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Forum: Fish   02-04-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By joestreich
i just picked up 7 danio choprae and they are...

i just picked up 7 danio choprae and they are very active, school, and gorgeous. i also would suggest rummynose tetra
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-22-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By joestreich
hey Ted, welcome aboard!! I love your video...

hey Ted, welcome aboard!! I love your video blogging. This is a great place to get and share information.

i am also a long time lurker at apistogramma.com!

Anyway, i am glad you found this...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-21-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By joestreich
welcome to the forum!! You will find this place...

welcome to the forum!! You will find this place very helpful and informative

Joel
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-16-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By joestreich
this post made me laugh. Good luck to you,...

this post made me laugh. Good luck to you, amberskye! I hope you knock there socks off!! unfortunatly I do not have any info i can offer, but just wanted to say good luck and keep us posted!!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-16-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By joestreich
hey GreenEmber, welcome back. A girl that likes...

hey GreenEmber, welcome back. A girl that likes guns, fishing, and reptiles. yeah, i would say tom girl... that is awesome!

Good luck in school and stay connected with us.....
Forum: DIY   03-27-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,421
Posted By joestreich
i agree about simply adding 2x4 under the frames...

i agree about simply adding 2x4 under the frames is a very good idea. I fear that the stand was designed down to the inch and that adding these studs would throw off his spacing.

They do make...
Forum: Equipment   03-01-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 82,034
Posted By joestreich
that is one of the craziest thing i have seen. i...

that is one of the craziest thing i have seen. i can see stilllearning's point about the pictures not "looking" quite right, however, those are just pictures and sometimes we dont see the whole...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-25-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 297,009
Posted By joestreich
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w202/joestreich...

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w202/joestreich/fish/100_1555.jpg

this is me
Forum: Aquascaping   01-24-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By joestreich
hey snoz0r, nice tank and the plants look...

hey snoz0r,

nice tank and the plants look very healthy....great job.

If i were to change some things in your tank, i would

1 move the red plant to the left. not all the way but off centered...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-19-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By joestreich
i like the idea of three tanks set next to each...

i like the idea of three tanks set next to each other, however id do see a few drawbacks.

1. like others have stated the fish will not be able to swim the length of the tank and you will end up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-13-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By joestreich
i found this thread to be incredibly...

i found this thread to be incredibly entertaining. i think the best line was by esteroali "why did you have them?" HA!

Snoz0r, don't take as a public flogging.....look at it more as a way for...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
Well, i changed all the filters in my ro/di unit....

Well, i changed all the filters in my ro/di unit. i emptied about 50% of the water and filled it back up. i let the filter run for a day and ran some test. my PH is at 7.9

i was really hoping...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-25-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 26,258
Posted By joestreich
this was post is the craziest thing. i saw that...

this was post is the craziest thing. i saw that a new post came in, but i remembered it from a long time ago. i started checking the dates and went throught all the old post.

Hey congrats on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-25-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
So i ordered the filters, and am hoping that may...

So i ordered the filters, and am hoping that may have an effect on the water. I have also bought the calibration solution for my PH meter. i tested it in PH 7 and it was registering 8.1 :mad: i...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
Reading your response, i am glad it was a tiny...

Reading your response, i am glad it was a tiny thought otherwise i would still be reading it :) Seriously, thank you for taking your time and giving a detailed response.
i am ordering new...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
i just got done testing the tanks this morning...

i just got done testing the tanks this morning and there was no change in the tap water. the RO/DI only changed a littler the PH was 6.5 and went to 7(meter)/ 5.5 went to 6 (drops) and the tds was 3...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
thanks for taking interst in this bannh, i think...

thanks for taking interst in this bannh, i think you might be the only one.

just to clarify i did not mix the tap and ro/di tonight. i have them in seperate containers just to see what changes...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-24-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
unfortunatley no, i did not test after adding...

unfortunatley no, i did not test after adding ammonia. i have not been adding ammonia or anything else. so now, i am sure my biological filtration has ceased to exist. i do have another sump in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-23-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
hmm, where to begin.... i started this tank a...

hmm, where to begin.... i started this tank a couple of weeks ago. i bought it used and the filter(sump type) would be just moved from one place to another and i was going to add water ad my fish...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-23-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
i was testing it fresh from the tap. i will take...

i was testing it fresh from the tap. i will take another reading after it sits and aerates for 24 hrs.




I am using a PH meter not drops
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-22-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By joestreich
water parameter question

i must admit that i do not totally understand water and its relationship with its individual properties. I know where ph, kh gh, nitrates, nitrite, ect need to be for certain fish.

I am having...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-01-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By joestreich
Thanks for these great ideas. I will probably...

Thanks for these great ideas. I will probably have to use a couple of these becuase the driftwood is rather long. (i could cut i suppose) Anyway, I appreciate all the imput.





Sounds like...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-30-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By joestreich
those are good ideas....... this piece is too...

those are good ideas....... this piece is too large for the microwave but i will keep that in mind for future pieces. I have been baking it in the sun for about 3 weeks now, but it has rained off...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-30-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By joestreich
not sure how i could boil this thing.....don't...

not sure how i could boil this thing.....don't have a pot big enough. Any ideas what i should do?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-30-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By joestreich
Bleaching driftwood?

I found a nice piece of driftwood in a local lake and i am wondering if i should soak this piece in some bleach before adding this to my tank. I am also wondering what the ratio of bleach to water...
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