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Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By greaser84
Take the sponge off of the sponge filter and put...

Take the sponge off of the sponge filter and put it in the HOB filter. That way you won't have to run them at the same time. Over the next couple weeks you can slowly pull the sponge filter media out...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-26-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By greaser84
When you do top offs you should use distilled/RO...

When you do top offs you should use distilled/RO whatever you have access too, when you top off with tap water your adding minerals every time. When the water evaporates the mineral stay behind. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By greaser84
I believe it was a sub adult, I can't remember...

I believe it was a sub adult, I can't remember for sure. Nevertheless I was surprised to see it happen.
Forum: Aquascaping 05-25-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By greaser84
Yes it will do great. I use a little sewing...

Yes it will do great. I use a little sewing thread to hold it down, as the plant grabs the driftwood I'll cut the thread off.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By greaser84
Outside. One less piece of equipment in the...

Outside. One less piece of equipment in the tank.....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By greaser84
She said the same thing as us but used basic...

She said the same thing as us but used basic arithmetic which goes over my head most of the time. haha
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By greaser84
Forget the whole spring water thing. I'm pretty...

Forget the whole spring water thing. I'm pretty sure spring water is a fancy word for tap water now a days. What are your current tank parameters? Switching to RO is easy. You want the RO to match...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By greaser84
I would try for a bigger faster fish. Or get rid...

I would try for a bigger faster fish. Or get rid of the problem shrimp. Ghost shrimp can be mean (as you know). I had some in a breeder basket one time, one of the shrimp grabbed a zebra danio by the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By greaser84
What kind of shrimp do you have? Have you...

What kind of shrimp do you have? Have you actually witnessed the shrimp attack and kill the fish or is the shrimp just eating the body?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By greaser84
68-69 degrees is what I keep mine at, all mature...

68-69 degrees is what I keep mine at, all mature females stayed berried.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-24-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By greaser84
All 3 of them are the same as far as difficulty....

All 3 of them are the same as far as difficulty. I've bought from ebay several times, find someone who has a near perfect feedback and who has a lot of different shrimp for sale. Its easy to find who...
Forum: Algae 05-21-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By greaser84
Does it look like clear snot? Is it on that...

Does it look like clear snot? Is it on that driftwood as well?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By greaser84
There are a slew of micro organisms that can...

There are a slew of micro organisms that can consume a dead shrimp in a day or so. Check your ammonia and nitrite levels. Wait till the lights are off and search with a flashlight they may be hiding...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By greaser84
+1. TPT member junglefowl also has them.

+1. TPT member junglefowl also has them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 452
Posted By greaser84
Has your ammonia test always tested at .25ppm?...

Has your ammonia test always tested at .25ppm? .25ppm is enough to kill shrimp off. Though its not uncommon for api ammonia test to read at .25ppm when its really 0ppm. Test your tap water for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 452
Posted By greaser84
Keep doing water changes with distilled water....

Keep doing water changes with distilled water. Top off with distilled only. You'll see the GH decline, it may take more than a few water changes over many days but once you get the GH 4-5 you'll need...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 452
Posted By greaser84
This kind of stuff is hard to figure out man....

This kind of stuff is hard to figure out man. We've all been there. You should check your ammonia and nitrite levels. Shrimp only tanks have a small bioload one dead shrimp can cause an ammonia spike...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 452
Posted By greaser84
Have the shrimp been dying over the 2 months...

Have the shrimp been dying over the 2 months you've had them or is this a more recent thing? Distilled will work, you basically want water with no minerals. Drop the GH slowly, I can't stress that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-19-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 452
Posted By greaser84
Don't mess with the KH. Adding baking soda will...

Don't mess with the KH. Adding baking soda will raise the KH but it will also raise the PH. Your asking for more trouble. Your GH is on the high side, but don't go dropping it in one night, do it...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-19-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By greaser84
Once its yellow its done. Your carbonate hardness...

Once its yellow its done. Your carbonate hardness is 3-4. The more solution you add the brighter it will get. Once its yellow all the way through the test is over.

OP: Sounds like you have really...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-18-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By greaser84
Remember this, When in doubt change some water...

Remember this, When in doubt change some water out!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By greaser84
I suspect the snails are not the cause of the...

I suspect the snails are not the cause of the dead plants....Nevertheless my favorite way to get rid of snails is with more snails. Assassin snails that is.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By greaser84
A sudden ammonia spike is my guess. Its common...

A sudden ammonia spike is my guess. Its common for API test to be inaccurate but I haven't heard of them being that far off. You should take a water sample to your lfs to test ammonia and nitrite...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By greaser84
Yes as long as it has proper lighting, CO2, and...

Yes as long as it has proper lighting, CO2, and nutrients you can leave it as a floater.
Forum: Lighting 05-08-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By greaser84
Yes that is high light. You'll need CO2 injection...

Yes that is high light. You'll need CO2 injection to avoid algae issues.
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