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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-26-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,119
Posted By Maechael
Float plants, duckweek would fall out of favor ...

Float plants, duckweek would fall out of favor as it would. Clog pumps and other equipment.
Red root floater, frogsbit, and dwarf water lettuce would be much better candidates in my opinion.
The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
Yeah what She said.

Ditto. Also all the shrimp in the shrimporium, the room, water works and all make me a bit jealous.
Forum: Lighting 02-22-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Maechael
Find the brightest led fixture you can that fits...

Find the brightest led fixture you can that fits your budget and aesthetics. One above mangroves, one for the tank itsself.

Personally growing a few of them with three 24" t8 fixtures 24 inches...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-22-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By Maechael
Frogsbit is a good start, maybe some dwarf water...

Frogsbit is a good start, maybe some dwarf water lettuce for thicker roots to hide in.
Something like a larger Anubias nana var. Petite, as every betta I see napping is on a leaf of that plant.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-22-2015, 12:41 AM
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Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b589/maechael1...

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Here's an...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-21-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By Maechael
Flora and Fauna are reversed in initial post. ...

Flora and Fauna are reversed in initial post.

That's a 200 dollar betta?
Very interesting, would try the most docile of males to breed to insure her survival.

Subscribing.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-21-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
DK direct answer, employment. Long answer my...

DK direct answer, employment.

Long answer my hair was 18-24 inches also it was malachite green mixed with methylene blue in tribute to a friend. Normally it was long and brown, or brownish...
Forum: Plants 02-20-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Maechael
If the placement allows use of hobs on the sump,...

If the placement allows use of hobs on the sump, turn them into planters for terrestrials and spillways covered in moss then use fast growing stems in the sump it's self.

Floating plants would do...
Forum: Plants 02-20-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Maechael
I believe the leaves would eventually convert to...

I believe the leaves would eventually convert to emergent growth.

Personally I'd leave it and let it go completely out of the water, guess that part is up to the owner.
I would imagine the leaves...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-20-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
Here's the current doo, will have to hunt down an...

Here's the current doo, will have to hunt down an older pic, since this is a very fresh change.

Love the rabbit snails, have a few myself, hoping they start to up their numbers instead of just...
Forum: Plants 02-20-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Maechael
OP like 5 or 6 root tabs should keep that tank...

OP like 5 or 6 root tabs should keep that tank good for at least 3 months.

Best of luck, perhaps a mosaic ludwigia? Looks awesome and adds to the top.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Maechael
You could make your own mini-sponge filter. Buy...

You could make your own mini-sponge filter.
Buy nice sized sponge of a color of your choosing, run a tube into it place airstone in the end on the tube.
Or a micro HMF hamburger mattenfilter,...
Forum: Plants 02-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Maechael
What kind of root tabs? Single osmocote spheres?...

What kind of root tabs? Single osmocote spheres?

Rotalas can color up nicely on the tips, the crypts can sway from bright green to red to bronze.
sunset hygro, if you dose iron I hear.

Good...
Forum: DIY 02-19-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,895
Posted By Maechael
Years in the making but it looks gorgeous in the...

Years in the making but it looks gorgeous in the tank.

I hope my first faux background looks half as good.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Maechael
Here ya go. ...

Here ya go.

http://google.dnr.state.mn.us/search?q=hygrophila+polysperma&site=PublicSite
Forum: Plants 02-18-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Maechael
Underwater flowbee is easy, place angle scissors...

Underwater flowbee is easy, place angle scissors in front of siphon tube during water change?
Trim away haha.

Good luck with the trim OP.
Forum: Fish 02-18-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By Maechael
Grind them into mush, or use the dead ones...

Grind them into mush, or use the dead ones leftover to make your own food paste with pectin?
Look too large for neons, even cut up.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-17-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
DK you should see my rocker doo at the moment,...

DK you should see my rocker doo at the moment, very Rob Halford post 80's.


Shrimps looking good, Lothario working the mojo on the breeding tanks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-17-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 165,252
Posted By Maechael
Thinking feminine thoughts, thinking feminine...

Thinking feminine thoughts, thinking feminine thoughts.
Be a girl ok?

Glad to see progress, and so many babies and berried mamas in there.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Maechael
Deep blue professionals sells a 5 split Betta...

Deep blue professionals sells a 5 split Betta tank, something like that?

Marina makes a nice little hang on tank breeder box, that acts as a massive lazy filter as well as separated area for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-14-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,119
Posted By Maechael
Wish that this was still an active thread it...

Wish that this was still an active thread it seemed to have much potential.

Hopefully this topic will be revived in the near future here, or elsewhere.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-14-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Maechael
Had me interested after 10' title just helped. ...

Had me interested after 10' title just helped.
Subscribing.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Maechael
From everything I've read, and what little I've...

From everything I've read, and what little I've witnessed shrimp seem to love picking at dirty sponges, crawling all over them foraging and what not.

The Edge tank replacement prefilters seem to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-12-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Maechael
Wow that's lucky. Sorry about the bad but...

Wow that's lucky.

Sorry about the bad but congrats on the good.
Forum: Fish 02-12-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Maechael
Tannin saturated water from driftwood or leaves,...

Tannin saturated water from driftwood or leaves, people use oak and IAL frequently for this effect.
My cories seem to lay eggs most frequently after large water parameter shifts, like 60% water ...
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