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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Mr. Clean
I used to see them all the time in tubiflex worms.

I used to see them all the time in tubiflex worms.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Mr. Clean
I've ordered stainless steel mesh from these guys...

I've ordered stainless steel mesh from these guys before.

I got a couple of swatches for about $8 each and my ricca grows in it just fine.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Mr. Clean
you can leave the water soaked substrate. Just...

you can leave the water soaked substrate. Just make sure you have extra hands to move it so what water is left in there doesn't slosh around too much.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mr. Clean
Welcome to TPT Stuart! There are literally...

Welcome to TPT Stuart!

There are literally hundreds of threads on this. Browse the forums and look at the sticky threads. Also use the search to find more specific information.

You can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Mr. Clean
I 2nd BigAls. Not only are there prices great,...

I 2nd BigAls. Not only are there prices great, but their support is fantastic also.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,592
Posted By Mr. Clean
I almost always use Big Als, but for some reason...

I almost always use Big Als, but for some reason they dropped my account and I needed Excel NOW!!!

so I ordered from That Fish Place, and the exact same thing happened to me. No notice, but my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Mr. Clean
I've used Rid-Ich (also Malachite based) before...

I've used Rid-Ich (also Malachite based) before without harming snails.

I'd raise the temperature to the low 80's also (82-84). This will speed up the Ich's lifecycle and make the treatment...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Mr. Clean
I'd say you could probably do both the same day...

I'd say you could probably do both the same day (1/2 dose of each) or one on Tuesdays and the other on Thursdays, whatever you prefer. If you want to error on the side of caution, dose one on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Mr. Clean
^X2 I'd give it another week or so and...

^X2

I'd give it another week or so and test daily.

Unless you have a heavy plant load, then you're probably ok, just don't max out on your fish load all at once.

-Scott
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Mr. Clean
Here's a good link to various diseases and cures ...

Here's a good link to various diseases and cures

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fish/38753-fish-treatment-quick-guide.html

Sorry I don't have any specific advise, I haven't had to deal...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Mr. Clean
I have a 72 and dose: Sun, Tue, Thurs: ...

I have a 72 and dose:

Sun, Tue, Thurs:
3/4 tsp KNO3
3/8 tsp KH2PO4
1/4 tsp K2SO4

Mon, Wed, Fri:
1/4 tsp CSM+B
5ml Flourish Iron
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Mr. Clean
You'll get lots of varying opinions on the amount...

You'll get lots of varying opinions on the amount and frequency of dosing Excel. I stick with the directions on the bottle, while I've heard others dosing up to twice the amount recomended on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Mr. Clean
First let me say welcome to TPT! Second, I...

First let me say welcome to TPT!

Second, I would keep up on the Excel, especially if you want to avoid CO2. Excel has worked wonders in helping to control algae problems. Additionally I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Mr. Clean
^X2 My ottos won't touch GSA. Nerite snails are...

^X2 My ottos won't touch GSA. Nerite snails are supposed to eat it, but I haven't had much luck with that (got loaches in the tank...).

I know some people that use credit cards and say they work...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Mr. Clean
The reference solution in each drop checker is a...

The reference solution in each drop checker is a known and constant pH value regardless of the tank water's pH. CO2 will pass through the air barrier into the reference solution and alter the pH of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By Mr. Clean
Now how could anyone be offended by that...

Now how could anyone be offended by that statement... :icon_roll
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Mr. Clean
I believe CO2 can damage some plastics. That...

I believe CO2 can damage some plastics. That would be my concern with using any plastic parts that didn’t specifically state “for use with CO2”. That is why there is special CO2 airline tubing that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-29-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Mr. Clean
I also have a 72 Bow Front with an overflow. I...

I also have a 72 Bow Front with an overflow. I love having the sump. It does outgas more CO2, so you'll have to increase your CO2 injection rate which will cost you more (I think I pay somewhere...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Mr. Clean
I raised temps to 85~86 and hit my tank with...

I raised temps to 85~86 and hit my tank with Rid-Ich+ and everything did just fine except the anachris, but that was only there as a nutrient sponge anyway. Bio filter didn't get hit either as I had...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,466
Posted By Mr. Clean
So far IME their customer service is great. I...

So far IME their customer service is great. I ordered KNO3, K2SO4, and GH Booster. I received it in about 2 to 3 days but the KNO3 was replaced with KH2PO4. I sent them an email the next day and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By Mr. Clean
I don't use any. I just put a new piece of...

I don't use any. I just put a new piece of driftwood in my tank this weekend. I boiled it for about 5 hrs or so and then let it soak for another 24. When I put it in my tank, it sank on its own.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-28-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Mr. Clean
Kinda looks like a Cingular commercial... ...

Kinda looks like a Cingular commercial... :hihi:

Sorry, no help...
Forum: Plants 03-22-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Mr. Clean
In Placer County they give away mosquito fish...

In Placer County they give away mosquito fish during the peak seasons.

http://www.placer.ca.gov/hhs/env_health/mosquito.aspx

Not sure if Sacramento County has a similar program or not.

Also,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-22-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Mr. Clean
Thanks for the tips all! Looks like the...

Thanks for the tips all!

Looks like the platty is already clearing up and the botias are good too. Guess I just got a little concerned when I saw new spots on a previously un-infected fish.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-21-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Mr. Clean
I have been doing 50% water changes twice a week....

I have been doing 50% water changes twice a week.

So it looks like Aquarisol is a coper sulfate product. Are there any problems with that and running a UV? Would I need to run carbon to try to...
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