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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Algae.
Oil/Grease contamination on stainless steel mesh pre filter

So I've bought this off fleabay for a few bucks, awesome deal but its contaminated with grease. Whoever manufactured these put some type of thick grease on the O-ring fitting, I've attempted to wash...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-24-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Algae.
Wow those are some really nice wood pieces......

Wow those are some really nice wood pieces... does anyone know where to get wood pieces like that from? I really really really want them... What kind of wood are they called?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-16-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Algae.
submerging a co2 regulator, is it safe?

is it safe to submerge a co2 regulator with a solenoid? i plan to unplug it and submerge it to test for leaks, should be ok to do so right? ill be sure to let the water dry up before plugging it back...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-14-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Algae.
where did u get that long tube that connects to...

where did u get that long tube that connects to the sponge filter? i have the same sponge filter and need that tube... that moss wall is awesome by the way
Forum: Plants 05-13-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Algae.
Will plants grow in 69 fahrenheit temperature?

I have a 10 gallon with no heater, planning to put some plants in there like anubias in low light, will they survive? if not might end up picking up a heater... all of the anubias are sitting in...
Forum: DIY 05-12-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 403,787
Posted By Algae.
I just bought one of these of craigslist for 15...

I just bought one of these of craigslist for 15 bucks except the co2 bottle expired a month ago with a full tank of co2 in it, still a damn sick deal though.

Is it recommended to turn this thing...
Forum: Plants 05-12-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Algae.
What kind of light are you using? is that the...

What kind of light are you using? is that the original hood lighting?
Forum: Algae 05-12-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Algae.
Wow this really is an algae? I have it in my tank...

Wow this really is an algae? I have it in my tank too and i thought it was just thread or something for the longest time... I've been picking it out like an idiot... It sure feels like strings...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Algae.
Christmas moss doesnt look like christmas moss

I bought this from someone claining its christmas moss but it doesnt look like it to me.. Is it christmas moss? There are some pieces that looks like christmas moss but not all.... I think its a...
Forum: Algae 05-05-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Algae.
I took anubias infected with BBA out of the tank...

I took anubias infected with BBA out of the tank and sprayed it with h2o2, let it sit for a minute and it did nothing
Forum: Algae 05-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Algae.
Do you dose E.I also? Im still scared to dose...

Do you dose E.I also? Im still scared to dose excel and ferts, i even uninstalled my co2 and flushed most of the ferts in the aquarium water. I just got RCS a couple days ago and love them, is excel...
Forum: Lighting 04-29-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Algae.
So since I am at 150+ par with the 2x 14w cfl...

So since I am at 150+ par with the 2x 14w cfl bulbs it would be very high light in a 10 gallon... i ended up getting 2x cree 6w leds(450 lumens each), so far it looks a little dim, i think i'm at...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Algae.
Thanks guys, yeah i think it will be hard to find...

Thanks guys, yeah i think it will be hard to find a tank with a siphon tube on craigslist... i wish i bought the regulator that fits a regular sized 5lb+ tank, but i'm stuck with a aquatek paintball...
Forum: Lighting 04-29-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Algae.
^ wow thank you so much, very helpful.. Yes they...

^ wow thank you so much, very helpful.. Yes they are spirals.. So is par and lux the same thing?
Forum: Lighting 04-29-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Algae.
is this too much light?

i have 2 clamp lights, chrome colored ones that are 8.5 inches on a 10 gallon tank with a glass top, lights are sitting right on the glass... i have 2x 14 watt cfl bulbs rated at 850 lumens each......
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Algae.
is it easy to refill your own paint ball co2 tanks?

kinda regretting on getting a paintball co2... wish i had gotten the 5lb... cost 10 bucks to refill a paintball tank and only last like a month or 2.... i'm thinking of just picking up a 5-20lb tank...
Forum: Lighting 04-28-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By Algae.
Forget about the light color, OP where are the...

Forget about the light color, OP where are the pics??
Forum: Algae 04-25-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Algae.
Throw it away before it spreads... Once u get...

Throw it away before it spreads... Once u get that algae its pretty hard to get rid of. Take that plant out of the tank and burn it with fire.. They say fish will eat it but they wont, i have sae,...
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Algae.
What can i grow with a 12" beamswork light on a 10 gallon tank?

Pet Supplies : Beamworks Led Aquarium Light : BeamsWork 12"-16" Single Bright Power LED Aquarium Light Fixture 200 : Amazon.com

i have 1 of these on a 10 gallon tank, what can i grow? it looks...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-19-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Algae.
thanks, i got the plus! also since i made...

thanks, i got the plus!

also since i made this thread, are these root tabs safe for shrimps?? i know shrimps are sensitive to iron so just wondering if they are shrimp safe?

Edit again - looks...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-19-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Algae.
Osmocote root tabs, is this the correct one?

[Ebay Link Removed]

thinking of buying this instead of the pills that people are selling on ebay, if i get this 1 lb for 25 bucks it would last me 20 years... please let me know if this is the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Algae.
thanks for the reply, yes its an old iron/metal...

thanks for the reply, yes its an old iron/metal stand.

here are some pics from the seller, i asked for pictures of the rust, there is a brown foam pad sitting underneith the tank but after i...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Algae.
10 gallon tank only sitting on the corners?

hey guys, i bought a 10 gallon stacker off craigslists for a pretty sweet deal, only problem is only the 4 corners of the tank are sitting(touching) on the stand, i can slip a piece of paper through...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-30-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,029
Posted By Algae.
i do 100% water changes every month

i do 100% water changes every month
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-30-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,255
Posted By Algae.
good game

good game
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