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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Zach210
Depending on where the heater is situated (before...

Depending on where the heater is situated (before or after) the bubbles could be due to the increase in water temp. high temps mean less disovled gas.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-29-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Zach210
My first fish tank resided on a bookshelf next to...

My first fish tank resided on a bookshelf next to my bed. A bookshelf that was bought at target. Needless to say the craftsmanship was not up to supporting the 160+ pounds of my 20 gallon tank and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By Zach210
I work for a maintence company si all I do is...

I work for a maintence company si all I do is water changes all day. We use the python female adapters and thread them onto a garden hose and run them into a toilet. This lets you siphon out the...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Zach210
I just got 2 males and two females about a month...

I just got 2 males and two females about a month ago. I had meant to get a trio but ordered a second male also. Everthing was fine until the females started to show their breeding colors. The...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2005, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Zach210
Apisto Fry questions

I recently got two pairs of cacs and after finishing a w/c today I saw that one of the pairs was guarding 7-10 fry. I am completely unprepared for this as I did not expect my fish to breed this...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Zach210
I agree with you Ibn that they may in fact be...

I agree with you Ibn that they may in fact be doubles not triple. This is my first time with Apistos and I am not totally sure what makes them double and triple. I know that triples have color on...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Zach210
Sorry I don't have any current tank pics but I do...

Sorry I don't have any current tank pics but I do have one that is about 6 weeks old. The tank has filled in considerably since and the pots are no longer visible. I do have a little hair algae on...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2005, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Zach210
I am pretty sure that the water quality is fine. ...

I am pretty sure that the water quality is fine. Their fins are only clenched do to movement in the pic. Most of the time their fins are extended and look fine.

Thanks for the tip though I will...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Zach210
Yeah the leeches are pretty gross. My snail eggs...

Yeah the leeches are pretty gross. My snail eggs look just like the pics and the adults look exactly like Stu's. Really didn't cause any problems unless you just don't like them.
Forum: Fish 04-02-2005, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Zach210
New Apisto Addition

I am pretty excited I just recieved my shipment of Apistos(triple red cacs) yesterday and finally got some pics taken. I got two pairs (meant to get a trio but accidentally ordered two pairs but the...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Zach210
The picture of those eggs look just like the ones...

The picture of those eggs look just like the ones my snails use to lay. The snails never ate my plants but now I have an infestation of leaches that eat my snails.
Forum: Fish 03-16-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Zach210
I work for an aquarium cleaning company so I get...

I work for an aquarium cleaning company so I get to spend all day cleaning tanks. One of the things I have noticed is that fish either hide or "freak out" during water changes. Some fish just find...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-15-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Zach210
I have used spray paint on all my tanks and have...

I have used spray paint on all my tanks and have never had a problem. I even had a 110 salt tank with a spray painted background and the salt creep didn't bother it. The only advice I have is that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Zach210
I will try and get some better photos. i am...

I will try and get some better photos. i am going to clean the tank tomarrow so I will try and isolote them and get better pics. If they are hydra does anyone know how to get rid of them?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Zach210
yeah i have been trying to get a decent picture...

yeah i have been trying to get a decent picture of them all day but they are so small that it is pretty hard with my camera. Although they actually don't look much different in person.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By Zach210
My sae has eaten everything except for hair...

My sae has eaten everything except for hair algae. He even swims up my filter to eat algae but won't eat hair.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Zach210
Anybody Know What These Are?

I recently noticed these little guys in my substrate and on the glass near the bottom and was wondering if anyone knows what they are. I would also like to know if they are harmful. I think that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Zach210
Pest ID Flat Worm?

Today I found a pest in my tank that I have not previously seen before and was wondering if anyone knew what they are and if they are bad for my plants and fish. If they are bad how do I remove...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-20-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Zach210
Thats a good suggestion greenmiddlefinger. It...

Thats a good suggestion greenmiddlefinger. It would have looked much better to try and use rocks or wood. I took the easy route though with the pots thinking that they would hopefully be hidden...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Zach210
yeah I agree about hiding the pots. I am hoping...

yeah I agree about hiding the pots. I am hoping that the java moss covers the ones on the right and usually the stargrass on the left hides the one in back but I had just trimmed off about 2 inches...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Zach210
The pots are for the apistos to spawn in. I...

The pots are for the apistos to spawn in. I agree though they don't look great but in this case its function over form.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Zach210
29 gallon at 6 weeks (no 56k)

This is my first attempt at a planted tank and I wanted to post some pictures and expose it to some scrutiny. I know that I am not the best aquascaper and that my tank will be overstuffed in time...
Forum: Lighting 02-12-2005, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Zach210
About six weeks ago I set up an almost identical...

About six weeks ago I set up an almost identical setup as yours. Same tank size with the same lighting fixture. I used Onyx gravel and Eco. I used the eco on the bottom but liked the look of the...
Forum: Algae 02-02-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Zach210
Sorry but I meant to write barley not barely.

Sorry but I meant to write barley not barely.
Forum: Lighting 02-02-2005, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By Zach210
No diatoms yet just a little bit of hair algae...

No diatoms yet just a little bit of hair algae that my ottos seem to be keeping under control.
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