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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By LNicho
Some of them expire before I get to use them,...

Some of them expire before I get to use them, even tho I did the survey...
I find them littered about my room, expired several months back!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-08-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By LNicho
Perhaps it's better suited as a general...

Perhaps it's better suited as a general guideline.
The post was in 2010, so it still has some credibility, wouldn't you say?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-08-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By LNicho
Useful for Shrimp Keepers

I've been using this cart to tell if one shrimp species is compatible with another.
What do you think?

The source also has some info on keeping CRS.
(So you know: I tried to email him once...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-08-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By LNicho
Looks great! I suggest looking at flourish...

Looks great!
I suggest looking at flourish excel, liquid fertilizers, root tablets, and co2 systems for your tank. These are all ways that people maintain plants in their aquariums. Some do a few...
Forum: Plants 02-08-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By LNicho
I should replant mine, it's still in rockwool! It...

I should replant mine, it's still in rockwool! It has been growing, however. I have mine in sand as well, and it's sending runners. I started doing liquid fertilizer and I had crushed root tablets on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By LNicho
Do you check the reciept?

On some pet store reciepts I get, there is a survey number at the end. After calling in to do the survey (automatic pickup), they give me a code (usually 4 digits) for the coupon activation.

I...
Forum: Plants 02-06-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By LNicho
There are shrimp and fish. Shrimp-Amano/Ghost ...

There are shrimp and fish.
Shrimp-Amano/Ghost
Fish-Neon Tetra, Gold Tetra, Glass catfish

I should probably keep dosing once a week.
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By LNicho
Lighting: BeamWorks Led Water Changes: Every...

Lighting: BeamWorks Led
Water Changes: Every few weeks (2-3)
Nutrafin Plant Gro: says "Micro Nutrient Formula"
No Co2
10 gallon, with five 'plugs' of dwarf hairgrass
(eleocharis acicularis) my...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By LNicho
How often to dose fertilizer?

Hello,

I bought some liquid fertilizer. On the bottle it says "dose once a week," but I know that some people dose more or less than instructed. How often do you dose?

I'm working on...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,315
Posted By LNicho
Since they are already planted, I probably...

Since they are already planted, I probably shouldn't dig them up, but I will keep that in mind for the future!
I'm starting to see a bit of growth today. Can this plant grow in room temperature...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By LNicho
The last picture (I) looks like an Eleocharis...

The last picture (I) looks like an Eleocharis species to me (aka Hairgrass).
E reminds me of Cabomba, though I'm not sure.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By LNicho
I found it ! It was buried in the sand...

I found it !

It was buried in the sand again, and again by the airstone. I will no longer keep nerites in a tank with sand!
It is now in a 3 gallon with my betta. This tank has a lid and...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By LNicho
What temperature does the Hydor heat to? I have...

What temperature does the Hydor heat to? I have smaller tanks as well.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By LNicho
What type of aquarium heater?

Hello,

I don't know what type of heater I should get.

I've been considering a few, and I'd like to hear some opinions.

So, to start I have this list:

There's the Hydor Hydrokable,...
Forum: Plants 02-03-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By LNicho
I will consider these. Are there any species...

I will consider these.
Are there any species of animals that I can have, like ghost shrimp for example?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-03-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By LNicho
I've checked in the filter, in plants, and in all...

I've checked in the filter, in plants, and in all of the sand and it seems to be gone. If it's gone for another few weeks I'll call it gone for good. I may try shifting the sand again, thats the only...
Forum: Plants 02-02-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By LNicho
Question Plant suggestions?

Hello,
I'm looking for some plant suggestions.

I have a 2-3 gallon room temperature set up. It is full of a sand substrate and has root tablets. I will dose liquid fertilizer when I get plants,...
Forum: Plants 02-02-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By LNicho
Where is the swap n shop?

Where is the swap n shop?
Forum: Plants 02-02-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By LNicho
Question Where to buy plants?

There are several plants that I'd like to get.

Such plants include:
Dwarf Hairgrass
Dwarf Baby Tears (HC)
Dwarf Four Leaf Clover
Dwarf water lettuce

Possible sites to buy from:...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-01-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By LNicho
I considered doing a moss wall myself. Link...

I considered doing a moss wall myself.
Link for instructions:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyAIYTH67BI

I like the "Aqua turf" moss pads I bought from Petco for $8.99 each. I think it's flame...
Forum: Plants 02-01-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,315
Posted By LNicho
How long did it take you to grow a carpet? I...

How long did it take you to grow a carpet?
I left on a bit of rockwool, since I was afraid to damage the roots. It may take me a while.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-01-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By LNicho
diwu13 - I have black substrate as well. My...

diwu13 - I have black substrate as well. My nerite is a gold-striped zebra variety. It showed up well against the black, so I knew pretty quickly when it was gone.

wetworks - That's amazing! I'm...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,315
Posted By LNicho
That is expensive! Probably better for bigger...

That is expensive! Probably better for bigger tanks. Mine is a mere ten gallon! I'm still hoping to grow that carpet.
Forum: Plants 01-31-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,315
Posted By LNicho
Question How to care for Eleocharis Acicularis (Dwarf Hairgrass)

Hello,

I have five 'plugs' planted in my tank. I tried my best to remove the rock wool and buried each plug with crushed root tablets. I started dosing liquid fertilizer. It is planted in sand....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-31-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By LNicho
Exclamation Lost nerite snail

Hello,

I've lost my nerite snail.

I found it in the sand a few days ago after it disappeared for a week. It was still alive and it began crawling as if nothing happened.
Now it is lost...
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