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Forum: Fish   02-06-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By latchdan
I vote for harlequin rasboras, My cardinals...

I vote for harlequin rasboras, My cardinals always hid.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By latchdan
Thats a big bottle,i store mine in the frig, but...

Thats a big bottle,i store mine in the frig, but it never lasts more than a year. I would get smaller amounts personally for a couple reasons, my frig is small and it will get difficult measuring...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By latchdan
You have some measuring spoons? Teaspoon is 5ml ...

You have some measuring spoons? Teaspoon is 5ml

Bump: Or order some pipets. They are cheap
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By latchdan
I dose 1ml per 10 gallons, in high light co2. 3X...

I dose 1ml per 10 gallons, in high light co2. 3X a week. Found more on the lean side of micros gives less brown algae for my tank.
Dose macros per ei for a 40B.

Cap is 5ml
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-30-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By latchdan
I wouldn't add gh booster yet. I would add more...

I wouldn't add gh booster yet. I would add more potassium first. I add the same about of pottasium sulfate as potassium nitrate. 1/4Teaspoon in a 40b 3x week.

Wish i had your water
Forum: Substrate   01-29-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By latchdan
Wouldn't adding safe-t-sorb reduce GH and KH more...

Wouldn't adding safe-t-sorb reduce GH and KH more then just the dirt? Mine sucked kh and gh to nothing and I had 10kh and 10gh water with ph of 8.2. I was adding 1/4 teaspoon baking soda every other...
Forum: Substrate   01-28-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By latchdan
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/29-substrate/526...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/29-substrate/526105-substrate-holy-grail.html
found it for ya
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By latchdan
Just my 2cents... i heard good reviews on sunsun,...

Just my 2cents... i heard good reviews on sunsun, mine lasted 8 months before it died. Would over heat and cut out every couple minutes. Personally i wouldn't buy again. Maybe i got a lemon.
Forum: Substrate   01-27-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By latchdan
Yeah do a google search there is a huge post on...

Yeah do a google search there is a huge post on it that someone did. I have it in a shrimp tank.

Bump: I would find it but tuff on a phone

Bump: I would find it but tuff on a phone
Forum: Substrate   01-26-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By latchdan
Lets see some pictures

Lets see some pictures
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-26-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By latchdan
I have a satellite planted plus, i have it dimmed...

I have a satellite planted plus, i have it dimmed a bit. No co2 or ferts. Plants is xmas moss, cabomba, wisteria and lots of floaters (frogbit dwl rrf) I picked this light over the stingray because i...
Forum: Plants   01-26-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By latchdan
Mine always floated for maybe a month of so after...

Mine always floated for maybe a month of so after adding. I moved it closer to the front of my tank to see if more light would affect it. It seems to but man this plant is a very slow grower for me...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-26-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By latchdan
Ok, So just did a bunch of tests on my water...

Ok,
So just did a bunch of tests on my water Tank (10gallons)
Kh-3
Gh-7
PH between 7.6 and 7.4, color doesn't match either reg ph kit or high range
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 0
TDS 192
temp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By latchdan
Unfortunately i threw it away i didn't notice a...

Unfortunately i threw it away i didn't notice a smell although i didn't put it up to my nose either. Ill post tank specs when i get home, everything seems fine though.

Bump:

Racing stripe?...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-25-2016, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By latchdan
Dead RCS or Exoskeleton?

Last night I saw one of my RCS with a band across its back... I'm not sure if this is normal or not normal. Today after work I came home and saw what looks like a dead shrimp or maybe a exoskeleton....
Forum: Algae   01-22-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By latchdan
you can't would have to just dim the light and...

you can't would have to just dim the light and not use that feature.
Forum: Plants   01-22-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By latchdan
I have frogbit, RRF, dwarf water lettuce and...

I have frogbit, RRF, dwarf water lettuce and riccia. I keep 1 mother plant of DWL and frogbit and a couple RRF each water change. After a week I toss out a handful of each. I think DWL lettuce grows...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-21-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By latchdan
3 petcos around me don't sell any shrimp at...

3 petcos around me don't sell any shrimp at all... I suppose you're lucky to even find some
Forum: Fish   01-21-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By latchdan
Beautiful Tank, So what is the minimum size tank...

Beautiful Tank, So what is the minimum size tank for discus fish then? What is optimum? I was under the impression 40B was too small for Discus anyway. I'm sure this would help OP
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-19-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By latchdan
I like salifert, tried api and seachem. Both api...

I like salifert, tried api and seachem. Both api and seachem are hard to read
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-19-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By latchdan
Well flat rate is still okay 5.25 to 6.10 for a...

Well flat rate is still okay 5.25 to 6.10 for a small box. I alwaya though usps was really cheap compared to ups or other companies. Still gonna ship out just as many raoks personally.
Forum: Equipment   01-17-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By latchdan
I believe i bought the same. Had issues couldn't...

I believe i bought the same. Had issues couldn't get anything through even at 30 psi. I wanted to return but seller sent me replacements. Haven't tried them yet. Although i run my reactor at much...
Forum: Equipment   01-17-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By latchdan
Bacterial bloom? Filter not cycled or seeded? Do...

Bacterial bloom? Filter not cycled or seeded? Do you have any other filter on the tank.
Forum: Equipment   01-16-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By latchdan
You would have to do some type of quick...

You would have to do some type of quick disconnect. My cerges has never been disassembled since it was built.

Dropping the purigen in the canister would be much easier maintenance imo.
I had my...
Forum: Substrate   01-16-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By latchdan
Active flora is black. I just dumped it in no...

Active flora is black. I just dumped it in no washing at all. It has liquid in the bag suppose to help with cycling. Took 3 weeks with seeded filter so idk if it did anything.

I think all...
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