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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By NeonFlux
They might eat each other. I think it's possible...

They might eat each other. I think it's possible if they are desperate and starving. I recommend feeding them small amounts of frozen bloodworms to eat from time to time and also feed them some...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-21-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By NeonFlux
Sounds good, I'll see if I can try that as well....

Sounds good, I'll see if I can try that as well. Thanks!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By NeonFlux
Hmm air filter.. you mean sponge filter right? :)...

Hmm air filter.. you mean sponge filter right? :) Anyhow thanks for the advice, Solcielo. I'll see if I can try that method sometime.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,763
Posted By NeonFlux
:) As long as there arent any chemical...

:) As long as there arent any chemical ferilizers, harmful microorganisms in the tank water and with a UV sterilizer, cycled filter installed working properly to lower nitrates to 5ppm or something...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-20-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By NeonFlux
Well, because that's what everyone usually...

Well, because that's what everyone usually assumes when they all see something like that most of the time here.. I suppose it's not good to make guesses :/ when they are wrong or w/e? I mean we arent...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-20-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By NeonFlux
Yep, what grizz said. I recommend making your own...

Yep, what grizz said. I recommend making your own NPK liquid mix from dry ferts yourself, or I think nilocg could help mix them for you. You could save a lot of money mixing your own fertilizers.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By NeonFlux
Oh you mean to culture them outside :tongue: ...

Oh you mean to culture them outside :tongue:


:) Interesting, cool.

Have any pics of how you install and constructed everything to make them? Sounds like a great idea I may try.

Thanks,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By NeonFlux
Yeah, just be on the look out. When they get...

Yeah, just be on the look out. When they get bigger, they look fat, and oval.. I had some before no thanks to a daphnia crustacean package coming from a hobbyist's pond -_-. So I actually fed them to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By NeonFlux
Question Best efficient methods of changing water for daphnia easily, and harvesting?

Hey, folks!

:tongue: I just got me some daphnia moina recently, and I want to start culturing them to large populations to feed my fish. I heard that they are very hardy, which is why I really...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-19-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By NeonFlux
Well, you are pretty much on the right track and...

Well, you are pretty much on the right track and ahead of the game already by having a good substrate, root tabs, and lighting. Make sure the kind of lighting you have are the CFL daylights; those...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By NeonFlux
Looks like a dragonfly nymph. Get it out before...

Looks like a dragonfly nymph. Get it out before it gets big enough and attacks your fish.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-25-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By NeonFlux
I would like a t-shirt called "atlas of...

I would like a t-shirt called "atlas of freshwater aquarium fish" with a mob ton of different kinds of fish displayed.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-24-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By NeonFlux
Wow, yikes sounds like a frightening creepy...

Wow, yikes sounds like a frightening creepy dream, OceanGirl. I've had some weird dreams too. One time I dreamt of looking at a 20 gallon tank that is full of boney silver fish that looked like...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By NeonFlux
Nightmares about your aquariums?

There are probably a bunch of old threads that are probably made about this topic of mine, but gee, I just had a scary, killer horrific dream that was so vivid and realistic a couple days ago about a...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-21-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By NeonFlux
You should try river rocks. You can find pretty...

You should try river rocks. You can find pretty large ones over at PetSmart now. They are sold individually though. With those big rocks used as focal points in the tank, then you could add some...
Forum: Photography 09-17-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By NeonFlux
Select "Go advanced" for more posting options,...

Select "Go advanced" for more posting options, and there's a tab that looks like a paperclip, click on it, and just go from there and upload your pictures. Have fun.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-28-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By NeonFlux
Nice setups and glad to have you part of the...

Nice setups and glad to have you part of the community and hobby.

Welcome to ThePlantedTank.

Have a good one with plants, be sure to go right off with a bang and get a lot of plants. It'll help...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By NeonFlux
Yep, that is pretty much how you make them....

Yep, that is pretty much how you make them. Really easy, really. Nothing to it and you save a lot by making your own.

The only problem is some will still eventually make their way up the substrate...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By NeonFlux
Osmocote tabs. Usually made at home, they are...

Osmocote tabs. Usually made at home, they are really commonly used now. Flourish root tabs are commonly used too along others.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By NeonFlux
Some really good plants to start off are: java...

Some really good plants to start off are: java ferns, african fern, anubias, crypts, swords, lotus, rotala rountifolia, hygrophilas, ludwigua repens, anacharis, marsilea, dwarf sag, vals, and I'm...
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By NeonFlux
I've had some of my jungle vals that melted just...

I've had some of my jungle vals that melted just a bit using excel, but it came back in no time. Just don't overdose or you'll be sorry. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By NeonFlux
I see.. Well yeah, you got a good end result and...

I see.. Well yeah, you got a good end result and now you can be on your merry way to get some fish now, it's celebration time :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By NeonFlux
Congrats. Looks like SafeStart did the...

Congrats.

Looks like SafeStart did the trick. You could have actually added SafeStart from the very beginning, and saved yourself all the testing trouble lol. So it's basically the same thing as...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By NeonFlux
;) I hope you TPT moderators don't mind a little...

;) I hope you TPT moderators don't mind a little thread revival? It's only been a couple months, a week and a few days. Thanks.

I just wanna bring the topic back up for a little bit. Say, what if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-14-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By NeonFlux
Yeah, since you are using co2 and higher...

Yeah, since you are using co2 and higher lighting, ferts are definitely necessary. I still would recommend you dose ferts even if Aquasoil does help provide nutrients from sediment. HC, java fern,...
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