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Echinodorus Aflamé by Paulo Marques
Hello, My name is Paulo, and I'm from Portugal. I bouhgt a couple of months ago an Echinodorus Aflamé. The plant is responding not bad to the levels in my tank, but not as good as the others Echinodorus. My setup is: volume: 350 lt
March 25th 05 02:10 AM
by swint144 Go to last post
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MH Lighting question by John
Does anyone use Metal Halide lighting on their tanks. I saved my ballast and 250 watt bulbs from my reef setup that I sold last year, but I want to setup a freshwater planted community tank ( 120 or 125 gal.). Any advice is greatly appreciated, thx...John.
March 24th 05 06:10 AM
by Justin Boucher Go to last post
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Free Anachris, last call by Ross Vandegrift
Last call - I'm gonna dump what I trim if I don't hear back. Lemme know if you want any! -- Ross Vandegrift "The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to...
March 23rd 05 07:23 AM
by Ross Vandegrift Go to last post
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Microscopic plants by Nikki Casali
Anyone know why I have microscopic stem plants growing on the surface of one of my planted tanks? I've noticed them before but ignored them. They are bright green, 3mm tall and tend to clump in groups of three or four. I thought it was some type of pollen or spores until I looked...
March 22nd 05 05:06 PM
by Nikki Casali Go to last post
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C02 reg with solenoid $30 by [email protected]
I have a three year old Hydrologix C02 regulator with needle valve and solenoid, which was never used, on Aquabid starting for $30. http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi?planta&1111724374
March 22nd 05 04:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Florapride and water softening cont. (long) by dfreas
Despite my lack of posts recently I haven't given up on the tests to see if FloraPride really is softening my water. I could use some help though. So if you have a bottle of FloraPride and would like to contribute to my impromptu study then do some tests and post your results here. Here's what I've...
March 20th 05 01:49 PM
by Margolis Go to last post
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Aquatic Pond Plants by Captain Blood
Hello All, My name is Paul and I just built a new website for Wes and Melissa McCartney. Prior to focusing his efforts solely on creating works of art with ponds and watergardens, Wes was a Master Landscaper with St. Clair Nursery for many years. Wes is very creative and a perfectionist. Wes and...
March 19th 05 04:17 PM
by Captain Blood Go to last post
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Dark tips on Java Fern leaves by default
I'm not sure where I read the original posts, I think it was on one of the forums. Either way, I thought I'd throw out a recent data point and observation. I've seen this phenomena on a few of my java fern plants, both the small fine leaf variety as well as the larger long leaf style. The very...
March 18th 05 05:08 PM
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I started my DIY CO2!! by spiral_72
Yup, just as the title says. This is my first attempt BTW. I searched through the Google forums and was able to answer all my questions about the subject so far. I used a 2Liter plastic bottle 1.5 cups sugar (I intended on using 2cups but I run out) 1 tsp baking soda (I have pretty soft water) 1/4...
March 17th 05 10:46 PM
by kev Go to last post
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Whisper filter + CO2 ? by spiral_72
Would it be pointless to pump CO2 into the intake of my Whisper 60? It would be an easy modification and the impeller should do a fine job of busting the CO2 bubbles up. This is a waterfall(?) type filter in that it dumps the filtered water back on top of the water. Would the surface agitation...
March 17th 05 08:51 PM
by spiral_72 Go to last post
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That's it, I've had it - Blue Green Algae by Shawn
I can't take it any more. I simply cannot beat or keep up with the blue-green algae outbreak I've had now for about 5 months. I've tried everything. Blacking out the tank, removing my CO2 system, algicide treatments - nothing works. It makes my tanks look like crap, and it's killing all my...
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March 17th 05 08:16 PM
by spiral_72 Go to last post
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hello again by becon776
hello, wow... been away from here for a loooooooonnnnngggg time. Used to keep a planted discus tank www.geocities.com/becon776 but then aquuired large reef tank and wow what a friggin headache!!! and Money pit. Beautiful no doubt but!! $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$. Anyhow, marital issues...
March 17th 05 01:05 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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TMG and supplements? by LM
HI all, I'm switching from Flourish fertilizer system to TMG (tropica master grow) for my plants. I assume I still need Flourish Excel since I don't have a good CO2 source.. but do I still need Iron and other macro elements (nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus) or does TMG take care of it all? linda
March 16th 05 10:10 PM
by LM Go to last post
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Anyone want some anachris? by Ross Vandegrift
Hey everyone, I've got some great anachris growing in my 40gal hex tank. It looks great, but I'm thinking about changing the scenery. Drop me a line if you're interested! -- Ross Vandegrift
March 16th 05 04:45 PM
by Ross Vandegrift Go to last post
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Alcohol in Planted Tank by Watercress
I am using a DIY generator. That got me wondering about the effects of alcohol vapor from the generator on my tank. Anyone has any experience on this?
March 16th 05 01:18 AM
by Daweise1 Go to last post
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Green Light Stump Remover by Watercress
Anyone has a definite answer to its content? According to previous postings it is suppose to be pure KNO3, but when I tested a solution of it with the Aqua. Pharm. nitrate test, I got a reading of 0. So, is the problem with the Stump Remover or the Nitrate Test? BTW, the Nitrate Test did have a...
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March 15th 05 08:48 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Help ID algae by Matt
I have some algae that just started growing on my driftwood and it's spreading, can someone tell what kind of algae this is and if there are any fish I can get that will eat it or how to get rid of...
March 15th 05 07:29 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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PHOTOSYNTHESIS by [email protected]
what are the wavelengths that plants need to produce energy? do they need uv-a and uv-b light or is normal light enough?
March 15th 05 06:56 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Anyone here doses Dolomite? by Watercress
I recently started dosing Dolomite to add Ca and Mg to my water. I am doing this because the new leaf of my plants are coming out twisted. Some research suggest that it may be due to a Ca and/or Mg deficiency. So I go 40 lbs of Dolomite from Home Depot for about $2.50. So far, I think I have used...
March 13th 05 05:47 AM
by Watercress Go to last post
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How Fast Do CO2 Get Absorbed? by Watercress
I am new in this CO2 injection game. I have set up a DIY CO2 generator a few days ago. I see the solution fizzing slowly, but I dont see any bubble emerging from my porcelain airstone that I am using as a diffuser. I think my set up is air tight enough, so I concluded that the CO2 is getting...
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March 13th 05 05:15 AM
by Watercress Go to last post
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