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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-12-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By KC21386
Thanks for the opinions everyone. Not exactly...

Thanks for the opinions everyone. Not exactly what I wanted to hear, but I agree it makes sense not to use it for anything other than watering the lawn at this point.

@Diana: Good call with...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-08-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By KC21386
contaminated well water

Hi guys,

I recently bought my first house and the well water failed inspection due to the presence of e. coli and coliform bacteria. Long story short the well is shallow and old, and too near to...
Forum: Plants 05-31-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By KC21386
plant ID - driftwood hitchhiker

Hi guys, this plant appears to have hitchhiked on some driftwood. As far as I know the driftwood had not been in any fish tanks prior to me purchasing it. It was from a mass-seller about 3 years...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-15-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By KC21386
Can anyone recommend a light for this? It will be...

Can anyone recommend a light for this? It will be at the top of the tank, but since its only half full with water im not sure what to do.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-10-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By KC21386
Thanks for your help, I will definitely look...

Thanks for your help, I will definitely look around for some UG. Hopefully it will do ok in sand. I think I have a lot to learn about emersed growth.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-08-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By KC21386
Will UG grow with low humidity? I dont really...

Will UG grow with low humidity? I dont really want to put a top on it, but I guess I could. Will any old rotala grow emersed? Is there any recommended reading for emersed plant growing?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-07-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By KC21386
New tank, dont even know what to call it

Take a look at my new 40g breeder, I've always wanted to build a tank like this. I'm not sure what to even call it. The section on the left is about 2-inches deep, and 18"x10" in area. It will...
Forum: Plants 04-11-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By KC21386
All of the sudden, glosso starts growing upward?

I had a decent carpet of glosso growing for over a month in my mini-S. It was all keeping nice and low to the ground and pearling like crazy. All of the sudden over the last week or so it has...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By KC21386
Solid red CRS? Lets call them grade F?

Does or has anyone selectively bred CRS to get a solid red pattern? With so much craze for the most white possible on these guys, I'm shocked to never hear about a solid red color. So many people...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By KC21386
Thanks for the quick responses. I figured that,...

Thanks for the quick responses. I figured that, just wanted to double check. And surprisingly could not find it in any of my searches. Thanks again.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By KC21386
metricide 14 and "activator 14"

I just got a gallon of metricide 14, and it came with a tiny bottle of "activator 14". Im assuming I should not add that? Just want to double check. Otherwise i've already researched metricide 14...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-31-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By KC21386
best pre-filter?

Can anyone point me towards the place to buy a good shrimp safe pre-filter? Looking for a nice foam piece or something similar. I'm currently running two different size aquaclear HOB filters.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-20-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,261
Posted By KC21386
Haha thats great... not sure how many people will...

Haha thats great... not sure how many people will catch that on here
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-02-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By KC21386
My german blue rams were fine for several months...

My german blue rams were fine for several months with some RCS, until I went way for 3 days and they got no food. Once they realized "RCS = Food" all bets have been off, and I see half a RCS...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-29-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By KC21386
Selective breeding / When to cull?

I have a small group of A-grade CRS that have finally bred, and there are many many little ones showing up around the tank finally.

The adults came from a well known provider's quality stock...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-16-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By KC21386
If they are referring to black tigers... jackpot,...

If they are referring to black tigers... jackpot, and ill take several dozen at that price. I would guess that was mordalphus reasoning for disagreeing
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-11-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,543
Posted By KC21386
I prefer the S+ or even slightly lower S grades. ...

I prefer the S+ or even slightly lower S grades.

Good enough starting quality to begin to selectively breed upward, without skipping out on the challenge and "buying" your way to the best stock....
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By KC21386
+1 I have a 2217 on my 29g and i had to add...

+1

I have a 2217 on my 29g and i had to add a powerhead. Should be great on a ~20g.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-29-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By KC21386
If your water level is filled right to the top my...

If your water level is filled right to the top my nerites often climb out and i find them on the floor around the outside of the tank. They seem to be able to survive SEVERAL days out of water too,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-28-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By KC21386
I would raise the temp gradually to upwards of 84...

I would raise the temp gradually to upwards of 84 degrees. The cherries should survive.

Absolutely you will need add an airstone and blast the thing, as high temp water is not capable of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-14-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By KC21386
Yes, PLEASE elaborate. Your shrimp are beautiful.

Yes, PLEASE elaborate. Your shrimp are beautiful.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-09-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By KC21386
Try assassin snails. I just got 5 and they are...

Try assassin snails. I just got 5 and they are having a field day in my RCS tank and in my CRS tank.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-13-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By KC21386
Desktop ADA Mini-S

Hello all, 1st tank journal ever here. Figured I would burn some of the work day away and give it a shot.

Here is my desktop tank in my office. It has been established for several months at home...
Forum: DIY 07-13-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By KC21386
Very good idea. I will be butchering cheap...

Very good idea. I will be butchering cheap lights for parts next time for certain. I need to upgrade the light on my 29g so I will be making another of these soon.
Forum: DIY 07-12-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By KC21386
Yeah unfortunately the lamp sockets were by far...

Yeah unfortunately the lamp sockets were by far the most expensive part. Home depot and lowes do not have them from what I have found, and I had to resort to a local old fashion hardware store. A...
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