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Forum: Plants 01-21-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Perchance
My little clumps of Crypt parva are spreading...

My little clumps of Crypt parva are spreading well in the lightly shaded part of my high light tank. In the open they weren't doing well. I think that if you have the patience, they'd be a gorgeous...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
How is liquid carbon not as useful as pressurized...

How is liquid carbon not as useful as pressurized carbon? If I'm adding enough liquid carbon, will it still be too little..? That doesn't make sense to me, but I'm sure someone has some facts about...
Forum: Fish 01-12-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
I'll try and lift the lights a little through...

I'll try and lift the lights a little through some kind of platform or something. How high would you have the lights?
Forum: Fish 01-12-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
So, because I'm doing ferts and liquid carbon, am...

So, because I'm doing ferts and liquid carbon, am I doing too little of these to go with the lighting? I think I'm doing plenty of water changes. Though there could be phosphate in my water, and the...
Forum: Fish 01-11-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
*Her. Sorry didn't see the other responses. I'm...

*Her. Sorry didn't see the other responses. I'm planning on getting just the seachem Iron as I've been reading up on the symptoms in some of my plants. The minimal growth in the ludiwgia and the...
Forum: Fish 01-11-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Thanks.. So I'll cut it down to a 10 hour...

Thanks.. So I'll cut it down to a 10 hour photoperiod and see how that goes? The reason I was a bit confused is that the 2 bulbs that would be on for 10 hours (or 8 if 10 is still too long) are only...
Forum: Fish 01-10-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Anyone? Is it too little light if I have a blue...

Anyone? Is it too little light if I have a blue and red bulb on from 12pm till 12am and then a midday burst 4 hours long with 4 dayblulbs and 2 blue bulbs from 2 pm till 6pm? My red ludwigia (I think...
Forum: Fish 01-09-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Perchance
You're sure the temperature didn't fluctuate...

You're sure the temperature didn't fluctuate during the water change? Maybe even a pH swing? Copper from the water pipes? Maybe... There would have to have been something like that which you didn't...
Forum: Fish 01-07-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Thanks.. I should probably do a journal thread...

Thanks.. I should probably do a journal thread but I don't think my tank really warrants it. I'm seeing the beginnings of a PITA algae problem. It's A kind of green fuzzy hair algae covering way too...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
I thought I'd give you guys an update... I lost...

I thought I'd give you guys an update... I lost all the rosboras =/ I took them out of the main tank and put them in the hospital tank which I was medicating. They would look fine, then suddenly very...
Forum: Fish 12-31-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By Perchance
GBR's really need higher temps and lower pH than...

GBR's really need higher temps and lower pH than most community fish.. I wouldn't have the parrot fish with guppies and tetras? I don't think.. The Rams should be fine with guppies and tetras if the...
Forum: Fish 12-30-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,109
Posted By Perchance
Really? That's strange? I must have some add ons...

Really? That's strange? I must have some add ons that stop those kind of adds because it hasn't happened for me, sorry about that!

My guys (currently in quarantine) are supper friendly and...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,109
Posted By Perchance
This site isn't at all 'all inclusive' or the...

This site isn't at all 'all inclusive' or the holy grail of truth by any means but it was immensely helpful to me.. It gives you the chance to change your ideas, numbers and species really easily to...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Perchance
I'll put a word in because no one else seems to...

I'll put a word in because no one else seems to want to, but some people wont agree with this; I would dose the main tank both pimafix and melafix.

Though it will be a pain in that size tank. The...
Forum: Fish 12-22-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Random questions as well haha I have that tall...

Random questions as well haha I have that tall anbias that grows leaves to the top of the tank, some native Aus lillies and also a native rainbow nardoo (Marsilea mutica) on one side of my tank... I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-17-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,919
Posted By Perchance
I actually reallly like it... Those driftwood...

I actually reallly like it... Those driftwood pieces are fantastic, I love them! I think I'd prefer less rocks in the centre - more open space. But I still like them being there and think they add...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
I originally wanted this; I large shoaling school...

I originally wanted this; I large shoaling school and little fish that would look lovely in this large tank. Maybe another project, though... I've kind of fallen in love with the idea of rainbowfish,...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
That would've been a harsh introduction.. I mean...

That would've been a harsh introduction.. I mean i just came back to freshwater after a few years with marine and I lost the majority of he Rosboras I bought. Some kind of bacterial infection. They...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-16-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,693
Posted By Perchance
Sweet! What kind of ludwigia? And chance of some...

Sweet! What kind of ludwigia? And chance of some pics? Have you decided what you're going to do in terms of hardscape? Replacing the driftwood or some stones?
Forum: Fish 12-16-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
That's a relief. I feel like there must be a lot...

That's a relief. I feel like there must be a lot of paranoia about this specific bacteria and a lot of people rotate tanks and disinfect regularly.. I can't fathom doing that.

I actually read...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Haha I thought so :) Yeah no doubt. I've got a...

Haha I thought so :) Yeah no doubt. I've got a 2ft QT up and running atm, I'm just 'feeding' it to keep it running. Yeah I did a bi of reading on the Rainbow fish sites and found a lot about this...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
I've said I have multiple tanks available and...

I've said I have multiple tanks available and cycled media ready. I was asking about the logic behind quarantining fish when they're from a reliable source - a breeder.
I understand the problems...
Forum: Fish 12-15-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Perchance
Some small Rosbora varieties? Maybe?

Some small Rosbora varieties? Maybe?
Forum: Fish 12-15-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Hahah, they are pretty sweet fish. And being...

Hahah, they are pretty sweet fish. And being natives makes them awesome.. It's good to support native Australian aquaculture too


'Cycle', did you mean quarantine for a month?. I guess I'll...
Forum: Fish 12-15-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,040
Posted By Perchance
Yeah the tank's cycle finished a bit over two...

Yeah the tank's cycle finished a bit over two weeks ago... Been sitting on 0 ammonia, nitrite and nitrate for longer that that but I only added some harlequins around 2 weeks ago..

Then I had the...
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