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Forum: Fish 08-03-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By daylily
boraras brigittae fry questions

Ten days or two weeks ago I moved a couple CPD and male Endlers from a 15 to a Fluval Spec. I thought maybe the CPD were responsible for the declining shrimp population, so I moved them out. Shrimp...
Forum: Fish 05-25-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By daylily
I really appreciate the replies. I moved the...

I really appreciate the replies.

I moved the betta from one Fluval to another and had not realized I didn't catch all the shrimp when I re-scaped before moving the betta in. So the first couple...
Forum: Fish 05-22-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By daylily
Thanks, I feel better about this now. ...

Thanks, I feel better about this now.

Trying to keep the cherry shrimp true red, I would need to do something with the pale/clear ones - and other than "euthanizing" them there are not many...
Forum: Fish 05-21-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By daylily
Shrimp in betta tank?

I have a plakat betta in a Fluval Spec V 5 gal planted. I have had him a year or so. I have a larger 15 gal. tank with Celestial Pearl Danios etc and a population of Cherry Red Shrimp... At least 50...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By daylily
Parmeters…. I have very, very hard water. ...

Parmeters….
I have very, very hard water. Well water takes 26 drops to get the API hardness kit to change (GH and KH). All three tanks are maintained the same way. I use well water cut 50/50 with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-23-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By daylily
Shuffle fish between tanks?

I have a low tech "jungle" 15 and two low tech Fluval Spec V tanks. Here is a link to two recent videos of two of the tanks. The other Fluval had a betta who was a couple years old, and died a couple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By daylily
I just retested and looks like nitrates are...

I just retested and looks like nitrates are between 30 and 40 now.

Thanks everyone for the advice. I hate that I could not keep up with the tanks.

I will do a 25% or so change, then, every...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By daylily
I was ill - help with high nitrate in tank?

Post a little long, but want to give enough info so you all can give good advise.

Due to my prolonged illness, my tanks went 2-1/2 months without a water change. Just topping off with RO water. ...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By daylily
A good fix for the intake slots is plastic craft...

A good fix for the intake slots is plastic craft mesh. I found it at the local Hobby Lobby. It's black, 1/4" mesh. I am not "crafty" so not sure what it is used for, maybe big cross stitch or rug...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By daylily
Pretty fish! Like the name! I have two Spec...

Pretty fish! Like the name!

I have two Spec V with a betta in each. Both of them love having a floating "betta log". Both of mine spend the nights in theirs. Before that, they would plaster...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By daylily
Thanks! I never thought of thrift store. I...

Thanks! I never thought of thrift store. I already have the two bettas in their own Fluval Spec V. I have nerve injury in my shoulders, can't keep adding tanks, I know I am at my limit. Hoping I...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By daylily
Need min. jar size for 1 guppy

A few months ago, I added 4 male Ender hybrids to my tank, which also has a few CPDs, Otos, Cherry shrimp, and Chili Rasbora. I have had the CPDs and Chilis over a year, and they have always been out...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-06-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By daylily
LOL - I was just coming here to ask this very...

LOL - I was just coming here to ask this very question...

I bought the Flower and Vegetable Osmocote a few months back, then realized it was not the right thing. It has been sitting here on my...
Forum: Fish 10-13-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By daylily
Sorry for not replying sooner. I recently had...

Sorry for not replying sooner. I recently had eye surgery and had a bit of a set back. Had a tough time being online/reading there for a few days. Better now, enough to tell what I am typing anyway....
Forum: Fish 10-10-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By daylily
feeding little fish - CPD, Chili, pygmy cory

Sorry this is long, tried to give enough info to give a good picture of the issue.

I have a 15 gal planted low tech tank that has been up and running for almost a year now.

I have "a lot" of...
Forum: Fish 09-25-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By daylily
I should have noted that in addition to maybe 1/3...

I should have noted that in addition to maybe 1/3 to 1/2 the surface covered by floating plants, I do have a glass canopy. But, the front and back 3" are open. I have had a couple Endlers jump out,...
Forum: Fish 09-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By daylily
Maybe you need more Chilis for them to be...

Maybe you need more Chilis for them to be comfortable? I have 16 or so in my 15 gal. that I got from her, with 7 CPD, and none of them are jumpy. There are a lot of plants, and water lettuce...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By daylily
With the Aquaclear HOB, it's easy to take apart...

With the Aquaclear HOB, it's easy to take apart and clean and grease the impeller area.

With this little pump for the Spec V, I don't see a way to take it apart for cleaning or any maintenance? ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By daylily
fluval spec V pump vibration - maintenance issue?

I have had a Spec V up and running a little over a year. A week or so ago, the pump started making a nasty vibration noise. Pardon me if I don't use the proper terms here.... I took the pump out,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By daylily
I have two Spec V and I use a 20 oz tall plastic...

I have two Spec V and I use a 20 oz tall plastic drinking cup to dip the water out with. The siphon method takes so long, and clogs up. I don't do a gravel vacuum every water change, as mine are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By daylily
I have two Fluval Sped V (5.5 gal.) planted and...

I have two Fluval Sped V (5.5 gal.) planted and each has a male betta and a nerite in it. Now that I have had them a while, I am sorry I didn't go for a 10 gallon for them instead.

Why?
Easier...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-17-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,647
Posted By daylily
peachii I must have missed your thread when...

peachii

I must have missed your thread when you first posted it. Beautiful jar. I would love to try one some day.

I had to write in support of what you are doing. I was diagnosed with...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,577
Posted By daylily
This isn't any help, but I have a group of Chilis...

This isn't any help, but I have a group of Chilis that hang out in one corner too. Mine hang out in the top 4" in about a square foot of my tank. There is a little over a dozen of them. The tank is...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 08-15-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,697
Posted By daylily
ooops, should have looked here first thing this...

ooops, should have looked here first thing this morning! I just placed an order with her a couple hours ago for some pygmy cory cats.

I have ordered from Rachel in the past, and it was my first...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By daylily
No, I didnt mean to imply that it softens the...

No, I didnt mean to imply that it softens the water. I mix 50/50 RO with my well water and I still get white build up around the water line and on filter tube etc. When I use the scrubbie thing to...
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