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Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-01-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,413
Posted By dmcrx7
Long time fish cycle believer

Just a noob here, but I am a long time user of the fish cycle. I tried fishless with plants the last time around and am now a firm believer. If your GF is concerned about ammonia around the kids, I...
Forum: Lighting 01-01-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By dmcrx7
How much light?

I have a 30 g tank with dual T5 HO bulbs, highly mirrored reflector and 20 year old Aqua Rays Fresh and Saltwater bulbs.
Should I replace the bulbs?

I've been all over the spectrum, from 6 hrs...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By dmcrx7
Thanks for all the replies. I am using root...

Thanks for all the replies.
I am using root tabs on the swords, just below the gravel, I split two in half and surround it.

The powerhead was a cheapie from ebay, vibration noisy out of the box. ...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By dmcrx7
My mistake, I believe it is a Marineland twin...

My mistake, I believe it is a Marineland twin tube from fostersmith.

I could take a pic of the reflector if you like.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By dmcrx7
Air powered UG or power head

I have been using air on my UG filter, as the powerhead was too noisy.
But I'm now concerned that C02 may not be high enough. I do not add C02, just excel and flourish complete, tabs around the...
Forum: Lighting 07-19-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By dmcrx7
So is this still "low light" with both bulbs, or...

So is this still "low light" with both bulbs, or is it medium light?
Forum: Lighting 07-18-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By dmcrx7
Tank is heavily stocked, nitrates 10-20ppm, 9...

Tank is heavily stocked, nitrates 10-20ppm, 9 black neons, 8 neon tetras, 8 danios, 3 mollies, 4 corys, 1 otto and a few ghost shrimp
Fixture is an all-glass brand twin tube single fixture with a...
Forum: Lighting 07-17-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By dmcrx7
What light do I have?

30 gal with (2) 36" 30W T8 Aqua rays fresh and saltwater

Is this medium light? Should I run 1 or both bulbs? How long should I have them on?
I want to stick with standard excel and flourish...
Forum: Algae 05-30-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By dmcrx7
So do I lower my light cycle? Currently (2)...

So do I lower my light cycle?

Currently (2) 36" T8's on a 30 gal, 8 hrs per day,

Sea Rays fresh & saltwater bulbs (stored for 20 yrs)
Forum: Algae 05-29-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By dmcrx7
Proof that more light helps with brown algea?

Been fighting this for a couple weeks now, cleaned the algea off the glass about a week ago.

Last night, I noticed a distinct line on the front and back glass.

The entire glass had been...
Forum: Plants 05-15-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dmcrx7
should I have unbunched it first? maybe let it...

should I have unbunched it first? maybe let it float awhile?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By dmcrx7
what is the grassy looking plant on the right?

what is the grassy looking plant on the right?
Forum: Plants 05-15-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dmcrx7
That's what I get for going to an LFS run by a...

That's what I get for going to an LFS run by a former football coach, lol.

Any hints on getting it to grow?
Forum: Plants 05-15-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dmcrx7
current pics

here it is today
Forum: Plants 05-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dmcrx7
Thanks, I just bought flourish to start dosing....

Thanks,
I just bought flourish to start dosing.

I wasn't sure if I would need it at these light levels, still a little confused.

(2) 36" T8's plus mirror reflector = medium light??
Forum: Plants 05-14-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dmcrx7
Help with wisteria

My wisteria is wilting. It looked great when I bought it. Also have some brown algae, which seems to be appropriate for this age of tank. I'll post after pics tonight. (Ribbon plant is no longer...
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