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Old 10-27-2012, 12:16 PM   #61
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New people yay! Hiiiii! HUGS!

I meant details on ferts, Albert! You guys don't want to hear about how stupid me went back to work too early, lol. You know, AGAIN.

But I am reading the details and ... uh. Because I don't use KNO3 I can't make up the macro solution. Whoops.

I do have extra KH2PO4 and Miller microplex. So, for instance, I can offer 20 or 40 gram packets of the Miller for those who want to try it out instead of CSM+B for trace elements, to be added to 500 mL or 1 L of water (advised to add a little Excel/Metricide or keep in refrigerator to prevent mold). The extra phosphorus can be weighed out for anyone who wants some.

Flo (is that right?), if you're talking about the powdered calcium carbonate for reptiles, I use it to raise water hardness. It only makes the water cloudy for a few hours, unless I dump in too much, and even then it's clear by morning. With my particular tap water, it will also raise pH along with KH and GH. So use with caution, but I like it better than adding different KH and GH boosters that will also add sulfates and sodium to my tank. (I am going to try and find a source of potassium bicarbonate, actually, which would be awesome as bicarb seems to get sucked out of my tank like whoa.)

I have one liter bag plus drip line up for grabs, and one 250 mL bag plus drip line. Nice for doing drip acclimation.

From looking at aokashi's beautiful tanks, it's clear to me now that I need more plants. :/ So I am in the market for large quantities of water sprite. It seems to be the one thing that really does well in my goldfish tank, yet is not illegal for me to own.

That's pretty much all I have to offer, other than large quantities of mixed duckweed. Will start pm-spamming peeps whose goodies I want soon!

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Old 10-27-2012, 12:25 PM   #62
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Celano is selling water sprite. If you work it out with him, let me know and I can pickup ffor you. I'm like a 8 minute drive from him. I think the miller is more interesting to me than CSM+b
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Old 10-27-2012, 12:45 PM   #63
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I have a ton of watersprite! I had that whole pile in my hands at the CGAS meet, you should've grabbed it chibi! Anyway... I have a lot more again..

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Old 10-27-2012, 01:00 PM   #64
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I have a ton of watersprite! I had that whole pile in my hands at the CGAS meet, you should've grabbed it chibi! Anyway... I have a lot more again..
I was assuming it would grow quickly, I got some from Matt, too! Not quickly enough. I'm hoping that if I stuff the goldfish tank, it will start sucking up more of the excess nitrogen Dart produces. Got enough to fill a 20 gallon tank? That's roughly the amount I'm looking for ...
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:06 PM   #65
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All the ferts have been mixed!

Now I just have to get the bottles.
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Old 10-27-2012, 04:44 PM   #66
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I might have a lot of baby water sprite. Ive been tossing em really. And the broadleaf one szenic gave me is going insane. so much growth. so..much...trimming back to do...

The calcium might be somewhat worthwhile if it raises kH,gH,pH... not that I'm gunna bother much anyway but >_> I have a whole jar full.
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Old 10-27-2012, 04:57 PM   #67
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Got enough to fill a 20 gallon tank? That's roughly the amount I'm looking for ...
Most likely I do. Mostly the broad-leaf version though.


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And the broadleaf one szenic gave me is going insane. so much growth. so..much...trimming back to do...
Bwahahaha yes... Everyone must experience the madness...
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:01 PM   #68
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I have a 5lb tub of KNO3...just saying if anyone needs any speak up now.
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:02 PM   #69
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Most likely I do. Mostly the broad-leaf version though.




Bwahahaha yes... Everyone must experience the madness...
Ohh MEE!! please?
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:05 PM   #70
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Ohh MEE!! please?
No problem... Hehehe <.< >.>

I'm basically going to bring all the watersprite I have to the meet regardless

Oh, and if anyone has yellow shrimp, I wanted to try to get 2-3 just to add some genetic diversity to my lot. Let me know please

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Old 10-27-2012, 09:03 PM   #71
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All the ferts have been mixed!
Now I just have to get the bottles.
If you left the ferts as dry and put portions into bottles to let everyone add distilled water themselves it would be a lighter load to carry.

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I might have a lot of baby water sprite. Ive been tossing em really. And the broadleaf one szenic gave me is going insane. so much growth. so..much...trimming back to do...

The calcium might be somewhat worthwhile if it raises kH,gH,pH... not that I'm gunna bother much anyway but >_> I have a whole jar full.
Don't toss... share

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I have a 5lb tub of KNO3...just saying if anyone needs any speak up now.
i think it would be useful bring moreso for this meet since its all about Ferts at this meet!
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:57 PM   #72
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I don't have much to offer but here it goes:

- Aqueon 5.5g with a small leak in a corner. It's been subject to the elements for a good year or so. If anyone wants it, feel free to have it. If you want to just pick it up, that's fine too.

- 10 gal tank divider by Penn Plax, box included.

- Marina .5 betta bowl w/ one Nutrafin package of Betta flakes, Nutrafin Betta plus, Betta Plus water treatment.

** If anyone does/is interested in oil painting, I have A LOT of supplies. PM me for those.
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If you left the ferts as dry and put portions into bottles to let everyone add distilled water themselves it would be a lighter load to carry.

Too late I mixed it already. And plus its too complicated to divide kitty's proportions into little 4 oz bottles
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:10 PM   #74
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Also it will be more accurate to once the powders are in solution, you're not guaranteed an even distribution when you mix solids. I will leave mine dry since it is not a mixture.

I am getting water sprite from celaeno via Albert, but will gladly pick up more. Then I can do the same to the shrimp tank and the quarantine tub. Hmm, I should find some KMnO4 ... otherwise they will get bleach dipped and I hate monkeying with bleach.
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just picked up water sprite from celaeno... ummm its a lot!
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