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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-18-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,767
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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-02-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By brogan
I use a t adapter on two 5/16 hoses, one attached...

I use a t adapter on two 5/16 hoses, one attached to a hose adapter on my faucet and the other slips over my two stage (sediment pre-filter and carbon) under cabinet water filter. I adjust the hot...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,191
Posted By brogan
I was thinking of picking one up and putting it...

I was thinking of picking one up and putting it on a timer so it runs 15 min 2x per day. I am using the Tom Aquarium Surface Skimmer on my Eheim 2217, but the sponge prefilter changes the flow after...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By brogan
I spray the outside of my tank with distilled...

I spray the outside of my tank with distilled water during weekly water changes.... It won't leave hard water spots behind if you don't wipe it completely dry.
Forum: Plants 02-03-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By brogan
Amazon Sword Help

I had an amazon sword plant that was thriving for over two years, practically growing out of the tank. aAbout 6 months ago it sent out a runner with plantlets, and at the same time became less lush,...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By brogan
I have a small school of panda cories in my 55...

I have a small school of panda cories in my 55 with ecocomplete and they do well... no signs of their barbs being affected as they root through the substrate.
Forum: Algae 11-15-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By brogan
If it is GSA you will not be able to remove it...

If it is GSA you will not be able to remove it without harming the leaves. I would try moving the anubias to a shadier spot in your tank.
Forum: Substrate 07-12-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By brogan
Seachem's Purigen will clear up the tannins...

Seachem's Purigen will clear up the tannins overnight. You will be amazed at the difference it will make.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By brogan
Since you already have the excel, add that to the...

Since you already have the excel, add that to the CSM is a fungicide. I use 15 ml in a 500 ml bottle.

Watch your nitrate levels though, mine were sky high when using EI dosing. I cut mine almost...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By brogan
You can see the plantlet forming on a long wooden...

You can see the plantlet forming on a long wooden stem just below the drop checker. Several plantelets formed along it, but only one is visible in the picture. I let it grow for two months until it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By brogan
I believe you have to wait for it to send out a...

I believe you have to wait for it to send out a shoot which will form a series of plantlets. I had mine for a year and a half before it did this.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,067
Posted By brogan
Sorry for your loss. A tank death can be...

Sorry for your loss. A tank death can be devastating! Maybe you should consider getting a high quality two stage under sink carbon filter and fill from there. This should absorb all the chlorine.
Forum: Algae 01-31-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,447
Posted By brogan
I have my doubts about the flow/bba relationship....

I have my doubts about the flow/bba relationship. I get bba on my Eheim Classic spray bar (which has a high CO2 concentration from the reactor) and on my Hydor Evolution pumps. I believe flow helps...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By brogan
Do you have a plastic check valve? I had one...

Do you have a plastic check valve? I had one corrode to the point that it became completely plugged.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By brogan
2217 Fine Filters

Hi everyone,
I don't know if this is the correct forum for this, but I used my last filter pad for My Ehiem 2217 and was looking for cheaper alternatives.

After an hour searching for...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By brogan
I use empty gatorade bottles --- 500 ml. the neck...

I use empty gatorade bottles --- 500 ml. the neck is large enough to get the syringe in for proper dosing.
Forum: Algae 11-13-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By brogan
Here is my experience, which I previously posted:...

Here is my experience, which I previously posted:

I set up a new 46 gallon bowfront tank in my classroom last August. I had a terrible diatom problem that I battled for 7 months. I kept reading...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-01-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By brogan
I bought my rams from Matt13. He (and I'm sure...

I bought my rams from Matt13. He (and I'm sure others) breed their GBRs in our relatively hard Lake Michigan water. I never had LFS rams live for more than a month prior to buying from him, and...
Forum: Algae 09-28-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By brogan
Did you decrease your photoperiod during this...

Did you decrease your photoperiod during this time?

I had a similar experience when I intentionally stopped co2 and decreased my photoperiod when going through a columnaris outbreak, and didn't...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-17-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By brogan
Assassin snails and manual removal got rid of a...

Assassin snails and manual removal got rid of a pretty nasty pond snail infestation I had a while back.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By brogan
If you use a magic eraser, use the original. Do...

If you use a magic eraser, use the original. Do not use the heavy duty version... it will scratch acrylic.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By brogan
Eheim ecco 2232 head switch question.

I have an Eheim 2236 body laying around after the head unit was destroyed by running dry for a few hours. Can I switch the head of a 2232 I have onto the body of the 2236 to get some additional...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By brogan
Update.... I couldn't find Kanamyacin, but did...

Update.... I couldn't find Kanamyacin, but did find Bifurn+. After dumping an ungodly amount of the stuff (as per directions) into my tank it turned dehydrated pee yellow. I couldn't stand the look...
Forum: Fish 08-31-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By brogan
Why not treat the whole tank with kanaplex? I...

Why not treat the whole tank with kanaplex? I think that would be th ebest way to ensure you have eradicated that nasty bacteria.

Seems like a lot of people are getting hit by this disease lately....
Forum: Fish 08-23-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By brogan
Crap..... I searched for treatments and it seems...

Crap..... I searched for treatments and it seems water changes, gravel vacuuming and broad spectrum antibiotics are reccomended.


Question... will the antibiotics kill the beneficial bacteria...
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