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Old 03-27-2013, 06:28 PM   #2446
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anyone interested in my 20gal metaframe with hood? moving in a week and don't want to take it with me! also looking for a 29gal tank. thanks!
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:39 PM   #2447
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Are you by any chance north of Philadelphia?
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:58 PM   #2448
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Are you by any chance north of Philadelphia?
me? right now I'm south of philly, moving northeast though.
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:34 AM   #2449
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anyone interested in my 20gal metaframe with hood? moving in a week and don't want to take it with me! also looking for a 29gal tank. thanks!
I had one of these as a kid....i cant picture myself going back to this.....but a good number fo folks on here like them.....
How good are the seals?

Are you moving NE of Phila or NE Pennsy? I'm up in the hidden reef territory.....
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:44 PM   #2450
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MAN!!! It has been quiet on here...I am guilty of this as well....What has everybody been up to?

I'm battling some kind of bacteria or algae- it doesn't look like any of the regulare algeae's.....it started when I had sliced cucumber in my tank for the ancistrus....Things got fuzzy and grew from there....
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Old 03-30-2013, 01:26 AM   #2451
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Let's see a pic, it sounds interesting!
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Old 03-30-2013, 12:48 PM   #2452
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What does a cucumber do for your water?
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Old 03-30-2013, 07:30 PM   #2453
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What does a cucumber do for your water?
the pleco's and/or ancistrus feed off of it....
I think I left it in too long...
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Old 03-30-2013, 11:08 PM   #2454
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hey guys, a friend of mine has a problem and i am racking my brains out over it. 40ppm nitrate but 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite. water changes aren't helping. it is a fully mature tank, but we can't seem to get the nitrates down. any ideas?
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:10 AM   #2455
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hey guys, a friend of mine has a problem and i am racking my brains out over it. 40ppm nitrate but 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite. water changes aren't helping. it is a fully mature tank, but we can't seem to get the nitrates down. any ideas?


Are there nitrates in the supply water? Otherwise, less food and/or more plants.
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:10 PM   #2456
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I had one of these as a kid....i cant picture myself going back to this.....but a good number fo folks on here like them.....
How good are the seals?

Are you moving NE of Phila or NE Pennsy? I'm up in the hidden reef territory.....

Not sure about the seals, it's been dry for some time. I'm moving to NE PA area. Wish I was staying around Philly
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:20 PM   #2457
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hey guys, a friend of mine has a problem and i am racking my brains out over it. 40ppm nitrate but 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite. water changes aren't helping. it is a fully mature tank, but we can't seem to get the nitrates down. any ideas?
I had this same problem. Turns out my test kit was way off and it was just making the nitrates seem higher than they actually were. If its not causing problems I honestly wouldn't worry about it. I tested my nitrates like a month ago and they were over 100. I'm positive though they're not that high. I get almost no algae and the fish are fine
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:11 AM   #2458
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Not sure about the seals, it's been dry for some time. I'm moving to NE PA area. Wish I was staying around Philly
Depending on where you're moving, Philly is a short drive, or a slightly longer drive down the 'pike. I've lived in NEPA for most of my life and I never saw the distance as a roadblock.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:45 PM   #2459
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Thinking of getting rid of my 20L with blue pearl shrimp and about 10 pygmy cores, anyone interested?
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:37 PM   #2460
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Thinking of getting rid of my 20L with blue pearl shrimp and about 10 pygmy cores, anyone interested?
might be interested. shoot me a pm with details / pics
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