Planted journey

Discussion in 'Planted Tanks' started by Innocent159, May 14, 2017.

Voter count: 47
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What fish should i put in the tank?

  1. Neon tetra

    22 vote(s)
    46.8%
  2. Shrimp

    18 vote(s)
    38.3%
  3. micro-Rosbara

    8 vote(s)
    17.0%
  4. pencil fish

    6 vote(s)
    12.8%
  5. glo-light tetra

    5 vote(s)
    10.6%
  6. bottom dwellers

    15 vote(s)
    31.9%
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  1. BoelderBeestie

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    @Innocent159 looks like everything is settling nicely. Keep it up buddy. When I come to Cape Town I will be visiting you :D
     
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    This is a super awesome picture!
     
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    Not much to see but you more than welcome to visit. Thanks
     
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    I love Cape Town. Any excuse to come through.
     
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    very very nice ... keep up the good work

    Later Ferdie
     
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    Very nice pictures, that phone is awesome.
     
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    Thanks guys. Going to mix a different formula for ferts and test for a few months
     
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    So this is the dosage saterday. Lets see how things will go
    IMG_20180712_125627.jpg

    I feel like CaMg is too much but let's see
     
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    Hard to say what you are planning on baking ... are you mixing something in a solution .. are you trying individual components?

    What are you planning on dosing as macro and what as micro ?

    Use the calculators on http://rotalabutterfly.com/ ...

    Later Ferdie
     
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    That's my solution dosing 165ml 3 times a week..
    Micro i dose npk
    Macro i dose calcium, magnesium and iron.
    As per EI method.
     
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    Don't know if i should include trelmix
     
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    And now I can remove overfeeding off my list of suspects that cause protein film in my tank. Only fed twice this week and nothing changed
     
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    Crap. That sucks.

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
     
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    Is the tank in direct sunlight in the new position by any chance?
     
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    I wish I had taken a before and after shot....

    I also have a protein biofilm issue in one of my tanks, and followed my own advice.
    A small Cascade 170 was installed upside down in the thank, and 10 minutes later there was no biofilm.
    I left the filter to run for half an hour, and then removed it.
    A few hours later, and there is still no biofilm.
    If any appears again, I just switch on the small filter, and a few minutes later the problem is gone.

    It might not be a permanent solution as to what is causing it, but out of sight is out of mind.
     
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    Had a biofilm concern once - introduced duckweed ... now I have a duckweed problem .. almost think the biofilm was easier to manage.

    @Innocent159 have you seen



    Later Ferdie
     
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    Yes the problem is not to remove it but prevent it
     

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