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Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Ua Hua, Am I trimming my tank too often? I...

Ua Hua,

Am I trimming my tank too often? I might get a little carried away with the scissors :)

The moss wall is a hot mess :) I tried several different kinds of moss and two techniques to...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Question Red plant dilemma

CO2 has been refilled and on for a couple of days... I have been dosing EI and iron.

Here is the updated pic
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Notice any difference?

I am going to try replacing the rose bulb in my...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-08-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,728
Posted By MamaJu
Looks awesome. I love the rocks and looking...

Looks awesome. I love the rocks and looking forward to your tank growing in. Keep posting pics :)
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
I've been EI dosing and adding Seachem iron too....

I've been EI dosing and adding Seachem iron too. I checked my CO2 and discovered that I ran out... So once I get that taken care of, I will revisit the issue.

Here is a picture of my Rotala...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-07-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Equipment: Upgraded to eheim 2217. Now I can see...

Equipment: Upgraded to eheim 2217. Now I can see my plants sway a little. Did a trim and rethinking some plant choices.

Plants: I'm not loving the amazon sword. I had to trim it back heavily so...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-24-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Welcome Veneration, I've learned so much...

Welcome Veneration,

I've learned so much from being a part of this community. I have found that this community in particular has been very kind and provide a wealth of knowledge. Sharing my...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
323930 Tank needs a trim but I'm not sure how I...

323930
Tank needs a trim but I'm not sure how I should handle it. I don't want to overdo it like last time. Anyone have any advice?

Still can't get the rotalia to turn redder. I think I might...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,580
Posted By MamaJu
Question tclancy, I have a similar set up and plants...

tclancy,

I have a similar set up and plants so I was hoping you could share some tips with me.
1) How much EI are you dosing? My red plants are getting redder but aren't as red as yours. I'm...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By MamaJu
I have been waiting on the rain to stop to try...

I have been waiting on the rain to stop to try attaching the python to the garden hose outside. If it works then I need to save up for a rain barrel and/or pump. My husband isn't convinced that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-17-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By MamaJu
Do you have a picture? Would I just connect the...

Do you have a picture? Would I just connect the male and female part of the python and garden hose then turn the outside hose on? I guess I would put the output part in the water reciprocal... This...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-17-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By MamaJu
Lightbulb How can I use Python to water my garden?

I love my python because it makes changing water in my 4 tanks quick and easy. However, I feel guilty wasting all the water when emptying the tanks. Is there a way to siphon the water from the fish...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By MamaJu
Sammie is a beautiful betta.

Sammie is a beautiful betta.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,395
Posted By MamaJu
Your tank looks amazing. I love the colors. Thank...

Your tank looks amazing. I love the colors. Thank you for showing us the trimmed plants. I think I will try cutting my plants but didn't know how or when to cut them. I thought that I had to let them...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Good idea Little Soprano. I could run the tubing...

Good idea Little Soprano. I could run the tubing along the back corner, down the left side under the moss. It could work.

I think that I should change the air tube out for black or clear instead...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-11-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Husband superglued the broken glass lid and put...

Husband superglued the broken glass lid and put it back into place. It doesn't look good but it works. Now one will see it unless you open up the canopy and lift up the lights. Not a big deal. It's...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
I had a feeling that the eheim 2215 wasn't enough...

I had a feeling that the eheim 2215 wasn't enough for the 75 gallon. However trying to convince my pocket book (husband) was a lost cause. Maybe if I found one for a good price he will concede. Who...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Thank you Little Soprano. I didn't realize that I...

Thank you Little Soprano. I didn't realize that I could use a different/ separate pump for the inline heater and uv sterilizer. I'll try that and see if the flow is better.

How can you tell if...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Question Spray bar not spraying; filter intake not sucking

Maintenance:
Did a 50% water change;
added excel (2 cap full = 10 ml);
dosed EI macro;
added iron ( 2 cap full = 10 ml)

Spray bar barely has any pressure and only the last 4 holes are...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-10-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,573
Posted By MamaJu
Mia

Trimmed and replanted some stems that were uprooted by the SAE. Took 1 SAE out of the tank and put him into another tank.

Some how a threadfin rainbow went missing. I wonder if it got sucked up...
Forum: Substrate 05-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By MamaJu
I don't have any experience with aquasoil powder...

I don't have any experience with aquasoil powder but I'm sure it would work fine.
Forum: Aquascaping 05-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By MamaJu
I like the branches but I'm not sure the stones...

I like the branches but I'm not sure the stones are a good fit.

You could always try going dutch. In my opinion dutch aquascaping is very straightforward because of the specific guidelines. You...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By MamaJu
The iron can smell like blood.

The iron can smell like blood.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By MamaJu
If you are looking for a challenge try growing...

If you are looking for a challenge try growing dwarf baby tears.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By MamaJu
I had a columnaris outbreak too. I added aquarium...

I had a columnaris outbreak too. I added aquarium salt and lowered the temp but I think adding Maracyn fixed it. Good luck.
Forum: Algae 05-07-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By MamaJu
Try adding some Amano shrimp and/ or SAE. They...

Try adding some Amano shrimp and/ or SAE. They will clean the algae up. Remove the SAE when they get too big and aggressive. It's less expensive then the power head. You might need to crank the CO2...
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