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Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   10-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By etk300ex
Yeah, they do that. Dont expect to keep rooted...

Yeah, they do that. Dont expect to keep rooted plants with any aquatic turtle.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   10-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By etk300ex
Some turtles eat their tank mates, others do...

Some turtles eat their tank mates, others do not... All depends on their temperate, set-up, feeding. You could try some cheap fish (guppy's, danio's), if they get eaten oh well. 40g is defiantly...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   10-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By etk300ex
I feed mine a variety of every kind of...

I feed mine a variety of every kind of commercially available food; Hakari, Zoo-Med, Zilla, Wardly, Reptomin. I've tried everything, he never seemed to care for veggies, live food, shrimp, worms...
Forum: Fish   07-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,741
Posted By etk300ex
My CPD experience summary I had a dozen in a...

My CPD experience summary

I had a dozen in a 15g for a few months, they were very shy, they would eat frozen brine shrimp only and I had to pour it in very slowly to entice them out.

I recently...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,546
Posted By etk300ex
Looks good! Saw it on the LFS facebook.

Looks good! Saw it on the LFS facebook.
Forum: Equipment   07-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By etk300ex
Aquatek makes a splitter that screws right on to...

Aquatek makes a splitter that screws right on to your existing needle valve.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   07-15-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By etk300ex
Build a "topper" for your tank so you can fill it...

Build a "topper" for your tank so you can fill it all the way up. If you take them out to feed them there really is not much mess. If $ is not an issue go fx6, if your thrifty get a couple if...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By etk300ex
Hmm I've been thinking of ordering them instead...

Hmm I've been thinking of ordering them instead of the fishin' stress. The ph in the ponds near me is off the chart high and I figured being tank raised would be less stress in the end.
Forum: Equipment   07-11-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,417
Posted By etk300ex
I have a 302 on my 50B, works great. I would...

I have a 302 on my 50B, works great. I would say get 3 sets of filter media. I use cut to fit course pads and floss.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By etk300ex
Looks good! I have a native setup with a painted...

Looks good! I have a native setup with a painted turtle, been thinking about adding a sunfish or 2.
Forum: Equipment   06-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By etk300ex
I agree with everything tricken said. I have 3...

I agree with everything tricken said. I have 3 sunsun 302's running and an extra one to keep around for parts if ever needed. They are not top quality, but they do the job fine.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By etk300ex
Do it! I just set up a new tank and am kicking...

Do it! I just set up a new tank and am kicking myself for not painting the side as well...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By etk300ex
Harbor Freight fountain pump would do the job,...

Harbor Freight fountain pump would do the job, $20.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-26-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By etk300ex
Vinegar, water, sponge and razor blade. Takes no...

Vinegar, water, sponge and razor blade. Takes no time at all.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,670
Posted By etk300ex
Nice! Good for you breaking the turtle mold,...

Nice! Good for you breaking the turtle mold, there are far too many turtle myths out there.
Forum: Fish   06-25-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By etk300ex
It all depends on the turtle. Mine will eat...

It all depends on the turtle. Mine will eat anything dropped in immediately. Some people keep them for months.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By etk300ex
Just looks like some dried up algae/junk to me, I...

Just looks like some dried up algae/junk to me, I would have 0 hesitation putting it in the tank.
Forum: Equipment   06-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By etk300ex
I'm in Rochester about an hour from buffalo. $60...

I'm in Rochester about an hour from buffalo. $60 for a steel 5# filled from beer store.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By etk300ex
My tanks TDS is always around 200. My tap is 60...

My tanks TDS is always around 200. My tap is 60 (from what I've seen here this is pretty low).

I added about 2 gal/week in a 29g and 1 gal/week in a 15g, 50% change/week. No change in tds, gh,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By etk300ex
I've been topping off with tap for many a years...

I've been topping off with tap for many a years without issue, however I change 50% weekly and my tap tds is very low.
Forum: Lighting   06-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,832
Posted By etk300ex
I got this over a 15 gal: EVO Clip-on LED 11" 6x...

I got this over a 15 gal: EVO Clip-on LED 11" 6x 3W 6500K. Probably had it 6 months now, it still works and it certainly grows plants.
Forum: Equipment   06-17-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,488
Posted By etk300ex
Man I guess I'm lucky. I go to Airgas for...

Man I guess I'm lucky. I go to Airgas for welding supplies pretty regularly, I'll have to check there price on CO2 refill, just curious.
Forum: Equipment   06-16-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,488
Posted By etk300ex
I pay $8 for 5lb at the drive thru beer store,...

I pay $8 for 5lb at the drive thru beer store, don't even get out of the truck.
Forum: Equipment   06-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By etk300ex
check the co2 primer for a detailed discussion on...

check the co2 primer for a detailed discussion on tubing
Forum: Fish   04-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By etk300ex
I keep mine at 74-75

I keep mine at 74-75
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