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    ^^ Good news is always nice to hear, thanks for the update
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    Forgot to add. I received my Flourish Excel yesterday so I dosed today. Yikes. Had not realized how much dosing is required. I should have gone with your other suggestions, Kevin, and ordered the Metricide. That will be my NEXT purchase :o(
    Amazon is making a small fortune off my fish related purchases! I remember the day when I used to shop for myself upon occasion. Now it's all about the fish! But they must appreciate it because at Valentine's day this year not only did the hubby and the cats and the dogs give me a box of chocolate, the fish signed the card too :o)
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    Yeah, I know what you mean about Amazon, the wifes always getting on me about my orders.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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    lol, such kind fish you have. They must be appreciative of the work you've done. Yep, if you went through my Amazon history, you'd see that books/movies/electronics purchases have turned into fishkeeping equipment and books about fish. lol

    Remember, Cindy, your dosage of Excel is equally dependent on your lighting and fertilizer regimen. If you have low light, you likely don't need excel. If you have medium lighting, dosing excel maybe every other day or twice a week would be sufficient (or smaller dosing). High light equates to higher dependency on ferts and co2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Checked water today. No more trace of ammonia. We are solidly back in the yellow zone.
    Also nitrates are either 10 or 20. Honest to God, sometimes I can't tell the difference on that chart but since it sways to the light side, I'm going to split difference and go with 15ppm. This is still good considering I killed my hornwort LOL.
    so, so far so good.
    darn api charts - if only there was a thread complaining about those...
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Checked water today. No more trace of ammonia. We are solidly back in the yellow zone.
    Also nitrates are either 10 or 20. Honest to God, sometimes I can't tell the difference on that chart but since it sways to the light side, I'm going to split difference and go with 15ppm. This is still good considering I killed my hornwort LOL.
    so, so far so good.
    Use the online chart - better color differences between 10 and 20.

    http://www.americanaquariumproducts....s.html#ammonia
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    I've always used the online charts, ever since I was told about them, for that very reason
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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    Remember, Cindy, your dosage of Excel is equally dependent on your lighting and fertilizer regimen. If you have low light, you likely don't need excel. If you have medium lighting, dosing excel maybe every other day or twice a week would be sufficient (or smaller dosing). High light equates to higher dependency on ferts and co2.
    Appreciate that Kevin. My learning curve is slow regarding plants and dosing but thanks to you guys, I'll get there.
    I have medium light in all my tanks. I have been dosing Flourish Comprehensive weekly at the dosage stated on the bottle.
    I'll take your advice and dose the Excel 2X a week in the 90 as well as continue weekly doses of Comprehensive.
    Probably only once a week in the 30 and 15 as i have little to no algae issues in either of those tanks so the weekly doses of Comprehensive must be adequate.
    I'm still not certain how the Flourish Iron (that I accidentally ordered) should be used in conjunction with the excel and the comprehensive. like I said. slow learner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Appreciate that Kevin. My learning curve is slow regarding plants and dosing but thanks to you guys, I'll get there.
    I have medium light in all my tanks. I have been dosing Flourish Comprehensive weekly at the dosage stated on the bottle.
    I'll take your advice and dose the Excel 2X a week in the 90 as well as continue weekly doses of Comprehensive.
    Probably only once a week in the 30 and 15 as i have little to no algae issues in either of those tanks so the weekly doses of Comprehensive must be adequate.
    I'm still not certain how the Flourish Iron (that I accidentally ordered) should be used in conjunction with the excel and the comprehensive. like I said. slow learner.
    Either use it when you need it (plants look thin/pale/withering away) or dose once a week.
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    Nitrates update:
    But first - finished water changes and FPS cleaning + complete vac of the 90 in record time this morning. Just under 2 hours. The 30 and the 15 take about 20 minutes total. The 90, however, requires a lot of waiting around while it drains down then refills.

    Anyway - on to nitrates: The trates in the 90 were a little higher this week than last. I'd say they were around 30ppm. BUT, if you remember, I had that hornwort die off (my bad) and even though I'd netted as much of the needles as I could AND cleaned the PFS the day they all shed, there was still a huge clump of needles stuck in one of the FPS's this morning. So I'm going to attribute the slight rise to all that decaying plant matter. It's my story, I can tell it anyway I want to. But, seems that makes sense to me.

    I'm still waiting 4 more weeks before I remove the rest of my soft media from both canisters and switch completely over to ceramic so this experiment is barely under way. Love the new canister. I think it's just what this tank needed. Very little brown algae formed on my rocks and plants so I'm encouraged about taht.

    I stole some hornwort from my 30 gal and put it in the 90. High hopes it grows fast and starts filling in for the plants I lost. My 30 has MTS (Malaysian trumpet snails) - which I love in the 30 but don't want in the 90. I took all the hornwort out of the 30 using a stainless steel bowl, dipping up tank water with it. then I rinsed it up and down - changing water 4 times (using tank water again) until none of those little MTS appeared in the bottom of the bowl. these babies were as small as poppy seeds - and a ton of them fell out of the hornwort. I'm very hopeful that I didn't bring any with the hornwort into the 90. If so - it will take them a long time to populate the 90 and assassin snail, here I come.

    One final note - the gargantuan royal pleco (he's almost 3 inches) seems to be a work horse. I don't see him too much during the day but he's going to town at night. There was a pretty good coat of brown algae accumulated on my driftwood (lots of legs) and man oh man, there are huge spots stripped clean. Makes me so happy he's going to get a zucchini treat today!

    over and out!
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    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
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