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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-12-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By harley1964
I have seen what you are describing. If I...

I have seen what you are describing. If I understand what I have read its a type of algae and or a type of bacteria that like the dark undisturbed water. I had to add a aerator to get it to stop. I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-12-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By harley1964
be careful with the root tabs, It is very easy...

be careful with the root tabs, It is very easy for the nutrients your trying to give the roots of the plants to get into the water column, Then the algae with give you lots of trouble until you can...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-11-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,486
Posted By harley1964
On a more serious note, as far as cleaning the...

On a more serious note, as far as cleaning the bones of unwanted material, taxidermists use very specific insects to do the cleaning.you could then use a multitude of different fiberglass epoxy...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-15-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By harley1964
I know its kinda cheesy but I use a old pestle...

I know its kinda cheesy but I use a old pestle pill pulverizer like you see in the pharmacies. I pulverize flake food,veggie wafers of whatever. the babies seem to enjoy the powdered food. I know it...
Forum: Equipment   10-19-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,528
Posted By harley1964
We have to be careful with the bleach, so many...

We have to be careful with the bleach, so many have scents and perfumes added and who knows what else.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-12-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By harley1964
Drain the tank and scoop up the fish, I used to...

Drain the tank and scoop up the fish,
I used to do that with my reef tank.
I never had a problem.
Forum: Fish   07-23-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By harley1964
My Betta does it on purpose, he loves to swim...

My Betta does it on purpose,
he loves to swim up to the suction and just
hang out. he even jams himself in between the
heater and hang out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-11-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,562
Posted By harley1964
If you can use seasoned water,seasoned...

If you can use seasoned water,seasoned biomedia/filter . please try to steal any well seasoned decorations or other odds and ends from long running tank so the shrimp can graze on the bio films. be...
Forum: Algae   07-03-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,663
Posted By harley1964
someone posted a video on you tube awhile back...

someone posted a video on you tube awhile back showing several ghost shrimp
tearing the legs off a crs, kinda looked like the ghost shrimps
could get pretty aggressive.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-10-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By harley1964
vodka is frequently used as a food source for a...

vodka is frequently used as a food source for
a denitrator filter because of the sugars in the vodka.
I never had the nerve to do it that way.
I always used macro alga's and live rock
for nitrate...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-06-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,199
Posted By harley1964
I'm sorry for your loss, its stories like this...

I'm sorry for your loss, its stories like this that help the rest of
us avoid something similar. I dont mean to derail this, but, do you guys think
we could avoid this by running activated carbon,...
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