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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-26-2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks for the quick answer!

Thanks for the quick answer!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-26-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By ACFishTank
PPS-Pro Fert Pack Question

Hi Everyone,

I just received the PPS-Pro Fert pack from GLA. I was wondering if dosing MgSO4 is necessary if my Gh is at 8? I read one thread where someone mentioned that its not necessary...
Forum: Algae 09-02-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks for the insight! Basically I just trimmed...

Thanks for the insight! Basically I just trimmed the older leaves that seems to be most affected by the staghorn algae and spread the crypts out a little bit as opposed to be all packed together. ...
Forum: Algae 09-02-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By ACFishTank
Both ammonia and nitrites where at zero. ...

Both ammonia and nitrites where at zero. However, the nitrates were pretty high when I tested on Saturday. Yesterday was my day to do a water change and I decided to do a good trim. I think I may...
Forum: Algae 08-31-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks for the follow up! The tank has...

Thanks for the follow up!

The tank has been setup for over a year. Here are the tank parameters as of an hour ago:

pH: 6.6
Ammonia: 0
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 100 ppm
KH: 36 ppm
GH: 179 ppm
Forum: Algae 08-31-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By ACFishTank
Need help confirming algae types...

Hi Everyone,

I'm hoping that some people can give me feedback on the algae problem I'm experiencing with my tank. To give a bit of back story, I've struggled a bit getting a good balance on this...
Forum: DIY 07-24-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By ACFishTank
DIY CO2 Diffusion Methods?

Hi Everyone,

This weekend I'm going to put together a DIY CO2 system for my 15 gallon tank. I was wondering what others are using as a diffusion method. Will a small glass diffuser work...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-19-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks Zorfox, your post is incredibly helpful. ...

Thanks Zorfox, your post is incredibly helpful. So when I select "EI Daily" the value that is given is per day? The reason I ask is that the dosing is very high compared to what is recommended by...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-18-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By ACFishTank
Good to know! Did you follow Seachem's dosing...

Good to know! Did you follow Seachem's dosing schedule? Any problems with algae?

I was having problems with algae, but found out that I hasn't dosing enough! Things seem to be getting better on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-17-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks for the follow up. The illustration...

Thanks for the follow up. The illustration helps. The tank is a 15 gallon that is moderately planted. I think I'll look for order the iron and maybe dose half of their recommendation for the time...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-17-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By ACFishTank
Dosing Iron

Hi Everyone,

Currently I'm dosing using Seachem's product line. The only supplement I haven't dosed is iron, since I have a few questions:

1. Is the amount of Iron in Flourish Comprehensive...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,623
Posted By ACFishTank
Welcome to TPT! I totally agree with...

Welcome to TPT!

I totally agree with mitchfish9, having the filter off for extended periods of time is starving the bacteria in your filter of oxygen causing an anaerobic environment. Have you...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,479
Posted By ACFishTank
Great setup! I like the rasboras..

Great setup! I like the rasboras..
Forum: Aquascaping 01-07-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,707
Posted By ACFishTank
Great job! Can't wait to see its progression!

Great job! Can't wait to see its progression!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Update Well, the Pennywort hasn't taken off...

Update

Well, the Pennywort hasn't taken off as I though it would. From what I read, this is an easy plant to grow so it left me a little perplexed. Then the other day I found the culprit... ...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-30-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Update I added some brazilian pennywort to...

Update

I added some brazilian pennywort to the center mid ground. I've always liked the look of this plant and was finally able to find some decent cuttings at the LFS.

The rotala indica is...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-29-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Yeah, it's unfortunate. They are a bit sensitive...

Yeah, it's unfortunate. They are a bit sensitive to begin with and really don't ship well either. I had a couple in my 30 gallon back a few years ago that did fine. I guess its part luck with...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-28-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks M00se. Yeah, the loss of the oto was...

Thanks M00se. Yeah, the loss of the oto was upsetting. Maybe I'll try a bristlenose instead.

Do you use root tabs for your limnophila? I really like this plant and want to make sure it takes...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-28-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Update Current water parameters: pH:...

Update

Current water parameters:

pH: 6.8
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 20 ppm (before today's water change)
Gh: 143 ppm
Kh: 17 ppm
Forum: Aquascaping 12-22-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By ACFishTank
Hi Lfisher, Same is happening to me. Its...

Hi Lfisher,

Same is happening to me. Its been about a month and a half and I'm still getting a little, though it seems to be slowing down. One thing I can assure you is that it doesn't / won't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-22-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By ACFishTank
Seachem Dosing Question

Hi Everyone,

I'm a bit confused about fert dosing. I'm using the Seachem Flourish line, right now dosing the following:

Flourish Excel:2 mL/day
Flourish Comprehensive: 1mL /twice a week
...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-21-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
I've been trying to get the otocinclus to eat...

I've been trying to get the otocinclus to eat Omega One veggie rounds but without luck so far. Seems interested, but never goes for it. I'll try to zucchini tonight and see if that helps. How long...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-21-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Picked up some Limnophila hippuroides yesterday...

Picked up some Limnophila hippuroides yesterday at the lfs. This stuff is awesome looking. I just hope that it grows well in my tank. It needs some time to straighten out and root itself. Fingers...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-20-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By ACFishTank
Thanks for the words of encouragement! ...

Thanks for the words of encouragement!

Tested the tank yesterday and noted that my Kh is about 17ppm.. pretty low. Would this cause any issues? Recently the rotala is looking a little dull, so...
Forum: Lighting 12-20-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By ACFishTank
I use the FugeRay 24" over my 15 gal and use both...

I use the FugeRay 24" over my 15 gal and use both white and blue at the same time. I like the added color the blue brings out in my tetras. It also seems to enhance the green of the plants.

I...
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