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Forum: Fish 07-05-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By TheVisionary78
Cichlids and a dirted tank is a disaster waiting...

Cichlids and a dirted tank is a disaster waiting to happen. Trust me from personal experience. I have a 55 gallon Firemouth tank that is dirted with organic potting soil. The tank has been up for...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,548
Posted By TheVisionary78
Last year when I took down my 75 gal reef...

Last year when I took down my 75 gal reef aquarium, I used a reef octopus HOB style filter on my 55 gal planted tank and it actually worked. This is my experience and just my opinion.

My...
Forum: Plants 03-06-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By TheVisionary78
I have duck weed in my 29 gallon. Requires...

I have duck weed in my 29 gallon. Requires thinning out at least twice a week. If you don't mind putting extra work keeping it up then it us well worth it.
Forum: Plants 10-26-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By TheVisionary78
How cold do you keep your tank?

It would be cool if this was a poll? I keep freshwater inverts such as shrimps, clams, and snails along with Cory Cats. I have been known to go as low as 72 degrees with no issues and still keep...
Forum: Lighting 09-19-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,078
Posted By TheVisionary78
I use a single 55 watt compaq actinic light bulb...

I use a single 55 watt compaq actinic light bulb at night time for late evening viewing in my living room. My tank gets 12 hours of 50/50 6.500 and 10,000k 110 watts during the day. I have no proof...
Forum: Plants 08-05-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By TheVisionary78
I agree with this statment hardily however it has...

I agree with this statment hardily however it has been my experience that the young shoots that fall off will root feed and grow rather quickly. I did a test were I attached two young specimens to...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-05-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By TheVisionary78
Wow a JBL reference. Not too many aquarist are...

Wow a JBL reference. Not too many aquarist are aware that JBL products are top of the line in europe. We can't get these products in the US. I have successfully ordered JBL, Sera and Tetra...
Forum: Plants 08-04-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By TheVisionary78
What size are you Java ferns? I bought two full...

What size are you Java ferns? I bought two full grown java ferns from www.liveaquaria.com and they made a whole bunch of little java ferns that fell off and created new plants. When I bought the...
Forum: Fish 08-03-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By TheVisionary78
I have a similar story but it related to a...

I have a similar story but it related to a japanese trapdoor snail baby. I sucked him up with a gravel siphon and he got lodged in the tubing. It was brought to my attention when my stream of water...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-01-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,713
Posted By TheVisionary78
I buy the little white calcium turtles ment for...

I buy the little white calcium turtles ment for aquatic reptile tanks. They dissolve over time and do a great job of never over increasing the hardness. I use this method for my invert tanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-24-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By TheVisionary78
place him in a bag or a plastic container and put...

place him in a bag or a plastic container and put it into the freezer. His system will shut down and wont feel a thing. Last resort. I heard there is a anteseptic spray people recomend to that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheVisionary78
Your from Rhody. Good then you have some great...

Your from Rhody. Good then you have some great LFS down there. There's CREATURES CREATURES CREATURES on the border of smithfield and buriville. Providence has a ton. Shouldn't be to hard to find...
Forum: Fish 07-18-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By TheVisionary78
I agree with this statement 100%. However when I...

I agree with this statement 100%. However when I was a kid I successfully housed a male and female with no issues for about 2 1/2 years in a 30 L. So it can be done.
Forum: Fish 07-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By TheVisionary78
Wheew. I though I was the only one that hasn't...

Wheew. I though I was the only one that hasn't had success with Corys. I am a Cory killer.
Forum: Fish 07-15-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By TheVisionary78
Two weeks ago I had to remove my three spot from...

Two weeks ago I had to remove my three spot from my 29 gallon after several failed tank mate experiments. Unless you have a large tank to house a couple of females this fish really isn't compatible...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-11-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By TheVisionary78
Thats why I bought it in the fist place for the...

Thats why I bought it in the fist place for the carpet plants dwarf hair grass/ clovers. At first I divided the tank between the Eco in the back and the sand in the front. Finally I was like "screw...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-11-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By TheVisionary78
I agree it is a great choice for both plants and...

I agree it is a great choice for both plants and fish however it is a pain in the arse IMO. Hard to clean and doesnt anchor anything. That's why I promote blending it with another substrate.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-11-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By TheVisionary78
I guess my ? to you would be why do you feel you...

I guess my ? to you would be why do you feel you want sand? Sand doesn't ancour anything. It clouds the water and give the tank a dirty feel. I have succesfully use Eco complete and Flourite Black...
Forum: Fish 07-11-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By TheVisionary78
My dirty mind can come up with a hundred jokes...

My dirty mind can come up with a hundred jokes for this one. :proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,126
Posted By TheVisionary78
I have kept freshwater clams for years. These...

I have kept freshwater clams for years. These are my tips.

1. This is the planted tank forum however you might be advised to keep your freshwater clam and your planted tank separate. They bury...
Forum: DIY 07-09-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By TheVisionary78
DIY CO2 2 liter smells

Hey guys. Just seeing if anyone else encountered this before. I went on vacation last week and forgot to change out the CO2 solution. It was old and way over due to be change before the vacation...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-01-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By TheVisionary78
Thanks for all of the fast responses guys. I...

Thanks for all of the fast responses guys. I have never used PRIME but I think I will now. I guess my beef was with the Aloe Vera products. I thought Prime used something similar. Basically I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-01-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By TheVisionary78
Right tuff. I do not want anything extra. Just...

Right tuff. I do not want anything extra. Just dechlorinator only.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-01-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By TheVisionary78
Thanks Hoppy. I am curious do you agree with my...

Thanks Hoppy. I am curious do you agree with my statment? I know you are a vet. Also I have heard that it can stop regeneration capabilities of Purgen and other synthetic carbon products.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-01-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By TheVisionary78
Dechlorinator myths / slime coat

This is the worst myth/conspiracy ever perpatrated among aquarist and the companies that make these products. These products are sold to the public stating it will enhance the fish body's "slime...
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