Not sure it looks like wood to me.
Theres so many way to attach plants since they basically grow hydroponically in a high tech tank ,they really...
"The siesta" just another urban legend :p I like to see the first post ever put online and the persons data supporting this :)
I've had beard algae grow on fluorite ,its attracted to the iron from what I've researched.
Anyways ive tried cleaning it off with no luck ,what i...
Bigger is better!
Good start looking forward to watching this evolve.
Sounds like your on the right track by gathering information first .. BTW Welcome :)
A camera phone picture and a new Title "THE MORASS" Also went back to a black backdrop.
HA! Thats really cool no wonder your kids love it.
Looking good! I feel your pain with the bba ,I have some on my hard scape from too much light in the beginning, that i cant seem to eradicate....
Funny thats how my wife describes me :)
Since My water is harder then anything Ive ever encounters.
I searched high and low for a great forum from your side of the pond because of the...
Follow the golden rules! (for A high tech)
Good light spread not really too strong 8hrs or so ,good turnover rate make sure your flow reaches the...
I tend to agree, because I've been looking at my plant and the lower thick portions are very dark and grow well .
Poor flow or turnover and lack...
Led is still in its infancy .Im using t5 ho's and the one led I do have is reduced 50% as not to induce algae growth.I do have lots of cheap led...
Very nice Indeed !
Just enjoying the morning while updating some posts and enjoying the smell of fresh coffee and breakfast cooking.
I hope everyone has a great year!
Just an update The plants did partially melt down on replanting in my tank with liquid co2/Glutaraldehyde.
I have two new shoots that are growing...
thats awesome i'll defiantly watch my frog bit and duck weed!
Happy New Year! Looking forward to the setup ,nice tank indeed!
I'm pretty sure thats a co2 deficiency or a nutrient .
However im no expert .
Your Wisteria looks very poor indeed It should have nice division in...
From my own experience with a 125 gallon ...
First would be cost if you wanted a nice looking high tech
second would be maintenance.
When a Giant...
I Tried working off the side in my large tank and the setup ended poorly.
For example I had two filters with the heads at the corners, and 2 water...
Awesome I like the jungle look for larger tanks .. Lovely assortment of Rainbows they look right at home.
You win :) Another shot of the jungle
I need to redo the BG bottom section fell off.
Left to right ... Such a shame that the size of this tank...
I'm hooked i'll have a breeder tank set up in the new year ... details to follow
I hear you on that I paid a ridiculous amount here in Canada ..
All my Rams seem to do well in the hard water, maybe ill do a rain water tank and...
Thanks for the link,There's a couch with my name on it this afternoon!
no problems at all . I dont get to liberal with it just enough to coat the surface.
I can't get away with big weekly on my big tank.. I need to do 50 percent. Weekly and I use h2o2 spay to keep the film done during the week.
Two should be enough, 4 might encourage algae growth..
Love your hard scape! well done looking forward to seeing the grow-out phase.
A photo to end the year.
I've had great success keeping soft water fish in my liquid cement its seems the stability is more important.
My latest addition to a new setup is...
The second one really does look more like the picture .
looking forward to seeing it in the tank.
Quote from link ---Domestic discus can be kept in soft to moderately hard water (GH...
16° is not to bad its only moderate hard. I've been keeping fish at 28° hard water they seem to adapt well and as plug the stable water is better...
Thank you , I was hoping I could avoid Co2 .. I guess ill have to break out the back up 5lb tank .
Will babys tears grow well in a none injected co2 tank?
Good med light ,stratum substrate and daily EI dosing
I have a fair bit of experience with Cross border shipping ,some packages take up to 3 months and others a few weeks.
This time of year slows all...
Well made a few changes.
I went with a frosted background and the substrate is capped with soil .
I also added a few more species of plants and...
Welcome aboard.. You'll find the members here are very knowledgeable and willing to help.
Mines a guppy that came hidden with a plant purchase :)
What Orphan fish do you have ?
lovely shots! I noticed you handle your exposure well her do you use a Nikon or Canon :)
Notice the new 29" mtb Rims I bought cough cough SANTA ! i mean.
Thanks for the info!
Finally I was able to obtain 3 Juvies ; however my water is quite hard and it worry's me, so I've added Almond leaves and bog wood ,but its still...
Can you post a picture Ive been having a similar problem and cant decide on the culprit .
