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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-21-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By grungefreek
Hey, Yeah originally i was gonna go the...

Hey,
Yeah originally i was gonna go the PC option. I was going to DIY them and have most of the parts already, except the wiring diagram, so i will have to find a wiring diagram for doing the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-21-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By grungefreek
Lighting my 100L (~25gal)

Gday Guys,
well i have finally got myself into gear and got my tank and stand setup. The tank dimensions are approxiamtely 24 inch x 15inch x 18inch (H) or approxiamately 100L of...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-28-2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,668
Posted By grungefreek
Lots of people with small run their Co2 into...

Lots of people with small run their Co2 into their HOB intake, including me. This method keeps my CO2 at ~30ppm. Granted i need higher bubble rates to achieve this, but it saves on having another...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-27-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By grungefreek
To stop spyware getting in do the following....

To stop spyware getting in do the following. Update windows every chance u get, have the fire wall on, and dont use internet explorer (it a terrible program with just too many holes). Use Firefox...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-22-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By grungefreek
Doubt you will find KNO3 at LFS. Try hydroponics...

Doubt you will find KNO3 at LFS. Try hydroponics store or a pharmacy might sell it to u. Also www.gregwatson.com is the place alot of americans get it from.
Forum: Algae   03-21-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,796
Posted By grungefreek
I think many people would be interested. But as...

I think many people would be interested. But as Tom said, it would be very costly and complicated to conduct a proper experiment, and unfortunately this kind of stuff is considered "soft science" and...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2005, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Are u mixing the chemicals properly? maybe u...

Are u mixing the chemicals properly? maybe u should post how u are making them up i.e concentrations as well as dosage for others to look at to check u are doing everything correctly.



Was it...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,796
Posted By grungefreek
So what concentrations of NH4 induced GW? Are...

So what concentrations of NH4 induced GW? Are there any reports written that may indicate relationships between CO2 and NH4 levels which result in GW?

Are there any proper scientific journals that...
Forum: Equipment   03-21-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By grungefreek
Ok its not quite $100, more like $50 Classic...

Ok its not quite $100, more like $50

Classic 2213 - $158.50 AUD - says for 250 litre tank
Ecco 2234 - $209.60 AUD - says for 200 litre tank

Unfortunately, we dont get the savings passed on...
Forum: Equipment   03-20-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By grungefreek
Your Ecco's are cheaper than your classics????...

Your Ecco's are cheaper than your classics???? Not like that here in Australia. Classics are the cheapest (still way to expensive) follwed by ecco's which are at least $100 dearer.
Forum: Algae   03-20-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,796
Posted By grungefreek
I just battled GW as well, i used the blackout...

I just battled GW as well, i used the blackout method to great avail. I would suggest maybe trying a longer blackout if your tank is that bad with GW. I went 4 days and mine was only minorly...
Forum: Fish   03-20-2005, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,751
Posted By grungefreek
How much salt for Ich treatment: Tetras and raspboras

Hi guys,
My tank has a slight outbreak of ich and i need to add salt to cure it. Problem is i have neons and raspboras in the tank. ATM i have added 1tbs into 15Gal and all fish seem fine....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-19-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By grungefreek
im pretty sure Takashi Amano releases a journal...

im pretty sure Takashi Amano releases a journal called "Aqua Journal" which is plant based.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 29,524
Posted By grungefreek
Hmm im not seeing a pic with the plants...

Hmm im not seeing a pic with the plants overlayed, i think that needs adding, wink wink. Looks awesome. :proud:
Forum: Fish   03-16-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,789
Posted By grungefreek
Off with its head!!!!

Off with its head!!!!
Forum: Algae   03-15-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
What about CO2, leave it on, turn it off?? And...

What about CO2, leave it on, turn it off?? And ferts, keep them at good levels or try deplete them as much as possiible??
Forum: Algae   03-14-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Hey, Well ive decided to go for a 4 day...

Hey,
Well ive decided to go for a 4 day blackout as a bit of a trial and error thing. It will either work or it will make it worse, we will see. IF the blackout doesnt work, then i might try...
Forum: Algae   03-14-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,760
Posted By grungefreek
I use it, but im in Australia and ours is more...

I use it, but im in Australia and ours is more concentrated. Do a forum search and the dose people used is talked about a few times.

Grunge
Forum: Algae   03-13-2005, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Hmm interesting. I think i have read others that...

Hmm interesting. I think i have read others that have had the same experience. It kinda makes sense as well, cause at the end of the light period, i would think the plants are shifting the balance of...
Forum: Algae   03-13-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Tank has been resetup for about 3-4 weeks now. I...

Tank has been resetup for about 3-4 weeks now. I pulled it down and moved it to my new place, so everything is from an established tank. I have found that in the mornings, the green water is its...
Forum: Algae   03-12-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
I think myself very lucky my water hasnt gone...

I think myself very lucky my water hasnt gone that green....yet (touch wood it doesnt)
Forum: Algae   03-12-2005, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
ok, i went back and looked at Chucks dosage...

ok, i went back and looked at Chucks dosage calculator. I thought it said to have lower nitrates in the smaller tank, and more in the larger. But looking at it again, it actually just has 5ppm...
Forum: Algae   03-12-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Yeah i was gonna avoid them if i could, not a...

Yeah i was gonna avoid them if i could, not a real fan of using them

Yeah i would only need a short blackout, cause the algae isnt real thick.

Yeah ill do a 50% WC tomorrow to reset everything,...
Forum: Algae   03-12-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By grungefreek
Ok heres a pic. ...

Ok heres a pic.
http://users.nsw.chariot.net.au/~nofear/aquarium/DSCF0775.jpg
Forum: Algae   03-12-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By grungefreek
Um nitrate should be at 10ppm, not 0. and also...

Um nitrate should be at 10ppm, not 0. and also what is your phosphate reading and ferts schedule?
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