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Forum: Algae 05-19-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By maxtcee
no the tanks about 4 months old i had diatoms the...

no the tanks about 4 months old i had diatoms the first 2-4 weeks but there all gone now and like i said this is black like a dust and seems to only attack the four leaf clovers
Forum: Algae 05-19-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By maxtcee
black algae

hey guys i finally got my 180 scaped and booming the glossos is carpeted the cabamba is full and mt four leaf clovers are running
the only thing is on my four leaf clovers im getting black algae on...
Forum: Algae 05-15-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By maxtcee
In my experience with diatoms just keep vacuuming...

In my experience with diatoms just keep vacuuming as much out as you can and eventually in a few weeks it will all disappear
Forum: Algae 03-09-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By maxtcee
i delt with mine by double dosing excell and 50%...

i delt with mine by double dosing excell and 50% water changes vacumned as much out as i could and now im preety much diatom free
Forum: Algae 03-07-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
Did a 50% water change and vacumned out almost...

Did a 50% water change and vacumned out almost all diatoms and tank is pearling adjusted my lights down to 6 hrs a day so far day 2 no algae
Forum: Algae 03-05-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
it deffinitly is diatoms cause it rubbs off it is...

it deffinitly is diatoms cause it rubbs off it is a new tank so maybe thats it i just vacumn it out as much as i can and hopfully it goes away on its own
Forum: Algae 03-04-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
ok so its getting worse tried uping my c02 and...

ok so its getting worse tried uping my c02 and double dose with excell but bot working now im also getting bluegreen algae
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-02-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By maxtcee
where should your phosphates be @

where should your phosphates be @
Forum: Algae 03-01-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
Yes its getting worse I've just started day 2 ...

Yes its getting worse
I've just started day 2 of overdosing it with excell hopefully it works
Forum: Algae 03-01-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
Its growing everywhere plants wood and substrate ...

Its growing everywhere plants wood and substrate
Water params are
Ph 6.6
P04 3.0
N03 5
N02 0
Ammonia 0
Iron around 1
Co2 probably 20ppm
Lighting is around 4wpg for 6 hrs aday
Forum: Algae 02-28-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
37 views and no replies

37 views and no replies
Forum: Algae 02-28-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By maxtcee
what kind of algae is this

can someone tell me what kind of algae is this and how to control it
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-03-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By maxtcee
I just ordered this one it has all test in one...

I just ordered this one it has all test in one and price isn't thatbad considering each test cost around 15-25$

http://www.amazon.com/Nutrafin-Master-Test-Contains-Parameters/dp/B0002568FO
Forum: DIY 10-10-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By maxtcee
I made one of these pretty simple cost me about...

I made one of these pretty simple cost me about $25 and works awesome
http://aquatic-art.blogspot.com/2008/06/diy-external-co2-reactor.html
Forum: Lighting 10-07-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
What would you think would be ideal wpg on a 180...

What would you think would be ideal wpg on a 180 gallon pressurized co2 using el method growing vals glosso and cobomba?
Forum: Lighting 10-07-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
Well just ordered 3 x150 watt 6700k metal halide...

Well just ordered 3 x150 watt 6700k metal halide bulbs and 4 x96 watt 6700k p c bulbs from Dr Foster
Gonna rescape my whole tank just found some cool rocks and some awesome root driftwood
Forum: DIY 10-06-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By maxtcee
Delete

Delete
Forum: DIY 10-06-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By maxtcee
Its fish safe I assume

Its fish safe I assume
Forum: Lighting 10-05-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
Well that's why I bought the coralife hopefully...

Well that's why I bought the coralife hopefully it will bump my plants up
Forum: Lighting 10-05-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
Well right now I have about 1.7 watts per gallon...

Well right now I have about 1.7 watts per gallon I'm fertilizing el and pressurized co2 around 4bps growth is slow but I can't get anything to carpet so I've read I need @ least 3 watts per gallon...
Forum: DIY 10-05-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By maxtcee
spray paint eheim bars

Anybody try spray painting there filter pipes my background is black and I wanaa spray paint the eheim bars black but not sure if it would be toxic for fish
Forum: Lighting 10-04-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
unfortunatly my fixture is coralife 3x150watt...

unfortunatly my fixture is coralife 3x150watt metal halide and 4x96 pc bulbs so they dont come cheap
Forum: Lighting 10-04-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
Guess I got to break the old piggy bank out

Guess I got to break the old piggy bank out
Forum: Lighting 10-04-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By maxtcee
aftermarket or name brand

Does it matter if I use after market bulbs or do I need namebrand
After market bulbs are like 70% cheaper
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-22-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By maxtcee
I'm using 8 10000k t5 bulbs 39w for 9 hrs a day...

I'm using 8 10000k t5 bulbs 39w for 9 hrs a day on a 180 gallon tank
My substrate is eco complete
Fertz I've recently started dosing 2 tsp kno3
1.5 tsp kh2p4
50ml of trace and
12 ml of Fe...
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