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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By jeffdenney
Ok I also lowered my par to about 55.. I only cut...

Ok I also lowered my par to about 55.. I only cut the whites down since they r the majority of my par..


I totally understand what ur saying. U explained it well.. basically the closer u get to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Ok I checked my csm+b mix.. I have only been...

Ok I checked my csm+b mix.. I have only been dosing 1/16tsp 3x a week.. should I up that to 1/8tsp??

I also made some real soapy water and went over every connection, the bubble counter, the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Im a frequent visitor of caudata.. when I got her...

Im a frequent visitor of caudata.. when I got her I was lied to by the fish store.. they said she could live in any tank and that she was super easy care.. I didnt find out about the rocks and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Ok I will try that... Iron is the only thing...

Ok I will try that...

Iron is the only thing I cant test.. so I cant really test micros... I will try doubling them for a week or two..

My co2 is through inline diffuser. About 3-4bps looks...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-20-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Shes not moving.. shes been in the tank over a...

Shes not moving.. shes been in the tank over a year.. no issues. She eats about a half an earthworm a day and guppies occasionally. . A betta once.. and is very active. her belly is about as wide as...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-19-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Can a mod plz move this to the plant section?? I...

Can a mod plz move this to the plant section?? I forgot there was a plant folder.. I knew it wasnt algae and just went with ferts.. sorry..
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-19-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Nutrient deficiency?? Pics..

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/20/gudazumu.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/20/memanade.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/20/a5a7esu3.jpg


I just switched to rodi water and im mixing it about...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
I need to add more subtrate.. I only had about...

I need to add more subtrate.. I only had about 125lb of play sand when I setup the tank.. on average I only have about 1"-1 1/2" of substrate.

So what substrates r good and cheap and how should I...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By jeffdenney
Thanks for your input.. I knew smaller gauges...

Thanks for your input.. I knew smaller gauges would help since my tanks hover around 850psi.. when full.. but u never got to changing them..

Ill def check out the inline bubble counter.. I always...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By jeffdenney
Rate my diy regulator

I built this regulator about a year ago. I have no complaints, it has worked flawlessly for me.. three co2 tanks thru it so far..
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/06/ute9yjyb.jpg

Its a concoa...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
Yeah Im thinking lights also.. maybe a 6 bulb 72"...

Yeah Im thinking lights also.. maybe a 6 bulb 72" t5ho setup. Prolly b odyssea brand or something cheap. Unless I build another diy led setup..

Might even give metal halides a go if they will...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/04/zypu6a5a.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/04/zypu6a5a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/04/upabehar.jpg

Did about a 60 gallon water change. About 45 gal ro and 15 gal tap with prime. Im gonna give it an...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
Well I have a full 44gal brute trash can full of...

Well I have a full 44gal brute trash can full of 0ppm tds rodi water! Pumped! Gonna attempt my first rodi water chance in the big tank today..

Last night I did a 50% ish water chance on my high...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/03/pe8y6ahe.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/03/pe8y6ahe.jpg

Just checked it again and its flickering between 0-1ppm.. already made 8 gals lol hopefully this solves my algae issues.. my old well water grew...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
Most budget ro/di install ever. ...

Most budget ro/di install ever.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/03/ju4e5usa.jpg
I will build a stand for the resevoir later. I dont mind carrying buckets for a while. Im young.

Then ill plumb a...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
Progress will b slow. But im pumped about this...

Progress will b slow. But im pumped about this tank.. ambitious and broke and school starts back up soon lol
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,577
Posted By jeffdenney
Been working at a new job, been super busy.. I...

Been working at a new job, been super busy.. I did get a ro/di water system for my bday and will hopefully be setting up a 55gal reservoir in the basement this weekend....
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 06-01-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,074
Posted By jeffdenney
I wondered why u werent a mod. I see u...

I wondered why u werent a mod. I see u contributing useful knowledge on SO many threads.. welcome back. U deserve it.

And thanks also.. ive recieved lots of feedback myself from u.
Forum: Algae 05-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By jeffdenney
Well I have some findings to report. Not that...

Well I have some findings to report. Not that anybody else is reading this tho. Lol

I calibrated my phosphate test kit. Its accurate enough for me... and all that water mixing is a pain. Lol
...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By jeffdenney
Im going to get a gallon of distilled water today...

Im going to get a gallon of distilled water today to calibrate my phosphate test kit. Im thinking maybe my kh2po4 dosing may b high or low. Not sure yet.

Does decaying algae and plant matter...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
I wouldnt add otos until the cycle is complete....

I wouldnt add otos until the cycle is complete. Ive heard they r pretty fragile fish. Mine have held up surprisingly well, but I never have fish die. Wish that luck would carry over to my plants. Lol
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By jeffdenney
Looks to be the same stuff on the plants.. ur...

Looks to be the same stuff on the plants.. ur inlet pipe looks like gda or gsa to me.

Im thinking mine is diatoms also.. gonna increase my kh2po4 dosing. Im at 2ppm according to my un calibrated...
Forum: Algae 05-25-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By jeffdenney
The first pic of the alternanthera reinecki.. the...

The first pic of the alternanthera reinecki.. the top leaves r red. Next node down the leaves r all brown and greenish. Thats the algae. Those leaves used to b red. Lol

I can scrub it off but the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By jeffdenney
My 30" deep 220. Super pita lol. I have to take...

My 30" deep 220. Super pita lol. I have to take my shirt off. Tried cutoff shirt and my chest gets soaked.. so its no shirt when planting. Most of the time my nose Is touching the water . Im 5 10"....
Forum: Algae 05-22-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By jeffdenney
Im wondering if its my ferts too. I dose ei and...

Im wondering if its my ferts too. I dose ei and have been trying to scale back but I use all my nitrates I add every week so I dont want to cut kno3.. I dose to 20ppm and by water change its around...
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