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Forum: Fish   05-10-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By zackariah
MTS is not cured. It's contained by house size,...

MTS is not cured. It's contained by house size, significant others and parents (if your still a child)

Besides how can we be amateur scientists without having more then one tank! Good luck with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-29-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By zackariah
Looks like RRF to me. I have some that looks like...

Looks like RRF to me. I have some that looks like that too. It started off with long red roots. I have found I was not putting enough ferts in.

It is not just pro breeders that get concerned...
Forum: Plants   04-13-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By zackariah
Don't turn off co2! That helps keep algae at bay....

Don't turn off co2! That helps keep algae at bay. Leave it all running. Fish can go quite awhile without food. Just make sure your co2 tank has plenty of gas left the same with your ferts all will be...
Forum: Plants   04-12-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By zackariah
Yeah bad choice by the vendor no doubt to refill...

Yeah bad choice by the vendor no doubt to refill the order of a few plants (minimal cost to vendor) and shipping cost ( for a few plants should be low) seems ridiculous.
Note to op this is a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-05-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By zackariah
Looks good. What kind of light did you get? And...

Looks good. What kind of light did you get? And is that dwarf baby tears on the two rocks near the white Rock? And I'm assuming eggs are gone?

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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-03-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By zackariah
Looks like your gold ram is female and the...

Looks like your gold ram is female and the regular ram is male. The female looks like her egg laying tubes might be getting ready to drop and her belly looks big. Have you noticed if the two have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-01-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By zackariah
Your common plecos will get huge. They will even...

Your common plecos will get huge. They will even eat fish in your tank. SAE (siamese algae eaters) get pretty big too and usually stop eating algae passed Juvi stage. I feel you have too many fish...
Forum: Lighting   04-01-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By zackariah
You need to decide how far you want to go with...

You need to decide how far you want to go with this. If you get into the higher par ranges you will need to dose co2 via excel/metricide or co2 injection. Also do you want to go dirted, aqua soil, or...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-31-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By zackariah
Check aqua bid or look up coral bandit here on...

Check aqua bid or look up coral bandit here on TPT (also sells on aqua bid.) I got rams from him and I'm very pleased. I recomend getting several. Then you will see there personality come out as the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-31-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By zackariah
JSAnkey lmao you have to put some down on a fish...

JSAnkey lmao you have to put some down on a fish forum to feel good about yourself. Grow up and try to be helpful, if not just keep your degrading comments to your self.

Diego rams are pretty...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By zackariah
As you can see there are several options and to...

As you can see there are several options and to be honest all of them work it's just up to you on what you want. If you want a filter that has stood the test of time go with ehiem or fluval. People...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By zackariah
Canister, ehiem 2217. Sent from my SM-G920V...

Canister, ehiem 2217.

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Forum: Fish   03-23-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By zackariah
I disagree with the comment about a 1 male and...

I disagree with the comment about a 1 male and two females. I have done this many times. The male will bond with both. This has happened 100% of the time I have tried this.
Also I just did an...
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By zackariah
Good info to know thanks for this thread. ...

Good info to know thanks for this thread.

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Forum: Equipment   03-22-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By zackariah
Did you try the impeller in both units? Sent...

Did you try the impeller in both units?

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Forum: Fish   03-22-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By zackariah
Here are some pictures of the set up. ...

Here are some pictures of the set up.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170322/c1c4ba35d48ffaf01198d67e0c3f8062.jpg
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Forum: Equipment   03-20-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By zackariah
There are many ways to go about setting up an ro...

There are many ways to go about setting up an ro unit. It really depends on how much water you need. You can go with an under sink pressurized tank , or you can get a 55g drum or trash can. Under...
Forum: Equipment   03-19-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By zackariah
Air water ice is a great company. Excellent...

Air water ice is a great company. Excellent customer service. The owner spent 45min on the phone with me answering various questions. As far as adding minerals, you could also do a mix of tap and RO....
Forum: Fish   03-19-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By zackariah
As it has already been stated dead shrimp are not...

As it has already been stated dead shrimp are not normal during shipping. Your water is too cold for Cardinals. They are a fairly sensitive fish.

I have dosed excel in low tech shrimp tanks for...
Forum: Fish   03-19-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By zackariah
Culturing Daphnia, ghost shrimp, etc. In one tank

I started a Daphnia culture awhile back and it was doing great. I bought some ghost shrimp to put in a tank that I have mollies breeding in. I feed both the baby mollies and the ghost shrimp to my...
Forum: Equipment   03-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By zackariah
^ exactly. And if you want to add inline stuff...

^ exactly. And if you want to add inline stuff like a heater, reactor, etc. You will have plenty of flow.

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Forum: Fish   03-14-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By zackariah
I think serpae are too big to house with...

I think serpae are too big to house with apistogramma. They are too similar in size. I feel it looks more natural when your schooling/schoaling fish are smaller then your Center piece fish.

Sent...
Forum: Fish   03-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By zackariah
I can now report that all rams have paired up and...

I can now report that all rams have paired up and spawned at least once. Now I have too many in my tanks I'll need to find new homes for some of these pairs. My plan is still to have them breed and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-09-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By zackariah
Two cheap test kits better then one that cost...

Two cheap test kits better then one that cost more money and is far more accurate? I also do not feel you will "outgrow" the ease and convenience of a ph pen. Having equipment that saves me time...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-08-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By zackariah
This one is good and has a replaceable tip. I...

This one is good and has a replaceable tip. I bought a cheaper one and forgot about it for a few months. The top dried out and now it does not work. With this one if you forget about it you can just...
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