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Forum: Equipment   12-23-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kudaria
Unfortunately they aren't empty any more, but if...

Unfortunately they aren't empty any more, but if the small HOB's don't work well then I may break them down and connect them with bulkheads as suggested. What size diameter would you suggest for a...
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kudaria
How do the fish stores get it to work? Surely...

How do the fish stores get it to work? Surely they don't run a filter per tank?
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kudaria
Yea, sounds like a bad idea...darn I wish they...

Yea, sounds like a bad idea...darn I wish they made small filters with good flow control. As it is I just went with two small aquatop nano HOB filters instead.
Forum: Equipment   12-22-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kudaria
Splitting a canister filter between two small tanks

I've got a small Finnex Canister filter that's too powerful for the 5 gallon tank it is in, and was wondering if I could get a y connector and split the input and output between two 5 gallon tanks...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-18-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By Kudaria
Drain Bulkheads for Vivariums

I was planning on putting in a drain bulkhead into either a zoo-med or exo-terra terrarium to make sure I didn't have too much of a water build up in the bottom. Mist King sells one but it requires...
Forum: Big Al's Online   12-17-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,892
Posted By Kudaria
Thank you for the write up, this is the reason...

Thank you for the write up, this is the reason I'm breaking down my planted tank as well, I need the room for a vivarium.

Mind you I'm keeping the 20 g shrimp tank and my betta, but I'd like to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-03-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Kudaria
Alright so much for my concerns about the flower...

Alright so much for my concerns about the flower shrimp getting enough to eat...now I'm worried about my fish managing to get some food with the two flower shrimp guarding it. Btw if anyone is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-03-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 40,411
Posted By Kudaria
Speaking of shrimp genetics what will happen when...

Speaking of shrimp genetics what will happen when yellow shrimp crossbreed with fire red shrimp? Will you get just a dilution of the color or a range between yellow and red?
Forum: Plants   04-29-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kudaria
No it was more of a question of whether or not...

No it was more of a question of whether or not the reading was accurate, pH can have a surprising effect on biochemistry if it's too high or too low from optimal levels.
Forum: Plants   04-29-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kudaria
I'm sorry if this question has already been asked...

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked but I believe your using a ph meter to control your CO2? Have you double checked it's accuracy by separately testing your water? Your ph is on the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-28-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Kudaria
Flower Shrimp

How do people supplement feed their flower shrimp? Do you just add algae powder to the water or is there another method people prefer.

I just got two young flower shrimp today and want to make...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-28-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Kudaria
Yea the difficulty with raising nerite snails is...

Yea the difficulty with raising nerite snails is not in getting them to hatch but in successfully getting the larvae to feed and grow.
Forum: Fish   04-27-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Kudaria
Another vote for chili rasoba's here. Mine...

Another vote for chili rasoba's here. Mine ignore even the smallest shrimplets but then they grew up as juveniles with the shrimp also.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-27-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Kudaria
Unless your shrimp are sensitive Seachem's...

Unless your shrimp are sensitive Seachem's Paraguard will work as well. Try adding a half dose first and then if no one shows signs of stress add in another quarter and then the final quarter about...
Forum: Fish   04-27-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Kudaria
Interesting I've seen this behavior in my zebra...

Interesting I've seen this behavior in my zebra danio's as well and as you say none of them have any fin damage. I wonder why seriously fish made such a big deal of it?
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-27-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By Kudaria
9 is a bit high for kh in my opinion, I have soft...

9 is a bit high for kh in my opinion, I have soft water here and add carbonate to raise my kh from 2 to 3 and my tanks are doing fine. Quite a few people though keep their kh around 2 or so and do...
Forum: Fish   04-26-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Kudaria
danio erythromicron/margaritatus question

Seriously fish mentions that these two closely related species share the following behavorial characteristic.

"Rival males sparring on a regular basis during daylight hours. Itís not uncommon to...
Forum: Finnex   04-24-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Kudaria
That would be very kind of you and very...

That would be very kind of you and very appreciated.
Forum: Finnex   04-24-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Kudaria
Finnex PX 360 Canister Filter question

I would like more flow in my nano aquarium but the glass cover gives me only a 1/2 inch maximum opening along one side. I was wondering whether or not the fittings for this filter would be small...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-07-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Kudaria
Shrug, I've found the Mardel test strips to be...

Shrug, I've found the Mardel test strips to be accurate enough for their intended use: letting me know whether or not an issue might exist that needs further attention. I can't speak for any other...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-07-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Kudaria
Test strips have their place, especially if you...

Test strips have their place, especially if you verify that they are at least as accurate as the liquid test kits.

Not all of us have enough free time to do the drop testing every time we need and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Kudaria
For snails, nerites can move pretty darn fast...

For snails, nerites can move pretty darn fast when they want to :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-03-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Kudaria
I nuke my water as well to mix it but then I pour...

I nuke my water as well to mix it but then I pour it into a mini ice cube tray. I let it cool, take a weeks worth out and then freeze the remainder in the tray. Once its frozen then I just empty...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   04-03-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Kudaria
I use those strips as well but the top strip is...

I use those strips as well but the top strip is white-cream colored not brown. Have you checked the expiration date on them?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-02-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,636
Posted By Kudaria
Haha, your fish tank comes with a tattoo parlor...

Haha, your fish tank comes with a tattoo parlor as well I gather :icon_cool
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