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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Ray1214
Red Plants

How do you keep Red Plants Red? I have red ludwiga, that was gorgeous. It overgrows my tanks but lost the red coloring and are green. Ditto for some other crypts that I had.

I was under the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-02-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,940
Posted By Ray1214
The shell dwellers seem alright. they sure are...

The shell dwellers seem alright. they sure are voracious eaters

I was worried about a cat seeing a new treat. He is not allowed in the room with my bettas and pico tanks.

My pico reef is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-02-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,940
Posted By Ray1214
K

The Honey Sparkler is one that I found in a fish store. It is smaller than a sparkling gournami and I have about 10 in a 10 gal tank (actually my wife does). I don't know the scientific name for...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-06-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ray1214
Mine doesn't rattle at all, and I have aobut 6 of...

Mine doesn't rattle at all, and I have aobut 6 of these tanks. Ranging from planted to reef to betta.

I used an old waterproof place setting because my wife is terrified of getting water on the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-06-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,940
Posted By Ray1214
What is a good fish for a planted nano tank?

So far I have a pretty good sized list but looking for more:
1. Sparkling gournamis...Stay within 1/2 inch
2. Hephastus Cories...Stay within 1/2 inch.
3. Honey Gournamis (Dwarf)...found only...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-06-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By Ray1214
K

Well I have had an Eclipse system 3 for going on 3 years on my desk at work. It currently has two sparkling gournamis and 3 Hephastus cory cats. For plants I have a dwarf sword, hornwort, java...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-09-2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By Ray1214
Well my fave nano is a 3 gal eclipse. I do a one...

Well my fave nano is a 3 gal eclipse. I do a one gallon water change a week. I have 2 cory haphetus and 2 gold white clouds and some red shrimp. It is heavily planted with ricca, water wisteria,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-14-2004, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By Ray1214
pico reefs

The one thing you are forgetting is copepods or amipods. Really easy to do. I made a .5 gallon pico reef. I had some small shrooms and added a piece of red gracileria for a plant. pods seemed to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-14-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,461
Posted By Ray1214
Dang

Nice tank. I have 3 gal setup at work. No where near as pretty though. What is species name for petite nana. I can't seem to find it anywhere. I have wisteria, riccia and a sword in the 3 gal. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-30-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,170
Posted By Ray1214
Your Conundrum

My tank at work is an Eclipse 3. I have a Red Flourite substrate and I dropped a couple of aruba shells into it for the shrimp. I have red cacomba, Water Wisteria, Ricca, green foxtail looking...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-23-2004, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,744
Posted By Ray1214
Negative Comments

I have kept a 3 gallon eclipse with 2 pygmy cories, 3 cherry shrimp and a guppy for over a year almost two at my desk at work. I do use the power filter but because of the building policies, I have...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-23-2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By Ray1214
Arboreal

Arboreal frogs tend to be more of a challenge than terristral frogs. At least when it comes to dendrobates. However if you have a really tall tank and don't mind using cork bark walls on at least...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-08-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By Ray1214
Sanjay Joshi in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Reef Club is hosting Sanjay Joshi, the lighting guru on June 26th. I didnt know if there was any interest but you can find out more details at www.atlantareefclub.org...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-27-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ray1214
That is weird. I am in the IT field, and I am...

That is weird. I am in the IT field, and I am currently finishing up an MBA, then going into Marine Biology. I figure make the money first then perhaps I can actually go into something I really...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-15-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ray1214
I would start out 6 though, and work my way up. ...

I would start out 6 though, and work my way up. I personally love see schooling fish. I have 4 killies and 5 rasboras, but since I am moving to a 55 gal, I thought to add 5 more harliquinn...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-13-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ray1214
Yes, I use Seachem Flourish and Flourish Trace,...

Yes, I use Seachem Flourish and Flourish Trace, once a week. Also every 5th Water Change (I change a gallon) has a tsp of salt in it.

Other than that, I have no algae problems with the exception...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-06-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,537
Posted By Ray1214
If you can handle the shipping and have some...

If you can handle the shipping and have some patience, I can send you clippings, but I echo the earlier sentiment about substrate. I am a big fan of Flourite, but I have used ecocomplete. There is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2004, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ray1214
I think Plants do too. But I have heard of...

I think Plants do too. But I have heard of plants getting along without it being dechlorinated but I would never use it, since you would end up with bacteria die off every time you changed water.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-22-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Ray1214
I got some Hygrofila and cacomba that become...

I got some Hygrofila and cacomba that become emersed and as I took my glass cover off of the tank, they bloomed. Way kewl I thought, however both seem like they would overwhelm a tank like that. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-25-2004, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By Ray1214
I guess I don't buy into this wpg rule too much. ...

I guess I don't buy into this wpg rule too much. I use experiences with reef tanks to kinda judge the lights. I am using the original 8 watt light bulb with an eclipse 3 and my plants are doing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-19-2004, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By Ray1214
I rarely fertilize. ONce every two weeks or so...

I rarely fertilize. ONce every two weeks or so but I use flourite substrate, and inject co2. However, I like to add trace elements but I also don't like keeping very demanding plants when on a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-19-2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By Ray1214
Actually since mine as at work, I try to make it...

Actually since mine as at work, I try to make it unobtrusive as possible. I just use an airline hose and a gallon jug.

Ray
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-18-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,788
Posted By Ray1214
Well since everyone seems to be looking at the...

Well since everyone seems to be looking at the most light. I think the Coral life 28 watt light PC would be the best bet. I have one over a 5 gal but I think the fixture is designed for a 10 gal...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-18-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By Ray1214
Either way, I just do weekly water changes. 7...

Either way, I just do weekly water changes. 7 months and that seems to be all I need to do. I wipe out the inside to clean the haze during the water change and that is about it.
Ray
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-16-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ray1214
You can run that much light but I had nothing but...

You can run that much light but I had nothing but a 136 Watt fixture to put over a planted tank. So I used extended legs and added about 4 inches to the height of them and used a glass top. ...
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