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Forum: Tank Journals   05-21-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By ccbeauch
I'm pretty sure that that background does not...

I'm pretty sure that that background does not have so much to do with it as the hardness in the water does. I used to have white rocks (white clown puke as some would call it), the discus were very...
Forum: Algae   04-04-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
It worked!!!! Almost all of my dark brown algae...

It worked!!!! Almost all of my dark brown algae is gone and now my plants are starting to grow fast and bright green again. I did one treatment of 9 tbsp for th 72 gallons without fish and then 10...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-22-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,467
Posted By ccbeauch
What kind of light do you use? Substrate? Are you...

What kind of light do you use? Substrate? Are you using ferts or pressurized CO2? Your tank looks AMAZING!
Forum: Tank Journals   03-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,907
Posted By ccbeauch
Do your plants ever block out so much light from...

Do your plants ever block out so much light from each other that they die off? I wanted to plant some swords as close as you did but was afraid they would kill each other off if they were too close....
Forum: Tank Journals   03-22-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 45,090
Posted By ccbeauch
that white outline ont he rainbow fish that is...

that white outline ont he rainbow fish that is half silver, half orange, is that normal? I saw one like that the other day and was unsure if it was finrot or if it was supposed ot look like that....
Forum: Algae   03-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
Well I did take out all of my fish just in case...

Well I did take out all of my fish just in case it was to stressful on them. I was more or less wondering if the long time would be bad for my regular plants seeing as they are the only things in...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,180
Posted By ccbeauch
where did you get your light from? I'm trying to...

where did you get your light from? I'm trying to get a cheap 48" T5 HO light. right now I have 4 T12 and they just arn't doing the job I want.
Forum: Algae   03-21-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
DarkCobra: Well I'm glad it has to be 3 days. I...

DarkCobra: Well I'm glad it has to be 3 days. I kinda thought it would just disolve before my eyes or something. Maybe if I cross my fingers it will work and I wont have to redo this. Catching the...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
A side plus though, my vaccume hose hasn't been...

A side plus though, my vaccume hose hasn't been this clean since I bought it! My had was also cleaned and purged of its dead skin and looks very clean as well. Guess there were some pluses from this...
Forum: Algae   03-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
SOOOoooo it didn't work... And it just hit me...

SOOOoooo it didn't work... And it just hit me that I thought I doubled the dose, when really all I did was give the 1.5 tbsp per 10 gallons.... dumb. I put in 9 tbsp of H2O2 for a 72 bow tank...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,894
Posted By ccbeauch
I started with a 20 long too! mine didn't look...

I started with a 20 long too! mine didn't look half as nice as yours does though... had nice white clown puke with 3 sword plants from petsmart. I guess you can say I've grown up since then... Your...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By ccbeauch
Thanks. They are awesome fish. You can feed them...

Thanks. They are awesome fish. You can feed them right out of your hand and even pet them like a cat if you want to and some of them like it and push back. Just make sure to do a lot of research...
Forum: Algae   03-20-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
DarkCobra: It was funny that when I asked for...

DarkCobra: It was funny that when I asked for help, I was repointed this way... I guess that is just how it is sometimes. Maybe someone else with a similar problem might show up with different advice...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-20-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 61,613
Posted By ccbeauch
Your tank is looking good!

Your tank is looking good!
Forum: Algae   03-20-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By ccbeauch
I guess I did use a little CO2 and excel the...

I guess I did use a little CO2 and excel the first three to four months of operation and then stopped. Maybe that was why they look so much smaller now. I thought it was also because either the...
Forum: Algae   03-19-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
Could you give me advice on what part of his...

Could you give me advice on what part of his process you changed and how that worked out? I have a 20 gallon tank sitting around that I was thinking about transfering my discus to while the treatment...
Forum: Algae   03-19-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
So I took your advice and created a seperate...

So I took your advice and created a seperate thread for people to look at. Low and behold that is how I found your thread... Kinda funny. Anyway this is it and hopefuly one of you smart algae...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-19-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,620
Posted By ccbeauch
Since all of you know so much about this product,...

Since all of you know so much about this product, is there anyway any of you know about this type of algae? I know one guy said H2O2 for the cure but that scares me with my discus being in there......
Forum: Algae   03-18-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By ccbeauch
Thanks for a reply. I was really lost to what...

Thanks for a reply. I was really lost to what type this was and how to deal with it.
Forum: Algae   03-18-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,753
Posted By ccbeauch
Dark Cobra, could you take a look at my tank and...

Dark Cobra, could you take a look at my tank and let me know if this type of treatment will fix my problem? I haven't tried any algae fixes yet other than adding excel back into my tank for the first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,163
Posted By ccbeauch
lol thanks! I just needed you a little sooner......

lol thanks! I just needed you a little sooner... lol, I have had the same 6 since then all doing great with beautiful color. (they sneek the stray blood worms from the discus). I did wake up one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,620
Posted By ccbeauch
thanks for this. Mine stunk of bleech and that...

thanks for this. Mine stunk of bleech and that worried me so I tossed it. Figured 16$ wasn't worth the death of all my discus...
Forum: Substrate   03-18-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 80,305
Posted By ccbeauch
tea tank problem...

So my tank keeps turning a tea color after 8 months of having a dirt bottom. Is that really the cause, or could it be the two peices of wood that have been in there from the start as well? Do all of...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By ccbeauch
Week 33!

So it has been a really long time since an update. I'm kinda embarrassed of how the tank has been looking the last 10 weeks or longer and that's why I haven't done an update. Some algae started to...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By ccbeauch
The feeding isn't a problem at all. When they are...

The feeding isn't a problem at all. When they are young they can go for about 2 weeks without food and at the adult age they can go for 2 to 4 months with out a meal, though I don't recomend it. I am...
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