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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By jmf3460
just the other day I was searching my 20l for my...

just the other day I was searching my 20l for my albino bn pleco, searched and searched, finally figured she must have burrowed down under some wood, so I turned off the lights and went to bed. two...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By jmf3460
man that is beautiful. what a unique and...

man that is beautiful. what a unique and original set up, everything is DIY I suppose.
Forum: Fish   08-28-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By jmf3460
a male guppy

a male guppy
Forum: Tank Journals   08-26-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,316
Posted By jmf3460
sir/maam you have way to many plants in there, i...

sir/maam you have way to many plants in there, i recommend you take some out and send to me...:)
Forum: Fish   08-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By jmf3460
melafix and pimafix are both pointless, you...

melafix and pimafix are both pointless, you should throw them both away. you should try netting it and applying iodine directly to it. it looks bacterial to me. apply iodine, let it sit for like 20...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By jmf3460
holy smokes that's awesome!! great looking stand...

holy smokes that's awesome!! great looking stand and build, good job on the molding!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By jmf3460
sorry I somehow managed to insert a wife into...

sorry I somehow managed to insert a wife into your life, and thread. its because I wasn't wearing my glasses. yea if you have a whole house water softener, and the ph is still that high then I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-21-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By jmf3460
api ph down is an awful product. not to mention...

api ph down is an awful product. not to mention that tampering with your ph usually causes more harm to your fish than having a "high" ph does. what type fish do you plan on keeping? unless you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By jmf3460
mine has no smell.

mine has no smell.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-19-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By jmf3460
rainbows are fast especially when they are small...

rainbows are fast especially when they are small so are lemon tetras
Forum: Fish   07-13-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,133
Posted By jmf3460
discus, by far. the most challenging and the most...

discus, by far. the most challenging and the most rewarding at the same time. dwarf sa cichlids like l. dorsigera, rams and n. amnomala come in a close second
Forum: Algae   07-13-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By jmf3460
I would leave the CO2 on all the time, maybe cut...

I would leave the CO2 on all the time, maybe cut off at night. The extra co2 will help with the bba. you can spot dose hydrogen peroxide also.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,688
Posted By jmf3460
yea a cool branchy spiney piece would look cool...

yea a cool branchy spiney piece would look cool with the plants coming in and all around up through it
Forum: Algae   07-12-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By jmf3460
I think its black beard algae, this is how it...

I think its black beard algae, this is how it starts. you need to dose excel or metricide
Forum: Fish   07-12-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By jmf3460
I agree that it does look like the beginnings of...

I agree that it does look like the beginnings of hole in the head. it is curable but it also spreadable. many fish with a healthy immune system will fight it though. hole in the head is a pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-12-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,688
Posted By jmf3460
I like the white substrate very much, but do you...

I like the white substrate very much, but do you not feel this tank is in desperate need of some hardscape??
Forum: Plants   05-08-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By jmf3460
im going to agree with Tinanti for the simple...

im going to agree with Tinanti for the simple fact that its Tinanti saying it. if anyone knows what it is, its Tinanti so I agree
Forum: Plants   04-16-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By jmf3460
it is a really nice plant, I grew it with great...

it is a really nice plant, I grew it with great success a couple times in the past, but each time it just got too leggy and ended up taking over my tanks, in low lighting it will not turn pink and...
Forum: Plants   04-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By jmf3460
hygrophila polysperma "sunset" it is illegal to...

hygrophila polysperma "sunset" it is illegal to own in some states and is illegal to trade/sell across state lines....better look it up for PA.
Forum: Tank Journals   04-16-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,878
Posted By jmf3460
a small update, I was able to score some awesome...

a small update, I was able to score some awesome java fern and have attached it to the wooden stumps. trying to keep it off the sand because I do lots of weekly syphons of food and poo on this tank...
Forum: Plants   04-14-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By jmf3460
its making babies!!! congrats!! those little...

its making babies!!! congrats!! those little things on the shoots are propogations. Wait till you see a good amount of root on each one and you can then detach them from the mother plant and put...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-13-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By jmf3460
Prime is not invertebrate safe is it. My guess...

Prime is not invertebrate safe is it. My guess is the overdosing of Prime killed the shrimp and inverts.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-13-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By jmf3460
beautiful beautiful tank. Not at all an amazon...

beautiful beautiful tank. Not at all an amazon biotope but it is beautiful. This is more of a naturalistic tank to me. Amazon biotope would be stained water, sand substrate, leaf litter, lots of...
Forum: Plants   04-12-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By jmf3460
OP with swords, im afraid, it is usually...

OP with swords, im afraid, it is usually necessary to add root tabs to the substrate around the roots. Amazon swords are just such heavy root feeders they deplete the substrate of its nutrients very...
Forum: Fish   04-12-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By jmf3460
OP you can find L. Dorsigera and L. curviceps...

OP you can find L. Dorsigera and L. curviceps tank raised that are already used to hard water. I got mine from wetspottropicalfish.com I think the ones they have now are wild caught, as were mine. ...
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