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Forum: Equipment 11-10-2004, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By ghettobanana
I have a spare tank I am not using and am...

I have a spare tank I am not using and am thinking about bidding on it and use it there.

You worried me with the damage bit so I called my Uncle owns a welding supply co. and asked him about...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2004, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By ghettobanana
No but I have this exact model. I saw it when...

No but I have this exact model. I saw it when looking for a UV..he has one of those for sell and was looking at all the items he has 4 sale.
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By ghettobanana
The Ultimate Co2 System w/o Cylinder

I saw this on eBay and thought I would share just in case someone is looking 4 one. I have one and they are the bomb. That is major cheap too.
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-15-2004, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By ghettobanana
I have read many posts on here about people...

I have read many posts on here about people adding Phosphates and I am curious to learn somethingís about your tank that leads you to do this.

I have a 100 gallon heavy planted tank with CO2...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By ghettobanana
BGA happens when you have low Nitrate levels...

BGA happens when you have low Nitrate levels and/or poor water current. Increase your Nitrate to 5-10ppm if itís below. You also need to check your water movement. If you see this as a problem you...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By ghettobanana
Here let me give you another link you will enjoy....

Here let me give you another link you will enjoy. This is by Chuck Gadd, if you have been in aquaria for more than 2 years you will have heard and respect his opinion....
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By ghettobanana
No, I wasn't the one to discover duckweed to be a...

No, I wasn't the one to discover duckweed to be a great indicator of Iron deficiency. Chuck Gadd told me about it. Since duckweed pulls all its nutrients from the water column it will tell us very...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By ghettobanana
Ye of little wattage. Not everybody wants 2.6...

Ye of little wattage. Not everybody wants 2.6 watts on their tank. Some people like Glosso and other plants that require high wattage. How do you know he has improper nutrients? Other than the fact...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By ghettobanana
Is it black/brown or green? You need to buy some...

Is it black/brown or green? You need to buy some duckweed and dose (Iron) based on this. If it turns brown add a little more iron during dosages. Anyways you need a Nitrate and Phosphate kit. If you...
Forum: Algae 03-15-2004, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By ghettobanana
I have never measured Iron other than watching my...

I have never measured Iron other than watching my duckweed. Itís stupid and not very accurate. Too much or too little Iron/CO2 is not going to give someone green spot algae. It is due to lights. Most...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By ghettobanana
50 is not too bad. That is one thing I don't want...

50 is not too bad. That is one thing I don't want to cheep out on, but as long as you get a good one you should be fine. I use http://www.floridadriftwood.com/product.asp?0=217&1=253&3=739
Forum: Algae 03-11-2004, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By ghettobanana
What type of algae? There are probably no...

What type of algae? There are probably no phosphates in the tank and your lights are low. What is the Nitrate reading on this tank? Keep it in there long enough and different algae will show its...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By ghettobanana
Personally I would ditch the pH up and down. That...

Personally I would ditch the pH up and down. That stuff is not good and not needed. You have DIY C02 so you need a:
Ph
kH
Nitrate
Phosphate (is always nice to have in a planted tank)

Ph and kH...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2004, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By ghettobanana
I had one by Eheim and those skimmers are bad...

I had one by Eheim and those skimmers are bad news. If you have any floating plants :cry: If you have leafs that ever come off :wink: they get clogged and are useless. Not to mention the sucking...
Forum: Algae 03-10-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By ghettobanana
On a side note your C02 is a tad in the red. I...

On a side note your C02 is a tad in the red. I would turn it down a bit until you get a steady pH reading around 6.7. That is not your algae prob though.
Forum: Algae 03-10-2004, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By ghettobanana
Is it all over your tank or just that one plant....

Is it all over your tank or just that one plant. I assume you are using C02. If you your new lights should fix your prob
Forum: Algae 03-10-2004, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By ghettobanana
That is BBA

That is BBA
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-09-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By ghettobanana
Don't worry about Iron levels too much. Get you...

Don't worry about Iron levels too much. Get you some duckweed and when adjust your fertilizer +/- when you see the duckweed start turning brown. I use TMG and kept backing off 2 mL per day (wait a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-09-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By ghettobanana
buy some Phosphate Reducer...

buy some Phosphate Reducer https://www.aquatichouse.com/cart/index.html?1263.html~item2 and put this in your water when doing changes.
Forum: Algae 03-09-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By ghettobanana
With some C02 you are going to see the algae go...

With some C02 you are going to see the algae go away. I would use RO water if yours is like mine. Good luck with your tanks.
Forum: Algae 03-08-2004, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By ghettobanana
When you provide everything but CO2 you are going...

When you provide everything but CO2 you are going to have algae because the plants can't grow fast enough to out-compete the algae for the nutrients. You have a very small tank so I would do a DIY...
Forum: Algae 03-07-2004, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,915
Posted By ghettobanana
That is your problem dude. I would clean that...

That is your problem dude. I would clean that tank out. Then I would go and get me a good filter if you don't already have one. Then I would buy some lights to get you up to 2-3 watts per gallon....
Forum: Algae 03-07-2004, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By ghettobanana
what is your CO2 reading?

what is your CO2 reading?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-07-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By ghettobanana
Yeah that is pretty pricey. I have decided to go...

Yeah that is pretty pricey. I have decided to go with the lamotte individual test kit for Nitrate and phosphate. :cry:

I read where thereís is really easy to read and very accurate.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-07-2004, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By ghettobanana
I guess I am color blind or something, but I find...

I guess I am color blind or something, but I find it extremely hard to gage a reading of 2-7 ppm on my nitrate kits. I have used many different ones with no luck. Does anyone know of a digital meter...
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