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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-19-2003, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Yes, I agree with the buying roots bit. I have no...

Yes, I agree with the buying roots bit. I have no problems pruning back a plant. I also garden and know that pruning makes a nicer, healthier plant. Good to know that the vals break off on other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-18-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
David, thanks for the info on thatpetplace....

David, thanks for the info on thatpetplace. That's where I have been getting my online supplies. Good to know I don't have to cost compare. :)

Just another tank update. The plants have been in for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2003, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By mitche8359
Where do you find the sponge filter media for the...

Where do you find the sponge filter media for the fluval? I looked at the lfs yesterday and didn't see any type of sponge material for the fluvals. I ended up buying some floss.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2003, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Well, I already bought and added the Freshwater...

Well, I already bought and added the Freshwater Plant Supplement. I don't recall seeing the Essential at the lfs, but with the price I paid for the Supplement, I'm going to be buying this stuff...
Forum: Fish 03-11-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By mitche8359
Nice angels, buck. Hopefully you will get a...

Nice angels, buck. Hopefully you will get a breeding pair from these four. I know what you mean bout wanting to see the fish before you buy them. Usually I won't care about the appearance of a fish,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2003, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
My new plants came today, so I'll be going from a...

My new plants came today, so I'll be going from a lightly planted tank to a moderately? planted tank. I was looking at people's sig line and was planning on getting Kent Marine fertilizers-Freshwater...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2003, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By mitche8359
Ok just wanted to make sure. The manual calls...

Ok just wanted to make sure. The manual calls them top and bottom.
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By mitche8359
When you say the first compartment, do you mean...

When you say the first compartment, do you mean the first compartment that the water coming in permeates through or the last one?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2003, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By mitche8359
Do the pond snails have points on the shells?...

Do the pond snails have points on the shells? Clear jelly with specks in it perfectly describes what I saw on the side of the tank. No wonder the snail explosion. If the snails help keep the tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By mitche8359
I've read other posts that second aquaphish's...

I've read other posts that second aquaphish's response. I removed the charcoal from my canister when I switched to live plants, and really can't tell a difference in water condition.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 08:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
I'm in OH. A store that only sells water....

I'm in OH. A store that only sells water. Hmmm.... you must live in LA or somewhere on the east coast? Seems like the fads hit both coasts and then move inland. I'll have to keep my eyes open. Would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By mitche8359
From a sketch I found, I'm pretty sure that the...

From a sketch I found, I'm pretty sure that the snails I have are pond snails. I'll look closer tonight, as I might have a couple different kinds.

All the info I found said that ramshorns do eat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By mitche8359
Could the egg sacks for these snails look like...

Could the egg sacks for these snails look like floss with white specks in it? I've seen this type of material on the glass recently and was figured that it was snail eggs but wasn't certain. I'll...
Forum: Fish 03-06-2003, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By mitche8359
I used to keep a red tailed shark and an angel in...

I used to keep a red tailed shark and an angel in the tank. I have never had any problems with that combination.
Forum: Fish 03-06-2003, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By mitche8359
Angels will also do the color fading. I have one...

Angels will also do the color fading. I have one in my tank which should have stripes but most of the time doesn't. Which makes me wonder if the fish isn't under stress almost all the time because...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By mitche8359
I don't have a picture of the snails that have...

I don't have a picture of the snails that have infested my tank, but can someone give me names of common snails that you would get from the LFS as FREE bonus when you buy plants, etc? I'd like to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Yes I should have thought of that myself. Just as...

Yes I should have thought of that myself. Just as it does with salt. I usually don't have problems with evaporation, since I try to do a water change weekly. Where are all of you getting the RO...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2003, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By mitche8359
Done deal then. I'll have to get some floss or...

Done deal then. I'll have to get some floss or try the filter pads as you mentioned. How often do you find that you are changing the pads? Are you keeping the floss/filter pad in the lower...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2003, 02:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Our city water is terrible... :) I think I'll...

Our city water is terrible... :) I think I'll start testing the tap on a weekly basis, at least the nitrates, to see if they fluctuate or if it was a one time thing.
Forum: Fish 03-05-2003, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,997
Posted By mitche8359
The lfs that I go to is really expensive, but the...

The lfs that I go to is really expensive, but the cory's aren't that much!!! I mean neons are this place are $2.99 when you can get them at the local chain for $.99 and still most of the cory's are...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2003, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By mitche8359
Yes, I do have an empty compartment. I think I...

Yes, I do have an empty compartment. I think I posted the same question a few weeks back but didn't get much of a reply. I'll have to go take a look since I haven't been in the forum much in the last...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2003, 01:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Ok I got the opportunity to test the water again....

Ok I got the opportunity to test the water again. Just for fun I tested the tap water again as well. Surprise! Looks like the tap water really fluctuates or else something was wrong with the tap...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,949
Posted By mitche8359
Even though I'm constantly replacing the nitrates...

Even though I'm constantly replacing the nitrates when I do water changes?
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2003, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By mitche8359
Well I was only replacing the charcoal. Like you...

Well I was only replacing the charcoal. Like you said, why replace ceramics. I actually bought a huge supply of charcoal right before I switched to a planted tank. Now that I have the planted tank,...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2003, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By mitche8359
Yeah the dishwashing soap and water solution will...

Yeah the dishwashing soap and water solution will work. That's what I use to check for natural gas leaks. Good luck finding the leak.

Did you happen to use silicon tape at the fittings?
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