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Forum: Fish   Today, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By AquaAurora
Killie. Some mico predators have short life...

Killie.
Some mico predators have short life spans like blue eye gertrudae, I red they're abut 18 months.
Forum: Plants   02-10-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By AquaAurora
Whats the height from the driftwood to the...

Whats the height from the driftwood to the surface? There are several species that get to 16" tall. IMO for a180 I'd get broad leaf-big leaves but not too tall. If you have over 16" from top of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-10-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By AquaAurora
I have calcium rich water (water stains galore on...

I have calcium rich water (water stains galore on glass =.=) and 7.5 pH so I had no issue with the 2 I kept in my 55g.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-10-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By AquaAurora
From googling to verify #s nerites prefer...

From googling to verify #s nerites prefer alkaline and hard water 7.5+pH 5-15dkh. Nerites need hard water (specifically calcium for their shells) and do better in well matured/aged tanks with plenty...
Forum: Photography   02-10-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,170
Posted By AquaAurora
Old photo but I think one of my favorites for...

Old photo but I think one of my favorites for this tank.
http://i1382.photobucket.com/albums/ah275/Aqua_Aurora/Aquarium/019_zpsk264mvdy.jpg...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-09-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,460
Posted By AquaAurora
Bettas are tropical fish, not sub tropic, and...

Bettas are tropical fish, not sub tropic, and should be kept at 78-82F, please get him a heater, he will greatly appreciate the warmer water.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-09-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,460
Posted By AquaAurora
You're on the betta forums right? I'm quite sure...

You're on the betta forums right? I'm quite sure someone over there would snatch it up if you put up a for sale thread in the market place section.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-09-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,937
Posted By AquaAurora
You could build an in-tank sump with lexan to...

You could build an in-tank sump with lexan to hike planters and use a lot of lava rock or clay media (no planted) to fill up the back (with a mesh divider to separate pump/heater from riparium...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-08-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By AquaAurora
The tiger lotus on the right will dominate that...

The tiger lotus on the right will dominate that area pretty quickly with large leaves.
Forum: Plants   02-08-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By AquaAurora
I have some dhg I tossed in a tub with some...

I have some dhg I tossed in a tub with some leftover tank water that is growing fine with no love-maybe once a week I remember to put in a drop of flourish. Its not fast growing, but its doing fine...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By AquaAurora
I was referencing the aquarium size, not fish size

I was referencing the aquarium size, not fish size
Forum: Tank Journals   02-08-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,937
Posted By AquaAurora
My java fern is constantly spitting out plantlets...

My java fern is constantly spitting out plantlets and the mother leaf it grow on dieing (gets annoying cleaning out the decomposed leaves). My narrow leaf, needle leaf, philipine,and threadleaf all...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-08-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,460
Posted By AquaAurora
How small is that tank? Do you have a heater? ...

How small is that tank? Do you have a heater? I'd recommend removing the rock and putting in something else for the betta to hide in/behind that is not as sharp not takes up as much room. If you...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By AquaAurora
The sae need MUCH larger tank than you have ...

The sae need MUCH larger tank than you have
Crossocheilus langei ? Siamese Algae Eater (Crossocheilos langei, SAE) ? Seriously Fish (http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/crossocheilus-langei/)...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By AquaAurora
Betta splendens (crown tail, half moon, plakat,...

Betta splendens (crown tail, half moon, plakat, veiltail, etc etc etc) are going to be more aggressive feeders than the scarlet badis, and the badis can easily starve. Bettas are real food hogs as...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By AquaAurora
Betta sororities (4-5 or roe females) are tricky....

Betta sororities (4-5 or roe females) are tricky. They can be just as mean as males, and faster with their shorter fins. Its a crap shoot if you'd get ones that would get along. Many sororities...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-05-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By AquaAurora
I'd set up a shallow riparium with live house...

I'd set up a shallow riparium with live house plants with roots in water and leaves above, or low humidity aquarium plants like ludwigia and creeping jenny, you can even use aquatic moss as long as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-05-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By AquaAurora
You might talk to xjasnimex on this forum her and...

You might talk to xjasnimex on this forum her and a few others have manged goldfish planted tanks. But I'll note theirs are the slower twin tailed egg shaped goldfish. It was recommended that a...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By AquaAurora
Line of sight break up is best to reduce...

Line of sight break up is best to reduce aggression. You should keep school sizes so spread aggression. Splitting the group means the most aggressive will likely pester the weaker one even more as...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By AquaAurora
Dwarf puffers do not tolerate in-tank cycling,...

Dwarf puffers do not tolerate in-tank cycling, they are extremely delicate fish. You should have a pre-cycled filter (done fish less.. ammonia style is the best imo) BEFORE you buy them. They're...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By AquaAurora
Do NOT put multiple bettas in the same tank! ...

Do NOT put multiple bettas in the same tank! Bettas as Siamese fighting fish, they got that name for a reason-they were bred to fight eachother and the aggressive nature is still in their genetics. ...
Forum: Plants   02-05-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By AquaAurora
You can't let riccia grow into "a nice large...

You can't let riccia grow into "a nice large ball" as it will break free if the lower portion does not get enough light and dies off. I tried riccia rocks for a bit but slacked on trimming and they...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-05-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By AquaAurora
^this. My shoal of otos in the 55g school and...

^this. My shoal of otos in the 55g school and hang together all the time, they are much happier in a proper group.
If you want a cleaner it called your hand and a wet paper towel/siphon and water...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-04-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By AquaAurora
If you are using bog/marginal/emersed aquatic...

If you are using bog/marginal/emersed aquatic plants that are use to those wet conditions and as long as your water level is not too high you should be fine.
Most riparium tanks are not using...
Forum: Plants   02-04-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By AquaAurora
I had bought driftwood sold as kola I from eBay...

I had bought driftwood sold as kola I from eBay and just boiled the [censor] out of it, probably 12 hours or more. Each hour I dumped and refilled water. No tannins issues ^^
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