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    I think it might be algae die off at night.

    I think it might be algae die off at night.
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    If I still had my Nexus I would be very...

    If I still had my Nexus I would be very interested in adding one of these. I'm enjoying following along.

    Btw, I found this was the easiest way to remove the K1. It's a 6" strainer:
    For those that...
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    I don't think that was the issue with yours...

    I don't think that was the issue with yours though. If the pond water level drops too much then there isn't enough to flow supplied to lift the float. I also think there was too much being asked of...
  4. One other thought, not resistance related though,...

    One other thought, not resistance related though, have you checked the ballast recently? Sometimes they can take on a little water (perhaps more) and that can cause a fail.
    Russ knows more about the...
  5. Mine has a little more resistance in one area but...

    Mine has a little more resistance in one area but not enough to generate a fail. I think mao83515 shared what i would expect to be the issue with it for a sticky drum though.
    I'm flummoxed if that...
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    Awesome pics! :D: I know of a certain pup that...

    Awesome pics! :D:

    I know of a certain pup that would be jealous as heck to see them though. ;)
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    Dang, it just is never easy. Sorry about the...

    Dang, it just is never easy. Sorry about the burns!
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    I'm a fan of some air circulation but not a fan...

    I'm a fan of some air circulation but not a fan of light. In fact, I've gone to fairly extreme measures to keep the light away from my shower. My reason is that light encourages algae growth and IME,...
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    Yes, I use the Levolor K1100CKA and as you can...

    Yes, I use the Levolor K1100CKA and as you can tell, am very pleased with it. The price ranges tremendously on them but I was able to find one for just around $300 shipped.
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    :w00t: And they are going to love that Levolor...

    :w00t:

    And they are going to love that Levolor auto fill. Mine has made me a very happy customer.
  11. Agreed, particularly this post. It's not just...

    Agreed, particularly this post. It's not just volume but diameter.

    http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?122461-275-gal-Sand-Gravel-Filters&p=2141827#post2141827
  12. Thread: clove oil

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    You are very welcome. I'm a big fan of KISS.

    You are very welcome. I'm a big fan of KISS.
  13. Thread: clove oil

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    Most gram scales we use for koi have .1...

    Most gram scales we use for koi have .1 designations. Since 100mg is equal .1g and that is per liter, calculate out how many liters you plan to use and multiply that by .1 for the amount you need.
    ...
  14. My first pond was just about the size of yours. I...

    My first pond was just about the size of yours. I had a Nexus 300, Sacramento 5 bead filter, UV and a sieve. My water was always clear and I had healthy active koi.
    I think you'll be happiest if you...
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    Mary, I adore her. She's been named Buttercup and...

    Mary, I adore her. She's been named Buttercup and I love her to pieces.
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    I do. I know a lot of people use clove oil with...

    I do. I know a lot of people use clove oil with great success but IME it wasn't quite as reliable for sedating them quickly. Or having them recover speedily. Some koi would take lots of clove oil,...
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    Three suggestions have already been made on your...

    Three suggestions have already been made on your thread. ;)
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    So you're saying the size of your water intake is...

    So you're saying the size of your water intake is large enough for the air stone to fit in it.
    Then fish it out.
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    No one knows your set up as well as you do. We're...

    No one knows your set up as well as you do. We're chasing our tails here unless you provide the information needed to assess if that is even a possibility.
    Is it a weighted air stone? Is there a...
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    I know you're dealing with algae problems so...

    I know you're dealing with algae problems so visibility will likely be an issue. Fish it out if you want to use it. Don't if you don't.
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    Not to disagree with a manufacturer but air (like...

    Not to disagree with a manufacturer but air (like water) will want to take the path of least resistance. I know others mentioned this previously in your thread.
    The path of least resistance will be...
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    Hi Vivi, The picture is in an older thread and...

    Hi Vivi,
    The picture is in an older thread and sometimes the original source of the photo has removed the picture from their site.
    As far as Mukashi being a cross between Chagoi and Yamabuki, I...
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    Gosh, thank you! That made my day. :D:

    Gosh, thank you! That made my day. :D:
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    We were cross posting. Basically, all the crud...

    We were cross posting.
    Basically, all the crud you are collecting on the matting will now be going into the pond. Try the experiment I suggested. I think it will give you an idea if it's a good...
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    I'm not sure I would trade what is working well...

    I'm not sure I would trade what is working well for fines filtration for more bio if you're okay with your bio capabilities. If you release the DOC's back into the pond, instead of periodically...
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    It sounds like you might actually have something...

    It sounds like you might actually have something impeding the rotation cycle. Try to see if it is always at the same place on the drum.

    A couple of things I would check; make sure the flange that...
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    I get the humor but those showers are a thing of...

    I get the humor but those showers are a thing of the past.
    The shower set up currently is such that a submersible Blue Eco pump draws from a basin with Lithaqua. The only thing in the shower is...
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    http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?15641...

    http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?156412-Indianapolis-IN-Pond-Build-with-a-Blue-Eco-RDF&p=2567469#post2567469
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    It works fine but lets be specific. A Bakki...

