"This is concern Linda, I like to think of aquapons as not being gardeners or aquaculturists but bacteriologists. If you look at it this way and wish to culture the most proficient bacteria possible then feeding and caring for your…"
"http://www.diyaquarist.com a diy Coil Denitrator Plans – for removing nitrates from an aquarium.
I didn't build it yet.
Do not oversee that Nitrates will keep climbing while the fishes eat, they will eat more when the water…"
Hey, I was wondering, does anybody know of any good informational resources for raising catfish? Especially if they are resources that you've used yourself and found helpful. I've been thinking about adding catfish as an addition to my system.See More
"Sounds as simple as more plants asap. As for heating up the tank I plan on putting a couple of coils of black hose out in the sun but covered up with something to keep the air temps out so I can pump the tank water through it periodically. The more…"
Today was a momentous day! I cleaned out all of my piping for the very first time today, and my system is glorious and clean. Additionally, I made some modifications to the (previously) leaking right pump tubing, which now is working fine. I also changed out my 2-hose pump, to a 4 hose pump, the other two hoses attached to some air stones I had but didn't know how to use! I decided to figure out how they worked after retiring the filter I had been using as an aerator. These are much smaller,…See More
My nitrates are really high, hard to get carbonates up and pH is hanging about 6.0 I have about 40 large (4 -5 inch) goldfish in 400 + gallons. It's cold here (low 20's at night and 30's in day) and I can't do a water change and my plants are growing slow. It's hard to get my water temp up (around 60 to 65 degrees, usually about 70) because of the low outside temperatures. I'd add more plants but that will take awhile to make a difference.Any suggestions?The transition from summer plants…See More