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Forum: Fish   03-15-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By ibmikmaq
repashy fish food ...

repashy fish food

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUdMQKXL2vE
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-17-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By ibmikmaq
I bought some Japanese filter Matt and added it...

I bought some Japanese filter Matt and added it to my sump and it works awesome! Definitely you should consider adding Japanese filter matting as part of your medium!
Forum: Fish   02-17-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,984
Posted By ibmikmaq
Ph is high probably hard water as well! I have...

Ph is high probably hard water as well! I have the same ph level in my tap and was experiencing similar loss until I started dosing black water extract! Every water change I do now I mix in the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 219,865
Posted By ibmikmaq
I thought it was two dollar Tuesday at KFC! Two...

I thought it was two dollar Tuesday at KFC! Two pieces, fries and coleslaw for two bucks! Beautiful valentines dinner!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,177
Posted By ibmikmaq
I just had to, my dream tank! I can't stop...

I just had to, my dream tank! I can't stop staring into it! I could spend hours watching the fish!

My filtration is an overflow in back of tank the trickles down into 30 gallons of bioballs and...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,177
Posted By ibmikmaq
its ok once springs rolls in i will head for the...

its ok once springs rolls in i will head for the bay of fundy and collect more of those same rocks again this time i will have them all along edge and clean up any black in sand and recap some pool...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,177
Posted By ibmikmaq
thanks!! ;0) here some plant shots ...

thanks!! ;0)


here some plant shots

http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa424/ibmikmaq/logshot.jpg?t=1329244854

i got this little red bulb when i first started tank and for the longest...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,177
Posted By ibmikmaq
Been a while since I updated, I had a major...

Been a while since I updated, I had a major battle with every type of algae you can think of and its been a few weeks now and finally everything has settled and leveled out nicely!

blue green...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By ibmikmaq
I wouldn't keep roselines in a tank that small.

I wouldn't keep roselines in a tank that small.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-10-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By ibmikmaq
Fert dosing without 50% water change?

I have a 300 plus gallon tank and doing the 50 % water change is unrealistic for me since my tap water is extremely hard and would cause havoc to my tank.
I find that if I do 15 to 20 gallons a day...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-10-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,185
Posted By ibmikmaq
My plants were looking the same as yours so I...

My plants were looking the same as yours so I increase phosphates, and problem was solved!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-10-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,357
Posted By ibmikmaq
from my experience, true SAE's will not eat baby...

from my experience, true SAE's will not eat baby shrimp. but sometimes fish such as flying fox or chinese algae eaters are sold as SAE's and they will eat baby shrimp! true SAE are strictly veg...
Forum: Plants   02-10-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By ibmikmaq
a picture is worth a thousand words, I like to...

a picture is worth a thousand words, I like to see some pics! ;0) love a little color in an all green tank!
Forum: Algae   02-10-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By ibmikmaq
Thats definately BGA! I took this ...

Thats definately BGA!

I took this
http://www.aquariumfish.net/images_01/maracyn.jpg

took a few packs and mixed with half cup of tank water and let sit for a few hours and mixed again.

...
Forum: Algae   02-09-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By ibmikmaq
I have a new tank running only 7 weeks, had a...

I have a new tank running only 7 weeks, had a really bad BGA out break and I kicked it's butt in 4 days! It was everywhere and on everything! And it was so simple to eradicate!
Forum: Algae   02-09-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By ibmikmaq
From my experience with this form of bacteria BGA...

From my experience with this form of bacteria BGA I medicated but I didn't follow the recommended dose, I dosed 1/3 of what it says on box, I used one of those little push syringes used to give...
Forum: Plants   02-09-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
  HC help
Views: 719
Posted By ibmikmaq
Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n9m1wp0nYI

Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n9m1wp0nYI
Forum: Plants   02-09-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
  HC help
Views: 719
Posted By ibmikmaq
There is a YouTube video showing how to plant HC...

There is a YouTube video showing how to plant HC taking from small pots with rockwell cubes!
Forum: Plants   02-09-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By ibmikmaq
Yes thank you so much, I know the perfect spot...

Yes thank you so much, I know the perfect spot for it, it arrives tomorrow I willowy pics once I have it planted! Thanks again!
Forum: Plants   02-09-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By ibmikmaq
Where to plant a large display sword?

I ordered a fish and plant order and one plant I am getting is an x-large frans stoffel sword. It will be going in a 300 gallon tank 80 inches long 40 inches wide and 24 inches deep! I am just not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-06-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By ibmikmaq
Petco is better then Noco! In other words!...

Petco is better then Noco! In other words! Something is better then nothing! Buy the easy access cheap stuff till you can get the good stuff!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 47,497
Posted By ibmikmaq
Wow that really matured into a true lost ancient...

Wow that really matured into a true lost ancient civilization deep in the amazon jungle! I love it! fantastic job! You must be very happy with the outcome!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By ibmikmaq
Ok I searched and found the answer to my...

Ok I searched and found the answer to my question! Dont use activator!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By ibmikmaq
Activator bottle with matricide 14?

Ok I received a gallon of metricide 14 in the mail and attached outside bottle is this little bottle that says activator on it, do I need to add that to my gallon or disregard it?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-31-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,450
Posted By ibmikmaq
Wow looking sweet! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

Wow looking sweet! I love it! Thanks for sharing!
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