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Forum: Algae   Yesterday, 02:41 AM
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Posted By shift
Haha nitrogen deficiency I think!? That what got...

Haha nitrogen deficiency I think!? That what got me to decide to dose again. Normally I try to stick to root tabs so less crap in the water for shrimplets!
Forum: Algae   Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By shift
So am I better to run it 24/7 at a lower rate?

So am I better to run it 24/7 at a lower rate?
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 11:26 PM
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Posted By shift
I know breeding and and a pretty planted tank...

I know breeding and and a pretty planted tank don't go hand in hand but i like to find a way! More water changes is about my only safe bet. No could up the co2 a bit or use excel (may avoid excel)....
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By shift
I have six crystals with eggs so far so I don't...

I have six crystals with eggs so far so I don't what to do anything two drastic but I am a little lax on water changes so high organics in the water may be the culprit
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

Well i guess I'll try a bunch of larger water changes and hope the shrimp
Don't mind :) at least it will reset the water a bit. Stock is "low" in respect to only 4 ottos. But tons of shrimp!
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

Thanks!
shrimp are doing awesome and I have had co2 going for months and have more of berried shrimp do what I'm doing is working minus the algae! I may go back to peroxide spot treating but it's....
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By shift
I have PH probe on my reef tank. If it wasn't...

I have PH probe on my reef tank. If it wasn't such a pain to unhook it al I would be curious to leave it on for a day or two to find out
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By shift
If stable co2 is the answer... Running it 24/7...

If stable co2 is the answer... Running it 24/7 doesn't seem like a good plan either
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By shift
So what is? I only used root tabs for ages and...

So what is? I only used root tabs for ages and started doing small dosses of DIY (dry frets mixed) to Pps pro mainly to help fulfill what ever deficiency was making my glosso red on the front right
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By shift
Hmm I use pressurized co2 but in sure it's a...

Hmm
I use pressurized co2 but in sure it's a swing between night and day. Any suggestion how how to remedy this?

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Forum: Algae   02-09-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

I started dosing a small amount using the ppspro calculator about a week ago. The last few days I have been seeing little tufs of algae around the tank. Grrrr why?!

Light is finnex 24/7 and I'm...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By shift
Will do! thanks

Will do! thanks
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By shift
Safe to add Mischlings with CRS/CBS?

I have ton of CRS/CBS.. I always see "Taiwan Bee + CBS / CRS Mischlings" for sale. Would adding some of them to my CRS/CBS pool increase or decrease the quality of the offspring?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By shift
Anyone seen a side by side comparison of CO2 vs non-CO2?

Co2. Increases growth.

Look at plants in right. At this point I had my co2 barely on.
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I decided to crank it up a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By shift
So basically don't mix anything with my crystal...

So basically don't mix anything with my crystal red / Blacks? I have 60+ in there and it's my only shrimp tank left

Thanks Azazan for the link. Handy chart :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By shift
Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are...

Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are the same species.. im just wondering if the offspring would be blue bolts/crystal/mixed/ something else? aka is it beneficial or bad to add them in?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By shift
Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe? ...

Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe?

For TB as long as the michelens are nice looking crystals then I don't mine. I just don't want to get seethrough or lower quality crystals out of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By shift
Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while...

Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while with just weekly water changes
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By shift
Mixing shrimp. Crystals and Tibee?

I have a tank full of crystal red and crystal black. I'm thinking of adding some neos - blue dream

I was also wondering am I safe to add tiwan bee as well.? Will there be any strange interbreeding...
Forum: DIY   01-06-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By shift
Try those vacation feeder tabs that last a week. ...

Try those vacation feeder tabs that last a week. Then Sell some shrimp to pay for auto feeders
Forum: DIY   01-05-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By shift
Need ideas for auto feeder

Throw in some veggies once a week, bribe your parents to feed or prob spend more on a DIY version then a cheap digital China one would cost
Forum: DIY   01-04-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By shift
I bought a cheap one from china for $15 and it...

I bought a cheap one from china for $15 and it works great!

Shrimp are also easy and dont need to be feed daily..l give mine food every few days and they graze the tank the rest of the time.
Forum: Plants   01-04-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By shift
Glosso turning red

Thanks Jeff.

I added a bunch of flourish root tabs last week. Hopefully that helps.

I also do have some dry fertilizers I could mix but I have been avoiding getting into the daily dosing on...
Forum: Plants   01-04-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By shift
Glosso turning red

Any idea why some of my gloss is turning red ?
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-01-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,807
Posted By shift
Sure do. One of each ...

Sure do. One of each
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