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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By WestHaven
Daylight bulbs, in the 5000-6500k range. You may...

Daylight bulbs, in the 5000-6500k range. You may want a 10,000k bulb as well to help make certain colors show up better.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-25-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By WestHaven
It's a fungus that is consuming nutrients that...

It's a fungus that is consuming nutrients that haven't leached out of the wood yet. One of the pieces in my tank has it right now. It's a new piece that I will not be using in the tank permanently,...
Forum: Ponds 09-23-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By WestHaven
Native minnows such as golden shiners. You can...

Native minnows such as golden shiners. You can buy them at a bait shop. If the pond is only one foot deep, it will freeze solid in the winter here in Michigan unless you have some surface...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-21-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By WestHaven
This is my...

This is my lamp:http://www.walmart.com/ip/Mainstays-LAMP1BK-COM-Mainstays-Clip-Task-Lamp-Black/21500112
This is my...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By WestHaven
Nice looking tank!

Nice looking tank!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By WestHaven
You can leave it in. The crayfish will eat it to...

You can leave it in. The crayfish will eat it to recover minerals. You can remove any pieces that it doesn't eat.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-21-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By WestHaven
It is a newly setup planted tank. It is planted...

It is a newly setup planted tank. It is planted with water sprite and mirio. I know for a fact that our water is really hard because their are mineral deposits on our silverware whenever we run the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By WestHaven
Ph will not go down even with new driftwood in tank

I have extremely hard water where I live (well water). My current tank is a 10 gallon. The substrate is a one inch thick layer of flourite that was previously used, with a few rocks for decoration....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By WestHaven
I also use a walmart LED bulb. The ten gallon...

I also use a walmart LED bulb. The ten gallon tank has only been setup for two weeks, so I haven't seen any growth yet. It's a 40 watt daylight bulb.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By WestHaven
I am thinking the tank isn't fully cycled if it's...

I am thinking the tank isn't fully cycled if it's only been setup for a week. How did you friend cycle it? What are your water paremeters?

Did you friend add a water conditioner (chlorine...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By WestHaven
I'd put him in a hospital tank. I don't think it...

I'd put him in a hospital tank. I don't think it has columnaris though. Is there a white fungus/growth around the mouth?

The point I was trying to make was that while 5 barbs is enough for a...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By WestHaven
I think tiger barbs are supposed to be in larger...

I think tiger barbs are supposed to be in larger schools, so adding a few more fish will reduce the amount of aggression towards each fish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By WestHaven
For substrate, you could use dirt capped with a...

For substrate, you could use dirt capped with a layer of pool filter sand, or flourite, or just pool filter sand with root tabs. For lighting, you could use a 2 bulb T5HO light. It's what I use,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-18-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By WestHaven
That should work just fine. I had corys in my 29...

That should work just fine. I had corys in my 29 two years ago and they regularly spawned. Their tankmates were 3 gouramis and 10-12 neon tetras.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-17-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By WestHaven
They are detrivores. They're ugly, but a good...

They are detrivores. They're ugly, but a good thing to have.
Forum: Fish 09-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By WestHaven
I would upgrade your filter so you can get more...

I would upgrade your filter so you can get more biological filtration. I would make sure the tank is fully cycled before reintroducing any fish into the tank. Then add fish slowly.
Forum: Fish 09-17-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By WestHaven
Cardinals and neon tetras will school together...

Cardinals and neon tetras will school together too.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By WestHaven
They should be fine.

They should be fine.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By WestHaven
If your room temperature is over 68, you'll need...

If your room temperature is over 68, you'll need a chiller to bring it down.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By WestHaven
Can you use liquid plant food, like the kind that...

Can you use liquid plant food, like the kind that you give to houseplants?
Forum: Fish 09-13-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By WestHaven
I think it's columnaris. Maybe someone else can...

I think it's columnaris. Maybe someone else can tell you how to treat it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By WestHaven
I checked my water again today, and there was no...

I checked my water again today, and there was no change from yesterday. Still on track.
Forum: Fish 09-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By WestHaven
Keep us updated on these guys. I plan on getting...

Keep us updated on these guys. I plan on getting a GBR pair when I setup my 29 gallon tank again.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-12-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By WestHaven
You can use driftwood or mix in some distilled or...

You can use driftwood or mix in some distilled or RO water to make the water softer.
Forum: Plants 09-11-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By WestHaven
They aren't supposed to be fully submerged. The...

They aren't supposed to be fully submerged. The plants will slowly die.
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