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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By TheFoleys
Sure..... Cheaper too like plantedrich pointed...

Sure..... Cheaper too like plantedrich pointed out.
Many store bought Epsom salts packaged for stores in the milk like containers have a large grain. Making them a little tougher to dissolve. Like...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By TheFoleys
Hoppy just for the record not in anyway...

Hoppy just for the record not in anyway belittling the serious smog / pollution issues that can be found over many areas of cali. and many other places. Just mentioning how the pollutants we emmit...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By TheFoleys
Wink Provide MgS04? Is this a trick question? ...

Provide MgS04?
Is this a trick question?

Hey how's the filter clogging issue going? Did you get it the way you wanted it flowing yet?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By TheFoleys
Removes your faucets airator and clean the lime...

Removes your faucets airator and clean the lime out. Or just replace it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-21-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By TheFoleys
I didn't read the whole thread so this may have...

I didn't read the whole thread so this may have been mentioned. There is a popular movment going on where people turn their hwh temp down to 120 to avoid scalding and save on energy. Despite the...
Forum: Fish   10-21-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,269
Posted By TheFoleys
Maybe off topic... But if your looking for a eye...

Maybe off topic... But if your looking for a eye capturing fish group that won't instantly murder eachother.... Maybe look into double or triple red varieties of apistogramma cacatuoides, or German...
Forum: Fish   10-21-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By TheFoleys
I have cories on florite original and they seem...

I have cories on florite original and they seem happy. They have never showed discomfort and spend most of the time lurking around in it. +1 for florite Cory safe.
Forum: Substrate   10-21-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By TheFoleys
I have found this to be true also. I have 2 tanks...

I have found this to be true also. I have 2 tanks I did in black sand and florite mixed. Looked great! After about a year it just looks like florite. I'm also interested in learning any trick that...
Forum: Lighting   10-20-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By TheFoleys
Paint the inside so it doesn't rot out. plain...

Paint the inside so it doesn't rot out. plain white will increase light stray light return.To make the outside pretty you can go to a craft store and get a centerpiece stencil to spray and make it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-19-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By TheFoleys
Just on assumptions only I'd guess that the label...

Just on assumptions only I'd guess that the label is describing the state of the phosphate at the time it is available for uptake by the plants. The other molocules involved are being considered...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By TheFoleys
Talking Lol :icon_mrgr

Lol :icon_mrgr
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-17-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,432
Posted By TheFoleys
I use a pretty simalar method to Tom's. I have a...

I use a pretty simalar method to Tom's. I have a chlorine removing filter in a 10x2.5 housing.( cheap buy at a home store same filter housing people use for cerges reactor). On the inlet I have a 3/4...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-17-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By TheFoleys
Instead of paper you can use a mirror for the...

Instead of paper you can use a mirror for the retro effect!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-17-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By TheFoleys
Riskay to say the least... P is definitely not...

Riskay to say the least...
P is definitely not a good thing to overdose.
What source of N were you going to use to balance your Redfield?
Generally speaking most aquarists use potassium phosphate...
Forum: Substrate   10-17-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
Thanks for the info. I did a test with some...

Thanks for the info.
I did a test with some well rinsed sand in another tank that is small. Isaw no change in anything. Been a few days no hydrogen sulfur smell or release when poked.
Sorry for...
Forum: Equipment   10-17-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By TheFoleys
Ph controller with a relay for co2 can't gas your...

Ph controller with a relay for co2 can't gas your fish. During the night when plants aren't using the co2 the the controller won't see a climb in ph so it won't turn on the solenoid. (well not as...
Forum: Equipment   10-17-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,303
Posted By TheFoleys
Have you used any algae control products since...

Have you used any algae control products since you have been feeding worms? Say in the past month or 2.
Are the worms from your own culture, or store bought?
Sorry to hear about your fish.
Forum: Equipment   10-16-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By TheFoleys
Filter floss is great stuff but plugs up quik....

Filter floss is great stuff but plugs up quik. You could remove one floss and add some purigen pack as the last media before the tank too keep a polished look. When you clean it do you find the floss...
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By TheFoleys
Are you dosing a hardness booster with your ferts?

Are you dosing a hardness booster with your ferts?
Forum: Substrate   10-16-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
So then as far as topping off an established...

So then as far as topping off an established (old) substrate with a none established (new) cap regardless of the brand you feel their is no concern. I don't think their is either... But I would like...
Forum: Substrate   10-13-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By TheFoleys
Throw it in the bath tub put a screen on the...

Throw it in the bath tub put a screen on the drain (can be bought at grocery store) and turn on the shower head. Move the head ever min or so.... Clean flourite...
A rubbermaid storage bin with...
Forum: Substrate   10-12-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
Just realized I put this in the lighting instead...

Just realized I put this in the lighting instead of substrate sub forum...
Probably would get more help in the right section. Should I pm a mod? Wouldn't want to bug anybody. I was pretty tired...
Forum: Substrate   10-12-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
http://i736.photobucket.com/albums/xx3/onlinestora...

http://i736.photobucket.com/albums/xx3/onlinestorageunit/Mobile%20Uploads/IMAG0108.jpg
This Is what concerns me. I've never heard of it before. don't want to make a toxic environment. Thing that...
Forum: Substrate   10-12-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
We have sand caps in several other tanks. I'm...

We have sand caps in several other tanks. I'm looking for a more large grain finish. I suppose I could throw a mini bag of black pea gravel on black diamond.
So you have added like a 1" cap to an...
Forum: Substrate   10-12-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By TheFoleys
lions and tigers and eco-complete oh my

The aquascape design in our 75 gal tank is just the way we want it, but our fish disagree!
I have a dry tank sitting around 120g(48x18x32) I'm going to move the aquascape and livestock from the 75...
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