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Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-06-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,790
Posted By houseofcards
The thread that wouldn't die comes alive again by...

The thread that wouldn't die comes alive again by someone mistakenly bumping it to the very first post. :hihi:
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-06-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By houseofcards
If you just need nitrates you could go into a...

If you just need nitrates you could go into a lowes/hd and purchase certain brands of stump remover. This stump remover from Spectracide...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-06-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,790
Posted By houseofcards
You do realize your link is the 1st page of this...

You do realize your link is the 1st page of this thread.
Forum: Plants   12-06-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By houseofcards
Here's some I having growing emersed. Small leaf...

Here's some I having growing emersed. Small leaf sizes probably around 1/8"-1/4".

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff24/Zabrau/IMG_8771-2_zps6wtcpxkt.jpg
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-06-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By houseofcards
Is a UV necessary, most cases no, but if you want...

Is a UV necessary, most cases no, but if you want to use one it can only help.

I've used one on two different tanks for different reasons and it was extremely effective. There is NO downside...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-06-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By houseofcards
Not much of a slope, it's 90% hardscape, plants...

Not much of a slope, it's 90% hardscape, plants and as you mentioned the deep tank to get the effect. I can't tell from the link if it's using co2, but my guess is still yes, He is using a Twinstar...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-06-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By houseofcards
Why not just buy dry ferts and assure that every...

Why not just buy dry ferts and assure that every plant in your tank has nutrients. If you have low-tech, low-light you could probably dose once a week.

There is nothing to the idea that...
Forum: Plants   12-06-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,103
Posted By houseofcards
What does that even mean? If your low tech you...

What does that even mean? If your low tech you have to have dirt or give it up?
Forum: Plants   12-05-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By houseofcards
Yep, co2 / high light will do that for any plant....

Yep, co2 / high light will do that for any plant.

What's with the name of these Buces, it seems like every seller has a different name for the same plant.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-05-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By houseofcards
The vast majority of people especially a newbie...

The vast majority of people especially a newbie will not be successful running a diy co2 system on a 70G for any length of time, and in particular grow a nice HC lawn. That is just not realistic and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By houseofcards
Guys read the OPs post. Is not about just java...

Guys read the OPs post. Is not about just java fern and a moss ball. He says in his first post He's plans to add more plants.

And yes OP, for DHG and HC adding CO2 is probably the difference...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By houseofcards
I've already stated to the OP that it isn't...

I've already stated to the OP that it isn't required. This is from one of my posts above.



But without a doubt low-tech/low-light plants will grow bigger, lusher and cleaner with the addition...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By houseofcards
It's got nothing to do with it being a race. ALL...

It's got nothing to do with it being a race. ALL plants simply grow better in co2 enriched water. There is no debate. Doesn't matter if it's a lowlight or highlight tank. They grow fuller and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-04-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By houseofcards
Low light/tech plants like java fern, moss,...

Low light/tech plants like java fern, moss, anubias, crypts don't require co2, but make no mistake about it, they will all benefit from it just like any other plant. The faster growth will also make...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,749
Posted By houseofcards
Fooled me, those are pretty good for a phone.

Fooled me, those are pretty good for a phone.
Forum: Algae   12-04-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By houseofcards
What are you feeding your plants?

What are you feeding your plants?
Forum: Plants   12-04-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By houseofcards
Yeah that's a big no, no and it's basically...

Yeah that's a big no, no and it's basically sacrilegious to the aquascaping community, but as long as your aware your forgiven.

I would give some up to Nlewis as soon as you can to save you...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-03-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,749
Posted By houseofcards
Pics look nice too, what are you shooting with?

Pics look nice too, what are you shooting with?
Forum: Substrate   12-03-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By houseofcards
I meant the plants. What are you putting in the...

I meant the plants. What are you putting in the tank for them. If the plants are dying and decomposing it will make the sand black as well.
Forum: Fish   12-03-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By houseofcards
Does "Fishy" count as a name?

Does "Fishy" count as a name?
Forum: Substrate   12-03-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By houseofcards
Even if you have zero algae white sand will not...

Even if you have zero algae white sand will not stay completely white since bacteria will grow on the top layers. They don't care that it's "decorative" Most do what natemcnutty stated, you simply...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-03-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By houseofcards
Thanks for confirming. I figured it would...

Thanks for confirming. I figured it would probably be the same.
Forum: Plants   12-02-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By houseofcards
Sounds good to me! Bump: Hard for me...

Sounds good to me!

Bump:

Hard for me to tell what you got there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-02-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By houseofcards
Just so you know, most of the pics are quite...

Just so you know, most of the pics are quite small and don't have alot of information about the tanks, unless they changed the format. I have one from 2010.
Forum: Plants   12-02-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By houseofcards
Well if you do eventually give up, here is the...

Well if you do eventually give up, here is the culinary use according to wiki:

"L. aromatica has a flavor and aroma reminiscent of both lemon and cumin. It is used most often in Vietnamese...
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