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Forum: Low Tech Forum Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Couesfanatic
With a 55 I would recommend some stems that grow...

With a 55 I would recommend some stems that grow tall. Hornwort, Cabomba, Water Sprite, Rotala and other stems. With a tank that tall and narrow, a bunch of healthy tall stems looks great.
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
Yes, Grah I forgot to add snails. I will...

Yes, Grah I forgot to add snails. I will hopefully add some pond snails if I can't find some.

I've heard lots of arguments about the getting fish sick thing. It seems that everyone on planted...
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
thanks guys, I've set up over 30 tanks previously...

thanks guys, I've set up over 30 tanks previously with this obsession. I'm familiar with the cycle and I have a test kit.

I have access to live blackworms and brine shrimp. I may order grindals,...
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
anyone have pygmy sunfish and scarlets?...

anyone have pygmy sunfish and scarlets? differences? It seems the scarlets are more entertaining.
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
Check out this video of some scarlet badis I had...

Check out this video of some scarlet badis I had in the past. I really liked these scarlets and I'm tempted to try to breed them. I think these pygmy sunfish are very similar though. Do pygmy's ever...
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
I thought it was terrestrial but they have been...

I thought it was terrestrial but they have been underwater for 7-10 days now.


The parasite and fungus stuff makes me think that I should just use some aqua soil/moss and easy plants like usual....
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
here is the worm I found locally: ...

here is the worm I found locally:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmtJe3dGFw8
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
There is a local pond by my house that has some...

There is a local pond by my house that has some form of cabomba and elodea. The cabomba turns red in the summer. There are a bunch of native aquatic plants all over the country that can be collected....
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
I plan on cycling the tank for a couple weeks...

I plan on cycling the tank for a couple weeks with these collected pants so hopefully the tank can cycle, any bugs that I don't want can be captured and the plants that are going to grow can fill in....
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
I thought about doing a sponge filter but I'm...

I thought about doing a sponge filter but I'm trying to avoid the noise as this tank will be in my bedroom. I had the filter on a 5.5 gallon and it was strong at full bore, but I figure with the 10...
Forum: Fish 04-16-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Couesfanatic
Pygmy Sunfish Setup

I have a 10 gallon tank that I am setting up for Elassoma Gilberti most likely. Will a Eheim 2213 be too much flow for these fish? I have heard they like low flow. I already have the 2213, but I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-15-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Couesfanatic
What store are you at henrietta? I've probably...

What store are you at henrietta? I've probably shopped there.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Couesfanatic
I do it all the time with zero problems.

I do it all the time with zero problems.
Forum: Substrate 04-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Couesfanatic
thanks for the advice. I am going to try to look...

thanks for the advice. I am going to try to look for some today.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Couesfanatic
I've found that with moss it is actually faster...

I've found that with moss it is actually faster to skip the dry start and grow it like normal. Some plants like carpet plants will do better with the dry start method.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,040
Posted By Couesfanatic
I know you said you do not want to buy something...

I know you said you do not want to buy something to kill them, but assassin snails sound like the way to go. I have had them take care of my snail problems before. They will not mess with anything...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By Couesfanatic
what substrate do you have in there?

what substrate do you have in there?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By Couesfanatic
what substrate is that?

what substrate is that?
Forum: Substrate 04-07-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Couesfanatic
Collecting Substrate

I was looking to collect local sand/gravel and plant any local plants I can find in it. I was hoping to do a native tank with pygmy sunfish and only use plants and gravel I can find locally.

Has...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-06-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 37,913
Posted By Couesfanatic
I decided I am going to start a 10 gallon Deep...

I decided I am going to start a 10 gallon Deep Blue Professional tank for elassoma gilberti. I am thinking of only using plants, soil and wood I find locally. I plan on loading this tank with little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By Couesfanatic
i usually flush em or eat em

i usually flush em or eat em
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Couesfanatic
how is this going?

how is this going?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Couesfanatic
is that just dwarf hair grass up front?

is that just dwarf hair grass up front?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-03-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 30,793
Posted By Couesfanatic
well, here is an update 2 weeks after the last...

well, here is an update 2 weeks after the last picture. I think I'm going to buy another one of these tanks soon, maybe two more. Anyone have an update?
...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Couesfanatic
I did rely on it and it works. No EOTD.

I did rely on it and it works. No EOTD.
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