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Forum: Fish 04-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By jart
How many would you put in a 10 gallon, maximum? I...

How many would you put in a 10 gallon, maximum? I would think quite a few as they wouldn't contribute much waste. Is there something about their behavior that dictates how many you can keep?

I...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By jart
Hey fellas, thanks for the input. I have had the...

Hey fellas, thanks for the input. I have had the idea of running a needle wheel pump inline with the output of a canister for a few years now... ever since I read about it in this...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By jart
Take some time and read this ...

Take some time and read this (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312) thread. It should explain everything.

Start there... then ask more questions as you learn.

A paintball...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By jart
So the XP3 is rated at 350 gph (I assume that is...

So the XP3 is rated at 350 gph (I assume that is with no media... I'm running mine with a single sponge pad).

I see the Danner Mag 3 needle wheel pump...
Forum: Fish 04-13-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By jart
The Marina slim filters may be worth a look......

The Marina slim filters may be worth a look... prefilter built in.
I have 4 otos in a 10 gallon low tech at the moment and they appear to be quite happy. No other fish with them. I feed them a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,708
Posted By jart
Awesome pics... love the choices in plants. Nice...

Awesome pics... love the choices in plants. Nice healthy stems... nice flying foxes too! I'll need to read through the whole thread after the kids are in bed.
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 535
Posted By jart
Thanks for the link mattinmd. Interesting read. ...

Thanks for the link mattinmd. Interesting read.

burr740... I know there is no gold standard for "heavily planted", but I find it amazing that you are achieving that color and plant health with,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-10-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By jart
I have a low tech 10 with only 4 oto cats. I use...

I have a low tech 10 with only 4 oto cats. I use a Marina Slim power filter... the sponge comes with it... worth considering if you are planning on shrimp. Not a ton of flow from it, but it seems to...
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 535
Posted By jart
"...choose your plants carefully..."? Care to...

"...choose your plants carefully..."? Care to elaborate? Are you suggesting that fast growing plants would be best suited for this application?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By jart
Have you considered a bypass loop?

Have you considered a bypass loop?
Forum: Plants 04-07-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By jart
News to me. Good to know; thanks!

News to me. Good to know; thanks!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By jart
In my low tech 10 gallon, I simply use the...

In my low tech 10 gallon, I simply use the regimen laid out here (http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquarium/low-tech-planted-tank-guide/).

I dose once weekly as outlined... fish load is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By jart
In a 6 foot tank, you may want to consider two...

In a 6 foot tank, you may want to consider two needle valves/ reactors.



Are you partial to the Pro 3 line? I have been considering a 2262 (along with a 2215) for a 125 gallon.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jart
This works for me. I have one needle valve and...

This works for me. I have one needle valve and solenoid mounted adjacent to the regulator... then a Tee, then a needle valve on each line.

I had a really hard time maintaining a consistent bubble...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-02-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By jart
Wow! Subscribed! Will try to find the time this...

Wow! Subscribed! Will try to find the time this evening to read through the details (baby crying ATM...)
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By jart
Care to elaborate as to why you would suggest 24"...

Care to elaborate as to why you would suggest 24" x 3" for the reactor size? Have you tried this on a larger tank?

I suppose another alternative (though more costly) might be to split the return...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By jart
That is great info... thanks Roy!

That is great info... thanks Roy!
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By jart
In-line needle wheel pump for use with XP3?

Hi all,

I'm looking at options for diffusing CO2 into my 20 gallon long.
Currently it is filtered by a Filstar XP3 (minimal media... right now tank has no fish).

I've tried different methods...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By jart
Great; thanks!

Great; thanks!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By jart
Can you provide any links as to where you read...

Can you provide any links as to where you read this? Or is it from your personal experience? I agree that this may be the most logical approach to achieving good flow... but I'd like to read more, if...
Forum: DIY 10-11-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By jart
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-21-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,993
Posted By jart
Nice tank... I like it a lot. I would have...

Nice tank... I like it a lot.
I would have definitely thought that those two bulbs would be way too much light on a tank that size. Usually the maximum I've heard recommended for a non-CO2 tank...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-29-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By jart
Have you checked the BC Aquaria site? You might...

Have you checked the BC Aquaria site? You might be able to get a deal on some fast growers.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By jart
Thanks man.

Thanks man.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-26-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By jart
Here is your reading assignment: ...

Here is your reading assignment:
http://www.sudeepmandal.com/hobbies/planted-aquarium/

Hopefully that will give you some guidance.

What is the plant in the back left? Vals, if that's what they...
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