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Forum: DIY 05-08-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,750
Posted By Oscar17
Have you tried to unscrew the end of the faucet,...

Have you tried to unscrew the end of the faucet, most work that way.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-08-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,804
Posted By Oscar17
Great movie!

Great movie!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Oscar17
Yeah, I have a few lava rocks and always check...

Yeah, I have a few lava rocks and always check them out when I go to the LFS. I see the little crystals all the time, not so noticeable once in the aquarium.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-06-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Oscar17
http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/articles/dwarf-shrimp...

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/articles/dwarf-shrimp-compatibility-chart/

According to the link: Ghost Shrimp may eat smaller or sick shrimp of all species, no risk of hybridization.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,528
Posted By Oscar17
You can always look for store that sell surgical...

You can always look for store that sell surgical instruments. I bought mine from a surgical instrument stand in a flee market.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-10-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,900
Posted By Oscar17
I have had guppies in a 30g with Neocardina...

I have had guppies in a 30g with Neocardina shrimp for 3 years now. Never seen a guppy kill a shrimp, but I have seen them eating a dead one. I suppose they are capable of eating the tiny baby...
Forum: Plants 02-12-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Oscar17
How about "sagittaria subulata" or "Echino...

How about "sagittaria subulata" or "Echino tenellus"...
Forum: Plants 02-12-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Oscar17
That plant in the foreground looks like "mondo...

That plant in the foreground looks like "mondo grass", will not survive submerged. Not sure about the other big one, but I don't recognize it...
Forum: Plants 02-11-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 70,721
Posted By Oscar17
I had a Marimo Ball at one time. I divided it up...

I had a Marimo Ball at one time. I divided it up into smaller pieces, but I never notice any fast growth. If anything they grew very slow for me, could have been my set up.

Of course Marimo...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-03-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Oscar17
Half inch, 3/4 of an inch, they don't get much...

Half inch, 3/4 of an inch, they don't get much bigger than than. It is possible that you have males only. Females are normally a bit bigger, but not more than 3/4 inches.
Forum: Fish 12-03-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,832
Posted By Oscar17
Yeah, been there done that. But, I keep only...

Yeah, been there done that. But, I keep only male guppies now and no longer have that problem. Females will still drop fry every month for about 6 to 8 months after being separated from the males. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By Oscar17
Good idea, gona try that next time I do a wc.....

Good idea, gona try that next time I do a wc.. thanks! The stuff I'm talking about is not really visible from 3 feet away.. you really have to get close to the glass. I think with the shrimp...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By Oscar17
I have this too in my 30g. I know what you are...

I have this too in my 30g. I know what you are talking about. I think part of it may be pods too. I just thought it was normal for a planted tank.
Forum: Plants 11-12-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Oscar17
I would increase the photo period to at least 8...

I would increase the photo period to at least 8 or 9 hrs a day..
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-08-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,498
Posted By Oscar17
Oh man I love Bonsais, but I've killed most all...

Oh man I love Bonsais, but I've killed most all the ones I've had and only have this Jade plant in a bonsai pot left. It's over 20 yrs with me now and I don't have to water it everyday. In fact I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-04-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Oscar17
I thought gold fish didn't need a heater...

I thought gold fish didn't need a heater...
Forum: DIY 11-04-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By Oscar17
Actually, I had a 14g (24x12x12") sitting on top...

Actually, I had a 14g (24x12x12") sitting on top of a mini-fridge for about 3 years. I don't know about your fridge, but mine was able to hold 2 people sitting on top of it without any problems. ...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-03-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,209
Posted By Oscar17
My number 1 priority is to procrastinate of...

My number 1 priority is to procrastinate of course...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-30-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By Oscar17
I bought 3 dwarf shrimp a while back ago. They...

I bought 3 dwarf shrimp a while back ago. They were listed as "Blue Shrimp" at the LFS. I'm not sure if this is a similar shrimp to yours but my original 3 shrimp were very blue (see picture).
...
Forum: DIY 08-29-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,014
Posted By Oscar17
I stocked my 25ml with the 1mm snails and some...

I stocked my 25ml with the 1mm snails and some copods.

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv155/Oscar__photos/Fish%20tank%20Micro/MM-4size.jpg

It evaporates about 3-4ml's a day, so waterchanges...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,025
Posted By Oscar17
Thanks Topfrog! No, I am not using CO2. I use...

Thanks Topfrog! No, I am not using CO2. I use 1ml of "Easy Carbo" everyday (should be 2ml according to the instructions). Recently I held back on the Easy Carbo and stopped using it for about 2...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-28-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By Oscar17
Vals were a problem for me in my 14g. Pulling...

Vals were a problem for me in my 14g. Pulling out the new growth always brought up some gunk from the bottom. They also tend to become to compact and removing plants from the middle of the bunch...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,521
Posted By Oscar17
Someone once told me this in a superstition kind...

Someone once told me this in a superstition kind way:
"Aquariums are known to break up couples."

Probably more fact than superstition... ha ha..
Forum: Tank Journals 08-28-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,025
Posted By Oscar17
FTS Aug, 2009

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv155/Oscar__photos/Fish%20tank%20125/090824.jpg

Some changes: Got tired of seeing all that hair algae mixed in with the HC and took out most of it. ...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-28-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By Oscar17
Looking good there.. What's that plant in front...

Looking good there.. What's that plant in front of the filter? Bacopa?

How's the "hiding the filter box" going? Are you satisfied? One idea I had was to cover the filter box with bark, then...
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