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Forum: Fish   11-11-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By X-Treme
Otocinclus are the only PROVEN shrimp baby...

Otocinclus are the only PROVEN shrimp baby friendly ones. If you are not planning to breed shrimp, then I always recommend SAE (Siamese Algae Eaters). Maybe try some snails. Zebra snails WILL NOT...
Forum: Substrate   11-11-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By X-Treme
According to Seachem.....NOPE......Not a one.

According to Seachem.....NOPE......Not a one.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-06-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By X-Treme
10 min????? Yeah Right. Took me over 1/2 an hour...

10 min????? Yeah Right. Took me over 1/2 an hour to rinse 1 bag for my 10 gallon tank. I didn't even bother rinsing for my 110 gallon tank. 12 bags X 1/2hr per bag. I have better things to do with 6...
Forum: Ponds   10-30-2005, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By X-Treme
You REALLY need to tell us what size aquarium. A...

You REALLY need to tell us what size aquarium. A VERY large lotus would be small enough in a 500 gallon aquarium. But the lotuses that I keep would be much to large for a 30 gallon. Help us out with...
Forum: Equipment   10-29-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By X-Treme
Milwaukee SMS122

For you people using the milwaukee SMS122 controller... What do you have the set-point set at? I have mine set at 6.8ish.......after it turns off the power at 6.8.....approximately what PH reading...
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2005, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By X-Treme
Can you give me a wider picture so I can see how...

Can you give me a wider picture so I can see how you have it mounted? I am just wondering if you have it mounted at an angle? I've heard doing this works well...
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2005, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By X-Treme
Thanx MUCH......I TOTALLY thought the water came...

Thanx MUCH......I TOTALLY thought the water came in the bottom and out the top like my UV sterilizer.
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By X-Treme
Got a problem...

I got my aqua medic reactor 1000 today, however... instructions are in (german?) a language I don't understand. Can someone tell me wich side is up, down, inlet, outlet, where I hook up my co2...
Forum: Fish   10-28-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By X-Treme
Bolivian Eggs!!!

YAY!!!! My Bolivian Rams laid egs in my 110. Can anyone tell me what I should or should not do? This is my first EVER spawn. Hints? There are ALOT of tank mates.
Forum: Fish   10-13-2005, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By X-Treme
I have 7 of them in a 110 gallon tank with LOTS...

I have 7 of them in a 110 gallon tank with LOTS of other fish. All the bolivians pick on each other when their own space is invaded by another, so if he gets in one of the others space he gets chased...
Forum: Fish   10-13-2005, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By X-Treme
"Sick" Bolivian Ram...

Is there anything I can do for this little guy? A bolivian ram that either doesn't want to or doesn't know how to eat. I've dropped food right in front of his face and he seems like he wants nothing...
Forum: Equipment   10-10-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,770
Posted By X-Treme
I have a TOTALLY covered 110 gallon with a VERY...

I have a TOTALLY covered 110 gallon with a VERY HEAVY fish load (90-100 fish). I have NEVER used an air stone and my spraybar is below the surface NOT aimed up either. Never had any fish loss due to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-09-2005, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,512
Posted By X-Treme
I have a 110 gallon 100% flourite. NEVER rinsed...

I have a 110 gallon 100% flourite. NEVER rinsed it at all. Why would you rinse away all those nutrients in that dust? After all you DO pay for it. Clouds when stirring it up (replanting, etc.) but...
Forum: Equipment   10-08-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By X-Treme
Surface Skimmer...

For you people that use a surface skimmer....do you leave it skimming 24/7 or do you only adjust it to skim when the surface needs cleaning?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-03-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 118,740
Posted By X-Treme
I have only 3 cherries in my 110 gallon tank and...

I have only 3 cherries in my 110 gallon tank and they seem to spend all day "cleaning" my plants for me. I recently (yesterday) bought 20 more and started my 10 gallon shrimp "baby facory". The...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2005, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
  Poll: UV utilization
Views: 767
Posted By X-Treme
UV utilization

How often do you use your uv sterilizer?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-17-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By X-Treme
Breeding shrimp...

Why is it that everyone who is breeding shrimp, seems like they are only breeding cherries? Are they the easiest or just the most popular or something? What gives? Can you not breed amano's?
Forum: Equipment   09-16-2005, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By X-Treme
Like I said...............Tried EVERYTHING I...

Like I said...............Tried EVERYTHING I could think of. 24 hours now and water ALMOST crystal clear. I'll take it any way I can get it. AND a disease preventative too.
Forum: Equipment   09-15-2005, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By X-Treme
I have tried everything else I could think of....

I have tried everything else I could think of. Getting sick of not seeing my fishies.
Forum: Equipment   09-15-2005, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By X-Treme
Talking Yay!!!!!

Just got myself a 36W turbo-twist. NO MORE GREEN WATER for me. YEE HAW!!! :ro)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-13-2005, 05:08 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 118,740
Posted By X-Treme
I just bought HBH crab and lobster bites.....the...

I just bought HBH crab and lobster bites.....the ingredients label says they contain copper sulfate. Isn't copper poisonous to shrimp???
Forum: Algae   09-13-2005, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By X-Treme
GW harm my fish?

Will the pea soup that is in my tank (some might call it "water") harm my fish or plants at all if left for a week or two? I have a UV sterilizer on order but may take a week or two to get. Will...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-10-2005, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,542
Posted By X-Treme
Seachem CLARITY?

Anyone ever tried seachem clarity to clear water? Did it work?
Forum: Equipment   09-10-2005, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By X-Treme
UV filter

Is a UV filter GUARANTEED to kill all yucky stuff in my tank and clear up my water? Reason I ask is.....I have a tank that has been set up for about 3 months now and have NEVER had clear water. Right...
Forum: Algae   09-08-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
  Diatoms
Views: 1,198
Posted By X-Treme
The tank is about 3 months old now. AND now the...

The tank is about 3 months old now. AND now the water is VERY VERY cloudy. I just don't know what to do now.
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