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Forum: Lighting 02-01-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By deepghosh
Awesome please post pics when you have it set up

Awesome please post pics when you have it set up
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By deepghosh
Is that the mr aqua 6 gallon? and what fixture...

Is that the mr aqua 6 gallon? and what fixture the marineland?
Forum: Lighting 01-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By deepghosh
LED fixture for shallow tank

Hi guys,
I am setting up a Mr Aqua 6 gallon bookshelf tank in my kitchen and need advice on the lighting. It is going to be used for shrimp only. The tank dimensions are 23.6 x 6.7 x 9.4 Inches. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By deepghosh
The substrate is ADA Amazonia II Ammonia- 0 ...

The substrate is ADA Amazonia II
Ammonia- 0
Nitrite- 0
Nitrate- between 10-20
pH- 6.6
Temperature- 74-75 F

From my understanding these parameters will be fine for cherry shrimp... right?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By deepghosh
Thanks all :) I just ordered 10 fire reds...

Thanks all :)

I just ordered 10 fire reds from jimko, looking forward to raising my shrimp!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-16-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By deepghosh
How many and what kind of shrimp should I get...

I'm finally ready to buy my first batch of shrimp for my nano (I'm going to put on a sponge pre-filter before adding any shrimp). I was thinking of either RCS or PFRs... I like the PFRs better but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By deepghosh
Thanks for the replies! I think there is only one...

Thanks for the replies! I think there is only one snail in there, and if he is just eating algae and dead plants I don't mind him in there for now. If I start seeing more I'll remove them. How big is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By deepghosh
I like the light a lot too. I didn't like the...

I like the light a lot too. I didn't like the blu-ish tint it gave off so I taped some thin cardboard over the 6 blue LEDs, I like it much better now. I was told it would barely grow low-light...
Forum: Plants 10-19-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,895
Posted By deepghosh
Update

Well, after a very long 3 months, I finally got the HC carpet I wanted. Just gotta fill up my 5lb CO2 tank and then I can finally fill up my tank! I also replaced those square rocks with some nicer...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By deepghosh
Snail living in new 2.5g nano tank

Hey all,
I set up my 2.5g nano shrimp tank about two weeks ago. It is using Aquasoil Amazonia substrate, a ZooMed 501 filter, Archaea LED light, dry ferts and DIY CO2 (for now, I am going to switch...
Forum: Plants 10-03-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,531
Posted By deepghosh
Keep the water below the substrate and give it...

Keep the water below the substrate and give it lots of light. Cover the jar (or whatever container you end up putting the HC in) with saran wrap to keep humidity high
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
Yes the majority of my HC died, but its been...

Yes the majority of my HC died, but its been about a month and a half since then and I almost have a full carpet now. Just spray with H2O2 and let it dry out for a while to kill the fungus
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By deepghosh
I had one of these in my tank in college. The...

I had one of these in my tank in college. The crab went missing and I didn't find it until we were moving out... it was dead behind the living room couch. The weird thing is my bedroom was upstairs!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-24-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
Haha, yeah it should be fine just wait it out

Haha, yeah it should be fine just wait it out
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
The spiderweb looking stuff is fungus. I would...

The spiderweb looking stuff is fungus. I would spray the whole tank with H2O2 to kill all the mold/fungus. Did you remove the excess water so it is below the level of the substrate? I didn't find...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-20-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
I just stuck a turkey baster in all the way to...

I just stuck a turkey baster in all the way to the bottom and got it out that way
Forum: Substrate 09-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By deepghosh
Remove the extra inch

Remove the extra inch
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
Yes, I sealed it tightly. I only open it to give...

Yes, I sealed it tightly. I only open it to give it fresh air for about 5 minutes a day. I have read various things about flooding it or letting it dry out, but this is what worked for me. You also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By deepghosh
That looks... pleasant. Haha. When I got mold...

That looks... pleasant. Haha. When I got mold during my DSM, I lowered the water level (about 1/2 to 3/4 inches under substrate), misted with H2O2 solution, let it dry out for about a day, then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By deepghosh
I have a bunch of really small bugs in my DSM. I...

I have a bunch of really small bugs in my DSM. I don't know what they are or how they got there, but I don't pay them any mind, they are not eating my HC or anything. And once I fill up the tank,...
Forum: Lighting 09-09-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By deepghosh
Thanks for the input guys, some great ideas! And...

Thanks for the input guys, some great ideas! And yes PlantedRich, details please!
Forum: Plants 09-09-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,895
Posted By deepghosh
Update

Alright, its been a month and I'm finally seeing some improvement. I siphoned out a lot of the water so that the water level is about half an inch below the substrate. I then misted the whole tank...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By deepghosh
I think I am just going to mount two shelf...

I think I am just going to mount two shelf brackets on the wall behind my tank and just set the light on top of them. So instead of the legs resting on the tank rim, they will be resting on the shelf...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By deepghosh
Custom Legs for My Light?

Hey all,
I have a 20L tank with a Coralife dual T5HO light fixture. Right now I am using the legs that came with the light, since I am doing a dry start for my HC. However, when I fill the tank I am...
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By deepghosh
I think the coralife dual T5NO fixture, or any...

I think the coralife dual T5NO fixture, or any single T5HO fixture would be good.
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