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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-27-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By wendyv
Hi everyone, I haven't been on here for awhile. ...

Hi everyone, I haven't been on here for awhile. I was away from home as my Mom passed away. Got hubby to take care of my fish tank and it seemed to survive pretty well.
My plants are slowing...
Forum: DIY 03-17-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,223
Posted By wendyv
Hi d2hpeter; your name is probably peter I...

Hi d2hpeter; your name is probably peter I presume:-), how big is your tank that you added the two canisters system to? I was just wondering if you added the two canisters to the one ladder and had...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By wendyv
Thanks, I have never heard of Red Star around...

Thanks, I have never heard of Red Star around here; think they only have the Fleishmanns. They do have beer and wine yeasts though at the brew places; maybe I'll try one of those?
My kh isn't...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2004, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By wendyv
Probably in the long run; but for now I would...

Probably in the long run; but for now I would like to use it and get rid of these 3 2 litre bottles. Last time I had a leak in one of my T connectors and had a heck of a time finding it; so figure...
Forum: DIY 03-09-2004, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By wendyv
Hi everyone, I am using 3 - 2 litre bottles with...

Hi everyone, I am using 3 - 2 litre bottles with a bubble counter which goes into a Hagen ladder. It works fine but only for a week; then the bubbles start to slow down. Now what I was wondering...
Forum: DIY 03-07-2004, 03:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,223
Posted By wendyv
Amanda, what most of the people are using from...

Amanda, what most of the people are using from what I gather is the regular Fleishmanns and I would imagine that the "stabilizer" (my guess) is baking soda. Just a guess as I am sure that the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By wendyv
So what is considered my ph for the tap water...

So what is considered my ph for the tap water then; right out of the tap or rested; and if so is my co2 working in my tank. Guess it is working a bit. I also asked in another post; the bubbles go...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2004, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By wendyv
Hi, I saw those at my Petcetera last week. They...

Hi, I saw those at my Petcetera last week. They wanted $10. for them; so didn't buy any; thought it was a bit pricey for a tiny bunch of stocks; not potted. I did buy some that were similar leaves...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2004, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By wendyv
I had my lights going 13 hours a day and...

I had my lights going 13 hours a day and everything was getting covered in algae and not growing well at all. Turned them down to 10 hours and plants are starting to grow nicely and hardly any algae...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2004, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By wendyv
Just thought I would post that "you were right...

Just thought I would post that "you were right again Rex":lol:, I left my tap water to rest overnight in a glass; it read 7 ph coming right from the tap. Today it read 7.8 ph (wow) in the glass and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By wendyv
Okay, thank you so much, I didn't know that. See...

Okay, thank you so much, I didn't know that. See I am always learning from this site; fabulous. Will leave some tape water out until tomorrow and retest it.
Thanks again Rex
Wendy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By wendyv
Thanks so much; appreciate the compliments. I...

Thanks so much; appreciate the compliments. I really like the look of it also. A planted tank is definitely more challenging then a fish only tank but well worth it if it works and looks good at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2004, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By wendyv
Hi all, just wanted to thank everyone for all...

Hi all, just wanted to thank everyone for all your help; it is really appreciated. :lol:
I haven't subscribed yet; so can't show pictures of my tank but have done so on the Goldfish Society where I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By wendyv
Thanks, will have to switch it; I read it on a...

Thanks, will have to switch it; I read it on a couple of sites; think I saw it posted here too that someone was using baking powder.
I wonder what the difference is in using one over the other?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By wendyv
Hi everyone, I have another question :oops: ,...

Hi everyone, I have another question :oops: , hope I am not driving everyone crazy with my questions.
When I was in town on Monday I bought a Wardley mid range ph tester and although I was posting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By wendyv
Hi, I am using a recipe with 1 teaspoon of baking...

Hi, I am using a recipe with 1 teaspoon of baking powder to 1/2 teaspoon of yeast. It is working fine but after reading this post, I am wondering if I should switch to baking soda?
What is the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By wendyv
Good morning everyone; no it is a Nutrafin iron...

Good morning everyone; no it is a Nutrafin iron tester; actually the only store in the whole area that sold any iron tester at all. If I am in another area will keep my eyes open for a LaMotte...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By wendyv
Hi, well this one is testing for chelated iron...

Hi, well this one is testing for chelated iron so it would seem; so if I didn't have this tester I might have put more iron into the tank; this way I won't be until the reading goes down. A couple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-18-2004, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By wendyv
Hi, I just got my Iron water tester yesterday;...

Hi, I just got my Iron water tester yesterday; did a water change today and added the regular dose of Leaf Zone. Did my testing and my free iron level was at 0 but my chelated iron level was at 0.5...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,223
Posted By wendyv
Well thanks JoJo that is good to know:-). Are...

Well thanks JoJo that is good to know:-). Are you getting a bubble a second with this setup? Just curious as with three 2 litre bottles and one ladder I am getting about one bubble a second to one...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,223
Posted By wendyv
Hi, I was just wondering what is the difference...

Hi, I was just wondering what is the difference between the Hagen co2 formula and the DIY one? Does the Hagen work better? Anyone use it in a 2 litre pop bottle?
I have never seen it in action, so...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2004, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By wendyv
Hi nino, thanks for the trick. I went to town...

Hi nino, thanks for the trick. I went to town today and when I came home there was a tiny bit of white stuff on the end of the air pipe at the end of the ladder and the bubbles weren't going up the...
Forum: DIY 02-16-2004, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By wendyv
Hi fishy; they are doing just fine; no one is...

Hi fishy; they are doing just fine; no one is bothered by it at all. Will just keep monitoring it for a few days to see how low it goes; hopefully not too low to bother the fish.
The ladder is...
Forum: DIY 02-15-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By wendyv
Hi all, this morning my ph is down to 6.8 (or...

Hi all, this morning my ph is down to 6.8 (or there abouts with litmus paper). I found a Wardley's ph tester mid range in a larger centre and am planning on going in there tomorrow to buy it. Just...
Forum: DIY 02-15-2004, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By wendyv
Thanks for answering. Hopefully not too much;...

Thanks for answering. Hopefully not too much; don't want to kill my fish. Will just have to monitor them tonight and do my testing. Will put the small bottle on once I have the valve glued on...
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