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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2009, 05:43 AM
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Posted By spinjector
What is APC..?

What is APC..?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-07-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,713
Posted By spinjector
Seachem Excel - PPM, Toxicity, and Decomposition

I have some questions about Seachem Excel...

A few months back, someone told me that Excel works great as an algicide. And I thought Excel was a fertilizer. Turns out it's both. But in my Googling...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By spinjector
Easiest, fastest, safest, & cheapest glue for aquarium parts ever...!

Hey all,

I just wanted to say I've found what may be the fastest, easiest, safest & cheapest glue for sticking your aquarium parts together ever: hot melt glue.

My mom was a florist when I was...
Forum: Algae 01-23-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By spinjector
That makes sense of course... But if I take away...

That makes sense of course... But if I take away some of the candied yams, maybe they'll start eating more of the brussel sprouts... :wink:
Forum: Algae 01-23-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,314
Posted By spinjector
ok, cool... thanks... i'm going to start...

ok, cool... thanks...

i'm going to start fiddling with it and see what happens...

since it has to be dosed daily, maybe i'll try to dig up a used peristaltic dosing pump on ebay and start...
Forum: Algae 01-22-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,314
Posted By spinjector
Ahh never mind... I see the reference to...

Ahh never mind... I see the reference to polycycloglutaracetal being used for aquariums way down in the last paragraph.

I might just start a new Wiki page for it, as it does not have it's own yet.
Forum: Algae 01-22-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,314
Posted By spinjector
Interesting... So it's killing two birds...

Interesting...

So it's killing two birds with one stone - as both a plant supplement and an algicide...?

Since that's kind of going outside the labeled directions for the product, what kind of...
Forum: Algae 01-21-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By spinjector
Why would I do that..? This is a dream come...

Why would I do that..? This is a dream come true..! I'm tempted to corner that male and try to breed him and see if his offspring like to gobble algae, too. :)
Forum: Algae 01-21-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,314
Posted By spinjector
That would make sense. I was wondering if there...

That would make sense. I was wondering if there would be any cumulative long-term effects. For instance, I remember from high school chemistry class that pain & injury from caustic substances can be...
Forum: Algae 01-21-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,314
Posted By spinjector
How does one determine "ill effects"...? What are...

How does one determine "ill effects"...? What are the symptoms..? I know what my mouth feels like when I rinse with it after brushing my teeth and I've mixed it up a bit too strong...
Forum: Algae 01-20-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By spinjector
Convulsing cherry barbs...?

So I'm sitting here watching Obamapalooza this morning, and I notice in my 55 planted tank that one of my cherry barbs is having convulsions or something... So I sat there and watched, and he (it was...
Forum: Algae 01-19-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By spinjector
NOooooo..! I looked at those pics and it's...

NOooooo..! I looked at those pics and it's spirogyra...! :confused1:

I will try to confirm this with a microscope in the morning...

The sparse wiry look of those pics is identical to what I...
Forum: Algae 01-19-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By spinjector
Curly black hair algae...??

I'm getting some type of algae that I've not seen before, and I was curious what it was...

The quickest description I can give is that it looks like chest hair...:hihi:

Here is a methodical...
Forum: Algae 01-19-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By spinjector
i actually lost a tank to BGA recently... my 15...

i actually lost a tank to BGA recently... my 15 square column got it really bad... nothing anyone told me to do worked, and it got so bad i gave up and tore the tank down... man, did it STINK!!!

i...
Forum: Plants 01-16-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,004
Posted By spinjector
I still think he should try a duck. :biggrin:

I still think he should try a duck. :biggrin:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-16-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By spinjector
Thanks, Raul..!! I checked out the link you...

Thanks, Raul..!!

I checked out the link you indicated, and that's exactly what I was looking for. After reading the web page, I see that my memory of the device(s) was incomplete. Now I know the...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,004
Posted By spinjector
1) Draw the drapes & turn off all the lights in...

1) Draw the drapes & turn off all the lights in the room.

2) Turn off the lights on the tank, remove filters, powerheads, airstones, and any source of surface agitation.

3) Put the tv & dvd...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,004
Posted By spinjector
I was at the LFS today and when I was looking at...

I was at the LFS today and when I was looking at the plant tanks, I could hear teeny tiny little voices all chanting, "brains! brains! brains! brains! brains!".
Forum: Plants 01-11-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By spinjector
Banana Plants

What's the botanical science behind the "bananas" of banana plants..?

Are they like potatoes, or more like rhizomes..? In form, they seem like the leaves of a jade plant... Break one off and it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-10-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By spinjector
Seachem Acid Buffer

Can anyone comment on the probable ingredient(s) of Seachem Acid Buffer..?

I searched the forums and didn't see much about it...

I'm asking because I'm having problems lowering my PH. I like to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By spinjector
This thread is way-old. Does anyone know...

This thread is way-old.

Does anyone know which Lamotte test kit is being referred to..?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By spinjector
A couple of RO filter questions...

I'm thinking of purchasing a 5-Stage RO/DI filter, and I had a couple of questions:

1) Which part of RO/DI removes chlorine & chloramines..?

2) Does RO/DI remove excess dissolved gasses..? My...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By spinjector
Ok thanks.

Ok thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By spinjector
Chlorides vs. sulfates...?

Hi guys,

I'm working up to dry-dosing, and I'm going to start with boosting my soft GH & KH, but I have some questions. (at the end)

Just on my basic knowledge of GH and KH, I figured I would...
Forum: Plants 12-26-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By spinjector
TOUCHDOWN...!!! =-) Or...touch-UP,...

TOUCHDOWN...!!! =-)

Or...touch-UP, actually... ;-)

Ok this may be hard to believe, but the flower stalk made it to the surface tonight. It's grown 4" since I posted my first message earlier...
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