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Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2014, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Michael Appleseed
Yes!! I read around the forum for a while, and...

Yes!! I read around the forum for a while, and did a little online surfing and the only fish consistently brought up in discussion about BBA control was the Siamese Algae Eater. I went to the lfs,...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-02-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Day 62

Not much to say other than everything's going great and I have no visible algae... Really tranquil to fall asleep to at the foot of my bed.

Day 62:
Forum: Tank Journals 04-24-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
I purchased 3 Siamese Algae Eaters to help with...

I purchased 3 Siamese Algae Eaters to help with the BBA and 3 more Amano Shrimp for the other nuisance algae. So far things are going well! I've witnessed two munching on the BBA and most of the...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Well, 10 days later it's looking like EI dosing...

Well, 10 days later it's looking like EI dosing is the way to go. The green spot has dwindled in growth, however the BBA is still spreading like wildfire. It's only on the plants that I've trimmed...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Well, I started dosing the EI Method this week. I...

Well, I started dosing the EI Method this week. I think it'll be better suited for my plants and hopefully better suited to address the algae. Still having algae issues, removing as much as possible...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-04-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Oops, I forgot to mention that in the journal! I...

Oops, I forgot to mention that in the journal! I have a GLO HO t5 with two 52w 10,000K bulbs. I increased my bubble rate to 8bps about 5 days ago with no change in the algae yet. We'll see what...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Can you dose EI dry?

Hello everyone,

I've been running my tank for a little over a month now and started dosing PPS-Pro. I've run into GSA and BBA and I'm afraid it's spreading. The tank is very heavily planted and...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
No shrimp are dying, and I've actually seen some...

No shrimp are dying, and I've actually seen some come out of hiding that I thought I'd lost. Had a random neon die yesterday, cause unknown. My pH is stable throughout the day, so I can rule that...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
YES! haha BPS, definitely not BPM! Good...

YES! haha BPS, definitely not BPM!

Good catch :)
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Still having trouble with BBA and GSA. For some...

Still having trouble with BBA and GSA. For some reason the GSA prefers leaves from the cut plants. The new growth is algaeless. I've also noticed some leaf deformity where the new growth starts on my...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-26-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
A few people mentioned (in other threads I posed...

A few people mentioned (in other threads I posed my tank problems in) that the PPS-Pro nutrients aren't causing the BBA and GSA, it's more likely due to a lack of co2 and water changes. That being...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-26-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Michael Appleseed
I'm continuously impressed with the help...

I'm continuously impressed with the help everyone's so willing to offer on this site! I started a journal if anyone cares to check it out:
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-25-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Subtletanks91, Do you dose both bottles...

Subtletanks91,

Do you dose both bottles every day? (5ml of each in my case) Do you separate the dosings by time? Or area of the tank? I'm curious.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Well, after dosing PPS-Pro for a week now things...

Well, after dosing PPS-Pro for a week now things are falling apart. I still have really nice new growth, but there seems to be an outbreak of BBA and GSA on my anubias. My dwarf sag and rotala both...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-24-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Awesome, thanks for all the help guys! I'll up...

Awesome, thanks for all the help guys! I'll up the bubble rate, do a couple water changes, and try to get the algae under control. I'll probably try it again in a week or two if everything goes back...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-24-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Michael Appleseed
PPS Pro Disaster

I've started dosing the PPS-Pro method and I'm running into trouble. It's been about a week now and I have BBA growing, as well as GSA, and my dwarf sag and rotala are literally losing their green...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Baffling Film

I'm testing my pH using the API liquid test kit. When I lower the test tube into the water, the water cascades in a thin film down the sides of the tube and a precipitate forms becoming a solid that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Wow! Thanks for all the help! Alright, I...

Wow! Thanks for all the help!

Alright, I changed the co2 timing to turn on an hour before the lights and turn off an hour after.

I started experiencing the die off before using the ferts, so I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-19-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Hey Hoppy, Thanks for helping me out. I do...

Hey Hoppy,

Thanks for helping me out. I do use a chlorine primer for every water change, and even add the water back slowly so as not to drastically change the water chemistry. I also did wait a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Test Kits

Hey everyone,

I've been having a weird die off of fish and shrimp lately, one every couple of days, one by one. My plants are FLOURISHING, and I just started dosing PPS-Pro, but for some reason...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Trim/Midground Enhancement

Ok everyone,

I trimmed the excess ludwigia on the left and transplanted some over to the right. I also added some green crypts to the midground to soften the transition toward the taller growing...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
5th Week Picture

Here's the pic of the 5th week now. Everything is still growing in nicely. I'm headed to the LFS tomorrow to look for midground plants to fill the two bare(ish) spots on the right and to the left of...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Oh man, thanks guys! I have two 52 watt 10,000K...

Oh man, thanks guys! I have two 52 watt 10,000K bulbs in a Glo t-5 HO lighting system. I did read about water flow movement through the water column. Unfortunately my spray bar doesn't fit the width...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
Ok, here's the first day, the third week, and the...

Ok, here's the first day, the third week, and the fourth week. I haven't dosed any fertilizers so I've been basically only doing 50% water changes once a week. I am starting to get a little Green...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Appleseed
My 55 Gallon First High Tech Attempt

Alright, I figured since this is my first planted tank I'll give a journal a try and see what you guys think. I'm just a poor college student so I had to set up my tank paycheck to paycheck. After...
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