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Forum: Plants 08-26-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By kilfrg7864
I realized that i never tested my Ph. I did...

I realized that i never tested my Ph.

I did my API test and it appeared to be around 6.0-6.4. Not quite the light freen of 6.4 but not quite as yellow as the 6.0.

Could the water be too acidic...
Forum: Plants 08-26-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kilfrg7864
too much Fe still?? or too little? Ive read that...

too much Fe still?? or too little? Ive read that seachem iron doesnt even last that long in the water column though.
Forum: Plants 08-26-2014, 03:56 AM
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Posted By kilfrg7864
Just another update. I have been doing water...

Just another update. I have been doing water ~25-50% water changes every other day for the past few days. I stopped dosing KNO3 as my nitrates are already high. And i stopped dosing additional Fe.
...
Forum: Plants 08-24-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By kilfrg7864
Most the plants have been in the tank for 3+...

Most the plants have been in the tank for 3+ weeks. and the marselia has its single clover form which means that it is in its submersed form.
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
I just realized something that may be causing...

I just realized something that may be causing some of my problems... please feel free to chime in if you think im on to something or not.

i think it could possibly be iron toxicity?? I realized i...
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kilfrg7864
the only reason I hesitate to increase the CO2 is...

the only reason I hesitate to increase the CO2 is because I don't want to have a ton of CO2 and then when I add fish all my plants die, or I gas off my fish.

Could this possible due to the...
Forum: Plants 08-22-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
Just another update: an hour with the lights on...

Just another update: an hour with the lights on and the plant hasn't opened up which is SUPER unusual, ive never heard of this happening. The plant does not look like its doing well at all. Will see...
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
Okay I'll be doing multiple water changes this...

Okay I'll be doing multiple water changes this week after reading what everyone has said. I have a question about dosing though. Do I do a water change then just continue with my ei dosing as...
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
I haven't found much that deals with high...

I haven't found much that deals with high nitrates and plants. I've read mostly about high nitrates with fish and other living things. The only living things I have in this tank are snails that...
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
Sorry yes i have, i have been doing EI dosing...

Sorry yes i have, i have been doing EI dosing with the 50% water changes on Sunday. The first week i did a 50% water change every other day to prevent ammonia build up.
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kilfrg7864
Here are more pictures today, unfortunately the...

Here are more pictures today, unfortunately the leaf that was pictures before has died and fallen off, but not to worry more leaves are starting to die and fall off!

Also are my test kit results...
Forum: Plants 08-20-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kilfrg7864
If it were ammonia toxicity Shouldn't it have...

If it were ammonia toxicity Shouldn't it have been the strongest/ affected the most plants when it was stronger early in the cycle? For some reason all this just started happening around the 3-4 week...
Forum: Plants 08-20-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
Just did a test. Ammonia-0ppm Nitrite-...

Just did a test.

Ammonia-0ppm
Nitrite- Nitrite ~2-5ppm?? (a solid bright purple color on API test kit)
Nitrate- between 80-160ppm?? really high?!? (A blood red color on API test kit)

...
Forum: Plants 08-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kilfrg7864
As burr said I don't believe it's deficiencies...

As burr said I don't believe it's deficiencies because I am dosing a bit more than ei dosing. I weighed out how much each of the tsp weighed last night and they were all a little bit over the amount...
Forum: Plants 08-20-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By kilfrg7864
What is going on?? Thinking about just quitting

What the heck is going on?!?! I got out of the hobby about 3 years ago because I got so fed up and frustrated with planted tanks and everything just dying on me.

But my friend started his up...
Forum: Plants 08-18-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By kilfrg7864
hasnt been through a bleach dip :/, I definitely...

hasnt been through a bleach dip :/, I definitely have ammonia in the tank, as its still being cycled with aqua soil, so maybe that's it?

Its just worry some because it appears that the new growth...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By kilfrg7864
How likely is it for test kits to go bad? Or...

How likely is it for test kits to go bad? Or rather how long are they usually good for.
Forum: Plants 08-17-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By kilfrg7864
Clear leaves on Alternanthera reineckii?

Just wondering what would cause my AR to start sprouting clear leaves? they don't super brittle but they don't have the color that the rest of the leaves have and it looks like the leaf is dead but...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,850
Posted By kilfrg7864
freaking looks awesome. Cant wait to get some of...

freaking looks awesome. Cant wait to get some of that AR mini once my tank stops being an algae fest...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By kilfrg7864
Just wondering what are peoples success with...

Just wondering what are peoples success with their tanks with a satellite + directly on top of thier tank. I got one of these lights above my tank and have pressurized co2 with EI ferts and yet...
Forum: Lighting 08-14-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 48,721
Posted By kilfrg7864
I am not sure... but i dont have a tv remote...

I am not sure... but i dont have a tv remote where my tank is so im not sure that would be it :/
Forum: Lighting 08-14-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 48,721
Posted By kilfrg7864
Does anyone here that uses a satellite + with the...

Does anyone here that uses a satellite + with the single ramp timer ever have problems of the lights settings being changed when the fixture turns on? What I mean by this is sometimes when my fixture...
Forum: Plants 08-09-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By kilfrg7864
the first week i did 50% water changes every...

the first week i did 50% water changes every other day. now im going to be doing weekly ones as i started Ei dosing.
Forum: Plants 08-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By kilfrg7864
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Plants 08-08-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By kilfrg7864
a satellite + on a 12 gallon long so its only...

a satellite + on a 12 gallon long so its only like 9 inches or less away from the substrate.

ammonia levels are high. Not sure how high just know they are high because like I said I'm just...
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