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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-01-2005, 12:38 AM
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Views: 2,082
Posted By convicted_convict
Because of my suggestions, my local Petsmart has...

Because of my suggestions, my local Petsmart has the mondo grass, acorus, and brazilian swords out of the water. People buy the brazilians for their betta bowls all the time and people who have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-11-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By convicted_convict
SIRIUS all the way. Free internet streaming....

SIRIUS all the way. Free internet streaming. Cheaper deals too. Go satellite.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By convicted_convict
I would agree strongly with Momotaro on this one.

I would agree strongly with Momotaro on this one.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-20-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,757
Posted By convicted_convict
The tank looks great so far. I cannot wait to see...

The tank looks great so far. I cannot wait to see it when things grow in a bit.

Hopefully you do not get like me and have three tanks devoted to plants. I seem to be upgrading something on every...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-19-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By convicted_convict
I was thinking, gosh that tank looks familiar....

I was thinking, gosh that tank looks familiar. Same fish as James' tank too. Good copy. Then I saw it was his. lol
Forum: Plants   01-15-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By convicted_convict
I had the same problem as you until I incresed my...

I had the same problem as you until I incresed my nitrate and phosphate dosing. They never grew roots, but once I added the new fert dosage they have tanken off. Javas seem to be slower at uptaking...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-21-2004, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By convicted_convict
Well since they do live in desert caves I was...

Well since they do live in desert caves I was thinking of making a sandstone ridge in my leopard tank. I want some slabs of sandstone on the bottom with sand between them and sprinkled on top. The...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-12-2004, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By convicted_convict
maybe C. lutea, or C. wentii.

maybe C. lutea, or C. wentii.
Forum: Equipment   11-17-2004, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By convicted_convict
Thanks alot, for the reply. Also, I do live near...

Thanks alot, for the reply. Also, I do live near you and have gotten the regulator and a light system from you, of which I am quite happy with. Do you have any plants growing out that you would like...
Forum: Equipment   11-15-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By convicted_convict
I am not sure. The container that it is in does...

I am not sure. The container that it is in does not have a label. Marc from aquatic-store.com gave it to me.
Forum: Equipment   11-14-2004, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By convicted_convict
Bubble counter fluid

I had a co2 system problem this weekend and some of the bubble counter fluid got into the tubing. If the fluid enters the tank is it dangerous for the fish?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-20-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,976
Posted By convicted_convict
My Botia rostrata are very docile. I would like...

My Botia rostrata are very docile. I would like to say they wouldnt even hurt a snail but that isnt the case. They look similar in that they have irregular black bands, but their bands wont have the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-18-2004, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,976
Posted By convicted_convict
Botia rostrata are an excellent choice. They...

Botia rostrata are an excellent choice. They reach a maximum size of about 3 inches, they love snails as a food source, and best of all they are a very docile fish. It would be fun to have a large...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-23-2004, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By convicted_convict
You could also add snail eating fish, such as...

You could also add snail eating fish, such as Botia rostrata, Botia modesta, and many other botias. The two mentioned only get a few inches and are rather slinder. In my 55 gallon, I have 8 Botia...
Forum: Equipment   08-01-2004, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By convicted_convict
I dose the dechlorinator it the exact same way as...

I dose the dechlorinator it the exact same way as Rex and have never experienced any problems either. The fish are happy and healthy.
Forum: Fish   07-31-2004, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By convicted_convict
You may be able to catch it at feeding time....

You may be able to catch it at feeding time. Tricking it might work, drop some food and when it comes up, grab it with the net. It may work, there is an option for ya to get it into a Q-tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-26-2004, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By convicted_convict
Nice. I like that driftwood. Your wisteria looks...

Nice. I like that driftwood. Your wisteria looks healthy. I can not wait to see this tank when in regrows and fills in a bit before the move. I am however wondering if the acorus is a bog plant or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-26-2004, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By convicted_convict
I think your tank has a good start. To make it...

I think your tank has a good start. To make it better I would just use the trimmings of your plants and replant them to form denser, fuller groupings. Also, like what WP said, leaf variation will add...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-26-2004, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By convicted_convict
Well actually many people with heavily planted...

Well actually many people with heavily planted tanks do 50% water changes to keep nutrients in correct balance. It works almost as a reset. I, myself, do about a 35% to 45% every week unless I am too...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-25-2004, 03:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,287
Posted By convicted_convict
Great tank! I saw it on the AB forums too! ...

Great tank! I saw it on the AB forums too!
Hard scape=rock and driftwood. basically anything but the plants. I have the same tank and light fixture and have co2 as well. I am afraid to run the...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-22-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 40,565
Posted By convicted_convict
I would suspect that it could be possibly the...

I would suspect that it could be possibly the buffer. Some contain phosphates in them.
The tank looks great by the way. I cannot wait to see the fish and plants.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-19-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,535
Posted By convicted_convict
Man, my bearded dragon would have a feast with...

Man, my bearded dragon would have a feast with those bugs if he could. To think when I was little I used to collect every type of insect I could find. I had pet praying mantis that I would handfeed....
Forum: Plants   07-19-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,465
Posted By convicted_convict
Be sure to provide plenty of fertilization to the...

Be sure to provide plenty of fertilization to the roots of this plant. Aponogetons are heavy root feeders and as I have found they respond well when a root tab is placed by their roots. I had this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-19-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By convicted_convict
Similar to your experience in a way, I have a...

Similar to your experience in a way, I have a rainbow cichlid that usually gets bullied around. I moved a gigantic mound of watersprite to the left corner of the 55 gallon tank and now he seeks...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-15-2004, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,063
Posted By convicted_convict
Sorry, I have not cruised these forums for a...

Sorry, I have not cruised these forums for a while, I got my crested at a petsmart and have not seen them there since but they should get them in again. I know a lady that has three sugar gliders and...
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