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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 05:33 PM
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Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Gotya Tom thanks I appreciate it.

Gotya Tom thanks I appreciate it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-17-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Hmmm. The Fluval Edge has a built in filter...

Hmmm. The Fluval Edge has a built in filter right? You should not be reading any ammonia.

Ammonia even at low levels can be harmful to fish, and kill off less hardy species. I would say that you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-17-2012, 01:16 AM
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Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Your tank looks rather new, and also lightly...

Your tank looks rather new, and also lightly planted. I would say instead of constantly cleaning, vacuuming, using chemicals, ect you should plant more plants, especially ones that are known to grow...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I think that lighting, plant density, and water...

I think that lighting, plant density, and water quality will be more likely to induce fish to their natural schooling behavior...however, since backgrounds of any color block the outside from view,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
You absolutely do not have to supplement c02 if...

You absolutely do not have to supplement c02 if you choose your plants wisely. Species like crypts, vallisneria, anubias, and echinodorus species tolerate a wide range of conditions, including low...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Surface film is generally caused by the feeding...

Surface film is generally caused by the feeding and development of beneficial bacteria in the aquarium. I believe it is a mix of both waste of these organisms and other organisms themselves....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Writing a High-Tech Aquarium Article

I am writing a high tech planted aquarium article, but I need a few more sources for the first part of my article.

What are some good sources for studying nitrification in the planted aquarium?...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2011, 01:29 AM
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Views: 143
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Mini-L Lighting Solutions

I'm curious if there's any good LED light solutions for the Mini-L. Does anyone have any recommendations. I found these:...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-16-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
This tank has gone through a lot of rescaping,...

This tank has gone through a lot of rescaping, plant removal and additions, and equipment additives. I will gladly accept both feedback and questions. Thank you.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-01-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Glass Diffuser for Mini-L

Quick question. Will the mini glass music diffusers that hang over the top from Do-Aqua! work alright for the Mini-L aquarium? Or are they too small?
Forum: Plants 04-30-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Blyxa Trimming

Alright, guys...I have read everwhere that trimming blyxa by giving it a "haircut" will kill the plant and cause those leaves to rot. I've read this in almost every forum that I have been to...but...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I just read a post about someone having problems...

I just read a post about someone having problems with the fine filters in it. I'll take that out and clean it real good or replace it and see what that does...but still, that doesn't answer the...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Filter Flow Help

Hey guys, I have quite a serious problem, and I think it's what's causing algae blooms and dirty water etc. I have the eheim 2211 canister filter and I've just noticed a problem. I'll get the filter...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-29-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,575
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I'm having a similar problem with my glosso,...

I'm having a similar problem with my glosso, except I'm starting to wonder if maybe it's because of super high phosphate levels due to decomposing plant matter. You might try siphoning the soil and...
Forum: Fish 03-28-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Threadfin Rainbow and Tank Size Question

Well, I've been thinking long and hard about what fish I should put in my Mini-L, and I've semi made a decision. I'm thinking about putting about 4-6 Threadfin Rainbow fishes in, granted that my tank...
Forum: Plants 03-23-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Glosso Growth

I'm having some issues growing my glosso. I have the 36w Archea light over my Mini-L. I'm using Brighty K Special Lights fertz and injecting c02 using the Waterplant c02 system. I understand that...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,993
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Using Excel is fine for such a small tank as a...

Using Excel is fine for such a small tank as a source of carbon for the plants. I've seen people grow baby tears without problems and to its full glory merely using Excel in that size of tank.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Looks like I got some work ahead of me for...

Looks like I got some work ahead of me for tomorrow. :P

I appreciate all of the input and advice.

Edit**@Dollface:

Any suggestions on moss for my particular setup?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Perhaps I could just move the Sword to encompass...

Perhaps I could just move the Sword to encompass the golden ratio and use the myrio to hide the hardware in that corner, you know...just do a swap placement? I was originally intending to use the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,993
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
What kind of substrate are you using? And you...

What kind of substrate are you using? And you could just use liquid fertz.

Do you have any pics of your setup?

I'm doing a 10 hour photoperiod on my setup and it seems to be working wonders.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 67,858
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
Absolutely beautiful. Great job Fat Guy.

Absolutely beautiful. Great job Fat Guy.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
New pics with new growth and layout. Please feel...

New pics with new growth and layout. Please feel free to comment, ask questions, and give feedback. This is right after first glosso trim. Excuse the blue tubing. I'm about to upgrade to the glass...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I appreciate the input guys. I'm just paranoid.

I appreciate the input guys. I'm just paranoid.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-19-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I beg to differ. I've had my Mini-L running on...

I beg to differ. I've had my Mini-L running on the 36 clip on light for around three weeks now. The only algae that I'm contending with is the green algae that attaches itself to the glass. This is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By IntrepidAquarist
I can take a picture, but no, the film on mine is...

I can take a picture, but no, the film on mine is much lighter, barely noticeable. Is it normal for small c02 bubbles from a cermaic diffuser to stick to the surface? And how often should I...
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