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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-21-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By MidnightSkies
I keep a 20g long on my dresser and it does fine...

I keep a 20g long on my dresser and it does fine and even on the carpet is completely level. Mine is an Ikea dresser. It's only one drawer wide though (3 high). The tank fits almost perfect on it. If...
Forum: Fish 07-01-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By MidnightSkies
I second buying some ice from anywhere you can...

I second buying some ice from anywhere you can find and keeping it in a cooler for as long as you can and adding some little by little. Keep an eye on the temp though because the ice does drop the...
Forum: Fish 08-05-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By MidnightSkies
I have to agree and say it more than likely...

I have to agree and say it more than likely wouldn't work out. Young ones would end up as food and adults would be seen as another betta. It doesn't happen every time, but with guppies and endlers...
Forum: Fish 08-05-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By MidnightSkies
After getting him in the tank and doing some...

After getting him in the tank and doing some thinking, I decided to let him stay, but I think I will call the store tomorrow and let them know they sold a deformed a fish, but that I will keep him...
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By MidnightSkies
Peacock Gudgeon with broken mouth?

I started the thread yesterday asking if it would be alright to add a peacock gudgeon to my 10 gallon. Well, today I went a head and bought one. I didn't pick him and and didn't get much of a good...
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By MidnightSkies
Inverts have never done well in my water. I'm...

Inverts have never done well in my water. I'm hoping this time the MTS won't die off on me right away. With all the plants, Stirring sand is getting to be a bit difficult for me. The giant tank of a...
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By MidnightSkies
Okay, I have to admit, everyone here is horrible...

Okay, I have to admit, everyone here is horrible at making me want fish! haha!
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By MidnightSkies
Since the plants started growing in and spreading...

Since the plants started growing in and spreading so much, getting nitrate to actually show up at all is next to impossible for me (before it was impossible to get it to 10). It's more the space that...
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By MidnightSkies
Alright, I'll scratch that idea and just stick...

Alright, I'll scratch that idea and just stick away from the fish section tomorrow then. Maybe once the little guppy hybrids or the honey goes... although I am extremely fond of the honeys and might...
Forum: Fish 08-04-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By MidnightSkies
Too much for a 10 gallon?

I wanted to get everyone's opinion here on my tank. I was at the LFS this afternoon and they have peacock gudgeons in! I had considered them previously, but because they were hard to find I went in...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By MidnightSkies
The metal isn't harmful? I've heard both good and...

The metal isn't harmful? I've heard both good and bad about them. The weights should hold them down at least, but is there any way to keep them from falling forward so much from the flow the filter? ...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-27-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By MidnightSkies
complete noobie + small tank + large plants

Help!

I have no driftwood, just a few small/medium rocks. The plants are so large that the filter just knocks them right over, and all except 2 can't be buried. With no driftwood I just don't know...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-23-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
Very familiar with that thread. I'm actually the...

Very familiar with that thread. I'm actually the one who started it:icon_smil That's my entire reason for getting the RO unit... I've wanted a planted tank for a very long time, and the more I looked...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-20-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
I'm just full of questions lately... Here's a new...

I'm just full of questions lately... Here's a new one:

Will extremely high kH harm fish? Just tested the actual tank (tap) water and the kH was about 18 and gH only 2. It's potassium softened well...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-18-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
No, the well water is very hard. It's put through...

No, the well water is very hard. It's put through a softener, along with other treatments. The straight well water is toxic to fish due to who knows what, but whatever it is, it gets taken out after...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
As mentioned, my tap water isn't the best. Fish...

As mentioned, my tap water isn't the best. Fish live, but it's not great for them. Inverts and plants do not live. To have a planted tank, inverts, and healthier fish, I have no choice. I'm on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
Okay, more questions after my best attempt at...

Okay, more questions after my best attempt at understanding after a full day of researching...

Baking soda will also work to raise my Kh which will stabilize my PH, correct? So the Equilibrium and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
Looks like if I want to stick with my goal of a...

Looks like if I want to stick with my goal of a beautiful planted tank I have no choice but to to pick up a few test kits, even though I really don't have money to spare right now (unemployed... and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
The only store I've ever seen them at sells them...

The only store I've ever seen them at sells them for $10 each.

There isn't any additive where I could just mix a specific amount per so much water? I thought kits were only necessary if you did...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-17-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
I don't have any gH or kH test kits, and in all...

I don't have any gH or kH test kits, and in all honesty, don't have the money for them at the moment and don't quite understand everything yet (which is why I'm planning on sticking to low tech...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-16-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By MidnightSkies
Adding back to RO water

It seems like I keep coming up with more and more problems (and questions) that I didn't expect. I'm new the whole planted tank thing and I'm still plantless while I solve water problems.

Well,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-03-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By MidnightSkies
I use Chrome and prefer it over IE and FireFox. I...

I use Chrome and prefer it over IE and FireFox. I was actually never a fan of FireFox, and for some reason IE just has a bit of an issue with my ISP I believe. Love Chrome though
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,822
Posted By MidnightSkies
Yes, I definitely agree with the Chemistry...

Yes, I definitely agree with the Chemistry comment! I like Chemistry, but I absolutely hated the class. With distance learning there is nothing but reading on the computer. That was a real...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,822
Posted By MidnightSkies
Yes, I do make many typing mistakes :icon_lol: ...

Yes, I do make many typing mistakes :icon_lol:

I just personally prefer public school, along with how and what they teach. Just my opinion and based on how things were for me. With leaving public...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,822
Posted By MidnightSkies
This is very true, which is why I started...

This is very true, which is why I started distance learning in high-school and had to leave public school. There was a serious issue with some of my classmates. In public school however, I was behind...
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