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Forum: Algae   01-30-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By fishkeeper01
Ok, so the root problem for hair algae is an...

Ok, so the root problem for hair algae is an imbalance in fertilizer and lights? What exactly is the imbalance?
Forum: Algae   01-30-2016, 06:26 AM
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Forum: Algae   01-30-2016, 12:16 AM
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Posted By fishkeeper01
I currently have an Oto in the tank, so it's been...

I currently have an Oto in the tank, so it's been proven they don't eat hair algae. I don't mind adding an SAE to the tank, because I have larger tanks that it can be rehomed to. I would just like to...
Forum: Algae   01-29-2016, 07:56 AM
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Posted By fishkeeper01
Really why is that? Is it the reason why I have...

Really why is that? Is it the reason why I have hair algae?
Forum: Algae   01-28-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By fishkeeper01
If you read in earlier posts, it was suggested to...

If you read in earlier posts, it was suggested to cut back on dosing ferts, which I did. I was only dosing potassium and trace, because the plants were showing deficiency signs. Other than that I am...
Forum: Algae   01-27-2016, 06:00 AM
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Forum: Algae   01-26-2016, 08:44 AM
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Posted By fishkeeper01
I tried reducing the lighting period and the...

I tried reducing the lighting period and the intensity, but now it seems my plants are suffering. The leaves on some of the val and dwarf safe are starting to die, first they turn yellow. As far as...
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By fishkeeper01
Replacing filter

I have a 40g tank with and eba, 4 congo tetra, 5 sterbai cory, and a lf calico bn pleco. Before I had a marineland 200 & 100 filters on it. Unfortunately the 100 broke. Should I just get another...
Forum: Algae   01-17-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,001
Posted By fishkeeper01
Cardinals, and pygmy corys, and a male betta. Idk...

Cardinals, and pygmy corys, and a male betta. Idk how I can raise the light, but I can reduce how long the light is on. Would adding an airstone for added circulation help?
Forum: Algae   01-16-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By fishkeeper01
So what can I do if I don't intend on running CO2?

So what can I do if I don't intend on running CO2?
Forum: Algae   01-15-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By fishkeeper01
I did a cleaning this pass weekend and manually...

I did a cleaning this pass weekend and manually removed as much as I could. Unfortunately that was to no avail as the algae came back and it is getting progressively worse.
Forum: Aquascaping   01-13-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By fishkeeper01
How would you arrange it if attempting a jungle...

How would you arrange it if attempting a jungle look?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-13-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
So just stick a lot of root tabs in the area...

So just stick a lot of root tabs in the area where I plan to plant?
Forum: Aquascaping   01-12-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By fishkeeper01
I don't know how I want to aquascape/hardscape my tank, ideas?

This is my 40g tank that I plan on redoing into a planted tank. The tank is 36"x12"x21". I know I want to use jungle val and Amazon swords, I am trying to chose a stem plant (wisteria, L. repens, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-12-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
I should have said this earlier too. I do not...

I should have said this earlier too. I do not plan on dirting the entire tank. Probably just near the background and possibly mid groung areas. I'm going to use Amazon swords jungle val and some easy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-11-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
Actually the 10g is a divided betta tank, I have...

Actually the 10g is a divided betta tank, I have small critter cages lying around which I can put the bettas in for a little while.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-11-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
So really how long should I leave the fish out of...

So really how long should I leave the fish out of the tank? Also I have a spare 10g tank, could I put the fish in there? The fish I'm moving are 4 congo tetra (3"), 1 eba (2"), 5 Sterbai cories ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-11-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
Ok second question, the tank will be dirted, and...

Ok second question, the tank will be dirted, and it has a finnex stingray 36" light, with no CO2. However I will be dosing fertz via the pps-pro dosing regimen. The tank is 36"12"21". As far as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-10-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By fishkeeper01
Re-doing tank, what do I do with the fish

I have really been bit by this planted tank bug. So I h ave decided to dirt my 40g tank and plant that one as well. Only I have a problem, the tank currently houses 1 eba, 4 congo tetra, 5 sterbai...
Forum: Algae   01-10-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,001
Posted By fishkeeper01
I don't run CO2 on the tank, and my light are...

I don't run CO2 on the tank, and my light are usually on for around 8 hours.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-09-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By fishkeeper01
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-08-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By fishkeeper01
Oh shoot one more thing, do I test NO3, PO4, and...

Oh shoot one more thing, do I test NO3, PO4, and gh/kh? What are the levels of the tree that I should look for?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-08-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By fishkeeper01
Very much so. I appreciate everything that you...

Very much so. I appreciate everything that you all have done. And thank you for taking the time to help a noob like me.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-08-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By fishkeeper01
If I wanted to use the pps-pro measurements, but...

If I wanted to use the pps-pro measurements, but use the the 500ml bottles sold by GLA, then would I just divide the measurements given for the 1 liter example? Also as a side question. All this dry...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-08-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By fishkeeper01
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