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|Need A Lil Advice Please. |
Ok, I'm going to do a little history here on myself. I left My fish hobby about 15 yrs ago. About amonth ago I decided to set up a 20 gallon tall tank...
What are some ways to add oxygen to the water?...
|The Mutant Goldfish||8||10-Oct-2008 05:03|
|Are Traces Of Iron On/in Rocks Halmful To Fish?? |
I have a new 125g tank I'm populating and decorating lots with various rocks and silk artificial plants. I was just given a rock by a friend that sho...
|This garden tester good for plants AND freshwater aquarium pH testing? |
Being also an avid gardener(as well a a fishkeeper), I'm looking for a dual use electronic instrument to measure pH and other things (related to soil,...
|Question about Kent Cichlid products |
I've got two of these products I use in a 20 gallon tank. All fish in there is African cichlids. I have a 90 gallon tank that is primarily African cic...
|General Hague||0||09-Aug-2008 20:35|
|"Acid Buffer" better than "Discus Buffer" for lowering pH? and keeping it low? |
I don't have Discus, but do have quite a few SA rainforest fish that prefer water in the 7 pH range. My local water is pretty hard (8 or slightly hig...
|Soft water: raising GH and KH |
Purchased an API kit and my tap GH is 1dGH (18ppm) and KH is 2dKH (36 ppm). This is my first time owning an aquarium with soft water. I am starting to...
|Bio Chem Zorb info required please |
I saw this at the LFS today and is used to remove tannins. Has any one used this product or know much about it. Here is the link to it for more info....
|Jungle Test Strips |
i went and bought a bottel of the jungle test strips, or atleast i think the brand is jungle, also i got a bottle of cycle, and a bottle of sumthin t...
|Callatya, (or anyone)...I will have to remove one of my running filters |
I do plan to have the 20g tank running continuously(even when only an algea eater is in it), for the various reasons I mentioned in that previous post...
|Nitrate in Tap |
Performed my first WC since setting up my 75 at my new home. Nitrates were 30. After the WC I didn't see much change. I tested my tap and it is approx...
i know ammonia is caused by fish wastes,nitrite is what eats ammonia(right) and what causes nitrate.it eats nitrite but what causes it after the nitr...
|Cichlid Kid||10||21-Jul-2008 00:52|
|Air stone remove CO2? |
Does an airstone force the CO2 out of your water?...
|Would You |
Call my water softish with high alkalinity? PH 8.0 KH 7 GH 5.5 thats out of the tap and it will stay like that for moths in my tank with or without f...
|Can I cycle a new tank and filter without fish....this way ? |
I just bought a new 20g tank setup with a Bio-wheel type filter (Emperor 125)as a breeding/quarantine tank. My other 55g tanks are ready to have a pa...
|Cloudy water over and over |
Once again my water is cloudy. No matter what I do water changes, filter changes. Nothing! Water clearifier works for a week than right back. Any Idea...
|Hardwater and Nitrites |
Hi, I'm a new owner of an established 37 gallon tank. When i do my water changes, my area has very hard water. I'm wondering how this effects the ta...
|Keeping Crystal Clear water |
Well I had cloudy water for 3 weeks and finally I put some water clearifier in my tank and it cleared it up a little but was still cloudy. So I did a...
|Green Water |
hey i've got a 6in oscar in a 30 gal (i know he needs a bigger aquarium sson) and i left him with my dad for a week. when i got back the tanks water w...
|Cloudy Water |
hey i've got a 30 gal with a 5 in oscar and a 3 in bristlenose pleco. (i know oscar needs bigger later)so i've had perfectly clear water until recentl...
|Cloudy water |
Hey guys! Well the last 2 weeks I've had cloudy water in my 20gal hex tank. This is the first time I've had this problem since the tank was set up in...
|Poss Calsium Build Up |
i have some off white deposits on my substrate that looks like calcium my tank is quite well planted i use easy carbo to feed my plants all my water p...
|Brown Algae Help |
Hello everyone, I realize this topic has been discussed to no end within the forum, but I am having the hardest time getting rid of a brownish almost...
|To much brown algae |
I have a brown algae problem. I know that this can be from high phosphates. So why is my phosphates levels high and how can I bring them down?...
