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Forum: Tank Journals 08-29-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By PlantedRookie
Nice looking tank! I love how you have the...

Nice looking tank! I love how you have the driftwood.

When I had my blackwater tank I used a combination of Indian almond leaves and oak. I got over the paying for leaves since they lasted me...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By PlantedRookie
CPD are smaller than you are thinking. Closer to...

CPD are smaller than you are thinking. Closer to three quarters of an inch. Besides the obvious them becoming food factor you also have to consider their shyness. Get something of the size you are...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-27-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By PlantedRookie
Great looking tank! Nice collection as well! You...

Great looking tank! Nice collection as well! You have some plants that I am definitely jealous of.
Forum: Fish 08-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By PlantedRookie
I'll try and think of some others after you check...

I'll try and think of some others after you check them out. Sorry I was being lazy and not posting all the Seriously Fish links.
Forum: Fish 08-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By PlantedRookie
For the most part I'm with you, but there's...

For the most part I'm with you, but there's always some exception just like you said so it's nice to know, especially when it comes to nano fish. Some of them definitely have a preference. Captive...
Forum: Fish 08-24-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By PlantedRookie
Is the water hard as well?

Is the water hard as well?
Forum: Fish 08-23-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By PlantedRookie
A 20 high really doesn't have all that much floor...

A 20 high really doesn't have all that much floor space for territories. It's fine for a pair like you have, but I think adding another dwarf cichlid would cause you a lot of problems. My advice...
Forum: Fish 08-23-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By PlantedRookie
An Ancistrus sp X Peckoltia vermiculata cross? Or...

An Ancistrus sp X Peckoltia vermiculata cross? Or am i thinking of the wrong tiger pleco?

Probably not what you want to hear, but if it was me, I wouldn't add anything as the tank is. I just like...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By PlantedRookie
Seriously fish lists these temps Neon...

Seriously fish lists these temps

Neon tetra-70-82F
Honey Gourami- 72-81F
Betta- 72-86F
The cories are a bit up in the air, but I listed the bronze cory range from there earlier.

Good overlap...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By PlantedRookie
Yep, the new name for Dadios. One day I'd love to...

Yep, the new name for Dadios. One day I'd love to keep them, but then the list of fish I'd love to keep one day is a really long one.

With the cooler temp and slight current are you thinking a...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By PlantedRookie
Sorry, but if that a 20 long or a 20 high? Just...

Sorry, but if that a 20 long or a 20 high? Just doesn't look like a 20 long to me, but I could be wrong. Pictures can do funny things.

I think I would skip the neons if you're planning just two...
Forum: Fish 08-12-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By PlantedRookie
More ideas? Yeah I got them. I'm even trying my...

More ideas? Yeah I got them. I'm even trying my best to restrict myself to species I've seen for sale recently online.

Have you thought about Tanichthys micagemmae or Tanichthys sp 'Vietnam' for...
Forum: Fish 08-11-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By PlantedRookie
Have you thought about some west African species?...

Have you thought about some west African species? A lot of them like cooler temps. jelly beans are too active for 10 gallon, but Lepidarchus adonis would work. Neolebias ansorgii might too. Then...
Forum: Fish 08-11-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By PlantedRookie
Really like those tanks! Some good suggestions...

Really like those tanks! Some good suggestions too.

I'm guessing based on the B. rubra that your water is a like like mine. I love smaller fish, especially those from Southeast Asia, so always...
Forum: Lighting 08-10-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By PlantedRookie
Thanks for the advice guys. The 40b is definitely...

Thanks for the advice guys. The 40b is definitely my preference. I know I'd be perfectly fine with the 55 gallon, but just think like you do in that the dimensions are simply better. A 75 gallon is...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By PlantedRookie
To (40)b or not to (40)b

Aquariums can sometimes be an expensive hobby. I think we all know and accept this to some degree. The annoying part for me is when those somewhat pricey things just sit around and gather dust. So...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-19-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,005
Posted By PlantedRookie
First emersed setup (aroids)

Not sure if this should go here or in the terrarium section, but I've got plants in a tank and I'm going to journal it, so I'm throwing it here. I just finished some upgrades to my setup a couple...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By PlantedRookie
First planting ...

First planting

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v255/c_leed/005-7.jpg

I'm going to go with my limitations and just leave the hardscape as is, unless someone has suggestions. The watersprite is...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By PlantedRookie
A horrible picture, and worse hardscape ...

A horrible picture, and worse hardscape

Despite how the picture looks, the water is clear. I'm really not a fan of this 10,000k bulb at all. I'm going to replace it soon.

Yesterday as I was...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-26-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By PlantedRookie
The unplanned 10 goes dirted

The backstory:
For Christmas I decided to set up my grandmother a 20 gallon aquarium. I had everything needed for it just sitting in my basement, which meant I could spend the actual cash on just...
Forum: Fish 09-30-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By PlantedRookie
That's why common names sucks. I'm not certain...

That's why common names sucks. I'm not certain which species the Corydoras is, but the larger one would be Brochis splendens. If that is what you're original two are then not only are they not the...
Forum: Plants 09-28-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By PlantedRookie
Rotala macranda/R. macranda 'Japan Red'

Strange question from a newbie, but are there any differences between the regular Rotala macranda and the 'Japan red" form and if so what are they?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-13-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By PlantedRookie
My Cornelius single stage regulator with Ideal...

My Cornelius single stage regulator with Ideal needle valve and Atomic 55mm diffuser arrived on Monday! Haven't set it up yet, because I haven't gotten my cylinder. I'm off work tomorrow so hopefully...
Forum: Fish 09-03-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By PlantedRookie
I got some this week from Msjinkzd. Already a...

I got some this week from Msjinkzd. Already a huge fan of it. My fish really do love it.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-02-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By PlantedRookie
Thank you! :D I'm kind of learning as I go. So...

Thank you! :D
I'm kind of learning as I go. So far the only problems I've had are slower growth along the sides. I lost a couple species out of my Hygro collection from that.
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