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Forum: Fish 07-16-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By Jester946
Rams are like garbage cans. They'll eat anything.

Rams are like garbage cans. They'll eat anything.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By Jester946
Yep, this - I had a FX5 that was used for a...

Yep, this - I had a FX5 that was used for a marine tank. Vinegar and water cleaned it beautifully.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 913
Posted By Jester946
7 hours. I really found a big break in algae...

7 hours. I really found a big break in algae issues with using two sep timers - one for CO2, and the other for the lights. This allows the co2 to come on 20-30 minutes before the lights, and then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Jester946
Anything that eats snails, will eat shrimp. ...

Anything that eats snails, will eat shrimp.

That said, they will only turn to shrimp if your pest snail population dies.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Jester946
Drop checkers are not accurate tools. Go by...

Drop checkers are not accurate tools.

Go by what your live stock and plants are telling you.

Appears you have an issue with too little co2.

what's your par at the substrate?

Why are you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Jester946
A few assassins will decimate a pest snail...

A few assassins will decimate a pest snail population.

And will eat shrimp, too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
Even flow. A place for the water to circulate,...

Even flow. A place for the water to circulate, not just dump out.

The jet pipe is a great pipe for this tank.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By Jester946
GH? KH? you never posted these...

GH? KH? you never posted these...
Forum: Algae 07-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Jester946
Your lighting schedule should be 8 hours at most....

Your lighting schedule should be 8 hours at most.

BBA is created by two things I've experienced: Too long of a photoperiod, and not enough CO2. You have both - a super long photo period, and no...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-14-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Jester946
Powder ferts work easy and fine.

Powder ferts work easy and fine.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By Jester946
API nitrate kit is fairly inaccurate I've found. ...

API nitrate kit is fairly inaccurate I've found.

Looks and sounds like a mini cycle. Ammonia and Nitrite are evil in a tank.
Forum: Algae 07-14-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Jester946
There's your problem.

There's your problem.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
I didn't catch your name, but to be honest, I've...

I didn't catch your name, but to be honest, I've learned with this fish stuff is don't blaze your own trail.

ADA aquasoil is tried and true, and I tell you, if the top guys are all using it, (No,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=105774

Read up.

Basicly, you could get away with it, but you'll be dosing excel, and anything living other than a plant excel is pretty much...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Jester946
"A fool and his money"

"A fool and his money"
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Jester946
I'm assuming you're in Mesa, AZ. You and I both...

I'm assuming you're in Mesa, AZ. You and I both know "in the winter" here really means spring weather anywhere else. That said, home aquariums are just that, kept in homes. Do you perhaps use it for...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Jester946
Just like that thing that makes bubbles through...

Just like that thing that makes bubbles through electrolysis, it's another gimmick.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
At that PAR, you will require a good co2 source....

At that PAR, you will require a good co2 source. I don't like putting gnarly chemicals in my tank like excel, so ignore my opinion on it. The light you've chosen will give you 65 par at the substrate...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Jester946
2 drop checkers? Why?

2 drop checkers?

Why?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
Do you realize what PAR would be at the substrate...

Do you realize what PAR would be at the substrate with that light you recommend?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Jester946
PV, look up the Tom Barr reactor. It's the best,...

PV, look up the Tom Barr reactor. It's the best, and only way to defuse CO2 in a large tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
A couple questions to you: Are you planning...

A couple questions to you:

Are you planning high tech? I only assumed this with your lighting choice and plant choice.

What co2 setup do you have already laid out?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Jester946
Betas will eat dwarf shrimp. Now, 8 people will...

Betas will eat dwarf shrimp. Now, 8 people will post behind me and say their's doesn't, but yes, they are predators, and they will.

Shrimp will not leave the water unless they jump, not common...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Jester946
1. Weekly - EI dosing 2. 5 gallons weekly 3....

1. Weekly - EI dosing
2. 5 gallons weekly
3. Yes
4. Yes, salty shrimp remineralizer
5. No tap
6. None, and maybe 2 at most - 12 gallon long.
7. I will pickup an air stone and pump today.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Jester946
An open bucket is not a sealed food grade...

An open bucket is not a sealed food grade container. I have buckets, yes, but the reason to have this container is to have extra RO water on hand incase it's needed.
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