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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Kayakindude90
Your API test kit is most likely accurate. Almost...

Your API test kit is most likely accurate. Almost all Municipality water supplies show the concentration in ppm of nitrogen as part of nitrate (N-NO3-), which would be lower than if you showed it as...
Forum: Fish 05-06-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Kayakindude90
I agree with the resin post. I had a buddy at...

I agree with the resin post. I had a buddy at school preserve fish in acrylic resin (without the use of a vacuum pump) and they came out really cool.

Basically you preserve the fish in buffered...
Forum: Fish 04-14-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Kayakindude90
No it is very much illegal to collect fish for...

No it is very much illegal to collect fish for the aquarium hobby in many of the midwest states, unless you have a collection permit. Wisconsin Illinois and Minnesota are very much afraid of...
Forum: Fish 04-12-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Kayakindude90
Also for breeding advice check out the NANFA...

Also for breeding advice check out the NANFA forum. They have some breeding advice there.
Forum: Fish 04-12-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Kayakindude90
Hey, glad to find another native non-game fish...

Hey, glad to find another native non-game fish fan out there. Google these places,
-Btdarters
-Jonah's Aquarium
-Zimmerman's fish

I checked and Jonah's aquarium can get them. Realize that it is...
Forum: Fish 04-12-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Kayakindude90
What other fish are in the aquarium or is it just...

What other fish are in the aquarium or is it just the pair? It would be good to know what and how they have been eating.

Also you might want to check that you have your sexes right for your GBRs...
Forum: Fish 04-10-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Kayakindude90
That it looks very much like ich. I would start...

That it looks very much like ich. I would start treatment relatively soon.
Forum: Fish 04-07-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Kayakindude90
Check licorice gourami. Looks like one. There may...

Check licorice gourami. Looks like one. There may be some closely related species too.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-15-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Kayakindude90
Cool, thanks! Ill update if anything seems to...

Cool, thanks! Ill update if anything seems to change.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Kayakindude90
Also what do people usually use to raise the pH...

Also what do people usually use to raise the pH of their water for shrimp?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Kayakindude90
oh sorry, temp is 74 degrees F. I haven't tested...

oh sorry, temp is 74 degrees F. I haven't tested for copper yet I really don't know where copper or heavy metals would come from other than the rocks in the tank, but even then the dissociation of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Kayakindude90
Another RCS dying thread

I started this tank a while ago, and it had been running for a month before I added anything to the tank. About a month ago I bought some PFR shrimp and had no issues for two or three weeks. Lately I...
Forum: Fish 11-12-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Kayakindude90
Definitely a darter, part of etheostoma genus....

Definitely a darter, part of etheostoma genus. Looks like a banded darter. Could be something else, but definitely a darter.
Forum: Algae 11-01-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Kayakindude90
Sometimes phosphorus will bind to iron, and...

Sometimes phosphorus will bind to iron, and calcium in the water, and precipitate out of solution. Not sure if that is what that is, but it is just an idea.
Forum: Fish 04-26-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,258
Posted By Kayakindude90
Oh don't forget the dojo loach problem (near...

Oh don't forget the dojo loach problem (near Chicago), the Western Mosquito fish (Guppy), Koi(common carp), tilapia, swamp eels, goldfish, rudds... the list goes on for miles. But the Western...
Forum: Fish 04-26-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By Kayakindude90
The guppies and mollies usually end up "kicking...

The guppies and mollies usually end up "kicking it" because a lot of breeders, and suppliers grow the fish in brackish water, or even salt water. Then when they arrive they are just dumped into the...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Kayakindude90
I think the first one is Marsh Marigold, the moss...

I think the first one is Marsh Marigold, the moss is sphagnum moss.

Oh right, marsh marigold won't grow submersed in water, and neither will sphagnum moss of course. However, maybe in a riparium...
Forum: Fish 10-06-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Kayakindude90
Yeah Method is right, that has to be a...

Yeah Method is right, that has to be a springtail. Look up collembola- family poduridae. They live in aquatic emergent growth, and tend to fall on to the water.
Forum: Fish 10-04-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,344
Posted By Kayakindude90
I would bet that it isn't a direct cause of the...

I would bet that it isn't a direct cause of the light being turned off. The plants in your tank will stop producing oxygen when the lights are off. Which means O2 in your tank drops. And could...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-04-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kayakindude90
The filters that bsmith posted were scrapped a...

The filters that bsmith posted were scrapped a couple years ago when wild reef was added. They have a ton of giant sand filters, they are pretty big. Anyway, There are several filter/water systems in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kayakindude90
Well most of the tanks use red flint filter sand....

Well most of the tanks use red flint filter sand. They do have a few that use flourite but in general its just plain old sand. Most of those substrate beds are decades old so they have nutrients and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-20-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kayakindude90
hahaha! I worked as an intern there over the...

hahaha! I worked as an intern there over the summer. I know the guy who planted the tank with all the water lilies in it. It's is really a cool place to check out behind the scenes. If you have the...
Forum: Plants 04-30-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Kayakindude90
Eurasian Milfoil nasty stuff. Grows in aquariums...

Eurasian Milfoil nasty stuff. Grows in aquariums but it tends to fragment alot, and the leave filaments get covered in algae and dirt. I'm just guessing its eurasian but there are lots of other...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By Kayakindude90
Well i just want to tell you what not to do. DO...

Well i just want to tell you what not to do.
DO NOT dump them in the nearest water body. Considering your in texas you could mess up the diversity of the water body that they are put in. And they...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By Kayakindude90
I've always been interested in pygmy sunfish, you...

I've always been interested in pygmy sunfish, you should check it out. Some are from the everglades and would be right at home in a planted tank.
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