Lovely setup you have, and i enjoyed your progression from the start..
it does but i still dont why the catalog has a few of the chemicals that have the same elements but named a bit diffent
New to EI dosing after reading whats required I found myself overwhelmed shopping for salt.
there's too many with the same names .
Can someone go...
Thanks ill try it what can i loose ..
I refuse to give my id online (see link at the bottom)...
Got ya a better picture still not the best with a wide angle shot cropped , just cant get a panoramic program to work.
Thanks this is great info for me ..I would love to ei dose but we have to jump through hoops to get KNO3 the Canadian Government requires a copy...
Sorry if i missed this in a post .. Are you using soil at all and what do you do for fertlizer.
The reason I ask is once my 125 is grown in im...
I have 4 now and all in storage ,I found with my ultra hard water that it was better for co2 absorption to use Excel and 15 ppm pressured co2...
Thanks ! Its Just in the last 3 weeks that i got the balance just right and they are growing at a good rate , and hopefully next image will be...
Im really after the worst pictures awards lol! Just an update from the phone this is a panorama program it might work in better light .
Truly the best camera for you is the one you like the feel of mostly.
Go to an electronics shop where you can feel the camera and take some dummy...
Looks really nice!
Im excited to have something fresh its such an interesting species.
i would think the excel some plants cant absorb it.. looks like my riccia when the excel killed it
You guys are giving me some great ideas (my wife is groaning in the background) :)
120w could be quite high! It also really depends on the quality of the transformer etc.... without having the lights in my hands and going by...
I doubt its Cree lights. If they had an image of the led itself i could tell you for sure.
Ask the seller for a closeup up of the diode and...
Good find! Im really tempted to ship one to Canada but its a bit pricey to risk it.
Thanks for the post though ,I can us the specs to compare to...
A friend at work is also a aquatic enthusiast gave me some Aungustifolia as a gift.
I understand its quite uncommon in the trade and i have never...
You're probably right mine melted and the came back nicely after adding excel.
Wow that will look amazing !
Canada has harsh restrictions on chemicals so i did some searching on glut dosing and have ordered some of this .
Its much cheaper then excel and...
Sorry to derail this thread , but how do guys manage with the high light requirements?
Very nice collection its something i would like to do myself .
If your tetras are doing ok so will the cats .
heres when the tank was establishing you can see the small patches of green now its spread out took it a while also.
I will as soon as my back straightens out.Pulled it at work today damn i feel older my the minute :)
Thanks and sorry its gba .. I run my co2 24hrs because of super hard water its hard for the plants to retrieve their carbon from the water so i...
You could also rock wool the inside of your cabinet that would stop most of the noise ....
Unless i missed something in the postings there, I cant find anything related to algae growing on flourite and or how to get rid of it.
First off just want to say this before Clive Beats on me :) just kidding.
I have good co2 both pressurized and liquid ,I have great flow and...
something new to me .:bookworm: subscribed
Very nice! The baby tears looks like its all from trailers did place it there or did it grow over ?
muh hahaha .........
Ive been having issues with my large tanks and just keep playing around till i found the right balance.
Back to the OP i still have one plant i...
No Glut is all you need.
I think the iron was something to do with Excel and marking; possibly so they could create their own name for glut and...
looking forward to future posts !
Glad to see theres a MTS support group :)
Im suffering from 2x125 g tanks 1x65g and a nagging 55g tank.
And the constant look disapproval from the...
Bigger water changes and make sure your tank is allowing for good turnover(aeration) To treat use excel itll kill most shrimp snails and mosses so...
this^^ and also a lack of co2 is more likely the start and once established thrives in high light at the top of the aquarium.
Sounds like they could be to starting to establish. I found that they always do well faster after melting down and if they don't melt down they...
that would be nice!
how long ago did plant them and how do you feed them , other stats and temperature might help as-well.
Looking forward to seeing this progress ..
I personally prefer moss for breeding it tends to look a bit messy to me and your tank has a nice look as is.
All you can do is try it if you like...
I used hydrogen peroxide and wiped out my B/Bacteria.
I can attest to Excel working well on BBA and diatoms I used it as follows .
whole tank 1...
Test with regent test kits so i know my kh is really the alkalinity.
*Ph 8.5 out of the tap 7.5 with a large amount of pressurized co2
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