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Forum: Low Tech Forum Today, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By NeonFlux
Yep, what grizz said. I recommend making your own...

Yep, what grizz said. I recommend making your own NPK liquid mix from dry ferts yourself, or I think nilocg could help mix them for you. You could save a lot of money mixing your own fertilizers.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By NeonFlux
Oh you mean to culture them outside :tongue: ...

Oh you mean to culture them outside :tongue:


:) Interesting, cool.

Have any pics of how you install and constructed everything to make them? Sounds like a great idea I may try.

Thanks,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By NeonFlux
Yeah, just be on the look out. When they get...

Yeah, just be on the look out. When they get bigger, they look fat, and oval.. I had some before no thanks to a daphnia crustacean package coming from a hobbyist's pond -_-. So I actually fed them to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By NeonFlux
Question Best efficient methods of changing water for daphnia easily, and harvesting?

Hey, folks!

:tongue: I just got me some daphnia moina recently, and I want to start culturing them to large populations to feed my fish. I heard that they are very hardy, which is why I really...
Forum: Low Tech Forum Yesterday, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By NeonFlux
Well, you are pretty much on the right track and...

Well, you are pretty much on the right track and ahead of the game already by having a good substrate, root tabs, and lighting. Make sure the kind of lighting you have are the CFL daylights; those...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 02:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By NeonFlux
Looks like a dragonfly nymph. Get it out before...

Looks like a dragonfly nymph. Get it out before it gets big enough and attacks your fish.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-25-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By NeonFlux
I would like a t-shirt called "atlas of...

I would like a t-shirt called "atlas of freshwater aquarium fish" with a mob ton of different kinds of fish displayed.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-24-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By NeonFlux
Wow, yikes sounds like a frightening creepy...

Wow, yikes sounds like a frightening creepy dream, OceanGirl. I've had some weird dreams too. One time I dreamt of looking at a 20 gallon tank that is full of boney silver fish that looked like...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By NeonFlux
Nightmares about your aquariums?

There are probably a bunch of old threads that are probably made about this topic of mine, but gee, I just had a scary, killer horrific dream that was so vivid and realistic a couple days ago about a...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By NeonFlux
You should try river rocks. You can find pretty...

You should try river rocks. You can find pretty large ones over at PetSmart now. They are sold individually though. With those big rocks used as focal points in the tank, then you could add some...
Forum: Photography 09-17-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By NeonFlux
Select "Go advanced" for more posting options,...

Select "Go advanced" for more posting options, and there's a tab that looks like a paperclip, click on it, and just go from there and upload your pictures. Have fun.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-28-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By NeonFlux
Nice setups and glad to have you part of the...

Nice setups and glad to have you part of the community and hobby.

Welcome to ThePlantedTank.

Have a good one with plants, be sure to go right off with a bang and get a lot of plants. It'll help...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By NeonFlux
Yep, that is pretty much how you make them....

Yep, that is pretty much how you make them. Really easy, really. Nothing to it and you save a lot by making your own.

The only problem is some will still eventually make their way up the substrate...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-28-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By NeonFlux
Osmocote tabs. Usually made at home, they are...

Osmocote tabs. Usually made at home, they are really commonly used now. Flourish root tabs are commonly used too along others.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-21-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By NeonFlux
Some really good plants to start off are: java...

Some really good plants to start off are: java ferns, african fern, anubias, crypts, swords, lotus, rotala rountifolia, hygrophilas, ludwigua repens, anacharis, marsilea, dwarf sag, vals, and I'm...
Forum: Plants 08-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By NeonFlux
I've had some of my jungle vals that melted just...

I've had some of my jungle vals that melted just a bit using excel, but it came back in no time. Just don't overdose or you'll be sorry. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 905
Posted By NeonFlux
I see.. Well yeah, you got a good end result and...

I see.. Well yeah, you got a good end result and now you can be on your merry way to get some fish now, it's celebration time :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 905
Posted By NeonFlux
Congrats. Looks like SafeStart did the...

Congrats.

Looks like SafeStart did the trick. You could have actually added SafeStart from the very beginning, and saved yourself all the testing trouble lol. So it's basically the same thing as...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Posted By NeonFlux
;) I hope you TPT moderators don't mind a little...

;) I hope you TPT moderators don't mind a little thread revival? It's only been a couple months, a week and a few days. Thanks.

I just wanna bring the topic back up for a little bit. Say, what if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By NeonFlux
Yeah, since you are using co2 and higher...

Yeah, since you are using co2 and higher lighting, ferts are definitely necessary. I still would recommend you dose ferts even if Aquasoil does help provide nutrients from sediment. HC, java fern,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By NeonFlux
Hmm.. so basically you're doing the DIY homemade...

Hmm.. so basically you're doing the DIY homemade co2 using yeast, water, and sugar, right? Unfortunately, with DIY co2, sometimes it's just not consistent at all injecting co2, but luckily for you,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By NeonFlux
Yep, sounds like a pretty good idea. :)

Yep, sounds like a pretty good idea. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By NeonFlux
Well, I'd say you have 24 hours after putting a...

Well, I'd say you have 24 hours after putting a slice in, after that you should just take it out or it'll foul the water.
Forum: Plants 08-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By NeonFlux
Hi NiaCas, The sprite is not turning brown...

Hi NiaCas,

The sprite is not turning brown because of the lights, I'd say it's because the nutrients that is in the tank has been used up completely, or a specific or a couple nutrients has...
Forum: Plants 08-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By NeonFlux
There will be more oxygen in the tank with an...

There will be more oxygen in the tank with an increased pH.
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