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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2004, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By E. Simpson
Could you use some sort of clay to mold a wall...

Could you use some sort of clay to mold a wall and form the hill?Might dissolve though I suppose.


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2004, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By E. Simpson
I ended up getting the Plantex+b,kno3 and...

I ended up getting the Plantex+b,kno3 and k2so4.It got to my house faster than I expected to,really great service.

Now I am sort of stuck figuring how much plantex to add in my 20gal.I figured...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2004, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By E. Simpson
I was checking out the dry ingredients over at...

I was checking out the dry ingredients over at www.gregwatson.com and started to get a little confused.

If I get the CSM+B Plantex will I need also Magnesium Sulfate,KNO3 and K2SO4 seperately?
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By E. Simpson
ah ok didn't catch you were in Australia.Is...

ah ok didn't catch you were in Australia.Is shipping high from the U.S. to their?I don't even know what the conversion rate is for there.Maybe $800
Australian is about the same as here...I don't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By E. Simpson
Maybe check out ebay for lights.I got my coralife...

Maybe check out ebay for lights.I got my coralife 65w for under $60 including shipping and it works great.


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2004, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By E. Simpson
For $325 you could have pressurized co2 AND ph...

For $325 you could have pressurized co2 AND ph controller.I'd go pressurized at that price for sure.


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2004, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By E. Simpson
Biggest problem is cost.You have the initial cost...

Biggest problem is cost.You have the initial cost for the carbo-plus.Then depending on your co2 usage you have to replace those sandwich type cartridges at $30 a pop last time I checked the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2004, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By E. Simpson
Interesting thread going there thanks for the...

Interesting thread going there thanks for the link.I wonder what his results will be using drivers because the LED's are not actually on continuously with a driver.They turn off and on faster than a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2004, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By E. Simpson
I want to trade tanks with BUck.Man your tanks...

I want to trade tanks with BUck.Man your tanks look good...

Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2004, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By E. Simpson
I was thinking about trying different known...

I was thinking about trying different known spectrums plants like by adding some LED's.

I'll keep my normal lighting system but add some blue LED's and maybe some red.

I was reading an article...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2004, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By E. Simpson
hehe I use my fingers and poke em in there.Takes...

hehe I use my fingers and poke em in there.Takes awhile but it works.
The plants usually fill out for me eventually.

Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2004, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By E. Simpson
Great thanks for the replies... I thought...

Great thanks for the replies...

I thought about going with some sort of sealer but wasn't sure if it might flake or peel after time.

I'll give it a try for now with bare aluminum.

Thanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By E. Simpson
Will aluminum corrode under the hood on a salt or...

Will aluminum corrode under the hood on a salt or freshwater tank?

I want to mount a small light i have with an aluminum plate.Think it will be ok or should I try brass?


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2004, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By E. Simpson
If you had a uv filter you could knock those...

If you had a uv filter you could knock those little ich bastards right out of there.


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2004, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By E. Simpson
Measure ph at different times during the day and...

Measure ph at different times during the day and you'll know for sure if it's fluctuating.I'd measure once in the morning before lights on and then again that night before the lights go off.

...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By E. Simpson
I bought the Coralife 65w for my tank off ebay a...

I bought the Coralife 65w for my tank off ebay a few months back.Never had a problem and it puts out enough light at 3+ wpg for a 20g tank.It's got a nice looking design as well.

When i was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2004, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By E. Simpson
I have a 10lb on a 20 gal going 30bpm.I'm now in...

I have a 10lb on a 20 gal going 30bpm.I'm now in month 14. :lol:

I've been checking it alot lately though expecting it to run out soon.


Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,377
Posted By E. Simpson
I don't see how it could hurt to use egg crate...

I don't see how it could hurt to use egg crate but I don't see it being necassary either.If you have gravel and a large rock were to somehow fall
the gravel will spread out the impact more than egg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2004, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By E. Simpson
I'm in S.Cal but I can't make it on Sunday to...

I'm in S.Cal but I can't make it on Sunday to bad.How often do they get together?Maybe I can make the next event and learn more about planted tanks from other people.

Pancake
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2004, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,169
Posted By E. Simpson
I ad green water a few months ago.I tried the...

I ad green water a few months ago.I tried the wait it out method but in my case it lasted 3 weeks.I finally got fed up and bought a diatom filter.Cleared my water in 2 hours to the point you felt...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By E. Simpson
What you do is test your KH and your PH then go...

What you do is test your KH and your PH then go look up the co2 levels over at Chuck's.The link is someplace here but I'm not sure.You make small adjustments to your needle valve until you find a...
Forum: Fish 03-20-2004, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,465
Posted By E. Simpson
I had one for about 1 month but like a few others...

I had one for about 1 month but like a few others here mine kept climbing out.I saved him a few times but late one night he got out and I didn't find him till later the next day and it was to late.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2004, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By E. Simpson
Been running my 10lb co2 24/7 for over a year now...

Been running my 10lb co2 24/7 for over a year now and counting without having to refill.It's only a 20gal tank but still that's a pretty insignificant cost to run co2 24/7.



Ernie
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2004, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By E. Simpson
Looks about right to me.I'm sure you could...

Looks about right to me.I'm sure you could probably search around if you wanted and get better prices on a few things but if money isn't an object might as well get the best equipment right off the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2004, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By E. Simpson
Heck I didn't even know there was a...

Heck I didn't even know there was a subscription.This is one place I'd be happy to contribute too.


Soon as I get a new camera I'll post a picture of my tank.When I say it looks good though I...
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