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Forum: Fish 12-18-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,554
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Chris is a good guy and his fish are awesome. You...

Chris is a good guy and his fish are awesome. You can see my trifasciata pics on apistogramma.com.

In your 55g, with the right rock/aqua scaping you can trying putting in a colony of borelli's...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,554
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
hey lnb Apistos are the best !! But thats...

hey lnb

Apistos are the best !! But thats because I am biased :). Here are some comments based on my experience.

1. Eco complete is great. I have it on all my tanks. I am not sure it brings out...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Ahh.. I hit upon the website on a google search,...

Ahh.. I hit upon the website on a google search, so I guess you're right!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-12-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Aquarium Wiki ?

Have you guys tried out this website? Maybe we can work on the aquatic plants section a bit :)

http://www.theaquariumwiki.com/Category:Plants_%28Freshwater%29

:tongue:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-15-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Hey Ryan I got some cherries from IanIwane a...

Hey Ryan

I got some cherries from IanIwane a while back, and I just dumped them into a 5.5g java moss filled tank, and I dont even do frequent water changes anymore, I just do a 50% water change...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-01-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
I had a 12 G with 50 watts on it and no Co2....

I had a 12 G with 50 watts on it and no Co2. Needless to say, I farmed enough algae for half the country.

I would suggest a lower wattage light and some kind of DIY CO2 and/or Excel.

~WW
Forum: Lighting 01-17-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Rx.. oopsie, looks like you are right! This...

Rx.. oopsie, looks like you are right!

This link might be of use... Aquarium Lighting: Current Compact Fluorescent Square Pin Bulbs...
Forum: Lighting 01-17-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Typically, The light that came with the...

Typically,

The light that came with the satellite was probably a 50-50 actinide/6700 K. The actinide bulb is the one that looks really blue, it is mostly used in reef aquaria.

There is some...
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
I live a little further up north, right by the...

I live a little further up north, right by the solano tunnel, the last time I measured GH, it was about 100 ppm (10dGH?) . :confused: And the pH as well as kH are out of the roof 8.0 and 6.0 resp.
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
co2 You know a lot of people say that to me...

co2

You know a lot of people say that to me at the sfbaaps, but my water is hard! :( Trust me on that... it is hard and ALKALINE , almost 8.0

PS: Maybe I can run down to your place and get...
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Hey folks Thanks for all the suggestions. ...

Hey folks

Thanks for all the suggestions.

Apistos look like and attractive option. Can I put more than one pair in the 20 L though? Which ones would work for a 20 L ?

I once had an a.cac...
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
joejoeg I wouldnt mind giving you the...

joejoeg

I wouldnt mind giving you the glolights, but I've never shipped fish before :( Would prefer giving them away to someone local.

Thanks
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Hey Rex Oh well ! I was hoping I might be...

Hey Rex

Oh well ! I was hoping I might be able to squeeze some in , no such luck.

Do you have any other suggestions for a 20L ? I have had terrible luck with GB Rams. Any other cichlids I can...
Forum: Fish 01-12-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,084
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
20 G Long Angel fish tank

Hey folks

I'm thinking of starting a 20 gal planted tank with angels. I have never had angels before. I had some basic questions :)

1. How many can I put in a 20 gal ( I plan to have a few...
Forum: Fish 09-06-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
A. cacatuoides spawned!

So my female a.cac had disappeared for a week (I thought she was dead, but for the life of me , couldnt figure out where she was).

And last night I saw her out ... with a brood of atleast 30 fry...
Forum: Fish 08-03-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,749
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Oops, I have had these green neons for a while,...

Oops, I have had these green neons for a while, and I always thought they were regular neons :confused: , no wonder I always wondered why other folk's neons looked different :)

I think I got mine...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-26-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Hey Ian, where can i get ADA aquasoil from...

Hey Ian, where can i get ADA aquasoil from (Around the bay, you said?)?
The shrimps I got from you are doing awesome ! Lotsa tiny shrimp all over my tank now!

Yoink, you said you had DIY CO2,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-24-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
The water out in the east bay is usually soft,...

The water out in the east bay is usually soft, but my tap water has a GH of about 100ppm. I was hoping to peat-soften the water

OK, so an a.cac pair is sorta ruled out for now. Maybe a.borelli?
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-24-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Hey guys Thanks for your inputs! I have a...

Hey guys

Thanks for your inputs! I have a 20L that gets a ton of ferts, I was hoping I wouldnt need to fert the 10g *sigh*. I'm going to either go for aquasoil or eco-complete for the substrate. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-23-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Starting a 10g Apisto/Ram Tank.. Looking for Ideas! :)

I finally decided to use one of my 'old' 10 gallon tanks lying around and make it into a low tech nano. I want to put some kind of Apistos or Rams in it.

I am thinking of the following set up
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2006, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Does adding flourish excel increase KH ?

I was wondering if adding flourish excel increases the KH of the water... If not, then how do I know if I have enough 'CO2' (or organic carbon) ?
Forum: Lighting 05-27-2006, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
I think I pipped ya guys to the post. I got the...

I think I pipped ya guys to the post. I got the 8800k from them a couple of days ago!

It is en-route, so I dunno how it works until I get the order delivered
Forum: Fish 05-24-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
Cherry Barb Breeding

Ahh, so the cherry barb breeding experiment reached phase 2 last night:

I saw about 8 cherry barb fry swimming about (Day 7)

Here are the phase 1 details:


Tank Size 5.5 G
Filtration:...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-22-2006, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
I checked my Co2 and it stays just below the 20...

I checked my Co2 and it stays just below the 20 ppm mark, not too good, but the plants are doing not so bad. I have no BBA , I keep getting some blue green algae, but I think that was fixed once i...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-21-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By WuddyWoodpeckah
I wouldnt mind getting another tank (I have...

I wouldnt mind getting another tank (I have another 12 G lying around), but I am not sure if I have all the other stuff like lighting and a good enough filter :(

I sorta make it a point to have...
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