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Forum: Fish 07-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By ChadKruger
If it's beta only you don't need a filter just...

If it's beta only you don't need a filter just change the water regularly. I have mine in a planted 2 gallon and he's happy as could be.
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ChadKruger
It handles particulates well. I wanted to test it...

It handles particulates well. I wanted to test it to see if it was prone to funking up so I grabed a sponge filter and a funnel poored a ton of mulm into it cranked it back up and it cleaned itself...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ChadKruger
I put a check valve on it so I can adjust flow....

I put a check valve on it so I can adjust flow. It works well I hooked up my garden hose and turned it all the way up. The check valve allowed me to dial in the flow rate. The sand stayed suspended....
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ChadKruger
I saw one of these a long time ago and desided to...

I saw one of these a long time ago and desided to make one but kinda hesitant to hook it up to my tank. These things reliable? Do they have a tendency to clog or have a cycle crash?

If anyone has...
Forum: Algae 07-06-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By ChadKruger
He's a million times right. With high light you...

He's a million times right. With high light you will have never ending algae issues with out proper co2.
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By ChadKruger
Daily water changes are needed. Just use tap...

Daily water changes are needed. Just use tap water for the first two weeks. When the amonia levels are down swap over to the RO. The first two weeks should be plants only anyhow so the RO really...
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By ChadKruger
Trim off 4/5 inches. Clean off bottom inch stick...

Trim off 4/5 inches. Clean off bottom inch stick it in the substrate and it'll grow roots.
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By ChadKruger
I've had swords grow in a month that size but was...

I've had swords grow in a month that size but was co2 and ei dose and high light.
I'll guess 6 months?
Forum: Algae 07-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By ChadKruger
If you don't like his answer, research it, ignore...

If you don't like his answer, research it, ignore it, don't be rude.
I'd personally remove effected areas clean them and return it. It looks like a fungus to me. Did you place the place the plant...
Forum: Algae 07-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By ChadKruger
Here's a silly question. Have you cleaned it off?...

Here's a silly question. Have you cleaned it off? Does it return?
Can you take better pics and if it's on a plant a pic of that.
Forum: Fish 07-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By ChadKruger
The tempreture is vital. If you go less than 86...

The tempreture is vital. If you go less than 86 you're wasting your time. If you are going meds then temp is a waste of time.
Remember to pull any carbon if you have it in your filters also enjoy...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By ChadKruger
He's a pic of a couple. I have refers ones but on...

He's a pic of a couple. I have refers ones but on average they are this kind of mix. Do you see how a lot of them are almost clear a few have red specks and stripes. They are almost juveniles but...
Forum: Algae 07-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By ChadKruger
Reduce light period to 6 hours

Reduce light period to 6 hours
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By ChadKruger
Sure if you want dead guppies. In all...

Sure if you want dead guppies.

In all seriousness it's very fish dependent on the beta side. I've had Bettas that were very chill and were fine in a guppy tank. They ate the babies like it was...
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By ChadKruger
You caught the fish herpes.....crank the heat up...

You caught the fish herpes.....crank the heat up to 86, 2 tsps of salt per gallon and they should be fine. Salt and heat is the penicillin cure for your fish std.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-04-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By ChadKruger
From what I'm reading in that post it's kind of...

From what I'm reading in that post it's kind of ancrap shoot? Sow are saying pull at 1/2" and poor color but others are saying don't thy may show color as adults.
Is there a definitive such and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-03-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By ChadKruger
When do I cull

I bought some mixed quality RCS. I have a colony 30 most of which are juvenile. There is huge coloration differences as the weeks go past. At what point do I cull the one with only red spots on them?...
Forum: Algae 07-03-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By ChadKruger
Fish tank stats Sunday 29 June Post...

Fish tank stats

Sunday 29 June

Post water change

Ammonia 4ppm
Nitrite 0ppm
Nitrate 20ppm
Forum: Algae 07-02-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By ChadKruger
I have a post about hair algae and the tips I was...

I have a post about hair algae and the tips I was given were helpful. Max the crap out of co2 and cut light period down to 6 hrs
Forum: Plants 07-02-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By ChadKruger
It's beautiful. Three years man that seems like...

It's beautiful. Three years man that seems like forever I bet.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By ChadKruger
Took the drop checker out like you guys said and...

Took the drop checker out like you guys said and after a hour or so (wasn't paying attention) it turned blue.
I appreciate it. Now I just need to dial in the bps I need to keep it in the green area
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By ChadKruger
I use them as feeder fish. It's a renewable food...

I use them as feeder fish. It's a renewable food source. My angel fish love them.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By ChadKruger
Co2 Drop checker accuracy question

I had my co2 regulator maxed for the last few days to combat algae. As expected the drop checker was yellow. This is a plant only tank right now. I turn the co2 off with te light cycle. I checked my...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By ChadKruger
I'll take a pic of him in the morning all the...

I'll take a pic of him in the morning all the lights are off now. He has no whiskers and a solid black stripe through the tail and a solid whitish belly.
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,006
Posted By ChadKruger
You know who says that garbage? Crappy LFS's...

You know who says that garbage? Crappy LFS's trying to make an excuse for why they sold you a sick fish and gave you a fish STD.

I have a store in my town that sold me a ich infested fish then...
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