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Forum: Substrate 07-06-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
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planted Discuss

Stendker Discuss live in 'N' generation in alkaline water BUT first of all I must to be shore : 'Tropica Plant Growth' plus inert gravel be good to get planted 100gal.
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
"Tropica Plant growth" under inert gravel

Hi,after a reserching You're one of the best consulting team over the world.
Would it be good to use under 1.25i inert gravel 0.5i layer of TROPICA PLANT GROWTH substrat ? Lightning = 2x80w T5...
Forum: Substrate 11-11-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,770
JBL Aqubasis : ''The clay particles act as a...

JBL Aqubasis :
''The clay particles act as a nutrient store, binding excess nutrients and releasing as required.
Does not require mixing with gravel.''

So,whay did I must use some uplayer !
Forum: Lighting 10-20-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
First of all : get light unit _3X8 T5=24W for...

First of all : get light unit _3X8 T5=24W for 40-43cm long tank or 4x24W T5=96W for 60-63cm long tank on [Ebay Link Removed] 24W~45,-usd but 96W=80+85=165,-usd...
...and you get 1Wper1L...
I wait...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Any options!?

Any options!?
Forum: Lighting 04-19-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
MH 150W 6000K for freshwater planted tank

One man says: 100W of MH is =12W of LED ,othrer people says MH bulbs is for deep tanks,so You dont need 5inch substrat at all!!!
You've ~270L/70gal...so I suppose put 2xMH 150W 4500K-its blue...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Ideal dosage is 15mg/1L 10-20mg/1L=OK ...

Ideal dosage is 15mg/1L 10-20mg/1L=OK
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\ pH | 6.0 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.8 7.0 7.2 7.4 8.0
KH\ |...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,080
HongKong diffuser

Inline for 8/12mm hose 12/16mm 16/22...
I didnt know how to clean them but people use this and its OK!
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,975
My local fish store uses 1400K over their...

My local fish store uses 1400K over their enormous You mean 14000K
Its frend tank but I get You: twice 150W MH 8000K(very cool blue spectrum)
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,930
Glass help protect plants from UV light BUT...

Glass help protect plants from UV light BUT professionals use HANGING LIGHTS and there arent any glass shields!Just little bit hang up over water surface.
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
You must be rich man becose You will need stuff...

You must be rich man becose You will need stuff like this: http://www.pbase.com/plantella/piranha
Its only 1587gal with : 40x T5 39W /You need 50 T5 bulbs
If You dont want use filters-at least...
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,975
MH (Metal Halide) bulbs for freshwater tank

Hi.
I just interesting: My frend have deep ~125gal tank /H=2.3ft
He have resurses for everythink what that tank needs!
What kind of MH lamp freshwater need!?
That tank dimensiones...
Forum: Lighting 04-17-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Fluoriscent linear bulbs-in that case we can say...

Fluoriscent linear bulbs-in that case we can say 1W/L (~3.5W/Gal)but if its Fluoriscent economic bulb like ball tipe-that mean -need at lest 2W/L (~7.5/gal)
Forum: Fish 04-17-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
I have 8silver four stripe Angels.8are exelent,I...

I have 8silver four stripe Angels.8are exelent,I was owned 1,2,3,4-its nothing.
8 looks great! After 2month -2pairs established...and from first spawn on February18 -till taday April 16 i count...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Hi,Springfield. My tank is 41x31x32=40.6 custom...

Hi,Springfield.
My tank is 41x31x32=40.6 custom in Latvia /16x12x12.5=10gal
Hung ON filter Eheim Liberty130 ~15aqua per h =from Deutschland
Light unit BOYU 3x8W T5 =from HongKong
Light bulbs 3x8W...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
co2 dosage

Ok,drop down pH till 6.9-7.0...whats happen with KH in that case!?

And do pH 'run' back in night time to 7.7? Its OK pH7.0-7.7 in 24h!?

Any one have this stuff. Proline Made in Taiwan.(link was...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
2lbs co2 canister and dosage

Is it right 1kg canister,2lbs =~2 000 000 bubbles?
1b=0.5mg 1ml=1000mg 1000ml=2 000 000b

"ideal dosage" are 15mg per 1L 10-20mg=OK
If my water is pH~7.7 KH~10 it means water it self have...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-16-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
I deside put 3x865 6500K...Riga didnt have...

I deside put 3x865 6500K...Riga didnt have those...
So,i found its in USA,Pennsylvania...and of course cheaper then in LV...
Postage =+7,-usd final price 2.40,-usd (Riga 640spectrum=4.60,-usd)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-12-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
..........but 60 bubbles per minute (or 1 bubble...

..........but 60 bubbles per minute (or 1 bubble per second/Bps) is a normal bubble rate. I run my tanks in between 1 and 2 Bps.

bubble per second ! In 100L/26gal tank!?
but if i want to add...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-01-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
HongKong... still waiting my 3x8W light unit... ...

HongKong... still waiting my 3x8W light unit...
I get my 3x8W BOYU lights ! Its more then good (for 12,-usd)!In 26days from aquariumHK,no ebay links allowed
So,little researches about plants and START will come!...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
film on water surface

I allways WAS have a film on water surface BUT since start to use liqued fertilizers as Easy-Life ProFito (microelements)that film dissapear in 8-10day's !
That is bacterial film but with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-18-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
step by step

I didn't see CO2 in your first post, will you be dosing metricide or excel, or using CO2?
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No,only :"Liqued fertilizer as Easy-Life EasyCarbo(twice a week)and ProFito(weekly)...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-18-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
10''Nano

Light unit from Hong Kong :'' sent out 13.March,but Hong Kong Post office start work in Cristmass regime,so must wait 2-3week longer as usual"
Forum: Algae 03-18-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
brown Algea

Same problem.
Resolved algea problem with SWITCHed OFF lights.7month tank real360L/95g get only 2x50W hologen bulbs from ceiling.
Everthing come clear and plants like Pteropus latifolia,anubias...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-15-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
creating 10USgal

1.What problems i must expect ?
2.If will be many plants and gravel fertilizer as JBL Florapol-how to start lighting!?
a) 1x8W 840cool white about 5-6 hours,than +1/840 +1/865 daylight !?
b) 1xW...
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