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Forum: Algae 09-08-2004, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By LkV
ok. I got the hint. I got some floaters from the...

ok. I got the hint. I got some floaters from the LFS. Will go back and get more at a different store. Dont' have much selections. The sweltering weather right now doesn't help.

THanks.

L
Forum: Algae 08-30-2004, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
Went to the store to get plants. Was told that...

Went to the store to get plants. Was told that we got this green water because our local water company started to add chloramine to the water and the stuff I use to neutralize changes chloramine to...
Forum: Algae 08-29-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
Thanks you all for all your advice. ...

Thanks you all for all your advice. Unfortunately, I didn't get around to putting plants in the tank. So guess what, the algae is kind of back. :icon_conf Going to do that now. Will see what...
Forum: Algae 08-18-2004, 04:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
Djlen, Trenac, Just did a water change after...

Djlen, Trenac,

Just did a water change after the 4 day black out. The algae looked about 85% gone. Hope it will stay that way. Will get some plants to absorb the extra nutrients. Got a...
Forum: Algae 08-13-2004, 04:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
Thanks for clarifying. Perfect time then. I am...

Thanks for clarifying. Perfect time then. I am going away for the weekend.

L.
Forum: Algae 08-12-2004, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
Thanks for the tip. During black out, would you...

Thanks for the tip. During black out, would you still feed the fish? I guess so huh. :smile: I will give that a try.

L.
Forum: Algae 08-11-2004, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,217
Posted By LkV
green water

Steve,
I went to your referrenced posting on getting rid o f green water. Question is do you feed the fish during the 4 day blackout?

I apologize if you get duplicate messages from me. I don't...
Forum: Algae 08-11-2004, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,965
Posted By LkV
I 've got a question. In June all of a sudden I...

I 've got a question. In June all of a sudden I got green water and hadn't been able to get rid of it. My tank has been under control since May of 2003 (ie algae growing on surfaces but no green...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-19-2003, 04:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,895
Posted By LkV
Funny how I just said patience to someone else...

Funny how I just said patience to someone else just today!!

What is LFS? Saw it several times in this forum.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-18-2003, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,895
Posted By LkV
The fishies seems fine. Maybe I read the chart...

The fishies seems fine. Maybe I read the chart wrong. The color on the chart and in the test tube is so hard to tell. We'll see. Maybe I will do just a 20% water change.

I was syphoning the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-17-2003, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,895
Posted By LkV
Off the same topic, is nitrite level of 2-5 ppm...

Off the same topic, is nitrite level of 2-5 ppm very high? Ammonia is 0. I just added more fish to my new 18 gal (6 weeks old) and noticed 2 days ago it's at that level. It had been at 0 for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-17-2003, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By LkV
I mean ph of 8.8.

I mean ph of 8.8.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-17-2003, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By LkV
The high PH started at the tap water that's...

The high PH started at the tap water that's conditioned or soft (8.8). KH is 4-6. GH is 4.
Water from my hose bib (unconditioned or hard) is 7.6. KH is 3 and GH is 4. I actually don't have very...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-16-2003, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By LkV
I have been using a water softener for a long...

I have been using a water softener for a long time. Depending on the style or model, it could add a bit of salt to the water, which would only probably affect the health of people with high blood...
Forum: Fish 08-02-2003, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By LkV
I think I am sure my bala got ich. I've got...

I think I am sure my bala got ich. I've got tetras and unfortunately I just added another bala today! From what I have been hearing, I should turn up the temp to 84 ish degree, progressively I...
Forum: Fish 07-30-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By LkV
I just got a 18 gal tank. I got one juvenile...

I just got a 18 gal tank. I got one juvenile bala shark (4 days ago) since at first I read that Balas are schooling fish and should be kept in no less than six. so I only got one. Today, I read...
Forum: Fish 07-30-2003, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By LkV
From what I have read you can't put too many fish...

From what I have read you can't put too many fish in a 3 gal. The rule of thumb I heard is 1" per gallon. Probably more if you are more experienced. :P

I have had some shrimps in my 2 gallon...
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