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Forum: Fish 12-18-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By adive
Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
Forum: Fish 12-16-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By adive
Congo tetra and veiltail angel fish as tankmates

As the title suggests, can I have them together in a 55g? Will the congos nip the angels' fins?

Thanks.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By adive
Co2 injection or even Excel is not required to...

Co2 injection or even Excel is not required to grow plants. Every parameter u add will be added maintenance for u. You could do a dirted tank if u want to keep it very lo maintenance. Do lookup the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,189
Posted By adive
I have grown the following successfully in very...

I have grown the following successfully in very natural conditions in my walstad tank using sunlight (direct and indirect) only as light, soil capped with gravel. I did not inject CO2 or use...
Forum: Fish 09-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By adive
Thanks for the highly technical answer. I do not...

Thanks for the highly technical answer. I do not have a chemistry background though the hobby definitely has taught me so much about it and so many other things.

I'm keeping my fingers crossed....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-26-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By adive
Plants that do great in my low tech tank (no co2...

Plants that do great in my low tech tank (no co2 injected, no excel/glut).



amazon sword (need root tabs)
dwarf sag
sunset hygro
cabomba
vals
my j. fern grows at an extremely slow...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By adive
Maybe a related topic: ...

Maybe a related topic:
http://www.myaquariumclub.com/leeches-in-tank.-1230284.html
Forum: Fish 09-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By adive
Hi Joe, Thanks for the quick response. I...

Hi Joe,

Thanks for the quick response. I think you are right, they are leeches, little suckers trying to kill my tank!!

I think the worms/leeches got introduced with a batch of plants though I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By adive
Good thread. I might have to resort to some...

Good thread.

I might have to resort to some of these methods.

Joe, Diana, mistergreen, others, could you please take a look at my thread? Thanks a lot!

My thread's here:...
Forum: Fish 09-23-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By adive
Help with getting rid of worms

I have a totally established tank thats relatively heavily planted & has some driftwood and rocks as furniture. I am definitely not a novice hobbyist.

There are some whitish/greyish worms that I...
Forum: Fish 09-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By adive
Hard to tell with angels but 180 seems like...

Hard to tell with angels but 180 seems like enough space for 4. Some super aggressive ones try to claim the entire tank as they get big. Again , I don't think there's much of a prob for 4 in a 180...
Forum: Fish 09-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By adive
No experience with Ada but have read & heard ppl...

No experience with Ada but have read & heard ppl talk abt it. I think the op is right, I wud do the same, ie use a separate container/tank until I felt safe putting all the fish in the Ada tank
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By adive
6 angels in a 30g will eventually cause problems....

6 angels in a 30g will eventually cause problems. If they are very very small maybe they could be in there for sometime until they grow bigger when they will start fighting, if they arent already...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 50,423
Posted By adive
Got it. Thanks.

Got it. Thanks.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2014, 08:23 AM
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Views: 50,423
Posted By adive
So that means just cutting leaves is ok, they...

So that means just cutting leaves is ok, they dont die or anything. I had read mixed info that if you cut val leaves midway they would eventually die and hence you need to cut from the main bud at...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 50,423
Posted By adive
Great tank with some of my fav fish and plants....

Great tank with some of my fav fish and plants. How does one trim vals? Thanks. I recently got some and it will soon be time to trim.
Forum: Fish 08-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By adive
In a 75 , 6 bosemani should do good. But the...

In a 75 , 6 bosemani should do good. But the other fish should be fast enough to compete for food, then it's ok.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By adive
What's ur substrate? Ur planned ferts sound good....

What's ur substrate? Ur planned ferts sound good. Ime root tabs started giving me grt results when I combined them with a commercial sub, that too mixed with river sand. U don't need co2 inject and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,674
Posted By adive
What's the bright light pink plant growing tall @...

What's the bright light pink plant growing tall @ the centre? H. Polysperma? I think I got it recently & the 1st time a non green plants doing grt in my tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By adive
Along with the algae you are killing beneficial...

Along with the algae you are killing beneficial bacteria too. If it doesnt cause any fluctuations its fine. In my tank I think I see ammo fluctuations if I were to clean all the 4 glass walls in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,031
Posted By adive
Thanks Matt. So without the fish it's just much...

Thanks Matt. So without the fish it's just much simpler.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-14-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By adive
I used to have a tank in the 80s that was gravel...

I used to have a tank in the 80s that was gravel only. It was very successful in the later stages after the initial experiment stages. As a kid pretty much I knew hardly anything about planted tanks...
Forum: Fish 08-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By adive
Since you are new to bows, I think sooner or...

Since you are new to bows, I think sooner or later you will realize how aggressive they can get. Red irian and Bosemani are 2 of the most aggressive. I think to be on the safe side at least 3 males...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,031
Posted By adive
talontsiawd, nice tank. sorry if i missed a post...

talontsiawd, nice tank. sorry if i missed a post where it might be mentioned already but here's my question:

i saw your post just about when i was thinking of keeping my 4 month old walstad tank...
Forum: Fish 08-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By adive
The rainbows should be fine. There are no rules...

The rainbows should be fine. There are no rules but I would recommend you get at least 3 bosemani males and 5-6 bosemani females. 3 males because 1 of them is going to be dominant and he will most...
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