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Forum: Fish   03-10-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
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That is indeed the flying fox, Epalzeorhynchos...

That is indeed the flying fox, Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus. The alternating black-gold-black bands are the easiest indicator.
Forum: Fish   02-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By FaceWise
I'm four days into ich treatment in my 20 gallon...

I'm four days into ich treatment in my 20 gallon community tank. I raised the temperature to 84 ░F, added one tablespoon of aquarium salt per five gallons of water, began dosing Melafix (to prevent...
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,970
Posted By FaceWise
Does anyone have advice for inflow/outflow...

Does anyone have advice for inflow/outflow equipment placement in a 20L aquarium? I'm running a 2215 in mine, with the intake in the back left corner and the spray bar attached to the top of the left...
Forum: Equipment   02-09-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By FaceWise
The 50W titanium heater...

The 50W titanium heater (http://www.catalinaaquarium.com/store/product_info.php?cPath=42_43&products_id=975) from Catalina Aquarium is about the size you're looking for, and adjustable to within 2...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By FaceWise
Loss of color is often a sign of stress. You...

Loss of color is often a sign of stress. You mentioned that your kuhli loach is several years old--has it lived alone (without others of its species) for more than a year? If so, the stress could...
Forum: Fish   01-05-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By FaceWise
Very exciting collection! Nannostomus nitidus...

Very exciting collection! Nannostomus nitidus possess an adipose fin, while N. beckfordi do not. These look like N. beckfordi to me.

Are the other fish in your third picture also pencilfish? N....
Forum: Plants   01-04-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By FaceWise
How long have the plants been in your tank? Most...

How long have the plants been in your tank? Most aquatic plants will "melt," or lose their leaves, while adjusting to the water conditions of a new aquarium. In all likelihood they'll bounce back.
Forum: Fish   01-04-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By FaceWise
A pair of kribensis (Pelvicachromis pulcher) is a...

A pair of kribensis (Pelvicachromis pulcher) is a colorful addition to a community aquarium, but they mature at 3 to 4 inches--possibly bite-sized?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-02-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,173
Posted By FaceWise
Make a list of colleges or universities you may...

Make a list of colleges or universities you may want to apply to next year. In-state institutions will offer lower tuition rates and more attractive scholarship opportunities, but don't let that stop...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-02-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 23,605
Posted By FaceWise
I'm glad your tank survived the move, this is a...

I'm glad your tank survived the move, this is a very entertaining journal. I think 48W of T5HO will prove too much light over a tank of this size, but maybe DIY CO2 will keep algae in check. Best of...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-10-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,401
Posted By FaceWise
That's probably the perfect amount of light for...

That's probably the perfect amount of light for this project, good luck! I love A. viejita, great choice!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-19-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By FaceWise
I'm having trouble finding single strip T5...

I'm having trouble finding single strip T5 fixtures that aren't high output. Both Aqueon and Coralife offer dual fixtures with two 18W T5 bulbs, but wouldn't 36W be too much over a 20 gallon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-18-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By FaceWise
Thanks for the quick response. I'm considering...

Thanks for the quick response. I'm considering the Hagen brand 24" Life-Glo 2 fluorescent bulb, which is T8 normal output. Should I be looking for higher output?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-18-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By FaceWise
Back to Basics

Hey TPT,

Iĺm looking to get back into the plant- and fishkeeping game after a hiatus during my first few years of college. The plan is to keep it small and simpleŚlow light with minimal...
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