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Forum: Tank Journals   06-21-2017, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Chlorophile
R. Rotundifolia and R. Macranda are getting a...

R. Rotundifolia and R. Macranda are getting a little color!
Forum: Tank Journals   06-20-2017, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Chlorophile
Stocking? I really want 2 german blue rams.. ...

Stocking?
I really want 2 german blue rams..
I'm also into Rummy Nose Tetra's but not sure if they like to swim too much for a 32 gallon tank like this.. 24x18x18
Cardinals, Celestial Pearl...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-20-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chlorophile
Skip the UG.. I'd skip Glosso as well and...

Skip the UG..
I'd skip Glosso as well and replace with Hydrocotyle Japan
Forum: Tank Journals   06-18-2017, 03:27 AM
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Views: 1,003
Posted By Chlorophile
Gotcha, montecarlo and HC just don't seem...

Gotcha, montecarlo and HC just don't seem dissimilar enough to me, I love a mixed carpet, Belem and Monte Carlo look wonderful together or regular hair grass and HM. Excited to see whatever you do...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-17-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chlorophile
Blyxa as a backdrop for large stones is always...

Blyxa as a backdrop for large stones is always nice, perhaps use Marsilea in one of the back corner to droop over the main stone and creep into the foreground
Forum: Tank Journals   06-17-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chlorophile
What kind of dosing regime will you use? I find...

What kind of dosing regime will you use? I find with tanks with only carpeting plants and light stems you have to keep the dosing a bit leaner.

Blyxa is technically a stem plant so not hard to...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-17-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chlorophile
I would keep the slope of aquasoil on the right...

I would keep the slope of aquasoil on the right and then completely flat on the left maybe only 2 inches deep..
Something like Pearlweed(babytears) on the right and Dwarf Hairgrass on the left (or...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-17-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Chlorophile
I am in Tennessee! Bump: The night shots are...

I am in Tennessee!

Bump: The night shots are looking really nice with the Current light.
http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff393/Zareth_DeTullio/IMG_20170616_232629.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-16-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Chlorophile
Wow I see I accidentally copied same photo for...

Wow I see I accidentally copied same photo for all of those! I'll fix in the morning.

I used cabinet grade plywood with a good birch veneer on both sides and Formica laminate to make it nice and...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-16-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Chlorophile
You have to be crafty with how you cut the wood...

You have to be crafty with how you cut the wood but I was able to get all my cuts from one 4x8 3/4" plywood.
Everything is pretty self explanatory except that on the front I glued up 2 pieces of...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-16-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Chlorophile
60H - Gentle Cascade

Bought a Landen 60H 24x18x18 aquarium from Amazon.. 270 bucks.

Built custom stand in white..

Lily pipes, off brand of course..
Eheim 350, bout to put the eheim 600 impeller in there and see...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-22-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,085
Posted By Chlorophile
Even in the FAR more researched land plants - we...

Even in the FAR more researched land plants - we find a bare minimum of allelopathic compounds in plants..
And guess what they hurt? Other plants.
You can take that two ways - either we haven't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,085
Posted By Chlorophile
Sources just mean someone did a good experiment -...

Sources just mean someone did a good experiment - we all do good experiments every day with high nutrient concentrations and no algae..
Many of the sources posted are for rivers and streams and not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-08-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,085
Posted By Chlorophile
The factors at play that kill fish are almost...

The factors at play that kill fish are almost never nitrate.
co2 is lethal, deoxygenation is lethal, over feeding can be lethal, but in a balanced tank where there is no surges, etc, Nitrate...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-07-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Chlorophile
Maybe this will work

Maybe this will work
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-07-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,085
Posted By Chlorophile
Right, I just meant even without plant uptake...

Right, I just meant even without plant uptake there is a constant (limit ) imposed by water changes
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,970
Posted By Chlorophile
Looks good! I Like asymmetrical tanks but with...

Looks good! I Like asymmetrical tanks but with this being so long I bet it would be really nice to have two planted sections on either end and a really large valley in the middle, plus that will be a...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Chlorophile
Mini M Nature Iwagumi?

While I procure a 90P I have set up my Mini M since I couldn't get as much money for the whole set up as I felt it deserved.

This is some driftwood from Tom Barr, Lobelia Cardinalis, and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-05-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,085
Posted By Chlorophile
This is SOO long and multifaceted I dont dare get...

This is SOO long and multifaceted I dont dare get involved but I just want to say as far as Fish are concerned, the reason things like Nitrate dont kill fish, but ammonia and nitrite do, is because...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-04-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Chlorophile
There is a perfect example of this somewhere on...

There is a perfect example of this somewhere on this forum.
it was a shallow cube tank and the guy would leave for months at a time.
The only thing he added to the tank was.. LEAVES!
Lots and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By Chlorophile
Just cut back on feedings - you've got a lot of...

Just cut back on feedings - you've got a lot of food going uneaten and they are just cleaning up..
Dont ask me how they get in there but my guess is the eggs are freaking tiny and on everything,...
Forum: Plants   02-04-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Chlorophile
If you make a soil ball and wrap it with burlap...

If you make a soil ball and wrap it with burlap or moss it should appear mostly invisible and they'll think its just a moss ball in water.
Other than that you could try filling it with water from a...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-04-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By Chlorophile
Definitely ohko stone. Its a mud-rock with...

Definitely ohko stone.
Its a mud-rock with channels from rising gas which is solidified, I believe it would count as volcanic.
If you put a drop of nitrate test bottle 1 on a rock (its...
Forum: Substrate   02-04-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Chlorophile
I would try to use a siphon to get as much of the...

I would try to use a siphon to get as much of the floramax out of the tank selectively and if you do pick up some of the potting soil you can probably dry it all out and either sieve out the silt...
Forum: Substrate   02-21-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,342
Posted By Chlorophile
That makes even less sense. Crypts love NPT set...

That makes even less sense.
Crypts love NPT set ups, root feeders all the way!
The lower tech your set up the more stabile it will be with a good substrate, high tech tanks can probably make due...
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