* I totally agree that the costs are similar enough that you should not
really decide LED/MH/T5 based on that.
(That assumes retail...
It all depends on how stocked your tank is and your salt mix.
My bet : Nutrients will be fine, but you will still need to dose Alk + Ca.
I have one. Easier than lugging buckets, no more procrastinating.
Eliminates the need for worrying about all the random trace elements and such....
What about NO sand and Fiji Pink sand?
THE FISH ARE BACK IN
And a few of the back row of rocks, which the fish are all hiding in.
Tidbit on UV:
It also acts as a 57 W heater.
Pretty much all the energy ends up as heat in the water.
On the plus side, since I need to heat the...
It is definitely useless at too high of a flow.
But UV is no miracle cure. You need to be reasonable on what to expect.
Will it cure Ich, reduce...
I used Calcium Nitrate, from Amazon.
Both would be fine. Does not really matter the "other part" is usually a very low percentage.
As long as it...
New UV sterilizer did its thing!
The water was really cloudy last night. Huge bacteria bloom.
Turned the UV on, and crystal clear this morning....
I toss the gasket, and use silicone glue on everything. Those gaskets can be hit and miss.
You can remove it later, with some difficulty, but no...
You can spend $25 for a wrench that fits one specific size/vendor. :mad:
I use channel locks also.
You can make one also, if you have the...
+1 on Frogspawn.
Slight chance it is a hammer or other torch.
I guess it depends on what 3 foot tank means.
3' x 3' x 3' = 200 gallons = 1,600 pounds = truck needed.
But I bet that is not really what was...
I have only owned pickups and the old econoline full size vans, which were great.
My ford cars (pinto, probe, escape) were not so...
Agree, looks like purple = Cyano, Brown = Dinos.
But that is not all bad. If you have both Cyano and Algae, that would be really confusing....
Separate names with a comma.