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Forum: Plants 05-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dongo
I don't know what the CO2 level is. I just have...

I don't know what the CO2 level is. I just have it turned up to where the reactor can no longer dissolve any more.

DSM worked just fine with the sand. The problems only started a couple of months...
Forum: Plants 05-15-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dongo
I have tried upping the KNO3 but not much luck. I...

I have tried upping the KNO3 but not much luck. I know antibiotics would kill it but I am afraid I am missing the root cause.

Daniel
Forum: Plants 04-20-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dongo
Anyone have any suggestions? The DHG is doing...

Anyone have any suggestions? The DHG is doing fine but the HC continues to die slowly. I doubled my EI dosing which seemed to help the HC but i is still dying slowly.

Daniel
Forum: Plants 04-09-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dongo
HC dying (Cyanobacteria + Green Water also)

Hello,

I am having a problem with my HC dying. I started using the dry start method. After I flooded the tank everything was going great for about 1.5 months. The HC and DHG belem were growing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-30-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I did some of the requested tests...

Hello,

I did some of the requested tests and I may have a culprit. The ammonia and nitrite are okay. My nitrate though is high, in the 60ish ppm range. I imagine this is probably the cause or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-28-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I will check my LFS for some test...

Hello,

I will check my LFS for some test kits.

I would say they are not as active as my Neocaridina Palmata used to be, but they are not just sitting arounding. Whenever I see them they are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-27-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I will see if I can answer...

Hello,

I will see if I can answer everyone's questions:

Acclimation procedure I used:
I poured the bag and all it's contents into a plastic container and floated it in the tank. I then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-27-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Dongo
RCS not eating food I put in, cause for concern?

Hello,

I recently bought some RCS from a member on this forum. They arrived safely but after putting them in my tank, it appears most died. I may have 5-6 left of the original 20. The ones that...
Forum: Algae 09-19-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Dongo
Hey, Thanks for the help. The algae in the...

Hey,

Thanks for the help. The algae in the 30 gal tank does not attach itself to leaves. It sort of forms a moss ball and gets tangled among things more than attaching itself to things. It looks...
Forum: Algae 09-19-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Dongo
Help identifying algae

Hello,

I need some help identifying algae in my two tanks so I know how to fight it. Any tips to get rid of it are welcome too.

The first is in my 30gal tank. It is EI dosed, CO2 pressurized...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Dongo
I have snails, but have had them for years and...

I have snails, but have had them for years and have never seen these before. I haven't added any fish or plants for about a month. I don't know if any of my plants flower, but I don't see anything...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Dongo
Substrate is 2-3mm gravel. The tank was setup up...

Substrate is 2-3mm gravel. The tank was setup up several years ago, switched to CO2 about 6months ago. Tank has an otto and Neocardina Palamata shrimp.

I have removed them and will see if they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Dongo
The tank is in mybedroom. The windows are closed,...

The tank is in mybedroom. The windows are closed, since it is winter here, (Virginia, USA). The room door is also usually closed. I can't see anything in the water column, it is just the stuff...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Dongo
What are they (White/yellow floating things)

Hello,

I need some help identify some things in my planted tank. I did a water change on Sunday and everything was okay. Tuesday (today) I found these white and yellow looking things floating on...
Forum: Algae 01-17-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Dongo
Thanks for the help guys. Daniel.

Thanks for the help guys.

Daniel.
Forum: Algae 01-12-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Dongo
Vacation and Algae (BBA in particular)

Hello,

I will be on holiday for ~3weeks. A few months ago I setup my tank (30gal, 30"Lx12"Wx18"D) with 4 T8 18w lights, CO2 injection and EI dosed ferts. Looking through some old posts, the...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 161,020
Posted By Dongo
Matt, It is on a 30gal tank. I still run my...

Matt,

It is on a 30gal tank. I still run my HOB filter, though it is for the water flow more than the filtration as my tank is relatively heavily planted.

Daniel.
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 161,020
Posted By Dongo
I bought a filter from discountaquatic on eebay....

I bought a filter from discountaquatic on eebay. It was the 265gph model and it came as a AquaTop 300. There was no surface skimmer included (even though it was advertised) and so I contacted the...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Dongo
Do you have any experience with the Perfect...

Do you have any experience with the Perfect Canister sold on ebay? Does it generate a lot of noise? It looks like it would be ideal but I am wondering about the quality.

Thanks,

Daniel.
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Dongo
Increased water flow problem, 30gal planted

Hello,

I have 30gal planted tank (30"Lx12"Wx18"H). I need to increase the flow as I can see stuff settle on the plants that isn't in the flow path of the filter (Penguin 330, HOB).

I was...
Forum: Lighting 11-07-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Dongo
~30gal tank light suggestion/electronic ballast question

Hello,

I have a 30"L x 12"W x 18"H tank that I need to light up. I want to keep the cost down and am willing to build the hood if needed, and put together the parts.

Currently I have Java...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By Dongo
Thanks for the help everyone. Daniel.

Thanks for the help everyone.

Daniel.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By Dongo
I assume it worked well enough? In...

I assume it worked well enough?



In what way is not a proper valve? Where can the $9 proper valve be bought from? Or the $6 fabco valve? I have to buy a Fabco NV 55 needle valve so maybe I can...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By Dongo
Sorry, here is the item number: 250463947851 ...

Sorry, here is the item number: 250463947851



Is the one you are talking about the same as the item number I am refering too?

Thanks,

Daniel.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By Dongo
Ebay stainless steel check valve

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone has tried these and knows if they are any good [Ebay Link Removed]

Edit: Item number: 250463947851
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