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Forum: DIY 12-03-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By blackneon
Hey! I've got everything installed up and...

Hey! I've got everything installed up and running. Had to reduce my bubble rate from 6bps to 3bps. Almost gassed my fish after first 3hrs of operation. DC is limegreen after 2hrs. Plants pearling 2...
Forum: DIY 11-30-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By blackneon
So your 170gph powerhead can bring the water...

So your 170gph powerhead can bring the water back up to the tank no problem. That's my main concern.
Forum: DIY 11-30-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By blackneon
Korya, how is yours set-up? My reactor would be...

Korya, how is yours set-up? My reactor would be 2" diameter and 15" long. Its gonna be mounted at the side of the stand so it wont be all the way down the floor. So the bottom of the reactor wouls be...
Forum: DIY 11-30-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By blackneon
Yah. It says 3.5ft max head. I have all the...

Yah. It says 3.5ft max head. I have all the pieces to build the reactor but havent assembled it yet. If i were to hook it up with my canister filter, would the decreased flow be significant? Im using...
Forum: DIY 11-30-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By blackneon
Maxijet 600 for external co2 reactor.

Hi! I would like to ask if its possible to run a rex grig style reactor using a powerhead. Its maxijet 600 with 160gph. Powerhead would be inside the tank, push water out to the reactor then back to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By blackneon
help dosing 55 gallon tank

hi. im just asking for advice to how to fertilize my 55 gallon tank. tank specs are:
Tank: 55 gallon 5mos old
Light: 2x32w t8 6500k lithonia diamond fixture. 8hrs a day
Co2: pressurized misting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By blackneon
I just did a major rescaping myself. Pulled a...

I just did a major rescaping myself. Pulled a bunch of plants but left the amazon swords that im sure are already rooted deeply in the substrate. I kinda exposed some soil when i pulled some of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,741
Posted By blackneon
Maybe you can do something like this...

Maybe you can do something like this http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=121044 Or like this http://www.ratemyfishtank.com/photo-main.php/26869 i've read cichlids dont like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By blackneon
Its a good idea to run 2 filters so you can...

Its a good idea to run 2 filters so you can change media alternately. And for back up purposes. Uprooting and then changing media is a bad combination. Messes up the balance.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By blackneon
Invest in pressurized co2. Its always co2. Then...

Invest in pressurized co2. Its always co2. Then ferts. Try raising the high light fixture about a foot?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,741
Posted By blackneon
Rummynose tetras are the tightest schoolers i've...

Rummynose tetras are the tightest schoolers i've ever had. They look good in longer tanks and watch them school from end to end of the tank. Just acclimate properly and they are really hardy. I have...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By blackneon
Its directly from inside the tank. But im sure...

Its directly from inside the tank. But im sure the mod on the impeller is still gonna be effective if you use it in yhe sump. Tom's impeller mod shows he split the blade in 2. But what ibwas able to...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By blackneon
i'm using a maxi jet 600 for misting my 55 gal....

i'm using a maxi jet 600 for misting my 55 gal. what i did was instead of snipping the impeller, i used a razor blade. i made 3 cuts out of 1 blade. there are 6 impeller blades so that gave me 18...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By blackneon
I run a shoplight over my 55 gallon with 2 t8...

I run a shoplight over my 55 gallon with 2 t8 6500k. $7 a pair. And i still had to put window screening to subdue the light a bit. You dont need fancy light to grow plants. I used to run co2 in it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By blackneon
if you wana go the co2 route, invest in...

if you wana go the co2 route, invest in pressurized. saves you a lot from the hassle of mixing yeast. ambient temp plays a role in how much co2 the yeast produces. unstable co2 levels causes algae....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-21-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By blackneon
i like the yellowish tint too. makes it look more...

i like the yellowish tint too. makes it look more natural. amazon sword would really go crazy with soil. i still stick some home made substrate fert every 3 mos and dose the column so as not to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-17-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By blackneon
And enjoy a tea party for a good 1-2 mos from the...

And enjoy a tea party for a good 1-2 mos from the soil tannins. =) its well worth it. Once you go soil, there's no looking back.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By blackneon
Thanks for the response. I would agree that my...

Thanks for the response. I would agree that my lighting is a lil bit on the medium side coz im getting a lil bit of bba here and there but not as bad. Hoppy's lighting chart is showing that its low...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By blackneon
co2 to jumpstart low tech tank

tank specs:
55 gal tank running for 2.5mos now.
48" lithonia diamond shop lights 2x32 watts t8 on top of tank 9hrs on
MGOC soil capped with flourite red and black gravel
c02 lime green about...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-24-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By blackneon
i actually had some cuttings from my 3yr old...

i actually had some cuttings from my 3yr old lucky bamboo. its the one on the left side. now my lucky bamboos are just 3 pcs of stalks. lol im just using straight flourite red for substrate in the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-24-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By blackneon
thanks for the replies. i might just lower the...

thanks for the replies. i might just lower the water just a few inches. im thinking the rim might obstruct the view of the floating plants once i get some. i've been doin a lot of research now about...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-24-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By blackneon
riparium advice

hi. i've always been fascinated with riparium set-ups so im gonna start my own. im setting it up with an existing planted tank with all low light plants. currently medium to high lighting with co2...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By blackneon
I think i already figured out my lighting. Right...

I think i already figured out my lighting. Right now uts 2700k but im switching it tonight to a 13W 6500k suspended about 8" from the water surface. My only concern is scaling down fert dosage. Ild...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-27-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By blackneon
Need help on newly set-up 2gal spec

Hi. I just set up my fluval spec. I replaced the stock light with a 10w GE helical cfl. Its in a dome fixture hanging About 13" above the lowest part of the substrate. I just want to know what light...
Forum: Lighting 07-15-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By blackneon
i got almost 20x turnover as far as flow. so i...

i got almost 20x turnover as far as flow. so i know flow wont be the issue. i got 2 hydor circulation pumps running plus the canister and HOB filter. so when i increase co2 everyday, wouldnt that...
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