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Old 05-02-2012, 05:47 PM   #16
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Gah bummer.. It was fine in my other tank.. Was it from a lack of iron?
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:58 AM   #17
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Update: Most of the Downoi melted unfortunately and the UG is still transitioning. Nano tanks are pretty frustrating but I am hoping with steady water changes everything will turn around. I also added some green rotala
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:47 AM   #18
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So algae has started taking over the UG heres a quick shot


Whats the best way to battle the stuff? Just up the co2?
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:51 AM   #19
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it's cyano - best way to kill is to directly dose/sprinkle bacter 100 on top of it. Should clear within 24-48 hours. The bacteria will eat the other bacteria. Fear not, for this is one of the easier algaes to encounter.
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:59 AM   #20
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Are there any other options since I dont have access to any
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:33 AM   #21
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I find spot dosing with hydrogen peroxide works really well for me.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:08 PM   #22
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Since my tank looks terrible while im battling algae I thought I would post a picture of my Do!Aqua 20cm I started about a month or so ago.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:14 PM   #23
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looking good! nope that algae problem gets taken care of.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:24 PM   #24
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Thanks Amph, me too. I really want my UG to look like your old tank lol. Ive been blasting Co2 like crazy so the UG has transitioned nicely, but just fighting algae now.
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:09 PM   #25
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Time for an update:
Franks suggestion for using Bacter 100 to fight the BGA worked wonders. After I sprinkled it on, it was gone in 48 hours. Everything is looking really healthy now, so I definitely have Frank to thank for that. I tried many other methods to get rid of the BGA and Bacter 100 worked the best.

On another note I left town for a few days and the co2 wasnt running, so the UG is looking pretty rough. I also added some more Downoi, since all the previous plants melted. The Java moss on the driftwood got replaced by riccia. I also got in Do!Aqua lilypipes and an Archaea 27w. Heres some crappy iphone pics.


Pea Puffer hanging out in the Downoi


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Old 05-26-2012, 12:05 AM   #26
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Dude... Awesome!
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:24 AM   #27
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Update:


UG is looking pretty terrible still
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Old 06-05-2012, 05:19 AM   #28
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And an update of the 20cm


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Old 06-18-2012, 05:47 PM   #29
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I was hoping someone would be able to help me out. I woke up this morning and one of my CRS was dead and all my fish and shrimp were hanging out and the top of the tank. The Co2 was off and the drop checker was green. I did take my drift wood out yesterday to spot dose with h202 in a bucket, but Im not sure if thats the problem. Anyone have any ideas?
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Old 06-18-2012, 06:32 PM   #30
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If your CO2 is on a timer, did you have a power outage recently that you were unaware of that may have offset your timer?
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