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Forum: Fish 07-11-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By labgeek
It probably just got spooked from being in a new...

It probably just got spooked from being in a new tank as you said. I havent had any issues with my black neons jumping.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-07-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By labgeek
I put a sponge pre filter over my intake then...

I put a sponge pre filter over my intake then planted some green cabomba in front of it. It was gone in a few days :cool:
Forum: Fish 06-30-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,782
Posted By labgeek
haha yeah it sounds like you have some juvies....

haha yeah it sounds like you have some juvies. The one in my picture is almost 3 cm. From what I've read it takes BBGs about 8-10 months to go from egg to mature size. So yours should be growing,...
Forum: Fish 06-30-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,782
Posted By labgeek
Thought I would pitch in since you guys were...

Thought I would pitch in since you guys were talking about BBGs. :)

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab243/blitzkrag_bucket/fish%20tank/6-26-2011/100_0806.jpg

As far as feeding goes. Some of...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By labgeek
OK thanks guys. I planted all the stems in...

OK thanks guys.

I planted all the stems in the gravel in my main tank. Some of the lead weights from the person I bought them from ripped off a lot of the leaves which is why I asked.

Never...
Forum: Plants 06-30-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By labgeek
Will cabomba propagate from "leaves"?

I have a bunch of loose leaves that I was thinking of floating in a growout tank. Will they grow or just rot?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By labgeek
Thanks! The shape is beginning to...

Thanks!



The shape is beginning to grow on me. My problem is that I dont like maintaining stem plants so my scape isn't going to have a lot of height. I did just order some cabomba though for...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By labgeek
Got a microworm starter culture in today and got...

Got a microworm starter culture in today and got a couple of those ready to go. Just in time by the looks of it. I bought a large female BBG at the LFS last week and she was fat then and appears to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-26-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By labgeek
you could try this.. i dont have any personal...

you could try this.. i dont have any personal experience with it

http://www.planetinverts.com/shrimp_and_leaf_litter.html
Forum: Fish 06-26-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By labgeek
I've read some sources that say BBGs will be fine...

I've read some sources that say BBGs will be fine in freshwater if it is hard water, but if you have softwater then you should add salt.
Forum: DIY 06-24-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By labgeek
Do you think this could become a fire hazard?

Do you think this could become a fire hazard?
Forum: Substrate 06-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By labgeek
Sounds like stains caused by hydrogen sulfide...

Sounds like stains caused by hydrogen sulfide reactions to me. Especially with 6 inches of substrate..

Is it decaying material or much more solid?
Forum: Fish 06-23-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By labgeek
Perhaps you could try to breed them and they...

Perhaps you could try to breed them and they could live on forever, in a sense...
Forum: Fish 06-23-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By labgeek
What do/did you guys feed your BBGs? Ive...

What do/did you guys feed your BBGs?

Ive been feeding frozen, but I think I would like to switch to live foods.
Forum: Fish 06-22-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,458
Posted By labgeek
Yeah I have black neons in my main tank. I think...

Yeah I have black neons in my main tank. I think they are awesome as far as tetras go.
Forum: Fish 06-22-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,458
Posted By labgeek
Out of those I would go with cardinal

Out of those I would go with cardinal
Forum: Fish 06-21-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By labgeek
Id be willing to believe that. In my limited...

Id be willing to believe that.

In my limited experience I think that there is also a lot of false information about just how aggressive they are towards each other. With most of the people who've...
Forum: Algae 06-20-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,677
Posted By labgeek
Shouldn't the green water be extremely beneficial...

Shouldn't the green water be extremely beneficial for fry? If not eaten directly by the fry, it would support things the fry would be eating..

That is assuming that whatever is causing the green...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By labgeek
Good read. I am starting a breeding project...

Good read.

I am starting a breeding project with these at the moment. My favorite fish. Here are a couple quick pics I took the other day.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-20-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By labgeek
I kept mine covered except for when I misted...

I kept mine covered except for when I misted twice a day.

Once a week or so I would open it and let it dry a little then mist the hell out of it. Not really sure why I did that.

Seemed to work...
Forum: Fish 06-19-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By labgeek
Ive been overdosing my tank with both with no...

Ive been overdosing my tank with both with no apparent ill affects on my honey gourami.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-19-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By labgeek
Here is a small update. Everything is going...

Here is a small update. Everything is going great. I got some new RCS yesterday from CuLan but they are all hiding in the driftwood so I can't get a picture.

The only changes I think I've made...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-18-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,926
Posted By labgeek
I like the recessed top idea on the stand. I'm...

I like the recessed top idea on the stand. I'm Interested in seeing how it turns out.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,509
Posted By labgeek
For the sake of argument I will agree with...

For the sake of argument I will agree with everything else in this post (not really saying that I disagree..).

2bpsx24hrs =/= 6bpsx8hrs

What you are effectively comparing is 2bpsx8hrs vs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,509
Posted By labgeek
lol I must have read his post way too fast the...

lol I must have read his post way too fast the first time. I really skipped over some stuff, hahaha.

In his example using 6bps for 8 hours would be making much more CO2 available to the plants. ...
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