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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,344
Posted By plantastic28
cheap planted tank

I am looking for a cheap plant tank to sooth my soul. I used to be heavily into planted tanks years ago, but do to financial reasons I had to evacuate the hobby. Now I find myself really longing for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2004, 01:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,634
Posted By plantastic28
hhhh, Sorry I just noticed your post kinda...

hhhh,

Sorry I just noticed your post kinda late. Well it isnt doing wonderful and it isnt doing terrible either. From what I have gathered from this board I think it is one of two problems.
...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-01-2004, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By plantastic28
You could also try Seachems protien skimmer in a...

You could also try Seachems protien skimmer in a bag it has a special compound in it that really pulls out the organics. Its called purigen fwiw. However Im not sure how it will effect the other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2004, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By plantastic28
gw11ucb, You will be hard pressed to find...

gw11ucb,

You will be hard pressed to find plants that will do well without co2, however you could probably get by with java fern, anubius species they require very little in the way of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-29-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By plantastic28
The microsword and Riccia I would say no. The...

The microsword and Riccia I would say no. The rest should do fine with that lighting. You can retrofit that hood with a special power compact light very easily by custom sealife. You can upgrade the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2004, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By plantastic28
Word of warning on buying a used glass tank: ...

Word of warning on buying a used glass tank:

Don't if you must make sure you can get your money back if it leaks within 24 hours of owning it. The way to test is to fill it to capacity somewhere...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2004, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By plantastic28
Does anyone have a link to plans for making your...

Does anyone have a link to plans for making your own mini-internal power reactor. Thanks!
Forum: Algae 04-26-2004, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By plantastic28
Well I made some changes that seem to be helping....

Well I made some changes that seem to be helping.

First I have the co2 come on 4 hours before the lights come on to get the co2 levels (I use the hagen ladder and apparantly at the highest bubble...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2004, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By plantastic28
Loachman, That was a good tip, I guess I was...

Loachman,

That was a good tip, I guess I was mixing it up to much. Looks much clearer when I just tip the top upside down a few times after applying each reagent.

Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2004, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By plantastic28
Mike, Isn't kinda far to drive to Detroit...

Mike,

Isn't kinda far to drive to Detroit from New Jersey?

Just curious how close Jersey is.

Okay I see it might take 9 hours damn that is a hell of a drive for plants you are truly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2004, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By plantastic28
Verminaard, I am considering going that way,...

Verminaard,

I am considering going that way, I was just going to use up my supply of Flourish line of products.

Loachman,

Good tip I will have to apply that, thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-23-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By plantastic28
Verminaard, Oh okay I see it, it is real...

Verminaard,

Oh okay I see it, it is real faint looks like 0505 and then 23 so I guess it has not expired yet then.

As for the color it might be the lighting when I got those readings it was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-23-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By plantastic28
Verminaard, I have done the test 4 times, I...

Verminaard,

I have done the test 4 times, I guess it is between 1.0 and 2.0 ppm but it just doesn't seem clear. I wonder if it is because it is expired. I noticed they don't post the expiration...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-23-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By plantastic28
Hi, I am having this problem with my Red Sea...

Hi,

I am having this problem with my Red Sea Po4 test kit, it seems to be giving me weird readings. I get this smokey, milky like test result instead of clear colors it seems like its somewhere...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,936
Posted By plantastic28
Oh hell no I hate seeing mistreated fish!

Oh hell no I hate seeing mistreated fish!
Forum: Algae 04-21-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By plantastic28
Argh sorry guys! PH - 7.4 (wardley's) GH -...

Argh sorry guys!

PH - 7.4 (wardley's)
GH - 11 (tetra)
Po4 - 0.2ppm (Red Sea)
No3 - 13.5 mg/l (tetra test)

I know that based on the above readings the co2 is off, however this is not a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-21-2004, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By plantastic28
Do they even work in Freshwater? What size...

Do they even work in Freshwater?

What size tank is it?

What kind of skimmer do you need one that hangs on the back or one that can sit in a sump?
Forum: Algae 04-21-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By plantastic28
Hey everyone, I have been battling...

Hey everyone,

I have been battling greenwater for over a month! 2 months ago I had a serious algae out break thanks to my room mates over feeding and leaving a window open that allowed direct...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2004, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By plantastic28
Cheetah's in Windsor is the bomb!!! You gotta...

Cheetah's in Windsor is the bomb!!! You gotta love being able to take a shower with the girls on your B-day!!

Sorry I am a recovering perv. :(
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2004, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By plantastic28
I stuck a small mini-jet power head just above my...

I stuck a small mini-jet power head just above my hagen ladder, and now when the remnent bubbles reach the top they meat the power heads intake. Take care!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2004, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By plantastic28
Well I commute to Sac everynow and then from my...

Well I commute to Sac everynow and then from my home in Baypoint which is 90 miles away, just to go to Capitol Aquarium. It is amazing, they have some really rare and beautiful Freshwater fish. It is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By plantastic28
Wasser, I have it hooked to pressurized and...

Wasser,

I have it hooked to pressurized and yes their is a bubble counter between it and the ladder, but I noticed my bubble counter's fluid is evaporated.

Thanks for the suggestions I will try...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By plantastic28
Hey everyone, Thanks in advance for any help...

Hey everyone,

Thanks in advance for any help in this matter.

Okay a problem I've recently come into with the hagen ladder, is that it seems to have stopped working, it is acting like it did...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2004, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By plantastic28
Could you get a Filstar Canisterr filter or...

Could you get a Filstar Canisterr filter or Marineland canister filter for about the same price as the two Aqua-Clears?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-18-2004, 02:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,937
Posted By plantastic28
Ace I believe that is referred to as a tire track...

Ace I believe that is referred to as a tire track eel. They are related to the fire eel. Don't these eel's come out of Lake Tanganyika?
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