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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-24-2011, 06:14 PM
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Posted By vai1296
First planted/RCS 55Gal Tank

Hi so at the title says i changed my 55gal to planted with RCS....i will be getting my CO2 tank tomorrow and wanted to know which ferts i can use that will be safe for the shrimp....the tank only has...
Forum: Lighting 03-17-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,239
Posted By vai1296
Do you have it just placed on top of your tank or...

Do you have it just placed on top of your tank or is it hanging? I do not get enough light coverage in my 10 gallon...maybe it is working better for you because of the distance from the led to the...
Forum: Lighting 03-17-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,239
Posted By vai1296
Don't get the Marineland LED lights, i have it...

Don't get the Marineland LED lights, i have it for my 10 gallon and it simply does not do a good job of light distribution. The lighting looks cool but is not worth the money and does not really...
Forum: Lighting 03-17-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By vai1296
With all the research i have done, this may be in...

With all the research i have done, this may be in the low light area. I think you should get 3x54w=1.8wpg or maybe 4x54w=2.4wpg. This way if you do decide to get more light demanding plants later on,...
Forum: Lighting 03-17-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
so just an update on my 10 gallon with the double...

so just an update on my 10 gallon with the double bright marineland led lighting system. I have java moss, rotala magenta, rotala noajanshan?, corkscrew val, wisteria, and i had tubers of some type...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 89,233
Posted By vai1296
I feel like i know most of you on this forum only...

I feel like i know most of you on this forum only because i spent the entire day reading it. i think you should ridicule Ken to get him to post pics laura =)
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 89,233
Posted By vai1296
Hi Ken, so i literally spent my entire day of...

Hi Ken, so i literally spent my entire day of work from 9am-4:34pm EST, reading this entire post! I have to tell you that you have some of the best tanks i have seen. This is actually perfect for me...
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,264
Posted By vai1296
I thought a few lights with individual reflectors...

I thought a few lights with individual reflectors would be way better than having a crap load of bulbs in a row?
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Thanks Happi. I do not have a test kit anymore...

Thanks Happi. I do not have a test kit anymore (took it to my GFs house and well it has done missing)! I will try and goto lfs and see if they will test the water for me (or maybe i can just buy a...
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By vai1296
Haha ^ it caught my attention as well :)

Haha ^ it caught my attention as well :)
Forum: Lighting 03-15-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
This is perfect happi! Thank you so much =) I...

This is perfect happi! Thank you so much =) I want to order the light but it has 3 bulbs, should i get all 3 6500k? Only want best for plants, and if it ends up looking good in the process then all...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By vai1296
These fixtures you speak of Hoppy (T5HO) can you...

These fixtures you speak of Hoppy (T5HO) can you point me in the right direction for a really good one for 55gallon?
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
BTW are fluidized bed filters good/bad for...

BTW are fluidized bed filters good/bad for planted tanks? I have an empty one that i can add to the tank...it was from a friend of mine but i have never used it before and do not know what type of...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
O wow, guess the local petshop employees are not...

O wow, guess the local petshop employees are not too keen on planted tanks. They were the ones that sold me all the stuff and advised me to use flourish because it was an overall "daily vitamin" so...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Thank you very much

Thank you very much
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By vai1296
Well i read ur entire post and it seems that you...

Well i read ur entire post and it seems that you are not the only one with all these questions. I too am stuck and do not know which lighting i should get and what types of bulbs are best for my...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
well to be honest i never really had a drop...

well to be honest i never really had a drop checker...i had a huge 20 gallon wine storage glass bottle and i made a co2 mix in there since it can handle much pressure if i dial down the drops per...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
BTW can you please tell me about the light for my...

BTW can you please tell me about the light for my 10 gallon tank? Which i should buy and a link for it as well =)
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Wow i always thought it was my light and thats...

Wow i always thought it was my light and thats why i couldn't grow red plants...i had a coralife 4x65 watt PC light and i couldn't get any carpet plants (micro sword, chain sword, dwarf baby tears,...
Forum: Lighting 03-13-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Opps sorry but forgot these two ...

Opps sorry but forgot these two

http://www.aquacave.com/48-deluxe-4-x-110w-fluorescent-brvho-fixture-by-hamilton-technology-1512.html
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Forum: Lighting 03-13-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Hoppy then please tell me which would be best for...

Hoppy then please tell me which would be best for my tank. Also i will get a new light fixture for my 55gallon....I want the best light possible for any plant i would like to get. I can hang the...
Forum: Lighting 03-12-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
thanks for all the input guys...i have several...

thanks for all the input guys...i have several big tanks already this tank is just for fun =)...as far as the bulbs are concerned i can always change out the actinic to 6500 or w/e is best for plant...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By vai1296
Lighting for a 10Gallon - Please help me pick one

Hi,

I wanted to start a planted 10gal tank and was thinking about trying to breed shrimp in it. I have never breed shrimp before nor have i had any besides the "ghost/glass" shrimp but thats it. I...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,095
Posted By vai1296
ok after looking online all day i have found the...

ok after looking online all day i have found the following 3 light systems:

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Can some one please help me select one? I want to...
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By vai1296
Well this forum just confused the crap outa me...

Well this forum just confused the crap outa me lol...So i have the new marineland double bright 24" light for my 10 gallon planted....I figure its not good enough for red plants (only because i read...
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