temp is 82 F and I only change water when the tds is over 300 ppm as recommended by some experienced keepers. My tap water is pH 6.8 and tds 5 so I add in some salty shrimp...
Forum: Photography   Yesterday, 08:54 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
Should be getting harlequins on Friday and white...

Should be getting harlequins on Friday and white orchids and yellow cheeks late march

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Forum: Photography   02-03-2016, 11:50 PM
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Posted By rwong2k
Sulawesi Cardinal Photos

Here are some photos of my sulawesi cardinal photos and a random current photo of my messy aquarium
thanks for looking


Ray
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1705/24427076410_d82cc26118_c.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-25-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 68
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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, 06:41 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, 04:28 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, 03:25 AM
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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

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Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2015, 12:52 AM
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   02-09-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 68
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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, 08:46 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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 68
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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, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
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, 10:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,330
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, 11:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,003
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, 10:51 PM
Replies: 68
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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, 10:42 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, 10:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,003
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, 10:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,003
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, 06:34 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, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By rwong2k
great information plantedrich thx !

great information plantedrich
thx !
Forum: Equipment   04-02-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
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, 10:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,003
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...
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