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Forum: Equipment 08-12-2015, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Wasserpest
Please remember this tidbit from our Acceptable...

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14. Positive and negative reviews of online sellers (including hobbyists) and brick and...
Forum: Algae 08-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Wasserpest
It's normal for new tanks to go through a brown...

It's normal for new tanks to go through a brown algae/diatom phase. It can get a bit ugly, but after a few weeks it disappears.

Like R suggested, you should look into macros - NPK. I would try to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-10-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Wasserpest
Your tank journal was stuck in the spam filter,...

Your tank journal was stuck in the spam filter, but it is published now.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-10-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By Wasserpest
Interesting tank Mark. Looking forward to your...

Interesting tank Mark. Looking forward to your riparium.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Wasserpest
Hi Mark, welcome to TPT, hope you will find some...

Hi Mark, welcome to TPT, hope you will find some useful information here!

Love the Heidelberg castle, offers some breathtaking views.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-07-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 376
Posted By Wasserpest
You need an OS to start up your computer. If you...

You need an OS to start up your computer. If you disconnect the HD with the OS on it, the computer will not start.

Perhaps I misunderstand the issue though.
Forum: Algae 08-07-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wasserpest
Maracyn II is tetracycline/minocycline, and will...

Maracyn II is tetracycline/minocycline, and will not affect BGA. You should have used Maracyn, or some more generic form of Erythromycin.

You cannot rid a tank of cyanobacteria by "cleaning" it....
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Wasserpest
Have you considered taking pH measurements, and...

Have you considered taking pH measurements, and calculating the CO2 levels using your known kH? Rather than trying to suffocate your fish as a gauge. :wink:



Agreed... when I switched my bubble...
Forum: Lighting 08-03-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Wasserpest
Sometimes I just love the auto-correct feature. ...

Sometimes I just love the auto-correct feature.

Ferts --> Farts! :hihi:

Sorry, that was a bit off topic.

Wattage is just one parameter. Efficiency of bulbs, their shape, any reflectors, all...
Forum: Fish 07-26-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Wasserpest
I think they need a good sized open area with...

I think they need a good sized open area with fine sand. If you have a tank like that... research what they eat, temp range, etc.
Buying fish on ebay sounds interesting! :wink:
Forum: DIY 07-14-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Wasserpest
PU foam is a fantastic filter medium. You just...

PU foam is a fantastic filter medium. You just need to be sure it has not been treated with flame retardants, mildew-cide, or any other things that may leach and kill your loved ones. I never had any...
Forum: DIY 07-14-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Wasserpest
Plastic buckets are flexible. You simply tighten...

Plastic buckets are flexible. You simply tighten it up to get a good seal.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Wasserpest
Thanks for the step-by-step, very nice. I like...

Thanks for the step-by-step, very nice. I like the looks of white sand, but keeping it pristine is a pain.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-13-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Wasserpest
Probably Rhincodon typus. Haven't kept them in an...

Probably Rhincodon typus. Haven't kept them in an aquarium, never had a tank that was large enough. But I took a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6KPZeDacBI) of one last week. :tongue:
Forum: DIY 07-13-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Wasserpest
So... how do you get a perfect 1" hole into your...

So... how do you get a perfect 1" hole into your bucket?
Forum: Plants 07-10-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Wasserpest
Thanks for posting the pic. You know, there are...

Thanks for posting the pic. You know, there are always plants that don't like the particular conditions in a given tank. You can try to figure out what it is they don't like, but an alternative is to...
Forum: Plants 07-10-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Wasserpest
How much light? Any CO2? For how long have you...

How much light? Any CO2? For how long have you had the tank?

5ppm NO3, are you sure? Some tests don't show differences between 5 and 0 very well. If you are not supplying NO3, and the tank has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Wasserpest
I had that happen when I forgot to feed the...

I had that happen when I forgot to feed the plants... Lot's of light and little NO3 makes them turn red.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Wasserpest
Certainly, here you go:...

Certainly, here you go: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Automatic-Float-Switch-Only-12-VDC/11071262
There are a couple of similar ones, some are cheaper, this one worked well for me.

But, like you and...
Forum: Plants 06-16-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Wasserpest
Looks like some staghorn algae to me, but I doubt...

Looks like some staghorn algae to me, but I doubt it is killing your Stauro. Usually it is lack of some nutrient!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-16-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Wasserpest
Try Dwarf Sags maybe? Marsilea? Mosses?

Try Dwarf Sags maybe? Marsilea? Mosses?
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Wasserpest
I think these solutions are pretty common. As...

I think these solutions are pretty common. As long as you have built in enough fail-safe there are no catches.

I used to have a similar system like that, sans R/O, where I would just vacuum the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-01-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Wasserpest
Just split the concentrations in half (or double...

Just split the concentrations in half (or double up the water volume to 1l) and then dose twice as much each time. K2SO4 isn't all that soluble.
Forum: Plants 05-30-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By Wasserpest
Like Diana said, these are not aquatic, so the...

Like Diana said, these are not aquatic, so the cleanest and easiest solution would be to drown them. There are probably many approaches, but I would cut a piece of plastic the same size as your water...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-19-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Wasserpest
Welcome to the Planted Tank! Sounds like way too...

Welcome to the Planted Tank! Sounds like way too much fish for too little space. Especially Clown loaches deserve large tanks.

I believe everyone can and should pack as much fish into their tanks...
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