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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-11-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,832
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Are you starting a build thread? Sounds like it's...

Are you starting a build thread? Sounds like it's going to be stunning :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks! That's why I asked :)

Thanks! That's why I asked :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I do understand that, however it may not be...

I do understand that, however it may not be possible to do massive water changes-say your RO unit will only do 25 gallons a day, etc. which is why I asked about using Purigen if it was on hand.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-23-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
So if the osmocote did cause an ammonia spike...

So if the osmocote did cause an ammonia spike would Purigen help remove it?
Forum: Fish   01-08-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,880
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Following along, I've always wanted to hatch out...

Following along, I've always wanted to hatch out some killies!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-23-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Hi there, I am female and a long time fish...

Hi there, I am female and a long time fish keeper, both freshwater and marine. Umm let's see I've been keeping fish for 40 years or so. At one time I had over 900 gallons in display and cultivation...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-02-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Howzit! The duckweed will probably block out the...

Howzit! The duckweed will probably block out the light a bit but I would think your shrimp benefit from that given your climate :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-17-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
So you are keeping them at full reef tank 1.025...

So you are keeping them at full reef tank 1.025 (or thereabouts) SG? I was wondering if they'd take to full salinity.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,686
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I've used Miracle grow (blue powder) but be aware...

I've used Miracle grow (blue powder) but be aware of the hi Phos it puts into the water. As far as how much a culture will eat, it depends on many factors, I used to just look at the water-it should...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,686
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Awesome plans, best of luck to you. I'm going to...

Awesome plans, best of luck to you. I'm going to link an old, but very good article written by an aquarist that was among the first to captive breed saltwater clowns.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-28-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,686
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Really well written posts on the process you have...

Really well written posts on the process you have been trying, good job! I've done this at times over the years and long ago decided growing BS to "adult" size is a ton of unnecessary work. Hatching...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks, I will try and get better pictures.

Thanks, I will try and get better pictures.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-02-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
(cleans off glasses) Hmm...yeah Im sure you are...

(cleans off glasses)
Hmm...yeah Im sure you are right SoothingShrimp. Ive got some clear midsection females I will go through them and setup a breeding experiment :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-02-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Okay you folks talked me into trying. I will...

Okay you folks talked me into trying. I will make sure the water params in the empty 10 gallon I have match the existing tank and move her this weekend. The hard part will be figuring out which...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Well I do have a cycled 10 gallon sitting over...

Well I do have a cycled 10 gallon sitting over there empty...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Thanks! I'm debating trying to work with the...

Thanks! I'm debating trying to work with the strain but my time is so limited due to work :/
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-01-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Interesting color morph in my carbon rili tank

I've been pretty busy lately and haven't been paying as close attention to my tanks so I was pretty surprised to see this interesting morph in my rili tank. Sorry for the cruddy phone pictures but...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
I feed it twice a week, alternating with other...

I feed it twice a week, alternating with other foods. My shrimp do love it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-03-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Agreed. If this is the OP's first try at...

Agreed. If this is the OP's first try at saltwater I can't emphasize enough that he go with a much bigger tank. That small water volume makes it very hard to keep things stable. I'd suggest the OP...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-21-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Carbon Rili and Blue Wizards together

I was surfing around youtube and saw a video of a tank where some is keeping carbon rilis with blue wizards. I was wondering, since they are both neos wouldn't that crossing produce wild types...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-25-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,318
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
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Forum: Fish   02-04-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
What water are you using for water changes? If it...

What water are you using for water changes? If it is tap water, have you tested it to see how it reads?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-10-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 137,524
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Ah too bad I didn't know you were getting back in...

Ah too bad I didn't know you were getting back in Speedie, I'd have saved you some oak leaves from last fall's "harvest".
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 137,524
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
Nice, really nice!

Nice, really nice!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-15-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,837
Posted By CharleeFoxtrot
You gotta do what you gotta do for you sanity my...

You gotta do what you gotta do for you sanity my friend. However if in fall you still need some oak leaves just PM me, I'll reserve a bag or 3 for you ;)
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