    It works fine but lets be specific. A Bakki shower is a shower filled with Momotaro's Bakki media. Otherwise, it's just plain called a shower. It's kind of like calling a car a Corvette when in...
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    Not Russ but I know how we have them here... it...

    Not Russ but I know how we have them here... it goes before your rdf. Unless you're trying to boost the water supply to the whole house, use it specifically for the rdf.
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    If you have an irrigation supply house nearby, I...

    If you have an irrigation supply house nearby, I would go in and explain the issue with them. They will be able to show you how this all goes together and what would work for your application....
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    Yes, the drum needs to have a constant level...

    Yes, the drum needs to have a constant level above 2 bars, as I recall. People don't really seem to understand that a constant water supply is a must.
    I knew, living on a hill, that a booster pump...
  33. I believe your unit is more like mine, an older...

    I believe your unit is more like mine, an older generation.
    That the ballast is loose in there means the unit probably got more than a fair share of jostling in shipping.

    I'm with Steve, I'd...
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    The more densely populated tanks will require...

    The more densely populated tanks will require more air, they will all be pretty shallow so they will heat up quickly even with the shade covering and the warm water won't hold as much O2. I still...
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    That wasn't my experience. I added showers to my...

    That wasn't my experience. I added showers to my old pond. I was new to the hobby and my koi were growing well and I was overstocked. Once I added the showers (using Cermedia and Matala sheets), my...
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    Okay, nitrItes are the cause of brown blood...

    Okay, nitrItes are the cause of brown blood disease. NitrAtes, while a nuisance and undesirable at higher levels (80+), will not cause brown blood disease.

    Water changes will help with nitrAtes....
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    If you think you have nitrites present in the...

    If you think you have nitrites present in the water, the cause of brown blood disease, you should not be feeding anything IMO.
    Rule out nitrites ASAP because action needs to be taken if you do have...
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    Hi Jim, that really isn't the way we measure air...

    Hi Jim, that really isn't the way we measure air supply. There are too many factors that would vary from pond to pond to base calculations that way.
    For example, the number and size of fish per...
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    Precisely. This state needs to be a state that...

    Precisely.
    This state needs to be a state that produces things to stay competitive in the world economy just as our country needs to be producing things too. To rely on sources outside of the...
  40. Thread: prazi

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    From my understanding, the wormers that we use...

    From my understanding, the wormers that we use for flukes (Prazi, Fluke-M and Fenbedazole) are not UV sensitive so you can leave your UV light on though if you have a foam fractionator, that should...
  41. Thread: Cermedia

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    Trying to think a little outside of the box...

    Trying to think a little outside of the box here...

    If the mfg of Cermedia has a quality control department, like testing to make sure the blocks/cubes/spheres are fired to the proper temp or...
  42. I remain optimistic that Dimilin would be a...

    I remain optimistic that Dimilin would be a viable treatment for this and it is also fish safe.

    Thanks for keeping us posted. :thumb:
  43. Thread: Cermedia

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    Zac, not to nit pick but I didn't install the...

    Zac, not to nit pick but I didn't install the media in a stacked fashion. It was placed a few pieces at a time in a loose configuration like you have shown and was installed by someone that is a...
  44. Thread: Cermedia

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    Zac, I have no issue with you and by the sounds...

    Zac, I have no issue with you and by the sounds of it, people are thrilled with the shower set ups they got from you. This is about a product defect and it baffles me that we are trying to figure out...
  45. Thread: Cermedia

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    I did rinse the media on arrival. I also cleaned...

    I did rinse the media on arrival. I also cleaned it off with pond water before I moved it on to the new greenhouse pond. I got a pretty consistent amount of grit each time. I'd say not much of mine...
  46. spanishleprechaun, they might consider the route...

    spanishleprechaun, they might consider the route I suggested. I'm sorry they are going through this which is why I responded with suggestions which some others agreed with. It certainly is worth the...
  47. Thread: Cermedia

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    Your screen will definitely collect it and it...

    Your screen will definitely collect it and it will make its way to the tray. I seeded my greenhouse with media, including Cermedia, when I was starting it up.
    What I noticed is that it shed most...
  48. Hmm, that someone would want to fake an emergency...

    Hmm, that someone would want to fake an emergency is unfortunate but the caps, extensive overuse of exclamation points and and such should have been a clue.
  49. Not my pond and since you quoted me, I thought I...

    Not my pond and since you quoted me, I thought I would clear that up.
    I also included my original post so you can see I said to test it to see if it worked and then recommended subsequent treatments...
  50. This isn't a route I would try. I suspect...

    This isn't a route I would try. I suspect whatever critter this is will reappear when the pond is functional again. I was suggesting something that could be done with fish in the pond. Chlorine may...
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