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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-20-2014, 01:48 AM
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Posted By Indian fern
ADD MORE PLANTS! More floating plants will give...

ADD MORE PLANTS!
More floating plants will give food and protection for shrimps. A few more water lettuce won't hurt. You can trim their roots too.
Scape looks fine, wait till the plants grow and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By Indian fern
If nitrates and nitrites is the problem, then you...

If nitrates and nitrites is the problem, then you may want to add some pennywort, hornwort or water lettuce. All of those are nitrate and nitrite sponges. My shrimps (cherries and the pregnant...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By Indian fern
Talking I had that problem similar to yours. The water is...

I had that problem similar to yours. The water is stable and the ammonia is zero. BUT, you might check if your water has copper as it is very deadly to shrimps. Adding more plants will help. My x-mas...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By Indian fern
So I had a tank similar to yours. My cherries in...

So I had a tank similar to yours. My cherries in there are quite fine and 1 is pregnant! :D
Adding floating plants can be additional filters. My water lettuce saved my 2 gal as all the shrimps are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Indian fern
Well actually it was restarted though. I remove...

Well actually it was restarted though. I remove the hygrophila stricta, nymphaea stellata, amazon swords and ludwigias as they outgrow the tank. I have added some x-mas moss from my current tank. It...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-15-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Indian fern
Will it harm my Cherry shrimp fry?

So I bought one red nose shrimp at our LFS. It costs around $1. I immediately bought it as it is the last one at the store. It is now in a 2 gal. tank with 4 cherries. One is pregnant and she is...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-26-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Indian fern
So here is the 2 gallon. One of the shrimps died...

So here is the 2 gallon. One of the shrimps died this morning. :(
Anyway, I still have 5 left and they all seem to be quite happy and energetic. Planning to add one betta, will it be okay?

TANK...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Indian fern
Yeah it could be euglena or a paramecium. But its...

Yeah it could be euglena or a paramecium. But its not definitely a planaria. :D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Indian fern
It looks like a paramecium, but its size is way...

It looks like a paramecium, but its size is way to bigger than normal. Just a wild guess though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Indian fern
2 gal shrimp tank project! :D

Hi guys, planning to setup a 2 gal planted shrimp tank. I'm gonna put on some nymphaea stellata, some anubias nana 'petite; and a couple of swords and ludwigias. I will be putting 5 ghost shrimps in...
Forum: Plants 09-23-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Indian fern
My ludwigias who had no roots were just anchored...

My ludwigias who had no roots were just anchored with rocks. Use rocks that are flat so it can weigh them down without breaking their stem. After a few days, long roots are growing already. But the...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Indian fern
I tried them and they never root. But tying them...

I tried them and they never root. But tying them with fishing line that does not rot can keep them intact with the wood giving it an appearance that it looks attached. Covering it with moss can be a...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Indian fern
REALLY!? Wow I think I am gonna try it. If it...

REALLY!? Wow I think I am gonna try it. If it dies its fine its just pothos. Thanks! :D
Forum: Plants 09-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Indian fern
Growing pothos submerged?

Ive seen lots of threads in other forums saying that pothos can be grown submerged. They may even resemble variegated anubias. Is this true? Or it will rot after a few months. Its really a cool...
Forum: Plants 09-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Indian fern
Well actually from my experience, I bought my...

Well actually from my experience, I bought my wisteria as an emersed plant too. I floated it awhile and started to send out roots. After a few days it still grows the same oval leaves and suddenly...
Forum: Plants 09-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By Indian fern
WOW they are very hapy! :D :D :D I guess you...

WOW they are very hapy! :D :D :D

I guess you might wanna try on crypts,, swords and valls. They are heavy root feeders and would happily thrive if given with root tabs. The ludwigia, I think it...
Forum: Plants 09-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By Indian fern
Crypts can live in low light. I think to keep a...

Crypts can live in low light. I think to keep a crypt's red color is to supplement it with iron. Just a guess though.


Try adding some water sprite, its pretty and easy to grow. Also try sunset...
Forum: Plants 09-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Indian fern
Wow its so pretty! :o :o :o

Wow its so pretty! :o :o :o
Forum: Fish 08-13-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Indian fern
Thanks, seen your tank progress its wonderful! ...

Thanks, seen your tank progress its wonderful!
Looking forward to it ;)
Forum: Fish 08-10-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Indian fern
Don't worry xjaminex, I'll choose the goldfish....

Don't worry xjaminex, I'll choose the goldfish. ;)
So I guess, I will sell my bichir since it has grown so big. My goldies are 4 orandas. They are quite a jolly eater but does not bother plants in...
Forum: Fish 08-09-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Indian fern
Well, im willing to move them in a 90 gal tank as...

Well, im willing to move them in a 90 gal tank as long as they are together. My only concern is that will they really go together?

Oh and I have been feeding my bichir with worms(mealworms),...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Indian fern
Really, Iv'e been feeding my bichir with pellets...

Really, Iv'e been feeding my bichir with pellets that I feed to my goldies. I bought it 2 inches 6 months ago now its whopping 9.5 inches. I live in a tropical country but so the temp of all my...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Indian fern
Bichirs and goldfish?

So I have two tanks now. I have a bichir in a 30 gallon, and fancy goldies in a 10 gal. My fancy goldfishes are so big around 5 inches in length while my bichir was 6 inches long. I guess it wont...
Forum: Plants 07-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Indian fern
Potamegoton was gone. They chow it down like...

Potamegoton was gone. They chow it down like salad. :(
Forum: Plants 07-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Indian fern
Wow those are happy plants mrkookm!

Wow those are happy plants mrkookm!
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