New and learning feedback please(pics added)?

Discussion in 'General Planted Tank Discussions' started by paul.stopher, 10 Nov 2009.

  1. paul.stopher

    paul.stopher Newly Registered

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    Location:
    Surrey UK
    Hi. Could I possibly get some feed back on my planted tank set up and fert dosing.
    I’ve been up and running for about 5 Months and most things seem to be going well. Except DIY CO2 stability.

    Tank- Rio 400 (350l)
    Filtration- Juwel internal no carbon and Rena Filstar XP3
    Water- 50-50 RO, tap ph 6.8 gh 4-5
    Lighting- 2x36w T8 8hrs a day
    CO2- DIY changed every 2wks. Drop checker showing Yellow in the morning and green by lights out.
    Substrate- Tropica plant sub topped with sand

    Macro Solution-33g Potassium Nitrate 7.2g Potassium Phosphate
    250ml Water
    Trace Solution-10gChelated Trace Element
    250mlWater

    Dosing- Sun 25% water change.
    Sun tues thurs Macro 20ml.
    Mon Wed Fri Trace 10ml
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    Any advice greatfully received.

    Thanks Paul
     
  2. Dolly Sprint 16v

    Dolly Sprint 16v Member

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    Location:
    Cheshire
    Re: New and learning feedback please?

    Paul

    Your write up regarding stats seems ok - the proof in the pudding is down to how your tank looks - I would add some picy then the thread replies will flood in

    Paul.
     
  3. Nick16

    Nick16 Member

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    Location:
    Surrey, UK
    Re: New and learning feedback please?

    is your house full of DIY co2 bottles, that must be a hell of a task to do a 400L tank :lol:

    get a pic up. im intrigued.
     

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