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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Bulldog321
OP said fish were removed when shrimp added.

OP said fish were removed when shrimp added.
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,050
Posted By Bulldog321
In my 5 gallon nano. I used MG Organic choice...

In my 5 gallon nano. I used MG Organic choice and pool filter sand. After I capped the MG soil with sand, I covered the entire area with aluminum foil. I then placed some quarters on the a top of...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By Bulldog321
I found them at Lowes. Also, did anyone buy...

I found them at Lowes.
Also, did anyone buy the silicone grease. I bought the little gray box of silicone grease made by Danco. If I remember correctly, when the XP3 was new, there was grease on...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By Bulldog321
Great timing on your post. My XP3 started doing...

Great timing on your post. My XP3 started doing that today. Can you find these o-rings in Loewes or Home Deport?

Thannks
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bulldog321
I currently use a coralife 2x65w fixture. I...

I currently use a coralife 2x65w fixture. I don't run Co2. I don't any real exotic plants. Just swords, some ferns and a few others I got at Petsmart. All the plants I have grow pretty much and...
Forum: Substrate 02-19-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bulldog321
Also, as suggested above, fill up the top...

Also, as suggested above, fill up the top compartment of your XP3 with filter floss. It should clear up within 48 hours.

However, it could be a bacterial bloom, if so, it may take a week or so...
Forum: Substrate 02-19-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bulldog321
Thanks. I just put it in my tank yesterday...

Thanks. I just put it in my tank yesterday without rinsing it. (With all the rain we had in the morning, I didn't want be outside rinising it. :))

I am running the XP3 on it with the top...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bulldog321
Also, take note that gourami's are labyrinth...

Also, take note that gourami's are labyrinth fish. Meaning they have the ability to take oxygen directly from the air. I had two gouramis (I just traded them to my LFS last week) which would reguarly...
Forum: Substrate 02-15-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Bulldog321
I've been using SMS for the past several months...

I've been using SMS for the past several months in my 55 gallon and it has worked great. While everyone has differenting opinions on the dust issue, I didn't find it was all that bad.

I only...
Forum: Substrate 02-13-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bulldog321
I purchased some of same stuff today. Have you...

I purchased some of same stuff today. Have you used any yet? I have 55 gallon with red sms currently and wanted to give this a try.
Forum: Lighting 11-14-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Bulldog321
I would also check out this site. If they don't...

I would also check out this site. If they don't have what you want, I would e-mail them. They are located in Miami, Florida, so shipping will be ultra-fast for you.

http://www.webaquatics.com/
...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Bulldog321
Also is your flow valve underwater. My XP3...

Also is your flow valve underwater. My XP3 started to emit bubbles everytime the water level dropped below the venturi plug.

I ended up remvoing the flow valve, because I never adjusted the...
Forum: Algae 11-05-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Bulldog321
A lot of people recommend purchasing Fleet Enema...

A lot of people recommend purchasing Fleet Enema from any drug store to increase phosphate levels

Here is a link to discussion about dosing Fleet enema solution.
...
Forum: Algae 11-05-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Bulldog321
What kind of fertilizers are you dosing? A lot...

What kind of fertilizers are you dosing? A lot people believe that low phosphate levels cause green spot algae outbreaks.
Forum: Algae 10-31-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,195
Posted By Bulldog321
I have an otto and two mystery snails I bought at...

I have an otto and two mystery snails I bought at Petsmart. Unlike the regular snails that you find on plants, these mystery snails do not reproduce very quickly.

A thing to note, my "cleaning...
Forum: Algae 10-29-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,195
Posted By Bulldog321
Gourami tend to enjoy shrimp. I put 10 ghost...

Gourami tend to enjoy shrimp. I put 10 ghost shrimp into my tank which has two gouramis. Even though there is plenty of hiding places, in less than a day, my gourami's had a shrimp feast.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bulldog321
The following places sell bulk chemicals for...

The following places sell bulk chemicals for dosing.

Rex Grigg does at his site. http://www.bestaquariumregulator.com/

Also, http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com/
Forum: DIY 10-27-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,494
Posted By Bulldog321
I used Krylon Black satin finish. You can find...

I used Krylon Black satin finish. You can find it at Wal-mart. It worked quite well.

I also used it to paint my filter in-take tube. So far it has held up quite well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Bulldog321
Yes. I upgraded to a 55 gallon tank and kept the...

Yes. I upgraded to a 55 gallon tank and kept the it this way. It creates a good bit of circulation, without causing my fish to fight a strong current.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Bulldog321
Another thing you can do is simply put the power...

Another thing you can do is simply put the power jet attachment on the end of the spray bar.

I had this setup on a 29 gallon and it worked very well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-25-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bulldog321
I had an outbreak of GSA and thread algae. I was...

I had an outbreak of GSA and thread algae. I was running my 130w PC lights over my 55 gallon for 9 hours day.

I have switched my lights to run from 8:00 to 12:30 and from 4:30 to 9:00. I...
Forum: Algae 10-24-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,741
Posted By Bulldog321
I bought the snails at petsmart. They called...

I bought the snails at petsmart. They called them a Gold Mystery snail and a Black Mystery snail.

Below is a link to description of them.
...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,916
Posted By Bulldog321
Here is a link to some info on hydrogen peroxide...

Here is a link to some info on hydrogen peroxide treatment. Also, at the bottom of this article there is a link to another good article.

Good luck, please let us know how it turns out.
...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,741
Posted By Bulldog321
do you have any snails or ottos in the tank? ...

do you have any snails or ottos in the tank? Snails will devour diatoms and so will ottos. Ottos will clean up the leaves too.
Forum: Algae 10-22-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,916
Posted By Bulldog321
Search the threads for hydrogen peroxide dip. I...

Search the threads for hydrogen peroxide dip. I dipped some Mondo grass which had GSA and thread algae in 1:1 solution of H202 and water for about 5 minutes. The thread algae has turned pink and is...
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