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Forum: Plants   05-07-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By wrangler
trichomanes javanicum-wabi kusa?

Ok so I fell for this plant at Petco and have since found that it is not meant to reside under water. My question is wether or not I could make a wabi kusa out of it? It is a beautiful little fern...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,877
Posted By wrangler
updates?

updates?
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2014, 05:08 PM
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Views: 17,719
Posted By wrangler
Ophiopogon japonicus (Mondo grass, Fountain...

Ophiopogon japonicus (Mondo grass, Fountain plant, monkey grass; Japanese: リュウノヒゲ ryu-no-hige ("dragon's beard") or ジャノヒゲ ja-no-hige ("snake's beard") is a species of Ophiopogon native to China,...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By wrangler
Your tank is looking really nice! Keep up the...

Your tank is looking really nice! Keep up the picture updates!

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-24-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By wrangler
It's too bad it's been classed as such! ;-(. I...

It's too bad it's been classed as such! ;-(. I received some from a member on here in a package a couple years ago, but only recently have I appreciated it's beauty. I think I am going to try to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By wrangler
Water change schedules for cardinas

My experience with oebt's was I didn't change the water and mine slowly died off while the crystals have flourished in the same water/tank. For me the culprit was my FSS lowering my ph to low to mid...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-17-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By wrangler
But why are you changing the water? Are you...

But why are you changing the water? Are you adding ferts that you need to remove? If you only notice a 5-10 point change in TDS......what are you removing? If you tank is stable and you have a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-14-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By wrangler
Water change schedules for cardinas

The point if my post is water changes were pushed as the end all be all for shrimp, but shrimp don't live in pristine water in the wild... Or what I feel happens when you are constantly adding new...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-14-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By wrangler
Water change schedules for cardinas

I don't do WC at all or very rarely. I used to do water changes every week and had more problems that way. I top off with remineralized RO water when needed and have been known to add straight tap. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By wrangler
PH for yellow shrimp

Neatfish my ph out of the tap is 8.0+. No one is kept at that ph..... See prior posts. I also don't think tb's and yellows would do well as you need lower ph for tb's.... I would imagine it would be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-14-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By wrangler
Well after a week in the new tank I can finally...

Well after a week in the new tank I can finally say MYSTERY SOLVED!!! Each of my yellows are saddled.....yes all 4 of my beautiful yellow shrimp are female! :-(. I don't have the funds to buy more...
Forum: Algae   02-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By wrangler
Getting ready to reset.......

No one has a suggestion on what to use to kill clado from my water circulators heater and filter intake and tank glass?
Forum: Algae   02-08-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By wrangler
Getting ready to reset.......

I am getting ready to reset my 70 corner bow. I have already purchased my new light and will be making a cerges reactor for co2 distribution. I am going to replace my Eco complete with mgps topped...
Forum: Plants   02-05-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By wrangler
6 months.......altho now I can trim and replant...

6 months.......altho now I can trim and replant every 1-2 weeks.....it's to the point I don't need to do anything but trim and chuck! Hopefully when it warms up I can pass some along in the SnS!
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Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By wrangler
Trying emmersed grow out

I have wanted to try my hand at farming some of my plants. I purchased a clear plastic tub with lid. I also purchased 4 smaller tubs to sit inside the larger tub. Filled smaller tubs with miracle...
Forum: Plants   02-05-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By wrangler
Is this a ROTALA?

http://i620.photobucket.com/albums/tt283/thewrangleroriginal/ccc83dbbdf0d8b65a4283cc75a9df45f_zps2a725b66.jpg

I have this growing in my 20L tank. I started with 2 very sickly stems from my ebi...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By wrangler
Interesting on fish poop lowering PH.....I have...

Interesting on fish poop lowering PH.....I have never heard that! Substrate is just red fluorite-first time using it......I HATE the color! Brick red-yuck! I am a huge fan of the color and texture...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By wrangler
PH on the crystal tank is 5.0 PH on the 20 L is...

PH on the crystal tank is 5.0
PH on the 20 L is 6.6-6.4
PH out of the tap is greater than 8.0

So I guess an improvement in the 20L but still low......
I lost all the original adults over the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-04-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By wrangler
PH for yellow shrimp

I have a fluval ebi that houses crs/cbs and 4 yellow shrimp. I use RO water remineralized with the supplement that came with the tank. I also have cholla wood and IAL's to help lower the PH. My...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-04-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,732
Posted By wrangler
Man that's a bummer! Can't wait to see the...

Man that's a bummer!
Can't wait to see the reincarnation........
Forum: Lighting   02-01-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By wrangler
Thank you or the chart! Very informative....... ...

Thank you or the chart! Very informative....... Seems like this light is going to be perfect for me. I should be able to do medium to high ligh depending on how many bulbs I run! Next step is to...
Forum: Lighting   01-31-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By wrangler
PAR values for odyssea 36 inch 4x39 T5HO fixture

Does anyone have this fixture? I see a lot of the 2x39 fixture but not the 4 bulb. Also if you do have the 4 bulb what are your tank dimensions? I'm hoping to use it on my 72 bowfront and get...
Forum: Lighting   01-23-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By wrangler
Ok I found 36" 156W (4x 39W) T5 HO Quad Deluxe...

Ok I found 36" 156W (4x 39W) T5 HO Quad Deluxe Light Fixture w/Built-in Digital Timer (FW/ Planted)

Comes 6500k bulbs

I hope this is good as its really affordable!
Forum: Lighting   01-23-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By wrangler
Ok so that means I should take it back and try...

Ok so that means I should take it back and try again? It won't grow plants? The plants I have are going to die? Does this put out less light than a T12 shop light? I really am getting frustrated!...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-22-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,270
Posted By wrangler
What light are you using again? The 4bulb...

What light are you using again? The 4bulb fixture? Are you using all the bulbs?
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