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Forum: Fish   06-29-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By reddhawkk
What/how do you feed your Ottos?

I was curious what and how you feed your Ottos. I have a tank that I grow algae in so they get that and have never seemed to be wanting.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-28-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
  Books
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Posted By reddhawkk
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2016, 10:42 AM
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  Books
Views: 169
Posted By reddhawkk
Books

Out of curiosity, what books do any of you use/like/suggest for planted tanks or any aspects thereof?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-20-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By reddhawkk
My guppy fry love duckweed!

My guppy fry love duckweed!
Forum: Aquascaping   05-02-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By reddhawkk
Those rocks are flint with a limestone cortex. ...

Those rocks are flint with a limestone cortex. The flint is fine, very similar to quartz. The limestone is also fine but it will buffer your water to the hard side, which I might guess it is...
Forum: Fish   04-16-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By reddhawkk
I had some outside in a container and they lived...

I had some outside in a container and they lived through the mid 40's to high 30's before I was able to get them inside. Not all made it but most did. Inside they live in an unheated tank in the...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-09-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,340
Posted By reddhawkk
philemon716, your rocks look to be granite...

philemon716, your rocks look to be granite schist. I am not sure if they will change your ph but they do look good.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-08-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By reddhawkk
I presently have eight running but I have several...

I presently have eight running but I have several 29 gallons waiting to be set up again along with a 45, a 55, and a 57. I just passed on a 75 because I did not have room to store it until I could...
Forum: Lighting   02-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By reddhawkk
Check out Walmart for an incandescent hood, they...

Check out Walmart for an incandescent hood, they might still have one. I have one on my 15 tall with two 13W 6500k spiral cfl's and the plants are doing great. Another good place to find one is at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By reddhawkk
Dwarf checkerboard cichlids work extremely well...

Dwarf checkerboard cichlids work extremely well with planted tanks.
Forum: Equipment   02-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By reddhawkk
I have the sponge, ceramic media, and lava rock. ...

I have the sponge, ceramic media, and lava rock. I also use a prefilter sponge.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By reddhawkk
I would look on craigslist or at a local clubs...

I would look on craigslist or at a local clubs auction. I have one I bought at an auction and love it!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-25-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By reddhawkk
I have fed many types of live food to my fish in...

I have fed many types of live food to my fish in the past but for raising and feeding most of my fish I prefer daphnia. They will live in your tank until eaten but in my experience their lifespan...
Forum: Photography   12-20-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,149
Posted By reddhawkk
I do not know how it would be easier to find...

I do not know how it would be easier to find lenses for Canon or Nikon particularly on the secondary market as all Pentax K mount lenses will work. That being said I started with a k1000 and now own...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-01-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By reddhawkk
Apple snails

Last night my angelfish laid eggs and were all attentive to them chasing tankmates away, fanning the eggs, etc. This morning the eggs were gone. My question is will apple snails eat the eggs? I am...
Forum: Equipment   11-16-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
  Pemco
Views: 1,738
Posted By reddhawkk
I was going to ask if the Dynaflow filter worked,...

I was going to ask if the Dynaflow filter worked, now I do not have too. I think I might set up something like that as a period piece, maybe with platies or guppies.
Forum: Fish   11-05-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By reddhawkk
I have had serpae tetras in the past and like...

I have had serpae tetras in the past and like them very much. Sometimes they were a little aggressive toward each other but I did not have trouble between them and other fish. They are very...
Forum: Fish   11-05-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,942
Posted By reddhawkk
I love mine, they are a great schooling fish!

I love mine, they are a great schooling fish!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By reddhawkk
Why noy start a vermacompost bin? You will not...

Why noy start a vermacompost bin? You will not have to crawl around and you will have all you want.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-12-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By reddhawkk
I used to catch crickets in my backyard to feed...

I used to catch crickets in my backyard to feed my oscar.
Forum: Lighting   09-03-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By reddhawkk
Well, this would not be a supplement, however, on...

Well, this would not be a supplement, however, on my 15 tall I have an incandescent hood with two 13 watt 6700k cfl's and the plants are doing great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,852
Posted By reddhawkk
Yep I was just there and they had $1 gallon sale....

Yep I was just there and they had $1 gallon sale. Too bad I don't have room for that 40 breeder.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,390
Posted By reddhawkk
I believe that even with GE 1 you should not use...

I believe that even with GE 1 you should not use the kitchen and bath.
Forum: Fish   08-30-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By reddhawkk
In my 15 gallon high I have enough plants in...

In my 15 gallon high I have enough plants in there that it looks like a jungle and some of the fry always survives.
Forum: Lighting   08-27-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,010
Posted By reddhawkk
If you really want the 6500K bulbs try WalMart. ...

If you really want the 6500K bulbs try WalMart. They always have them when I need them.
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