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Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By adive
I would like to suggest that you try more...

I would like to suggest that you try more frequent water changes and see how your bosemanis respond to that, in fact all your other fish. I said bosemanis because you should see immediate improvement...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By adive
If you are putting too much into your tank, the...

If you are putting too much into your tank, the tank will tell you so in the form of algae and other bad things happening.

Anyway, my dosing:
Tank 1: 15g, walstad: macro and micro nutrient liquid...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By adive
By all means go ahead with the Walstad method. I...

By all means go ahead with the Walstad method. I have an outdoor walstad with native fish in it. Its the most neglected and best tank I've had, extremely low maintenance, very less algae, clear...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 737
Posted By adive
I had a pearl g pair until the male died a couple...

I had a pearl g pair until the male died a couple months ago. I remember the male to be generally a bit weaker & delicate than the female and very picky about the food he ate. I remember I once dosed...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,602
Posted By adive
Was it the salt too that contributed to killing...

Was it the salt too that contributed to killing the stem plants in addition to the heat? I am trying to understand if salt kills stem plants only.

So in a planted tank if treating ich, is it that...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 21,585
Posted By adive
They would I think. Maybe you wont see the...

They would I think. Maybe you wont see the "different colored line" extending from their heads backward that the males display while showing off to the females. A number of people have kept male...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 21,585
Posted By adive
Dont give up on the bows :) They are the best and...

Dont give up on the bows :) They are the best and you will keep seeing something new in them almost everyday. You can always keep only male bows. They will do fine with the congos (similar feeding...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 21,585
Posted By adive
Hey Linwood, Its nice to read this journal. ...

Hey Linwood,

Its nice to read this journal.

I've read most (maybe not all) parts of your journal & I can relate to it in multiple ways. -The recent problems you are going thru - even I went...
Forum: Fish 02-28-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By adive
I know my m. Australis rainbow fish eats sunset...

I know my m. Australis rainbow fish eats sunset hygro for sure....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-28-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By adive
In India the part I am from its I think a bit...

In India the part I am from its I think a bit easier to do (the environment helps) this as the temps don't go that low. Couple that with native fish and it works. I have giant danios in my outdoor...
Forum: Fish 02-28-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By adive
Thanks looking fwd to him developing some great...

Thanks looking fwd to him developing some great coloration as he matures.
Forum: Fish 02-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By adive
In a 55 heavily planted tank 2 m pearls with 3 f...

In a 55 heavily planted tank 2 m pearls with 3 f pearls will work.
Forum: Fish 02-28-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By adive
Fish Id please

This is a rainbow. Is it m. Parkinsoni? Its an inch long. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-26-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By adive
I use Sera Floreplus root tabs in my non CO2...

I use Sera Floreplus root tabs in my non CO2 injected tank. There is no Excel/glut used either. I am happy with the results. My amazon swords grow 14 inch leaves, jungle val also does great. I use...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-24-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By adive
I have a similar setup in a smaller tank running...

I have a similar setup in a smaller tank running successfully since 10 months. The principle is to go native. go for flora and fauna thats native to where the tank will be placed.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-24-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By adive
Giant danios & white cloud mountain minnows can...

Giant danios & white cloud mountain minnows can survive those temps. Maybe other danios too - not sure? Tank needs to be heavily planted & heavily understocked. If you want as natural a setup as...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-13-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By adive
I agree with HDBenson's post. Remove the animals...

I agree with HDBenson's post. Remove the animals to a hospital tank. If you are unable to identify the disease, dose some general medicine + aquarium salt, keep doing small water changes every day or...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By adive
DGs can be nasty depending on the individual...

DGs can be nasty depending on the individual fish. What surprises me is that even in a 50g this is happening. Are there a lot of hiding places/line of sight cutoffs so that the fish can get away from...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
I kind of knew that at the back of my mind. So at...

I kind of knew that at the back of my mind. So at this very moment I think I will just do nothing. Just do the 10% WC every 2 days or so until I think of something.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
For several weeks the fish were in a different...

For several weeks the fish were in a different backup tank with a filter. The fish couldnt have been healthier there. The filter running in the redone tank got moved to the redone tank along with the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
I am not denying that, Red Cloud. Ammonia...

I am not denying that, Red Cloud.

Ammonia related problems would show some symptoms wouldnt they? I know one is ammonia burns which I saw more than a year ago, the fish getting dark spots all of a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-05-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
I already got an ich med call Rid-All which has...

I already got an ich med call Rid-All which has proven effective in the past. Here are links to it:
http://www.hongtai.com.sg/aid.htm...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-04-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
Thanks everyone. I detected one more thing:...

Thanks everyone.

I detected one more thing: my heater had a slight electrical leakage. So I got a new one and that too is leaking current. I will be getting an electrician to take a look at this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-04-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
I don't know those parameters, never needed to....

I don't know those parameters, never needed to. Have successfully kept and grown the same fish for years.

Yes I bought new plants, rinsed, potassium permanganated, rinsed them before adding to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By adive
Redone planted tank not doing well

Hi,

I am an experienced planted tank keeper with years of experience. But this one's got me stumped:

I had a lush low tech jungle going on for more than a year. I had to tear down the tank...
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