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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-05-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 30,660
Posted By The Plantguy
Just as a follow up to this thread and to the...

Just as a follow up to this thread and to the pm's i was getting, we are now licensed with the federal govt to sell kno3 in Canada
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-03-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By The Plantguy
Very good thread guys. Just a note on the kno3...

Very good thread guys. Just a note on the kno3 in canada. It Is legal but to retail is a major hassle. To quote a local fertilizer retailer who only sells in 50lbs bags to local farmers "if we...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By The Plantguy
Co2 issues

I recently decided to put 4 of my tanks on a 50lbs co2 tank with a 8 way brass gang valve with each one having a needle valve and bubble counter. I only have 2 tanks hooked up to it now but what im...
Forum: Plants 01-19-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By The Plantguy
Not sure. This was an unusual shipment. I would...

Not sure. This was an unusual shipment. I would guess a couple of weeks
Forum: Plants 01-19-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By The Plantguy
Looks like the emmersed form. I got a shipment...

Looks like the emmersed form. I got a shipment from the nursery for my store last week and it looks the same. Has purplish flowers on the top
Forum: Lighting 10-29-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,186
Posted By The Plantguy
flood light LED's

I'm going to take the plunge in LED's for 3 of my planted tanks, hoping to get some advice. Been reading alot about the Finnex on here and that seems to be one route alot of people are choosing. I...
Forum: Plants 08-24-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By The Plantguy
I've done this as a side business for about 3...

I've done this as a side business for about 3 years now, 100's of shipments and I've only ever used bubble mailers and I've never had a bad shipment. I use the plastic ones similar to a UPS bubble...
Forum: Plants 08-23-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By The Plantguy
what are these?

https://picasaweb.google.com/108331268841090819745/PlantID?authuser=0&feat=directlink

I think the moss in the left picture on the left is taiwan, is the one on the right java?

second pic, not...
Forum: Plants 05-27-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By The Plantguy
just a follow up as to why Canadians have such a...

just a follow up as to why Canadians have such a poor selection of plants....

Most if not all nurseries are located in the U.S. In order to bring in plants to Canada a Phytosanitary certificate...
Forum: Plants 05-27-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By The Plantguy
I've been selling plants for the past few years...

I've been selling plants for the past few years and am now importing from the states for Canadian customers..I'm working with ap.com to get their plants as well..stay tuned!

www.theplantguy.org
Forum: Algae 05-04-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By The Plantguy
thanks, those pics are all of the same type of...

thanks, those pics are all of the same type of algae. It's definitely not BGA. That's slimely, this stuff has substance to it.. From the site listed the closest would be Cladophora, Blanket Weed. ...
Forum: Algae 05-04-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By The Plantguy
Need some big time help with this one

I've never battled algae this annoying in my 20 years of keeping planted tanks. All of my tanks are high tech, heavily planted, Flourite substrate, around 3w per gallon, CO2 and dry ferts, keep the...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By The Plantguy
Would that regulator fit on a standard 20lbs tank...

Would that regulator fit on a standard 20lbs tank ? I was just going to post and ask that question when I saw this thread..I'm sure I bought an Azoo from asia before and it fit fine but that was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
thanks...Yesterday I added 3 teaspoons of baking...

thanks...Yesterday I added 3 teaspoons of baking soda to the water and the PH bounced back to 6.8, didnt' check this morning however and I didn't confirm that the KH had risen...I'll see how it is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
thanks for all the info. ok, more questions :) ...

thanks for all the info. ok, more questions :)

I wasn't aware of the ammonia issue with AS.. So is this issue separate from the low pH issue? or will the PH return to somewhat normal levels...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
ok, did some measuring tonight, hopefully someone...

ok, did some measuring tonight, hopefully someone can give me advice on this...

tap water- PH- 7.6, KH- 4dk (4 drops total in the hagen kit, is that right?), GH- not really sure, it never really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
@snausage; yeah that's my tank from a long time...

@snausage; yeah that's my tank from a long time ago. I'm using aquasoil ammazonia 1 brand new out of the bag.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
thanks, thats good to know. I'll do some testing...

thanks, thats good to know. I'll do some testing of the KH and the tap water after its settled....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
thanks, so I guess I can't start with the CO2...

thanks, so I guess I can't start with the CO2 until the PH comes up a bit? I've only got cherry shrimp in there now but I can't imagine they'd do very well if the PH dropped even more would they?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By The Plantguy
PH level and Aquasoil

Hi everyone, glad to find such a great forum!. I've recently setup a custom made tank to grow foreground plants, its only 10 inches high, 18 wide and 48 long. I have a few inches of aquasoil as...
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