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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
My fish didn't get their tetanus shot yet this...

My fish didn't get their tetanus shot yet this year so nail isn't really an option!

Thanks Zoro. I had a fish that was being effected by what I thought was high nitrates, but that fish has passed....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
No no I understand you're not attacking! The...

No no I understand you're not attacking! The whole point is to solve the problem. I dose 5 ml of the non-nitrate macros, 2.5ml of the nilocg micros as suggested and 3 ml leaf zone and this is within...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
They were 40+ and now usually between 5-10. ...

They were 40+ and now usually between 5-10.

Similar symptoms as iron deficiency?

Ps. Thanks for the help all
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Yesterday, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
10g, finnex planted+ for 8 hours divided with 2...

10g, finnex planted+ for 8 hours divided with 2 hours off in between, excel at 2x the recommended dose, EI modified with no KNO3 since fish produce enough waste. So K2SO4, KH2PO4 and nilocg micro...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-31-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
So could I dose iron with my macros to the EI...

So could I dose iron with my macros to the EI level (0.5ppm) making that level available every day?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-31-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 196
Posted By kcoscia
Best/Easiest way to increase iron

I very clearly have an iron deficiency in my tank.

Why question is:

Can I simply double my dose of micro solution (making the iron dose 1.0 ppm per dose, but also doubling all other micro...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By kcoscia
Welcome! Live plants are always a great addition...

Welcome! Live plants are always a great addition to an aquarium.

First thing to note: Here is the AqAdvisor link to your tank...
Forum: Algae 07-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By kcoscia
I grow algae by trying not to!

I grow algae by trying not to!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By kcoscia
This is going to be cool! As for stocking,...

This is going to be cool!

As for stocking, platies and/or mollies would not work. More space is needed. Shrimp would be awesome. What about a betta?
I'm curious to see what the visibility will...
Forum: Substrate 07-29-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By kcoscia
Flourite and quICK cure

Does Seachem Flourite absorbs mechalite green? Since I used quICK cure (mechalite green and formulin) unknowing of its readiness to be absorbed, should I be concerned about prolonged exposure?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By kcoscia
Sorry all this is happening. You didn't...

Sorry all this is happening.

You didn't mention your filtration. Did you keep the media wet? 2 years is definitely well cycled, but it looks like your tank is recycling or at least...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By kcoscia
I'll work on that! Thanks! I'm kinda looking...

I'll work on that! Thanks!

I'm kinda looking for which would be better overall. Better for plant growth and better for controlling algae. I haven't been completely happy with my plant growth...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By kcoscia
DIY CO2 or up excel dosing

I've got a little BBA in my main 10g, and before it gets worse, I need to decide what to do.

I run a Finnex FugeRay Planted+ over 10g. I dose modified EI - Nilocg's Micro mix and a K2SO4, KH2PO4...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By kcoscia
From what I've read (not experience) assassins...

From what I've read (not experience) assassins will not kill or attack shrimp unless they are dead or on their way to being dead.
Forum: Algae 07-24-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By kcoscia
First things first, start pulling it off. You'll...

First things first, start pulling it off. You'll find a TON more comes in one pull than expected. Use a toothbrush and swirl it around in the algae!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-24-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By kcoscia
hard to tell exactly what shipment they came in...

hard to tell exactly what shipment they came in with but for a while. None of them are new.

Update: no deaths since ceasing water changes



No ferts, fully cycled
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-24-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By kcoscia
On the other hand, mine have perfect params. and...

On the other hand, mine have perfect params. and kept dying randomly due to an unknown cause that no one could figure out.

I've stopped doing water changes since I have no other ideas except...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By kcoscia
That's def. not a baby nerite snail. It looks...

That's def. not a baby nerite snail. It looks like a bladder snail!
Forum: Plants 07-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By kcoscia
im pretty sure the second photo is emmersed grown...

im pretty sure the second photo is emmersed grown water wisteria
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By kcoscia
The wood is super cool!

The wood is super cool!
Forum: Fish 07-19-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By kcoscia
BN Plecos

What would it take to have a tank for only these guys?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-19-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By kcoscia
I was under the impression that Purigen removed...

I was under the impression that Purigen removed nitrates therefore it would be bad in planted tanks because you need nitrates for plant growth.

Purigen keeps my shrimp tank at a nitrate level of...
Forum: Plants 07-18-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By kcoscia
I clip mine all the time, and I swear they grow...

I clip mine all the time, and I swear they grow back to full length overnight!
Forum: Fish 07-18-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,796
Posted By kcoscia
My favorite thing about buying petco/petsmart...

My favorite thing about buying petco/petsmart bettas is the transformation they make when in a good set up! Looking great!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By kcoscia
Thanks! He was a good boy. CAN'T wait for...

Thanks! He was a good boy.

CAN'T wait for them to grow in. They were taller, but since the flourite fiasco (taking FOREVER to rinse) they were in a bucket for two days. They weren't very happy...
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