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Forum: Equipment   06-23-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
How heavily planted is the tank and are you...

How heavily planted is the tank and are you noticing heavy pearling from the plants? I know my tank has really noticeable pearling and I get that air coming from my filter as well after a number of...
Forum: DIY   06-13-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
you could use a wet tile saw to cut it assuming...

you could use a wet tile saw to cut it assuming it has the right blade. I have used that to cut some thinner glass. You would need to make sure your fence is as close to perfectly parallel to the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-05-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
I have been doing the autodosing with the Seachem...

I have been doing the autodosing with the Seachem products combined for a bit now and things seem a bit off (signs of some deficiencies) so I am wondering if I am dosing the right amounts.

For...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-23-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,599
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
nice.. which buces are they? look very healthy!

nice.. which buces are they? look very healthy!
Forum: Plants   03-28-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
looks like windelov java fern, some type of dwarf...

looks like windelov java fern, some type of dwarf hairgrass and a cabomba.

the Java fern rhizome (horizontal portion where all the roots are) shouldnt be buried under the gravel or it will die...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
what I meant was should I mix the comprehensive...

what I meant was should I mix the comprehensive in with the trace and iron?
Therefore my plan will be:
Ch1: NPK
Ch2: Trace + Iron + comprehensive
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Thanks everyone for the replies. Very helpful as...

Thanks everyone for the replies. Very helpful as usual. Will probably add excel in to prevent molding as it sounds like that is a good preventative measure.
Should I bother also adding the Seachem...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Mixing Seachem products for autodosing

Hi all,

I will be moving to dry ferts very soon but would like to use up the remainder of my Seachem products before I start using the dry since I have the larger 2L and 4L jugs. I was wondering...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-22-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
I have used plant guy a number of times as well....

I have used plant guy a number of times as well. What plants are you looking for? Maybe myself or someone else close to you can help you out. Shoot me a PM.
Forum: Equipment   08-25-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
I have been using a Marineland utility pump for...

I have been using a Marineland utility pump for about 8yrs..model no appears to be nj900. I can use this to push water up from bucket to tank and I also use it to fire water up from my tanks into a...
Forum: Plants   07-08-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
looks like heteranthera zosterafolia aka stargrass

looks like heteranthera zosterafolia aka stargrass
Forum: Plants   07-08-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
looks like hemianthus micranthemoides /...

looks like hemianthus micranthemoides / glomeratus.
Forum: Plants   07-08-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
looks more like windelov java fern

looks more like windelov java fern
Forum: Plants   07-07-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Some of the leaves are quite round and only the...

Some of the leaves are quite round and only the top portions that are close to the surface turn red and have a longer pear shaped leaf on them. I do have rotala indica and the leaves are not quite...
Forum: Plants   07-06-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Requesting Plant ID on this stem plant

Hi,

I got some of this from a friend years ago and of course they didnt really care what the plant was so wasnt able to tell me what it was. I am thinking Bacopa australis. If I could get...
Forum: Plants   06-21-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
the second one looks to be the very rare "dog...

the second one looks to be the very rare "dog plant".

Non aquatics will just eventually rot away so would suggest removing them.
+1 for the anubias rhizome not being buried.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-21-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Thanks for the input so far. I do like the idea...

Thanks for the input so far. I do like the idea of a second net for the QT and do have other nets so no worries there. The main question was out of curiosity about how long snails and snail eggs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-20-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
question about snail and snail eggs

I have a QT tank that has some pesky ramshorn snails in it that have gone crazy. I dont feed the tank since the Qt is for plants coming in to the house. I have used my net in there and now I am going...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-23-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Hi. Yes i will have some support along the sides...

Hi. Yes i will have some support along the sides and along one of the long lengths. The glass should be pretty clean as i will be keeping it as clean as possible.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-23-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
Opinions wanted on glass thickness for glass lids

I have decided to do away with my stock canopy and upgrade my lighting on my planted tanks and i will be getting glass lids made. My lighting will be a 2x54w t5ho. I need lids in winter because its...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-13-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 890,876
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
I agree... it looks quite spacious in there.

I agree... it looks quite spacious in there.
Forum: Plants   01-09-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
dwarf hairgrass or Lilaeopsis mauritiana could...

dwarf hairgrass or Lilaeopsis mauritiana
could be marsilea quadrifolia but it tends to run across the substrate than grow upwards.
could be a type of sword just judging from the color.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-05-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 21,796
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
the stand is actually for the hagen...

the stand is actually for the hagen geosystem/waterhome/lightglo series of tanks which I believe has been discontinued up here in Canada. Not sure what pet stores down there might sell Hagen tanks....
Forum: Plants   11-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,867
Posted By CGY_Betta_Guy
I would just grab and pull the sword up...

I would just grab and pull the sword up slowly.... most of the substrate surrounding the plant will essentially pull with the roots and create a mound so you will have to smooth it out anyways.

+1...
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