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Forum: Fish   Yesterday, 05:31 PM
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Posted By zackariah
I disagree with the comment about a 1 male and...

I disagree with the comment about a 1 male and two females. I have done this many times. The male will bond with both. This has happened 100% of the time I have tried this.
Also I just did an...
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By zackariah
Good info to know thanks for this thread. ...

Good info to know thanks for this thread.

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Forum: Equipment   03-22-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By zackariah
Did you try the impeller in both units? Sent...

Did you try the impeller in both units?

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Forum: Fish   03-22-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By zackariah
Here are some pictures of the set up. ...

Here are some pictures of the set up.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170322/c1c4ba35d48ffaf01198d67e0c3f8062.jpg
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Forum: Equipment   03-20-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By zackariah
There are many ways to go about setting up an ro...

There are many ways to go about setting up an ro unit. It really depends on how much water you need. You can go with an under sink pressurized tank , or you can get a 55g drum or trash can. Under...
Forum: Equipment   03-19-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By zackariah
Air water ice is a great company. Excellent...

Air water ice is a great company. Excellent customer service. The owner spent 45min on the phone with me answering various questions. As far as adding minerals, you could also do a mix of tap and RO....
Forum: Fish   03-19-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By zackariah
As it has already been stated dead shrimp are not...

As it has already been stated dead shrimp are not normal during shipping. Your water is too cold for Cardinals. They are a fairly sensitive fish.

I have dosed excel in low tech shrimp tanks for...
Forum: Fish   03-19-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By zackariah
Culturing Daphnia, ghost shrimp, etc. In one tank

I started a Daphnia culture awhile back and it was doing great. I bought some ghost shrimp to put in a tank that I have mollies breeding in. I feed both the baby mollies and the ghost shrimp to my...
Forum: Equipment   03-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By zackariah
^ exactly. And if you want to add inline stuff...

^ exactly. And if you want to add inline stuff like a heater, reactor, etc. You will have plenty of flow.

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Forum: Fish   03-14-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By zackariah
I think serpae are too big to house with...

I think serpae are too big to house with apistogramma. They are too similar in size. I feel it looks more natural when your schooling/schoaling fish are smaller then your Center piece fish.

Sent...
Forum: Fish   03-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By zackariah
I can now report that all rams have paired up and...

I can now report that all rams have paired up and spawned at least once. Now I have too many in my tanks I'll need to find new homes for some of these pairs. My plan is still to have them breed and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-09-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By zackariah
Two cheap test kits better then one that cost...

Two cheap test kits better then one that cost more money and is far more accurate? I also do not feel you will "outgrow" the ease and convenience of a ph pen. Having equipment that saves me time...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By zackariah
This one is good and has a replaceable tip. I...

This one is good and has a replaceable tip. I bought a cheaper one and forgot about it for a few months. The top dried out and now it does not work. With this one if you forget about it you can just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By zackariah
A ph pen works well. They have a digital display...

A ph pen works well. They have a digital display that would give you an exact reading.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-04-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By zackariah
Okay I have found the answer to all fertilizing...

Okay I have found the answer to all fertilizing needs!

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170304/ba89bba30a89a8657c40154e24cb6de0.jpg

.......mic drop
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-04-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By zackariah
I literally, find cholla on hikes, give it a...

I literally, find cholla on hikes, give it a rinse, and toss it in my tank let it float until it's water logged then place it where I want or take it out to apply plants then put it in place. Not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-04-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By zackariah
Good analogy at the end. And thanks for the help....

Good analogy at the end. And thanks for the help. It's all a science experiment. I know I'll come up with some kinda Balance. As of right now I have doubled the time between water changes. Now my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-03-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By zackariah
Cpo where available at a few shops I have been...

Cpo where available at a few shops I have been in. It's been awhile though. This must be new for at the the cpo or they didn't know.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-03-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By zackariah
While I was waiting for my pps pro from nilocg. I...

While I was waiting for my pps pro from nilocg. I just dosed a little bit every day alternating macros and micros. So far it worked no water change for two weeks. Plants and fish are doing good.
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Forum: Equipment   03-03-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By zackariah
There are some other things that can be why your...

There are some other things that can be why your stems are not doing well. Are they getting enough ferts? ( ie water circulation or just simply not dosing enough of any particular nutrient) Are the...
Forum: Fish   02-28-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By zackariah
Pony by Ginuwine Sent from my SM-G920V using...

Pony by Ginuwine

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Forum: Plants   02-28-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By zackariah
If i find one I will let you know. I'm currently...

If i find one I will let you know. I'm currently switching my ferts from EI to pps pro. I also am closing a window that allowed sunlight to hit my tank causing algae.

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Forum: Fish   02-27-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By zackariah
To answer you last question I would say yes based...

To answer you last question I would say yes based on the behaviour you observed. They probably layed eggs and ate them before you had a chance to see them. In my experience they tend to eat their...
Forum: Fish   02-27-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By zackariah
Another attribute that I have notice, is females...

Another attribute that I have notice, is females tend to be more streamlined (hydrodynamic) the picture above is a good example. I second coral bandit on the long fin females and anything else he...
Forum: Fish   02-27-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By zackariah
Pink belly is what I use to id females. ...

Pink belly is what I use to id females.

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