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Forum: Algae   11-01-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By Slippryrock
I fought this fight for a long time using process...

I fought this fight for a long time using process of elimination and tried a lot of things. This is what worked for me in the end.

56c.
pressurized Co2.
moderate to high light.
Marineland C...
Forum: Algae   09-14-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,975
Posted By Slippryrock
for what it is worth, I asked myself " what would...

for what it is worth, I asked myself " what would Amano do ?" then i remembered i had a few of his books and one i hadn't read cover to cover yet. Low and behold he gave me the answer. He claims that...
Forum: Fish   05-04-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Slippryrock
1. Black diamond neon tetras. These are probably...

1. Black diamond neon tetras. These are probably a tighter schooling fish than even rasboras.

2. Harlequin rasboras

3. Fire green tetras. great fish, not a great schooler

4. Rummy nose...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-04-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,957
Posted By Slippryrock
The only thing i can safely recommend is what my...

The only thing i can safely recommend is what my dad always told me for a variety things, a good old fashion bottle of time. when that grows in and fills out it will look nice and comfy. The crpyt...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-04-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By Slippryrock
how did you hide the filtration ? i see ripples...

how did you hide the filtration ? i see ripples on the water surface but no filter.
Forum: Aquascaping   05-04-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Slippryrock
Dagobah theme ? intriguing

Dagobah theme ? intriguing
Forum: Aquascaping   06-15-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By Slippryrock
For just throwing it together with "spare parts"...

For just throwing it together with "spare parts" you did really well. There are few guide lines for doing iwagumi. Each rock has a role to play. Although your arrangement has some concerns, it still...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-02-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Slippryrock
I took a few minutes the other day and play with...

I took a few minutes the other day and play with the primary stone and i have turned/tilted back towards center a bit. I also had to tweak the others a bit in my eye to make it work. As for the...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-27-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Slippryrock
By switching those two I would be altering from...

By switching those two I would be altering from the 2/3's rule as I understand. And doing so would put the tertiary stone as the secondary stone switching their roles. As for the focal point being in...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-27-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,494
Posted By Slippryrock
i know you asked for plant species but have you...

i know you asked for plant species but have you considered a couple of golf ball sized flat river rock casually placed in the open ground area ? just a thought
Forum: Aquascaping   05-27-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By Slippryrock
Aside from what others have mentioned and...

Aside from what others have mentioned and depending on what plants you are putting in and placement, you may want to consider moving the heater and filter pickup to the other side behind the branches...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-27-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Slippryrock
Let me have it !

Doing my first Iwagumi. I really need a "no holds bared" "down and dirty" evaluation. I have been reading and researching and spending a lot of time looking at rocks and positioning them over and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-12-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By Slippryrock
I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say...

I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say based on image and plant species alone that it is likely a potassium deficiency. I have very little experience with this plant but most research on it...
Forum: Substrate   05-12-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Slippryrock
Do you have a local store ? Not the big box or...

Do you have a local store ? Not the big box or corporate chain stores mind you, The Mom and Pop store. you might find that after shipping retail in a local store is the better bet. Besides the big...
Forum: Substrate   05-12-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,695
Posted By Slippryrock
You would really be picking the fly poop out of...

You would really be picking the fly poop out of the pepper but there are differences in Fluorite. Subtle differences. If you go to Seachem.com and look at the mineral content on each color there are...
Forum: Plants   05-11-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Slippryrock
I may have found the answer to my question....

I may have found the answer to my question. Apparently when under high light conditions this plant will lean over the substrate rather than grow straight up.
I had made a minor adjustment to my...
Forum: Plants   05-11-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Slippryrock
2nd and 3rd ones looks like a species of...

2nd and 3rd ones looks like a species of hygrophilia. i believe it to be corymbosa.

i know my answer is vague but it may be a place to start researching.
Forum: Plants   05-11-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Slippryrock
can't focus on leaves too well but it "may" be...

can't focus on leaves too well but it "may" be narrow leaf anachris that has been under very low light.
Forum: Plants   05-10-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Slippryrock
weak/curly rotala stems

ok, here is the set up as best as i can tell you.

Set up
56C
marineland plant LED 8hrs/day
pressurized Co2
marineland c360 canister
flourite substrate
R.O. source water reconstituted with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-26-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Slippryrock
NICE ! tyvm

NICE ! tyvm
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Slippryrock
if i can get the right lighting i can wait 6...

if i can get the right lighting i can wait 6 weeks. i have had HC do fine for me in the past. it spread great and did good adding it to an established tank. however, i allowed a bunch of hair algae...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Slippryrock
It's my opinion that every tank should be treated...

It's my opinion that every tank should be treated on an individual basis. As for air stones, it would definitely depend on the situation at hand. the OP is having an algae problem so all i was doing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-24-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Slippryrock
what is the normal time frame for that ? wait...

what is the normal time frame for that ? wait till they are spreading or finished spreading before filling ?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   04-24-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Slippryrock
5.5 for Iwagumi

I'm thinking of trying a small scale iwagumi. I have a couple obstacles. One of which is finding a light source.
my current thought is trying a CFL or 2 from hanging type dome fixtures. But i'm open...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Slippryrock
If i understand correctly you are doing 60 to 70%...

If i understand correctly you are doing 60 to 70% water changes weekly.
What is the source of your new water ?
Are you using RO or DI water ?
How long has this tank been established ?

Seems...
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