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Forum: Tank Journals 10-05-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
Hi, It's been 2.5 weeks now since i started the...

Hi,
It's been 2.5 weeks now since i started the tank. Algae are every where but since yesterday i can say it's not getting worse when i arrive from work.
I'm doing 50-60% water change daily.
EI...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
Hi, Finalllllyyyy!!! After starting...

Hi,

Finalllllyyyy!!!

After starting this project in march... i completed planting yesterday at 1:00 am after picking my plants at my LFS.

At some point i never thought i would complete...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
I had the same thought and I tried it by raising...

I had the same thought and I tried it by raising the substrate.. the rocks it self look better but the overall setup does not looks 'natural'. Substrate is way to high.
i may try to hide it with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-12-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By David P.
Great!! Thanks!!

Great!!
Thanks!!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-12-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By David P.
CaNO3 vs KNO3

Hi,

Is there any difference in dosing Calcium nitrate vs potasium nitrate...?
I would assume that potassium from potassium nitrate must be taken into account while dosing.
Do you have any...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-12-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By David P.
Thanks Tom very usefull reply! I'm a fan by the...

Thanks Tom very usefull reply! I'm a fan by the way!!

I guess i'll go with EI dosing at first and see how it goes. May be reduce input of ferts when i better know what plants will consume to...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By David P.
external Heater installed on the inlet vs outler

Hi,

I have an external heater for my tank, it says i should instal it on the outflow of my filter.
Does it realy matter ? could i instal it on the inlet ??

i'm asking because tubing on the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-12-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By David P.
Fertilizing method: EI vs PPS-Pro/classic

Hi,

little question here... i'm starting a new tank, see this post for those interested:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=265226

I will have high tek tank, of course i...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
Sup guys, it been a while since i posted...

Sup guys, it been a while since i posted something in that tread...
to make a long story short... i ordered my aquarium and stand in early march... i just received it!!!

I almost cancelled my...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-22-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,240
Posted By David P.
Absolutely wonderfull!! Like the videos!...

Absolutely wonderfull!!

Like the videos! Many ideas for my project :)
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
First attemp of the night!! My girl friend...

First attemp of the night!!
My girl friend can't believe what i'm doing now... spending a saturday night playing with.... rocks!!!



Not sure yet for the plant, i will probably get glosso or...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,111
Posted By David P.
Hi, My project was on hold for a while...

Hi,

My project was on hold for a while now... i was waiting for my tank... i got confirmation that next week it should arrive. Shipment delayed because of the Aquarium stand that was BO.
...
Forum: Fish 04-14-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By David P.
Hi, Here's 2 picture.. thes eggs on the...

Hi,

Here's 2 picture.. thes eggs on the rock, we can see them.
http://imageshack.us/a/img856/3954/p1030068jr.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/856/p1030068jr.jpg/)
Uploaded with...
Forum: Fish 04-12-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By David P.
Rams with popeye, quarantine tank... Laid eggs

Ok... Yesterday i came back from work and my male ram had 1 eye really popped and the other one was bad but not as worst.

I believe it was triggered by water quality, i bought my couple because...
Forum: Lighting 04-07-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By David P.
hi, i currently have a planted Fulval edge 12...

hi,
i currently have a planted Fulval edge 12 gal with the LED that comes with it. plants are doing fine, i have java moss, java ferne, a few random stem plants and crypt.
i tried to grow...
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By David P.
Also LED are more ex pensive at start for most...

Also LED are more ex pensive at start for most mid- hight end fixtures.
But over a period of 3-4 years it gets even with T5 it you consider bulbe change and power consumption
Forum: Aquascaping 04-01-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By David P.
Rocks aquascaping... Question?

Hi,

I got some of my rocks for my scape. I feel tat some of them are pretty big, some will be place on substrate, but other may sit directly on the glass bottom...

Should i use some kind of...
Forum: Fish 03-29-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By David P.
My 2 new inmates - GBR

I just finish cycling a 10 gal that i will use to prime my filter media and grow some of the plant that will go in my 230L tank that should arrive in 2wks!!!

I could not pass on those 2 GBR,...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
4 out of 12 green neon tetra remaining. I...

4 out of 12 green neon tetra remaining.

I dont know whats happening. Ick was curred, 48h on last sunday without any visual sign.
Forum: Fish 03-26-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
Holy %}{{#%^*+ 2 more tetra died.... 6...

Holy %}{{#%^*+
2 more tetra died.... 6 remaining out of 12.

My guess:
A) temperature drop. It's winter over here, during night we decrease temp in the house to save electricity. Maybe temp...
Forum: Fish 03-26-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
i found 2 other tetra :( total now: 4 green...

i found 2 other tetra :(
total now: 4 green neon / 1 serpae / 4 shrimps.

My tank is 12 gal (Fluval Edge), it's been running since end of Jan (if i recall correctly). i use the HOB filter that...
Forum: Fish 03-26-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
Final casualities: - 4 shrimps - 2 green...

Final casualities:
- 4 shrimps
- 2 green neon tetra
- 1 serpae tetra

The 1 tetra died yesterday and 2 this morning.... I stopped my treatment saturday, kept the temp up to sunday... Could it...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By David P.
Compatibily: cory + fluval stratum?

Hi,
I know that sand is better for cory, but i can get a deal onn really nice cory. I would put these cory in a temporary tank with fluval stratum for 4-6 week.... What are your though regarding...
Forum: Fish 03-24-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
Just did a 50% water change, it was my last WC...

Just did a 50% water change, it was my last WC afer my 4th treatment. I found 2 other dead shrimps.... Tetraguard = not safe for shrimps.

I will bring the temp back to 25 oC tomorrow... I believe...
Forum: Fish 03-23-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,685
Posted By David P.
:eek: i knew they were up to something... they...

:eek:
i knew they were up to something... they looked suspicious!!!!
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