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Forum: Substrate Today, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Monster Fish
Cool. I'll be keeping track of your results. It's...

Cool. I'll be keeping track of your results. It's nice to see people experimenting with dirt substrates so people have something else to use other than MGOCPM in their tanks.
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By Monster Fish
It takes a while for the aquatic stuff to break...

It takes a while for the aquatic stuff to break down into usable ferts. Not to mention the dry weight of aquatic plants is almost non existent being that they're mostly water. You would need to...
Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By Monster Fish
Nice write up. I've used a similar mix sans...

Nice write up. I've used a similar mix sans carbon and the results have been great. Are you planning to use raw or composted cow manure? For the compost, you can try replacing them with worm castings.
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Monster Fish
You use it by itself.

You use it by itself.
Forum: Fish 10-18-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Monster Fish
Cubic inch per gallon works out better IMO.

Cubic inch per gallon works out better IMO.
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Monster Fish
Ah. A little bit of googling and I found that...

Ah. A little bit of googling and I found that sedge peat is higher in nitrogen and less acidic when compared to sphagnum peat. Sounds good to use. Though if you're going high tech, I suggest using...
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Monster Fish
Are you harvesting the sedge peat from the wild?...

Are you harvesting the sedge peat from the wild? How nutritious is it to plants?
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Monster Fish
http://www.controsoil.com/ Water softening...

http://www.controsoil.com/

Water softening aqua soil. Though I'm not sure if it has the same nutrient qualities like ADA Aqua Soil.


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Forum: Fish 10-16-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Monster Fish
Buy them from a better source.

Buy them from a better source.
Forum: Plants 10-15-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By Monster Fish
Mosses will do just fine above the waterline....

Mosses will do just fine above the waterline. Water will wick up the wood and emersed moss and keep it moist without any additional spraying.
Forum: Plants 10-14-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Monster Fish
Anubias and some crypts. Java ferns and moss also...

Anubias and some crypts. Java ferns and moss also do well if they're firmly attached to wood or rocks.
Forum: Substrate 10-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Monster Fish
You don't really need the N and P for a while....

You don't really need the N and P for a while. You can dose the K and micros though.
Forum: Fish 10-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Monster Fish
The grindals have a minimal odor if you use coir...

The grindals have a minimal odor if you use coir to culture them.
Forum: Fish 10-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Monster Fish
Dump some blackworms into the tank. Repeat every...

Dump some blackworms into the tank. Repeat every 4 weeks or when they run out of blackworms.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-05-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By Monster Fish
Mts id?

I picked up these snails recently and I'm having trouble figuring out their ID. They look like malaysian trumpet snails but instead of being the usual greyish tan, they are light brown with pink and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-05-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Monster Fish
Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' is different...

Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' is different from Hemianthus callitrichoides (Dwarf baby tears).
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Monster Fish
Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' will do...

Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' will do better without CO2 than HC if you want to have a similar looking plant.
Forum: Plants 10-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Monster Fish
Slower than wendtii but definitely a lot faster...

Slower than wendtii but definitely a lot faster than parva.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-04-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Monster Fish
I love how that huge crypt flows over the top of...

I love how that huge crypt flows over the top of the tank. Was it C. usteriana?
Forum: Plants 10-04-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Monster Fish
I've grown C. spiralis and they've always pushed...

I've grown C. spiralis and they've always pushed past the 18" mark.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Monster Fish
Would adding CaCl2 to water, waiting for about 30...

Would adding CaCl2 to water, waiting for about 30 minutes or longer while agitating the water, then adding MgSO4 result in a CaSO4 precipitate?

Just wondering since I remineralize water for my...
Forum: Fish 09-29-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Monster Fish
Most of the time the MTS in my Badis tank stay in...

Most of the time the MTS in my Badis tank stay in the substrate. You can add some pond/bladder and ramshorn snails if you want a cleanup crew that the badis won't bother.
Forum: Substrate 09-29-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Monster Fish
What's on the ingredient list?

What's on the ingredient list?
Forum: Substrate 09-29-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 724
Posted By Monster Fish
No need for the coco peat or sphagnum moss.

No need for the coco peat or sphagnum moss.
Forum: Substrate 09-29-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 724
Posted By Monster Fish
Coco peat is good for water retention but doesn't...

Coco peat is good for water retention but doesn't really offer much in nutrients since it takes a long time to break down.

If there's no detectable ammonia and nitrites after a month or two, your...
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