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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By trapperwolves
It sounds like it would be a good idea to start...

It sounds like it would be a good idea to start refrigerating as soon as the bottle is opened and not wait 3 months.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By trapperwolves
The bottle I have states: "Refrigeration is...

The bottle I have states:
"Refrigeration is recommended 3 months after opening".
I guess I'll start keeping a small amount on hand and strat refrigerating the rest.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By trapperwolves
Talking Thanks for the link Jeff5614. Thought for sure...

Thanks for the link Jeff5614. Thought for sure there was a change but I guess not. :biggrin:
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 785
Posted By trapperwolves
Jeff5614--Mr. Cleans Magic Eraser is safe to use...

Jeff5614--Mr. Cleans Magic Eraser is safe to use on the inside of the tank?

Glenn--A ball of filter floss sounds like a good idea.

Kman-Will have to try the Scotchbrite--good idea also.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 785
Posted By trapperwolves
Cleaning Glass on Inside

Just wondering what everyone uses to clean the glass on the fish (inside) side of the tank?
I have some mag-floats and also some sponges on handles that I use.
I also have a sand substrate. I keep...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-25-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By trapperwolves
Seachem Flourish Comp. Change

Something in the ingedients for Seachem Flourish Comprehensive plant food has changed. The previous bottles and the last 500 ml. bottle I was using had a liquid that was a very dark color. I could...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By trapperwolves
1) Rosy barbs reach 6" in the wild. Reaching 4"...

1) Rosy barbs reach 6" in the wild. Reaching 4" in an aquarium is not uncommon.
2) Mollies will easily grow to 3" in a tank.

For a 29 gallon tank you are already heavily stocked. Check out...
Forum: Lighting 07-24-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 53,334
Posted By trapperwolves
1st picture is my 75 with 2 satellite+ 2nd...

1st picture is my 75 with 2 satellite+
2nd picture is my 20 gallon with a sat +
3rd picture is a 29 gallon waiting to get a Sat+
4th picture is a 10 gallon waiting to get a Sat.+
Forum: Plants 07-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By trapperwolves
That sword took a little over 2 years to get that...

That sword took a little over 2 years to get that big. Low tech in that tank is really slow growing.
Forum: Plants 07-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By trapperwolves
You'll all have to add more time for your...

You'll all have to add more time for your guesses.
Hint: Took longer than 1 year.
Forum: Plants 07-05-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By trapperwolves
Giant Sword

Take a look at the bottom left hand corner of the first picture. You'll see about 6 leaves that are barely 4" tall of an Amazon Sword in a 29 gallon tank.

Picture #2 is the same sword a little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By trapperwolves
Nerite eggs will not hatch in freshwater. Your...

Nerite eggs will not hatch in freshwater.
Your nerites will continue to lay eggs until everyhting in your tank is covered with small white spots. That's why I got rid of mine. They're great for...
Forum: Lighting 05-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By trapperwolves
I'm running 1 Current USA Sat. Plus (48" to...

I'm running 1 Current USA Sat. Plus (48" to 60"--$123.15 on Amazon) on my 75 gallon and it's doing a fine job of growing my plants. I have anubias, amazon swords, dwarf hygrophila, dwarf sag. and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By trapperwolves
It looks to me like the cloudiness you're seeing...

It looks to me like the cloudiness you're seeing in the tank is from the sand. It will eventually settle
Did you rinse the sand before putting it into the tank? Sand needs to be rinsed to remove the...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By trapperwolves
I use a Rena XP2 on my 29 gallon. Runs quiet,...

I use a Rena XP2 on my 29 gallon. Runs quiet, easy to clean the filters, and not too expensive.
Thumbs up for Renas.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-29-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for the responses. I guess I'll keep...

Thanks for the responses.
I guess I'll keep using Prime.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-28-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By trapperwolves
Detoxify Chlorine/Chloromine

I thought I read on this forum that if you leave tap water sit for a couple of days in a bucket that it is not necessary to add a chlorine remover or detoxifier like Seachems Prime?
I did a search...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-27-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By trapperwolves
The water sprite I have does real good in calm...

The water sprite I have does real good in calm waters. When I move it to areas that have more surface water movement from my filters it tends not to do so well and starts to fall apart. I would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By trapperwolves
When keeping shrimp you don't want to change more...

When keeping shrimp you don't want to change more than 20 to 25% of the water at one time. You're better off doing small water changes than doing say one 50% change per week.
I do 50% changes on my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By trapperwolves
As long as plants keep growing you'll never want...

As long as plants keep growing you'll never want to stop re-scaping.
As long as you keep buying new plants you'll never want to stop re-scaping.
As long as you keep looking at other peoples tanks...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,387
Posted By trapperwolves
Painted my ceilings in the frontroom, hallways...

Painted my ceilings in the frontroom, hallways and kitchen this last October to cover the brown spots from multiple spills from tanks on the second floor. Never seems to fail that a fitting comes...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for posting. That's very cool

Thanks for posting.
That's very cool
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for all the ideas. I think I'll try the...

Thanks for all the ideas. I think I'll try the fish net first and see how it goes. Sounds like a good idea and who doesn't have a bunch of fish nets laying around.

Thanks for everyones responses.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By trapperwolves
Cleaning Sponge Filters

When removing a sponge filter from a tank a lot of the debris on the sponge becomes free floating before the sponge can be removed.

Anybody have any tips for removing a sponge filter before all...
Forum: Aquascaping 02-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By trapperwolves
Thanks for everyones input. I think I'm...

Thanks for everyones input.
I think I'm definetly going to keep the 10 gallon the way it is.

I did forget to mention that I also have a 20, 29, and 55 gallon also.
The 29 gallon I have scaped...
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