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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2017, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Niyona
Do you think Celestial Pearl Danio's would go...

Do you think Celestial Pearl Danio's would go well? I'm thinking KISS (keep it simple stupid) - A few low light plants, some mosses, some cherry shrimp, and some of the Celestial Pearl Danio's. My...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Niyona
Thanks guys! It's made of polyresin, and there...

Thanks guys! It's made of polyresin, and there should be a few inches (2-3) left at the top of the tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-05-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Niyona
Question Opinions Wanted: Will this work in my tank?

I have this 10 gallon half moon sitting around empty: https://www.amazon.com/Tetra-29234-Half-Aquarium-10-Gallon/dp/B003V77E94/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1491362939&sr=8-1&keywords=half+moon+10+gallon
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Forum: Fish   03-22-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Niyona
If by flashing, you mean rubbing up against...

If by flashing, you mean rubbing up against things - then yes. This one has been. The other's appear fine. I am starting to think that the drwarf platy I added to this group is stressing them out. He...
Forum: Fish   03-22-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Niyona
A large water change, and the addition of salt...

A large water change, and the addition of salt did not help. I went to the local fish store and they suggested Paraguard. I am dosing that.

Anyone know if I am supposed to do more frequent water...
Forum: Fish   03-20-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Niyona
Thanks, I'll give that a try.

Thanks, I'll give that a try.
Forum: Fish   03-20-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Niyona
Seems like I read that they lose their color at...

Seems like I read that they lose their color at night because they are less active. That the color returns when the tank lights come on, and their blood circulates faster due to activity.
Forum: Fish   03-20-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Niyona
Exclamation I'm going to try to provide as much information...

I'm going to try to provide as much information as possible - stay with me here.

Tank: 20 Gallon Long Moderately Planted - Low Light.

Flora: Java moss, Java ferns, Vals, Various stem plants,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-19-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Niyona
Thanks! I think I'll do a gallon a day and just...

Thanks! I think I'll do a gallon a day and just test it as I go. I didn't think of that as an option. Glad I asked.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-18-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,643
Posted By Niyona
LOVE these CPD's! I have a 20 long that will...

LOVE these CPD's! I have a 20 long that will eventually house these. Where did you get yours?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-18-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Niyona
Question Making the switch to RO/Tap Mixture - Questions

I have an established 20 Long. It currently houses several plants, 1 Male Betta, 1 Mystery Snail, 4 Male Platy.

Water Prams:

pH 8.2ish
GH 12 (Though it is 10 out of the Tap, and has slowly...
Forum: Fish   03-10-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Niyona
You can also try some floating plants to...

You can also try some floating plants to discourage jumping :) Hope he is okay!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-08-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Niyona
If you're not doing rooted plants - you may not...

If you're not doing rooted plants - you may not need to worry about the tabs. For the best advice, I would decide on which plants you want to keep and then post in the Fertilizer/Water Prams forum...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Niyona
Who knew that existed! Do you have a suggestion...

Who knew that existed! Do you have a suggestion on one that works well?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-08-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Niyona
You'll want to decide on a substrate! You can go...

You'll want to decide on a substrate! You can go with something designed for planted tanks. I would recommend though that you pick something that you like the look of, because you can always...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Niyona
Question More Accurate pH Test?

I am using the API test kit to test my water. I have hard water and am testing DI/Tap mixtures to see if I can get some better prams. I am testing in what I believe is the 7.4 range, but it is...
Forum: Plants   03-05-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Niyona
Would a bucket with water, near a window do for...

Would a bucket with water, near a window do for quarantine? Or should I put it in something like a QT tank for fish?
Forum: Plants   03-05-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Niyona
Question How to treat plants from questionable locations?

I was in a LFS yesterday and happened upon a 50% off sale on aquatic plants. This isn't normally a store I purchase fish from (as I have a highly trusted store that I normally buy from). This place...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-04-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Niyona
Thanks guys! I'll look into those.

Thanks guys! I'll look into those.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-03-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Niyona
Question Testing For Total Dissolved Solids??

Can someone recommend a cost friendly testing method? I've seen strips, kits, and meters. I've never had to test before, so I'm clueless.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Niyona
The bottle says that it eradicates Ectoparasites...

The bottle says that it eradicates Ectoparasites and Fungal, Bacterial, and viral lesions.

I'm not 100% certain that it is a bacterial issue. It's just last on my list before determining that my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-23-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Niyona
Question Paraguard - safe for planted tank?

Hi guys - I have a betta that is ailing with what I believe to be a bacterial infection. The lfs suggested Paraguard.

The betta is in a 20 gallon long, planted tank. He's the only occupant other...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-18-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By Niyona
I wouldn't thin them out - but I might make some...

I wouldn't thin them out - but I might make some crypt free areas.
Forum: Fish   09-11-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Niyona
I did some internet research. There seems to be...

I did some internet research. There seems to be some confusion over if it's the glass shrimp that get sold as feeders, or actual ghost shrimp.

Apparently, there are a few different types that get...
Forum: Fish   09-11-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Niyona
Really? I've kept them before and never seen them...

Really? I've kept them before and never seen them attach anything... but then I've never kept them with something as small as the CPD's.
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