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Forum: Plants   01-04-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Kris
i have a tiny aquaponics set up in my classroom...

i have a tiny aquaponics set up in my classroom (10 gallon aquarium and a plastic shoebox as the grow bed) and a pothos grew from the grow bed into the aquarium- one long branch/tendril reached into...
Forum: Lighting   01-03-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,566
Posted By Kris
oh yes, i know this tank is no longer low tech! ...

oh yes, i know this tank is no longer low tech!
(small giggle)
there is a dividing bracket or a brace of some sort that runs across the middle of the tank. the lights that came with the tank were...
Forum: Lighting   01-02-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,566
Posted By Kris
here are some pictures of the tank and the light,...

here are some pictures of the tank and the light, and the up close of the brackets.
Forum: Lighting   01-02-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,566
Posted By Kris
i will post pictures soon, as i am very proud of...

i will post pictures soon, as i am very proud of the tank, but not tech savvy.
:fish:
i wanted to suspend the light as well, but my house is a split level and to anchor the light, my husband would...
Forum: Lighting   01-01-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,566
Posted By Kris
Hagen Glo T5 HO brackets

Christmas was very good to me and I got a new lighting system for my tank.
The upside is that it is very bright, but because of the size of my tank is between 2 and 2.5 wpg, which is what I planted...
Forum: Fish   01-01-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,103
Posted By Kris
to revive an old thread... i blanched broccoli...

to revive an old thread...
i blanched broccoli today and my cories are scared of it. the amano shrimp are ignoring it. the gourami spit it out and the neons tried it and are now ignoring it.
do...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-14-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,773
Posted By Kris
i feel your pain. i read all the time about...

i feel your pain. i read all the time about people having enough cherry shrimp to worry about inbreeding or that their amanos are 6 year old bohemiths. i consider it a good thing if my shrimp live...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-13-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Kris
i can't seem to keep mine alive. so i am glad to...

i can't seem to keep mine alive. so i am glad to hear that some people are able to keep them alive for 8 years!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-09-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Kris
i ate a ton of those over two years in china. it...

i ate a ton of those over two years in china. it was before i got interested in keeping tanks again.
i rarely see those shrimp at chinese restaurants in the states.
Forum: DIY   12-09-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Kris
that is brilliant and definitely falls into the...

that is brilliant and definitely falls into the category of "patent it now and sell it on tv!"
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-08-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By Kris
good for you for getting a shelter dog. he is...

good for you for getting a shelter dog.
he is all kinds of cute!
Forum: Plants   11-30-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,567
Posted By Kris
i have duckweed in my pond outside and two tanks...

i have duckweed in my pond outside and two tanks with hideous algae/bacteria blooms inside.
since it eats nitrates and since i already have some...
maybe it'll eat the bacteria blooms too.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-29-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Kris
my understanding is that that episode has to be...

my understanding is that that episode has to be purchased on dvd per an agreement with the star wars people.
Forum: Equipment   11-28-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,066
Posted By Kris
i just had this same experience. i lost bleeding...

i just had this same experience. i lost bleeding hear tetras, neons and my sanity.
thanks to your recommendations, i have a new heater and control on the way as an early christmas present.
heater...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   01-04-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Kris
good to know. i guess i should have kept...

good to know.
i guess i should have kept testing things...i've done a water change and scooped out the few bodies i found.
it was darned disappointing.
thanks for the info!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-31-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Kris
the case of the dissappearing fish

hello all,
i have a 50 gallon tank that is going to (eventually) be a discus tank.
right now, it is not. it has lack luster lighting, low-light plants, no CO2, some driftwood and renegade guppies....
Forum: Fish   10-02-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,499
Posted By Kris
all good information. thanks. i still have...

all good information.
thanks.
i still have only seen one at a time since i let them loose in the tank. i am considering tagging them with something so i can tell if its the same one over and over...
Forum: Fish   09-26-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,499
Posted By Kris
hey there, had to revive this thread. i just...

hey there,
had to revive this thread.
i just got back into really paying attention to the tank after a summer of laziness.
i have spent about six hours searching for my two loaches.
one is out,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-19-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Kris
old computer monitor

hey there,
its been ages since i posted, but i have a question. a friend of mine wants to create an aquarium in an old monitor. i'm sure the same sorts of issues arise from old tvs...etc.
does...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-01-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,881
Posted By Kris
i can't wait for the pictures of the final set-up!

i can't wait for the pictures of the final set-up!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-27-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Kris
that sucks. another option for the cat is...

that sucks.
another option for the cat is bitter apple sprayed on the line...and you with a spray bottle nearby. i'd spray the cat any time it came within three feet of the tank. this should (After...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-27-2005, 12:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Kris
i got a new CO2 system for my birthday/christmas...

i got a new CO2 system for my birthday/christmas present and i hope to set it up today. i have been searching the forum for instructions on hooking it into the water. duc did a great job and got the...
Forum: Ponds   11-04-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Kris
hey there, i am not certain about sources, but...

hey there,
i am not certain about sources, but i will warn that both plants require a lot more space than one might imagine.
good luck!
Forum: Algae   11-04-2005, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Kris
i have the same thing--it gets pretty big and...

i have the same thing--it gets pretty big and then it falls of the driftwood and something eats it or i suck it up when i do a water change. i'm not getting worked up about it as it isn't moving to...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-16-2005, 02:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,898
Posted By Kris
I have an engineering (?) question: I know that...

I have an engineering (?) question: I know that Venice, Italy is having trouble with sinking, I have heard that Mexico City is sinking. Was New Orleans?
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