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Forum: Lighting 03-02-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By Betta
I can grow java moss with a 40watt incandescent...

I can grow java moss with a 40watt incandescent bulb.

This was in a scrap tank that I tossed extra plant cuttings into.
All the other plants just melted and died.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Betta
I don’t have a 2213 yet, but it is on order. ...

I don’t have a 2213 yet, but it is on order.

For new filter media you will need to buy more of is the filter wool.
Eheim EHFIDYNTH or Eheim Fine White Filter Pad for 2213 or make your own.
For...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-26-2005, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Betta
Surface agitation

I was thinking that same thing tonight about surface agitation.
You always read “Don’t agitate the surface, because you’ll lose the CO2.”

Especially when you have a low bio load and not injecting...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2005, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Betta
I have shrimp so I need a prefilter. I would...

I have shrimp so I need a prefilter. I would have one anyways...keeps the leaves out.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2005, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Betta
I just checked petsmart website. The EHEIM...

I just checked petsmart website.
The EHEIM Classic External Canister 2213 is $64.99 with FREE shipping.

Orders of $50 or more receive free ground shipping.* Just enter FREEFEB in the Coupon Code...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Betta
This site has some animation. ...

This site has some animation.
http://www.hydor.it/index_en.htm
Click on External Filter
Click on the spinning arrows on the top left.

They make the inline heaters jart is talking about.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By Betta
I saw that too on ebay and it peeked my interest....

I saw that too on ebay and it peeked my interest. So I went to Catalina’s website www.catalinaaquarium.com
The loads of info it doesn’t tell you. So I filled in their inquiry form asking for some...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By Betta
Difference between 2231 and 2232?

What is the difference between the Eheim Ecco 2231 and 2232?
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Betta
Creedog, I am interested in how did you...

Creedog,
I am interested in how did you modified your filters. I need to so something myself or buy a canister filter.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Betta
Don’t mess with your pH if you don’t have to. ...

Don’t mess with your pH if you don’t have to. When I first began I read all these books about the RIGHT pH being 7.0. I added buffers to bring my pH down from my 7.5 to about 7.0

Playing with...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-07-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 43,595
Posted By Betta
Analyst – Business Systems (whatever that means)....

Analyst – Business Systems (whatever that means).
I am a computer programmer for an international bank… until my job goes over to India.

I like fish because they never talk back...the same reason...
Forum: Lighting 02-04-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Betta
Here is a good article about glossostigma...

Here is a good article about glossostigma elatinoides and how Takashi Amano began using it.
http://www.fish-forums.com/board/cms_view_article.php?aid=147
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Betta
Make sure you wash the Laterite. I have it under...

Make sure you wash the Laterite. I have it under about 1.5 – 2 inches of gravel and when I moved things around all the dust went everywhere. Killed some of my Java fern leaves…well I didn’t attempt...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-31-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By Betta
I started my interest in shrimp when I wanted...

I started my interest in shrimp when I wanted same tankmates for my Betta. Of course a betta decides what he kills or not.

I got the info from ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-28-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Betta
My betta didn't like more that 2 ghost shrimp his...

My betta didn't like more that 2 ghost shrimp his is 5.5 gal tank.

Whenever I added more shrimp and the total was more that 2 (I never had more that 4)....in a day or two I would find a shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-27-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Betta
Some of mine turn white and then die sometime...

Some of mine turn white and then die sometime after....maybe a few weeks.

I have had a few turn white (not clear any more) but with darker black and green in them (on them?) ...kinda like the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-26-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,130
Posted By Betta
I know if a neon dies my two ghost shrimp will...

I know if a neon dies my two ghost shrimp will pick the skeleton clean in a day.

In my 5.5 gal tank with just two silk plants and black sand bottom, I can see everything that is going on in the...
Forum: Substrate 01-26-2005, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,867
Posted By Betta
…just a plug for Tahitian moon sand. I use...

…just a plug for Tahitian moon sand.

I use it in a shrimp tank (with neon tetras) and everything is find. The shrimp and neons look great against the black.

I tested it in a cory tank. I set...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-25-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,130
Posted By Betta
Thank you for your comments Aphyosemion. My...

Thank you for your comments Aphyosemion.

My Neons do snap up flake food a bit aggressively at times and have gorged themselves on white worms. Some worms 3/4 inch long.

I do have enough Java...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-25-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,130
Posted By Betta
Neon Tetras and Red Cherry Shrimp?

My question is will Neon Tetras eat my Red Cherry Shrimp?

My Neons do fine with the big Ghost Shrimp I have.

I am planning to combine the two tanks I have into one 20gal long.
One is a 5.5 gal...
Forum: DIY 09-02-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By Betta
tombsc, I culture whiteworms (and sometimes...

tombsc,

I culture whiteworms (and sometimes sell them on Aquabid.com). All of mine live in plastic shoeboxes with damp dirt in the basement (cool and dark). I feed them exactly what you feed...
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