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Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Hey would you be willing to sell any plants? I'm...

Hey would you be willing to sell any plants? I'm located in Toronto Canada, I'm looking for these crypts

- Bullosa
- Auriculata
- Kota-Tinggi
- Pangkalpinang
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
I have a 37 gallon tall tank on two small ikea...

I have a 37 gallon tall tank on two small ikea night stands put together. Been that way for over a year and doing just fine.
Forum: Lighting 08-31-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
I'm not too sure what the word going around is in...

I'm not too sure what the word going around is in the United States but here in Canada it's well known among hobbyist that CP's are dinosaur bulbs & will stop being produced soon. The reason for...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-29-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
6700k bulb and a colourmax (pink), or a 10,000k...

6700k bulb and a colourmax (pink), or a 10,000k and colourmax or 6700k. any of those 3
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-29-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Am I Still Low-Light? (Lighting Upgrade)

Hey guys,

I recently managed to acquire a barley used Coralife dual bulb T5HO fixture for only $30 CND!. It came with a 10,000k and an actinic blue bulb but I went out an purchased a Colourmax...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
I just want something thats going to allow me to...

I just want something thats going to allow me to actually grow some moderate/high light plants as opposed to having to always keep low light plants like my last fixture. I've heard the rosetta bulb...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Which T5 bulbs for a 37 gallon high aquarium.

Hey guys, I recently just acquired my first pair of T5's which i'm super stoked on as i've been using spiral CFL's for the most part until now. I managed to get the fixture super cheap on Kijiji & it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-04-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Thank you for such a detailed response. I guess...

Thank you for such a detailed response. I guess i'll begin with getting started by telling you the method in which I did and all that other information.

It's a 37 gallon tall tank with a HOB...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
New Dirted Tank...Rotten Egg Smell :(

Hey guys, I recently changed my 37 gallon substrate from plain gravel to dirt with a silica sand cap. As the day's have been going by the situation is getting worse and worse so I thought i'd get...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Yeah I know it says pool filter sand, I just...

Yeah I know it says pool filter sand, I just wasnt sure if pool filter sand and silica sand are the same thing. Pardon my lack of knowledge lol

It says the sand is 0.55-0.65mm sand, do you know...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Silica Sand?

Hey guys, looking to starting my first dirted tank. Going to pickup the miracle grow later on today but a bit confused as to what to cap it with. I've been doing some reading and see alot of guys...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-17-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
"Why am I thinking of the fish?" What kind of...

"Why am I thinking of the fish?" What kind of question is that dude? Lets see...maybe because I don't want an empty tank? & that's kind of the entire point of having an aquarium to begin with. If...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
37 Gallon Overhaul

Hey guys, I recently got rid of my piranhas and finally have the opporunity to turn my 37 Gallon into a planted tank. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for hardy fish in which can...
Forum: Plants 07-13-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
The two large plants on each side (left and...

The two large plants on each side (left and right) appear to Amazon Swords. I've had swords with both wide and narrow leaves. To the right of the largest sword on the left hand side of your tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Your choices cannot just be dirt or floramax as...

Your choices cannot just be dirt or floramax as you cannot have dirt alone, it needs to be capped by something. ex dirt capped with floramax.

If you want to go the whole dirt route then i would...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-11-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
What's your definition of a "medium" planted...

What's your definition of a "medium" planted tank? We need to know how many gallons it is in order to help you.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
The Toronto region rarely experiences earthquakes...

The Toronto region rarely experiences earthquakes and even when it does they are aftermath effects and extremely minimal. Not to say it could never happen, but the chances are fairly slim.

I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Okay thanks, I'll see if i can somehow do that. ...

Okay thanks, I'll see if i can somehow do that.




Thanks Chronados, I'll keep this in mind for when I build a stand for a 40 breeder I would like to eventually purchase. This was my first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
I have a 10 and 20 gallon planted tank so I could...

I have a 10 and 20 gallon planted tank so I could probably help you out, both planted. For my 10 I was running two 23 watt 1450 lumen daylight CFL bulbs which I found to be too much light creating...
Forum: DIY 07-09-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Wow thats one nice stand man, great job !

Wow thats one nice stand man, great job !
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-09-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
You should get a water test kit, this way you'll...

You should get a water test kit, this way you'll always know your water parameters. Algae is something like a love hate relationship for me. People always think algae is such a horrible thing but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
That's okay we all make mistaks ! ...

That's okay we all make mistaks !




Ohh okay now that makes sense. Mmm I wonder if adding additional weight to the bottom of the stand would help? Like mentioned earlier, evenually i'll add...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
Thanks but this was supposed to be a cost...

Thanks but this was supposed to be a cost effective and simple/cheap design. I'm a student and have limited supplies and money and had to complete it in a matter of 1 day. I have no idea what you're...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,282
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
lol you do realize i built this for a 10 gallon...

lol you do realize i built this for a 10 gallon tank right? and not a "big tank" or a 40 gallon like you're referring to. If i was going to build a stand for a 40 gallon I wouldn't use this design, I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-08-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By TorontoPlantMan
You don't have any plants in which require high...

You don't have any plants in which require high amounts of CO2 or even any CO2 for that matter if you have adequate lighting and ferts so i'd ease off of the CO2 if you're plants are already well...
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