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Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By TLE041
Your plan with the substrate seems fine, but...

Your plan with the substrate seems fine, but you'll have a hard time keeping discus alive in your hard, alkaline water. You'll have to use RO water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By TLE041
I find it's hit and miss and also depends on the...

I find it's hit and miss and also depends on the plants. I don't think humidity level in the emmersed state matters because it's nowhere close to being underwater.

I've done dry starts with HC and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By TLE041
I've had a ton of nerite snails with otos and...

I've had a ton of nerite snails with otos and never had any damage the plants. Both limit their diet to algae (and the occasional vegetables), but never aquatic plants.

Out of your snails,...
Forum: Ponds 07-05-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By TLE041
I wouldn't put aquariums inside a greenhouse...

I wouldn't put aquariums inside a greenhouse unless you're planning to propagate algae, because it'll become an algae farm in half a second. A tub might be more feasible.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-05-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By TLE041
You should offer both - people can either buy the...

You should offer both - people can either buy the plants individually or in a package.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By TLE041
If the info on the nomenclature above is...

If the info on the nomenclature above is accurate, two different scientific names means that they are different species, so there should be no cross-breeding.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-05-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By TLE041
You can get DHG here...

You can get DHG here (http://www.theplantguy.org/Tropica-1-2-GROW-Eleocharis-acicularis-Mini_p_1124.html).

I wouldn't do a DHG carpet in a tank this small, even the belem/mini variety. HC should...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-05-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,080
Posted By TLE041
Yep, those are ADA Ohko stones. The generic name...

Yep, those are ADA Ohko stones. The generic name at most LFS is "dragon stones".

1 week post-planting update. The carpet is filling in nicely. All the yellow leaves are gone and new growth are...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-04-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 772,240
Posted By TLE041
Same filter, with the same 4 blade impeller.

Same filter, with the same 4 blade impeller.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-04-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,377
Posted By TLE041
12.5W of light in a 10 gallon tank is not ultra...

12.5W of light in a 10 gallon tank is not ultra high light in any setup, especially with all the floaters in this one.
Forum: Fish 07-03-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By TLE041
A combination of otos and nerite snails should...

A combination of otos and nerite snails should work well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By TLE041
And then you'll need to introduce herons to...

And then you'll need to introduce herons to remove the frogs.

Not sure if that poster was serious...

Alternatively, you can either remove them with a fish net or temporarily flood the tank.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-02-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By TLE041
This happens when the plant gets too thick. You...

This happens when the plant gets too thick. You have to be more aggressive during trims and pretty much mow it down.

Replanting the entire patches that have uprooted and getting it to stay is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By TLE041
Looks like a decent alternative to the Fluval...

Looks like a decent alternative to the Fluval Spec V, but much better price.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By TLE041
I make a cost list for the original hardware, but...

I make a cost list for the original hardware, but most of my expenses are in the livestock and things I purchase afterwards, which I don't keep track of.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By TLE041
Thank you! I decided against a carpet in...

Thank you!


I decided against a carpet in this tank because of the Edge's light. It's pretty much a spotlight that only focuses on the center of the tank, so the corners and sides will be very...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-29-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,080
Posted By TLE041
Time for an update on this tank... My last...

Time for an update on this tank...

My last dry start last Summer went really well, but I got busy and left it too long without flooding it and the HC all started to lift up. When that happened, I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-29-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By TLE041
Awesome tanks! You could set up a really cool...

Awesome tanks! You could set up a really cool fish rack with just Specs.

And happy early Canada Day!
Forum: Sevenports 06-29-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By TLE041
Do you know when you'll get more Azoo Flexi Mini...

Do you know when you'll get more Azoo Flexi Mini lights in silver in stock?
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By TLE041
Video of the tank progress so far... ...

Video of the tank progress so far...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U71RDAuLsFY
Forum: Plants 06-27-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By TLE041
You should tie it down to a piece of wood or...

You should tie it down to a piece of wood or rock, or else the plant will grow into a ball shape with leaves pointing in all directions (not attractive). However, even if that happens, after you...
Forum: Fish 06-27-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By TLE041
All my CPDs and erythromicrons definitely shoal...

All my CPDs and erythromicrons definitely shoal together. I rarely ever see an individual fish by themselves. They don't school tightly like most tetras, but they definitely shoal. 6-8 fishes is the...
Forum: Fish 06-27-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By TLE041
Careful acclimation is the key with otos. I drip...

Careful acclimation is the key with otos. I drip acclimate my Petsmart ones for 2 hours and haven't lost a single one.

Also, you have to make sure there's always a constant source of food for...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By TLE041
Added a few black crystals to test the water...

Added a few black crystals to test the water conditions. It's been two days and they're doing well so far.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/295/18567095153_33e6e15e5d_b.jpg

Golden bee
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Forum: Fish 06-26-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By TLE041
pH of 7.5 is still in the neutral range, so you...

pH of 7.5 is still in the neutral range, so you shouldn't have problems keeping most livestock other than the acidic-loving ones.
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