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Forum: Equipment 06-03-2004, 11:02 PM
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Posted By mattrmiller
Quick Releases

OK, so I have been thinking about putting some quick releases on my Filstar XP2 for some time, and with my consideration of purchasing a hydor inline heater, I thought now would be a better time than...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By mattrmiller
Looks Good!

Looks good, I may give it a try. Do you think it would go with a XP2 canister? The only reason I ask is because the tube in the picture looks smaller than my tube on my XP2. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By mattrmiller
Looks Good!

Wow Jake! that looks very cool. I think it would work good with my canister filter, but have you ever had it spring a leak?!? That would be my only concern. Anyone else heard of these heaters? Looks...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2004, 04:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By mattrmiller
Thanks

Thnks for all of the input! I will elt you know how it plays out. Thanks again.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2004, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By mattrmiller
Favorite Heater:

I am looking to get a new heater for my 29 gallon to replace my Rena Cal Top Light Excel, that does not seem to keep a steady temperature... after 1 1/2 years - I guess that's what you get.

In...
Forum: Fish 05-13-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By mattrmiller
Thank you all, for your input.

Thank you all, for your input.
Forum: Fish 05-11-2004, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By mattrmiller
OK fish experts, who knows anything about...

OK fish experts, who knows anything about darters. I have been unable to find a good amount of information on them. I have seen them in stores, and I have a friend who has a pair and loves them. I...
Forum: Algae 12-15-2003, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
I have had my LFS test my water to make sure my...

I have had my LFS test my water to make sure my parameters are OK. I have tried a blackout for a weekend, and still no luck. It always comes back. I have tried so many things I can not help to think...
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
I may give it a shot, thank you very much.

I may give it a shot, thank you very much.
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
My nitrates are fine, (water parameters above). I...

My nitrates are fine, (water parameters above). I have heard that if you treat your tank with erythromycin, it kills the bacteria level which will raise your ammonia and nitrates, kind of like when...
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
My light gives me 2.24 wpg, about the norm. I...

My light gives me 2.24 wpg, about the norm. I dose ferts, once every other week, after I do water changes.
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
It's a 29 gallon, with a 65 cf light. I use sand...

It's a 29 gallon, with a 65 cf light. I use sand and gravel substrate. Fresh water essentials, and pro plant.

Are my water params bad?
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
That's a good idea about the plants. What are...

That's a good idea about the plants. What are "normal" water parameters. I think mine are pretty good. What should I change?
Forum: Algae 12-14-2003, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By mattrmiller
I have been fighting blue green algae for about a...

I have been fighting blue green algae for about a month now, what am I doing wrong? How can I get rid of this cr@p, it is killing my plants. I did have a huge phosphate spike, off the charts, now...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By mattrmiller
So as some already know, I had outrageous...

So as some already know, I had outrageous phosphates that I have now been able to eliminate. But now I have two more questions about this problem:

1) I have phoszorb in my tank filter, and they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-09-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By mattrmiller
My Phosphates are back to normal (I believe, what...

My Phosphates are back to normal (I believe, what is normal?) And mst of my plants are recovering. Things seem to be growing again, even my red plants. I was just wondering if there was something...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-09-2003, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By mattrmiller
I just lost a bunch of money-wart to dead and...

I just lost a bunch of money-wart to dead and dying leaves and roots. The plants were growing great, to the top of the tank. For the last 2-3 weeks I have been fighting high phosphates, but all of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-08-2003, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By mattrmiller
The only thing I see it reads "2-polyphosphate"...

The only thing I see it reads "2-polyphosphate" is this a culprit? What are other good bottom feeding foods that do not contain phosphates? What about flake food, any suggestions? Thank you.

P.S....
Forum: Fish 12-06-2003, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By mattrmiller
My brother was thinking about starting a 29 or 30...

My brother was thinking about starting a 29 or 30 maybe 40 gallon. He really likes tiger barbs, but he asked me for more information. I have done some research and found that they can be snippy in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-06-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By mattrmiller
Yeah, my Nitrates are fine.

Yeah, my Nitrates are fine.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-06-2003, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By mattrmiller
I change water once every other week. I clean the...

I change water once every other week. I clean the filter once a month. My plants were growing great until about a week ago. Which makes me think that something happened to the tank that suddenly...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2003, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By mattrmiller
I use RO water.

I use RO water.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-05-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By mattrmiller
So I have high phosphates, around 5-6. I have no...

So I have high phosphates, around 5-6. I have no clue how they got there. My tanks have been fine until recently. The only things I use in my tanks are below.

1) Kent - Marine: Fresh Water...
Forum: Fish 11-16-2003, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By mattrmiller
Well I would think that it's my tank quality or...

Well I would think that it's my tank quality or substrate if it was happening to more then one. But it's only one out of six. Also my substrate is a sand and gravel mix. I will be monitoring others...
Forum: Fish 11-15-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By mattrmiller
Hey, I noticed today that one of my panda Corie's...

Hey, I noticed today that one of my panda Corie's has it's whiskers worn away... it does not look like he was attacked or anything. He is acting normal and everything but I need to know if

1) Is...
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