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Forum: Lighting   03-10-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By youlovespoons
Multiple, but short lighting period

Does anyone see this working? I mean I turn the light on in the morning for a couple hours, turn it off, then in the evening, turn it on for another couple hours. Ex: 4 hours in the morning, off, 4...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-25-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,995
Posted By youlovespoons
I went with the r. rotundifolia. r. butterfly...

I went with the r. rotundifolia. r. butterfly wouldve been awesome but it's so rare. thanks everyone
Forum: Aquascaping   02-25-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,995
Posted By youlovespoons
Red stem plant suggestions

Would like some red stem plants to put behind my myriophyllum mattogrossense. Any suggestions? It's a 15 gallon with 54 watts of light, diy co2, dosing EI method. Planning to remove the java fern on...
Forum: Fish   02-24-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By youlovespoons
Nocturnal Rummies

My rummies only come out whenever my lights are off. When I turn the light on, the swim to the nearest cave/hiding spot. I've tried "training" them, feeding them in the dark and once they start...
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By youlovespoons
Oh right, sorry. it's a power compact.

Oh right, sorry. it's a power compact.
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By youlovespoons
I just thought that if I got 72 watts over a 15...

I just thought that if I got 72 watts over a 15 gallon, it would be a too much light and a big electricity waste. Any thoughts?
Forum: Lighting   02-11-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By youlovespoons
Light bulb compatibility

I have a 2x 36 watt over my 15 gallon tank, but it's a saltwater light. So it has 1 daylight bulb and 1 actinic. My question is can I replace the actinic bulb with a lower wattage daylight bulb?...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
Thanks a lot guys. I think I figured it out.. The...

Thanks a lot guys. I think I figured it out.. The fish aren't pale when the lights are off, and once I turn the lights on, they stay red for a few minutes then go back to pale. I'll just give them...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
Is it normal for fish to be scared of light? I...

Is it normal for fish to be scared of light? I noticed they're a lot more active with the lights off..
Forum: Fish   01-28-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
Probably not qt'ed cause the store doesn't have...

Probably not qt'ed cause the store doesn't have any extra tanks. nitrate, nitrite, ammonia are 0. It's a 15 gallon tank with 4 otos.
Forum: Fish   01-27-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
Nope, they're the biggest fish in the tank. I did...

Nope, they're the biggest fish in the tank. I did get nervous from researching that they were really sensitive. Maybe the test strips weren't able to measure minimal changes.
Forum: Fish   01-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
I've thought of adding more but I wanted to make...

I've thought of adding more but I wanted to make sure that the ones I had already were safe first. Thanks for all the insight. I'll add a few more and give it more patience.
Forum: Fish   01-27-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,408
Posted By youlovespoons
Rummy nose tetras pale!

I bought 5 rummies from the lfs about a week ago. At the store, they looked like regular rummies, red nose and dark tail. But once they put the fish in the bag, they became pale. Brought it home,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-16-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By youlovespoons
Ghost shrimp at the bait shop

Does anyone know if the ghost shrimp at the fishing bait shops are good for aquariums?
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