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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Armpit of the Universe

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    welcome - Algenco   PIZZAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Sarkazmo   For buying an API test kit - gabbyguppy   No Message - Mith   Happy Birthday - Northernguy   

    Angry RCS tank disaster...

    0 Not allowed!
    Several days ago I came down to find that my RCS tank was very cloudy... I dunno what happened but the biofilter crashed. I lost almost all of my Red Cherry Shrimp but no Swordtail Fry that I can tell. Ammonia was in the 4-8 range on my API kit. Did lots of water changes and it's back under control but so empty now.

    Tank Specs:
    10G, Play Sand sub, LOTS of plants
    AC20, Azoo Palm filter, and a Sponge filter rated for 10G itself
    Both HOBs use AC20 sponges for pre-filters

    12-15 small Swordtail fry
    Pop was about 100 or more for the RCS
    (now just a handful)

    Some days I have to ask whether or not it's worth the effort. :(


    1G Planted Betta tank, 1.5G Planted Betta tank, 10G Planted Swordtail Fry tank,
    10G Neolamprologus Multifasciatus (Shell Dweller) tank. Empty/Work in Progress 135G, 40GB, 2 x 20GL, 2 x 10G
    My aquarium (and more) videos on YouTube

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Deep, deep South

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    Next round is on me! :-D - MCHRKiller   Another day, another round for my friends. - mommy1   Friends don't let friends drink alone, Cheers - Cliff   After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1   I think this will help after the tree - mommy1   


    0 Not allowed!
    That sucks Sark, I hope you can figure out what cause the biofilter crash.
    Quote Originally Posted by i_am_511
    Lighten up its just the internet its not like someone came in your house and punched a baby in the face.

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