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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-23-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By llamas
The 30's are $18 at my Petco and the only one...

The 30's are $18 at my Petco and the only one they had was opened and seemed heavily used.... :frown:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,906
Posted By llamas
Maybe you can ask for a rain check?

Maybe you can ask for a rain check?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By llamas
I would suggest using a large, clean tarp. Place...

I would suggest using a large, clean tarp. Place it somewhere outside that gets direct sunlight and spread the gravel out in a single layer to dry out. Once it's fully dried, you could just store in...
Forum: Substrate 06-17-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By llamas
From what I have read on various sites and forums...

From what I have read on various sites and forums is that Aquariumplants.com's Substrate is essentially repackaged Turface Pro or SMS which can be found at John Deer or other similar stores for about...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
I don't really have any ornaments from my 55 :/ I...

I don't really have any ornaments from my 55 :/ I have a huge clay pot that has a little bit of algae, a smallish piece of driftwood with anumbias attached to it... Maybe those'll work?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-01-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By llamas
+1 I use that kit as well. As long as it is not...

+1 I use that kit as well. As long as it is not expired, they seem provide accurate readings (Far better than any strips). I have heard that the SeaChem line is even more accurate, but they are more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
Thanks for all of the replies. I will definitely...

Thanks for all of the replies. I will definitely be trying several of these techniques. (Off to the grocery store :icon_smil)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
I'm using Prime, so my water should be fine if it...

I'm using Prime, so my water should be fine if it is working properly...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
Hmmm... This may be a problem then.... I have my...

Hmmm... This may be a problem then.... I have my main tank that is full of algae, but there aren't reall any algae ridden plants that I can place in the bare bottom quarantine tank... Hmmm.

Maybe...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
Alright. Thanks for the advice. I think I'll get...

Alright. Thanks for the advice. I think I'll get about 6 otos and some algae wafers to feed them... The store I will get them from is pretty good about having nice, healthy tanks... Maybe I can get...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By llamas
Instant Quarantine Tank?

So today my local LFS is having a big sale. Several of their fish are on sale, and I have been wanting to get some otos and possibly some tetras for my 55 gallon tank. (The sale is today only)

I...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By llamas
Thanks for all the feedback, and it's good to...

Thanks for all the feedback, and it's good to hear that they will clear the rim...

It's also good to hear that they are in fact completely submersible.

Thanks again :D
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By llamas
I've read many threadsa debating on it....

I've read many threadsa debating on it. Apparently, they are, but because they aren't UL listed, they cannot advertise the heater as being 100% submersible. (This is in regards to the Eheim Jagers....
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By llamas
Heaters that are not fully submersible?

How do you place heaters that are not fully submersible in a tank? Does the water level have to be lowered so that the heater stays completely the tank, or do you end up having the top of the heater...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 02-26-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,493
Posted By llamas
That's the usual response I get as well... ...

That's the usual response I get as well...

Or, they say something like, "I want to get another goldfish now :( Oh! I still have my bowl!" and I have a sudden compulsion to explain to them how...
Forum: Lighting 02-24-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By llamas
The lengths companies give you for bulbs are...

The lengths companies give you for bulbs are always generic and refer to the size fixture they will fit. Any bulb advertisted as 24" will fit your 24" fixture.

It would be much more inconvenient...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By llamas
Found it! It's called "Mr. Cleaner" ...

Found it! It's called "Mr. Cleaner"

http://www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com/product/prod_display.cfm?pcatid=12753
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By llamas
Edit: My bad, not the same product... I'm not...

Edit: My bad, not the same product... I'm not sure what brand it is...
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,686
Posted By llamas
Like others have said, it is just like Turface or...

Like others have said, it is just like Turface or SMS....Some on other forums beleive it is exactly the same, just packaged by Aquariumplants.com

IMO, getting Turface from a store will be much...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
Slow and steady it will be. :) It's the slow pace...

Slow and steady it will be. :) It's the slow pace of low-light that made me want to go that route (Well, it is fairly cheaper too :hihi:)

Danielson, using moss on the pot sounds cool! :D I wonder...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
Actually, I downgraded my lights. Not knowing...

Actually, I downgraded my lights. Not knowing what I was getting myself into, I previously had a 2-T5 HO fixture :icon_eek:

Having that said,. my nitrates may be higher now.

I already have...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
. I will purchase some root medic tabs...

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I will purchase some root medic tabs then. I have not checked my nitrates lately. Last time I did (month ago?) They were around 10ppm.

My plant load is light, but I plan on heavily...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
Thanks for the reply and suggestions potatoes. ...

Thanks for the reply and suggestions potatoes.

i have some dwarf sag in there. Oddly, it has kind of remained dormant that whole time I've had it in there (1 year or so). No growth what-so-ever...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
I put in one seachem root tab under each sword...

I put in one seachem root tab under each sword one or two days ago. I am thinking about buying some from root medic. Would you recommend those?

Also, should I come up with a dry fert dosing plan...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-06-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By llamas
Here they are. I don't think that the big...

Here they are.

I don't think that the big sword in the middle was grown emersed mainly because I have has it for almost a year and there have not been any major changes.

I replanted the stems....
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