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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Today, 03:12 AM
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Posted By water-kitties
I like bladder/pond snails but you do have to be...

I like bladder/pond snails but you do have to be careful with population control, same with trumpet snails. Don't feel bad they do good work! Just keep an eye on those busy guys+girls.
Forum: Tank Journals Today, 03:09 AM
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Posted By water-kitties
--As a note for others who might want to know-- ...

--As a note for others who might want to know--

The low iron Mr.Aqua appears to be a bit lower in quality to the truaqua brand low iron tanks (which are close to ADA quality imo) in clarity and...
Forum: Tank Journals Today, 01:32 AM
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Posted By water-kitties
Personally, I like less in my tank. I think if...

Personally, I like less in my tank. I think if the palm filter would be less intrusive I would go with that but the power head being less than 5 inches is tempting. I'm going to be keeping shrimp so...
Forum: Tank Journals Today, 01:00 AM
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No, there is flow there but on top I have a dead...

No, there is flow there but on top I have a dead spot. In retrospect, I would have gotten a 2215 turned down. I might just add a small palm filter or sponge to the area.
Forum: Tank Journals Yesterday, 10:48 PM
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I'll try to take a photo of mine, I am not very...

I'll try to take a photo of mine, I am not very good at taking pictures though. :cool:

Edit:

http://i.imgur.com/tTzRCVr.jpg

Shrimperoo's waiting for the new house:
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By water-kitties
Woah, it's like your echoing past me. Listen to...

Woah, it's like your echoing past me. Listen to everyone because many people have found out things the hard way for you already!

In my opinion for me what was key to success:

-neos? sand,...
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By water-kitties
Plant parva how you want it to look because it is...

Plant parva how you want it to look because it is very slow to grow, mine has only got maybe three leaves in a year. The bright side is it's very low maintenance and looks great if you plant heavy!
Forum: Plants 08-23-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By water-kitties
I use super glue all the time, just get the gel...

I use super glue all the time, just get the gel type that is cyanoacrylate. I even use it for a year in my bee shrimp tank with zero issues.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By water-kitties
I am running a low tech with the SAT+ on top. I...

I am running a low tech with the SAT+ on top. I will let you know how it ends up going as it has only been about a week and a half. :thumbsup:

I am using the preset red/white with the white turned...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By water-kitties
I know some may poo poo at this suggestion but...

I know some may poo poo at this suggestion but many people say good things about tetra safe start's bacteria. Nice to see your fantastic scape starting up! Any type of shrimp in mind?
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2014, 11:37 PM
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Got my Ultra Serine witch is the low iron glass...

Got my Ultra Serine witch is the low iron glass type. :icon_cool The quality of glass looks alright, maybe not as low iron as my truaqua tanks though. Going to be a low tech house for my golden bee...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-05-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By water-kitties
Sweet can't wait to see what you do.

Sweet can't wait to see what you do.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-05-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
I purchased locally from a store that is now out...

I purchased locally from a store that is now out of business. I am attempting to source from msjinkzd (google this, no seller reviews/link allowed) but she is in the middle of some troubles but...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By water-kitties
I am a bit confused. My Mr.Aqua 12g that came in...

I am a bit confused. My Mr.Aqua 12g that came in from marinedepot was damaged so I am getting a replacement. There was a bit of foam sent in the box under the tank but it seemed like a cheap slip of...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
Ohh nice! My shipment was delayed until Monday. I...

Ohh nice! My shipment was delayed until Monday. I keep ember tetras and pygmy cory. If you get them get a nice big school of both! They are wonderful fish and I wish I could find more to order at a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By water-kitties
Wow looks really beautiful. Rilli are so fun, I...

Wow looks really beautiful. Rilli are so fun, I like the variety you can get. One day when I break down a tank I'd like to get into them again.
Forum: Plants 07-30-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By water-kitties
One day it is my dream to get enough Cryptocoryne...

One day it is my dream to get enough Cryptocoryne Parva carpet like this guy -
http://www.aquaticquotient.com/gallery/files/5/4/2/800WZ4R5398.jpg

It's probably the lowest maintenance carpet ever...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
Very tiny. I don't think the biggest of my...

Very tiny. I don't think the biggest of my females are more than an inch, the babies are incredibly tiny like the size of this dash - You will hear mixed opinions on how difficult they can be but if...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By water-kitties
I believe you have some nice petrified wood as...

I believe you have some nice petrified wood as rocks there. Its a nice inert rock though so a good choice no matter what you want to do. As for placement, you only have so many rocks and about the...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-30-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
I was out of the aquarium game a while too and...

I was out of the aquarium game a while too and when I came back, tiny colored shrimp and nano fish! They have me hooked though. I think I am strange in the fact that I just find them very cute, so...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
I know they have copper and iron test easily...

I know they have copper and iron test easily available for aquarium testing. As for other things like lead I'm not sure, I would think there would be something readily available since people test...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
As long as it is mica and not pyrite it may not...

As long as it is mica and not pyrite it may not cause problems to fish. I would never trust it with inverts. Mica can have trace amounts of more hazardous metals but it's hard to know if it will of...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By water-kitties
Hello nonswimmer! Looking forward to watching...

Hello nonswimmer! Looking forward to watching your build develop. I got my low iron mr.aqua today with a crack from the post handling (boo) but a replacement is being sent right away. I hope to being...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-28-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By water-kitties
I bought UP shrimp sand before, it came in a very...

I bought UP shrimp sand before, it came in a very small amount and does not contain as much nutrients as some other buffering substrates. I also feel it had a shorter buffering lifetime. Personally,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-28-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By water-kitties
I keep my nerites in my planted high tech 40B....

I keep my nerites in my planted high tech 40B. They laid many eggs at first but now I hardly ever see any after 4 months. I also keep an open tank and they have not crawled out at all yet. My other...
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