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Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,760
Posted By Samsonitius
just curious. How did you make a layout of your...

just curious. How did you make a layout of your room?
Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,875
Posted By Samsonitius
I had this problem a month ago when I bough...

I had this problem a month ago when I bough amazonia. I think ADA has bad batches IMO.

My tank has no lowering affect on RO/Tap water that I had to buy fluval peat.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-11-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Samsonitius
Whats with the zip ties?

Whats with the zip ties?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-27-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,246
Posted By Samsonitius
whats the pH? I usually find they die after...

whats the pH? I usually find they die after molting with higher pH.
Forum: Substrate 09-16-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Samsonitius
I think it may be the pH indicator b/c my new one...

I think it may be the pH indicator b/c my new one shows it slightly lower pH. But still not low as it should be that I had to add some fluval peat to get pH to be 6.5
Forum: Substrate 09-14-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Samsonitius
No rocks. Its either the soil or pH tester thats...

No rocks. Its either the soil or pH tester thats bad. I took some new unused aqua soil from the bag and placed it in a cup and added Bottled water bottle in it. The pH after a day is still 7.5+
Forum: Substrate 09-13-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Samsonitius
1.5 years. I just bought a new one from amazon.

1.5 years.
I just bought a new one from amazon.
Forum: Substrate 09-12-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Samsonitius
I am using the API pH test kit. My tap water is...

I am using the API pH test kit. My tap water is around 7.5. I know its high but I was expecting some lowering.
Forum: Substrate 09-12-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Samsonitius
Bad batch of Aquasoil?

I recently set up an tank with new aqua soil amazonia.

I did water changes 50/50 RO/Tap and my pH does not seem to be buffering/lowering. It is still pH 7.5+. Only thing I have in the tank is...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,165
Posted By Samsonitius
Hey Jake, How did you place the moss on the...

Hey Jake,

How did you place the moss on the lava rock in the beginning?
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Samsonitius
Have you any experience with inline diffusers?

Have you any experience with inline diffusers?
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Samsonitius
Atomizer or inline diffuser with aquatek reg?

Hey all.
Was wondering if anyone has experience with this since aquatek keeps the psi permanently at 30psi. I know the products require 30psi or greater.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-24-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Samsonitius
aqua soil not buffering?

Hey so I am using 2 month old AS and I have a pH around 7. I use RO water w/ pH around 6.7ish. I had alot of seiryu stones that I took out last week b/c my pH was going to high.

How do I lower...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-20-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By Samsonitius
Absolutely normal where I went from. Most grads...

Absolutely normal where I went from.
Most grads schools I did required us to as well revoke our rights.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Samsonitius
Ok, I was using Borneo Wild GH booster (contains...

Ok, I was using Borneo Wild GH booster (contains Mg and Ca). So hopefully that has enough minerals.

Thanks!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Samsonitius
does GH booster not have enough. what would you...

does GH booster not have enough. what would you recomend?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Samsonitius
My tank is 100% RO water. Not sure how it...

My tank is 100% RO water.

Not sure how it got high. Is it liquid fertilizer for plants? Thats the only additive I add.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Samsonitius
Another CRS ready thread!

using ADA aqual soil

pH 6.5
TDS 150
KH 3
GH 7
temp 72
Ammonia 0.3
Nitrate <0.3
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Samsonitius
needle valve splitter for aquatek

Anyone know if this works with the aquatek?
http://www.aquacave.com/2-Outlet-CO2-Manifold-Gang-Valve-by-JBJ-P1868C38.aspx

I was thinking about attaching this to the needle valve of the aquatek...
Forum: Plants 08-22-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Samsonitius
stemmed plants developing roots/hair algae problem

Hey guys, so a few of my stemmed plants have developed roots midway and are also starting to "lean". I have a high output LED light w/ CO2 and liquid fertilizer.

I think they are growing to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Samsonitius
I had this problem a few weeks ago. Shrimps were...

I had this problem a few weeks ago. Shrimps were dying little by little each day. I found out my water was too soft b/c I was using 80% RO, 20% Tap. I recently raised TDS to 180 and GH to 3.5. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-03-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Samsonitius
I would think it would be either by mutation or...

I would think it would be either by mutation or if the shrimp contains the certain gene for the phenotype pattern.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-30-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,396
Posted By Samsonitius
I was in the same boat as you until I was losing...

I was in the same boat as you until I was losing cherry shrimps when I thought I had perfect parameters. Little did I know GH was too low and TDS was also too low. Once I added fluval shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Samsonitius
I have about 15 RCS. I do see a molt once a...

I have about 15 RCS. I do see a molt once a while; was just wondering if some were having trouble.

I am adding a little dechlorinated tap to the tank (TDS 220, GH~3) to hopefully raise the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-17-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Samsonitius
A lot of the rcs molted the first few days that...

A lot of the rcs molted the first few days that the shrimps arrived. Its been about 2 weeks now when this started.
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