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Forum: Substrate   09-27-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks everyone. I should not say Used up you are...

Thanks everyone. I should not say Used up you are right it can not be used up It can be boring and messy to look at. It also sucks for cory cats. Used up was the wrong wording.

I have never done...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Snowflake311
My 100Gal is not planted and I never do much to...

My 100Gal is not planted and I never do much to that tank but move stuff around.

Here is my tank before ...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Snowflake311
I think a lot of aquascaping and plant growing is...

I think a lot of aquascaping and plant growing is going to be trial and error. Experiment with the research you have done. If you want lots of colorful plants you are going to need to look into co2...
Forum: Photography   09-21-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
  Plant
Views: 158
Posted By Snowflake311
It does not look aquatic but I am not sure. It...

It does not look aquatic but I am not sure. It reminds me of poison Ivy.
Forum: Photography   09-21-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,538
Posted By Snowflake311
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/p...

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/planted%20tank/aqua%20scape/P8315711.jpg (http://s273.photobucket.com/user/pepy311/media/planted%20tank/aqua%20scape/P8315711.jpg.html)

The...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Snowflake311
I let things dry and hose them off then put them...

I let things dry and hose them off then put them in. With took I find i sand it or buff it out. Rocks I just hose them off. I have never had any problems doing this

If the wood is dry and has...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Snowflake311
I have this plant I am not sure what it is call...

I have this plant I am not sure what it is call it is like Giant Val or eel grass. It is in my 80 gal and the stuff grows 4 foot long easy I have to trim it back. It is a beautiful plant bright green...
Forum: Substrate   09-21-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Snowflake311
I did not like the way it looked. The sand always...

I did not like the way it looked. The sand always made it's way down into it over time. I still have the stuff in containers. I would use it again for others tank make overs. I really wanted sand and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-21-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Snowflake311
When do you Redo your tank?

It has been 3 years since I did anything big to my 80gal planted tank. The talk was looking over grown and I was bored of it. So I worked all day on it. I took out all the old Substrate that was...
Forum: Substrate   09-21-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks guys it took my ALL day. I found sticks...

Thanks guys it took my ALL day. I found sticks for the tank and got them ready for the tank. Then cleaned up. But my tank is done. I feel like I might have put too much sand as a cap. I have an inch...
Forum: Fish   09-20-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Snowflake311
yeah it is normal. The new ones are light color...

yeah it is normal. The new ones are light color because they are weak, and stressed out. If they survive the stress they will color up once things calm down and they have time to adjust.

I love...
Forum: Substrate   09-20-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Snowflake311
Years ago I tried to grow plants in Play sand...

Years ago I tried to grow plants in Play sand only. It did not work well at all. Some plants that take from the water are ok. Your Stem plants like water sprite will be fine with sand only.

Sward...
Forum: Substrate   09-20-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Snowflake311
Tell me about Dirt

I have a 80gal that has been up for a long time years since I changed it around. I need to switch out the old used up Substrate that is the Eco Compleat stuff.

I want to go cheap so I am going to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By Snowflake311
aquarium Store?

I for years have been playing with the idea of opening my own aquarium store. where I live people do keep fish Northern NV Tahoe area. The problem is no one has good fish around here or plants or...
Forum: Plants   05-26-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Snowflake311
Both Sag and Val are very easy to grow I have had...

Both Sag and Val are very easy to grow I have had both grow for me. The Vallisneria aka Val grows the best under any conditions. The Sag I had grew short under lower lights and no Co2. That same Sag...
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Snowflake311
I want something small and bright or flashy.

I want something small and bright or flashy.
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Snowflake311
What small fish to get?

My head hurts trying to pick a fish. I have a 36 gal planted tank that needs some type of schooling fish or I am thinking Rainbows like Pseudomugil gertrudae , Forktail Blue Eye Rainbow . I was also...
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,337
Posted By Snowflake311
So many fill with be happy to eat tiny fry. I...

So many fill with be happy to eat tiny fry. I have some swordtails with bumblebee goby They love fry and are good at eating them. BUT they would be a bad mix with Discus.

Here are some fish that...
Forum: Lighting   02-25-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks that was helpful. The second one is my...

Thanks that was helpful. The second one is my favorite but since the tank is not that deep it might be too much.

As for fertilizer and co2 it's diy right now the drop checker is almost yellow but...
Forum: Lighting   02-25-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Snowflake311
Question Switching to LED Help.

I have an old CF light over my 20 gal long. I want to switch to LED. What to look for when buying a LED light. I am running DIY Co2 in the tank.

When I run out of light bulbs for my 80 Gal low...
Forum: Algae   01-31-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,328
Posted By Snowflake311
I have had every type of algae in my tanks over...

I have had every type of algae in my tanks over the years. This brown. Fluffy hair algae is just gross.

I am fighting it right now too. Before the fluffy brown algae came I had the bright green...
Forum: Algae   01-08-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Snowflake311
Brown hair algae

I never had this algae grow so fast and so aggressive. I think I need to do a black out. Hee a photo I let the tank go I was working a lot.then after I trimmed out most of my plants.

This tank is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-13-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Snowflake311
Post Nano Fish list..

Please add to my list of Nano fish. These should be small fish that can live happy in a small tank. These are fish that would be ok in a 10 gal or 20+ gal.

1.sparkeling Gourami
2. white cloud...
Forum: Lighting   10-27-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
  Led ??
Views: 387
Posted By Snowflake311
Led ??

I remember a few years back. Everyone said LED lights are not strong enough. Well seems like many people are switching to LED.

Is it worth it to switch to LED? If you use them I would like to see...
Forum: Home Page News   10-08-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,683
Posted By Snowflake311
I try and not spend more than $50 per fish. I did...

I try and not spend more than $50 per fish. I did spend $90 that included shipping on a wild Discus that died after I got it. He popped his bag and when I got him was laying on his side with just...
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