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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lindo
Looking at these pictures makes me miss how it...

Looking at these pictures makes me miss how it was. I have pulled the big rock out for now as have some algae issues. I really need to get CO2 to sort it out.

Not sure of stocking numbers. Still...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-03-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,311
Posted By Lindo
Love the tank and the colours.

Love the tank and the colours.
Forum: Aquascaping   04-29-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,443
Posted By Lindo
Know the shop and like visiting 3 or 4 times a...

Know the shop and like visiting 3 or 4 times a year. Mind you I was there when that shopping centre burnt down about 9 years ago (at the other end where Barrys is) and went to the local primary...
Forum: Aquascaping   04-25-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,443
Posted By Lindo
Oh what side of Brisbane is the shop ;) always...

Oh what side of Brisbane is the shop ;) always good to know.

I have a 3 footer and lots and lots of plants and live on the west side. So when I do a clean out it might be a good idea to keep an...
Forum: DIY   04-10-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,472
Posted By Lindo
I didnt do physics either but you made me giggle....

I didnt do physics either but you made me giggle.

To the OP I dont know but I would be cautious and start planning an upgrade. I had a home made set up and I just stuffed the connection between...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-28-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 100,100
Posted By Lindo
Love your tanks and just to give you a...

Love your tanks

and just to give you a chuckle. My husband is the state manager for parts/servicing for toyota...

Definitely been interesting here.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-20-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,719
Posted By Lindo
Firstly, adore the tank and love how its grown. I...

Firstly, adore the tank and love how its grown. I too have a Royal Whiptail like this one. Do you find yours spends most of the day looking out? Mine lives at the front of the tank and has trained me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-16-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lindo
Minor catastrophe here today. Came home, house is...

Minor catastrophe here today. Came home, house is hot and humid (storm season here) and the first thing I see is an Darwin algae shrimp (DAS) dead/cooked and then see many red cherries. Then find the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-13-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lindo
Tharsis, The last picture was the oldest. I got...

Tharsis, The last picture was the oldest. I got sick of it lying across the tank, made it cluttered. The Threadfins used it as a display platform though. Thetop picture is the same rock stood up -...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lindo
Latest picture of my tank

Originally I posted in low tech but I am not sure if it really was.

Tank is 3 foot, has 2 T5 lights and a very lax fertilising regime - sometimes I excel or I use a premixed liquid fert called...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-12-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,623
Posted By Lindo
I squish, but make sure that they are squished -...

I squish, but make sure that they are squished - I had a fail once and had to go back and do the deed again - now that was cruel. My RCS tank has a few unsquished empty shells so maybe they have got...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,259
Posted By Lindo
You are probably right re the tank size as the...

You are probably right re the tank size as the blue eye's tank is a 10 gallon, its an unusual shape, 9" deep, 14" wide and 13" high. So different. Am not sure if we can get the fish you have I may...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-06-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,259
Posted By Lindo
Love this tank. I have 2 pairs of blue eyes in my...

Love this tank. I have 2 pairs of blue eyes in my shrimp tank and though I havent seen them hunt, shrimp numbers have stalled, mind you no blue eye offspring either. I have put a lot of moss in a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-05-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,549
Posted By Lindo
I put a banana plant in my tank and it went off...

I put a banana plant in my tank and it went off :D so far its put two leaves up to the surface and another is on its way. First one went up within a week. Was totally amazed.

Tank looks lovely.
Forum: Aquascaping   02-02-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Lindo
I cant wait to see this tank up and running. I...

I cant wait to see this tank up and running. I have 7 threadfins (6 are male) and they are wonderful. But my tank has a lot of plants and you barely see them. I really need to tidy it up :) I am also...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-30-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By Lindo
Love it! What substrate will you be using?

Love it! What substrate will you be using?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-25-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By Lindo
I put a 5000 gallon tank in (well 22000 litre)...

I put a 5000 gallon tank in (well 22000 litre) and had 3 days of rain - tanks overflowing :icon_eek: so am using it now. Prior to this I was using tap water and filling buckets and letting them air...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-13-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By Lindo
I have threadfins, neon tetras (and they are...

I have threadfins, neon tetras (and they are probably full size now) and a molly in my tank and the red cherry population is fine, breeding away. The smaller tank has spotted blue eyes with red...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-07-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By Lindo
Where to from here...3 footer 'natural tank'

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/low-tech-forum/93549-my-natural-river-scene-3-footer.html

Thats where its been recently

Then this was where is was till yesterday...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-01-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 79,751
Posted By Lindo
I have threadfin in with my red cherries and the...

I have threadfin in with my red cherries and the population has not been affected. I have found that the most popular food for the threadfin are a tiny red pellet (less than a millimetre) that i drop...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-30-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 69,760
Posted By Lindo
I have 7 threadfin (with others) in my 3 footer...

I have 7 threadfin (with others) in my 3 footer and I love them. Particularly when they start displaying.

Wonderful fish

You tank is very appealing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-14-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 17,304
Posted By Lindo
I have a 10" cube at work. Boss comes out...

I have a 10" cube at work.

Boss comes out with corkers. Tank has red cherries, currently 2 females and 3 males (offspring are still too small to see).

- dont know why you waste your time
- do...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-14-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,942
Posted By Lindo
The dishwasher really forces the water into it as...

The dishwasher really forces the water into it as well as it being overall a hotter place for the wood.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-13-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,274
Posted By Lindo
Go NEMO GO!! Love how the java fern is...

Go NEMO GO!!

Love how the java fern is growing.

Great shrimpies. Maybe email Dave @ aquagreen? He might be able to id or know someone to refer to.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-10-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,403
Posted By Lindo
Thanks for the info, good luck in the algae...

Thanks for the info, good luck in the algae battle. Mine has red cherry shrimp in hence covering the inlets (now with thinner pantyhose) as worried about them being sucked in. Flow is a lot better...
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