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Forum: Fish 07-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
In their diet ,it says "omnivorous." .Does that...

In their diet ,it says "omnivorous." .Does that mean they eat plants too ,or only certain plant species?
Forum: Fish 07-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
How long do Peacock Gudgeons last without food?

Do they last a more than week ,like most fish?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,546
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Happened to me too.Shrimp were dissapearing or...

Happened to me too.Shrimp were dissapearing or acting weird ,like scratching their bellies and twitching their legs.I didn't even use the initial 5 ml dose ,and only half of the prescribed daily dose...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,993
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I was able to resist without doing a WC for 3...

I was able to resist without doing a WC for 3 weeks.After the 2nd week ,the water was still clear ,but at the end of the 3rd week ,the water had started to get a yellowish color.
Tank - 10 gallon...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Thanx guys.I should be fine ,since I only top-off...

Thanx guys.I should be fine ,since I only top-off a liter ,maybe 2 ,between my WC ,in my 10gal
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-31-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Distilled water from the supermarket

Is distilled water ,the one we buy at the supermarket ,suitable for top-offs?
What is the difference between it and the one we obtain with RO units?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I have a custom 10g long -30'' x 8'' x 10''...

I have a custom 10g long -30'' x 8'' x 10'' high.I use the glass from 3 photo frames to cover it.The photo frame glass is much thinner and doesn't block much light.
My luck was the person who built...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,694
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Yet ,you advocate No WC ,if using the low light...

Yet ,you advocate No WC ,if using the low light non CO2 method.
I tried it ,and I went 3 weeks without one ,but the bottom was full of mulm and brown algae covered a lot of the glass.Tank is not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Isn't that the main purpose of Non Co2 method?To...

Isn't that the main purpose of Non Co2 method?To let the plants adapt to low CO2 levels ,rather than confusing them with different levels of Co2 when changing the water?
When I was changing water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I have low light ,of course.high light and no CO2...

I have low light ,of course.high light and no CO2 would promote algae ,as far as I.ve read.
The thing is I have Seachem products (P and K) ,which I was dosing ,so far ,following the EI/low light...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Dosing ferts - the Non Co2 method?

How does one dose ferts for Tom Barr's Non Co2 method?
Half EI? 1/4 EI? 1/8 EI?

Do we still take into account the ppm levels ,like EI?(for ex.15 ppm N ,1 ppm Po4 ,10-20 ppm K?

Or do we...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I am talking about this calculator...

I am talking about this calculator http://calc.petalphile.com/
I chose "premixed fertiliser" and then ,the Seachem P and K ,to calculate for the EI/low light weekly.Since we cannot measure the K in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Let me put it another way then....How do YOU dose...

Let me put it another way then....How do YOU dose Flourish P and Flourisk K in your tanks?I just want to make an idea...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-04-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Why the big difference?

Ok ,so I've been dosing according to the Yet Another Nutrient Calculator ,for a while now.- EI Low Light/Weekly method

I dose Flourish K and P.I just noticed that ,on the Flourish P bottle ,they...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
What deficiencies are these

Please help me find out what are these deficiencies.
Tank-10 g
Light 18w T8 at 15 inch from substrate
Ferts: 1 ppm P and 10 ppm K - low light weekly method (no Excel nor Co2)
Not dosing N because...
Forum: Algae 04-30-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I have a 4 month old 10gal low tech ,I dose 1 ppm...

I have a 4 month old 10gal low tech ,I dose 1 ppm weekly PO4 ,and I also have this algae.I think they are right ,it appeares in young tanks.
I am glad that the BBA I ued to have is mostly gone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Off topic ,but how is the fish doing in a 2.5...

Off topic ,but how is the fish doing in a 2.5 gal?I plan to get one in a 4 gal ,but I have doubts about the space.The side of the cube is 9.8 inches.
As for the algae ,I'd say lauralee nailed it.
Forum: Fish 04-23-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I also read that 5 gallons is a minimum.That's...

I also read that 5 gallons is a minimum.That's why I won't use any rooting plants ,so I can get away with a finer layer of substrate ,maybe 1 cm thick maximum.....more room for water.
The tank's...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
You've read my my thoughts ,somewhat ,it's why I...

You've read my my thoughts ,somewhat ,it's why I asked.....I am sure that the fish would live ,but are they really happy?
The positive would be to pick a really unhappy one from a tiny tiny cup ,and...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Betta in 4 Gallon?

Would a Betta be happy in a 4 gallon Planted tank(15 liters)?It is a cube ,9 inches side.
Has anyone gone that small with a Betta?I will use non-rooting plants,only ferns ,anubias etc. ,so I can add...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
My tap water GH is around 15 ,but when I used to...

My tap water GH is around 15 ,but when I used to change water too often(partial water changes) ,The GH and Kh had climbed in the 20's
Some of the water evaporates but the minerals contained stay in...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Useful info on Peacock Gudgeons

http://www.angfa.org.au/peacockrpt-final.html
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Well ,I got it for free ,and don't want to invest...

Well ,I got it for free ,and don't want to invest any money in it ,and the minimum of time also.Gonna give it a try.If the plants shoud start to die ,I can always put them in my other tanks.
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
So ,in general ,most of the stock Led's will...

So ,in general ,most of the stock Led's will grow(or rather keep alive) ,most of the low light plants?
Forum: Lighting 04-20-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
These LeDs

Someone gave me a small fishtank ,5 gallons cube.It came with the lamp in the pic.
The brand is HaiYang K260 C.....made in china ,of course.
All I could find out about the lamp ,is the name of the...
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