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Forum: Aquascaping   10-10-2015, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Soil
Is it many small rocks or one big one? It all...

Is it many small rocks or one big one? It all depends on what you want to create
Forum: Aquascaping   10-09-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By Soil
Hi I think you would want to place the wood...

Hi

I think you would want to place the wood more to the left. Humans have a tendency to look straight at symetrical objects, which makes the edges become obsolete, and as it stands now the tip of...
Forum: Plants   10-08-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Soil
Ah, yea I might as well start dosing.. I was...

Ah, yea I might as well start dosing.. I was worried that my tiny amount of plants + nutrients would result in algae bloom, but Ill give it a shot, dont want my plants to grow ugly
Forum: Plants   10-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Soil
Need help with Crinum onion

Hi guys!

My Crinum seem to be feeling funky.. I bought it a 2-3 weeks ago and it looked fine then, but it has since developed a few small brown holes in the leaves. The tip of one leaf also seem...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Soil
I've done some work on the tank now, found a...

I've done some work on the tank now, found a couple of driftwood pieces I just couldnt pass on, took some gravel out and covered the rest with not quite white sand. I like the tank a lot more now,...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-10-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Soil
66g, Planted community tank

I just moved and can finally fit a tank again, but on a very tight budget. This thread will mostly be to keep track of the progress of the tank (thus the crappy mobile pic). The thread will probably...
Forum: Plants   08-26-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Soil
They are common java fern as far as I know,...

They are common java fern as far as I know, though when I got them they were about 35 cm high, of which half is only stem, so they dont look very pretty atm..

Cutting off all the leaves sounds...
Forum: Plants   08-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Soil
How to get flawless java fern?

Hi guys!

I have now, like many times before, gone back to java fern due to not having too much light available, but I want a lush green tank with big plants.

How ever, I never manage to keep...
Forum: Fish   11-13-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Soil
The tank is 60x30x30cm btw Here is what the...

The tank is 60x30x30cm btw

Here is what the sore looks like. It had a red dot just like this one about 5-6 scales closer to the tail as well, protruding about 1mm

She is still acting normal but...
Forum: Fish   11-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Soil
Its small, about 3 cm. The water parameters...

Its small, about 3 cm.

The water parameters are :
KH 6
NO2 <0.3/l
PH 8.0

The fish had these problems when i bought it so I dont think its the cause, I didnt transfare any water from the bag...
Forum: Fish   11-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Soil
Sick ram cichlid - hemmoraging?

Hi

A few weeks ago I bought two rams from a tank with quite a few pretty ragged rams. I figured they had been fighting since it was crowded (bad fsl) and a ded fish in it.

The male hade a wound...
Forum: Fish   12-07-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Soil
I cant disagree with the fact that they can live...

I cant disagree with the fact that they can live in very small spaces. They haven't chosen to move in there by themself though. If you want to force a fish into a tiny bowl, this is the one to pick,...
Forum: Fish   12-04-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Soil
The fish food is made out of dead animals who is...

The fish food is made out of dead animals who is probably raised by the thousand in crowded tanks, so I think self raised feeders will always be a better option
Forum: Fish   12-03-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Soil
I have to disagree on this. These fishes dosen't...

I have to disagree on this. These fishes dosen't swim activly, they move around slowly or stand still looking at things. Of course they wont complain about a current since they cant complain at all,...
Forum: Fish   12-02-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Soil
If there is no current they move around all the...

If there is no current they move around all the time, poking for food and exploring. If you add a strong current they will mostly hide in a corner where they wont have to struggle to stay still
Forum: Fish   12-02-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Soil
That pretty much sums up all I wanted to know,...

That pretty much sums up all I wanted to know, thanks! I kept a breeding pair of blues before, no current and very dim light - they were shining blue, very nice! The one I got now isnt ery pretty...
Forum: Fish   12-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Soil
Cross breeding paradise fish?

Hi!

I have been wondering for quite a while about paradise fish. There are, as far as I know, three different kind of fish all named Macropodus opercularis. For being one of the first ever popular...
Forum: Fish   05-18-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Soil
Mystery fry - ID pls!

Ok, so I had a small pretty black fry in my tank. The only fish in there is zebra fish and guppys. One single fry emerged one day, and it looked like a mini zebra. Today I checked the tank and it has...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-04-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,690
Posted By Soil
You could chop up the rotala and you'll have alot...

You could chop up the rotala and you'll have alot more soon enough =9
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-19-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,097
Posted By Soil
Was gonna clean out some algae... ended up...

Was gonna clean out some algae... ended up chaning things around. I'm not sure where this will end, but for now I think this is alot better and I feel satisfied.

Though pretty instable, I piled up...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-19-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,097
Posted By Soil
Well, congratulations, and darn you sire :b I...

Well, congratulations, and darn you sire :b I have another whos berries popped their eyes out some days ago so I'm keeping a lookout for tiny swimmers. The layout however isn't very good for viewing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-19-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Soil
Acute bladder snail to the right, to be exact!...

Acute bladder snail to the right, to be exact! Thanks people :)

The bladder snail is aloot faster then then pondsnail, and while I havent seen any pond snail babies yet, the bladder gang is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-16-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Soil
Hermaphrodites - well, then thats one less thing...

Hermaphrodites - well, then thats one less thing to consider! ^^

I know they are quite flixible in how their bodies look, but these two always look like this.. I guess it could be a matter of them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-16-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Soil
Ponder pond snails! Expert needed

I got two pretty large brown pond snails in my tank.

They are about the same size, but the two has different features.. is this because of their gender? Or is it two different type of snails?
...
Forum: Algae   04-16-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By Soil
My problem is that I cant put any type of sucker...

My problem is that I cant put any type of sucker fish in there, since the axolotl eat anything that moves and all algae eaters have spines as far as I know..

My smaller tank is pretty fine atm,...
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