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Forum: Equipment   Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,840
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Hilde, I have inline diffusers on my 75,...

Hi Hilde,

I have inline diffusers on my 75, 45, and 30 gallon tanks (Up-Aqua and Boyu (discontinued)). In my 20 gallon I use a small glass/ceramic diffuser.
Forum: Equipment   Today, 12:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,840
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Hilde, The 30 PSI just allows me to...

Hi Hilde,

The 30 PSI just allows me to maintain a constant bubble-count with three needle valves running simultaneously, it does not effect the amount of CO2 going into the tanks....that is...
Forum: Plants   Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All, This species seems to like my 45...

Hi All,

This species seems to like my 45 gallon, here is the runner with plantlet yesterday
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8751/29994654745_47e95214fe_b.jpg
Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 04:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,840
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Hilde, The 20# aluminum tank and single...

Hi Hilde,

The 20# aluminum tank and single stage two gauge regulator that I picked up for $60 on Craigslist was a real find. It belonged to someone that did airbrush artwork but it hadn't been...
Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi fishkeeper01, Did it for a couple of...

Hi fishkeeper01,

Did it for a couple of years myself; with two horizontal sponge media it does a good job dissolving the CO2 that gets chopped up in the impeller.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   Yesterday, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi prahsms, Welcome to TPT! DIY can be...

Hi prahsms,

Welcome to TPT!

DIY can be fin and same some $$ at the same time....glad you joined us!
Forum: Equipment   Yesterday, 02:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,840
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Hilde, Yep, 24/7/365 for about 7 years...

Hi Hilde,

Yep, 24/7/365 for about 7 years now.
Forum: Fish   09-26-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi AboveBeyond, The Dicrossus species are a...

Hi AboveBeyond,

The Dicrossus species are a typically a very peaceful species except when protecting their territory when preparing to breed or protecting their fry. They do prefer very, very...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-26-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Awakingangel, Dojos, actually many...

Hi Awakingangel,

Dojos, actually many loaches in general, corydoras, and several other fish species that like to forage in the substrate can make it difficult to start and maintain a planted tank....
Forum: Aquascaping   09-26-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Awakingangel, Welcome to TPT! You...

Hi Awakingangel,

Welcome to TPT!

You have a nice tank started there, a little 'tweaking' and it should look great.

First of all you need to decide if you want a 'novelty' tank or a more...
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All, Thank you Tinanti for the likely...

Hi All,

Thank you Tinanti for the likely name, from what I found online it is native to South America ranging from the Guianas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, and the lowland areas of Bolivia and...
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All, I started this thread a little over...

Hi All,

I started this thread a little over a year ago before I became sick for 5 months last winter; unfortunately I 'lost' the species during my illness because I was unable to maintain my...
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi sophie, Tetra Flora Pride contains only...

Hi sophie,

Tetra Flora Pride contains only two nutrients: potassium and a little iron. What else are you dosing? If you are not dosing something with nitrogen and phosphate that may be the...
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Clinton Parsons, Are you sure you are not...

Hi Clinton Parsons,

Are you sure you are not having cavitation? That rascal does about 420+ gph and if it has the slotted glass input tube it may not be getting the flow it requires. If it were...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-23-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
  Hi!
Views: 117
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi bellac, Welcome to TPT!

Hi bellac,

Welcome to TPT!
Forum: Plants   09-22-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Srinidhi, First of all welcome to TPT! ...

Hi Srinidhi,

First of all welcome to TPT!

In theory the new (1 month old) ADA Aquasoil should provide most of the nutrients you need for several months. However you do seem to have a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-21-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Erick, Welcome to TPT!

Hi Erick,

Welcome to TPT!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-21-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Jillysue, I used to dose PPS-Pro and had...

Hi Jillysue,

I used to dose PPS-Pro and had ongoing issues with plant deficiencies, after a year of so I switched over Estimative Index dosing. The same chemicals/nutrients are used for both...
Forum: Plants   09-21-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,358
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi SwissCheeseHead, Based upon the...

Hi SwissCheeseHead,

Based upon the non-response of the plants to nutrients I am inclined to agree with Zapins on his diagnosis, critter damage. I apologize if my diagnosis was incorrect. I don't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-20-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi seanbugeja, Welcome to TPT! It...

Hi seanbugeja,

Welcome to TPT!

It depends upon what method of dosing you are using as to the target ppm level for PO4.

The EI (Estimative Index) method by Tom Barr recommends 2.0 ppm - 5.0...
Forum: Equipment   09-20-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi MCHRKiller, No, not likely to be warped,...

Hi MCHRKiller,

No, not likely to be warped, the impeller shafts are made of steel and it wears down over time (even faster if I try to run the filter without water in it!) from friction and needs...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-20-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi PortalMasteryRy, Opps, sorry for my...

Hi PortalMasteryRy,

Opps, sorry for my error....Fe = 0.7 ppm per dose 3X per week; 0.5 ppm with CSM+B and 0.2 ppm with EDTA Chelated 10%. I corrected the original post....thank you for catching...
Forum: Equipment   09-20-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi MCHRKiller, Replace the impeller shaft; I...

Hi MCHRKiller,

Replace the impeller shaft; I have had to do it myself several times over the years.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-20-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Jillysue, Welcome to TPT! ...

Hi Jillysue,

Welcome to TPT!

Absolutely! I dose dry ferts (NPK) and micros (CSM+B) and I dose 1ml of Seachem Flourish Comprehensive per 10 gallons for additional micros with no problems...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-19-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi William Reed, I too came back to the...

Hi William Reed,

I too came back to the hobby after an absence....glad you are here!
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