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Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-25-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By boosted23
For one, That is a not really a heavily planted...

For one, That is a not really a heavily planted tank. You also have alot of root feeder type plants, you are dosing your water column which is not how alot of those plants receive their nutrients....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-24-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,030
Posted By boosted23
Re: Looking into getting into the hobby of shooting and guns. Advice?

I picked up a taurus pt1911 for home defense. My friend sold it to me. New, never fired.
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I also picked up this eea zavasta pap ak-47 from a buddy. I traded a nitro powered rc car for it. Lol...
Forum: Algae 04-09-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By boosted23
Re: Green Hair Algae?

Do the 1-2 punch with excel and hydrogen peroxide. Your dosing schedule looks good. Try cutting the amount yiu use to about half and see if that curbs it. You can always slowly work your way back up...
Forum: Fish 04-09-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,701
Posted By boosted23
Re: Markos Mustard Gas Halfmoon Bettas

They are looking fantastic!!! I will be on that list for sure! Lol i hope some come out looking like the father, he is a beautiful betta.
Forum: Algae 04-09-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By boosted23
Re: Green Hair Algae?

All of these plants and substrate was covered in algae about a month ago and i was doing weekly 80% w.c. With vacuuming. It would return full force within 4 days even with excel. Now look at it
Forum: Algae 04-09-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By boosted23
Re: Green Hair Algae?

I see how much you are dosing but what is your schedule on dosing it? I do macros 3 times a week at a quarter of what i was doing and micros the same alternating days. Cut back the ei dosing and cut...
Forum: Algae 04-08-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By boosted23
Re: Green Hair Algae?

I had a bad algae problem like this. I finally dose algaefix just like puong said. Slow over a couple hours. Then cut back my lighting and my ei dosing to a quarter of what i was doing. It...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By boosted23
Re: Too much CO2! How to get the levels down?

Yeah, add a bubbler and air pump. The bubbles will remove co2 pretty fast.

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-28-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 20,801
Posted By boosted23
Re: How much $ have you sunk into this hobby?

Since nov '12, when i first started, in my 150 gallon faka puffer tank i have about $2600, thats with fish, plants, all equipment included. 55 gallon i have about $400 invested, 10 gallon about $120....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-28-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,030
Posted By boosted23
Re: Looking into getting into the hobby of shooting and guns. Advice?

I had that same gun in satin finish. I loved it. It would eat any load i put through it. Real work horse. Good revolver. If you havent had trigger work done to it yet, i highly recommend it. I did...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-27-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,030
Posted By boosted23
Re: Looking into getting into the hobby of shooting and guns. Advice?

For handgun practice, i would start with a beretta unos .22. They come in 4in, 6in, 8in. Barrels. I had the 6in. It eats all kind of .22lr ammo and is a good accurate pistol. Also you can get a...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,701
Posted By boosted23
Re: Markos Mustard Gas Halfmoon Bettas

Those are looking cool. Never seen a baby betta before. Cant wait to see their coloration!!!
Forum: Algae 03-25-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By boosted23
Re: How do i eliminate this algae?

Here is an update on my algae battle. I have been doing 70% wc on sundays and 50% on wednesdays. I have kept my lighting schedule the same. Added water lettuce and spiralis also. The spiralis melted...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,903
Posted By boosted23
Re: LARGE tank CO2 distribution techniques

Houseofcards, I am not saying that a diffuser wont disburse co2 well in a large tank, all I am saying that their is a more efficient way to utilize your co2 so that you are not refilling as much....
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,903
Posted By boosted23
Re: LARGE tank CO2 distribution techniques

One that would be able to push the reactor along with providing a good amount of flow. I would say nothing below 250gph for your size tank. They make a medium and large version of the reactors. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,903
Posted By boosted23
Re: LARGE tank CO2 distribution techniques

Mix max reactor is less than $20. It saturates the water column with co2 probably almost 100% with what is pushed inside of the reactor. I have no bubbles spraying out of my sprayer what so ever so...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,903
Posted By boosted23
Re: LARGE tank CO2 distribution techniques

I run a mix max reactor inline with my cascade 1200. Its on one end going through the spray bar with a aqueon 700 cur pump in front of the bar. On the other end is my ph controller with the probe...
Forum: Fish 03-19-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,084
Posted By boosted23
Re: Favorite PET fish?

My favorite is my fahaka puffer fish. He is quite the character. He plays with me like a dog and he is a ladies man. Lol he is quite fond of my girl and any woman that comes to the tank. He is also...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By boosted23
Re: Pearl Gourami's, Angels, Bichirs open top tank?

I have had my birchir for 2 years. About 7 months ago he jumped out of the 36gal bowfront with lid on. Thats the only time he has leaped out. Now he is in a 55 gal. With 2 rainbow sharks, veil'd...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By boosted23
Re: co2 diffusion method suggestion for 4x2x2

They make 2 sizes, small and large. I have the large one. My tank is almost the same dimensions. I am 4x2x31". Its tall and a real p.i.t.a. To work on.lol
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By boosted23
Re: co2 diffusion method suggestion for 4x2x2

No, it came with hose inserts that fit in my cascade 3/4" tube fine. No leaks and sits on the side of my tank.
The crust on the top is from when i disconnected it to clean it cause i have a hair...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By boosted23
Re: co2 diffusion method suggestion for 4x2x2

I use the ista mix max co2 reactor in my 150 gallon. Its less than $20 and does a good job with co2 diffusion.

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Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By boosted23
Re: ehiem not polishing water!

I run a cascade 1200 with two layers of bio. Bio balls, ceramic rings, then a filter pad with purigen, then polyester fill for stuffed animals from walmart. I also run a penguin 150 on the other end...
Forum: Fish 03-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By boosted23
Re: what happened to my Gourami :(

Same here, i had one, it was doing great for two weeks, he started to act funny and then i did a water change, he got worse and died within a couple of hours. All my parameters were in order. My...
Forum: Fish 03-16-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,701
Posted By boosted23
Re: Markos Mustard Gas Halfmoon Bettas

Any updates on these little guys?
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