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Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,749
Posted By LopezTheHero
Been thinking of doing something similar to the...

Been thinking of doing something similar to the automation system you've envisioned. Yours sounds much more intricate. Good luck!
Forum: Fish 04-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,505
Posted By LopezTheHero
Absolutely beautiful Ram

Absolutely beautiful Ram
Forum: Fish 04-21-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,505
Posted By LopezTheHero
I think it's pretty well known that you need to...

I think it's pretty well known that you need to have a pair of Ram's before you introduce them to a tank. Unless you buy them as a pair, or raise them from juveniles, you probably won't end up with a...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,744
Posted By LopezTheHero
Your tank actually looks incredible and I think I...

Your tank actually looks incredible and I think I prefer it this way instead!
Forum: Fish 04-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,505
Posted By LopezTheHero
EBBR's

I know the 'Balloon' Ram is a spot of contention and controversy. I understand both sides. I'm personally undeterred by their shape. They're a perfect fit for my tank and my prize fish. I really like...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-18-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,178
Posted By LopezTheHero
I'm a position 2 guy, myself

I'm a position 2 guy, myself
Forum: Algae 10-05-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you very much for the time and...

Thank you very much for the time and consideration.

I think the algae looks most closely like brown algae (diatoms), and to be honest, it has followed my tank around since day one. It's been 8...
Forum: Algae 10-04-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By LopezTheHero
ipkiss: I liquid dose Excel and Phosphorus....

ipkiss:
I liquid dose Excel and Phosphorus. Excel every day (when I can remember) and Phosphorus 1 or 2 times a week. Should I look into introducing dry ferts into the substrate?

UDGags:
As in...
Forum: Algae 10-04-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By LopezTheHero
Play Doctor - Diagnosis

Looking for someone to diagnose my tank. I'm thinking it's a lighting issue. Let me give you some specs.

Plants:
The remnants of GlossoStigma around the floor.
Dwarf hair grass, newly planted...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By LopezTheHero
Go with dwarf puffers! I know people say they can...

Go with dwarf puffers! I know people say they can be aggressive, but in my 20G they pair up and swim together, not disturbing my 14 neon tetras, 1 dwarf frog, and RCS and Amano shrimp. They are the...
Forum: Plants 02-17-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,389
Posted By LopezTheHero
This is a beautiful tank! I am currently trying...

This is a beautiful tank! I am currently trying to get a carpet like yours. I was hesitant to blend Glosso and HC but yours looks incredible. I envy your tank.

I am also having vertical shoot...
Forum: Fish 02-16-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By LopezTheHero
I have 2 dwarf puffers in a 20 High tank with 14...

I have 2 dwarf puffers in a 20 High tank with 14 other tetras, a dwarf frog, and shrimp. They're perfectly amicable with the other inhabitants. Actually, it's my tetras that are the aggressive ones....
Forum: Tank Journals 02-16-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By LopezTheHero
I love the iwagumi style. your scape looks great....

I love the iwagumi style. your scape looks great. what kind of substrate are you using? and have you thought of adding some substrate with a finer grain?
Forum: Algae 02-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By LopezTheHero
I had the greenspot problem for a while. Manually...

I had the greenspot problem for a while. Manually scrub it off (might be harder than you initially think, but it will come off with elbow grease). Drop your photoperiod to 7-8 hours a day. Those...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the advice! I have the new CO2...

Thank you for the advice!

I have the new CO2 up and it's working smoothly. I will take into consideration dosing once more a week. Sounds like a good plan.

How do you know when and what Micro's...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By LopezTheHero
2 T5HO an inch above the water. 20 Gallon...

2 T5HO an inch above the water.

20 Gallon High.
Dosing Macro nutrients after every water change.

I was dosing CO2 for a week before my Fluval 88G broke and needed to be replaced. They sat for...
Forum: Algae 02-06-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the response. That is extremely...

Thank you for the response. That is extremely helpful advice.
Forum: Algae 02-06-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By LopezTheHero
Identify The Problems With This Tank

I believe my tank has cycled. I'm aware of some Green Hair Algae, but the other gray/brown stuff on the substrate, in the glosso, on the plants, and on the wood is troubling. Can anyone identify the...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-01-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,580
Posted By LopezTheHero
Post. A. Pic. Post. A. Pic. Post. A. Pic.

Post. A. Pic.
Post. A. Pic.
Post. A. Pic.
Forum: Aquascaping 01-31-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By LopezTheHero
Really good looking tank. Love the plants. I had...

Really good looking tank. Love the plants. I had a 16G bowfront, but have upgraded to a 20G High. What's your opinion on the bowfront?
Forum: Fish 01-31-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By LopezTheHero
Thank you for the responses! I had 10 Neon...

Thank you for the responses!

I had 10 Neon Tetras and 10 Green Neon Tetras. Now there are only 14. Over the past 2 days I saw 4 fish breakout with white spots all over their bodies. Starting with...
Forum: Fish 01-30-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By LopezTheHero
is this fairly common? anyone? precursor to ich?

is this fairly common? anyone? precursor to ich?
Forum: Fish 01-29-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By LopezTheHero
Odd Green and Neon Tetra Behavior

I recently noticed some odd behavior with my Green Neon and Neon Tetras. They seem to hang around one plant (Cardinal Plant) and continuously nip at it or rub against it. I'm worried this might be...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By LopezTheHero
I've also found the Fluval 88 regulator is...

I've also found the Fluval 88 regulator is dangerous. Every morning I have to spend 20 minutes next to it dialing in 1bpm. You open it up, get it to what you think is 1bpm, and then in 30 seconds it...
Forum: Fish 01-19-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By LopezTheHero
Green Neon Tetras are pale at night?!

Every now and then, in the middle fo the night when I really want to see my scape and my fish and my plants, I'll sneak down and turn on the lights to look at my tank.

I have a 20G planted...
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