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Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 12:34 AM
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Posted By notsogreenthumb
Fluval 88 CO2

So I've been using this CO2 rig for a while and it worked great for a period of time but now there seems to be a hole the size of a pin head in the right side of the cylinder that keeps the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Understood about the flakes, how about the...

Understood about the flakes, how about the cleaning solutions you mentioned, mostly thinking of lemon juice or vinegar - how deadly would these be if they fell into the water? Obviously not a lot,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Tank Grime/Cleaning question

Is there anything I can do to get this grime off my tank? It just keeps getting worse, must be something in the water. This has been building up for around a year and I am afraid to scrape it for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Pest snails will continue to multiply and just...

Pest snails will continue to multiply and just overwhelm your tank. I'm not sure if they could truly crowd out the otos from getting enough food but they will just be what they are ...a pest. My...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Thanks for all the replys guys, I ordered that...

Thanks for all the replys guys, I ordered that Eheim classic off amazon today, looking forward to setting it up this weekend!
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By notsogreenthumb
seeking filter recommendations

I've been running the HOB filter that came with my tank's package for 2 years now and it's time for an upgrade. I have a 36g BF community planted tank. So far I've been recommended the Fluval 306,...
Forum: Algae 04-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I have 2x 18W T5 HO as well as 2x 18w T5 SO above...

I have 2x 18W T5 HO as well as 2x 18w T5 SO above the tank which I run about 6 hours a day (ever since I moved, my programmable power strip timer seems to not work, and I can't figure the damn thing...
Forum: Algae 04-28-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By notsogreenthumb
How do I kill this?

This film-like green algae is persistently growing on my driftwood, and now spreading onto the substrate.

I am sure that it is because this side of the tank, and that particular spot in...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Tetra feeding question

I have a pack of 13 neons as well as some other tetra types, a GBR, bristlenose, and 6 ottos in my 35g bowfront, and I have noticed that when I feed them (using standard tropical flakes) that even...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Treating algae with H2O2

I have heard that h2o2 is an effective treatment for algae covered plants. Is this true? I want to move a couple mid ground plants from my old 10g to my new 36 but they have black/brown algae on...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I am not against otos but already have some panda...

I am not against otos but already have some panda garras, will they eat it?
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By notsogreenthumb
This is a new tank, substrate is flora max, i...

This is a new tank, substrate is flora max, i have burried some root tabs in there as well.
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Did a little more digging, looks like there was...

Did a little more digging, looks like there was another thread and I believe it to be brown diatom Synedra. There was no viable solution offered however.
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Is this Diatoms?

New 36g BF tank, big bush of what I think is a type of watersprite. That's where this brown, fuzz like algae started. Now there are pieces of it on my grass and mosses. It looks like what is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Is this a good drop checker to get? Seems pretty...

Is this a good drop checker to get? Seems pretty decent, fluval is a good brand.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By notsogreenthumb
There has to be a cheaper way. Also, the only...

There has to be a cheaper way. Also, the only way I have to test KH is with a strip, the store didn't have a liquid kit so I figured this was ok for now. The tank in question isn't even registering...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By notsogreenthumb
PH regulation with CO2

I just started using a pressurized CO2 system on my 36g and as I expected, shortly after installation the ph dropped to around 6.4. The tank is currently cycling so there are no fish to worry about,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-26-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Rhizome Cutting?

I have an anubas nana attached to a small piece of wood. I want to remove and attach to a new piece of wood but for it to fit properly it would be best if I could basically cut it in half. Will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-25-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By notsogreenthumb
I think you're right. Would you do anything to...

I think you're right. Would you do anything to treat that algae on it before moving it over? All I have done in the past is typically rub it off the leaves, and it keeps coming back but my 10g has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Can you identify this plant?

What is this? I never planted it, it sprouted out of the substrate randomly one day and has grown pretty well with basically NO help in my low tech 10g. It has sprouted 2 additional plants since...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By notsogreenthumb
650nm bulbs

Someone told me 650nm are meant to be used with 10,000k...is that true? Mine is currently paired with a 6,000k t5ho and 2x6,700k t5no...do I need to do some adjusting for med-high light in a 36g?
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Thanks for the tip, I'll pick one up.

Thanks for the tip, I'll pick one up.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Well, upon review, there is no way I have the...

Well, upon review, there is no way I have the time and/or patience for a DIY so I am going to have to just wait until next month when I have the resources to put together a pressurized system. Now...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Do you know of any links for a really basic...

Do you know of any links for a really basic explanation to how a CO2 system works? I don't even understand the terminology and before I start thinking about DIY I should at least understand the...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By notsogreenthumb
Glass Versa-Top blocking light?

So I have a new all glass versa top for my 36g BF. I noticed after a few days of use its got some white-ish residue built up on it from condensation/evaporation occurring in the tank. How much might...
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