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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By longgonedaddy
Thanks everyone. I think I'm going to go...

Thanks everyone. I think I'm going to go topless, and give it a shot.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-28-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By longgonedaddy
Open vs closed top

I've always run a closed top tank, but I'm thinking trying an open top, for no reason other than I'm tired of cleaning the glass lids. I really don't have any jumpers, so I'm not concerned about...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-26-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By longgonedaddy
I don't blame you for giving him and expensive...

I don't blame you for giving him and expensive snack once in a while, he's beautiful.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-25-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 755
Posted By longgonedaddy
Maybe not addressing the cause, but ottos should...

Maybe not addressing the cause, but ottos should control the brown stuff, no?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 07-25-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By longgonedaddy
My shrimp tank has bacopa, crypt balsansae, crypt...

My shrimp tank has bacopa, crypt balsansae, crypt wendtii Vesuvius and kleiner Prinz swords, and micro swords all doing fantastic without any ferts.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-25-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By longgonedaddy
Thanks everybody! If I decide to try shrimp in...

Thanks everybody! If I decide to try shrimp in my amazon community tank, it should be interesting, I have a pair of adult angels, 5 rams and some assorted tetras, along with metae cories and plecos...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By longgonedaddy
Thank you both, sums up everything else I've...

Thank you both, sums up everything else I've gathered.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By longgonedaddy
Anyone successfully keep shrimp with fish?

Anyone raise a successful colony of shrimp (anything other than amano) I an moderately to well planted tank with fish? I'm not talking about cories or micro fish. Normal sized tetras, barbs,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By longgonedaddy
There used to be a great local store I would go...

There used to be a great local store I would go to all the time. The owners and I had a good arrangement worked out, they would give me store credit equal to half of what they could sell the fish. ...
Forum: Lighting 06-30-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By longgonedaddy
I'm growing a beautiful Kleiner Prinz sword,...

I'm growing a beautiful Kleiner Prinz sword, Vesuvius swords, bacopa, dwarf swords, micro swords and a few different crypts in my 20 long with a marineland double bright. It's my shrimp tank, so no...
Forum: Algae 06-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,923
Posted By longgonedaddy
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Algae 06-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,923
Posted By longgonedaddy
Does anyone have success in keeping Nerites in...

Does anyone have success in keeping Nerites in very acidic water, like 6.5 or lower?
Forum: Tank Journals 03-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,084
Posted By longgonedaddy
Wow that new light really brings out the colors...

Wow that new light really brings out the colors in everything!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,084
Posted By longgonedaddy
Looks like a good plan! I love how the angel...

Looks like a good plan! I love how the angel has matured.
Forum: Algae 02-22-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By longgonedaddy
From the pic, it looks like diatoms. Get some...

From the pic, it looks like diatoms. Get some otos.
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By longgonedaddy
It's a metae. And yes, two years. And I've kept...

It's a metae. And yes, two years. And I've kept cories on fluorite in the past with no issues. Maybe they don't get to half-bury themselves rooting like they do in sand, but mine don't seem to mind...
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By longgonedaddy
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/rpalermo1...

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/rpalermo14/image_zpsa617fdf2.jpg


My cories are doing quite well two years living on fluorite, to the point they've reproduced and I have several more...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,084
Posted By longgonedaddy
Good plan Rush! Glad you see you didn't give up...

Good plan Rush! Glad you see you didn't give up on this.
Forum: Algae 02-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By longgonedaddy
In the past few months, I had BBA outbreak as...

In the past few months, I had BBA outbreak as well, coinciding with both some maintenance lapses on my part, but also a lowering of the temp. Got the maintenance back on track with steady BBA...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,126
Posted By longgonedaddy
I've never been a fan of the fancy finned angels,...

I've never been a fan of the fancy finned angels, but the hat one looks like a waterfall! Nice work getting it back to health.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By longgonedaddy
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/rpalermo1...

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/rpalermo14/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps94c5aecb.jpg

That's one of my metae cories, not the greatest pic, but you can really see how long the barbels are. ...
Forum: Fish 02-05-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By longgonedaddy
I heard with them it is specifically earthworms.

I heard with them it is specifically earthworms.
Forum: Fish 02-04-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By longgonedaddy
This answer seems to be the one I come across the...

This answer seems to be the one I come across the most. No problems in moderation, just like beer and cheeseburgers for us! :wink:
Forum: Fish 02-04-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By longgonedaddy
Rams/apistos and bloodworms

I've read a lot of conflicting information over the years, both in print and online, that rams and other small cichlids should not be fed bloodworms, as they have difficulty digesting them. What has...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By longgonedaddy
+1. I have a a 300 watt in my 65 gal, couldn't...

+1. I have a a 300 watt in my 65 gal, couldn't keep up with it, and I would get low temps until I added a small hydor pump blowing across the heater. I have it set at 79.5 on an outside wall in a...
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