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Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 243,114
Posted By tylergvolk
I run my 12L without pressurized co2. I dose...

I run my 12L without pressurized co2. I dose Metricide daily. I've had great success growing a carpet of dwarf sag.

My setting are full spectrum or white bulbs turn way way down with a hint of...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 64,760
Posted By tylergvolk
Your tank is out of this world man. I saw the...

Your tank is out of this world man. I saw the same fish over at World of Fish the other day and thought to myself... Hey, they actually have chili Rasboras in stock. Cool!

Ever go to Aquatropics?...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,564
Posted By tylergvolk
Thanks man! For the most part, I just let the...

Thanks man! For the most part, I just let the plants grow...

I dose Metricide daily on the tank. That's it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-29-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By tylergvolk
Incoming! ALGAE!

Incoming! ALGAE!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-29-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 799
Posted By tylergvolk
Very good advice.

Very good advice.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-29-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,611
Posted By tylergvolk
I used typical airline tubing found at Home Depot...

I used typical airline tubing found at Home Depot or lfs to connect the spray bar to the breeder box.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-29-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By tylergvolk
Previous posts are good advice. I have a...

Previous posts are good advice.

I have a Finnex planted plus 36inch on my 20L and it's suspended WAY above the tank. See journal...

You can either get a brighter light and suspend or sit a...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,564
Posted By tylergvolk
That's really good advice! 1. Bought some...

That's really good advice!

1. Bought some cheap fish flakes (Tetra TetraFin Goldfish Flakes)
2. Feeding everyday is a bad idea and I knew that but feed anyways.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,564
Posted By tylergvolk
Tank update: I noticed a lot of GSA on the...

Tank update:

I noticed a lot of GSA on the glass and thread algae throughout the tank. I minimally removed as much as I could and did a 50% water change.

I think the problem is from overfeeding...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By tylergvolk
Your first two links do not work. The picture...

Your first two links do not work. The picture isn't showing up either.

My suggestion would be go with the Phoenix Finnex Fugeray or a current satellite planet plus light fixture and suspended...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By tylergvolk
Tds= total dissolved solids.

Tds= total dissolved solids.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,611
Posted By tylergvolk
If you use the partitions, then how do you bock...

If you use the partitions, then how do you bock critters from going in-between the partitions?

Any ideas?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By tylergvolk
Help!

I've got the Breeder box and I tapped into my Eheim 2213 spray bar for the breeder box's intake. Fills up in 4min; pretty good flow I think.

The next issue I have is the slits in the partition...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-25-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By tylergvolk
I carpet dwarf sag all day long baby. Easy to...

I carpet dwarf sag all day long baby. Easy to manage in low light. Cheap to care for.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By tylergvolk
This ones even better: ...

This ones even better:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=163421&highlight=breeder+box+mod
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-25-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 799
Posted By tylergvolk
Do some basic research on how to care for shrimp....

Do some basic research on how to care for shrimp.

With that said:

1. Plant heavily
2. Low light (easiest)
3. Keep parameters stable
4. Start off with red cherry shrimp

Plan to make some...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By tylergvolk
I found a very helpful thread: ...

I found a very helpful thread:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=184780
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By tylergvolk
Ideas: HOB Breeder Box's 20L

I want to breed Pink Ram Horn Snails, Black Bar Endlers, and some easy shrimp like PFR in Marina HOB Breeder Box's with a small fountain pumps attached to the intake for added flow and quietness. I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-21-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By tylergvolk
Several months ago I chose to use purigen in all...

Several months ago I chose to use purigen in all 3 of my low techs. I'll never go back to anything else. Piece of mind, clear water, no fert trouble, all good.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-21-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By tylergvolk
I wish you the best of luck. Keep us posted. I'll...

I wish you the best of luck. Keep us posted. I'll stay tuned.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-21-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By tylergvolk
Be very patient. Low tech is easier but it isn't...

Be very patient. Low tech is easier but it isn't for everyone.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-20-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By tylergvolk
I've never had long term success with HC. I've...

I've never had long term success with HC. I've been successful with DSM but never to long after flooding.

I think your issue is Eco complete. Eco complete is intert and HC is heavy root feeder...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,563
Posted By tylergvolk
This tank is doing well. The dwarf Sag is...

This tank is doing well. The dwarf Sag is starting to send out runners. I hope to get a nice thick rug of sag. The repens and other stems are doing well too. Over all, the tank has stabilized.

One...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By tylergvolk
Mario Brothers Aquarium

http://www.nerdist.com/2014/07/the-best-aquarium-is-a-lego-super-mario-bros-aquarium/
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-15-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By tylergvolk
Cap dirt with sand or some black diamond. Eco...

Cap dirt with sand or some black diamond. Eco complete doesn't make for a good cap. You won't need co2 if it's low enough light. You could Aldo add a siesta aka 5 hrs on 3 hrs off 5 hrs ok photo...
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