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Forum: Algae   12-14-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By neoh
My potassium levels were through the roof, and...

My potassium levels were through the roof, and the timer for my co2 somehow went haywire and left it on for three days, and poof. Everything is covered in hair algae.

Changed my dosing regime to...
Forum: Algae   12-08-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By neoh
This is bga/cyano algae, yes?

Just looking for verification that this is infact BGA so I can treat it. It latches on to my blyxa, crypts and gracilis, but stays away from my java and pogostemon.

It's really starting to...
Forum: Lighting   02-06-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By neoh
I appreciate the response. I'll try it with what...

I appreciate the response. I'll try it with what I got!

Thanks.
Forum: Lighting   02-06-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By neoh
I'm stuck in a rut. What lights should I use?

I'm purchasing a 77G acrylic tank, which is 60 x 18 x 16

I currently have two sets of lights I could use, both at 4x54w Tek T5

6400k x 3
10000k x 1

I'm going to be planting utricularia...
Forum: Plants   06-11-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By neoh
crazy root formation.

I have a good majority of roots coming from my stems, they are long, white and very healthy, though I just eally don't like the look of it. was curious if I can do something to prevent the amount of...
Forum: Plants   04-15-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,571
Posted By neoh
how did it turn out for you?

how did it turn out for you?
Forum: Lighting   04-10-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By neoh
lighting question re: coralife 96w fixture.

I currently have a 36" Coralife 96W x2 CF 6700k fixture. It has wires that go into the bulbs that are the rectangular 4 pin system.

I've been looking everywhere for the information I need and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-08-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By neoh
powerhead and diffuser, will this work?

I have been trying different ways of diffusing co2 and getting the most out of it. I've been running a DIY co2 reactor for awhile now, but have not seen the results I've been looking for, so I'm...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-08-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By neoh
I caught about 3-4 freshwater clams from a lake...

I caught about 3-4 freshwater clams from a lake while snorking a few summers ago that looked identical to this:

http://blog.midwestlakes.org/freshwater%20clam.JPG

Kept them in a planted tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-08-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By neoh
The method that I find worked well for me, was...

The method that I find worked well for me, was put all the soil and everything in, then put the plants in, and add water. Or fill about 1" past the substrate. The problem is, when you plant...
Forum: Substrate   04-08-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By neoh
I've done mineralized soil. What I did was poured...

I've done mineralized soil. What I did was poured the water through a strainer and removed the particles then repeated until there was no floating anything. Then I strained it onto a tarp and let it...
Forum: Lighting   04-06-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By neoh
is it the coralife 2x96w? You can turn one bulb...

is it the coralife 2x96w? You can turn one bulb off at a time, and would provide sufficient light. Having both on is way too much.
Forum: Algae   04-06-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By neoh
If you are going to start dosing ferts, remove...

If you are going to start dosing ferts, remove the phosphate remover & the carbon from your filter, or it will pretty much defeat the purpose.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-06-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By neoh
not that far away, give or take 5" - it can't go...

not that far away, give or take 5" - it can't go any higher than that due to my sloped ceilings where the tank is located.

The lights are 2x 96w CF

I was dosing flourish iron, but recently...
Forum: DIY   04-06-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By neoh
I had a yeast bottle reverse-syphon into my tank...

I had a yeast bottle reverse-syphon into my tank creating pretty much bread on all the plants. I didn't lose any fish because I took them out before anything could go wrong with them. Problem with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-06-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,692
Posted By neoh
time to resurrect! mouthfull of fish water,...

time to resurrect!

mouthfull of fish water, check.
heater broken from being left plugged in, check.
canister filter overflow, check.
broken tank with water everywhere, check.

I made a DIY...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-06-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By neoh
very common pond snail. They breed and spred...

very common pond snail. They breed and spred quickly. They are a pest, but don't cause any problems to the plants.

They do however get into your equipment (canister filter, etc.) and can cause...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-06-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,591
Posted By neoh
pond snails. I'd get rid of them, because they...

pond snails. I'd get rid of them, because they multiply very quickly.

Nice tank!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-06-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By neoh
A few things that are bugging me! (glosso & plants)

There is two things I want to achieve, and I can't do either.

First thing, is my plants are not turning red. Despite the amount of iron I dose, and the flourite red, and eco complete I use as a ...
Forum: Lighting   03-23-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By neoh
I do use pressurized co2 injection. About 1bps...

I do use pressurized co2 injection. About 1bps with lights on.

I reduced my lighting with both of them on to 8.5hours a day.

12:30P-6P
1 hour siesta
7:00P-10:00P

I'll try this and see...
Forum: Lighting   03-23-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By neoh
New tank, same lighting, algae!

I have a Coralife 2x 96W CF light system, which on my 33g tank gave me 2.9WPG. Which was the perfect amount. (I only kept one light on)

I upgraded to a new tank, a 55G - and sure enough, my 36"...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-16-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By neoh
I guess I'll just try it out for a few weeks...

I guess I'll just try it out for a few weeks without liquid dosing and see how it goes.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-16-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By neoh
I have many plants that should be turning red,...

I have many plants that should be turning red, but they are all still very green. Healthy, but green. l. aromatica, rotala macrandra, sunset hygro, ludwigia repens, etc. I replanted some sunset hygro...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-15-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By neoh
Dosing iron with iron substrate?

I currently have a tank using eco-complete, capped with 3m colorquartz sand, and I dose liquid iron 3x a week, and am not getting the results I am looking for.

I am going to be setting up another...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-24-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By neoh
so what would happen if?

I were to add iron and phosphates together? I understand they become an insoluble precipitate. Does this mean they just cancel each other out?
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