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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Dannyul
I suppose there's only one way to find out! ...

I suppose there's only one way to find out!

I have ordered a typical 'GH booster' as a dry powder (much cheaper than buying pre-made solutions) and I'll give it a go. If there's a visual and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Dannyul
A water report for my local water supply was...

A water report for my local water supply was provided to me indicating the ppm for Calcium and Magnesium :)
Forum: Aquascaping 06-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Dannyul
Thanks for the advice. I'm thinking of...

Thanks for the advice.

I'm thinking of adding another piece of bogwood to the other side of the tank to try and restore the balance? But in my opinion, as well as a few others, it does look...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Dannyul
I take it Seachem Equilibirum is a good all-round...

I take it Seachem Equilibirum is a good all-round product to use to boost GH and therefore Mg and Ca conc?
Forum: Aquascaping 06-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Dannyul
After a few suggestions regarding the placement...

After a few suggestions regarding the placement of the bogwood in the tank, I have rearranged to give height on one side of the tank. See below..

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What are your thoughts on the...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Dannyul
I can understand where you are coming from but I...

I can understand where you are coming from but I dose fertiliser (both macro and micro) using EI method so there is more than enough nutrients. CO2 is at a constant rate where the drop checker is...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Dannyul
Question Semi-starting again! Ideas and suggestions please!

Hello,

The past few months, well since September last year, I have barely been able to maintain my planted tank and carry out weekly trimmings. This is because of me studying my final year at...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Dannyul
Question Are my Ca and Mg levels ideal for heavily planted tank?

Hello,

I'm just curious in regards to Calcium and Magnesium levels in a planted tank.

I dose using EI but I rely on Ca and Mg to be delivered by my tap water.
The levels of each from tap...
Forum: Algae 04-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Dannyul
You need the Excel to be concentrate to as close...

You need the Excel to be concentrate to as close to the problem area as possible for the algae-burning effect to work - too much flow will redistribute the Excel. Squirting it slowly with a syringe...
Forum: Algae 04-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Dannyul
According to the label - yes :)

According to the label - yes :)
Forum: Algae 04-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Dannyul
Hello, I know how you feel regarding BBA ...

Hello,

I know how you feel regarding BBA

What you need to do as the first step is to double-check your CO2 levels.. and double-check it again. Is it stable? As in, is your drop checker always a...
Forum: Algae 04-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Dannyul
Is it definitely blue-green algae?

Is it definitely blue-green algae?
Forum: Algae 04-20-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Dannyul
Hello, This is all algae-dependent. ...

Hello,

This is all algae-dependent.

Certain algae can die off simply by adjusting your CO2, or your lighting period, or even the amount of nutrients you dose.

Certain algae can die off by...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Dannyul
Hello, For optimal plant growth you should...

Hello,

For optimal plant growth you should aim to achieve a STABLE CO2 level. This is preferably around 30ppm which is indicated by a lime-green colour on your drop checker.



Best of luck,...
Forum: Algae 04-20-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Dannyul
Hello, I know how you feel regarding BBA ...

Hello,

I know how you feel regarding BBA

What you need to do as the first step is to double-check your CO2 levels.. and double-check it again. Is it stable? As in, is your drop checker always a...
Forum: Algae 04-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Dannyul
Hello, I know how you feel regarding BBA. ...

Hello,

I know how you feel regarding BBA.

What you need to do as the first step is to double-check your CO2 levels.. and double-check it again. Is it stable? As in, is your drop checker always...
Forum: Plants 04-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
Hi guys, I'm going to bring this old thread back...

Hi guys, I'm going to bring this old thread back up!

I no longer have s.repens in my tank because basically it ALL melted away. I have replaced with a different foreground plant and I am happy :)...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-06-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Dannyul
I believe there is not adequate amounts of...

I believe there is not adequate amounts of nutrients (%wise) in the SeaChem Comprehensive range.

EI dosing is better for a planted tank - unless you've barely got any plants?
Forum: Plants 01-06-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
UPDATE Okay, so as the brown patch is...

UPDATE

Okay, so as the brown patch is enlarging, the leaves of the affected plants have turned brown, to transparent(ish) and then fallen off/disintegrated.

All that is left of the affected...
Forum: Plants 01-04-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
I'll remove as much as I can. Such a shame. ...

I'll remove as much as I can. Such a shame.
Starting to give up and I shouldn't! - I'm always one to say never give up!
Forum: Plants 01-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
UPDATE: This brown patch seems to be...

UPDATE:

This brown patch seems to be getting bigger and it seems it is 'spreading' onto other leaves of neighbouring s. repens. The brown patch seems to b enlarging from one spot? Is this meant...
Forum: Plants 01-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
Thanks for your replies I dose Excel at the...

Thanks for your replies

I dose Excel at the recommended dose directly into the tank - not in specific areas. So I can rule that out. I have never dosed peroxide so it cannot be that either.
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Forum: Plants 01-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dannyul
Exclamation What's happening to my plant? - Staugoryne repens

Hello all,

I planted some Staugoryne repens a few weeks ago for a foreground feature and to also produce a carpet effect in the tank.

All was going well until this happened...

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Forum: Plants 12-15-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Dannyul
Perfect! If I could kiss you both, I would. ...

Perfect! If I could kiss you both, I would.

Well I wouldn't, but you get my drift.

Thanks!
Forum: Plants 12-15-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Dannyul
Lightbulb Plant Identification

Hello all,

Just under a year ago, I set up my first planted tank and ever since then I have been rescaping and replanting the entire tank whilst also planting up a smaller sized tank. The first...
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