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Forum: Fish 03-31-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By bbergeron
I had mine at 82 for a few months while I also...

I had mine at 82 for a few months while I also had a GBR in with them. Had no issues at that temp over the time.
Forum: Algae 11-13-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By bbergeron
Some Siamese algae eaters may be worth looking...

Some Siamese algae eaters may be worth looking into as well. I ended up with 2 in my 45gallon and after about a week after getting them, I haven't seen any hair algae since...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By bbergeron
I've only used http://www.theplantguy.org/ for my...

I've only used http://www.theplantguy.org/ for my plant shipments in Canada. Can't comment on US shippers but figured I'd mention an alternative.
Forum: Lighting 08-22-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By bbergeron
LED/Power Supply Sanity Check

Hey all, just wondering if anyone could look over the following and let me know if there are any issues or concerns I should be considering. I'm building a secondary LED light bar for my aquarium...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,232
Posted By bbergeron
Any chance your tap water is testing high for...

Any chance your tap water is testing high for nitrates/phosphates?
Forum: Lighting 06-28-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By bbergeron
Took me a while but I figured out the...

Took me a while but I figured out the "Calculator" at buildmyled. I ended up-ing the number of LEDS to 60 in total (14 white, 28 red, 12 Royal blue, 6 moonlight). I upped the red so much to equal out...
Forum: Lighting 06-27-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By bbergeron
The hope was to be more towards growing plants...

The hope was to be more towards growing plants and less about looks and the dimming would be enough to bring the color around a bit if needed.

What do you have for a PAR guesstimate? Was aiming...
Forum: Lighting 06-27-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By bbergeron
DIY LED Lighting for 45g Tall

Hey all,

I'm planning on upgrading the lighting on my planted 45g (36"*13"*24") and wanted some feedback on the route I was taking. Questions/comments/concerns are welcome!

Tank:
45g Tall...
Forum: Fish 06-21-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By bbergeron
Hey all, just wanted to give a quick update on...

Hey all, just wanted to give a quick update on this. The rasbora is doing much better over the past few days. He's regained movement in the upper fin.

Perhaps this was fin damage by another fish...
Forum: Fish 06-19-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By bbergeron
White spot on top fin of Harlequin Rasbora

Hey all,

2 days ago I noticed that the top fine of one of my Harlequin Rasboras was white at the tip and it was not extending it's top fin up anymore. Any ideas?

There's been some bullying in...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By bbergeron
Sudo Satellite Breeding box. Comes in 3 sizes I...

Sudo Satellite Breeding box. Comes in 3 sizes I believe. Requires an air pump though although you may be able to modify that to work with a water pump.
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Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By bbergeron
Are you getting any flow at the outflow side of...

Are you getting any flow at the outflow side of things? It's likely just an air pocket that is at the high point of the bend that has no way to escape. Priming worked for me. Not sure how else to...
Forum: Algae 05-31-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By bbergeron
Most people are saying a few days to a week to go...

Most people are saying a few days to a week to go away. Mine is finally gone...3 months later...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By bbergeron
Also did your intake come with a surface skimmer...

Also did your intake come with a surface skimmer like attachment? If so are you using it? I tried mine about a month ago and I had to remove it because of the amount of air that was getting pulled...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By bbergeron
I think I have mine screwed a bit farther on than...

I think I have mine screwed a bit farther on than in your pic, but I do run into this issue from time to time when doing filter maintenance. A few more primes usually solves the issue. I've found...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By bbergeron
Is there another way to keep it attached to the...

Is there another way to keep it attached to the substrate? I'm having the same issue and it's hardly reaching 1/2" let alone 3/4"-1". Just when I think a patch is gonna take off and start to spread...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By bbergeron
There were 2 charts that I received. One if I...

There were 2 charts that I received. One if I used 4dkh, the other was for 5-8dkh. I've been going by the 5-8dkh chart as my dkh in the tank 6.

Does the problem still apply?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By bbergeron
Drop checker was done with tank water and drops...

Drop checker was done with tank water and drops as per the instructions I received so I am using a dkh of around 6. According to the chart it's been in the normal zone.

At this point I've ordered...
Forum: Algae 05-08-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By bbergeron
It has been fairly consistent over the past week...

It has been fairly consistent over the past week or 2 and seems to be dieing off a bit. Oto's and snails seem to leave it alone but I've noticed my Harlequin Rasbora's tearing pieces off from time to...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By bbergeron
Drop checker is green but it always seems to look...

Drop checker is green but it always seems to look the same green unless something drastic happens so I'm suspect of it. I figure out my co2 ppm using a ph/kh chart.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By bbergeron
I do run co2 overnight. Was going to look into...

I do run co2 overnight. Was going to look into running an airstone on a timer overnight, but would looking into a solenoid a better idea? Any issues with ph fluctuation as it would only then run...
Forum: Algae 05-06-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By bbergeron
Any pointers on "clean it real good"? Obviously...

Any pointers on "clean it real good"? Obviously no cleaning materials but are we talking just a good hard scrub or is there something to use?

There's been about a dozen water changes all 30-50%...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By bbergeron
Gas'd my fish for the second time this morning...tips?

Hey all,

I woke up today to find my fish and shrimp at the to of the tank trying to get all the o2 they can. This is the second time I've had this issue in the past month and I was looking for...
Forum: Algae 05-06-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By bbergeron
White Algae on my wood identification?

White Algae on my wood identification? I've seen a few threads about white algae on wood being common and it goes away. The tank is about a month and a half old and at about week 2 it went away for a...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By bbergeron
Thanks for the opinions. Must have happened at...

Thanks for the opinions. Must have happened at the fish store as it's 1 male and 2 females in the tank here.
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