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Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 288
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Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! The ADA type tanks are killer but...

Thanks! The ADA type tanks are killer but agreed... far too dominant!

Update-

I got a 7 count of crays today!!! Awesome as getting any count in my tank is pretty tough with all the cover!
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
I should mention I got the Dwarf Blue Crays from...

I should mention I got the Dwarf Blue Crays from onestopaquatics.com He's also on aquabid. I couldn't find a lot of references for him other than aquabid feedback so I'll post my experience here.
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Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapag...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q225/whitepapagold/Mobile%20Uploads/20150727_185955_zpstut4ht4g.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Blue crays got here safe and sound- even sent a...

Blue crays got here safe and sound- even sent a bonus cray so I have 13 Juveniles. Drip acclimated for 3-4 hours to be safe (they were expensive...) and now they are in the tank!

They are so...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
I just bought 12 Cambarellus Diminutus (dwarf...

I just bought 12 Cambarellus Diminutus (dwarf blue crayfish)... So excited!

I don't care if they turn brown, I just wanted the smallest species! I do hope they stay blueish though.

I really...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,434
Posted By whitepapagold
Damn... Every tank thread of yours. ...

Damn...

Every tank thread of yours.

Damn.

But this one just KILLS!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks! I always laugh at the mention of...

Thanks!

I always laugh at the mention of "traditional layout" because when I started planted aquariums, nobody was doing nice planted tanks other than Dutch style- and I had never actually seen...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
A pic of my Farlowella! Almost died, was little...

A pic of my Farlowella! Almost died, was little when I got him... now he's doing great and has been for years!
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Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,852
Posted By whitepapagold
My favorite new fish- Red Gobies (Sicyopus...

My favorite new fish- Red Gobies (Sicyopus Exallisquamulus). Got them to eat my shrimp and yes they do!

And my favorite oddball- Farlowella Acus
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-23-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By whitepapagold
If you don't want moss, it won't matter a bit. ...

If you don't want moss, it won't matter a bit.

I do have a HUGE mass of Java moss growing up the center of my tank (link in sig) and agree with everyone- the shrimp LOVE it. Yeah they don't NEED...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-17-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,075
Posted By whitepapagold
Absolutely LOVE the rock scapes! And this...

Absolutely LOVE the rock scapes!

And this new mock up is par for the course... Just brilliant!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-17-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By whitepapagold
I put 3 assassin snails in my 125... They...

I put 3 assassin snails in my 125... They decimated my MTS population almost completely in about 6-8 months. Then I removed the assassin snails because they were so prolific.

My 3 turned into 90+...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By whitepapagold
My tank has a built in wet/dry. I run it 100%...

My tank has a built in wet/dry. I run it 100% wet.

Most important for me was to fashion a screen cover (stainless steel) over the intake slats. That made such an amazing difference! You do have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,539
Posted By whitepapagold
To post photos you have to get a picture hosting...

To post photos you have to get a picture hosting account like at photobucket.com (free) then copy and paste the "IMG" links to your thread. Super easy.

I love a sandy bottom, as do my corys- I...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
I will admit part of the reason it exploded is I...

I will admit part of the reason it exploded is I kept adding chunks to it from the top left. Once I filled it in a bit, it just took off for sure!

You NAILED it with the fish swimming question-...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
So after all my rummies got sick from the new...

So after all my rummies got sick from the new ones (24 down to 6...), and I pulled them and switched to Neons... My damn chiller crapped out!

Of course in the summer... Of course when its hot......
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,583
Posted By whitepapagold
Tank looks amazing!

Tank looks amazing!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-15-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,601
Posted By whitepapagold
I LOVE MTS and won't have a freshwater tank...

I LOVE MTS and won't have a freshwater tank without them.

They are so beneficial to the tank and ecosystem, the only legit complaint is numbers. When I feed, literally hundreds (a 125 gallon...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,472
Posted By whitepapagold
Nice tank! Ive had 2 of the same issues as you so...

Nice tank! Ive had 2 of the same issues as you so I thought I could offer my experience-

1. Panda Corys like cold water. If your water is 80 or above at any time, you risk their health. They are...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,583
Posted By whitepapagold
I LOVE Peacock gudgeons! You should pair yours...

I LOVE Peacock gudgeons! You should pair yours up. I had a pair for years- very cool fish. I would have them again if it weren't for the cherry shrimp population I have. They pair well and sexes are...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By whitepapagold
Nice! I always had the same type of concept...

Nice!

I always had the same type of concept but with a deeper plexi/acrylic box, mounted high on the wall next to the tank, with fish, rocks and some sort of wet/dry rhizome plants! Maybe some LED...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Pic of the Neons- center tank, zoom in if...

Pic of the Neons- center tank, zoom in if possible LOL... But they are way more blue than the pic shows. The pic looks washed out-...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks again everyone! I pulled the...

Thanks again everyone!

I pulled the Rummynose Tetras out today as the new ones I added to the school got sick and most died. I have trouble finding healthy ones locally so Im going to try Neon...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-10-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Full tank shot. The suspended rock on the mid/top...

Full tank shot. The suspended rock on the mid/top left adds crazy depth in person. Plus there are always shrimp on it "crossing the bridge" LOL The subwassertang is filling in nicely. The java moss...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-10-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,730
Posted By whitepapagold
Thanks for all the kind words everyone! I...

Thanks for all the kind words everyone!

I fell in love with the beach and just had to wait for a new spot for the bust. I really like it again. And All the subwassertang in the front and anubias...
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