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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 345
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Posted By aye5882
i'm interested in purchasing shield but right now...

i'm interested in purchasing shield but right now i'm using seachem purigen w my canister filter. if i add the shield, will the purigen just absorb it rendering it useless?
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By aye5882
finnex canister filter help

hey guys.

i've been using the finnex canister filter for a few months and its been running great. recently, however, i noticed air getting into the filter. Over the next week, it eventually lost...
Forum: Substrate 01-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By aye5882
black diamond sand oily residue

i bought a 50lb bag of black diamond sand from a local tractor supply store. while i was rinsing it off in a bucket, i noticed an oily residue on the surface of the water. i decided not to use it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-16-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By aye5882
so can i get away w having that many oebts but...

so can i get away w having that many oebts but just having 1 oto?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-15-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By aye5882
well, i have around 30-40 oebts in the 2.5...

well, i have around 30-40 oebts in the 2.5 gallon. i have heard of anecdotes of people keeping well over 200+ shrimps in a 2.5 gallon with out any issues in water quality. i'm not sure how they did...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-14-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By aye5882
please help me control my nitrates.

i've read here that the best way to lower nitrates are water changes and heavily planted tanks. well, i checked my nitrates last night (~20ppm) and did a 50% water change. this morning, i checked...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By aye5882
hmm, i never thought about testing my test kit. ...

hmm, i never thought about testing my test kit. :red_mouth i'll look into that. do you have any recommendations on which test kit to use? i use RO water so i'm pretty sure that's not the cause.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By aye5882
i thought seachem's de-nitrate was a nitrate...

i thought seachem's de-nitrate was a nitrate removal product and it works by promoting the growth of anaerobic bacteria, which in turn, uses up the nitrates to produce nitrogen gas. is that right? ...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By aye5882
I changed the water last week and checked it...

I changed the water last week and checked it earlier this week still 15ppm. I was reading up on nitrate removal.. so you need a nice colony of anaerobic bacteria to breakdown the nitrates . So...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By aye5882
Fluval stratum owners...

Happy new year!

for those of you that have used the subtrate for ~1yr, did you notice a spike in nitrates? I bought the Fluval Ebi nano shrimp kit about this time last year and my water...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By aye5882
seachem denitrate

right now i have hornworts floating my in 2.5 gallon tank. i was told they grow fast so i'm assuming they'll eat up the nitrates quicker. can you tell me where I can get frogbits? i've never heard...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By aye5882
seachem matrix

not sure if this is in the right forum but here goes...

i just bought 1L of seachem matrix to put in my corner filter for my tank. my question is: can i also use them as decorative rocks...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-15-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By aye5882
glass top for finnex 4g

i have the finnex 4g for about a month now and i have mixed feelings about it. the quality is definitely not up to par w/ the fluval ebi. i feel like the craftsmanship of this tank is a bit...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By aye5882
where/what to buy for gH and kH testing kit?

i'm totally new to aquariums and i would like to know what brand and where to buy a gH/kH testing kit. is there a particular brand thats good?

thanks!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By aye5882
i attached some pics of my tank (fluval nano ebi)...

i attached some pics of my tank (fluval nano ebi) as well as a couple of pics of a blonde (?) orange eye tiger. it looks pretty orange to me.

anyway, do you think my tank has enough hiding...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-04-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By aye5882
berried shrimps dropping their eggs...?

Good morning everyone.

I have a few oebts that are berried for a couple of weeks now and I noticed some of them have less eggs than they did initially. I'm not sure what caused them to drop their...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
anyone have any thoughts on my situation?

anyone have any thoughts on my situation?
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
ok, i replaced the o-ring for the paintball tank...

ok, i replaced the o-ring for the paintball tank and reconnected the regulator, with the adaptor, to the tank. the first gauge reads at 1000 psi, and the second gauge reads 20 psi. all is well for...
Forum: Plants 04-01-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By aye5882
rooted, pink, "bushy" plant?

hey all.

totally new to the planted tank scene, actually, new to aquariums in general. i have the fluval evi nano shrimp tank and i currently have a wall of java fern in the back attached to...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
so there is no seal on the paintball adapter...

so there is no seal on the paintball adapter right? just the hole?

how high should the low pressure gauge read when i do attach the paintball tank? should it go back to 0 when you disconnect the...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
yea, when i tried to take off the regulator with...

yea, when i tried to take off the regulator with the adapter off the tank, there was a huge burst of co2 coming out of that little hole, to the point where i can actually see the co2 as a white burst...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
wow, i didn't even think of checking the orings....

wow, i didn't even think of checking the orings. i just checked the paintball o ring and its falling off the tank! thanks for the suggestion! do you know if a paintball store will replace just...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By aye5882
paintball adapter has a hole on the side?

hey all.

i'm trying to set up a paintball co2 system with my milwaukee regulator. i bought the paintball adapter from ebay and i connected it to the regulator first, and then quickly screwed it...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-04-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By aye5882
alternative lighting for fluval ebi nano/floral

hey all.

i wanted to find an alternative lighting for the fluval ebi and floral series since you have to purchase the bulb replacement directly from fluval. at first i thought about trying to...
Forum: Plants 02-16-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By aye5882
re-potting hc/dwarf baby tears

i bought one potted dwarf baby tears for my fluval ebi and i ended up using only 2/3 of the plant. i would like to re-pot in the wool and plastic pot that it came w/. is there a specific technique...
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