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Forum: Fish   11-12-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Katydid
thanks for the replies. I have the regular api...

thanks for the replies. I have the regular api test kit so I was testing pH, nitrites, ammonia, nitrates, etc....nothing was all that odd.

It all looked really regular. pH was maybe not the...
Forum: Fish   11-12-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Katydid
Arrrugh, killed my new fish....

I have had a 55 gal set up and running with plants for 6 months and I finally got around to adding fish to the tank about a week ago. I got 6 Zebra Danios and 2 Bala Sharks...(which I was planning...
Forum: Algae   05-30-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Katydid
flag fish... will eat a good deal of your algae.

flag fish... will eat a good deal of your algae.
Forum: Fish   05-12-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Katydid
How about a nice bunch of flag fish....a shoaling...

How about a nice bunch of flag fish....a shoaling fish and loves this kind of set up.

Add in some top lined minows.
and some red line darters and you have a very nice pond atmosphere....
...
Forum: Fish   05-12-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,352
Posted By Katydid
I am eagerly looking forward to the Harpooning,...

I am eagerly looking forward to the Harpooning, as it looks as if you are heading that way.

May I suggest a beautiful flag fish? THough they do sometimes nip fins, they will not suck up on...
Forum: Ponds   05-11-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,584
Posted By Katydid
We have had issues with Muskrat with out...

We have had issues with Muskrat with out pond/millrace in PA. not so sure they are common in Fla...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-11-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,068
Posted By Katydid
gorgeous tank. I really like the caves and the...

gorgeous tank. I really like the caves and the plant choices. Makes me a little bit jealous actually.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-10-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Katydid
thanks for the advice. to me the lighting is the...

thanks for the advice. to me the lighting is the most complicated of all at this point.

The tank itself is cycled, its been up and running for some time now, without plants or fish. I'm...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-09-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Katydid
Yet another Low tech lighting Question

I'm moving so slowly on setting up my 50 gal tank...I think I am terrified that I'm going to stock this tank and either have all the plants melt into a gooey mess or have dead fish all over the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-09-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,413
Posted By Katydid
its a great looking project, feel free to come...

its a great looking project, feel free to come and finish mine up...:thumbsup:
Forum: Tank Journals   05-04-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,052
Posted By Katydid
Not too Late, I ended up with some soil and...

Not too Late, I ended up with some soil and mostly stream like aquarium gravel.

Could you tell me with teh lighting you have how much wattge per gallon is that? I was getting really ecited about...
Forum: Plants   05-04-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Katydid
Very helpful Info. Messy and too tasty to...

Very helpful Info. Messy and too tasty to fish....Back to the plant table.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-03-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Katydid
Hi Chunk, Welcome to the forum. DO you...

Hi Chunk, Welcome to the forum.

DO you already have fish in the 20 gallon, or is the an entirely new set up? If you have fish, occasionally fish behavior may help you select tanks.

When I...
Forum: Plants   05-03-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Katydid
Surely someone has grown this. ????

Surely someone has grown this. ????
Forum: Plants   05-03-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,415
Posted By Katydid
You would want to dry the plants first before...

You would want to dry the plants first before burning them.

If you dont really want to get rid of them, get a pair or two of flag fish to clean up the algae, and put a puffer fish in another...
Forum: Plants   05-03-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Katydid
Azolla caroliniana in low light?

I'm starting up my Native tank, very low light, no Co2 etc.... I was wanting to add Azolla caroliniana to the tank, I dont see any profile for this plant on the plant profiles. From what I can...
Forum: Lighting   05-03-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Katydid
oooh nice to know. My tank has a plastic...

oooh nice to know.

My tank has a plastic piece in the middle of the tank allowing it to really take two 20 gal hoods....Wonder what kind of lighting I should get for say a 2 watt per gallon low...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-03-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,249
Posted By Katydid
WOW. It's like its own little LFS. A lot...

WOW. It's like its own little LFS.

A lot of work to keepall those tanks looking so nice.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-03-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,204
Posted By Katydid
DOn't try to selll someone an Oscar just because...

DOn't try to selll someone an Oscar just because they have a big tank. I've pretty much sworn off petco for that reason. That and they guy in the fish department, bless his heart, can not...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-02-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,525
Posted By Katydid
Dang it! I ended up doing 60 this week. and My...

Dang it! I ended up doing 60 this week. and My norm is 36.....well, at the least my paycheck will look great.
Forum: Lighting   05-02-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Katydid
thanks for this post, I'm also setting up a 55...

thanks for this post, I'm also setting up a 55 gallow tech tank and am really confused about lighting. the tank came with 2 12 watt fluroescent tubes, but clearly that doesnt even provide the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-02-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Katydid
Looks like your angels are going to be pleased!

Looks like your angels are going to be pleased!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-02-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 77,398
Posted By Katydid
Looks nice. A bit jealous here, as All I have is...

Looks nice. A bit jealous here, as All I have is a tank with water and substrate so far, no time to get plants yet. And for fish I'm gonna have to drive up to St Augustine. (Yay).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-30-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Katydid
Seems you would have to be using a ton of oil ...

Seems you would have to be using a ton of oil each time you cook to develop that sort of film consistently.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-25-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Katydid
Lots ofPictures please!!!! I'm in need of ideas.

Lots ofPictures please!!!! I'm in need of ideas.
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