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Forum: Equipment 05-30-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By phishy
bubble counter went dry

My bubble counter from Rex Grigg has evaporated and went dry. I've read on here that I can use mineral oil. Should I mix it with water or how can I stop that from happening? Thanks!
Forum: Algae 04-22-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By phishy
Algae ID, cause, and removal suggestions

Here's some algae that has been growing... I've been trying to ignore it hoping that it would go away. :proud: Since that didn't work, I need your help. I don't know what to search under and can't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By phishy
What's your opinion?

**NOTE** I know this is not a planted tank, and I'm not planning on making it a planted tank... I just wanted your opinion on it. We have a couple of other planted tanks, but......

I just...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By phishy
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Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By phishy
Here's a few more updated pictures. I've...

Here's a few more updated pictures. I've actually added fish now. They've been in there a little over a week. There is an albino longfinned bristlenose pleco and two american flagfish. We're on a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By phishy
PH swing

My ph tests 7.6 when the light and co2 first comes on after it has been off all night, and when the co2 has been on for several hours it drops to 6.8. My kh is 80ppm so my ph needs to be in the 6.6...
Forum: Fish 03-29-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By phishy
Yeah, we really like him. We paid $25 for him. ...

Yeah, we really like him. We paid $25 for him. We seen on Drs. Foster and Smith Live Aquaria that they were wanting around $55 for one. So we think we got a pretty good deal??? Thanks for the...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2007, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By phishy
Thanks! Found some pictures of it online, and...

Thanks! Found some pictures of it online, and yep that is what it is. It'd be nice if they'd tell you what you're buying and not misleading you. Oh well, we're happy we got him... he's a really...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By phishy
name this fish

I bought this fish yesterday at a lfs. The pet store owner told me that it was a long finned oto, and that it wouldn't get much larger than it is now, 3-4 inches. He said that they were perfect for...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-21-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By phishy
Just tonight I've noticed some BBA starting on...

Just tonight I've noticed some BBA starting on the Java fern. Thought about just throwing the plant out but I may try spot treatment with Excel first. For some reason my phosphate levels are really...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By phishy
I've been breaking off maybe 1/8th of an algae...

I've been breaking off maybe 1/8th of an algae wafer and dropping in there every evening and they seem to take turns eating it. But the fact that one died Saturday night had me concerned that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-20-2007, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By phishy
Should I Feed My Shrimp

So I stated a 29gallon planted tank about four weeks ago. I got 10 shrimp (5 amanos and 5 RCS) a little over a week ago. One RCS has died. There are some green hair like algae on the glass and on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-19-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
It's been a week since I took a good cupful of...

It's been a week since I took a good cupful of eco complete and the rocks out. I put both in separate bowls with fresh water that had a KH of 2. The water with the rocks rose 1 degree so I put a...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By phishy
It has a little bit of orange on it's lips. From...

It has a little bit of orange on it's lips. From everything I've heard, no matter what kind of fish it is, I think we're gonna leave it in with the cichlids. :icon_smil
Forum: Fish 03-17-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By phishy
Thanks for all the replies. After examining the...

Thanks for all the replies. After examining the pictures I've come to the conclusion that it looks the most similar to the Garra cambodgiensis. I've had this fish for probably 4 years and it seems...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By phishy
I know the plant is plastic. :hihi: The fish is...

I know the plant is plastic. :hihi: The fish is in my husbands 125g cichlid tank and I'm thinking about moving it over to my planted tank... just wanted to know if it will eat or bother my shrimp...
Forum: Fish 03-16-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By phishy
Please ID

I'm wondering if anyone knows what kind of fish this is...what it's called. It's 2.5-3" long.

Also, does it eat shrimp and/or plants? Thanks!
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Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2007, 04:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By phishy
Here is an update on my tank. It's been set up...

Here is an update on my tank. It's been set up for almost three weeks. The black background is new. I also have 5 amano shrimp and 5 RCS. Plus several snails that were included with the plants I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-12-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
The tank has been set up for a little over two...

The tank has been set up for a little over two weeks.

How do you test rocks?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-12-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
From what we understand... co2 does not lower or...

From what we understand... co2 does not lower or raise KH does it? It only affects the PH right?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-12-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
How did you know it was your Eco Complete? And...

How did you know it was your Eco Complete? And how would I know if it was mine?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-12-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
My substrate is eco complete. But I do have five...

My substrate is eco complete. But I do have five or six rocks in there that my husband got from Death Valley and a piece of driftwood that we found in a local stream.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-11-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By phishy
rising KH

I have a new planted tank with co2 injection. My KH has been rising. A little over a week ago it was 5 degrees. We got back from vacation yesterday and found some algae in the tank... so today I...
Forum: Algae 03-11-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By phishy
another newbie with algae

I got back from vacation today. I was gone a little over a week so I was excited about seeing my new planted tank. Well, as you can see from the pictures I have somewhat of an algae problem. Is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By phishy
vacation settings

I'm going on vacation for a little over a week. I'm needing to know how long to leave my lights and CO2 on each day while we're gone. It's a 29 gallon tank, 130 watts powercompact light with 6700K...
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