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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-10-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Strick
I tried (and failed miserably) to grow both HC...

I tried (and failed miserably) to grow both HC and DHG in a 2.5 gallon tank in my office last year. I'm pretty sure it's because the 10 watt CFL I used wasn't enough. The windowsill might work, but...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-10-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By Strick
Here's an oddball suggestion - get a heater. ...

Here's an oddball suggestion - get a heater.

No. Really. Get a heater and set it to 78 or 80 degrees. Most aquarium inhabitants are fine at those temperatures, but temperature fluctuations are...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-20-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By Strick
Still my favorite game. I actually created a new...

Still my favorite game. I actually created a new rogue and started playing again just last week.

Love Neverwinter Nights, too.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-29-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,022
Posted By Strick
Yeah, I love spiders, too. I haven't killed a...

Yeah, I love spiders, too. I haven't killed a spider (intentionally) since my kids were old enough to know to leave them alone.

We've had a 4" huntsman spider living on my porch for three years. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-10-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By Strick
If you don't mind livebearers, I've had Endlers...

If you don't mind livebearers, I've had Endlers (started with 8, have 20+ now) in my shrimp tank for 6 months now with no noticeable decrease in shrimp population, and they don't spend their time...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,159
Posted By Strick
Loving it, !shadow!. Very, very nice. Keep this...

Loving it, !shadow!. Very, very nice. Keep this thread updated!
Forum: Algae 03-03-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By Strick
I have the same stuff in my betta tank. ...

I have the same stuff in my betta tank.

Interestingly, I transferred an anubias that was covered with this crap into my shrimp-and-endlers tank, thinking that maybe the shrimp would clean it off,...
Forum: DIY 03-03-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,846
Posted By Strick
Sweet! Definitely on the to-do list. Thanks!

Sweet! Definitely on the to-do list. Thanks!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-02-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Strick
Tank looks great! but I feel very sorry for that...

Tank looks great! but I feel very sorry for that cray. Maybe sell him back to the local pet store?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-02-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By Strick
Link worked fine for me... Is that real? ...

Link worked fine for me...

Is that real? Some of the photos look kinda 'shopped. The anatomy and poses are amazingly lifelike...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-02-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,826
Posted By Strick
Windows 7 on my newest PC, and I love it. It's...

Windows 7 on my newest PC, and I love it. It's been great so far.
Windows XP on my other 3 desktops, two laptops and my work laptop.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,001
Posted By Strick
New water will be better IF it's been treated...

New water will be better IF it's been treated with conditioner first (like Prime, or AquaSafe). You shouldn't need to use the Nutrafin Cycle, either.

There's probably as much (or more) bacteria...
Forum: Plants 02-17-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Strick
I have dwarf sag in two low-light tanks with...

I have dwarf sag in two low-light tanks with flourite and no CO2 or excel at all. They grow slowly, but they're doing fine...
Forum: Plants 02-17-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,325
Posted By Strick
AFAIK, neither formalin nor malachite green...

AFAIK, neither formalin nor malachite green should affect your inverts if you dose according to the instructions. The danger is when you're using copper-based meds (like CopperSafe).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-17-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,001
Posted By Strick
If you reuse your filter media, then you should...

If you reuse your filter media, then you should not have to recycle. If you can reuse your substrate, too, that would be even better. There's no real reason to reuse your old water, unless you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Strick
I feed my RCS crushed shrimp once in a while (see...

I feed my RCS crushed shrimp once in a while (see my above post) and they love it. But I've never seen one go after a live snail, even the tiniest snails.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-11-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Strick
Less humane than what? Staving? Bleach dip? ...

Less humane than what? Staving? Bleach dip?

I agree that the best solution would be to avoid overfeeding and to not encourage growth in the first place.

But that's not as easy as it sounds. ...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-11-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By Strick
There's no way I'd turn down a free tank - even...

There's no way I'd turn down a free tank - even if I couldn't use it right away.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Strick
I've had RCS for about a year now (80 or 90 from...

I've had RCS for about a year now (80 or 90 from my original 10), and I've never noticed what you're describing. The birthing process isn't particularly stressful, at least physically. I don't know...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-04-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,557
Posted By Strick
Get a pork shoulder (I like using the shoulder...

Get a pork shoulder (I like using the shoulder because it contains a lot of fat; more juice, more flavor). Remove the bone (if there is one) and make a rub out of salt, pepper, brown sugar, garlic...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-04-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,230
Posted By Strick
I wish! Next year, baby!

I wish! Next year, baby!
Forum: Aquascaping 02-03-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,842
Posted By Strick
That's what I was thinking as well. Looks nice...

That's what I was thinking as well. Looks nice so far!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By Strick
I have a 2.5 gallon hex tank on my desk. It's...

I have a 2.5 gallon hex tank on my desk. It's probably the lowest-maintenance tank I own. I change out 2 liters of water once a week and trim the plants as needed.
...
Forum: DIY 01-21-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,258
Posted By Strick
Good idea, Grundy. Another question for you...

Good idea, Grundy.

Another question for you all - what types of woods work best? I live on 3 acres in Northern, VA, but most of my trees are various evergreens, which I know won't work. I've...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-20-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,541
Posted By Strick
Cool little tank. I love planted nanos with...

Cool little tank. I love planted nanos with Cherries in them.

Here's a quick rundown on the RCS breeding cycle. Female RCS are larger and usually more colorful than the males. Females can also...
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