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Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Hilde
I saw it somewhere on youtube

I saw it somewhere on youtube
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2014, 09:52 PM
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Views: 606
Posted By Hilde
The cloud won't hurt them. I had a similar...

The cloud won't hurt them. I had a similar situation when I used play sand. If the substrate changes the water parameters that could stress them out.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2014, 09:46 PM
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Views: 606
Posted By Hilde
Here is some info I gathered on it - Affects pH...

Here is some info I gathered on it - Affects pH until the coating washes off. Should stabilize after a few weeks and regular water changes. Can be reused only twice

You could add a water clarifier...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,248
Posted By Hilde
I believe these plants could be grown in your...

I believe these plants could be grown in your tank without ferts:
Sagittaria subulata
Cryptocoryne
Hygrophila difformus
Vallisneria
Hydrocotyle
Cardamine lyrata
Ricia
I don't think the...
Forum: DIY 04-20-2014, 09:49 PM
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Views: 318,885
Posted By Hilde
If no responses for this thread. Do an advanced...

If no responses for this thread. Do an advanced search of members near you and ask them via private message.
Forum: DIY 04-20-2014, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Hilde
Have you tried Ebay?

Have you tried Ebay?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Hilde
Perhaps that is the key to keeping them....

Perhaps that is the key to keeping them. Distilled water from the machines in Kroger or Walmart would probably work too.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Hilde
I had that happen too even though I put the Ram...

I had that happen too even though I put the Ram in an established tank. I think it is because my mineral are very very low in my tanks. Had it happen with apistogrammi too. The Gold 1s died 1st.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By Hilde
Animals that are confined 24hrs aren't always...

Animals that are confined 24hrs aren't always thought as pets. For I have parakeets, which I always inform the landlord of. I tell them they stay in their cages thus I should not have to pay a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,248
Posted By Hilde
The little 1s are java fern. The 1s with red...

The little 1s are java fern. The 1s with red round leaves are ludwiga. The long 1 is a Cryptocoryne.

I saw rotalla, medium light plant, grow in 20L G tank with just 2 clip lights. DIY Co2 was...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Hilde
In a 5 gallon I have noticed it easy to grow...

In a 5 gallon I have noticed it easy to grow anything. Are you certain you had low light in it?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2014, 01:04 PM
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Views: 3,248
Posted By Hilde
Drop checkers are cheep on Ebay. Get the solution...

Drop checkers are cheep on Ebay. Get the solution too there.

According to Hoppy (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=3651545&posted=1#post3651545) it would be very difficult to get...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-20-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Hilde
I have found the ferns to be more sensitive to...

I have found the ferns to be more sensitive to Excel than Vals.

A few plants in the list I don't feel should be there. For example:
Aldrovanda vesiculosa looks more like a terrarium plant
Downie...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By Hilde
The tank is free but then there is the lights and...

The tank is free but then there is the lights and stand that would be costly.

Also if it leaks it could affect your neighbors and lead to a suit. Thus seems best to wait to own your own property.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By Hilde
It is best to buy plants the suit your light, and...

It is best to buy plants the suit your light, and Co2 options. It is cheaper in the long run.

I believe the root tabs last a year. Here is a tank in which only root tabs were used by Trallen 44....
Forum: Tank Journals 04-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By Hilde
Welcome the plant addition. Glad to read that you...

Welcome the plant addition. Glad to read that you got a better light.

You might want to think of doing DIY (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=290122) Co2.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-19-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,248
Posted By Hilde
lauraleellbp advises to start with 6hrs I...

lauraleellbp advises to start with 6hrs

I have mine on 4hrs/ off 3hrs/ on 4hrs. I have found that this helps keep algae problems under control.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,248
Posted By Hilde
I notice that you only have 1 bottle. Co2 would...

I notice that you only have 1 bottle. Co2 would be more stable if you had more bottles. Here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=290122) is a good read.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Hilde
Great start! Love the background. What is it? ...

Great start! Love the background. What is it?

Telanthera needs a Co2 alterantive. Thus don't think it will fit with your low tech scheme.
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Hilde
Here...

Here (http://www.plantedtank.net/substratecalculator.html) is a calculator to figure it out.
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Hilde
Got a thread on the tankf?

Got a thread on the tankf?
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By Hilde
Pool filter sand didn't work out in my tank. Been...

Pool filter sand didn't work out in my tank. Been told by others too that it is not good for compresses. Lowe's and Home Depot carry pool filter sand. It isn't as white as it is from a pool supply...
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Hilde
Got a link to one of the tanks? Did you add any...

Got a link to one of the tanks? Did you add any nutrients to the substrate?
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By Hilde
I found Diamond Black Blasting Sand at...

I found Diamond Black Blasting Sand at northerntool.com

I tried Play sand and ended up with a cloud of dust that never went away. Pool filter sand and river sand (at landscaper) don't need a lot...
Forum: Substrate 04-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By Hilde
Do you use some type of prefilter sponge on...

Do you use some type of prefilter sponge on intake of filter to prevent sand from getting into filter? From what type of Company did you buy it from? Does it have another name? Googled it and...
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