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Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-06-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Stone454
I just got a very nice package from bartohog here...

I just got a very nice package from bartohog here on the site, he has over 300 plant species to choose from, if you order more than 50 dollars worth of stuff you get free shipping, I told him what I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-30-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stone454
Our good lfs not a chain, will let you order just...

Our good lfs not a chain, will let you order just about anything as long as seagret farms has them, but you have to buy whatever their min order is, some fish you might have to buy 6 of others a...
Forum: DIY   04-26-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By Stone454
There is a youtube vid of a guy filling a...

There is a youtube vid of a guy filling a sodastream tank with dry ice, I would go that route
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-30-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Stone454
time and contact, and yes the hob is messing...

time and contact, and yes the hob is messing things up
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-29-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Stone454
You can hang the new filters in the tank with...

You can hang the new filters in the tank with some fishing line or whatever for 2 days or son and some BB will start to grow on them which will help out tons.
Forum: Equipment   07-13-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Stone454
I say do a paludarium or vivarium also, if you...

I say do a paludarium or vivarium also, if you fill that with water you would need really bright lighting to grow anything, nd that would lead to BBA issues and so on
Forum: Algae   07-12-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By Stone454
too much light bba

too much light
bba
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-09-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Stone454
I found this article it's worth a read

I think this could explain unexplained fish deaths after/during transport
http://www.advancedaquarist.com/blog/study-finds-that-plastic-bags-are-toxic-to-fish
Forum: Plants   06-29-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By Stone454
I used some clear plastic shower thingys from...

I used some clear plastic shower thingys from walmart, I added like fiberglass mesh/screening to hold in the growing media which is basically ativ-flora works well
Forum: DIY   06-28-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Stone454
I am getting ready to try out one of the citric...

I am getting ready to try out one of the citric acid and baking soda systems, they have some advantages, you get nearly instant pressure, and you can turn them off at night, and there isn't the smell...
Forum: DIY   06-23-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 72,840
Posted By Stone454
I had not thought about boric acid let me know...

I had not thought about boric acid let me know how that goes
Forum: Fish   06-23-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By Stone454
you could go with a giant/king betta, they are...

you could go with a giant/king betta, they are short finned and flow is not an issue, if you look around hard enough you can find some really awesome ones that are huge huge and as with all bettas...
Forum: Lighting   06-22-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Stone454
no, if the light has 2 settings like bright and...

no, if the light has 2 settings like bright and brighter you can make those go on and off at different times but no multiple on off and the same channel
Forum: Equipment   06-21-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Stone454
pinky filters

pinky filters
Forum: DIY   06-21-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 72,840
Posted By Stone454
I am getting one of these systems, well one of...

I am getting one of these systems, well one of the many systems for this, I am going to fool around with the vinegar for a bit to see how well that works, My guess is the generic ratio they tell you...
Forum: Fish   06-21-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,264
Posted By Stone454
Even common fish can be hard to take care of, I...

Even common fish can be hard to take care of, I have seen very few people keep sailfin mollys alive to adulthood, what makes most fish hard to keep or not is what your water source is like.
Forum: Fish   06-21-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Stone454
Yes I would add an airstone to be on during...

Yes I would add an airstone to be on during lights off, I would suspect it is a co2 issue with the info given, some fish handle it better than others.
Forum: Fish   06-21-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Stone454
I would suspect co2 poisoning remember at lights...

I would suspect co2 poisoning remember at lights out plants switch from using co2 to using 02, But I would only suspect this if the majorirty of the fish deaths were happening overnight. I would see...
Forum: DIY   06-12-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 72,840
Posted By Stone454
Use some soapy water on all the places the co2...

Use some soapy water on all the places the co2 might be escaping, hose fittings and caps and so on, you could use the bubble mix like kids use for blowing bubbles
Forum: Fish   06-06-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By Stone454
Safe give you the best bang for the buck, then...

Safe give you the best bang for the buck, then prime, some of those other brands you named are very costly if you break it down.
Forum: Algae   06-04-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By Stone454
I would decress your photo period or you will...

I would decress your photo period or you will just end up back here, and up your co2
Forum: Fish   06-03-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By Stone454
it is probably breeders having a bidding war he...

it is probably breeders having a bidding war he has good fins and a good body and the koi gene obviously
Forum: Fish   06-03-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By Stone454
Yeah that fish is very show worthy, you would win...

Yeah that fish is very show worthy, you would win some shows with him. I have seen giants that were show quality go for as much
Forum: Fish   06-01-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Stone454
I would treat in a hospital/qt tank with...

I would treat in a hospital/qt tank with Methylene blue, just remember never to use it in your main tank as it will kill your biofiltration, or you can set up a small container and give the fish a...
Forum: Fish   05-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Stone454
I agree with everyone, you can have a really nice...

I agree with everyone, you can have a really nice sorority for a time, but alas something will always happen, if the alpha female dies it goes downhill real fast in my experience with the power...
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