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Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By genocdex
i have no personal experience with this, but the...

i have no personal experience with this, but the physics behind it would indicate you would still need the check valve.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-30-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By genocdex
oh ok thanks for the info. my friend who...

oh ok thanks for the info. my friend who explained the reaction to me said it just created iron oxide and heat.... guess he was wrong. but i can do 2 dose solutions easily enough. thanks so much...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-30-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By genocdex
well i did out the math. i have everything in...

well i did out the math. i have everything in units because im going to be converting from volume to mass... but ill be dosing 3x/week, 5/16 Ca(NO3)2, 6/16 KNO3, 12/16 K2SO4. the ending totals end...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-30-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By genocdex
changing up ei method dosing a bit

So the solubility of caso4 is killing me. Im going to start doing an auto dosing so ill need to fix that first. So i was thinking of changing the CaSO4 to CaNO3. I know ill have to do a little math...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-29-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By genocdex
iron and phosphate reaction?

I know im not suposed to mix my iron and phosphate or something like that. I was told its because the reaction creats heat. Thats not an issue when i think about it but my question is, does this...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By genocdex
i guess i got the wrong sized inline atomizer...

It wont fit my sunsun tube. Would it be possible to step down the size just for the purpose of fitting my atomizer? Or will it kill the flow rate
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By genocdex
ye i am mostly concerned about the algae spores...

ye i am mostly concerned about the algae spores and the free floating algae any ways.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By genocdex
got my sun sun 304B in today

i went with the b instead of the a, because oldly enough it was cheaper... any ways since it has a uv light in it, should i run it with my 55g planted tank? i was told by my friend that it might...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By genocdex
I wont be using the small carts. Ill be doing...

I wont be using the small carts. Ill be doing the 20oz canisters that should last my small tank months on end... Another needle valve isnt too costly, but ive beeb hearing sometimes with the...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By genocdex
cheaper method of adding co2 to my 10g tank.

im just wondering what would be cheaper in this situation. buying a cheap paintball co2 regulator (i have 3 20 oz canisters) and running it seperate, or fitting my 55gs regulator to run both tanks? ...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By genocdex
im considering them as the same price, because if...

im considering them as the same price, because if i get the sun sun im also needing to buy a few filter pads as well. i think the total difference would be around 5$ but thats nothing.

so the...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By genocdex
rena or sun sun?

so i can get a rena xp3 for 99, or a sunsun 304 for 89.

ive heard great things about both, but the rena (or filstar?) has had a longer running good rep.

i plan on using one of these on my 55g...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By genocdex
sun sun model a vs b...

just wanted to make sure am not getting jipped here. sun sun 304a and 304b are the same thing except the b has the uv in it right?

also while im asking about these guys, the tubes are both 3/4"...
Forum: Algae 12-11-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By genocdex
Thanks for the great info. After i posted that i...

Thanks for the great info. After i posted that i looked into the peroxide dip and some people said stairght 3%.... Im going to start with the 1ml/ as im sure my crypts will probably melt from it. ...
Forum: Algae 12-11-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By genocdex
im not dosing any tank with any of this. i plan...

im not dosing any tank with any of this. i plan on making a dip bucket. with the shrimp i plan to remove all the plants, and shrimp i can find. keep the shrimp in my qt tank, and cook the tank at...
Forum: Algae 12-11-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By genocdex
potassium permanganate dip to kill off algae?

i was reading that a 10-20 min dip in potassium permanganate can kill off algae thats on plants, im still having an issue with algae on my plants so if this is a good solution im definitely going to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-25-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By genocdex
I think i have CaCl is the only reason, also i...

I think i have CaCl is the only reason, also i heard CaSO4 is hard to disolve, but i doubt that will be a problem with the way im dosing lol. To keep up with my evap im adding my daily ferts in an 8...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-25-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By genocdex
CaCl with EI method

I see everything stating CaSO4 for a calcium source, but can i use CaCl instead? I saw a few people saying its fine, the levels of chloride wont hurt the tank at all. But im always on the cautious...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By genocdex
what dry ferts can i mix together on the same day?

Just got my ei starter package, CSM+B, MgSO4, KNO3, K2SO4, KH2PO4. eventually ill be adding something with calcium but i dont have that atm. Any ways can i mix all these into 1 dose 3x a week or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-21-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By genocdex
So i didnt miss in my reading up on EI that its...

So i didnt miss in my reading up on EI that its not meant for fish aquariums lol. Thanks xmas one for all the help
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By genocdex
Thanks for the tip ill have to look him up next...

Thanks for the tip ill have to look him up next time i need ferts
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-21-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By genocdex
EI method with fish

I was discussing moving onto doing ei method in my 55g with a friend. He seemed to thing that it might be harmful to the fish in my tank, specifically the phosphates. Is this something i can concern...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-18-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By genocdex
so i bought the starter EI package from...

so i bought the starter EI package from greenleaf. its enough to hold me over till i have some money to blow on larger qtys. with doing the EI method, should i continue my Osmocote plus root tabs? ...
Forum: Algae 11-18-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,406
Posted By genocdex
Cant keep snails for more than a few months in my...

Cant keep snails for more than a few months in my tanks, i have super softer water, ie 1ish * kh/gh. Im going to be doing some water modification soon so maybe a few snails, tho mu blue gourami...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-17-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By genocdex
yea i was reading up on that, sounds interesting...

yea i was reading up on that, sounds interesting and i could get into a regimine like that, but im broke for now so would the flourish help for the mean time?
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