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Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By TheJohnner
Yeah, glosso with hair grass beginning to take...

Yeah, glosso with hair grass beginning to take over.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By TheJohnner
75 gallon planted discus newbie!

Have a look at my tank. Please excuse the glass scratches and not so good photography lol! The discus are baby red scribbles. What do ya think?

- John
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-04-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Whoops! I posted the reply the other day, but I...

Whoops! I posted the reply the other day, but I didn't think that it actually posted (as I didn't see it). It obviously went to the next page. Disregard the same questions above...I got it!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-04-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Hey, thanks for all the discussion! What is...

Hey, thanks for all the discussion! What is OP....I guess me, but what does it stand for? So, Captain Bu, I don't think that I have high nitrites. Maybe the test kit is not so great (tetra), but...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-02-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Thanks for all the feedback. What is OP? I...

Thanks for all the feedback. What is OP? I guess that is me, but what does it stand for? Captain Bu, maybe my nitrite kit is not testing acurately (tetra kit), but the lowest reading on the card...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Doesn't dosing macros add nitrites to the tank?

Doesn't dosing macros add nitrites to the tank?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Should I plug the controller into my timer so...

Should I plug the controller into my timer so that it stops all CO2 at night, or just leave it going all the time?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Sorry for the formatting mistake w/ the water...

Sorry for the formatting mistake w/ the water parameters. Here it is again:

Aged Tap:
PH - 7.5
Nitrate - 12.5 ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By TheJohnner
Fluctuating PH with auto CO2 - Help!?!

Ok, so here is my situation. The main problem is that my PH is fluctuating by around .3 . Sorry if I am long winded. I have an automated CO2 set up with a Milwaukee controller. The set point is...
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By TheJohnner
Thanks, This sounds like it could be the...

Thanks,
This sounds like it could be the problem. I will have to look into this when I get home.
Forum: Equipment   12-24-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By TheJohnner
Question automated CO2 issue

So I have the CO2 pumping out of the cylinder via a milwaukee regulator and SMS122 ph controler, but I set the controller for a ph of 6.5 and often it reads 6.7 or 6.8 and it doesn't always release...
Forum: Lighting   03-30-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By TheJohnner
Thanks for all the advise! I am thinking about...

Thanks for all the advise! I am thinking about putting together an adjustable mounting bracket in my canopy where I can raise or lower. Thanks again

- John
Forum: Lighting   03-28-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By TheJohnner
distance above tank

I just received my new lights from Catalina. So now I am wondering how far above the tank i should mount it. The tank is 75 gallons and 20 inches deep. The light system has four T5 54 watt 6500K...
Forum: Lighting   03-02-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By TheJohnner
Sun Blaze T5 system??

Does anyone have any experience with this brand? It sounds pretty good and is much cheaper than others. Take a look at this link and see what ya think.
...
Forum: Lighting   02-18-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By TheJohnner
Thanks, I think I will add some T5's

Thanks, I think I will add some T5's
Forum: Lighting   02-18-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By TheJohnner
75 gallon lighting

I have a used 75 gallon that came with a coralife 6700K 65 watt bulb housing. There are two 22in. bulbs inside. Are these good lights for a 75 gallon planted tank? Should I add some T-5's also? ...
Forum: Equipment   02-10-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By TheJohnner
Question reactor/difuser question

I just ordered my CO2 5lb canister and regulator. I am wondering what the best type of reactor or difusor would be to use with a homemade wet/dry trickle filter? Should the reactor go in the sump...
Forum: Substrate   02-01-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By TheJohnner
Why would I want to loose the heating cables??

Why would I want to loose the heating cables??
Forum: Substrate   02-01-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By TheJohnner
Smile New Idea!

Alright, i am still researching substrates, but I've got a new idea...nuk nuk nuk! How does this sound:
base layer: latirite/pool sand mix - just enough to cover heating cables
Mid...
Forum: Substrate   02-01-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
  Sera
Views: 538
Posted By TheJohnner
Question Sera

So, I'm still looking around and researching substrate. I am thinking of using SMS or something similar and mixing in a nutrient product. Checkout this link. Has anyone heard of this or used it?...
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By TheJohnner
Question Electronic Co2 Regulator

Is anyone using "AquariumPlants.com's Electronic Co2 Regulator" ? It sounds interesting, but is it any better than a typical milwaukee reg.?
Forum: Substrate   01-31-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By TheJohnner
Question sms and sera??

So, I'm still looking around and researching substrate. I am thinking of using SMS or something similar and mixing in a nutrient product. Checkout this link. Has anyone heard of this or used it? ...
Forum: Lighting   01-17-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By TheJohnner
Question Tek light T5 54WX4 (6500K and 10000K)

Hey,
I just came across some amazing pics of a planted discus tank on the simply discus forum. The guy was using Tek light T5 54WX4 (6500K and 10000K) lights on the tank. I am getting ready to set...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-07-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By TheJohnner
It's not a new edition, I bought my copy back in...

It's not a new edition, I bought my copy back in the early ninties. Thanks for the suggestions
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-06-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By TheJohnner
Question "The Optimum Aquarium"

I have the book "The Optimum Aquarium" (haven't read it all yet), but I am wondering if anybody knows how to get a copy of the companion video that goes with it?
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