Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Strange aquarium growth

17 Jul 2014   #11
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
...Nitrosoma and nitrobacter thrive on ammonia and nitrite, not algae...they aren't capable of managing algae occurrence in tanks.
My own experience contradicts that. A tank with an established biological filter never had a problem with thread algae. A new tank that hadn't had a chance to establish a biological filter would be overrun by thread algae in just a few days.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
...I don't recommend using chlorine as it destroys the nitrosoma and nitrobacter necessary to maintain the biological filter...
True, chlorine will destroy a biological filter but, sometimes, it's the only way to kill a stubborn infection. In the case of the thread algae, it only would thrive in a newly setup tank that didn't have a biological filter established yet. But, I could drain off all the water in a tank except was needed to keep the biological filter in the tank immersed and replace it with fresh water from the tap and I wouldn't get a thread algae infection. It doesn't take long to reestablish a biological filter and, as long as the fish load isn't too high, the fish will do fine until it is reestablished.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Holy Thread Revival Batman!!!...
I didn't notice the date of this thread because I found it in New Posts. I always enter Seven Forums via a link in my Favorites Bar that takes me directly to my UserCP so I can first check for threads I'm subscribed to. After checking them, I click on NewPosts to see what's been posted in all forums since I was last here rather than having go into each and every forum one at a time. For some reason, this older thread showed up in New Posts and I didn't notice the date because I had no reason to look at it. Unless looking for a specific thread (and, even then, I usually use the search function), I almost never browse through the forums directly and I wasn't doing so when this thread cropped up.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Any Aquarium keepers in here? need to find a fish breed
Hey ladies and gents, I bought some terrapins about a year ago, and I thought it would be a great idea to introduce a few tropical fish into the tank, didn't go too well, I bought 2 silver dollars and a breed i'm not sure of, here's a picture of the fish in question, wondering if anybody has or...
Chillout Room
Digital Aquarium Screensaver in windows 7 64
I am using Windows 7 in 64 bit. I have downloaded Digital Aquarium Screensaver. I can't hear water sound. I have tried another computer (Windows 7 32 ),I can hear the sound of running water. Why can't hear sound on Windows 7 64? Thanks for the help.
Software
Any aquarium fans here?
I've got a 6 gallon Marineland Eclipse freshwater fish tank that seems to refuse to cycle. It's been running about 4 months now, I've got 2 red platty's, and a little dwarf water frog. I thought things were going alright, until I noticed i was doing my ammonia test wrong. Well, turns out my...
Chillout Room
Nvidia looks to Windows 7, 'Tegra' for growth
CNET News
News
GPU Market: Strongest Growth In Six Years
GPU market delivers strongest quarterly growth in six years. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) released its Q3 2008 figures for the GPU market today. Despite the slowing economy, the GPU industry continues to grow. This has been a general trend for the tech industry throughout 2008, and may reflect the...
Graphic Cards


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:02.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App