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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-03-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By pranks
Hey...where am I? This is not where I went to...

Hey...where am I? This is not where I went to sleep..? Whaaaaaa?

Well since I'm here in the lounge - might as well stay for a drink... :-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-03-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By pranks
I'm not gonna say who ^^^^ but some people share...

I'm not gonna say who ^^^^ but some people share a little too much
information.... :-P
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-03-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By pranks
Algae? We have it all wrong!

New alternative for all those algae problems - we have it all wrong.

If we pool our resources we could form the Aquatic Alage Petrol Exporting
Collectors - or AAPEC -
...
Forum: Equipment   03-27-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By pranks
Cascade Filter Question - diff between 1200 and 1500

I have either a 1200 or a 1500 right now - it is driving
me crazy - I need to replace the head unit.

My question is - does anyone know what the diff between
them is? I think it just the number...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-17-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,502
Posted By pranks
I'mmmm back - OK skip my very clever first idea.....

I'mmmm back - OK skip my very clever first idea.. it's so much simpler now.

Get over it.

Blue Ridge nailed it... there is no end...it will never be perfect or even close...and you will never be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By pranks
Go rex or don't go at all... just my 2cents + I'm...

Go rex or don't go at all... just my 2cents + I'm right :-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-14-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,502
Posted By pranks
Tell em that plants offset the carbon footprint...

Tell em that plants offset the carbon footprint of the house and that you are preserving and protecting the DNA line of fish for future generations.

This is a totally unselfish act for the benefit...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-06-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By pranks
from my experience - it decomposes in water - I...

from my experience - it decomposes in water - I have it for lizards and
when I added to a terrarium setup it turned very soft within the year

YMV :-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-26-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By pranks
Do you have fish in the tank? If so - how...

Do you have fish in the tank?
If so - how many?

If you have fish - I would take them out - put them in a plastic tub with the filter/heater etc....

Then change out the whole tank. Remove the...
Forum: Plants   02-22-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,500
Posted By pranks
www.bayleesfishees.com ! Cory rocks! My new...

www.bayleesfishees.com ! Cory rocks!

My new disclaimer: Plants include but not limited to snails, rainbow fish, shrimp, rare plants, weeds, bits of papertowel, duckweed, toast, top ramen, oatmeal...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-22-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By pranks
If your going plant your tank and add fish - I...

If your going plant your tank and add fish - I would seriously wait on putting in the Bio-Spira until you know you need it.

If your just putting in fish first and no plants - Bio away.

If you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-22-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By pranks
I am going to second that - Prime first - then...

I am going to second that - Prime first - then Bio Spira
Make sure you read the directions - turn off UV and remove
all chemical filters.

Are your cycling a new tank? You must have fish load in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-20-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,059
Posted By pranks
If the pleco is just a white standar pleco - it...

If the pleco is just a white standar pleco - it will eat, move, dig and basically own any plants in your tank.

Don't overfeed - feed the right foods and they will get to the bottom.

You need to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By pranks
Yep - :-) LOL!

Yep - :-)

LOL!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By pranks
Hey... if I wanted to plant a supe nano - like a...

Hey... if I wanted to plant a supe nano - like a gallon - could I just blow bubbles through a straw couple times a day for my DIY Co2?

:-P Just wondering.....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By pranks
I got a small school of oto cats and when I added...

I got a small school of oto cats and when I added 4 sae the
oto cats started schooling with the SAE.

I later added 8 Roseline Barbs - denosoni barbs - and all my
otos and sae got really confused...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By pranks
Clarification - adjust accordingly for your...

Clarification -
adjust accordingly for your smaller tank :-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By pranks
I have 4 african tanks - 1) All male mostly...

I have 4 african tanks -

1) All male mostly malawais - 125 gallon with anubias and ferns
2) Demasoni and Yellow Labs - 55 gallon with anubia, ferns and floaters
3) Mixed Africans - 90 gallons...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By pranks
Demasoni's - the are great in planted tanks, are...

Demasoni's - the are great in planted tanks, are small, very pretty - a bright dark blue and black stripe - breed readily

You can mix in some yellow labs for a few years - the labs will get too...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By pranks
I personally think the gov'ment should be paying...

I personally think the gov'ment should be paying me for my extensive dihydrogen monoxide research. I currently have many tanks of the stuff and I have discovered that fish, some plants and some...
Forum: Plants   02-11-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By pranks
Cory is an awesome place to get plants. I...

Cory is an awesome place to get plants.

I have bought many times and I have never been less than
thrilled

Tim
Forum: Plants   02-10-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,010
Posted By pranks
www.aquabotanic.com - ...

www.aquabotanic.com -

www.bayleesfishees.com -

You cannot go wrong with either place.

Go to aquabotanic for the harder to find stuff -

Shipping and prices are better than anywhere else...
Forum: Plants   02-09-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By pranks
The anubias is mixed with the narrow leaf java in...

The anubias is mixed with the narrow leaf java in the pic
Forum: Plants   02-09-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By pranks
the anubias is small - two shiney leaves I think...

the anubias is small - two shiney leaves I think - thick green stubby stem
and little brown shoots - they are not roots - the thick green stubby part cannot be burried. It works best if attached to...
Forum: Plants   02-09-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By pranks
If you anchor the creeping jenny down - and keep...

If you anchor the creeping jenny down - and keep tucking it back and
cutting it - it makes a nice bush - but it takes some work.

If you let it float - watch that it don't take over the light -...
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