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Forum: Algae Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dzega
very good source. in fact this is the first...

very good source.
in fact this is the first time i see someone documented my observations on BBA, rather than cultivating 'inconsistent CO2' propaganda.

1) high organics in water.
2) Hard...
Forum: Algae 06-01-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By dzega
thats some cool looking fungus. algae cant be...

thats some cool looking fungus. algae cant be white because it wont photosynhese
Forum: Plants 05-27-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By dzega
Google for EI or pps pro fertilizing methods....

Google for EI or pps pro fertilizing methods. Both do basically the same, EI has higher doses and bigger water changes. You will be fine whichever you choose

Bump: If tank is that small you could...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-27-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By dzega
i had this issue back in the days. i tested for...

i had this issue back in the days. i tested for copper and chlorine then but it was at 0. using prime did not help either. what helped was using my drinking water wich is basically the same tap water...
Forum: Plants 05-26-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By dzega
Fertilize

Fertilize
Forum: Algae 05-18-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By dzega
If it comes off its GDA, if not it's GSA But to...

If it comes off its GDA, if not it's GSA
But to me it looks like there are both actually
Forum: Fish 05-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By dzega
False alarm guys, that's my overfed discus. I...

False alarm guys, that's my overfed discus. I work at mcdonalds
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-16-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By dzega
Pps pro is basically the same EI but with doses...

Pps pro is basically the same EI but with doses divided by 3..5.
Either is ok because it doesn't really matter if you fertilize every day or every third day with 3x the dose.
Forum: Substrate 05-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By dzega
I am a dirt user and I have changed runing tank...

I am a dirt user and I have changed runing tank to dirt. You need a nitrite and ammonia test to know for sure when it is safe to transfer back, but expect it to be next day after setting it up and...
Forum: Substrate 05-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By dzega
Ada Amazonia is already there, now I just need...

Ada Amazonia is already there, now I just need plant plants back . All the inhabitants have been moved to a temp tank. Thanks for advice
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By dzega
Am I the only one actually readin to original...

Am I the only one actually readin to original post? 2ppm ammonia in the water. What are we even talking about here?

Amanos can handle that but realy... Just follow the rules, no ammonia allowed in...
Forum: Algae 05-14-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By dzega
What's the water hardness or kh gh?

What's the water hardness or kh gh?
Forum: Algae 05-13-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By dzega
You can't really starve shrimp in matured tank

You can't really starve shrimp in matured tank
Forum: Algae 05-13-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By dzega
Just a warning note, 1-2 punch suggest using...

Just a warning note, 1-2 punch suggest using 3ml/gal peroxide while safe dose is being considered 1ml/gal.
I've lost some shrimps using 3ml/gal but scaled fish are safe with that dose
Forum: Substrate 05-13-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By dzega
Not sure what tote is but any clean container...

Not sure what tote is but any clean container decent size is ok. Drop few plants and hard scape there for hiding along with filter and heater.

As for q2, if you keep filter and decent amount of...
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 412
Posted By dzega
google says quartz sand density is 1200 kg/m^3....

google says quartz sand density is 1200 kg/m^3. the rest is 3rd grade calculs
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By dzega
dirt is great as long as you have rooted plants...

dirt is great as long as you have rooted plants all over the place. if not, you will run into anaerobic substrate condition.
Forum: Algae 05-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By dzega
Bba. spot treat with peroxide

Bba. spot treat with peroxide
Forum: Algae 05-11-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By dzega
same here. hard water, and BBA forms where...

same here. hard water, and BBA forms where current is the strongest.
removing organics helps without doubt, but its far from being cure.

i am now playing with co2 start time since im not sure...
Forum: Substrate 05-10-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By dzega
Major rescape. How about switching to ADA AS whil I'm at it?

Hi. I'm planning major rescape in near future in my 29gal. And thought maybe I should also switch to Ada Amazonia while at it? The tank is 1 year old, dirted substrate. Pressurized co2. Will I...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By dzega
you dont need an army of assassins to do the job....

you dont need an army of assassins to do the job. and they wont multiply after pond snails are gone.
so adding 3-5 assassins hardly counts as 'more snails'
Forum: Algae 05-07-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By dzega
how is your water hardness? what lights do you...

how is your water hardness?
what lights do you have? i mean spectrum wise. colors etc.
does your light has soft start/ramp?
do you suffer from surface film?
in what portion of the tank does BBA...
Forum: Algae 05-06-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By dzega
my CO2 graph looks very similar to yours....

my CO2 graph looks very similar to yours. superstable during photoperiod. i start co2 4h before and end it 2h befor light to achieve PH fluctuation during protoperiod less than 0.2 points. needless...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By dzega
it reacts very aggressively when macros bottom...

it reacts very aggressively when macros bottom out. whenever i dont dose for say 4 days, i get a set of leafs that are 1/3 size of original. after macro dose next leaf set is normal size.
by macros...
Forum: Algae 05-05-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By dzega
wife's hair

wife's hair
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