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Forum: Plants   Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By latchdan
Yes, waterlife I believe I did give you a bit....

Yes, waterlife I believe I did give you a bit. Mine is mostly floating in high light co2 injection. I tie mine to a piece of slate with a shower puff. You cut a piece and wrap it up and I use a zip...
Forum: Plants   02-11-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By latchdan
thats what i was thinking of thanks darkblade ...

thats what i was thinking of thanks darkblade

I love Riccia too, I got a little a lawn of it going, it looks really nice when its pearling. It grows very fast so gotta keep it trimmed low, but if...
Forum: Plants   02-11-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By latchdan
I thought riccia was a blatterwort not moss....

I thought riccia was a blatterwort not moss. Maybe I'm mistaken.
Forum: Fish   02-06-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,009
Posted By latchdan
I vote for harlequin rasboras, My cardinals...

I vote for harlequin rasboras, My cardinals always hid.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By latchdan
Thats a big bottle,i store mine in the frig, but...

Thats a big bottle,i store mine in the frig, but it never lasts more than a year. I would get smaller amounts personally for a couple reasons, my frig is small and it will get difficult measuring...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By latchdan
You have some measuring spoons? Teaspoon is 5ml ...

You have some measuring spoons? Teaspoon is 5ml

Bump: Or order some pipets. They are cheap
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By latchdan
I dose 1ml per 10 gallons, in high light co2. 3X...

I dose 1ml per 10 gallons, in high light co2. 3X a week. Found more on the lean side of micros gives less brown algae for my tank.
Dose macros per ei for a 40B.

Cap is 5ml
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-30-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,002
Posted By latchdan
I wouldn't add gh booster yet. I would add more...

I wouldn't add gh booster yet. I would add more potassium first. I add the same about of pottasium sulfate as potassium nitrate. 1/4Teaspoon in a 40b 3x week.

Wish i had your water
Forum: Substrate   01-29-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By latchdan
Wouldn't adding safe-t-sorb reduce GH and KH more...

Wouldn't adding safe-t-sorb reduce GH and KH more then just the dirt? Mine sucked kh and gh to nothing and I had 10kh and 10gh water with ph of 8.2. I was adding 1/4 teaspoon baking soda every other...
Forum: Substrate   01-28-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By latchdan
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/29-substrate/526...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/29-substrate/526105-substrate-holy-grail.html
found it for ya
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By latchdan
Just my 2cents... i heard good reviews on sunsun,...

Just my 2cents... i heard good reviews on sunsun, mine lasted 8 months before it died. Would over heat and cut out every couple minutes. Personally i wouldn't buy again. Maybe i got a lemon.
Forum: Substrate   01-27-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By latchdan
Yeah do a google search there is a huge post on...

Yeah do a google search there is a huge post on it that someone did. I have it in a shrimp tank.

Bump: I would find it but tuff on a phone

Bump: I would find it but tuff on a phone
Forum: Substrate   01-26-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By latchdan
Lets see some pictures

Lets see some pictures
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-26-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By latchdan
I have a satellite planted plus, i have it dimmed...

I have a satellite planted plus, i have it dimmed a bit. No co2 or ferts. Plants is xmas moss, cabomba, wisteria and lots of floaters (frogbit dwl rrf) I picked this light over the stingray because i...
Forum: Plants   01-26-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By latchdan
Mine always floated for maybe a month of so after...

Mine always floated for maybe a month of so after adding. I moved it closer to the front of my tank to see if more light would affect it. It seems to but man this plant is a very slow grower for me...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-26-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By latchdan
Ok, So just did a bunch of tests on my water...

Ok,
So just did a bunch of tests on my water Tank (10gallons)
Kh-3
Gh-7
PH between 7.6 and 7.4, color doesn't match either reg ph kit or high range
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 0
TDS 192
temp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By latchdan
Unfortunately i threw it away i didn't notice a...

Unfortunately i threw it away i didn't notice a smell although i didn't put it up to my nose either. Ill post tank specs when i get home, everything seems fine though.

Bump:

Racing stripe?...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2016, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By latchdan
Dead RCS or Exoskeleton?

Last night I saw one of my RCS with a band across its back... I'm not sure if this is normal or not normal. Today after work I came home and saw what looks like a dead shrimp or maybe a exoskeleton....
Forum: Algae   01-22-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By latchdan
you can't would have to just dim the light and...

you can't would have to just dim the light and not use that feature.
Forum: Plants   01-22-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By latchdan
I have frogbit, RRF, dwarf water lettuce and...

I have frogbit, RRF, dwarf water lettuce and riccia. I keep 1 mother plant of DWL and frogbit and a couple RRF each water change. After a week I toss out a handful of each. I think DWL lettuce grows...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-21-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By latchdan
3 petcos around me don't sell any shrimp at...

3 petcos around me don't sell any shrimp at all... I suppose you're lucky to even find some
Forum: Fish   01-21-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By latchdan
Beautiful Tank, So what is the minimum size tank...

Beautiful Tank, So what is the minimum size tank for discus fish then? What is optimum? I was under the impression 40B was too small for Discus anyway. I'm sure this would help OP
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By latchdan
I like salifert, tried api and seachem. Both api...

I like salifert, tried api and seachem. Both api and seachem are hard to read
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-19-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By latchdan
Well flat rate is still okay 5.25 to 6.10 for a...

Well flat rate is still okay 5.25 to 6.10 for a small box. I alwaya though usps was really cheap compared to ups or other companies. Still gonna ship out just as many raoks personally.
Forum: Equipment   01-17-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By latchdan
I believe i bought the same. Had issues couldn't...

I believe i bought the same. Had issues couldn't get anything through even at 30 psi. I wanted to return but seller sent me replacements. Haven't tried them yet. Although i run my reactor at much...
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