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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    Agreed, I got 3 bunches of Ludwigia s.repens. I didn't realize how much plant that was lol.. But anyways my tank went from scarcely...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    Hmmm. Fast growing would be nice, If I could get it to stay as red as it is in the pictures then that would be cool. I installed some...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    So I stand corrected. My tap water has less than 1 dGH. Carbonates however, were up to 15 dKH. Now im reading in some places that Dwarf...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    I got the first batch of replace stones for the Texas hole rock that is probably screwing with my GH. I also got some black humate. The...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    I may have found my answer. The white rocks that dominate the aquascape are calcium based rocks (White usually indicate calcium in most...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    Substrate is some mystery black and white sand I bought years ago, the new substrate that has naturally drifted to the top (I replace...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    So I got my GH/KH test kit today... And my KH was at around 1dKH and my GH.. Well it was at 16-17 dGH.. I have no idea how a tank gets...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    As said above, I did add more iron. It temporarily increased growth, but then it suddenly slowed and some leaves began to show signs of...
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    Fishguy134 reacted to Byron's post in the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2? with Like Like.
    In case you are not already aware of this...the detoxification of heavy metals (like iron) in conditioners is temporary. As Seachem...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    Hmmm, I did have that thought. I haven't done that in a while though. My tap water is iron heavy, without softener salt the water tends...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    I used to be all about filtration too. I used to have a little green spotted puffer in that tank, and because they are brackish fish who...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    WOW! Looks great! Definitely how I want my plants to look. My loaches seem to uproot any plants with insignificant root systems as well...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    Ok, Yea I haven't added any iron since then. I tried to pick species that do alright in the same conditions as the knight goby. However...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    I do use Flourish comprehensive, I did get a bottle of Flourish Iron as well. I was thinking that it would be smart to add a little tap...
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    Fishguy134 replied to the thread Inexpensive way to boost CO2?.
    2 small clown loaches 1 yoyo loach 1 blue gourami 1 common plecostomus 1 knight goby 1 bamboo shrimp Its an odd mix, but they all seem...
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