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Forum: Substrate   02-19-2017, 07:03 PM
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Posted By timwag2001
Kinda surprised that flourite isnt being used as...

Kinda surprised that flourite isnt being used as much anymore.
Forum: Substrate   02-19-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By timwag2001
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Substrate   02-17-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By timwag2001
Anything new?

I haven't had a tank set up in quite some time. Are there any new "go-to" substrates or are they still pretty much the same as they were a few years ago... ada, flourite, etc..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-17-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By timwag2001
An easy way to get a picture is to have something...

An easy way to get a picture is to have something to focus on, put a piece of tape next to it and focus the camera on that.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By timwag2001
Scratch removal really isnt that simple. It...

Scratch removal really isnt that simple. It looks easy but you wont be happy if you dont have lots of practice. If you drag your fingernail across and you can feel it, its not coming out with...
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By timwag2001
I wasnt really a fan of the last classic that I...

I wasnt really a fan of the last classic that I had. Although I went through 2 of the quick connects, I liked my pro 2 better.
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By timwag2001
In need of a new filter

I've been out of the aquarium game for a little while. Curious what you guys would recommend for a canister on a 40g breeder
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-31-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By timwag2001
How low can you go???

What is the lowest ph that I can achieve with co2 in ro/di water. No KH, pure water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By timwag2001
i'm a low baller. gotta start low. you dont...

i'm a low baller. gotta start low. you dont want to pay a lot and you want to set the sellers expectation of how much you plan on spending. offer $100. see where he goes from there. i probably...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By timwag2001
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By timwag2001
bottles are refillable, you can refill at a local...

bottles are refillable, you can refill at a local welding supply store.

at first glance it all looks good. i would plug the solenoid in and make sure that it "clicks" as it engages and disengages...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,313
Posted By timwag2001
i just went from a 9 tank household to a 5

i just went from a 9 tank household to a 5
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By timwag2001
eisenbacteria or just regular surface film. do...

eisenbacteria or just regular surface film. do you have surface agitation? you can try putting a cup in and skimming the surface
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
algae on the glass sounds like gda. if you keep...

algae on the glass sounds like gda. if you keep trying to fight it, you'll be fighting for a long time. let it grow. your tank will look nasty for about 2 weeks. then the gda will start turning...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
try keeping your lights on 2 hours longer. ...

try keeping your lights on 2 hours longer.

what time do the lights come on and off and what time does the co2 come on?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
i gave up on root tabs long long ago. the water...

i gave up on root tabs long long ago. the water column extends down past your substrate. if you keep your substrate clean by gravel vac and add all of the nutrients needed, your nutrients will get...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-29-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
saying to do it over the course of a day so you...

saying to do it over the course of a day so you can monitor the situation. back off and do a water change if needed.

that second pic is perfect, assuming that your drop checker is mixed correctly...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-28-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By timwag2001
its not all about minimizing red or black. king...

its not all about minimizing red or black. king kongs are all about maximizing black.
solid coloring is a good goal.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,176
Posted By timwag2001
there is absolutely nothing wrong with your ph. ...

there is absolutely nothing wrong with your ph. your ph, at that level will not adversely affect your cycle. actually, put your ph kit away. you dont need it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
if so, you are under dosing. the directions on...

if so, you are under dosing. the directions on the bottle are for a "normal tank" your tank is geared towards excellerated growth.

i usually try to go towards a yellow green and never have a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By timwag2001
more light (not intensity, more time) as...

more light (not intensity, more time)

as far as the griggs reactor. yes sometimes it will make a little noise depending on how high you have your co2 turned up. however at night when you arent...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-25-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By timwag2001
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-25-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By timwag2001
been away for a while

whats the new big thing? any new plants storming the country, lol?

a quick look through the sns and i've noticed that all of the plant prices seem to have gone up a little bit. except for erio...
Forum: Algae   02-12-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
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Views: 320
Posted By timwag2001
bga

anyone know if cyano will die if allowed to dry. i want to reuse some substrate from a tank infested with it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
  bga
Views: 283
Posted By timwag2001
bga

does anyone know if cyano will die if out of water and allowed to dry?

i have two tanks that have cyano in it, i want to take the gravel out and use it in a new build. or should i just purchase...
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