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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-08-2004, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,128
Posted By morpheus
Hi There Your light is sufficient. The...

Hi There

Your light is sufficient. The plants in a tropical environment are not as demanding as those in a reef setup. For nearly every plant that you are likely to find you have enough light.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2004, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By morpheus
Hi again Ok sorry about my conversion of...

Hi again

Ok sorry about my conversion of your tank to gallons as I said we are metric here so I occassionally make a hash of it.

I have only used soil as a substrate and there are a few...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By morpheus
Hi There You have a lot of light there. IMO...

Hi There

You have a lot of light there. IMO 3 of those bulbs will be sufficient. That is a 15 gallon and 45 watts is already 3 watts per gallon and that is plenty.

I live where there are no...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2004, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By morpheus
Hi Your parameters all look in order. My bet...

Hi

Your parameters all look in order. My bet would be that a fish you placed in the tank introduced a pathogen of some sort.

Neons are very weak fish due to overbreeding and poor breeding...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,541
Posted By morpheus
Hi again To answer questions one at a time...

Hi again

To answer questions one at a time and give you something to really think about regarding a planted tank.

My param are as follows with injected CO2 my Ph goes down to about 7. Kh is...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,541
Posted By morpheus
Hi My tank has a soil substrate as there are...

Hi

My tank has a soil substrate as there are no prepared substrates where I live. I am sure though you will be happy with Eco-complete or flourite as many people are.

A planted tank is a giant...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2004, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By morpheus
Hi As the Fat Guy said with all the things...

Hi

As the Fat Guy said with all the things that it could be, which number in the hundreds we need more info.

Don't add any more fish until you find out what is going on. Throwing more fish at...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2004, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By morpheus
Hi I understand the point of a previous...

Hi

I understand the point of a previous poster that you mustn't have fish. However you will experience algae as most people do and I think at very least you should keep a shrimp or two. Some...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,541
Posted By morpheus
Hi There I have an 8ft planted Discus tank...

Hi

There I have an 8ft planted Discus tank with 10 adult Discus in it. The Discus are all about 8 years old. You know there is a lot of hype and bull about Discus floating around and the...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2004, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,357
Posted By morpheus
Hi As you are noticing the stocking limit...

Hi

As you are noticing the stocking limit for a planted can be quite high. THe plants create a great filter and deal well with the surplus of nutrients. Just make sure that the fish are happy and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-29-2004, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By morpheus
Hi I had hydra and used the electrocution...

Hi

I had hydra and used the electrocution therapy. Not as bad as it sounds you take copper wire and connect to a nine volt, sends a current through the water. I was able to kill them this way and...
Forum: Fish 03-19-2004, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By morpheus
Hi I like the MTS. They burrow so you don't...

Hi

I like the MTS. They burrow so you don't really ever see them except if you turn the lights back on at night and then be prepared for a shock!!!

They keep your substrate turned over and they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2004, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By morpheus
Hi There I just have to say that was on of...

Hi There

I just have to say that was on of the most entertaining posts that I have read on this forum.

Welcome to the forum and I am sure that you will succeed as you are prepared to read and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,493
Posted By morpheus
The easiest way to propogate an anubia is to...

The easiest way to propogate an anubia is to seperate the Rhizome and make as many plants as you can. They will grow in and you will have many more plants, keep doing that and you can have thousands...
Forum: Fish 03-12-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By morpheus
Hi This is not a problem. I have had similar...

Hi

This is not a problem. I have had similar happen. Please remember something that people often forget, you can have high O2 and CO2!! So your CO2 can be okay, your plants will tell you that.
...
Forum: Substrate 03-12-2004, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By morpheus
Sean No digital yet so no pics. Spend all my...

Sean

No digital yet so no pics. Spend all my money on tanks and motorcycles!!

I like the soil mix too. I always try and mimic nature and too my knowledge there are not that many rivers and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By morpheus
Hi When you trim out the plants just watch...

Hi

When you trim out the plants just watch your parameters carefully. There have been times when I have done a nice trim and move around, next thing algae!! Just keep that in mind.

Morpheus
Forum: Substrate 03-11-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By morpheus
Don't worry no diplomacy necessary just do get...

Don't worry no diplomacy necessary just do get peeved that people assume Africa is some backwater where there is no electricity or running water!!!

Anyway I have found in my soil tanks that crypts...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By morpheus
Hi Chris I have a sump on my big planted and...

Hi Chris

I have a sump on my big planted and IMHO there is no better way to go then having a sump. CO2 is cheap and so I bubble a litle more into the sump then someone else may have to in their...
Forum: Substrate 03-11-2004, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By morpheus
Hi If you cannot order more flourite then...

Hi

If you cannot order more flourite then mixing the two can work. First prize though would be too have just the one.

I would mix them together and then cap it with gravel or sand. Try and stay...
Forum: Substrate 03-11-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By morpheus
Hi There Sand alone for a plant tank is not...

Hi There

Sand alone for a plant tank is not the best idea, unless you plan to keep plants that are water column feeders!

The substrate is inert and it is best to add something to it. You are...
Forum: Substrate 03-11-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By morpheus
Hi The kitty litter in 'Africa' as it was...

Hi

The kitty litter in 'Africa' as it was put is just fine. The thing is that kitty litter was never designed to remain wet! It is a porous clay that can absorb moisture.

Right so clay has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By morpheus
Hi To help we need a tank setup description...

Hi

To help we need a tank setup description and what your water parameters are.

Thanks
Morpheus
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By morpheus
Hi There I have a 10 gallon with 15 watts...

Hi There

I have a 10 gallon with 15 watts over it. I add CO2 and the plants in there grow well. I have the mentioned plants like Java Moss, Java Fern, Crypt wendetti and anubias and a few...
Forum: Substrate 03-10-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By morpheus
Hi My experience with kitty litter has not...

Hi

My experience with kitty litter has not been that good. In the short term it works well enough. However as a long term option it exhausts pretty fast IME.

That is in a higher light CO2...
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