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  • Top Soil/peat Moss Question

    Mar 25, 2004· When I bought my top soil and peat moss, I looked at the ingredients to make sure it wasn't treated with anything And I bought the organic type of ,...

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  • Peat,sand?huh?

    Dec 18, 2010· 1 Siphon out 25%-50% of your tank water into the buckets Do not vacuum the gravel if you are doing peat moss, sand, etc So if you're working with a 30 gallon tank, siphon out between 7 and 15 gallons of water 2 Change your filter media Throw the old stuff out, rinse the new stuff in the buckets of water you just removed from your tank...

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  • Turtle Forums

    This forum is for EMERGENCY advice only where the illness or injury to the turtle is an emergency All other care-related questions need to be posted in the appropriate care forums All other care-related questions need to be posted in the appropriate care forums...

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  • Peat filtration

    Aug 15, 2009· Peat filtration 51817 - in Filters and Filtration forum - my ph was at 7,6 so i went to the LFS and the proposed me peat rather than ph down ,...

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  • Peat Moss effects in water

    Apr 26, 2014· Peat moss softens water and reduces its hardness (GH) The most effective way to soften water via peat is to aerate water for 1-2 weeks in a bucket containing peat moss For example, get a (plastic) bucket of the appropriate size...

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  • Puraflo Sewage Treatment

    Dec 09, 2011· The peat filtration is completely clogged despite it being just four years old (and we're careful what we put down the sewers) I had the entire garden dug up and put in ten land drains but this didn't resolve the problem...

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  • Peat filter

    Just finished my peat filter last night and thought it might interest some of you My goals with this project is to try and soften my water and drop the pH to increase the fertility of my angels and to start keeping more sensitive blackwater dwarf cichlids and hopefully breed them...

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  • Peat Filtration

    Mar 26, 2010· To my knowledge peat filtration is the only other way to "naturally" achieve this I do not wanna use pH up's or downs or gk/kh buffers and whatnot I want to make an attempt at this method of softening my water, but I have some questions...

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  • Indian Almond Leaves and Peat Moss

    I have been experimenting with using peat moss and recently with IAL, with not a lot of success Initially I used Fluval peat pellets which worked great, but as I realized how much these were going to cost me (about 17 bucks a month) I looked for some alternativ...

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  • Ray Peat on sediment in the urine

    Nov 24, 2016· Still image of Peat captured from: perceivethinkact/ Audio from: KMUD: 11-18-16 Vitamin D If you are interested in providing transcripts for any R....

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  • Aquarium Forum

    Feb 09, 2011· Peat is just decomposed organic material, derived from plants like Sphagrum Moss, that has been transformed over time It's probably all right to use the Moss so long as no fertilizers, insecticides or preservatives have been added...

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  • Peat filtration and CO2 injection

    Jun 28, 2007· Peat filtration and CO2 injection - Tropical fish forum at the Age of Aquariums - dedicated to promoting responsible fish-keeping internationally...

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  • PEAT: what other uses for it?

    Register Log In Home Page and Articles Forums General and Off Topic PEAT: what other uses for it? Forums Active Threads Forum Help , it mentions agriculture, freshwater aquaria, water filtration, balneotherapy, and palaeoecology '14 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Rotella T6 5w-40 & OEM filter , As far as I'm concerned peat may be traditional for ....

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  • What Kind Of Septic System?

    Jun 09, 2010· Home » Forum » Trade Talk » Excavation & Site Work » What Kind Of Septic System? , A new thing in my area is a sand filter system Look into that, there is just a 12" stone mound with 12" of dirt covering it, so no huge mounds , stay away from peat moss systems, you will pay through the nose for them ....

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  • Peat filtration

    Sep 26, 2006· Hi Keith and Welcome to the forum! Peat will definitely lower the GH of water, it is also acidic and will lower pH also You can buy it online from any number of aquarium supply hous It comes in pellet form, goes in a little nylon bag, in your filter One drawback is that it will darken your water (brown), but that is a personal preference ....

