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Custom Lighting Plans - need opinions.. by RedForeman ©®
The Plan Plant a 10g like a low tech tank, but with 60% planted.... plants to include, Java Fern, Anubia Nana, that's it... ____________________________________________ | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX | | | | | | |BALLAST
July 17th 03 05:03 AM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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PMDD recipe from HomeGrown Hydroponics: review by KMS
HomeGrown Hydroponics is offering a PMDD package to Sears & Conlin specifications. They have a rudimentary web presence which is hard to negotiate. I tried ordering by e mail and got no confirmation so I called, found the number on the website to be their retail store number; got an 800 number from...
July 17th 03 08:19 PM
by KMS Go to last post
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Cloudy water after water change by Poe Lim
Don't change the water and clean the filter at the same time; you are re-starting the cycling process. Ideally only change half the filter media at a time, so that some bio-bugs remain. Have seen the same thing happen when I changed the water AND cleaned all the filter media; what happaned...
July 18th 03 02:19 AM
by JR Go to last post
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Setting up a planted mini aquarium by SIBIETA
Hi, i have a 5gal tank (20liters), and i´d like to know how often you make water changes. What type of light you use, and can you sepcify which and how you fertilize the tank. "Paige Gallegos" escribió en el...
July 18th 03 04:31 PM
by SIBIETA Go to last post
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OOPs day one of BBA report by Robert Flory
My angels haven't been the only one busy the last day or so. Massive BBA bloom over last day? A couple plants are bushier than I am. I have a 50 gallon planted aquarium over run with platies .... in first day of black out. The aquarium is only 40 days old, cycled overnight by adding everything...
July 18th 03 11:35 PM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Crash Course in Planted Aquaria by Sanjay Thomas
Can anyone give me a rundown, somewhat of a crash course, in planted aquaria? I've been semi-lurking here for a bit, trying to figure this whole thing out on my own, but I need a starter "learn the ropes" type of thing if I'm to make heads or tails of it. I'm asking pretty general questions,...
July 19th 03 04:33 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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No more CO2 by Bob Alston
Take a look at these articles: http://www.qsl.net/w2wdx/aquaria/diyco2.html http://www.ee.pdx.edu/~davidr/discus/articles/co2.html -- Bob Alston 918.494.4913
July 19th 03 11:17 PM
by Duncan A. McRae Go to last post
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i.d. this plant by guess who
I've posted a pic of it on alt.binaries.aquaria and would appreciate an i.d.
July 20th 03 08:12 AM
by guess who Go to last post
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Help needed by Tero Huikko
Hi, I always try to do the very best, because it's hard to do better and it won't haunt you afterwards...but to the point. I have 700 litres tank with Anubias nana, Anubias lanceolata, Crinum thaianum, Echinodorus schluterii "leopard" and a few Vallisneria gigantea and they wont grow or succeed....
July 20th 03 12:09 PM
by Yog-Sothoth Go to last post
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Light advice for a 15 gallon tank with at 15 watt light by Michael
My friend gave me an old aquarium, it's 60L (15 gallons) and only has a 15 watt light in it. The surface is 60cm x 30cm. I just bought a Sylvania GroLux light for it, based on the recommendation of my friend. We lined the inside of the hood with aluminum foil to serve as a reflector. He also...
July 20th 03 04:01 PM
by Michael Go to last post
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#@%$ Algae - I'm going to turn my tank into a bird cage. by JR
The Hagen kit contains a reagent #3 that is apparently comprised of zinc dust mixed with N-1 Naphthylethylene-diamine Di HCl. Each time the test is run, a different result is obtained. Apparently, the zinc does not stay in suspension correctly, no matter how much the reagent bottle is...
July 20th 03 09:02 PM
by Alex R Go to last post
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Cloudy water after water change by Charlie C.
"Victor M. Martinez" wrote in : I've been meaning to post here about the cloudiness that sets on my large tank after I make water changes and fertilize the plants. The small tank doesn't get it, just the...
July 20th 03 09:36 PM
by Charlie C. Go to last post
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Green slime algae by Velvet
"Racf" wrote in message ... "Tom J. Pappas" wrote in message ... I have a question about my freshwater aquarium, that I'm hoping ...
July 20th 03 10:35 PM
by Velvet Go to last post
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Green slime algae by willis stanley
In article , says... "Tom J. Pappas" wrote in message ... I have a question about my freshwater aquarium, that I'm hoping someone can...
July 20th 03 10:44 PM
by willis stanley Go to last post
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is my co2 tank full? by Exoir
I had my 2.5lb tank filled at a paint gun store. Its at 1250psi Is this full? At what psi will I need to refill it?
July 21st 03 12:14 AM
by Pierre-Normand Houle Go to last post
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nitriates=0 by Alex R
"WD" wrote in message news:[email protected] Amazon swords, bacopa, java fern, java moss, hygro are the plants, and all but the java are suffering badly. I use seachem flourish, but the nitrates remain at 0. Assistance with getting nitrates up? I'd...
July 21st 03 01:06 AM
by WD Go to last post
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BGA medication? by Tasslehoff
I've got a fairly bad case of BGA in my fairly new 10 week old 4' planted tank and was wondering if anyone has used 'Kent Poly-Ox, cyanobacteria control' which is supposed to kill blue green cyanobacteria. Maracyn is unavailable in Australia for some medical/customs reason. I was planning...
July 21st 03 08:04 PM
by Racf Go to last post
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Newbie question re Ludwigia palustris by Paul McGuinness
Hi I have just added the Ludwigia to my tank (yesterday). I was told at the LFS that this plant can get quite bushy, which seems a good idea. To encourage this should I nip out the tips of the plant as is done with land plants? Also should I let the plant settle in before doing this? For how long?...
July 21st 03 08:27 PM
by Paul McGuinness Go to last post
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Free plants UK by Mark Trueman
Hi all Sorry about the cross post I have some plants to give away. 1 young giant hygro (these things grow too big for my tank but are lovely plants) 10 red crypts (not sure what type but i can get a picture if you are
July 21st 03 09:23 PM
by Mark Trueman Go to last post
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CO2 bottle, how many bubbles should there be on the counter? by Paul Davies
Mike, it's quite important for you (and your fish) that you know the concentration of CO2 in your tank. To do this, you must have a means of measuring pH and KH (carbonate hardness). With these two measurements and the use of a chart http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/aqua/art_plant_co2chart.htm you can...
July 21st 03 09:45 PM
by Paul Davies Go to last post
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