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Forum: Aquascaping 03-17-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Mattymo92
looks like its just missing a hardscape......

looks like its just missing a hardscape... everything else looks nice though
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By Mattymo92
100% true.. mine is a pig! They'll clean up any...

100% true.. mine is a pig! They'll clean up any extra food too.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-17-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Mattymo92
Would a betta eat fish fry?

I just set up a 10 gallon grow out tank for my bolivian rams and I kind of want to put a betta in there since there wont always be fry in there... would the betta eat the fry or leave them alone? I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Mattymo92
I think they may actually be simply called Dwarf...

I think they may actually be simply called Dwarf Puffer now that I've googled it... here's a link of one in a 5 gallon nano tank and he still looks tiny!

Dwarf Puffer Fish Feast in 5gal Biotope -...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Mattymo92
I'm not completely sure if the name is right but...

I'm not completely sure if the name is right but you could keep some Dwarf Pea Puffers... They literally stay the size of a pea, and they eat crustaceans like small pond snails and things of that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-11-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By Mattymo92
Wow... That's beautiful... Thanks.

Wow... That's beautiful... Thanks.
Forum: Fish 03-08-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mattymo92
Endlers or Green Neon Tetras

Endlers or Green Neon Tetras
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Mattymo92
Thanks everyone! Im pretty heavily planted right...

Thanks everyone! Im pretty heavily planted right now so I dont know how much more I could add... and I have began lowering my photoperiod from 8 to 6 hours to see if that helps.. I definitely think I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Mattymo92
I'm fairly certain that most fish will not eat...

I'm fairly certain that most fish will not eat java fern because, basically it doesn't taste good to them.. I'm sure there are other plants that don't get eaten.... And if all your plants are low...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By Mattymo92
Im very new to this too, but I don't see why you...

Im very new to this too, but I don't see why you couldn't! the only reason I recommend fluorite or fluorite sand as a cap is that it is a mineralized substrate, and gravel is instead inert ( having...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By Mattymo92
When you do your upgrade you should consider...

When you do your upgrade you should consider either doing a dirted tank with a cap of something like fluorite or black fluorite sand.. your amazon sword would sure appreciate it... You could also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Mattymo92
Is this over doing it as far as "algae clean up crew"??

I currently have a 25 gallon tall tank with a clean up crew consisting of 3 amanos, 2 otos, and a large ivory mystory snail (doesnt eat much of the algae but is AWESOME at eating any and all leftover...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Mattymo92
Im new to planted tanks too but what I can tell...

Im new to planted tanks too but what I can tell you is that you could try starting with some java moss tied to the drift wood and see if it works with your light that you currently have.. its low...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By Mattymo92
beautiful tank, what is it stocked with, I see...

beautiful tank, what is it stocked with, I see the guppys but what else?
Forum: Fish 03-04-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,352
Posted By Mattymo92
You should consider a group of male endler...

You should consider a group of male endler livebearers, they stay under an inch, are really colorful and fun to watch, and stay near the top... Just don't throw in a female if you don't wanna breed...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Mattymo92
How do you switch filters without recycling??

I currently have a 25 gallon tank with an aqueon quietflow 30 HOB filter on it... My bolivian rams keep breeding every month along with my endler livebearers, so I am trying to set up a grow out tank...
Forum: Plants 03-01-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Mattymo92
Need Idea for an interesting center back ground tank...

I have a 25 gallon tall with medium light. The middle back of my tank currently has Anacharis growing there... it certainly grows but im considering eventually replacing it with something a little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mattymo92
"Sounds like something you were fed on Foxnews....

"Sounds like something you were fed on Foxnews. You probably shop at Wal-mart too."


Im not a foxnews fan but WTF is wrong with shopping at Walmart?? You sound like a pretentious Prius driving...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Mattymo92
Odd things happening with my female Endlers... Please help!

Ok so I have 6 adult endlers, 3 male and 3 females. Two of the females were pregnant when I bought them and it took them a long time (month and half.. maybe two) to finally give birth, to a dozen...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By Mattymo92
The Amanos might be alright. I have 3 in a 25...

The Amanos might be alright. I have 3 in a 25 gallon and everytime that I haven't seen them in a few weeks and start to worry they all seem to come out of hiding and pick around on my drift wood. If...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Mattymo92
Thats ok! How big is your tank? You could get two...

Thats ok! How big is your tank? You could get two females try for two pairs now! lol I only have a 25 gallon tank and they all (4) do fine for the most part since its fairly heavily planted they have...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Mattymo92
I wasn't saying they both look like males, I...

I wasn't saying they both look like males, I can't really see the one in the background.

Here are some pictures of my Bolivian Rams so you can compare and try to figure out the sex. I have 2 males...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Mattymo92
Hard to tell from the photos but it appears to be...

Hard to tell from the photos but it appears to be a male... If it has an extension of the red portion shooting off the tail then thats a dead give away that it is a male. The males are also larger,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Mattymo92
Alright, thanks for all your help everyone! I...

Alright, thanks for all your help everyone! I will try to do more water changes and watch the light... I cant really be sure what is fueling the green water tho... it happened when my rams bred as...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Mattymo92
Does Purigen help with green water issues?

When breeding my Bolivian ram cichlids dug up a shallow API root tab wen they decided to make a nest at the base of my amazon sword using the root system to hide the wigglers. The excess nutrients...
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