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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2012, 09:37 PM
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Posted By rreekers
Stocking.. w/CO2, shrimp, cories....

so i have a 40g breeder tank, filtration: fluval 406, Lighting: compact florescent 4wpg, pressurized CO2 distributed with a power head, jumble of substrate: sand, gravel, eco complete, fluval plant...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,171
Posted By rreekers
WOW!! beautiful :)

WOW!! beautiful :)
Forum: Fish 07-06-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By rreekers
Im not an expert on their behavior.. but with...

Im not an expert on their behavior.. but with that size, even considering the 30g, you should NOT get another one, based solely on tank size. The get really aggressive when they mate, and your...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By rreekers
They do male it up as they go.. anything to...

They do male it up as they go.. anything to convince you, so they can make the sale and move onto the next person

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,121
Posted By rreekers
If nitrites are showing up at all.. it can be a...

If nitrites are showing up at all.. it can be a sign that the tanks not fully cycled.. how did you cycle it?

I would do a large water change 50+% it will cause stress but stress is better than...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,121
Posted By rreekers
Give us actually numbers .. not "fine" Ammonia?...

Give us actually numbers .. not "fine"
Ammonia?
Nitrates?
Nitrites?
Ph?
Tank temp?
How long has the tank been set up?
What brand water conditioner?
Test strips or liquid test?
Was there a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By rreekers
Wow, I would have been frustrated to experience...

Wow, I would have been frustrated to experience this since we all know fish are shipped everyday.. people just don't know what they are talking about. A few weeks ago I needed to ship to porta rico...
Forum: Substrate 06-24-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By rreekers
I use it in 2 of my tanks and I love it .. I...

I use it in 2 of my tanks and I love it .. I would would rinse it

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-22-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By rreekers
The 1st is a crypt. And the second 2 are swords. ...

The 1st is a crypt. And the second 2 are swords.
Possibly a Mellon and an Amazon sword

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Forum: Fish 06-20-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By rreekers
I personally think water changes help, I've had...

I personally think water changes help, I've had ich a few time.. dieting that time I was doing 20% water changes/gravel vacuum ..
Kept the lights off.. added full time air stones (killed a bunch of...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By rreekers
Berta should be introduced last.. that will...

Berta should be introduced last.. that will minimize aggression, because the other fish will have territories claimed.
Rather than the beta first, he will claim most the tank and all new tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By rreekers
having dead,decaying leaves and plants.. have...

having dead,decaying leaves and plants.. have negative effects on your water parameters ...

just imagine a dead fish in your tank (bad news)... a bunch a dead/decaying leaves can have the same...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-15-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By rreekers
will this stocking work

so one of my tanks is a 29g... i need to eliminate one of my other fish tanks, so what im wondering is can i keep
- 2 BN (last owner claims they are a breeding pair)
- RCS
and live bearer fry in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-04-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 76,783
Posted By rreekers
I also agree with black, I've had both but think...

I also agree with black, I've had both but think black is the way to go

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By rreekers
Yay:) My tanks were the same way for a...

Yay:)

My tanks were the same way for a while! My fish had a hard time finding eachother. Then about a month ago, almost 1/2 my plants started to melt and die off... I don't know what happened....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By rreekers
I don't think those are stupid fish, I bet it...

I don't think those are stupid fish, I bet it looks really cool when all those schooling fish swimming in all those plants. I'm very envious!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By rreekers
Wow! Beautiful tank! Co2 and ferts? ...

Wow! Beautiful tank!

Co2 and ferts?

Why type of fish do you have living in there?



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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By rreekers
what i have tried so far, and felt was...

what i have tried so far, and felt was insufficient:

Co2 line fed into canister filter intake-
-problem: my canister filter was always full of air aka CO2 was collecting inside

ceramic Co2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-28-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By rreekers
40g breeder CO2 distribution and diffusion

What is the best way to diffuse and distribute CO2 through a 40g breeder tank?

I'm having a hard time with this :/
Forum: Fish 05-26-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,762
Posted By rreekers
What about kuhli loaches. Sent from my...

What about kuhli loaches.

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Forum: Plants 05-26-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By rreekers
I think riccia tops the charts, it pearls in my...

I think riccia tops the charts, it pearls in my tank almost all of the time
Forum: Plants 05-04-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By rreekers
yup... i think its Blyxa alternifolia

yup... i think its Blyxa alternifolia
Forum: Plants 05-03-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By rreekers
differences i see, are that i havent found one...

differences i see, are that i havent found one picture where the stem is as thick as it was when i purchased it. and some sites are listing the color as brown.. mine turns pink/purple on the top when...
Forum: Plants 05-03-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By rreekers
it looks simular to Blyxa alternifolia but some...

it looks simular to Blyxa alternifolia but some possible differences.

and no it does not have teeth or smell like carrots
Forum: Plants 05-02-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By rreekers
could it be Limnophila hippuridoides or L....

could it be Limnophila hippuridoides or L. aromatica


few sources (with pictures)

http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/sale-trade/61442-fs-blyxa-japonica-mayaca-l-aromatica.html
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