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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-08-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
Updated FTS. Lights were just turned on when...

Updated FTS.
Lights were just turned on when pics were taken so some plants are not yet open.
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l241/jourdyjackfruit/RS_DSC04620.jpg
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-29-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,364
Posted By jourdy
WHOAH! One day I will copy this. Haha.

WHOAH!
One day I will copy this. Haha.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-29-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 56,687
Posted By jourdy
Those rocks are awesome. It kinda makes me sad...

Those rocks are awesome.
It kinda makes me sad knowing I won't be able to get my hands on those kind of rocks here.
Forum: Fish   07-28-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,543
Posted By jourdy
Due to water? Does this mean my whole tank is...

Due to water?
Does this mean my whole tank is contaminated?

The other inhabitants are doing fine (2 other otos, 6 forktail rainbows and shrimps)

The oto I quarantined has already died. Just 1...
Forum: Plants   07-28-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By jourdy
Yes, I think that is a Tuberculatum, although the...

Yes, I think that is a Tuberculatum, although the color is washed out :(
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-27-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
I tried it before and it was even harder. It...

I tried it before and it was even harder.
It turned brown and uprooted.

At least with the mesh, it dies at a slower rate.
Actually these guys are not dead but very unhealthy looking.
Forum: Plants   07-27-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By jourdy
Red plant ID

Anyone know what type of plant this is?
It seems like a pretty plant, especially in bunches.. so it seems kinda surprising it's not popular much. Makes me think it's not a true aquatic plant... but...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-27-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
You missed the part where guppy has been replaced...

You missed the part where guppy has been replaced by Fortail Rainbows, since the guppy jumped.

I was about to order different types of Sulawesi shrimp but there's a restriction on live prawns so I...
Forum: Fish   07-26-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,543
Posted By jourdy
Okay, will do. Just have to catch it. Im...

Okay, will do.
Just have to catch it.

Im surprised it's still alive. I saw it on a leaf near the water surface, thinking it was dead. As I was about to scoop it up, she darted. Tried poking it a...
Forum: Fish   07-25-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,543
Posted By jourdy
Otocinclus about to EXPLODE!

What is wrong with my Oto?
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l241/jourdyjackfruit/RS_DSC04470.jpg

There are 3 Otos in my tank and the other 2 seem to be doing good.
Forum: Fish   07-24-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By jourdy
Is this fish rare? I got 6 last week for about...

Is this fish rare?
I got 6 last week for about $1 each.

They're all doing fine, eating and darting around the tank.
The first 2 days they were just near the surface, schooling.
Then on the 3rd...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-24-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,821
Posted By jourdy
Looking good. I'm surprised your moss is...

Looking good.
I'm surprised your moss is growing fast!

That's gonna looke awesome.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-22-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
UG you are right. Over the past few days I...

UG you are right.
Over the past few days I have experimented with the positioning of the lights and they do follow where there is most light output.

Anyway, it has been 1 week since I last...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-21-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 176,725
Posted By jourdy
Anyone know what these are? ...

Anyone know what these are?

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l241/jourdyjackfruit/BUG.jpg
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l241/jourdyjackfruit/bug2.jpg

I caught 2 of them today and 1...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-16-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
Another update.. though I look quite silly...

Another update.. though I look quite silly posting again and again.

I added Iron a day ago, and noticed the difference in just 1 day. I didn't realize it plays this big of a role.

Only the top...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-15-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By jourdy
Awesome. Thanks so much. I kinda thought maybe...

Awesome. Thanks so much.
I kinda thought maybe there are some negative effects like confusion or something.

Haha.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-15-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By jourdy
Planted tank and 2 light schedules?

Hi all. Was wondering if you guys could help me with a simple question that would help me enjoy my tank tenfold.

I was wondering if I could set up my timer to run my lights on my planted tank from...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-14-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
My tank looks like it's filled with Sprite right...

My tank looks like it's filled with Sprite right now.
So many bubbles like I've never seen before.

All the plants seem to be pearling....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-13-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
Phoenix: They don't change colors. They just come...

Phoenix: They don't change colors. They just come in different hues (mostly brownish-green though)

ddtran46: Thanks. It's a 4.+ gallon bowfront.


Well well well. Since 4 of my previous...
Forum: Plants   07-13-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By jourdy
I have a suiggestion: Drill a hole in a...

I have a suiggestion:
Drill a hole in a driftwood, glue it with a suction cup (i used the one to hold air tube), tie the moss to the DW, and stick it on the tank's glass.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-12-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,528
Posted By jourdy
I have 3 14w bulbs on my 5 gallon tank. I thought...

I have 3 14w bulbs on my 5 gallon tank. I thought that would be enough for most plants but I did not realize plants need a high watt output light.

Here is an updated FTS.
I trimmed some plants -...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-10-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By jourdy
Thanks for the input, crimson and toddnbecka. ...

Thanks for the input, crimson and toddnbecka.

crimson, do you keep your cardinal shrimp in .3-.5 salinity? The suipplier told me that they culture their shrimps in .3-.5 salinity and with a PH of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-10-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By jourdy
It is a lot, lot cheaper to buy in bulk. How...

It is a lot, lot cheaper to buy in bulk.
How much are these shrimps sold there anyway?
I think it's around 1/5 the price.
I might sell some to try and earn back what it cost me..

There might be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-10-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By jourdy
Haha. The supplier will come here within the next...

Haha. The supplier will come here within the next month, but I could postpone getting them until next time.

I am currently using the mobile phone so it is a bit hard to browse the internet. And...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-10-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By jourdy
Sulawesi Shrimps

Hi. Has anyone here have been able to keep Sulawesi shrimps?
How are they in terms of hardiness?

I am getting 1,000 pieces of different varieties of Sulawesi shrimps from a supplier within the...
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