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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By yashmack
from my understanding the reason you dose excel...

from my understanding the reason you dose excel and CO2 is to increase the growth rate of the plants in the tank to where they outpace the growth of they algae, they essentially eat all the food...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By yashmack
DO NOT dose anything with axolotls, they absorb...

DO NOT dose anything with axolotls, they absorb chemicals very easily through their skin and it can damage their livers and other organs.
DO NOT use melafix as it is liver toxic to axolotls.

If...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-03-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By yashmack
ultimate stock for a nano reef... lol

ultimate stock for a nano reef... lol
Forum: DIY 04-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By yashmack
what size tanks have you done this in? I have...

what size tanks have you done this in?
I have no experience with CO2 but am curious :)
Forum: DIY 04-24-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By yashmack
nilocg sells some pretty simple and cheap CO2...

nilocg sells some pretty simple and cheap CO2 setups made from home depot parts and a paint ball valve. you should find him in the for sale section. kit with on/off valve, a needle valve, tubing, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By yashmack
that hood alone is worth the entire price you...

that hood alone is worth the entire price you paid!
Ive seen lids like that go for 2 to 3 times that price on e-bay...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-24-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,104
Posted By yashmack
Group photo! http://i.imgur.com/bLapFkBl.jpg ...

Group photo!
http://i.imgur.com/bLapFkBl.jpg

The whole tank :)
http://i.imgur.com/kNSkoeZl.jpg
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-24-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By yashmack
he probably lost it trying to squeeze under that...

he probably lost it trying to squeeze under that log or inbetween something
theyre not the most graceful swimmers and rely a lot on brute force :p I know mine have lost parts trying to get by filter...
Forum: Algae 03-14-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 59,769
Posted By yashmack
I dont have fish in my tank and only a few plants...

I dont have fish in my tank and only a few plants that I can easily replace
would this work to remove hair algae?
Forum: Algae 02-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By yashmack
I didnt say it will, i said to expect it to kill...

I didnt say it will, i said to expect it to kill it all and be ready to do water changes. its not guaranteed but its possible. it will affect the cycle though as it IS an antibacterial medication,...
Forum: Algae 02-28-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By yashmack
expect all the bacteria in your filter to die as...

expect all the bacteria in your filter to die as well
youre going to need to watch your water parameters and do frequent water changes until your crashed cycle can recover
Forum: Algae 02-26-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By yashmack
not a big fan of anachranis or hornwort, now that...

not a big fan of anachranis or hornwort, now that i know what those look like :p
I will look into wisteria and watersprite though, i like both of those

thanks!!
Forum: Algae 02-26-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By yashmack
Preventing Algae, What Plants?

I have an 8 gallon nano tank
It currently has a few sprigs of dwarf hair grass and a java sword
I had a problem with BGA but have eliminated it with antibiotics

What fast growing plant can I add...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-25-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By yashmack
ive owned the tank for decades lol its been set...

ive owned the tank for decades lol
its been set up now, again, for a month or so
it was running for a year before i was hit with BGA last time
what would be a good fast growing plant to add?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-24-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By yashmack
ok Ive moved the light further away so its not as...

ok Ive moved the light further away so its not as bright
Ive added a canister filter, sunsun 603B
and Ive added a java fern

hope this helps with the algae...

http://i.imgur.com/4SsYicIl.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-19-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By yashmack
well i dosed it over the weekend and within an...

well i dosed it over the weekend and within an hour of adding the erythromycin almost all the algae had died
its mostly gone now, will need another water change and some more vacuuming
I have a new...
Forum: DIY 02-15-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By yashmack
there is another thread in this section about...

there is another thread in this section about industrial style stands, I would check that out if youre looking for a quick easy stand design similar to what you have here...

here is the link:...
Forum: DIY 02-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,890
Posted By yashmack
a used power supply from a computer would have...

a used power supply from a computer would have more than enough power
I use one for my DIY peltier chiller
Forum: DIY 02-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,890
Posted By yashmack
do you mean lighting in general or LED lights? ...

do you mean lighting in general or LED lights?
recently every single CFL bulb, the screw in type at least, has the lumens and color temp listed on the box
so do the few LED bulbs they have on the...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,890
Posted By yashmack
thats why i said the new tech hadnt made it to...

thats why i said the new tech hadnt made it to market yet
the efficiency wall was real and hasnt been surpassed yet by an LED on the retail market....
not to my knowledge anyway, im also going by...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,890
Posted By yashmack
being able to pack more chips into a smaller area...

being able to pack more chips into a smaller area than was previously possible, by definition that is progress, being able to do something you previously could not...

LEDs are currently at an...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-12-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,968
Posted By yashmack
thats exactly what I was afraid of so whats in...

thats exactly what I was afraid of
so whats in the bowl is about how much you bought or was there any left over?
at that price stratum might be about the same price...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By yashmack
I sifted the miracle grow and I have to say the...

I sifted the miracle grow and I have to say the scotts looks nice
not as much cotton wool looking stuff and the sticks are smaller
I might have to try that if I dirt a tank again...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By yashmack
I love fans ;) depends in the application...

I love fans ;)
depends in the application really
If you want a small heatsink for a large heat source a fan is a must
if you have room to spare then go for a passive heatsink
I prefer active...
Forum: DIY 02-12-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,890
Posted By yashmack
5730s are already making their way into the...

5730s are already making their way into the market getting around 300 lumens per foot now

http://www.ledworldlighting.com/ledstrip.html
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