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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2013, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Gold Finger
To put it more simply, Plants do well in healthy...

To put it more simply, Plants do well in healthy balanced aquariums while algae do well in unbalanced aquariums, and an aquarium which needs a scrubber like a fish only aquarium or an aquarium which...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2013, 01:14 AM
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Views: 1,053
Posted By Gold Finger
Tom's post really nailed all of the factors which...

Tom's post really nailed all of the factors which I have to contend with in my scrubber desing and have helped me create an excellent scrubber which I would put up against any plant scrubber. (thank...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2013, 12:48 AM
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Views: 31,875
Posted By Gold Finger
Jaz. I have invented something which should help...

Jaz. I have invented something which should help to stop goldfish from eating aquarium plants but I don't have the patent filed yet so I can't tell you what it is or I'd have to.. um.. swear you to...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 31,875
Posted By Gold Finger
Please gelatinize your food. It is profoundly...

Please gelatinize your food. It is profoundly easy. Go to an asian food store and buy a packet of something called AGAR for $1. Sometimes they call it AGAR AGAR. It is like gelatin but firmer and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
You can't adsorb happiness with activated carbon....

You can't adsorb happiness with activated carbon.

Or detect it with a test strip.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Fun! I forgot to subscribe to my own thread and...

Fun! I forgot to subscribe to my own thread and look at what I found! I just have to get in on this debate we don't want to have, so, realizing now the science does not know the mechanism, here's my...
Forum: Algae 04-02-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Gold Finger
+1 Mnemenoi, but, hey! don't kill off the...

+1 Mnemenoi, but, hey! don't kill off the diatomes. They say the devil you know is better than the one you don't know. You are going to have one form of algae or another to some degree and that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Zorfox: I think the relationship between algae...

Zorfox: I think the relationship between algae and macrophytes is very interesting in the way they are antagonistic to one another but they mutually manage the nutrient loads. Do we really understand...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Hah! I agree. In fact, I think I said the same...

Hah! I agree. In fact, I think I said the same thing once.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
I don't mean you, but what do you think would...

I don't mean you, but what do you think would result if a person who wanted fair plant growth and low tank algae growth in a non CO2 enriched tank used a scrubber to keep the water column as nutrient...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Do you have experience with scrubbers?

Do you have experience with scrubbers?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
I know it is not the main idea of the report. I...

I know it is not the main idea of the report. I misspoke, but it deals with and addresses the topic of bicarbonate use extensively and references studies which focus on that. I could not think of one...
Forum: Algae 04-01-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
The long green stuff finally kicked in and WOW!...

The long green stuff finally kicked in and WOW! within 24 hours it was seversl inches long. That was yesterday, today it can be pulled out in foot long slimy noodles. I am reconsidering allowing the...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 31,875
Posted By Gold Finger
Awww. Sorry to hear it. Friggin'...

Awww. Sorry to hear it. Friggin' goldfish:icon_mad:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Sure, but if you are interested based on my...

Sure, but if you are interested based on my question in this thread I think I have figured out the answer: Algae in scrubbers don't crash pH and don't use carb or bicarb because they have access to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-01-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
Sure they can. Well, some can. Brian Moss had a...

Sure they can. Well, some can. Brian Moss had a wonderful study published on the subject in England's "Journal of Ecology" back in 1973. Some can use bicarbonates and some can use carbonates. Algae...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-31-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gold Finger
dosing lots of baking soda

Would dosing high levels of sodium bicarbonate as a carbon source for an algal filter in a tank with low water changes cause an increasing and harmful level of sodium? If it is harmful can algae...
Forum: Algae 03-28-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
So why am I doing this if I know that plants...

So why am I doing this if I know that plants export more nutrients? Because I want a compact filter. I have an excellent design in mind for a plant filter and I will build it someday. It will consume...
Forum: Algae 03-28-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
Toms post gave me a lot to think about. My algae...

Toms post gave me a lot to think about. My algae is growing as we'll as expected but I am going back to the drawing board with the design in order to increase production rates . Emergent or floating...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-22-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gold Finger
$25 for my algae huh? I was thinkin' a bit more...

$25 for my algae huh? I was thinkin' a bit more than that but "what the heck". I'll get back to you when I've sold some.

Thanks again. I'll check out Reddy and Smith and focus on those limiting...
Forum: Algae 03-22-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=...

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Forum: Algae 03-22-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
Unfortunately I was hasty and didn't test my...

Unfortunately I was hasty and didn't test my nitrates before it was up and growing, but they were always accumulating and are gone now. I will stop and restart with proper testing sooner or later....
Forum: Algae 03-22-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
I must say that watching tis stuff grow is very...

I must say that watching tis stuff grow is very interesting. It is very different every day. People who like "pearling" would be surprised. It is often almost completely covered in large O2 bubbles....
Forum: Algae 03-22-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Gold Finger
To control Nitrates. But I am open to discovering...

To control Nitrates. But I am open to discovering whatever applications may exist. I was led to believe ATS could control tank algae but now think that is inaccurate.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-22-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gold Finger
OOOOh, Kelvin temps! I get it.

OOOOh, Kelvin temps! I get it.
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