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Low, LOW light options by t
I have recently setup a 125 gal tank I'd had in storage for quite a while. I never kept plants in it before. Somehow, over the years, the original 1 tube hood/light cover got ruined. I build a new, flip top out of plywood. Have you seen the prices on 6' long high-output systems? I'd have to take...
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September 19th 03 05:02 PM
by Jim Seidman Go to last post
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How much plants in 35gal without CO2 injection? by James M K
I have 35 GAL, half of it castles (decoration) and other halfe some stones and wood. I want to put some plants. How much I can plant without using CO2 injection? I suppose my fish will make some CO2.
September 19th 03 02:28 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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Plants in Remote Areas by About Dakota
Right now I live in Bismarck, North Dakota, for now, and I must admit there isn't much of a market for live aquatic plants. I was wondering of some good way to buy them long distance, and what shipping methods would be best. Thanks in advance. AD
September 18th 03 11:15 PM
by AQUATIC-STORE.COM Go to last post
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CO2 reactor set up...Will this work? by
I want to splice a gravel vac tube into the intake line of my Eheim 2328 canister filter and bubble CO2 into it. Anyone see any problems with this or have any tips?
September 18th 03 11:14 PM
by AQUATIC-STORE.COM Go to last post
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need help Id plants by Linda
Ihave alot of plants i would like to find out more about but don't know where to start. Here are the plants as listed from the people we bought from Crystal vals spiral vals Swords Crypts Red stems Foreground plants: Running Swords hairgrass
September 18th 03 08:17 PM
by Ben Go to last post
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Chucks paludarium by Ryan Wilson
Hey Chuck I am in the process of trying to make something similar to your paludarium. I was wondering how you bonded the styofoam to the aquarium...I assume with silicon...Any tips that you have would be great.. my tank is even smaller its only 33 Gallons. Thanks Ryan
September 17th 03 07:30 AM
by Chuck Gadd Go to last post
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Top off and water change by Fish guy
Do many of you use RO water in your planted tanks, and if so are you adding any type of reconstituting chems like Kent RO Right? John
September 17th 03 02:54 AM
by Fish guy Go to last post
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Light Question by Ben
Has one used/seen/have an opinion on the: Jebo 48" (55wx4) Power Compact Lighting I have just set up a 55 gallon and all it has is the basic lights. I'd like to get into plants and think i need more light anyway. TIA, Ben
September 16th 03 10:46 PM
by Toni Go to last post
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Something killing my SAEs by Victor M. Martinez
Yesterday one of my mature SAE died. Just now I fished one out of the tank. The rest are hiding in the large amazon sword. I did notice they were "breathing" really fast lately, but I didn't think any of it because all the other fish were acting normally. I just went back to check on them and 2 of...
September 16th 03 08:53 PM
by Giancarlo Podio Go to last post
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Flourite Alert for other beginners 8^) by Dan Norgard
I just added Flourite to my 29 and 10 gallon freshwater...I learned from the 29 gallon that when Seachem says the Flourite might require rinsing you should read it as 'flooding'. Rinsing just didn't cut it. The 29 now looks like Mars during a sandstorm. I did the 10g by putting the Flourite in...
September 16th 03 02:27 PM
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Anubia Roots by RedForeman
Well, I guess today is the day for me to be longwinded, as I've done all day, and it doesn't seem to be anywhere near stopping, I'll get straight to the point.... I've got 2 anubias, nana and barteri, and they are both being uprooted so often, that they are looking rather ragged. They are both of...
September 16th 03 02:25 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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Doing my planted-tank homework by Arnim
Hello everyone. I am brand new to the newsgroup and do not (yet) have a planted tank although I currently have several non-planted tanks. It started a few years ago when my wife suggested my then three-year-old daughter would like "a fish." She of course meant a goldfish in a bowl. Being the...
September 16th 03 04:19 AM
by Arnim Go to last post
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Coralife 6700K CF specs? by Arnim
Hi. In the quest for the my big lighting upgrade before I plunge into the planted aquarium (ha), I've come across an Aqualight fixture packed with Coralife 65W 6700K compact fluorescents - advertised for the planted tank. As hard as I've searched, I can't find any specs on this bulb...
September 16th 03 02:08 AM
by Arnim Go to last post
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Garden Photography by Nandakumar Sankaran
Hi, I've started a new Yahoo! group on garden photography - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GardenPhotography/. My goal for this group is to discuss any topic that relates to garden photography. Topics include but are not limited to photographic techniques, equipment, sharing/critiques of images,...
September 16th 03 12:45 AM
by Nandakumar Sankaran Go to last post
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Sunset Hygro - Legal USA states only by Aqua
* You will get 3 to 5 stems (5" and above) You pay shipping and handling $5.00 including USPS Priority with delivery confirmation. This plant is from zip 31322 (Georgia). If you think Priority mail will take more time to your place please do not respond. Current high temperature may cook the plant...
September 16th 03 12:02 AM
by Aqua Go to last post
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hard tap water by Cichlidiot
Chris wrote: I live in the central valley in California, and we have really hard water. It leaves calcium deposits on all the plumbing fixtures. How will this effect plants? Should I mix tap water with bottled water to soften it a bit? I haven't set up the tank yet. Most...
September 15th 03 11:10 PM
by Jim Seidman Go to last post
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How to keep plants down, and What is this???? by RedForeman
I have a 29g that has an overgrown pl*co that continues to uproot everything, but it's more my fault that his... He's too big, I would like to get a bigger tank, but just got married and can't afford it, so we'll be keeping him for a few more months, or until after winter and give to a friend with...
September 15th 03 10:56 PM
by Jim Seidman Go to last post
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Experiments with Peat Moss by Akvaristen
In an attempt to lower the pH (and make fish and plants happy) in my 50 gl planted tank with Cardinal and Red-eye tetra's, I am going to experiment with my change-water. At the moment I have a pH of 8.2 and KH of 8 in the tank. I am using a commercial "natural" Co2 system based on...
September 15th 03 10:00 PM
by Jim Seidman Go to last post
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Plants for very hard water by Bambi
Hi all, I have a 75 gallon tank with very hard water GH 200mg/l KH 125mg/l PH 8-8.5 I know this isnt exactly the ideal plant environment but was wondering if you could recommend some hardier plants. I have had some success with java ferns on Tufa rock and bogwood but they tend to fade away and die...
September 15th 03 08:31 PM
by Rich Conley Go to last post
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what do you guys think about this? by RedForeman
Hemigraphis colorata found at the tropica site.... for terrariums... but can be put in an aquarium???? how is that?
September 15th 03 06:33 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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