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Forum: Lighting Today, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 198
Posted By roadmaster
Spectrum doesn't matter does it? ukaps.org ...

Spectrum doesn't matter does it? ukaps.org

Google or Bing the above ,for interesting thread .
I am technologically challenged or would provide link to the thread.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By roadmaster
Plants are most likely using the nitrAtes as fuel...

Plants are most likely using the nitrAtes as fuel for growth.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By roadmaster
Once saw a Marine Betta that was so awesome...

Once saw a Marine Betta that was so awesome looking (to me), that I very nearly considered setting up a marine tank.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By roadmaster
I have single outlet.

I have single outlet.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By roadmaster
Too much yeast from DIY CO2 ? Could see what...

Too much yeast from DIY CO2 ?
Could see what looked to be DIY CO2 in a couple photos.
Maybe would try shutting it off for a day or two and see if this helps?
Did not see any plants that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By roadmaster
Too many to list. On some forums such as this...

Too many to list.
On some forums such as this one I am Roadmaster ,which I took from an old Buick that my grandfather had removed the back seat from and we used for going fishing when I was just a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,932
Posted By roadmaster
George Jones "Cold hard truth" "Who's Gonna...

George Jones
"Cold hard truth"
"Who's Gonna fill their shoes?" (Nobody!)
Forum: Lighting 09-19-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By roadmaster
Unless you could raise the lights high above the...

Unless you could raise the lights high above the tank,it would be too much for non CO2 even with poor reflectors in my view.
Forum: Fish 09-19-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By roadmaster
[QUOTE=FatherLandDescendant;6697249]I would think...

[QUOTE=FatherLandDescendant;6697249]I would think 10 gallons to small for even dwarf cichlids. Just my .02[/Q



+one.
Even the tiny shell dweller cichlids would need larger tank IMHO.....
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By roadmaster
And lot's of folks leave the hobby for the...

And lot's of folks leave the hobby for the precise reasons that they were advised against.(self inflicted problems)
They lurk around forums until they find someone,anyone ,who is also doing the ill...
Forum: Lighting 09-18-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By roadmaster
I run four 54 watt T5 HO bulbs over 80 gal low...

I run four 54 watt T5 HO bulbs over 80 gal low tech no CO2,excel,etc ,but the light is nearly ten inches above the surface of the water or close to 29 inches above the substrate.
So as long as you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By roadmaster
Me thinks this whole thread has more to do with...

Me thinks this whole thread has more to do with fear of fertilizing the water column for plants and possibly too much light and not enough CO2 for lighting being used.
Should be easy to add a bit...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,619
Posted By roadmaster
Hmm, I got a 20 gal set up with substrate of...

Hmm, I got a 20 gal set up with substrate of smooth gravel,flagstone,Faux caves,and a Aquaclear 70 running on a mature tank for a few weeks now .
Just could not decide what I wanted to place in the...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By roadmaster
Is wise. Are way less exceptions to...

Is wise.
Are way less exceptions to conventional wisdoms/advice.:icon_roll
Forum: Algae 09-18-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By roadmaster
I used to see the hair or thread algae on the...

I used to see the hair or thread algae on the tips of vals and crypt balansae that had grown up the back glass and was being pummeled by the return from the spray bars.
I kept cutting the tips back...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By roadmaster
Temp 75 Degrees F pH 7.6 DGH 12 3/4 tsp...

Temp 75 Degrees F
pH 7.6
DGH 12
3/4 tsp KNO3 once a week
1/2 tsp KH2PO4 once a week
1/2 tsp CSM+B once or twice a week
Substrate is mix of MGOC,peat,catlitter,capped with Black diamond...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By roadmaster
Me thinks possible organics in the soil would...

Me thinks possible organics in the soil would render ammonia which would then be converted by bacteria (from seed material) to nitrites and then nitrAtes.
Sounds about normal to me.
I would add...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By roadmaster
I'm impressed with the growth you are getting in...

I'm impressed with the growth you are getting in a week.
I have too much to snip one leaf at a time so I do as described earlier and with sharp scissors snip a bunch of leaves all at once, and then...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By roadmaster
Could run some Zeolite in the filter and replace...

Could run some Zeolite in the filter and replace as needed for the ammonia.
I would stick with the Prime.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-17-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By roadmaster
I just use my hand under the water to...

I just use my hand under the water to guesstimate.
So long as the water is warmer rather than cooler,I have never had issues.
I always add dechlorinator to the tank before the water goes in.
I do...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By roadmaster
Maxi-Jet pro 3 in1 pump at Doctors Foster and...

Maxi-Jet pro 3 in1 pump at Doctors Foster and Smith 1200 pro model 295 GPH $25.00 6 foot max head height.
In power head mode,you could hook hose onto the suction side of the unit then place the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By roadmaster
Well, the 50% water changes and excel would be...

Well, the 50% water changes and excel would be high on my list of possible suspects,(big changes in enviornment ) and I would reduce both and gradually work back up.
Smaller water changes for a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By roadmaster
According to what's been posted,there has been...

According to what's been posted,there has been only one ghost shrimp that has expired.
Not sure why you ask in first post "What is killing them ?"plural).
Ghost shrimp may have been just old and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By roadmaster
Better to add conditioner before water goes into...

Better to add conditioner before water goes into the tank in my view.Warm water is fine.
Most water conditioners work fairly quickly but until they do,,the chlorine or chloramines are hard on...
Forum: Fish 09-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By roadmaster
[QUOTE=JJ09;6683633]Ok, thanks. I thought the...

[QUOTE=JJ09;6683633]Ok, thanks. I thought the flashing was due to ich since they'd had the spots 2wks ago and I was still treating for that- when I saw more flashing thought it must still be ich, I...
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