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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By dzega
ive compared it to drop tests. mine was...

ive compared it to drop tests. mine was surprisingly accurate
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By dzega
heres feedback on SMC valve i received ...

heres feedback on SMC valve i received

price: 17 england moneys
shipping: free
feels on hand very tiny and fragile
20 turns from close to open
half turn made my bps go from 7 per 10 sec to 7.5...
Forum: Fish 10-21-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By dzega
should i treat tank with ich medicine 'just in...

should i treat tank with ich medicine 'just in case' ?
i've already checked LFS has shrimp-safe one from JBL.
Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By dzega
id say any stem plant from 'easy/moderate'...

id say any stem plant from 'easy/moderate' category will do.
Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dzega
sounds about right. the rotting will occure...

sounds about right.
the rotting will occure from bottom upto first healthy leave/root knot and it will stop there. you can see in your case that is exactly what have happened.

green color is due...
Forum: Plants 10-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dzega
thats normal. they rot away damaged stem stage....

thats normal. they rot away damaged stem stage. when you replant them, cut off bottom stage almost completely and remove leaves from next stage(the one is goin to be in substrate). youll be fine
by...
Forum: Fish 10-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By dzega
disease ID please

serpae tetra.
day1-2 swimming funny
day3 swimming slow and has this white dot appeard, gets quarantined and treated with bacterial infection medicine.
day4 fish is super weak, the dot hasnt...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By dzega
just so you know, 100$ for a...

just so you know, 100$ for a regulator+solenoid+needle valve actually is 'going cheep'. but its ok :)
Forum: Substrate 10-20-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By dzega
cant imagine how would that be chemically any...

cant imagine how would that be chemically any different from emersed plants decomposing
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By dzega
boy those fish are stupid. same happened to me,...

boy those fish are stupid. same happened to me, trapped itself between wall and filter tubing and died. when i tried to get it out i had to press realy hard to untuck its corpse
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By dzega
check the sponsors page, they have similar setup...

check the sponsors page, they have similar setup for 39 england money. visually looks like the same ebay/china/aquatek/whatever stuff. needle valve is a pain on that one too but reg itself acts...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By dzega
maybe i should post a vid of how my assassins...

maybe i should post a vid of how my assassins ganged up on all three of my apple snails and took em down one by one starting from smallest ending with largest :)
and the largest was huge.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By dzega
top offs should be done using RO/DI water only...

top offs should be done using RO/DI water only because that is what evaporates from tank.
using tap for topoffs builds up PH and hardness over time
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By dzega
thank you all for info. it really helped a lot

thank you all for info. it really helped a lot
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By dzega
decent needle valve

Hi,
i am looking for a decent precision needle valve for my setup. i have two china ones and its so hard to adjust them :/ when i bend them a bit my bps goes from 1 to 3.
i use inline...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By dzega
The discus and bn pleco is not a good combo btw...

The discus and bn pleco is not a good combo btw temperature wise
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-12-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,772
Posted By dzega
why would we want it when JBL has better...

why would we want it when JBL has better resolution :icon_mrgr

the problem here is this particular test is ment for rough estimation of PH, not for CO2 tuning. for high accuracy readings this same...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-12-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By dzega
Guessing from pics those are rcs and amanos....

Guessing from pics those are rcs and amanos. Don't they enjoy readable levels of kh? Is there a reason you keep it at 0?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-12-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By dzega
I'd test for ammonia just in case. It's bacteria...

I'd test for ammonia just in case. It's bacteria imbalance as stated above
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,772
Posted By dzega
You have to use either 6-7.6 test or 7.4-9 from...

You have to use either 6-7.6 test or 7.4-9 from jbl to get decent accuracy
From 6-7.6 one I can easily tell my ph with 0.1 resolution
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By dzega
i dont see how tetra can get shrimp sinking...

i dont see how tetra can get shrimp sinking pellet in mouth.
Forum: Algae 10-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dzega
excess light, low co2 and high organics in water...

excess light, low co2 and high organics in water is what makes this algae thrive.

the cure would be something like lower lights, use excel/glut, pressurized co2 if possible, purigen in filter or...
Forum: Substrate 10-09-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By dzega
sounds about right assuming there is no...

sounds about right assuming there is no pressurized co2
Forum: Substrate 10-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By dzega
i would remove fish prior to substrate change,...

i would remove fish prior to substrate change, change it out, replant, run filter for a few hours and then put fish back. next day test for amonia
Forum: Algae 10-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By dzega
5amano in 8gal is fine. they are shrimps, they...

5amano in 8gal is fine. they are shrimps, they dont need to swim around.
when talking algae, pics is a must
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