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Forum: DIY Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By mistergreen
Cork tree bark makes good floats. They look...

Cork tree bark makes good floats. They look natural too.


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Forum: Algae Today, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By mistergreen
Yeah, you gotta put it in water and shake first...

Yeah, you gotta put it in water and shake first or it'll just float at the surface. Don't add too much. It'll foul your water quickly.


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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 03:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 774
Posted By mistergreen
It depends what part of the aquarium you got your...

It depends what part of the aquarium you got your water. I've looked at aquarium water under the microscope. Top water column is free of bacteria & other microbes. Bottom part, plenty of critters.
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Forum: Fish 10-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By mistergreen
Barbs and their relatives are omnivores. Larger...

Barbs and their relatives are omnivores. Larger barbs like tigers will eat plants.

The only plants that'll survive are the tough plants like anubias & ferns.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-20-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By mistergreen
gorilla glue works until the wood is completely...

gorilla glue works until the wood is completely waterlogged.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-20-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By mistergreen
An accountant might give you better advice no? ...

An accountant might give you better advice no?

Rather than a lawyer that is. They'd charge less too.


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Forum: Fish 10-19-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By mistergreen
Growth has a few factors; genetics, food, and...

Growth has a few factors; genetics, food, and environment.
Provide good source of protein and vitamins, and clean water without overcrowding and genetics will take its course. Oh, and keep...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By mistergreen
say goodbye to your foreground plants if you have...

say goodbye to your foreground plants if you have any. Any bottom dweller will rip them up really, not just loaches.
Forum: Ponds 10-18-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By mistergreen
Silicone won't stick to vinyl & plastic for long....

Silicone won't stick to vinyl & plastic for long. They'll just come apart.

Nothing like cheap Chinese products from walmart ;)
Forum: Ponds 10-18-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By mistergreen
Silicone definitely won't work. I think there's a...

Silicone definitely won't work. I think there's a special glue for liners but that's only for patching, not piecing.

Check Walmart.


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By mistergreen
It will flatten out over time. You'd need to...

It will flatten out over time. You'd need to rescape.

Adding barriers to slopes help. I use natural things like rocks.

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By mistergreen
I hear aluminum foil around the object helps....

I hear aluminum foil around the object helps. They don't like the noise and feel.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-17-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By mistergreen
Garden ferts use urea or chicken poop for...

Garden ferts use urea or chicken poop for nitrogen. They add lots of ammonia to your tank. It might kill for fishes in high concentration or start an algae bloom, green water most likely.


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Forum: Substrate 10-17-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By mistergreen
De doesn't work wet. It turns to clay. ...

De doesn't work wet. It turns to clay.


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Forum: Fish 10-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By mistergreen
Didn't know these existed. I found an article ...

Didn't know these existed. I found an article
http://www.aquarticles.com/articles/management/Ison_Redworms.html

But didn't find any on aquabid. It seems rare to find. It would be helpful to know...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By mistergreen
I had red cedar fence pickets in my garage, while...

I had red cedar fence pickets in my garage, while the fumes smell nice at first it made me loopy after a while. 45 years is well degraded/aged, as long as it doesn't smell.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,163
Posted By mistergreen
Gargoyles was good and of course Batman TOS. You...

Gargoyles was good and of course Batman TOS. You might be too young but I remember Silverhawks, Visionaries, and He-man. The craziest one was Inhumanoids.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,163
Posted By mistergreen
Marvel has been slacking on the animated movies...

Marvel has been slacking on the animated movies haven't they? Last I saw was the Thor one, when he was young. That was horrible.
Forum: Fish 10-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By mistergreen
Sailfin (Poecilia velifera) is its own species. ...

Sailfin (Poecilia velifera) is its own species.
* Poecilia sphenops (regular molly)
* Poecilia latipinna
Forum: Fish 10-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By mistergreen
Anything other than this is a hybrid ...

Anything other than this is a hybrid
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Gallery/Descript/sailfinmolly/sailfinmolly.JPG

Actually, the black is a color morph I think.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By mistergreen
How do you overhype a regulator? I can't even...

How do you overhype a regulator? I can't even image what it would have promised beyond regulating CO2.

You see a lot of snake oil in the aquarium industry especially magic supplements for shrimps....
Forum: DIY 10-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By mistergreen
there are other sensor...

there are other sensor https://www.sparkfun.com/search/results?term=ph
but they're more expensive so you found a good deal. Make sure to to code it so you can recalibrate easily every week or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By mistergreen
Ummm, surfactants are toxic to aquatic life. It...

Ummm, surfactants are toxic to aquatic life. It doesn't take much, around .1 mg/l

It's not rumors and hearsay...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By mistergreen
Sounds like snake oil. What are the ingredients? ...

Sounds like snake oil. What are the ingredients?


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Forum: Fish 10-14-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By mistergreen
looks like a sail fin as well. They're all...

looks like a sail fin as well. They're all hybrids.
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