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Forum: DIY 05-31-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,033
Posted By krak256
im beyond jealous. looks great! you might need...

im beyond jealous. looks great! you might need more outlets haha
Forum: DIY 05-31-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By krak256
ok now i feel stupid. i did have a leak......

ok now i feel stupid. i did have a leak... :icon_redf

i fixed it and now theres pressure. still no co2 coming out of the diffuser. i guess i have to wait until there's enough pressure to push the...
Forum: DIY 05-31-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By krak256
damn. i might have used sugar free jello. i cant...

damn. i might have used sugar free jello. i cant remember. am i supposed to use 2 of the big packets of jello, or the small ones?

i just added more yeast to the top. i can hear bubbling. if i...
Forum: DIY 05-31-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By krak256
DIY jellow co2 not working

I used the method and recipe from this link:
http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/forumapc/do-yourself-aquarium-projects/28466-longest-co2-formula-2.html

It's been over 8 hours and I'm not getting...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-23-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
i feed my fish a pinch about twice a day. is that...

i feed my fish a pinch about twice a day. is that too much? they finish it all within a few minutes.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
Susie Q, I will test my tap and will post results...

Susie Q, I will test my tap and will post results as soon as possible.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
thanks for the compliments bsmith! I'm not...

thanks for the compliments bsmith!

I'm not clear about the nitrogen cycle, can you explain?

If I'm dosing ferts, then I don't want carbon, correct? So I probably should get Purigen?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
are my nitrates killing my shrimp? how do i get...

are my nitrates killing my shrimp? how do i get rid of ammonia and nitrite?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
i heard purigen doesnt actually lower nitrates. ...

i heard purigen doesnt actually lower nitrates.

Here is a pic of my tank. I'm currently battling surface scum as well... i've lower feeding quantity as well as stopped dosing. Been having a ton of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
i'll attach a pic of my tank. theres a lot of...

i'll attach a pic of my tank. theres a lot of plants. i cant ever seen to get my Ammonia or Nitrites down to zero. Why is that?

The thing is, i even saw a small dead shrimp. The shrimp I do see,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-22-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By krak256
Shrimp starting to die again

For a while, my shrimp were doing fine. I keep up with my weekly water changes, approx 20%.

My water readings were:
PH: 6
Nitrite: .1
Nitrate: 20
Ammonia: 0 - .25

Now my readings are:
PH:...
Forum: Fish 04-21-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By krak256
just as an update, I bought 3 more espei and now...

just as an update, I bought 3 more espei and now they school VERY tightly. I love watching them go back and forth in the tank. it's like they're attached by a string.

Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By krak256
phanizzle, i think ur right. now i cant even find...

phanizzle, i think ur right. now i cant even find her in my tank...

thanks for all the help!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-12-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By krak256
Please help ID shrimp!

What kind of shrimp is this? And most importantly, is it compatible with RCS? Please let me know! Thanks!
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My LFS is selling them for $3 a piece. Good price or no?
Forum: Fish 04-08-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By krak256
mistergreen, here's a pic of my espei. they are...

mistergreen, here's a pic of my espei. they are espei right?

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Forum: Lighting 04-08-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By krak256
haha i like ur analogy. ok I won't try and put a...

haha i like ur analogy. ok I won't try and put a larger bulb. How often do you replace bulbs? I thought it was about once a year.
Forum: Lighting 04-07-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By krak256
Putting a larger bulb in Coralife hood?

I have a 30 inch 65w Coralife light and it's about time to replace the bulb. I've had the light for about 8 months now, so I thought it would be about time to replace the bulb. I noticed that there...
Forum: Fish 04-07-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By krak256
Stocking question for a 29g and rasbora espei Q

Currently in my 29g(which is moderately - heavily planted), I have:
9 cardinal tetras
8 rasbora espei
4 guppies(which I plan to get rid of)
1 otto
20+ RCS

After I get rid of my guppies, I...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,460
Posted By krak256
fishscale, what do you mean when you say, "use a...

fishscale, what do you mean when you say, "use a powerhead to prime"?
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,460
Posted By krak256
Dave, thanks for the info. I tried what you...

Dave, thanks for the info. I tried what you mentioned, plugged the filter back in, let the inflow pipe run into a bucket for a bit, closed it, shook, and let it run a bit more. It seems to have...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,460
Posted By krak256
this morning, i heard noises coming from my Eheim...

this morning, i heard noises coming from my Eheim again. It still had a bit of air trapped in it from before, but I thought it would get rid of itself.

I just got back from work, and my Eheim is...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,460
Posted By krak256
How to get rid of air in Eheim 2213

For some reason, I keep having air trapped in my canister for my Eheim 2213. I tried tilting it, opening it up and filling the canister all the way, but nothing works. I think having air inside my...
Forum: Fish 03-15-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By krak256
one thing that happened before i added my new...

one thing that happened before i added my new fish was my eheim 2213 breaking down. it took me 2 days before i got a new impeller and the filter starting again. do you think in that time, all my...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By krak256
i only found 2 out of 7 bodies, perhaps thats...

i only found 2 out of 7 bodies, perhaps thats what caused the spike. the harlequins were from petco... if that says anything
Forum: Fish 03-13-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By krak256
if ur going to be in nyc, i know Pacific Aquarium...

if ur going to be in nyc, i know Pacific Aquarium carries them. not sure what exact type of pencilfish tho
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