12 gallon long DSM questions - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 07-30-2017, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
Newbie
 
Dp32713's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1
Talking 12 gallon long DSM questions

What's up everybody! Hopefully I've come to the right place to get my questions answered!

Here's my setup:
Aquamaxx 12 gallon long
6L ADA soil powder type
2L ADA power sand
ADA tourmaline bc, Bacter 100, Clear super
Current Satalite freshwater LED plus
Eheim 2215 canister filter
Hydor 240 power head
Pressurized CO2, used victor 453d (still setting system up)
Plants:
HC, hair grass, S. repens

Questions:
1. I'm getting ready to move into my dorm next month. I was wondering if I could start the DSM now to get a head start and then move the tank when I move in(It's a 2.5 hour drive from my house to campus). Even if I move when the plants are not in a photoperiod, would I risk messing up the DSM? Is it a bad idea to start it now, should I just wait?
2. Once the tank gets flooded, is okay to use only distilled water. Would I need to add anything else to the water besides the dry plant macro and micro nutrients? (EI method)
3. Should I order more aqua soil, do I have enough?
I've been reading this forum for a while and I thought I might as well get involved! Let me know if I'm missing anything!
Dp32713 is offline  
Reply

Tags
12 gallon long, ada amazonia powder type, baby tears, dsm, pressurized co2

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome