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Forum: Plants Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Zoidborg
I had a severe case of BBA after I went on...

I had a severe case of BBA after I went on vacation, but as much as I tried to clean my Swords nothing worked, it justkept getting covered.

What I did was drastic, I cut all the leaves off an inch...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By Zoidborg
I have ordered 2 products in the last 3 months, a...

I have ordered 2 products in the last 3 months, a clip light and a 16" planted + the exchange rate was hard on my wallet but they both shipped to me no problem and no customs either.

Hopefully...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-22-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,448
Posted By Zoidborg
20G Planted = 25% bi-weekly, top up (5%)...

20G Planted = 25% bi-weekly, top up (5%) bi-weekly, 50% at end of month
7.9G Planted = 25% bi-weekly, top up (5%) bi-weekly, 50% at end of month
5G Tall Planted = 25% bi-weekly, top up (5%)...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By Zoidborg
Looking good so far! Those hitchhikers are also...

Looking good so far! Those hitchhikers are also great hiders, make sure you take em all out when you see em or you'll have a colony of 100 in your tank hehe.
Forum: Plants 01-17-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Zoidborg
Once your moss has grown into a nice size you...

Once your moss has grown into a nice size you won't have to worry about your shrimps as much. I had cherry shrimps that were eaten by my rummynose and bloodfins, but as soon as my moss grew into a...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 01-16-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By Zoidborg
Over a month later and there is still no answer?...

Over a month later and there is still no answer? Or did I miss it on another thread?

I need another Finnex planted+ I may have to order from The U.S. again to satisfy my Finnex loyalty.
Forum: Plants 01-16-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Zoidborg
Any type of moss, Java/xmas/willow/Phoenix etc...

Any type of moss, Java/xmas/willow/Phoenix etc would go great tied on that rock. Just know that under direct light it will explode in growth in due time. If you have shrimp they love moss so that's a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By Zoidborg
A canister with a spray bar on a 20long is the...

A canister with a spray bar on a 20long is the way to go Id suggest going with EHEIM or fluval you can fashion a custom spraybar like I did I go easy and use eheim stock Spraybar which is great.

I...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By Zoidborg
Small update: Both my Rams died ;( and I...

Small update:

Both my Rams died ;( and I also moved my Pygmy Cories to the 5g Contour. Some of my neons had ntd. Uhhhhhhhh!

I added 8 Otocinclus catfish, I'm hoping they do well in this very...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By Zoidborg
Kman I wouldn't know the first thing about...

Kman I wouldn't know the first thing about automation in dosing lol. The every other week schedule only takes me 5 minutes a day, hardly a crazy schedule, at least at the moment. I may go high tech...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By Zoidborg
I'm in your Inspiration folder? Wow thanks! ...

I'm in your Inspiration folder? Wow thanks!

The planted+ is pretty high par in the shallow 20long probably medium medium high light. I trim every month a large amount of the foliage that goes in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-16-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,527
Posted By Zoidborg
I am using an Aquaclear 20 with water bottle...

I am using an Aquaclear 20 with water bottle baffle on my 5g Planted betta tank. All is going well I only dose 0.5ml of excel every day and flourish on Sundays (PWC on Saturday). I also put root...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-15-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By Zoidborg
I dose 2ml every day but Saturday (pwc day)...

I dose 2ml every day but Saturday (pwc day) Flourish 1.7ml on Sundays.

When Im in the mood to spend money I also dose according to the Seachem Dosing Chart (iron, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Zoidborg
I have bred Ultra Red Cherries (starting with 10)...

I have bred Ultra Red Cherries (starting with 10) in 2 tanks with 250 and 350 tds both tanks now have 50+

I never used almond leaves as my tanks are heavily planted and have a lot of driftwood. ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By Zoidborg
Mines not looking so great at the moment but you...

Mines not looking so great at the moment but you can find a lot More info and pics in my signature.

It's full of plants guppies, tetras and cherry shrimps.

http://i61.tinypic.com/2ufexqf.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Zoidborg
Apparently Rasboras need 3-10 KH to live...

Apparently Rasboras need 3-10 KH to live comfortably. I don't know anything about boosting KH or gh, I just luckily got the levels I needed without doing anything but normal maintenance.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-14-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Zoidborg
In my 7.9 Fluval EbI (same tank as flora) I have...

In my 7.9 Fluval EbI (same tank as flora) I have a large colony of Ultra Red Cherry Shrimp and 10 Strawberry Rasbora and small Male Fancy Guppies.

Once the tank is fully planted these small fish...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-10-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Zoidborg
I grow Rotala Wallichi (red) and Rotala...

I grow Rotala Wallichi (red) and Rotala Nanjenshen (green) in low light tanks before. No co2 is needed but it will explode in growth once you add a better light. Otherwise in low light tanks just...
Forum: Substrate 01-10-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By Zoidborg
Pool filter sand is what I use with my cory cats....

Pool filter sand is what I use with my cory cats. You can get pfs at your local pool supply store under the name 'Nepheline syenite' by Unimin Canada Ltd. it costs around $10 for a bag of 50 lbs.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Zoidborg
I don't know what it is about the Fluval Ebi but...

I don't know what it is about the Fluval Ebi but they always look great. Can't wait to see how yours looks once the plants fill in. I have an ebi with an Eheim 2213 aswell, I went with the 12 "...
Forum: Substrate 01-07-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Zoidborg
I didn't add my pair of German Blue Rams To the...

I didn't add my pair of German Blue Rams To the list above because they recently died, they were the reason I had low PH.

One day If I get another pair I may have to replace the substrate. ;)
Forum: Substrate 01-06-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Zoidborg
Fluval Shrimp Stratum PH Buffer gone. Suggestions?

Ive been using Fluval Shrimp Stratum (FSS) for a year now and have noticed its buffering power is now gone. (20 Long using an 8.8 lbs and 4.4 lbs bag of FSS and 10 lbs of Pool Sand)

Pics of the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-06-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Zoidborg
darn it! come to think of it my fish store has...

darn it! come to think of it my fish store has given me the wrong thing many times. One time I got a yellow cobra guppy when i bought 10 neons (9) sigh...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-05-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By Zoidborg
Spectacular so far!

Spectacular so far!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-05-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Zoidborg
Lol I got my hopes up! Still don't know how I...

Lol I got my hopes up! Still don't know how I have more amanos then I bought. I can't figure out how I have so many, maybe some of the amanos are ghosts or someone came to my house and dropped theirs...
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