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Forum: Substrate   02-26-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By spidangular
Eco complete is the worst. It provides no...

Eco complete is the worst. It provides no nutrients, so why they get to call it complete is beyond me, and it is the most frustrating thing to try and plant in....
IMHO
You hate having your soil...
Forum: Fish   02-24-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By spidangular
Ohhhh.... Thanks for clearing that up jrh ...

Ohhhh.... Thanks for clearing that up jrh


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Forum: Fish   02-24-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By spidangular
I'll look at the Choprae. Looking for something...

I'll look at the Choprae. Looking for something with a more natural appearance than glow lights. They're going in here. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/02/23/a1f6b5c617d26125c2feaddab3bd948c.jpg
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Forum: Fish   02-23-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By spidangular
Your favorite nano broadcast spawners

What are your favorite small approximately 1 to 1 1/2 inch broadcast spawners?
Has to be colorful/interesting to look at and not too difficult to breed.
I'm thinking of something like CPDs. ...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-16-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By spidangular
I have tried this and it looks horrible. All of...

I have tried this and it looks horrible. All of the scratches are easily seen and there is no way of buffing them out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By spidangular
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Forum: Algae   03-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By spidangular
I also failed by trying to fix it with a thousand...

I also failed by trying to fix it with a thousand water changes. And then I left the lights off for a few days and that worked. Do a big water change before black out.


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Forum: Fish   03-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed for day or two and they'll come...

Don't feed for day or two and they'll come around.


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Forum: Plants   03-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By spidangular
Don't people know to rinse fluorite? Sent...

Don't people know to rinse fluorite?


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Forum: Plants   03-07-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By spidangular
Just my two cents- Eco complete is terrible to...

Just my two cents- Eco complete is terrible to plant in because it's too light. When you try to stick plants into it by pushing the roots into it with a infer and pull your finger out, the substrate...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-05-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By spidangular
Sifting.. I believe everything that would get...

Sifting.. I believe everything that would get sifted out would be either a rock or a stick. A stick big enough to get sifted out would float. So just put the dirt in a bucket, let it sit for a week...
Forum: Algae   02-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed the tank for two or three days and it...

Don't feed the tank for two or three days and it will be spotless.
I got an adult SAE to eat a variety of algae that way. A couple days starvation and the fish will eat anything the can, not just...
Forum: Algae   02-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By spidangular
This is so obvious, but I've never seen it...

This is so obvious, but I've never seen it written anywhere so I figure I'll post it. I'm sure it will be useful to somebody.

If you have algae on rocks or driftwood that does not have plants...
Forum: Equipment   01-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,070
Posted By spidangular
Google cerges reactor

Google cerges reactor
Forum: Ponds   01-30-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By spidangular
What would it take to rehabilitate a natural pond?

The answer: a thousand years or a hundred thousand dollars.
First you have to find out, chemically, what is wrong with the pond, if it is still being fed contaminants and if you can put an end to...
Forum: Substrate   01-28-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By spidangular
Dirt tank FAIL!

Mgopm dirt tank I started last winter but didn't know what I was doing in planted tanks and abandoned the project. The ten gallon tank sat outside for about a year with a twenty gallon tank upside...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-28-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By spidangular
Cleaning planted tank and catching fish

To catch SAE you simply use your hand or small net to chase it into the biggest net in the most wide open area. That way there is no chasing with the net. You carefully annoy it from place to place...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By spidangular
Throw in garbage disposal. You can't tell me...

Throw in garbage disposal. You can't tell me that's inhumane. It's like a person hitting the ground after falling out of an airplane. .. One second out of the water and then there aren't any brains...
Forum: Fish   01-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By spidangular
These are doing fine....

These are doing fine. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/22/dena3u5e.jpg


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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-15-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By spidangular
I use a website for three years with the same rx....

I use a website for three years with the same rx. They treat it like you're entering in your pants size. They don't care that your rx is out of date, the site I use doesn't even ask for the rx date....
Forum: DIY   12-08-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By spidangular
Sounds good to me about the sponge. It was the...

Sounds good to me about the sponge. It was the filter floss for mechanical filtration that i was worried about changing, not the bio filter. .
Is a filter even required? I ran my tank fine with...
Forum: DIY   12-07-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By spidangular
I was trying to find a way to almost never have...

I was trying to find a way to almost never have to change the filter... Yeah I know. if I'm looking for " hands off" I'm in the wrong hobby!
No, correction, I was thinking about making a filter...
Forum: Fish   12-06-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By spidangular
Oh shoot! Of course! Sorry, i didn't read it...

Oh shoot! Of course! Sorry, i didn't read it closely enough.
Forum: Fish   12-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By spidangular
Don't feed the tank for a day or two. When they...

Don't feed the tank for a day or two. When they get hungry enough, they will eat the algae. My planted tank is a twenty gallon long that is over stocked. I keep the SAE in the qt tank when I'm not...
Forum: DIY   12-06-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By spidangular
That is incredibly rude. If you don't like the...

That is incredibly rude. If you don't like the thread then don't read it. One aquarium related question that you think is of topic, although completely related to how i should do something and...
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