29 gallons of DP goodness!

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Re: 29 gallons of DP goodness!

Post by sevenyearnight » Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:57 am

6500K is just the color, but apparently that doesn't matter, here is a good read:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/light ... bulbs.html
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Re: 29 gallons of DP goodness!

Post by kcartwright856 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:37 pm

Wow! Thanks for pointing me to that. Very informative, and gives me a few ideas for when I can afford another light upgrade. I have a few gears turning...

This is out of control! I don't even have my puffers OR my jungle yet, and I'm already obsessed.
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Re: 29 gallons of DP goodness!

Post by kcartwright856 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:56 am

Oh, and I picked up a few pond snails from the pet store down the street for free! I have them in a gallon-sized jar that came from pickles or something. I nailed holes in the lid and sank some softened carrots in there. A few of them are sitting on them and I assume eating them! Hooray! Should I get another jar of ramshorn snails, or are pond snails enough? Perhaps the puffs would like another flavor of snail? ;)

Flutter: I looked into those other fertilizers you were talking about. Thank you for telling me about that! They ARE cheaper, but they are so much more complicated for me right now. I decided to get pre-mixed ones to do me for now until I get a good grasp on all of the different nutrients. I forgot that I had some money sitting in my Paypal from the surveys that I do online to make extra money. The ferts should be here next week!
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Re: 29 gallons of DP goodness!

Post by Flutter » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:55 am

They aren't complicated but we started out with liquid first too. Sometimes there's only so much you want to tackle at once ;)

If you're going to breed snails in one tank then stick with one species.
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Re: 29 gallons of DP goodness!

Post by kcartwright856 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:05 am

I would get a separate container for them!

I think I'm just looking for excuses to get more snails. I love watching them. I'm trying so hard to catch one in the act of laying eggs, since I know that they are, but no luck yet!
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