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Forum: Fish Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 158
Posted By Monster Fish
See if they will morph. Though microworms are...

See if they will morph. Though microworms are easier to culture and very nutritious. You can go with dirt capped with sand and fill it up with low tech plants and mosses. My Badis badis setup is like...
Forum: Fish Today, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 158
Posted By Monster Fish
Is it terrestrial or aquatic? My only concern is...

Is it terrestrial or aquatic? My only concern is that those worms might be hosts for certain parasites.
Forum: Fish Today, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 158
Posted By Monster Fish
Quarantine those plants if you collect them. You...

Quarantine those plants if you collect them. You don't want damselfly/dragonfly nymphs in your tank. Otherwise your tank setup looks solid. Just add some more mosses and use a HOB with a prefilter...
Forum: Plants Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Monster Fish
I trim any older or ratty leaves as the anubias...

I trim any older or ratty leaves as the anubias gets bigger. Just snip the leaf stalk close to the rhizome. I've had the same anubias barteri growing for about a decade now and they've survived...
Forum: Aquascaping Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By Monster Fish
Nice to see that your tank has filled in.

Nice to see that your tank has filled in.
Forum: Low Tech Forum Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Monster Fish
Vals will survive and even thrive with Excel if...

Vals will survive and even thrive with Excel if you slowly build up their tolerance to it.

Check the sticky for plants that grow in low light without CO2.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Monster Fish
Malawa shrimp - Caridina pareparensis...

Malawa shrimp - Caridina pareparensis parvidentata. They can live in the same conditions as red cherry shrimp.

If you want CRS, you'll need to list your tank's GH, KH, TDS, and temperature to see...
Forum: Fish 04-14-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By Monster Fish
Before you go dumping some antibiotics into your...

Before you go dumping some antibiotics into your fish tank, you should do some research on which ones work best for you. The bacteria that causes fin rot are usually gram-negative, being either...
Forum: Plants 04-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Monster Fish
Cut up any vertical growing stolons between the...

Cut up any vertical growing stolons between the nodes and plant each individual node back into the substrate.
Forum: Fish 04-11-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By Monster Fish
Looks like you need to do more frequent water...

Looks like you need to do more frequent water changes then. The nitrates aren't the problem. The waste that accumulated at the bottom of the tank from all the fish poop and other decaying matter is...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By Monster Fish
Not all Pangio sp. are blackwater fish. It...

Not all Pangio sp. are blackwater fish. It depends on where they are collected from in the wild. Most of them will adapt to mildly acidic to neutral water.
Forum: Plants 04-11-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Monster Fish
Ludwigia sp. "Atlantis" turns a nice orange with...

Ludwigia sp. "Atlantis" turns a nice orange with higher light levels.
Forum: Substrate 04-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Monster Fish
Ammonia may or may not be released depending on...

Ammonia may or may not be released depending on which Miracle Gro Soil you use. MGOC Potting Mix won't release ammonia. MGOC Garden Soil contains composted manure and will release ammonia. Either...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By Monster Fish
A large ghost shrimp? Make sure it's not a...

A large ghost shrimp? Make sure it's not a Macrobrachium sp. AKA a whisker shrimp. They will definitely nip at your fishes fins. Finrot is also a possibility but you need to take a pic to be sure.
Forum: Substrate 04-10-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Monster Fish
Keep on rinsing. It took me about a dozen rinses...

Keep on rinsing. It took me about a dozen rinses to get rid of the oil slick. Stir and turnover the sand in the bucket to get as much particulates as possible into the water then pour it out.
Forum: Fish 04-09-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By Monster Fish
If they stink, toss them out.

If they stink, toss them out.
Forum: Fish 04-09-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By Monster Fish
If you change their water every day, they should...

If you change their water every day, they should be able to survive in the fridge. I stopped feeding tubifex worms to my fish though since they tend to carry parasites.
Forum: Fish 04-09-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Monster Fish
I have a group of at least 12 kuhlis in a planted...

I have a group of at least 12 kuhlis in a planted 29 gallon. They don't hide at all and they are constantly foraging for food.
Forum: Fish 04-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Monster Fish
If you can drive over to NY or NJ, you can find...

If you can drive over to NY or NJ, you can find stores that sell the larger predatory fish.
Forum: Fish 04-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Monster Fish
It takes a long time for these guys to get big....

It takes a long time for these guys to get big. They usually max out at 5-6 inches so they can go in a tank that's at least 110L. If you want to add appropriately sized tank mates, you'll need a...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By Monster Fish
The EI kit will work. You can either use GH...

The EI kit will work. You can either use GH booster from nilocg or use Seachem Equilibrium.
Forum: Plants 04-06-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By Monster Fish
Give it more ferts and don't shade it. It can...

Give it more ferts and don't shade it. It can grow in lower light, just not shaded. Also, NYC tap is soft enough to require the weekly addition of GH booster.
Forum: Plants 04-05-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Monster Fish
Give it a month for the HC to take hold into your...

Give it a month for the HC to take hold into your substrate. Also, what kind of wood is that?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Monster Fish
Nice start. It should look great once it fills in...

Nice start. It should look great once it fills in some more. The needle leaf java fern is gonna go wild in your tank.

Just a note though, is it just me or does your tank have a yellowish tint to...
Forum: Substrate 04-05-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Monster Fish
Never do a deep gravel vac. Just a surface vacuum...

Never do a deep gravel vac. Just a surface vacuum every once in a while to remove any excessive mulm if it bothers you or any escaped dirt after a rescape.
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