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Forum: Lighting 05-02-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Royal Pleco
dimming light with window screen?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Phifer-36-in-x-84-in-BetterVue-Screen-Kit-with-Spline-and-Roller-3032339/204956121

Do I want the mesh to have bigger spaces like the link above? Or should the mesh be...
Forum: Lighting 05-01-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Royal Pleco
I want medium light..... Everything I read about...

I want medium light..... Everything I read about Leds is that you probably need two fixtures per tank...... Is there an LED light where you just need 1 for my short 16'' tank?
Forum: Lighting 05-01-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Royal Pleco
Aquatic life or wave point T5 fixture? Anyone have these? Links inside.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3733+13822+29414&pcatid=29414

http://www.championlighting.com/product.php?productid=29544&cat=1464&page=1


It is for a 40...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Royal Pleco
Furcata rainbows I tried to keep them, but all...

Furcata rainbows
I tried to keep them, but all 8 died. had lots of other fish that were thriving. I hear they are sensitive, but they were STUNNING to look at, and theur movement was perfect. If...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By Royal Pleco
Thanks for the responce. This is great news

Thanks for the responce. This is great news
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Royal Pleco
Didn;t see this thread.... I was wondering the...

Didn;t see this thread.... I was wondering the same thing... Is it bad to run an airstone with excel?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By Royal Pleco
Excel and an airstone?

I know you are not suppose to use an airstone with pressurized co2..... How about with liquid like excel?

Thanks
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Royal Pleco
Hey hoppy... Thanks. so I should dose my reg....

Hey hoppy... Thanks. so I should dose my reg. Flourish Comprehensive on a separate day. I see it has phosphates in it. or do I wait 15 minutes. and then I can dose my other liquid Ferts?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-12-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Royal Pleco
Dosing Potassium and Iron on same day?

I have searched the forums, and there are so many different answers, sorry if this was already mentioned. Can you dose these two like 15 minutes apart on same day?
I am using seachem flourish...
Forum: Fish 03-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Royal Pleco
I feed my cory's big wafers.. 1 wafer per day. I...

I feed my cory's big wafers.. 1 wafer per day. I have 8 corys... EXTREME CATFISH SCRAPER is the food. They are in a tank with big rainbowfish. The key is the wafer is too big for the rainbows to...
Forum: Plants 02-15-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Royal Pleco
Thanks for getting me and my creative juices...

Thanks for getting me and my creative juices flowing Foster, appreciate it.
I did some research and found a nice amount of plants that could work. I am going to use Excel so Hygros I didn't even...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Royal Pleco
I have had GREAT success with Petsmarts Tissue...

I have had GREAT success with Petsmarts Tissue Cultured Crypts. Wendti, Balansae. LOW light, flourish root tab, and they took off!
My only other advice, and downside to them is that once they are...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Royal Pleco
55 gallon - Medium light plants? Clueless

55 gallon... Running 4 foot shop light with 2- 32 watt T8's daylight bulbs, sitting right on my tank rim. I have been told it is between 40-50 PAR - Medium light... also told it was low light.
I...
Forum: Lighting 02-12-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Royal Pleco
Thanks B! The price is right! Was not expecting...

Thanks B! The price is right! Was not expecting to see that...I did some searching and can even get it in black to match my tank and stand.
Thanks again
Royal Pleco
Forum: Lighting 02-12-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Royal Pleco
55 gallon - low light lighting?

What is a good option for low light on a 55?

I have a 40 Long and a 10 gallon planted tank thriving with reg. flourescent lights that came with the tanks.... All I keep, and want to are...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By Royal Pleco
Definately Assassin Snails. Worked wonders for my...

Definately Assassin Snails. Worked wonders for my tank
Forum: Fish 11-28-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,653
Posted By Royal Pleco
They come from the same fast waters as Hillstream...

They come from the same fast waters as Hillstream loaches..... They are a Loach, and Hill stream.. but their name is not Hillstream loaches.
Forum: Fish 11-28-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,653
Posted By Royal Pleco
They are in the loach family and are Hillstream....

They are in the loach family and are Hillstream. I believe they need a tank with fast moving waters. I could be wrong, but I too saw them and did a little a research a little while ago.
Forum: Substrate 08-10-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By Royal Pleco
I have a 40 gallon with only Pool Filter Sand and...

I have a 40 gallon with only Pool Filter Sand and seachem root tabs , with Anubias and Crypts. (Anubias are on rocks) Crypts are THRIVING. No co2, no ferts except root tabs.
Forum: Fish 04-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Royal Pleco
Turqouise and Neon dwarf rainbowfish diet. Frozen Krill?

I have a variety of flakes for them, frozen bloodworms...
Can they eat frozen Krill for color? Have searched around the net and can't find an answer.
Thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Royal Pleco
I just re-did the NITRATES....I have like 5...

I just re-did the NITRATES....I have like 5 PPM.... maybe 7...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Royal Pleco
Just tested bottled water. It was 0. Should I...

Just tested bottled water. It was 0.
Should I try Tetra Safestart?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-05-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Royal Pleco
Tap water has ammonia. What do I do?

My tap water has .25 ppm ammonia. My tank also has .25 Ammonia. I use Prime, during every water change. Just cleaned out my filters (with tank water, left 1 of the sponges with some sludge, filters...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Royal Pleco
www.planetcatfish.com...

www.planetcatfish.com (http://www.planetcatfish.com)
THE site for plecos. You can search by how big you want the pleco to be. Then research and read what they eat etc..
Forum: Fish 02-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Royal Pleco
Striking fish! Keep up the good work

Striking fish! Keep up the good work
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