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Forum: Plants   08-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By foolish1
really? nobody else thinks that's neat.

really? nobody else thinks that's neat.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-12-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By foolish1
look around spring heads, where the water is...

look around spring heads, where the water is flowing from the ground, it will usually be growing just down stream. the water usually needs to be exceptionally clean, it is often found growing in the...
Forum: Plants   08-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By foolish1
medicinal uses of aquarium plants

neet lil factoid. some of the plants grown in our aquariums have medicinal uses. Bacopa monnieri, for one, has been used in India for centuries to treat a range of illnesses and conditions; from...
Forum: Aquascaping   05-14-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By foolish1
kool, finally i was able to post a pic. any...

kool, finally i was able to post a pic. any questions, comments, or, concerns?
Forum: Aquascaping   05-14-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By foolish1
https://imageshack.com/i/ndsrqrj

https://imageshack.com/i/ndsrqrj
Forum: Aquascaping   05-10-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By foolish1
never mind, I can't post a pic from my cel. I'll...

never mind, I can't post a pic from my cel. I'll try again from a computer.
Forum: Aquascaping   05-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By foolish1
my ecosystem

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Been working on this for a while, i'm trying to establish a self-sustaining ecosystem. Living in here are: pond and ramhorn snails, a small school of endler/guppies, 3...
Forum: Lighting   04-19-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By foolish1
thanx alot for the response. i'll try running 3...

thanx alot for the response. i'll try running 3 T8's for a while. if that doesn't work i guess i'll just have to bite the bullet and invest in a more expensive system. thanx again mann.
Forum: Lighting   04-17-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By foolish1
how much light for a low tech 75 gal?

This question may have already been asked and answered many times on this forum, but here it goes...
I have just consolidated a 30 gallon hex tank and a standard 55 gallon tank into a...
Forum: Fish   03-24-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,481
Posted By foolish1
Definitely the African rope fish

Definitely the African rope fish
Forum: Plants   01-12-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By foolish1
looks like a type of bacopa

looks like a type of bacopa
Forum: Lighting   12-13-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By foolish1
one of my tanks is a 30gal hex. when i got it...

one of my tanks is a 30gal hex. when i got it from a buddy at work, the light didn't work and the hood was missing.
after a lot of searching i gave up on replacing the hood and light, i ended...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-30-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By foolish1
try pressure washing, i just finished a 55gal...

try pressure washing, i just finished a 55gal set-up with a huge piece of driftwood. the wood developed a splotchy, white patches on parts and was also seeping out a resiny film. i pulled the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-30-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By foolish1
nice tank, awesome driftwood. if u break down...

nice tank, awesome driftwood. if u break down the hairgrass into smaller clumps and spread them around, it'll carpet a bit faster. also, after a couple of weeks, trim it down to about an inch tall....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-19-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,681
Posted By foolish1
last time i had a pond snail issue, i went to...

last time i had a pond snail issue, i went to wally world and bought a dozen "ghost shrimp" and threw them into my 30g hex tank. after about a month, i didn't have any more snails. the ghosts died...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-19-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,783
Posted By foolish1
the scape looks great, but imho, a tank that...

the scape looks great, but imho, a tank that size needs bigger fish. maybe angels or something?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,861
Posted By foolish1
the ones i got from wally world send out runners....

the ones i got from wally world send out runners. i just wait until the runners form a few leaves and roots, then cut them off and pull the stem from the mother plant. the ones in the pic look...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-09-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By foolish1
do your dwarf puffers and khuli loach eat your...

do your dwarf puffers and khuli loach eat your shrimp?
Forum: Fish   09-13-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
  Oto Fry
Views: 1,037
Posted By foolish1
not sure if i really want to add any more algae...

not sure if i really want to add any more algae to my tank, i just won that battle. they seem to like Zuccini and "skimming" the Bacopa.
they've already made it almost twice as long as the...
Forum: Plants   09-11-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By foolish1
i agree, it sux that the plant is no good; but,...

i agree, it sux that the plant is no good; but, it sux even more that it is being sold as an aquatic plant. sellers like these should be held responsible and reprimanded for selling/marketing...
Forum: Fish   09-11-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
  Oto Fry
Views: 1,037
Posted By foolish1
thanx alot for the words folks, fish- i...

thanx alot for the words folks,
fish- i checked the site but didn't see anything about feeding fry. i only skimmed it though. i plan to get back to it when i can actually read it.
bul- they...
Forum: Fish   09-10-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
  Oto Fry
Views: 1,037
Posted By foolish1
Oto Fry

one of my otos just had a bunch of fry. this is the second time this has happened. the first time, fry all died off and became food for my cherries. i possible, i would like to try to keep at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-27-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By foolish1
try soaking with some dechlorinator after...

try soaking with some dechlorinator after bleaching, that should help with any residuals from the bleach. i use stresscoat or prime and soak for about 24 hrs or just over night. good luck
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-20-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By foolish1
frequent water changes are what does the trick...

frequent water changes are what does the trick for me, i do one 20% every 3-4 days and i have noticed that the ones that are saddled are usually berried the next day after the WC. good luck
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Forum: Plants   08-15-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By foolish1
instead of dosing the water column, try dosing...

instead of dosing the water column, try dosing the substrate directly with a dental syringe or a medicine dropper. Blyxa are primarily root feeders and yours may be in need if you are only adding...
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