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Forum: Plants   10-21-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
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I know for sure it is not flame moss because I...

I know for sure it is not flame moss because I have had it before. It does not have a spiral/wave shape like flame moss. It curls like I see in pictures of weeping moss, but it seems to curl upwards....
Forum: Plants   10-13-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Anyone have any ideas? This is a medium light...

Anyone have any ideas?
This is a medium light lowtech tank so I expected it not to grow like weeping moss normally does.
Forum: Plants   10-12-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Moss ID- is this true weeping moss?

I was notified this may not be weeping moss. If it isn't, what could it be?




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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-27-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
I had a few in my shrimp tank and I spot treated...

I had a few in my shrimp tank and I spot treated with Fenbendazole. I have not seen any since.

http://www.planetinverts.com/killing_planaria_and_hydra.html
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-14-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Do you replace evaporated water with RO or...

Do you replace evaporated water with RO or distilled water or do you use tap water?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Depending on your water parameters crystal red...

Depending on your water parameters crystal red shrimp might work
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
It usually dissolves completely, which is why it...

It usually dissolves completely, which is why it is concerning. Luckily there is only enough left for 2-3 gallons so it is not too much of a waste to throw out.

I was mostly concerned that since...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-08-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Saltyshrimp remineralizer not dissolving?

I have been using saltyshrimp GH/KH+ to remineralize RO water for my shrimp tank. I bought a large container of it, but I put some into a smaller container for weekly use so that most of it is...
Forum: Algae   05-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Yeah the algae does have a faint odor. Did I just...

Yeah the algae does have a faint odor. Did I just somehow introduce it or is there something off balance in the tank that allowed it to grow? I did a little research and some people say clado can...
Forum: Algae   05-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Any ideas of what the imbalance could be? Too...

Any ideas of what the imbalance could be? Too much light/ too little? Is it the bulbs going bad? Are the ferts imbalanced or am I not adding enough?
I Googled hair algae but could not find anything...
Forum: Algae   05-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
I would be fine with the algae if it weren't...

I would be fine with the algae if it weren't attacking the moss, but it has ruined the look of my fissidens carpet and it is spreading to all of the moss in the tank. I think it might have something...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-20-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Yeah I have seen shrimp start showing interest in...

Yeah I have seen shrimp start showing interest in another shrimp in a matter of minutes after it has died. Same for snails. White worms do not live in water for too long, so maybe I could put some in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
I feel like ghost shrimp are more predatory than...

I feel like ghost shrimp are more predatory than most dwarf shrimp, especially the ghost shrimp sold as feeders. I was wondering about shrimp like RCS or crystals specifically. They seem to ignore...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-19-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Will shrimp eat live foods?

Will shrimp eat things like microworms or white worms? I am curious since people feed blood worms and other frozen foods.
My primary concern is that they would not try to eat them since shrimp seem...
Forum: Algae   05-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
What kind of hair algae is this?

Any ideas what this could be and what causes it? It is beginning to become a nuisance in my shrimp tank and is attacking all of the moss. The tank is a 20 long with two 13w CFLs hanging above it.
...
Forum: Fish   05-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
I am just going to do water changes and feed less...

I am just going to do water changes and feed less since only one cory is showing signs of fin rot and I don't really like using meds if it can be avoided.

Should I assume they are all infected and...
Forum: Fish   05-10-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
I just tested the water: TDS= 190 Ammo=0 ...

I just tested the water:
TDS= 190
Ammo=0
Nitrites=0
Nitrates= 30? (it was darker than 20ppm, but lighter than 40ppm)

I am guessing the nitrates where higher before I changed the 3 gallons,...
Forum: Fish   05-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
It is just the 4 cories in a 20 gallon QT tank...

It is just the 4 cories in a 20 gallon QT tank with sponge filters. I got them from petsmart but they were all healthy when I got them and have seemed fine until I noticed the fins on this one. I...
Forum: Fish   05-08-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Is this fin rot and is it contagious?

I have 4 albino cories in QT and they have been there for about 6 weeks now. I was just about to move them to a 90 gallon community tank when I noticed one has damaged fins. They also seem to be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
According to my cheap digital thermometer the...

According to my cheap digital thermometer the temperature is 75F. I will completely remove the heater now and turn it down when I use it again. Is that a high temperature? From what I have read, most...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
I use RO water with saltyshrimp GH/KH+...

I use RO water with saltyshrimp GH/KH+ remineralizer. I ussually shoot for a TDS of 180-200.

I just tested the tank water:
GH=7-8, KH=4-5 , PH=8
TDS= 180
Ammonia looked like it was 0 (I can...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Sudden BV shrimp deaths!

I have had problems in the past keeping shrimp alive, but after switching to RO water I pride myself with only 2 deaths of adult shrimp over the course of 5 months. I have been keeping only malawa...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-26-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
I usually do water changes of 40-50% every week....

I usually do water changes of 40-50% every week. Recently I have only been doing 50% every 2 weeks because I have been busy, the hose outlet I normally use broke 2 months ago, and I canít help...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Next time I set up the tank I will probably go...

Next time I set up the tank I will probably go with CO2.

For now what would be the best simple option to improve conditions for the next 4 months? I would at least like to enjoy the fish, even if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-18-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Well thanks for all of the great suggestions. I...

Well thanks for all of the great suggestions. I was thinking that restarting the tank would probably be the best plan of action, but wanted to hear what you all might suggest. I will be moving soon...
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