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Forum: Fish 03-30-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By h0meless
Update: Of the 70+ eggs that hatched, I only...

Update:
Of the 70+ eggs that hatched, I only have 8 living fry now. All of which are still clear in their coloration. They only recently started swimming around regularly - they usually all just...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By h0meless
Albino cory fry question

My albino cory eggs just hatched....all one billion of them. Do albino corys always breed true if you breed albino to albino? Just wondering since they're all very transparent. I wasn't sure if...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-09-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By h0meless
If your plants aren't getting any light, I would...

If your plants aren't getting any light, I would assume they won't be using any of the ferts since photosynthesis would be limited. I would also imagine that the co2 would need to be turned off as...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By h0meless
Resurrecting. I had no success with having the...

Resurrecting. I had no success with having the eggs hatch. They all got attacked by fungus, even though I tried to dose Pimafix. My corys just laid eggs again a few hours back, so I'm going to...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By h0meless
Finally! Some cory eggs!

I've been trying to breed my corys for the past 9 months with no success. Went back to my college for alumni weekend this weekend aaaand came back to eggs. Yes! I'm keeping them in the same tank,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By h0meless
First thoughts

You know you're obsessed with fish when your immediate thought when seeing the first picture is, "Woah. I bet you could salvage tons of driftwood for aquariums at this place."
Forum: DIY 02-19-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,463
Posted By h0meless
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/17/201...

http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/17/2012/02/8728ba3014c3e00631ec1f91298892f2.jpg
5gal bucket is the way to go
Forum: DIY 02-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 344,854
Posted By h0meless
How well does that paintball tank work,...

How well does that paintball tank work, flyinghellfish? I was checking them out since apparently they'll help sort of prevent end of tank dump, but I hear that some of them leak?
Forum: Substrate 02-15-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By h0meless
Capping dirt question

Out of curiosity, when you have a dirted tank, do you slope both the dirt and the cap, or just the cap?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-08-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By h0meless
New breed! Houdini Shrimp

I bought 4 Amano shrimp for my 10gal a couple months back. Shortly thereafter (roughly 2 weeks later), all four are gone. I couldn't figure out what happened to them considering the tank had a lid...
Forum: DIY 02-06-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By h0meless
Plywood from Home Depot spraypainted black. 2ft...

Plywood from Home Depot spraypainted black. 2ft light from Home Depot as well.

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http://i46.tinypic.com/2iuw293.jpg

Buuuuut, I just realized you're not looking...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-05-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By h0meless
Works for me. Thanks for the reply, I appreciate...

Works for me. Thanks for the reply, I appreciate the help.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-05-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By h0meless
Does this seem right?

I'm new to dry ferts and getting all kinds of confused about the information I'm finding out there. I know people say it isn't complicated, and it probably isn't, but apparently my mind likes to...
Forum: Substrate 02-03-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,291
Posted By h0meless
Flourite makes a sand substrate other than the...

Flourite makes a sand substrate other than the Black Onyx. http://www.seachem.com/Products/product_pages/FlouriteBlackSand.html

My roommate uses it and his plants seem to be doing alright.

I...
Forum: Fish 01-28-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By h0meless
Another +1 for corys eating crushed snails. When...

Another +1 for corys eating crushed snails. When my snail population get's too large, I crush a few and let the corys have at em. However, I have never witnessed mine attempt to eat a snail that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-22-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By h0meless
The lights are 2 17w fluorescent lamps in a 2ft...

The lights are 2 17w fluorescent lamps in a 2ft home depot shop fixture...
Forum: Plants 01-22-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By h0meless
How much Metricide to dose?

How much Metricide do I dose?
I've started using Metricide 14 in my 20L tank. The only thing I'm trying to accomplish is a DHG carpet. The only problem is that I'm not positive how much I should be...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-22-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By h0meless
How much Metricide do I dose?

I've started using Metricide 14 in my 20L tank. The only thing I'm trying to accomplish is a DHG carpet. The only problem is that I'm not positive how much I should be dosing. I've been using it...
Forum: Plants 01-20-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By h0meless
DHG getting uprooted

I've recently started using Metricide on my 20L. The only thing I have planted in it is DHG. After having used the Metricide for a couple weeks to no real extreme results, I've started having...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-13-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 866
Posted By h0meless
This happened to me a couple year ago when I...

This happened to me a couple year ago when I looked aroun the Internet, I found that people would put a pushpin/thumb tack through the top ofthe bottle and into the second plastic "child lock" layer...
Forum: DIY 03-17-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By h0meless
As far as the hot glue goes, I've been tinkering...

As far as the hot glue goes, I've been tinkering with my first diy co2 for the past couple of days tryig to use hot glue to seal up any leaks to no avail. It doesn't seem to want to adhere too...
Forum: DIY 03-14-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By h0meless
Yes, the level has gone down. Unfortunately, I...

Yes, the level has gone down. Unfortunately, I used a gatorade bottle for the bubble counter, so it's fairly difficult to see through to the airline tubing. I'll have to make a mental note to...
Forum: DIY 03-14-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By h0meless
It's been about 14hrs and still no CO2 bubbles....

It's been about 14hrs and still no CO2 bubbles. Any ideas? I used 2c sugar, 1/4 tsp of red star quick rise instant dry yeast, and 3/4 of a 2l bottle of water. Is it a matter of simply adding more...
Forum: Lighting 03-14-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,227
Posted By h0meless
Good deal. I recall reading a while back that...

Good deal. I recall reading a while back that the wpg wasn't much of an indicator for good plant growth, where as the spectrum of the lighting was really the main factor; however I was mostly...
Forum: DIY 03-13-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By h0meless
Ah, that makes sense. Probably should have tried...

Ah, that makes sense. Probably should have tried to think that one through beforehand. So much for critical thinking skills. Thanks for the quick reply!
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