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Forum: Algae   06-29-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By GouramiGuy
You would lose your money on that bet. I had BGA...

You would lose your money on that bet. I had BGA all over the tank. Mostly on the higher plant leaves, top front tank corners, and any bare spots on the substrate that receive a lot of light. I do...
Forum: Algae   06-29-2013, 06:36 AM
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Posted By GouramiGuy
What is GFO?

What is GFO?
Forum: Equipment   06-29-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By GouramiGuy
Thanks for the replies everyone. I think I will...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I think I will remove the plastic strip on the back of the cover to allow airflow. I have two 80mm fans in the back of the canopy so that should move some air under...
Forum: Algae   06-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By GouramiGuy
Hello Xirxes, the only thing I can think of is...

Hello Xirxes, the only thing I can think of is low o2. I have a reef quality RO/DI system with TDS monitors in and out and I measure all my fertilizer with a gram scale. I have lots of large plants...
Forum: Algae   06-29-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By GouramiGuy
Thanks for the info! I don't really know how this...

Thanks for the info! I don't really know how this works but I do know the BGA was completely gone after 2-3 days of using the penicillin. I fought it for months using other methods. I tryed the...
Forum: Equipment   06-28-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By GouramiGuy
Glass tank covers on planted tanks?

Does anyone use glass covers on c02 injected tanks? Would this cause a buildup of gases potentially causing problems?
Forum: Algae   06-28-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By GouramiGuy
Thanks for the replies! This product is intended...

Thanks for the replies! This product is intended for horses primarily. Maybe "livestock" was the wrong word to use. I live in the country so I often treat my dogs myself when they get scratched up by...
Forum: Algae   06-24-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By GouramiGuy
killing BGA with livestock penicillin!!

I recently bought a large bottle of penicillin from the local farm and feed store for my dog who had to get stitches. I have read threads about using expensive aquarium antibiotics to kill BGA but in...
Forum: Algae   04-07-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By GouramiGuy
Its most likely a fungus that will go away on its...

Its most likely a fungus that will go away on its own. You can scrub it off its its bugging you but its not dangerous. Baking or boiling the wood might get rid of it as well. Good luck.
Forum: Fish   04-05-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By GouramiGuy
I recently added two male GBR to my 90 gallon...

I recently added two male GBR to my 90 gallon planted community tank. The dominant male bullied the other male almost to death. Luckily I was able to separate them and the injured ram recovered. The...
Forum: DIY   01-14-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By GouramiGuy
Thanks! It may be hard to tell by my crapy...

Thanks! It may be hard to tell by my crapy smartphone pics but I made the canopy 10" tall for extra room to do maintainence. I can reach every bottom corner of the tank but I am 6' 3" so the design...
Forum: DIY   12-29-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By GouramiGuy
90 Gallon Canopy Build

Hello everybody, I just finished up building my 90g canopy on my new tank and I thought I'd share some pictures so maybe it could help someone else or give them some ideas. This project cost under...
Forum: Lighting   11-28-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By GouramiGuy
Thanks for the info! Any ideas on incorporating...

Thanks for the info! Any ideas on incorporating RGB LEDs for a broader color spectrum? I understand there are two color ranges that can be used by plants and I'm wondering if I should try to provide...
Forum: Lighting   11-25-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By GouramiGuy
LED build 90g questions

Hello, I'm planning on building a LED light fixture for my 90g tank. It will be lightly planted but I want to have enough light to grow just about anything in the future. I'll be using Cree LEDs on...
Forum: Substrate   01-02-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,035
Posted By GouramiGuy
I've used it. Got it for $17 a bag. Rinsed once...

I've used it. Got it for $17 a bag. Rinsed once and it worked great. Looks pretty good too.
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