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Forum: Equipment 02-29-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Powerheads

Hey all,

Im looking into adding a powerhead into my rig, but honestly I dont know if I need one or not, nevermind which I shoudl go with or getting into selection criteria.

Running a 40B, Eheim...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Ok, Ill do this the next time around. I added all...

Ok, Ill do this the next time around. I added all 20 via a 45 minutes bag acclimation with CO2 on and had no problems. That was over 2 months ago. Just curious if this was luck?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
So then is the only fix to run the CO2 at lower...

So then is the only fix to run the CO2 at lower levels? Or is there a physical supplement that I can use to balance that out?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
The ph definitely seemed the oddest of all the...

The ph definitely seemed the oddest of all the changes. Ive been using straight tap from the word go, and the original baseline pH reading I had when I setup the tank was 7 on the money. So I guess...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Drop checker was a pretty closely matched green...

Drop checker was a pretty closely matched green prior to the water change. It spiked to yellow on Monday after the water change as I didnt turn it back down after cranking it up to restaurate monday...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Oh noes! Help Please! Shrimp are dying!

Hi crew,

Writing this morning with a cry for help!

I woke up this morning to trauma in my tank (this is my first tank, and has been established now for about 5 months, so its still young). My...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Interesting repsonses so far and this has my...

Interesting repsonses so far and this has my interest because there hasnt been consensus here yet. Here is a picture of the planting level in the tank (sorry about the crappy picture quality, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Nitrate question - First Cycle

Hi all, and my best wishes for the holidays to everyone. Looks like Santa is hooking me up, as it appears my cycle is complete. One catch. After seeing what looks to be the completion of my first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-22-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Looks like we have quorum. Thats amazing for a...

Looks like we have quorum. Thats amazing for a handful of snails. Remove snails and vacuum ?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-22-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
I should clarify that the tank has no inhabitants...

I should clarify that the tank has no inhabitants other than those snails. Can they make that much? That's the reason I had originally doubted it was poo - just on volume alone.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-22-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Larva? ID question

Greetings all, Thanks again for the continued help with my new adventure.

Can anyone identify what this brown stuff is that is residing in the what I was told was a normal gray biomass on my...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
I have a second diffuser. Should I shut it down...

I have a second diffuser. Should I shut it down and swap the diffusers?

As far as the BC fill - I go 60-70% full. Also shot Orlando a note already today and did order a check valve for the line...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Honestly I dont think there is one now that I...

Honestly I dont think there is one now that I look closer. This is what I purchased from GLA on Orlando's recommendation.

http://greenleafaquariums.com/co2-regulators/ideal-co2-regulator.html
...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Negative ghostrider. I turned off the CO2 for the...

Negative ghostrider. I turned off the CO2 for the time being.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Malfunction in CO2 setup - Help Please.

Hey all,

Im in need of some help, as Im not sure if this is a disaster waiting to happen.

Everything was good with my CO2 rig, its a pressurized one from GLA. Ideal needle valve, solenoid,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Bump to see if I can get a bite. Sorry about the...

Bump to see if I can get a bite. Sorry about the really bad pun.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-15-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Adding a couple of pics as promised. Started...

Adding a couple of pics as promised. Started Excel dosing yesterday (4 capfuls to start), 3/5 of a cap today. Lights are raised, shortened the photo period but decided against the water change until...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-14-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Just a quick update here. I dosed flourish two...

Just a quick update here. I dosed flourish two days ago (this was the first fert add), raised my lights about 2 inches back away from the substrate and shortened the photo period to 12 hours. Ive...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Food/Feeding Guidance Thread?

Anyone know if someone has done a nice feeding/food type matrix for various breeds of inverts and fish? Im looking around and cant seem to find anything that documents preferred food types,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Good question? I was under the impression I...

Good question? I was under the impression I should be changing water regularly regardless of livestock but if thats not necessary I'm all ears as this is my first foray into a tank of any sort. If...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Ok great. I picked up some flourish today and...

Ok great. I picked up some flourish today and will adjust the lighting structure to see of that helps with some of the wilting/browning I'm seeing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-12-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
First Cycle Question

Situation:

Tank live for just over a week, moderate heavy planting. Added a couple capfuls of ammonia to tank to kickstart the cycle, levels are still really high, no sign of nitrites yet. Running...
Forum: Algae 12-09-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
*wipes brow*. Phew.

*wipes brow*. Phew.
Forum: Plants 12-09-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Moving to algae forum, as I think its where my...

Moving to algae forum, as I think its where my question really belongs.
Forum: Algae 12-09-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By nuclrhorseradish
Greyish Coating on Manzy. First tank, help please.

Cross posting from plants section as I think the post belongs here - sorry.

So I got my first bunch of plants in my tank, and I have a very weird grey sheathe around my manzanita that appeared...
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