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Forum: Algae   09-01-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 457
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Posted By Melooley
I tried this method yesterday, and while all my...

I tried this method yesterday, and while all my (black brush?) algae now looks weakened and pathetic, all 7 of my juvie BN plecos died within 12 hours of the treatment.

Specs:
50 gallon...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-28-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,131
Posted By Melooley
It looks like between 1 and 4 tablespoons per 10...

It looks like between 1 and 4 tablespoons per 10 gallons is the "right" dose of H2O2, depending on how careful versus aggressive you want to be. There are a variety of doses and results reported in...
Forum: Plants   08-06-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,994
Posted By Melooley
I was just reading an article on vallisneria...

I was just reading an article on vallisneria taxonomy! What great timing. If I understand correctly, there are three species of vals that are common in aquaria: Vallisneria americana, Vallisneria...
Forum: Fish   08-03-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Melooley
I just added some Mopani driftwood for my BNs,...

I just added some Mopani driftwood for my BNs, but in this part of Texas, it's a lot easier (and cheaper!) to get cholla skeleton than buy Mopani. I'd imagine you'd want to boil it for a bit, but it...
Forum: Fish   08-01-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Melooley
Good to know, PantherSpawn! Thanks for the info....

Good to know, PantherSpawn! Thanks for the info. My new BNs are still young, and they seem to do most of their eating at night when I'm not watching. They all seem fat and happy, though, so I'm...
Forum: Fish   08-01-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Melooley
Plecos are mostly vegetarian, but I've read about...

Plecos are mostly vegetarian, but I've read about feeding them black/blood worms to get them in breeding mode, or feeding baby brine shrimp to fry (I only occasionally see this as a tip, though). I...
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