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Forum: Equipment   01-29-2016, 09:34 PM
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Posted By jovonhaln
Just got off work... The threads are the...

Just got off work...
The threads are the same the brand is JT in white and black. I used the one that came with the kit for 1 bubble/second maybe a little less sending this through my outlet...
Forum: Equipment   01-29-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By jovonhaln
88gm co2 set up....

Hi all,
Joe in Texas again,
I have been using an 88 gm (90?) set up with the blue omnibus regulator (can fit disposable and refillable bottles cga 320 I think) I have only used it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-27-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By jovonhaln
Sorry for dropping my thread but moving took...

Sorry for dropping my thread but moving took over. Good news alll the new tanks have made it upstairs thanks to a piece of cardboard covered foam and a come along (ratcheting rope?.?.? thingy) from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By jovonhaln
Thanks for all the insight folks! I am gonna be...

Thanks for all the insight folks! I am gonna be plant shy... all of the tanks together might plant a 55..?!?!! I have been looking at the carib sea substrate (affordable yes but good for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By jovonhaln
O.K.! that was my hope! So I crowd the shrimp and...

O.K.! that was my hope! So I crowd the shrimp and rams for the move then use the gravel equally in the new tanks, adjust the water to existing parameter old filters on new tanks, new filters with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By jovonhaln
Yeah. I am worried about this too, problem is...

Yeah. I am worried about this too, problem is room for everything in a one bedroom apartment. I have been able to make 1 rack for 1 set of 3 30" 6-7 gallon low tanks maybe deviders to keep the rams...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By jovonhaln
Never had to cycle so quick!!!

Hi all Joe in Texas here,
Moving......I have to downsize from 9 to 3 tanks. The 3 are much larger than the nine but I only have 2-3 days. I have a 20 long with pea ,grave and several 8's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By jovonhaln
An update... My niece says she saw my...

An update...
My niece says she saw my big orange "shrimp" grabbing one of the "little blue ones" over the weekend! So....I guess a cpo does occasionally get a shrimp now and then. Maybe I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-16-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By jovonhaln
Great idea.!!! I tried to post yesterday.. all...

Great idea.!!! I tried to post yesterday.. all day...not sure what happened.... maybe this will get on. I tried putting the foam media juice (squeezed it and floated it for 30 minutes in the tank)...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-15-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By jovonhaln
substrate cycle questions

For the first time in recent memory I can't spare more than a cup or two of substrate for a new set up. I have cycled rocks(bigger), plants, wood and media (balls, matrix, noodles , foam etc). The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-11-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By jovonhaln
I now have 3 cpo in my neocaridinia tank (an 18"...

I now have 3 cpo in my neocaridinia tank (an 18" +/-4 gallon). I have tiny "peewee's" big 1.5" cherry shrimp, blue,s etc. Most shrimp seem much to quick for the crayfish and keeping them fed also...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-25-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By jovonhaln
Thanks I will do that. Since my tanks mostly fall...

Thanks I will do that. Since my tanks mostly fall into the nano catagory, 4-8 gallons, I am using 1/16- 1/8 teaspoons of the dry adjusters (Equilibrium etc). and literally drops (1/4 - 1/2 ml) of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By jovonhaln
update

the water changes have helped.... sitting at around 20 on the (still uncalibrated) api nitrate test. Not sure what's up or if I can stop water changes....put in a few German blue rams from another...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-19-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By jovonhaln
Wow! Thanks for quick responses all First...

Wow! Thanks for quick responses all
First yea, I guess all things considered it's still pretty new so maybe it needs time. My checker is still reading low co2 but you know how long they take and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-19-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By jovonhaln
nitrates thru the roof in a 36" 7 gal. only plants

I have set up a new tank using a flourite substrate (carib sea) approx 10 plants and 1 cycled filter and 1 new filter (media I mean. Nothing else except driftwood from a stocked tank (discus). Ph 7.4...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-24-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
  Hydra!
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Posted By jovonhaln
Hydra!

I have an established tank, a 32" 5gal. DIY that has been set up since...gosh months& months with no new plants or livestock or even live food in at least 5 months. All of a sudden I see hydra. At...
Forum: DIY   06-15-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By jovonhaln
yeah

the guy I get my daphnia from says the same he has a tank outside and never does anything doesn't even bring em in in the winter... must be the green water. He gave me the idea for the yeast &...
Forum: DIY   06-15-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By jovonhaln
can't keep my daphnia alive....

I have a 1.5 gallon plastic tank taller than wide (maybe 12" 7") I fill with aquarium water when I buy daphnia. For some reason I can't get them to grow. I use 1 quart of water with a half teaspoon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-15-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By jovonhaln
Glasscages.com Sells em but unless you can meet...

Glasscages.com Sells em but unless you can meet the truck I would bet diy is much cheaper.
And diy is much easier than you would think. The smaller ones for sure. A 8 gal 36" I made
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-16-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By jovonhaln
me too!

I am with you.. . I too have been keeping fish on and off since the 70's and recently returned after a long hiatus. Things have changed! So many choices.. .and tanks are expensive now! I was at my...
Forum: Plants   05-12-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jovonhaln
Giod news! Nice n easy. Thanks all.

Giod news! Nice n easy. Thanks all.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-12-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By jovonhaln
Darn spell check "them" employment go...

Darn spell check "them" employment go figure!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-12-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By jovonhaln
Yeah, I think I'll leave some of employment...

Yeah, I think I'll leave some of employment together just to see.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By jovonhaln
Wow Soothing thats good news. Can I put crystals...

Wow Soothing thats good news. Can I put crystals with neos?

Got that backwards but it doesn't matter you covered it all. Thanks.

I guess what I meant to ask was;
Will my neo's breed...
Forum: Plants   05-11-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jovonhaln
dwarf Lily bulbs...

I just got 3-5 dwarf Lily (2 L's?), looks like 1 has more than one growth. Do I plant the bulb deep or just about 1/2 to 3/4's in the substrate? Now I have them sitting there.
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