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by DonkeyFish
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Ideal PAR for High Tech Tank
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: Ideal PAR for High Tech Tank

Wouldn’t the white bucket skew the PAR reading to be higher?
by DonkeyFish
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Tank Temperature
Replies: 3
Views: 209

Re: Tank Temperature

I used to run computer fans clipped to the side of the tank to blow across the water surface for the evaporative cooling mentioned above. And fully second getting another thermometer to check. A lot of them are pretty notorious for being incorrect, specifically those with probes. Also, 84 degrees is...
by DonkeyFish
Sun May 17, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Planted tank chemistry
Topic: Trying to get the Red back
Replies: 5
Views: 590

Re: Trying to get the Red back

I’d send you to Dennis Wong’s site/channel. Tons of good information there, and backed by science and experience rather than hogwash and popularity to sell a product like what you’re currently using (although recently he has put out his own fertilizer, almost everything on his site pre-dates it). Yo...
by DonkeyFish
Sun May 17, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Scratches in Aquarium Glass
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: Scratches in Aquarium Glass

Tell us how you REALLY feel, Josh.

I still love my low-iron tanks, even with scratches. The sparkling clarity rivals new acrylic any day. And at least it’s harder to scratch than acrylic :P
by DonkeyFish
Thu May 14, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Scratches in Aquarium Glass
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: Scratches in Aquarium Glass

I learned the hard way how soft low-iron glass is and would love to hear if anyone has a secret also. In my travels I’ve yet to find something.
by DonkeyFish
Thu May 14, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Planted tank chemistry
Topic: Trying to get the Red back
Replies: 5
Views: 590

Re: Trying to get the Red back

If you’re dosing an all-in-one fertilizer it’s going to be considerably more challenging, since you can’t modify the individual components. “Competition color” (as I call it) are largely achieved by limiting nitrogen. Basically it causes the plant to break chlorophyll in search of the nutrient it’s ...
by DonkeyFish
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Planted tank chemistry
Topic: Trying to get the Red back
Replies: 5
Views: 590

Re: Trying to get the Red back

Are you dosing anything other than iron? And what are the other conditions (soil, light, etc).
by DonkeyFish
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Plant Talk
Topic: Rotala Variant
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Rotala Variant

:lol: You're asking *us* because Cavan didn't know???
by DonkeyFish
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Plant Talk
Topic: crytocoryne cordata
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: crytocoryne cordata

Happy to help! I forgot about another good person to ask, Karen Randall. She’s probably collected whatever it is and has a lovely story to tell about it!
by DonkeyFish
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Wassup?
Topic: Feb 22 meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 1483

Re: Feb 22 meeting

There is DEFINITELY going to be a demo. Materials and equipment have been graciously donated by UNS.

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