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Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ced281
I actually picked up the rocks from a small...

I actually picked up the rocks from a small stream on the way to Lake Tahoe... XD



I actually think the Finnex PX-360 is a great deal. Works well, is priced well, and is pretty easy to clean...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By ced281
cEd's 30C Redo (7/11/2014)

Redid my ADA 30C (along with many other tanks) after a school year of neglect. This tank is going to my RCS colony shrimp and I will be selecting out the darker red strains in this tank.

This is...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ced281
cEd's Mini-L Redo (7/16/2014)

Redid my ADA Mini-L after a school year of neglect. Since school starts again in a few weeks, I've attempted to make this a low maintenance style tank with high lighting + CO2 and fast growing plants...
Forum: Plants 07-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By ced281
What do you mean by calibrate? I was just going...

What do you mean by calibrate? I was just going to do 2-3 bps without air on, I done this last night for 6+ hours as a test, all fish were fine :) Just hungry..like always.[/QUOTE]

You've pretty...
Forum: Plants 07-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By ced281
New leaves that are light green / yellow with...

New leaves that are light green / yellow with healthy other leaves is a sign of iron deficiency. Try dosing some additional iron into the tank.

If the lower/older leaves are yellow and shriveled...
Forum: Plants 07-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By ced281
I see. FYI -- I have 3 shrimp tanks and I just...

I see. FYI -- I have 3 shrimp tanks and I just dose everything all at once and don't have any problems. I only have RCS and Amanos though. To each his own!
Forum: Tank Journals 07-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,772
Posted By ced281
Also, if you still have the anubias nana, it is...

Also, if you still have the anubias nana, it is still salvageable. My guess is that the nana was grown emersed and so it melted all of its leaves once grown submersed. As long as you keep the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,772
Posted By ced281
Can't say for certain, but it looks a lot like a...

Can't say for certain, but it looks a lot like a rotala species that's been grown in low light. Maybe its rotala rotundifolia?
Forum: Plants 07-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By ced281
Don't take out the phoszorb. If other members...

Don't take out the phoszorb. If other members experiences are accurate, then the taking out the phoszorb might trigger additional algae.




Your tank should start stabilizing in a couple days...
Forum: Algae 07-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By ced281
I have kept amanos with angels on several...

I have kept amanos with angels on several occasions. My angels don't bother with the amanos because they are big and don't look like fish from my experience.

The amanos do get freaked however, and...
Forum: Algae 07-09-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By ced281
Yep, I distinctly remember Frank setting up a...

Yep, I distinctly remember Frank setting up a thread describing this method. It works 100%. I do it in all my new Amazonia tank setups and I rarely run into algae problems. When I do it's because I...
Forum: Algae 07-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By ced281
The 1-2 punch is an excellent option to get rid...

The 1-2 punch is an excellent option to get rid of algae. Unfortunately, it won't solve the underlying problems that are causing the algae to grow in the first place.

I've gotten that brown...
Forum: Plants 07-09-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By ced281
Here's an unfortunately (or fortunately) long...

Here's an unfortunately (or fortunately) long list of what I think is going on in your tank that needs to be addressed:

1) Low plant biomass
Anubias are very slow growing plants. As such they...
Forum: Plants 07-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By ced281
Here's a little snippet from "Aquarium...

Here's a little snippet from

"Aquarium Plants (Mini Encyclopedia Series for Aquarium Hobbyists) Paperback
May 1, 2005" by Peter Hiscock

Based on what you've described it looks likes a...
Forum: Plants 07-09-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By ced281
I echo the other's users comments about the CO2....

I echo the other's users comments about the CO2. Also, keep in mind that you put your AR in not the best location as it is far off the side and probably not receiving much light or water flow. How...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By ced281
Help IDing a piece of equipment

Online, I've noticed a few pictures of aquarium stores with these plastic trays with holes in them that hold clay or plastic pots. They use these to hold pots of plants that they intend to sell. Can...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-09-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By ced281
I second the opinion that the rocks don't mesh...

I second the opinion that the rocks don't mesh well with the wood selection. IMO the rock texture clashes with the driftwood, and the rock color clashes with the substrate color.

I feel like in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By ced281
Yep, that's why I just scrap the tank and redo...

Yep, that's why I just scrap the tank and redo the entire thing when things get that bad XD
Forum: Aquascaping 07-09-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By ced281
What are the dimensions of the tank? Substrate...

What are the dimensions of the tank? Substrate looks like it might be too thick given the apparent size of the tank, but I can't really tell. It looks like the equivalent of an ADA 90P or even a 90H...
Forum: Algae 06-12-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By ced281
Jbig, I can't ID the algae, but I used to...

Jbig,

I can't ID the algae, but I used to have this algae too. I dropped in a couple oto cats and they made quick work of the stuff. Like the other poster, it might be green dust algae that's not...
Forum: Plants 05-27-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By ced281
I concur with fablau's comment above. I currently...

I concur with fablau's comment above. I currently have and have kept dozens of planted tanks and snails are always a welcome addition for me. I primarily keep malaysian trumpet snails and red...
Forum: Fish 05-19-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By ced281
Thanks Bushkill. I'll have to consider BBS some...

Thanks Bushkill. I'll have to consider BBS some more. I didn't think about / realize the intestinal issues. That would explain the sudden, unexpected deaths of otherwise healthy looking and happily...
Forum: Fish 05-16-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By ced281
Making fry food paste

Hi All,

Can anyone send me some info on how to make angelfish fry food paste that I can coat on an airstone and feed to my angelfish fry? I've seen links and posts online via google for something...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By ced281
It looks like to me that one of your fish tried...

It looks like to me that one of your fish tried to eat your oto while it was asleep... I've seen this type of lesion on plenty of fish caused by my angelfish. They like to attack fish from behind and...
Forum: Plants 04-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By ced281
I have little stemlets of my Reineckii floating...

I have little stemlets of my Reineckii floating around all the time. Growth is pretty modest IMO compared to having it planted. It's especially modest when the initial plant mass is very small (since...
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