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Forum: Fish   09-29-2013, 07:10 AM
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Posted By jpalimpsest
Thanks for the advice. I've started increasing...

Thanks for the advice. I've started increasing the heat. Hopefully it's a false alarm *fingers crossed*
Forum: Fish   09-28-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By jpalimpsest
Exclamation possible Ich

I introduced a school of 7 rummynose tetras to my tank 2 days ago. They were not quarantined. 4 of them promptly died with no apparent signs of illness. It's roughly 48 hours after I introduced the...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-25-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By jpalimpsest
Instead of attaching something to the wood, I...

Instead of attaching something to the wood, I think planting a taller plant behind and/or around the wood would make a great statement. The wood itself has personality, it would be a shame to hide...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-25-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By jpalimpsest
Thumbs up Looking forward to seeing your progress on this...

Looking forward to seeing your progress on this tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-25-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,841
Posted By jpalimpsest
Post update

It's been months since my last update.

This is a 38 gallon tank with a Fluval Aquaclear 70 filter. Lighting is a Deep Blue Solarmax T5 with a 6700K and 10000K bulbs. I'm doing 20-25% water...
Forum: Plants   01-17-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By jpalimpsest
Question removing snails from new plants

I've been reading about methods to remove snails from new plants. Each method I read about suggests that some plants may be more sensitive or too sensitive for the process. However, I can't seem to...
Forum: Fish   01-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,073
Posted By jpalimpsest
Thumbs down :icon_eek: Even rope fish freak me out. I'll...

:icon_eek:
Even rope fish freak me out. I'll pass on the snake.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-13-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 979,483
Posted By jpalimpsest
amajoh - Try posting in the WTB (Want To Buy)...

amajoh - Try posting in the WTB (Want To Buy) section. I got some of mine through other hobbyists here.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 979,483
Posted By jpalimpsest
Here is a bad photo of my low tech tank. It's...

Here is a bad photo of my low tech tank. It's about a month old.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=63025&d=1357611838
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-12-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 979,483
Posted By jpalimpsest
shift - I have a Nikon D3000 for years... but I...

shift - I have a Nikon D3000 for years... but I always use it in automatic. I guess it's time to actually learn how to use it :icon_redf
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-12-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,813
Views: 979,483
Posted By jpalimpsest
extrame: How huge is that tank? The discus look...

extrame: How huge is that tank? The discus look tiny! Or are they juveniles? The wall of vals is beautiful

shift: Very green! The fish are brilliantly colored. They must must be healthy and happy....
Forum: Fish   01-10-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jpalimpsest
:icon_cry: So sorry, HybridHerp

:icon_cry:
So sorry, HybridHerp
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jpalimpsest
I've heard that fish stores generally only stock...

I've heard that fish stores generally only stock males.
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jpalimpsest
Do you raise the fry? Do you ever sell them?

Do you raise the fry? Do you ever sell them?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jpalimpsest
@furfins: Live blood worms?

@furfins: Live blood worms?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By jpalimpsest
My experience so far... every time you have the...

My experience so far... every time you have the perfect stocking list... something comes up :icon_conf
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By jpalimpsest
Sounds like you have enough movement. I've read...

Sounds like you have enough movement. I've read that if you see them walking around on the substrate, they are hungry and you need to supplement food. I haven't read how to do that yet.
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By jpalimpsest
I plan to add a bamboo shrimp to my tank once...

I plan to add a bamboo shrimp to my tank once it's established. They like to be in the flow of the filter output. Do you have any driftwood or anything they could climb on to reach the flow?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By jpalimpsest
Question P.gertrudae with P. furcatus

Does anyone have experience with these species together in a tank? I am special ordering 11-13 P. gertrudae for my tank. A LFS has two lonely female P.furcatus. I was thinking of rescuing them, but...
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jpalimpsest
I'm looking at stocking D.dario too, so I'm going...

I'm looking at stocking D.dario too, so I'm going to be watching this thread :)
Forum: Fish   01-08-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By jpalimpsest
I would be concerned about the rainbowfish with...

I would be concerned about the rainbowfish with shrimp, but I'll let someone more experienced comment on that.

It sounds like a beautiful combination :)
Forum: Tank Journals   01-08-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,841
Posted By jpalimpsest
Talking Day 32

My plants from @Bartohog arrived today! They are all green and healthy :icon_smil I've planted them, but I'm not positive about the placement of a few. I used pieces of plant weights to anchor some...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-04-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,841
Posted By jpalimpsest
Post DAY 29 - more plants!

My fishless cycle is finally back on track :proud: My ammonia is dropping from 3.0ppm to 0.25ppm in a 12 hour period. I continue to raise it back to 3.0ppm daily with pure ammonia. I just need my...
Forum: Fish   01-03-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By jpalimpsest
The problem there is that the other fish in the...

The problem there is that the other fish in the tank require hiding spaces and plant cover. That complicates things a bit.
Forum: Fish   01-03-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By jpalimpsest
Just cardinal and guppies?

Just cardinal and guppies?
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