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Forum: Fish 08-14-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Holy Samosa
Ha!! Todd, your quick on the draw! Thanks for...

Ha!! Todd, your quick on the draw! Thanks for the offer.

I had quite a bit of HC trimmings floating in the tank, but it didn't really help. Of course, I guess that didn't block much of the T5...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Holy Samosa
Celestial Pearl Danios not happy in Iwagumi?

I just stocked my ADA 60F (long, short 7 gallon) Iwagumi with 10 CPD's one week ago. Thus far, the little guys haven't touched either the flake food or blood worms I've tried to feed them. They...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,442
Posted By Holy Samosa
I'd be happy to send some Malawas and cherries to...

I'd be happy to send some Malawas and cherries to you. I imagine that folks around here would help you replenish your other species as well.

Good karma, you know. This could happen to any of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-01-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Holy Samosa
Definitely consider Malawas. They're awesome...

Definitely consider Malawas. They're awesome little shrimp with lots of personality (well, as far as shrimp have personality).

There's some variation in color, but I find that most often mine are...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,724
Posted By Holy Samosa
Heads up for JBJ Bubble Counter users!

Know that little o-ring that's under the nut that holds the CO2 tubing in place? It doesn't actually go there. It's supposed to go under the bubble counter, where it screws into the needle valve. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-23-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 854
Posted By Holy Samosa
Mysterious red 'bug' in my tank

A couple of weeks ago I flooded an iwagumi set up I had started emmersed, then headed out of town for a week. I returned to find this critter hanging out on one of the rocks in the tank:
...
Forum: Plants 04-19-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Holy Samosa
Did you get a fix on your fungus? I'm having he...

Did you get a fix on your fungus? I'm having he same problem. :-(
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,237
Posted By Holy Samosa
Looks great!! Give the Blyxa a couple of months...

Looks great!! Give the Blyxa a couple of months and you won't see those rocks anymore. ;-)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-01-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,761
Posted By Holy Samosa
I'm setting up a 60f myself and would also love...

I'm setting up a 60f myself and would also love to know more about the size and make of your pipes as well as the shrimp-friendly mesh on your intake.
Forum: Lighting 02-26-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Holy Samosa
That's what I was afraid of... Oh, wishful...

That's what I was afraid of... Oh, wishful thinking.

What about a 24x2 THO about a foot over the surface? Again, that would be close to 20 inches off the substrate...
Forum: Lighting 02-25-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Holy Samosa
Oh, yeah. I mean't about a foot above the...

Oh, yeah.

I mean't about a foot above the tank which would be about 20 inches over the substrate.

4 inches over the tank would be crazy. But am I being crazy for thinking 12-18 inches over...
Forum: Lighting 02-25-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Holy Samosa
70w MH over ADA 60f? Too much?

Hey guys.

I just scored an ADA 60f which is a longer, shallow tank with a footprint of 4x12 inches and a height of only 7 inches.

Would a 70w metal halide pendent about 12 inches above be too...
Forum: Plants 02-15-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Holy Samosa
That's really impressive growth-- I always...

That's really impressive growth-- I always thought MP was a slow grower. Do you attribute the fast growth to anything special with regards to dosing or CO2, etc?
Forum: Plants 02-15-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Holy Samosa
Does it grow faster emersed?

Does it grow faster emersed?
Forum: Plants 11-08-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By Holy Samosa
Sigh. Last Wednesday I pruned about 8 inches...

Sigh. Last Wednesday I pruned about 8 inches from the aromatica, leaving only about 3 inches of bottoms and gave away the tops. The bottoms that already had fairly scrappy leaves (probably from...
Forum: Plants 11-03-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By Holy Samosa
Pruning Limnophila aromatica

Hi guys.

I just planted the following tank about 4 weeks ago:

http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab37/HolySamosa/DSC_1764.jpg

My plan is to shape the HM, green rotolla and limnophila...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,051
Posted By Holy Samosa
Mr. Aqua 48 Gallon Rimless

I just accepted delivery of my new Mr. Aqua 48 gallon rimless aquarium from Marine Depot. This is basically Mr. Aqua's copy of the ADA 90P with standard clarity glass.

Frankly, after reading...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Holy Samosa
@ GitMoe: Nice setup! That's exactly what I had...

@ GitMoe: Nice setup! That's exactly what I had in mind. Did you builld the stand yourself? The cabinet door is sized perfectly for the 10g. Looks like you pulled the rim off your 10g. :)
...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Holy Samosa
Small hidden aquarium under your stand?

So I don't really have space for an extra tank for quarantine, plant grow out, keeping plant cuttings alive and all of the other less sightly things an aquarium nerd might want a tank for. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,965
Posted By Holy Samosa
+1 for the garden hose. All you need for a...

+1 for the garden hose.

All you need for a great water change system that will last a lifetime and cost less than the Python:

* 15' drinking water grade hose
* Little adapter to allow the hose...
Forum: Algae 10-24-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,149
Posted By Holy Samosa
Attack of the brown hair algae monster

(Sorry-- I first posted this on another site, but haven't gotten a response. I'm itchin' for some input.)

After going over a year without seeing nearly any algae in any of my tanks, I've become...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,392
Posted By Holy Samosa
You tank is great! I just ordered the same Mr....

You tank is great! I just ordered the same Mr. Aqua tank a few minutes before I stumbled on this post and ironically your tank is very similar to what I had been scheming for my own. That wood from...
Forum: Plants 10-15-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By Holy Samosa
Encouraging Fissidens Fontanus to spread?

I'll soon have my hands on my first Fissidens fontanus.

From the pictures I've seen of Fissidens fontanus, it seems that the fronds dont branch very often. If I were to cut the longer fronds...
Forum: Plants 10-15-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Holy Samosa
It sounds like it may have dried out too much...

It sounds like it may have dried out too much while you were attaching it. I've had the same thing happen. Just leave the moss and eventually it should start to put out new growth.
Forum: Plants 10-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Holy Samosa
Anubias are as about as resilient as it gets. If...

Anubias are as about as resilient as it gets. If the algae gets bad enough, take out the anubias and give it a 5% bleach dip for 1-2 minutes. The anubias won't be phased a bit but will be squeaky...
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