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  1. CO2 valves

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello - I am new to this forum. I've had a small aquarium for awhile, but am upgrading it to a larger one for more fish/plants. I will be having a CO2 line and have a few questions on valves. Are most people using solenoid valves on timers?
  2. CO2 Help

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Wasn't really sure where to post this. But I got this CO2 set up earlier (Second hand and the guy I got it from didnt explain anything very well) so honestly I'm really confused by this "Control Wizard" I'm pretty new to the idea of a CO2 system, the only one I've used is the tiny Fluval one...
  3. 50 Gallon Refresh

    Freshwater Journals
    Hello everyone! I am presently working on giving my tank a 'refresh'. This month marks 4 years since I first set it up. The key area I want to work on is improving the water quality for my plants. They have never really excelled and it is likely due to my pH steadily being around 8, and a lack...
  4. In Line Atomizer For 5/8 inch tubing

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Anyone have any recommendations for an in line atomizer for co2 that will work for my cascade 1000? I've looked around and there doesn't seem to be any for 5/8 inch tubing and id like to avoid jerry rigging as much as possible.
  5. Co2 setup

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I'm ready to take the next and daunting step in my aquatic adventures. My tank is not overly planted but has enough plants to require some supplementary CO2. I have a tmc aquagro hobby set. I also have purchased a drop checker and 4dkh fluid. The drop checker is in my tank and after 1.5 hours...
  6. Co2 Equipment,Riccia,Water Lettuce,Shrimp,Crypts,Mosses,and More...

    TFK U.S. Classifieds
    Hello All, Brass 12 port manifold with 10 plugs and 10 hose barbs and 20 o-rings $30 Riccia 7x7 large piece $15 Water Lettuce $2 sandwich bag full Crypt Hudoroi $20 each buy 5 or more $15 around 10 available. They are super healthy long root systems have been growing for about 2yrs...
  7. Q2: CO2 or no CO2

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    How will you know if a planted tank will require CO2. Is there a way of measuring 02 or CO2 in the water. im thinking of getting the following plants for the fore ground Glossostigma Pogostemon Eleocharis Echinodorus
  8. help planted tank & CO2 water chemistry please!

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have a 29 gallon tank. Recently had an UGF, removed that. Small gravel substrate, DIY Co2. 200tgph hob filter, and finnex ray II (strong light). I wanted to try a planted tank. I don't mind doing the co2 I think some of the plants need it. Problem is my ph is so low. I think it is about 6 or...
  9. Best recipe for DIY CO2 reactor

    DIY Aquarium
    Check out my take on DIY CO2 and let me know what you think. Many more videos coming out soon. Thanks for watching Aquarium CO2 DIY With The Best Recipe!!! - YouTube
  10. Troubleshooting my 20 Gallon High

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey everyone, So my 20 gallon planted tank has been set up for around a year now. For the first few months or so, plant growth was minimal but noticeable (mostly the moneywort). I had significant cuts of water sprite and micro sword that never grew but slowly melted away. I have a few other...
  11. CO2 and Water hardness

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey does anyone understand and could they explain how co2 reduces water hardness? Im a bit dim on this one! Bill
  12. My 55 Gallon. Looking for Plant Advice?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Here's my 55gallon Tank. Hardware 55 Gallon Glass Tank 2 T5 48" Bulbs. 67k 1 T8 48" Bulb. 67k 120 Blue LED's (on moonlight timer) A Hanging Filter 10 lb cylinder injected co2 w/bubble counter regulator. Co2 diffused through powerhead under cave rocks (small bubbles get stuck under the rocks) 1"...
  13. Co2??????

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Believe it or not but I am not a newbie fish keeper. I just have some newbie questions. I have to planted tanks. One is a 26g bow front and the other is a 29g long. Both are planted. I have lately been noticing lots of brown and dead leaves and stalks and they aren't as bright green as when...
  14. I need help!

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    So I just ordered a bunch of plants for my 75 gallon fish tank the plants I ordered are. CABOMBA PURPLE x2 Saggitaria Chilensis x3 AMAZON SWORD PLANT MOTHER POT x1 Chain Sword Narrow Leaf x1 Banana Live Aquatic Plant x1 AMAZON Compacta SWORD PLANT x2 RED CRYPT Wendtii Potted x1...
  15. Italian Val, Green Cabomba, and Ludwigia Repens Questions

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    1) Can you grow those plants without Co2? 2) What fertilizers do you reccomend? 3) What lighting do they need?
  16. Best DIY Co2 Reactor

    DIY Aquarium
    I made this from a Coors Home Draft bottle. Its 1.5 gallon capacity holds exactly double what a 2 liter bottle makes. Most people use a 2 liter bottle recipe like this one... 2 cups sugar 1/2 tbs baking soda 1/4 tbs yeast 1.5 liters water I just doubled all the ingredients and added them to my...
  17. can i use co2 system & liquid plant food

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    hello guys i new, i'v just bought the hagen nutrafin natural co2 system and just wondering can i use my interpet flora boost liquid plant food together with this? thanks in advance, adam1000.
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