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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-25-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By fishdweeb
nice price!.....sad about the substrate tho-

nice price!.....sad about the substrate tho-
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By fishdweeb
Reversable pump....

A few years back I sold my reef tanks to a young man in the Airforce. He had a reversable pump. It was a very small electric pump. He pumped the saltwater out of the tanks, up a flight of stairs...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-11-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By fishdweeb
Great idea to dump the co2 into the...

Great idea to dump the co2 into the intake......duh, why didn't I think of that....
first thing tomorrow....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-11-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By fishdweeb
tubes? forget em......

tubes? forget em......
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-11-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By fishdweeb
skip the barbs....lame fish...unless you put 100...

skip the barbs....lame fish...unless you put 100 of them in a 125 Takashi Amano tank
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By fishdweeb
So I am actually considering throwing 4 loaches...

So I am actually considering throwing 4 loaches in my 55 planted RCS tank?

maybe I will have a 55 planted, RCS and snail tank.


good advice to keep 4 at a time...that explains why I have had...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-09-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,859
Posted By fishdweeb
I cut mine in half...but left the rockwool...

I cut mine in half...but left the rockwool intact....did the same with my glosso that currently sucks.....

remove the rockwool? or will it grow past it?
Forum: Plants   09-09-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By fishdweeb
I am monitoring this discussion as my DHG is also...

I am monitoring this discussion as my DHG is also just sitting there....I dose and have an injected tank....
DHG has been in tank about a week and I see no new growth yet....

currently dosing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By fishdweeb
Assassin snails it is.....never heard of...

Assassin snails it is.....never heard of them....I suppose I will have to order them online as the LOFS situation is not great.....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By fishdweeb
So...is there a fix to the zillion snails...

So...is there a fix to the zillion snails currently on the march in my 55
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By fishdweeb
I have about 5 in my 125 because my angels will...

I have about 5 in my 125 because my angels will eat them if they see them.
I have thousands in my 55 tetra tank as the tetras leave them alone.....red shrimp are everywhere....and great fun to watch.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By fishdweeb
yo yo loach vs. RCS?

I have a massive outbreak of snails in my tetra/RCS tank.
I would like to add a Yo yo to wipe out the snails, but need to know if that Loach will prefer dining on my shrimp

anyone know?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-09-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By fishdweeb
I have a 55 tetra tank...my RC's are thriving and...

I have a 55 tetra tank...my RC's are thriving and are all over the place all the time...so far my tetras and pleco are leaving them alone.....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-29-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By fishdweeb
Double Membrane Diffuser

Nearly 40 bucks for this thing. I am currently using a glass diffuser in my 125.....
I like the idea of 100% of my co2 going into the tank...but have not read or heard if this thing actually works....
Forum: Plants   08-16-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,037
Posted By fishdweeb
I pull handfuls out about every 2 weeks.....my...

I pull handfuls out about every 2 weeks.....my driftwood has a nice tight covering of the moss...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-15-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By fishdweeb
I put $250 worth of eco-complete in my 129...

I put $250 worth of eco-complete in my 129 planted....everything grows like crazy...only failure (and I am trying again next week) was to get a complete carpet of glosso....for some reason the glosso...
Forum: Equipment   09-25-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By fishdweeb
so, if you put a power head near it, it kicks...

so, if you put a power head near it, it kicks butt?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By fishdweeb
what percentage can you hope to trap in a bottle?

what percentage can you hope to trap in a bottle?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By fishdweeb
well they are moved to a new home. That was more...

well they are moved to a new home. That was more work than I wanted it to be. I netted all I could and then syphoned the rest through nylon net.....most made it some chose to not cooperate...I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By fishdweeb
wow...I'm back, I think that was about an hour of...

wow...I'm back, I think that was about an hour of netting and I am probably half done..
one tank has a smallish pebble substrate and the other is sand...the sand is way easier on the netting....all...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By fishdweeb
net it is.....I'll go do one of the tanks and...

net it is.....I'll go do one of the tanks and check back to see if someone has another idea...

thank you
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-05-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By fishdweeb
how to move them

I have two 10 gallon tanks with RC shrimp and some amano's...I want to move them all to a 29 gallon....
I have pulled out all the moss and plant material so the tanks are just substrate and...
Forum: Equipment   09-05-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By fishdweeb
IMHO sounds like a UG filter is a pile of horse...

IMHO sounds like a UG filter is a pile of horse [censored][censored][censored][censored]!
I will ditch an do what I always have done......

no wonder my dad couldn't grow live plants...no light and a UG filter.....didn't have a...
Forum: Equipment   09-04-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By fishdweeb
Thank you for the advice. so far your response...

Thank you for the advice. so far your response seems to echo what I have read. about 2-1 against....
unless I hear more "Pro" I think I will toss the system.
Forum: Equipment   09-04-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By fishdweeb
UG filter??? got one for free, do I use it?

I love my wife so much that I bought her another tank. A colleague was selling his entire 80 gallon set up for 100 bucks!...how do you pass that up?
you're right you can't

I know I have lots of...
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