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Forum: Algae   03-16-2011, 04:39 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Does anyone know how much, how often and how long...

Does anyone know how much, how often and how long to dose the erythromycin for? I'm have no clue how to dose this for cyanobacteria. It only has instructions for fish diseases on the box.
Forum: Algae   03-16-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By gBOYsc2
I will have to temporarily re home them I guess...

I will have to temporarily re home them I guess until the tank is clear of erythromycin. Luckily I have a 1g cube with just mosses and a couple baby guppies which will be a perfect temporary home...
Forum: Algae   03-15-2011, 09:48 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Thank you dearly everyone for all of the reply's....

Thank you dearly everyone for all of the reply's. I went out and bought some API E.M. Erythromycin today. I am going to give it a shot. The tank is very lightly stocked and HEAVILY planted so I am...
Forum: Algae   03-15-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Ive had the tank running with that light for a...

Ive had the tank running with that light for a few months. Nothing has changed in my maintenance or anything before the BGA started to appear.

Does erythromyacin or maracyn kill my bio filter?
Forum: Algae   03-15-2011, 01:27 AM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Thanks for the reply. Yes I have seen several...

Thanks for the reply. Yes I have seen several websites similar to that all noting that low nitrates or insufficient flow will cause this.

I have 48w of T5HO lighting on a standard 20g tank. The...
Forum: Algae   03-14-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By gBOYsc2
HELP! Cyano is destroying my tank.

Please help. I have been battling cyano for a few weeks now and nothing is working.

At first, it only started to appear in a small area where the spraybar didn't reach. So I thought it might...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-21-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,353
Posted By gBOYsc2
Possibly some persistent trimming will encourage...

Possibly some persistent trimming will encourage it to grow sideways instead of upwards?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2011, 04:55 AM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Lookin good! What kind of rocks are those?

Lookin good! What kind of rocks are those?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-21-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Hmm not sure why. Possibly your light is not...

Hmm not sure why. Possibly your light is not strong enough? What kind of lights are you using?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2011, 10:52 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
I'm not sure where he is but the few times I met...

I'm not sure where he is but the few times I met him was on the northside.I met him at his parents house I believe.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2011, 04:36 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
I did a good trim yesterday. Everything except...

I did a good trim yesterday. Everything except the Diplis diandra and the helferi. Might get around to parting up the helferi today.

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Forum: Tank Journals   02-18-2011, 04:33 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
I would recommend going through TNT Aquatica if...

I would recommend going through TNT Aquatica if you go with CPD's. The guy is super nice and pickup would be close to you(Hollick Kenyon) if you live anywhere near kayen. when I bought plants from...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-17-2011, 08:53 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
Brigittae are beautiful little fish also. You...

Brigittae are beautiful little fish also. You know big Als has a wish list and you can put it on there and they will contact you when they get them in.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-17-2011, 06:33 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
I vote for CPD's!!! Lots of em! :)

I vote for CPD's!!! Lots of em! :)
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,622
Posted By gBOYsc2
My only suggestion would be leave that decoration...

My only suggestion would be leave that decoration out! It completely takes away from the natural aquarium style look. May as well put plastic plants in too if that's in there. It's your tank. Put...
Forum: Equipment   02-15-2011, 10:15 PM
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Posted By gBOYsc2
You could always just do a Hamburg Matten Filter...

You could always just do a Hamburg Matten Filter via powerhead. It would be quite a bit simpler but I think it would be harder to hide in the form of a tree.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,230
Posted By gBOYsc2
Thanks guys! I hear ya Mko. I had a really bad...

Thanks guys! I hear ya Mko. I had a really bad outbreak a couple of years ago with Cyano. I ended up shutting down my tank.

I have read it can be caused by low nitrates, high nitrates or...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,230
Posted By gBOYsc2
Heres a little update. It's been a while almost...

Heres a little update. It's been a while almost 2 weeks I think. The Diplis diandra has taken off and is growing very rapidly. It was reported this is really hard to grow in our water type but...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 44,348
Posted By gBOYsc2
Very true! It's always fun to have a project on...

Very true! It's always fun to have a project on the go so you can tinker with stuff. Waiting can seem like a million years!

Great sized tank. It fits your stand and light perfectly. Can you...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-12-2011, 05:20 PM
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Views: 44,348
Posted By gBOYsc2
I like the new rasboras. Are they from natures...

I like the new rasboras. Are they from natures corner?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,045
Posted By gBOYsc2
Great start. I think this tank will look amazing...

Great start. I think this tank will look amazing once matured. If you break your HC into many many small peices and spread it out a lot it will fill in much much faster. If you have the patience...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-11-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 43,817
Posted By gBOYsc2
I am going to have a bunch of HM trimmings soon...

I am going to have a bunch of HM trimmings soon if either of you want some. I will also be able to spare some HC in a month or 2.
Forum: Lighting   02-09-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By gBOYsc2
I don't think that is too much light. I have an...

I don't think that is too much light. I have an 18w CF light on a 2.5g and it isn't quite enough.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 44,348
Posted By gBOYsc2
Sorry to hear bro. :( Will have to get a base...

Sorry to hear bro. :( Will have to get a base for the CO2 so it can't tip over so easily.

I just so happen to have an empty 20 Long stand here at my place on the south side but the tank is at my...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,648
Posted By gBOYsc2
That is a great scape but I would move it over to...

That is a great scape but I would move it over to the right an inch or two. The main stone is almost directly in the center.
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