The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Kathyy
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Kathyy
It is probably the newest leaf growing. The...

It is probably the newest leaf growing. The others were full grown when you cut them so they didn't grow any longer.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Kathyy
Doing so always made my head spin but it is...

Doing so always made my head spin but it is perfectly easy to dissolve the powders in water and dose the tank. You must make 2 solutions, one for the nitrogen/potassium/phosphate and another for the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Kathyy
A few members have gone to extreme efforts to get...

A few members have gone to extreme efforts to get NPK in the middle east. Here is one thread. Perhaps it will give your client some ideas on how to proceed....
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Kathyy
Try searching reefcentral's forum for ideas on a...

Try searching reefcentral's forum for ideas on a good pump. To figure out what size you want put your plumbing parameters into this calculator. http://reefcentral.com/calc/hlc2.php

I am no expert...
Forum: DIY 10-26-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Kathyy
One can use sodium phosphate based enema for...

One can use sodium phosphate based enema for phosphate, Fleet is one brand.
Some kinds of stump killer are more or less pure potassium nitrate.
The kind of micronutrient powder used is one used...
Forum: Plants 09-06-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Kathyy
I like the suction cup idea. I try to anchor it...

I like the suction cup idea. I try to anchor it to a rooted plant but it never likes my choice of anchor and goes for a plant that looks horrible with hornwort twisted in it.

If you must have it...
Forum: Plants 09-06-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Kathyy
I see immature growth on both Marsilea and...

I see immature growth on both Marsilea and Staurogyne, not sure what you are talking about. Low nutrient levels will slow plant growth. Your plants are far from dead.

Marsilea starts out light...
Forum: Plants 09-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Kathyy
No phosphate dosing? Zero nitrate? 4 bpm CO2? ...

No phosphate dosing? Zero nitrate? 4 bpm CO2?

Might get some phosphate in there, bump up the CO2 a notch and/or increase the nitrate dosing to see what happens. Looks like the Hydrocotyle is...
Forum: Plants 08-29-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Kathyy
Looks like Bolbitis heteroclita to me. The fuzzy...

Looks like Bolbitis heteroclita to me. The fuzzy brown growths are the roots of baby plants. This plant isn't a particularly good aquarium plant unlike its relative, B. heudelotii. In my tank it grew...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By Kathyy
The rating of the pump is with no head or pipe...

The rating of the pump is with no head or pipe turns. Figure a 1200gph pump is likely to provide only 600-900gph or so with a 4' head and a normal number of piping turns....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-15-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Kathyy
The tank needs the circulation but the filter...

The tank needs the circulation but the filter bacteria are supposed to do a better job with a slower flow of water through the media. That said I don't see any change in the tank between the old...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-14-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Kathyy
My 20" Cerges reactor is powered by a rio 2500....

My 20" Cerges reactor is powered by a rio 2500. That pump was the sole sump pump for the 180 long tank and worked okay supported with another source of circulation. I happened to have a rio 1700...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Kathyy
If the bar is close enough to the surface you...

If the bar is close enough to the surface you will get a ripple and that is all you want. The top holes could easily redrilled to point up if you don't like the way it is working.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-10-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Kathyy
Just follow the amounts listed for your tank...

Just follow the amounts listed for your tank here.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=21944

"40~60gal
50% H20 change-weekly
1/2 Tsp-KN03 3x a week
1/8 Tsp-KH2P04 3x a week
3/4...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-09-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Kathyy
Be sure you aren't breaking any laws by...

Be sure you aren't breaking any laws by collecting it!

I soaked it in a large tub to soften the dirt and rotted spots and scraped all that off with a dull blade. Some prefer a brush or pressure...
Forum: Fish 08-09-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Kathyy
There is Nematobrycon lacortei and N. palmeri and...

There is Nematobrycon lacortei and N. palmeri and varieties available. I had N. palmeri and they are quite large, beautiful and interesting to keep. I don't think they would be happy in a 15 gallon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Kathyy
If you dump the water out of the filter and keep...

If you dump the water out of the filter and keep the media wet the bacteria will be fine but why not put both filters on the bathtub?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-07-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,789
Posted By Kathyy
Does this mean I don't have to stalk, er...

Does this mean I don't have to stalk, er subscribe to all those big tank journals? I don't remember seeing all of these nice big tanks though, this thread is nice, thanks for starting it!

My big...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,965
Posted By Kathyy
Thanks! I have been trying avoid total anarchy by...

Thanks! I have been trying avoid total anarchy by having a stronger hardscape than I have ever put together but it is rapidly vanishing. I think I have seen a couple of fern samples taken but so far...
Forum: Lighting 07-28-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Kathyy
Oh good, that will be enough to too much light...

Oh good, that will be enough to too much light then. See this thread, perhaps your exact fixture is listed or you can estimate how good the reflectors are from the info there. Since you have a wide...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-28-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Kathyy
According to this sticky thread in the lighting...

According to this sticky thread in the lighting forum you may have enough light IF your reflectors are good ones as you only want 10-30PAR for a low tech tank, Excel treated or not. Your plants are...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Kathyy
Rio pumps are cheap, fairly energy conserving,...

Rio pumps are cheap, fairly energy conserving, not very noisy and include a ball valve along with a bunch of other gadgets. Your overflow is rated at 300gph. Figure your head loss from a calculator...
Forum: Lighting 07-27-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Kathyy
It looks like your Current may be just fine with...

It looks like your Current may be just fine with 21PAR at 24". Since you aren't interested in using CO2 you would be better off with PAR between 10-30 and the Current should be just fine. Do not try...
Forum: Lighting 07-27-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Kathyy
That fixture is T5NO and might not be bright...

That fixture is T5NO and might not be bright enough for the stems. Likely be okay for Anubias, Java fern and crypts though. See the sticky thread in the Lighting forum for info. Check out the low...
Forum: DIY 07-21-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Kathyy
When the tank is on the stand are the corners of...

When the tank is on the stand are the corners of the tank directly over the vertical supports? If so you are fine. Looks like this stand was meant to have about an inch of stand showing around the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012