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Forum: Algae 12-20-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By rasconza
Hair algae?

Hi all,

So my planted tank seems to be doing pretty well. I set it up about two weeks ago and thing are growing very nicely. The only problem is that I have green hair algae on the vast majority...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-16-2005, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By rasconza
When you say check your water to see if it can...

When you say check your water to see if it can accomodate them what exactly are you refering to? My tank has been set up for years and the plants have been growing for a few weeks. One thing that I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-16-2005, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By rasconza
Discus tank setup

Hi all. I was just hopin to get ideas from anybody on the best route to go for setting up a discus tank. I have a standard 90 gallon tank with a Rena XP3 and the ahsupply 4x55 bright kit. I also...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-16-2005, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
That's hilarious. I dunno how difficult it would...

That's hilarious. I dunno how difficult it would be to add a bunker to my tank but I'll look into it. Unfortunatly I thought I had got him out in time but he didn't make it! :( I learned my lesson...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-15-2005, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
So just thought I'd give an update on the...

So just thought I'd give an update on the crayfish plan. Let's just say it didn't go well. I got a nice Blue "Lobster" from the LFS and put him in the tank. It took about 2 seconds for all my fish...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2005, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
That's not a bad idea! I have an old 20 gallon...

That's not a bad idea! I have an old 20 gallon tank that is just collection dust! Perhaps I may just try that! Thanks for the idea!

Raz
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
Hmm~Just been doing a bit of research on crayfish...

Hmm~Just been doing a bit of research on crayfish and everyone seems to have a different opinion. Some say its fine with chiclids some say not. Some say you should put it in a heated tank and other...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
The LFS guy mentioned crayfish as well. Do they...

The LFS guy mentioned crayfish as well. Do they all do the biofilter/algae eating things like shrimp do? It might be something fun to try! :) Thanks for the advice!

Raz
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-13-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By rasconza
Thanks for the reply. That's kinda what I have...

Thanks for the reply. That's kinda what I have gotten out of em. I bought some nicer tests to use for precise measurement and use the strips for check-ups! :) Thank

Raz
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-13-2005, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By rasconza
Shrimp and Chiclids

Hi all~thanks as always for the great forum. I love it! I have a 90 gallon planted tank with african chiclids in it. I'm just curious if there are any types of shrimp out there that can survive...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-11-2005, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By rasconza
Jungle Labs test strips

I was just wondering if anyone has any experience with this brand of test strips. I bought the one that tests for Ph, KH, GH, Ammonia, and Nitrate. I didn't have anything to compare my results...
Forum: Substrate 12-07-2005, 12:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,122
Posted By rasconza
Just wanted to add that I recently took out my...

Just wanted to add that I recently took out my regular old gravel and put in the Soilmaster Select red. I like the look alot although it is EXTREMLY light. Even the slightest swhoosh in the water...
Forum: DIY 12-06-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By rasconza
DIY Canopy

Hi all! I just ordered the 4x55w bright kit from ahsupply for my 90 gallon tank. It's a standard 25in deep. I am planning on building a canopy for it similar to the one buck describes on his...
Forum: Lighting 12-05-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By rasconza
Thank you both for your rapid replies. Sorry for...

Thank you both for your rapid replies. Sorry for not saying so but yes I do have a standard 90 gallon tank 48x25. I will probably go with the ahsupply stuff for simplicity and just build my own...
Forum: Lighting 12-05-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By rasconza
Lighting help for a noobie!

Hi all~I just wanna say I love this site. I came here along time ago but I finally have the time and money to set up my planted tank and am unsure of the best route to go for lighting. I have a 90...
Forum: Substrate 01-04-2004, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By rasconza
Thanks all for the great and very interesting...

Thanks all for the great and very interesting replies! :D I am going to go with the Eco-Complete. I finally found a store in the area that sells it. $22 for a 20lb bag~more than Dr. Smith but...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2004, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By rasconza
Thanks for all the great info guys. I think I...

Thanks for all the great info guys. I think I will get the 4x55 from ahsupply first. Then like you guys said once all is set up and going well I can add another 2x55 if I want to. :D Thanks again...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2004, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By rasconza
Never thought to go that route. Looking at the...

Never thought to go that route. Looking at the dimesnions it would fit fairly well~3 bulbs on each side each reflector is 4"W so that would leave a few inches inbetween also. Do you have any...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2004, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By rasconza
I am very interested in setting up a planted...

I am very interested in setting up a planted tank. As of now I just have the regular bulb that came with the tank. I think its a 40W or so which I know is not even close to enough. I have looked...
Forum: Substrate 01-02-2004, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By rasconza
Wow~very nice. I like the look of your tank...

Wow~very nice. I like the look of your tank alot. You have so much green that you don't even notice the black substrate. Nice work man! :)
Forum: Substrate 01-02-2004, 12:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By rasconza
Thanks for the info. I may go a bit deeper then....

Thanks for the info. I may go a bit deeper then. I did not realize that the plants would completely use up the nutrients from the substrate. I assumed over a long period of time the nutrients...
Forum: Substrate 01-02-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By rasconza
Thanks for the reply Verminaard. The...

Thanks for the reply Verminaard. The eco-complete does seem nice and it is considearbly cheaper than the flourite as well. You say you have anywhere between 4-7in depth of substrate? Is that much...
Forum: Substrate 01-01-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By rasconza
I am looking to set up a planted tank in my 90...

I am looking to set up a planted tank in my 90 gallon tank. I currently have just the cheap gravel. I want to upgrade to either flourite or perhaps eco-complete. Are there any endoresments or...
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