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Forum: Fish Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By Raymond S.
Depends on if you just like the look of certain...

Depends on if you just like the look of certain fish or you would like the tank to have an almost natural look. You mostly see one kind of fish at a time in the wild. And lots of people say it looks...
Forum: Substrate Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Raymond S.
I have heard that it has as much as 90% peat. For...

I have heard that it has as much as 90% peat. For this reason I also bought a bag of Miracle Grow Organic Top Soil. The Organic choice potting mix hasn't arrived yet.
But when it does I will look...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By Raymond S.
Won't hurt the cycle but only use the Planted+...

Won't hurt the cycle but only use the Planted+ till the CO2 is fully working.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107303#2
This person has at least two kinds of liquid ferts that are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By Raymond S.
Sometimes the Vals can adapt to the Excel. I...

Sometimes the Vals can adapt to the Excel.
I had them years ago and every time I cut them like that the entire leaf would die.
If your light does not have a dimmer you will likely need to find a...
Forum: Fish Today, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By Raymond S.
A 10g tank has a very low stocking level. I...

A 10g tank has a very low stocking level.
I would suggest you check any potential residents/w the AqAdvisor and also will
say that when the electricity goes out you will be safe if you have kept...
Forum: Substrate Today, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Raymond S.
Manufacturers of various subs state the mineral...

Manufacturers of various subs state the mineral content of them and say it goes to the plants but it does as much as the mineral content as the dinner plant that you eat off of gets it's minerals...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By Raymond S.
Look in the for sale section and find his "price...

Look in the for sale section and find his "price match guarantee" thread.
It also has EI liquid in a kit which contains the bottles.
In the sub headings of the section under power sellors.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Raymond S.
If you live anywhere around the Mississippi River...

If you live anywhere around the Mississippi River it has shrimp in it that are cousins of the ghost shrimp but long claws like that one. They are tan in color(more translucent)
and they are deadly...
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 299
Posted By Raymond S.
The hygro is just as good as Rotala. I just...

The hygro is just as good as Rotala. I just prefer to have small leaved plants in my 10g tanks and that is why I mentioned those which I did. As it gets bigger and fills in more of the tank you will...
Forum: Algae Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 323
Posted By Raymond S.
He was talking about the plants before you put...

He was talking about the plants before you put them in the tank.
Most on here are familiar/w the quality of bulbs more common to us.
I have no real refference points in suggesting hrs for the...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Raymond S.
With that warning I would only get two of them...

With that warning I would only get two of them till I could see if the GBR is going to harm them. Shouldn't be very difficult to catch two in order to bring them back.
Forum: Lighting 10-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Raymond S.
If I were to reproduce this list I would...

If I were to reproduce this list I would eliminate the 625 red.
Then I would add one more each of the blue and 660 red and 525 green.
I would exchange them for some white ones.
The green/660...
Forum: Lighting 10-23-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Raymond S.
No... Unless there is no reflector on the bulb....

No...
Unless there is no reflector on the bulb. E-bay and Loew's sell single bulb T5 fixtures which have no reflector. A T5 like that may work if you raise it up a few inches.
One T8 bulb is...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 299
Posted By Raymond S.
Won't work in there. Needs lots of stemmed...

Won't work in there. Needs lots of stemmed plants/w it like Rotala indica or
Rotala rotundifolia for example.
If it's Nesaea I'm not familiar/w it but if it's Alternathera reineckii that plant is...
Forum: Fish 10-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Raymond S.
If you could get two females the GBR would be OK....

If you could get two females the GBR would be OK. A pair would run every other fish and two males would eventually fight.
You might try the AqAdvisor on the stocking limit. I think your close to if...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Raymond S.
And you learned well I see...

And you learned well I see...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-22-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By Raymond S.
Without pictures it's hard to say but Potassium...

Without pictures it's hard to say but Potassium is on the top of my list for the problem. The Flourish Comp takes care of most everything except the Potassium. Has very little of that. Leaf Zone does...
Forum: Fish 10-22-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Raymond S.
I'll bet that if you get two more Platties and...

I'll bet that if you get two more Platties and put them in there he will school/w them.
I find that Mollies do eat hair algae and Cladophora. Perhaps it's common in both of these types as Platties...
Forum: Algae 10-22-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 323
Posted By Raymond S.
Reduce the duration of the light. Add a few...

Reduce the duration of the light.
Add a few stems of faster growing plants as lack of them or sufficient amount of them contributes.
Hair algae is primarilly caused by way to intense a light level...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Raymond S.
I was not aware of guppies being OK with salt,...

I was not aware of guppies being OK with salt, thank you. I have had a Molly tank/w salt but other tropical fish don't like it.
If the nitrates are under control it should be OK then.
The Flourish...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By Raymond S.
Awesome dude... The stand is hard to see...

Awesome dude...
The stand is hard to see clearly in your picture. I looks like there is no support at the outside edges of the tank. The 2x4 that goes from the bottom to the top looks as if it's...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-22-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Raymond S.
Salt is for salt water tanks. Lucky bamboo is a...

Salt is for salt water tanks.
Lucky bamboo is a land plant that will eventually die under water.
But a nitrate test kit would keep you from killing fish.
The nitrate builds up and gets to be too...
Forum: Algae 10-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By Raymond S.
And it is a beautiful tank. The pictures when...

And it is a beautiful tank. The pictures when clear should be great.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Raymond S.
BBA is said to be connected to fluctuating CO2...

BBA is said to be connected to fluctuating CO2 levels. Perhaps getting it dialed in counts as that.
The glass counts so just keep it as clean as possible. Fairly insignificant if clean.
You said...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Raymond S.
I think the thread is in the DIY section. I saw...

I think the thread is in the DIY section.
I saw an overflow that went on the outside of the tank. You just build
an almost conventional overflow, but on the outside and put the bulkheads in the...
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