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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   Yesterday, 04:08 AM
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Posted By talontsiawd
I am definitely going Stainless Steal on my next...

I am definitely going Stainless Steal on my next lily pipes for that reason.
Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By talontsiawd
Oh, I didn't take it like that at all. I was...

Oh, I didn't take it like that at all. I was just stating right after I posted the specs on my timer, the next poster posted specs and asked if it works. I just felt you cleared up what I was...
Forum: Equipment   05-26-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By talontsiawd
I probably should have elaborated when I put the...

I probably should have elaborated when I put the specs of my timer up but essentially, these timers are not going to be a problem for aquarium use, which is the point you made. I wasn't trying to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By talontsiawd
Such a shame to put those bulky Eheim parts in a...

Such a shame to put those bulky Eheim parts in a beautiful tank. You will be so much happier with lily pipes. They are pretty affordable to really affordable, if you aren't going for the high end...
Forum: Substrate   05-25-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By talontsiawd
That is exactly how I do it when I only have one...

That is exactly how I do it when I only have one tank.
Forum: Substrate   05-25-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By talontsiawd
Seachem Flourite Black Sand and ADA Aqua Soil are...

Seachem Flourite Black Sand and ADA Aqua Soil are my favorites. Both have trade offs in comparison with each other.

IMO, it's much easier to change the substrate if you can tear down the tank. ...
Forum: Equipment   05-25-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By talontsiawd
I had a more expensive digital thermometer and...

I had a more expensive digital thermometer and though it did not match a regular thermometer, it seemed to still change the same amount of degrees but I didn't test it long term. You could pick up a...
Forum: Equipment   05-25-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By talontsiawd
I often do this with a new tank. I hook my...

I often do this with a new tank. I hook my lights and CO2 up to the same timer. Reason being, it can be a total pain to have to sync two timers when you have not dialed in your photoperiod. Same...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By talontsiawd
Do you know if the top rim cracked because of the...

Do you know if the top rim cracked because of the bow, or it just happens to be cracked? If it is the first, I would totally ditch the tank ASAP. If it's the second, I would still ditch the tank,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By talontsiawd
Thanks for the detailed response. I highly doubt...

Thanks for the detailed response. I highly doubt any LFS here has fish in their tanks for more than a week. So, healthy may be retaliative. I know certain stores will not sell fish for a few days,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By talontsiawd
Yes, $1 means I want to show up first when people...

Yes, $1 means I want to show up first when people sort by price. Typically they say prices in the post, and if they don't, it is assumed that it means then "make an offer". Some people just do it...
Forum: Plants   05-25-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By talontsiawd
That was my thought as well. However, even...

That was my thought as well. However, even though it doesn't need trimming for height, it can be unruly after it complete carpets, grow over itself, and look too dense. It isn't completely...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-25-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By talontsiawd
Ok, so I tried the plop and drop method today...

Ok, so I tried the plop and drop method today with 4 guppies. It felt so strange after doing all this acclimation processes. When I started the hobby, this method was seriously looked down upon. ...
Forum: Plants   05-25-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By talontsiawd
First, I really want to truly thank you for...

First, I really want to truly thank you for figuring out the problem. I have been struggling to get color out of my plants forever, and just seeing my plants turn back to the color they should be...
Forum: Plants   05-24-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By talontsiawd
Yes, I added it every water change and plan to...

Yes, I added it every water change and plan to continue adding it with each water change.
Forum: Plants   05-24-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By talontsiawd
So, an update. I on my last water change, I...

So, an update. I on my last water change, I added 3 teaspoons of Seachem Equilibrium. My plants maintained the color that came after starting this, and the leaf curl stopped. I have done two large...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By talontsiawd
Thanks for the responses. To address some...

Thanks for the responses. To address some questions, I am not trying to keep anything that needs very specific water parameters. Guppies, possibly Cherry Red Shrimp of some variety, Tetras, just...
Forum: Substrate   05-24-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By talontsiawd
ADA considers a substrate as a system. So Aqua...

ADA considers a substrate as a system. So Aqua Soil, for ADA, is part of a system. You can see what the products are here: SUBSTRATE SYSTEM LINEUP | ADA - PRODUCT...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By talontsiawd
Here is the video I think you are talking about,...

Here is the video I think you are talking about, if others are interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDq7IRwcASQ

That makes a lot of sense. The reason I have not done it this way a lot is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By talontsiawd
I simply have not found an acclimation process (15 years into the hobby!)-What works?

I don't have a lot of trouble keeping fish, once they have acclimated. Basically, if my fish last the first 3 days, they all live a long, healthy life. I only loose fish in the acclimation process....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By talontsiawd
When I first started the hobby, it was generally...

When I first started the hobby, it was generally said that about 3x the tank volume should turn over per hour, for flow purposes. It then jumped to 5, may people recommend 10x, and some go above...
Forum: Lighting   05-23-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By talontsiawd
It's definitely high light, I personally don't...

It's definitely high light, I personally don't know much about them, just saw the at Aqua Forest Aquarium and thought they looked cool, a bit bulkier than the ADA Aqua Sky light that uses a similar...
Forum: Equipment   05-23-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By talontsiawd
Unless your intake has super large openings, it's...

Unless your intake has super large openings, it's not really necessary with amano shrimp unless you were trying to breed them. They will not breed in the conditions we keep our planted tanks in. ...
Forum: Equipment   05-23-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By talontsiawd
Yes, unfortunately used equipment is not worth...

Yes, unfortunately used equipment is not worth much, and if it's isn't a generic item, it can be pretty challenging to even sell. Canister filters are generic enough, people use them on other types...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-23-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By talontsiawd
Don't the Aqueon's have all the filtration in a...

Don't the Aqueon's have all the filtration in a cartridge? Mine didn't have the traditional Bio Media that I could add to my canister. Anyway, when I replaced my HOB's for my canister, I just ran...
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