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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-29-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By ranchu dad
The idea of a large tank with wood and rocks...

The idea of a large tank with wood and rocks sounds good as I have been thinking that a Rainbow tank might be nice as they would be able to school easily. I think that the color of 4-5 different ones...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-29-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By ranchu dad
The measurements that I have down are in inches...

The measurements that I have down are in inches as I know probably 90% of the forum are from the US. I have been trying to figure out the best way to go and as much as I would like to have it very...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By ranchu dad
Tank size

I have a tank that is 66x30x30 and am wondering if the dimensions are going to much to work to make it fully planted. The tank was for predators and I don't have them any more and would like to make...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By ranchu dad
Bumble Bee Goby

I'm just wanting to know if Bumble Bee Gobies are safe to have with a shrimp coleny.
I have a tank that is heavly planted and would really like to know if they will be peacefull with some of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,348
Posted By ranchu dad
Potasium Permaginate

If you are bound and determined to use it then get some Hydrogen Peroxide as it will instantly neutralize the PP. It won't take much but it will work super fast. The pp is only working if the water...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,945
Posted By ranchu dad
I like the way you have the wood, It looks more...

I like the way you have the wood, It looks more natural. If you are looking to have a real natural tank it has to be jumbled up. If you want to have it look really set up so that the land scape is...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,071
Posted By ranchu dad
The best thing that I have found for gaskets and...

The best thing that I have found for gaskets and O rings is from a scuba store. They have a lube that is for O rings and it is totally safe as it is part of the scuba breathing system. It is great...
Forum: Plants 04-03-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By ranchu dad
Riccia problem

I have a patch of Riccia on some drift wood and it is growing very well. The problem is that it is sending out small floating seeds that are just like small duck weed. Does this happen to all Riccia...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By ranchu dad
Dry Fertz

Just wondering about where the best place to get dry fertz is. I want to start using them and am looking to get an order. Can somebody recommend a good spot please. Thanks
Forum: Tank Journals 03-05-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,546
Posted By ranchu dad
Your tank looks great, the mix of color is very...

Your tank looks great, the mix of color is very nice. One thing I would cation is that Puffers are very much a predator fish and they will start to nip and take chunks out of your other fish and then...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,404
Posted By ranchu dad
Very nice job, I like the color balance from side...

Very nice job, I like the color balance from side to side. Nice job
Forum: Lighting 12-16-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ranchu dad
No I have a 6700K midday tube and a aquaflora...

No I have a 6700K midday tube and a aquaflora tube in each pair so that I can have the same light from each pair just the wattage will be changed when they are turned on.
Forum: Lighting 12-16-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ranchu dad
That's what I'm looking to figure out. I have CO2...

That's what I'm looking to figure out. I have CO2 and I give them a mix of dry fertz. I have been using some root tabs as well and everything is going well right now. I just want to get an idea of...
Forum: Lighting 12-16-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ranchu dad
bump

bump
Forum: Lighting 12-15-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ranchu dad
Need help with light duration

Please can you help me with a light issu, I just picked up a 50gal deep and I have a 6 tube HO T5 so I will have a little over 4.6 watts per gallon. I can control the light so that I can power a pair...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 984
Posted By ranchu dad
Snails

Just wondering if someone can help me with a snail problem. The snails are very small about the size of a nail head. I have Clown Loaches but they don't seem to want to eat them so I have no idea...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-10-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By ranchu dad
Thanks very much for the info, I have had...

Thanks very much for the info, I have had goldfish for years and I'm just not sure the med's to have on hand so that I can handle issues that may come up. I don't want to kill the tank with the wrong...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-08-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By ranchu dad
meds

Does any one have any advice for meds to keep on hand that will be safe to use in tanks that have CRS, Cardinal Tetras and other small nano fish. I have lost a few fish lately and I'm not sure what...
Forum: Algae 10-27-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By ranchu dad
I have some plecos in the tank that I moved from...

I have some plecos in the tank that I moved from another tank, but I don't have any shrimp in there. Right now there are some tetras and some cories in there as well. There is just to much for them...
Forum: Algae 10-27-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By ranchu dad
In one tank I have BBA,Thread, and Spirogrya and...

In one tank I have BBA,Thread, and Spirogrya and in the other tank I have Staghorn, Oedogonium,Thread and maybe BGA. I may have even developed some new ones as well(LOL). I have been trying to do...
Forum: Algae 10-27-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By ranchu dad
Algae Problems

I have two 60gal tanks with algae issues. I'm wondering what the dosage is for the Excel over dose treatment. I'm reading the different posts and they don't really give the 8-10 day treatment pattern...
Forum: Plants 09-12-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By ranchu dad
plants shipping

These guy's are your best bet, they ship to a place in Canada and then ship to where ever you are so that the shipping is much cheaper. www.aquariumplants.com (http://www.aquariumplants.com). Give...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Co2
Views: 316
Posted By ranchu dad
Ok that sounds fine. I just don't want to have...

Ok that sounds fine. I just don't want to have the PH drop to fast. I will get a drop checker tomorrow and then I can get a better idea of what is going on.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Co2
Views: 316
Posted By ranchu dad
My lighting is just over 3wpg and I use Seachem...

My lighting is just over 3wpg and I use Seachem root tabs and also Flourish, Flourish Iron, and Flourish Excel just the recomended amounts on the bottles for the size of my tank
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Co2
Views: 316
Posted By ranchu dad
Co2

I just set up a pressurized system on my 55gal tall tank. It has never had CO2 before. I'm wondering if any one can tell me a good starting point for the bubble count. I have a PH of 6.8 so I don't...
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