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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-11-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By FenderOffset238
does this mean if i nix the co2, I have to cut my...

does this mean if i nix the co2, I have to cut my lighting? or if not I have to up the CO2 (not an option due to pH)?

My light is already only on for 6 hours, and less doesnt seem right.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-09-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By FenderOffset238
My previous BBA was caused my excessive light...

My previous BBA was caused my excessive light with CO2 fluctuation. This time around I drastically reduced light and had the drop checker at a constant green. I am not currently dosing ferts and have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By FenderOffset238
BBA - My curse

My last tank was totally dissembled and sterilized for the same reason - BBA. So I did some reading and research and started again, this time in hopes to avoid the problem. But sure enough, its...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-08-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By FenderOffset238
never doubted it happened but pretty cool video....

never doubted it happened but pretty cool video. Never seen mine in action out in the open like that.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-01-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,762
Posted By FenderOffset238
Hey all, It's been some time since I've...

Hey all,
It's been some time since I've updated this (and I'm actually on vacation at the moment) but I figured I'd update you with some pictures I've taken.
The most significant change tot he...
Forum: Algae 09-01-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By FenderOffset238
You're not using a bubble counter on your CO2? Is...

You're not using a bubble counter on your CO2? Is it pressurized?
Sometimes inconsistent CO2/fert dosing will trigger algae problems.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-23-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,440
Posted By FenderOffset238
That's awesome! Keep breeding them out! You could...

That's awesome! Keep breeding them out! You could be on to something if you get them to breed true - but that might be pretty far down the line. Either way, nice!
Forum: Aquascaping 08-20-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By FenderOffset238
Did you copy/paste the "thumbnail" link to the...

Did you copy/paste the "thumbnail" link to the pic or the address to the actual picture from the image hosting?

But to better help with your tank can you provide some of the tanks specs? lighting,...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By FenderOffset238
Did you buy it new? Eheim is usually stands by...

Did you buy it new? Eheim is usually stands by their products. That's a pretty expensive filter to crap out, especially if its on the newer side.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By FenderOffset238
IME the FSS is a great pH buffer, in my tank my...

IME the FSS is a great pH buffer, in my tank my pH sits ~6.2. FYI I use RO water with Fluval Shrimp Supplement.
Forum: Fish 08-16-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By FenderOffset238
Is the tank planted? If so what type of plants? ...

Is the tank planted? If so what type of plants?
IME the more plants = Happier/more confident fish. Especially if the plants grow to the height that they swim in the water column.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By FenderOffset238
So I did some digging (now that I'm out of work...

So I did some digging (now that I'm out of work again and i found this article:

http://blog.fshfanatic.com/eheim-2213-flow-rates-and-diy-flow-reducing-mods-for-nano-tanks/

In it states

This...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By FenderOffset238
I don't doubt eheim's rep (that's why I stick...

I don't doubt eheim's rep (that's why I stick with them), but I think I remember hearing the impellers are the same size and everything minus an extra "wing" or two on the impeller. Though I'm sure...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By FenderOffset238
Eheim 2211 - Impeller swap

Sorry if this may be a duplicate thread, but I failed to get a conclusive answer off the net.
I currently run an eheim 2211 in my 13.3 gallon, but recently I find myself wanting a little more flow...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-16-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
I use API tests as well, but the color chart only...

I use API tests as well, but the color chart only reads to 6, where my pH currently sits. But can the kit test any lower? I don't desire it, but how would you tell otherwise?

Thank guys, I was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
ok it has to be the meter... Got home with it...

ok it has to be the meter... Got home with it reading 984.... not ok. haha
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By FenderOffset238
Interesting rock placement, I would like to see...

Interesting rock placement, I would like to see how it looks with different lighting placement, seems like you get a lot of shadowing. Also maybe some substrate sloping may add more complexity to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
for the money I'll just get another meter. Worst...

for the money I'll just get another meter. Worst comes to worst, might as well have a spare....

Any brand you guys have experience with?
Where can I find a TDS/pH combo with atc? Is is much more...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
To be honest I still dont think this is the...

To be honest I still dont think this is the problem (I've been ruminating about it all day). I do agree with you about kents and that's why I switched to Fluval. Through a series of water changes I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
Unfortunately, Im at work at the moment but this...

Unfortunately, Im at work at the moment but this morning I did some toying around. When I took the meter out of the tank it is no longer reading zero (when I first purchased it out of water air it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
Im using RO

Im using RO
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-15-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By FenderOffset238
TDS - What Is going on?!

Recently, in effort to achieve optimal water parameters I decided to by a TDS meter off the bay from an overseas seller. My goal obviously being to lower my TDS and get an optimal ph, GH, and KH. So...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-10-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By FenderOffset238
Look into the boraras or "Micro Rasbora" family....

Look into the boraras or "Micro Rasbora" family. Super small fish with great personality and color. IME they are spooked by baby shrimp... and have never bothered any of my colony. They actually feed...
Forum: Fish 08-09-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By FenderOffset238
Betta would be nice if you are for a centerpiece...

Betta would be nice if you are for a centerpiece fish. But in the "nature" style aquarium I tend to prefer a nice school of fish. Currently my favorite fish for a micro tank are Boraras, sometimes...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By FenderOffset238
Speedie posted a thread a while back displaying...

Speedie posted a thread a while back displaying some new tibee shrimp in development out of Germany...
http://plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=184549&highlight=tibee
(ex. Red Pinto, Red...
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