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Forum: Plants   01-05-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Qwe
True, just like there's no such thing as ice,...

True, just like there's no such thing as ice, just water that is cold...
Forum: Plants   01-05-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Qwe
Looks like dwarf water lettuce (Pistia...

Looks like dwarf water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) to me
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-22-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Qwe
dwarf puffers suck the snail out and leave the...

dwarf puffers suck the snail out and leave the shell
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-06-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Qwe
I've done maple leaves, which didn't seem to...

I've done maple leaves, which didn't seem to stain the water much and disintegrated within a month or two.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-30-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Qwe
Many people, myself included, fill with a python...

Many people, myself included, fill with a python attached to a sink. You can control the flow amount going in and point the nozzle somewhere it won't cause harm. Just try to get the temperature...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-25-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 52,904
Posted By Qwe
I can't speak for him, but I keep coming across...

I can't speak for him, but I keep coming across people in such professions and they always say how they just love it and still love the hobby. Granted it's only been like 4 or 5 people, but it gives...
Forum: Plants   08-23-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Qwe
H. difformis is a good example of a plant that...

H. difformis is a good example of a plant that looks completely different between emersed and submerged, and needs to transition:...
Forum: Plants   08-23-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,431
Posted By Qwe
That's my preferred method when I've collected...

That's my preferred method when I've collected plants. In your research you'll find that people tend to do dips, such as diluted bleach or some other chemical...
Forum: Substrate   08-23-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Qwe
Indeed, it's becoming more and more popular for...

Indeed, it's becoming more and more popular for people to use dirt in planted tanks. You should check out Diana Walstad's Ecology of the Planted Aquarium if you're interested in the concept.
Forum: Plants   08-03-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Qwe
Thanks for the replies! I wasn't able to get it...

Thanks for the replies! I wasn't able to get it in the auction anyway :/
Forum: Plants   08-01-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Qwe
Plant ID

Purple leaves, green stem, thinking of getting it but no idea what it is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-07-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Qwe
I definitely found it much cheaper to do priority...

I definitely found it much cheaper to do priority mail by weight for shipping plants. It's good to hear that the general attitude of USPS sorters is a positive one...
Forum: Fish   06-19-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Qwe
True, and if they stay close to mom or dad, the...

True, and if they stay close to mom or dad, the other fish won't eat them, they will! LoL

I forget how long it is before they hatch, but if you look it up or someone else knows, it's fairly...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-18-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 43,783
Posted By Qwe
10g top soil capped with sand, single CFL in shop...

10g top soil capped with sand, single CFL in shop light
only snails and possibly a few killie fry (haven't seen them in a while, so guessing not)...
Forum: Fish   06-18-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Qwe
What he said. And if you don't take the fry out,...

What he said. And if you don't take the fry out, the parents will eat them. I fed my fry microworms and they were in a heavily planted tank with some RCS as well.

Some actually time it and take...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Qwe
How about a couple male Heterandria formosa?

How about a couple male Heterandria formosa?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-09-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Qwe
There was nothing mechanical in the tank, just...

There was nothing mechanical in the tank, just dirt, gravel, plants, and water. Hanging dual T8 above it. I think I lost all of them as I tore the tank down :( I should have made more of an effort...
Forum: Plants   06-08-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
  moss ID
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Posted By Qwe
Question moss ID

This has been growing in my neglected-for-years tank, and I have no idea how it got there or what it could be. Maybe even algae?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Qwe
Question small white bug ID

Here is a video (https://goo.gl/photos/tugAVAxX33Ypnve27) of these small, white bugs in my dirted, neglected for years plant only tank. They are only on the surface of the water.

Any idea what...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-08-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Qwe
There are definitely brackish ghost shrimp....

There are definitely brackish ghost shrimp. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palaemonetes

Amanos live and breed in freshwater, it's their larvae that need saltwater.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-08-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Qwe
What he said, and to see some of those dangerous...

What he said, and to see some of those dangerous varieties, look up Macrobrachium species
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-05-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Qwe
They are best kept alone, as they will try to eat...

They are best kept alone, as they will try to eat anything they can get their mouths on, even if it's too big for them to actually eat.

Also, that tank would be way too small... ;P
Forum: Plants   05-31-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,934
Posted By Qwe
Thank you for doing this! I love experimentation...

Thank you for doing this! I love experimentation threads...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Qwe
Sounds like it's experimentation time, to me...

Sounds like it's experimentation time, to me...
Forum: Plants   05-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Qwe
Emersed plant ID

This one was sold to me as "scarlet hygro" which turns up Alternanthera reineckii in my searches, which I have the "cardinalis" variety of and it doesn't really look like this... is that how...
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