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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-26-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Eeyore
I only have experience with Cherry shrimp. Your...

I only have experience with Cherry shrimp. Your water temp looks a little high. 25C equals 77F, and most people keep theirs closer to 72F. Also, your GH and KH seem really low. I couldn't keep any...
Forum: Lighting 07-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By Eeyore
I run a 20" regular FugeRay on my 10 gallon...

I run a 20" regular FugeRay on my 10 gallon low-tech but you really have to watch and cut the time down as soon as you see algae growing. I ended up with two 4-hour chunks of time. From what I can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,767
Posted By Eeyore
When your spouse knows not to EVER eat or drink...

When your spouse knows not to EVER eat or drink anything from the fridge or freezer that is not labeled. Examples: liquid fertilizer, frozen blanched veggies for shrimp, frozen shrimp/beefheart for...
Forum: Fish 02-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Eeyore
I have a 55 gallon with a bunch of platies,...

I have a 55 gallon with a bunch of platies, assorted tetras, some barbs, and a 4 inch rainbow shark. I would say it is medium-heavy planted, but I have a large piece of driftwood in the middle with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Eeyore
The only way I found to do it without uprooting...

The only way I found to do it without uprooting everything is to use a turkey baster. Yes, it will take forever, and I only have a 10 gallon, but it does work. You should probably take out any large...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,060
Posted By Eeyore
I have two 55's, one 46, two 20's, two 10's up...

I have two 55's, one 46, two 20's, two 10's up and running. I also have a "spare" 55 that I hope to fill over the summer, a 5 for my husband, two 2.5's for sick tanks, and I'm pretty sure I saw a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By Eeyore
I had a 55 gallon with a couple of plastic plants...

I had a 55 gallon with a couple of plastic plants and a bunch of platies. I kept pulling the platy fry, only to have them die in the nursery tank. I read somewhere to get a bunch of hornwort and let...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By Eeyore
The regular PFR is my choice. And lower grade CRS...

The regular PFR is my choice. And lower grade CRS too!!
Forum: Lighting 11-15-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,893
Posted By Eeyore
I ordered mine on Oct 29, I think... and USPS...

I ordered mine on Oct 29, I think... and USPS tracking says mine will be here tomorrow (Friday)!!!! I'm near St Louis and I believe they ship out of Chicago.
Forum: Fish 11-08-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Eeyore
The brand I got was "Prohibit" sheep dewormer. I...

The brand I got was "Prohibit" sheep dewormer. I have used it on multiple Angelfish tanks but never a tank with inverts. I'm not sure how it would affect them. The chemical is sensitive to light so...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-07-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By Eeyore
Stunning!! I'm happy with my (pathetic) skills...

Stunning!! I'm happy with my (pathetic) skills when I can build something with 4 square corners...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-23-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Eeyore
I had two total failures before I finally got it...

I had two total failures before I finally got it right. The answer was RO water! I have city water but it is really hard (over 19 KH) and the TDS was all over the place - from 200 to 400 on the same...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 10-15-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Eeyore
I had the same problem with my 10-gallon light....

I had the same problem with my 10-gallon light. After about 1 month it went dim, just like you described. I sent it back to Finnex and they either repaired or replaced it. There were no notes in the...
Forum: Lighting 09-25-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 61,310
Posted By Eeyore
I have a 48" Fugeray on my 55 Gal community tank...

I have a 48" Fugeray on my 55 Gal community tank and a 20" on my 10 Gal Cherry Shrimp tank. I plan on getting the new Ray model for my 46 Gal Bowfront Angelfish tank - the Angels are jealous of all...
Forum: Fish 08-29-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Eeyore
Part of this depends on what kind of fish you are...

Part of this depends on what kind of fish you are keeping. Some need more protein than others. I use Omega One flakes and floating pellets and algae tabs, in addition to about a dozen other foods...
Forum: Plants 08-26-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Eeyore
78 is a pretty high temp for growing most mosses....

78 is a pretty high temp for growing most mosses. The highest temp I can get any to survive and thrive is around 74.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-16-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Eeyore
I encourage my husband when he's looking at the...

I encourage my husband when he's looking at the fish at the LFS. When he is really admiring one, I inform him that there is just no way we can keep THAT fish with any of the others we have. He has...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-14-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Eeyore
I didn't have many posts when I made my first...

I didn't have many posts when I made my first purchase from a member here. I think I sent him a PM and said I was interested in his product and once the order details were finalized, I paid him...
Forum: Plants 08-14-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Eeyore
I've ordered quite a bit from Mark of Excellence...

I've ordered quite a bit from Mark of Excellence Aquatics on Facebook. Reasonable prices, and he can get some of the harder to find stuff. Nice guy and easy to deal with.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-11-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,545
Posted By Eeyore
My husband and I have one. He owned her before we...

My husband and I have one. He owned her before we met. We've been together for 7 years and I think she is still mad at me for invading her territory. Luckily she shows absolutely no interest in any...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Eeyore
Welcome back! I was out of the hobby for quite a...

Welcome back! I was out of the hobby for quite a while, too. Then someone gave me a free tank and stand... here I am a couple of years later and I have 5 tanks up and running and four empties just...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-08-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Eeyore
I order a lot from Mark of Excellence on...

I order a lot from Mark of Excellence on Facebook. He doesn't have a website up and running yet so he does it all from Facebook. Prices are good, shipping reasonable, and I have never received a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-07-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Eeyore
I've used it in a 10 gallon Angelfish only QT...

I've used it in a 10 gallon Angelfish only QT tank to remineralize RO water. No problems at all. I don't know if it recommended, but I would not hesitate to use it again.
Forum: Plants 08-07-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Eeyore
I always wondered how the plants and moss from...

I always wondered how the plants and moss from overseas would fare on their journey.... now I know! Glad I never tried it.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Eeyore
Every summer, our city "cleans" the systems by...

Every summer, our city "cleans" the systems by adding all kinds of nasty stuff to the water. They mention it on the city website but you have to be looking for it. Otherwise you would never know....
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