I was using a drop checker, but it was most of the time yellowish (I did replace the 4dKH water etc), so recently I stopped using...
I'd appreciate your advice. I tried to slow down my high-tech high lights setup to a low lights high tech one: now the system has 96W...
Thanks phanmc, I'm seriously considering lowering my lighting levels, and so I'm planning the new setup and which plants could be compatible with...
I found a strange looking organism in the aquarium- it looks like an amoeba/fluke/leech attached to the glass .... can anyone ID it ?
Thank you Tom for the quick answer :)
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I read different info on different websites regarding Hemianthus callitrichoides' light requirements and I'm a little confused now:
I used the Excel to eliminate thread/fuzz algae by 99% - I'll focus on CO2 and ferts and hope for the best :)
For how long would you continue double-dosing of Excel? until the algae is under control? and then stop it completely or continue- once a...
From your personal experience- do you think Excel has any effect on eliminating/inhibiting regrowth of hair/fuzz algae?
I hope to obtain...
Thank you :)
I will try to reuse the same substrate, but start with a new batch of plants, ferts, etc
I've setup the 4dKH distilled water - and...
I was thinking about keeping the substrate, and removing only the plants.
If I dry the substrate for a few days/weeks- do you think it...
After two months of trials and a lot of learning, I decided to replace my plants with a new batch. I hope I corrected all my beginner's...
Black colored NPK?
and another small question- I noticed that some of the NPK preparations sold here are black (or almost black)...
Sera / JBL trace elements
Do you have experience with trace elements products of Sera or JBL?
Same dosage as for the other TE?...
I was looking for the dosage of "seachem flourish" in the EI articles, but couldn't find anything specific. Should I use the same dosage...
I'll do that and keep you updated
Sorry, I'm a little confused- how many T5 bulbs (24W) would you use to create a low-medium light setup?
Would you give up on the...
I'll try to order the Magnum filter for these once in a while clean ups.
Hello Tom, Hello Everybody
I'd appreciate your advice on this new setup. I kept an aquarium 15 years ago and trying to get my first planted one...
I saw in a few posts H2O2 and Excel mentioned as anti-hair algae, to some degree.
May I have more details please? Dosage, duration of...