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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By Knotyoureality
The eggs are carried externally, so the female...

The eggs are carried externally, so the female will "fan" the eggs to move fresh clean water over them and you'll occasionally see her shifting the eggs about, even pushing the eggs partially out...
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By Knotyoureality
You can do potted plants or, my preference for...

You can do potted plants or, my preference for bare bottom tanks--find some great wood pieces and mount plants like anubias or java fern on them. Much more natural looking, easy to move and clean...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By Knotyoureality
Yep, I bought one of the obnoxious little things...

Yep, I bought one of the obnoxious little things on a whim from <chain store>, tossed it in my shrimp tank where it promptly got lodged under some driftwood. In pulling it out later some shreds tore...
Forum: Plants Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By Knotyoureality
Unless you have other floaters you either have to...

Unless you have other floaters you either have to work around or remove in order to get just the duckweed--and manhandling floaters is good way to lose the lovely long root systems--which can in turn...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 01:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Knotyoureality
Bit of a different direction in answering but.....

Bit of a different direction in answering but.. worst mistake in keeping shrimp?

Deluding myself into thinking "just one more tank" to work at selectively breeding all the interesting variations...
Forum: Fish 09-15-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Knotyoureality
Java fern clumps make an excellent shrimp refuge...

Java fern clumps make an excellent shrimp refuge in a community tank.

Pretty much everything except the snails in my 37g is a potential predator, but I've a self-sustaining cherry shrimp...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Knotyoureality
Snails are pretty hardy critters--MTS especially....

Snails are pretty hardy critters--MTS especially.

The two big bads in tap water are chloramine--which not every water company uses--and chlorine, the levels of which can vary highly and which...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Knotyoureality
The plants will have carried in some beneficial...

The plants will have carried in some beneficial bacteria, which will be quick to re-establish. Given the ease of doing 50-100% daily water changes with such a small volume of water, it's simple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Knotyoureality
RAOK, forum seller, local fish store or big...

RAOK, forum seller, local fish store or big on-line retailer-anytime you bring in living items, you run the risk of getting more than you bargained for.

Sometimes it's a good thing; I got my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By Knotyoureality
Certainly it's possible to be snobbish about it,...

Certainly it's possible to be snobbish about it, but--for the most part--having unnatural materials in a natural planted tank tends to be jarring, especially when they're mass produced items that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Knotyoureality
Discussions tend to focus on either low or high...

Discussions tend to focus on either low or high tech tanks, but there's actually a very broad spectrum between the two.

My tanks range from no to mid-tech but are easily moved up and down the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By Knotyoureality
Yep, my manzanita branches were ghost white on...

Yep, my manzanita branches were ghost white on delivery. The intial week's soak knocked 'em back to beige and now, after another week or so in the tank, they're starting to visibly darken. In the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,076
Posted By Knotyoureality
While I understand your good intent, there are so...

While I understand your good intent, there are so many variables in regards to shipping that there's never one best answer. Or one worst. It's always a balancing act between cost, service levels in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By Knotyoureality
You might want to keep in mind that otos can...

You might want to keep in mind that otos can happily nibble away at the near invisible algae that pretty much every tank has. Nor are they large, voracious fish that require huge amounts of food.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Knotyoureality
I've got these guys in all my tanks; never had a...

I've got these guys in all my tanks; never had a problem with them eating live plants even quite delicate ones, though they'll zoom in on a damaged leaf like sharks to chum. Mine spend most of their...
Forum: Plants 09-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By Knotyoureality
The floaters are a mix of dwarf water lettuce and...

The floaters are a mix of dwarf water lettuce and frogbit. The frogbit can be easily distinguished by having thicker, rounder glossy leaves.

I ended up getting rid of the moss (java and christmas...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Knotyoureality
It might seem like a simple question to you, and...

It might seem like a simple question to you, and it is to a certain extent, but it's actually quite hard to answer meaningfully without some context.

By overall volume, the highest selling...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-07-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Knotyoureality
Ditto on the home decor as storage option. I've...

Ditto on the home decor as storage option. I've spare manzanita branches anchoring a large vase, a chunk of malaysian driftwood on the coffee table and a beautiful twisty mopani piece in a deep...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Knotyoureality
Ah, you're missing Mini Tank Syndrome; less...

Ah, you're missing Mini Tank Syndrome; less common but insidious. I racked up 40+ planted vases over the course of a year working my way down in learning to maintain smaller and smaller viable...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By Knotyoureality
Up to you how much risk you want to take, but you...

Up to you how much risk you want to take, but you should be doing full testing to know how the tank is cycling and--barring that--massive daily water changes will go a long way to maintaining the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By Knotyoureality
While the intention is good, and certainly lots...

While the intention is good, and certainly lots of folks happily toss all sorts of critters out of their tanks into public and private waterways, I've never been a fan of introducing tank-raised...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-04-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Knotyoureality
Thinner the skin/closer to bone is more...

Thinner the skin/closer to bone is more painful--so places like tops of feet, back of the neck, over the spine or sternum etc tend to be more painful.

That said, pain tolerance/coping is a very...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By Knotyoureality
Unless you're determined to have an absolutely...

Unless you're determined to have an absolutely zero population of snails--which is kinda silly in my book barring certain very formal 'scapes--most types are readily kept in check with good...
Forum: Fish 08-29-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Knotyoureality
Lots of herbivores in my community tank so my GBR...

Lots of herbivores in my community tank so my GBR got a chance to nibble at a little of everything. He wasn't too keen on zuch either, but responded very well to mushy peas and carrots, yellow squash...
Forum: Substrate 08-28-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,051
Posted By Knotyoureality
ANSWER: It depends. Do you overfeed or not...

ANSWER: It depends.

Do you overfeed or not keep a well maintened tank? Then probably not as they'll binge on the free buffet and you'll likely end up with a massive population.

Do you like...
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