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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By adamprice271
I would just have a couple of friends as it is...

I would just have a couple of friends as it is HEAVY (really really heavy if it is oceanic) Just put it in the van and drive home a little slower than usual. I recently moved a 135, 220, 125, and 14-...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 803
Posted By adamprice271
The plants looks like 1) Jungle Val 2) Some type...

The plants looks like 1) Jungle Val 2) Some type of Anubius...possibly Barterii 3) Narrow leaf Java Fern 4) The hitch hiker is either hair algae or a small part of dwarf hair grass.
Forum: Substrate 06-18-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By adamprice271
I use pool filter sand. It's a nice tan color,...

I use pool filter sand. It's a nice tan color, does not affect the pH, and is about $6 for a 50 pound bag at Home Depot.
Forum: Fish 06-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By adamprice271
If it is an established tank, I would start with...

If it is an established tank, I would start with 12. If it isn't, then start with 6 and add more every week or so, as water parameters permit. As long as the tetras are larger than what would fit in...
Forum: Fish 06-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By adamprice271
Personally I think a 55 is too small for...

Personally I think a 55 is too small for denisonii barbs. They get 6" and thick, plus they are ALWAYS on the move. Rainbows, yes, just depends on what species as some can get rather large as well,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By adamprice271
Yeah, the best feature is to grow algae, but you...

Yeah, the best feature is to grow algae, but you have to watch the temps. I used to keep a SW tank in direct sun and had hair algae like crazy. Once the entire back had a 3" carpet of green hair...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By adamprice271
Depends on how strong you and a friend are... My...

Depends on how strong you and a friend are... My friend and I moved a 135 oceanic (about 300lbs) into my new place a few weeks ago, and the first thing is to get the stand exactly where you want it...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By adamprice271
My friend set up something like this for his...

My friend set up something like this for his system (8 30g tanks, 2 55s and a 180) but it just has a pump from the 125g sump pumping to a 30g trash can full of Bio balls, and then it drains back into...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By adamprice271
It may have dried junk blocking the impeller....

It may have dried junk blocking the impeller. Usually, I'll take a screw driver and put it where the impeller goes (magnetized) and plug it in, it should move the driver around. Easiest way to...
Forum: Fish 06-16-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By adamprice271
I just got 6 2" for my 135g. They are doing...

I just got 6 2" for my 135g. They are doing great, and as soon as the store gets 6 more, I'll have 12. They swim ALLLLL day long all over the place and I have an FX5 and an aqueon 1200gph power head....
Forum: Fish 06-16-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By adamprice271
Lemons, Serpae (in a larger group or they can be...

Lemons, Serpae (in a larger group or they can be nippy) black phantoms, HY-511 tetra (aka White fin Ornatus) Diamonds are some of my favorites but they get large (males about 3").

All of them get...
Forum: Fish 06-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,584
Posted By adamprice271
I don't know what the big fuss is with mixing...

I don't know what the big fuss is with mixing West African cichlids with South and Central Americans. Central American cihclids generally like harder water than South, but West Africans seem to have...
Forum: Fish 06-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By adamprice271
Looks like a 201 inspector pleco to me. Vampire...

Looks like a 201 inspector pleco to me. Vampire plecos should have white spots, same as the snowball (which get huge and lose the spots) and it def is not an ancistrus.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By adamprice271
I always use slip/slip. Obviously you want to use...

I always use slip/slip. Obviously you want to use PVC primer and glue to secure it in the bottom, but I just take a piece of PVC and put it in the top of it so you can adjust your water level. I hope...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By adamprice271
IT has to be 100% silicone It should say on the...

IT has to be 100% silicone It should say on the label somewhere if it is fish/aquarium safe or not. Silicone does smell bad, until it cures which takes up to 22 hours. After that, the smell is gone,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-13-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By adamprice271
I let my TFH expire after 15 years. I used to...

I let my TFH expire after 15 years. I used to love them but now of days, it seems like it is aimed at new keepers, and they got rid of some good sections (like the large predatory articles) It is all...
Forum: Fish 05-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By adamprice271
Wet spot has those lucanusi for $36 a wild pair....

Wet spot has those lucanusi for $36 a wild pair. Gorgeous fish
Forum: Fish 05-27-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By adamprice271
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I haven't set...

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I haven't set up my computer at home, so sorry I didn't reply. I did want to maybe do a couple of oscars, and wet spot just got in some wild babies...tempting but...
Forum: Fish 05-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By adamprice271
Good lord that's cheap. I remember when they were...

Good lord that's cheap. I remember when they were coming in the hobby again back in 05 and we were selling adults for $40 a pop. Beautiful fish in a group
Forum: Fish 05-23-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By adamprice271
I've been thinking of anything that I have done...

I've been thinking of anything that I have done in the past or want to try new. I've been wanting to try a small group of satanoperca daemon (get about 12") with a huge group of tetras (I love having...
Forum: Fish 05-23-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By adamprice271
Here is a pic of the current 125 before I added...

Here is a pic of the current 125 before I added the 2nd FX5...and since I've been gone for a bit, it is VERY over run by the Val.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f282/adamprice271/photo5.jpg...
Forum: Fish 05-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By adamprice271
How would YOU stock a large tank? Ideas wanted

Hello everyone! I've moved into my new house about 2 weeks ago, and I'm getting around to setting up some tanks here shortly. I've got a 125 at the parents house still that has a pair of Notatus...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By adamprice271
How big is it? I've only seen a few in person....

How big is it? I've only seen a few in person. Looks really neat!

Adam
Forum: Fish 05-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By adamprice271
I was going to say Asian Rummynose, which...

I was going to say Asian Rummynose, which according to the link, is correct. Once they settle in and have really good water, their face becomes a great orange color. Good luck and get more once these...
Forum: Fish 05-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 520
Posted By adamprice271
I'm getting ready to set up a 150g rubbermaid in...

I'm getting ready to set up a 150g rubbermaid in the next week or so, now that temperatures are rising and starting to get more stable (40s last week, 80s this week) Last year I had silver hatchets...
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