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glow in the dark fishies by Toni
"Graham Ramsay" wrote in message ... I was actually thinking about the whole ethical side of fishkeeping the other day. I have to admit to feeling uncomfortable about wild caught reef fish and inverts but I don't know enough ...
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April 16th 11 12:13 PM
by piterritz Go to last post
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Black brush algae..excess phosphates? by [email protected]
I have been battling BBA for a while now in my 55 gallon freshwater tank. I know that excess phosphates are one contibuting factor. Untill recently I was unable to find a test to tell me what my phosphate levels were. Well, I finally found a phosphate test and it says that the phosphate levels...
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January 29th 11 11:05 AM
by stefenblk Go to last post
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Java Fern/Moss by PiperJason
Hey all, I've been lurking around here a few days and now I have a question about the plants in my tank. For starters all I have is a 2.5 gal tank with one betta in it lit by a 20watt halogen desk lamp. I have water sprites and some other kind of floating plant covering a good part of the tank...
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January 29th 11 11:04 AM
by stefenblk Go to last post
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Blue-green algae / cyanobacteria? Or is it something else? by Shorty
I think I have blue-green algae in my tank (cyanobacteria). The problem is that it's not green at all. It's brown in color. It seems to behave like blue-green algae because it's usually in the spots with little water movement, on the gravel and hanging on anacharis/elodea and surrounding my...
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April 21st 11 02:56 AM
by Annagyijjk Go to last post
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OT - posts missing on outlook express by Allyb
Hey guys, I just noticed that if I check this newsgroup with outlook express, it doesn't show all the messages as when I check using Google. Someone replied to a post I wrote and I can see it on Google but not with outlook. Anybody know what's going on? Thanks
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December 24th 04 01:30 AM
by Eric Schreiber Go to last post
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Filtering with Carbon by Troy Bruder
I dose my planted tank with Tropica Master Grow and Flourish Iron... If I add activated carbon to my canister filter, will I simplying be removing the fertlizers by way of the carbon?? Thanks, Troy
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February 9th 11 05:13 PM
by kimccolling Go to last post
21 2,680
Snail Hunting fish - recommendations ? by Shawn P. Good
Hello : I bought quite alot of plants about a month and a half ago to start up my new planted tank. Seems like there were some hitchhikers, as now my aquarium is full of small (~5-8mm) snails. No idea what species, but they leave the algae alone and love eating holes in the leaves of all my...
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March 28th 04 06:10 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Barley Straw Extract for Green Water Algae ? by Shawn P. Good
Does anyone have experience treating "green water algae" infestations with barley straw extract ? What were your conclusions ? Did it work or not work ? Also, does it actually *kill* the algae ? Or does it just clarify the water in some other way ? I have a 55gal tank and the bottle I was...
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April 5th 04 01:43 PM
by Velvet Go to last post
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When is too many plants? by [email protected]
Hi, I am failry new at this hobby and I am getting a bigger interest for plants... for some reason they last longer than the fish I put in. :) Anyway, I have a 33gal tank, I believe it is cycled now, the tests show the tanks is stabilized. I've been putting live plants in the tank. I have...
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May 4th 11 08:15 PM
by rickdamons Go to last post
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Tall, single stem plant question by Dick
I don't know its name, but I have had it in my 75 gallon tank for years. It has a single stem with small, round leaves radiating from the stem. I have often had to trim the tops as they would reach the top and then lay over on the surface. I started with a few cuttings and transfered them to...
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March 10th 11 07:06 PM
by rogerjackkson Go to last post
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Plant basics? by Liz McGuire
All, I've been doing a lot of research on how to keep plants and am hoping someone would be kind enough to confirm or correct my conclusions and answer some questions. 1. I understand that different plants need varying amounts of light and some need a substrate while others will attach to rocks...
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November 22nd 05 06:08 PM
by Liz McGuire Go to last post
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Seachem's NPK products, Australian planted aquarium and Correct Ratio's by Justin
Hi all, I just want to check if I have understood something correctly, it's just that I have started dosing NPK and I am putting a lot more in than I thought I would be, well that is a lot more than Seachem recommend... I am working off (what I think is Tom Barr's ratio) of 15:1:20 and I...
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August 17th 05 05:39 AM
by Grae Go to last post
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Don't order fish by Methuselah
I ordered fish and plants two times. If you don't mind the very high shipping cost, their plants are ok but fish orders are incomplete and poor quality. Both of my orders were only partly filled and YOU DO NOT GET A REFUND. If you're lucky you may get an in-house credit (to have additional...
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December 30th 06 07:04 PM
by GuyWithFishies Go to last post
19 1,508
Phosphate by Nikki Casali
Here's a puzzle. In the morning my tank phosphates are around 0.60 mg/l. In the evening they shoot up to 2.20 mg/l. I feed once a day and very little. I even have Rowaphos in my canister filter. The tank is planted. I can only presume that the algae eaters excrete pure phosphate from the algae they...
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January 3rd 05 01:57 PM
by Richard Go to last post
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Looking for a better needle valve for CO2 by Scott Rogahn
I am looking for a better needle valve. I am presently using a cheap home depot valve that just doesn't work. You can go from no bubbles to blowing the reactor of the side of the tank in about a turn even at pressures less than 5PSI. I presently use this by closing the valve all the way...
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December 31st 04 11:01 PM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
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DIY CO2 system question by Ken Pinard
I have been running my first DIY Yeast CO2 system. I of course did everything not quite the way discribed: I used a one gallon plastic milk jug. Filled it half full and put in extra sugar (about 3 cups). added 1/8 teaspoon baking soda and 1/8 Teaspoon yeast (standard red what ever it was). I put...
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March 28th 04 06:44 AM
by John W Go to last post
19 1,459
Is 10000k to much for F/W Plants? by Nick D
Hi... I'm upgrading my lighting to power compacts and have the option of getting several different kelvin rated bulbs. I realize that the higher the kelvin rating, the cooler the visual of the bulb appears. I don't like my tank looking yellow with a 5500k bulb...so I want to get a 10000k bulb for a...
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January 30th 04 09:31 PM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
19 1,141
What I Did This Morning by Dunter Powries
I spent two hours picking duckweed out of a 30" x 12" x 3" mat of Riccia with tweezers and a jewelers loupe while my four-year old ran around my legs tunelessly screaming Christmas songs and my two-year old repeatedly attempted to immerse himself in the rinse bucket. I HATE duckweed... and, at...
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January 12th 04 10:28 PM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
19 1,440
Fed up! (Sorry for Crosspost) by JazzyB
As an avid reader of the aquaria newsgroups, I think it's time to put my foot down and ask that this childish behaviour exhibited by.... you know who they are... be taken elsewhere. Doesn't everyone else here agree? Let's keep these groups where they belong... discussing aquaria. If not, I...
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February 22nd 04 05:33 PM
by I AM NOT A TROLL NOR A CHILD Go to last post
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Fluourite - Boy is my tank cloudy by Elaine T
I saw this fab 2 gal planted tank at LFS and it inspired me to yank the UGF from Squishy's 2 gallon hex and put on a Red Sea nanofilter and Fluorite substrate. Lighting is a 14 watt 5500K spiral compact flourescent that seems plenty bright over a tank this tiny. But OMG - I rinsed and rinsed my...
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March 6th 05 04:18 AM
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