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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Just wanted to give an update to the BBA issue I...

Just wanted to give an update to the BBA issue I was having. I used the peroxide/excel method to kill as much bba on the plants that I could and cut off the leaves that still had it. I increased the...
Forum: Plants 12-20-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Hey Bsqrd. Can you post some pics of the...

Hey Bsqrd.

Can you post some pics of the plants?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Great information you all have provided. I have...

Great information you all have provided. I have increased my co2 and will monitor the fish are affected by it. If I see no signs of gasping for air I will continue to increase it.

Will BBA go...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Since I will be home the next 3 days to keep an...

Since I will be home the next 3 days to keep an eye on the tank I will give this a try.

I guess I will have to treat the plants that have BBA first with peroxide or even bleach if I give them a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
How accurate are drop checkers and would I be...

How accurate are drop checkers and would I be better off having CO2 come on 1 hour before lights come on and 1 hour before lights go out?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thanks for replying. I am running a pressurized...

Thanks for replying. I am running a pressurized system using Aquatek regulator with solenoid. As of right now until I get another timer the co2 comes on with the lights and shuts off when the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
T5 Lighting + EI Dosing + Pressurized Co2 = BBA for me

Please help me to figure out what I am doing wrong. I keep getting BBA when using CO2 + EI Dosing and a T5HO 4 bulb Odyssea that I am only using (2) 6500k bulbs. :help:

The tank is a 29 gallon...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,181
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Lol Spoiler alert?

Lol Spoiler alert?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,181
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Love The Walking Dead and 24. Did you guys...

Love The Walking Dead and 24.

Did you guys know that walking dead is based off a comic book?

http://walkingdead.wikia.com/wiki/The_Walking_Dead_%28Comic_Series%29
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Just a heads up, It will start 12:00 PST. So set...

Just a heads up, It will start 12:00 PST. So set your alarm for 3:00 AM for us EST people :tongue:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
DIY LED questions for 29 gallon

I have standard 29 gallon that I like to move to diy led but I have a few questions. I already have a pressurized co2 system and dosing ferts via EI method.

I'm leaning towards all cool white or...
Forum: Substrate 11-06-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
+1 on what Diana said. I switched over to pool...

+1 on what Diana said. I switched over to pool filter sand and only rinsed it once. No cloudiness in the tank at all. Plus the grain size is a bit bigger then play sand.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Really nice scape! Following.

Really nice scape! Following.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thanks for the input. Right now I have MTS...

Thanks for the input. Right now I have MTS topped with Eco complete, pumping CO2, EI dosing and the Planted+ light. I had someone use my magnetic glass cleaner and they ended up getting the eco...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thinking about switching to Pool Filter Sand

I'm going to be replacing my current MTS tank with a new tank and thinking about using PFS. Besides using root tabs is there anything else (not soil) that I should put in as the 1st or 2nd layers if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Some online places you can check out are ...

Some online places you can check out are

http://www.mcssl.com/store/firedupaquatics
http://shop.plantedaquariumscentral.com/
http://www.peabodysparadise.com/shop/

Firedup has a $8.00 flat...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,802
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thanks Teck. I think I will try one or two...

Thanks Teck. I think I will try one or two species of red plants. Worst that can happen is they turn green. I also have a dirted tank with pressurized co2 and dosing dry fertz.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-29-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,802
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Teck, can you tell me if your red plants are able...

Teck, can you tell me if your red plants are able to stay red with the planted+? How far is you light from the substrate?

I have the 30" planted+ on a 29 gallon and I'm going to be doing a plant...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Thank you for your replies. I forgot to...

Thank you for your replies.

I forgot to mention in my post that I am pumping pressurized CO2 and my checker is a very light green. I also have 8 hour photo period.

I did spot dose Excel at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Did yours ever recover?

Did yours ever recover?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Help - Anubias with holes and decaying leaves

Over the past 4-6 weeks my anubias plants have been getting holes and decaying leaves. I was also battling bba on these plants and my val's around the same time. I threw out the val's and removed...
Forum: Plants 01-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
I heard very good things about FireUp Aquatics...

I heard very good things about FireUp Aquatics [http://www.firedupaquatics.net/ and http://www.peabodysparadise.com/shop/.

There are some youtube videos that customers have posted showing plants...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
I had a bunch of pond snails in my 29 gallon tank...

I had a bunch of pond snails in my 29 gallon tank and bought one clown loach. He took care all of them within a week. I have no snails left in the tank and have no problems with my albino cories and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-26-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
Petco $1 per gallon sale has started in my area

I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and got a circular in the paper today for Petco. The $1 per gallon sale started today and runs through January 25th. Not sure if this is regional or not.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By PhilthyMcnasty
I think I have a jet pipe for that filter laying...

I think I have a jet pipe for that filter laying around somewhere in the attic. I will check and give that a try.

If needed, you think the Hydor Koralia Nano 240 would be the one to get? Is it...
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