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  • Seachem Purigen resin and peat/active substrate

    Feb 01, 2017· This is what one of the Seachem tech support guys said on their forum, "Using Purigen will not have any impact on the benefits of peat While Purigen will remove the color bodies, unlike carbon and other chemical filtration medias, it does not remove trace minerals...

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  • Peat Moss usage in filter

    Dec 07, 2002· I found that peat in the filter works fine but its a little hard to control It may make more sense for you to setup a water aging system and use peat on that instead With that you can atleast mix in tap water to adjust it before you put it into your tank Use a ,...

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  • Purigen and Peat

    Sep 15, 2011· Re: Purigen and Peat Using Purigen will not have any impact on the benefits of peat While Purigen will remove the color bodies, unlike carbon and other chemical filtration medias, it does not remove trace minerals So, you can use Purigen without loosing the pH buffering ability and the trace elements produced by the peat...

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  • Peat and Its Significance in Whisky

    The whisky industry tries to reduce peat consumption with several methods Bowmore, for example, grinds the peat into a gritty powder that is put on normal fire and produces the required smoke This way the smoke yield of the peat is increased...

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  • High pH vs peat moss vs cabron filtration

    Mar 02, 2012· I was planning to use peat moss planters for some of my plants because peat moss lowers pH right? But I was told that I can't use carbon filtration w/ peat moss bc the carbon sucks it up (I have power filter)...

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  • Peat / peat moss [Archive]

    while actual peat is great! I recommend using (if only for a few tanks) the aquarium grade peat granul these are excellent and not that expensive In saying that if its need for many tanks, Try and find real peat mistakes r crucial, a member of this forum recommends the canadian stuff if ,...

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  • Peat substrate [Archive]

    I would add peat pellets to the filter rather than planting in peat but if you do go the route of planting in peat, it will help lower your pH as well I think using enough peat to plant would cause concern due to the high nutrients in it may give you algae problems...

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  • fires in potting soil

    Jun 07, 2010· fires in potting soil 02-23-2010, 01:41 PM I have investigated several fires that seem to start in potting soil in plastic or wooden boxes, that have dead plant materals and commercial fertilizers...

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  • peat Archives

    Dec 07, 2018· Comparing the three peatland regions most crucial for climate change...

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  • The Soil Substrate Or Dirted Planted Tank

    May 20, 2017· Peat Filtration Whatever rate of turnover you decide to choose give some thought to the use of sphagnum moss peat in the filter Peat filtration releases HS (humic substances) which have a number of beneficial functions in freshwater aquaria Not least of these substances is DOC (dissolved organic carbon) which is an important source of CO2...

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  • Carbon or no Carbon in filter? [Archive]

    Welcome to the forum! Well that all depends upon who you ask I say (from personal experience) carbon DOES cause problems It removes good nutrients from the water the fish need to thrive...

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  • Peat Filtration [Archive]

    My peat bomb is made from a white plastic jug which is stuffed with peat with filter floss placed between the lid and the exit hole from the jug The 1/4" feed line goes directly into the bottom of the jug, and forces water past the peat, traps peat particles in the filter floss, and then forces it out of the exit hole on the top fo the jar...

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  • The true successes of Peat Moss,

    Jan 30, 2005· This will last longer and likely absorb more ions than the peat, the peat breaks down and the roots come looking for nutrients so this will help cycle the nutrients better in the substrate over time Adding peat allows the tank to have a similar redox level as an established tank does right off the bat...

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  • Buds growing beneath fig pop soil line

    I started my first fig pop cuttings 22 days ago 2/3 peat moss to 1/3 perlite 5:1 medium to water No rooting stimulator 20 of the 25 cuttings have at least one green bud growing, but no signs of ,...

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  • Natural capital benefits of healthy peatlands

    often peat dominated, catchments Peat losing carbon through habitat degradation is a global environmental issue, but also a local issue for water quality and drinking water provision If raw water taken from the environment is poor quality (discoloured with sediment and dissolved compounds) then there is a cost to the water...

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