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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-30-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Shremph
Green Leaf Aquariums is a good supplier of dry...

Green Leaf Aquariums is a good supplier of dry ferts.

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Forum: Equipment   04-30-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,720
Posted By Shremph
Some people just like ultra quiet for whatever...

Some people just like ultra quiet for whatever reason. There is a huge market for "quiet" products out there. What is disturbing for some isn't for others. I personally don't care about the noise...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,110
Posted By Shremph
Just stating what regimen he was following since...

Just stating what regimen he was following since you asked in your post. Its obviously not the correct dosing scheme.

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Forum: Equipment   04-30-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,720
Posted By Shremph
I run 2 large Ista Mix Max's on my 29g. Both...

I run 2 large Ista Mix Max's on my 29g. Both reactors are on the same return line , Co2, and canister. Using 2 cuts down on the sound by a large amount although I never intended that or cared about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-30-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By Shremph
I don't post anything on public forums and sites...

I don't post anything on public forums and sites that I would care about being used. This includes CL, TPT, Facebook, etc. I rarely ever post pictures of my children except for privately to family....
Forum: Equipment   04-30-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,449
Posted By Shremph
Yes out of the box, the AC line of filters do...

Yes out of the box, the AC line of filters do have a flaw where some water will bypass the mechanical filter or all filtration (perhaps it was designed this way, I don't know). Majority of the water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-30-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,110
Posted By Shremph
The average fert calculator (YANC...

The average fert calculator (YANC (http://calc.petalphile.com/) etc); if you choose "EI daily" instead of "The Estimative Index" to do the calculations via the drop down menu, it will produce his...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-30-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By Shremph
In my experience, fenben isn't as effective...

In my experience, fenben isn't as effective against nematodes and other round worms as it is with planaria the only flatworm I've encountered in my tanks. It does work, but it takes far more fenben...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-30-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Shremph
Just use a calculator. it's a good starting...

Just use a calculator. it's a good starting point.

YANC (http://calc.petalphile.com/)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-29-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Shremph
I was seeing some potassium deficiency in leaves...

I was seeing some potassium deficiency in leaves (pinholes) dosing the suggested regiment of KN03 and KH2P04 so I decided to add K2S04 instead of upping KN03 since I was already where I wanted to be...
Forum: Plants   04-29-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Shremph
You have a ton of nice plants Crispino. I'm a tad...

You have a ton of nice plants Crispino. I'm a tad jealous.

Nice photos too!
Forum: Plants   04-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Shremph
I like DSM for HC and Glosso for rooting and not...

I like DSM for HC and Glosso for rooting and not so much for growth. Not saying it doesn't grow, but in my experience growth speed is negligible. It's nice to not worry about uprooting though, from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-29-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By Shremph
Same here. My barley is gone in a day when...

Same here.

My barley is gone in a day when feeding 2 medium pellets to a population of 500ish. My Amano like it too so that may contribute also.

Feeding Borneowild Barley at the moment.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shremph
algae covering the Fissidens slows growth. I had...

algae covering the Fissidens slows growth. I had to get rid of it.

The moss (fissidens) survived the h202 just fine. All the hair algae is dead though. I still need to syphon the dead algae which...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shremph
I use API EM for Cyano, but I rarely have Cyano....

I use API EM for Cyano, but I rarely have Cyano. Most will probably argue the use of meds though.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shremph
Not sure how everyone else does small spot...

Not sure how everyone else does small spot treatments, but I just did one in my newly established 20 Long. Only on my drift wood around the Fissidens as that was the only troubled area.

I use a 6...
Forum: Plants   04-29-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By Shremph
New update. growth has been good. Drift wood has...

New update. growth has been good. Drift wood has cleaned up by itself.

http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff328/randpost/randpost057/IMG_20140428_200711_zpsee8aa531.jpg
Forum: Substrate   04-29-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,927
Posted By Shremph
Planting small Glosso was easy with this...

Planting small Glosso was easy with this substrate.
Every other experience I've had planting Glosso was more frustrating.

Blyxxa Jap has started turning the most red I have ever had it on all...
Forum: Photography   04-28-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,616
Posted By Shremph
http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff328/randpost/...

http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff328/randpost/randpost054/IMG_20140427_162730_zpsb3ffc2bd.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By Shremph
What constitutes lots of shrimp for you? 500? 30?

What constitutes lots of shrimp for you? 500? 30?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-28-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Shremph
fishnet your lights, raise your lights. Lighting...

fishnet your lights, raise your lights. Lighting would be the simplest way to slow growth. You could probably cut back on trace ferts in proportion to the cut back you make with your lights.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-27-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By Shremph
Defrost the worms in tank water (cup or...

Defrost the worms in tank water (cup or something). Pour defrosted worms into tank. The worms will sink easily to the bottom even with strong flow. The shrimp will do the rest.

I break off a...
Forum: Substrate   04-27-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,927
Posted By Shremph
Multiple reasons. The one that matters most is...

Multiple reasons. The one that matters most is the fact this site is owned for profit and the benefactors wish it. :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Shremph
I had a WTF moment too.

I had a WTF moment too.
Forum: Photography   04-25-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Shremph
Beautiful photos and shrimp!

Beautiful photos and shrimp!
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