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Forum: Fish 04-03-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 229oz
Dead German Rams

I keep a heavily planted 55 gal tank with 5 Discus, shrimp, plecos, corys and loaches. Never have any problems. (ph7-82 degrees)
I thought some German Rams would fit in nicely and got 5 nice ones....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By 229oz
white dots

My guess is snails then. They are ransomly placed everywhere and not in a row. I certainly have plenty of snails. Thanks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By 229oz
White dots

I have noticed white dots all over my driftwood and on some of the rocks in my tank.
They are all the size of a pinhead (tiny) but there must be a hundred or more of them.
All my fish and plants...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By 229oz
CO2 tank drains after a month

I am running a co2 system with a 10lb tank and a JBJ solenoid. I run about 2 bubbles per second on a 8 hr interval. This is up from 1 bps, which I used to run. The tank is heavily planted....
Forum: Lighting 01-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
Thanks. I think Ill scale back if I can.

Thanks. I think Ill scale back if I can.
Forum: Lighting 01-11-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
can I run one

Can someone confirm that I can get away with one t12 10000k 110 watt bulb for a heavily planted 55 gal tank?
Forum: Lighting 01-10-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
I dont want to change from t12 to t5s for the...

I dont want to change from t12 to t5s for the time being as I still have extra t12 bulbs to go through.
Forum: Lighting 01-10-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
lighting

OK, so will I be good to go with one T12 10,000k 110 watt bulb over my 55 gal for a heavily planted tank? I also force c02 (2 bps) and dose 3 times a week.
Also what does PAR mean? I did a...
Forum: Lighting 01-08-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
reply

So Hoppy, the quick answer is that I cantake out one set of ice caps. Can these ice caps take a t5 bulb? what size kelvin do you recommend?
Forum: Lighting 01-07-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 229oz
VHO lighting questions

I inherited an Icecap system and ballast that as currently set up, powers 2 t12 10,000k VHO bulbs (110 watts each) set up on this 55 gal tank (so 4 watts per gallon, right?). This is set up on a...
Forum: Fish 01-01-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,820
Posted By 229oz
Need help with stressed discus

My new discus are not looking good yesterday and today. They are very stressed, with one seeming to have issues with his slime coat. My parameters are 6.9 ph, 12 kno3, 1.5 phos, 8 kh and 6 gh. The...
Forum: Algae 07-26-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,510
Posted By 229oz
I think Rex Will ship to GB

I think I read somewhere he will ship
check him out here...
http://www.bestaquariumregulator.com/
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-20-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By 229oz
Be careful

be careful of using a magnetic valve. As you are using a wine bottle, shutting off the gas could cause an explosion in a worst case scenario if you have sealed the top of the bottle tightly.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By 229oz
regulator

I run a JBJ CO 2 Regulator Solenoid w/ Bubble Counter on my co2 tank. Is this what you were talking about? The tubing connects from the regulator to a co2 reactor where it mixes with the water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By 229oz
reply

sorry valve = regulator
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By 229oz
Low pressure valve

I am not clear on what a low pressure valve is. Could you explain or provide a link to one (or both).
Thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By 229oz
Discus and CO2

I have had problems with poisoning Discus with CO2. I have a forced CO2 system with regulator and digital PH meter. Recently I did a big cutback of plants, but did not cut back on the co2 approx .5-1...
Forum: Fish 07-17-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By 229oz
CO2 and Discus

I have had problems with poisoning Discus with CO2. I have a forced CO2 system with regulator and digital PH meter. Recently I did a big cutback of plants, but did not cut back on the co2 approx...
Forum: Fish 07-07-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By 229oz
Recommendation for Discus

I have to recommend Discus Madness in NJ. Matthias knows Discus better than anyone. The quality of his fish are unmatchable. He even promptly returns email questions on any topic.
His site is...
Forum: Fish 07-06-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By 229oz
The females of the Borelli and Cacatoides are...

The females of the Borelli and Cacatoides are smaller than their male counterparts. They wont ever get larger than 1.5 inches. You are good to go.
Watch them after a water change when they turn...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-28-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By 229oz
Maracyn and Shrimp?

I have BGA and grass shrimp. I want to kill the BGA with Maracyn but am afraid to kill the shrimp.
I imagine it will, but wanted to know for sure.
Thanks.
Forum: Algae 06-27-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By 229oz
Will half doses of Maracyn kill shrimp

I have BGA and grass shrimp. I want need to kill the BGA with Maracyn but am afraid to kill the shrimp.
I imagine it will, but wanted to know for sure.
Thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-22-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By 229oz
So you mean add baking soda to the test water and...

So you mean add baking soda to the test water and test again to see if it goes up right? (Just to make sure I understand)

Also, does the hardness need to be raised slowly or can you just raise it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-21-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By 229oz
Thanks.

I will get a LaMotte for the Nitrates and Phos.

When I test for KH/GH though, I always come up with clear to yellow right away, although its supposed to turn from blue to yellow. It could just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-21-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By 229oz
What is the best, most accurate and cheapest test kit available

If I was to buy a Nitrate, GH/KH, Phosphate and Iron test kit, which brand/type is the best?
I did a search through the forum and couldnt find an answer.
Thoughts?
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