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Forum: Tank Journals   06-08-2014, 09:23 AM
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Views: 5,688
Posted By Bonefish
Second plant looks like Anacharis or one of its...

Second plant looks like Anacharis or one of its cousins (i.e. Egeria or Hydrilla). Not sure about the first one, though at a glance it reminds me of some kind of Rotala.

Incredible tank! How thick...
Forum: Plants   03-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Bonefish
Super! That's great news, thanks for clearing it...

Super! That's great news, thanks for clearing it up. I'll add this guy to the tank tomorrow. Here's hoping it continues to be healthy as it grows.
Forum: Plants   03-22-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Bonefish
Here it is: ...

Here it is:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/tsunamiryuu/Nymphaea1_zps1c243106.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/tsunamiryuu/Nymphaea2_zps8f31ee72.jpg

The fuzzy tufts kind of...
Forum: Plants   03-22-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Bonefish
Nymphaea lotus - is it normal to have some "fuzz" on the bulb?

Just picked up a submerged Nymphaea lotus bulb from the LFS, but I'm nervous about putting it in my tank since it has some brown "fuzz" on parts of the bulb. The fuzz looks a tiny bit like BBA, but I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Bonefish
Yep, that's a floater! Looks like some kind of...

Yep, that's a floater! Looks like some kind of Salvinia species to me, or maybe water lettuce (hard to tell from the 2nd photo). It'll do its floater thing while sitting on top of the water.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-02-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Bonefish
You could try shrimp, but whether or not they...

You could try shrimp, but whether or not they survive vs. become a snacky-snack depends on your betta and the available refuges for the shrimp. Some bettas are hardcore hunters. You might stand a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Bonefish
I'd recommend against using pure RO water in a...

I'd recommend against using pure RO water in a tank. Much like you, I'm stuck with lousy tap water with a pH of about 8.3 out of the tap and extreme hardness. I tried pure RO in my current planted...
Forum: Fish   03-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,369
Posted By Bonefish
This method has worked for me when I've had to...

This method has worked for me when I've had to euth some of my fish. Clove oil acts as an anesthetic for fish (http://www.research.psu.edu/arp/anesthesia/fish-anesthesia), and a massive overdose can...
Forum: Fish   03-02-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Bonefish
Seeking pike cichlid (Crenicichla frenata)

I'm posting this on behalf of a friend who desperately needs one of these bad boys for his graduate research project.

My friend is seeking at least one pike cichlid from the saxatilis group,...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bonefish
chelseab - Thank you for the input! Interesting...

chelseab - Thank you for the input! Interesting to know that imbellis are fairly shy and tied to their little spots in the tank. Were yours wild-caught? I'll have to think about channoides, given...
Forum: Fish   01-28-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bonefish
Minimum tank specs for captive-bred wild bettas (imbellis, mahachai, etc.)?

Hi all! Long time no post. Been out of the hobby for over two years due to moving/school/life, but I'm looking to get back into it. I'd like to get back into fishkeeping with ye olde betta... but...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-20-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 835,853
Posted By Bonefish
This is a great, informative thread. I've skimmed...

This is a great, informative thread. I've skimmed part of it already and will need to spend more time thoroughly digesting all the advice. I skipped ahead to the end of the thread for the moment...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-22-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bonefish
I'm definitely going to be keeping closer tabs on...

I'm definitely going to be keeping closer tabs on it in the future - studenthood isn't very forgiving in terms of finances. Luckily, I think things get a bet less painful once one establishes...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-22-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bonefish
What Betta Maniac said. I try not to think about...

What Betta Maniac said. I try not to think about it. Ignorance of the total cost of my hobby is bliss. :D
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-21-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,802
Posted By Bonefish
Thank you! I'll miss it, but since it's going to...

Thank you! I'll miss it, but since it's going to another PT forum member, it'll be in good hands.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-21-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,802
Posted By Bonefish
One final bump for Shrimphaus! In November...

One final bump for Shrimphaus!

In November 2010, a year after establishing Shrimphaus, I converted it to a simple Iwagumi. Just 3 rocks (which have cool textures), some HC, and some DHG. And the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-12-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Bonefish
Another popular lighting fixture for small tanks...

Another popular lighting fixture for small tanks is this 27 watt CF table lamp by Lights of America...
Forum: Fish   12-12-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,599
Posted By Bonefish
Will do! Tomorrow is water change day anyway, so...

Will do! Tomorrow is water change day anyway, so it'll be easy to pre-mix some of the salt in the treated water.

The Endler's are great! They're really the highlight of that tank, and it's been...
Forum: Fish   12-12-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,599
Posted By Bonefish
They're not itching much; I only saw it once or...

They're not itching much; I only saw it once or twice, and when I sat down to watch them for about half an hour today, I didn't see it again. Nothing visible on the outside, but I didn't realize ich...
Forum: Fish   12-12-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,599
Posted By Bonefish
The case of the mysterious dead Endler's

Maybe you guys can help me figure out what happened. I'm pretty upset about this because the Endler's are my favorite part of my 2.5 gallon.

Tank stats:
Size: 2.5 gallon
Lighting: 10 W CF
Temp:...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   11-19-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,023
Posted By Bonefish
Yep! I have one. I'll try to get a picture of it...

Yep! I have one. I'll try to get a picture of it in the next few days.

To be honest, it's more of a baby jade than a full-blown bonsai that was carefully planned and trimmed. Started it from a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-19-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Bonefish
Great and timely advice, considering that the...

Great and timely advice, considering that the winter season is currently descending on half the world.

Insulate, insulate, insulate.

Also, people with gas stovetops should be able to manually...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-19-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 179,413
Posted By Bonefish
To add some data to the list: I've got three male...

To add some data to the list: I've got three male black bar Endler's in my 2.5 gallon. They've been in there for a few months and are doing excellently. Full colors, no health problems, no...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-05-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 33,365
Posted By Bonefish
Looking forward to seeing it fill in. I've got...

Looking forward to seeing it fill in. I've got serious driftwood envy... that's such a nice root piece.

Makes me wish I'd known how to set up planted tanks during my dorm days. Just watch out,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-13-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,555
Posted By Bonefish
That's ace, I love it. I'm especially fond of...

That's ace, I love it. I'm especially fond of tanks with emergent elements. The driftwood setup is flowing and elegant.

Is that a modified Tetra Wonders 1.5 gallon? If so, I like what you did...
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