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Forum: Algae 03-03-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 85,416
Posted By Absolut Talent
My short attention span kicked in and I cant make...

My short attention span kicked in and I cant make it through all these pages. Sorry if its been asked and answered already.

But is it ok to still run co2 during this process? (turn it off only...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-03-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Absolut Talent
i thought according to the MSDS of both products,...

i thought according to the MSDS of both products, the excel has a slightly higher concentration of glut.
I want to say it was like 1.7-1.9 to co2 booster, and 2.0-2.1 to excel

But for all...
Forum: Fish 02-15-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Absolut Talent
well i found my oto I took apart my aqueon...

well i found my oto
I took apart my aqueon water changer and found him in the connection where the tube meets the switch :(
All dried up

I have the screen on the little attachment, but I...
Forum: Fish 02-13-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Absolut Talent
How long does it take a dead fish to completely break down to be unfindable?

Just curious. I am missing 1 harlequin rasbora, and now I cant seem to find my Oto.

My nitrates did spike a bit last week, i thought maybe it was related to my fertilizers and thought nothing of...
Forum: Algae 02-10-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Absolut Talent
sounds like its a mix of micros and pre-cultured...

sounds like its a mix of micros and pre-cultured diatoms. Amazon reviews are 50/50 (and only 2 total). But I always thought diatoms were some of the least aggressive algae. Cant see it out competing...
Forum: Algae 02-10-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Absolut Talent
I take care of my filters weekly with the water...

I take care of my filters weekly with the water change.

I rinse and squeeze my sponge prefilter in tap water, ring and squeeze sponge filter in tank water.
I recharge my purigen monthly.

...
Forum: Algae 02-09-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Absolut Talent
Need help with staghorn, green hair, and BBA

I am tearing my hair out trying to get my tank under control. No matter how much I clean out invasions, adjust co2 and lighting, change fertilizers, this stuff still comes back.
I have been spot...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,622
Posted By Absolut Talent
I am using the aqua tek mini right now. The...

I am using the aqua tek mini right now. The solenoid and regulator are working like they are supposed to, the needle valve i feel like i will replace soon.

Set it up one day, was fine. Next day,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-10-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks for the answers. Guess I will stay the...

thanks for the answers. Guess I will stay the course then.
Forum: Plants 01-09-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Absolut Talent
it might work, but I believe with java moss (if...

it might work, but I believe with java moss (if it is java, might want to post a picture to get a positive ID) it really needs that positive pressure until it takes hold.

And rubberbands wont...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Absolut Talent
Does it matter when I EI dose with light period?

Just curious if it matters when my dosing happens.

Currently I dose my EI at about 6am before I leave for work, my co2 doesnt go on until 9am and lights dont turn on until 10am. Do the ferts...
Forum: Plants 01-09-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Absolut Talent
If cotton threads are breaking too soon, try some...

If cotton threads are breaking too soon, try some fishing line loosely knotted so you can remove it later.

My moss started slow (maybe cause it needed to adjust to my tank). Low light, daily...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By Absolut Talent
Thanks for the info. Ive never used a stand like...

Thanks for the info. Ive never used a stand like that before. Just saw the bends and was a red flag to me.
Forum: Fish 01-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Absolut Talent
Why does one of my harlequin rasbora's always fly solo?

I picked up 10 of these fish awhile ago, all are healthy and doing fine. But ive noticed one of them refuses to hang out with the rest of the school.

The other 9 zip all over the tank together,...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By Absolut Talent
I always get worried about buying used. ...

I always get worried about buying used.
Especially if you are paying the $250 for delivery and to leak test it. What happens if after you get it, fill it up, and every seam is blown out and all...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Absolut Talent
I am curious as i see it as contradicting...

I am curious as i see it as contradicting information, but why go the ph testing route over the drop checker? Even in the co2 primer in the sticky suggests the drop checker over ph testing as that...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Absolut Talent
I was thinking about going topless for awhile. ...

I was thinking about going topless for awhile.
I only have african dwarf frogs, harelquin rasboras, and some shrimps (amanos and cherry). The oto doesnt count as hes not a daredevil.
I have not...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Absolut Talent
Thats what Im shooting for 1 timer, 2 channels...

Thats what Im shooting for
1 timer, 2 channels (2 different time ranges) with preferrably 4 outlets
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Absolut Talent
Timmer recommendations?

Not sure where to really look for this sort of thing.
Home depot is really limited

But I am looking for a timer to control my lights, circulation pump, and co2 solenoid.

Right now I have 1...
Forum: Plants 12-31-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Absolut Talent
Not the same plant, but some of my other ones...

Not the same plant, but some of my other ones (crypt undulata specifically) does the stream of micro bubbles after a water change.
Forum: Fish 12-31-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Absolut Talent
Fins I can understand. Those are delicate and...

Fins I can understand. Those are delicate and thin.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_dwarf_frog


But as long as Ive had my frogs, and with as many froggie feeding piles as Ive seen (with 12...
Forum: Fish 12-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Absolut Talent
I havnt seen that before. And if it was an...

I havnt seen that before. And if it was an infection, their skin would be more reddish in color.

What size tank and how much excel were you dosing before (and how often) and how much more did you...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 81,526
Posted By Absolut Talent
I ordered my 2nd sat+ the other day (huzzah for...

I ordered my 2nd sat+ the other day (huzzah for prime trial and 2 day shipping)

It should be here tomorrow to go on my 20g long. Along with my aquatek mini and some odds and ends.

Next project...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Absolut Talent
I saw the fluval one when I was on amazon. Was an...

I saw the fluval one when I was on amazon. Was an "add on" item for same price, so figured what the hell I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Absolut Talent
Can i use tubing between check valves as a cheap bubble counter?

Just curious because Im not really finding a suitable bubble counter (reliable, cheap)

Can I just place a piece of tubing, filled with water, between 2 check valves and will it act like a bubble...
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