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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By kjacks
The nitrates and Phosphates are sky high in my...

The nitrates and Phosphates are sky high in my tap water..
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-31-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By kjacks
RO/DI Buffering Confusion

I am having issues understanding how to get the correct buffiring for my RO water, Currently i have purchased Seachems Alkiline and acid buffers to try to get the desired PH and Kh. Ive read the...
Forum: Algae 01-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By kjacks
Unhappy I think Ive figured out the prob with my RO/DI...

I think Ive figured out the prob with my RO/DI water.. I have not been adding any alkaline buffer to raise to the desired PH, which causes my PH controller to misfunction by not activating the Co2......
Forum: Algae 01-24-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By kjacks
I will try to do better maintenance work, but Im...

I will try to do better maintenance work, but Im also having issues with RO/DI water Buffering... It seems like the PH will not rise. It actually drops and stays down during the day when the lights...
Forum: Algae 01-23-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By kjacks
I was doing the equilibrium from seachem, but i...

I was doing the equilibrium from seachem, but i was told it was pretty much the same as 50/50 with tap water and not to waste money on it... Also not getting the buffering capacity with...
Forum: Algae 01-23-2014, 05:45 PM
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Views: 1,274
Posted By kjacks
So what Ive gathered from all the replies is to...

So what Ive gathered from all the replies is to first do a major water change, and then get rid of any visible cyno, then do a black out for 3 days? after that do another water change 70 percent, add...
Forum: Algae 01-20-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By kjacks
Tired of the never ending battle!

Since ive moved in april 2013, ive been battling green cyno...:angryfire
Before i moved outta the city, my tank was flourishing.. Now its total CRAP! Everything is the same except the water... Up to...
Forum: Lighting 09-23-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By kjacks
I am currently running a 75 gallon all glass...

I am currently running a 75 gallon all glass aquarium.

Filtration = Fluval 306 canister w Biomedia and floss.
Lighting = CatalinaAquatics 3 Bulb T5HO (4.5" off top of water) Two 6500k bulbs and ...
Forum: Lighting 09-23-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By kjacks
My light setup, is it correct?

I am currently running a CatalinaAquatics 3 bulb T5HO (23" off substrate).
I have two 6700k bulbs on fro 8 hrs and one plant gro bulb on for 4 hrs of the 8..Is that too much light as far as PAR...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-22-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By kjacks
RO/DI question?

Should I run a bubble stone in my ro water overnight before doing a water change and adding remineralizer? also if i have a high dKH in my tank now do i still add remineralizer before the water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Crappy Pic.

Crappy Pic.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2013, 09:50 PM
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Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Todays pic

Todays pic
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Imalso not getting any better results from...

Imalso not getting any better results from cranking up the Co2 either.. My ph on my controller reads 6.6 at the moment. should I go any lower with it? Short of tearing down and starting over...:(
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
I just ordered another fluval 306 filter for a...

I just ordered another fluval 306 filter for a total of two 306's. Would running carbon for a day be beneficial? Or a Phosphate sponge?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-19-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Started to get BBA, which is why I made the...

Started to get BBA, which is why I made the switch to 3 Bulbs... I put my Dual T5HO fixture on tonight for an hour, and the plants started pearling. For a total of 5 T5HO bulbs for an hour... I think...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Some Pics when i was running 6 bulbs for ten...

Some Pics when i was running 6 bulbs for ten hours..
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Current lighting is 3 Bulb catalina aquariums...

Current lighting is 3 Bulb catalina aquariums T5HO 2 Bulbs of 6500k for 8 Hrs and 1 Plant grow for 2 Hrs starting at 2:00pm to 4:00pm..
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
From left to right it goes RO/DI @ 0.0 Phosphate....

From left to right it goes RO/DI @ 0.0 Phosphate. Middle is Tap water @ 1.0. And my tank water I just measured at 5.0!!!:angryfire:angryfire Can it be from Root tabs?? I will def stop adding water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Not Flourishing!:confused:

Not Flourishing!:confused:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Flourishing!

Flourishing!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Pretty nice then.. That was three months old...

Pretty nice then.. That was three months old...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Some More Pics. The Telenthera is a month old.....

Some More Pics. The Telenthera is a month old.. The Best pic is when my tank was thriving.. Was using 6 T5 HO with Full line of flourish suppliments daily.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Alterenthera old grown melting.

Alterenthera old grown melting.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
Im having trouble posting pics, but I wil try...

Im having trouble posting pics, but I wil try again. New growth is stunted, And old leaves are melting and falling off. Also Hygro has brown pin holes in it.. Def try to get pics on here. I have some...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By kjacks
IM using RODI water. Posted from...

IM using RODI water.


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