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Forum: Algae Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
I gave up on this tank, the last thing was to get...

I gave up on this tank, the last thing was to get more plants and test it out but I feel the algae would still stay. My plants were not growing but dying off. I got fed up and have turned everything...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By samee
Yea, depth and height, Im not sure if I used the...

Yea, depth and height, Im not sure if I used the right wording either.
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By samee
Well Im trying to save money here, been looking...

Well Im trying to save money here, been looking through kijiji. Im in Toronto so everything is a lot more expensive than states.



Thanks for the link, I think Ive found what I really want,...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By samee
BML light but need to choose a tank

Hi guys, initially, I ordered a 48" BML for my 45 gal long. It was a perfect fit and grew plants well. I dont have a stand for it nor can I change the power output. Last year, I sold my 45 gallon and...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-24-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By samee
Nice height contrast. I know its from...

Nice height contrast.



I know its from 2013 but wanted to ask again to make sure, the 2nd pic, plant in the middle with long leaves, is that really a lucens? It looks so good. I think you did a...
Forum: Algae 02-21-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
I have green slime on my glass, my entire glass...

I have green slime on my glass, my entire glass sides were covered in 3 days. It turned out that my light was so close to the glass and tank that the par was crazy high. Once I moved the lights up,...
Forum: Algae 02-21-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
Yea, thats the only thing I can think of atm that...

Yea, thats the only thing I can think of atm that might be causing the algae. Im trying to make time to head out and get some plants. What I dont get is why algae is growing on top of my blyxa,...
Forum: Algae 02-21-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
The bga has reduced a bit but its still alot. It...

The bga has reduced a bit but its still alot. It grows on the moss, stones and gravel and on my blyxa. Plants dont seem to be growing much. Maybe I need more plants but the problem is, the plants I...
Forum: Photography 02-09-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,447
Posted By samee
Very nice and an eventful day it seems. I...

Very nice and an eventful day it seems.

I see your semps are under snow, how are your indoor plants doing? I guess I will get a pics of my plants up soon. My aloes are growing and giving out pups.
Forum: Photography 02-08-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,447
Posted By samee
Good stuff everyone! Oww I like those air...

Good stuff everyone!

Oww I like those air plants. I had 2 but gave up on them. Didnt have the time to tend to all the plants.



They are the easiest plants to keep, buy them, throw them in...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By samee
My bro had the t5ho ode for 4 years, its still...

My bro had the t5ho ode for 4 years, its still being used to this day. I had them for 2 years before selling them, no problems at all. From back in the day they improved alot but I guess some units...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
PO4 - 10+ ppm NO3 - 100+ ppm My nutrients...

PO4 - 10+ ppm
NO3 - 100+ ppm

My nutrients are in order, I moved my t5ho 20" above gravel which should give me 50 PAR. So thats medium light. I still have bga.............I dont know why this is...
Forum: Algae 02-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By samee
Yea, I was always having an issue with low...

Yea, I was always having an issue with low nitrates, so I increased my dosing. My phosphate is in the 100 range and nitrate in around 10. Ive had no issues since. I can slowly reduce my phosphates...
Forum: Algae 02-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By samee
fish, the very first suggestion was to move your...

fish, the very first suggestion was to move your lights farther away, as high light might be the problem. Did you move them? Try to take the easier steps first and experimenting. Lower light + better...
Forum: Algae 01-22-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
Ok....So I went from vacation, co2 finished so...

Ok....So I went from vacation, co2 finished so refilled tank and finally had 2 weeks of proper tank running. Last weekend I took out all the plants and only left blyxa. Threw away majority of plants....
Forum: Algae 12-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
I tried finding the exp date before but there is...

I tried finding the exp date before but there is none. I did not change the tank water this past weekend, so its been 2 weeks of fert dosing. Today was macro fert dosing day. I shook the 2nd bottle...
Forum: Algae 12-14-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
API test kit.

API test kit.
Forum: Algae 12-13-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
After dry dosing this past week: Phosphate -...

After dry dosing this past week:

Phosphate - 10+ ppm
Nitrate - 5 ppm

I really dont know whats going on, even after double dosing. Its not like I have double the algae, I have bga growing but...
Forum: Algae 12-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
hmm, I will look into it. If the condition does...

hmm, I will look into it. If the condition does not improve Ill just shut the lights off and leave it for 2 weeks. I dont care what dies, Im tired of this.

My mini are having discoloured leaves....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-07-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By samee
Im a pc exclusive person and dont know much about...

Im a pc exclusive person and dont know much about consoles, but Ive not heard anything good about the xbox. Looking at the ps4 seems to be a no brainier to me, it has better performance and a lower...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-07-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 120,855
Posted By samee
Amazing as always Donn. Those reds and such clear...

Amazing as always Donn. Those reds and such clear water and tank, the top looks amazing too, drool x 100.
Forum: Algae 12-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
Yea the kh2po4 Im suppose to be dosing 1/18 but...

Yea the kh2po4 Im suppose to be dosing 1/18 but since I dont have a measuring spoon that small, Im doing 1/8. I will dose less of that and up the other dosing. 1 more week to see.

Im leaving for...
Forum: Algae 12-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
Ok, yea I use tap water and it does the job. ...

Ok, yea I use tap water and it does the job.

After dry dosing this past week:

Phosphate - 10+ ppm
Nitrate - 5 - 10 ppm

I dont get whats hogging my nitrates, but 1/4 tsp does not seem to be...
Forum: Algae 11-30-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
I was not being clear :P I meant to say that in...

I was not being clear :P I meant to say that in the link below, they used gh booster for dry dosing instructions while I dont have that. I only have k2so4.
...
Forum: Algae 11-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By samee
Will do, it just came to me while dosing that...

Will do, it just came to me while dosing that they used the booster while I have K2SO4. So I ended up dosing 1/4 tsp.
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