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Forum: Algae   01-08-2013, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Heatherfly
Oh, I would love to! Aren't canned setups pretty...

Oh, I would love to! Aren't canned setups pretty expensive though? I'm a broke college student. Also, this tank is only 10 gallons. The DIY I have is pretty good. I have a drop checker in there......
Forum: Algae   01-08-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Heatherfly
The next phase of algae fighting for me...

Hi everyone! I'm a learning tank keeper and I am facing a problem unique to me. I used to have a huge issue with hair algae, but keeping my DIY CO2 regular, staying on top of water changes, and using...
Forum: Aquascaping   07-03-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By Heatherfly
Suggestions for aquascape please!

So I fixed my CO2 system and bought a bunch of plants in hopes of fighting off the bad algae I was having in my 10 gallon tank. Here is a picture directly after getting the plants out of the mail:
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Forum: Algae   04-06-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,505
Posted By Heatherfly
Haha yeah, it's pretty bad... Ammonia has tested...

Haha yeah, it's pretty bad... Ammonia has tested zero, but I might have messed the test up. The only thing that could have died would be one shrimp. I have three and I haven't seen more than two at a...
Forum: Algae   04-06-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,505
Posted By Heatherfly
Awesome, thanks everyone. I'll give lowering the...

Awesome, thanks everyone. I'll give lowering the lights a shot.
Forum: Algae   04-05-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,505
Posted By Heatherfly
Isn't 2.4 watts per gallon considered low light...

Isn't 2.4 watts per gallon considered low light though? The bulbs aren't in a proper hood, but in two work lamps like this: http://img2.etsystatic.com/il_fullxfull.142895182.jpg
Forum: Algae   04-03-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,505
Posted By Heatherfly
Crazy algae.

I have a 10 gallon planted aquarium with serious developing algae issues. Here are some pictures:

http://i.imgur.com/d1kiP.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/DTFCa.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/gbuWY.jpg

The...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-02-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Heatherfly
This tank got so overgrown with algae recently...

This tank got so overgrown with algae recently that I saw something pretty awesome... When I opened the top to clean it, I was shocked to see a tiny white worm swimming along the surface. As well as...
Forum: DIY   02-21-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,481
Posted By Heatherfly
I tried the same thing and those nano bubble...

I tried the same thing and those nano bubble diffusers didn't work with my DIY setup. I used to use one that's like a long tube that the bubbles slowly go back and forth up. I forget the name. It...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-14-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Heatherfly
Okay, finally an update! I got a bunch more...

Okay, finally an update! I got a bunch more plants, many of which I don't know the names of off the top of my head... The rasbora passed away, and now the tank holds my betta, 10 or so Boraras...
Forum: Fish   02-01-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,934
Posted By Heatherfly
Ah, it looks like they are B. urophthalmoides. Oh...

Ah, it looks like they are B. urophthalmoides. Oh well. Thanks for the help everyone!
Forum: Fish   01-31-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Heatherfly
How long has he been in the tank with the otos? I...

How long has he been in the tank with the otos? I had a betta that was alone for a while, and then when I put him in a community tank he chased the other fish like yours. Most of the fish were quick...
Forum: Fish   01-31-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,934
Posted By Heatherfly
Thanks, I'll look into that! Also, here are...

Thanks, I'll look into that!

Also, here are some pictures as requested. This is the best I could get as far as focus goes using my phone:
http://i.imgur.com/SP7yg.jpg

Here's one that has a...
Forum: Fish   01-31-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,934
Posted By Heatherfly
It's been two weeks with them in the tank. Their...

It's been two weeks with them in the tank. Their colors haven't changed, though they're much more active than when I first got them. They share the tank with a betta, an otto, and a ton of live...
Forum: Fish   01-28-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,934
Posted By Heatherfly
Mosquito rasbora not very red?

Hi all. I have 10 mosquito rasbora (boraras brigittae) in my 10 gallon planted tank. In the pet store they looked much less red than I had seen them in pictures and in other stores. However, I had...
Forum: Plants   11-04-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Heatherfly
Plants that do well in higher ph/hard water?

My water is about neutral out of tap, and I regularly dose it to raise the pH and hardness for my cichlids. Can anyone name some plants that do well in those conditions? I've tried anachris bunches...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-26-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Heatherfly
My 10 gallon jungle

Hi all, this is my first journal here so any feedback is welcome. I recently moved so I was housing my betta fish and my last surviving rasbora in a 2 gallon tank for a while. Now they're in my 10...
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