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CO2 canister max temperature by Nikki Casali
It's 31 degrees centigrade in my dining room where I keep my planted aquarium. It's rather hot today! So at what temperature will my CO2 canister likely to "unload" its contents? According to the pressure gauge, it's over 70 bar. I have just read that the critical temperature is 31.6 degrees or...
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February 9th 11 05:10 PM
by kimccolling Go to last post
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co2 tank issues by John H.
I have a basic CO2 setup, 5 lb bottle with regulator. I filled it a 3-4 months ago and its almost empty? I'm checking for leaks around the seals but how many bubbles per minute is adaquate for plants. If I dont find any leaks then maybe I just had the flow too high? (65gal tank) thanks John
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February 9th 11 05:09 PM
by kimccolling Go to last post
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Fuzzy algae.. by Troy Bruder
Hello, I recently have been treated to a "fuzzy algae" growth all over my plants.. I need some help in identifying the type of algae it is, and how best to treat it.. I run a UV sterilizer 24x7, but I'm starting to think that maybe the bulb isn't working (I bought it used and was told the bulb...
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February 4th 11 05:13 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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SE Asian biotope confusion by wary chicken
I currently have a ten gallon aquarium housing a female betta and a small school of espei rasboras. I was thinking of converting the tank to a southeast asian swamp biotope (idea from Peter Hiscock _Aquarium_Designs_). However, the plants suggested in the book don't necessarily grow in SE Asia. I...
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February 4th 11 05:12 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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Free Plants ;-) by [email protected]
I was wondering if anyone who has an established tank could send me some trimmings to get started. I'd gladly pay for shipping of course. Thanks in advance to anyone who replies!
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February 4th 11 05:10 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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Help: DIY CO2 disaster by default
Yesterday my DIY CO2 reactor (coke bottle) fell over and managed to dispense just under 1/4 of the total mixture in to my tank(tube goes in to Fluval filter). My wife just called to tell me the aquarium water is a milky white color and some fish are dead. She indicated that It looked "alive,...
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February 4th 11 05:09 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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kh weirdness by Robin
Hi! This is a request for help. I lurk a lot and am somehwat new to aquariums and new to planted aquariums, and have gained so much valuable information from all of the rec.aquaria forums. I have just started up a tiny (5 gallon) aquarium. I decided to try the diy yeast method CO2 injection and...
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February 4th 11 05:08 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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Brown Spots on Plant by Jan
I recently set up a 20 gallon tank, and added some plants. One of them developed brown spots on the leaves. You can see the photo at It's planted in the middle of the tank, where there is more light. Could this plant be getting too much...
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February 4th 11 05:06 PM
by ttimpain Go to last post
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Sword is flowering again, now what? by Bill Stock
My Sword is about to flower again, although I think it's a different plant. Once it flowers, will I get seeds or plantlets or what? Not that I really have room for more Swords at the moment, but it's an interesting process.
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February 3rd 11 09:51 PM
by greggausttin Go to last post
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Indoor Gardening by [email protected]
A lot of people stick a fake tree in a corner, dust the leaves off every week, and call it indoor gardening, but indoor gardening has grown into much more than that lately. There are also a lot of people that thinks plants belong and should stay inside, but there are many reasons for starting an...
February 3rd 11 09:50 PM
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Plants, seeds, flowers, gardens by tim
Plants, seeds, flowers,...
February 3rd 11 09:50 PM
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wallmart plant seed packs and more questions by Jeffery Moyer
I have never grown plants B4 , how ever I have been very good at keeping fish in my 29gal mall mart tank, and I have decided to step up the pace a bit, give me a bit more to do with my hobby , so I reset up my tank with some small grain sand slightly lager than what one would find in the sand...
February 3rd 11 09:49 PM
by greggausttin Go to last post
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Growing seed / plant in only fresh water without draining questiontia sal2 by [email protected]
Greetings All I'm doing a little experiment with growing plants and the effects vary magnetic fields on them. I would like to grow plants in a test tube and measure there growth. What types of seeds would be the best to use that's fast growing and will grow in water. I know I could use bean...
February 3rd 11 09:49 PM
by greggausttin Go to last post
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[FAQ] Welcome to the Aquaria Newsgroups! 2006-03-01 by Flash Wilson
Welcome to the Aquaria Newsgroups! 1. Copyright. The text for the Welcome (this posting), except for the copyright paragraph, was written by Mark Stone. The Aquaria FAQs were compiled and are maintained by Erik Olson. The articles incorporating the FAQs were written by: Shaji Bhaskar, Gary...
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February 2nd 11 09:23 PM
by michelstephon Go to last post
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Spring Resolution: Get Serious About my Plants by John Sankey
I suggest Jasmine Brough's article at http://animal-world.com/encyclo/fresh/plants/PlantProfile1.htm A lot of sound info there. The number one reason for poor plant growth is inadequate light - most need a lot of it, like 100 lumens per litre of tank capacity. The next common problem is the...
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February 2nd 11 09:22 PM
by michelstephon Go to last post
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VHO vs. Standard Fluorescent by John Sankey
"My light hood has a sticker that says 30" / 20watt. Does this mean it is only safe to use a 20 watt bulb in it and that I will need to buy a new hood, specially made to handle VHO bulbs if that's what I want to go with?" If the VHO is marked other than 20 watts, it won't work with the ballast in...
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February 2nd 11 09:21 PM
by michelstephon Go to last post
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Lowering ph by Animal
I have a problem,(I guess if I didn't I wouldn't be asking a question!),anyways,I have a 90 gall heavily planted freshwater community tank that's been set up for 10 years.Because I've always had a mild amount of algae,I was doing large (70 %)water changes weekly to try to eliminate the algae, but...
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February 2nd 11 09:21 PM
by michelstephon Go to last post
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Species of reed by axr862
Hi does anyone know what are the most common species of reeds found on the edges of fresh water streams. thanks Aidan --
February 1st 11 12:48 PM
by axr862 Go to last post
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duckweed by John H.
I gots a few plants today at my lfs and I asked for a few duckweed, I never saw it before and was surprised that it was so small. So he gave me like 5 pieces for free. I've read posts that in a few days this will overtake the surface? Will this happen to my tank given such a small starting...
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January 31st 11 06:28 PM
by stevnblk Go to last post
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Any one interested in some hornwort? by Daniel Morrow
Any one interested in some hornwort? Mine is growing back strong and I will soon either have to throw it into the compost pit or sell it to some one. If anyone wants any and doesn't mind totally reimbursing me i can send some to you./them. Good luck and later!
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January 29th 11 11:07 AM
by stefenblk Go to last post
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