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Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-01-2015, 12:57 AM
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Views: 1,403
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I actually gave two of the bettas to the pet shop...

I actually gave two of the bettas to the pet shop today, they did not work out as I thought they might. The fighting didn't begin until they were together almost 3 weeks and suddenly everyone had...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-29-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Only one plant is in a planter, the arrowhead is...

Only one plant is in a planter, the arrowhead is growing in a small suction-cuppd shower caddy stuck to the back wall of the bigger tank and full of gravel. The rest are tall enough to root in the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-29-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Photos of my tropical riparium setups.

One is a ten gallon and the other a twenty high. Stocking is basic community fishes - the ten is full of platies, with a betta and 2 C. julli corydoras. The twenty has an angel, 2 mollies, a guppy, 3...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-03-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Low tech 10 g Betta Riparium

Set up this week. Current stock is only a single male B. splendens. A pair of amano shrimp, one zebra nerite, a few ramshorns, 3 - 5 pygmy corydoras (or something along the lines) and 3 - 5 white...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-08-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Hidden Walrus
419 dollars... for a ten gallon. O.o

419 dollars...

for a ten gallon. O.o
Forum: Algae   07-26-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Hidden Walrus
No flocculents. I've already completely...

No flocculents.

I've already completely taken apart and scrubbed and dried this tank after the cycle died. The stuff was back in days. I do not want another tank.
Forum: Algae   07-25-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Yes it does, it also clouds the water if I leave...

Yes it does, it also clouds the water if I leave it too long.

No new driftwood, normally once a week 50 percent water change, and he only gets one pellet/ a couple bloodworms a day with a fast day...
Forum: Algae   07-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Horrible White Goo Growing on Everything

I have a 5 gallon 78 degree filtered heated betta tank with some anubias plants. For 5 months, it was fine, cycled, and was great. Suddenly, this awful slime began to appear. At first just little...
Forum: Fish   07-19-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Suggestions for a small, coldwater centerpiece fish?

I have at current a 20 gallon high aquarium planted well up with many java ferns on driftwood, currently housing 13 white cloud mountain minnows, 6 algae-eating shrimp, a cherry shrimp, and two...
Forum: Plants   06-25-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I was wrong... it is in fact a T8, not a T12. How...

I was wrong... it is in fact a T8, not a T12. How does this affect it?
Forum: Plants   06-25-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Hidden Walrus
It's a T12.

It's a T12.
Forum: Plants   06-25-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Can Java Fern and Moss Balls grow in less than one watt per gallon?

I recently set up a new aquarium - a 20 gallon high, which will eventually house white cloud minnows and amano shrimp. The light fixture accommodates only 18 inch tubes, none of which are sold...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-24-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hidden Walrus
That's exactly what they are. Thanks everyone.

That's exactly what they are. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Fish   01-23-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,767
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Paradises are vicious fish but get along with...

Paradises are vicious fish but get along with fish their own size. The one I used to keep massacared a school of danios he was initially kept with. (I figured that as only an inch and a half long...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-23-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Hidden Walrus
What do nerite snail hatchlings look like?

For months my white cloud minnow tank had just one zebra nerite snail to keep down the algae but it soon became clear that I was going to need another. So, then there were two. One was very big and...
Forum: Fish   01-19-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Which color morph is dominant in white cloud minnows?

My tank is suddenly full of new fry resulting from a spontaneous spawning between a wild-type female and a gold male. Will the offspring be gold, grey, or a mixture of the two? Also, do these fish...
Forum: Fish   01-19-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,781
Posted By Hidden Walrus
My gold white clouds practically go transparent...

My gold white clouds practically go transparent at night. They also sometimes run right into the glass in fright or jump out of the water if startled by suddenly having the light turn on so be...
Forum: Plants   12-23-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I have had very good luck with most of them. I...

I have had very good luck with most of them. I lost a few of the narrow leaf java ferns - they melted - but all of the windelov fern, the one regular fern and the two anubias have really taken off....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-13-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,310
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I have tried java moss twice and it gradually...

I have tried java moss twice and it gradually shrinks down to nothing but a pile of brown string. I don't really know where it goes.
Forum: Algae   12-13-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I assume their powerful rasping mouths would...

I assume their powerful rasping mouths would scratch the hell out of an acrylic tank.
Forum: Algae   12-13-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I love my zebra nerites. They keep my 2 5 gallon...

I love my zebra nerites. They keep my 2 5 gallon tanks spotless. My anubias in both tanks continually get covered in brown diatoms, and then the nerites find it and clean it off completely. I have a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-13-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Hidden Walrus
I believe my test kit is slightly innaccurate and...

I believe my test kit is slightly innaccurate and may be reading 0ppm ammonia as .15ppm, because after I used Prime on the tapwater to lock it up, it showed .15ppm, same as the aquarium. The color of...
Forum: Plants   12-12-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Hidden Walrus
85 degrees shouldn't harm it, but I wouldn't go...

85 degrees shouldn't harm it, but I wouldn't go over ninety. Anubias is very hardy, and if its not too warm for the fish, the anubias should survive.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-12-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Hidden Walrus
Ammonia in tapwater

My tapwater is testing .25 - .5 for ammonia. I tested it because though I am getting nitrates and I believe my tanks are cycled, my tanks still have very low ammonia readings at times, (like .15 -...
Forum: Fish   12-11-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Hidden Walrus
He's a featherfin synodontis. I once, long ago,...

He's a featherfin synodontis. I once, long ago, got one for a dollar as a "misc. cory" and was quite surprised a year later when he was 8 inches long with a dorsal almost 5 inches tall. Beautiful,...
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