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Forum: Tank Journals   02-19-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,408
Posted By HolyAngel
It's not supposed to at all but when I did have...

It's not supposed to at all but when I did have it in my tanks I could not get the water down to the right levels for crs no matter what I did. Always high pH and hardness.

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Forum: Lighting   02-14-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By HolyAngel
+1 on needing size of tank, specifically height....

+1 on needing size of tank, specifically height. I have a 24/7 on 24/7mode on a 20long(~12" tall), its raised about 6 inches off the top and I still get algae in the top 2 inches of the tank without...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By HolyAngel
I just use bleach. Cleaned out my CPR Aquafuge...

I just use bleach. Cleaned out my CPR Aquafuge pro sump with it when I got it as it was used for SW and I wanted it for a planted tank. Poured some bleach and filled it with water and let is sit like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-22-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,286
Posted By HolyAngel
WickedOdie The link posted on the first page...

WickedOdie

The link posted on the first page from randym of this thread mentioned flubendazole (Dog dewormer) would work fine to cure vevlet. it's also cheap so should be able to save for 1 packet...
Forum: Algae   10-22-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By HolyAngel
what size tank do you have? or rather, how tall...

what size tank do you have? or rather, how tall is it? I have the planted+ 30" on a 20 gallon long that's only 12" tall. With the planted+ in 24/7 mode and no injected co2(i do use excel) i have to...
Forum: Equipment   10-18-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,453
Posted By HolyAngel
I've used sunsun canister filters for years...

I've used sunsun canister filters for years without any issues. Totally worth it imo.

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Forum: Plants   10-09-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By HolyAngel
I've always gotten mine from here. if no one is...

I've always gotten mine from here. if no one is selling what you want then put up a thread in the wtb/raok subforum.
Forum: Fish   10-09-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By HolyAngel
+1 kens fish! Found them a few years ago and...

+1 kens fish!

Found them a few years ago and never looked back, cheap and awesome.
Forum: Lighting   10-08-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By HolyAngel
The zoomed bulbs are really good and fairly cheap...

The zoomed bulbs are really good and fairly cheap
Wavepoint are also pretty good and around the same price

I've been using a combo of ultra growth wave(5000k) from wavepoint and a zoomed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-16-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By HolyAngel
Water is probably too warm, what kind of shrimp? ...

Water is probably too warm, what kind of shrimp?

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Forum: Equipment   09-13-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By HolyAngel
Yeah I hear your pain on it, I've read the...

Yeah I hear your pain on it, I've read the reviews and history on them and I own one along with a lifereef and an eshopps. After using all 3, I really do prefer the cpr's. There are risks with having...
Forum: Equipment   09-10-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By HolyAngel
Definitely sump all the way, I won't go back to...

Definitely sump all the way, I won't go back to canisters unless I absolutely have to. You'll get more flow with the sump, can customize it to your liking, and its way easier to do maintenance. If...
Forum: Plants   09-10-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 379
Posted By HolyAngel
Limno aromatica gets red/purple-ish and is fairly...

Limno aromatica gets red/purple-ish and is fairly easy to grow.

AR and/or AR Mini as mentioned before would be good choices but I find them a bit hard to grow and not get algaefied.. Ludwigia's...
Forum: Plants   09-09-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By HolyAngel
Some are rare, some are hard to grow, some are...

Some are rare, some are hard to grow, some are both so that contributes to the price. Would love for the cinerum's and blood vomits to drop down quite a bit but both are kinda hard to grow well.. and...
Forum: Plants   09-09-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By HolyAngel
Eh, depending on the light you might need more...

Eh, depending on the light you might need more than just iron, you might need the full set of ferts(N/P/K/CSM+B ), they like a bunch of potassium, not so big on iron but it definitely helps. Depends...
Forum: Plants   09-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By HolyAngel
Other than ferts not really, its pretty easy to...

Other than ferts not really, its pretty easy to grow. Plant, fertilize, co2 if you got it, wait, ????, profit.

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Forum: Substrate   09-05-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By HolyAngel
If say if you haven't filled the tank yet than...

If say if you haven't filled the tank yet than rip up everything and put in the laterite and redo the scape. If you've already filled the tank, you may be able to put in the laterite with tweezers or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
  fyi
Views: 212
Posted By HolyAngel
looks like petsmart is doing the dollar per...

looks like petsmart is doing the dollar per gallon sale too across the country this weekend, but only on 10/20/40 gallon Aqueon tanks.
Forum: DIY   09-03-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By HolyAngel
I can host the sketch on github if anyone has an...

I can host the sketch on github if anyone has an up to date one they can send me. I'm already doing so for the aqualite..

allows easy forking of the repository and commit history to see changes,...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-01-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 35,139
Posted By HolyAngel
Wow the tank has really grown in fantastically!...

Wow the tank has really grown in fantastically! Looks great! And the shrimpy look good too ^^

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Forum: Equipment   08-30-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By HolyAngel
co2art.co.uk has what you're looking for....

co2art.co.uk has what you're looking for. complete setup for less than you're budget and if you need a controller too it'll be right around there. All for a real co2 tank setup, paintball setups are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-29-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By HolyAngel
Ei doesn't cause algae, too much light/not enough...

Ei doesn't cause algae, too much light/not enough co2 causes algae.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By HolyAngel
Hmm I can't see the pics so hard to say right...

Hmm I can't see the pics so hard to say right off..

The plants you listed are slow growers tho and if its only been two weeks it could just be some standard melting and then they'll bounce back. ...
Forum: Algae   08-25-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By HolyAngel
Yeah the film is pretty much normal on an...

Yeah the film is pretty much normal on an established tank, best way I've seen to get rid of it is use a surface skimmer, either from a hob or with an intake attachment for the canister filter. I've...
Forum: Lighting   08-24-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By HolyAngel
I had great luck with it on my 29, about 18" to...

I had great luck with it on my 29, about 18" to substrate but I had to have it on the back of the tank over my stems. When I had it towards the front of the tank over the s. repens they got covered...
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