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Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 131
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Posted By rustbucket
Love it. The wood is perfect.

Love it. The wood is perfect.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
Jay-what a beautiful tank. I love seeing tanks...

Jay-what a beautiful tank. I love seeing tanks with Congo tetra, unfortunately not a lot of people know how beautiful they are so I don't see them that much.

Jfy- right now they are eating my...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
I watch my Congo tetra every morning mowing down...

I watch my Congo tetra every morning mowing down the blyxa.

I think the males eat the most plant matter. Perhaps it's just me, but they are the ones I see eating plants the most.

They do like...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
If anyone follows this, I apologize. I am...

If anyone follows this, I apologize. I am terrible at updating.

First thing, Congo Tetra eat plants :( I can't keep them happy with duck weed, they eat it faster then I can grow it. Also they...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-11-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
x0769- Thanks. There are a couple plants in that...

x0769- Thanks. There are a couple plants in that video. The main really skinny grassy one is Eleocharis vivipara. The plant to the far right of the screen is ludwigia brevipes.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By rustbucket
I have a kiddie pool outside. I put it in part...

I have a kiddie pool outside. I put it in part shade. After about a week or so it is green. I put the daphnia in and leave them for the summer. You will also get mosquito larva, which you will want...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By rustbucket
I was told to knock the bottle gently against...

I was told to knock the bottle gently against something a few times in addition to the shaking. That's what I do now, after freaking out a few times thinking my tank had gone haywire when I forgot to...
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care 04-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By rustbucket
I've won before but will enter anyhow, it's fun...

I've won before but will enter anyhow, it's fun :)

Tip #1 ALWAYS unplug your heater.

Next unplug any power heads, or other equipment that will be exposed to the air. I have everything that...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By rustbucket
wow what a beautiful fish. I hope they stay out a...

wow what a beautiful fish. I hope they stay out a lot so you get to see them.

I only have black kuhli loaches, was lucky to even find those where I am. But one of them is pink. I really don't...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
I check the Canadian swap and shop from time to...

I check the Canadian swap and shop from time to time, but there's never much :( Will keep an eye out.

It's really amazing what you can grow without co2. When I first started I had everything high...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-10-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
clueless, my bees are fresh, they have even bred...

clueless, my bees are fresh, they have even bred in fresh water for me, but I never saved the babies. May try again later. I was told they are Brachygobius xanthozona, but I'm not even sure.
...
Forum: Fish 04-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By rustbucket
I vote kuhli if you plan to get a lot. I had 5...

I vote kuhli if you plan to get a lot. I had 5 black kuhli's and saw them sometimes...

My Corydora seem to come out a bit more so make a funner fish.

I made the mistake of getting both...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By rustbucket
That does look like an ideal spot with all that...

That does look like an ideal spot with all that algae :)
But I believe they're nocturnal?? At least I think mine are. I have a good school of them, but they still choose to sit around all day and...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By rustbucket
the worms may be planaria, not at all sure, but...

the worms may be planaria, not at all sure, but if so then something like a guppy will eat them.

As for daphnia, I have raised them with awesome success in a kiddie pool outside. Just put them in...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-19-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By rustbucket
Good start. Love the Mickey Mouse :)

Good start.

Love the Mickey Mouse :)
Forum: Fish 03-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By rustbucket
Oh congrats! It is possible though quite rare. ...

Oh congrats! It is possible though quite rare.

I have heard of eggs coming in with plants though, so if you have added anything new in the last little while that may be it.
Either way cool :)
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-15-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By rustbucket
I actually heard of an ex boyfriend peeing in his...

I actually heard of an ex boyfriend peeing in his girlfriends tank and killing all the fish :( I assume if you caught it though a water change should help??

My greatest fear is an incurable...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By rustbucket
this is just a regular gravel vac? Sucking...

this is just a regular gravel vac?

Sucking on the end till you get suction is a much faster way. If your good you don't even need to get water in your mouth.

Or else hold your finger over the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-12-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,114
Posted By rustbucket
We need updates. Here's mine. ...

We need updates. Here's mine.
http://i1130.photobucket.com/albums/m539/Biteyourfingersoff/782123d0-ab32-4286-a473-a88436a52d02.jpg...
Forum: Algae 03-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By rustbucket
SAE will eat it and I think amanos will as well,...

SAE will eat it and I think amanos will as well, I only have SAE. I know they eat it, but if the problem is bad you may want to figure out a way to fix it. Unless you want to get a whole herd of...
Forum: Fish 03-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By rustbucket
Very nice!! The top and middle are beauties, the...

Very nice!! The top and middle are beauties, the third looks like he'll get big :)
Forum: Lighting 03-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By rustbucket
not sure what a weeks pay is for you, but I am...

not sure what a weeks pay is for you, but I am going with a build my led fixture, you can hook them up to dimmers if it's too much light and they come in a 72 inch length.
I have heard good things...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 28,178
Posted By rustbucket
I love mermaids, need to find one for my tank. ...

I love mermaids, need to find one for my tank. That's a decoration no one could complain about, she'd fit right in.
Good luck on the fry!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-05-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By rustbucket
Corydora will mess up a new carpet, they can even...

Corydora will mess up a new carpet, they can even be hard on an established one. I'd go with cherries.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,938
Posted By rustbucket
Update shot. Things have changed quite a bit. I...

Update shot. Things have changed quite a bit. I added a few more plants. I am really liking the way it is going. Loving the fish! My baby Congo tetra are growing like crazy :)

Debating taking the...
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