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Forum: Ponds 08-28-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By efface
Oh boy that sounds like a chore! Sorry Jake...

Oh boy that sounds like a chore!

Sorry Jake not interested in the chore of shipping, it takes a lot for me to go there even to pick up a package for myself!
Forum: Ponds 08-27-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By efface
Ridding pond of java moss

Some how I got java moss in my pond this year and it has been a real chore removing it. I have tons of plants so I can't poison the water. No fish.

I am wondering if a possible solution is to...
Forum: Plants 05-25-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By efface
Baby tears floating on mature tank

Had this baby tear ground cover for awhile now and just now bothering to do something about it.

The tears are in ADA soil if that matters.

As you can see the baby tears are puffy and floating...
Forum: Algae 10-02-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By efface
Well I will put this discussion on hold and...

Well I will put this discussion on hold and stress to my wife about the ferts :P if she doesn't want to deal with it maybe we can get a dosing pump.

I'm to busy with the upkeep of my reef tank to...
Forum: Algae 10-02-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By efface
Will attempt to get a picture. As for fertz my...

Will attempt to get a picture. As for fertz my wife doses them randomly if at all. Won't the fertz with this much growth just help the algae?
Forum: Algae 10-02-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By efface
You cant spell "fun" with "algae" - Fooled me!

Short history. I believe we had BBA before though it didn't react like BBA. The only way we ended up being rid of it was pulling out anything that had signs of whatever algae was on it and planting...
Forum: Plants 07-30-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By efface
ID: slow growing moss

Here it is:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-30-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By efface
ID: found something really odd

So its kind of half circled shape. Has stripes like a zebra and swims super fast.

I believe it has a shell/hard body

Thia is the best pic i could get, sorry
Forum: Algae 05-19-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By efface
What's the water change dose method you speak of?...

What's the water change dose method you speak of?

Aldo great advice sewingalot!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By efface
I'm trying to keep that tiny amount out. My...

I'm trying to keep that tiny amount out.

My other planted tank has 0 algae issues where as this one does. Regular water changes with RO water with 0ppm. lowered the amount of hours of light, kept...
Forum: Algae 05-19-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By efface
So the nuke option won't work or..?

So the nuke option won't work or..?
Forum: Algae 05-19-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By efface
BBA - fact or fiction?

I am starting the peroxide method today on my tank for BBA after exhausting other methods.

I've read that once BBA is in the tank that you will never be fully rid of it due to the spores.

You...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-19-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By efface
Been there done that. I read up in the...

Been there done that.

I read up in the peroxide method.

Preferably I would like to figure out the right amount to add that would kill the snails as well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By efface
How's the hydrogen peroxide method work?

How's the hydrogen peroxide method work?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By efface
Possible to Nuke tank to rid algae

I have a pretty bad algae problem that has been discussed in the algae subforum.

Tried high CO2, excel dosing, direct excel application, fertilization, black outs. All over the last couple of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By efface
Reason I changed water was to remove some of the...

Reason I changed water was to remove some of the CO2 saturated water and add aerated water back in.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By efface
I gassed my shrimp :(

Came home today to tons of shrimp "dead" and an algae fish "dead" and all my rasbora gasping at the top.

My drop checker was orange....never seen that before.

I have a skimmer attachment to my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-16-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By efface
Will it cause anything with algae? Fauna and...

Will it cause anything with algae? Fauna and flora seem fine so I'm not worried about the hardness.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-16-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By efface
Super high GH/KH when using RO water

First thing out of the way, its not the RO water :)

I am getting 14DGH and 11DKH and I just did a 5 gallon water change on my 40B.

My pH probe shows the water at 6.0 pH and I am running CO2...
Forum: Lighting 05-16-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By efface
This dude is running metal halide on a planted tank?

How is he avoiding algae with this much light?


http://vimeo.com/12474153
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By efface
Is it safe to dose my normal amount of dry fertz...

Is it safe to dose my normal amount of dry fertz and excel (since it has some of it's own fertz as well)?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By efface
The solution is super easy. Bottle of RO...

The solution is super easy.

Bottle of RO water from the store for like a buck, kh testing kit, and some baking soda
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-08-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By efface
Recommend you invest $10 in a drop checker. ...

Recommend you invest $10 in a drop checker. Makes your life way more easier and won't allow for other factors to give you false info.

Also some people just turn te co2 up until the fish show...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-07-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By efface
I just received my dry fertilizer mix from...

I just received my dry fertilizer mix from aquariumfertilizer.com

Has potassium nitrate, potassium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, plantex CSM+B.

If I am not running CO2 do I need to still dose the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-07-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By efface
I double checked. It's 65w equiv. So 13w...

I double checked. It's 65w equiv.

So 13w each @ 6500k.

Fertz arrived today. Will start EI dosing tomorrow!
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