Search:

Type: Posts; User: naman

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Oh, really!? WRONG. Don't bee fooled...

    Oh, really!?



    WRONG.
    Don't bee fooled with this baloney. See here...
  2. Thread: N and P and C

    by naman
    Replies
    8
    Views
    3,775

    Not at all. Keeping as less as possible PO4...

    Not at all.

    Keeping as less as possible PO4 in water column (a lot of nutrients in sediments instead of this to NEVER limit plants!) in case of imbalance (when it already happened, regardless of...
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,281

    I have both 60cm and 90cm two-lamp Hagen GLO's (1...

    I have both 60cm and 90cm two-lamp Hagen GLO's (1 year or so).
    Excellent product, while I would prefer 4xT5 fixture instead of two fixtures with 2xT5.

    Light intensity not as high as I wished to...
  4. Thread: diY substrate

    by naman
    Replies
    18
    Views
    8,229

    :eek: You do not need to do that hassle with...

    :eek:
    You do not need to do that hassle with your hands and spending several days(!) to do just what did earthworms :rolleyes:

    use Earthworm Castings (EC) instead of garden soil.

    It is dirt...
  5. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    Heteros and nitrifying. Mayby they use 200-330nm...

    Heteros and nitrifying. Mayby they use 200-330nm sieve to do do not remove useful cultures attached to particulates in water column?

    naman
  6. Replies
    82
    Views
    20,221

    It's not that bad. We use average lamps, with...

    It's not that bad.
    We use average lamps, with avarage PAR, in average pendants with average parabolic (I hope) reflectors haning over sdandard sized tanks.
    When you do the science, that's right...
  7. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    As far as I know heterotrophs do not live for a...

    As far as I know heterotrophs do not live for a long time in big quantities in a tank as they have not much optimal places to live in (mostly thing layer of mulm only). This is why it is recommended...
  8. Replies
    82
    Views
    20,221

    Ah! You are just right, but he stopped this rule...

    Ah! You are just right, but he stopped this rule at 6 and 12 hours limits.
    Less than 6h is detrimental for plant's health, more than 12h will stimulate algae too much.
    Very clever and "a must"...
  9. Replies
    82
    Views
    20,221

    I know and support what you say, but I can't get...

    I know and support what you say, but I can't get why you say "PPFD also changes throughout the day"?
    PPFD is a cumulative value - all the light which plant get per day. May be you have been in a...
  10. Replies
    82
    Views
    20,221

    Those parabolas… Adjust-A-Wings® (...

    Those parabolas…

    Adjust-A-Wings® + Super-Spreader®

    Adjust-A-Wings®

    “adjustable nature and even spread of the light foot print”

    Adjust-A-Wings® Instructions
  11. Replies
    82
    Views
    20,221

    VaughnH, this will help you to play with...

    VaughnH, this will help you to play with PAR-meter more rationally :)

    Reflectors and Double Fixtures with UVB Fluorescent Tubes,
    and Make Yourself a UVB Spread Chart.

    As we know for light...
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,314

    No surprises, peat and garden soil have been used...

    No surprises, peat and garden soil have been used in Europe since early 1900’s… Not to mention about China or Japan.
    The same is for PO4/NO3 dosing with water changes (several decades from now).
    ...
  13. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,314

    Would you test for AMF please? (Power Sand and...

    Would you test for AMF please? (Power Sand and Aqua Soil)

    Is it possible to determine what exactly is that organics in Power Sand?
    Earthworm castings, "soil" from rice fields, amazonia river...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    There are two mulms – “bad” one, and the “good”...

    There are two mulms – “bad” one, and the “good” one.

    If we have less surface area (and too much flow!) than needed for a given bioload HMF will clog and turn into plane sponge filter requiring...
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,581

    (see pictures in original article at the very...

    (see pictures in original article at the very bottom:
    Art Giacosa, Carbon in the Planted Aquarium)

    “Our research has shown that Flourish Excel™ imparts not only a clear qualitative increase in...
  16. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    Hamburger Mattenfilter is perfect for realizing...

    Hamburger Mattenfilter is perfect for realizing “Biodynamic Aquarium” concept because it’s main aim is to accumulate as much mulm as possible. This mulm will act as vitalized compost from crops in...
  17. "Sump" means no more than a "VESSEL" to put the...

    "Sump" means no more than a "VESSEL" to put the biological, mechanical, or absorbant filter IN there.
    This is NOT a definition of what kind of a biological filtration is used.
    The same can be...
  18. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    Here you go… Lights: Solatube®...

    Here you go…

    Lights:
    Solatube® device
    (I just can’t imagine how much less bills for electricity will get ADA’s Gallery if they use controllable Solartube®’s)

    OR Luxury $$$ but no...
  19. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,733

    Some make houses from recycled cardboards or wood...

    Some make houses from recycled cardboards or wood etc lasting for 30 years only and call this “sustainable architecture”. This is NOT sustainable building. The one made of 100’s tones of steel and...
  20. Replies
    35
    Views
    9,243

    "Under ideal conditions most plants can get along...

    "Under ideal conditions most plants can get along with very low levels of calcium, much lower than they encounter in ordinary soils or hydroponic media; but these low levels become insufficient under...
  21. Thread: power sand

    by naman
    Replies
    19
    Views
    5,085

    Continued… First you say NO difference…...

    Continued…


    First you say NO difference… later no significant difference…
    I don’s think ADA is totally wrong, nor totally right.
    The same as you.

    Power Sand have some nutrients as a...
  22. Thread: power sand

    by naman
    Replies
    19
    Views
    5,085

    Where I say pumice is giving CEC except...

    Where I say pumice is giving CEC except circulation (doubtful for you)?
    Again my quote: “Power Sand along can’t give good plants growth as it has very low CEC (2-3meq/100g). ADA Aqua Soil used as...
  23. Thread: power sand

    by naman
    Replies
    19
    Views
    5,085

    ADA Power Sand is for keeping water circulation...

    ADA Power Sand is for keeping water circulation in substrate.
    It is very porous, and pores are open, so you have a very big volume of Water under the main substrate. The more water volume in the...
  24. Replies
    245
    Views
    86,407

    What are those MH's ? I am greately...

    What are those MH's ?



    I am greately interested in making planted tank with a sump, with what you call "method with bulk heads for closed loop canisters", drilling just two hoes, in the same...
  25. Thread: N and P and C

    by naman
    Replies
    8
    Views
    3,775

    It is a third time I say the same, and every time...

    It is a third time I say the same, and every time you say I am suggesting to limit algae with very low P dosage. Not at all.

    If Readers will read my Original text, they can see that almost on...
Results 1 to 25 of 57
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3