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Forum: Equipment 08-19-2008, 01:48 AM
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Posted By cjordan525
Smile New Tank

:) Picked up a 75g pre drilled at a great price just need some advice on lighting and filter. How much light should I put over it? I want to be able to grow anything I want, I just don't want to get...
Forum: Fish 08-16-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
Thank you for all your advice, I have done a...

Thank you for all your advice, I have done a fifty percent water change to help get the buffer out and stoped the Co2 for now, no dosing for a day or two, just let the system settle down and then do...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-15-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By cjordan525
Sorry to but in the thread, but this has me...

Sorry to but in the thread, but this has me thinking of a problem that I have a thread going on. I go by the daily dosing scedual the florish line and all trace. I just lost 3 fish in a day and the...
Forum: Fish 08-15-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
My only problem using baking soda, and it's...

My only problem using baking soda, and it's probably my fault, is when I get to the KH I want ( 3-4) it throws the PH up to about 7.5. I was told Baking Soda would not effect the PH but it does for...
Forum: Fish 08-15-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
Will the baking soda put everything in the RO...

Will the baking soda put everything in the RO that is needed, or should I add anything else?
RO has nothing: PH 5, KH&GH 0
Forum: Fish 08-15-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
Yes I did, I planted some stem plants first with...

Yes I did, I planted some stem plants first with low light and ran it thru cycling. Added fish slowly and addition of Co2 slowly and then upgraded the lights last. Everything seemed to be going good...
Forum: Fish 08-15-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
I said something to the guy at the LFS about that...

I said something to the guy at the LFS about that when I went with the RO, Everything I had read here said not to use Phosphate buffers but I got the " I've been adding it for years with no problem"...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
I don't have anything in the kit to test Nitrate,...

I don't have anything in the kit to test Nitrate, I am using the Tetratest test kit. I do add Seachems Neutrial buffer to the RO water by recomindation of the LFS where I get my RO from.
Forum: Fish 08-14-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
>0.3 is as low as the test kit goes. The tank has...

>0.3 is as low as the test kit goes. The tank has been set up for about two months. Co2 has been added for two weeks. Corydoras have been in there for a week. Have seen no change in PH due to Co2,...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By cjordan525
Help Please

I have a 29g planted tank w/ 10hrs of press. C02 at 30 bubbles a minute, dose daily with Florish line and their sceduale. 130w of light and Florite substrate. This is my first planted tank and I have...
Forum: Lighting 08-11-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By cjordan525
incandesant replacements

What do you think about the new compact flor. replacements for your home. GE makes a day light bulb with a temp of 6500k. Could these be used in the aquarium word DIY projects? They are cheap and...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By cjordan525
speaking of solenoids is it normal for it to be...

speaking of solenoids is it normal for it to be hot while operating?
Forum: Algae 08-09-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cjordan525
still coming on strong

Since the last post, got three otto's started c02 at thirty bubbles a minute and fired up my second bulb coming to a total of 130 watts of 6700-10000k light. following the florish dosing sceduale for...
Forum: Algae 08-05-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cjordan525
9147 9148 I hope I did this right

9147

9148

I hope I did this right
Forum: Algae 08-04-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cjordan525
I'll take some pics

I'll take some pics
Forum: Algae 08-04-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cjordan525
what is it and what do I do??

I am just starting into planted aquariums and I have had mine running for a little over a month. 29g, 65w light, dose everyday by the flourish dose schedual and have Flourish substrate in. I only...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By cjordan525
Ok, I went out and got Florish Iron, Nitrogen,...

Ok, I went out and got Florish Iron, Nitrogen, Phoshorus and Potassium. Do I just go by the recomended dosages, how can I tell how much I need of each and when? As far as the lighting I was tring to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By cjordan525
Yes, I use Florish twice a week, something I...

Yes, I use Florish twice a week, something I forgot to tell before is that I am fighting a low kh, high gh and regulating the ph. to get my kh up from 0 I put in a 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By cjordan525
Need Help

I have a 29g tank with 140w worth of cmp flo. water 80d, kh=3,gh=8, ph=6.8. no co2 at this time just doses of excell, substrate Florite.
This is a new setup that has been running for about a month,...
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