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Forum: Algae 04-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By notsogreenthumb
I have 2x 18W T5 HO as well as 2x 18w T5 SO above...

I have 2x 18W T5 HO as well as 2x 18w T5 SO above the tank which I run about 6 hours a day (ever since I moved, my programmable power strip timer seems to not work, and I can't figure the damn thing...
Forum: Algae 04-28-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By notsogreenthumb
How do I kill this?

This film-like green algae is persistently growing on my driftwood, and now spreading onto the substrate.

I am sure that it is because this side of the tank, and that particular spot in...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Tetra feeding question

I have a pack of 13 neons as well as some other tetra types, a GBR, bristlenose, and 6 ottos in my 35g bowfront, and I have noticed that when I feed them (using standard tropical flakes) that even...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Treating algae with H2O2

I have heard that h2o2 is an effective treatment for algae covered plants. Is this true? I want to move a couple mid ground plants from my old 10g to my new 36 but they have black/brown algae on...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I am not against otos but already have some panda...

I am not against otos but already have some panda garras, will they eat it?
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By notsogreenthumb
This is a new tank, substrate is flora max, i...

This is a new tank, substrate is flora max, i have burried some root tabs in there as well.
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Did a little more digging, looks like there was...

Did a little more digging, looks like there was another thread and I believe it to be brown diatom Synedra. There was no viable solution offered however.
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Is this Diatoms?

New 36g BF tank, big bush of what I think is a type of watersprite. That's where this brown, fuzz like algae started. Now there are pieces of it on my grass and mosses. It looks like what is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Is this a good drop checker to get? Seems pretty...

Is this a good drop checker to get? Seems pretty decent, fluval is a good brand.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By notsogreenthumb
There has to be a cheaper way. Also, the only...

There has to be a cheaper way. Also, the only way I have to test KH is with a strip, the store didn't have a liquid kit so I figured this was ok for now. The tank in question isn't even registering...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By notsogreenthumb
PH regulation with CO2

I just started using a pressurized CO2 system on my 36g and as I expected, shortly after installation the ph dropped to around 6.4. The tank is currently cycling so there are no fish to worry about,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-26-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Rhizome Cutting?

I have an anubas nana attached to a small piece of wood. I want to remove and attach to a new piece of wood but for it to fit properly it would be best if I could basically cut it in half. Will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I think you're right. Would you do anything to...

I think you're right. Would you do anything to treat that algae on it before moving it over? All I have done in the past is typically rub it off the leaves, and it keeps coming back but my 10g has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Can you identify this plant?

What is this? I never planted it, it sprouted out of the substrate randomly one day and has grown pretty well with basically NO help in my low tech 10g. It has sprouted 2 additional plants since...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By notsogreenthumb
650nm bulbs

Someone told me 650nm are meant to be used with 10,000k...is that true? Mine is currently paired with a 6,000k t5ho and 2x6,700k t5no...do I need to do some adjusting for med-high light in a 36g?
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Thanks for the tip, I'll pick one up.

Thanks for the tip, I'll pick one up.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Well, upon review, there is no way I have the...

Well, upon review, there is no way I have the time and/or patience for a DIY so I am going to have to just wait until next month when I have the resources to put together a pressurized system. Now...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Do you know of any links for a really basic...

Do you know of any links for a really basic explanation to how a CO2 system works? I don't even understand the terminology and before I start thinking about DIY I should at least understand the...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Glass Versa-Top blocking light?

So I have a new all glass versa top for my 36g BF. I noticed after a few days of use its got some white-ish residue built up on it from condensation/evaporation occurring in the tank. How much might...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Thanks for your continued input Brian, I plan on...

Thanks for your continued input Brian, I plan on taking you up on your budget CO2 setup at some point but it's just not feasible right now.

Yes thats an anubias, a nana i think, and it's tied to...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I am already having trouble with the HC. I have...

I am already having trouble with the HC. I have been dosing with flourish excel daily (~1 cap full, and have done 2 doses of flourish comp). I know initially the light fixture was probably too low...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Some new pics

I added another light fixture, aquaticlife 30'' dual T5HO. This is in addition to my Aqueon 30'' dual T5NO (2x6,700K 18W). I also put an all glass versa-top on it. I have laid the lighting...
Forum: Lighting 01-20-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By notsogreenthumb
It is just basic grass, forget the real name. ...

It is just basic grass, forget the real name. But there is HC in the tank on DW, not looking to carpet with that.
Forum: Lighting 01-20-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By notsogreenthumb
AquaticLife & Aqueon light fixture question

I have a new 36g setup that I am trying to do a carpet in, so I have some higher lighting needs than I am used to. I replaced the original fixture with an Aqueon T5 Dual Lamp, each bulb is 6,700k and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Took the advice and got an all black background...

Took the advice and got an all black background today while I was swapping out the light fixture. Also bought some seachem Clarity, doesn't seem to have had an effect yet but it's only been about 30...
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