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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-14-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By defishfan
I think the shrimp breed similarly to other...

I think the shrimp breed similarly to other creepy crawlies, where the male deposits a sperm packet, which the female can store internally. If there's no male available for sperm, I guess the...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By defishfan
HOB Filter Question

So, if you're not injecting CO2, wouldn't using a Bio-Wheel on a HOB filter in a planted tank actually help you? The added surface agitation should cause more gas exchange, right? So it should be...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-16-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,707
Posted By defishfan
It's really cool how big the Anacharis looks in...

It's really cool how big the Anacharis looks in such a small tank! Watch out for the Excel, it melted all of my Anacharis. I wish I could find cool small fish like those in my local LFS. Unless I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,703
Posted By defishfan
Absolutely fantastic piece! Also, the photo of...

Absolutely fantastic piece! Also, the photo of Ginkakkuji you have posted on deviantart is spectacular.

Wal-Mart, Micheal's, and Target are all great places to find good, cheap glass containers...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-29-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By defishfan
Are BN Plecos also acrylic- and plant-safe? How...

Are BN Plecos also acrylic- and plant-safe? How big do they get?
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By defishfan
Thanks for the replies, I'll give both a try when...

Thanks for the replies, I'll give both a try when I can find them...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By defishfan
Cleaning Acrylic?

Like an idiot, I wiped the front of my 5gal acrylic with rubbing alcohol to take off glue from a price tag. Now the tank's got a weird milky cast to it, and won't wipe off. Has anybody done this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-24-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By defishfan
It's probably a recessive trait. The best way to...

It's probably a recessive trait. The best way to isolate it would be to put that shrimp alone with another shrimp of the opposite sex and breed them, then keep the young isolated and breeding. ...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By defishfan
Thanks for the quick reply. PM sent...

Thanks for the quick reply. PM sent...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2006, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By defishfan
Looking for Guppy/Najas Grass

Anybody got any to spare? I'm hoping to get some for the cost of shipping ($4 - $5)...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By defishfan
That's a good link. I thought it was to another...

That's a good link. I thought it was to another similar discussion which wasn't as good. This one is informative. Not many decent pics of the female showing eggs, so we'll see. Unfortunately the...
Forum: Fish 08-31-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By defishfan
Here's the pic. If I ever find new Otos, I'll...

Here's the pic. If I ever find new Otos, I'll let you guys know. If anyone's got pics of a confirmed momma, let me know, or post em. haha Pay no attention to the cherry barb. They can be...
Forum: Fish 08-30-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By defishfan
Preggo Oto?

Does anyone have a photo of an pregnant Oto showing eggs? I've heard that the yellow eggs can be seen through the lower abdomen. My largest Oto is showing some major yellow recently, and I'm hoping...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-30-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,199
Posted By defishfan
I had the same problem when I first started my...

I had the same problem when I first started my 15gallon. I was going through almost 1/4 tsp of baking soda a day, just trying to keep the carbonate up. What I ended up doing was letting the...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By defishfan
I've had cherry barbs breed in my tanks a few...

I've had cherry barbs breed in my tanks a few times, and only gotten females. Could just be a coincidence, but it does seem strange.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-24-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,853
Posted By defishfan
not to crap in anyone's cornflakes, but couldn't...

not to crap in anyone's cornflakes, but couldn't you get a 5gal eclipse from wal-mart for $40, with everything ready to go? this is an incredible DIY project, but newbies on a budget would probably...
Forum: Plants 06-21-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By defishfan
This has become a bit off topic now, but the moss...

This has become a bit off topic now, but the moss is definitely some type of sphagnum. If you're interested in getting rid of it, anyone with carnivorous plants would be very interested. It's great...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By defishfan
I've found that my cherries go nuts for rotten...

I've found that my cherries go nuts for rotten cabomba leaves from my other tanks. They're happy to eat algae wafers and fish flakes, but those rotten leaves spark an immediate fight haha. I'm...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-29-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By defishfan
Constant KH/pH Drop in New Setup

Sorry if this has been encountered before, but the search kicks out "KH" and "pH" as too common, and won't pull anything decent for me....

I recently started a 15H, and cannot, no matter what,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-04-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By defishfan
A quick update: I've had this malaysian wood...

A quick update:

I've had this malaysian wood in a bucket all of its own. It's maintained a steady 7.0pH since Thursday, and the kH is actually creeping up, not down. I don't think the wood was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-01-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By defishfan
I'm in Newark, trying to get a breeding...

I'm in Newark, trying to get a breeding population of Cherries going. If it works out, I'll let you know. I haven't ever seen them in any LFS near the tri-state area. I've even tried several...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-01-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By defishfan
I ordered a batch of cherries from ebay, which...

I ordered a batch of cherries from ebay, which arrived about a week ago (ordered 10, got 8 adults and about a zillion babies, plus a clump of --moss, great buy I think). Going to establish a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-01-2006, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By defishfan
Pulled all the melted leaves out, changed a few...

Pulled all the melted leaves out, changed a few more gallons out, and replanted everything. Threw in a dozen or so MTS from the 10 gallon. Still way skittish about fish, so I'll be introducing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-28-2006, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By defishfan
"This wood may discolor you aquarium water" said...

"This wood may discolor you aquarium water" said the label. This wood will excessively drop your pH even after three weeks of soaking and water changes. Came home from work (late, as usual) to find...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-26-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By defishfan
A quick setup photo post to check out...

A quick setup photo post to check out photobucket....


Here's the 'scape at Day 0 (yesterday):
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e265/defishfan/be150927.jpg
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