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Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Haven't updated this since I got my new fish! I...

Haven't updated this since I got my new fish! I picked them up from the airport a week ago, and they've really settled in. Multis are loving the shellbed, and the julies seem to stick to the rocks....
Forum: Fish 08-29-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Cyanider
Traditionally, I've always enjoyed GBRs (or...

Traditionally, I've always enjoyed GBRs (or Electric Blue or Gold Rams) and Kribensis.

Lately, I've started a "shelldweller" tank - cichlids from Lake Tanganyika. Love them - they have unique...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-29-2014, 02:23 AM
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Views: 207
Posted By Cyanider
With small tanks, I see no problem with moving...

With small tanks, I see no problem with moving them after draining the water. Just make sure they're on a flat surface.

If you don't feel comfortable doing that, here's how to catch your shrimp.....
Forum: Fish 08-17-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Cyanider
In my 46g, these guys occupy all levels of the...

In my 46g, these guys occupy all levels of the tank. They stick mostly to the top-mid, but they'll travel to the bottom occasionally if I feed sinking wafers.

That being said, they're very...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
They passed the vinegar test, so as far as I know...

They passed the vinegar test, so as far as I know they don't! My water params are exactly where I want them, and the fish all seem happy.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
That's a black Molly! It kept poking into the...

That's a black Molly! It kept poking into the shell, I think there was food in it haha.

I got these rocks from a landscape place. They sell rocks by the ton. I paid about $8 for these plus about...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Here are a couple of quick videos of my funny...

Here are a couple of quick videos of my funny Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish. These guys have so much personality. Even the mollies and emperor tetras join in on their antics!

Gave them a frozen bloodworm...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Cyanider
Some updates: - Removed Ludwigia sp. red and...

Some updates:

- Removed Ludwigia sp. red and Limnophila sp 'mini' because their leaf sizes were disproportionate to the tank. Gonna stick with rotala and smaller leafed plants.
- Ordered some...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Still no shellies. Gonna order them next week. I...

Still no shellies. Gonna order them next week. I did order a few more crypts to plant near the base of the rocks, to contrast with the one crypt currently in there. Also ordered some more shells.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
I've updated the first post of the journal with...

I've updated the first post of the journal with an updated anecdote and tank description.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Cyanider
ADA Mini-M CPD Paradise

Months ago I got an ADA Mini-M from Frank W. that I initially intended on using for an iwagumi scape. I began to DSM the tank, but quickly got bored with the iwagumi layout, and scrapped it. I...
Forum: Fish 07-26-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Cyanider
Ended up deciding on the Galaxy Rasboras, thanks...

Ended up deciding on the Galaxy Rasboras, thanks for the help! :p
Forum: Tank Journals 07-26-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Removed the bag of substrate and added a bit more...

Removed the bag of substrate and added a bit more hardscape.

Next steps: remove some of the sand (it's deeper than I expected) and order the fish whenever the guy gets them back in stock.

I'm...
Forum: Fish 07-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Cyanider
Mini-M stocking question

I currently have a ADA Mini-M set up, planted with a full co2 setup/fert regimen. Looking to get some fish for it soon. The tank is finally stabilizing - no more BGA and the params are settling down....
Forum: Tank Journals 07-14-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Here's a photo after the water cleared up a...

Here's a photo after the water cleared up a bit...

http://i.imgur.com/VeN9s1G.jpg

And a quick little video of the tank. It's storming here, so I thought I'd let the fishies experience a little...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-14-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Only $15! Not a bad price for a big bag of...

Only $15! Not a bad price for a big bag of shells. I've even seen my cories exploring them.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
Amazon! Just search "escargot shells" it's a pack...

Amazon! Just search "escargot shells" it's a pack of 36 shells by Roland. Who would've thought, right? Haha.
Forum: Fish 07-13-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Cyanider
For anyone interested, I started the tank...

For anyone interested, I started the tank transition. I have sand and a rock pile now. And shells.

http://i.imgur.com/joGbZYV.jpg

I'll post updates in my 46g tank journal.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
For anybody interested... I've swapped out the...

For anybody interested... I've swapped out the substrate and added stones. Kept a crypt. Added shells. Cleaned stainless pipes and redid tubing. Switched T5HO with Satellite LED+.

Gonna try to...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Cyanider
At first I googled ornatipinnis and saw a bichir,...

At first I googled ornatipinnis and saw a bichir, and was confused haha. Glad to hear you like your multis! I think I may go with them because I've heard so many good things about their...
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Cyanider
Ocellatus are sounding less appealing the more I...

Ocellatus are sounding less appealing the more I read about them haha. I may go with similis or multis instead. And I do like the transcriptus so I'll probably go with those if I can find them.

...
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Cyanider
Thanks for the replies guys. I think I like...

Thanks for the replies guys.

I think I like the idea of having 5-6 Ocellatus and 2 J. Transcriptus. I'll have a rock pile in one corner and shells spread out everywhere else.
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Cyanider
Shell dwellers

I'm converting my 46g bowfront into a shell dweller tank. I want something different, and these guys seem pretty cool and full of personality. I've purchased Nature's Ocean Aragonite Sand for the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By Cyanider
This tank has been running strong for a few...

This tank has been running strong for a few months. I've had on and off battles with BBA, but besides that the plants are all healthy.

However, I've decided to go in a different direction with...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,599
Posted By Cyanider
Just one final update - this tank came down with...

Just one final update - this tank came down with a terrible case of BGA and I could never figure out what was causing it. But the carpet ended up melting. I didn't have time to keep up with this tank...
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