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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-19-2014, 10:10 PM
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Views: 1,652
Posted By lipadj46
Sounds like a mini cycle from cleaning out your...

Sounds like a mini cycle from cleaning out your filter. Do a large water change with prime until your nitrites are back to zero. You should try to bring your nitrates down anyhow as they are sky...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-10-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,742
Posted By lipadj46
Kensfish

Kensfish
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-02-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,019
Posted By lipadj46
There are bacteria that remove nitrates but they...

There are bacteria that remove nitrates but they need a low oxygen environment.
Forum: Equipment   01-02-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By lipadj46
There are very quiet air pumps out there but they...

There are very quiet air pumps out there but they are too large for 1 tank. I have an alita that I cannot hear the bubbles make the most noise.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By lipadj46
Cloudy eyes are usually indicative of water...

Cloudy eyes are usually indicative of water quality issues or an injury. It usually clears up with increased water changes and tank maintenance. Bifuran is a good mild antibiotic.
Forum: Fish   12-31-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By lipadj46
Get some metro powder from kensfish.

Get some metro powder from kensfish.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-31-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,718
Posted By lipadj46
more or less they are in a state of suspended...

more or less they are in a state of suspended animation. I've used tetra safe start start before and it works as advertised. Nite out also has worked for me.
Forum: Lighting   12-15-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By lipadj46
to replace the rivet. Remove it with a drill or...

to replace the rivet. Remove it with a drill or dremel
Forum: Equipment   12-01-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,831
Posted By lipadj46
The internal UVs are general only good for...

The internal UVs are general only good for clarifying water and nothing else. If you want to get the most out of UV it pays to buy a quality inline unit (vecton, emperor aquatics, aqua UV) and a...
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By lipadj46
It still is in the filter and on the tank surfaces

It still is in the filter and on the tank surfaces
Forum: Substrate   11-12-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By lipadj46
I have akadama in my 12g long. It was popular...

I have akadama in my 12g long. It was popular until it stopped being imported a while back
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By lipadj46
Got out of town this weekend...

Sent the girls off to my parents and went to Ithaca NY to hike some waterfalls (Pics were taken with a phone first one has the color adjusted for fun)...
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Forum: Lighting   11-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By lipadj46
they will also have to tear down your house, salt...

they will also have to tear down your house, salt the earth and turn it into a superfund site.
Forum: Substrate   11-11-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By lipadj46
Pool filter sand is better, but there will be...

Pool filter sand is better, but there will be some black pockets.
Forum: Substrate   11-11-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By lipadj46
That's just what play sand does. It is one of...

That's just what play sand does. It is one of the reasons I will never use it again.
Forum: Fish   11-07-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By lipadj46
kanamyacin and furan-2

kanamyacin and furan-2
Forum: Lighting   11-04-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By lipadj46
that rule is not for ho lighting, it is outdated.

that rule is not for ho lighting, it is outdated.
Forum: Lighting   11-04-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By lipadj46
You have plenty of light with the t5ho fixtures

You have plenty of light with the t5ho fixtures
Forum: Fish   10-19-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By lipadj46
Yes you will be able to get some growth on them...

Yes you will be able to get some growth on them with clean water and good food. My discus are all over a year old and still are growing slowly. The 2 year olds are pretty much done but still...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-19-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,705
Posted By lipadj46
safe

safe
Forum: Fish   10-18-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By lipadj46
methylene blue will not cure columnaris you need...

methylene blue will not cure columnaris you need an antibiotic like kanamyacin or furan-2
Forum: Fish   10-17-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By lipadj46
I would get the blackworms and not feed tubifex...

I would get the blackworms and not feed tubifex as blackworms are much cleaner. I believe you have a source of FD blackworms in england go over to BIDKA and post a question about them. You can do 2...
Forum: Fish   10-17-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By lipadj46
I don't want to be a downer please take this as...

I don't want to be a downer please take this as constructive advice from someone who has 10 6.5"-7.5" discus that grew them out from 1.5"-2" in size (and has killed a few learning the basics). Some...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-16-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,354
Posted By lipadj46
This is not true. Not every soluble substance is...

This is not true. Not every soluble substance is ionic.

sent from an undisclosed location using morse code
Forum: Equipment   10-13-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By lipadj46
I like alita air pumps dead silent and easy to...

I like alita air pumps dead silent and easy to rebuild. I have the small luft air pump too, its a bit loud on full blast but it puts out quite a good bit of air and the adjustable flow is nice. It...
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