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post #91 of 130 (permalink) Old 07-31-2012, 08:18 AM
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The hairgrass isnt doing that well, the Co2 hasnt been runninghow Ive wanted it too for the last week so some of the plants are suffering. Hopefully theyll come back
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Do you feel the ADA Aquasky is enough coverage for the mini M?!?! TIA!
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post #92 of 130 (permalink) Old 08-04-2012, 10:32 PM Thread Starter
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So I decided to stock the tank with galaxy rasbora since I found them for only 2 dollars at a LFS. Can't beat 20 galaxies for 40 bucks lol. Hopefully they won't hide too much.
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Here's some pics you can kind of see the CPDs. BGA is back AGAIN in this tank, so im trying to get rid of it but the bacter 100 doesnt seem to work very well.

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I like that plant density you're getting in there. You going to start whacking the glosso down so it'll grow lower? I was at a store today and their glosso was super flat, it was incredible.

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And you didn't take pictures? Dang it, Kiran!

The tank looks amazing! I wish mine was doing as well....it'll be on track soon. Have you considered getting some Green Brighty Special Lights or KNO3 to help supplement nitrates for the BGA? Your flow should be fine...hmm. Only thing that really comes to mind is the stems/glosso/riccia/sheer plant mass consuming all of the nitrates from the water column.
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And you didn't take pictures? Dang it, Kiran!
Haha, sorry, it didn't even occur to me! Check it out next time you go to Fintastic!

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And you didn't take pictures? Dang it, Kiran!

The tank looks amazing! I wish mine was doing as well....it'll be on track soon. Have you considered getting some Green Brighty Special Lights or KNO3 to help supplement nitrates for the BGA? Your flow should be fine...hmm. Only thing that really comes to mind is the stems/glosso/riccia/sheer plant mass consuming all of the nitrates from the water column.
I haven't but would it really make a difference?? I, getting so tired of bga it'd troublesome
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I haven't but would it really make a difference?? I, getting so tired of bga it'd troublesome
Low nitrates and low flow are a couple of causes of BGA. Since you have a good volume of stems and fast growing plants, I thought that your plants might be consuming all of the nitrates which would give BGA the chance to grow.
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Hmm.. that could be it. I wish I could get brighty k without having to pay for shipping for the darn bottle.
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How does your puffer do with the shrimp and the CPDs?
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Hmm.. that could be it. I wish I could get brighty k without having to pay for shipping for the darn bottle.
Frank has a package for Brighty K, Green Brighty Step 1 and Green Bacter on the website. http://www.adgshop.com/Liquid_Fertil...liquidset1.htm

Shipping isn't too bad honestly. If you're ordering for nitrate supplement, get the Green Brighty Special Lights. Step 1 doesn't have any nitrate content (most of it is in the soil at this point).
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Argh I cant afford anythign this month, planning on getting a new car , but yea I will need to try something new to fight BGA because it destroyed my last tank maybe I should spot dose idk
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If the Bacter 100 is working fine for now, just keep using it. You'll need some source of nitrates if it persists, though...
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have you tried using erythromycin for the BGA? I had a serious case of it after a dry start, and nuking it with maracyn (not maracyn II) cleared it up in about 3 days. It's been a year now with no sign of it.
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