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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-30-2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By nanous
i've done that, but people have scoffed at the...

i've done that, but people have scoffed at the price ($400). Wanted to see what the experts thought, and try to sell it for the fair price.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-30-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By nanous
getting out of the hobby, help me price my set up

Want to sell my set up locally. Not sure what a fair price is. What would you let this all go for?

-26g bowfront tank with nice cabinet, storage above and below
-20lb co2 tank, regulator, hose,...
Forum: Algae 02-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By nanous
I'm in a very similar boat. 29gal, pressurized...

I'm in a very similar boat. 29gal, pressurized co2, drop checker almost yellow, fertilized to nitrate 40+ppm, BBA keeps growing. Been doing 50% water changes weekly, no effect. I think its growing...
Forum: Algae 02-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By nanous
wow, nice male krib. i had no idea they got so...

wow, nice male krib. i had no idea they got so violent when breeding. Mine are tiny, so I have a while before this becomes an issue, but should I fear for my CPD and/or cories?
Forum: Algae 02-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By nanous
BBA was there first

BBA was there first
Forum: Algae 02-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By nanous
no self respecting cichlid should be caught...

no self respecting cichlid should be caught eating BBA!
Forum: Algae 02-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By nanous
...which leads me to believe maybe this isn't an...

...which leads me to believe maybe this isn't an SAE after all, but rather a flying fox: http://www.fishlore.com/aquariummagazine/may08/siamese-algae-eater-id.htm

Perhaps this explains why my...
Forum: Algae 02-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By nanous
FYI, kribensis eat BBA

Purchased two juvenile kribs last week, and to my chagrin they happily munch BBA... healthy BBA too, not the dead stuff. They might be better at it than the SAE I purchased specifically for this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nanous
FYI, i did not purchase these amanos from...

FYI, i did not purchase these amanos from msjinkzd, but have been using her non acclimation method since reading that post.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nanous
i've really been impressed with my purchases from...

i've really been impressed with my purchases from msjinkzed, but i wish this consideration with pressurized co2 was noted with her endorsement of the "net and drop" method!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nanous
http://msjinkzd.com/news/acclimating-your-shipped-...

http://msjinkzd.com/news/acclimating-your-shipped-fish-or-invertebrates-to-their-new-tank/

"The following is the method which has yielded the highest survival rates for my purposes. First have a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By nanous
amano shrimp dead in less than an hour

I have a well planted tank with pressurized co2 and EI fertilization. I have the co2 cranked up really high to combat BBA, but it's also well oxygenated and my fish are all doing fine. I've been more...
Forum: Algae 10-12-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
Lol just woke up from a dream/nightmare about a...

Lol just woke up from a dream/nightmare about a full tank breakdown, removing bba with peroxide!
Forum: Algae 10-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
yep, still don't get it. -i have my lights...

yep, still don't get it.

-i have my lights at half strength for two 3 hour photoperiods with a 3 hour siesta in between to keep co2 up.

-co2 is so close to max i've killed fish several times...
Forum: Algae 10-09-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
thank you mr ipkiss! so, pretty much still...

thank you mr ipkiss!

so, pretty much still at square one here. I am dosing, have adequate, stable co2, and mulm doesn't seem to be a factor.
Forum: Algae 10-07-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
ok

so.....
Forum: Algae 10-07-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
If instability of co2 causes bba, how do people...

If instability of co2 causes bba, how do people get away with solenoids that turn off the supply in the absence of light? Co2 fluctuates in this system.
Forum: Algae 10-05-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
I was mistaken, I am EI dosing not PPS-pro. ...

I was mistaken, I am EI dosing not PPS-pro.

As for constant co2, I was leaving it on 24/7 to keep it constant, not touching it for weeks except to turn it up and push the limit. Good surface...
Forum: Algae 10-04-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,718
Posted By nanous
another BBA thread, using pressurized co2

I know there are a ton of these threads, but there is so much contradictory information it's hard to sort it out.

I estimate that the liquid volume of my tank is 25g. High LED light.

Began to...
Forum: DIY 08-28-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By nanous
where do you get this stuff though!

where do you get this stuff though!
Forum: DIY 08-27-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By nanous
Light produced is not super important. It would...

Light produced is not super important. It would be for a low tech nano tank. paronaram's suggestion is the right idea, but too big. the smallest zoomed is 5.5 inches. I'm looking for tiny.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-27-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By nanous
1/4 in thick, 12" squares are around $6

1/4 in thick, 12" squares are around $6
Forum: DIY 08-26-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By nanous
source for small hanging lights?

looking or some kind of small hanging light fixture, anyone got any ideas? i just want a little fixture that hangs from the cord basically
Forum: DIY 08-26-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By nanous
DIY cubes

12", 7.5g

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5323/9604003292_0e3d8232e7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/76078020@N06/9604003292/)

8" and 10", ~2g and ~4.3g respectively
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-26-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By nanous
12", 7.5g ...

12", 7.5g

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5323/9604003292_0e3d8232e7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/76078020@N06/9604003292/)
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