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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-06-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By irdajoh
If the drop checker is yellow and the fish are...

If the drop checker is yellow and the fish are comfortable then you're golden. If they are hanging out at the surfice gasping you have a slight problem.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-15-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By irdajoh
Can you test before the change for just ammonia ,...

Can you test before the change for just ammonia , then like half hour after the water change. That will help figure out a good ammoina range.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-15-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By irdajoh
+1 Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G870A using...

+1

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-15-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By irdajoh
Doing 50% changes won't harm anything as long as...

Doing 50% changes won't harm anything as long as you condition it. Keep up with the ammoina test and water changes and soon the tank will fully cycle.
Ammoina(toxic in high pH above 7, fish in...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-31-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
I honestly wouldn't use any medication I mean...

I honestly wouldn't use any medication I mean I've only been in the hobby for like a year but I've learned that keeping it simple natural is the best way to go

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-31-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
Careful with antibacterial stuff.. you don't want...

Careful with antibacterial stuff.. you don't want to kill the good ones.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-31-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By irdajoh
You could try adding plants to break lines of...

You could try adding plants to break lines of sight but others say upgrading tank is best choice.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-31-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By irdajoh
Have you looked into getting a 25+foot syphon,...

Have you looked into getting a 25+foot syphon, that gets rid of any heavy buckets and let's you empty and fill a tank in about an hour. All those extra chemical I would stop using. Less is more...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-31-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By irdajoh
This is what I'm running, the regulator comes...

This is what I'm running, the regulator comes with PLASTIC O rings and I just used that with no leaks yet but metal rings are worth it. All you need is regular air line tubes, the diffuser is up to...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-31-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
Indeed. So how is it going? Sent from my...

Indeed. So how is it going?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-28-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
Are you doing macros, and micros, plus flourish...

Are you doing macros, and micros, plus flourish ex?

https://www.aquariumcalculators.com/aquarium-plant-food/pps-pro/ I just found this and it's pretty good imo. This can help I hope

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
I don't think the automatic dosing pump would be...

I don't think the automatic dosing pump would be a good idea as its costly? I hope someone else can chime in about other methods for ferts. The reason it's daily is because it keeps the nutrients up...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-28-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
Yep, that has to be it then, the dosing schedule...

Yep, that has to be it then, the dosing schedule is kinds out of wack.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-28-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
The plants use them up most likely. Or did you...

The plants use them up most likely. Or did you test after a water change?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-28-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
3 ppm phosphate is too high I believe 2 is the...

3 ppm phosphate is too high I believe 2 is the goal when dosing. it's not too hard to figure out what's wrong its an imbalance in nutrients too much phosphates and not enouge nitrates. When I made...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-27-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
So you use pps pro ferts but the parameters don't...

So you use pps pro ferts but the parameters don't match.. You should have phosphates and nitrates in the water colum I believe.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-27-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
I caught mine verrrry early.. so I had like 3...

I caught mine verrrry early.. so I had like 3 small dime size spots.. some people have a whole tank covered sadly. Algee scary:(

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-27-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
That brown stuff from the top is bad news bears....

That brown stuff from the top is bad news bears. kinda. Did you melflex or what ever lately ? Remember you need to run air stones while blacked out. BGA is a bacteria and o2 is toxic to it.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-27-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,925
Posted By irdajoh
Do a black out and put air stones for a week....

Do a black out and put air stones for a week. Don't feed, don't dose anything, don't peek. I had blue green algee before I did a blackout. Also this won't fix the issue from coming back. You need to...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-06-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,555
Posted By irdajoh
How long have you had the mollies? If they're...

How long have you had the mollies? If they're new to the tank they could be stressed out from the move and gotten a bacterial infection. Or I suspect clamped fin with the way she isn't using her...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-30-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,504
Posted By irdajoh
1 female, 1 male. Can you tell us tank size? Do...

1 female, 1 male. Can you tell us tank size? Do you have a api test kit to use to see water parameters?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-27-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By irdajoh
I would get another male. My male is for sure...

I would get another male. My male is for sure older then my females and he dosent try to mate like other males I've had.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By irdajoh
That molly looks really pale when it should be...

That molly looks really pale when it should be bright yellow? You say spread it's fin like females, my female mollies never flex or spread they're fins, my male does.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Invertebrates 07-25-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By irdajoh
I've heard RCS eggs can come in yellow color or...

I've heard RCS eggs can come in yellow color or green color its just different genetics. If you take a look at its back you'll see what is referred as the saddle, that's her ovaries, green or yellow...
Forum: Archive 07-16-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By irdajoh
So down. Great deal. My LFS is 3.99-599 for...

So down. Great deal. My LFS is 3.99-599 for one..... could you hold on to a dozen until Monday or so? I have a wedding to attend in NY this weekend.

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