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Forum: Fish   02-19-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,371
Posted By cobra
Rachel, The Wet Spot.

Rachel, The Wet Spot.
Forum: Fish   01-07-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By cobra
Rummy nose tetras = King of Schooling fish. ...

Rummy nose tetras = King of Schooling fish.

Rasboras tend to shoal, not school (I have a group of 12 in a spacious ADA 90H).

Cheers,
G
Forum: Fish   11-19-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By cobra
I have a group that I got From Rachel O. They do...

I have a group that I got From Rachel O. They do shoal/school better than Cardinals IMO. The lower your pH and TDS the better.

Cheers,
G
Forum: Fish   11-14-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By cobra
Probably a female. Don't let that little splash...

Probably a female. Don't let that little splash of color throw you on her caudal fin. I've had a few pairs of these guys. Fascinating buggers
Forum: Fish   11-14-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By cobra
Looks like a female (top photo), but could be a...

Looks like a female (top photo), but could be a sneaker male. How do they interact? Does the male wag his tale or does he shimmy at the other apisto?
Forum: Fish   11-12-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By cobra
If you are keeping fish with a surviving and not...

If you are keeping fish with a surviving and not thriving mindset. Perhaps you should look into other hobbies...
Forum: DIY   11-11-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By cobra
DIY Brine Shrimp Hatchery

Hi Peeps,

Looking into DIY BS hatchery. Can you please forward any links with plans (proven, effective designs) to do so?

Thanks!

G
Forum: Equipment   10-03-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,933
Posted By cobra
Most aesthetically pleasing = ADA VUPPA Best...

Most aesthetically pleasing = ADA VUPPA

Best working = Eheim 350
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By cobra
Thanks for the link. I'll give it a read ;-)

Thanks for the link. I'll give it a read ;-)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By cobra
Fluval Peat Grains -Cloudiness?

Been using Fluval peat granules in my cannister filter experimenting with black water biotopes/aquascapes. The media has a tendency to cloud the water-along with the expected dark tannin look. For...
Forum: Fish   08-30-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By cobra
Base your method on the hardness of your tank...

Base your method on the hardness of your tank water and Petco's. If you have a TDS meter bring it to the store with you and ask to test the tank water.
Forum: Aquascaping   08-29-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,639
Posted By cobra
As much as I like Amano aquascapes, I prefer the...

As much as I like Amano aquascapes, I prefer the Dutch style!
Forum: Fish   08-16-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By cobra
To the OP, One thing you may want to...

To the OP,

One thing you may want to consider (that's under appreciated in my view) is that Rasboras tend to stay in the upper to middle third of the water column. They don't hug the bottom like...
Forum: Fish   08-11-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By cobra
Undisputed king of schooling fish = Rummy Nose...

Undisputed king of schooling fish = Rummy Nose Tetra.

Honorable mention = Any of the three more common Trigonostigma Rasboras.
Forum: Fish   07-29-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By cobra
Obviously, every aquarist has their own...

Obviously, every aquarist has their own experiences with this kind of thing. I have an ADA 90H (without a top) and never once has one of my Chili Rasboras carpet surfed. However, I have had a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-22-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,347
Posted By cobra
Other than demonize capitalism, this guy still...

Other than demonize capitalism, this guy still hasn't answered your very straight forward question.
Forum: Substrate   06-26-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By cobra
Sand Substrate Replacement Questions

Hello Folks,

Looking to replace my inert ADA Congo pea gravel with a black sand that's also inert.

I don't grow any other plants beside water column feeding rhizome type plants. So, I don't...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-22-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By cobra
Thanks!!!!! :smile2:

Thanks!!!!! :smile2:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-21-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By cobra
Potassium Bicarbonate Measure Needed

Hi Folks,

Need a number that's likely been crunched before (dimensional analysis).

That is:

Number of grams of potassium bicarbonate in a teaspoon.

Thanks!!
G
Forum: Fish   06-20-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By cobra
My understanding for ideal GBR spawning...

My understanding for ideal GBR spawning conditions is to cut the TDS (conductivity) of the water. Not sure the peat moss is the primary silver bullet for accomplishing this.

Cheers,

G
Forum: Fish   06-15-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By cobra
Describe your water parameters. Include the...

Describe your water parameters. Include the temperature.
Forum: Fish   06-06-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By cobra
Almost all tetras will stay in the lower 1/3 of...

Almost all tetras will stay in the lower 1/3 of the water column. Except of course hatchets.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-05-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By cobra
Hi JMACH, There's plenty of talk on the web...

Hi JMACH,

There's plenty of talk on the web about isotonic conditions, hypotonic conditions, and hypertonic conditions as it pertains to osmotic regulation. But, little talk about the the typical...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-05-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By cobra
Question for the Fishkeeping Chemist/Scientists

Hey Folks,

Can anybody shed some light on our most common fertilizers (e.g., K, Mg, Ca, etc.) and the role they play with respect to osmoregulation?

IOTWs, what additive is most effective in...
Forum: Fish   06-03-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By cobra
Yep, super soft water and using pressurized CO2...

Yep, super soft water and using pressurized CO2 warrants extra care.

Use a calculator such as this in conjunction with your dropper:

Aquarium CO2 Calculator...
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