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Old 03-26-2015, 10:32 PM   #31
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I will consider some for my 40 haha

Anyways, can carbon remove surfactants and are actinic lights usable for plants?
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Old 03-27-2015, 10:18 AM   #32
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I'm not sure about the carbon doing that? Hopefully somebody that knows will help you
What are you putting into your 40? Sorry if I've missed it!

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Old 03-28-2015, 03:18 AM   #33
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Don't worry about it!

I plan on putting 3 senegal bichir in there. Perhaps an rescued firemouth, but that is iffy. Think I should get it? haha
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Old 03-28-2015, 08:31 AM   #34
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Don't worry about it!

I plan on putting 3 senegal bichir in there. Perhaps an rescued firemouth, but that is iffy. Think I should get it? haha
Sound's good! I was looking at a firemouth the other day and boy do they look beautiful! The color of them is amazing. I'm not too sure how it would work out for you, so I'll leave that one up to you Lol

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Old 03-28-2015, 04:48 PM   #35
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I seeded the 40 and 20 with some media from my 5 gallon and added like 7-8 ppm of ammonia to both tanks to ensure they would have enough ammonia for a while because I will be gone for spring break.

I might get that firemouth, but I will definitely do more research in terms of compatibility.

Anyone else?
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Old 04-07-2015, 12:22 AM   #36
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Alrighty! Finally back from Orlando. Had a great time.

Anyways, I came back and checked my ammonia and something odd I noticed was that my 40 B ammonia level was around 6-7 ppm (original dosing was 8ppm) but wasn't showing anything.

The 20 L has me pretty confused because the ammonia level is the same as when I dosed but is showing like 3-5 ppm of nitrate.
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I'm going to do that! Thanks
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I was really hoping to see that you had plumbed all the tanks together into a single system, but that doesn't appear to be the case? How about a photo of all the tanks on their stands?
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If you fill the 20 gallon with nano fish and shrimp it would look really nice.
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That is a great idea Finntastic.. My favorite LFS actually has some of the dwarf cories and I know a user who breeds endlers. I think I will do that thanks.

Wy Renegade, I will take a pic once I get this room cleaned I actually do plan on getting them plumbed together using two overflows and two powerheads to keep everything plumbed together. I still need to check on whether the fish I plan to keep have different water needs.

alucy0210, glad this thread could help. I assume you mean the overdosing of ammonia to keep everything cycled? If you have any questions you can ask on my thread (i don't mind; might get it some more traffic haha) and I would be happy to help. However, feel free to start your own thread or PM me (or many of the other members on the sight). Glad to have a new user.
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