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Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By laurenjane
So happy with how my tank is going.. the pygmy...

So happy with how my tank is going.. the pygmy corydoras are doing awesome and I've taken the black background off the back of it and it looks much better.

I'm going to get some jungle val and...
Forum: Plants 10-16-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks! :-) Will cut down the dosage... I could...

Thanks! :-) Will cut down the dosage... I could kind of see algae goop starting to form on my thermometer last night so I thought I'd hold back on dosing for a while. x

Thanks for commenting,...
Forum: Plants 10-15-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By laurenjane
arghh still no comments.

arghh still no comments.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By laurenjane
I bought some good bacteria in a bottle online as...

I bought some good bacteria in a bottle online as well to help my tank cycle... it really helped move things along.

I couldn't buy ammonia in Australia so I opted for fish food in the bottom of...
Forum: Plants 10-14-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By laurenjane
Java Fern Microsorum Pteropus Eriocaulon...

Java Fern Microsorum Pteropus

Eriocaulon lividum

Anubias Nana

Anubias Nana Petite

This is a really bad picture of them, you can't see the dead leaves in this photo. Any tips to help...
Forum: Plants 10-14-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By laurenjane
Dead bits on new plants

I just got some new plants and I'm very new to all this.. there are some dead leaves on the plants already, I got them like that. Should I snip those bits off? Should I continually cut the dead...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-14-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,751
Posted By laurenjane
I love how they swim into the castle :smile: ...

I love how they swim into the castle :smile: Still my favourite tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-13-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By laurenjane
I've just been through this exact thing.. my...

I've just been through this exact thing.. my advice;

Fishless cycle.. so much easier! I used fish food to add the ammonia I needed to the tank. I tried fish in cycling.. it was mission...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-13-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By laurenjane
Someone has to say it... EW!! But I admire your...

Someone has to say it... EW!! But I admire your dedication to quality food.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-13-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks Diana!! It's still going quite well, I...

Thanks Diana!! It's still going quite well, I plan on doing a small water change tonight as the fish arrive tomorrow (basically just to get rid of the fish food at the bottom that has been keeping...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-11-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
Absolutely pumped... my tank is cycled this...

Absolutely pumped... my tank is cycled this morning. Added some bacteria from a bottle yesterday that probably helped get it going again.

Off to order fish!!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-10-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albu...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albumid=13481&pictureid=41017

Thanks everyone, so here it is all re-done, I know it won't win any scaping awards any time soon but it's okay for a...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By laurenjane
So this is my tank so far... it's a bit boring I...

So this is my tank so far... it's a bit boring I know but hopefully with some growth (and not death) it will improve.

I'm going to add something floating along the top to add more interest,...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-10-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By laurenjane
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albu...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/picture.php?albumid=13481&pictureid=41017
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-09-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks Diana, that is actually really good to...

Thanks Diana, that is actually really good to know.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-08-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks John but I'm in Australia, don't like to...

Thanks John but I'm in Australia, don't like to ship things in from overseas.

And yes, I have a sponge filter... I like the running tap idea, I can do that easily enough. I'm definitely waiting...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-07-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks citydweller. I'd love to avoid having to...

Thanks citydweller. I'd love to avoid having to cycle AGAIN although I am fish-less so I guess that makes it easier. Half and half might be a nightmare for a noob like me. Maybe I should just...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,734
Posted By laurenjane
Beautiful! *drool*

Beautiful! *drool*
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By laurenjane
These are the four plants I got for the tank......

These are the four plants I got for the tank... hopefully they are all easy to look after.

Java Fern Microsorum Pteropus

Eriocaulon lividum

Anubias Nana

Anubias Nana Petite
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By laurenjane
Today my tank actually cycled!! I couldn't...

Today my tank actually cycled!! I couldn't believe my eyeballs.. I was expecting no ammonia and high nitrite, instead I got zero of either and nitrate!

Whoooo! For a newbie I can't tell you...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-07-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laurenjane
How to keep the good bacteria while doing a substrate change - help!

My tank cycled!!! :angel: After two months!! Tried fish in cycling which was a pain in the butt (understatement) ended up taking the fish back to the pet store to continue without them... so much...
Forum: Fish 10-05-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By laurenjane
Thanks everyone.. I'm so excited now.

Thanks everyone.. I'm so excited now.
Forum: Fish 10-04-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By laurenjane
That was my next question.. will they be betta...

That was my next question.. will they be betta food! I guess if they do end up getting eaten I'll just stick with the betta.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-04-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,566
Posted By laurenjane
Amazing!! As a beginner it sounds all like blah,...

Amazing!! As a beginner it sounds all like blah, blah, blah when talking about dosing.. but man I'd love to learn all this. The results totally worth it.
Forum: Fish 10-04-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By laurenjane
Oh cool! Thanks. How many corys do you think I...

Oh cool! Thanks. How many corys do you think I could get away with? They have a special on if you buy 12.. would that be a fair amount?

I was planning on adding the corys first, then the betta...
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