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Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-18-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By cybercat
I have a 75 with a simular hood. I only use one...

I have a 75 with a simular hood. I only use one bulb and I still have algea. No co2 either but planted with more types of plants. Your crypts will not make it with that high of light. Swords love...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-14-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By cybercat
Not a ramshorn. I am starting to belive it is an...

Not a ramshorn. I am starting to belive it is an apple for it looks just like that with sprial on side. Whatever they are they are growing fast. I had a good look at them both and one really does...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By cybercat
snail ID ?

Ok, I have had a few snails pop up in the tank. I offed 2 ramshorns. But have since found 2 blue short spirals. They are not MTS. They have spent most of their time eating the algea on the glass...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By cybercat
Can you give us full water parameters and what...

Can you give us full water parameters and what you have stocked in it. Both flora and fauna so far.

Depending on your water parameters we can suggest plants thast will work. But it will also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-29-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,724
Posted By cybercat
Display tanks are great. Years ago in another...

Display tanks are great. Years ago in another state I went to a lfs that had some real nice display tanks. Here are some suggestion on them.

A nano reef tank, shows you do not have to go large...
Forum: Fish 07-28-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By cybercat
I am using a sinking catfish shrimp pellet. They...

I am using a sinking catfish shrimp pellet. They also eat whatever flake food hits the ground after feeding my angels. Kens fish food has some good pellet foods for catfish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-28-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,724
Posted By cybercat
Well maintained tanks are a must. Healthy plants...

Well maintained tanks are a must. Healthy plants that are easy keepers for those justing into plants. A newbies guide to starting a new tank would be great, like a free handout. Another one water...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-25-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By cybercat
Aqauriumplants.com will have what you need. I...

Aqauriumplants.com will have what you need. I got mine from there.
Forum: Substrate 07-24-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,860
Posted By cybercat
Try Big Al's online best price I have found.

Try Big Al's online best price I have found.
Forum: Plants 07-23-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By cybercat
Thast is one awsome Ozelot. My info say they get...

Thast is one awsome Ozelot. My info say they get at least 16 inches high.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By cybercat
Very nice angels. I was lucky too when I got...

Very nice angels. I was lucky too when I got mine from a LFS that was a breeder. If you have a pair you might want to look up the angelfish forum 11. Its run the the society for angelfish.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-23-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By cybercat
Yes, for that type of photography you need to go...

Yes, for that type of photography you need to go back to the manual type camera not the new digitals.

Looks good though for first time.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By cybercat
OK, the sand is fine and parameters are good. ...

OK, the sand is fine and parameters are good. Your problem is the plants but not hard to fix. Swords are heavy root feeders so need root tabs with good iron in them. They also light med to high...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By cybercat
Ditto on pygmy chain sword. Had that in a reg 20...

Ditto on pygmy chain sword. Had that in a reg 20 grew on low light.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By cybercat
In a 29 just buy 3 angelsfish. When you get a...

In a 29 just buy 3 angelsfish. When you get a pair you can tak the other back to the store.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-23-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 20,801
Posted By cybercat
Gads now why do you want to ruin everyone summer...

Gads now why do you want to ruin everyone summer with finacial numbers. :hihi:

All I can say on my first tank in over 10 years I am over the 1500 mark already. I was luck I got a break and tank...
Forum: Plants 07-23-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By cybercat
No sorry I just bought mine couple weeks ago. ...

No sorry I just bought mine couple weeks ago. But some was or is selling it in the trade area.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By cybercat
I used florite black with flourite black sand. ...

I used florite black with flourite black sand. Easy way to clean it is get a 5gal bucket and a hose. Pour in substrate and fill with hose, as water rises keep hose in substrate and move it around,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By cybercat
Swords like soft acid water with tannins in it. ...

Swords like soft acid water with tannins in it. I have never used co2 in my tanks and my swords grow like crazy. But that is me. I do know they are med to high light plants so maybe you do not...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-23-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By cybercat
We need water stats to really help you out. What...

We need water stats to really help you out. What is temp, ph, gh, kh, nitrate, nitrite and ammoniun levels. Due to this tank running as a planted tank for 3 to 4 weeks you are still going thru tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By cybercat
I just did a water change. We have a waterbed so...

I just did a water change. We have a waterbed so I used the hose we used for that since it was new and clean. To refill I have a 5 gal bucket that I put a little prime in and filled half way. That...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-22-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By cybercat
Get botttle water to use. Start collecting rain...

Get botttle water to use. Start collecting rain water for water changes maybe. I would filter rain water and test to see where its parameters are from the bottle or tap water.

Peat will bring...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-21-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 50,633
Posted By cybercat
I know how you felt when cleaning tank. My two...

I know how you felt when cleaning tank. My two new blues that paired up are them same way to me when doing tank chores.

BTW tank looks great good luck with new brood.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By cybercat
Thanks everyone. I will be contacting SL to get...

Thanks everyone. I will be contacting SL to get one.
Forum: Plants 07-21-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By cybercat
You might want to try some alternanthera...

You might want to try some alternanthera reineckii, bolbitus huedelotii(fern) or myriophyllum mattogrossense. I have all of these in my 75 with one t5 bulb. Might you need to replace bulb? If it...
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