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Forum: Plants 05-28-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Dwarf hairgrass carpet - minimum amount of light??

I plan to grow a DHG carpet in a 4 gallon cube.I will use DIY Co2.

Knowing that the DIY Co2 is not very stable or intense ,I would like to go as "low light" as possible ,as not to raise the Co2...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Doesn't that cotton ball ever get clogged?how...

Doesn't that cotton ball ever get clogged?how often do you change it?could I use a cigarette filter?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-26-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Najas G is being used by many shrimp breeders.

Najas G is being used by many shrimp breeders.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I just found him on the floor in a corner.Must...

I just found him on the floor in a corner.Must have missed him this morning.I dropped him back in the tank and he's moving.Tomorrow we start over.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Well ,he's gone AWOL again this morning ,or he is...

Well ,he's gone AWOL again this morning ,or he is hiding somewhere in the tank and I cannot see him.
Once they're out of the water ,do they venture far ,or do they just retreat in their shells and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
http://fish.aquaristic.net/Dennerle-Nano-corner-fi...

http://fish.aquaristic.net/Dennerle-Nano-corner-filter.html

It's like this one ,I could swap media ....the corner one has a triangular sort of mesh as finer media ,and a coarse sponge at the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-24-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
just out of curiousity ,what are the first algae...

just out of curiousity ,what are the first algae which usually appear when reaching the co2 limit?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I could squish some mulm from the old filter in...

I could squish some mulm from the old filter in the new one.....

The old filter is an HoB with a sponge at the intake (to protect fry).... I 'll rubberband the sponge on the corner filter...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=56042

A list of low tech plants ,plenty to choose from here.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Do you agitate the surface in those bowls...

Do you agitate the surface in those bowls somehow?How often and how much water do you change?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
How long do Nerite Snails survive out of the water?

This morning at around seven ,I looked at the tank and my Nerite was inside.

Now it's 10:01 ,and I just found him under the tank ,he had fallen from more than 1 meter(3 feet) ,on brick (tank is on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Establishing new filter - how many days do I run them together?

I got a new tiny corner filter for my 4 gallon.The tank is 1 year old and its old filter is a noisy little HOB ,that I want to get rid of.

For now ,I run both filters together in the tank ,to...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Haven't tried all of them ,but my Eheim 2211 is...

Haven't tried all of them ,but my Eheim 2211 is quiet and does a good job on my 10g.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Diffusing DIY Co2 through filter intake.

I got this nano corner filter which I plan to use for a 4gal cube.

I will run DIY Co2 and I've heard people diffusing it at the filter intake?

Before I poke any holes in it ,my question is...
Forum: DIY 05-23-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Is this Champagne yeast any good?

I've just ordered this 100g champagne yeast for a DIY Co2 setup.
They say ferments up to 18 % alcohol.
What difference between this and the regular yeast?
...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I find the Fluval 88g interesting.....how long...

I find the Fluval 88g interesting.....how long would it last in a 4 gallon?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Pressurised Co2 for 4 gallon

I plan to grow a DHG carpet in a 4 gallon.
Was thinking to use pressurised Co2 ,since it's steadier and would last longer.

I imagine I would have to tighten it almost completely ,to get fewer...
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
but less sugar would also mean higher pressure? ...

but less sugar would also mean higher pressure?
I thought that yeast fed on sugar so that s why I thought a higher sugar ratio.
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
cool! So no substrate vac?how do you get rid...

cool!

So no substrate vac?how do you get rid of the debris which gets stuck in the carpet?

Also ,how much water do you change?
Forum: DIY 05-22-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
DIY Co2 for 4 gal tank - how to make it last longer and fewer bubbles

I want to grow a carpet of some sort(DHG or HC) in a 4 gallon tank.

What recipe should I use in order to make it last longer ,at a lower pressure?

CO2 canister is 1 liter ,do I put 4 times as...
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
I thought Co2 was indispensable for carpet...

I thought Co2 was indispensable for carpet growth.How do you do your water changes?

EDIT

My tank is 3.8 gallon ,not 6
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Light for 6 gallon + diy Co2?

I have a 3.8 g cube on which I'd like to experiment again with DIY Co2.
The ligths at the moment are 3w of crappy chinese blue leds ,they only grow najas.
I know diy co2 is not so stable ,but I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-22-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,541
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Eheim make less noise.Even the smaller canister...

Eheim make less noise.Even the smaller canister filters ,they're silent.And they last.
Got a Liberty 2040 HOB for almost 4 years now ,has been running non stop ,no problems.
The splashing of the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-21-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
Deed'I do a boo boo?

I have a 6g nano with 5 red cherry and two baby peacock gudgeons (about 1cm).The single plant is Najas G.
I hadn't changed the water for 2 weeks and a half ,until today.There was a massive amount...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,541
Posted By sleepswithdafishez
:hihi:THIS can happen:hihi: I bet urine is...

:hihi:THIS can happen:hihi:

I bet urine is being used to help cycle the tank:hihi:
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