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Forum: Tank Journals 03-04-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By jlfkona
Bad news... Good news... The bad news.......

Bad news... Good news...

The bad news.... My Leopard Frog Pleco decided to carpet dive or in my case tile dive last night. How the cats didn't get him I don't know. My son found him about 8 feet...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 03:19 AM
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Posted By jlfkona
440313 5 gallon low-tech tank set-up about 2...

440313

5 gallon low-tech tank set-up about 2 month ago. Home to a Dumbo Betta, a couple shrimp and some ramshorn snails. I really like how it is filling in.


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 02:33 PM
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Posted By jlfkona
Ugh- I forgot to open my CO2 after cleaning the...

Ugh- I forgot to open my CO2 after cleaning the tank on Sunday. Then I was gone Monday and Tuesday. It is amazing how fast BBA grows. [emoji16]


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By jlfkona
435961 Here is a picture of my new Leopard...

435961

Here is a picture of my new Leopard Frog Pleco, L134.


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-25-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,854
Posted By jlfkona
435953 The Ludwigia Arcuata has never took...

435953

The Ludwigia Arcuata has never took off. I decided to replace it with Hygrophilia Pinnatifida.

I also picked up a L134 Leopard Frog Pleco to replace my Bulldog Pleco. I'll take some...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,854
Posted By jlfkona
Totally bummed - I woke up today and my bulldog...

Totally bummed - I woke up today and my bulldog Pleco was dead. Stomach was nice and plump and not a mark on him.


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-23-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By jlfkona
434729 It's almost been a month since I...

434729

It's almost been a month since I replanted the tank. It is growing in nice. I am really liking how it looks.

My Betta is really settling in. His fins are starting to heal up. He is...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,118
Posted By jlfkona
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Yeah!!!


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-21-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,118
Posted By jlfkona
My experience is that pond snails did fine in my...

My experience is that pond snails did fine in my tank while it was still cycling. Measure your water parameters to see where you are at. You're about at the time my ADA substrate tank was cycled. ...
Forum: Fish 02-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By jlfkona
I just walked by the aquariums and both Plecos...

I just walked by the aquariums and both Plecos were munching. The only thing I had near by was an old iPad so the pictures aren't the best.

Clown
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Forum: Fish 02-08-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By jlfkona
Yep - it is the only thing I have ever seen her...

Yep - it is the only thing I have ever seen her eat. It is almost the only time when we see her. She like to hide by her driftwood.

I cut the stalk and stick it in the microwave for 30 seconds....
Forum: Fish 02-08-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By jlfkona
Pleco favorite foods

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We have a clown pleco and a spotted bull dog pleco. Broccoli is like candy for them. They love it. What is your pleco's favorite food.


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Forum: Substrate 02-08-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jlfkona
I used black diamond in my dirted tank. I like...

I used black diamond in my dirted tank. I like it. This tank has been only been up for the last month so my experience with it is limited.


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By jlfkona
He is very happy to be out of his pet store cup! ...

He is very happy to be out of his pet store cup! Any ideas on a name for him?

426425

426433

426441


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Forum: Substrate 02-07-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By jlfkona
Just sand over the soil. No need for the gravel. ...

Just sand over the soil. No need for the gravel.


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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-07-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By jlfkona
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+1


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Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jlfkona
The longest days... At least your close. ...

The longest days... At least your close.


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By jlfkona
It was in a container marked as a Male Dumbo...

It was in a container marked as a Male Dumbo Betta - however when I put together my Betta sorority 2 of the 9 "female" Bettas ended up being male. I will give this one some time to figure it out. It...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By jlfkona
I wasn't sure what I was going to put in this...

I wasn't sure what I was going to put in this tank. Probably two weeks ago I saw a lavender colored Dumbo Betta at Petsmart. I had never seen one that color before and was thinking that I should...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,586
Posted By jlfkona
I am looking forward to seeing what you are going...

I am looking forward to seeing what you are going to do next...


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Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,854
Posted By jlfkona
Picked up 6 cories today. The were listed as "red...

Picked up 6 cories today. The were listed as "red sailfin corydoras" from what I can find I believe they are Corydoras Venezuelanus. 425153

I have them in quarantine now. I am looking forward to...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,854
Posted By jlfkona
75 gallon restart

Dosing EI light at the 10-20 gallon level kept my nitrates at 20 ppm. I think I will keep dosing that level.

My BBA is about gone and the GSA is disappearing. Things seem to be settling down.
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Forum: Lighting 02-02-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By jlfkona
I have the BML 6300k. Be sure to get a dimmer. I...

I have the BML 6300k. Be sure to get a dimmer. I had algae issues before I dimmed it. It works great.


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Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-01-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 73,635
Posted By jlfkona
423346 Here is my "no tech" 1 gallon jar. I...

423346

Here is my "no tech" 1 gallon jar. I planted it six months ago. No lights other than a north facing window. I have only opened it to take some plants out that I wanted to use in other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-30-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,236
Posted By jlfkona
Overhauling Neglected 55 Gallon, Guidance Needed

Very cool experiment!

I wouldn't think about starting ferts until you get you nitrates down. My nitrates went way up when I was dosing EI for a 75 gallon tank. I brought the nitrates down over a...
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