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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-18-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By ylot77
If that is true, I haven't noticed it.

If that is true, I haven't noticed it.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-18-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,602
Posted By ylot77
Ha! I was waiting for someone to say that! ...

Ha! I was waiting for someone to say that!

Surgical RN/Wildlife Ecologist/Dad. In no particular order.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-18-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By ylot77
I don't really think that shrimp ever get...

I don't really think that shrimp ever get intimidated. If a cory were to root around the gravel near a shrimp, and maybe touch it out of curiosity, the shrimp would dart away for sure.

If a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-18-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,556
Posted By ylot77
Wow! They almost look like they belong in...

Wow! They almost look like they belong in saltwater. I like finding unknown gems like them close to home :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-18-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By ylot77
I've had the same problem. I have one particular...

I've had the same problem. I have one particular tank that for some reason won't hold a colony of shrimp. The only difference between that one and my other tanks is injected co2. Something about...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By ylot77
No, a blackout for a few days shouldn't kill your...

No, a blackout for a few days shouldn't kill your plants. Make sure you do a large water change before and after otherwise the excess nutrients in your aquarium will bring the green water right back.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By ylot77
Is it still alive today?

Is it still alive today?
Forum: Fish   10-06-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,059
Posted By ylot77
Ember tetras are my favorite, but Von Rio tetras...

Ember tetras are my favorite, but Von Rio tetras are a very close 2nd place, and serpaes are for sure 3rd. My list could go on and on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   10-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By ylot77
+1 Solcielo lawrencia Absolutely correct. ...

+1 Solcielo lawrencia
Absolutely correct. Reduce your light immediately, and it as long as your CO2 indicator stays green-ish, up your CO2. That is the very best thing you can do to combat green...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By ylot77
I dose around 4x-5x what Seachem recommends for...

I dose around 4x-5x what Seachem recommends for their dose, every other day. For example, I use about 23ml on my 40gal each time. It may be a bit wasteful for the plants that I currently have, but I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By ylot77
For what it's worth, I dose potassium heavily in...

For what it's worth, I dose potassium heavily in all my tanks. It's one of the quickest nutrients to disappear in a planted tank, it very possibly can't be overdosed (just wasted) and it doesn't have...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-04-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,122
Posted By ylot77
It would be a shame to bury that hardscape in...

It would be a shame to bury that hardscape in plants...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-03-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By ylot77
Where does the light go on that thing? Seems like...

Where does the light go on that thing? Seems like the light would get in the way of anyone trying to see in.
Forum: Fish   10-01-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By ylot77
If that is the only thing that has changed, it...

If that is the only thing that has changed, it could have something to do with it.
Forum: Fish   10-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By ylot77
There are a lot of small fish that will eat...

There are a lot of small fish that will eat scuds. White cloud minnows love them. I once bought a bag of scuds and put them in a 50gal planted tank that just had white clouds... within a few days...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-30-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By ylot77
I would avoid putting them into tanks with...

I would avoid putting them into tanks with injected CO2... I'm not sure what it is but every single bamboo shrimp that I've put into a tank with it has died within 24 hours. I keep other shrimp just...
Forum: Plants   09-30-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By ylot77
Yeah, I usually just float it until I see fresh...

Yeah, I usually just float it until I see fresh roots appearing, and then I plant it.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 46,561
Posted By ylot77
That, sir, is why LEDs are so awesome. So much...

That, sir, is why LEDs are so awesome. So much light in so little space!
Forum: Photography   09-29-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,902
Posted By ylot77
Very nice. I might like macro even more than I...

Very nice. I might like macro even more than I like full shots of established, manicured show tanks :)
Forum: Algae   09-29-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By ylot77
Yes, it isn't necessary, but it is nice to be...

Yes, it isn't necessary, but it is nice to be able to do. Then you can just dose the crap outta that BGA. The plants seem to like it too.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-29-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By ylot77
These shrimp are scavengers, not hunters. They...

These shrimp are scavengers, not hunters. They are simply cleaning up the tank for you.
Forum: Algae   09-29-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By ylot77
I'm about ready to transfer my fish to another...

I'm about ready to transfer my fish to another temporary tank while I do a blackout and hydrogen peroxide treatment. We'll see if it works...
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By ylot77
I've been using a CO2 regulator from...

I've been using a CO2 regulator from aquariumplants.com for 5 years now, and I haven't any issues whatsoever. It's all electronic, so there are no needles or valves or anything to wear out. I can...
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ylot77
The only reason I've ever heard of anyone adding...

The only reason I've ever heard of anyone adding O2 to a planted aquarium was to off-gas CO2 through surface agitation. Unless you are dumping a serious amount of CO2 into your tank, I wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment   09-29-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By ylot77
Nice! Finally time to pick up that 55 I've been...

Nice! Finally time to pick up that 55 I've been wanting...
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