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Forum: Algae 03-03-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By workn4frags
That is great news, I should have my Excel in the...

That is great news, I should have my Excel in the next day or so and will be starting this treatment. I will also post before and after pics, and report any news.
Forum: Algae 02-25-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
MrJG, Thanks for the update, it looks like I...

MrJG,

Thanks for the update, it looks like I will be trying this method on my 40g. I seemed to have slowed down some of it with the blackout but I am starting to see it reappear again.

I will...
Forum: Algae 02-18-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
Sounds good, looking fwd to the update. How...

Sounds good, looking fwd to the update.

How do the Tonina's look?
Forum: Algae 02-18-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
Why the Airstone? Please post your results,...

Why the Airstone?

Please post your results, I would like to find a method of cure for this pain in the **s algae. I just started dosing NPK again and if I notice an increase in the Spiro I will...
Forum: Algae 02-18-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
It is pressurized co2. It is a new set up...

It is pressurized co2.

It is a new set up and the AquaSoil is still cycling with slight ammonia spikes, I think this is what started the bloom.

I have cut back on the light to 6hrs a day only...
Forum: Algae 02-17-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
After the blackout I didn't think it worked, I...

After the blackout I didn't think it worked, I have noticed that a large portion of it is gone. I am doing 50% R.O. h2o changes every 3 days now. dosing 50% less ferts, actually just potassium and...
Forum: Algae 02-13-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
Well I took out a bunch of the SpiroGyra and...

Well I took out a bunch of the SpiroGyra and placed it into a 2oz plastic cup, I added about 5ml of Excel and after about 4 hrs. it still looks as green as in the tank. I don't think Excel will do...
Forum: Algae 02-12-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
I will try the Excel on some that is not on my...

I will try the Excel on some that is not on my Tonina/Erios and post back my experience.

I am also cutting back on the lights to about 5-6 hrs. and using only 2 of the 4 bulbs for awhile. If that...
Forum: Algae 02-12-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
I was told Excel did not work on this type of...

I was told Excel did not work on this type of algae, have you seen this work? Sadly it is hitting my Erios and Toninas the most, and I was told they don't like Excel O.D.
Forum: Algae 02-12-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
I am going to try another Blackout with bigger...

I am going to try another Blackout with bigger h20 changes starting this weekend. Don't want to overdose excel as I have Erios and Toninas in this tank.

I really don't want Rosy Barbs in the tank...
Forum: Algae 02-12-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
Thanks, I saw that, but missed the part about...

Thanks,
I saw that, but missed the part about the Rosy Barbs.

Do you know if Amano Shrimp eats this stuff? I was told to try them also.

Thanks again
Forum: Algae 02-12-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,435
Posted By workn4frags
Unhappy SpiroGyra Algae

I've got some SpiroGyra algae growing on some of my more prized plants. Does anyone know of a sure way to get rid of it.

I did a 5 day BlackOut last week and it didn't take care of it.

Specs. ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-27-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By workn4frags
I run a real small one in my nanos to diffuse the...

I run a real small one in my nanos to diffuse the DIY Co2. not a lot of flow to disrupt the plants, just enough to help with keeping stuff off the larger leaves.
Forum: DIY 12-27-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,386
Posted By workn4frags
I am using the small powerhead and feeding the...

I am using the small powerhead and feeding the Co2 line into the impeller part. Has worked great so far, my only problem is when I go to refill the bottle I move the part that goes into the...
Forum: Lighting 12-24-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By workn4frags
Go to your local WalMart and pick up 2 of the...

Go to your local WalMart and pick up 2 of the 6700K desk lamps for around $25 ea. I have them on my 5.5g and they work great. I saw some at Home Depot but they looked to ornate for me.
Forum: Plants 12-22-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By workn4frags
I got some in like that a while back, I planted...

I got some in like that a while back, I planted some and floated some and they all grew back.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,616
Posted By workn4frags
I'd say $80 - $100 Check on AquaBid, seems...

I'd say $80 - $100

Check on AquaBid, seems the going rate is around that. Kinda depends how old, how many spawns color.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-29-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By workn4frags
I've got one on another tank that is diy and it...

I've got one on another tank that is diy and it works fine. guess I will just place this one in the intake.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-28-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By workn4frags
Thanks, I am having trouble with a diffuser,...

Thanks,

I am having trouble with a diffuser, it collects the pressure but doesn't bubble (diy yeast and sugar) when I remove the airline there is alot of pressure in the line.

Was I suppose to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,616
Posted By workn4frags
Can you post a full tank shot with the lights?

Can you post a full tank shot with the lights?
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,123
Posted By workn4frags
Very nice, this is the next size I am setting up.

Very nice, this is the next size I am setting up.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,616
Posted By workn4frags
Very nice. I like your angels, if you are willing...

Very nice. I like your angels, if you are willing to ship I will buy them unless you have a buyer already.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-28-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 155,037
Posted By workn4frags
nice set up. I had the same problem with the...

nice set up. I had the same problem with the algae and dosed excel daily until it was gone. I am now dosing according to the directions and do not have any algae.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-28-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,081
Posted By workn4frags
Very nice, I like the finished look.

Very nice, I like the finished look.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-28-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,008
Posted By workn4frags
Very nice set up.

Very nice set up.
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