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Forum: Plants   01-21-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Hobbes1911
Uh any more info you can provide? That's really...

Uh any more info you can provide? That's really not a lot to go on if it's a request. If it's a statement then good luck?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,713
Posted By Hobbes1911
Desert gobies are super!! Even have personalities...

Desert gobies are super!! Even have personalities and they are super hardy.

Otherwise you can try killi fish or nano fish like boraras etc. or bettas (wild, like channoides, brownorum,...
Forum: Fish   01-08-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Hobbes1911
South american dwarf cichlids are a good choice....

South american dwarf cichlids are a good choice. I would recommend Laetacaras like dorsigera or curviceps, you can also get dicrossus filamentosus, or a range of apistogrammas like cacatuoides.
Forum: Fish   01-06-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,509
Posted By Hobbes1911
I have Laetacara curviceps and Dicrossus...

I have Laetacara curviceps and Dicrossus filamentosus in my planted tank and they are just fine. It definitely depends on the fish species. South american dwarf cichlids generally should be no...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-06-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Hobbes1911
I'm with mistergreen on this. Silicone will not...

I'm with mistergreen on this. Silicone will not hold plastic over a long time. I've tried it. Since you're not there all the time, I'd definitely not take the chance. Silicone is meant as a glass...
Forum: Plants   01-05-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Hobbes1911
Chop it up into 2cm or so long strands and stick...

Chop it up into 2cm or so long strands and stick them into the substrate. It'll grow, roots or not.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-30-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Hobbes1911
I think it's important to say that you made a...

I think it's important to say that you made a crucial correct step which will be your most important skill to learn in this hobby. I'm not talking about testing the water (strips, color tests, or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-22-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,067
Posted By Hobbes1911
You've got bad luck. There really isn't much that...

You've got bad luck. There really isn't much that is known about how to cure this fungus. There are reports that ick meds can cure this and this thread details it well: Green "fungal" infection on...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Hobbes1911
Crypt looks like C. nurii

Crypt looks like C. nurii
Forum: Tank Journals   12-11-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,660
Posted By Hobbes1911
Throw in some erythromycin and that will take...

Throw in some erythromycin and that will take care of the cyanobacteria in no time. Make sure you don't have purigen or active carbon in the filter when you do it though! You can follow the general...
Forum: Fish   12-03-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Hobbes1911
A pair of Betta channoides or albimarginata would...

A pair of Betta channoides or albimarginata would be fine or some endlers for example orchid endlers. Microrasboras might work channoides but give them good hiding spaces and you'd run out of room...
Forum: Fish   12-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By Hobbes1911
Definitely do your research from multiple...

Definitely do your research from multiple independent sources before purchasing any fish for the community tank. That having been said, as already mentioned, seriouslyfish is a great source! And...
Forum: Other Websites   11-12-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Hobbes1911
It works again now. They apparently forgot to...

It works again now. They apparently forgot to renew their domain. Quickly thought about bidding for it and then decided not to be a d***

Bump:

They have the wetspottropicalfish domain and then...
Forum: Other Websites   11-11-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Hobbes1911
wetspottropicalfish gallery down?

Is it down for everyone or just me? I get redirected to lewd content :( and not pretty fishies:mad:
Forum: Plants   11-04-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Hobbes1911
Ya it's an older thread. Generally I found that...

Ya it's an older thread. Generally I found that steady and about 30mg/l CO2 (no fluctuations) keeps bba away. Also purigen is nice!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-02-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Hobbes1911
Same issue. Unless you have documentation about...

Same issue. Unless you have documentation about their phytosanitary conditions, etc. you can't bring them in. The regulations also extend to soil, seeds, etc. I would read up on it, as you can get in...
Forum: Plants   11-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Hobbes1911
Cause and solution to BBA - Algae - Aquatic Plant...

Cause and solution to BBA - Algae - Aquatic Plant Central (http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/algae/87902-cause-solution-bba.html)
Forum: Plants   10-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Hobbes1911
It all depends on your set up. Unless you're...

It all depends on your set up. Unless you're planning to buy the tank around the plants. Then I'd go with:

H. pinnatifida
Cryptocoryne wendtii bronze and undulata
Certain Erio and bucephalandra...
Forum: Plants   10-15-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Hobbes1911
I'm a little confused by the question I think....

I'm a little confused by the question I think. I'd say look online for all your searches.

Uh, the market place here is a fantastic resource for plants of all types. Aquaticplantcentral is the...
Forum: Plants   10-15-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Hobbes1911
How old are the lights? It's possible that the...

How old are the lights? It's possible that the bulbs are old and thus really don't provide the light spectrum and intensity as advertised.

Also, are you sure with your CO2? BBA are usually a sign...
Forum: Plants   09-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,033
Posted By Hobbes1911
several different rare crypts like C. jacobsenii,...

several different rare crypts like C. jacobsenii, villosa, etc.

I want that parva!!
Forum: Tank Journals   09-29-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,505
Posted By Hobbes1911
There better :p!!

There better :p!!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-10-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Hobbes1911
Right. I would actually suggest to use ABG...

Right. I would actually suggest to use ABG substrate rather than just coconut coir as over time cc can compact. You can look up ABG substrate mixes. But yes, potting soil is not ideal. And I agree,...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Hobbes1911
Yes you don't want to draw in outside air. Like...

Yes you don't want to draw in outside air. Like you already noticed, it drops the temps and more importantly it drops the humidity. You'll want to circulate the air inside the tank and then you can...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-10-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Hobbes1911
Do you have the fan drawing in outside air? ...

Do you have the fan drawing in outside air?

Make sure you get semi-aquatic species of frogs, since most dendrobates don't need paludariums/might drown in the water. But that's a while from now.
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