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Forum: Aquascaping 06-01-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By tao
I really never had many problems with superglue....

I really never had many problems with superglue. Once you're finished your skin (and extra moss) just peels right off in a few days.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-09-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By tao
Good for you, I'm a lot less patient with my dad....

Good for you, I'm a lot less patient with my dad. Having a single bigger tank to work on together might be a little more of a happy medium for both of you than a nano. If you are setting a tank up...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-24-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By tao
clay + mineralized compost/manure/topsoil...

clay + mineralized compost/manure/topsoil (Ca/Mg/Fe/potash/boron) + aquasoil topped with sand

Works great since there's aquasoil for anything with really shallow roots, like most foregrounds. And...
Forum: Fish 03-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By tao
bluefin killifish maybe?

bluefin killifish maybe?
Forum: Fish 01-18-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By tao
Great work at saving your fish! I know what can...

Great work at saving your fish! I know what can happen from experience. I had a german blue ram choke to death on a piece of earthworm years ago. I couldn't get it out with tweezers, because the...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-12-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By tao
Very nice scape, I really like the contrast...

Very nice scape, I really like the contrast between the sand and the rocks. What kind of sand did you use?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-29-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By tao
I'd go for the cherries over the crs in the bowl,...

I'd go for the cherries over the crs in the bowl, w/c daily at first then 2x a week. I don't think you need the bacteria supplement. Bacteria growing on plants should have been enough. And, plants...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-29-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By tao
Yup, it is.

Yup, it is.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-29-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By tao
Thanks for the replies! So, I bought this rock on...

Thanks for the replies! So, I bought this rock on ebay:

http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/9/6/3/9/9/8/webimg/565104650_o.jpg

http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/9/6/3/9/9/8/webimg/565104793_o.jpg

It...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-21-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By tao
Iwagumi Cylinder Vase

So, I wanted to set up a hospital tank for some Poropanchax brichardi who probably need 60 days of kanamycin. Since the meds are expensive, I figured it was best to set up a very small tank for them....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-09-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By tao
Otos and I 2nd the nerites.

Otos and I 2nd the nerites.
Forum: Fish 10-02-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By tao
Clupeocharax sp. "Pygmy Congo Tetra"

Has anybody kept these? I can find places that sell them, but not a good photo anywhere. If you have kept them how would they do for smaller tanks?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-23-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,056
Posted By tao
I had one priority package mailed from columbia...

I had one priority package mailed from columbia to atlanta on monday arrive on thursday. It's a three hour drive. Having said that, I was trying to buy some fish today and overnight with USPS is...
Forum: Plants 09-22-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By tao
I don't think you'll need as many as you think...

I don't think you'll need as many as you think you do. After not keeping tanks for a while I planted maybe 10 stems of rotala sp. green, in a month and a half with high CO2 etc I ended up trimming...
Forum: Plants 08-28-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By tao
Does anybody elses's mini x-mas moss weep?

I bought some a few months ago, and it didn't weep then. Recently, though I've been trying to get some Rotala mini butterfly to grow correctly, so I lowered the N:P ratio, bush hogged all the other...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-01-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By tao
Actually you can, anytime I do it my rotala sp....

Actually you can, anytime I do it my rotala sp. green screams calcium deficiency. Back off a hair on the k, and the calcium issues go away.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-26-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,005
Posted By tao
Ha! I like it for exactly that reason, it lets...

Ha! I like it for exactly that reason, it lets you count bubbles easily. I usually plug my CO2 into the adjustable flow part of the aquaclear. The O2 line works well, but with the adjustable flow...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-21-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By tao
How do you put your plants on pause?

I accidentally ordered two bottles of flourish instead of one bottle of flourish and one of flourish nitrogen. I ordered more, but it won't be here until Monday. My LFS carries no ferts, so I'm...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By tao
I had the same thing happen with an aquaclear. I...

I had the same thing happen with an aquaclear. I lost 4 p. gertrudae who kept on swimming up the output at night. They stay in there until they get tired and then get whacked by the propellor. They...
Forum: Algae 11-13-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,666
Posted By tao
Or they dont come from 'pure' marimo balls. ...

Or they dont come from 'pure' marimo balls.

Hmm...Well I had the brilliant (sarcasm) idea of a marimo foreground. The clado didn't appear until after I split the little buggers to make them...
Forum: Fish 10-21-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,895
Posted By tao
Sundadanio Rasbora

I'm trying to find more info on Sundadanio axelrodi or Rasbora axelrodi or whatever their name is. Has anyone had any experience with them? I keep hearing about a high mortality rate.

Also,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-15-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By tao
Nope, but apparently, the mail service is willing...

Nope, but apparently, the mail service is willing to pay for them! Woot.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-13-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By tao
Melissa and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Because of a lost neons incident, last week had I had a seller ship the CRS I bought to a friend who doesn't live on campus. They were shipped on Tuesday. This morning, she called me to say that they...
Forum: Fish 10-12-2006, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,664
Posted By tao
P. gertrudae and some shelldwellers, n....

P. gertrudae and some shelldwellers, n. multifaciatus and n. mellis, all of which I now have way to many, and hopefully eventually my crs which arrive tomorrow (squee!!!).

The gertrudae were a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-11-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 20,770
Posted By tao
Not counting the 8 yrs previous of fishkeeping,...

Not counting the 8 yrs previous of fishkeeping, b/c I sold bunches of baby blue cobalt zebras, gold longfin rams, and the occasional batch of apistos to my lfs which I would like to think paid for...
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