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Forum: Equipment   05-21-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By desitetra
Help: Filter to Chiller - Flow rate question

I have Hopar 2218 Canister external filter which has a flow rate of 1200 L/Hr.

Planning to buy Hailea HC 300a chiller which requires a flow rate of 1000 - 2500 L/Hr.

Is this combination...
Forum: Plants   03-29-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By desitetra
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-28-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By desitetra
Till date count is 11. This one finally...

Till date count is 11.

This one finally made it out ! :icon_lol:
Forum: Plants   03-28-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By desitetra
Need plant Id

Can somebody Id the big sword like plant which are touching the surface and making an arch.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-23-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By desitetra
Hoppy, I picked PPS method and just went...

Hoppy,

I picked PPS method and just went with exactly whats said in the below sites

https://sites.google.com/site/aquaticplantfertilizer/home/pps-pro
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-22-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By desitetra
Same issue here for the Macro liquid mix. I used...

Same issue here for the Macro liquid mix. I used RO water.
Should I just transfer this to a pan and heat it?

It has 29 grams of K2SO4, 33 grams of KNO3, 3 grams of KH2PO4 and 20 grams of MgSO4
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By desitetra
Found another one and removed it. This one was...

Found another one and removed it. This one was little reddish, sitting on the moss and was little difficult to differentiate from the red shrimps.

At least this helped to weed out unwanted...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-18-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By desitetra
Thanks Sugardaddy. :thumbsup: Mine was densely...

Thanks Sugardaddy. :thumbsup: Mine was densely planted in the background and was lucky to catch that using tweezers. Threat taken out... at least for now.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-18-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By desitetra
Weird creature inside my tank. Need Id.

Found a weird creature inside my tank. :mad: Have no idea on what this is. My tank has cardinal tetras, few cherry shrimps and 2 gold chinese algae eaters.

Would appreciate if somebody can ID...
Forum: Algae   02-26-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By desitetra
Thanks puopg, Dx3Bash & Bubba_Shrimp.

Thanks puopg, Dx3Bash & Bubba_Shrimp.
Forum: Algae   02-25-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By desitetra
Also I just found out that I'm doing a big...

Also I just found out that I'm doing a big mistake.

Actually I'm using 100% RO water. I didn't mix any tap water to it. Only fertilizer that I was using is Ferropol which may not be enough I...
Forum: Algae   02-21-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By desitetra
Algae - Help me

Its been 3 weeks since I setup this tank. But Algae is just growing everywhere... on the driftwood, plants, tank and the substrate. Not sure on what type of algae it is and how to control it. Its...
Forum: Lighting   02-19-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By desitetra
I bought this from a local distributor in India....

I bought this from a local distributor in India. Costs around ~$100. Not sure whether you get this in US.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,548
Posted By desitetra
Thanks msawdey. What difference would...

Thanks msawdey.

What difference would adding a background do? Wall behind the aquarium has a creamy light yellowish color. So I thought that would be enough.
Forum: Lighting   02-19-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By desitetra
Thanks Jeff and Brian. Brian, this fixture...

Thanks Jeff and Brian.

Brian, this fixture has individual reflectors for each light. For a 40g tank, I thought 156w is more than enough. Sorry, I'm a newbie. What difference would adding a...
Forum: Equipment   02-18-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,548
Posted By desitetra
Filter - power & arrangement - appropriate?

I'm a newbie to the planted aquarium. Need suggestions on the filter setup. Please see the photo. Using Hopar Canister Filter KF-2218, which has 1200 liters/hour output.

My tank: 36 x 14 x 19...
Forum: Lighting   02-18-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By desitetra
It says 39w / T5. No K mentioned. Please see the...

It says 39w / T5. No K mentioned. Please see the image below.
Forum: Lighting   02-17-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By desitetra
Bump ;)

Bump ;)
Forum: Lighting   02-16-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By desitetra
SunSun JL-1000 - 39w Coral Wave - Need details

Local fish store sold me a SunSun light set JL-1000 http://www.sunsun-china.com/en/product/html/?1342.html for my 40 gallons planted tank.
It has 4 x 39w (total 156w) coral wave tube lights which...
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