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Forum: Photography 09-30-2012, 03:04 AM
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2012, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
As for substrate +1 on the calc. If you want...

As for substrate +1 on the calc.
If you want to try something a bit cheaper on substrate. Try organic potting mix. You will have to rinse and soak it a bit but it's way cheaper than Eco and I think...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2012, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
Dude. I totally cheaped out and just went n got...

Dude. I totally cheaped out and just went n got two dual bulb shop lights for my 75 and they are plenty of light. Just get daylight bulbs.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2012, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
Don't use the gels. They will barely last a...

Don't use the gels. They will barely last a couple of days. The blocks are fine as they dissolve slower. My automatic feeder works well most of the time. If I'm going OOT I set it to feed every other...
Forum: Substrate 09-09-2012, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
My best advice is to take out 10% of the water...

My best advice is to take out 10% of the water and fill it back up with your siphon hose aimed parallel to the bottom. It will stir up enough of the sediment or whathaveyou on the bottom so you can...
Forum: Lighting 09-01-2012, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
Make sure they are daylight and not cool white....

Make sure they are daylight and not cool white. And they will do fine. I change mine out every three or four months with new because they do tend to lose their strength over time. But yes. Two of...
Forum: Lighting 09-01-2012, 08:24 PM
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Views: 730
Posted By Elrodg
Dude I use two 100watt CFl on my ten and have a...

Dude I use two 100watt CFl on my ten and have a half marimo, half dhg carpet that is already in need of thinning. There isnt much of a footprint on a ten so with all the substrate you are looking at...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Elrodg
Well you have given me some good ideas even if...

Well you have given me some good ideas even if the ball wasn't one of them
Forum: Plants 08-29-2012, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Elrodg
Lol. No thank you. I can honestly say that my...

Lol. No thank you. I can honestly say that my tank is finally free from the disgusting and bothersome plague that is bba
Forum: Plants 08-29-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By Elrodg
I agree completely! To have your BBA grow only...

I agree completely! To have your BBA grow only in one specific place is truly the work of a master aquagardener. Or so im told ;)
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Elrodg
That sounds like a good idea. Think a bioball...

That sounds like a good idea. Think a bioball would suffice? My intake is quite large
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Elrodg
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 02:39 AM
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Posted By Elrodg
How often do you clean your canister filter?

I have had a hob filter for yrs. and after buying a canister I'm wondering how long should I go between cleanings?
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Elrodg
I have gone DIY on my 75 and I decided it was way...

I have gone DIY on my 75 and I decided it was way too much work for such a small task. I finally invested in a co2 paintball setup and I couldn't be happier with it.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-23-2012, 06:31 PM
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Views: 2,533
Posted By Elrodg
Plant weights.

Plant weights.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2012, 02:59 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By Elrodg
Of course I would also recommend treating the...

Of course I would also recommend treating the soil before
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2012, 02:24 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By Elrodg
Well this is the easiest way to add substrate to...

Well this is the easiest way to add substrate to an already established tank. Go And. buy one of those loofah puffs, cut it up into squares. Fill with dirt and place in gravel.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Elrodg
52682I don't know. I bought it off someone on...

52682I don't know. I bought it off someone on here for like 25 bucks
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 07:33 PM
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Views: 427
Posted By Elrodg
52665

52665
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Elrodg
Well the way I have been looking at it is this: ...

Well the way I have been looking at it is this: Once it's pretty self sufficient minus the water changes and ferts for the plants, injecting co2 only boosts the growth that much more. It's always...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Elrodg
And as for removing the carbon... I already have...

And as for removing the carbon... I already have the pads in one basket. Double up? Because I'm afraid that this one does not have the best flow rate when packed down.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Elrodg
Actually this one came from tx and came with...

Actually this one came from tx and came with three changes of media. I got the pads, one carbon net mesh bag, one floss pad, a set of bio balls (large) and the ceramic pellets. I found it quite...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Elrodg
My advice is to just buy an actual co2 reg. while...

My advice is to just buy an actual co2 reg. while this may suffice for now, you will have more headaches down the line. I know through personal experience with the exact same reg.
I finally just...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Elrodg
What do you put in your canisters trays?

Ok so I just recently switched from an aquaclear 70 HOB filter to the eBay special sunsun for my 75 gallon tank. I currently have the following in it's three trays: 1. One Coarse and one fine pad,...
Forum: Plants 08-16-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Elrodg
Yeah it sounds like you shocked them a bit too...

Yeah it sounds like you shocked them a bit too much this time. I put mine in a bowl of tank water and set it in a sunny window before replanting my tank
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