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by oddmole
Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:11 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: CO2 and hillstream loaches
Replies: 0
Views: 3215

CO2 and hillstream loaches

I have an established 55 gallon planted tank with 3 sewellia and 3 gastros. The tank has a stream manifold with 2 aquaclear 70s with an air pump connected to each venturi to add o2. I also have a external cannister filter with spray bar near surface I currently am running DIY co2 and want to upgrade...
by oddmole
Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:11 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: CO2 and hillstream loaches
Replies: 0
Views: 2838

CO2 and hillstream loaches

I have an established 55 gallon planted tank with 3 sewellia and 3 gastros. The tank has a stream manifold with 2 aquaclear 70s with an air pump connected to each venturi to add o2. I also have a external cannister filter with spray bar near surface I currently am running DIY co2 and want to upgrade...
by oddmole
Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: trying homemade loach food with no success
Replies: 0
Views: 2064

trying homemade loach food with no success

The tank: 55 gal, 2 70gal powerheads in a manifold with an air pump feeding into the venturi, eheim canister filter with spraybar at surface, a 40gal powerhead at far end (intake) powering tom barr-style co2 diffuser. 48" finnex planted+ light. Inhabitants: 6-7 zebra danios, 6-7 otocinclus catfish, ...
by oddmole
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Lighting for 55g hillstream
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

Re: Lighting for 55g hillstream

Thanks for the replies. The reason I was looking for the K spectrum instead of PAR is if algae had different light absorption different from standard plants. Since so much info is on reduceing algae while increasing planted biomass I was worried about getting a light with a K that would not fit alga...
by oddmole
Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Lighting for 55g hillstream
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

Lighting for 55g hillstream

Trying to do my homework for a 55g hillstream loach tank. Currently im stuck on what K spectrum I should be looking for a medium planted tank. I wasnt planning on using CO2 but I will if it needed to keep the plant and algae communities to support my hillstreams. I was looking at LED for the overall...
by oddmole
Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Hillstream secondary pump question
Replies: 0
Views: 1657

Hillstream secondary pump question

I am setting up a 48" 55g hillstream tank using the mainfold design. I was lucky enough to hit a pet store that was cycling its products and got a number of aquaclear items for pennies on the dollar. I have 2 of the aquaclear 70 powerheads, and will be using a fluval 300 with a spray bar. I also hav...