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Forum: Tank Journals   04-19-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 154
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Posted By switch26
Any updates? I have stopped dosing plantex as...

Any updates? I have stopped dosing plantex as well. My biggest stunted is my Rotala wallichi. Currently grows too slow for my liking, but a lot of my plants are slowly coming back.

Any ideas...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-12-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,751
Posted By switch26
Be careful, Milwaukee regulators are awful and...

Be careful, Milwaukee regulators are awful and will do a end of tank dump. It will release all the co2 left in the co2 tank and kill everything. Just an fyi
Forum: Tank Journals   04-03-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 84,023
Posted By switch26
Hi MOT, I have been following a lot of diff...

Hi MOT, I have been following a lot of diff journals lately with people discussing the plantex csmb toxicity issue. I believe I have the same problem so I am experimenting like you as well with...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-29-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,518
Posted By switch26
Hey switch, To be sure I was having an issue...

Hey switch,

To be sure I was having an issue with plantex I stopped dosing for about 2 weeks. In those two weeks my plants all grew much better, stunting stopped and leavers weren't twisted.

I...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-29-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,518
Posted By switch26
Hey I have read your journal and had bml led...

Hey I have read your journal and had bml led starting out my new 40 gallon build, and had amazing growth initially until I started dosing EI. I've never had issues with it before but this build I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-09-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,227
Posted By switch26
That is understandable, and I get that more...

That is understandable, and I get that more things can be at play other than just a toxicity issue like plant load, fish load, etc..

In my particular case it was literally an overnight change...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-07-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,227
Posted By switch26
So Roadmaster why does Tom Barr always suggest...

So Roadmaster why does Tom Barr always suggest overdosing EI will not affect growth or cause algae issues? Clearly in several peoples cases there seem to be toxicity issues
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-04-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,227
Posted By switch26
I found this thread and wanted to chime in.. ...

I found this thread and wanted to chime in.. I've had similar results in a new tank I started at my house.

My setup was ADA aquasoil, I fully planted the tank and the first two to 3 weeks I did...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,006
Posted By switch26
None of ur pics work

None of ur pics work
Forum: Finnex   08-20-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,085
Posted By switch26
strange seeing all these people complaining about...

strange seeing all these people complaining about shipping from amazon.. my friend ordered a 48'' and got it two days later with Prime...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,027
Posted By switch26
Well u replaced a bad reg. With another bad...

Well u replaced a bad reg. With another bad regulator. Milwaukee regulators unless they recently fixed them are garbage. Had one gas my tank when it was near the end and killed several hundred...
Forum: Fish   03-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By switch26
Nigerian Kribs for sale?

Anyone have a pair they are willing to sell, or know where you can purchase any? Im interested in getting a pair, let me know
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 357,466
Posted By switch26
Tom, how do you keep the lower leaves from...

Tom, how do you keep the lower leaves from getting shaded? Looking back thru some of the older pics a lot of your plants look healthy all the way to the bottom? How do you keep them from having...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-21-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By switch26
I have some Willow moss, that under high light...

I have some Willow moss, that under high light and EI dosing has become so lush and green and really spikey.. good moss
Forum: Fish   02-21-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By switch26
Other than what people mentioned.. the pelvic...

Other than what people mentioned.. the pelvic fin, which is the lower fins below the gills are always very black and defined on the females..

Other than the general markings on the body that is a...
Forum: Fish   02-16-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
because they have long stringy feces doesn't...

because they have long stringy feces doesn't always mean they have a parasite, or worm like C. Worm..

They could be constipated, or several other stomach issues. Just keep an eye on them. If...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By switch26
I have the powder version of Quick cure from API...

I have the powder version of Quick cure from API and it doesn't say it cures Ick. Does the liquid version say that? They have a separate powder packet for Ick and i used that. Did one full...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
yea i agree.. it makes sense that it will depend...

yea i agree.. it makes sense that it will depend on how bad they have the worms.. like my fish only had 1 or 2 worms at the most sticking out..

When my 2 golden rams in my QT'ed tank got better...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
forgot to add, im pretty sure I got the good...

forgot to add, im pretty sure I got the good levamisole without a bunch of additives.. Prob why it worked so well. I on the other hand didn't have an issue with it killing all my snails.. Although...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
see I had a completely different reaction. After...

see I had a completely different reaction. After 24 hours my Rams that were infected with C. Worms, were active and all their color had come back. Their appetite came back better than ever too. ...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
Sorry if I wasn't that clear in my explanation. ...

Sorry if I wasn't that clear in my explanation. I also contacted that Charles guy, he responded to me once, then never returned an email so I went elsewhere for my levamisole.

Anyway, I...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,006
Posted By switch26
I just noticed this post.. I got Camallanus...

I just noticed this post.. I got Camallanus worms or whatever in one of my Golden rams, and didn't know what it was til he got really bad.. I first went to Tractor supply and got Fendbendazole or...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,798
Posted By switch26
I got my GBR and golden rams from a local place...

I got my GBR and golden rams from a local place that raises all their own Rams of any type.. Only issue is most are only a month or 2 old so i had 1 die like 2 days after i got it for no reason.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,504
Posted By switch26
The plant you are trying to identify is...

The plant you are trying to identify is Alternatha Reiineckii(sp?) At least im pretty sure.. I have it in my plant, and it looks the same, except mine is under different conditions and has a...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By switch26
yea it doesn't look like dropsy and ive sinced...

yea it doesn't look like dropsy and ive sinced notice a healthier Ram is starting to get the worms as well.. From what i can understand is the WHOLE tank needs to be treated because these worms are...
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