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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-08-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Recently noticed my Swordtails have been eating...

Recently noticed my Swordtails have been eating the pond snails to the point that they are almost none still visible.

Not sure if that means I am not feeding them enough, but I didn't start...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-31-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By DorianBrytestar
She should have argued that she's not selling a...

She should have argued that she's not selling a pet, she's selling fresh food for larger fish :)
Forum: Lighting   03-23-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By DorianBrytestar
http://www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com/product/prod...

http://www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3733+19788&pcatid=19788

That's the only one I have seen.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By DorianBrytestar
You could hammer some fishing weights into the...

You could hammer some fishing weights into the hole you drilled.

Not sure about the other metals.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-10-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I may be coming in a little late, but wouldn't it...

I may be coming in a little late, but wouldn't it have been easier just to clean off the dust :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-08-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I am by no means an expert, but I did take some...

I am by no means an expert, but I did take some of the numbers and run some conversions.

The guideline I have heard is 1 inch of fish length per gallon, with that not being a concrete rule by any...
Forum: Fish   02-02-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,393
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Fyi, I have received fry from Petco and Petsmart...

Fyi, I have received fry from Petco and Petsmart for free just by being friendly and talking to them.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-06-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,081
Posted By DorianBrytestar
looks good, where'd the skeleton go???!!!!

looks good, where'd the skeleton go???!!!!
Forum: Substrate   10-19-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I recommend Malaysian Trumpet Snails for stirring...

I recommend Malaysian Trumpet Snails for stirring up the sand. Just don't overfeed and the snail numbers will be kept in check.
Forum: Lighting   10-01-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,024
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Looks great to me. If the light streaming out...

Looks great to me. If the light streaming out gets to be a problem, you may be able to fashion some extensions on the edges of the light fixture to keep the light from lighting up the whole area :)
Forum: Aquascaping   09-28-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,505
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Whatever method you use, please make sure you...

Whatever method you use, please make sure you wear eye protection and gloves. Those lil parts are sharp and fly a long distance.
Forum: Aquascaping   09-15-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Hmmm.... oOo Oo say you have 3...

Hmmm....



oOo Oo

say you have 3 small and 2 large

Divide the tank into thirds, then make lines down the two lines on the right and left.
Try placing one large, just off center to the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-14-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By DorianBrytestar
55 gal tank = $50 hood + lights = $30 400...

55 gal tank = $50
hood + lights = $30
400 Filter = $30
350 Filter = $20 9Can't find any info on this)
250 heater = $10

comes to $140
Forum: Fish   09-10-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,774
Posted By DorianBrytestar
awww, dang. Got my hopes all up :(

awww, dang.

Got my hopes all up :(
Forum: Fish   09-10-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,774
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Whoa, 7mm???? Isn't that like >-> that...

Whoa, 7mm???? Isn't that like >-> that big?
Forum: DIY   09-09-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,807
Posted By DorianBrytestar
All that work into making it look nice and then...

All that work into making it look nice and then use the bottom tank as a storage bin?

Cable and airline maintenance would really smooth things out :)

Did you use different arms than the ones...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-03-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,745
Posted By DorianBrytestar
No worries about the pictures, you could just...

No worries about the pictures, you could just estimate, is it 1 inch from the top of the glass, the bottom of the rim of the top, 2 inches below the filter mouth?

Just wondering if you may be...
Forum: Fish   09-03-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By DorianBrytestar
400 enter and 5 leave just doesn't have the same...

400 enter and 5 leave just doesn't have the same ring to it.

Congrats on the lil ones!
Forum: Substrate   09-02-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Aiieeee I hope you cleaned that tub up afterward...

Aiieeee I hope you cleaned that tub up afterward :)


I can just imagine leaving that for someone to find!!!!
Forum: Equipment   09-02-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,065
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Also more silicone means more room for error is...

Also more silicone means more room for error is allowed. Uneven seams is not that big a deal with an inch of silicone surrounding it :)
Forum: Equipment   09-02-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,872
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I would go with 4 of one type of Cory instead of...

I would go with 4 of one type of Cory instead of 2 sets of 2.

I had two sets of two and they didn't school or play around nearly as much as 3+.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-02-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I see a lot of people that have done business...

I see a lot of people that have done business with the person and are near them etc, has anyone contacted them to fix the auction?

I'd hate for a good person to get a bad rep based on the wrong...
Forum: Fish   08-31-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Yay!!!!!

Yay!!!!!
Forum: Fish   08-26-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By DorianBrytestar
I'm going to prepare a bit better for the next...

I'm going to prepare a bit better for the next batch and try my hand at raising those :) These first ones were such a surprise that I decided to see if any made it unaided. The next batch I will be...
Forum: Fish   08-25-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By DorianBrytestar
Thanks :) I don't know for absolutely sure that...

Thanks :) I don't know for absolutely sure that it is a mix, but there was a wiki writeup that said they could.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_swordtail
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