my aquarium a few weeks using EI

Discussion in 'Journals' started by hixy, 17 Apr 2008.

  1. hixy

    hixy Member

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    Here are 2 pics a before and work in progress shot hope you like.

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    tank3.jpg
     
  2. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

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    Looking very nice and lush :)
     
  3. Arana

    Arana Member

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    Wow it's looking good, were you suprised by the rate of growth? what was you dosing before and how does it compare? :D
     
  4. hixy

    hixy Member

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    Before i was dosing 15m tnp once a week as per bottle and was having algae issues ,now though the plants are growing really well with not any algae anywhere.change 50% water every 6 days im quite supprized how easy it is [TOUCH WOOD}
     
  5. George Farmer

    George Farmer Founder Staff Member

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    Very nice.

    EI is easier than most may think. Common issues are poor CO2 and too low plant biomass. Once those are sorted, EI is easy and algae should never be an issue.
     
  6. TDI-line

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    Looking good.
     
  7. Themuleous

    Themuleous Member

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    Very nice Hixy, always good to see a tank full of lush green growth.

    Sam
     
  8. Garuf

    Garuf Member

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    Hey Hixy I just saw your tank over on planted tank, its really nice, so green too! You should be proud.
     

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