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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-17-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By J-Aqua
Appreciate your input Purrbox! I found my...

Appreciate your input Purrbox!

I found my water report (https://www.cityofsacramento.org/utilities/pubs/DOU_CCR_2007.pdf) for my city and nowhere on the chart stated any potassium results. If dry...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-16-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By J-Aqua
Its a 75gal aquarium. I've never tested for...

Its a 75gal aquarium. I've never tested for phosphates. Nitrate test kit is liquid. Not sure what you mean by calibrated?

J
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-16-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By J-Aqua
Diatoms In An Aged Aquarium?

Its been about a month now and my plants are doing decent I think. I am getting brown algae (sure its diatoms) in my tank. The tank has been setup for atleast 2-3 years now. The plants have only been...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-03-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By J-Aqua
Should I pick up any other test kits to test and...

Should I pick up any other test kits to test and monitor iron, phos, CO2 ect? :n00b:

Since this tank is in my living room as my "show tank" i want it to be in tip-top condition and not have any...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-03-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks purrbox. I'll run down to the fish store...

Thanks purrbox. I'll run down to the fish store today and pick up some filter floss to replace the purigen that I have.

You guys recommend any ferts that I should be using to help assist in...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-03-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks for your replies! I'll cut down the dosage...

Thanks for your replies! I'll cut down the dosage on the "Plant Gro" until at NO dosages and see how things go from there.

As for the nitrates I use "Seachem's Purigen" which pretty much keeps my...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 06-02-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By J-Aqua
The Right Dosing? Questions

Hello,

Well my 75gal first planted tank nothing really special. Currently stocked with some beginner plants: Java Fern (12) tied to driftwood, Anubis Nana (2), and Java Moss. I will be adding...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 01-16-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,028
Posted By J-Aqua
#1 Male Electric Blue Jack Dempsey

Hello, well I guess he decided to finally give me a good pose. :D Sorry folks only one. Whenever I take the camera out he plays hard to get! :bowl:
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-05-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By J-Aqua
Planting a 75gal Plans & Questions

I've been wanting to transfer my Electric Blue Jack Dempsey show tank to planted tank. However, im extremely new when coming to lighting (watts per gallon), plants, possible CO2, and other nutrients...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 11-07-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,453
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks, 1. They don't eat the plants, plus...

Thanks,

1. They don't eat the plants, plus the plants are fake. :D

2. They were 1.5-2 inches when I got them.

3. They grow atleast 1/4 of an inch a month. However, once sexual maturity...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 10-31-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,453
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks guys! :D

Thanks guys! :D
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-31-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks purrbox, There's only one portion...

Thanks purrbox,

There's only one portion thats a light brownish color, the rest are green as could be. There's only a frew that look a little brown, but everything else is as green as the picture....
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 10-31-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By J-Aqua
Your JD looks to be Male. Due to the speckling on...

Your JD looks to be Male. Due to the speckling on the body and less speckles on its cheeks. If it had a lot of spots on the cheeks it would be surely female. Also the pointed dorcil fin with the thin...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 10-31-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,453
Posted By J-Aqua
Electric Blue Jack Dempsey + Tank Shots + others 56k Warning

Hello this is a 75gal. tank and its about a 1 1/2 old. The EBJD's are almost a year old. Fish are between 4.5-3 inches. There 3 currently in the tank. Two are about the same size 4-4.5inches and the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-31-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Hello, Here are a couple pics... ...

Hello,

Here are a couple pics...


https://www.aquariumadvice.com/attachments/photobucket/img_833864_0_2278ef7686c7cdb779ae5a8b4065a31c.jpg

Close up.....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-31-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
Sorry haven't checked this thread in a while. ...

Sorry haven't checked this thread in a while.

ledfoot,
Thats about how much I spent on my Electric Blue Jack Dempsey tank. 75gal show tank and I pay more attention to that thing I've ever have....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-25-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Sounds good! I'll post some pics as soon as I get...

Sounds good! I'll post some pics as soon as I get them attached with fishing line and ready to go. Thanks for the advice purrbox.

J
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-25-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks again for the reply :) The tank has...

Thanks again for the reply :)

The tank has been up and running since the middle of March 07. I have no algae in tank except some small amount in small parts; However, my bristle nose does a very...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-24-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks purrbox, and sorry about not being...

Thanks purrbox, and sorry about not being specific. Its a standard 75 gal aquarium. Only live plants would be the fissidens.

Thanks again.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-24-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By J-Aqua
Fissidens Fontanus + CO2?

Hello,

I will be shortly getting my hands on 3 portions of Fissidens Fontanus (on its way to my doorstep). The fissidens will be attached to 3 peices of driftwood.

My question is I want these...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-23-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks leadfoot for the links. My discus tank...

Thanks leadfoot for the links. My discus tank that I've already wanted it turning out to be pretty expensive. Haha, good thing the women doesn't know YET. :D

Can that Reg be hooked to you own DIY...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-22-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
I were to get an RO unit what would you guys...

I were to get an RO unit what would you guys recommend? 2, 3, 4 Stage? What membrane type? Hi-S? TFC? Hi-Flow TFC? CTA ?

Thanks,
J
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-22-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
I am currently looking at a RO unit for my water...

I am currently looking at a RO unit for my water to get it down to the desired pH. Thats one thing I am real nervous about is simulating the correct pH, and it not bouncing up. Do you know of any...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-22-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
Zagz, thanks for the reply. Wow, 7.4 pH, thats...

Zagz, thanks for the reply. Wow, 7.4 pH, thats what my Electric Blue Jack Dempsey tank usually sits after a couple days. I just called my LFS that carry a good quality discus and there pH that...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-22-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By J-Aqua
Thanks for the great reply bs6749. I've read that...

Thanks for the great reply bs6749. I've read that discus prefer 4-6 and consider that as a school, but I am not sure if my resource is correct. I will most likely cut back on any tankmates...
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