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Forum: Fish 05-04-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By Slippryrock
1. Black diamond neon tetras. These are probably...

1. Black diamond neon tetras. These are probably a tighter schooling fish than even rasboras.

2. Harlequin rasboras

3. Fire green tetras. great fish, not a great schooler

4. Rummy nose...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-04-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,178
Posted By Slippryrock
The only thing i can safely recommend is what my...

The only thing i can safely recommend is what my dad always told me for a variety things, a good old fashion bottle of time. when that grows in and fills out it will look nice and comfy. The crpyt...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-04-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By Slippryrock
how did you hide the filtration ? i see ripples...

how did you hide the filtration ? i see ripples on the water surface but no filter.
Forum: Aquascaping 05-03-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Slippryrock
Dagobah theme ? intriguing

Dagobah theme ? intriguing
Forum: Aquascaping 06-15-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Slippryrock
For just throwing it together with "spare parts"...

For just throwing it together with "spare parts" you did really well. There are few guide lines for doing iwagumi. Each rock has a role to play. Although your arrangement has some concerns, it still...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-02-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Slippryrock
I took a few minutes the other day and play with...

I took a few minutes the other day and play with the primary stone and i have turned/tilted back towards center a bit. I also had to tweak the others a bit in my eye to make it work. As for the...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Slippryrock
By switching those two I would be altering from...

By switching those two I would be altering from the 2/3's rule as I understand. And doing so would put the tertiary stone as the secondary stone switching their roles. As for the focal point being in...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By Slippryrock
i know you asked for plant species but have you...

i know you asked for plant species but have you considered a couple of golf ball sized flat river rock casually placed in the open ground area ? just a thought
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Slippryrock
Aside from what others have mentioned and...

Aside from what others have mentioned and depending on what plants you are putting in and placement, you may want to consider moving the heater and filter pickup to the other side behind the branches...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Slippryrock
Let me have it !

Doing my first Iwagumi. I really need a "no holds bared" "down and dirty" evaluation. I have been reading and researching and spending a lot of time looking at rocks and positioning them over and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-12-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Slippryrock
I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say...

I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say based on image and plant species alone that it is likely a potassium deficiency. I have very little experience with this plant but most research on it...
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Slippryrock
Do you have a local store ? Not the big box or...

Do you have a local store ? Not the big box or corporate chain stores mind you, The Mom and Pop store. you might find that after shipping retail in a local store is the better bet. Besides the big...
Forum: Substrate 05-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Slippryrock
You would really be picking the fly poop out of...

You would really be picking the fly poop out of the pepper but there are differences in Fluorite. Subtle differences. If you go to Seachem.com and look at the mineral content on each color there are...
Forum: Plants 05-11-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Slippryrock
I may have found the answer to my question....

I may have found the answer to my question. Apparently when under high light conditions this plant will lean over the substrate rather than grow straight up.
I had made a minor adjustment to my...
Forum: Plants 05-10-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Slippryrock
2nd and 3rd ones looks like a species of...

2nd and 3rd ones looks like a species of hygrophilia. i believe it to be corymbosa.

i know my answer is vague but it may be a place to start researching.
Forum: Plants 05-10-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Slippryrock
can't focus on leaves too well but it "may" be...

can't focus on leaves too well but it "may" be narrow leaf anachris that has been under very low light.
Forum: Plants 05-10-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Slippryrock
weak/curly rotala stems

ok, here is the set up as best as i can tell you.

Set up
56C
marineland plant LED 8hrs/day
pressurized Co2
marineland c360 canister
flourite substrate
R.O. source water reconstituted with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-26-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Slippryrock
NICE ! tyvm

NICE ! tyvm
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Slippryrock
if i can get the right lighting i can wait 6...

if i can get the right lighting i can wait 6 weeks. i have had HC do fine for me in the past. it spread great and did good adding it to an established tank. however, i allowed a bunch of hair algae...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-24-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Slippryrock
It's my opinion that every tank should be treated...

It's my opinion that every tank should be treated on an individual basis. As for air stones, it would definitely depend on the situation at hand. the OP is having an algae problem so all i was doing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-24-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Slippryrock
what is the normal time frame for that ? wait...

what is the normal time frame for that ? wait till they are spreading or finished spreading before filling ?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-24-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Slippryrock
5.5 for Iwagumi

I'm thinking of trying a small scale iwagumi. I have a couple obstacles. One of which is finding a light source.
my current thought is trying a CFL or 2 from hanging type dome fixtures. But i'm open...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-24-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Slippryrock
If i understand correctly you are doing 60 to 70%...

If i understand correctly you are doing 60 to 70% water changes weekly.
What is the source of your new water ?
Are you using RO or DI water ?
How long has this tank been established ?

Seems...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Slippryrock
cyanobacteria. causes low flow low to...

cyanobacteria.

causes
low flow
low to no nitrates

I have found that the best way to knock out cyano is to syphon off about 20% and replace it with good ole dirty oscar water.
rather than...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Slippryrock
L260 yay or nay ?

56C
pressurized C02
marineland c360 canister filter
reconstituted RO water
fluorite substrate

30ish rasboras
1 GBR
1 elec blue GBR
12 red cherry shrimp
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