|Water is just not right |
Okay, yes I know Ammonia is bad. Here's the deal. I bought a new tank about 3 weeks ago. Its a 55 gallon (I used to have a 55 a loooong time ago bu...
|how much would MTS shells influence PH and KH? |
well i am closely monitoring my water parameters right now because of CO2 injection is finally back to work. so i have noticed that my pH and kh ar...
|New Tank, No kH, High pH? |
I've just reset-up my 55 and I've gotten some confusing water readings. Water coming straight from the tap (right out of the lake) measures a pH of 7....
|PH very high what could cause it?? |
What could cause my PH to go up so much. Nitrate, nitrite, amonium are ok. But the PH is really high above 8.0 the tap water is around 7.0-7.4 W...
|Phosphates spike? |
My first hiccup since establishing my 75. Params: pH 6.9 Ammonia 0 Nitrite .25 Nitrate 15 Phosphate 0.35 (Edit - typo!) I had the flu and slacked a...
|Messing with Parameters... |
So, here I am with a bucket and a jug of hydrochloric acid ... The water is ph 7.4, kh 8 and gh 10 out of the tap. At this point I'm a wee bit sic...
|Lets talk salt |
What is the difference between aquarium salt and marine salt? What is the difference between rock salt, sea salt and table salt? All these different s...
|Water Conditioner |
I just bought a new water conditioner, it's my LFS own brand, and I didn't notice until I brought it home that it says that it "Promotes the growth o...
|My unsuitable water supply for aquariums and drinking |
Today I called into my very local LFS reason as we get our water from the same source via a local storage and pumping dam. They and many other locals...
|Water Storage Tanks |
Thinking of buying 1000L tank for storing/aging water. Found a couple of 2nd hand ones. One previously held sugar /water. The other previously held co...
This has got me puzzled. I have two tanks both 26ltrs or 6.8 gallons. Both have a seeded sponge filter. Both had sand substrate. Both had a little pla...
|Who measures KH |
I have been keeping fish for about 6 years nw and have never measured KH. In fact I dont even know what it means (potential hardness or something?) Th...
|DI water |
Hi If i run water through a API DI filter. does it remove chlorine??...
|Understanding water bio |
If I have a planted and cycled tank and I take out the fish but add a smidge of fishfood like there was fish in the tank, and do the standard weekly w...
|Another cloudy water topic, lets talk filtration. |
Hello. I have lurked here for some time and figure I should finally sign up and jump in there. I have a 30 gallon tank with milky water, all of my tes...
How can i raise the ph in my tank?. I do regular water changes & have a piece of limestone in my tank, but the ph is as low as 6.4/6.6. Thanks alot....
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Hello All, I have a fairly new demasoni BEAUTIFUL FISH and for some reason he seems very recluse and "quiet" compared to when I bought him. I have...
|Oily, rainbow water surface.. |
I have noticed and have always wondered why there is a oily substance on the highest level of water in the tank. It only appears at the top if i look...
|Water conditioners |
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What water conditioner is your preference for performing water changes? I have used Stress Coat, and now I am using Amquel+. There are so many kinds n...
|Quick Cycle |
Hi all I started a fishless "quick" cycle on my new tank and just want to clarify something cause I went a few days without testing. Long story but l...
|Light brown water from drift wood. Is this O.K. |
I put 4 pieces of large drift wood from the pet store in my 80 gal fresh water tank. I could not boil it like it said to do as the wood was to big. So...
|Ammonia and Nitrate in new 75 |
I'm starting to get a handle on this thanks to you guys! 75 gallon - 2 weeks old Biowheel canopy 600w w/ T5 lighting No heater - 72 deg F pH - 7.2 Am...
|Aquarium odor - food related? |
73F pH 7.0 Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 15 Shortly after getting my 75 stabilized, I started to notice an odor that increased over about a week. I rea...
|So My Brain Is Really Made Of Bubbles............... |
this is a stupid me incedent. ok i filled my soon to be rift lake tank today ready to start cycling. i went over to my grandfathers house (he keeps f...
|Cloudy Water |
My 20 gallon has looked like someone set a smoke bomb off in it for about a week now. I don't know what could have caused it other than my conditione...
|Unwavering pH's? |
I don't really have a problem with it, but both my tanks in my room have the same pH of 6. I've tried using things to make it stay at 7 but it always...
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