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    Dont Use Flourish Excel!!

    Od I use excel daily aswell with no Ill effects
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    No Nitrates After A Week?

    Hmm prime and ferts never heard that one
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    No Nitrates After A Week?

    Yes I believe it's because of your plants well planted tanks will consume nitrates keep in mind you will need to start supplementing them due to lack of nitrates I have to ask did you shake the **** out of reagent bottle number 2 and do 3 spins while jumping then saying saying 3 hail Mary's...
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    Question Anyone Have Any Experience Putting Inline Equipment On A Fluval 406?

    P.s. buy a water leak detector about $15 from memory at bunnings if your in Australia all mine have them cheap investment it can leaking when your home and won't know until it's too late and where your placing the 75g make sure that spot will support the weight. Great quiet efficient...
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    Question Anyone Have Any Experience Putting Inline Equipment On A Fluval 406?

    Here's mine fluval 306 inline c02 reactor and uvc, go a reactor if you can diffusers are not as efficient the Connectors and hose are the same on fluval 306 it can be done I used shoe glue and clamps as fluval won't tell is what glue they used on the rubber sleeves must be top secret lol Your...
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    Important What Canister Filter

    Get what you pay for really 75g I run 2x fluval 306 a single fx4 is another really good option if room permits even cheaper option then these 2 and far superior option is a sump which is my plans in the making now
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    Hard Plumbing A Tank

    That was my thought maybe there out of stock or like you said if they can get other sizes maybe special order would of thought 25mm be a popular size I've only ever seen white or grey here was seeing if I could paint it and thought I'd get a shopping kart together when I seen it as you messaged...
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    Hard Plumbing A Tank

    Funny you say that I was going through local reef shop plumbing bits I need online and seen they had black pipe agreed much safer option they didn't have 25mm listed but other sizes though was going to call in the morning maybe out of stock Good call man
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    Hard Plumbing A Tank

    It seems crazy right but I have 2 new 306s lucky see 40% back if I sell people are so cheap here in buying 2ndhand even if it's new I got smashed with new co2 setup so need to use them and suck up my bad choice when they die i'd rethink it but I think it's not really warranted on fresh as is...
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    Hard Plumbing A Tank

    I was thinking 25mm for in and out for both filters and the fx4 is not a great deal more power want to think ahead and not going sump on this tank
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    Hard Plumbing A Tank

    Hey all I have a 4x2x2 with 2 x fluval 306 canister filters Want to hard plumb in canister filters Why do I want to do this I Would like to clean up the pipes outside and in the tank Would like to have them come through the bottom clean up inside the tank instead of having 2 inlets 2 outlets...
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    Help Nitrite Spike?

    No do not dose with ammonia!! now there is live stock in there. They will be producing ammonia as it is just use prime every 24hrs to protect them for the remainder of the cycle the amount to use is volume of the tank up-to times 5 pending the readinf this will keep them safe for 24hrs at a time
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    How Do I Brown Algae?

    Diatoms
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    How To (and When To) Clean Filter

    No worries man all be there I'll.admit I did it few times back in the day and never understood why and how cycle was messed up or even what the cycle was about really
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    High Or Low Nitrates, Can't Tell!?!

    That's what I read too something doesn't seems right As 86sinnit says plants plants and more plants best nitrate killer next to wc Never go back to fake plant again Thanks guppy it's hard to do tried few times sure you've been there before not **** easy 40yrs that's a stint and half good on...
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    High Or Low Nitrates, Can't Tell!?!

    My apologies I thought you where taking **** out of me lol bad day give up smoking huh lol most nitrate reading problems always come back to #2 bottle not shaken enough all good man
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    High Or Low Nitrates, Can't Tell!?!

    BTW clearly stated bottle #2 reagent of nitrate shake the **** out of not the tube lol
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    Never Ending Bacteria Bloom (brackish)

    You haven't done a too through filter media clean with through gravel clean too cause mini cycle? Sorry to ask unsure of knowledge. Guessing all the water parameters in check?. As for the bacteria bloom only thing is to wait it out try switching back to 30 percent wc no point using products...
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    Help Nitrite Spike?

    Doesn't sound complete I wait a few days past when I think it's done dose with ammonia see how if it can be turned back to 0 in 24hrs only option now is seachem prime to protect then during the remainder cycle dose per bottle and as per readings can dose up-to 5 times the amount just monitor...
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    High Or Low Nitrates, Can't Tell!?!

    First up shake the bottles well esp no2 reagent bang the **** out of it on the bench or against your palm otherwise will give false reading and is the kit in date and stored properly if so I'd trust those readings over strips or lfs 80ppm seems extreme for tap water heard people getting nitrates...




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