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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2013, 03:30 AM
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Views: 617
Posted By sphack
I'm sure I'm off by a handful or so. Never the...

I'm sure I'm off by a handful or so. Never the less, all of a sudden I see more shrimp than ever before. So OBs question for the community... What is the rough age on 1/4" shrimp? Iow, when did the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-19-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By sphack
Shrimplet infestation ! :)

This morning I was shocked to count 61 shrimplets <= 1/4" on one side of my 20l. They really like the algae. I don't know how many yellow neos I actually have but it is growing fast.

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,982
Posted By sphack
This is on my list of inks to try. I have a few...

This is on my list of inks to try. I have a few amanos berried and would like to keep their numbers going. Thanks for all the info :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,982
Posted By sphack
Reread again. So, are you continuing to breed or...

Reread again. So, are you continuing to breed or only as you need more?
Forum: Algae 06-11-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By sphack
Whiteblaze, it sounds like you are not dosing...

Whiteblaze, it sounds like you are not dosing N/K/P.

How long has the tank been setup? For the first 3-6 months, I had a lot harder time with algae. Since then, my tank has settled down and...
Forum: Algae 06-11-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By sphack
Do you fertilize? Of have Co2?

Do you fertilize? Of have Co2?
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,828
Posted By sphack
After my previous set of posts, customer service...

After my previous set of posts, customer service wanted to test my filter. They ended up shipping me an entire new g6. As a secondary filter it is working fine. Don't use the fine mesh filter. Don't...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,612
Posted By sphack
Unfortunately the glass is still sitting in their...

Unfortunately the glass is still sitting in their crates in the garage. The fall was full of many other projects. Today for example I'm lining a closet with cedar. Off to lowes to pick up more :)
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-09-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By sphack
0 nitrates an hour after ferts? What are you...

0 nitrates an hour after ferts? What are you dosing for ferts?

I had a problem with my nitrate API test. If you don't shake the second bottle enough you can easily get a zero reading. After...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-06-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By sphack
I should really rename this thread. The tank has...

I should really rename this thread. The tank has turned more into a medium light level tank.

Here is a more recent shot from the phone. Boy, the phone camera is continent but isn't nearly as good...
Forum: Fish 10-02-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By sphack
With Ich you need to treat the entire tank. ...

With Ich you need to treat the entire tank.

Here is an excellent write up:
http://rainbow-fish.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=22113#22113
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
Nitrates registered nice and high. Turning fish...

Nitrates registered nice and high. Turning fish poo into food helps. (And shaking my arm off)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
Yea, I didn't get around to measuring 15 minutes...

Yea, I didn't get around to measuring 15 minutes after dosing. I'll be checking this evening after 24 hours. And if needed, tomorrow morning after adding more.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
Good to know. I am more suspicious of my NO3...

Good to know. I am more suspicious of my NO3 test.

Here is a picture of a plant deficiency:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=11771&title=IMG_0692c.jpg
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
The recipe is 3/4 tsp. for a 65-80 gal tank. ...

The recipe is 3/4 tsp. for a 65-80 gal tank. Last test was 2 tsp. which was completely gone in two days.

How much do people go above the initial levels? Diana, you have a high light tank, how...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
I do receive a range of nitrate readings from...

I do receive a range of nitrate readings from other tanks that are not planted nor with purigen. I have not tested it per say with known solutions.

I have to admit I'm a little lax about shaking...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-01-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By sphack
Does purigen remove NO3?

I'm dosing EI and I can't seam to keep nitrates in my tank. Inks 75g and after two days my tank is consuming 2 tsp of kno3. I have purigen in the tank. Does that remove nitrates or is it really being...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-27-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,851
Posted By sphack
What do you mean by rinsing out the shipping bag...

What do you mean by rinsing out the shipping bag with dechlor water. I read this as you're adding a bunch of water that was not originally shipped with the shrimp. Doesn't that defeat the purpose...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By sphack
Thanks for all the info. Food is on order. Good...

Thanks for all the info. Food is on order. Good to hear that I get to keep them in the main tank. I have not attempted to catch the rainbows since adding them to the tank. The large drift wood...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By sphack
It is pimple-like. I have not noticed any of the...

It is pimple-like. I have not noticed any of the behavioral or feces symptoms. Being food treated, I'll move them over to my hospital tank which is very close to being fully cycled. (After full...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-20-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,581
Posted By sphack
My 75g is on a similar type of joist layout. I...

My 75g is on a similar type of joist layout. I ended up putting up some 2x10's flat from the basement wall across 5-6 joists to try to distribute the weight. I found that the back is stable but the...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By sphack
In all the cases it is a small white protrusion. ...

In all the cases it is a small white protrusion. Any suggestions to treat it? Will google shortly.
Forum: Fish 09-20-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By sphack
Well the orig fish looks good. It usually has...

Well the orig fish looks good. It usually has been going away after a day or two. This morning it is now on my red one.

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Due to a heater bump my tank is currently 83. I'm thinking if...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,612
Posted By sphack
Yes, I believe it is called a coast to coast. ...

Yes, I believe it is called a coast to coast. Saw reference in another thread to that name and it makes sense.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,581
Posted By sphack
I'm considering bean animals stand pipes: ...

I'm considering bean animals stand pipes: http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=1310585&perpage=25&pagenumber=1

This requires 3 drain holes and one return. Quite and redundant.
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