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  1. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    So I made a post a while ago about a reading of point .25ppm of Ammonia in my 29 gallon. I've been more detailed check of my old 20g and my new 55. They all have the same color reading of .25ppm. In my 55g I would not be as surprised if it spike, it is fairly new. However, I have had Kuhli...
  2. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    I'm not trying to bore anyone with repeated questions but I'm just starting out and only have petco and petsmart's around where I live. I did a lot of searching and still am not sure about my readings. So I testing everything in my tank today and found. PH-7.0 Ammonia-0/low Nitrite-0/low...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    How many people are using RODI water in planted tanks? If you are using it or have knowledge on the subject, could you please weigh in? What affect does it have on a tank, do you need to add more supplements/ fertilizers? If you are transitioning from a tank that used tap w/ prime will there...
  4. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hello, this my first thread. My question is how much GH booster should I add at my weekly water change? I have a 75 gallon tank and my GH is 2 degees or 40ppm. I'm not really sure what the optimal GH range is, I thought it was supposed to be around 200ppm. Some advice would be greatly...
  5. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Additional to my previous post on pH, kH etc, I just wanted to ask what people think about our tank's cycling process. Sorry if it's a stupid question, it's our first planted tank! We have a 580L tank that's been going for about 5 weeks. From day 1 we had 2 radion xr30w, aquamedic co2, substrate...
  6. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hello Shrimp People! I'm looking to start keeping some Cherry Shrimp and would like advice for the best water conditions for healthy shrimp to live in. Info like what water test are needed and how often water changes are needed and what percent, water temp, plants they like best and any...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    K, just got some top quality guppies but I have 1 tank the PH 7.8ppm, 1 tank the ammonia is 1.0ppm, and the other one the tank the nitrate an nitrites are at stress levels. What tank would u trust them in? My tank with the high ammonia also has angels but the guppies wount fit in their mouths so...
  8. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Day 10 on the new amazonia tank. I've planted twice and have done 3 60% water changes. A few days ago, the ammonia tested 0 and nitrites .25 ... that was before a right before a water change. It's been two days. Now the ammonia is 0, the nitrite is 0, and the nitrate is 5. Could it be cycled...
  9. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hello everyone, I'm looking for some opinions on keeping super tiger shrimp. My tap conditions are pH ~8.6 KH 6 GH 11 TDS 300 and from shrimpkeeping.com the requirements seem to be: shrimpery.com Now I know what ratios to mix my tap with RODI to reach these conditions, but I want to...
  10. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, I am new here and wasn't quite sure which forum would be "appropriate" for my question. :) I made an account after doing lots and lots and lots and lots of research through these forums in preparation of my new 5g planted tank. This tank is about 3 weeks old. There are 3 baby and 2 adult...
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have dozens of dead manzanita trees on my property and i really would like to put a big chunk of one of these guys in my tank. However, these trees all died years ago due to a big fire that swept across the area, and many of them have burnt sections throughout the branches. Nothing too major...
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