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Forum: Algae 09-22-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By o snap its eric
If a tank has been running 80 micromoles for a...

If a tank has been running 80 micromoles for a few months obviously the plants are adjusted to that sort of light intensity and suddenly a drop to 40-50 micromoles how will the plants be affected?...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By o snap its eric
any reports of them eating bba?

any reports of them eating bba?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By o snap its eric
i wouldn't worry about pearling if your plants...

i wouldn't worry about pearling if your plants are healthy and growing.
Forum: Algae 09-12-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,675
Posted By o snap its eric
only if they are hungry enough

only if they are hungry enough
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By o snap its eric
bleach and prime

bleach and prime
Forum: Algae 09-07-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By o snap its eric
Doesn't that bump heads with the EI dosing method...

Doesn't that bump heads with the EI dosing method where one basically gives more than enough nutrients for all the plants to intake? I've been dosing EI for a while and the majority of the time my...
Forum: Plants 09-02-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By o snap its eric
drop checkers are fully accurate as well. People...

drop checkers are fully accurate as well. People say your are at optimum when your DC is at greenish yellow. Well even at that point i still get bba. Now my DC turns yellow at the 4th hour of my 8...
Forum: Fish 09-02-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,750
Posted By o snap its eric
what are the care requirements of these guys? ...

what are the care requirements of these guys?

more importantly, how well will it do with shrimp, and co2.
Forum: Algae 09-01-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By o snap its eric
i cranked up the co2. All plants are pearling...

i cranked up the co2. All plants are pearling especially the ones closer to the surface. BBA is even pearling or so it seems because i see bubbles around bba. The plants lower to the gravel isn't...
Forum: Algae 08-27-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By o snap its eric
sudden bba problem

I redid my whole tank roughly a month or two ago. dosing, co2, water changes has not changed. In the past week i've been growing bba all over the place. Why is that?

dirty diffusor? I know i...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By o snap its eric
I'm currently running a GC rimmed tank. The all...

I'm currently running a GC rimmed tank. The all the corner/edges are rounded. Its nicely built although the gluing was a bit sloppy but who cares once it covered with gravel. I heard mixed reviews...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By o snap its eric
thanks Momotaro, i believe thats what have...

thanks Momotaro, i believe thats what have happened. My disc is clear again after soaking it in just water.

I think i'll start using H202 to clean the disc rather than bleach. Much safer wont you...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By o snap its eric
diffuser disc turned black after cleaning

I finished bleach soaking my diffuser and i continued to soak it in prime. After a few days of soaking it the disk dried up.

To make sure i neutralized all the bleach i soaked it again in prime....
Forum: Fish 08-19-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By o snap its eric
frog

frog
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,965
Posted By o snap its eric
drop checkers is only an estimate of CO2 in the...

drop checkers is only an estimate of CO2 in the water. There is lag time on the measurement. If you are seeing pearling and good growth on your tank then you should be fine.

I would call GLA and...
Forum: Lighting 08-06-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By o snap its eric
ideal par meter reading

when people say 50 micromols per sq m per sec. is good enough to grow plants slowly. Does that mean it's 50 micromols per sq m per sec. at the very bottom on the tank? I'm assuming yes but i just...
Forum: Lighting 08-06-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By o snap its eric
ideal par meter reading question

when people say 50 micromols per sq m per sec. is good enough to grow plants slowly. Does that mean it's 50 micromols per sq m per sec. at the very bottom on the tank? I'm assuming yes but i just...
Forum: Fish 08-06-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By o snap its eric
in short, yes

in short, yes
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-01-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By o snap its eric
shrimp molting

i have a question about amano shrimp molting. I noticed when mine tries to molt it goes lifeless for a while, some might even lay on it's side and even change to a red color. Is it normal?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-30-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,175
Posted By o snap its eric
National health care should only pay for the...

National health care should only pay for the majority of the medical fee. Asking for everything to be free is wrong.

The grass is always greener on the other side. I was always bitching about...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-30-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,175
Posted By o snap its eric
The point i was trying to make is that the...

The point i was trying to make is that the majority of the smokers do not want to carry a metal apparatus with them at all times. It's giving them a extra responsibility versus the conventional cig....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-30-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,175
Posted By o snap its eric
another thing about this e-cig, one will have to...

another thing about this e-cig, one will have to continuously watch/keep the e-cig since it cost a lot. Regular cigs you can lose,break,replace them on a whim and no one thinks twice after saying...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-29-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By o snap its eric
the molly will go after the shrimp eventually.

the molly will go after the shrimp eventually.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-27-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By o snap its eric
puffers are good snail killers. I would suggest a...

puffers are good snail killers. I would suggest a pea puffers rather than the spotted ones. The spotted ones grow much bigger and have more tendencies to attack your discus' fins. Another trick i...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-25-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By o snap its eric
dry dosing micro ferts = bad for shrimp?

so i have a theory errrr more of an observation. So i notice i'll have a amano shrimp spazz out and die out of the blue once a while. So i narrowed my speculations down a bit. I kept 3 healthy amano...
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