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Forum: Fish   04-11-2015, 02:16 AM
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Posted By super_smirky
Yeah... I've had him a year and just last couple...

Yeah... I've had him a year and just last couple of days he's started declining to look like he does in the pic. I've upgraded aquariums and maybe the new cycle was too much for him.
Forum: Fish   04-11-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By super_smirky
Albino pleco turning red?

Anyone might know what's causing this? Tank parameters show no ammonia or nitrates etc. 125 planted Ph at 6.8
Forum: Fish   04-10-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,991
Posted By super_smirky
I keep these as well....Awesome fish that stay...

I keep these as well....Awesome fish that stay mainly at the top of the tank. I have a school of 15 and never had them bother anyone else or even my shrimp
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By super_smirky
I am for #1 as well

I am for #1 as well
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-17-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By super_smirky
Not sure about in Canada, but here locally we can...

Not sure about in Canada, but here locally we can get a local glass tradesman to make a custom 33 gallon for only $30. Given that price, I would assume with the rest of the equipment, you would...
Forum: Fish   03-08-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By super_smirky
Great....congrats! I love those fish

Great....congrats! I love those fish
Forum: Plants   03-08-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By super_smirky
Will phosphate hurt the plants or melt them?

Will phosphate hurt the plants or melt them?
Forum: Plants   03-07-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By super_smirky
this one is by "Highland Rim" and says on the...

this one is by "Highland Rim" and says on the side "aquatic plant fertilizer" 10-26-10
total nitrogen -10%
5.2% ammoniacal nitro
.6% urea nitro
2% other water soluable ntro
2.2% water insoluable...
Forum: Plants   03-07-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By super_smirky
plant fertilizer

Rather than buying seachem tabs which are expensive, my local pond store has fertilizer tabs which stick in the substrate and is non toxic to fish. Would this work for regular aquarium plants too? ...
Forum: Algae   03-05-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By super_smirky
Actually very good pics considering how close you...

Actually very good pics considering how close you are and the fine detail you can see. I haven't a clue, but I will tune into this thread to see who replies that does know!
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By super_smirky
no doubt....Well, given the species of fish, I...

no doubt....Well, given the species of fish, I woudn't doubt he developes a taste for tankmates. I really need to find him a new home
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By super_smirky
He swims past them as if they don't exist. I...

He swims past them as if they don't exist. I haven't seen him picking on the plants yet either and I recently put in an amazon sword which of course has better leaves for munching. I have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-04-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By super_smirky
LOL...well thanks. I got the plant at petsmart...

LOL...well thanks. I got the plant at petsmart and it was the only thing I added...so I assume they were all over that plant
Forum: Tank Journals   03-04-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By super_smirky
140G Aquascape

Hello..I am still a newbie to the planted stuff but hoping to get going with my 140gallon.
2x96w
Soilmaster Select Substrate

The SMS is hard to keep plants down, they tend to float...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-04-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By super_smirky
Added a sword from Petsmart....

and then I was looking at the surface of the water in my tank yesterday and saw what looked like little sand granules on the surface, just a couple...but then...they were hopping all over the...
Forum: Plants   03-03-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,787
Posted By super_smirky
Thanks...good stuff to know. I might find some...

Thanks...good stuff to know. I might find some dwarf and try that.
Forum: Plants   03-03-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By super_smirky
Yeah...I've taken some back and simply told them...

Yeah...I've taken some back and simply told them they weren't aquatic and they refunded with no problems.
Forum: Fish   03-03-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By super_smirky
Yeah...Half beak. Usually have no problems...

Yeah...Half beak. Usually have no problems scooping up smaller fish that I have seen
Forum: Plants   03-03-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,787
Posted By super_smirky
Baby Tears

So will baby tears actually thrive in an aquarium and fill in the foreground?? Some people say it's aquatic, some say its not. Are there two different kinds?
Forum: Substrate   02-29-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By super_smirky
oh yeah...btw - I get the weights from petsmart. ...

oh yeah...btw - I get the weights from petsmart. They are lead and twist around the bottom of the plant
Forum: Substrate   02-29-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By super_smirky
I understand what you mean.....bubbles constantly...

I understand what you mean.....bubbles constantly knock my sms into the air. I just use weights on my plants
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-15-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,407
Posted By super_smirky
May not be planned out but the tank sure looks...

May not be planned out but the tank sure looks good. WHat is the grass type plant on the left?
Forum: Substrate   02-04-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By super_smirky
Great....thats some good feedback. Thanks for...

Great....thats some good feedback. Thanks for letting me know. I just started putting SMS in my planted tanks. PFS was melting my existing plants. Would not recommend that stuff.
Forum: Substrate   02-04-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By super_smirky
Difference between EcoComplete and SMS?

Does anyone know what the differences are between these two products? They look the same to me.

Let me know

Thanks!!
Forum: Substrate   01-24-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 27,719
Posted By super_smirky
My Lesco claimed to not have it and said nothing...

My Lesco claimed to not have it and said nothing about ordering it...but when I kept asking, they did say their main warehouse had it and they could order....2 weeks later, I got me 3 bags of it. ...
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