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Forum: Lighting 01-13-2013, 09:02 PM
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Posted By 2ToesTony
The reason I was asking was because I was running...

The reason I was asking was because I was running my lights intermittently for the sole purpose of when I am at home the lights are on for viewing. I must be honest, I am probably going to kick...
Forum: Lighting 01-13-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By 2ToesTony
Light Duration

I have heard 10-12 hours of light a day is good for a planted aquarium.
Is it better to have 10-12 consecutive hours, or should one break them up for example 5 on 5 off etc.

Thanks
Forum: Plants 01-13-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By 2ToesTony
Thanks guys, will look for the 4DKH, and retest...

Thanks guys, will look for the 4DKH, and retest my ph in a couple hours.
Forum: Plants 01-12-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By 2ToesTony
Yep, that's exactly what the instructions say. ...

Yep, that's exactly what the instructions say.
I'll give the 4DKH a go and see how that works out.
As for my calculations, I am correct in being able to add more CO2, correct?

Thanks for the info
Forum: Plants 01-12-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By 2ToesTony
Co2 Permanent Tester

Anyone have any experience with the ANS permanent CO2 tester? (the little glass bulb that sits in your tank to watch CO2 levels)
I have a setup planted 50 gallon running a DIY CO2 system.
According...
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
My KH was pretty low. It was sitting at 1.68. I...

My KH was pretty low. It was sitting at 1.68. I will need to raise that.
My GH was at 7.84, which I think is fine.
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
Awesome, that's great. Thanks so much for the info

Awesome, that's great. Thanks so much for the info
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
At what ratio would one add baking soda?

At what ratio would one add baking soda?
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
Thanks, I'll be sure to check it out

Thanks,

I'll be sure to check it out
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
latter 3

latter 3
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
I am heading out this morning to pick up a test...

I am heading out this morning to pick up a test kit. Hopefully all will be ok.

Thanks for the welcome. Regards to adding the Equilibrium I have done that already. That was also on his list of...
Forum: Plants 01-11-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 2ToesTony
KH and GH

Hi there, I bought a used 50 gallon tank, and the previous owner told me I need to use Aqua Vitro GH Mineralize and KH Carbonate.
He was running a DIY CO2 setup. Is it necessary to add these to your...
Forum: Plants 01-10-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By 2ToesTony
Recommended Reading

Hi guys,
Can anyone suggest some good books for ready regarding growing and caring for aquatic plants.
I've read Ecology of a planted aquarium, but I am looking for a book that is a little more...
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