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Forum: Plants 08-06-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By kuhli
Three days is a bit quick to judge whether it'll...

Three days is a bit quick to judge whether it'll grow...the hornwort and swords may feed quite heavily. Leave things alone for 2 or 3 weeks, let the fern adjust to the new light and see how it goes....
Forum: Plants 08-05-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By kuhli
What are you growing it(forcing it to compete)...

What are you growing it(forcing it to compete) with?
Forum: Plants 08-04-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By kuhli
I've taken all the others out and am going to see...

I've taken all the others out and am going to see if they'll continue this with their new growth...will see what happens!
Forum: Plants 08-04-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By kuhli
Strange leaves on java fern

So, I recently pulled the tank apart during a move and this monster Java Fern had some unusual leaves, they're pictured in the second pic below. Has anyone seen these before? Are they notable or...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By kuhli
Pretty much identical to the setup I'm doing,...

Pretty much identical to the setup I'm doing, would you do anything different if you did it again?

I've redundant solenoids for the fill line and a 3/4" for the drain...

Did you use a relay? ...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By kuhli
Another option is running a CO2 control system...

Another option is running a CO2 control system that'll close a solenoid in the event that the pH gets too low. However, the CO2 system leads to a false sense of security, if the solenoid fails...
Forum: DIY 02-27-2003, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By kuhli
Some folks(myself included) use the Lee's Ozone...

Some folks(myself included) use the Lee's Ozone safe tubing as a mid point between using plain old tubing and the real C02 stuff. I've no idea what the molecular size of C02 vs Ozone is, but it must...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2003, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By kuhli
Not that this means anything but... Our cats...

Not that this means anything but...

Our cats have chewed a lot of different things but haven't gone after my Lee's Ozone safe tubing. Maybe its too ugly for them to eat...

Might be worth...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2003, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By kuhli
Take a look here, one of the biggest advocates...

Take a look here, one of the biggest advocates for a nutrient rich substrate. Personally I think it's completely looney, but don't let me stop you.

Good luck!
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-28-2003, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By kuhli
It's very hard to really say until we know how...

It's very hard to really say until we know how hard your water is.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By kuhli
http://www.thekrib.com/Plants/Plants/Anubias-nana....

http://www.thekrib.com/Plants/Plants/Anubias-nana.html

A lot of people, including Tropica grow their plants emersed if at all possible because it speeds the diffusion of gas into and out of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2003, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By kuhli
We're told that the conventional tubing: ...

We're told that the conventional tubing:
1) Is Permeable to CO2 and will waste C02, I've never seen any numbers on the varied materials.
2) Really crappy tubing will dry out and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2003, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By kuhli
This is why we need a Canadian mail order: I...

This is why we need a Canadian mail order:

I purchased a 68.00 USD item from a US mail order place, I'm quite willing to accept a lousy currency conversion but the UPS customs brokers charged me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-23-2003, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By kuhli
No. Help. Please.

No. Help. Please.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2003, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By kuhli
I've tried Lilaeopsis at lighting levels higher...

I've tried Lilaeopsis at lighting levels higher than that, but it was before I began using RO Water, my kH was about 12 or 14 then. No luck, echinodorus tenn is a far more forgiving plant in harder...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2003, 05:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By kuhli
I tried using a 12 inch bubble wand to push the...

I tried using a 12 inch bubble wand to push the CO2 through in hopes it would pass equally well through the hole tube, didn't pan out, basically the gas finds a few bigger passages and just runs to...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2003, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By kuhli
Still growing that tough green algae on the...

Still growing that tough green algae on the glass, kH 4.0 with RO Water and CO2 hasn't solved that. Not feeding much initially till I get a handle on how things behave.
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2003, 05:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By kuhli
It's still working great for me, the only plant...

It's still working great for me, the only plant pearling is Bolbitis, imagine, Bolbitis pearling, this stuff sat dead in my tank for six months and now it starts pearling!

I'm not interested in my...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2003, 05:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By kuhli
But the little hole on the left side? Where do...

But the little hole on the left side? Where do you mean?
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2003, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By kuhli
I thought I'd report back with the results of my...

I thought I'd report back with the results of my purchase of the Custom Aquatics Regulator/Selonoid/Needle Valve combo.

It was pretty easy to get going, I had to bump the pressure on the needle...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2003, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By kuhli
I'd suggest yes, it will help you avoid humidity...

I'd suggest yes, it will help you avoid humidity buildup while the lights are off and excessive evaporation.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-15-2003, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By kuhli
Include some crypts as well they grow very slowly...

Include some crypts as well they grow very slowly in hard water, but do grow and easily at that. They'll help stabilize things a bit.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-15-2003, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By kuhli
Suggestions In hard water tanks (I've...

Suggestions

In hard water tanks (I've recently switched to RO and CO2) I'm of the opinion that when you've algae you've too much nutrient. Plants don't grow that fast in hard water(unless they're...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-12-2003, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By kuhli
My experience is that it is a matter of approach....

My experience is that it is a matter of approach. In my tanks the only thing that has led to reliable strong growth is to leave things well enough alone. Basically that has meant that leaving the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-10-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,464
Posted By kuhli
Another vote for "The Ecology of the Planted...

Another vote for "The Ecology of the Planted Aquarium - A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatise for the Home Aquarist" by Diana Walstad. The book is really a collection of all of the 'scientific'...
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