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Forum: Fish 02-25-2003, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bobjiggason
You can definatley have that many fish. The...

You can definatley have that many fish. The speicies listed are all community fish and since your tank is planted you shouldn't have to worry about exess nitrate or ammonia from a large fish load. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By bobjiggason
looks lush and healthy

looks lush and healthy
Forum: Fish 02-25-2003, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By bobjiggason
yeah its probably the sudden ph swings not CO2

yeah its probably the sudden ph swings not CO2
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-25-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bobjiggason
so what do you think i should add?

so what do you think i should add?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2003, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By bobjiggason
yeah both hot water cold water and even water for...

yeah both hot water cold water and even water for the hose. ( i don't know why it seems like a waste). But i'm sure of this i checked the pipes and tested the water. Its all hooked up to the dang...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2003, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By bobjiggason
my gh is zero because i have a water softener. ...

my gh is zero because i have a water softener. My plants are not pearling much because i don't think there is enough calcium.CO2 is around 24 ppm i started dosing epsom salts along with other...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2003, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobjiggason
oh yeah kh is 9 degrees. So ph should not...

oh yeah kh is 9 degrees. So ph should not fluccuate often. Right?
Forum: Fish 02-22-2003, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobjiggason
Okay thanks. This seems to make sense because...

Okay thanks. This seems to make sense because the tetras seemed to be the most effected.

I will be getting a 20 watt NO striplight to put on the front half of my 20 gallon. So I can have the 20...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2003, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By bobjiggason
In my 20 gallon tank i notice that after the...

In my 20 gallon tank i notice that after the lights are out and i look at the fish thier color dosn't seem right. Is this normal or are they stressed. I leave my CO2 in 24/7.

-thanks-
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2003, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By bobjiggason
you still have a leak you should get a buble...

you still have a leak you should get a buble every second. At least thats what i get from my DIY yeast CO2. Check the seals and see if you can smell CO2 leaking from the container. if you can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2003, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By bobjiggason
alright you have around 2.5 wpg. which is pretty...

alright you have around 2.5 wpg. which is pretty good. but if your not adding CO2 you should probably stick with tough plants like hygro poly., water sprite, sagittaira or low light plants like...
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2003, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By bobjiggason
for 7 dollars at lowes you can get an 18" "under...

for 7 dollars at lowes you can get an 18" "under the cabnet light strip". You just tear apart the plastic outside and just save the sarter, ballast and endcaps. It comes with tubes but they are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2003, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By bobjiggason
My 20gal seems to have plant with iron chlorosis...

My 20gal seems to have plant with iron chlorosis brazilian pennywort has light witish/green leafs with darker viens.

Anyway i know i can get somthing like flourish iron but was wonder if there...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,509
Posted By bobjiggason
both my ten and 20 gallon tanks had green water...

both my ten and 20 gallon tanks had green water for no obious reason and 2 weeks later it just disapeared for no apparent reason. so don't worry too much and i bet with in a few weeks it il be gone
Forum: Fish 02-21-2003, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By bobjiggason
does anyone know where cherry barbs are from. I...

does anyone know where cherry barbs are from. I was wondering if they would fit in my SA tank. But even if they don't i keep em' because they sure are colorful!!!
:D:bounce::o
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By bobjiggason
tonight i just added some epsom salt and Ca ...

tonight i just added some epsom salt and Ca about 45 minutes ago and pearling has increased greatly. fertilizers did the trick!!!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-20-2003, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By bobjiggason
Will Seachem's acid buffer effect the CO2...

Will Seachem's acid buffer effect the CO2 readings on the chart:o

it says it is a non phosphate buffer but i don't quite know why thats a good thing or not. Oh yeah it also says that it is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2003, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By bobjiggason
today i dosed 2 ml of flourish, 1/4 teaspoon KCl,...

today i dosed 2 ml of flourish, 1/4 teaspoon KCl, and 2 drops of enema to my 20 gallon. CO2 is at 24 ppm and 10 hours later there is minimal pearling.(two days ago pearling was good after...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2003, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By bobjiggason
It is made for terrestrial plants. It is called...

It is made for terrestrial plants. It is called "Copperas".

GARETEED ANALYSIS
SULFUR-11%
IRON-19%
DERIVED FROM FERROUS SULFATE

WHAT EVER THAT MEANS:hehe:

will this work for my plant...
Forum: Algae 02-17-2003, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,357
Posted By bobjiggason
your nitrates seem find so id say your phosphate...

your nitrates seem find so id say your phosphate is the most likley the cause of the problem. so you could add phosphate removing resin, Co2 will also help. try mollies, platys or american flag...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2003, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By bobjiggason
have a power comact light but cant find a timer...

have a power comact light but cant find a timer that has a hole grounding plug. im Sure some of you guys have a timer on a pc how or were did you get it:bounce:

thanks:fish:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2003, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By bobjiggason
can't find any faucets not hooked up to softener ...

can't find any faucets not hooked up to softener

what can sodium do to fish and plants (they seem fine now)

would it be better to add KCL water softening pellets in place of salt pellets
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-12-2003, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By bobjiggason
there is a water softener (the kind you put salt...

there is a water softener (the kind you put salt pellets in) I'm not sure how it works exactly but dosn't it put sodium in your water and wouldn't that keep plants from taking up nutrients?:bounce:
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2003, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By bobjiggason
i got green water in both of my tanks:sad: ...

i got green water in both of my tanks:sad:

and i was wondering which is better for gw a diatom filter or uv sterilizer? Also would both remove micronutrients from water:bounce:
Forum: Algae 02-09-2003, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By bobjiggason
in my newly set up 20 gallon with 55 watts of...

in my newly set up 20 gallon with 55 watts of light has gw. though it is not that severe because in the tank it just looks cloudy but when in a buket it is green. water paremeters are nitrate 15...
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