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Forum: Fish 05-11-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By FishFarmer
Orange Finnage on a pleco?

Hi all,

I was in Petsmart about a week ago (since my LFS closed down) and while I was there I picked up a "common pleco." He's still quite small, about 3" long, and I'm pretty confident in saying...
Forum: Plants 03-01-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By FishFarmer
I'm not sure what affect that would have if you...

I'm not sure what affect that would have if you mixed all the ferts and excell together...I'm not a chemist haha. I would dose them separately/not mix them just to be on the safe side.
Forum: Plants 03-01-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By FishFarmer
Cutting off all of the leave like that will not...

Cutting off all of the leave like that will not kill the plant, as long as it has enough energy reserves stored up in the crown (which a healthy plant will). Trimming off the leaves like that will...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-01-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By FishFarmer
I can't directly answer your question. However, I...

I can't directly answer your question. However, I can tell you that if you're going to dose additional P, do it sparingly. Algae go nuts in P-rich water.
Forum: Substrate 03-01-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By FishFarmer
I tried this in my 29 gallon tank (minus the...

I tried this in my 29 gallon tank (minus the acrylic barrier). I had eco complete as my growing substrate, then fine white play sand in the foreground, separated by a rock hard scape. Looked great...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-24-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,729
Posted By FishFarmer
This scape is really different, I like it a lot. ...

This scape is really different, I like it a lot. Great job on it!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By FishFarmer
Soil sequesters a tremendous amount of CO2, but...

Soil sequesters a tremendous amount of CO2, but soil minerals doesn't produce it--it's produced by microbes living in the soil. Also, as soon as you disturb the soil, the CO2 gasses escape. So what...
Forum: Fish 02-24-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By FishFarmer
Just stay away from really active fish. Angels...

Just stay away from really active fish. Angels are pretty docile--fast, jittery fish seem to agitate them.
Forum: Fish 02-24-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By FishFarmer
I bought a group of 8 bleeding heat tetras for my...

I bought a group of 8 bleeding heat tetras for my 29 gallon about 2 months ago and I was quite surprised with how well they school together. They school tighter than my neons, and they are...
Forum: Plants 02-24-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By FishFarmer
I never really saw any benefit to fertilizer...

I never really saw any benefit to fertilizer tabs. I have some swords and vals in my tank and I only dose liquid ferts.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-28-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 71,476
Posted By FishFarmer
Hats off to you.

Hats off to you.
Forum: Fish 05-22-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By FishFarmer
Awesome, thanks! I'll give him a try.

Awesome, thanks! I'll give him a try.
Forum: Fish 05-21-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By FishFarmer
The more I think about it, the endlers are...

The more I think about it, the endlers are looking like the best option. Now I just need to find some...

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Fish 05-20-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By FishFarmer
CPD or Tiger Endlers?

Hello everybody

Been setting up a new desktop aquarium, Fluval Chi 6.6 gallon. I just got the hardscape in yesterday, and have started to cycle the tank. Plants will come soon (and pics...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-13-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By FishFarmer
Osmocote is a slow release fertilizer--so...

Osmocote is a slow release fertilizer--so breaking the outside coating would defeat the purpose of the slow release.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 19,722
Posted By FishFarmer
I don't get it...

I don't get it...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 19,722
Posted By FishFarmer
Some real music; "Ragged Old Flag" by the one and...

Some real music; "Ragged Old Flag" by the one and only Johnny Cash.
Forum: Plants 03-13-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By FishFarmer
haha yeah I know the feeling! I've done the exact...

haha yeah I know the feeling! I've done the exact same thing on many occasions. But that's one nice thing about forums; there's a lot of people out there to catch your mistakes.
Forum: Plants 03-12-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By FishFarmer
Not to be a buzz kill, but it's actually just the...

Not to be a buzz kill, but it's actually just the opposite. The apical meristem of a shoot is the source of the plant hormone auxin, which actually inhibits the buds below it from breaking and...
Forum: Plants 03-11-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By FishFarmer
Low light. Anubias spp. is VERY slow growing;...

Low light. Anubias spp. is VERY slow growing; fast growth would be one new leaf ever couple of weeks.
Forum: Fish 03-09-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By FishFarmer
If you can, get the fry out and put it in a...

If you can, get the fry out and put it in a separate, bare bottom tank. He will have a much better chance of surviving in there. Newly hatched brine shrimp are the best food for young fry. You can...
Forum: Fish 03-09-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By FishFarmer
If you want to breed them, then yes, you need to...

If you want to breed them, then yes, you need to buy a group (6 is good enough) of young angels before they reach sexual maturity. Once they reach maturity, they will pair up, and once paired, they...
Forum: Plants 03-08-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By FishFarmer
Plants become etiolated (internode space gets...

Plants become etiolated (internode space gets larger) when they are receiving low levels of light--they're basically trying to "find" light by growing taller. You said you reduced your lighting and...
Forum: Plants 03-08-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By FishFarmer
Snip off the deteriorating leaves and see if the...

Snip off the deteriorating leaves and see if the new growth comes in healthy.
Forum: Plants 03-08-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By FishFarmer
It looks to be torn/ripped. Any critters in the...

It looks to be torn/ripped. Any critters in the tank that could be snacking on the leaves before they unroll?
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