I am working on a program (excel spreadsheet) that calculates all you salts for you based on your tank size, WC% and your local water report. You enter your dosing volumes/container size/frequency etc
You select your regime/product then pick your salts you plan you use, and presto its...
Hi everyone! I am setting up a 5 gallon/19 liter CO2 tank and - after doing some research (including on this forum) - want to keep my substrate PAR at about 30-50 umols to keep some semblance of stability in the tank. My question is, are there any plants that will readily turn red under such...
I am not so beginner in terms of aquarium experience but recently just plunges to have a planted tank set up for my discus.
I want to know what should be my paramaters in Nitrate, Phosphate, Potassium etc for me to have 2x a month of 50% water change.
I do not know if this is better...
Debating now if I should get the Fluval 3.0 for $127 or the Twinstar 600ea with dimmer for $179. As mentioned before I could put the fluval on the acrylic risers I made in the pic below but I think the twin star wins the beauty contest. Is there a significant difference in the way the plants...
Hello, first time posting. I am an amateur aquascaper and a few months ago, I acquired some glossostigma elatinoides platinum. Normally, glossostigma grows super quickly like a weed and I’ve never had an issue with it. I am growing the platinum (white variant) emersed from a tissue culture in...
I could use some help, please! Which fertilizing method should I go with for my low tech tanks?
I am a low tech girl, I do NOT have the understanding of it all, the money, or the energy or memory to keep up with anything complex or expensive.
-I have a fish room of about 20 or so tanks from 10...
I'm using 100% RO water.
2 Years Old Aquasoil substrate
Current water parameters:-
pH - 7.6
GH - 1 dGH
Ca:Mg - 4:1 (Only during Water change day using CaSO4 & MgSO4 on replacement water volume)
KH - ~0
Pressurized CO2 at 4 bps.
Tank water + Sump = 440 Liters.
Tank dimension : 4 Lx1.5 Dx2.5 H...
I don't know how much to dose N P K, Micro ppm in my 150 liter with just Crypts??
I'm using a Twinstar 900s it's on for 7 hours -- a CO2 reactor it starts 1 1/2 hrs before lights on and turns off 1 hr before lights off.
I'm dosing daily 3ppm KNO3, 1ppm KH2PO4, 1ppm K2SO4 and .2ppm CSMB+
After watching "One Strange Planet's, I found out that Diatoms are what makes the Amazon grow. Especially a surge of Diatoms and the a killing of Diatoms causes a major source of fertilization. Therefore, is it a logical conclusion that we need to increase Diatoms and then quickly kill them to...
Hi everyone! I was thinking about doing a carpet of Monte Carlo or similar looking carpet plant and was wondering what was the best complete substrate that would last years. I know aquasoil would be the best but would rather not have to change it all out after a year or two. Is there a aquasoil...
I have a 55 gallon breeder aquarium with a 48 inch fluval' 2.0 over it.The light fixture is controllable with a wifi' controller. The plants that I am using are low to medium light plants. I will be injecting c02. I want to get the best growth and color from the plants. What would you suggest on...
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Im wondering if anyone did try or have it expericne to do that.
I know The KING of DIV offer somenthing what should work but i could find more information.
Im from UK and this summer was especially hot and my temperature in tank reach 31 degrees.
Now constantly the temperature is 27...
Hi, Old hand at aquarium (1st plant tank in 1990's), new to dry fertilizers. The calculator is set for the following "20 us gal", "a solution", 500 ml container size, 15 ml daily dose, "Perpetual Preservation System". In the spreadsheet screen capture below, the top ("barr") has values...
Edit: looks like I messed up the title. It's supposed to say "from different regions" not "from regions"
Hi, this is my first post on this website, so apologies if I did something wrong
I'm looking to re do my emersed crypt setup to meet each species specific needs, as right now they're all in...
I’m headed to Japan this September on a brief trip. While there, I plan to tour The Nature Aquarium Gallery.
Are there other must-see aquariums, shops or galleries the forum members recommend?
Thanks in advance for your time and consideration!
Hello! I have been keeping fish on and off for 11 years and I've been back in the game since last year. I've had a 40 breeder low tech planted with mostly crypts but thinking about going high tech. Looking forward to learning new things!
Good Evening All:
Have some plants for sale, not trimmed until purchased.
Can ship on July 3rd or on July 8th.
40 nodes - Hydrocoytyle sibthorpioides $4
$1 per stem, shown are available quantities, + $8 shipping
3 - lobelia cardinalis
4 - ludwigia arcuata
5 - ludwigia repens
3 - ludwigia...
Do you have a way to adjust for the difference in dry nutrients concentrations between suppliers.
I guess, you will have to play in the inner code of the calculator.
Do you have infos on that and a way to download the calculator files. I have a local server that I can use to modify it to my...