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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-05-2013, 06:21 PM
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Posted By latchdan
They don't make osmocote plus anymore. I'm not...

They don't make osmocote plus anymore. I'm not sure on the two that you listed.
Forum: Plants 10-17-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By latchdan
I dose my tank EI method so I'm not thinking the...

I dose my tank EI method so I'm not thinking the ferts are the limiting factor.


I think maybe they are getting burned from the lighting, there is no way for me to lift the light or remove the...
Forum: Plants 10-15-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By latchdan
Shabby Frogbit

I can't seem to get my Frogbit to grow well. A lot of the leaves are brown or portions of the leaves are brown. I have some floating Ricca, and it does really well. I have surface movement from a...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By latchdan
I built somthing similar used this link ...

I built somthing similar used this link
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=110100&highlight=cerges+reactor

I also made a rex grigg one, you can just search that. One the first...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By latchdan
10G, I had this exact problem. It happend after...

10G, I had this exact problem. It happend after I resealed a connection on the regulator with Teflon tape. I wasn't very careful on not getting the Teflon tap on the very end of the threads and a...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By latchdan
How is the co2 being diffused into the water? Is...

How is the co2 being diffused into the water? Is there a lot of surface disturbance?

Check ph before co2 turns on in the morning, check it in 2 hrs then check mid-day. Check right before co2...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
Well, I think I found a solution to fixing the...

Well, I think I found a solution to fixing the solenoid. I went to OSH and in the irrigation section they sell o-rings in a variety of sizes. Just in case someone else has the problem I bought the...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By latchdan
Ha, yeah that's pretty funny. I've looked online...

Ha, yeah that's pretty funny. I've looked online and can get a 20lb one for 100 bucks plus shipping, which in reality will be cheaper then me not buy it and paying to refill the 5lb one 4 times. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By latchdan
lucky

lucky
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By latchdan
Well that makes a little more sense the problem...

Well that makes a little more sense the problem I'm having is a 5lb tank is nearly double the amount as a 20lb tank and I'm assuming 20lb is 4X the amount of gas? so I'm paying double for 1/4 the gas...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By latchdan
I don't think there is any homebrew places around...

I don't think there is any homebrew places around here that fill/exchange co2 tanks :(
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By latchdan
Co2 tank conundrum

So right now I'm using a 5lb Co2 tank. It last me about 5months, it seems that co2 prices fluctuate a lot. I've paid around 17 up to 30 to refill it in my area. I think there is three different...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
All this stuff seems over my head I just need...

All this stuff seems over my head I just need something that will work. Your right Airgas had no idea what i was talking about even when I brought the regulator in. I have the tank hooked up with...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
yes the one on aquariumplants.com says comes...

yes
the one on aquariumplants.com says comes with transformer.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
Its only a 20 dollar difference I suppose if i'm...

Its only a 20 dollar difference I suppose if i'm gonna get a new 1 might as well pay a lil extra.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
I was looking at this post ...

I was looking at this post
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=148509&highlight=build+regulator

on aquariumplants.com it has a solenoid that has a 24v saying that it helps with...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
It was leaking into the tank I could see bubbles...

It was leaking into the tank I could see bubbles going into the reactor.

Say I need to get a new solenoid, does it matter which I does it have to be the same one that came with the regulator?
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By latchdan
Co2 regulator/solenoid problem

So today I came home and noticed my co2 was on even though the solenoid was off. I tried taken it apart maybe thinking it was stuck in the on position it which happened before. I found there was a...
Forum: Algae 06-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By latchdan
Need more info, lighting, photoperiod, ferts...

Need more info, lighting, photoperiod, ferts added. Cut affected areas and discard a good place to start.
Forum: Algae 06-23-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By latchdan
I would start dosing excel at least

I would start dosing excel at least
Forum: Algae 06-23-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By latchdan
Can you remove the wood, spray hydrogen peroxide...

Can you remove the wood, spray hydrogen peroxide on it, or boil the wood again and scrape off.
Forum: Algae 06-23-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By latchdan
Maintenance dose, you turn of the filters using a...

Maintenance dose, you turn of the filters using a pipet directly spray the excel on the BBA below the water level. I believe you don't want to go over double the dosage.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-23-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By latchdan
Phosphates not being used

Is there any reason why my plants are not suing up any phosphates? or What causes phosphate to be generated at the same rate as it is being consumed. I generally removed dead plant material when I...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By latchdan
The Cerges Reactor looks nice but can be a little...

The Cerges Reactor looks nice but can be a little more pricy then the other reactors. It was a head ache for me at first (had a lot of leaks) but finally got it going and I'm pretty happy with it. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By latchdan
I bought some Co2 tubing from www.mcmaster.com, I...

I bought some Co2 tubing from www.mcmaster.com, I purchased
Laboratory Clear Tygon PVC Tubing, 1/8" ID, 1/4" OD, 1/16" Wall Thickness
$13.00 tax and shipping included. I bought 10 feet, which I...
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