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Forum: Algae Today, 06:57 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 42,733
Posted By thelub
Just did this procedure on my 80g. 360ml of H2O2...

Just did this procedure on my 80g. 360ml of H2O2 (2 Tbsp per 10g). 50% water change and then ~150ml of excel (light I know, but I didn't want to use my whole bottle at once).

The kribs, hongsloi...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By thelub
You can also mix it with clay which is also a...

You can also mix it with clay which is also a good additive to your substrate.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=187077
Forum: Ponds 04-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,650
Posted By thelub
Beautiful setup. That turtle is very lucky to...

Beautiful setup. That turtle is very lucky to have such a beautiful and well taken care of home.
Forum: Fish 04-21-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By thelub
That's a fine female BNP you have there. If you...

That's a fine female BNP you have there. If you had a common for a year it would be 8-9 inches by now.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By thelub
They could also be juvenile fairy shrimp

They could also be juvenile fairy shrimp
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-19-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,081
Posted By thelub
Turnover rate advice will vary greatly. I would...

Turnover rate advice will vary greatly. I would say at least 4x per hour, more like 6x but that also depends on if you're planted or not and how heavily (or not) its planted.
Forum: Aquascaping 04-18-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By thelub
I admire your patience waiting almost a year for...

I admire your patience waiting almost a year for that to fill in. Can't wait to see it flooded.
Forum: Fish 04-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By thelub
100% SAE. Great algae eaters, but get rather...

100% SAE. Great algae eaters, but get rather large.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By thelub
Like others have said, run both for a few weeks...

Like others have said, run both for a few weeks or take the media out of the HOB and put it into the canister.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-18-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By thelub
I went to a fight once and a hockey game broke...

I went to a fight once and a hockey game broke out.....

I don't follow it, but its fun to go to a game once in a while.
Forum: Fish 04-18-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By thelub
Corys are always my go to for calm peaceful...

Corys are always my go to for calm peaceful bottom dwellers that won't mess with anything
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By thelub
If you can find the leak and its small enough,...

If you can find the leak and its small enough, you could try patching the hole from the inside with superglue gel. You can apply it under water and will bond under water.

But your long term...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 866
Posted By thelub
Drip acclimate them for like 2 hours and you...

Drip acclimate them for like 2 hours and you should be fine. I've had a half dozen that are over a year old without any deaths. I did recently lose one of my zebra ottos though which is weird...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By thelub
I don't have a schedule on when I clean my...

I don't have a schedule on when I clean my canisters. Unusually high nitrate levels are a good sign that your filters need cleaning. Otherwise I usually rinse the pre-filter sponges about once a...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By thelub
Stuff it with really efficient bio media like...

Stuff it with really efficient bio media like lava rock and it should hold you over. Hows your bio load?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,081
Posted By thelub
I was dealing with that garbage for a while in my...

I was dealing with that garbage for a while in my 80. At first I thought it might be because I wasn't thawing my frozen foods out before feeding. So I washed the frozen foods before feeding. Still...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-16-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By thelub
I really like Dropbox. Makes uploading pictures...

I really like Dropbox. Makes uploading pictures from your mobile and computer to one place super easy.
Forum: Algae 04-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By thelub
I've had really good luck getting BBA of...

I've had really good luck getting BBA of decorations and plants by doing a bleach dip. There was an anubias at the shop that was heavily infested with BBA. I dipped it in a bleach bucket for about a...
Forum: Plants 04-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By thelub
Just don't name it Audrey, Seymore! ...

Just don't name it Audrey, Seymore!
http://cf2.imgobject.com/t/p/original/vaONgYlW6zByMFkZ6v2RLXzfxLt.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 129,089
Posted By thelub
If I was a mod I'd remove the 'new' from the...

If I was a mod I'd remove the 'new' from the thread title ;)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By thelub
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/75749347/temp/...

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By thelub
I would suspect it being the quickcrete brand...

I would suspect it being the quickcrete brand might be affecting the numbers. Maybe its not entirely all silica sand. I forget the brand I used, but I'm certain it wasn't quickcrete.

Have you...
Forum: Algae 04-14-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By thelub
Not sure how CO2 can kill algae since just like...

Not sure how CO2 can kill algae since just like plants, its their oxygen. Bombarding the aquarium with O2 and limiting the CO2 would be more effective.

(To my understanding) Dosing CO2 makes...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By thelub
I would consider it safe.

I would consider it safe.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By thelub
The easiest way to check if it is bad for your...

The easiest way to check if it is bad for your tank is look at the seams of the tank. If they are stressed or damaged because of an unlevel stand they will turn white like bent plastic. If they are...
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