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Forum: Plants 01-13-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By leaa
Aww, sad to hear about him... but yes, i could...

Aww, sad to hear about him... but yes, i could see that in a larger tank for sure ;).

Or, maybe trim the rhizome of the longer leaves off for tying to some new wood for a larger tank and keep the...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-06-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By leaa
Great, i'll be trying that one soon. Pics of your...

Great, i'll be trying that one soon. Pics of your progress pls :)
Forum: Plants 01-06-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By leaa
Agreed with above, but dont go too overboard, it...

Agreed with above, but dont go too overboard, it looks so nice! Also high five for keeping your betta in a nice leafy 10g, i've found they just own the space when well planted... plus he looks just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-03-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,352
Posted By leaa
Yep - buller is a favorite ;). Your CRS are...

Yep - buller is a favorite ;).

Your CRS are stunning... but i'm somewhat starved of shrimp variety here in Australia... RCS and there odd CRS are it (plus a few natives). Dont want to hijack but...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By leaa
What a fantiastic resource to have that driftwood...

What a fantiastic resource to have that driftwood locally. Maybe find some really impressive branchy pieces and pack the tank with them. It will match the wood BG, and may also give a bit more...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 61,789
Posted By leaa
Sounds nice, looking forward to how that goes......

Sounds nice, looking forward to how that goes... and yes if you want to spoil yourself go for it, but i think there is very little wrong with standard blacking and a nice tape job on the back ;)
Forum: Aquascaping 01-02-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By leaa
Any other old school tricks to impart? ;) My...

Any other old school tricks to impart? ;)

My only curiosity is if any long rooted plants planted on top have a problem with the barrier to soil below? Are the roots able to penetrate the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By leaa
wendyjo - maybe we tinker until its perfect? I...

wendyjo - maybe we tinker until its perfect? I find i tinker endlessly, but when it's 'right' then i can't bear to touch it further bar to trim :)

But then i'm torn between wanting to try...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-02-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,352
Posted By leaa
Hahaha, great quote. I'm coveting these masses...

Hahaha, great quote. I'm coveting these masses of shrimp - i have but a mere a 20 or so RCS and some Darwin red-nose shrimp (same size as RCS, but an Aussie native with a long red nose, very neat),...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,883
Posted By leaa
oh rbar and the Dune lovers, bump to those epic...

oh rbar and the Dune lovers, bump to those epic books. Dune was the best series i've read, and Wheel of Time was excellent also, but i've never met others who've read it, so props to you. Also, am i...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By leaa
To my understanding (disclaimer, never owned one...

To my understanding (disclaimer, never owned one but read reviews), the wider diameter outlet helps to widen the angle that water is returned to the tank, so increasing the flow around the tank and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By leaa
Isn;t trying to improve yourself (and tanks) a...

Isn;t trying to improve yourself (and tanks) a good thing? ;)

Every time i do this, my tanks look better and i feel more accomplished. Than i get a few to a point to feel happy with, and i wont...
Forum: Fish 01-02-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By leaa
All bettas have very differnt personas. All my...

All bettas have very differnt personas. All my bettas to date (3 of them) all loved playing in my currents. I've had powerheads with the outlet pointed against the tank walls and HOBs, and they'd...
Forum: Algae 01-02-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By leaa
Sunlight blocked out, the overfeeding was for a...

Sunlight blocked out, the overfeeding was for a few days when the relative was looking after the tank so all back to normal now, not ,manuy places here stock UV sterilizers and they're not the...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,860
Posted By leaa
I love seeing complex builds like these, looks...

I love seeing complex builds like these, looks great so far and will be following this with interest :)
Forum: Aquascaping 01-02-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By leaa
Nicely done. Maybe you can even stick some...

Nicely done. Maybe you can even stick some javafern and/or moss in the deep cracks to have the jungle emerging out of the walls, like epiphytes growing on immersed fallen wood. Combined with lots...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-02-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By leaa
This is the neatest idea i've seen in ages! My...

This is the neatest idea i've seen in ages! My house is full of tanks (under orders from hubby i can have no more), but if my son's daycare agrees to let me invade their kid room and set up a nano...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By leaa
Cool design, interesting rock placements in the...

Cool design, interesting rock placements in the branches though... are they going to be a site for moss growth or similar?
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 61,064
Posted By leaa
Newbie here (though long time lurker). Really...

Newbie here (though long time lurker). Really found this thread interesting and endering, as i have the same issue with my hubby ('fish look ugly and soul-less, so no tanks in my living areas!'). ...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 61,789
Posted By leaa
Lovely! Maybe tangle some moss or hornwort etc...

Lovely! Maybe tangle some moss or hornwort etc through the 'tree' to get it looking leafy? You could trim it to a natural shape easily too.

I agree on the bavking, but i use black backing to make...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-02-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,979
Posted By leaa
imo, 5g and up are perfect for planted betta...

imo, 5g and up are perfect for planted betta tanks. They're active little guys and need the space to swim and explore which is drastically cut down in a well planted 2.5g. Their personas really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-01-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By leaa
Thank you so kindly all - a bit of the HC has...

Thank you so kindly all - a bit of the HC has started to lift (i think my cherry barbs have been picking at it) so it've sprinkled on more gravel to weigh it down. Working so far!

Thanks knuggs -...
Forum: Algae 01-01-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By leaa
Yes, i've advised adding some hornwort or other...

Yes, i've advised adding some hornwort or other rapidly growing floating plant. Hopefully they'll be in touch soon and let me know how it went!
Forum: Algae 12-16-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By leaa
Need urgent unicelluler green algae help.

Hi all

I'm posting for some advice to help a client who's tank i'm currently caring for. I'm fairly sure i'm attacking it right, but more advice would be great!

The tank is about 150L...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-16-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By leaa
Hahaha, love it. Well, 'tis the season ;) ...

Hahaha, love it. Well, 'tis the season ;)

Thanks all for the friendly welcomes - really looking forward to improving my tanks and know-how here! Been looking around and my tanks pale in...
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