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Forum: Lighting   02-03-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By mjalex007
I also bought a Planted Tank Finnex a couple of...

I also bought a Planted Tank Finnex a couple of months ago and I'm just not feeling the love for it. I agree it's flimsy but I think it will stand up to normal use. With the red, blue, white LEDs on...
Forum: Substrate   02-21-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By mjalex007
I bought 6 bags worth the other day, which was to...

I bought 6 bags worth the other day, which was to be shipped in three boxes. Only two boxes were delivered; one box apparently damaged and was sent back to Petco. Went online today to re-order and...
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By mjalex007
This has been answered ad naseum on the forum....

This has been answered ad naseum on the forum. All you have to do is search.
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By mjalex007
I contacted him and after one email exchange, I...

I contacted him and after one email exchange, I never heard back from the guy.
Forum: Plants   02-10-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By mjalex007
Doesn't look like my Madagascar Lace.

Doesn't look like my Madagascar Lace.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-11-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By mjalex007
I prefer the natural look.

I prefer the natural look.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-10-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By mjalex007
Best thing you can do is to do a search. There is...

Best thing you can do is to do a search. There is a TON of information here--more than you need to know.
Forum: Aquascaping   01-06-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By mjalex007
That's what I did with my mats of DHG and they've...

That's what I did with my mats of DHG and they've been spreading and filling in the gaps. This is the way to go....
Forum: Plants   01-02-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,642
Posted By mjalex007
I thought this is what an amazon sword looks...

I thought this is what an amazon sword looks like:
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/malexder/amazon_sword_2_zpsf3cd44bb.jpg
Are there different kinds of amazon swords? The plants I have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-30-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,968
Posted By mjalex007
Uh, take the child to a real doctor and stop...

Uh, take the child to a real doctor and stop gambling with his health. Modern medicine seems to work pretty well, the last I heard.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-29-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By mjalex007
My CO2 comes on at the same time as my lights and...

My CO2 comes on at the same time as my lights and my plants are outgrowing my tank. I just don't see that an hour makes a difference...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-29-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By mjalex007
Could they be Otos?

Could they be Otos?
Forum: Plants   12-29-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By mjalex007
Yes, they are all close in color except the new...

Yes, they are all close in color except the new leaves (as you would expect) which start out a very light green.

I use pressurized CO2, Eco-complete for substrate and I fertilized it just once in...
Forum: Plants   12-27-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By mjalex007
I don't know if there is more than one species....

I don't know if there is more than one species. I'm still learning.

The red plant is a Red Tiger Lotus (Nymphaeaceae)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-26-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By mjalex007
I keep visualizing one of those old black and...

I keep visualizing one of those old black and white WW2 movies where one of the Nazis runs into the commandant's office and says, "Actung! Vo is der Söchting Oxydator?" Macht sneil. Wei habben der...
Forum: Plants   12-26-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By mjalex007
Go big, or go home--Madagascar Lace

How's this for a madagascar lace? The big leaf at top of the tank is 30 inches long by 6 inches wide. The rest are between 12 and 25 inches and still growing. To give you perspective, the tank...
Forum: Plants   12-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By mjalex007
It doesn't have a bulb. I did a bit more research...

It doesn't have a bulb. I did a bit more research and I believe that you are correct. I have it on the side of my tank. I think I will move it to the background when it gets a bit larger.Thank you.
Forum: Fish   12-24-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By mjalex007
I have seven otos and they seem quite happy in my...

I have seven otos and they seem quite happy in my 44.7 gallon tank. I've had them for about three months. There's not much algae in my tank and they mostly are happy munching on algae wafers. I have...
Forum: Plants   12-24-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By mjalex007
My anubias gigantea is not a fast grower but it's...

My anubias gigantea is not a fast grower but it's doing okay compared to my java fern which hasn't grown at all since I got it. I bought both plants at the same time about 3 months ago.
Forum: Plants   12-24-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By mjalex007
What crinum is this?

Sorry for the so-so pic but it's the best I could achieve.

I believe this plant is either a crinum aquatica or crinum calamistratum. I've looked online but I just can't figure it out.

Any...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-22-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,376
Posted By mjalex007
They're all badly designed--just plain awful. I...

They're all badly designed--just plain awful. I wouldn't wear any of them.
Forum: Fish   12-22-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By mjalex007
Mine don't eat snails or snails eggs

Mine don't eat snails or snails eggs
Forum: Plants   12-19-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mjalex007
Thanks for letting me know.

Thanks for letting me know.
Forum: Plants   12-19-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mjalex007
Are these rhizomes or roots?

Here's my anubias gigantea. Lately, it's been sending out shoots and I'd like to know if they are rhizomes or roots. If they're rhizomes, this is normal, right? If they're roots, should I cover them...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-17-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,656
Posted By mjalex007
I hate the idea of subsidizing any pet shop that...

I hate the idea of subsidizing any pet shop that does not treat its animals well. That's one reason I won't buy from my local pet store. They keep some of their animals in deplorable situations. The...
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