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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi rattler93, Our local aquarium club here...

Hi rattler93,

Our local aquarium club here in Seattle (GSAS) has been fortunate to host Gary Lange two times in the last 5 years, the last time was last spring which is when I got my eggs from...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi rattler93, I've been to The Wet Spot in...

Hi rattler93,

I've been to The Wet Spot in Portland a number of times and they typically do have a good selection of healthy Rainbowfish which are imported from Asia. They are one of the largest...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi nbr1rodeoclown, The correct name for...

Hi nbr1rodeoclown,

The correct name for Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' is actually Micranthemum tweedii and it is native to South America - I believe Argentina.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi LFM, Purigen is primarily a product to...

Hi LFM,

Purigen is primarily a product to remove dissolved nitrogenous organic waste; if the particulates are not organic in nature then chances are the Purigen will not have much effect
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,546
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi treyLcham, They are certainly looking...

Hi treyLcham,

They are certainly looking very healthy and lush....keep thinning!!! LOL
Forum: Plants 05-19-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi SwampGremlin, You are there! I returned...

Hi SwampGremlin,

You are there! I returned to this hobby 7+ years ago specifically because of my interest in planted aquariums. I joined our local Seattle aquarium club, became the Horticulture...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Colin, I'm guessing you picked that up at...

Hi Colin,

I'm guessing you picked that up at Cory's shop - did you get your 10% GSAS discount??
Forum: Other Websites 05-18-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi GraphicGr8s, Do you by any chance mean...

Hi GraphicGr8s,

Do you by any chance mean AquaticPlantCentral.com (http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/index.php)? It is still up and running.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi kwisatz, I have two Ideal 52-1-12 (PN:...

Hi kwisatz,

I have two Ideal 52-1-12 (PN: 211725-16 / no Vernier handle) metering valves on a 'splitter' mounted on a 5 pound cylinder that I run at 20 PSI output pressure. One is valve is in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-12-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi I think the Fertilator on APC might help...

Hi

I think the Fertilator on APC might help you as well.

http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/fertilator.php
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Codzilla, I would check the dKH now, if...

Hi Codzilla,

I would check the dKH now, if it is 2.0-3.0 or higher I would discontinue using it - that should supply sufficient carbonates to avoid 'PH crash'. Keep in mind that when you do start...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Codzilla, Our Northwest / Wet Coast water...

Hi Codzilla,

Our Northwest / Wet Coast water is very soft...other folks wish they had our problems. Yes, if you leave the crushed coral in longer the dKH will continue to climb. When Tom Barr...
Forum: DIY 05-06-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Codzilla, Your LFS people lied...Amazon...

Hi Codzilla,

Your LFS people lied...Amazon still has them listed. I use one for my 75 gallon and it works great.

75 gallon; CO2 injected with Hagen Elite Mini Internal Filter...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-05-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,546
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi treyLcham, You are really doing well; it...

Hi treyLcham,

You are really doing well; it is rewarding to see how those starts are growing and multiplying for you!

Now comes the hard part, keeping it 'thinned' so the plants don't get...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Pencil2Print, That sounds like Nerite...

Hi Pencil2Print,

That sounds like Nerite snail eggs; if they are the eggs will not hatch - unfortunately I am not aware of anything that eats them either.
Forum: Fish 04-29-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Swimnschools, I keep Corydoras sterbai...

Hi Swimnschools,

I keep Corydoras sterbai and have used H2O2 (3%) to spot treat algae issues with no effect on the catfish. I limit the dosage to no more than 1.5 ml per gallon of tank volume...
Forum: Substrate 04-28-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 608
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi HDBenson, You remember correctly, when I...

Hi HDBenson,

You remember correctly, when I use any of the Montmorillonite clay materials as a substrate I have a decrease in dKH (and resulting PH) and dGH. Since I have very soft tap water the...
Forum: Substrate 04-28-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 608
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi HDBenson, All of my tanks use some...

Hi HDBenson,

All of my tanks use some variety of Montmorillonite clay as the substrate. I use Soilmaster Select, Turface Pro League, and Safe-T-Sorb #7941; all have the beneficial high CEC...
Forum: Plants 04-22-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi mossback, Thanks for the comment. I have...

Hi mossback,

Thanks for the comment. I have had the occasional leaf show up on a rhizome that was not lobed, usually immature leaves. But this was a fair amount of rhizome all with standard...
Forum: Plants 04-21-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident' - An unstable variant?

Hi All,

I have a 30 gallon tank that has been set-up since January, 2010; with the same substrate, hardscape, and mostly the same plants. In this tank I have only had Microsorum pteropus...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,835
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
+1 well stated.

+1 well stated.
Forum: Plants 04-15-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi fishyfishy101, I like Ghazanfar Ghori's...

Hi fishyfishy101,

I like Ghazanfar Ghori's (http://kryptokoryne.aquaticscape.com/) cryptocoryne blog (check out the links on the page)

Also the crypt pages...
Forum: Plants 04-15-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi nbr1rodeoclown, Ghazanfar Ghori, a very...

Hi nbr1rodeoclown,

Ghazanfar Ghori, a very knowledgeable emersed Cryptocoryne grower that has done talks for GSAS and Aquatic Gardeners Association and has mentioned the smell of the spathes...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-14-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi freude88, I would use the DTPA chelated...

Hi freude88,

I would use the DTPA chelated iron.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-14-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi freude88, If you are sure your PH will...

Hi freude88,

If you are sure your PH will stay below 6.5 you can use EDTA. I would recommend the DTPA iron if there is a possibility your tank may be neutral to slightly alkaline. The percentage...
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