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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-07-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
So did you succumb to temptation or is it still...

So did you succumb to temptation or is it still emersed ?
Forum: Fish   01-01-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I wouldn't put glowlights in there, they are...

I wouldn't put glowlights in there, they are frenetic schooling fish and that tank is too small for that much activity. Same for any tetra species.

Honestly, I'd just leave it without any fish due...
Forum: Fish   01-01-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I'd do that regardless, goldies are really messy...

I'd do that regardless, goldies are really messy and a HOB or even a canister (depending on the size of that tank) would be my choice. When I kept gold fish I always had a supply of snails in the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-09-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
If you have a cycled tank, are you using a filter...

If you have a cycled tank, are you using a filter that you could also use on the new tank? One of the best ways to seed a tank is to use the media from the cycled tank filter. For a cheap fix, you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,029
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Are you starting a build thread? Sounds like it's...

Are you starting a build thread? Sounds like it's going to be stunning :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks! That's why I asked :)

Thanks! That's why I asked :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I do understand that, however it may not be...

I do understand that, however it may not be possible to do massive water changes-say your RO unit will only do 25 gallons a day, etc. which is why I asked about using Purigen if it was on hand.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
So if the osmocote did cause an ammonia spike...

So if the osmocote did cause an ammonia spike would Purigen help remove it?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,015
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Following along, I've always wanted to hatch out...

Following along, I've always wanted to hatch out some killies!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-23-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Hi there, I am female and a long time fish...

Hi there, I am female and a long time fish keeper, both freshwater and marine. Umm let's see I've been keeping fish for 40 years or so. At one time I had over 900 gallons in display and cultivation...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-02-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Howzit! The duckweed will probably block out the...

Howzit! The duckweed will probably block out the light a bit but I would think your shrimp benefit from that given your climate :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-17-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
So you are keeping them at full reef tank 1.025...

So you are keeping them at full reef tank 1.025 (or thereabouts) SG? I was wondering if they'd take to full salinity.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I've used Miracle grow (blue powder) but be aware...

I've used Miracle grow (blue powder) but be aware of the hi Phos it puts into the water. As far as how much a culture will eat, it depends on many factors, I used to just look at the water-it should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Awesome plans, best of luck to you. I'm going to...

Awesome plans, best of luck to you. I'm going to link an old, but very good article written by an aquarist that was among the first to captive breed saltwater clowns.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Really well written posts on the process you have...

Really well written posts on the process you have been trying, good job! I've done this at times over the years and long ago decided growing BS to "adult" size is a ton of unnecessary work. Hatching...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks, I will try and get better pictures.

Thanks, I will try and get better pictures.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-02-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
(cleans off glasses) Hmm...yeah Im sure you are...

(cleans off glasses)
Hmm...yeah Im sure you are right SoothingShrimp. Ive got some clear midsection females I will go through them and setup a breeding experiment :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-02-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Okay you folks talked me into trying. I will...

Okay you folks talked me into trying. I will make sure the water params in the empty 10 gallon I have match the existing tank and move her this weekend. The hard part will be figuring out which...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Well I do have a cycled 10 gallon sitting over...

Well I do have a cycled 10 gallon sitting over there empty...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks! I'm debating trying to work with the...

Thanks! I'm debating trying to work with the strain but my time is so limited due to work :/
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Interesting color morph in my carbon rili tank

I've been pretty busy lately and haven't been paying as close attention to my tanks so I was pretty surprised to see this interesting morph in my rili tank. Sorry for the cruddy phone pictures but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I feed it twice a week, alternating with other...

I feed it twice a week, alternating with other foods. My shrimp do love it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-03-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Agreed. If this is the OP's first try at...

Agreed. If this is the OP's first try at saltwater I can't emphasize enough that he go with a much bigger tank. That small water volume makes it very hard to keep things stable. I'd suggest the OP...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-21-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Carbon Rili and Blue Wizards together

I was surfing around youtube and saw a video of a tank where some is keeping carbon rilis with blue wizards. I was wondering, since they are both neos wouldn't that crossing produce wild types...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-25-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,469
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
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