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Forum: Aquascaping   09-09-2013, 12:58 AM
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Views: 2,245
Posted By Shale87
I haven't flooded the tank yet, so I don't have...

I haven't flooded the tank yet, so I don't have to worry about that yet. I'd like to have everything scaped how I want it before adding any water, so I don't have to worry about making a mess if I...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-07-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Shale87
Ok, I threw in my 2 pieces of manzanita with...

Ok, I threw in my 2 pieces of manzanita with fissidens growing on them. I'm not sure I like how far the long one extends off the hill...

Slightly above...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-19-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Shale87
Maybe I should just find out who our water...

Maybe I should just find out who our water company is and ask them what the general hardness is.

@chunkychun, I'll try it on some distilled water then, and thanks for the tip about salty shrimp!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Shale87
I live in an apartment, so I'm not sure. I guess...

I live in an apartment, so I'm not sure. I guess I'll have to ask them that.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-19-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Shale87
Question Problems with GH test?

I just bought API's KH & GH test kit. The expiration date is 08/2015. I tested my tap water the other day and got a result of 8dKH and 0ppm? The KH test was very easy. It started off blue, and there...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-12-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Shale87
I also prefer D or E and can't stop seeing C as a...

I also prefer D or E and can't stop seeing C as a dinosaur now! Haha

I had meant for the hill to be more off-centered, but I'm definitely going to carve it to be more left-aligned. Great Stuff...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Shale87
Everyone made the move safely! My fish are...

Everyone made the move safely! My fish are chilling in their 10G "holding tank," and my plants are split between a bucket and a 2G with soil.

Since no one had any advice, I decided to play it safe...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-02-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Shale87
No one?

No one?
Forum: Aquascaping   07-31-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Shale87
Question Help with 20L rescape - crypt hill

I'm moving soon and have decided to use the opportunity to rescape my tank. I've been bitten by the crypt bug and would like to do a sort of "crypt hill" type scape with crypts surrounding a piece...
Forum: Plants   07-25-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 69,215
Posted By Shale87
@johnson18: Wow, I love the pattern on those...

@johnson18: Wow, I love the pattern on those leaves!
Forum: Plants   07-23-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 69,215
Posted By Shale87
I'm planning on doing a "crypt hill" type thing...

I'm planning on doing a "crypt hill" type thing in my 20L rescape. The crypts will be surrounding some driftwood and going down the hill. Right now, I mainly just have C. wendtii 'green' (C. wendtii...
Forum: Ponds   07-20-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By Shale87
My mom decided to sell it, so no. I think it...

My mom decided to sell it, so no. I think it could've ended up really nice though
Forum: Substrate   07-19-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Shale87
Question MTS vs MGOCPM?

I will be moving soon and am taking this chance to redo my 20L. I really want to use soil as the substrate but wasn't sure which way to go. It seems that people have had good results with both MTS...
Forum: Fish   07-14-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Shale87
I'd try the NANFA forum. You'd probably find...

I'd try the NANFA forum. You'd probably find plenty of help there
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-02-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By Shale87
I've heard of people cutting the foot off some...

I've heard of people cutting the foot off some panty hose and putting it in there. Then they just knotted the open end.
Forum: Fish   06-22-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By Shale87
I'm so jealous! I'd love to have some dwarf chain...

I'm so jealous! I'd love to have some dwarf chain loaches, but no one carries them near me and the places I've seen with them online are super expensive.
Forum: Fish   06-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By Shale87
Oh man, dwarf puffers are so cute! I almost got...

Oh man, dwarf puffers are so cute! I almost got some for my 20L but decided against it when I heard how messy they were. Maybe one day when I have room for another tank and am willing to do water...
Forum: Fish   06-20-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By Shale87
Aw, I need to find some video of cichlids herding...

Aw, I need to find some video of cichlids herding their young. It sounds so cute!
Forum: Fish   06-20-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,548
Posted By Shale87
Thumbs up Opinions: fish with the most "personality"

What is the most interesting fish you have ever kept? I don't care if it's the plainest looking thing - I just want to hear about it's "personality!"

I've just recently started keeping female...
Forum: Plants   06-06-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Shale87
I can't answer your questions, but I wanted to...

I can't answer your questions, but I wanted to tell you that your pond looks great! You should start a thread for it in the pond section to show it off!
Forum: Ponds   06-05-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,002
Posted By Shale87
Whoa, that is just what I need! I love the smell...

Whoa, that is just what I need! I love the smell of coconut, and the flower is gorgeous looking! Did it just start blooming for you?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-05-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By Shale87
About your test kit reading 0 nitrates, have you...

About your test kit reading 0 nitrates, have you read this > http://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/test-kits/6439-important-information-api-freshwater-master-test-kit-users.html
Forum: Tank Journals   05-27-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By Shale87
Finally! An update! My niece came to visit for...

Finally! An update! My niece came to visit for almost a month, so I'd been just throwing any new plants I got into my tank. It got pretty crazy looking until I finally had time to plant things.
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-26-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 942
Posted By Shale87
I would definitely try to get a job at anyplace...

I would definitely try to get a job at anyplace that will take you. I'm assuming you're in college? Work experience will be really important once you graduate and are trying to find a more specific...
Forum: Fish   05-22-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By Shale87
Really? I figured I only had room for one more...

Really? I figured I only had room for one more species.

I'm definitely going to get a kind of loach (not sure which kind yet), but I'll have to consider adding some gouramis after the loaches...
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