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Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-01-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By wantsome
Start as low tech as you can go then experiment...

Start as low tech as you can go then experiment from there. The trick with low tech is the more plants the better. Floating plants are excellent for increasing plant mass and they grow fast. I'm...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By wantsome
Thanks for the responses I just wanted to get a...

Thanks for the responses I just wanted to get a general consensus on what to add. The store only had 5 corys or I would have gotten six. They seem to be doing well in the group. I'll put the pleco in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By wantsome
How many fish in a Fluval Spec V?

I have a good amount of plants in the tank and I have 6 neon tetras in it. I would like to add 5 pygmy corydoras and a small clown pleco. Is this too many fish?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-18-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 850,199
Posted By wantsome
Nice what kind of lighting are you using? and...

Nice what kind of lighting are you using? and what kind of substrate?

I love assassin snails. Assassin snails need a male and female to reproduce unlike pond snails. They are great at keeping...
Forum: Algae 03-17-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By wantsome
Getting rid of algae black out method?

I have a bunch of Anubias and they're fairly big plants. They have brown slime algae all over them so I took them out of the aquarium and put them in a bucket to leave in the dark for a while.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-13-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68,695
Posted By wantsome
Premixing ferts for EI dosing with 500 ml bottle?

Premixing ferts for EI dosing with 500 ml bottle? Is there a way to premix ferts using 500ml bottles with measuring spoons? I can't find much info on it everything I've found is people using scales.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-05-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By wantsome
You can check out my 38 gallon topic I started. I...

You can check out my 38 gallon topic I started. I have a finnex fugeray on my 20 gallon and I found it to be a lot of light. I had to defuse the light with floating plants to keep my tank from...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-05-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By wantsome
Pretty cool!

Pretty cool!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-31-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wantsome
Thanks Spiralis is pretty easy to grow it's doing...

Thanks Spiralis is pretty easy to grow it's doing better then my Wendetti. It's the tall plant behind the wood. The needle leaf fern is in the back right corner you can barely see it.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wantsome
Yeah I'd like to try some more crypts I still...

Yeah I'd like to try some more crypts I still have a lot of room in the back corners of the tank. I put a red tiger lotus in but it's not doing to well. Not sure if snails are eating it or my pleco...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wantsome
Thanks. I haven't trimmed my spiralis yet but if...

Thanks. I haven't trimmed my spiralis yet but if some of the leaves get too long I will trim it. I don't think cutting a few leaves off would cause to many problems with the plant.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wantsome
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wantsome
Pics of my 38 gallon all Anubias and Crypts

Figured I'd share some pics of my low tech tank. It's been up and running since last Sept. For equipment I'm running 2 fluval ci4 filters and a fluval heater. Lighting I'm using a Current USA LED+....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By wantsome
Thanks for the help poeple. I like the look of...

Thanks for the help poeple. I like the look of that cobalt I think I'll give it a try. The last visatherm almost electrocuted me Be careful with those things. I bought one new and put it in my tank....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By wantsome
Need a heater for Fluval Spec V

Anyone have a suggestion for a spec v heater?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By wantsome
Doing water changes might restart your cycle and...

Doing water changes might restart your cycle and or delay it. When your tank is cycled your nitrates will start to rise and your ammonia and nitrite levels will fall. Add a couple of hardy fish to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By wantsome
Cryptocoryne spiralis makes a good low tech...

Cryptocoryne spiralis makes a good low tech background plant. One thing I might suggest is adding a floating plant of some type. Without co2 and that T5HO your tank is going to be an algae factory...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,066
Posted By wantsome
I was in between places to live at the time and...

I was in between places to live at the time and was staying with my grandmother. I came home from work one day to find that my uncle had tried to feed my fish. The only problem is he dumped a whole...
Forum: Fish 12-11-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By wantsome
Anyone keep plecos in their planted tank?

I have a pleco (L183 white seam) in my 30 gallon tank and it hasn't touched my plants.

I used to have a beautifully planted 75 gallon full of anubias. I put a couple plecos (snowball vampire...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By wantsome
Assassin snails work

My 75 gallon was over run with MTS snails. At times there were hundreds upon hundreds of them everywhere. 6 months ago I added 6 assassin snails. Now I have empty mts shells everywhere. I only see a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By wantsome
I run 2 fluval c4 filters on my 30 and love them....

I run 2 fluval c4 filters on my 30 and love them. I like them more then the aquaclear or marineland filters.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By wantsome
I have a group of roselines in my 75 gallon and...

I have a group of roselines in my 75 gallon and they're out growing my tank.
Forum: Plants 11-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By wantsome
Trimming cryptocoryne spiralis question

I'm using a bunch of crypt spiralis for my background plant in my 38 gallon tall. The plants are growing taller then my tank. Whats the best way to trim them back? Do I trim at the base of the plant...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By wantsome
Surface agitation in a low tech set up?

In my low tech set up if I fill my water level too high I get no surface agitation from my filters and I get a layer of white scum on the water surface. I've been keeping my water level lower for the...
Forum: Plants 09-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By wantsome
Crinum Calimistratum

I'm wondering what to expect from this plant? I have one in my 40 gallon low tech low light set up. I've had it for a month and it's growing like crazy. From what I've read this is a high light...
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