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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By chinaboy1021
German Ram confusion - Triangle vs Square

Hey guys,

Excuse the title for the lack of better term. I saw some shocking blue rams at the LFS that I think is either hormone injected or cross-bred.

What I saw:...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,175
Posted By chinaboy1021
Very nice looking tanks. What camera/lens are you...

Very nice looking tanks. What camera/lens are you using? Your photos are spectacular
Forum: Aquascaping 01-22-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By chinaboy1021
Thanks for referencing that photo. Im convinced...

Thanks for referencing that photo. Im convinced about the eggcrate now. I came home with the plan to zip tie or screw, then I realized the pieces don't screw well together. It's missing a common...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By chinaboy1021
Mango.... Avocados. Persimmon.....Pine...

Mango.... Avocados. Persimmon.....Pine nuts...Lychee....those are my favorite fruits..

I'm not huge on veggies...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-21-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By chinaboy1021
Perhaps try a more creative/innovative approach?...

Perhaps try a more creative/innovative approach? It's a very common scape...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-21-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By chinaboy1021
Okay thanks Kathyy and Yoaki. Looks like I need...

Okay thanks Kathyy and Yoaki. Looks like I need to do more work to make the structure more secure.

Yokai, I had them soaking for about a month. The tanins disappeared very quickly because the...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By chinaboy1021
Driftwood question - Photos included

Hi gang,

I rescaped my tank last night and I'm foreseeing two issues. Firstly, the driftwood I have in there is basically plopped onto a mound of substrate (ADA aquasoil). In order to make this...
Forum: Plants 01-20-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By chinaboy1021
Alright thanks guys.

Alright thanks guys.
Forum: Plants 01-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By chinaboy1021
I would wait until it grows a bit taller (maybe...

I would wait until it grows a bit taller (maybe 2-3" taller than your current tallest stem). There's no problem with snipping it and planting the tops, that's a sound way to propagate the plant but...
Forum: Plants 01-18-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By chinaboy1021
How many times can I slice a stem for maximum propagation

Hi all,

I'm looking for the quickest way to a stem plant (ie. Rotala). How many times can I chop the stem though? I usually just replant the tops but can I chop the stem (mature and rooted) down...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By chinaboy1021
The Hydor inline was the only way to go for me -...

The Hydor inline was the only way to go for me - until I read the reviews (ie. Amazon). It's not a love/hate mix of reviews, it's a broken or not broken mix. I can't risk probability of failure....
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By chinaboy1021
Is that a 120cm tank? Also how many cardinals do...

Is that a 120cm tank? Also how many cardinals do you have in there? I'm always interested in seeing tanks from other countries as the equipment/philosophy/culture is sometimes totally different. The...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,535
Posted By chinaboy1021
Nice 3-years-later update! Do you have a...

Nice 3-years-later update!

Do you have a proper light over that thing? Ie. Fluorescent...
Forum: DIY 01-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By chinaboy1021
Cerges Reactor - Putting heater inside

Hey guys,

I bought a 20" housing to build a cerges reactor. Does anybody have experience putting a heater inside (ie. Ebo Jager)? I would have to snip the power cord, put it through the cap and...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By chinaboy1021
Here's a follow-up question for the double-filter...

Here's a follow-up question for the double-filter users. If one was to have one filter for mechanical filtration and one for bio/chem filtration, does that imply that when a canister filter only has...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By chinaboy1021
Any other real life experiences?

Any other real life experiences?
Forum: Other Websites 01-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By chinaboy1021
Another note, I'm not getting the email...

Another note, I'm not getting the email confirmation I'm supposed to get. I signed up with my work email address, the registration form went through but I never received any email to confirm. I'm not...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-12-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By chinaboy1021
Alright thanks - I'll try those dosages. Also...

Alright thanks - I'll try those dosages. Also thanks for posting the link to your "EI concept explained". It gave the further information I was looking for.
Forum: Fish 01-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By chinaboy1021
Breeding German Rams in a heavily stocked tank

Hi all,

I have a 50 gallon, heavily planted with lots of driftwood (read: not much swimming room but tons of hiding spots and crevesses). There's 16 Serpae Tetras, 5 oto cats, and 2 German Rams....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By chinaboy1021
Okay I see where this conversation is going. ...

Okay I see where this conversation is going.

Tom, I remember somebody (might have been you) mentioned that the EI was based off another theory regarding unlimited nutrients in aquatic plants. It...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By chinaboy1021
Hi all, Thanks for the detailed responses....

Hi all,

Thanks for the detailed responses. I'm back to work so I have access to the tank everyday now. I'll be dosing daily (alternating between micros and macros) but I want to do 2 water changes...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-09-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By chinaboy1021
Usage of driftwood - Potentially advanced discussion

Hi all,

First of all, what tree is this from and what part is it of? Is it the root or branch? I have 3 pieces bundled together but I'm sure you guys know what type of wood this is. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By chinaboy1021
Matt, I run an Eheim 2217 on my 50 gallon...

Matt,

I run an Eheim 2217 on my 50 gallon (36x18x18) with a powerhead (Eheim Skim350). I still get a dead spot in the corner of the tank as I can see debris gathering there.

Also flow coverage...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By chinaboy1021
How long can fish survive in a bucket?

Hi guys,

I need to overhaul a tank by adding more ADA Aquasoil, driftwood, and rescaping all the plants. I can anticipate several problems such as increase in ammonia, decrease in ph compounded by...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By chinaboy1021
Practical benefits of 2 filters - Share your real stories

Hi all,

I've been reading a bit on the benefits of 2 filters on a tank. Several theories that come up include increased circulation for plant nutrients, increased mechanical filtration (a quicker...
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