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Forum: Fish   03-14-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,836
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Very nice setup! I kept Geophagus Surinamensis in...

Very nice setup! I kept Geophagus Surinamensis in my 120g for about 8 months with my discus since they are from the same habitat. Turned out there was just not enough space for them so I had to sell...
Forum: Fish   03-14-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Great to see someone is doing it! What temp do...

Great to see someone is doing it! What temp do you keep your tank at and do you use a chiller on it?
Forum: Equipment   03-14-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
That seems very odd to me, it should have come...

That seems very odd to me, it should have come sealed tightly. I'm surprised you can unscrew it by hand.

I looked up the regulator on their site, you need to use an allen key to tighten it but you...
Forum: Home Page News   03-14-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,118
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I opted for canisters on my show tank and HOB's...

I opted for canisters on my show tank and HOB's for quarantine or just on hand in case of an emergency. I like hiding the filter, I don't want to see it or hear it...plus lilly pipes look great on a...
Forum: Equipment   03-14-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Sorry I just realized I may have read your post...

Sorry I just realized I may have read your post wrong. You have a leak where the cga320 valve stem connects to the regulator? or you are not able to make a proper seal onto the tank?
Forum: Equipment   03-14-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
using a nylon washer? or buy a perma seal if your...

using a nylon washer? or buy a perma seal if your regulator has threading
Forum: Fish   03-13-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
You might find there are not a lot of folks on...

You might find there are not a lot of folks on here with goldfish because they do not mix well with plants.

Spacelord, why one goldfish?

Bump: It's funny this post popped up because as of...
Forum: Fish   03-12-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I have purchased a lot of discus from Mathias the...

I have purchased a lot of discus from Mathias the owner of discus madness. You can visit his facility by appointment, he's a nice guy. His fish are always in good health and he properly quarantines....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-12-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,656
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Love it! What are your plans for a filter?

Love it! What are your plans for a filter?
Forum: Tank Journals   03-12-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,427
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Not to be a downer but the discus planted tank...

Not to be a downer but the discus planted tank Akaliman posted though beautiful is not telling the whole truth. That tank was scaped at much lower temps, temp raised and then discus added for an...
Forum: Equipment   06-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I went auto top off for my 30 gallon rimless. It...

I went auto top off for my 30 gallon rimless. It loses about 3-5 gallons of water a week due to evaporation in my apt since the ambient sunlight gets in and warms the room. It is a Tunze nano. I keep...
Forum: Algae   05-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,576
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
+1 algaefix

+1
algaefix
Forum: Fish   04-11-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
YESSSS! haha

YESSSS! haha
Forum: Fish   04-10-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
If you boiled everything, bought a new tank and...

If you boiled everything, bought a new tank and replaced the filter media then the tank is definitely not cycled. Read about fish less cycling on the forum, you must add an ammonia
source to feed...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,447
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Pic 1 is the better of the 3 IMO. You can always...

Pic 1 is the better of the 3 IMO. You can always cut it up and position the branches how you want if your feeling restricted. 2nd piece is cool but too bulky, 3rd doesn't even look like wood to me.
Forum: Fish   04-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
How do you know your fish had parasites, you left...

How do you know your fish had parasites, you left out what kind and how you came to this conclusion? Also what species fish?

Also how do you know your tank is cycled what are your readings? If you...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-10-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,347
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I had the same problem, my shrimp tank is in my...

I had the same problem, my shrimp tank is in my bedroom too. The trickling water from the sponge filter drove me nuts. Needless to say I switched to a canister with sponge intake :P ahhh silence
Forum: Equipment   04-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Yep that's the one. They are heavily discounted...

Yep that's the one. They are heavily discounted on Amazon, if they are fulfilled and ship form amazon and you spend more than $25 it's free shipping as well. The 200w is the least discounted though,...
Forum: Fish   04-09-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,594
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Yes agreed, I should have said "some". I was...

Yes agreed, I should have said "some". I was poking fun at guppies vague statement saying rams are the only good cichlids. There are thousands of species of cichlid, some aggressive some not. They...
Forum: Fish   04-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,594
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Cichlids eat guppy's, of course you don't like...

Cichlids eat guppy's, of course you don't like them :icon_eek:
Forum: Aquascaping   04-09-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I had a feeling I could wrap it in the branches...

I had a feeling I could wrap it in the branches since they are so dense. I typically use thread to attach fissiden, am yet to try the glue method. I guess I'll have to mess around with it. I'm water...
Forum: Aquascaping   04-09-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
What are you guys using to attach the fissiden to...

What are you guys using to attach the fissiden to the branches?
Forum: Aquascaping   04-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
Looks great! My tree came today can't wait to...

Looks great! My tree came today can't wait to plant it. I was thinking of using fissiden since I have an abundance of it.
Forum: Equipment   04-08-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
A few years back I bought a JBJ true temp, I...

A few years back I bought a JBJ true temp, I think it was almost $200 then. It didn't last long before I melted the plastic protective covering (my fault). Then without the protective cover it burned...
Forum: Substrate   04-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Fiftymeatballs
I think there is some confusion. Mr.aqua does...

I think there is some confusion. Mr.aqua does make a aquarium soil that's different than ADA Amazonia aqua soil. No experience with the mr.aqua brand here. But these soils are nutrient rich to feed...
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