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Forum: Equipment   02-09-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By tiggity
Don't have experience with what you are planning,...

Don't have experience with what you are planning, but SunSun does have an addon for $30 on amazon:
...
Forum: Equipment   01-25-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By tiggity
Where are you getting the Aquatop CF300 for $130?...

Where are you getting the Aquatop CF300 for $130?

It's $80 on amazon. You can even get the SunSun HW-302 (same as the aquatop) with media for $50

One of those canisters should be ok with your...
Forum: Fish   12-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By tiggity
Corys do well in a group, a swarm of them on a...

Corys do well in a group, a swarm of them on a pellet/wafer clears the other fish out :)
Forum: Fish   12-09-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By tiggity
I use wafers and pellets. With Wafers, I break...

I use wafers and pellets. With Wafers, I break it up and drop it in different areas of the tank. Same goes with the pellets (no need to break it up). I have a mixed community tanks (tetras,...
Forum: Equipment   12-04-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By tiggity
In mine (also a 306): Top: Purigen and...

In mine (also a 306):

Top: Purigen and Filter floss
Middle: bio max
Bottom: bio foam
Forum: Fish   02-25-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By tiggity
I've had my corys spawn multiple times, most of...

I've had my corys spawn multiple times, most of the time the eggs are eaten within a day or two. I've only had 1 somehow hatch and survive, was surprised seeing the little guy swimming with the big...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By tiggity
I think so, I could see it with my cherry barbs,...

I think so, I could see it with my cherry barbs, the male is a nice deep red with the females bright orange. Same goes for my neon tetras
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
  Food
Views: 336
Posted By tiggity
I have a mix of Ken's Veggie Flakes and Color...

I have a mix of Ken's Veggie Flakes and Color Flakes. You get a lot from Ken's for cheap. Also use Omega One Algae and Shrimp Pellets for my Corys and BN Pleco. Fish are healthy :)
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By tiggity
You should be ok with what you have. Just use...

You should be ok with what you have. Just use root tabs, especially for your Sword. Depending on the size of your tank, supplement with ferts (dry or ready made). Look into Tom Barr's Non C02...
Forum: Equipment   01-26-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By tiggity
I apply silicone grease every time I service my...

I apply silicone grease every time I service my canister (3 mo). No issues, canister has been running 2 years with the same O-ring.
Forum: Fish   10-31-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By tiggity
This! I had a pair of convicts and a large Jack...

This! I had a pair of convicts and a large Jack Dempsey. They were digging up my gravel and decor. Added rock caves and a small clay pot and all were happy, digging was limited.
Forum: Fish   10-31-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By tiggity
I "lost" on of my guppies. No body, nothing. ...

I "lost" on of my guppies. No body, nothing. Then a 2 weeks later during a cleaning, found the little bastard in the hob filter! Dumped him back in and he was fine. Did it several times again till...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By tiggity
I disagree with this, I've bought plenty of...

I disagree with this, I've bought plenty of plants from Petsmart that came in either a tube (Wisteria, Amazon Sword, Anubias, Java Fern) and gel bags (various crypts). It's an adjustment period the...
Forum: Equipment   10-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By tiggity
For future reference, the default answer to this...

For future reference, the default answer to this type of question will be Ehiem.:icon_mrgr
Forum: Equipment   10-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,444
Posted By tiggity
Sponge, Sponge, Bio Media

Sponge, Sponge, Bio Media
Forum: Equipment   10-24-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,434
Posted By tiggity
They are by far the most versatile HOB filter. I...

They are by far the most versatile HOB filter. I like that you can reuse the sponge or customize your media. Instead of buying expensive cartridges you just squeeze the sponge, in tank water of...
Forum: Fish   10-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,938
Posted By tiggity
I had mine school with neon tetras, helped them...

I had mine school with neon tetras, helped them get out in the open more. Had some tall stems too that gave them security.
Forum: Equipment   10-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,434
Posted By tiggity
Why not go with a Canister Filter? You'll get...

Why not go with a Canister Filter? You'll get the most "overfiltering" with it and pretty quiet too. It's not bulky, the canister is placed below your tank and you'll only have the tubes hanging off...
Forum: Fish   10-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By tiggity
You could always go to a Pet Store, look for a...

You could always go to a Pet Store, look for a fat female Platy wait a few days and you'll have a tankful for frys/fries?.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By tiggity
Or MGOPM with a cap of Pool Filter Sand (PFS)...

Or MGOPM with a cap of Pool Filter Sand (PFS) :icon_wink

In my 40B, I run 3-13W Daylight CFL using walmart clip on desk lamps, 2 canister filters and a AC50 (because it was just laying around lol).
Forum: Fish   10-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By tiggity
My cories go crazy for Omega One Shrimp Pellets. ...

My cories go crazy for Omega One Shrimp Pellets. I also alternate it with Omega One Veggie Wafers. They eat it all up!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-20-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By tiggity
It's very simple, I use this: 10- 20 Gallon...

It's very simple, I use this:

10- 20 Gallon Aquariums
+/- 1/8 tsp KN03 (N) 3x a week
+/- 1/32 tsp KH2P04 (P) 3x a week
+/- 1/32 tsp (2ml) Trace Elements 3x a week
50% weekly water change

...
Forum: Fish   10-20-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By tiggity
Yeah... You may have confused yourself with...

Yeah...

You may have confused yourself with Gustav The Goldfish :hihi:

"Just feed him a spot. If you feed him a lot
Then something might happen! It’s hard to say what.”

Gus had to have...
Forum: Fish   10-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By tiggity
They will turn a nice red once they are...

They will turn a nice red once they are established. I got mine from petsmart and they were dull. A month later with good feeding. The males tend to color up more, almost deep red when mixed with the...
Forum: Equipment   10-13-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By tiggity
I used an impeller from an ac20

I used an impeller from an ac20
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