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Potassium Test Kit by Nikki Casali
Can anyone recommend an online website where I can obtain LaMotte's Potassium Test Kit #3138? Forget the UK. I'm interested in outlets in the US so that my brother in SF can possibly obtain it. Nikki
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March 12th 05 10:35 PM
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FloraPride softening water? by dfreas
I was adding FloraPride to my tank today via my usual method of pulling half a gallon out of the tank, mixing in 10mL of FloraPride and then dripping the water back into the tank again. Half way through I decided to see if the FloraPride was raising my GH any out of curiosity. To my suprise I found...
March 12th 05 10:29 PM
by dfreas Go to last post
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Fluorite woes by Elaine T
I'm awfully glad I tried Fluorite in my 2 gallon tank before setting up the 15 gal. I like to plant my stem plants Amano style, in single stems with tweezers. This works fine in the 2-3 mm gravel that I've always used. In Fluorite, the medium is so light that it doesn't hold the stems down. The...
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March 12th 05 08:28 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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driftwood question by DNT
I have a piece of Malaysian driftwood that I want to put in my aquarium. The sender suggests soaking it for 2 weeks. A book I have suggests boiling it. My question is this: I've boiled the wood for 20 minutes and am prepared to let it sit for 2 weeks, but do I change the water or just let it sit in...
March 11th 05 02:54 PM
by Margolis Go to last post
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Nitrate supplementation - right solution for my tank? by Elaine T
I mentioned in an earlier thread that I redid my 2gal betta hex as a "real" planted tank. Before I had Mayaca and Rotala indica growing on ambient sunlight and UGF. Shoulda left well enough alone, but I wanted to grow something in the foreground. Not enough light was making it past the tall stem...
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March 8th 05 08:36 PM
by Elaine T Go to last post
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March 7th 05 08:05 PM
by Nick Wise Go to last post
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Help Identifying Insect by Aaron M
While cleaning my tank today I came across what I would assume to be some sort of insect larvae which must have came in when I got some new plants a few weeks ago. It was about 3/4 of an inch long and looked kind of like a centipede. It's body was translucent. It had "glued" together a few leaves...
March 7th 05 06:32 AM
by Elaine T Go to last post
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Red Cherry Shrimp - Cheap? by Shagster
Anyone know where I can get some Red Cherry Shrimp.... Cheap? AZ Gardens has them for $4.95 each, and I've heard about some issues with them shipping carelessly, and charging a small FORTUNE.... Anywhere else? Troy
March 7th 05 04:56 AM
by Victor Martinez Go to last post
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Australian Aponogetons by Richard Sexton
We're all familair with African and Asian Aponogetons but I was unaware there were a whole bunch in Australia that were just as interesting. Check this out: http://aquaria.net/articles/plants/aponogeton/oz/ -- Need Mercedes parts ? - http://parts.mbz.org http://www.mbz.org | Mercedes Mailing...
March 7th 05 03:27 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Toronto/lights/cheap by Richard Sexton
NOTE: I'm not selling lights. Please read this carefully. Somebody in the "tor.forsale" newsgroup (articles for sale in Toronto Canada) is trying to dispose of some HID lamps very cheaply. This is probably of interest to aquarists in the Toronto area. Posting to rec.aquaria.marketplace may not be...
March 6th 05 07:59 PM
by Richard Sexton 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 05:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Watching nutrient levels by I3 I L L
Hello, Greg Watson's PMDD formula should be arriving Monday and I was wondering how should I go about measuring the nutrient levels? I already have a test kit for nitrate but what about other nutrients?
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March 5th 05 03:22 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fish Diseases(off topic) by I3 I L L
I have 2 rainbows that have these large patches in which their color is getting litter. It is like a white film over their scales. I have seen numerous diseases but this one I cannot identify. One fish has already stopped eating and is just hovering behind my vals. I did a complete analysis of my...
March 5th 05 02:24 AM
by Ozdude Go to last post
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Two Tanks by Charles
I have two ten gallon tanks. One is generally choked with Vallesneria, in the other one I can not get Vals to grow at all, the roots die off. Same lights, same water (Hard tap water) same substrate (pottery clay beneath commercial aquarium gravel). The only difference that I can identify is that...
March 4th 05 11:34 PM
by Watercress Go to last post
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GWASOC General Meeting March 4, Guest are welcome! by Kay
GWASOC General Meeting March 4, 2005 Alsip Village Hall 4500 W 123rd St, Alsip, IL 60803-2521 7:30pm Bowl Show Class 1: Male Swords (Domestic) Bowl Show Class 2: Male Guppies (Domestic) Speaker: Chuck Templeton - Water Conditioning Guest are welcome! Mini Auction
March 4th 05 08:18 PM
by Kay Go to last post
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Phosphate reduction, and plant growth? by Scott
I started using rowaphos a while back to try to control the algae in my aquarium. the tap water were I live is 2.5ppm and I have read that even levels of 0.5ppm can cause problems. so when I first tried using rowaphos I put a bag filled with it in my filter and left it there, and it reduced the...
March 2nd 05 03:52 PM
by steve Go to last post
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Sold as Aponogeton crispus, definately isn't by Cichlidiot
I recently purchased what had been sold as young Aponogeton crispus at a local, well-known store. At the store, these bulbs had very short leaves on them that I assumed at the time were due to the fact that almost all the substrate of the 10g tank they were kept in was covered in bulbs so I thought...
March 2nd 05 02:59 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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phosphate by spiral_72
I'm trying to rid my aquarium of excess phosphate. I have tested everything I put into my aquarium, peat, carbon, tap water, food, ect. The phosphates must be from the gravel/substrate. I'd always thought I had excellent cleaning practices. However, in an attempt to rid my tank of everything...
March 2nd 05 08:20 AM
by Squeek Go to last post
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Monday update, the planted tank on Sycamore by steve
A veritable Tarzanian jungle if I don't say so myself. This is so much fun! http://aquaria.info/members/ervis/Feb27.html I still measure nitrates and phosphate so I can tailor my fert dosing to achieve the proper NPK ratio. I seem to get enough phosphate from fish food so I don't dose that. I...
March 1st 05 11:05 PM
by Richard Santink Go to last post
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Streralisng plants by Dave S
How can I sterilise newly purchased plants before adding them to my aquarium? TIA - Dave --- Dave Scott Hampshire, England Beware spam trap when replying
March 1st 05 08:01 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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