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Forum: Plants 04-25-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By CatFishStryk
I used to have Star Grass (Heteranthera...

I used to have Star Grass (Heteranthera zosterifolia) in my low-tech, tank. It did surprisingly well, considering I don't think I was even dosing any ferts at the time. I enjoyed it, wish I had a...
Forum: Fish 04-25-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By CatFishStryk
It seems plain/basic, but a well fed...

It seems plain/basic, but a well fed (variety/frozen, etc) Harlequin rasbora is awesome. They are one of the tightest schoolers, and when given a good diet, the red/orange & blue/black really pop...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-24-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By CatFishStryk
12" Stingray it is then! Thanks for the input...

12" Stingray it is then! Thanks for the input everyone.
TBH, my Amazon searches were only bringing up the clip and Planted +, so I didn't know this light even existed, lol.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By CatFishStryk
Lighting a 2.5g low tech w/ DHG carpet

I can never decide what category to put my posts in, lol. I have a standard 2.5g glass aquarium with a DHG carpet. I have no intentions of making it high tech. I will be dosing Excel, I have O+ root...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-23-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By CatFishStryk
New 2.5 gal tank/scape! Critiques and suggestions welcome and appreciated!

DSM, will be low tech with Excel CO2. I'm happy to take advice on stocking (plants and livestock). Will probably be a shrimp tank.
...
Forum: Plants 01-27-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By CatFishStryk
Anubius and Java fern are always good choices....

Anubius and Java fern are always good choices. You could wrap some moss on, too. I use superglue with my rhizomes, too.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By CatFishStryk
This thread actually made me LOL. :D

This thread actually made me LOL. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By CatFishStryk
That's why I wanted to try the mouse - it has...

That's why I wanted to try the mouse - it has extremely low power draw, so doesn't heat up the way others do (or so I've heard/read).


AKnickolai - thanks for the information on the different...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By CatFishStryk
Assembling CO2 Regulator/solenoid

I wasn't sure whether this should be under equipment or DIY, but here goes.

I'm doing a piecemeal CO2 reg setup and had some questions.
I am a bit lost on fittings/adapters, etc.

Got this...
Forum: DIY 10-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By CatFishStryk
Thanks for the input and suggestions everyone!...

Thanks for the input and suggestions everyone! Now I just have to go buy the right sized drill bit so I can actually get this thing put together. lol
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By CatFishStryk
The best thing you can do for any sword plant is...

The best thing you can do for any sword plant is pop a root tab (or two) straight down under the plant. The mix of nutrients should perk it up. They are also such huge iron hogs that the tabs are...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By CatFishStryk
Once you buy all the extra stuff you need, for...

Once you buy all the extra stuff you need, for your particular situation, you will be best off buying one of the sets that VW_TDI_02 linked to.

I'm in the process of putting together a piecemeal...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By CatFishStryk
I'm a terrible shrimp mom. I never do WCs, top...

I'm a terrible shrimp mom. I never do WCs, top off with dechlorinated tap water that has not been sitting more than 1 hr, never test my parameters, and don't own a TDS meter. But that's also why I...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By CatFishStryk
I have been wondering the same thing; came across...

I have been wondering the same thing; came across this thread tonight:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=178284
Forum: DIY 10-13-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By CatFishStryk
Custom DIY stand weight-bearing question...

Hey, I am using 2x3s, and was planning to have the narrow face up (higher compression strength, less chance of bowing), but I just got the stand pieces cut at Lowe's, and like a dummy, I got a couple...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 10-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,114
Posted By CatFishStryk
How is this tank going?

How is this tank going?
Forum: Green Leaf Aquariums 10-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By CatFishStryk
definitely following this one!

definitely following this one!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By CatFishStryk
What did you use for dividers? I like that they...

What did you use for dividers? I like that they are the same width as the rim. It looks very clean and streamlined.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By CatFishStryk
I neglected this tank for a long time, stopped...

I neglected this tank for a long time, stopped spraying it, and only watered every 2 wks or so, and all my S. repens died. Yep, my own lazy fault. The crypt in the center grew like crazy tho - just...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,894
Posted By CatFishStryk
[b]updated info 3/30/14:[/b]

Alas, Mr. Betta died about a week before I moved. Got some higher quality RCS, and they made the trip great. The river, not so much. haha. I blended the blue rock into the Floramax. The DHG all died,...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By CatFishStryk
Current Look, 3/30/14

Packed up and moved to Utah, tank has been up a month and a half! Didn't lose any fish in the move; my Bolivian passed about a month after I got here, and strangly, I found one of the albino cats on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-31-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By CatFishStryk
Can't remember fert brand name... Help?

I once saw a line of plant care at a local LFS that I wanted to learn more about... BUT I can't remember what it is called! Google searches are being less than helpful, lol.

The products come in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,215
Posted By CatFishStryk
The filter is really strong; I kept the original...

The filter is really strong; I kept the original filter, packed it in foam, baffled the outflow with some thin filter foam and a rubber band, dumped a bunch of biomax throughout the sump, and cut to...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By CatFishStryk
I was leaning towards the red/orange fish (was...

I was leaning towards the red/orange fish (was considering von rio tetras, too) but bringing in the red/blue is a good idea to brighten up the tank. I think I'll have to watch for cardinals to go on...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By CatFishStryk
Fish to complement harlequin rasboras

I'm looking for another schooling fish for my 20g. I currently have a small school of harlequin rasboras and want a small fish that will complement/accentuate their colors. Any suggestions?
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