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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-07-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Preeths
Ammonia is very soluble in water, it will not...

Ammonia is very soluble in water, it will not evaporate.
Forum: Home Page News   01-04-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By Preeths
I have Planted tanks that do not have a filter;...

I have Planted tanks that do not have a filter; usually they are very heavily planted. Plants absorb the nitrates, so actually you can get away with only topping off the water in the tank instead of...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-10-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,498
Posted By Preeths
Hi Andrew, The daily checking of egg traps...

Hi Andrew,

The daily checking of egg traps for eggs will scare and stress the fish. You will not find any eggs this way. you need to condition the fish with live food and let them to do their...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-24-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,892
Posted By Preeths
http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/gallery2/d/49538...

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Glyptothorax. These hill stream catfishes are really...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Preeths
Looks like a deformed rasbora daniconius

Looks like a deformed rasbora daniconius
Forum: Fish   08-10-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Preeths
They will go after the shrimps first

They will go after the shrimps first
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-20-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Preeths
Yes, cooler temperatures help in retaining more...

Yes, cooler temperatures help in retaining more dissolved CO2.
Forum: Algae   05-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Preeths
Stop feeding the mollies, the will eat the algae.

Stop feeding the mollies, the will eat the algae.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-04-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By Preeths
Vallesneria spiralis (i hope i spelled it right)

Vallesneria spiralis (i hope i spelled it right)
Forum: Fish   03-04-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By Preeths
I dont know about pleco's, but my oscars love...

I dont know about pleco's, but my oscars love bananas, and my severum's like apple. finely chopped of course....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-24-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,954
Posted By Preeths
CO2 tanks ... any pressurised container need to...

CO2 tanks ... any pressurised container need to be kept away from the reach kids. ti could have been a lot worse if the kid toppled the cylinder...... better keep the cylinder in a place kids cant...
Forum: Equipment   02-23-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Preeths
Can you give more information? Is the measurement...

Can you give more information? Is the measurement in inches? what do you plan to do with it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-29-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,287
Posted By Preeths
What substrate are you using?

What substrate are you using?
Forum: Plants   10-06-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By Preeths
i just trim them to 2-3 inches below the water...

i just trim them to 2-3 inches below the water surface.
Forum: Algae   10-03-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,891
Posted By Preeths
Yes keep them hungry for a day then intorduce...

Yes keep them hungry for a day then intorduce them in an algae tank. They will pick it clean
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-03-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Preeths
When you add plants there wont be a cycle, the...

When you add plants there wont be a cycle, the ammonia etc are used by the plants. give the plants a couple of weeks to settle in the tank and then you can start adding the fish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-30-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,775
Posted By Preeths
My neighbour looking at the CO2 cylinder "...

My neighbour looking at the CO2 cylinder

" are your fish sick? why are you giving them oxygen like they do in the hospital? "
Forum: Algae   09-07-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By Preeths
Have you tried black mollies? they are the best...

Have you tried black mollies? they are the best hair algae eaters. dont feed them any thing and they will eat all the hair algae in a matter of days.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-02-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By Preeths
Dont worry K2SO4 will not affect fish, not even...

Dont worry K2SO4 will not affect fish, not even shrimp. Even if you had added more than double of what you mentioned nothing bad would have happened.
Forum: Fish   08-24-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Preeths
An other option is to use fast growing plants...

An other option is to use fast growing plants like duck weed to absorb the nutrients in the water.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-20-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By Preeths
My Snake heads never disturb the plants. I Always...

My Snake heads never disturb the plants. I Always keep them in planted tanks.


These are native species here so no isues with the law ;-)
Forum: Plants   07-01-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Preeths
Reduce the water level to what you need, cover...

Reduce the water level to what you need, cover the top with a plastic sheet and tape the sheet to the glass. this should hold the moisture in and keep the plants healthy for a few days
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-18-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Preeths
If you are using a small co2 cylinder secure it...

If you are using a small co2 cylinder secure it to the stand. Empty aluminium cylinders weigh very less and may tip over due to the weight of the CO2 regulator. This can damage the regulator.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-18-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,184
Posted By Preeths
My killies and snake heads love the change in...

My killies and snake heads love the change in cusine when insects come visiting their tank. The tanks are fully covered as my fish are jumpers but i have seen insects being eaten by my fish. now i...
Forum: Fish   06-17-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,552
Posted By Preeths
Try feeding raw/semi boiled egg yolk. It may be...

Try feeding raw/semi boiled egg yolk. It may be able to consume this more easily than any other type of food. Better do this in a QT tank, as you will be doing a lot of WC's with this kind of food.
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