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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-05-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 969
Posted By Veritas
very interested to see what happens. I'll be...

very interested to see what happens. I'll be following this one.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-03-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Veritas
the only time i've heard of it.....is people...

the only time i've heard of it.....is people complaining about not being able to access it.....


google is ones' best friend in this hobby in my opinion
Forum: Lighting   02-03-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Veritas
every product on the market has a dud here and...

every product on the market has a dud here and there.


I've had mine for a while - and love it. (48" model)


best of luck though!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Veritas
definitely spring. Many sellers will...

definitely spring. Many sellers will compensate in the colder months by providing heat packs - but spring is best.

granted, you don't want to wait too long or you have excessive heat.

it's...
Forum: Fish   02-01-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Veritas
probably not. I had a large group - and they...

probably not. I had a large group - and they were not in the least bit shy.

word of advice though - as with any tetra - try to get at least 6, preferably more in odd numbers. The Congos as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Veritas
When I moved my 120 - I set up a 29g "refugee...

When I moved my 120 - I set up a 29g "refugee tank" for while I was moving. That way I could completely drain the 120 - which made it much easier for the movers.

it was way easier than if I...
Forum: Algae   02-01-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Veritas
it's the spawn of satan.

it's the spawn of satan.
Forum: Plants   01-29-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By Veritas
good luck!

good luck!
Forum: Algae   01-29-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Veritas
this is probably going to get removed, but I...

this is probably going to get removed, but I love a good laugh in the mornings.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-28-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Veritas
looks good. No need to drain the tank -...

looks good.


No need to drain the tank - the difference in water volume between empty and scaped/planted has never even crossed my mind when it comes to dosing. With Flourish Excel - many of us...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,528
Posted By Veritas
hmm, interesting. I just managed to restock...

hmm, interesting. I just managed to restock my tank with 24-28 of them - but being a community tank I will probably not have a good fry survival rate. I have a separate 10g i'm setting up to...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-27-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,528
Posted By Veritas
welcome back! I enjoyed reading your posts. ...

welcome back! I enjoyed reading your posts.


Did you ever have success with the Dwarf Emeralds breeding?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By Veritas
The Emeralds arrived last thursday, ordered 24...

The Emeralds arrived last thursday, ordered 24 from Aquatic Arts - they are definitely my favorite online retailer. Always do a tremendous job packing their livestock, and I've had zero DOAs in my...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-25-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,908
Posted By Veritas
looking good! all that research you did at the...

looking good! all that research you did at the beginning seems to have paid off!

keep up the good work!
Forum: Plants   01-22-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Veritas
i really enjoy Red Root Floaters, but absolutely...

i really enjoy Red Root Floaters, but absolutely HATE duckweed. It propogates way too fast and is a constant battle to keep it at bay.

makes me miss my congo tetras that would snack on it.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-21-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By Veritas
Placed an order last night for a restocking of...

Placed an order last night for a restocking of Dwarf Emerald Rasboras, they should be in on Friday. Super excited to have them back in!
Forum: Equipment   01-18-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Veritas
i've had a cascade 1000 for a couple of years -...

i've had a cascade 1000 for a couple of years - and love it. it's super quiet and works great.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-14-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Veritas
take the fish back to Petco, research into...

take the fish back to Petco, research into "Nano Fish" There is an excellent thread/list on the site here.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Veritas
yeah, definitely too small. look into...

yeah, definitely too small.

look into microrasboras, CPDs, or other nano fish. Zebra Danios need a lot of room to swim - they might look happy, but it's not suitable.
Forum: Lighting   01-13-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Veritas
with your plant list - I agree with d33pvi - ...

with your plant list - I agree with d33pvi - just ride it out a while and see how things go.

I would only add a 2nd fixture if you step into more light-demanding plants
Forum: Fish   01-12-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Veritas
CPDs would be a hell of an expensive snack for an...

CPDs would be a hell of an expensive snack for an Angelfish.



I would go with a huge school of Congo Tetras. they're incredible and the 6' length should be great for them
Forum: Tank Journals   01-12-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By Veritas
I forgot to list my Asian Stone Catfish! oops! ...

I forgot to list my Asian Stone Catfish! oops! I guess that helps show your point about how seldom I see them haha. I have 4 of the little guys - they are awesome.

I've also heard that CPDs...
Forum: Fish   01-12-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Veritas
From what I have seen of them - no - they don't...

From what I have seen of them - no - they don't tend to hang out in groups. Granted - I have a ton of space for them to stake out their own territories - but I have seldom seen them hang out in...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By Veritas
thanks! I really am not sure what caused the...

thanks! I really am not sure what caused the temps to skyrocket so much - the heater (hydor 300 inline) has kept everything at a solid 77.5 degrees ever since. The only thing I can think of is...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-11-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By Veritas
had a terrible disaster occur since my last...

had a terrible disaster occur since my last update. Chalk it up to "i'm a dummy sometimes" I guess. My digital thermometer had apparently failed, and I did not notice the temps of the aquarium...
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