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Forum: Aquascaping Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sleepswithdafishez
To me ,it looks like two tree stumps ,if kept in...

To me ,it looks like two tree stumps ,if kept in the same position as in the photo and the bottom part burried....maybe you can use that somehow.........but ,in general ,it's what the others have...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By sleepswithdafishez
It's for the best ,be patient ,besides ,you could...

It's for the best ,be patient ,besides ,you could always use mulm or hardscape from the 1.9 gal ,to help cycle the larger one.Good luck ,surely you\re gonna make a fish happy someday ,if not many...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
The more I look at the tank ,the more I like it...

The more I look at the tank ,the more I like it the way it is now ,and I have reached this conclusion.....it brings up tranquility ,calm.......Any other fish swimming around would be too hard on my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks Yesterday, 05:23 PM
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Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Oh come on.....you could definitely make a better...

Oh come on.....you could definitely make a better "return" ,with a larger size tank ,if you plan to keep a Betta......
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Thanx Diana ,in the meantime I had decided to add...

Thanx Diana ,in the meantime I had decided to add a Nerite snail of some sort ,to help clean the glass.....could you suggest which Nerite variety would be best?

PS
As for the Dwarf Gourami...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
My closest Fish Store is actually a pet shop.Many...

My closest Fish Store is actually a pet shop.Many species of animals ,fish'a plenty.....from Peacock gudgeons ,Pagoda snails ,Vampire Crabs ,African Filter shrimp......to Cockatoos ,Parrots ,Canaries...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
At my closest LFS ,they rarely bring...

At my closest LFS ,they rarely bring snails....and if they do ,they put them all in one tank(mostly rabbit snails).Nerites are widely available ,but I don't know which variety would be better...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
So ,the green Nerite would be a better choice...

So ,the green Nerite would be a better choice then?
In another tank ,I have a Pagoda Snail ,aka Armored snail ,who hasn't moved for about 2 weeks.He isn't dead ,I can see him opening his "door"...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Will Assassin snails eat dead fish?

I currently have 4 or 5 Assassin snails in one of my 10 gallon tanks.It has been more than a year and a half since they have exterminated all the hitchhiking snails who came with my plants.

At...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Nerite snails diet

What types of algae do Nerite snails eat? are they really that good glass/plant cleaners?
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I see exactly what you mean.... Mine also ...

I see exactly what you mean....
Mine also shivers sometimes ,darts in a corner and freezes ,while moving his flippers really really fast.This happens mostly whenever I make sudden moves ,like...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Do you use a dark colored background? My Dwarf...

Do you use a dark colored background? My Dwarf gourami also gets spooked from time to time ,when I make sudden moves near the tank ......but not like in his first days in my 10 gallon.
I had bought...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Dwarf Gourami tank mates in this particular tank(pics)

Tank size is 10 gallon.
Length- 30 inches
Width - 8 inches
Height - 10 inches
Filter -Eheim 2211

Population - A pair of Dwarf Gourami
2 Amano shrimp
2 Oto
1 African Filter shrimp
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Pagoda snail rarely coming out

I bought a Pagoda snail ,aka Armored snail (Brotia Pagodula),about a month ago.However ,I rarely see it coming out of its shell or moving ,sometimes it just closes himself for days in a row.
I often...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-19-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I have always done a siesta ,as to see my tank in...

I have always done a siesta ,as to see my tank in the morning before work ,and in the evening when I come back.From 8-11 AM ,then 17-22 PM.Maybe too long a light period?

The room in which the tank...
Forum: Algae 04-19-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Thanks Brad... First of all ,since Stelt...

Thanks Brad...
First of all ,since Stelt started this thread ,I would like to suggest him Najas Guadelupensis......although not a surface floating plant ,it is also a fast grower ,used mostly in...
Forum: Algae 04-19-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Sorry to hijack ,but ,is Anacharis a nutrient hog...

Sorry to hijack ,but ,is Anacharis a nutrient hog ,if left floating?Being closer to the light ,wouldn't it outcompete the other plants for nutrients ,leading to other issues?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-19-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Thanks BBrad.....it's been a while since I...

Thanks BBrad.....it's been a while since I reached the conclusion that ,by changing around 40-50 percent of my water ,my 10 gallon tanks do much better.I change that much water because I syphon the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-19-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
That's what I thought.When I started to see...

That's what I thought.When I started to see fraying on the fish tails ,I went back to doing weekly WC.
Maybe this method does not work for small tanks ,like 10 gallons or such ,unless they are...
Forum: Algae 04-19-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
The thing is ,my drop test was detecting 0 ppm...

The thing is ,my drop test was detecting 0 ppm PO4 ,and I was adding Seachem P ,as to get around 1.5 - 2 ppm ,according to the Yet another nutrient calculator.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Non Co2 Low Tech- what about poo?

A while back ,I had tried the-" low-tech-no-water change-method-as not to fluctuate CO2 levels-" for about 3-4 weeks.....the result was a thick carpet of fish and shrimp poo on the bottom ,and under...
Forum: Algae 04-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Spider web(brown colored algae) after PO4 dosing

Every time I dose PO4 in my 10gallon ,I get some spider-web algae ,brown-colored or transparent fine threads.Why is that? I hear Tom Barr stating that excess PO4 does not cause any algae.
The reason...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
The rhizome is about 2 inches long(cannot tell...

The rhizome is about 2 inches long(cannot tell because it has been growing inside a cylindrical piece of wood and it's kinda curved) ,and roots are up to about 4 inches long.it has 7 leaves ,4 of...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Anubias Barteri root trimming

I received this huge Anubia Barteri(var Barteri) ,and it has a massive root system.Could I trim those roots down to half an inch ,in order to be able to attach it on some wood?
I did root trimming...
Forum: Plants 04-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
So ,could those brown leaf edges be caused rather...

So ,could those brown leaf edges be caused rather by a N deficiency?

As far as I know ,a K deficiency would appear as holes in the leaves ,and neither the crypts nor the anubias in the tank have...
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