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Forum: Substrate 08-25-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By lookimawave
Thanks for the reply! What sort of clay:peat...

Thanks for the reply! What sort of clay:peat ratio do you think would work? Do you think I could do clay:peat:sand? Any soil brand recommendations? I would really like to avoid soil with organic...
Forum: Substrate 08-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By lookimawave
SOFT clay first layer? Bentonite?

I'm thinking of getting some clay (or clay powder mixed with sand/peat moss) and smushing it to the bottom of my tank as a 1st layer for super easy anchoring. Is there a reason people don't do this...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-23-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By lookimawave
1.5g and 5g lotus bowl stocking

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This is the same white bowl only 7 days before I took the one in the post above. Just think it's interesting how they grow so fast! No idea how they will turn out. I have a feeling I'll...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By lookimawave
1.5g and 5g lotus bowl stocking

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I have a 1.5 gal bowl (white one) with baby dwarf lotus plant, a couple of mangrove pods (not in pic) and I'm going to add some marimo moss. It has a 11.5" diameter and is 4"...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,930
Posted By lookimawave
From what I understand the Levamisole only kills...

From what I understand the Levamisole only kills the adult worm, not the free swimming larval stage so the 100% water changes are to remove those, but ya, 100% sounds really scary! I recently did a...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
Just wanted to update about the killies. I...

Just wanted to update about the killies. I complained about my low hatch rate to the guy i got them from on ebay and he sent me another set for free! This time I got 15 to hatch :)
Forum: Fish 02-12-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,930
Posted By lookimawave
Ok, so good to know to remove my nerites before...

Ok, so good to know to remove my nerites before treating. I recently introduced a fish into my tank with Camallanus. But I'm wondering if I need to treat. I removed the fish within 36hrs of...
Forum: Fish 02-12-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By lookimawave
Hi, I'm curious about your experience with...

Hi,

I'm curious about your experience with the Camallanus treatment. Interestingly enough I just purchased a Golden Ram also with Camallanus. Luckily I identified the problem after just 36 hrs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-12-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By lookimawave
Thank you :) I actually emailed this guy already...

Thank you :) I actually emailed this guy already on Sat night but so far no response :(

I think it's prob prudent to just go ahead and treat the tank with the chemical he mentions and sells, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By lookimawave
It's got little red hairs sticking out of its...

It's got little red hairs sticking out of its butt... Apparently it could be one of 2 diff nematode parasites but the treatment is the same. Could be Capillari too or something like that. I've...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By lookimawave
Ick getting worse

Thx for posts. Ya, I don't have a decent setup for qt tank, guess I really should get one.

For Camallanus, I would really like to avoid treatment if all possible, not only does it require a rare...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-10-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By lookimawave
Unhappy help! Velvet, ick, and now possibly Camallanus worms...

I've had a healthy tank for about a yr now. About a week ago I added some new plants, some khuli loaches, and a goby from my LFS, and some bettas from Petco. Thurs I noticed the bettas had some...
Forum: Fish 04-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
The little guy i put in the rooibos seems about...

The little guy i put in the rooibos seems about the same. I read about it here http://www.aquaticquotient.com/forum/showthread.php/50297-can-we-prevent-belly-sliding ...anyway, I'm thinking, should I...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
I've got mixed nothos. Even with 60% hatch rate,...

I've got mixed nothos. Even with 60% hatch rate, 4 out of 50 seems low dont you think? Which vendor did you buy from? Mine are from bestplumeria on [Ebay Link Removed] Do u have any experience w them?
Forum: Fish 04-23-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
Aww :( that's sad... So its gonna be like a...

Aww :( that's sad... So its gonna be like a cripple? Will it have a shorter lifespan? How long should i leave the peat in the hatching vessel? I read 24 hourrs but can i leave it in longer without...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
So my killie eggs arrived! I got some brineshrimp...

So my killie eggs arrived! I got some brineshrimp eggs and a container with peat and, upon close inspection, a few killie fish eggs. I'm supposed to have 50, though i doubt i got half that number......
Forum: Fish 03-28-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
Heh...i dont have it yet... >_>... i thought i...

Heh...i dont have it yet... >_>... i thought i paid but i hadnt... But ill post an update!
Forum: Fish 02-27-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By lookimawave
hehe, shucks! thanks for the replies! so,...

hehe, shucks! thanks for the replies!

so, here's the situation...i have an empty tank and i was really excited for a betta sorority, but i accidentally ordered some killie eggs online. how big...
Forum: Fish 02-27-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By lookimawave
Lightbulb Vegetarian fish safe for fry?

Sorry if this is a dumb question--but are there herbivorous fish (other than algae eaters) that wouldn't eat fry? Because that would make my life a lot easier... :hihi:
Forum: Fish 02-24-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,444
Posted By lookimawave
I just saw a kit for this on the internet and...

I just saw a kit for this on the internet and really couldn't help myself! Mind blown...fish fry hatch out of a teabag O_O

I have an empty 22g that i was going to fill w/ a tropical community,...
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