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Forum: Plants   03-09-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Dongo
I tried reducing the dosing over the past month....

I tried reducing the dosing over the past month. The only thing I noticed is the algae got worse. I didn't notice much change with the plants.

Daniel
Forum: Plants   02-08-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Dongo
Hello, Ferts are dosed as follows (liquid...

Hello,

Ferts are dosed as follows (liquid dosing):
KNO3: 0.4g x3 a week every other day
KH2PO4: 0.35g x3 a week every other day
Plantex: 0.19g x3 a week every other day

I'm not really sure...
Forum: Plants   02-07-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Dongo
Plants (HC in particular) doing better while on vacation

Hello,

I was having trouble a few years ago where my HC and plants in general were doing really well that then everything crashed. I spent several months trying to sort it out but eventually gave...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-14-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Dongo
Hello Kep, The link did work. Thanks. ...

Hello Kep,

The link did work. Thanks.

Daniel
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-13-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Dongo
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Dongo
Water inflows and outflows position advice

Hello,

I have a 10gallon tank (20"L x 10"W x 12"H) that I would like some advice on regarding the filter and reactor inflows and outflows. I have a 2213 Eheim for the filter and a Iwaki pump...
Forum: Plants   05-27-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dongo
I don't know what the CO2 level is. I just have...

I don't know what the CO2 level is. I just have it turned up to where the reactor can no longer dissolve any more.

DSM worked just fine with the sand. The problems only started a couple of months...
Forum: Plants   05-15-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dongo
I have tried upping the KNO3 but not much luck. I...

I have tried upping the KNO3 but not much luck. I know antibiotics would kill it but I am afraid I am missing the root cause.

Daniel
Forum: Plants   04-20-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dongo
Anyone have any suggestions? The DHG is doing...

Anyone have any suggestions? The DHG is doing fine but the HC continues to die slowly. I doubled my EI dosing which seemed to help the HC but i is still dying slowly.

Daniel
Forum: Plants   04-10-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dongo
HC dying (Cyanobacteria + Green Water also)

Hello,

I am having a problem with my HC dying. I started using the dry start method. After I flooded the tank everything was going great for about 1.5 months. The HC and DHG belem were growing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-31-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I did some of the requested tests...

Hello,

I did some of the requested tests and I may have a culprit. The ammonia and nitrite are okay. My nitrate though is high, in the 60ish ppm range. I imagine this is probably the cause or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-28-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I will check my LFS for some test...

Hello,

I will check my LFS for some test kits.

I would say they are not as active as my Neocaridina Palmata used to be, but they are not just sitting arounding. Whenever I see them they are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-28-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Dongo
Hello, I will see if I can answer...

Hello,

I will see if I can answer everyone's questions:

Acclimation procedure I used:
I poured the bag and all it's contents into a plastic container and floated it in the tank. I then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-27-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Dongo
RCS not eating food I put in, cause for concern?

Hello,

I recently bought some RCS from a member on this forum. They arrived safely but after putting them in my tank, it appears most died. I may have 5-6 left of the original 20. The ones that...
Forum: Algae   09-20-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Dongo
Hey, Thanks for the help. The algae in the...

Hey,

Thanks for the help. The algae in the 30 gal tank does not attach itself to leaves. It sort of forms a moss ball and gets tangled among things more than attaching itself to things. It looks...
Forum: Algae   09-19-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Dongo
Help identifying algae

Hello,

I need some help identifying algae in my two tanks so I know how to fight it. Any tips to get rid of it are welcome too.

The first is in my 30gal tank. It is EI dosed, CO2 pressurized...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Dongo
I have snails, but have had them for years and...

I have snails, but have had them for years and have never seen these before. I haven't added any fish or plants for about a month. I don't know if any of my plants flower, but I don't see anything...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-06-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Dongo
Substrate is 2-3mm gravel. The tank was setup up...

Substrate is 2-3mm gravel. The tank was setup up several years ago, switched to CO2 about 6months ago. Tank has an otto and Neocardina Palamata shrimp.

I have removed them and will see if they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-06-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Dongo
The tank is in mybedroom. The windows are closed,...

The tank is in mybedroom. The windows are closed, since it is winter here, (Virginia, USA). The room door is also usually closed. I can't see anything in the water column, it is just the stuff...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-06-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Dongo
What are they (White/yellow floating things)

Hello,

I need some help identify some things in my planted tank. I did a water change on Sunday and everything was okay. Tuesday (today) I found these white and yellow looking things floating on...
Forum: Algae   01-17-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Dongo
Thanks for the help guys. Daniel.

Thanks for the help guys.

Daniel.
Forum: Algae   01-12-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Dongo
Vacation and Algae (BBA in particular)

Hello,

I will be on holiday for ~3weeks. A few months ago I setup my tank (30gal, 30"Lx12"Wx18"D) with 4 T8 18w lights, CO2 injection and EI dosed ferts. Looking through some old posts, the...
Forum: Equipment   01-10-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 212,994
Posted By Dongo
Matt, It is on a 30gal tank. I still run my...

Matt,

It is on a 30gal tank. I still run my HOB filter, though it is for the water flow more than the filtration as my tank is relatively heavily planted.

Daniel.
Forum: Equipment   12-30-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 212,994
Posted By Dongo
I bought a filter from discountaquatic on eebay....

I bought a filter from discountaquatic on eebay. It was the 265gph model and it came as a AquaTop 300. There was no surface skimmer included (even though it was advertised) and so I contacted the...
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Dongo
Do you have any experience with the Perfect...

Do you have any experience with the Perfect Canister sold on ebay? Does it generate a lot of noise? It looks like it would be ideal but I am wondering about the quality.

Thanks,

Daniel.
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