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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-05-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,796
Posted By manlyfan76
I use Lamotte test kits at work ( swimming pool...

I use Lamotte test kits at work ( swimming pool shop) I may check them out.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,796
Posted By manlyfan76
What kit do ppl think is best for Nitrates? or...

What kit do ppl think is best for Nitrates? or should we use any kit with the help of the calibration?
Forum: Plants 08-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
its still going strong. Maybe it was some change...

its still going strong. Maybe it was some change in parameters that i didnt pick up.
Forum: Plants 08-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,126
Posted By manlyfan76
Great pics and great job with the lotus!

Great pics and great job with the lotus!
Forum: Plants 07-26-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
Plant is looking much stronger, havnt had a dead...

Plant is looking much stronger, havnt had a dead leaf in about 14 days, I started the new home made root tabs today. All the other plants grow quite well even the slow growers.

Maybe the plant...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By manlyfan76
I would move one of the low middle rocks forward...

I would move one of the low middle rocks forward so they are not in such a straight line. But otherwise great job
Forum: Plants 07-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
flourish root tabs ATM but soon to be hand made...

flourish root tabs ATM but soon to be hand made ones, maybe that will be the difference
Forum: Plants 07-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
Root tab under the plant, 1-2mm gravel substrate.

Root tab under the plant, 1-2mm gravel substrate.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By manlyfan76
Has anyone put the ferts into balls of clay? I...

Has anyone put the ferts into balls of clay? I have heard of a local seller doing this and was curious about DIY-ing it.
Forum: Plants 07-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
Stalks are melting. phosphate goes from 0.4-...

Stalks are melting.
phosphate goes from 0.4- 0.5 after a weekly 50% WC to 1.0ppm when dosed. Nitrates have been around 45 and ive just cut them back to 25.
Co2 is pressurized but only mid-range on...
Forum: Plants 07-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By manlyfan76
Red Tiger Lotus Questions

I have a tiger Lotus that has been in for two months or more. It grows new leaves regularly - more than four per week- they grow up about 12inches then fall off at the stem base. I have CO2, high...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-05-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By manlyfan76
Prime is just plain chlorine remover( sodium...

Prime is just plain chlorine remover( sodium thiosulfate). If there is chloromines and you use Prime it will leave Ammonia behind as that is usually what the free chlorine has bonded to to form...
Forum: Plants 06-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By manlyfan76
Cool i just found one of these in my tank!

Cool i just found one of these in my tank!
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By manlyfan76
washing powder breaks down enzimes. any residue...

washing powder breaks down enzimes. any residue would be available to react with organic matter. I woud fill the filter with the waste from another filter when cleaning it and run it from a bucket of...
Forum: Algae 06-22-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By manlyfan76
The debris returning to the tank is not that...

The debris returning to the tank is not that uncommon if you have been working on the filter, as far as the phosphates go what chems are you dosing? and how much water changing do you do? Try to do...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By manlyfan76
I bought a cheap set of digital scales and...

I bought a cheap set of digital scales and measure out doses into little zip lock bags. I do several weeks at one time and when I want to dose i put the dos3e into a glass jar of water, put the lid...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By manlyfan76
Thanks, it makes good sense now. I have only...

Thanks, it makes good sense now. I have only started with proper EI as previously i did not have CO2.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By manlyfan76
OK thanks. Ill just stick with what ive been...

OK thanks. Ill just stick with what ive been doing then :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By manlyfan76
Is the copper also affected by UV?

Is the copper also affected by UV?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-15-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By manlyfan76
Potassium Nitrate Question

I dose KNO3 (potassium Nitrate) and also dose K2So4 (Potassium Sulphate) in a high light Co2 650lt tank Water change about 50% every week.

Question is: does the potassium in the KNO3 mean that I...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By manlyfan76
Ive just installed a ISTA reactor, Im getting a...

Ive just installed a ISTA reactor, Im getting a few tiny bubbles into the tank so ill see if i can tweek it a bit.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By manlyfan76
sweet. seems okay at the moment after a bit of...

sweet. seems okay at the moment after a bit of fiddling - about 38 psi. its lights out now so ill have to play in the morning when the lights come back on.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By manlyfan76
thanks aquarist, I did mean out of the water but...

thanks aquarist, I did mean out of the water but below water level.
I have a drop checker (chinese) and I have made my own 4dkh solution.

All installed now, just have to open all valves and turn...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By manlyfan76
CO2 starts today- Questions about install

Just got home with a reg+solenoid, 3kg aluminum cylinder diffuser tubing etc.
About to start puting it together and have some questions. how far up do i fill the bubble counter?
Is baby oil the...
Forum: Plants 05-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By manlyfan76
I worm my fish with Kusari wormer and it take...

I worm my fish with Kusari wormer and it take care of the snails. Dont know how it works on eggs but i have no snails.
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