Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (5)

OT Ac sponge cleaning revisited...

Posted By: erik <kuhli@shaw.ca>
Date: Sunday, 7 March 2004, at 1:58 p.m.

A while I posted asking how hard you guys clean your aquaclear sponges. I had Really done a number on mine. Anyhow I was worried of a mini cycle,in fast the opposite happened. I had always a slight trace amount of nitrite in the tank. I could never get it to "0". So one week after that I check and it is the lowest reading I have ever had,Just plain undetectable. Also my water flow is still great from my filter, so it seems I unclogged it and now it is working more efficiently. Thanks for the encouragement I will not be so gentle cleaning them in the future:)
Also I had an idea btw drill outthe centre of a piece of mopani , attach some pvc fixtures to the hole and then cross