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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-16-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By IUnknown
smb88, H202 works great on bba. Turn off your...

smb88,
H202 works great on bba. Turn off your filter, get a spray bottle with h202 and spot treat the bba. Let it sit for 30 min and start the filter back up. Should turn red in a day.
Forum: Aquascaping   02-15-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By IUnknown
Layout Material ? Tagged "Driftwoods" ? Aqua...

Layout Material ? Tagged "Driftwoods" ? Aqua Forest Aquarium (http://aquaforestaquarium.com/collections/layout-material/driftwoods)
Forum: Equipment   02-11-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By IUnknown
After the filter because it would get gunk on it...

After the filter because it would get gunk on it otherwise. It's really accurate, enough that I control my Co2/ph with an apex controller to maintain a ph of 6.5 24/7.

Yeah, that is one thing I...
Forum: Equipment   02-10-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By IUnknown
This is what I use for the probes. I've just got...

This is what I use for the probes. I've just got a second filter for the reactor.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/20-diy/54624-diy-inline-ph-probe.html
Forum: Equipment   02-07-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By IUnknown
Here is mine; ...

Here is mine;

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/537/31929551234_3740e4417f.jpg


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/651/31958668403_516da74dc3.jpg
Forum: Algae   02-07-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By IUnknown
Hydrogen peroxide kills it, I just went through...

Hydrogen peroxide kills it, I just went through that pain. If you have problems with the new setup, this really works:...
Forum: Equipment   02-05-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By IUnknown
Maybe try a heavy duty one: [Ebay Link Removed]...

Maybe try a heavy duty one:
[Ebay Link Removed] CO2 Atomiser Diffuser Bubble Counter Planted Aquarium 13mm 12 16 | eBay[/url]
Forum: Aquascaping   02-05-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By IUnknown
scags, Why not visit a rock query for...

scags,
Why not visit a rock query for Landscaping. They should be able to find what you are looking for for pretty cheap?
Forum: Equipment   01-27-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By IUnknown
I like red sea's stuff: Red Sea REEFER Rimless...

I like red sea's stuff:
Red Sea REEFER Rimless Reef Ready Systems for advanced hobbyists (http://www.redseafish.com/aquarium-systems/reefer/)
Forum: Equipment   01-20-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By IUnknown
Thanks for all the feedback everyone. That video...

Thanks for all the feedback everyone. That video is really interesting Kaya. Yeah, after contacting the guys in the picture, they said they have a local guy make it for them for 250 euro. Shipping...
Forum: Equipment   01-14-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By IUnknown
Japanese benches

Anyone know where to source the Japanese benches shown in the images below.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/655/32306421715_b86f517dd0.jpg
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Forum: Plants   12-26-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By IUnknown
Also, purchase emmersed plants so you dont get...

Also, purchase emmersed plants so you dont get infestations.
Forum: Algae   12-09-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By IUnknown
Did you forget to clear the chlorine on the new...

Did you forget to clear the chlorine on the new water? Sometimes I forget and it kills the bacteria.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-07-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By IUnknown
Dwarf puffer will get rid of them.

Dwarf puffer will get rid of them.
Forum: Algae   11-05-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By IUnknown
Worked for me. The reason it kept coming back in...

Worked for me. The reason it kept coming back in my tank is that it turned out my light was at 150 par. I moved the lights up and got things to about 50 par and everything is balanced.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-02-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By IUnknown
great, start.

great, start.
Forum: Algae   11-02-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By IUnknown
Look into double dosing excel/metracide. Might...

Look into double dosing excel/metracide. Might be safer. Also depends on what type of algae.
Forum: Plants   10-26-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By IUnknown
What's your par? My experience is that aquasoil...

What's your par? My experience is that aquasoil (ammonia) does a good job at feeding over lit tanks in the beginning and then you start to have problems. Also the evaporation from open top tanks...
Forum: Algae   10-14-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By IUnknown
This is interesting. How about taking it from...

This is interesting. How about taking it from the angle of starving algae off ammonia. If you let the ph raise, you increase ammonia. So another plus to leaving Co2 24/7.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-13-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By IUnknown
From what I've read recently, Co2 is not just for...

From what I've read recently, Co2 is not just for plants. It also sustains the nitrifying bacteria colonies. I've changed mine to stay on all the time.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-13-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By IUnknown
You could switch to poor man dosing. Everything...

You could switch to poor man dosing. Everything you need but not branded.
Aquarium Plant Fertilizer | Green Leaf Aquariums (http://greenleafaquariums.com/aquarium-fertilizer.html)
Instructions:...
Forum: Algae   10-13-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By IUnknown
The importance of constant 24/7 Co2 for nitrifying bacteria colonies

I had not realized that the bacteria in our tanks utilize the Co2 in our tanks. The thread below (haven't read all the way through) is interesting. I had always set my Co2 to turn off at night so...
Forum: Equipment   10-11-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By IUnknown
I use the replacement cartridges on my twinstar. ...

I use the replacement cartridges on my twinstar. Works by electrolysis, producing oxygen and hydrogen gas. Oxygen increases your biological filter capacity and hydrogen works as an algaecide like...
Forum: Algae   10-11-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By IUnknown
Also figure out what your par at the substrate...

Also figure out what your par at the substrate might be. Highest setting might not be what you want. You want to balance the light with fertz.
Forum: Equipment   10-07-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,614
Posted By IUnknown
I would say it does more than just get rid of...

I would say it does more than just get rid of surface scum, it aerates the water. If you have problems with algae I would try it. If you look at the ADA aquarium gallery video where they show their...
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