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Forum: Plants Today, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By greaser84
Potassium deficiency is far more likely, the...

Potassium deficiency is far more likely, the holes appear to have some yellowing on the border. Potassium is a mobile nutrient the newer leaves won't have any holes as the plant is moving the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,238
Posted By greaser84
I would use the same method as the guy used in...

I would use the same method as the guy used in the thread, the company you hired should supply you with as many Nylofume bags as you need. You can use any tape to seal it, we always recommended duct...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,238
Posted By greaser84
I did fumigation's for a termite company for 6...

I did fumigation's for a termite company for 6 years, I've taken part in several 100 fumigation's. Vikane (sulfuryl flouride) is a true gas which means it doesn't leave a residual. Nylofume bags are...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By greaser84
I bet too differ, you've never owned a black...

I bet too differ, you've never owned a black racer nerite. These guys will clean everything rocks, driftwood, plants, substrate, equipment, glass, heck they'll even clean your car.
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By greaser84
+100 This plant is my favorite and it doesn't...

+100 This plant is my favorite and it doesn't need any special care.
Forum: DIY 10-28-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By greaser84
There is a pond foam that is aquarium safe. I've...

There is a pond foam that is aquarium safe. I've heard mixed reviews about using great stuff in an aquarium, some say its safe others say its not. You could try weighing it down with something inside...
Forum: Algae 10-28-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By greaser84
Too much light in my opinion. I'd just run the...

Too much light in my opinion. I'd just run the T8's and reduce the photo period to 6-8 hours. Even though your breaking up the photo period your still getting 11 hours a day, that's a lot for no CO2....
Forum: DIY 10-28-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By greaser84
I did DIY CO2 on a 10 gallon for a long time, I...

I did DIY CO2 on a 10 gallon for a long time, I got a nano diffuser and a small 50 gph powerhead, I set the powerhead above the diffuser, and positioned it to catch the bubbles from the diffuser and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By greaser84
When the lights are off, your plants are actually...

When the lights are off, your plants are actually taking in oxygen and putting off CO2. Its not uncommon for PH to drop at night.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By greaser84
Those are roots. The roots have anchored...

Those are roots. The roots have anchored themselves to the substrate that's why you can't pull one up without pulling up the substrate.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 440
Posted By greaser84
The KH is the PH buffer a low KH can result in a...

The KH is the PH buffer a low KH can result in a PH drop or crash or whatever you want to call it. Raising the KH will make the PH more resistant to change. If your running CO2 you want a KH of at...
Forum: DIY 10-27-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By greaser84
I agree with burr740, your probably not getting...

I agree with burr740, your probably not getting anywhere near the CO2 you want. There are a few ways to measure CO2 in the water column, 1. is a drop checker, 2. is checking the PH/KH and doing some...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By greaser84
You'll end up hating the cave making when you...

You'll end up hating the cave making when you start to see plants floating!
Forum: Algae 10-27-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By greaser84
This is a bacteria associated with new tanks. It...

This is a bacteria associated with new tanks. It is not harmful and goes away rather quickly. I call it driftwood snot because you usually see it on driftwood first. I see this mess in all my new...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By greaser84
I've kept crayfish for about 13 years, they are...

I've kept crayfish for about 13 years, they are pretty easy to keep. They can be very destructive when it comes to plants, I usually keep only hardy plants in an aquarium with crayfish. They can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By greaser84
I thought you were talking about the leaves on...

I thought you were talking about the leaves on our aquatic plants, I went :eek:.
Forum: Substrate 10-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By greaser84
If its a plant only tank you really don't need to...

If its a plant only tank you really don't need to worry about a cycle. Bacteria grows based on the amount of ammonia in the water. Decaying plants and leaves don't supply a lot of ammonia as a fish...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-25-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By greaser84
Well if you breed two high grade shrimp, you'll...

Well if you breed two high grade shrimp, you'll get high grade shrimplets but every now and then some don't get the memo and end up in the bait tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By greaser84
The best way to do it is too reuse the old...

The best way to do it is too reuse the old filter/filter pads, transfer over all the plants, driftwood, rocks ect... All of those will have beneficial bacteria on them. You will go through a mini...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By greaser84
I agree they look like a high grade fire red.

I agree they look like a high grade fire red.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-22-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By greaser84
Need a closer picture. I don't see any stripes....

Need a closer picture. I don't see any stripes. Take a close up picture and look for any white or cracks in the color. Definitely not a PFR the red isn't dark enough. I actually prefer the color you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By greaser84
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=83545&highlight=calibration
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-21-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By greaser84
I've used the mosura PH up, problem is the...

I've used the mosura PH up, problem is the substrate will start to absorb the kh and reduce the PH rather quickly and you'll be back to where you started. The PH change will only stress the shrimp....
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By greaser84
As long as your friend kept it sealed up and away...

As long as your friend kept it sealed up and away from direct sunlight and extreme temperature change, it will be fine.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By greaser84
I keep mine around 150ppm

I keep mine around 150ppm
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