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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-06-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,303
Posted By steak
Glossostigma elatinoides aka glosso

Glossostigma elatinoides aka glosso
Forum: Algae 07-27-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By steak
But then applications like these make our...

But then applications like these make our antibiotics useless.
Forum: Algae 07-27-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By steak
Didnt work for my acne. I hope it works for...

Didnt work for my acne. I hope it works for cladophora
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By steak
You could try "CLR." It is a solvent made to rid...

You could try "CLR." It is a solvent made to rid things of calcium, lime, and rust. You can get it anywhere bathroom cleaning products are sold. I believe it is water soluble, so it should rinse...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-19-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,128
Posted By steak
This allowed me to use my test. I lost my...

This allowed me to use my test. I lost my booklet and no longer had the color chart, or the directions. I got on here looking for this information specifically. Thank you
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By steak
All I have been using since I got into the hobby...

All I have been using since I got into the hobby are HOB's. I want a canister to:

-Save electricity
- increase media capacity
- increase light reaching my tank
-free up power outlets
- provide...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,676
Posted By steak
Just want to reinforce lava rock defense. I have...

Just want to reinforce lava rock defense. I have been using it for 3 years now. Does the job fine. I have never had to wash it.

Gravel of any sort in women's pantyhose worked for me as well.
...
Forum: Algae 07-13-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,917
Posted By steak
These are great for substrate cleaning. They make...

These are great for substrate cleaning. They make it look like the substrate is moving. They don't eat algae.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 146,040
Posted By steak
Or, maybe your plant has cancer or a prion. Can...

Or, maybe your plant has cancer or a prion. Can you scrape that stuff off?

I'd treat it with hydrogen peroxide, and see what happens: make sure the water is still, pipet like 1-2 mL onto one...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 146,040
Posted By steak
Cool! Definitely doesn't look animal. I think...

Cool! Definitely doesn't look animal. I think it is a colonial, green alga.
Forum: Algae 07-03-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,233
Posted By steak
That worked for BBA?

That worked for BBA?
Forum: Algae 06-25-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,233
Posted By steak
Testimony that excel works: I overdosed...

Testimony that excel works:

I overdosed excel by 5mL (capful) once, and continued with a daily dose of 5mL. The BBA turned red, ottos and ghost shrimp began to graze on it, and two months and one...
Forum: DIY 06-25-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By steak
That's good info. Thank you. This time, they are...

That's good info. Thank you. This time, they are brand new. I had the plumbing set up with plastic valves and a plastic T that I found in an aquarium store. They'd have worked fine with an air pump...
Forum: DIY 06-23-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By steak
Well, I took off all the nuts, and put plumber's...

Well, I took off all the nuts, and put plumber's tape on all the joints, put them back together with some serious torque, and there does not seem to be any leaks. I guess the secret is in the...
Forum: DIY 06-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By steak
DIY CO2 compression fitting leaks

I have been having a heck of a time getting my DIY CO2 setup working.

Right now, I've got 2 ocean spray bottles with the yeast mix. They're piped to my tank via silicone air tubing. In the...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By steak
I had a wet dry on a 55 gallon tank, but the...

I had a wet dry on a 55 gallon tank, but the water agitation was a problem when I tried to inject CO2. The only "fix," I read, was to tape up most/ all of the wet dry components to make the system...
Forum: Algae 03-27-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By steak
bad news bears

bad news bears
Forum: Algae 03-27-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By steak
its really hard to see.

its really hard to see.
Forum: Algae 03-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By steak
i'd say sperm or bacteria. i dont know of any...

i'd say sperm or bacteria. i dont know of any white photosynthesizing creatures.
Forum: Algae 03-27-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,233
Posted By steak
that really sucks!

that really sucks!
Forum: Algae 03-19-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By steak
yea, i'd stop dosing the excel and see what...

yea, i'd stop dosing the excel and see what happens
Forum: Algae 03-13-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,193
Posted By steak
http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx21/steaksalsb...

http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx21/steaksalsberry/P1010549.jpg
Forum: Algae 03-13-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By steak
it seems to look just like yours. So, I would...

it seems to look just like yours. So, I would stop dosing completely for a week and see what happens.

http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx21/steaksalsberry/P1010549.jpg
Forum: Algae 03-13-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By steak
I had this algae. I know I heard it was a...

I had this algae. I know I heard it was a colonial diatom, and I think I read that it was. I stopped dosing potassium, and they went away in less than a week.
Forum: Plants 03-04-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By steak
I think copper will kill your plants. Make sure...

I think copper will kill your plants. Make sure you read the label thoroughly if you decide to use it. It may say something like, "Do not use in tanks containing live plants or crustaceans."
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