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Forum: Fish Today, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jmsaltfish797
eels are carnivores, period. ive kept many...

eels are carnivores, period. ive kept many saltwater morays, and they eat their tankmates. the reason its eating stuff is because its not being fed enough. even when well fed you still have to accept...
Forum: Equipment Today, 12:31 AM
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Views: 114
Posted By jmsaltfish797
new to pressurized co2, need advice for startup

like the title says, i need some advice. im picking up a co2 system later tonight and i want some tips for the initial start of the system. just some do's and dont's from some of the old timers....
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,653
Posted By jmsaltfish797
subbed. i wanna see where this tank goes. very...

subbed. i wanna see where this tank goes. very cool hardscape so far. I love the pirate theme.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By jmsaltfish797
+1. you can get a top cut at a glass shop for...

+1. you can get a top cut at a glass shop for less then ten bucks normally. they will even blunt the edges. just pick up a strip of hinge at one of the big box stores.
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 382
Posted By jmsaltfish797
the last two look like hornwort. its a native...

the last two look like hornwort. its a native species to the US.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By jmsaltfish797
i believe the rasboras to be either chilis or...

i believe the rasboras to be either chilis or mosquitos. theyre less then an inch in length. i have to feed hikari first bites and cyclopise to them because they are so small. i feed every other day,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By jmsaltfish797
if its truly BGA its not algae at all. BGA is a...

if its truly BGA its not algae at all. BGA is a term used rather loosely for cyanobacteria. is it kind of slimy to the touch and comes loose easily when touched? if so, try dosing the tank with a...
Forum: Algae 07-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By jmsaltfish797
^ +1. BN plecos are good cleaners, but they...

^ +1. BN plecos are good cleaners, but they resemble a bulldozer with fins.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By jmsaltfish797
as long as its a cyanoacrilate based glue,...

as long as its a cyanoacrilate based glue, shouldnt have any issues. just place the glue on the roots and stick it to the wood. you wont even have to drain the tank. ive used this method in my reef...
Forum: Algae 07-06-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By jmsaltfish797
possibly green spot algae. otos should eat it,...

possibly green spot algae. otos should eat it, but probably wont be able to keep up with its growth rate. its not a bad thing though. GSA is a sign that your tank is healthy.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By jmsaltfish797
if they are localizing their digging, replant...

if they are localizing their digging, replant around the area so they dont disturb your plants. loaches are diggers, period. the only way to stop it is to get rid of them.
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By jmsaltfish797
it could be the co2 booster causing this. moss is...

it could be the co2 booster causing this. moss is similar to algae, not the same but similar. it will cause most mosses and some other plants to melt and die. the booster acts as an algaecide...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By jmsaltfish797
i have three small rasboras in the tank, not sure...

i have three small rasboras in the tank, not sure of the species. they came with the shrimp when i adopted them. they were in the same tank with the colony. tank is fairly heavy on plants and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-06-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By jmsaltfish797
possibly a leach. i had a bunch of not so good...

possibly a leach. i had a bunch of not so good critters come in on a moss ball. if you dont have any inverts in the tank you can soak the moss ball in a cup of water with some coppersafe added. it...
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care 07-06-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By jmsaltfish797
species: cryptocoryne pontederiifolia reason...

species: cryptocoryne pontederiifolia

reason i like it: its a very slow growing plant, even with co2 and regular fertilizing. ive had these for going on 3 years now. they have taught me to be...
Forum: Algae 07-06-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By jmsaltfish797
are you using a water softening unit? big...

are you using a water softening unit? big canister type setup... if so thats a big no no in a fish tank. the chems used to soften the water can be toxic to livestock and cause all kinds of weird...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By jmsaltfish797
Question babies on the way!!!!

so recently adopted a colony of RCS from a local oregon member. found 2 berried females the first day, and had several more join the ranks overnight:o. im super excited because these are my first...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-06-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,025
Posted By jmsaltfish797
[QUOTE=Planted600;6270497]I'm wondering if my wet...

[QUOTE=Planted600;6270497]I'm wondering if my wet dry filter will cause my co2 levels to drop to almost nothing? How do you recommend I measure my co2 levels, is there a good way.

im running co2...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-04-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By jmsaltfish797
that thing is pretty sweet. im planning on doing...

that thing is pretty sweet. im planning on doing another nano reef pretty soon and i think im going to give it a try.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-04-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By jmsaltfish797
no it wont kill bigger fish. just attach to their...

no it wont kill bigger fish. just attach to their gills and seriously effect the animals health, leading to death from another source down the road. leeches are bad news period.
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By jmsaltfish797
i think it comes down to the temperament of the...

i think it comes down to the temperament of the fish. ive watched one fish pass by something to eat and the next one gobble down the same thing. you must have gotten lucky to end up with such mild...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By jmsaltfish797
just follow the directions on the bottles and you...

just follow the directions on the bottles and you cant go wrong.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-27-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,025
Posted By jmsaltfish797
subscribed. i have to admit, im pretty jealous of...

subscribed. i have to admit, im pretty jealous of your tank. i wish i had something like that to play with. maybe someday in the future...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,513
Posted By jmsaltfish797
the plants are going through shock from shipping...

the plants are going through shock from shipping and replanting. just give it a little time. i didnt see any mention of co2 in your equipment. if your not running co2, go pick up some excel and start...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By jmsaltfish797
a simple way to test the marble is pour a little...

a simple way to test the marble is pour a little vinegar on it and wait to see if there is a reaction. if it fizzes up the marble will affect your ph. im pretty sure that it wont though. as far as i...
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