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Forum: Algae   10-06-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 119,033
Posted By captnphil
Hello I hope to get some help on the h2o2...

Hello

I hope to get some help on the h2o2 dosing.

Here is a quick summary...
I have many swords & ferns attached to driftwood.

These are full of gha $ bba.

So i filled up a 30g, added a...
Forum: Fish   10-03-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By captnphil
Does better in brackish Will attack anything...

Does better in brackish
Will attack anything and everything
Bullies but fun to watch!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By captnphil
Would a filter or water change fix this?

Patience, looks like dust from gravel
One day, two at most
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By captnphil
Oh no! 0 algae!!! Poor u :D

Oh no!
0 algae!!!
Poor u :D
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By captnphil
Ahh i guess mine got scared somehow never sucked...

Ahh i guess mine got scared somehow never sucked one out :D
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By captnphil
Nothing They are dumb but still stay away from...

Nothing
They are dumb but still stay away from the tubing
Forum: DIY   12-13-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,643
Posted By captnphil
You can remove the brace and replace it with an...

You can remove the brace and replace it with an Euro-Brace
You can omit the 2 end braces as you will leave the brace all around
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-10-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,240
Posted By captnphil
How big is that salt tank? This is a Condy?(min...

How big is that salt tank?
This is a Condy?(min 30g)
As long you realize that anemone barely fit in a 10g add one fish and your maintenance will be an everyday business....
GL :D
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By captnphil
Eheim are the best i've seen and i never cheap...

Eheim are the best i've seen and i never cheap out on such things!
I do have a fluval E-50 in a 10g
Its nice, looks hard to break and a 2 in 1 since you get a digi thermo.
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By captnphil
Eheim is superior to fluval...(my xp) Tunze is...

Eheim is superior to fluval...(my xp)
Tunze is the same to koralia!
Check them out!
Small, powerful, reliable and totally silents, u mean whisper quiet!
Been using them on saltwater system for...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-13-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By captnphil
Looks almost ok! Its an awesome looking...

Looks almost ok!
Its an awesome looking driftwood
I'd find a different way and prop its arm up...
Why a 75...90 is better :)
Forum: Plants   11-10-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By captnphil
Kathy: no shadow, not really...But i have woods...

Kathy: no shadow, not really...But i have woods in both corners, i might be mistaken. I will try cutting daytime and ill
Fix the dimmer on the ballast.
Ok i did not think my 250 so high on a...
Forum: Plants   11-10-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By captnphil
Thanks for the tips! I'll check everything out ...

Thanks for the tips!
I'll check everything out
The 250w is the only light on the tank
At 2 feet from the surface for 9h
It isnt that bright, and i do have floating plants (probably salvinia...
Forum: Plants   11-09-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By captnphil
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Forum: Plants   11-09-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By captnphil
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Forum: Plants   11-09-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By captnphil
Need help with plants

Hello everyone
I just did a new setup on my tank one month ago
These plants (photos) were doing great before
Cant pinpoint the problem
90g with 3 to 5 inches of : dirt+fert tabs/mix sand...
Forum: Algae   11-06-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By captnphil
Could the sun be hitting the tank at some point?

Could the sun be hitting the tank at some point?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-28-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By captnphil
Careful on Ebay I ordered em twice And...

Careful on Ebay
I ordered em twice
And killies eggs
Nothing hatched
Tried different methods
Nada
Forum: Aquascaping   10-18-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,844
Posted By captnphil
And i tought my 5 discuss were cramped in 90g :D

And i tought my 5 discuss were cramped in 90g :D
Forum: Fish   10-17-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By captnphil
Guppies stay healthier in an almost brackish...

Guppies stay healthier in an almost brackish water.
I throw in a few scoop of aquarium salt at WC.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-17-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By captnphil
12g limits you to 1 maybe 2 very small fish. ...

12g limits you to 1 maybe 2 very small fish.
High power lights 15-20k for corals
Hob Skimmer or macro (cheato/caulerpa) skimmer makes it easier.
Get a sump!! Read on it, might 's well get one from...
Forum: DIY   10-17-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By captnphil
The GE II is fine Its just the 2.0v less smelly...

The GE II is fine
Its just the 2.0v less smelly dry faster but same ol safe silicone.
I use the clear one.
but if you have a hardware store for contractor only, there
You can find the green tube...
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