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Forum: Aquascaping 03-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,888
Posted By ccar2000
Your tank is looking nice! I have some Bolivian...

Your tank is looking nice! I have some Bolivian Rams in my set up. It is a school of five and they are very animated, following whomever walks by the tank, playing with each other and they have their...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By ccar2000
There is a rule of thumb to find the setpoint for...

There is a rule of thumb to find the setpoint for CO2. Take a sample of your water in a container, set it aside and let it degas for 48hrs. use your probe to take a reading and set you setpoint one...
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By ccar2000
Thanks Hoppy. I needed the confirmation, at...

Thanks Hoppy. I needed the confirmation, at 4.2w/g and 20" to substrate the old school numbers put me in the moderate range. Now if I could figure out the scaling for low, medium and high tech :) ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By ccar2000
Thanks all

Thanks all
Forum: Lighting 02-01-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By ccar2000
Am I high tech? medium or high light?

Not sure if I am high tech with medium or high light could use a little help on distinguishing.
Pretty heavily planted with mostly swords a cabomba and a pennywort. I feel that I have a heavy fish...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By ccar2000
How does a higher Phosphate level choke out the...

How does a higher Phosphate level choke out the GSA?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By ccar2000
Not sure if I am high tech with medium or high...

Not sure if I am high tech with medium or high light could use a little help on distinguishing.
Pretty heavily planted with mostly swords a cabomba and a pennywort. I feel that I have a heavy fish...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-01-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By ccar2000
Nitrate:Phosphate ratio?

I have a planted community aquarium and use all Seachem Products, Macro and Micro. A while back I stopped dosing phosphorus due to the phosphate level being above my goal range of .15-1.0 always at...
Forum: Algae 12-21-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By ccar2000
I dunno, happened to me a couple of times. I...

I dunno, happened to me a couple of times. I won't try it again.
Forum: Algae 12-21-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By ccar2000
I had problems losing fish when I dosed algaefix...

I had problems losing fish when I dosed algaefix per the lable.
Forum: Fish 12-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By ccar2000
Cory's are very utilitarin as well as schooling,...

Cory's are very utilitarin as well as schooling, nice recommendation. I have just started adding Bolivian Rams to my tank. They remain close to the bottom, are often close together and have some nice...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-06-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,665
Posted By ccar2000
Looking good! I would like to do something like...

Looking good! I would like to do something like this too, a local biotope.
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By ccar2000
If you are going to go with something new, try...

If you are going to go with something new, try the Aqueon PorFlex1 sump filter with BioMedia kit. I am really happy that I switched to a sump filtration unit. The filter bags and pad can be swapped...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By ccar2000
The fitting on the needle valve looks like it has...

The fitting on the needle valve looks like it has a barb on it to push tubing over and following up with a compression nut. I di not know if you will get an airtight seal there. You could put it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-11-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By ccar2000
I see. the key is not to let either one get to...

I see. the key is not to let either one get to zero.
http://www.seachem.com/support/forums/showthread.php?p=16406
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-10-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,688
Posted By ccar2000
I prefer crab, snow crab specifically.

I prefer crab, snow crab specifically.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-10-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By ccar2000
"Plants benefit most from nitrate and phosphorous...

"Plants benefit most from nitrate and phosphorous when they are balanced in the proper ratio of 5:1 (N:P). Nitrates and Phosphates are primary contributors to algae issues."

With nitrate of 40ppm...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-10-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By ccar2000
You did a great job. The top is so open now, cool!

You did a great job. The top is so open now, cool!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-09-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By ccar2000
I am sure you meant gph :) I dont think it is too...

I am sure you meant gph :) I dont think it is too much. I run a 950 gph on my 46bf.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By ccar2000
put them in a mesh bag or pantyhose and leave...

put them in a mesh bag or pantyhose and leave them in your tank until you are ready to re-install them
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By ccar2000
The old filter pad will work in either...

The old filter pad will work in either application. There are also beneficial bacteria available at the LFS either liquid or powder. An established tank should already have plenty of micro-bio in it
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By ccar2000
I think you would do well with either one. How do...

I think you would do well with either one. How do you plan on controlling your co2? Ph controller or timer?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-04-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By ccar2000
Here is what wikipedia says about these rather...

Here is what wikipedia says about these rather large, handsome snails
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marisa_cornua
This species eats aquatic plants, algae, and dead fish and snails.
Easily adaptable...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-03-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By ccar2000
Sorry to get off topic but, I am interested in...

Sorry to get off topic but, I am interested in the piping configuration of your overflow. Is it possible that you could post some more pictures or another thread?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-03-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By ccar2000
Snails for SA biotope

I have a South American Clearwater biotope and am interested in introducing some snails to help with algae control. Currently there are some hitchhiker bladder snails that rode in on plants, a few...
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