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Forum: Other Websites 05-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Ladayen
Mapping Life

Just came across this site. WOW!!! As the name implies it shows where in the world you can locate different species.

http://www.mappinglife.org/
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Ladayen
A picture would help. I would suspect your gravel...

A picture would help. I would suspect your gravel may not be fully inert. On a side note you want your GH at 4. I've talked to several people and if it goes below this for long the plants start to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Ladayen
How hard is your water? Vals do better with...

How hard is your water? Vals do better with harder water. Also you do realize this plant can grow 3' tall? Dwarf sag can be a pain, I'm not sure you're lighting will be enough for it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-05-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By Ladayen
I would expect especially your danios are...

I would expect especially your danios are stressing your shrimp out which is why they do not come out.

I had 2 full grown ghost shrimp in my tank at one point.. I'm assuming they got eaten. Then...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By Ladayen
You could supplement with root tabs I suppose....

You could supplement with root tabs I suppose. Why are you looking at changing things up though? If the plants are doing ok I would leave things alone. I like to go by the KISS method. Keep It Simple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-05-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ladayen
If it's not too late... the snail is probably not...

If it's not too late... the snail is probably not dead. I bought 2 a while back and put them in seperate tanks. Mine did the exact same thing as yours... moved a couple inches then stopped. One even...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-05-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By Ladayen
Tabs are for heavy root feeders. Liquid ferts can...

Tabs are for heavy root feeders. Liquid ferts can have problems getting to roots sometimes. In a well planted tank you will want to place the tabs near your big root feeders then liquid dose for...
Forum: Plants 05-04-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Ladayen
Haha, I just got in like $150 of potted plants...

Haha, I just got in like $150 of potted plants today. Spent about 3 hours pulling that stuff out of roots. I found pulling out the bigger chunk at first then putting it into a bucket of water and...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-04-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By Ladayen
For fish.. you want Nitrates to be at 0. As...

For fish.. you want Nitrates to be at 0. As mentioned already plants eat Nitrates so dont be surprised if is at 0 frequently. Honestly I wouldn't even worry about it. Would love to see pictures of...
Forum: Fish 05-02-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ladayen
1 ram- These need warm water, soft acidic water...

1 ram- These need warm water, soft acidic water is highly beneficial
9 cardinal tetras - these would work with the ram
3 ottos- I would go with at least 5. They are social and all 7 in my 20g stay...
Forum: Fish 05-02-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Ladayen
I'm gonna say thats a Hi-Fin

I'm gonna say thats a Hi-Fin
Forum: Fish 04-24-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,313
Posted By Ladayen
I dont like leaving veggies in longer then...

I dont like leaving veggies in longer then overnight. I put them in last thing before I go to bed and then take em out first thing in the morning.

I have 7 oto's in a 20g and I feed them wafers...
Forum: Algae 04-20-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ladayen
It is interesting that your water is so hard yet...

It is interesting that your water is so hard yet it's acidic. Maybe try testing again and see if you get the same results. Nothing necessarily wrong with that.. just unusual.

As Pen3 pointed out I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ladayen
33g isn't big enough for Discus. Crushed coral...

33g isn't big enough for Discus. Crushed coral raises PH and keeps it higher. If you want a higher PH for a tank keep it around.

As to the salt, with all that other stuff there should be a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Ladayen
I have a 36" tank with just plain river rocks and...

I have a 36" tank with just plain river rocks and a single 48" t8 6500k sitting directly on top of it. PH is 7.6 with soft-moderate hardness.

I bought a single crypt. wendtii v "Mi Oya" about 3...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-10-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ladayen
Dont forget to check the edges of the rocks as...

Dont forget to check the edges of the rocks as well, some like slate can be sharp enough to slice a fish open.
Forum: Fish 04-10-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Ladayen
Erm, are you certain these aren't just dyed fish?...

Erm, are you certain these aren't just dyed fish?

Glowfish tetra are an actual species. glofish are genetically modified danio.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-25-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ladayen
deterioting copper pipes.. or new pipes, both...

deterioting copper pipes.. or new pipes, both would probably have the same effect
Forum: Plants 03-13-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Ladayen
I just leave mine floating lol. Seems to be doing...

I just leave mine floating lol. Seems to be doing good like that.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-13-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ladayen
I think the expression tough road to how dates...

I think the expression tough road to how dates before pavement or even rubber tires. Back when horsedrawn carriages were the standard method of transport on dirt roads ruts would form and there was a...
Forum: Fish 03-10-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Ladayen
Well.. I'll relate an experience I had with fish...

Well.. I'll relate an experience I had with fish working out...

I noticed my Otopharynx Lithobates fry( about 2 months old) were swimming directly up into the current of my HOB filter. Then they...
Forum: Fish 03-09-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By Ladayen
I'm thinking big blue liked the dark substrate.....

I'm thinking big blue liked the dark substrate.. he looks so pale after the change. can clearly see his stripes whereas before they were barely noticeable. As Chlorophile mentioned in nature they do...
Forum: Fish 03-05-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By Ladayen
it seems like this link has everything you could...

it seems like this link has everything you could possibly need or want to know about "panda garra"

http://www.seriouslyfish.com/profile.php?genus=Garra&species=flavatra&id=963
Forum: Fish 03-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,549
Posted By Ladayen
The inch per gallon is complete and utter...

The inch per gallon is complete and utter garbage. Dont listen to it. Assuming you have a 15g tank, you could maybe do like 8-9 cardinals. Still not really ideal though. Do you have any live plants...
Forum: Aquascaping 03-03-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By Ladayen
I dont know... still looks kinda novice to me :P ...

I dont know... still looks kinda novice to me :P

Nice work
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