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Forum: Lighting 09-25-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ras
how to make a t8 light dimmable?

I'm curious if there is a way to make a t8 light start out at a weak intensity then slowly grow to full strength, if that makes sense.
Forum: DIY 09-17-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ras
i use 6 for my 38g, changing 3 a week and my...

i use 6 for my 38g, changing 3 a week
and my plants are all fine, i forgot to mention i add potassium aswell, they get nitrogen from the fish and phosphorus from the fishfood. the few drops of comp...
Forum: DIY 09-17-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ras
38 g too big for diy co2?

not sure how to ask this so bare with me
i hear larger tanks usually need too many 2 liters to be practical
with 38g am i better off with surface agitation or an air stone rather than trying to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Ras
can gammarus shrimp eat plum or cherry leaves

i dont have any mulberry trees in the area that i now about but i do have plum and cherry trees growing outside my window. can these substitute mulberry leaves as food for scuds
Forum: Algae 09-14-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Ras
what about scuds would it effect them? and this...

what about scuds would it effect them?
and this is the product
http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/closed.cgi?view_archive_item&foodl1406564404

other than whats posted there thats all I know,...
Forum: Algae 09-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Ras
instant green water smells funny

It kinda smells rotten when I mix it into a bucket of water
is that normal?
I never remembered normal green water having a smell, but this is the first time ive ever used "instant" green water, I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Ras
weeks - months since I've seen a snail (info inside)

I had a ramhorn problem. followed by an assassin snail problem, not due to breeding but because (like a noob) I forgot how many assassins I actually added. I think I got them all out though and it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By Ras
scuds with white stuff on them

I bought a bag of scuds and i noticed some of them have some whit stuff on them. it almost looks like ich or something
should I be worried? could it be scud larva or something
would love to take...
Forum: Fish 08-22-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Ras
the male apistos can be territorial and they are...

the male apistos can be territorial and they are harem fish rather than pairing fish
though if you do get a male and female pair I have heard they do fine if you just remove the male or the eggs...
Forum: Algae 08-17-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Ras
hmm.. cant seem to find info on that would...

hmm..
cant seem to find info on that
would flourish comp be a bad idea to fuel the greenwater?
Forum: Algae 08-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Ras
yea just an airstone or bubble wand

yea
just an airstone or bubble wand
Forum: Algae 08-17-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Ras
as a staple with copepods and scuds add into the...

as a staple with copepods and scuds add into the mix for variety and for the fact they all need the same conditions except that scuds like it darker, so Ill add something for shade or what not if I...
Forum: Algae 08-17-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Ras
wouldnt the plants steal nutrients from the...

wouldnt the plants steal nutrients from the algae?

another question im wondering is if tannins effect green water at all? slow or speed up its growth or no
Forum: Algae 08-16-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Ras
daphnia

I was also wondering. how big of a greenwater container do you think I will need for a small daphnia culture (just enough daphnia to feed 2rams and around 10 ember tetra)
I have a 29gal sotrage...
Forum: Algae 08-16-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Ras
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: Algae 08-16-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Ras
brewing green water

is it possible to grow greenwater algae outdoors in winter, in grow zone 9 (northern California)
or is greenwater more of a summer algae
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-12-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Ras
where to buy daphnia

where is a trusted place or seller to buy either eggs or live daphnia to start a culture?
Forum: Plants 08-10-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Ras
well the rose moss in cultivation now can handle...

well the rose moss in cultivation now can handle up to 80 f from what i read, other than that it seems to adapt to most water parameters
and im 90% sure I ID'd it correctly but ill have pics soon...
Forum: Plants 08-09-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Ras
moss acclimation?

I found a very large colony of rose moss growing in a stream on a local mountain
any suggestions how I could take a sample to cultivate
Forum: Fish 08-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
bump

bump
Forum: Fish 08-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
maybe hes old? i dont see why he would be...

maybe hes old?
i dont see why he would be stressed instead of the female, hes is the most dominant in the tank
he was also full grown when I got him, and from what I read rams live 2 yrs tops
ive...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
and how would I get the water pristine? I...

and how would I get the water pristine?

I use 50/50 mix of tap / distilled water with 5 ml of IAL black water for every gallon, ive never changed that mix
the temps might be harder. I read...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
kanamycin my best bet for medicine or is there...

kanamycin my best bet for medicine or is there any other suggestions? (dont say aquarium salt)
Forum: Fish 08-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
heres best pic i could get with my old cellphone ...

heres best pic i could get with my old cellphone
http://i62.tinypic.com/2d1tnw5.jpg
Forum: Fish 08-07-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Ras
well its more around 82 -84 I just saw once...

well its more around 82 -84
I just saw once time when we forgot to turn the ac on the tank read 86

ill look into kanamycin ty
Im hoping for something I can add to the entire tank that wont harm...
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