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Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-15-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By tgold
Collect a handful of lawn grass, place it into a...

Collect a handful of lawn grass, place it into a glass jar with ordinary tap water. Place the jar in sunlight for 1 to 2 weeks. At that time there will be daphnia, copepods, and hydra. The daphnia...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-20-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By tgold
Vorticella and CRS

I read somewhere that CRS can not get Vorticella. Can anyone confirm or refute this.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-20-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By tgold
Try the high school biology experiment. Fill an...

Try the high school biology experiment. Fill an open jar with water, add some grass or plant material, let it sit in indirect sunlight for a week. Daphnia should appear.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By tgold
The clay mix acts as a bond for the topsoil and...

The clay mix acts as a bond for the topsoil and prevents it from clouding the water. If the plants are not uprooted or moved once the tank is filled, this should not be a problem. Depending on the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-21-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By tgold
Crypt Parva, Rotalia, Ludwigia Repens, Fissidens,...

Crypt Parva, Rotalia, Ludwigia Repens, Fissidens, Dwarf Sagiteria,
Anubias, HC have been fine.
All but the HC will grow in plain pool sand, and low LED light.
Pennywort and Frogbit have been...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-22-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By tgold
Looks like BGA Blue Green Algae. As another post...

Looks like BGA Blue Green Algae. As another post suggests, try rubbing it off. If it does not, then it's BGA. Sometimes occurs after use of medications.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-08-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By tgold
As others have mentioned, the presence of copods,...

As others have mentioned, the presence of copods, ostracoda and daphnia, are an indication of a healthy tank environment. I had a heavily planted low tec tank with RCS. I rarely checked the water...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-29-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,781
Posted By tgold
Organic mix = poultry waste. The process of...

Organic mix = poultry waste. The process of mineralizing soil removes the smell. Soak a soil sample and let it dry, smell the result, yum.

Mineralizing also helps remove the particulates that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-19-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tgold
I don't have a PAR meter but from my experience,...

I don't have a PAR meter but from my experience, I had a 3 gal tank with 2" of mineralized potting soil covered with 1" pool sand. Lighting was a Sunpaq dual daylight 10000k & 6700k 18w located...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,842
Posted By tgold
Replace the power head with a Tom Mini Internal...

Replace the power head with a Tom Mini Internal Filter. Use just the power head. These are small and quiet, relatively inexpensive. I have been running one for a year. Just the heads can be found on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By tgold
From discussion groups on the Seachem web site,...

From discussion groups on the Seachem web site, Metronidazole is a product that is best mixed with food when applied, and not for use in the water column. It is mostly used in saltwater environments....
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