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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Spiritwind
Use a prefilter on the intake?

Use a prefilter on the intake?
Forum: Plants 12-05-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By Spiritwind
You found it and stuck it in your tank? Cant say...

You found it and stuck it in your tank? Cant say I know what it is but what kind of material? hard or soft?

Hmm I would just guess an orange peel lol. a coconut with all the fuzz gone off...
Forum: Lighting 12-05-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Spiritwind
That looks like a great advancement, now we just...

That looks like a great advancement, now we just have to wait for it to get into production.
Forum: Fish 11-15-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Spiritwind
My convicts were like that too. Anything that...

My convicts were like that too. Anything that fit in their mouth they ate. Tried to kill their tankmates, especially when they had babies to protect. Also rearranged the gravel and plants too. ...
Forum: Fish 11-12-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Spiritwind
I like it! Now you just need a cation contest...

I like it! Now you just need a cation contest for it.
Forum: Substrate 07-17-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Spiritwind
I have used the special kitty red bag cat litter...

I have used the special kitty red bag cat litter as subtrate. It is supposed to be the same stuff as turface and soil master select. Its color seems pretty close to that of sand. I cant speak on...
Forum: DIY 06-27-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,471
Posted By Spiritwind
I like the Tek reflectors as well, individual...

I like the Tek reflectors as well, individual reflectors for each light is more efficient wpg. I cant tell what they have in the fishneedit.com lights, but looks like it is one giant reflector.
Forum: DIY 06-27-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Spiritwind
I suppose it depends on what you consider decent...

I suppose it depends on what you consider decent looking and your skills. Basically you just need 4 sides and a top with your hinges, adjusting maybe one side for allowing your filter and other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Spiritwind
Looks like a simple mechanical and biological...

Looks like a simple mechanical and biological sponge type filter. If you keep up very diligently with water changes it should work.

I use the toms canister on my 10 gallon shrimp tank. I like it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Spiritwind
If you did cycle the tank already, please explain...

If you did cycle the tank already, please explain what you did and the time frame. As you know the nitrite should not be present in a properly cycled tank, and you shouldnt be adding it as a...
Forum: Lighting 05-17-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,866
Posted By Spiritwind
There are Tek retrofit kits too. I found for me...

There are Tek retrofit kits too. I found for me and 2 48 inch t5 bulb set up, tek wasnt much more expensive than the others I saw, and I was willing to pay that little bit more for the better...
Forum: Substrate 05-14-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Spiritwind
Isnt there a quartz S grade(or another size that...

Isnt there a quartz S grade(or another size that is commonly used) ,Tahitian moon sand and this stuff, I think it is some fake epoxy coated black stuff by Kordell couldnt find more info on it though...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Spiritwind
Razor blade will get it off, not exactly sure how...

Razor blade will get it off, not exactly sure how it is attached though.

...although the way I read it, the question asks if the heat from the light is gonna make the silicone fail and basically...
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Spiritwind
Water changing will help clear it up obviously...

Water changing will help clear it up obviously cause you are removing/diluting the stuff. It will take time to get that crystal clear look though.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-08-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spiritwind
I think nitrate tests will help you determine how...

I think nitrate tests will help you determine how often to change water, under 20 ppm would be nice, 40 maximum. Lots of plants and low fish load help keep this down. As for the kh and gh, how low...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-08-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spiritwind
Water changes do not decrease CO2. I will go out...

Water changes do not decrease CO2. I will go out on a limb to say when your 10 angelfish become adults, your nitrates will go through the roof if you dont do water changes. I have still been trying...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-07-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spiritwind
Mixing CSM+B in 1tbsp per 250ml of water makes it...

Mixing CSM+B in 1tbsp per 250ml of water makes it roughly equal to flourish, and they recommend 5ml once or twice a week for every 60 gallons. Was looking over my notes on this but I made my mix of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Spiritwind
People use Potassium Chloride to provide...

People use Potassium Chloride to provide Potassium in aquariums. How it dissolves may depend on its purity. I would not add a pound block of it into a filter and hope to let it leech into the water...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-07-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spiritwind
Do you notice plant growth? 64 watts is very...

Do you notice plant growth? 64 watts is very very low. I saw you have more lights available though. If your plants are growing they will need the nutrients. Might just dose as if you had a 10...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Spiritwind
I guess it is hard to describe in words but from...

I guess it is hard to describe in words but from what I am reading, you did what the diagram shows. And thats how it should be and thus safe.

To be clear, you combine the red wires first, then...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Spiritwind
Metal cap on metal can? Could try hot water on...

Metal cap on metal can? Could try hot water on the cap to expand it just a little. If its on the metal can pvc stuff then you have to be a little timely on the heating so the can portion doesnt...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By Spiritwind
Personally I would invest in one of the better...

Personally I would invest in one of the better substrates, something that could help provide nutrients to your plants at the roots. Every other item can be upgraded after it is set up fairly easily....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-01-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By Spiritwind
I dont have purigen, but isnt there a...

I dont have purigen, but isnt there a regeneration limit? And from what I remember 34 seems to be way beyond that.

As for simple ferts do a search for EI dosing or Estimative Index dosing. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Spiritwind
You use much less though if you treat the water...

You use much less though if you treat the water in bucket before adding, than directly to the tank. However if you cant lift buckets then just add it to tank before the water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Spiritwind
If nitrites are at 0 then you are done or close...

If nitrites are at 0 then you are done or close to done with cycling. How long have you been cycling? If they are all still small fish I would just add them all and feed lightly for the next few...
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