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  1. #21

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    They're not making a dent, because you don't have nitrate absorbing plants, yet. That's why I suggested the plants that I did, previously. =/ Cabomba, frog bit, water wisteria, hornwort, and water sprite will all take care of your problem. Trust me.

    What are you talking about with piping? Your filter? What did you paint and with what kind of paint?
    Last edited by KevinVA; 08-17-2013 at 05:06 AM.
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  2. #22

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    【ツ】 - korith first fish for your community tank! - Cyberra a friend for your other neon ;) - Cyberra tetra #3 ;) - Cyberra looks like you like neons.... i hope - genocidex 
    because sometimes they school - genocidex a good school of neons is 6 minimal !!!!! - genocidex for playing along, gift of my choice!!!! - genocidex These seem to be quite popular... - ~firefly~ ...so here's another one... - ~firefly~ 
    ...and for luck, one more. - ~firefly~ 
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    They're not making a dent, because you don't have nitrate absorbing plants, yet. That's why I suggested the plants that I did, previously. =/ Cabomba, frog bit, water wisteria, hornwort, and water sprite will all take care of your problem. Trust me.
    I was told by people that I got clippings from that they work great at absorbing nitrates in their tanks. And the new plants are in bad shape. I'm not expecting them to be able to absorb a lot for a while yet--they're mostly just bare stems that I can't even really tell apart.

    What are you talking about with piping? Your filter? What did you paint and with what kind of paint?
    I made a PVC overflow and a CPVC water diffuser for the return on a DIY sump filter. I painted them with Krylon Fusion in flat black.
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  3. #23

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    【ツ】 - korith first fish for your community tank! - Cyberra a friend for your other neon ;) - Cyberra tetra #3 ;) - Cyberra looks like you like neons.... i hope - genocidex 
    because sometimes they school - genocidex a good school of neons is 6 minimal !!!!! - genocidex for playing along, gift of my choice!!!! - genocidex These seem to be quite popular... - ~firefly~ ...so here's another one... - ~firefly~ 
    ...and for luck, one more. - ~firefly~ 
    Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - Flyby Stardancer 

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    Anyone? I need to get this tank done TONIGHT and it's getting late, but I don't know if the new filter is safe yet.

    PLEASE HELP
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  4. #24

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    How long has it been since you painted it?
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  5. #25

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    【ツ】 - korith first fish for your community tank! - Cyberra a friend for your other neon ;) - Cyberra tetra #3 ;) - Cyberra looks like you like neons.... i hope - genocidex 
    because sometimes they school - genocidex a good school of neons is 6 minimal !!!!! - genocidex for playing along, gift of my choice!!!! - genocidex These seem to be quite popular... - ~firefly~ ...so here's another one... - ~firefly~ 
    ...and for luck, one more. - ~firefly~ 
    Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - Flyby Stardancer 

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    I painted it Tuesday. Everywhere I looked online said to wait a day, or 2-3 days before getting it wet.

    I ended up having to go forward anyways because it was just getting too late and things needed to be done. Ran into an issue that I mention in the tank journal.
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    Well, you should be fine. It's been 4 days.
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  7. #27

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    【ツ】 - korith first fish for your community tank! - Cyberra a friend for your other neon ;) - Cyberra tetra #3 ;) - Cyberra looks like you like neons.... i hope - genocidex 
    because sometimes they school - genocidex a good school of neons is 6 minimal !!!!! - genocidex for playing along, gift of my choice!!!! - genocidex These seem to be quite popular... - ~firefly~ ...so here's another one... - ~firefly~ 
    ...and for luck, one more. - ~firefly~ 
    Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - Flyby Stardancer 

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    It had been something like 38-39 hours when I rinsed them, but yeah. That's why I ended up going ahead.

    I really hope the plants fill in soon. I know my fish loves swimming through and hiding amongst the plants. The pieces of "green hygro", cabomba, and the one surviving piece of wisteria are all on the un-shaded part of the tank, most of it right below the light. As is the rotala and angustofolia. I planted a couple of the larger mystery hygro stems, and let a few smaller ones to to float amongst the salvinia, antler fern, and a few more small pieces of green hygro/cabomba.
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