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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By duganderson
Do you mean in addition to the Betta and...

Do you mean in addition to the Betta and Otocinclus catfish?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By duganderson
My son has kinda taken over this tank. He does...

My son has kinda taken over this tank. He does not want CPDs (also, they are hard to find here and a little more expensive).

I like the look of the chili rasporas. I've read they do better in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By duganderson
The filter is an aqueon filter that has a mesh...

The filter is an aqueon filter that has a mesh with charcoal built into that resides in a back overflow compartment.

If I went with neons or cardinals, how many could I add with 1 Betta and 1...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-16-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By duganderson
Help stocking Evolve 8 planted tank?

I have an Evolve 8 (actually holds about 6.5 g. total) that is lightly/moderately planted with Ecocomplete, Malaysian drift wood and a rock.

I have 1 Beta, 1 small Otocinclus catfish and one...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By duganderson
That make sense. At least some of my reef...

That make sense.

At least some of my reef aquarium knowledge applies such as cleaning the pump on my freshwater tank that stopped working.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By duganderson
According to Reef Central, "Tap water often...

According to Reef Central, "Tap water often contains impurities that can cause problems when added to your aquarium. These may include phosphates, nitrates, chlorine, and various heavy metals. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By duganderson
Help cleaning very dirty EcoComplete???

I have a 8 g. cube with about 2 inches of EcoComplete. This tank was heavily planted but I was having issues with algae and my light and most of the plants died. The ecocomplete is very dirty with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By duganderson
Do you add any conditioners, nutrients, etc. to...

Do you add any conditioners, nutrients, etc. to the RODI water OR just fertilizer for the plants?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By duganderson
Actually, I'm more of a saltwater guy and the...

Actually, I'm more of a saltwater guy and the link between algae and tap water is thought to be well known.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By duganderson
Switching to RO or RODI in planted nano???

I have Evolve 8 planted tank with a couple fish (Beta and two CPDs). It has Ecocomplete and easy plants (dwarf sag, Ludwigia, Java fern, java moss, etc.). I dose Flourish Excel (recommended dose)...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-07-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By duganderson
accidental duplicate post...feel free to delete

accidental duplicate post...feel free to delete
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By duganderson
I searched before I posted but did not see this. ...

I searched before I posted but did not see this. This video shows how to clean it.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-op9DP2uvc
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By duganderson
Help w/ Aqueon Pump: Evolve 8 sp-98???

The pump Aqueon sp-98 pump quit working on my Evolve 8 tank after about 6 months use. I'm guessing it needs to be cleaned. How do I do this?

Any other suggestions?

Thanks, Doug
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-15-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By duganderson
Light schedule for Java fern????

My son planted a Java fern in his 1 or 1.5 g. unheated fish bowl (see photo). He has a small lamp that can have up to a 60 w. bulb in it next to the bowl. As you can see in the photo, there is a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By duganderson
Otocinclus Catfish in 8 g. tank???

I have a moderately planted 8 g. (actually more like 6 gallons if you calculate the total volume) aqueon cube with 2 inches of eco complete. I have a very peaceful Beta (added at beginning) and 4...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,039
Posted By duganderson
What is good for hair algae? Also, can LFS...

What is good for hair algae?

Also, can LFS tell which are males or females to get a male so they don't lay eggs.

--Doug
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,039
Posted By duganderson
Horned Nerite Snails..pros & cons of this algae control snail?

I'm looking at getting 1 horned Nerite snail for my 8 gallon cube that is having some algae problems?

Are these a good snail? Do they cause problems, make a mess, etc?

Do they add a lot to the...
Forum: Algae 09-28-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By duganderson
Help for beginner???

In the last week, I have had some hair algae start to develop in my tank and some algae (green or brown) on my glass. What would you recommend for me to help manage the algae....another Amano...
Forum: Plants 09-24-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By duganderson
Questions re: trimming Dwarf Sag???

Hello,

I'm growing a patch of dwarf sag in my 8 g. cube to form a foreground carpet? It still needs to 'fill in' quite a bit. I planted about 1/2 the plants 1 week ago and the other 1/2 about...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-23-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By duganderson
Do small shrimp contribute to the bioload much?

I'm curious how much amano shrimp and cherry shrimp (or other similar small shrimp) contribute to the bio load of a tank?

Do you need to factor them into stocking?
Forum: Fish 09-23-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By duganderson
Best Male/Female Ratio for celestial pear danios

What is the best ratio of males to females for CPDs in a tank? I'm NOT interested in breeding them.

If it does not matter, would you recommend all males because they are brighter colors?
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By duganderson
Aquaeon 8 filter changing quesiton???

i have a Aqueon 8 with the stock filter. How often do you think these things should be changed?

Also, since beneficial bacteria collects on these, should the new filter be soaked in the tank for...
Forum: Plants 09-07-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By duganderson
It has a moderate intensity LED that is the...

It has a moderate intensity LED that is the equivalent of about 3 watts per gallon.

No, I don't plan to use CO2 but I am using Flourish Excel.

I've got Flourish Iron. How do I know how much...
Forum: Plants 09-06-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By duganderson
Help with top of Ludwigia turning green???

I have a moderately planted tank that has been set up for a few weeks. It is a 8 g. (actually 6 gallonss) aqueon cube with 2 inches of eco complete (no other substrate, root tabs, etc). It has a ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By duganderson
Yes, I have a backup option for beta but he is...

Yes, I have a backup option for beta but he is really mellow. I was more curious about the bioload.
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