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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-26-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By happi
have you try adding some Mg? in most cases Mg is...

have you try adding some Mg? in most cases Mg is lacking and there is plenty of Ca in tap waters, i don't recommend adding so much k2so4 and i would not dose any GH booster, just try some potassium...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-26-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By happi
am 100% certain its accurate, i get 0 tds if i...

am 100% certain its accurate, i get 0 tds if i use DI with it, otherwise i do get 1 tds, it does go up if filters started to get old. hard water at 300+ tds go right through it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-26-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By happi
i do get 1 tds on just RO system without using...

i do get 1 tds on just RO system without using any DI. btw i hope you have your filters hooked up correctly, the membrane should be after carbon and sediment filter, first one should be sediment...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-24-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By happi
if possible hook up the ro unit directly to the...

if possible hook up the ro unit directly to the tap water. how long have you had your ro unit running? was it used or brand new unit? if the membrane is bad then you will not get a good water out of...
Forum: Substrate 05-21-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By happi
keep us updated, but i can predict few things for...

keep us updated, but i can predict few things for you, if you have blended eco with some kind of acidic soil such as peat moss or organic soil then plants will do much better under these condition...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-04-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By happi
however, i do suggest adding little Magnesium,...

however, i do suggest adding little Magnesium, most people lack this in their tap water.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By happi
i was suggesting in case if he want to add more...

i was suggesting in case if he want to add more Ca which is not needed and it can start to harm certain plants if you keep on raising it. 3dgh is fine the way it is.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By happi
those are perfect parameter for the plants, no...

those are perfect parameter for the plants, no need to add anything to increase the Gh and KH.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By happi
too much Calcium can harm the plants, i use to...

too much Calcium can harm the plants, i use to grow plants at 2ppm of Calcium and 8ppm of Magnesium. your GH is fine, no need to add more Ca.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-29-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By happi
is that a older leaf? i mean deficiency on the...

is that a older leaf? i mean deficiency on the lower leaf? potassium deficiency in that case. if you see the same deficiency on new leaves then you are not adding enough potassium, when older leaves...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-12-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By happi
ignore the PH and KH and focus on co2 and plants,...

ignore the PH and KH and focus on co2 and plants, i have almost 0 Kh in my tank and no issue with anything including fishes or plants, PH swings are not going to kill anything in your tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By happi
i dose them both at the same time everyday and i...

i dose them both at the same time everyday and i do not have any issue, these reactions are more related to those who have high Kh/Ph, those with lower Kh/Ph and acidic water will not see these...
Forum: Algae 10-28-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 97,261
Posted By happi
am trying this method on some of my rare plants...

am trying this method on some of my rare plants and see how they handle it, have anyone tried this method on Cyano bacteria? i have a cyno that am trying to kill and some hair algae too.
Forum: Plants 10-06-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By happi
i have HC tank (about 20 gallon) which is my...

i have HC tank (about 20 gallon) which is my experiment tank where i carry out fertilizers tests, this tank currently use minimum water changes and slow release of osmocote+ pellets, i have added...
Forum: Plants 09-30-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By happi
plecos did the similar damage to my plants

plecos did the similar damage to my plants
Forum: Algae 09-27-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By happi
sorry zapins that's not it, I think Niko showed...

sorry zapins that's not it, I think Niko showed it to me once, I will ask him.
Forum: Algae 09-27-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By happi
plant will start loosing there reds when NO3...

plant will start loosing there reds when NO3 start to rise and they will appear green to dark green, Tom Barr will try to prove me wrong here but you can test this by yourself, make sure you select...
Forum: Algae 09-27-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By happi
this tank gets unlimited fertilizer from both PO4...

this tank gets unlimited fertilizer from both PO4 and NH4/KNO3, 1ppm No3 and 0.7 ppm NH4 from Urea daily. Nh4 from urea work better and safer compare to Nh4no3 IME, ammonia can burn plants when water...
Forum: Algae 09-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,414
Posted By happi
according to Nualgi Aquarium and their product...

according to Nualgi Aquarium and their product you suppose to get diatom algae by using their product which somehow suppose to inhibit any other algae growth.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-16-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By happi
this statement is only true if the water is hard...

this statement is only true if the water is hard and have high PH 7.0+ and Ammonium pose no threat in acidic and low ph.
Forum: Algae 08-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By happi
so EI is causing the algae but not pps :thumbsup:...

so EI is causing the algae but not pps :thumbsup:

all methods can cause all kinds of algae, there is no perfect method, it will come down to person who own the tank and how he take care of it....
Forum: Algae 08-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By happi
last time i killed it few times without any...

last time i killed it few times without any medicine was with 1tsp of KNO3 in 20gallon and dosed nothing else, dose this and walk away and dose nothing for next few weeks, plant wont suffer much...
Forum: Substrate 08-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By happi
i agree with whoever commented on CEC of the...

i agree with whoever commented on CEC of the gravel, your plant will benefits from the root tabs. but, i don't see gravel absorbing much of it and it will leach into the water as well, IME it is ok...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By happi
been using all in one recipes for few years and...

been using all in one recipes for few years and no reaction of any kind ever occured and plants always grew great, test kits and plants confirm that po4 and Fe are present in the tank.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By happi
http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/allinone.htm

http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/allinone.htm
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