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Forum: Substrate 12-20-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By oliverpool
Difference between location of detritus in tank?

I wonder if there is actually a difference of detritus or food "rotting" on the substrate, on top of plants or in the filter. Its still part of the water in the aquarium right?

If so, having a...
Forum: Algae 09-25-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By oliverpool
Well seachem says it's generally safe for plants...

Well seachem says it's generally safe for plants although they have not tested all plants under all ph levels. Have not heard anyone complain that it killed plants before. But I am looking closely...
Forum: Algae 09-25-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,707
Posted By oliverpool
I posted in a new thread about my recent...

I posted in a new thread about my recent experience. Basically I had BBA in my tank in the background. Always there and if I look at it wrong, it will just cover my plants. Adjusted CO2 till my...
Forum: Algae 09-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By oliverpool
Seachem Paraguard kills BBA?

I have been battling BBA somewhat in my tank. It never really threatens to overwhelm my tank but it reminds me to keep up with my tank maintenance so that BBA stays in the background. I been dosing...
Forum: Algae 07-26-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By oliverpool
Is starlight bristlenose pleco also similar to...

Is starlight bristlenose pleco also similar to the bushy nose pleco you are referring to?

I have two since the start of my 20g tank and its 3 months now. They do not seem to touch the dust algae...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-23-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By oliverpool
Roger! So I guess dosing the weekly in daily...

Roger!

So I guess dosing the weekly in daily dose for macro and micro with 12 hour difference would not lead to much issues. Sounds good! Thanks!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By oliverpool
I have no issue with it as it does not distract...

I have no issue with it as it does not distract from the tank. Was just a little worried that the oil film might reduce the oxygen content. Once my lily pipe is here, I will see if I can increase...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-22-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By oliverpool
Nope. Did not want to add any item unless its...

Nope. Did not want to add any item unless its needed. As the shrimps did not seem to mind I let it be for now. Just thought it was strange that the CO2 did not gas off overnight...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-22-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By oliverpool
CO2 indicator still shows green every morning

I have a newly setup 3 feet tank heavily planted for almost 4 weeks now. Most plants seem to be growing in nicely. I even have a bunch of Egeria inside just to help with the ADA Amazonia soil...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-22-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By oliverpool
My trips are usually less then a week. So water...

My trips are usually less then a week. So water change should not be a real problem once a week or so. But I gather dosing every 3-4 days one week then 5-6 days the following week then back to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-22-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By oliverpool
Dosing EI with Dosing Pump schedules

I travel abit, and want to start EI dosing. So I just got a 3 pump Dosing machine and found that it allows lots of control except it does not allow control of dosing on a per days basis!
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-13-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By oliverpool
Ordered the ferts separately! Thanks all for the...

Ordered the ferts separately! Thanks all for the help.

Do I still need to dose equilibrium if I add CSM+?

If I still need equilibrium dosing as my tap has pretty low GH of around 3 and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-11-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By oliverpool
That's what I thought too after I got the...

That's what I thought too after I got the package. Somehow I misread the Ingridents. Decided to get the needed ferts individually and mix my own macro and micro solution for dosing.



Is that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-11-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By oliverpool
Macro and micro mix for

I just got a pack of the above from Aqariumfertilizer. Its premix and contains 1 equal part each of Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Plantex CSM+B.

If I were to add this...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 72,226
Posted By oliverpool
I have one side mounted unit which I have tried...

I have one side mounted unit which I have tried running at 2 to 4 times water turnover. I believe as long as your outlet it high up from just below to at the water level, the flow in the tank is not...
Forum: DIY 03-22-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By oliverpool
Light holder for DIY led fixture

I have been looking at premade or DIY holders for a ledgroupbuy.com LED kit. What are my options?

I could do a inverted T plate made out of acrylic but I can't say I like the look much.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-22-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 72,226
Posted By oliverpool
Thanks lochaber. I found another site that...

Thanks lochaber.

I found another site that explains it more clearly. I believe the main important item is that the flow through the filter should be between 5-10cm/ min. As such, after...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-21-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 72,226
Posted By oliverpool
Just finished the whole thread. Great read and...

Just finished the whole thread. Great read and thanks all who updated this thread with their updates and experience. I would like to test this on my upcoming tank and my existing outdoor "pond".
...
Forum: Algae 12-21-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,552
Posted By oliverpool
Is using erythromycin the only way to get rid of...

Is using erythromycin the only way to get rid of BGA? I have a spot of this at a spot near the right side along the glass of my tank. I have tried to move the plants/rock near that location to see...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,470
Posted By oliverpool
This is so cool! Are they commercially available...

This is so cool! Are they commercially available already?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 14,023
Posted By oliverpool
Actually when I see what you guys pay for fishes...

Actually when I see what you guys pay for fishes in the US, I am glad to be here in Singapore! I guess it helps when there are a number of fish farms here and Singapore is not that far from places...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-18-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 14,023
Posted By oliverpool
I have 5 for about 4 weeks now in my small 6G...

I have 5 for about 4 weeks now in my small 6G community tank and they are all still doing well. Its quite heavily planted and and I do EI dosing with CO2 and 50% weekly water changes etc... All 5...
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