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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Riley
Ember tetras are always awesome...

Ember tetras are always awesome...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,953
Views: 190,504
Posted By Riley
Wow! That is quite the journey with your tank!...

Wow! That is quite the journey with your tank! Beautiful tank! Not gonna lie I looked at this for the title....well done.

rekles75: They still make Icehouse??
Forum: Fish   12-12-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,870
Posted By Riley
Agreed. I have had a 50 gallon (same...

Agreed.

I have had a 50 gallon (same footprint just a lil shorter) with a trio of Apisto. cacatouides and a pair of A. sp. Inka 50. The male A. cacatouides beat the hell out of the male and female...
Forum: Fish   11-21-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By Riley
I think they are considered rare because not many...

I think they are considered rare because not many of them make it through shipping.

My LFS has brought in several batches over the years and we just watch em melt every time.
Forum: Plants   11-17-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 634
Posted By Riley
Looks like a sideshoot of Wisteria to me...

Looks like a sideshoot of Wisteria to me...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-14-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,787
Posted By Riley
I was going to suggest fire or explosives...but...

I was going to suggest fire or explosives...but thats just the redneck in me.....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-14-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,292
Posted By Riley
I am surprised no one has mentioned local clubs....

I am surprised no one has mentioned local clubs. Check around for local fish clubs in your area. If you can find a meeting....go there and see what people have.

In my area I pay 2.00 for CPD F1s...
Forum: Fish   11-10-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By Riley
She could be gravid as well.

She could be gravid as well.
Forum: Fish   11-10-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Riley
Absolutely. IMO Apisto. cacatouides are some of...

Absolutely. IMO Apisto. cacatouides are some of the easiest breeding apistos around. I have brought them home from the store on Sunday and had eggs by Monday when the lights come on.

Feed em good...
Forum: Fish   11-09-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Riley
Where did ya get those? lol.....

Where did ya get those? lol.....
Forum: Substrate   11-07-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 190,217
Posted By Riley
I will offer my suggestions now that my tank has...

I will offer my suggestions now that my tank has been running for two months.

The biggest thing I had to learn to do....SIT ON MY HANDS!!!

Watching some plants struggle in the start was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-31-2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Riley
I kept a notebook on my 29 gallon for a long...

I kept a notebook on my 29 gallon for a long time. It especially helped with learning the EI schedule.
Forum: Fish   10-29-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Riley
Dwarf gouramis would be a good choice for your...

Dwarf gouramis would be a good choice for your tank.Check out sparkling gouramis too:

http://www.aquahobby.com/gallery/e_sparkling.php

A couple of friends for your lone cory are a good idea...
Forum: Plants   10-29-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,016
Posted By Riley
Hygro sp. 'porto velho' would do good in there. ...

Hygro sp. 'porto velho' would do good in there.

I have it growing in diffused light in my 50 gallon foreground.
Forum: Algae   10-28-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By Riley
Ottos will take care of it if you get tired of...

Ottos will take care of it if you get tired of scrubbin.....
Forum: Fish   10-27-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,797
Posted By Riley
Looks like one to me as well.....

Looks like one to me as well.....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-27-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Riley
Looking good. You are going to want to...

Looking good.

You are going to want to switch those Actinic bulbs out though.....they are not helping you. I would switch them out for a couple of 6700K bulbs.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-27-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Riley
Gh and Kh question

Hey,

I am in the process of switching my tanks over to RO water. My tap has a gH of 15 so I switching my tanks to pure RO. I have already added about 20 gallons to the tank.

My question is...
Forum: Plants   10-27-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Riley
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Fish   10-27-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By Riley
Give Odessa barbs some thought. Here is a pic: ...

Give Odessa barbs some thought. Here is a pic:
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Forum: Fish   10-27-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Riley
It looks like a L263 to me. It is in the same...

It looks like a L263 to me. It is in the same genus as the L264 (Leporancanthicus) just a brown color rather than a gray.

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/species.php?species_id=1535
Forum: Fish   10-26-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Riley
Algea wafers are good too.

Algea wafers are good too.
Forum: Substrate   10-24-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 190,217
Posted By Riley
I don't think the microwave would be a good idea....

I don't think the microwave would be a good idea. Take your time with the soil and you will be pleased with the results.

I did not sift mine and I haven't ran into any problems.
Forum: Substrate   10-21-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 190,217
Posted By Riley
Hey, Just thought I would update the...

Hey,

Just thought I would update the progress on my soil tank.

My 75 gallon has been up and growing for about 6 weeks now. Everything is growing fantastic now. It took a few weeks for...
Forum: Fish   10-21-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Riley
Keyhole cichlids would make a cool addition to...

Keyhole cichlids would make a cool addition to your planted tank....and that is not seen often. Any of the apistogramma sp. would do good in there...lots of color and behavior and you don't have to...
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