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Forum: Fish 10-13-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Chris333
Hard to get photos of individual fish, but here...

Hard to get photos of individual fish, but here is the whole tank:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-02qulCcMTwc/Ulr5EbFvLCI/AAAAAAAAKVU/lvI1QX8IpjM/s800/20130927_171930.jpg

Pretty sure they are...
Forum: Fish 10-13-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Chris333
Anyone been keeping Endlers?

I have a 45g that is pretty well planted. I have 4 corys 2 algae eaters and about 300+ endlers.

I have read they only live about 2 years and I was wondering if it is normal to find dead adults...
Forum: Plants 03-16-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Chris333
Scooping duckweed

I have a 45g and it seems like once a week the duckweed has completely covered the surface. From the bottom it looks like once it fills in it starts to pile on top of each other.

Wondering how...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By Chris333
So if the light is so weak shouldn't I be able to...

So if the light is so weak shouldn't I be able to just run it longer each day?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-09-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By Chris333
Fluval spec V stock light

Does anyone know the specs for the stock lights?

And I'm wondering how long you guys keeps yours on per day?

Thanks
Chris
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-04-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 46,343
Posted By Chris333
Mines only a week old and dry started with...

Mines only a week old and dry started with Hydrocotyl​e Japan, anubias nana, DHG, round pellia, fissidens, and some other moss:
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-24-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Chris333
So where are they supposed to leak at?

So where are they supposed to leak at?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,543
Posted By Chris333
Is there any info about the stock light? I have...

Is there any info about the stock light? I have no idea how LEDs rate for a planted tank. My Spec V will be here tomorrow.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Chris333
Fluval Spec 5 as a shrimp tank

I just bought one of these and would like to set it up for red cherry shrimp and some moss.

Are there any mods I should make to the stock tank for keeping shrimp? Anything at all?

Thanks
Chris
Forum: Plants 02-13-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Chris333
I diluted both of them when washing. I was...

I diluted both of them when washing. I was waiting for the algae to start falling off and it never really did. I picked most of it off and I could have done that without dunking them.

How do I...
Forum: Plants 02-12-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Chris333
Melted anubias

My anubias were completely covered in algae so I washed them with bleach and then washed them with Hydrogen peroxide. The algae didn't come right off, but some did.

I put the plants back in the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-29-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Chris333
Just converted

I have a 45g 4' tank that was CO2 and HO lights. It also had every type of algae I could think of no matter what I did.

So I took out the Co2 and changed to six 14W spiral CFLs with reflectors.
...
Forum: Algae 12-31-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Chris333
13 months ago my whole tank was green water: ...

13 months ago my whole tank was green water:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=152788

I've had the CO2 blasting as high as it would go for months now, even at night, it made no...
Forum: Algae 12-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Chris333
Does RO water help?

I was thinking of getting a $100 RO system and using it only for my tank.

I did order a PPM meter and thought I would check that first.

I have a crazy algae problem and have to pull it out...
Forum: Algae 06-24-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
Well the last couple days I've had the CO2...

Well the last couple days I've had the CO2 cranking and now fish are dying... great.
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
I just re-filled my bubble counter water back up...

I just re-filled my bubble counter water back up and will have to let the drop checker settle in.

I think my CO2 timer may have been off I little due to a power outage. So it may have been running...
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
They are about 3" off the water. 2 have the stock...

They are about 3" off the water. 2 have the stock crap reflectors and the other 2 have nicer AH supply reflectors.
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
Isn't 2 WPG considered "medium" light? I had the...

Isn't 2 WPG considered "medium" light? I had the same 4 lights on a 15g tank with no algae problems. I can't raise it, but I can turn off 2 at a time. I hate the way the tank looks dark with only 2...
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
Tank is 4' x 13" and yes there are 2x24 on each...

Tank is 4' x 13" and yes there are 2x24 on each side. I took a Current USA Nova Extreme T5 4X24 Watt, 24 inch fixture and removed the guts to mount into my DIY hood.

I have a drop checker. I will...
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
I didn't try a LARGE water change yet. The...

I didn't try a LARGE water change yet.

The MTS is capped with Eco Complete and black blasting sand. The lights are 4 24" 24W T-5HO.

Every time I pull out the algae I loose more and more plants...
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
What plants would be good to soak up any bad...

What plants would be good to soak up any bad stuff?
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
I haven't dosed any ferts. I though the whole MTS...

I haven't dosed any ferts. I though the whole MTS thing was the ferts were in the dirt and stayed there. I haven't added anything to the tank. The MTS seemed to cause this whole algae thing. Before...
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
My CO2 has been cranked up for a few months now,...

My CO2 has been cranked up for a few months now, no change.

Will adding carbon to the filter help get the iron out?
Forum: Algae 06-17-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Chris333
What to do?

My tank is a 45g planted with MTS and PSI CO2. Every 2 months or so it looks like this:
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n255/Chris333_33/IMG_0740.jpg...
Forum: Algae 11-06-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By Chris333
Things are much clearer now, I can see the back...

Things are much clearer now, I can see the back of the tank! The little bugs I bought lasted a day before they were eaten. Probably helped some.

Thanks
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