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Forum: Substrate 12-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By greaser84
That's a bummer about the cories I have dwarf...

That's a bummer about the cories I have dwarf cories in a 20 long with eco complete their barbels look good, never had any problems. I guess it depends on how much they like to dig. I also hear they...
Forum: Substrate 12-15-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By greaser84
Eco complete is inert. Root tabs will help ensure...

Eco complete is inert. Root tabs will help ensure plants can absorb nutrients from their roots.


ADA does have nutrients in it, unlike eco complete. ADA is a great substrate it will lower your ph...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By greaser84
32 gallon brute with wheels. perfect for pulling...

32 gallon brute with wheels. perfect for pulling around the house.
Forum: Fish 12-07-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By greaser84
You can mix and match cories, they are all...

You can mix and match cories, they are all peaceful. I have a tank with 4 different types of cories they are best buds. As far as the death and missing barbels I'd say you have a water quality issue...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By greaser84
I agree those are not nerite baby snails, its...

I agree those are not nerite baby snails, its another species that hitchhiked their way into your tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,548
Posted By greaser84
No I'm not kidding, termite eggs do not die from...

No I'm not kidding, termite eggs do not die from fumigation, they will hatch. But have no fear the little termite babies are completely helpless, they have to be fed by the adults and since you just...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By greaser84
Eheim canister's are great, look at the 2213 or...

Eheim canister's are great, look at the 2213 or 2215. The only other excellent filtration other than a canister is a sump. They are nice because you can add water volume to the aquarium, hide...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,548
Posted By greaser84
Glad everything worked out. Looks like all the...

Glad everything worked out. Looks like all the extra effort paid off! Another fun fact termite eggs don't die during a fumigation.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-29-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By greaser84
You should leave the shrimp where they are....

You should leave the shrimp where they are. Shrimp can not handle a full blown cycle, even a small amount of ammonia can wipe out an entire colony of shrimp. I recommend doing a fishless cycle on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-28-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By greaser84
I agree with Diana, basically when you add fish...

I agree with Diana, basically when you add fish is when your cycle will start, unless you do a fishless cycle. There isn't enough bacteria to support fish yet. If you add fish before the tank is...
Forum: Algae 11-26-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By greaser84
Light seems to be your issue, Reduce your photo...

Light seems to be your issue, Reduce your photo period and intensity that should help slow the growth. You can raise the light or use screen to lower intensity. I get that algae in my shrimp tanks. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-24-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,157
Posted By greaser84
When I first started I did not quarantine my...

When I first started I did not quarantine my fish, I had too deal with a few diseases over the years nothing major. But I find that when you start spending big money on fish having a little QT tank...
Forum: Substrate 11-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By greaser84
What kind of shrimp do you plan on keeping?

What kind of shrimp do you plan on keeping?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By greaser84
Cleaning schedules from you tank hoarder's..

I'd like to hear from the member's who have over a dozen aquariums.... Do you clean them all in one day or do a few each day? Right now I try to clean all my aquariums in 1 day but it never works out...
Forum: Plants 11-20-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By greaser84
Hard to say for sure with limited info but I'd go...

Hard to say for sure with limited info but I'd go with a CO2 problem. Looks like your nutrients and light are good enough. The wild card is the DIY CO2. DIY CO2 is very inconsistent especially in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By greaser84
Interesting read. I'm confused because Prime will...

Interesting read. I'm confused because Prime will only lock up ammonia for up to 48 hours, which means the bacteria will not feed for that time, but we use prime in our tanks all the time and the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By greaser84
Aqua soil leeches ammonia, that's your ammonia...

Aqua soil leeches ammonia, that's your ammonia source. I suggest keep doing water changes, add safe start and use seachem prime to lock up the ammonia. When you add the Prime, your test kit will...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By greaser84
Sounds like something got in the tank. Is there a...

Sounds like something got in the tank. Is there a chance any chemicals, cleaners, pesticides got in the water via the air or your hands?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By greaser84
Nice Rack! I have the same one, the designer...

Nice Rack! I have the same one, the designer obviously had a couple 40 breeder's at home.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-19-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By greaser84
First thing to realize is those two test though...

First thing to realize is those two test though in the same box don't go together. Look at each test separately, don't try and match them or think one leans on the other. KH or Carbonate Hardness...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-17-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By greaser84
I have some ohko stone aka dragon stones, they...

I have some ohko stone aka dragon stones, they don't noticeable alter my PH. I have them in my CRS tank. Seriyu stones on the other hand.... I recently did some testing on lava rock, it does ever so...
Forum: Algae 11-17-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By greaser84
Looks like a form of cladophora algae.

Looks like a form of cladophora algae.
Forum: Algae 11-17-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By greaser84
I used around 5ml, it didn't take a lot to kill...

I used around 5ml, it didn't take a lot to kill it. I hit it at the surface then stuck the syringe in the substrate and hit it again, I used 5ml total. I didn't try to remove it, it just disappeared....
Forum: Algae 11-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By greaser84
Its not algae, looks like mold. I've had the same...

Its not algae, looks like mold. I've had the same thing before. I took a syringe of hydrogen peroxide too it and it never came back.
Forum: Fish 11-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By greaser84
On some ich medications the label says when...

On some ich medications the label says when treating tetra half the regular dose is needed, Quickcure is one of those. There are plenty of other meds that don't say anything about a partial dose. As...
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