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Forum: Plants Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By wheatiesl337
I have only had luck growing L. brasiliensis well...

I have only had luck growing L. brasiliensis well with c02 injection and moderate lighting.

You might look into marsilea minuta instead.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By wheatiesl337
I hate mini ramshorn. I have had them survive...

I hate mini ramshorn. I have had them survive both bleach and pot. perm. dips. I had success treating an infested tank with copper, but this will kill any other inverts and can harm plants and fish...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By wheatiesl337
How long has the tank been set up?

How long has the tank been set up?
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By wheatiesl337
ancistrus claro are about half the size of the...

ancistrus claro are about half the size of the bnp's, but I have only found rumors of them state-side. See a few people on the catfish forums who claim to have them in Europe.
Forum: DIY 03-31-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By wheatiesl337
I, too, will use this for my next dsm. Think that...

I, too, will use this for my next dsm. Think that will be sooner rather than later after seeing this.
Forum: Plants 03-27-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By wheatiesl337
Lots of water changes.

Lots of water changes.
Forum: Fish 03-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By wheatiesl337
I'm honestly impressed with the picture of that...

I'm honestly impressed with the picture of that CPD.

A sponge filter+heater, depending on your weather, on a 5.5g would probably be plenty for a micro-fish hospital tank. If you do end up...
Forum: Fish 02-08-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By wheatiesl337
The tolerance gouramis display towards other fish...

The tolerance gouramis display towards other fish in a community setting varies between individuals. Many keep them in community settings with success, but an angry gourami is quite capable of...
Forum: Algae 02-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By wheatiesl337
Also, is your light not on a timer? They are so...

Also, is your light not on a timer? They are so cheap, there is no reason not to have one for a planted tank. It's just asking for problems.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By wheatiesl337
Stablized vitamins, like vitamin C, have a shelf...

Stablized vitamins, like vitamin C, have a shelf life. I tend to pay closest attention to vitamin C. Stabalized vitamin C in pet foods (e.g. fish flakes, waffers, guinnea pig pellets) begins to lose...
Forum: Plants 01-27-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By wheatiesl337
I did it with peacock moss, minus the yogurt, for...

I did it with peacock moss, minus the yogurt, for a dry start. It worked very well. Journal here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=455193&highlight=).
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By wheatiesl337
Cherries are a neo, so with the range of...

Cherries are a neo, so with the range of conditions acceptable to neos. Might want to look around a bit on this forum.

Neos can handle fairly hard water. Anything less than around 150TDS with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By wheatiesl337
Changing from a cycled to uncycled filter is an...

Changing from a cycled to uncycled filter is an obvious issue. That doesn't seem to be OP's issue. "one by one" sounds like deaths over a longer period of time than an ammonia spike would cause. And...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By wheatiesl337
TDS, GH, KH? Without those parameters, hard to...

TDS, GH, KH? Without those parameters, hard to help. From your limited description, I might guess bad molts. As for the planaria, reducing food alone probably won't eliminate them. Fenben is...
Forum: Algae 01-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By wheatiesl337
Pictures would probably help if possible. How...

Pictures would probably help if possible. How often do you change the water? I see the tank is only 2 months old, and frequent water changes tend to be beneficial for newer tanks.

What does...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By wheatiesl337
The juvies were born in the tank.

The juvies were born in the tank.
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By wheatiesl337
Lots of misinformation on the necessity of c02. I...

Lots of misinformation on the necessity of c02. I like to post pictures of my non-c02 tank in response to the skeptics. Since crypts were mentioned, it's even more relevant, being mostly crypts:
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By wheatiesl337
Amano shrimp can reproduce in fresh water. Done...

Amano shrimp can reproduce in fresh water. Done here locally. The water is much harder than most people keep tropical fish or any other shrimp in. You can say it can't be done, but I have seen the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By wheatiesl337
Getting ready to produce eggs. Amano shrimp will...

Getting ready to produce eggs. Amano shrimp will reproduce in very hard water, like central valley groundwater, which sits around 333+ TDS and 12-16gh/kh.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By wheatiesl337
I have had amano shrimp survive copper treatments...

I have had amano shrimp survive copper treatments and 4.0ppm+ ammonia. I wouldn't worry about pH difference considering your other parameters. I move mine between tanks without acclimating anymore.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-03-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,421
Posted By wheatiesl337
The black blasting sand is discussed at length in...

The black blasting sand is discussed at length in these forums and is generally popular. A search should answer any questions you might have about it.
Forum: Plants 12-31-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By wheatiesl337
Adding plants is fairly easy to do without making...

Adding plants is fairly easy to do without making a mess. Do it before a waterchange and you can vacuum anything that might come through the cap.

Generally, it's the uprooting that is...
Forum: Lighting 12-27-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By wheatiesl337
I disagree with this characterization of the...

I disagree with this characterization of the light. The "blue" lights are actually RGB LEDs. I doubt they facilitate algea growth anymore than other lights.

The MSRP for the aquatic plant fixture...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 299
Posted By wheatiesl337
A good start before diving into c02 is to learn...

A good start before diving into c02 is to learn as much as you can about lighting. Light is best measured in PAR for our purposes. For a non-c02 tank, you are probably going to aim for about 25 PAR...
Forum: Plants 12-23-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By wheatiesl337
Here is a photo from my non-c02 tank, so not a...

Here is a photo from my non-c02 tank, so not a very helpful statement imo:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=38969&title=50g_Palludarium_002b.jpg


With a...
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