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Forum: Substrate Today, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By brandon429
they make substrate enrichment injectors or you...

they make substrate enrichment injectors or you can use a large bore bovine vet injection system to simply inject ferts into used up substrate. technically the substrate can go on and on if refreshed...
Forum: Algae Today, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By brandon429
Also do consider just treating the algae directly...

Also do consider just treating the algae directly

Nice start to your tank

You might try one little test patch injection see how it goes
Most of the time it works great, plant reception...
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By brandon429
No aquarium fish marine or fw are known to be...

No aquarium fish marine or fw are known to be peroxide sensitive so dose in tank as you prefer
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By brandon429
Not enough info But off the pics, tell us...

Not enough info

But off the pics, tell us which part of this is wrong and we can narrow it down:

High lighting intensity and duration probably 10 hrs or more
Water based fert additions
No...
Forum: Algae 07-30-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By brandon429
how to fix the tank: permit no algae...

how to fix the tank:

permit no algae regardless of cause, focus on the algae, make it gone. i use peroxide, there are many ways, but make it gone. simply doing that alone guarantees it can never...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By brandon429
Where can you get brightly k, Ada ferts in us

I wanted the nice high end Ada ferts n p k where is a good online place that will get them to me in a week

Thanks!
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 630
Posted By brandon429
Pls post pics I hadn't seen fw hydra in any tank...

Pls post pics I hadn't seen fw hydra in any tank for twenty yrs
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By brandon429
what i do on mine is drain the tank, and use a...

what i do on mine is drain the tank, and use a paper towel wet with peroxide to wipe down the inside lightly, you dont have to scratch. it w kill the growths on the glass and bleach it clear again...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,507
Posted By brandon429
I placed crystal reds and blacks in this still...

I placed crystal reds and blacks in this still bog months back, I know they are delicate but typically there are some of a group that survive habitable conditions.

of 8 added, I see 4 from time...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-09-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By brandon429
its just great id pay good money for that :)

its just great id pay good money for that :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By brandon429
well one thing is for sure even if its fake or...

well one thing is for sure even if its fake or real

he had nothing special to work with in the 70s, if anything Id simply like to know his substrate. if soil from outside, amazing no plant...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By brandon429
oh ha! bad reading I didnt re read the article....

oh ha! bad reading I didnt re read the article. had seen it last year on reefcentral and then was talking about it on another forum just posted here in case ya'll hadn't seen it. agreed how it could...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By brandon429
is 45 years a decent life span?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2267504/The-sealed-bottle-garden-thriving-40-years-fresh-air-water.html


I looked to see if this was posted recently and didnt see it :)

sure...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By brandon429
Based on the above, what indicates to you the...

Based on the above, what indicates to you the tank can't process ammonia safely?


Do a 100% water change as previously stated above

Get a non API ammonia fw test kit, not dip strips but a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By brandon429
Details: API test kits seem to make the...

Details:

API test kits seem to make the cycle out of control, but its just an illusion. API is misleading and inaccurate, you didn't kill or stop or slow anything

I'm anti API for the reasons...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By brandon429
Great job for sure

Great job for sure
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By brandon429
Don't discount 35% peroxide from a health food...

Don't discount 35% peroxide from a health food store

stronger than bleach
rinses clean instantly

I'd soak for an hour in a bowl of straight 35 then clean it out, the scum should peel off fast...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By brandon429
this is not a mean evaluation this is just...

this is not a mean evaluation this is just another way of showing you the problem. my college tank was like this, what you describe, to a T.

always ask yourself what have you done exceptional, in...
Forum: Algae 05-13-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By brandon429
ten years of online algae battling threads fw and...

ten years of online algae battling threads fw and marine summed up:

algae growth is nearly always viewed as a negative inference about some aspect of nutrients or tank params when thats the rarest...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-12-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By brandon429
not to any degree you can measure or our test...

not to any degree you can measure or our test kits would indicate, go ahead and start it up its sounding ready to go.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By brandon429
It is a dechlorinator and nothing else. You can...

It is a dechlorinator and nothing else. You can add it for any reason you want, but it only does one thing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By brandon429
Well its a mitigation you choose. If the...

Well its a mitigation you choose. If the environment is really dirty then capping is better with quick use.

We can't predict a timeline for going to rot...it varies because contamination profiles...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By brandon429
Interested in decoding that. First of all, is...

Interested in decoding that.
First of all, is this reading from an API kit colorimetric pH indicator or dip strip

Aged, circulated water stands to lose co2 which drives up pH, not down like you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By brandon429
uncap! the rationale is, water at the local...

uncap!

the rationale is, water at the local grocery store that is capped was prepared aseptically.

we dont, so if we cap we risk causing anoxic conditions any ole time. I once dumped a whole...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-09-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By brandon429
You wouldnt normally think your question has...

You wouldnt normally think your question has broader implications on tank cycling but it does, what you have posted is in line with why we keep change water open capped vs capped, for both fresh and...
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