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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-16-2006, 09:51 AM
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Posted By patchy
With a tank that size i probably wouldnt bother...

With a tank that size i probably wouldnt bother with dry fert dosing and just go for a reliable liquid fert such as the Seachem range. If you figure it out, after a few years using dry ferts you will...
Forum: Substrate 09-26-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By patchy
Try find out what kind of gas the pockets are...

Try find out what kind of gas the pockets are made of. When you stir it up and it smells like rotten eggs then you know its a sulfide gas and poisionous (to you and fishies!). As you suggested it may...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By patchy
For temperate i used to use a normal incandsecnt...

For temperate i used to use a normal incandsecnt bulb to provide light and heat however it became cumbersome and the bulb burnt out quite quickly as it needed to be on 24/7. In the end i put the jug...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-08-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By patchy
since you going El natural i'm assuming there's...

since you going El natural i'm assuming there's no biological filter system other than plants and the HOB that you mentioned. As plants act as your filter, how much plant mass (not just several...
Forum: Substrate 08-30-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By patchy
I've got a whole 1-1.5inch thick base of laterite...

I've got a whole 1-1.5inch thick base of laterite as my nutrient layer. Go ahead and dump it in (in an even layer of course). As for mixing substrats, usually laterite can go with everything however...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-30-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 170,118
Posted By patchy
wow thats frightening. Cant wait too see it fully...

wow thats frightening. Cant wait too see it fully develop!

Any monster sized swords in there? I'd imagine them growing to 2-3ft in a tank like that!
Forum: Plants 12-11-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By patchy
i did meation them...didnt i? Co2 is...

i did meation them...didnt i?



Co2 is in the 'optimal' green colour, beats me what ppm that is. The tank also gets some sunlight in the morning.

i pushed the laterite balls deeper into the...
Forum: Plants 12-10-2005, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By patchy
Expected growth rate of Echindorus

I think it's a pretty ambiguous question because there are so many variables such as substrat fert, water column fert, light intensity, light duration.... But right now my swords grow pretty slowly...
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