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Forum: Fish   08-07-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By gordonrichards
barometric pressure and change in water...

barometric pressure and change in water temperature can cause a spawning.

Wait for a big storm and turn on the Barry White

-G
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By gordonrichards
Peat pellets can help you. Add the same amount...

Peat pellets can help you.
Add the same amount to your bucket of aged water every time you exchange fluids.
Easy water changes when you dial it in
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By gordonrichards
Number one suggestion is to focus on nutrients. ...

Number one suggestion is to focus on nutrients.
Get yourself a multivitamin and take it daily. Even flintstone chewables, take something.

Large bags of store brand cereals. Cheapest breakfast....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-08-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,957
Posted By gordonrichards
great color! -Gordon

great color!

-Gordon
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,957
Posted By gordonrichards
Give them time to color in. What are you...

Give them time to color in.
What are you feeding them?

I have red neo in a number of shades.
Pale cherry, standard cherry, sakura and fires.

1-2 months they should be more solid I think.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-27-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,406
Posted By gordonrichards
Mmmmm! Perfect. Was needing a 55 gallon tank!...

Mmmmm! Perfect. Was needing a 55 gallon tank! Muahahaha
Forum: Lighting   04-28-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By gordonrichards
Mix low/mid some high. Still keeping my ho t5...

Mix low/mid some high.
Still keeping my ho t5 fixtures operating.
Losing ballasts on my first generation led fixtures.
Forum: Lighting   04-28-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By gordonrichards
Upgrading to Finnex Lights

I'm going to throw down some cash as I need additional lighting.
I normally go with another company but will be trying finnex.

95 percent of the tanks I have are 12 inches in depth.

Consider 5...
Forum: Plants   04-11-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By gordonrichards
I can't wait. Have a few collection bags in...

I can't wait.
Have a few collection bags in case I find anything interesting but I rarely bring anything home. Sometimes a bit of moss for an emerged setup :^( Not much on Disney properties worth...
Forum: Plants   04-03-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By gordonrichards
Plenty of Aquatic Plants down in Florida. Will...

Plenty of Aquatic Plants down in Florida.
Will be there next week. I'll be bringing home some stuff for a terrarium!
Forum: Plants   03-27-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By gordonrichards
check pm! for everyone I can always have anything...

check pm! for everyone I can always have anything legally obtained for sale!
Forum: Plants   03-27-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By gordonrichards
I suggest not cutting the rhizome into pieces...

I suggest not cutting the rhizome into pieces unless it is quite long.
Even then the tank should be clean with fresh water if attempting to keep it alive.
Bacteria can get into the rhizome through...
Forum: Plants   03-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By gordonrichards
Looking good there!

Looking good there!
Forum: Tank Journals   02-08-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By gordonrichards
epic

epic
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-08-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By gordonrichards
how are the offspring looking?

how are the offspring looking?
Forum: Fish   10-10-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By gordonrichards
where are you in the usa? There are some local...

where are you in the usa?
There are some local breeders of kribs in both NY, Mass. PA, Conn. of kribs.

I know there are people breeding some of those shellies but I don't know what types as well....
Forum: Fish   10-10-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By gordonrichards
Franksaquarium.com Frank had them in...

Franksaquarium.com

Frank had them in previously!
Forum: Plants   10-05-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By gordonrichards
I would suggest taking them apart from the bunch!

I would suggest taking them apart from the bunch!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-05-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,467
Posted By gordonrichards
thanks for heads up. Purchased another tank, as...

thanks for heads up. Purchased another tank, as if I needed more to take care of.
Got the evolve 4 for $29.00 which isn't a bad deal.

Wish I got my hands on a few of the 8's

-Gordon
Forum: Algae   09-24-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By gordonrichards
Flag Fish. You will be amazed how much they eat! ...

Flag Fish. You will be amazed how much they eat!

-Gordon
Forum: Photography   09-15-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,781
Posted By gordonrichards
I have the same exact photos from Animal Kingdom...

I have the same exact photos from Animal Kingdom this summer as well, in exactly the same spots. :^)

Hope you guys had a great time down there!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-15-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By gordonrichards
Young guppies may be of help. They will go...

Young guppies may be of help.
They will go after anything that fits into their mouth.
As they get older/fatter from all the live food in your tank, move them out before they get big enough to...
Forum: Plants   08-17-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,497
Posted By gordonrichards
TC prices will be reasonable. While I won't...

TC prices will be reasonable.
While I won't list what is going to be available as this isn't a sales thread, the prices will run around $6.00 per pot size of tissue cultured plants ie: The...
Forum: Plants   08-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,497
Posted By gordonrichards
I'll start offering them in Sept/October. Summer...

I'll start offering them in Sept/October. Summer has kept me rather busy.
Will see how things go regarding them.
Agar mixes, depends on the container size?

-Gordon
Forum: Fish   08-01-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By gordonrichards
Experience with Curviceps?

Discovered these guys at a local fish store, never saw them before and saw them on one of my order sheets so I'm thinking what the heck lemmie try them. Considering needing a group of 8 to get at...
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