Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. Default shrimp and SEACHEM


    0 Not allowed!
    I have gone through 8 rcs lately and they were fine until I added excel.This is a 16g planted tank with neon tetra and it was just the shrimp. It is newly established but from used media from my other tanks. The water parameters are 0/0/0 I know the 0 nitrates sounds funny but I have constantly tested my self and all I can put it down to is the plants. maybe I am one of the lucky ones with no trates. I want to know if anyone else has had trouble with dosing excel with shrimp.?
    4ft mbuna mangaino and yellows
    4ft rainbow tank
    4ft planted community
    16g nano planted shrimp and neon tetras
    10g nano reef

  2. #2

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by daimen123 View Post
    I have gone through 8 rcs lately and they were fine until I added excel.This is a 16g planted tank with neon tetra and it was just the shrimp. It is newly established but from used media from my other tanks. The water parameters are 0/0/0 I know the 0 nitrates sounds funny but I have constantly tested my self and all I can put it down to is the plants. maybe I am one of the lucky ones with no trates. I want to know if anyone else has had trouble with dosing excel with shrimp.?
    I have not had any issues with excel and my red cherry shrimp tanks. I suppose it is possible but you would have to seriously overdose with the excel. May want to try again with a lower dosage if you suspect it is the excel.

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    if I'm reading the instruction properly it should be a couple of drops for 16g a day right?
    4ft mbuna mangaino and yellows
    4ft rainbow tank
    4ft planted community
    16g nano planted shrimp and neon tetras
    10g nano reef

  4. #4

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by daimen123 View Post
    if I'm reading the instruction properly it should be a couple of drops for 16g a day right?
    I don't fertilize every day, just do it twice a week to make it easier on yourself. 1 capful is good for 10g.

  5. #5

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Not exactly your shrimp species but I have amanos in an excel tank with no issues, however, I haven't
    done any intentional overdosing to combat algae either, so no saying what can happen at higher than intended dosages.

  6. #6

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    With shrimp it is always best to under dose. I have an 8 gal and only dose 0.8 mL once a week. Plants and shrimp are booming.
    Roll the Dice!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •