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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By lksdrinker
If one uses tank water and the other a specific...

If one uses tank water and the other a specific re agent, you're trying to compare apples to oranges. Ideally you want to use a 4dkh solution and something like the liquid api ph drops. If you...
Forum: Algae   02-11-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By lksdrinker
So are you saying your lights are on for 16 hours...

So are you saying your lights are on for 16 hours at a time? That's likely Your problem. They should only be on for 7 to maybe 10 or so hours a day.
Forum: Fish   02-04-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By lksdrinker
Awesome. Any shots of the parents?

Awesome. Any shots of the parents?
Forum: DIY   02-04-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By lksdrinker
cga 023?

cga 023?
Forum: Equipment   02-04-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By lksdrinker
There are many ways to skin a cat and I'm sure...

There are many ways to skin a cat and I'm sure what you're suggesting has been done. This should work fine. You could also use what you have in many different ways. Looks like you've got an elbow...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By lksdrinker
I believe you're correct. Certain biomedia is...

I believe you're correct. Certain biomedia is reported to work better in different conditions. Bioballs for example are well regarded when used in a wet/dry filter as they seem to work better for...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
Well these problems that are cropping up now...

Well these problems that are cropping up now might be the very reason why there is no middle ground between the two extremes. Perhaps it just cant be done on a large scale and be profitable for a...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
I think you're being too kind. If they are a...

I think you're being too kind. If they are a middle man (which is likely) and are selling re-branded items then its their problem to deal with even if its not caused by them. Its all well and good...
Forum: Equipment   02-03-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
Well at least the story has a relatively happy...

Well at least the story has a relatively happy ending at that point! All is well that ends well right? I hope everyone else who is unfortunately dealing with this is able to get to a successful...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-03-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,784
Posted By lksdrinker
Everyone has these scary notions in their head...

Everyone has these scary notions in their head when it comes to discus. As Paul pointed out though, it doesn't have to be as difficult as it sounds. Raising young discus into big healthy adults is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By lksdrinker
I personally hate closer moves like that more so...

I personally hate closer moves like that more so than if you were say moving 2 towns over. Its just as much work to move something like a large fishtank one house or one state. Mentally it seems...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By lksdrinker
Are you leaving out a part where there was a...

Are you leaving out a part where there was a detectable amount of ammonia at any point during this process?
Forum: Equipment   01-30-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By lksdrinker
If I'm understanding correctly I think you'll be...

If I'm understanding correctly I think you'll be fine. You're talking about the trim along the front (or back or side) of the tank? (and not the bottom?) Most tanks with plastic trim have a bit of...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-29-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By lksdrinker
Coral fragging glue is just re-branded super...

Coral fragging glue is just re-branded super glue. So yes. perfectly safe to use.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-29-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By lksdrinker
Seachem makes something called "the bag"...

Seachem makes something called "the bag" specifically for purigen. According to them...."The Bag™ is an innovative welded filter bag with a durable non-stitched seam. It has a 180 micron mesh, is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-29-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By lksdrinker
So long as it is stable and not causing you any...

So long as it is stable and not causing you any problems (like fish or plant death) then just let it be.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-29-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By lksdrinker
What is your "normal" ph and why are you even...

What is your "normal" ph and why are you even trying to alter it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-28-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By lksdrinker
Keep in mind that these rules/codes are true only...

Keep in mind that these rules/codes are true only when assuming there is nothing else wrong with the house.....like say structural damage that the OP knows is already there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By lksdrinker
Put your hobbies aside and go get your house...

Put your hobbies aside and go get your house fixed! The main beam is "broken"? Your house is in danger of a potential collapse without the added weight of a tank!
Forum: Equipment   01-26-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By lksdrinker
Should be able to find what you need in almost...

Should be able to find what you need in almost any hardware store, home depot, lowes, or anywhere with a plumbing department; or possibly an auto parts place. Dont bother mentioning that its a co2...
Forum: Equipment   01-26-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
Ah you got me. I come here specifically to find...

Ah you got me. I come here specifically to find someone with a problem and try to offer any advice I can just to laugh when things go wrong. Context is key buddy. I was laughing at the post I...
Forum: Equipment   01-26-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
LOL....now we know where the old saying of "you...

LOL....now we know where the old saying of "you get what you pay for" and "if it seems too good to be true...." come from!

I hope for the sake of everyone dealing with this that it gets taken care...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-26-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By lksdrinker
Exactly. Not that weird of an idea and its...

Exactly. Not that weird of an idea and its certainly done (I currently have a manifold which splits off into 4 separate lines). It is doable to run co2 from one cylinder to more than one aquarium...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,446
Posted By lksdrinker
Its all well and good that the company is being...

Its all well and good that the company is being nice through all this. But, isnt the idea of buying a regulator from a company that you should get a working part (if not the first at least the...
Forum: Fish   01-25-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By lksdrinker
The fungus/slime on the driftwood probably wont...

The fungus/slime on the driftwood probably wont make a good food for the fry (if you ever get there!).

If all you have in that tank are the rams you should have the temp at 80 or higher already. ...
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