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Forum: Plants   05-16-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Lfisher
I was dosing Green Leaf Aquarium's GH booster,...

I was dosing Green Leaf Aquarium's GH booster, KH2P04 and KNO3 one day, and DIY tropicana on opposite days. On another note I've noticed that my other planted tanks are doing fine with reduced dosing...
Forum: Plants   05-15-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Lfisher
Update- after leaving the light off and the tank...

Update- after leaving the light off and the tank alone for a couple of weeks the lilly has started to (slowly) put out new, healthy leaves. I think it was just a matter of shocking it into dormancy....
Forum: Fish   05-15-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Lfisher
Thank you for all of the replies, I looked into...

Thank you for all of the replies, I looked into the suggested causes (lymphocitis, fungus) and have determined that it is neither. The best way that I can describe it is a white cyst that, with the...
Forum: Fish   05-02-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Lfisher
Here's the best that I could get: ...

Here's the best that I could get:

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Forum: Plants   05-02-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Lfisher
1) I'm using one of these: ...

1) I'm using one of these:
http://www.truaqua.com/aquatop-led-clip-on-light-60.html
2) I did have DIY C02 on that tank in the early stages but had problems with the yeast running up the airline...
Forum: Fish   05-01-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Lfisher
Strange white cysts

After reading an article about the benefits of adding un-boiled leaves aquariums I added a few handfuls of dried oak leaves directly to my 55 gallon blackwater. The reason that I mention that is...
Forum: Plants   05-01-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Lfisher
Lilly leaves deteriorating

Hello, hopefully somebody can help me figure out what is going on with my tank.

I started a 5 gallon hex a month or so ago with a few stargrass stems and a cheap lilly bulb from walmart. At first...
Forum: Fish   01-25-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Lfisher
Sounds like your tank is well planted, but 6 rams...

Sounds like your tank is well planted, but 6 rams for a 36" tank is a lot.. the upside is that it might work in your favor if they are dispersing their aggression in a large group. Long-term I think...
Forum: Fish   01-24-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Lfisher
How much space do you have? :) I think a 20...

How much space do you have? :) I think a 20 gallon would suffice.
Forum: Fish   01-24-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Lfisher
How heavily planted is the tank? Rams can be very...

How heavily planted is the tank? Rams can be very territorial and without a large footprint/broken lines of sight the subdominant fish will likely be harassed to death. I would suggest just getting a...
Forum: Fish   01-24-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By Lfisher
Cupramine

I've been treating my tank for the last several weeks for gill flukes and despite slowing increasing the concentration, my fish are still 'flashing'. Several ramshorn and apple snails seem unaffected...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-31-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,737
Posted By Lfisher
What a cool idea!! Would it make any difference...

What a cool idea!! Would it make any difference to start with decaffeinated coffee?
Forum: Fish   12-23-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By Lfisher
Green/Blue Phantom Plecos (L-200/128)

Has anyone kept one of these? Could you tell me about your experience with them and whether you would recommend them for a planted set-up? Particularly digging, plant eating & adult size
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Thank you for the positive comments, hopefully...

Thank you for the positive comments, hopefully the tank will still look decent after treatment.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-23-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Bad news.. I've watching my tank the last few...

Bad news.. I've watching my tank the last few days and noticed a couple of the cories scratching their gills on the tank decor. I've had several encounters with a very resistant strain of gill flukes...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Thank you! I'm starting to think I should get...

Thank you! I'm starting to think I should get more branches like these for my next tank :D
I do have some xmas moss that I've been wanting to use, but I kind of like the look of the wood as it is...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Thanks a lot! I guess in my mind I did picture...

Thanks a lot! I guess in my mind I did picture this being sort of SA biotope, (I even had a moment, in my planting bliss, where I thought that crypts were native to SA.. Thanks for bursting my...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-22-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,421
Posted By Lfisher
Good to know! Thanks!

Good to know! Thanks!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Thanks :smile:! The fish are Paracheirodon...

Thanks :smile:! The fish are Paracheirodon simulans, but my lfs calls them green neons.
Forum: Aquascaping   12-22-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,421
Posted By Lfisher
For anyone reading this that is having a similar...

For anyone reading this that is having a similar experience, it took about 3 weeks but the mold is almost completely gone.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-22-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Some updates of the tank after adding crypts and...

Some updates of the tank after adding crypts and larger duckweed from my 33 gallon (sorry about the water line). I also pretty excited, I just sold a bunch of plants from that same tank and made my...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
A. natans blossoming ...

A. natans blossoming
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Forum: Tank Journals   12-12-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
Thanks again for all of the input! :) Cinbos,...

Thanks again for all of the input! :)
Cinbos, I bought the manzanita branches off a guy on [Ebay Link Removed] I am very happy with them, though I don't think that they were completely dried out...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-11-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lfisher
I've never been crazy about the way that crypts...

I've never been crazy about the way that crypts and anubias look together, but they do seem like my two best options. The sand is 1-1.5" deep and I have a lot leftover.
Forum: Fish   12-11-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By Lfisher
Just thought you should know I went with...

Just thought you should know I went with Corydoras habrosus for the food scavengers. I did send you an email about the caves but I'm painfully new at everything to do with forums.. and I'm not even...
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