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Forum: Photography   12-16-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By Ghia
My 50G Low catfish tank (47L x 18B x 14H), has...

My 50G Low catfish tank (47L x 18B x 14H), has been running for 1 year. Not really "scaped" at all, but took a chance on posting it anyway ;-)
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Forum: Finnex   10-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Ghia
Just to chime in...I'm running a 48" Planted+ on...

Just to chime in...I'm running a 48" Planted+ on my well planted catfish tank, with only 14" between light and substrate. And I do not have any serious algae issues at all, as long as I keep sunlight...
Forum: Fish   10-13-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Ghia
Being two is a very unnatural way for rainbowfish...

Being two is a very unnatural way for rainbowfish to live. They are used to being part of a community with clear rules of hierarchy. They live in loose shoals of from maybe half a dozen to several...
Forum: Equipment   01-03-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Ghia
Hi ! My Seneye is fully unlocked, i.e. a reef...

Hi ! My Seneye is fully unlocked, i.e. a reef version
I bought new sensors for it, but it is still just sitting in a drawer here ;-)
Forum: Fish   12-21-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Ghia
This is not entirely true. In its free swimming...

This is not entirely true. In its free swimming stage, it needs to find a host quite quickly, and ia also sensitive to medication. However, in its reproducitive (tomont) stage, the parasite falls off...
Forum: Equipment   11-30-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Ghia
There is also the Seneye (http://www.seneye.com/)...

There is also the Seneye (http://www.seneye.com/) probe, which continually measures temperature, ammonia and pH. It also functions as a lux/PAR meter. It can be connected to your network for...
Forum: Fish   11-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 640
Posted By Ghia
Even so, they still need brackish water :-) ...

Even so, they still need brackish water :-)
There is nothing new in the fact that salinity varies greatly with season and tides, even to full fresh in the 2-3 months rainy season season. But trying...
Forum: Fish   11-26-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
  Fish ID
Views: 640
Posted By Ghia
They're wrong in one respect : this isn't really...

They're wrong in one respect : this isn't really a freshwater fish, it needs brackish water. But beautiful..yes !!
Forum: Plants   11-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Ghia
The macros, N, P and K, can be tested for, maybe...

The macros, N, P and K, can be tested for, maybe not 100% correct, but good enough for our needs. Likewise with iron. For the micros, if you dose for iron with one of the well tested products (like...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Ghia
The rainbowfish will certainly kill the shrimp....

The rainbowfish will certainly kill the shrimp. If they can't swallow them outright, they'll bother them and pick off their legs and simply wait for them to die. I had 4 praecox clear out a tank full...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-19-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Ghia
If you use the calculator at rota.la, it tells...

If you use the calculator at rota.la, it tells you how many times a week you should dose the given ammount.
For example, if I want dry dose my 10G tank for Potassium with K2SO4, it gives you 632mg...
Forum: Finnex   11-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Ghia
Thank you, Falcooo...I have sent him a pm :-) ...

Thank you, Falcooo...I have sent him a pm :-)
Still open for other suggestions, though !
Forum: Finnex   11-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Ghia
Planted+ elevation options ?

Hi,
I thought Finnex were going to market an alternative mounting option with longer legs ?
I have a 48" Planted+ and love the light :-) However, I'd like to raise it a few inches without...
Forum: Fish   11-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By Ghia
+1 for a fishless cycle ! I don't get it...you...

+1 for a fishless cycle !
I don't get it...you would risk 5 fish but not a plant ?
Forum: Fish   11-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Ghia
Were the fish used to the existing CO2 levels ?

Were the fish used to the existing CO2 levels ?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Ghia
I keep Threadfin Rainbows (Iriatherina werneri)...

I keep Threadfin Rainbows (Iriatherina werneri) with my shrimp. They have very small mouths and throats, and have never shown any interest in the shrimp.
Forum: Substrate   11-07-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Ghia
I use Flourite Dark, with sand on top...light...

I use Flourite Dark, with sand on top...light sand with a grain size of 0.4-0.6 mm.
Forum: Plants   11-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Ghia
It doesn't look like mechanical damage (from...

It doesn't look like mechanical damage (from fish/snails).The retarded growth could indicate some sort of defiency. And since older leaves are affected, I would guess one of the mobile kations. My...
Forum: Substrate   11-07-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Ghia
Best cory sand has a grain size of 0.4-0.8 mm....

Best cory sand has a grain size of 0.4-0.8 mm. and rounded grains :-) Then it is safe for them to filter the sand through their gills.
Forum: Fish   11-07-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Ghia
What Joe said...probably ammonia poisoning. It...

What Joe said...probably ammonia poisoning.
It would be good for both the cories and the tetras to get your pH down to 6.5-6.8. This is ideal for cories. And perhaps remove all the dead plant...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-31-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Ghia
Could there be runoff from agriculture in the...

Could there be runoff from agriculture in the well ? Farmers use all kinds of insecticides and pesticides, which may not have been tested for by your lab.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-28-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By Ghia
I must be the odd one out, then...I actually...

I must be the odd one out, then...I actually don't mind testing. *G*
My water has TDS of about 12 out of the tap, and I change 50% every 8-9 days. Since this is a 32 USG growout tank for youngsters,...
Forum: Fish   10-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Ghia
My corys all love the Hikari Sinking Wafers. They...

My corys all love the Hikari Sinking Wafers. They go crazy for Ken's BrineShrimp Sticks, and also like Ken's Premium Spirulina Algae Sticks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-20-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By Ghia
Do a pwc to get the nitrite down, then dose...

Do a pwc to get the nitrite down, then dose ammonia again up to around 3 ppm. Repeat as necessary.
When you can do that and come out with 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite after 24 hrs, the tank is cycled.
Forum: Equipment   10-13-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Ghia
There is no minmum order, he has 10 avaialble, as...

There is no minmum order, he has 10 avaialble, as I understand it. Free shipping from China...

Also says "patent solenoid magnetic valve to control CO2 supply, can be operated with timer for light...
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