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Forum: DIY Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By latchdan
Ok, I have a bunch of steel wool, forgot why I...

Ok, I have a bunch of steel wool, forgot why I bought it :S
Forum: DIY Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By latchdan
Painting DIY Spraybar

So, I'm not sure if I did something wrong or what. I made a spraybar out of PVC and painted it black with kyrlon fusion spray paint. Its been less then a year and the paint is flaking off. I didn't...
Forum: Algae 03-04-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 81,442
Posted By latchdan
You do the process once, you don't need co2 on. ...

You do the process once, you don't need co2 on. I added the H202, mixed well for 15 mins then did a 50% WC. I kept lights off for entire day, and co2. Started normal EI dose/co2 the next day. ...
Forum: Algae 02-28-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By latchdan
Looks very similar to what I had, you can read...

Looks very similar to what I had, you can read about it in my post here.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=743945&highlight=

I ended up doing the one two punch method and it...
Forum: Plants 02-27-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By latchdan
I've noticed my frogbit looks bad when I get too...

I've noticed my frogbit looks bad when I get too much water movement, this happens when I don't top off my tank due to evaporation and they get kicked around.

Also adding more potassium seemed to...
Forum: Algae 02-27-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By latchdan
Looks like black beard algae to me, what are you...

Looks like black beard algae to me, what are you co2 levels looking like?

To kill algae turn filters off, and apply seachem excel directly on algae via pipet or something like that.



I hope...
Forum: Algae 02-25-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By latchdan
Four days no brown hairy stuff yet... dont wanna...

Four days no brown hairy stuff yet... dont wanna jinx it though... *knock on wood*
Forum: Fish 02-25-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By latchdan
my cardinals just hide in the corner and never...

my cardinals just hide in the corner and never swim around. How many you have? I have 14.. Maybe my lights are too bright for them. I've had them for about 2 years now.
Forum: Algae 02-20-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By latchdan
Yeah, I've tried a variety of things, tank is...

Yeah, I've tried a variety of things, tank is looking good after the treatment. No fish losses that I've noticed. I did 2 tablespoons/ per 10 gallon of water. I have cardinal tetras, harlequin...
Forum: Algae 02-19-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By latchdan
Still fighting this stuff, kinda fed up and did...

Still fighting this stuff, kinda fed up and did the The One Two Punch today, lets see if this works....

Since last post I also added a lot of water wisteria and some other stems...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-19-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
It seems to help helping there is still holes in...

It seems to help helping there is still holes in the hygro I'm not sure if its still deficiency or if they look like that because they are old leaves.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By latchdan
My spray bar is directed at the surface, I don't'...

My spray bar is directed at the surface, I don't' worry about over surfaces agitation because I just turn my co2 up. In fact I direct two powerheads, and have a aquaclear HOB on the tank to increase...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By latchdan
I really don't have the time to read and learn...

I really don't have the time to read and learn how to make one. I've looked at a couple threads about making one, honestly I find it confusing.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By latchdan
I've been but they are mostly out of my price...

I've been but they are mostly out of my price range
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By latchdan
Looken for new Regulator

I'm looking for a new regulator, currently have a azoo one that is pretty cheap. I've had it for years but it always has end of tank dump and the needle valve is pretty crappy.Also theone I have you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-03-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v632/latchdan/IM...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v632/latchdan/IMG_2764.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/latchdan/media/IMG_2764.jpg.html)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v632/latchdan/IMG_2764.jpg...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-03-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
Sure, you can use the photo, I'll try and get...

Sure, you can use the photo, I'll try and get some more photos for ya, you can just use my screen name.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-01-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
Yeah, I thought I was adding enough because the...

Yeah, I thought I was adding enough because the EI dosing didn't even say the K2So4 was required so I was thinking I was overdosing it with just 1/8 teaspoon in addition to my KN03.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-31-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
yes its an older leaf, the newer ones don't seem...

yes its an older leaf, the newer ones don't seem to have the holes.

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Had the hygros for years, I've been dosing this amount for around 4 months.
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-27-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 733
Posted By latchdan
I would think your KH value would determine how...

I would think your KH value would determine how much your PH would drop.
Forum: Algae 12-27-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By latchdan
How is the spot treatment going?

How is the spot treatment going?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-27-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 733
Posted By latchdan
Basically that chart is unreliable to determine...

Basically that chart is unreliable to determine Co2 levels because many factors can alter it. A drop checker is "more" accurate. Although, I still use both to get an idea.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-27-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
So possibly upping potassium sulfate to 1/4 tsp...

So possibly upping potassium sulfate to 1/4 tsp 3X a week then?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By latchdan
I reduced the nitrate because at the end of the...

I reduced the nitrate because at the end of the week my nitrates were at 40+ and Phosphates were around 3-4 so that is why they are reduced from the starting dosage.

20-40 Gallon Aquariums
+/- ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By latchdan
Why do you want to reduce the fert schedule? The...

Why do you want to reduce the fert schedule? The point of EI is make ferts none limiting. Doing a 50% water change is suppose to reset the tank, a second water change isn't required, unless the...
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