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I started "trying" to grow plants a few years ago. I was successfully keeping crypts, java fern, Vallisneria, Anubias barteri, Anubias nana from dying in my aquarium for a few years. I used an...
04-29-2014, 12:58 AM
Is it really possible to adequately filter a 75 gallon with a HOB and a sponge filter? Especially if one expects to keep large dirty fish in the tank.
I think maybe a larger canister filter added...
This sucks I'm very sorry to hear your tank has failed. I've never had a tank fail on me.
Except in the case of Co2, KH is what controls where the PH sits. If for example, you have exactly 0 dKH (degrees of Carbonate/Bicarbonate hardness), the PH will sit right at 7.0 or perfectly...
I'm at work right know but will respond later tonight.
Stability is the key. Unfortunately, no matter how you look at it, DIY Co2 is just not stable enough for long term success.
Keeping algae at bay in a planted tank requires consistently stable...
I understand you've been using PH Down for quite a long time in an attempt to control your PH at 6.6. I have kept cardinal tetras in 7.6-7.8ph/KH 3-4 with no issues. I think maybe running a kh any...
Hey I'm new here to. I like your tank.
I dose around 30-35ppm Nitrates and 5ish ppm phosphate every Saturday with 30-35% water change. As well as CSM+B 3 times per week. I've had phosphate as high as about 10-15 with no signs of excessive...
I really like crypts to. The're very easy to grow fast.
Cryptocoryne Wendtii green
Cryptocoryne Wendtii brown
Cryptocoryne green gecko
I have been growing weeds for a "few" years. This is mostly crypts but there is a sword and a red tiger lotus in there. I'm hoping I can control the lotus.
opps a little big sorry.
Here's a picture of my tank.
What do you all think?
GLA Co2 injected with Rex style defuser.
EI (Estimative Index) dosed
30% water change per week.