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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By jeepguy
Between this post and ur previous one where your...

Between this post and ur previous one where your axolotls gills were inflamed due to liquid co2 use numerous ppl have told you that these creatures do not belong in a high tech tank. Their eyes don't...
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By jeepguy
These are pictures of nutrient deficiencies. ...

These are pictures of nutrient deficiencies.
Holes in leaves that get larger-low potassium
Leaf being absorbed from tip to base-low nitrate
Leaf being absorbed from anywhere-phosphate
Your plant...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 01:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
Posted By jeepguy
Yes, columanaris does kill this quick. fish are...

Yes, columanaris does kill this quick. fish are fine and 3 hours later dead. Extremely contagious, extremely deadly. Salt will help if the remaining fish isn't too bad. Medicine treating gram...
Forum: Fish 08-19-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By jeepguy
I have heard of equipment malfunctioning and...

I have heard of equipment malfunctioning and leaking electrical current into the tank. Try unplugging equipment one by one and watch to see if fish stop hiding(plug it back in before unplugging next...
Forum: Algae 08-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By jeepguy
Your co2 level is changing from lights on until...

Your co2 level is changing from lights on until it reaches your desired level. Co2 should be turned on about an hour before lights come on so when lights turn on, co2 is constant throughout the...
Forum: Plants 08-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By jeepguy
I know my test is accurate showing zero nitrates...

I know my test is accurate showing zero nitrates because my most of my plants are showing nitrate, potassium, and phosphate defieciecies, the fast growing ones died completely, but thanks for the...
Forum: Plants 08-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By jeepguy
Kinda surprised/frustrated/happy, huh?

I won't make this a long read. If interested in back story you can read my journal but my new plant wall is giving me a headache:angryfire
Not because the anubias and java ferns fall out on...
Forum: Fish 08-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
Posted By jeepguy
Salt will do nothing but slow the progress of any...

Salt will do nothing but slow the progress of any disease or perhaps halt and kill it, If added slowly to let the fish acclimate over a period of a day or two. It will help them breath if the damage...
Forum: Fish 08-19-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
Posted By jeepguy
If it were me I would start with some salt at the...

If it were me I would start with some salt at the right dose and maybe prazi pro. Without pictures and more descriptions of fish like other symptoms such as listlessness, not eating, any...
Forum: Fish 08-19-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
Posted By jeepguy
Sounds like some disease attacking their gills. ...

Sounds like some disease attacking their gills. Columnaris, ick, and many different parasites can present with this symptom. Sure there are other diseases as well. Pictures and more descriptions...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-18-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By jeepguy
Best advice I can say is watch your plants. If...

Best advice I can say is watch your plants. If your doing ei slowly reduce individual ferts until u notice deficiency. They sell tests to measure fert levels but watching your plants and observing...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By jeepguy
If you just got him you should deworm him...

If you just got him you should deworm him immediately. Ime gbr's are loaded with internal worms from the lfs. If he is eating a flake food with praziquantel usually is very effective or prazi pro....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By jeepguy
I stopped diy co2and excel with no problems. Only...

I stopped diy co2and excel with no problems. Only have a few stem plants left but I have fallen in love with crypts and anubias. You can check out my thread and see when I stopped co2 and see I had...
Forum: Plants 08-15-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By jeepguy
Co2 needs to be turned on 1-2 hours before lights...

Co2 needs to be turned on 1-2 hours before lights on and off about an hour before. Ur co2 level is changing with lights on which leads to algae issues.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By jeepguy
Stop using flourish comprehensive and buy dry...

Stop using flourish comprehensive and buy dry ferts. Flourish contain nitrogen so u r raising ur nitrate levels every time u add it. With dry ferts u can stop dosing nitrates. Your fish are probably...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By jeepguy
That tower could be a real cool centerpiece/cove...

That tower could be a real cool centerpiece/cove for smaller fish to swim in and out if completely covered in Xmas moss. Not my taste but that is what first came to mind when I saw it.
Coming from a...
Forum: Fish 08-12-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By jeepguy
My pea puffer tears apart red cherry shrimp. ...

My pea puffer tears apart red cherry shrimp. Amanos being bigger my be safe but if they get one taste it may be over quick. They are pigs.
Forum: Fish 08-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By jeepguy
Angel and Neon Tetra with White Growth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XKEvUNNnjQ&feature=youtu.be
I fought columnaris about two months ago and lost quite a few fish but things have been good for awhile. Recently I noticed two smallish...
Forum: Plants 08-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By jeepguy
I can't imagine it being a illegal to collect...

I can't imagine it being a illegal to collect plants invasive or not if there are no signs saying so. Peroxide would kill anything in there I would think but might be wise to put in a QT for a few...
Forum: Plants 08-08-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By jeepguy
Looks like black brush algae growing on those...

Looks like black brush algae growing on those leaves. It can be caused by a few different things but with what looks like a nitrogen deficiency in the other pics I would say the plants are leaking...
Forum: DIY 08-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By jeepguy
Question about Sump

I am building a 20g sump for my 65g and i have a question regarding the pump from the sump to my tank. It will have a head height of 5'5". What size pump should I use? Is there a pump that will...
Forum: Fish 08-02-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By jeepguy
If no plants in QT tank methylene blue would def...

If no plants in QT tank methylene blue would def cure most fungal growths, ich, or any other disease, "most" being the key word.
Forum: Fish 08-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By jeepguy
Not so sure it is Columnaris as ime most of the...

Not so sure it is Columnaris as ime most of the fish would have been dead by now, as Diane stated Columnaris is a quick killer, treat that before the ich. I used paraguard for ich and while...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,873
Posted By jeepguy
Update: Got the mesh installed for the back...

Update:
Got the mesh installed for the back wall and was able to attach a good amount of different anubias variations but mainly nana, but with all that wood I couldn't help but attach a lot of...
Forum: Fish 07-28-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By jeepguy
Can't comment on amano shrimp but my yoyo's...

Can't comment on amano shrimp but my yoyo's devour ghost shrimp before the shrimp know what's happening. I have 6 yoyo's and they are one of my favorite but they have snacked on a few of my smaller...
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