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Forum: Substrate 08-24-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Smitty06
In my experience, very fine sand will compact...

In my experience, very fine sand will compact relativly quickly, so I would recommend going with a sand with a grain size closer to play sand. In tanks that have high light, very white sand tends to...
Forum: Substrate 08-24-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Smitty06
From your description, it sounds like you weren't...

From your description, it sounds like you weren't careful enough putting water in the tank and disrupting the Amazonia too much. So do a large water change and carefully add water to the tank like...
Forum: Current-USA and Ecoxotic 07-11-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,645
Posted By Smitty06
Just out of question for smaller shallower tanks,...

Just out of question for smaller shallower tanks, what is the par value for 6"? What size light are you guys testing for the par data you are currently putting out?
Also, the ground cover you are...
Forum: Fish 05-12-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Smitty06
I would make that a species only tank, the vast...

I would make that a species only tank, the vast majority of puffers are aggressive and very territorial, but since they have such different personalities you could just try some wild neos, and maybe...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By Smitty06
There is no need for stresscoat conditioner, I...

There is no need for stresscoat conditioner, I would reccommend prime as your primary dechlorinator, it is very concentrated, it lasts a long time, and it nuetralizes ammonia.
Forum: Plants 04-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Smitty06
In general with stem plants you should dose...

In general with stem plants you should dose liquid ferts bacause they feed from the water column.
Forum: Plants 04-03-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By Smitty06
I had a thread that got some replies, here is the...

I had a thread that got some replies, here is the link: http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=184479&highlight=
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Smitty06
My cousin is going to have them put in a tank in...

My cousin is going to have them put in a tank in his house.
Forum: Other Websites 03-30-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,696
Posted By Smitty06
I went to AFA a couple weeks ago and got to see...

I went to AFA a couple weeks ago and got to see the lily pipe in action. It is definitly an interesting piece. The flow, if you pick it up out of the water and watch it spin out (which they allowed...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,398
Posted By Smitty06
They're looking great!!!

They're looking great!!!
Forum: Other Websites 03-24-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,468
Posted By Smitty06
That is just like google's street view, and if...

That is just like google's street view, and if you know even slightly the area around you then it is not hard to know what intersection you are looking at.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,893
Posted By Smitty06
The do! aqua pinsettes have enough tension to...

The do! aqua pinsettes have enough tension to hold the plant but not to crush it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Smitty06
Definitely a wide shallow tank, it also helps on...

Definitely a wide shallow tank, it also helps on the wallet when you don't have to shell out big money for a really powerful light for a deep tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By Smitty06
I have to say, that t8 are outdated, it is like...

I have to say, that t8 are outdated, it is like saying that incandescent bulbs are still very relevant. T5s are essentially slimmer more compact t8s that are more efficient and more powerful. Saying...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-11-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,701
Posted By Smitty06
In my opinion, the price is not that bad for an...

In my opinion, the price is not that bad for an ADA tank if you factor in how low iron the glass is, the silicon work, and even a little for the brand name and satisfaction of saying, "I have an ADA...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-11-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,389
Posted By Smitty06
An inch per gallon is not a real rule, it is good...

An inch per gallon is not a real rule, it is good for a baseline, but for stocking in reality, it is pretty useless. I personally would fell comforable with about 5 or 7 microrasbora uropthalmoides,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-11-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,508
Posted By Smitty06
At JOJO's the Aquasoil is $38 for the 9 liter...

At JOJO's the Aquasoil is $38 for the 9 liter bag, which is aroung 22lbs. If you want a tank, the 60P is $120 and the 45P is $89 I believe.
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By Smitty06
Yes, but the sun is really in the 5500K range,...

Yes, but the sun is really in the 5500K range, and that is with all of the necessary wavelengths and enough to make it look very bright to our eye. Even though par should be very reliable, I always...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-08-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By Smitty06
You obviously have never used ADA Aquasoil or any...

You obviously have never used ADA Aquasoil or any other high end shrimp soil, because it definitly lowers gh. We cannot tell you the chemical formula that you so desire because no company in their...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,508
Posted By Smitty06
If you live around stockton then make the trip to...

If you live around stockton then make the trip to JoJo's aquarium in Sacramento for the ADA Aquasoil. My mom and I always drive out to stockton to see her family so I know the drive is not that long.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-08-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,634
Posted By Smitty06
You are not supposed to wash it that is most...

You are not supposed to wash it that is most likely your problem.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-07-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Smitty06
Thhey need varying salinities throughout their...

Thhey need varying salinities throughout their life so i do not believe this will work.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-07-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 60,069
Posted By Smitty06
It looks like rotala sp. "green" or a non-...

It looks like rotala sp. "green" or a non- colored up rotala rotundifolia.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-07-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,389
Posted By Smitty06
Both of your scarlet badis are males, and neons...

Both of your scarlet badis are males, and neons really have to have a school. I don't think that the killies should be in there unless they were least killies. If you can, I would move that pleco...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-07-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,701
Posted By Smitty06
I don't think you understand the point everyone...

I don't think you understand the point everyone is pointing out. When you are passionate about the hobby, you want the best. For an ADA 45P, my lfs sells them for $89 so I have no problem dropping...
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