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Forum: Algae 04-11-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By malloy85
Yup CO2 is stable at 1bps and has been for years...

Yup CO2 is stable at 1bps and has been for years since I switched to pressurized. It will go away on it's own?

WOW

I was pretty sure it was something I had done or one of the components/powders...
Forum: Algae 04-11-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By malloy85
Oh umm hair algae HELP? (pic included)

http://i46.tinypic.com/f9p9qd.jpg

Ok so I've been in the hobby for a number of years and just recently encountered this algae after switching to eco complete and EI dosing? I tried non dosing this...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-21-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By malloy85
Quick Question: EI salts and Chelated Iron Solution?

Ok so I have EI mac and Micro salts which are dosed on different days and I'm wondering which days I should add the cleated iron solution? Mac or Micro? The chelated Iron is 13%
Forum: Fish 03-08-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By malloy85
My LFS has all three and I'm picking up a school...

My LFS has all three and I'm picking up a school of 12 tomorrow so really need some advice on which one to chose.
Forum: Fish 03-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By malloy85
Rasbora Espei / Hengeli / Harelquin

They look similar but which of these will school the tightest?

Hengeli
http://www.garnalenwinkel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Rasbora-Hengeli-1.jpg

Espei
Removed due to banned domain (...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-06-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By malloy85
Say it aint so? I need to buy a gram...

Say it aint so?

I need to buy a gram precision scale to dose edta iron? Surely there must be an alternative way to get a near enough measurement without having to buy a electronic scale to measure...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-06-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By malloy85
Ok guys "18.199 g EDTA Fe (13%) to your...

Ok guys

"18.199 g EDTA Fe (13%) to your 250.0 mL dosing container. Add 10.0 mL of that mix to your 50.0 US gal aquarium to yield
Element ppm/degree
Fe 0.50"

Just one further question how do...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-06-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By malloy85
Chelated Iron Dosing Calculation?

So I've got 13.2% chelated iron. My aquarium is 50gal And it came with a 250ml dosing bottle. However, I don't have any idea of what to dose and the amount.

The rough guide I have so far is 1tsp...
Forum: Plants 02-18-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By malloy85
If the new shoots are turning redish then I don't...

If the new shoots are turning redish then I don't think light is an issue. Although with that said, if blazingwolf is right then I might have to cut the plant and replant the redish new growth.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By malloy85
Guys?

Guys?
Forum: Plants 02-18-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By malloy85
Hygrophila sp Araguaia & color?

I have seen very few examples of this plant partly because when researching I get results containing either "Hygrophila" or "Araguaia" and sometimes sp :cool:

There doesn't seem to be any uniform...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-18-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By malloy85
My phos kh and gh are all high. I couldn't give...

My phos kh and gh are all high. I couldn't give you an exact number but I know from previous test and talking to the water company that they are high.

I've dosed 2ml and got like 5% clouding as...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By malloy85
I appreciate the help here guys. To answer your...

I appreciate the help here guys. To answer your questions...

.My tank is a 50gal

.I'm not using a uv filter and have never seen the need to so please explain

.I haven't overdosed yet I don't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-17-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By malloy85
Flourish Iron and clouding.

Hey guys

In short and as directed I add just under 5ml for my tank but this results in 2 days of a cloudy tank. I was wondering if it might be a good idea to reduce the dosage by half and dose...
Forum: Fish 01-22-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By malloy85
please delete

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Forum: Lighting 01-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By malloy85
Low/Med/High? Clarification needed

My tank holds 180l of water and until today I thought that meant I had a 50g. It turns out I have a 47.5 and change G

I have 2x35w bulbs. One is 9000k the other is 4100k. Where does that land me...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-15-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By malloy85
I am switching from dirt to eco complete

I am switching from dirt to eco complete
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-14-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By malloy85
Before we go any further I think I should state...

Before we go any further I think I should state that my tank was/is a dirt tank with an inert cap. C02 @ 1bpm for 8 hours a day. I understand Tom Barr has his approach but it isn't one I chose to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-14-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By malloy85
Every tank is different. I have run a tank...

Every tank is different. I have run a tank without npk for three years and had no algae. NPK in my tank causes algae as I have a large fish load. I also have gone without any measurable nitrate in my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-14-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By malloy85
I have been dreading this thread (ferts required)

Ok so I have a plan, have a substrate (eco complete) and now I need a liquid fert. I'm really nervous as in the past ferts and me led to a lot of algae. Granted I know a lot more than I did when I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-14-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By malloy85
I've been running a dirt tank with a 3mm inert...

I've been running a dirt tank with a 3mm inert gravel cap for 3 years and I can tell you that you getting readable nitrates in your tank is very unlikely. Sounds weird? allow me to explain. My...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-04-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By malloy85
Via email Premium K 0.80%, Mg 0,39%, S...

Via email

Premium
K 0.80%, Mg 0,39%, S 0.91%, B 0.004%, Cu 0.006%, Fe 0.07%,
Mn 0.04%, Mo 0.002%, Zn 0.002%.
HEEDTA, DTPA, E123.

Specialized
N 1.34%, P 0.10%, K 1.03%, Mg 0,39%, S 0.91%, B...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-04-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By malloy85
Tropica's New Ferts + Confusion & Questions

Tropica has two new (at least to me) ferts on the market?

http://www.legrandbleu-vpc.com/2861-2948-fiche/plant-growth-specialised-fertiliser.jpg

Plant Growth "Specialized" Fertiliser & Plant...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By malloy85
I'm not really a fan of those to be honest ...

I'm not really a fan of those to be honest



Could you post brand name or link etc. Thanks
Forum: Plants 01-03-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By malloy85
Thanks guys Tell me about it lol

Thanks guys



Tell me about it lol
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