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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-19-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By mistern2005
my gH is usually around 4, my kH is always low -...

my gH is usually around 4, my kH is always low - usually about 1.0.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By mistern2005
Odd Shrimp Death...

Something happens to RCS is one of my 10 gallon tanks. They seem to do fine for a while, then develop a "kink" in the back - hold their tail at an odd angle. Then they will slowly groom their...
Forum: Lighting 05-06-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,572
Posted By mistern2005
I got a replacement fixture from Coralife which...

I got a replacement fixture from Coralife which had the same problem. I'm out of replacement bulbs so when these go, I'm switching to a new fixture. It's aggravating to pay good money for stuff...
Forum: Lighting 04-24-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,572
Posted By mistern2005
Same fixture, same problem. Even got replacement...

Same fixture, same problem. Even got replacement fixtures from Coralife and they are doing the same thing.
Forum: Substrate 05-28-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,263
Posted By mistern2005
My expereince on two tanks has been to add some...

My expereince on two tanks has been to add some plants and dose Green Bacter. This drove the ammonia and nitrite two zero in less than two weeks. The nitrates took about a week longer to get in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-29-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By mistern2005
two words: dwarf puffer. I purchased a...

two words: dwarf puffer.

I purchased a little female and she is very docile to the shrimp and other fish in the tank. But vicious to anything that resembles a snail!!! (Although I have hear...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By mistern2005
I want extra safety and hold the temperature is a...

I want extra safety and hold the temperature is a much tighter range. The Stealth heater I have fluctuates about 6 degrees.

Did you wire up your heater to the Ranco ETC? Did you just cut the...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By mistern2005
Temperature Controller.

Can anyone give me a recommendation on a good temperature controller? I'd like to use it on my 34 gallon tank with a 250W stealth heater.

Also, am I going to have to cut the cord off my heater...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By mistern2005
Need Advice - Changing Filters.

Recently I moved my 7 zebra plecos from my 20 gallon long tank to a 34 gallon corner tank. I had a Eheim 2126 on the 20 gallon tank and a Eheim 2026 on the 34 gallon tank (same flow rate, just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By mistern2005
Assuming full white coloration, hinos are...

Assuming full white coloration, hinos are considered SS. Tiger tooth, vbands, and mixes are considered S+ in my opinion. As I understnad it, full clear bands, without tiger tooh or v band features...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By mistern2005
I prefer Eheim as well....awesome, troublefree,...

I prefer Eheim as well....awesome, troublefree, and silent!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-26-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By mistern2005
I have a single spixi who contunuously munchs on...

I have a single spixi who contunuously munchs on a anubias.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By mistern2005
Believe it or not, I have the 2234 on my CRS tank...

Believe it or not, I have the 2234 on my CRS tank and it seems to work perfecly.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By mistern2005
I had a problem with the temperature sensor going...

I had a problem with the temperature sensor going bad. I could only find one person to help me:

Eheim North America
Ernesto Cedeno (ask for him or leave him a message he is the tech support...
Forum: Substrate 10-30-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,501
Posted By mistern2005
I just used peat from Lowes under my Eco...

I just used peat from Lowes under my Eco Complete. It actually came in chunks and that's kinda how I left it. It could be a pain though...if i ever uprooted a big plant to sell/trade, it would...
Forum: Substrate 10-30-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By mistern2005
I have not noticed that with mine....and I picked...

I have not noticed that with mine....and I picked though a lot of Eco Complete this past weekend.
Forum: Substrate 10-30-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By mistern2005
I'm using the Amazonia II in my CRS tank. When I...

I'm using the Amazonia II in my CRS tank. When I first set it up I noitced an ammonia spike, but I never had a problem with cloudy water. I am, however, using RO water. So far, I really like the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-10-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,673
Posted By mistern2005
Spixi snails eat hydra...I keep these snails in...

Spixi snails eat hydra...I keep these snails in my shrimp tanks for this purpose.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By mistern2005
I recently had the same problem. Luckily I...

I recently had the same problem. Luckily I caught mine while the thermocontorller was on the fritz, unplugged it, then used another heater until I got a replacement. Sorry to hear so many folks...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-03-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,832
Posted By mistern2005
Can I get one with a "grow plants better"...

Can I get one with a "grow plants better" button?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By mistern2005
Tank issues and vacation aftermath...

Okay, so here are my tank paramaters...
34 gallons
2x65W 6700K lights
Eco-complete substrate (been in for three months now)
Rex's Co2 set-up with Rhinox 5000 into Powerhead (drop checker is...
Forum: Fish 03-27-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By mistern2005
Bottom / Algae Feeder???

So due to size reasons I moved my pleco and my catfish to another tank. Now I am left without a bottom feeder and without an algae eater in my planted tank. I am looking for some good hard workers...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-25-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By mistern2005
I am looking for some good foreground plants...I...

I am looking for some good foreground plants...I appreciate the suggestions!
I am hoping the tiny patch of fissidens nobolis takes over the driftwood eventually.

Petey-
Believe it or not there...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-25-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By mistern2005
Michael's Tank Picutres....

Just thought I'd share a picture of the progress on my 34 gallon tank.

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k234/mistern2005/DSC02360_34g.jpg
Forum: Substrate 02-13-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By mistern2005
Substrate Maintainence.

So I use to be a non-planted tank gravel guy. Every few weeks I'd vaccum the gravel as part of my regular maintainence. Now that I've had my tank set up for a while and Eco-Complete as my...
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