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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By bradlgt21
We drink bottled water for that reason.

We drink bottled water for that reason.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-03-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By bradlgt21
super hard water am I doomed?

I just moved a couple years ago I into our first house and have had nothing but trouble. I had two bn plecos full grown and healthy die a few months after moving in and anything I buy dies in a...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By bradlgt21
I would not suggest a HOB, The aquaclears are...

I would not suggest a HOB, The aquaclears are good HOB filters but cannister filters do a lot better job filtering then a HOB. I wouldn't lay them on there side but I also have a eheim so it may not...
Forum: Fish 05-17-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,857
Posted By bradlgt21
You have a point, it seems my fish always love...

You have a point, it seems my fish always love the gravel vac. Even when you try to shoe them away one of them ends up getting sucked in and you have to figure out how to stop the flow and get them...
Forum: Fish 05-16-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,857
Posted By bradlgt21
I take 2 nets, one in each hand, use the smaller...

I take 2 nets, one in each hand, use the smaller or less effective one to scare the fish towards the other net. So one net just does a lot of movement and make the fish swim away the other you keep...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By bradlgt21
I have a theory, it is a new tank. You said you...

I have a theory, it is a new tank. You said you had a spike and the water turned green this is common during a tank's initial cycle. Its very likely the algae could clogged the filter as filters need...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By bradlgt21
Yeah the one on the left is the bronze the righ...

Yeah the one on the left is the bronze the righ is the peppered with the speckled pattern.
Forum: Fish 04-30-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By bradlgt21
They are beautiful fish, just need a huge tank...

They are beautiful fish, just need a huge tank and lots of food though.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-30-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradlgt21
Test your tap water too. it is not unheard of to...

Test your tap water too. it is not unheard of to have nitrates in your tap water.
Forum: DIY 04-05-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By bradlgt21
I did DIY CO2 with 2 bottles on my 29 gallon a...

I did DIY CO2 with 2 bottles on my 29 gallon a while back and I ended up getting Black Beard Algae. Couldn't figure it out because it is a low light tank. Did some research and read somewhere that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By bradlgt21
No most pest snails can handle more copper then...

No most pest snails can handle more copper then shrimp. So you can't just assume the shrimp will be fine because the snails are fine. If you really want to test they sell test strips for copper, they...
Forum: Lighting 03-29-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By bradlgt21
AH Supply Linear 54W for low light?

Has anyone tried AH supplies linear kit on its own. The website suggests using them in combonation with there bright kits to bump up the par a little. For instance to go from medium to high instead...
Forum: Lighting 03-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By bradlgt21
Need single T8 Bulb Suggestion

I am setting up a couple low tech tanks. One is a 55 gallon 48x12x21 and it will be a lake tanganika tank. Only plants will be anubius and Java fern as I want this to be a biotype. The other tank is...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-20-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By bradlgt21
KH is easier it changes from like blue to yellow...

KH is easier it changes from like blue to yellow all in one drop typically. It is the GH that gets me, it changes from like a dull orangish yellow to a yellowish green. Wish the colors were more of a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-16-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
On my way home from work I picked up a new kh and...

On my way home from work I picked up a new kh and gh test kit. Results with the new kit are kh 17 and gh 26 from the tap. The water in the fluval edge is kh 9 gh 19. So even in the edge with the...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 03-15-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By bradlgt21
Finnex M-Tank Mini 9g Acrylic

Finnex M-Tank Mini 9g Acrylic (http://www.finnex.net/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&category_id=1&product_id=164&Itemid=61)

How do I purchase this...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-15-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
I just tested with distilled water to test my...

I just tested with distilled water to test my kits. Ph and kh tested correct but gh even with 10 drops still looked yellow with distilled which should be green at 1. The kit is old so my gh I can...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-14-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,162
Posted By bradlgt21
I have a edge, one of thoe old ones though and I...

I have a edge, one of thoe old ones though and I converted to the plug in LED bulb. But even with the old halogen you can grow a good number of things directly below the light. Don't know if you...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-13-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
ok so I looked it up and it says cherry can...

ok so I looked it up and it says cherry can handle 5-15dkh. If my test was accurate at 30dkh that would make sense. I am going to pick up some bottles of RO on the way home today and first test my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-13-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
What hardness levels should I strive for? Maybe...

What hardness levels should I strive for? Maybe this is why the shrimp won't breed. They used to breed when I lived in a town that had lake michigan water but the last 2 places I have had trouble. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
Well off of memory since I am not at home it was...

Well off of memory since I am not at home it was like 30 drops to get the GH to change color and KH was somewhere around 12 drops. That was with a API kit.

There is only 1 micro Rasbora left.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-12-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By bradlgt21
Need Fish/Shrimp Advice for Fluval Edge

I have a fluval edge, the 6" version. I swapped the Halogens for LED's and have a really nice planted setup, I love the plants in it I just can't figure out the fish. I keep getting Micro Fish like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-06-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By bradlgt21
I think my shrimp tank is easier maintenance...

I think my shrimp tank is easier maintenance because they clean all the plants of algae and work like there out maintenance crew. Plus if you test for nitrates to find out how dirty your water really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By bradlgt21
I have Sunset Rainbowfish. Mel. Parva. By the end...

I have Sunset Rainbowfish. Mel. Parva. By the end of the day they end up washing out and looking kind of bland but first thing in the morning lights on they look amazing. Sometimes they get really...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 681
Posted By bradlgt21
Not planted I would probably do a african cichlid...

Not planted I would probably do a african cichlid tank. Its a shame you don't want to plant a 75 though, its a awesome tank for it. Deep enough for planting nicely but not too tall or to low and 4...
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