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Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-08-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By alohamonte
i've used their tube java ferns and annubis and...

i've used their tube java ferns and annubis and swords. i have used the bulbs in a box and melon swords in the baggy. everything grew nicely in my no co2 tank. one thing to look out for is that these...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-08-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By alohamonte
You can order scuds, daphina, planera, snails,...

You can order scuds, daphina, planera, snails, shrimps, aquatic worms, cyclops, etc from various places to seed tanks with prior to adding fish. with plants, moss, leaves, deep substract, and other...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,640
Posted By alohamonte
will this be a fish tank coffee table?

will this be a fish tank coffee table?
Forum: Fish 08-01-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By alohamonte
Here's the fish bowl. I thought they would change...

Here's the fish bowl. I thought they would change the water when they turned over the room, but they did not and it's already turning cloudly.

This guy has some scale damage.
...
Forum: Fish 07-31-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By alohamonte
Companion Fish

So I'm staying at a high end hotel, and I check into my room, and there's a goldfish bowl on the desk. The bellman said it's a Companion Fish :fish:... ummm... it's a goldfish sitting on the bottom...
Forum: Fish 07-27-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By alohamonte
my fav for a community would be a pair (m/f) of...

my fav for a community would be a pair (m/f) of pearl gourami's
Forum: Fish 07-27-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By alohamonte
my emergency cure-all is hydrogen peroxide - does...

my emergency cure-all is hydrogen peroxide - does 5ml per 10 gal x2 daily for 3 days
Forum: Fish 07-25-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,658
Posted By alohamonte
any update?

any update?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-25-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Ich
Views: 480
Posted By alohamonte
Anyone try hydrogen peroxide dose into the water...

Anyone try hydrogen peroxide dose into the water column to treat ich?
Forum: Tank Journals 07-25-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By alohamonte
Low Tech 20g Tall mini journal

20g tall
topfin30 HOB with sponge prefilter
sometimes run an airstone
no CO2 or liquid carbon
dechlor tap water
flourite substrate
flourish root tabs
liquid leaf zone 2x week
24" 2bulb t8...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By alohamonte
You can always return fish to the LFS, in the...

You can always return fish to the LFS, in the long run reducing the bioload will be the best solution. I just returned 8 fish myself yesterday and recieved a nice store credit.
Forum: Substrate 07-19-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,940
Posted By alohamonte
I would not recommend dirt. Aside from being...

I would not recommend dirt. Aside from being cheap, doesnt do anything that flourite and root tabs wouldnt do. and most potting soils say on the bag that they are only contain enough nutrients for 3...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By alohamonte
Removing troublesome fish

I'm trying to remove some troublesome fish from a planted tank. Sometimes doing it at night works depending on the fish.

I've done this on accident in the past, but thinking it could make a fine...
Forum: Plants 07-18-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By alohamonte
it's probably the best carpet for low tech. it...

it's probably the best carpet for low tech. it grows with up and out (runners) in a tangle of shoots and roots. i've had it in my tank now for 2 months and new growth has kept the clover shape.
Forum: Fish 07-16-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By alohamonte
I just put in an order from a lab supply place...

I just put in an order from a lab supply place for school science teachers for a culture of brown planaria and california black worms, both of which are fully aquatic.

my plan is seed a self...
Forum: Fish 07-15-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,728
Posted By alohamonte
its a bigger problem with the new stock. the...

its a bigger problem with the new stock. the store near me gets their stock in on fridays. so i shop on thursday to put the maximum amount of time between me and the new stock.
Forum: Fish 07-15-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By alohamonte
dose the entire tank with peroxide, I use 5ml per...

dose the entire tank with peroxide, I use 5ml per 20g and couldnt be happier
Forum: Fish 07-14-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By alohamonte
Shipping Fish

How long do you think rainbowfish can live in shipping bag/box?

Fish were shipped on Tuesday. Vendor cheaped out and used priority mail with delivery for Thursday. It gets better, vendor doesnt...
Forum: Fish 07-13-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,728
Posted By alohamonte
I bought 20 cards for 80 cents each from petsmart...

I bought 20 cards for 80 cents each from petsmart and they were all dead, dying one by one, in two weeks. They were in terrible condition when I bought them but figured heck for 80 cents... yep still...
Forum: Algae 07-13-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By alohamonte
probably could increase the dosage but dont see a...

probably could increase the dosage but dont see a reason to. algea is rapidly dying at 5ml for 20g. gave it a second, same amount dosage yesterday (24hrs after the 1st) and this morning algae is...
Forum: Algae 07-13-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,013
Posted By alohamonte
wait a couple hours after lights out, then turn...

wait a couple hours after lights out, then turn on the light quickly and you'll see all the MTS on the glass and out and about eating above the substrate.
Forum: Algae 07-13-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By alohamonte
Yesterday I dose 5 ml peroxide into a 20g planted...

Yesterday I dose 5 ml peroxide into a 20g planted with fish, shrimp, and snail and 24 hours later hair and staghorn algae on hardscape and plants is wilting and turning yellow. Everything else looks...
Forum: Algae 07-13-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,013
Posted By alohamonte
I have 3 nerites in a 20g and they make lots of...

I have 3 nerites in a 20g and they make lots of poop so theyre eating something, but it's not staghorn! hahaha
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-12-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By alohamonte
certain species of desert shrimp are highly...

certain species of desert shrimp are highly endangered. treat them well.
Forum: Algae 07-12-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,193
Posted By alohamonte
can you dose h202 directly into the water column...

can you dose h202 directly into the water column as an effective staghorn algae treatment?
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