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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-06-2010, 09:39 PM
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Views: 709
Posted By StevenLeeds
I have three that are almost 5 years old now...

I have three that are almost 5 years old now...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-10-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,146
Posted By StevenLeeds
That's for sure wisteria. All of those leaves...

That's for sure wisteria. All of those leaves will die off, don't panic and pull the plants. The new leaves will follow shortly and then that stuff will eventually be tough to control... It grows...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-05-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By StevenLeeds
Take a smallish plastic water bottle and cut the...

Take a smallish plastic water bottle and cut the top off about an inch under where it starts to taper so you end up with a funnel shaped piece. Flip it upside down and stick it into the bottom half...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-03-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By StevenLeeds
I've found the best way to thin them out is the...

I've found the best way to thin them out is the plastic water bottle trap. Assassins are cool but you'll need a lot of them if you're that infested with MTS already.

I'd probably buy the MTS from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,743
Posted By StevenLeeds
Pretty cool looking lobsters/shrimp. I have a...

Pretty cool looking lobsters/shrimp. I have a lot of interesting lava rock in the garage if you need some for your tank.

I live in Las Vegas and collect it from the desert before it gets...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-09-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By StevenLeeds
Walmart sells a reasonable Tetra heater that is...

Walmart sells a reasonable Tetra heater that is autoset to 78. It's small and takes care of a 2.5 gallon with no problem. The one you're considering is an always on heater unless they have changed...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-07-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,200
Posted By StevenLeeds
You did a nice job with the rocks. I need to...

You did a nice job with the rocks. I need to snap some of a tank I did with a similar layout but using different java ferns and some pennywort.

If you ever need any more of those rocks let me...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-06-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,554
Posted By StevenLeeds
I had another successful hatch yesterday in a...

I had another successful hatch yesterday in a tank that is full of shrimp. I was concerned about the shrimp being hungry enough to go after the eggs.

I made sure leading up to this that the...
Forum: Fish 07-30-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By StevenLeeds
Thanks. The second oto that appeared to be...

Thanks. The second oto that appeared to be carrying eggs I believe has let them fly because she's back to normal shape again and more active out in the open.

I'm going to need a bigger boat...
Forum: Fish 07-30-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By StevenLeeds
So far so good with the fry. They seem to be...

So far so good with the fry. They seem to be growing quite quickly. It's a densely planted tank so it's tough to get a good count on them but they seem to be everywhere along with what seems to be...
Forum: Fish 07-27-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By StevenLeeds
Thanks for the advice. I spent some time...

Thanks for the advice. I spent some time watching the tank last night and I believe I have some more on the way.
Forum: Fish 07-26-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By StevenLeeds
Oto Fry

Hey Now,

My otos have have been busy and I have fry swimming around the tank. Has anyone here sucessfully bred these? If you have would you mind sharing anything you may have learned.

This is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-03-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By StevenLeeds
What are you using? I use all the seachem...

What are you using? I use all the seachem products and have successfully dosed jars and bowls the same size you are using. Someone gave me a spreadsheet that calculates the dosage based on the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-30-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By StevenLeeds
I've found anything less than 12 hours with the...

I've found anything less than 12 hours with the setups I have and I run into algae problems. Especially with the ferns, they seem to do much better with a 12 hour day period.

I'm rescaping the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-30-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By StevenLeeds
The second of four.

Here's a few pictures of the second one:

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b313/sleeds/P6280065.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b313/sleeds/P6280066.jpg
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-30-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By StevenLeeds
Some 2.5 Gallons - Low Tech

Hey All,
I'm re-scaping my 2.5 gallon tanks.
Tank - 2.5 All Glass
Filter - RedSea Nano
Substrate - Filter Sand
Light - (2) 13 watt spiral CFL - one 5500k and one 3500k 9am to 9pm
Seachem Ferts...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,275
Posted By StevenLeeds
I'm not sure if it would work with plastic pipe...

I'm not sure if it would work with plastic pipe but when we used to bend metal pipe when we were kids for go-karts we packed the pipe full of sand to keep it from kinking...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
I thinned out my nanos last night for the 10...

I thinned out my nanos last night for the 10 gallon. I have needle leaf, philippine and another java fern that I can't remember the name of floating around in the tank now. I may add some other or...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-07-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By StevenLeeds
Here's my latest hardscape using the same type of...

Here's my latest hardscape using the same type of lava rock:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/tank-journals-photo-album/79659-10-gallon-low-tech.html
Forum: Tank Journals 01-06-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
Stopped by the LFS today. Put some amano shrimp,...

Stopped by the LFS today. Put some amano shrimp, some juliis and otos on hold.

Hoping to work on the moss tonight. Still looking for a suitable background plant.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
Hey Chris out of the crypts which would you...

Hey Chris out of the crypts which would you suggest?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
I like the idea of the darker plants. I...

I like the idea of the darker plants. I appreciate the hair grass suggestions but those scapes are beyond what I have the means for right now. If I had decent lighting and some pressurized CO2 an...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-04-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
Thank you I like the way the rock looks against...

Thank you I like the way the rock looks against the substrate.

Yes, it is sand.
Forum: Tank Journals 01-04-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
I don't think I have enough light to grow dwarf...

I don't think I have enough light to grow dwarf hair grass. Maybe if this journal helps me sell some rock I could upgrade the light...:)

I was thinking of using only moss and covering a few of...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-04-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By StevenLeeds
10 Gallon Low Tech

Hey All,

I put together a bunch of stuff I had in the garage. I'm not too sure where I'm going with it as it started out as an example of the rock I sell but I kind of like the way it turned out....
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