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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-01-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By rhody9
garden/flower box fertilizer made from dry fierts?

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone has a good mix for using dry fertizers (KNO3, KH2PO4, K2SO4) in an outdoor garden/flower boxes. Mostly tomatoes, peppers, petunias, and hibiscus. Just wondering...
Forum: Fish   02-18-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By rhody9
Just a guess but it could be that with the CAEs...

Just a guess but it could be that with the CAEs and the Yoyo loaches in there with them there was alot of compettion for the "cave" spots, now that they are gone the clowns can relax more in there...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-12-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By rhody9
+1 on flow issues. I use an eheim 2217 and an...

+1 on flow issues. I use an eheim 2217 and an AC50 powerhead with a sponge. Works ok and the sponge gets alot of the poop. I still have one corner that could use a little more flow. From experience,...
Forum: Lighting   12-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By rhody9
I use a 24 " Hagen Glo dual lamp t5ho on my 29...

I use a 24 " Hagen Glo dual lamp t5ho on my 29 gallon and am happy with the results, I have it raised as high as possible in the provided brackets (going for medium light). Currently have 6700k and...
Forum: Fish   11-25-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By rhody9
Sounds like you are still cycling, I would stop...

Sounds like you are still cycling, I would stop adding fish and do more frequent WC s.
Forum: Fish   11-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By rhody9
I have Columbian tetras, they are silver with a...

I have Columbian tetras, they are silver with a nice blue stripe along the top with red fins. Fairly large for a tetra get to about 2 inches, they are quite active and a little nippy amongst...
Forum: Fish   11-06-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By rhody9
I have a 55 with an eheim 2217. Works great but I...

I have a 55 with an eheim 2217. Works great but I would recommend some kind of additional power head fro more flow. I use a aquaclear 50 with a sponge on it and that helps get the water flowing and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-02-2014, 01:57 PM
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Views: 315
Posted By rhody9
55 g eheim 2217 50 aquaclear powerhead ...

55 g

eheim 2217
50 aquaclear powerhead
CO2
dry ferts KNO3 K2PO4 K2SO4 Plantex Seachem iron

Colombian tetras
tiger barbs
cories (peppered, bronze, juli, skunk)
Forum: Fish   10-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,933
Posted By rhody9
I had a great pictus for 2 years in my 55 gal....

I had a great pictus for 2 years in my 55 gal. Hardy fish and hungry fish. He would zoom around alot on the bottom bulldozing any cory that strayed in his path and gulping down catfish pellets. When...
Forum: Fish   09-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By rhody9
+1 tetras and cories I've got Colombian Red...

+1 tetras and cories

I've got Colombian Red fin tetras and Black neons both shoal up with each other and are real hardy fish.

Cories are just fun. My favorites are Skunk, Juli and Peppered.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By rhody9
I ran my new filter in the established tank in...

I ran my new filter in the established tank in addition to the established filter for a month then switched the new filter to the new tank. I had no problems in either tank. I did add fish to the new...
Forum: Fish   05-08-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By rhody9
I used to ave a pictus cat who got to about 6...

I used to ave a pictus cat who got to about 6 inches, he ate all my neons within a week of being added to the tank. A few months down the road I added some otos and he enjoyed them immensely. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By rhody9
You should check out the ISTA max mix inline...

You should check out the ISTA max mix inline reactor, cheap and easy to use. I started with an inline diffuser but got frustrated with how quickly it gunked up so I switched to the reactor. As...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By rhody9
Lol I've heard of people going for the ecosystem...

Lol I've heard of people going for the ecosystem approach but this is out of hand!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-05-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By rhody9
A little old but a classic none the less: ...

A little old but a classic none the less:

Hynes, H.B.N., The Ecology of Running Waters, University of Toronto Press, 1970

More of a text book but very comprehensive. Used it in grad school many...
Forum: Fish   05-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By rhody9
I would get more Harlequin Rasboras. IMO one big...

I would get more Harlequin Rasboras. IMO one big school gives a more unified look to a tank vs two medium schools.
Forum: Fish   04-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhody9
I had a golden CAE for a while. Cool fish, but he...

I had a golden CAE for a while. Cool fish, but he was a problem. I had him in my 55 gal and he harassed my cories and bullied my pictus catfish. I finally had to move him to a 29 gal that didn't ...
Forum: Substrate   04-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,399
Posted By rhody9
Resurrecting this thread to say the ice cube...

Resurrecting this thread to say the ice cube method works! I have an established 29 gallon planted tank with inert gravel that I wanted to add some plant friendly substrate to. I froze two trays of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,779
Posted By rhody9
I made a DIY vinyl hose which runs from our...

I made a DIY vinyl hose which runs from our upstairs kitchen sink to the basement for filling the tanks up. To get the length I needed I attached two shorter hoses together with a fitting. Second...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By rhody9
Darkblade made a great FAQ thread: ...

Darkblade made a great FAQ thread:


<http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312>

Good place to start
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By rhody9
I have a 55 gal with java fern (swords, stems,...

I have a 55 gal with java fern (swords, stems, anubias as well) and followed a similar path bought a nice dual t5 ho fixture and was using excel daily and flourish twice per week with not very...
Forum: Fish   03-17-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By rhody9
My guess would be a Ticto Barb Puntius ticto or...

My guess would be a Ticto Barb Puntius ticto or some relative, just a guess though.
Forum: Equipment   02-18-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By rhody9
I was coming to ask a similar question, hope it's...

I was coming to ask a similar question, hope it's cool to jump in. I have a 29 gal with an eheim 2215. Currently, has a light fish load, I was going to add a few more fish and was thinking of adding...
Forum: Fish   02-07-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,079
Posted By rhody9
+1 More neon's (bump school up to at least 20)...

+1 More neon's (bump school up to at least 20) and a cory school

Not sure if the aquaclear 70 is a HOB or a powerhead, I have a similar set up, running an ehiem 2217 and an aquaclear 50 in a 55...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,712
Posted By rhody9
I don't know why but I saw this thread and...

I don't know why but I saw this thread and thought of the Star Trek TNG episode with all the parallel Enterprises...
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