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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-26-2017, 05:26 PM
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Yep that's me! Sent from my iPhone using...

Yep that's me!


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-26-2017, 05:00 AM
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Posted By shift
I have used them on every tank I have ever had....

I have used them on every tank I have ever had. They are the way to go. I have talked about them in a few different videos https://www.youtube.com/user/devenrich


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Forum: DIY   04-24-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By shift
The pump Hooked upto The new containers is a...

The pump Hooked upto
The new containers is a jabeo DP-4. They are about $100 and work great. I also have a neptune DOS but those ones are on the pricey side


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Forum: DIY   04-24-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By shift
$6 DIY dosing containers

http://reefdudes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/DIY-6-doallr-dosing-container-800x445.jpg
I decided to start dosing and needed something that looked to to good inside of my stand.. so I came up with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By shift
Sneak Peak at Neptune's new automatic tip off

Hey guys. I was accepted in to Neptune's insider program and am currently testing out the new ATK on my saltwater tank. I have always used ATO's on my fresh water tanks as well so I figured I would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-21-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,587
Posted By shift
Bumpity bump Eh? Haha I have a bigger tank...

Bumpity bump
Eh? Haha I have a bigger tank now since my last post!
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Forum: Algae   02-12-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
I have spot treated with hydrogen peroxide which...

I have spot treated with hydrogen peroxide which seeks to kill it. Is it lots of little battles.

I do have a bottle of excel I could dose but don't fully trust it with the shrimplets. Does anyone...
Forum: Algae   02-11-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
Haha nitrogen deficiency I think!? That what got...

Haha nitrogen deficiency I think!? That what got me to decide to dose again. Normally I try to stick to root tabs so less crap in the water for shrimplets!
Forum: Algae   02-11-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
So am I better to run it 24/7 at a lower rate?

So am I better to run it 24/7 at a lower rate?
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
I know breeding and and a pretty planted tank...

I know breeding and and a pretty planted tank don't go hand in hand but i like to find a way! More water changes is about my only safe bet. No could up the co2 a bit or use excel (may avoid excel)....
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
I have six crystals with eggs so far so I don't...

I have six crystals with eggs so far so I don't what to do anything two drastic but I am a little lax on water changes so high organics in the water may be the culprit
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

Well i guess I'll try a bunch of larger water changes and hope the shrimp
Don't mind :) at least it will reset the water a bit. Stock is "low" in respect to only 4 ottos. But tons of shrimp!
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

Thanks!
shrimp are doing awesome and I have had co2 going for months and have more of berried shrimp do what I'm doing is working minus the algae! I may go back to peroxide spot treating but it's....
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
I have PH probe on my reef tank. If it wasn't...

I have PH probe on my reef tank. If it wasn't such a pain to unhook it al I would be curious to leave it on for a day or two to find out
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
If stable co2 is the answer... Running it 24/7...

If stable co2 is the answer... Running it 24/7 doesn't seem like a good plan either
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
So what is? I only used root tabs for ages and...

So what is? I only used root tabs for ages and started doing small dosses of DIY (dry frets mixed) to Pps pro mainly to help fulfill what ever deficiency was making my glosso red on the front right
Forum: Algae   02-10-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
Hmm I use pressurized co2 but in sure it's a...

Hmm
I use pressurized co2 but in sure it's a swing between night and day. Any suggestion how how to remedy this?

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Forum: Algae   02-09-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By shift
Dosing = algae!!!

I started dosing a small amount using the ppspro calculator about a week ago. The last few days I have been seeing little tufs of algae around the tank. Grrrr why?!

Light is finnex 24/7 and I'm...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By shift
Will do! thanks

Will do! thanks
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By shift
Safe to add Mischlings with CRS/CBS?

I have ton of CRS/CBS.. I always see "Taiwan Bee + CBS / CRS Mischlings" for sale. Would adding some of them to my CRS/CBS pool increase or decrease the quality of the offspring?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By shift
Anyone seen a side by side comparison of CO2 vs non-CO2?

Co2. Increases growth.

Look at plants in right. At this point I had my co2 barely on.
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I decided to crank it up a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By shift
So basically don't mix anything with my crystal...

So basically don't mix anything with my crystal red / Blacks? I have 60+ in there and it's my only shrimp tank left

Thanks Azazan for the link. Handy chart :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By shift
Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are...

Blue bolt an crystals will interbreed as they are the same species.. im just wondering if the offspring would be blue bolts/crystal/mixed/ something else? aka is it beneficial or bad to add them in?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By shift
Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe? ...

Blue Dream is neocardinal and should be safe?

For TB as long as the michelens are nice looking crystals then I don't mine. I just don't want to get seethrough or lower quality crystals out of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,737
Posted By shift
Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while...

Nope. I had a few in a bamboo vase for a while with just weekly water changes
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