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Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2010, 12:46 AM
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Posted By tkfishgeek
Should never have bulbs older than 1 year or 14...

Should never have bulbs older than 1 year or 14 months. Helps with algea due to the age of the light bulb. You will want to change them. But not higher then what you have or what the lighting hood...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-18-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By tkfishgeek
SeaChem root tabs will work around 3 to 3 1/2...

SeaChem root tabs will work around 3 to 3 1/2 months in my tank. Waiting or all my seachem to go out so i can try Pfertz. Pfertz Looks good.
Forum: Fish 11-18-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,442
Posted By tkfishgeek
I am waiting for my plants to get taller but that...

I am waiting for my plants to get taller but that may take a month or 2 till thay get to the top & cover. I am also about to get a nice size drift wood that will help them hide & will go from top to...
Forum: Algae 11-18-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
I have found a large driftwood to put in there...

I have found a large driftwood to put in there that would look great. But have not had the time to get get it. Also going to add about 6 more discus but they still to young to put in my tank. Will...
Forum: Fish 11-13-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,442
Posted By tkfishgeek
That right. That is the black spots that I am...

That right. That is the black spots that I am talking about. I have seen changes in them as I know as thay are getting more white as need to be what there parents where.
Here is a photo of the pair...
Forum: Fish 11-12-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,442
Posted By tkfishgeek
For lighting I have 2 150Watt HQI. Filter is a...

For lighting I have 2 150Watt HQI. Filter is a sump with media & CO2.
Forum: Fish 11-12-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,442
Posted By tkfishgeek
Pictures are below. Tank Has ammonia 0 ...

Pictures are below. Tank Has
ammonia 0
NO2(Nitrite) 0
NO3(Nitrate) 5
PH 6.6
KH 2
GH 3.5
Temp. 84.2F But around 82.3 to 85.1 is norm in a week.
I feed 2 times a day with discus flake,...
Forum: Algae 11-12-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By tkfishgeek
HOw often do you do a water change & about how...

HOw often do you do a water change & about how much?
Forum: Fish 11-12-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,442
Posted By tkfishgeek
Exclamation Discus Spots

I have seen about a month ago that my 2 discus started to get some sliver spots on them. They are about a year old. I have seen today that the spots have turned black & there tail is now black. ...
Forum: Algae 11-10-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By tkfishgeek
It could be BBA if its really short algae. If its...

It could be BBA if its really short algae. If its long it could be Stanghorn.

Here is a web site that may help. http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/algae.htm
Forum: Algae 11-10-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By tkfishgeek
Also looks like green algae to me. Grows quickly...

Also looks like green algae to me. Grows quickly and covers all surfaces in the aquarium, often giving off an unpleasant swampy or fishy odor. I have found that it is most of the time its High...
Forum: Algae 11-09-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Tank is starting to look good if not great. Most...

Tank is starting to look good if not great. Most of all of the Brown algae or so called diatoms. All I have to do now is get rid of some green algae & let my plants regrow. Also I add some...
Forum: Algae 11-05-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Clams are moving around & doing great other than...

Clams are moving around & doing great other than the 2 that did not make it more than a few days. I have seen that I am starting to get some BBA & Cladophora, Blanket Weed. Very little of both. ...
Forum: Algae 10-31-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Day 2 with the clams. Have not seen much change...

Day 2 with the clams. Have not seen much change in the tank yet. The clams do look cool inthe tank. All the golden clams have moved into the sand but 1. You can almost see them. Also can not get...
Forum: Algae 10-31-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By tkfishgeek
I have seen over the years that actinic bulbs...

I have seen over the years that actinic bulbs just add buld the the water for freshwater. Does nothing for the plants if not slow the growth. Algea will eat off blue light in freshwater & also to...
Forum: Algae 10-29-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
I know have my clams. I have gotten 5 Mussell...

I know have my clams. I have gotten 5 Mussell Clams & 4 golden clams. That look to be doing good so far. I will have more pictures later this week as thay all open up. I had 1 golden clam push it...
Forum: Algae 10-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Clams should be in some time this week. Did...

Clams should be in some time this week. Did another large water change today & also did a good cleaning. Had brown all over my plants again. Looks to be growing faster. Have been toping off the...
Forum: Algae 10-10-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
I will add pictures when they come in & also...

I will add pictures when they come in & also every few days. They should be in a week to 2.
Forum: Algae 10-09-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
With me having HQI lights there is not much I can...

With me having HQI lights there is not much I can do to change the spec. They are 2 150W 10K lights. Only thing I could do it add 2 96W PC to the system. 10k or 67k. Im not running any PC bulbs at...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-09-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By tkfishgeek
I have always seen Bio Cube get warm & just about...

I have always seen Bio Cube get warm & just about stay warm under most avg. room temps. I would put a heater on ther so when the lights go off & the tank starts to cool in the cooler at night or...
Forum: Algae 10-08-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Google, Yahoo & wikipedia has been a great help...

Google, Yahoo & wikipedia has been a great help im my research for clams & mussel. I have found that mussel a type of clam. Mussel clams will filter out & eat diatom (brown algea) among other...
Forum: Algae 10-08-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
I was going to be getting a clam from eather...

I was going to be getting a clam from eather liveaquaria of a local pet store. Local pet store has Mussel clams that eat some algea. NOT brown or hair algea. so... All i can think is a clam or a...
Forum: Algae 10-08-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
Tado, How old is your tank?

Tado, How old is your tank?
Forum: Algae 10-07-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By tkfishgeek
I did a good cleaning with a large water change. ...

I did a good cleaning with a large water change. Waiting to see what happens. Also, thinking of getting some clams. Will be adding more plants in the next coming months. Do you think that clams...
Forum: Algae 10-06-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By tkfishgeek
Your SAE's most be eating other other foods. I...

Your SAE's most be eating other other foods. I have the same problem with my tank. They ate BBA till I start feeding my tank. They have not/ seen them eat BBA yet.
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