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Forum: Plants 07-24-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Crappy pic but this is my low tech, dirted with...

Crappy pic but this is my low tech, dirted with safe-t-zorb capped tank and it grow DHG all over the tank. This also has a 14 watt cfl bulb in a 5 gallon tank.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
5 gallon low tech office tank

My kids knew I wanted a tank for my office so they bought me an Hawkeye 5 gallon kit about a year and a half ago. I didn't want any fancy for my office and I knew I was going to make it low tech.
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Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-08-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,838
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
I have a ton of MTS in my 29 gallon with PFS. ...

I have a ton of MTS in my 29 gallon with PFS. They do a nice job cleaning the sand up of leftovers. When there is left over shrimp pellets these guys come out of the sand and looks like a mass orgy...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
What kind of rock is that in the 1st pic?

What kind of rock is that in the 1st pic?
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Mods, Please feel free to move this to the...

Mods, Please feel free to move this to the General forum. Apparently I wasn't paying attention.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
I have shrimp pellet food that I put in (about 4...

I have shrimp pellet food that I put in (about 4 pellets) and it sits on the bottom for about 4 days before fully dissolving.

I forgot to add that I have some DHG in the tank and it had some die...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Fishless cycle question

Hi folks, I'm setting a 10 gallon tank and it is currently on the 3rd week doing a fishless cycle. When I first started it I moved some filter media from one of my established tanks.

I had...
Forum: Plants 12-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Bump. Anyone?

Bump. Anyone?
Forum: Plants 12-28-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Ludwigia Repens Deficiency

I had these in the tank for about a month now and noticed about a week ago the older leaves have darker markings on them. The 1st picture is a healthy stem that I cut and replanted but there is a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Gift card to Petco (stocking stuffer). ...

Gift card to Petco (stocking stuffer).

Thinking about doing a DIY nano reef tank. If my wife doesn't like the idea of another tank, I can always blame her for the giftcard. :icon_twis
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Just wanted to give an update to the BBA issue I...

Just wanted to give an update to the BBA issue I was having. I used the peroxide/excel method to kill as much bba on the plants that I could and cut off the leaves that still had it. I increased the...
Forum: Plants 12-20-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Hey Bsqrd. Can you post some pics of the...

Hey Bsqrd.

Can you post some pics of the plants?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Great information you all have provided. I have...

Great information you all have provided. I have increased my co2 and will monitor the fish are affected by it. If I see no signs of gasping for air I will continue to increase it.

Will BBA go...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Since I will be home the next 3 days to keep an...

Since I will be home the next 3 days to keep an eye on the tank I will give this a try.

I guess I will have to treat the plants that have BBA first with peroxide or even bleach if I give them a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
How accurate are drop checkers and would I be...

How accurate are drop checkers and would I be better off having CO2 come on 1 hour before lights come on and 1 hour before lights go out?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thanks for replying. I am running a pressurized...

Thanks for replying. I am running a pressurized system using Aquatek regulator with solenoid. As of right now until I get another timer the co2 comes on with the lights and shuts off when the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
T5 Lighting + EI Dosing + Pressurized Co2 = BBA for me

Please help me to figure out what I am doing wrong. I keep getting BBA when using CO2 + EI Dosing and a T5HO 4 bulb Odyssea that I am only using (2) 6500k bulbs. :help:

The tank is a 29 gallon...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,159
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Lol Spoiler alert?

Lol Spoiler alert?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-24-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,159
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Love The Walking Dead and 24. Did you guys...

Love The Walking Dead and 24.

Did you guys know that walking dead is based off a comic book?

http://walkingdead.wikia.com/wiki/The_Walking_Dead_%28Comic_Series%29
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,246
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Just a heads up, It will start 12:00 PST. So set...

Just a heads up, It will start 12:00 PST. So set your alarm for 3:00 AM for us EST people :tongue:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
DIY LED questions for 29 gallon

I have standard 29 gallon that I like to move to diy led but I have a few questions. I already have a pressurized co2 system and dosing ferts via EI method.

I'm leaning towards all cool white or...
Forum: Substrate 11-06-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
+1 on what Diana said. I switched over to pool...

+1 on what Diana said. I switched over to pool filter sand and only rinsed it once. No cloudiness in the tank at all. Plus the grain size is a bit bigger then play sand.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Really nice scape! Following.

Really nice scape! Following.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thanks for the input. Right now I have MTS...

Thanks for the input. Right now I have MTS topped with Eco complete, pumping CO2, EI dosing and the Planted+ light. I had someone use my magnetic glass cleaner and they ended up getting the eco...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thinking about switching to Pool Filter Sand

I'm going to be replacing my current MTS tank with a new tank and thinking about using PFS. Besides using root tabs is there anything else (not soil) that I should put in as the 1st or 2nd layers if...
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