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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2012, 02:56 AM
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Posted By aunick0308
It looks like a copepod to me.

It looks like a copepod to me.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Thanks for bringing it up, but I already knew I...

Thanks for bringing it up, but I already knew I needed one. I have several different brands in mind, but I am going to do a little research on them before picking one.

Would 10lbs of TMS be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-27-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
For the past couple of days I have been doing...

For the past couple of days I have been doing more web searching for info on aquarium substrates, mainly FSS and TMS. I have also been running my water parameters in my head. As a result, I have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-23-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
I don't want to go any smaller than the 5G. I am...

I don't want to go any smaller than the 5G. I am also going to be getting everything individual as I don't like the hood that comes in it as the access door is tiny and the light is in the hood.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
While digging for info on Moon Sand, I came...

While digging for info on Moon Sand, I came across another substrate that I had completely forgotten about and might work for me. It is Seachem Flourite Black Sand. What do y'all think about this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Well Now I am not so sure that FSS will work in...

Well Now I am not so sure that FSS will work in my planned tank as I want to get neos and will be using the tap water at my home. With my water having a pH of 6.89, a GH of 6ppm, and a KH of 24ppm;...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
I will look in to using the crushed coral to...

I will look in to using the crushed coral to raise GH.

I am still hesitant about using Tahitian Moon Sand due to the fact that I have read that gas pockets can develop underneath the substrate...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Thanks, it does help! I am looking at getting RCS...

Thanks, it does help! I am looking at getting RCS or another variety of neo, since this will be the first time keeping any ornamental shrimp other than the ghost shrimp that I have now.


Thanks...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Yesterday,I asked my boss if we still had the...

Yesterday,I asked my boss if we still had the latest water quality report, but he didn't know where it was at. I was too busy today at work to call and see if they could fax another one to me.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
The tap water at work is city water and I really...

The tap water at work is city water and I really don't know what all is in it. I was thinking that it would be safe to use since I would only need to add dechlorinator and a GH booster. Am I wrong?...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-18-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Yesterday I setup the TDS test for my work's tap...

Yesterday I setup the TDS test for my work's tap water and Winn-Dixie brand purified water and read it this morning. The TDS level for Winn-Dixie's water was 0 ppm and work's water had a TDS of 99...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-17-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Kunsthure I am testing my tap water also. I...

Kunsthure
I am testing my tap water also. I probably am taking things to seriously, but ever since graduating college I can't seem to help it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-16-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
My plan is to go for the undemanding plants. I...

My plan is to go for the undemanding plants. I am also planning on testing all of my potential water sources before I choose a substrate. That way I will know where I am going to get my water and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-16-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
I have some leftover pieces of a broken up slate...

I have some leftover pieces of a broken up slate paver that I used to attach a couple plants to for my 10 gallon. Therefore, I may just use one of those to attach a java fern instead of a piece of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-16-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Since I don't want to use fertilizers in this...

Since I don't want to use fertilizers in this tank, I would like a substrate that would benifit plants as well as the shrimp. Another substrate I am looking at is the UP shrimp sand in either micro...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-16-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
pejerrey Thanks for the link. I looked it over...

pejerrey
Thanks for the link. I looked it over real quick as I am about to go to bed, but I will read it during my lunch break tomorrow at work.

Ghost shrimp is the only shrimp I have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-16-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By aunick0308
Looking at starting a shrimp only aquarium. Warning: Long post.

After finding myself fascinated by the ghost shrimp that I have in my 10 gallon planted aquarium more than my fish, I am considering setting up a shrimp only tank. Right now I am in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
Well I made the switch over to Eco-Complete...

Well I made the switch over to Eco-Complete yesterday. Since I didn't have any fauna other than the one fern I done it all at once. I also took the opportunity to wipe down the inside of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
I am going to research the plants I am going to...

I am going to research the plants I am going to get and their fert requirements. Then whether or not I dose ferts will depend on those.

By the way I got my Eco-Complete in today and there was a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
I have flourish and am considering using root...

I have flourish and am considering using root tabs. I have been too busy with trying to get the tank going again and with work that I haven't really researched fertiliziers that much. I will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By aunick0308
I am working on getting my 10G going again and...

I am working on getting my 10G going again and have decided that I am going to hold off on getting another aquarium until I know for sure that I can give the 10 gallon the attention that it needs....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-08-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
I got the alkaline buffer to raise the pH in my...

I got the alkaline buffer to raise the pH in my aquarium, as it was 4.41 after a water change when I first started on getting it going again. I knew that it needed to be raised and thought that the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-07-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
I looked at the substrate in my Aquarium this...

I looked at the substrate in my Aquarium this morning before heading out the door to see if I really wanted to change it or keep it as it is. While looking at the sides I noticed I had algae...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-07-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
Thanks for the link. I checked it out, but I am...

Thanks for the link. I checked it out, but I am not sure if it would work for me. I have city water and it is soft to begin with and I actually had to add some of Seachem's alkaline buffer to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-06-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By aunick0308
Restarting 10G and thinking about switching out Floramax substrate for Eco-Complete

I am currently in the process of restarting my 10 gallon that I let go down hill for several months. I never let it dry out, but I did let the water level get pretty low and I also turned off the...
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