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Forum: Fish   08-02-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By nikonD70s
depends on the specie, tank size and fear. but i...

depends on the specie, tank size and fear. but i say a min of 10+

only true schooler in my opinion are rummynose. they pretty much always school and very active. they get disoriented when they...
Forum: Fish   07-30-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By nikonD70s
wild angels like peru/altums etc.. discus ...

wild angels like peru/altums etc..

discus

tetras: congo tetra, roseline barbs, large rainbows


do a large specie like angels/discus as focal point then another school of tetra's
Forum: Fish   07-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By nikonD70s
yep from that pic. def congo tetra's. the pic...

yep from that pic. def congo tetra's. the pic posted is a female. if they all look like that then u got all females. the males will have dark edges on their fins. or be more colorful
Forum: Fish   07-27-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By nikonD70s
used to have these all the time in my pond...

used to have these all the time in my pond filter. harmless to fish i believe. nothing happened to my koi's with them in my filters for years
Forum: Fish   07-11-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By nikonD70s
only true schooling fish in my opinion and...

only true schooling fish in my opinion and experience are rummynose. they always school, even when they get to comfy. other schooling fish like cardinals school. but once they get used to the tank...
Forum: Fish   06-30-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By nikonD70s
i prefer more natural looking tanks. amano's tank...

i prefer more natural looking tanks. amano's tank are nice but not natural looking in my IMO. with that said..my realistic dream tank would be on the wall

10' long
6' wide
5' tall

amazon...
Forum: Fish   06-29-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,593
Posted By nikonD70s
http://i58.tinypic.com/11smsee.jpg

http://i58.tinypic.com/11smsee.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-10-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By nikonD70s
most dont get as big as stated in captivity. but...

most dont get as big as stated in captivity. but u would need atleast width of tank at 30"+. the wider the better of course. or u can get the dwarf specie type. forgot the name but they're not as...
Forum: Fish   06-08-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By nikonD70s
thats a common disease for cardinals/tetra's....

thats a common disease for cardinals/tetra's. usually it covers half of its body. it will die soon.
Forum: Fish   06-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By nikonD70s
theres no need to keep ur tank that high unless...

theres no need to keep ur tank that high unless you're getting wild fish or something. even then i would only keep it at 80 max. healthy fish do not need warm temps. nowadays most fish are captive...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-04-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By nikonD70s
if u ever do get a tank that big or close to it....

if u ever do get a tank that big or close to it. i think you're better off making it look more natural or make it like a jungle. would look more nicer. iwagumi will be boring with that size tank. to...
Forum: Fish   06-04-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By nikonD70s
like other said one is fine. but normally people...

like other said one is fine. but normally people have either a confirm pair or a group. altum season is coming up. tho, they are pretty challenging. but once success. they are the nicest/largest...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-04-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By nikonD70s
think they are expensive cuz only a handful of...

think they are expensive cuz only a handful of people know where to collect them. or maybe dangerous. thus market price is high.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,426
Posted By nikonD70s
to many to list. but one fish i always liked and...

to many to list. but one fish i always liked and wanted and got currently...altum angels.
Forum: Equipment   05-23-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By nikonD70s
eheim 22117 classic have 2 for 6 years now...

eheim 22117 classic

have 2 for 6 years now and still strong and quiet as the day i got it new.
Forum: Equipment   05-11-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By nikonD70s
just go to ur local home depot. and get the gel...

just go to ur local home depot. and get the gel glue "loctite" brand and make sure the back it contains cyanoacrylate and you're good.

i use that to glue my anubias to driftwood works like a...
Forum: Fish   05-11-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By nikonD70s
healthy angels do not need high warm temps. 78-80...

healthy angels do not need high warm temps. 78-80 is perfect. depending on size of the angels you're getting for the smaller fish. angels wild caught or not? only way is to try it out. everybody...
Forum: Equipment   02-10-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By nikonD70s
have 2 2217 classic for 4 years now and still...

have 2 2217 classic for 4 years now and still running strong and quiet.
Forum: Fish   01-16-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By nikonD70s
gobies that setup is perfect for gobies

gobies

that setup is perfect for gobies
Forum: Lighting   06-07-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By nikonD70s
help: which finnex for my 135g?

i am bored of my south american 135g tank. and going back to planted. i currently have a 135g tank. its 18" wide and 24" high. i am looking at the finnex fixtures. and want to get 2 36" inch fixture...
Forum: Fish   06-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By nikonD70s
Very nice tank tom. Ur altums are looking great....

Very nice tank tom. Ur altums are looking great. Its rare to have altums reach 12"+ in captivity. Are u running co2 in ur tank?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,730
Posted By nikonD70s
i'd prolly say $$$ being the number one thing....

i'd prolly say $$$ being the number one thing. and some good source for vendors. and id highly recommend an import license so you can import from diff countries to get the good stuff.

i would...
Forum: Substrate   05-24-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By nikonD70s
anyone using active-flora lake gem?

im thinking of getting the activ flora gem lake version instead of the black ones. but cant seem to find pics of a tank with the lake gem version.

anyone using the lake gem version and have pics...
Forum: Substrate   05-23-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,907
Posted By nikonD70s
anyone have pics of the lake gem ones in a tank?...

anyone have pics of the lake gem ones in a tank? looking to get those instead of the black but cant find pics of the lake gem ones in a tank.
Forum: DIY   02-15-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By nikonD70s
i currently used the 10w flood leds. if i...

i currently used the 10w flood leds. if i remember correctly its:

Yellow:green
Blue:white
Brown:black

the led's only had 2 wires. just match the 2. u dont need the 3rd wire.
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