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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-04-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jordin
How do you test the purigen to ensure there is no...

How do you test the purigen to ensure there is no more bleach in it when you recharge it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-04-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jordin
Problems with Purigen?

I have been reading a lot of great things about Purigen recently and how it is good for water quality.

I recently added purigen to my filter...

I've been reading around a bit more and know at...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-31-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By Jordin
Reay nice looking tank! Can't wait to see...

Reay nice looking tank!

Can't wait to see some more pictures with fish.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
If it looks good to you I'm happy with that! ...

If it looks good to you I'm happy with that!

When I got the sword, it was super tall... Very long stems and broad leaves.... It all melted and the leaves are very narrow and short....

Maybe I...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
Yes, I dose Iron and it has been no help for the...

Yes, I dose Iron and it has been no help for the sword!

I have had that sword plant for over 6 months now and that is actually the best it has ever looked in that pic.. Which is pretty sad because...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
Here are some pictures of the problem areas on...

Here are some pictures of the problem areas on some of the plants...

Looks like some kind of brown/black algae on the edges and in the middle of leaves... on a few various plants...

Holes...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
Thanks for the advice! I'm new to Discus and...

Thanks for the advice! I'm new to Discus and still learning how to balance the nutrient needs of the plants in the aquarium...

I have the temperature set to 82.. I've read Discus like a little...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
Currently I am having a small issue with some...

Currently I am having a small issue with some algae... A little brown algae on the edges of some of the plant leaves and wood... Also noticing some holes forming in some of the leaves so I know...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
Pictures of my filters and the media in my...

Pictures of my filters and the media in my Aquaclears.... Crushed up rings in the bottom of both filters and floss crammed on top... Sponges in the middle..

Yea, I stuff them full to the max!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
It only appears to be three Discus ;-) It's very...

It only appears to be three Discus ;-) It's very planted and they hide.

There are 6 Discus and 3 Angels.

I started with three and quickly added a few more. They were definitely working out a...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
One of my Discus.

One of my Discus.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Jordin
65g Planted Discus/Angels

This is my 65 gallon planted aquarium. Currently I have Discus and Angelfish with a few Rainbowfish and small school of congo tetra.

I am running a Rena XP3 Cannister filter on this. It has 3...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jordin
I'm going to go to the fish store now and grab a...

I'm going to go to the fish store now and grab a bag to put in one of my AC110's.

You've all convinced me to try it... I was afraid it would remove too much from the water in my planted tank....
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jordin
I have a cannister filter running with 2...

I have a cannister filter running with 2 Aquaclear 110's. The cannister is full of biomedia.

In both AQ110's, I have a course sponge, fine sponge and filter floss.

I feel that purigen and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Jordin
I've never experienced a problem with plecos and...

I've never experienced a problem with plecos and plants in my aquarium.

I have a heavily planted tank with 3 plecos.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Jordin
I agree with this.

I agree with this.
Forum: Substrate 10-22-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Jordin
Yes

Yes
Forum: Substrate 10-21-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Jordin
I agree with what the above poster said regarding...

I agree with what the above poster said regarding a tray and cleaning...

However, you do not need to clean Seachem Fluorite.

I've used it on many aquariums right out of the bag. It's good...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By Jordin
What is creating all your ammonia? Also, it...

What is creating all your ammonia?

Also, it sounds like you might have some common Pond Snails (http://www.planetinverts.com/pond_snail.html).

I had them in my tank and they multiply...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Jordin
An option for you to consider.... Get an...

An option for you to consider....

Get an Aquaclear 20 Powerhead (http://usa.hagen.com/Aquatic/Pumps/Circulation/A585) which will give you the circulation you're looking for in your 20 gallon with...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 88,350
Posted By Jordin
I love your tank. It is very natural and...

I love your tank. It is very natural and beautiful.

You've done an amazing job!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By Jordin
The tank looks awsome. Great layout! Hope to...

The tank looks awsome. Great layout!

Hope to see some updates as it progresses and matures.

I recently got into the hobby as well and am working on my first ever planted aquarium. I guess the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Jordin
I hope it is just potassium and I will make sure...

I hope it is just potassium and I will make sure I dose it every other day and monitor how they respond. I will be recording my dosing schedule as I go so I can learn what is and isn't working and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Jordin
Holes in my new Swords / Plants

Hi,

I have recently added some new plants to my tank because I upgraded to pressurized Co2.

I am very new to planted tanks and am realizing it's a lot harder than I thought to maintain a lush...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-27-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By Jordin
Smile First Aquariums... Planted Community

Planted Community Tank with Angelfish. This is one of my first aquariums.

More tanks and updates to come...

Link to 2min video...
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