The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 249
Search took 0.23 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Darkblade48
Forum: Equipment Today, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Darkblade48
The linked regulator is not a dual stage...

The linked regulator is not a dual stage regulator.
Forum: Algae Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Darkblade48
Yes, saltpeter is a trivial name for potassium...

Yes, saltpeter is a trivial name for potassium nitrate.

The stuff at the pharmacy is probably USP grade; there is really no need to go that pure for our purposes (you are also paying a premium for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Darkblade48
How much potassium nitrate and potassium...

How much potassium nitrate and potassium phosphate are you adding?

Also, 2 metal halide bulbs seems to be overkill for a planted tank.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,342
Posted By Darkblade48
Those appear to be the correct spade connectors. ...

Those appear to be the correct spade connectors.

If those are the only ones that you can find, then you will not be able to crimp them directly onto the wires, as they are likely too thin...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-12-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Darkblade48
No, if you follow the recommended dosage amounts,...

No, if you follow the recommended dosage amounts, you will be fine and not overdose.

More often than not, algae is the result of a lack of nutrients, not an abundance.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Darkblade48
They're Japanese. Here's a link to see the...

They're Japanese.

Here's a link to see the ones that are available. There are apparently 23 types.

http://www.bandai.co.jp/gashapon/dg/product/tropicalfish/caracin.html
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Darkblade48
Yes, it would probably affect your final amount...

Yes, it would probably affect your final amount of CO2 injected to some degree.




You might not really have a choice; a new regulator and cylinder might be your best choice.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Darkblade48
Please be reminded that vendor reviews,...

Please be reminded that vendor reviews, regardless of whether they are positive or negative, are not permitted.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Darkblade48
It is fine.

It is fine.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Darkblade48
In all likelihood, 1 is the inlet and 2 is the...

In all likelihood, 1 is the inlet and 2 is the outlet.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Darkblade48
Someone else will probably chime in, but what...

Someone else will probably chime in, but what kind of lighting do you have?

The watts/litre (watts/gallon) guideline is quite outdated, and is only applicable to T12 bulbs.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Darkblade48
Definitely not BGA. It reminds me more of...

Definitely not BGA. It reminds me more of Spirogyra.
Forum: Algae 09-09-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Darkblade48
I would leave it on for about 10 minutes or so...

I would leave it on for about 10 minutes or so before refilling.

The H2O2 essentially starts decomposing into water and oxygen upon contact with organic material (such as your BBA). You'll notice...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 384
Posted By Darkblade48
I'm not quite sure I follow what you are trying...

I'm not quite sure I follow what you are trying to say.

Are you perhaps referring to the safety release port?
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Darkblade48
I do it whenever I find that the colour has...

I do it whenever I find that the colour has started to fade a bit; usually around the 1 month mark.

I pretty much have an unlimited supply, so I err on the side of caution and tend to change it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Darkblade48
What you are describing will not improve CO2...

What you are describing will not improve CO2 diffusion. Just stick with CO2 injection.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By Darkblade48
In all likelihood, it is a diode, but best to...

In all likelihood, it is a diode, but best to check with a multimeter.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Darkblade48
I'm not sure what a speed valve is; are you...

I'm not sure what a speed valve is; are you talking about a needle valve?

Do you have a photo of your setup?

From the sounds of it, a push connect valve sounds quite suspect, and you may be...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Darkblade48
To be more precise, a 4 dkH reference solution is...

To be more precise, a 4 dkH reference solution is not required, but a reference solution of known kH, where carbonates are the only contributing species, is required for a drop checker to function...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Darkblade48
The film that you are observing is quite normal...

The film that you are observing is quite normal and is usually a buildup of (excess) protein (though there are other, less common causes as well).

Increasing the surface agitation a bit should...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-04-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Darkblade48
There are various dosing regimens that can be...

There are various dosing regimens that can be followed. EI was originally designed to be dosed dry, so if you want, you can dose it dry.

Alternatively, some people like dosing it as a liquid (or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-03-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By Darkblade48
Thank you for your kind words. Don't forget...

Thank you for your kind words.

Don't forget to check out my pressurized CO2 primer as well ;)
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Darkblade48
As Crazy Bunny mentioned, it is in Chinese...

As Crazy Bunny mentioned, it is in Chinese (though it makes sense in Japanese too...and probably Korean).

These kind of hand pump siphons (should be) quite common. I have found them in hardware...
Forum: Plants 09-03-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Darkblade48
Some people use thin plastic barriers to "fence...

Some people use thin plastic barriers to "fence off" the Dwarf Hairgrass, but this really only slows down its growth. I did not use such barriers, and just relied on manual vigilance to remove...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-03-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 643
Posted By Darkblade48
I live in a major city, and take public transit...

I live in a major city, and take public transit to work everyday.

I am lucky (or perhaps unlucky) to be ~15 minutes away from work.

Personally, an hour of driving each way isn't too bad. I had...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 249

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012