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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-24-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,861
Posted By zherico
Wow, that is rough indeed, and I'm sure they hit...

Wow, that is rough indeed, and I'm sure they hit you with nice "maintenance fees" every month too
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-24-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,861
Posted By zherico
Hey yall, Love all the enthusiasm about...

Hey yall,

Love all the enthusiasm about aquaponic systems. So I have a room in NJ with HUGE east facing windows which will provide light. I plan on setting up a 55 (fish) and a 30 (plants) tall...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-18-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By zherico
so if one were to add CSM+B dry fert into the DIY...

so if one were to add CSM+B dry fert into the DIY root tabs as well as regular osmocote then this would also suffice?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-18-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By zherico
osmocote plus

So it seems to be the general consensus that Osmocote plus is the way to go. What is the difference that makes it so much better that other Osmocote products? any success stories with their other...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-18-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By zherico
support local growers!!! buy off the shop n swap...

support local growers!!! buy off the shop n swap section
Forum: Substrate 01-18-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By zherico
idk how much nutrients are actually in it....i...

idk how much nutrients are actually in it....i think its valuable for its CEC....but rinse it really, really well though
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-18-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By zherico
You can allways make your own root tabs by...

You can allways make your own root tabs by placing the root osmocote in potters clay (which has a nice CEC). Here is a link

http://aquaria.net/articles/DIY/plants/clay-balls/


Also as other...
Forum: Substrate 01-17-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By zherico
Cool, I was going to actually make little clay...

Cool, I was going to actually make little clay balls with the osmocote "pellets" inside. These are essentially root tabs that will be shoved into the substrate, so i don't think the osmocote...
Forum: Substrate 01-17-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By zherico
black beauty(blasting sand)

does anyone have any experience using black beauty (blasting sand) with DIY osmocote clay ball as substrate fertilization? am going to add a thin layer of peat on the bottom of the tank as well.
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Forum: Lighting 10-02-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By zherico
This is a late response but I know they make...

This is a late response but I know they make submersible LED's, or maybe find a set of bulbs that don't have a spectra that plants can utilize...like acetic blue (but I think that actually might...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-01-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,645
Posted By zherico
You'd prob have more luck asking that question on...

You'd prob have more luck asking that question on the invert forum.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-26-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By zherico
rodcuda, I love it!! and I think i already know...

rodcuda, I love it!! and I think i already know who will fall for it :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By zherico
Alright, good to know! Thank guys! Elppan, I...

Alright, good to know! Thank guys! Elppan, I have a similar experiences at work. My coworkers like to visit my tank, and often tell me all my shrimp are gone. I used to have a mini panic attack...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-25-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By zherico
Odd shrimp behavior

So the set up is a 5 gal nano with lots of moss set up at work and maybe a dozen yellow shrampies.

Sometimes they like to hang upside down from the surface of the water, picking at stuff from the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-25-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,937
Posted By zherico
Don't be to hard on yourself!! I'm pretty sure we...

Don't be to hard on yourself!! I'm pretty sure we all go through points when we say "why am I doing this", esp. when rescaping! It looks good, enjoy your success :)
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 42,486
Posted By zherico
can anyone give me suggestions about how they...

can anyone give me suggestions about how they obtained it? i am having trouble locating some in my area (Newark, NJ).

Also, I have read that some black beauty is actually iron slag, not silicate...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By zherico
Thats the Atlanta Aquarium, fantastic place. ...

Thats the Atlanta Aquarium, fantastic place. However I don't know if the sharks are still in it :/
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By zherico
I would space them, as the mud will probably...

I would space them, as the mud will probably travel once it melts.

One important thing to keep in mind is that ice floats.......
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 42,486
Posted By zherico
since its a sand, its a silicate (SiO2) and is...

since its a sand, its a silicate (SiO2) and is there for inert. if you want a substrate to lower your pH I would suggest putting some peat in the bottom
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 42,486
Posted By zherico
FYI, if you bought eco complete you would still...

FYI, if you bought eco complete you would still have to use root tabs and possible fert the water column, as there is not much nutrients in eco. what eco has is a good cec (cation exchange capacity)....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By zherico
or any chain store where it has been found too...

or any chain store where it has been found too would be nice
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By zherico
black beauty

anyone know where to get black beauty sand from in north NJ, newark area?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-10-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By zherico
To reiterate, some fluctuations in photoperiods...

To reiterate, some fluctuations in photoperiods are okay, but plants need regular amounts darkness as well as light to grow well.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-05-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By zherico
is that a yeastie co2 system that you have hooked...

is that a yeastie co2 system that you have hooked too?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-03-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By zherico
so what is the best method of diffusion in a nano...

so what is the best method of diffusion in a nano tank with a paint ball system?
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