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Forum: Fish   03-16-2017, 07:29 AM
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-08-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,219
Posted By Acro
It also depends on what fish you keep. Messy...

It also depends on what fish you keep. Messy fish, like goldfish (and yes, you can keep a beautiful planted tank with goldfish) often need (and do fine with) 90% to 100% water changes weekly.

And...
Forum: Fish   03-06-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Acro
Great news! Good luck with your fish! :D

Great news!
Good luck with your fish!
:D
Forum: Plants   03-03-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Acro
I've used them with land plants, and when...

I've used them with land plants, and when starting seeds.

When used with normal plants underground, they are meant to decompose quickly so the plant roots can grow through . . .

I imagine they...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-01-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Acro
Looks like Peacock Fern. Makes a great terrarium...

Looks like Peacock Fern. Makes a great terrarium plant, if the ID is correct. Check out photo:
http://bubblenestaquatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/fakeplants-min.jpg



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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,886
Posted By Acro
I had shrimp like that years ago. They are a...

I had shrimp like that years ago. They are a species of "Long Arm" shrimp. The ones I had were very carnivorous and liked to catch live fish. They would breed and the females would get berried,...
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Acro
Thanks all! I'm not looking to max out the...

Thanks all!
I'm not looking to max out the tank, just wanted to see how many could comfortably live in a 75 gallon aquarium. And from local fish stores, I've often seen males and females separated,...
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Acro
How many Guppies in a 75 gallon?

How many Guppies can comfortably live in a 75 gallon aquarium?
I'm guessing that the number may be different when keeping a male only tank, a female only tank, and a mixed sex tank. Right?
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-23-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By Acro
Trade them (in the trade section of this website)...

Trade them (in the trade section of this website) for plants or other stuff.
Good Luck!
:D



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Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Acro
I can't agree that "they have a lot of diseases"...

I can't agree that "they have a lot of diseases" as compared to any other aquarium fish. Maybe the "feeder" goldfish, that are raised in less-than-pristine conditions do. But if you get healthy...
Forum: Plants   02-23-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,321
Posted By Acro
There is some trick to it. A huge majority of...

There is some trick to it. A huge majority of these buce have died in the conditions we offer them. Yet, maybe 10% of growers have luck. That 10% is doing something different, or offering...
Forum: Plants   02-23-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Acro
And how are they doing? Post up some photos! :D...

And how are they doing? Post up some photos! :D



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Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,828
Posted By Acro
I don't mean to complicate things, and this will...

I don't mean to complicate things, and this will take things in another direction, but could Shell Dwelling Cichlids work? From what I remember, they have a lot of personality (fishality?), are...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Acro
I used to keep Fancy Goldfish in planted tanks. ...

I used to keep Fancy Goldfish in planted tanks. They got around 8" and were thick around the body. With Goldfish, plant selection is key. I don't have photos up, but many others keep goldfish in...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Acro
I would join (and post up) on Kokos Goldfish...

I would join (and post up) on Kokos Goldfish Forum right away! I'm a member on there and they have many friendly Goldfish experts! They have a emergency 911 section that you should post on. I...
Forum: Fish   02-09-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By Acro
Then there are people like me who love the odd...

Then there are people like me who love the odd and unusual. I've kept deformed reptiles and fish on several occasions. Even had dwarf leopard geckos and currently have 2 dwarf Red Eared Sliders.
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Forum: Fish   02-07-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Acro
Have you tested for ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte?...

Have you tested for ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte? How often do you do water changes? How many fish are now in the tank, and what species? What foods do you feed? Do you have wood in the aquarium?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Acro
I'll give you the same suggestion as I gave you...

I'll give you the same suggestion as I gave you here:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/8-general-planted-tank-discussion/1124738-planted-goldfish-tank.html#post9889666
Join Kokos Goldfish Forum!...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By Acro
+1 ^

+1 ^
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Acro
What fauna will be in the tank? That makes a...

What fauna will be in the tank? That makes a difference. :D
Forum: Photography   02-01-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By Acro
Those bug photos are really great! They are...

Those bug photos are really great!

They are true insects, you've got different life stages going on (not different species) and the gray skinny ones are shed skins.
The aren't springtails, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Acro
I suggest joining Kokos Goldfish Forum and you'll...

I suggest joining Kokos Goldfish Forum and you'll find tons of planted goldfish photos, and lots of friendly people!

Good Luck! :D
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   01-29-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Acro
Maybe try posting here? General Planted Tank...

Maybe try posting here?
General Planted Tank Discussion - The Planted Tank Forum (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/8-general-planted-tank-discussion/)

The section you've currently posted in is...
Forum: Other Websites   01-29-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Acro
Tons of them in Florida. The more south you get...

Tons of them in Florida. The more south you get (think Miami) the more you'll find! It's like a fishing safari! Unfortunately, all the exotics are problematic to the native FL inhabitants.
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Forum: DIY   01-29-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Acro
I imagine an oak board would float, just as a...

I imagine an oak board would float, just as a piece of driftwood would float. Might be more trouble than a solution . . .
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