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Forum: Algae   02-18-2017, 02:45 AM
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Posted By Waters
I dosed 3 times and was starting to see definite...

I dosed 3 times and was starting to see definite improvement as far as the hair algae was concerned.......then I tore my tank down to go a different direction lol. Had nothing to do with the slight...
Forum: Algae   02-10-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
Yes, I did receive it direct from the company had...

Yes, I did receive it direct from the company had have starting dosing....I will keep this thread updated.

Bump:

Yes, I purchased the freshwater version...although I have been using the reef...
Forum: Algae   02-10-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
I would have to assume they are different strains...

I would have to assume they are different strains of bacterial, otherwise they would have no reason to market the different products (reef, fresh, etc.). I have starting dosing....I will let...
Forum: Algae   02-05-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
Well I can say, when I used it successfully in my...

Well I can say, when I used it successfully in my reef tank, there is a die off that, for many, caused a cyano outbreak. The directions direct from the company representative is to continue dosing...
Forum: Algae   02-05-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
I actually ordered it direct from their site...

I actually ordered it direct from their site yesterday so I will try it out as soon as it arrives. I agree, there are reviews on both sides of the fence but they were overwhelming positive, at least...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-03-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Waters
I actually saw a picture of this being done but I...

I actually saw a picture of this being done but I cannot find it anywhere. They went as far as using a branch that seemed to go "through" each of the three tanks, but using small sections of the...
Forum: Algae   02-03-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
The ingredients are: 95% Cultured Bacteria...

The ingredients are:

95% Cultured Bacteria Blend
1% Amino Acids (Aspartic Acid)
0.5% Vinegar
3.5% RO/DI Water

It worked within 2 weeks in my reef tank removing all hair algae. Within one...
Forum: Algae   02-02-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
Nobody has used it? I am shocked due to the...

Nobody has used it? I am shocked due to the popularity it has on the reef side. I might have to order a bottle and give it a try :-)
Forum: Lighting   01-31-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Waters
I have two of them in addition to a Planted...

I have two of them in addition to a Planted FugeRay. I run them on 24/7 mode but on a timer so that they shut off at 8:00 at night. They automatically come back on, resuming 24/7 mode, at 6 the...
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Waters
I have found the bubble counters to be worthless...

I have found the bubble counters to be worthless with the exception of the initial setup. Mine has been empty for months now....I just watch the drop checker and adjust from there. I got tired of...
Forum: Algae   01-31-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Waters
Vibrant for freshwater

Has anybody tried Vibrant in their planted tank for algae control? It works wonders in my reef tanks for eliminating all forms of problem algae. I just had a minor issue with hair algae but based...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By Waters
Probably any of my Plecos. They are like dogs in...

Probably any of my Plecos. They are like dogs in that they come running as soon as they see me placing the algae wafers in the tank. If I happen to just be doing tank maintenance (and not feeding...
Forum: Algae   01-30-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Waters
Tank looks beautiful....good job on solving and...

Tank looks beautiful....good job on solving and correcting the problems.
Forum: Substrate   01-25-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Waters
I also purchased mine on Amazon.

I also purchased mine on Amazon.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Waters
Where I go (Paintball store) all they have is CO2...

Where I go (Paintball store) all they have is CO2 so I am safe :-)
Forum: Plants   01-23-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Waters
Indian Red Sword baby plants

What should I do with these baby plants/runners? Do I let them get bigger or can I cut them off and replant now? If I do cut them now, do I leave any part of the runner or just cut on both sides of...
Forum: Plants   01-21-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Waters
I actually have no surface agitation...

I actually have no surface agitation whatsoever......I am running a sump though which would oxygenate the water as it is being injected with CO2 through a reactor.
Forum: Plants   01-21-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Waters
There definitely is more to it than that...

There definitely is more to it than that (possibly the O2 saturation as others suggested?). I have high lighting (two 24/7 Planted Plus and one FugeRay Planted+ over a 65g) and also high levels of...
Forum: Plants   01-20-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Waters
Thanks for all of the quick responses. I will...

Thanks for all of the quick responses. I will stop worrying about it. It makes sense that they tend to only pearl when the water is saturated with O2. My CO2 is on pretty much the entire time the...
Forum: Plants   01-20-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Waters
No pearling?

Since my tank has been set up (almost 3 months now), I have yet to see any pearling at all. Everything appears to be growing and for the most part is healthy. I have to cut the lawn and trim the...
Forum: Plants   01-18-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Waters
Well I finally pulled them out and trimmed about...

Well I finally pulled them out and trimmed about 6 inches off of the bottom. There was also roughly 6 inches of roots which I was not expecting so I made quite a mess pulling the plants out. I wish...
Forum: Plants   01-10-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Waters
Ok...I will wait as long as possible and then...

Ok...I will wait as long as possible and then just trip the tops. Hopefully it doesn't make too much of a mess. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Plants   01-09-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Waters
Trimming Limnophila aromatica 'hippuroides'

How do I trim this plant? It is growing so well right now....I would hate to have to pull it up and trim the bottoms and replant. Can the tops just be cut off? It is hard to tell from the picture...
Forum: Plants   01-04-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Waters
Yeah, I lost a few plants during the cycle due to...

Yeah, I lost a few plants during the cycle due to high ammonia levels....once those were under control, everything took off.
Forum: Plants   01-03-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Waters
I also used ADA Amazonia but I was filled and...

I also used ADA Amazonia but I was filled and running CO2/ferts from day one. I wonder how the high levels of ammonia from the Aquasoil will affect already established plants that were grown...
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