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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-17-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Crystalview
Thanks! The die off of the fish is fast about...

Thanks!
The die off of the fish is fast about 10hrs. I still have one Discus fighting and have been watching the changes in her. If something does happen to her I will exam her more closely.
For...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Crystalview
My nitrates and nitrites have always been 0. I...

My nitrates and nitrites have always been 0. I had never measured the silica or phosphate levels till now. Don't understand why I got a bacterial bloom after vac' ing the gravel and with the water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-17-2014, 03:28 AM
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Views: 176
Posted By Crystalview
I just did a water change because the phos was up...

I just did a water change because the phos was up as you can see above. nitrates were 20
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-17-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Crystalview
nitrates 20, nitrites o, ph 7, kh 7. kh 40, gh 30...

nitrates 20, nitrites o, ph 7, kh 7. kh 40, gh 30
silica same as in tap 2, phos 4
After getting the filter running again I only had a few nitrate spike the water has been tested weekly. except...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-16-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Crystalview
Filter broke down

My tank ran for 6 days with another filter and old filter pads for 6 days. Started repaired filter with old filter pads. This happened a 8wks ago. Went finally got rid of diatoms but have slight to...
Forum: Lighting 01-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By Crystalview
need to replace light

My aquarium is almost 15 years old. I have gotten lazy. Things are now breaking down. My Eheim Pro !! needed a new impellor. So I replaced that. My light blew and I can't find replacement bulbs....
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By Crystalview
Straight pin light replacement

I have a Coralife 96w 6700k 34" light that I have to replace the tube. It is a 4 straight pin plug. I found square pins or Dual 6700k 10000k. I am not familiar with this light. My present fixture...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-12-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Crystalview
I guess I got lazy and stopped testing. I only...

I guess I got lazy and stopped testing. I only tested a couple of days before these posts. I guess I have been lucky and have not ever had a crash.
Never thought of the light and EI usage. Will...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-10-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Crystalview
I have the nano's angled from the back towards...

I have the nano's angled from the back towards the front. They are a quarter of the way down from the top. I have the wall of bubbles between the two along the back wall. The intake and the...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Crystalview
I broke the hose connect on the outside of the...

I broke the hose connect on the outside of the filter. So I will have to wait for the part. I will go through ever hose and hole and overhaul it. I know what you by impeller noise, I have none....
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Crystalview
I have 10yr old circle beads and some tubes with...

I have 10yr old circle beads and some tubes with holes thru them. I use the standard pads and rinse the sludge out of them at lest once or twice a month. Helps the flow. I replace the fine filter...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Crystalview
I just did a deep vac day before yesterday I know...

I just did a deep vac day before yesterday I know there is some good guys in there but we had two 3 hour power outages last night. So that always makes the bacteria lower.
I looked up the magnum...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Crystalview
Running magnum hang on

I am running my old magnum I only have the polish filter for it. Had to order parts for my Eheim and my back-up floval.
How do I keep the plants and fish happy without any good bacteria. The...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Crystalview
slow flow out of filter

My Eheim pro III flow has slowed down. I know that the filter and the water inside is thick brown grn. The hoses get plugged up and slow the water down with the same thick brown. The tank stays...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-08-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Crystalview
fish gasping for air top tank

I change my water once a week. It is a 75g deep tank. I have several things to increase the O2. Two nano fans, wall of bubbles. This has kept my tank fine for 6yrs. My Uv light needs replace its...
Forum: Algae 11-17-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Crystalview
Since I run the UV 24 hours a day, I thought it...

Since I run the UV 24 hours a day, I thought it would keep the green water away. Would not want to know what the GW would be without it.
I only run my light for eight hours. Which seems like a...
Forum: Algae 11-17-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Crystalview
I have floating plants that cover half of the...

I have floating plants that cover half of the tank. The frogs and move it around the top of the tank. The bulb is now over a year old so its output is not the same.
Can anybody tell me what I am...
Forum: Algae 11-17-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Crystalview
Ph 7 Nitrates 0 Nitrites 0 temp 82 ammonia...

Ph 7 Nitrates 0 Nitrites 0 temp 82
ammonia 0 Hardness 125
Forum: Algae 11-17-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Crystalview
I oops'd I do change the water 50% once a week. I...

I oops'd I do change the water 50% once a week. I rinse out the filter once a month. I remember reading that puregen increases a nutrient in the tank water What does it change. I would really like...
Forum: Algae 11-17-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Crystalview
green water

My 65g tall tank has had slight green water. I did not paint the back of the tank and it has a white wall behind it. I cover 3/4 of the tank with a car sun screen because the sun shines on the tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Crystalview
Why can't I grow Fissiden

My tank is healthy and runs at about 80. What is the trick. I have tied it to different things and it will eventually die. I just would like to grow something flat to cover a item in the tank. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-29-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Crystalview
Since they are slow to grow. I hope to get them...

Since they are slow to grow. I hope to get them before they take over. The pond snails just don't stop, Even with reduced food and no food and we all know snail killer does not work.
Forum: Plants 11-29-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Crystalview
Thanks I still like the tank, but I would...

Thanks
I still like the tank, but I would either center the red or add color to the other side. I really like tanks with more hardscape but you have done well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-28-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Crystalview
Thanks that really helped. Even if they are...

Thanks that really helped. Even if they are under the gravel I should be able to vac them up.
Forum: Plants 11-28-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By Crystalview
I am only talking Anubias barteri. There are so...

I am only talking Anubias barteri. There are so many snails on the leaves it is hard to tell which comes first the melting or the eating. Oh I do know I reduced my food amount to no avail. I even...
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