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Old 11-22-2012, 01:34 PM   #11 
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do you get algae choclate?
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:36 PM   #12 
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I used to but in my twenty there is no noticeable algae I see small amounts. I use my filter method which outcompetes the algae and the tank is planted. There is small green algae barely any.
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Old 11-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #13 
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i see :) having terrestial plant fertilizer in the water column can cause algae :)
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The algae can only grow with nutrients and the plant filters are very effective for algae problems.
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:34 PM   #15 
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yup :) i have aquatice plants in my filter. stuff that needs CO2 if under water, such as dwarf baby tears and glosso. I even have a bit of microsword in there!
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What is your secret I am planning on trying DBT again any advice?
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:40 PM   #17 
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well, dwarf baby tear (scientific name hermianthus callitrichoides - abbreviated to HC) needs carbon dioxide injection (not liquid carbon) and high light if you want to grow it well under water. Above water, grown in normal potting soil ad high humidity like a house plant, it is a very easy plant to grow
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:43 PM   #18 
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I will add a CO2 injector to my chrismas plants. I have cardinal plants not lobelia the T one. It seems like my room gets high natural light. Can I get a good 50 watt light bulb for 50 -75$?
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:50 PM   #19 
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may i recommend you the RayIIs ?
http://www.aquavibrant.com/index.php...-fixtures.html
do a bit of research on CO2 and light yourself though.
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My Petco sells a CO2 injector that looks good. Could I leave it on during night?
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