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Forum: Plants 09-21-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Stem Plants Root Up High

Whats wrong with my plants they keep shooting roots off up high and they become a large tangle.

I have Bacopa and Red Cabomba that are both doing this.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Yes, that was my idea as well. I put 8 turns of...

Yes, that was my idea as well. I put 8 turns of tape on. i really cranked it down and got it to work. Thanks!

Next question though. I have a leak from where my high pressure gauge connects to...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Threading Issue with Regulator

I have a regulator connected to a solenoid and a JBJ needle valve. I've removed the JBJ needle valve and am trying to thread in a 2 port manifold. Every time I get to the end of the threads though...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
How do you hold it in place? I wound up cutting...

How do you hold it in place? I wound up cutting up two filters. On one I sliced the blue foam at the top and emptied the Carbon, but I was worried the water would flow over the top where it was...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
What do you mean by prefilter? Like a sponge?

What do you mean by prefilter? Like a sponge?
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Marineland Emperor HOB Filter Woes

I just learned about the issues with carbon and fertilizers. I don't have the cash to buy a new canister filter at this point. Is there anyway I can make my own or buy aftermarket filters that will...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
That's amazing! I can't wait to try!

That's amazing! I can't wait to try!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-03-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
29 Gallon Long tank. the L is for long ...

29 Gallon Long tank. the L is for long



My aquarium decorations and substrate displace 3.75 gallons of water. I tested this a while back. I think you're 100% spot on with the water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Definitely not ammonia, PH, or Nitrates. Those...

Definitely not ammonia, PH, or Nitrates. Those were the first things I tested.

Things seem to be stable again. I lost 3 fish in this ordeal.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Also, I have a 2.5 gallon bucket that I fill. I...

Also, I have a 2.5 gallon bucket that I fill. I put a 2.5 gallon dosage into the bucket and mix it up before dumping it in my tank. Is that how you guys do it as well?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
I used Aqueon's water conditioner. Is it...

I used Aqueon's water conditioner.

Is it possible to do to much of a water change?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
I have a 14" airstone and a round plug type going...

I have a 14" airstone and a round plug type going now.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
So why do they have the "loading dose" on the...

So why do they have the "loading dose" on the freakin label? Setting that aside, what do I do now to save my fish from dying? How much water change is too much? How come the same dosage didn't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Only my cichlids are affected. My other tank...

Only my cichlids are affected. My other tank which is a 30L seems 100% fine. I've read that Excel can cause a tank to rapidly cycle, killing the bacteria and reducing the oxygen. I think this is...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water...

On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water change, use 1 capful (5 mL) for every 40 L (10 gallons*). Thereafter use 1 capful for every 200 L (50 gallons*) daily or every other day. Dosing may be...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-02-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Exclamation Help! Seachem Excel Dose Is Killing My Cichlids

About an hour ago I started using Excel for the first time. I've been using Flourish for about a year now 2x a week. I was told that it would help fight my BBA.

Specs
29L About a year old with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-30-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Oh, so you think I should put the tee after the...

Oh, so you think I should put the tee after the bubble counter? Which tank should get the PH controller? The 30 with dirt or the 29 with gravel?
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Yes I think it's a T8. Its the standard fixture...

Yes I think it's a T8. Its the standard fixture that comes with most out of the box tank setups. The tube diameter is about 1.5".

Just to confirm, you feel that it will be okay to use my 24"...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Help Me Spend My Money!

So I know that title is a bit misleading, but I'm limited on funds this weekend, and have four things I need to do for my tank and would prefer to do them in stages. I need your help to figure out...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-29-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Drop Checker Info

I just bought a glass bulb drop checker that didn't come with instructions. From what I read I need to fill the bulb with distilled water, add some 4dkh solution and add a drop of PH reagent. Is...
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
Is there a benefit to sand vs. gravel?

Is there a benefit to sand vs. gravel?
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
What's the difference between a T5NO and HO?

And how do I know if my Coralife is an HO or NO?
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
I got one second hand as well. I took it apart...

I got one second hand as well. I took it apart and the thing was leaking all over my floor. I wound up getting a new o-ring, and it took me 3-4 tries at getting the thing water tight. I have it in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By TakeTheCann0lis
So if I crank up my CO2 regulator for a day or...

So if I crank up my CO2 regulator for a day or two I should be okay?
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