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Forum: Fish 07-27-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By WestHaven
Omega One super color pellets are a good sinking...

Omega One super color pellets are a good sinking food.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 365
Posted By WestHaven
Assassin snails breed a lot slower than other...

Assassin snails breed a lot slower than other snails. They will lay a handful of eggs at a time which are easier to see than other snail eggs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By WestHaven
Yes, plants will help the tank cycle faster ...

Yes, plants will help the tank cycle faster

Specific schedule for your plants.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-20-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By WestHaven
Corydoras are a South American fish, just so you...

Corydoras are a South American fish, just so you know.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By WestHaven
If you reinforced the hutch, I think you could...

If you reinforced the hutch, I think you could make it work.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By WestHaven
What have you traded for at the fish store?

Today I tore down my tank, and traded in my fish and plants for store credit. The owner gave me $35 of credit for 5 cory cats, 3 oto cats, and 20-30 swordtails of all sizes. I used my credit to get...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
Ok, thanks Aquadawg. Maybe I'll trade them in to...

Ok, thanks Aquadawg. Maybe I'll trade them in to my LFS.

The last time I tore this tank down, it was to move across the country and give the fish/plants away to a friend.

My next question...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
Thank you. Root tabs are more convenient for me....

Thank you. Root tabs are more convenient for me. Flourite's CEC capacity is one reason why I chose it. I think that I will reset this tank with root tabs, flourite and sand.

The previous...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
How well does root tabs + gravel(flourite) + sand...

How well does root tabs + gravel(flourite) + sand work?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
The substrate is good as far as gas bubbles I...

The substrate is good as far as gas bubbles I know. The sword plants are doing alright. They will lose a leaf, gain a leaf, lose a leaf, gain a leaf, every month are so. The wisteria is doing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
ph - 7.6 gh - can't test kh - can't test ...

ph - 7.6
gh - can't test
kh - can't test
TDS - can't test
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0
Nitrate - 10
I tested all of these numbers twice.

Water changes - 10% twice a week usually (or 1 20%...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By WestHaven
Thinking about restarting my tank - advice?

My 29 gallon tank (see my signature for pictures of when it looked good) has been declining rapidly for the last few months. There are huge problems with brown algae/diatoms, plants dying, plants...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By WestHaven
White cloud minnows

White cloud minnows
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By WestHaven
I treated the tank with large water changes and...

I treated the tank with large water changes and melafix (which isn't a real medication, it's more of a supplement).
Forum: Algae 04-15-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By WestHaven
Huge Diatom problem!

Hi,

The plants and driftwood and substrate in my tank are constantly covered in brown diatoms! This is a new thing which has happened in just the last month. Tonight I even when as far as to...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By WestHaven
Is my filter dead?

Hi,.

I cleaned one of my two Penguin 200 filters on my tank tonight. When I plugged the cleaned filter back in, the other filter turned off, and it will not turn back on no matter where I plug it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-18-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,203
Posted By WestHaven
Fish don't have the mental capacity to experience...

Fish don't have the mental capacity to experience pain as we do according to this study - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130808123719.htm

In my opinion, keeping fish is humane as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 989
Posted By WestHaven
Arowanas. They can grow to 4 feet.

Arowanas. They can grow to 4 feet.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By WestHaven
Pond/bladder snails. They are harmless but breed...

Pond/bladder snails. They are harmless but breed like rabbits. A few assassin snails will keep them under control.
Forum: Fish 02-26-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By WestHaven
Soak it in a bleach/water mixture for a day, then...

Soak it in a bleach/water mixture for a day, then rinse thoroughly and use a dechlorinator.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-25-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By WestHaven
Full tank shot?

Full tank shot?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By WestHaven
Purigen is great stuff. It removes ammonia,...

Purigen is great stuff. It removes ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and other organic compounds like tannins.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By WestHaven
Fishgobble.com

Fishgobble.com
Forum: Plants 02-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By WestHaven
Wisteria Hornwort Ludwigia Rotala

Wisteria
Hornwort
Ludwigia
Rotala
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