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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-10-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Arv
So far the differences pointed out are no Ca and...

So far the differences pointed out are no Ca and P2O5 as the source for phosphates. How about the source of N? I saw the new product at the store and I had to do a double take since its was pink and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-10-2014, 04:27 PM
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Views: 171
Posted By Arv
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-10-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Arv
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Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
Ok, thanks. That's 3 for drip/add tank water to...

Ok, thanks. That's 3 for drip/add tank water to the bag vs. 0 for net and drop.

Yeah my ph is high too but the CO2 in my main tank drops it really low.

So your cardinals seem to be happy....
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
Ok, 2 people for dripping cardinals even shipped....

Ok, 2 people for dripping cardinals even shipped. That's not a problem, I've got tubing, valves, and an extra heater to keep the water in the bucket warm.

Yeah cardinals are not easy to care...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
Anyone else? I also figured that 5 times the...

Anyone else?

I also figured that 5 times the dose of prime in 2 cups of water is 0.0625 ml.

I've got a 1ml syringe with point whatever graduations, i can't count the lines. I think I'll put...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Arv
if ALL the snails are doing this then they must...

if ALL the snails are doing this then they must be trying to get out of foul water. Pond snails are pretty tolerant (I think) compared to other snails. But if just some then that's normal. I think...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
So there is no confusion, I will pick up the...

So there is no confusion, I will pick up the cardinals from the LFS the day they arrive and they will still be in their shipping bag.
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
So cardinals do acclimate better with drip?...

So cardinals do acclimate better with drip? That's what I would do with store bought fish in general but I'm beginning to see more and more people go with just netting and dropping them in so the...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Arv
acclimating shipped cardinal tetras

Ok so what's the best way to acclimate shipped cardinal tetras. My LFS has no info on the water parameters from the shipper so I can't really match the supplier's water parameters. My water is pretty...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Arv
I add it to all of mine ( I have separate NPK and...

I add it to all of mine ( I have separate NPK and micro bottles) except the K that gets used up fast but the others tend to last a while (months) so I do it to prevent mold and it seems to work. Now...
Forum: Plants 01-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,509
Posted By Arv
How is your water supposed to smell? My...

How is your water supposed to smell?

My water normally smells ok, or it smells like excel when I dose a lot. My pre filters do smell funky but I attribute that to a couple of big driftwood which...
Forum: Plants 01-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Arv
mine in the low tech tank gets black spots in the...

mine in the low tech tank gets black spots in the leaves itself (not sure if those are ON the leaves like algae) when I get too lazy to change the water. so I'm thinking some deficiency. It looks...
Forum: Fish 11-10-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Arv
Wow! Thanks for all the info but I really need...

Wow! Thanks for all the info but I really need more info on NTD before I tear down my grow out tank. I guess the most important thing to find out is if these nasties can survive outside a fish and...
Forum: Fish 11-10-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Arv
I just looked at your post and there's really not...

I just looked at your post and there's really not much info there regarding NTD, you did point out some things but without pictures its hard to picture what you mean. Can you refer me to where you...
Forum: Fish 11-09-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Arv
confirmed NTD all new fish dead, now what?

so I got 6 new cardinal tetras that died from NTD (no they are not immune to NTD as some think) in a matter or days. Now aside from bleaching heater and my HOB and replacing media and water...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Arv
Thanks for the suggestion but I know about...

Thanks for the suggestion but I know about Purigen but it requires a lot of "recharging" too, every or every other month. At least with cheap pads I have several sets and I only have to clean them...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Arv
Looks like mesh is the way to go, its easier to...

Looks like mesh is the way to go, its easier to clean per reef peeps.

Now do I get 150 or 200 microns?
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Arv
200 micron polishing pad???

I am using 2 Eheim Ecco 2232 filters on my 38G (2x the rated filtration) that has a couple of approx. 12” driftwood, moderately planted (DHG, swords, tons of java fern, anubais), full stock on little...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Arv
Good to know since some of them are definitely...

Good to know since some of them are definitely treated.
I'll keep these in mind for future use but its not really for this application.
Thx.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Arv
Thx Moose but I have the blue/white bonded pads...

Thx Moose but I have the blue/white bonded pads at home already that I can fall back to. I just don't think they would polish enough plus I like the felt type since you can re-use them. The poly...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-03-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By Arv
So you're deliberately exposing the granules and...

So you're deliberately exposing the granules and letting the fertz go directly into the water?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-03-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By Arv
Thanks to Bud29

Thanks to Bud29 for hooking me up with some 9 month O Plus!

Can't wait to make my own, now just have to get better at sticking those gel caps deep into the substrate!

So I'm guessing these 9...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-03-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By Arv
Dang 100+ for months! No worries, I've used them...

Dang 100+ for months! No worries, I've used them before. I place one by the base of each sword and 5 across the front towards the middle for the DHG. I wonder if the DHG really needs these.

What...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By Arv
The micro part I knew. But someone made a post...

The micro part I knew. But someone made a post once about the difference in the marcro part too. something to do with ammonium and ammonia content differences among others.

Thx!
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