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Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,596
Posted By salmon
Very nice! What are you planning for fauna?

Very nice!

What are you planning for fauna?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By salmon
You can get aquasoil in Canada as well as lily...

You can get aquasoil in Canada as well as lily pipes, seiryu/ryouh stones etc.

I would def recommend looking into some sort of co2, even diy,if you want to have a nice HC carpet. Excel and shrimps...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By salmon
Can't believe my last post on this was over a...

Can't believe my last post on this was over a year ago, haven't been around much but had a free day today to get off my lazy butt and half arse scape it and plant, filling as I type, was gonna go DSM...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By salmon
Have ordered stuff from them but not plants, not...

Have ordered stuff from them but not plants, not worth the border stuff.

Try contacting Canadian aquatics (in BC they ship) or aquarium central (in Edmonton also ship) both carry lots of plants.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-25-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
thanks for the feedback. its not really a...

thanks for the feedback. its not really a maintained aquascape anymore. agree on the stems. i just dont have elsewhere to put them.

unfortunately i lost all 6 discrossus a couple months ago, woke...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-22-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
http://images108.fotki.com/v191/photos/6/1859416/1...

http://images108.fotki.com/v191/photos/6/1859416/10379006/IMG_4794-vi.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 08-05-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
tank is still running, although its nothing...

tank is still running, although its nothing special, as i got been bitten by the SW bug, and devoting most of my effort to the reef. will try for a few pics later.

angels are actually a bit...
Forum: Fish 07-27-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,582
Posted By salmon
lost a rummynose to a drop checker, and still...

lost a rummynose to a drop checker, and still wonder to this day how it even managed to get in there
Forum: Fish 07-16-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By salmon
agree with all above, and would only add the idea...

agree with all above, and would only add the idea of switching to caridina japonica's if you want to keep shrimp other than ghosts in there. only fish i lost a big one (2"+) of them to was a nasty...
Forum: Fish 07-16-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By salmon
either up the shoal of congo tetras, or add a...

either up the shoal of congo tetras, or add a bunch of rummynose (if you've never had them)

lemon tetras in numbers are nice too.

and/or look at getting some apistos, rams, kribs, or my fav...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By salmon
Don't get me wrong, they're great solid heaters....

Don't get me wrong, they're great solid heaters. My post was never intended to give a bad review, or give people that idea. All heaters can fail, I've had more failures with internals than the inline...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By salmon
78f is what its normally set to. The 86 it's at...

78f is what its normally set to. The 86 it's at now is a result of the heater not holding what its set at.

Hoping to find the receipt. Anyone here ever sent one back or dealt with something...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By salmon
Running for almost a year might be more. It is a...

Running for almost a year might be more. It is a great heater and I agree don't recall hearing much about them failing.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By salmon
Hydor inline heater malfunctioning

Long story short I had my hand in the tank for the first time in a few weeks and discovered the water felt warm enough to make coffee with. Then looked down and saw 4 dried shrimp on the floor. One...
Forum: Plants 05-22-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By salmon
while it sure looks like some tall mauritiana, it...

while it sure looks like some tall mauritiana, it could possibly also be l. macloviana (doubt it though)? pretty sure it looks a bit different, and is said to be fairly bouyant as it contains air...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-22-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
nothing special. finally beat out two bad bouts...

nothing special. finally beat out two bad bouts of algae. still running w/o pressurized. main focus is still the fish. some of the female checkerboards are possibly showing male coloring....strange...
Forum: DIY 05-15-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By salmon
having just built one, you could either anchor it...

having just built one, you could either anchor it to a wall if possible, or do what Hoppy said and add some weight to the base. a full canister filter and a co2 tank will add to that, then use...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By salmon
congrats! if they're guarding id say they are for...

congrats! if they're guarding id say they are for sure your rams.

you have two options, leave them be and hope the parents fend off and dont eat the fry/wigglers, or pull them into a fry tank...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By salmon
Got a group awhile back from a Canadian retailer...

Got a group awhile back from a Canadian retailer that may ship via air to you. not sure if theres any left, last i heard there were a few left, but that was several weeks ago.

try searching and/or...
Forum: DIY 05-04-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,208
Posted By salmon
add a second bottle and swap them in stages. this...

add a second bottle and swap them in stages. this will help keep it a tad more stable.

+1 to herns suggestion on the Lalvin EC 118, great stuff used it for a couple years now, lasts for weeks
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
ya, about the time i pulled the co2 and started...

ya, about the time i pulled the co2 and started focusing on breeding the dicrossus, the scape really started to decline. a rescape is in the works.....believe me i'm not happy with its current state....
Forum: Tank Journals 04-14-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,979
Posted By salmon
looking pretty messy. ...

looking pretty messy.

http://images20.fotki.com/v682/photos/6/1859416/10379006/IMG_4635-vi.jpg
Forum: Fish 04-13-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By salmon
with no other fish in the tank, personally i...

with no other fish in the tank, personally i wouldnt bother to QT them. give the tank a bit more time like mentioned, and you should be good to go. rummys are great "barometers" of water quality. 30...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By salmon
haha thanks. fairly set on planted shrimp at this...

haha thanks. fairly set on planted shrimp at this point



it is. built it 37"x37" but the added toe kick adds the height. it may be removed. floor is thankfully hard surface. but for peace of...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By salmon
havent been on much lately, but based off a few...

havent been on much lately, but based off a few posts ive browsed, it seems like brackish is all the rage. me, i'd either go full blown reef, or fresh only, none of that half way in between rubbish...
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