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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-01-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Hmm, it does sound pretty damn similar; Thanks...

Hmm, it does sound pretty damn similar; Thanks for the link/info!


I guess it's the petco version of super markets making the bagged cereal-- it's the same darn thing, except they changed the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-01-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Yeah, it's why I feel a bit... leery about it,...

Yeah, it's why I feel a bit... leery about it, haha.

I think for now I'll just stick to warm water and salt . It's never failed me yet! Haha.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-30-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
"petco preferred" herbal ich treatment? Anyone used this?

I just got this for free from petco, and it doesn't actually have listed ingredients! That frightens me a bit, so I don't want to use it until I can figure out how safe and effective it is.

It...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-19-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Yeeeap. Just happened in my tank a couple months...

Yeeeap. Just happened in my tank a couple months ago. Boiling the wood can help, as can baking it. I just stuck mine in a hot garage for.. about two months? Possibly less. Just put in back in my nano...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-22-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Blaarrg. Thanks for letting me know though! :) ...

Blaarrg. Thanks for letting me know though! :)



That was my initial though, but I thought counting might be easier . Guess I was wrong! lol :)

Thanks for the info. ♥

I've been on reddit...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-22-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Yeah, I just can't weigh it, I don't have a scale...

Yeah, I just can't weigh it, I don't have a scale sensitive enough. I'm used to the whole cutting a bar into 10 equal parts to get my 0.1grams, haha.

Was hoping someone might have a pellet count...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-22-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Unhappy Hydra and Safeguard; How the heck to calculate with these new pellet packages?

Sooo, Yeah, Hydra in my shrimp tank, killing my dudes. So I was like, Oh heeellll naw, and got some safeguard.

I was doing the math in my head for how much I was going to use, when I realized .....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-16-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
.. I love you nerdy folks. It makes me feel right...

.. I love you nerdy folks. It makes me feel right at home. XD

That was the kind of stuff I was thinking of lol.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-08-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
When I realized I had been away from the planted tank/fish "scene" for too long.

I recently moved across the country a few months ago, and finally am now getting back into keeping plants and fish and shrimpies again.

So, of course, like any addict crawling back to the hobby, I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-02-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
I would say no, but It would depend on what it's...

I would say no, but It would depend on what it's made out of.

the toxins are going to be high, anything like copper, zinc, and iron in large quantities will severly hurt the fish and any inverts....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-01-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 132,269
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
I tried, but it failed miserably with the stock...

I tried, but it failed miserably with the stock lighting for the S-P-E-C. So I just moved what was still alive to a medium-high light nano and it's making a recovery.

Unless you replace the stock...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-01-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,731
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
I can't wait to see this grown out some more; I...

I can't wait to see this grown out some more; I received a SPEC about a month ago for my cubicle (Now it's sitting next to my computer in my home) and was experimenting with plants in it as well.
...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-14-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
That made me Lol pretty hard irl, even my...

That made me Lol pretty hard irl, even my boyfriend who's new to the hobby laughed.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-12-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,154
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Talking What are you "D'oh!" moments in planted tank/fish keeping?

I recently got some of my tanks back from my birth mother's home, and unfortunately she managed to kill off 90% of my plants (Even some anubias,java fern and african water fern!) and all of my 30+...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-16-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
A place near Chino.. I forget the name. When my...

A place near Chino.. I forget the name. When my boyfriend gets up i'll ask him.

Edited to add: It's a place called "the Reef". :) It was 30$ I believe for the tank and light fixture. It has a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-16-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Erm, it's a 5gal cube, but I don't remember the...

Erm, it's a 5gal cube, but I don't remember the dimensions. I could ask him to measure it some time if you'd like though. Maybe I can find the dimensions on google. It's from a company called "Visio"...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-16-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
5g Visio paradise: An anniversary gift for my boyfriend.

My boyfriend thought planted fish tanks were cool, but never showed too much interest. I asked him if he'd like me to set him up one, and he seemed excited.

He now loves it and is excited to set...
Forum: Lighting   06-12-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Thanks, I actually had steered away from that...

Thanks, I actually had steered away from that sticky for some reason, I thought it was about something else..not really sure why lol. Brain fart I guess. I also found the LSI theory I was looking...
Forum: Lighting   06-12-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Trying to refresh my memory after a few years.

As I've stated in a few other posts, I've been "out of the game" for a few years due to Real Life stuff, and I'm finally returning!

Unfortunately, my brain is as fuzzy as a baby kitten, and I've...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-08-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
I had a 10G set up like that for a while, it was...

I had a 10G set up like that for a while, it was actually only half exposed to the window, and I only kept low light plants in it with a goldfish, but it did pretty well without anything other then...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-03-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Rofl, one of the many reasons XD. Planted...

Rofl, one of the many reasons XD.

Planted tanks forever! ♥
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-28-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 297,065
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Ah! Why not join in the picture-ie fun :] . ...

Ah! Why not join in the picture-ie fun :] .


http://i395.photobucket.com/albums/pp32/Caffeinated_Cake/SquidipussAndMe.jpg

The mighty Squidapuss!..And me. =P.

I'm glad I look so young, I'm...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-28-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Ah! Totally forgot I popped back when I was...

Ah! Totally forgot I popped back when I was trying to get back into the hobby. Boyfriend at the time shut down that idea quickly XD.

Rusty ol' memory, pahaha.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-28-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
Wink I'm back!

Been about two years since I've been here, let alone done anything fishy or planty.

But, I'm finally back in the game! Feels good to be back here, hope everyone's flora and fauna are doing...
Forum: Plants   05-30-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By CaffeinatedCake
What kind of ferts are you running with? That...

What kind of ferts are you running with? That amount of light might be pressing your moss to grow faster-- but it may be lacking the nuetrients to do so.

It might also be getting algae in it, or...
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