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Forum: Algae Today, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Darkblade48
You appear to have BBA. Are you dosing any...

You appear to have BBA. Are you dosing any fertilizers? How long (in total) are your aquarium lights on for?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Darkblade48
The amount of surface agitation you have looks...

The amount of surface agitation you have looks appropriate. Your additional security of having an air pump come on at night is also fine.

CO2 drop checkers are not exactly precise to begin with,...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Darkblade48
Unfortunately, I do not have easy access to my...

Unfortunately, I do not have easy access to my 2217 at this time (out of country).
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,155
Posted By Darkblade48
There were some threads from many years ago where...

There were some threads from many years ago where someone took apart the black box attached to this regulator.

In it was a simple solenoid that controlled the gas flow. I think it is a bit...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Darkblade48
I do not use an air pump/air stone when the CO2...

I do not use an air pump/air stone when the CO2 is on (nor when it is off, but some people like to have it as a safety precaution). You want to minimize surface agitation to prevent the diffusion of...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Darkblade48
I would lean towards saying that the stream is...

I would lean towards saying that the stream is simply O2 that is escaping due to some minute damage to the plant.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-17-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Darkblade48
I don't see why not.

I don't see why not.
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Darkblade48
Some reasons I can think of: - Easier to...

Some reasons I can think of:

- Easier to clean/convert to a fully submersed aquarium (less cleanup)
- Easy to move plants around without disturbing root systems (easier to manage), which...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-16-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Darkblade48
Wild type RCS are mostly clear/muddy brown.

Wild type RCS are mostly clear/muddy brown.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-13-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Darkblade48
Good thing I saw this thread and clicked on the...

Good thing I saw this thread and clicked on the link.

Now I can update those broken photos.
Forum: Plants 04-12-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Darkblade48
Java Moss, Java Fern, various Anubias species are...

Java Moss, Java Fern, various Anubias species are all excellent low light plants.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Darkblade48
No, I believe it does not fit.

No, I believe it does not fit.
Forum: Algae 04-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Darkblade48
It appears to be BBA, since you do not see any...

It appears to be BBA, since you do not see any branching.
Forum: Algae 04-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Darkblade48
It might be BBA.

It might be BBA.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Darkblade48
Correct. You can also consider chrome plated...

Correct. You can also consider chrome plated brass for a cheaper alternative to stainless steel.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Darkblade48
I have followed the EI regimen using bulk...

I have followed the EI regimen using bulk chemicals with no problems. You should have no problems with the (much more) dilute Seachem Flourish.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-05-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Darkblade48
I also heard from him around the time he was...

I also heard from him around the time he was hospitalized for health reasons.

It is saddening that such a knowledgeable member has passed away :(
Forum: Plants 03-28-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Darkblade48
As a word of warning, using metal halide lighting...

As a word of warning, using metal halide lighting will put you into the "extremely high light" zone. Without CO2 and proper fertilization, you will inevitably end up with severe algae problems.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Darkblade48
I'm sure it was meant as a joke ;) Of...

I'm sure it was meant as a joke ;)

Of course, you can keep tropical plants without fish (you can even keep them without shrimp, if you wanted to).
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Darkblade48
Aha, I noticed that msebar didn't actually...

Aha, I noticed that msebar didn't actually specify which method of dosing was being used :)
Forum: Substrate 03-23-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Darkblade48
I like using it in smaller aquariums since the...

I like using it in smaller aquariums since the grains are small (larger grained substrate would give a strange sense of scale).

I have never used sand before, but perhaps someone else can comment...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Darkblade48
Most people alternate between macronutrients and...

Most people alternate between macronutrients and micronutrients (i.e. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, respectively).
Forum: Plants 03-22-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Darkblade48
If it's just plain old gelatin, you should be...

If it's just plain old gelatin, you should be able to get at your supermarket. It'll probably be next to the Jello.
Forum: Plants 03-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Darkblade48
If you have the patience, planting them...

If you have the patience, planting them individually is the best way to get them carpet quickly. They will still carpet if you plant them in clumps, but will take longer to spread.
Forum: Fish 03-21-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Darkblade48
Please be reminded that vendor reviews,...

Please be reminded that vendor reviews, regardless of whether they are positive or negative, are not permitted.
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