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Forum: Lighting 10-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Dx3Bash
If you are running pressurized Co2, you might...

If you are running pressurized Co2, you might want to consider adding the Finnex Ray 2 instead of another Planted Plus. However your tank is shallow so a Ray 2 might be overkill unless you really...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Dx3Bash
Since your OP was asking between the FX6 and XP4,...

Since your OP was asking between the FX6 and XP4, and you are planning on a larger tank, I would recommend the FX6. I have heard nothing but positive about them. The Rena XP4 is also a great...
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Dx3Bash
The organics in ADA will cause an Ammonia spike. ...

The organics in ADA will cause an Ammonia spike. You will not need to add any additional ammonia to complete the cycle if that is your question. The cycle will take about 4-5 weeks to complete.
Forum: Algae 10-19-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Dx3Bash
BBA will die from overdosing Excel. Double or...

BBA will die from overdosing Excel. Double or triple the dose and you will see the BBA start to turn color (red/pink/brown) after 4-5 days, indicating it is dying.
Forum: Lighting 10-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By Dx3Bash
No one could possibly know how much PAR will be...

No one could possibly know how much PAR will be reduced without a decent PAR meter. It will reduce it, that much we know. I would be concerned it would reduce the light too much if you have live...
Forum: Plants 10-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Dx3Bash
Give them time to adapt to your water and...

Give them time to adapt to your water and lighting. Blyxa is very resilient in my experience. Be patient and post an update in a couple weeks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-17-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Dx3Bash
Bulk Reef Supply has excellent RO and RO/DI...

Bulk Reef Supply has excellent RO and RO/DI systems. You can even design your own. Quality is excellent, shipping is fast, and customer service is world class. I wouldn't waste time buying...
Forum: Plants 10-17-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Dx3Bash
Be patient and it should come around. Just stick...

Be patient and it should come around. Just stick to your maintenance and fert schedule and give it some more time.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-17-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Dx3Bash
I use ADA AquaSoil in my low tech 55 gal shrimp...

I use ADA AquaSoil in my low tech 55 gal shrimp tank. The shrimp love it as does the low/med light plants. It works great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Dx3Bash
+1 This works

+1 This works
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Dx3Bash
I have had great success eliminating BBA by...

I have had great success eliminating BBA by overdosing excel (triple dose). The results are not immediate and you need to continue the treatment daily for up to a week or more. After 2-3 days, the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Dx3Bash
Awesome pictures. What did you shoot them with?

Awesome pictures. What did you shoot them with?
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Dx3Bash
Many fallacies abound in this hobby. Nitrate...

Many fallacies abound in this hobby. Nitrate Factory? No more than any other type of filter, in fact I would argue much less due to the ease of access and routine maintenance. Ever see how much...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Dx3Bash
I made a wet-dry, refugium sump combo for my 120...

I made a wet-dry, refugium sump combo for my 120 discus tank. I posted a youtube video of it which can be viewed here:
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Forum: Substrate 08-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Dx3Bash
Black Diamond blasting sand works great as a...

Black Diamond blasting sand works great as a substrate. At a cost of around $7 for a 50 pound bag, it is much more economical than buying "aquarium" sand at a pet store. You can use Black Diamond...
Forum: Plants 08-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Dx3Bash
Can't tell for sure given the camera angle and...

Can't tell for sure given the camera angle and lighting, but it resembles Hygrophila Polysperma.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Dx3Bash
I use an Aqua Clear and a sponge.

I use an Aqua Clear and a sponge.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Dx3Bash
I have asked Nualgi more questions about the...

I have asked Nualgi more questions about the product and their answers are somewhat vague. For those of us using EI Dosing in a high tech tank, we want excess nutrients, and we want our plants to out...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-09-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,318
Posted By Dx3Bash
Looks very nice. What a difference a year makes.

Looks very nice. What a difference a year makes.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Dx3Bash
Yep, sounds about right. What size tank...

Yep, sounds about right.

What size tank and what are you using for a return pump? Another option is to use these: http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/return-jet.html They work great. I have two of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Dx3Bash
Apparently no one hear has heard of this new...

Apparently no one hear has heard of this new product yet. I was asked by Nualgi to test their products and document the results. If I had more time I would have considered it. There are several...
Forum: Lighting 03-26-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Dx3Bash
You can also buy them from Aquavibrant dot com. ...

You can also buy them from Aquavibrant dot com. Similar prices as Amazon but much better customer service should you encounter an issue with the light. I have purchased all six of my Finnex from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-26-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Dx3Bash
You can always find a filter screen or a...

You can always find a filter screen or a prefilter sponge that will fit on the intake of your AC 50. I use them on AC 70s on my shrimp tank. While I bought my filter screen on Aquabid, I believe...
Forum: Plants 03-26-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By Dx3Bash
Same light fixture I have on my planted 75. I...

Same light fixture I have on my planted 75. I run my lights for 9 hours per day. Are you using tap water and have you tested it?

You also mention you use EI Dosing, however your tank doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Dx3Bash
How many fish is "quite a few" and what type of...

How many fish is "quite a few" and what type of fish? Some fish require more filtration than others due to the biomass and type of foods you feed.

If you just have a bunch of tetras and such,...
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