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Forum: Algae 04-12-2013, 03:11 AM
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Posted By vangp79660
I had an even worser problem. it was all over my...

I had an even worser problem. it was all over my glass and plants. Then right after I bought more plants into my tank...all of it just disappeared. mitve been excessive nutrients. plus I soften...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By vangp79660
cool, didnt know they existed. i'll consider...

cool, didnt know they existed. i'll consider them later on. Going be my 3rd time investing AE. first was Siamese, then chinese...both a tad bit too aggressive
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2013, 10:45 PM
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Posted By vangp79660
my tank is 29gals. I purposely chose them to be...

my tank is 29gals. I purposely chose them to be just a bit over 1inch when i picked them up at the store for algae control. they've been very good
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2013, 10:43 PM
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Views: 372
Posted By vangp79660
they've been pretty exceptional so far with my...

they've been pretty exceptional so far with my crs. They get a little rowdy with ea other here and there but nothing too visually threatening. Except I just hope they don't gobble up a fry shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By vangp79660
they are the little chinese algae eater....heres...

they are the little chinese algae eater....heres a picture. they're both are about 1 1/2 inches.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By vangp79660
CRS is pregnant...should algae eaters be separated?

I have a berried shrimp for who knows how many days now. I'm concerned my two miniature algae eaters might eat them when they hatch. Should I separate them from the tank? or will they not pose any...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By vangp79660
havent a clue what that is. i'll research it now!

havent a clue what that is. i'll research it now!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-06-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By vangp79660
Crystal Reds NEEDS Soft Water - Apple Snail NEEDS Harder Water - NOW WHAT?

my snails shell is slowly disintegrating away. thinning out a lot now and pitting. but i have crystal red shrimps that i intend to have soft water for breeding purposes. I wanna keep the snail to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By vangp79660
yes, i use strip...which is kinda hard to read. ...

yes, i use strip...which is kinda hard to read. I will probably be considering a liquid test kit for more accuracy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By vangp79660
yea its not. its measured in mg/L. gh @ ~80 /...

yea its not. its measured in mg/L. gh @ ~80 / kh @ ~120

still been trying to figure out easier read conversions. i think the other is german units somethin like that
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-04-2013, 01:40 AM
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Views: 359
Posted By vangp79660
hmm, thats interesting. I always thought snails...

hmm, thats interesting. I always thought snails can live in many various water conditions.
Forum: Algae 04-04-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By vangp79660
Identifying BLACK stuff on my plants??

your thoughts? the black stuff? its thin and kinda looks corroded like rust

http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb351/vangp79660/Fish%20Tank/IMG_0454_zps4c9d8206.jpg?t=1365032398
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By vangp79660
BTW, ph is btween 6.5-7 / nitrate, nitrite...

BTW, ph is btween 6.5-7 / nitrate, nitrite - little to 0 / gh/kh low / light @ 3.3 wph / co2
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By vangp79660
Wink Snail Died Today :( why? ++ WEIRD STUFF ON PLANT HELP

This whole week my snail has been stuck at the very top of the tank and other places. Never occurred to me of different behavior. I got home from work today and hes now motionless upside down. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-28-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By vangp79660
Tall tanks vs Looong

Well, never have been too conscience bout tanks sizes until I started my own planted tank 6 months ago. Got a 29gal tall. Had a single light fixture. then went to dual. then quads. High lighted...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By vangp79660
definitely gonna have to soften the water one way...

definitely gonna have to soften the water one way or another. for now, going to try out the peats lightly. maybe soak it off before i put it in. just did a 1/4 distilled water change and the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By vangp79660
hmm, my gh kh were a tadd bit too high, so i just...

hmm, my gh kh were a tadd bit too high, so i just bout some peat softener for my canister filter. I hear they're suppose to tan the tank a little. Hopefully my crs won't suffer anything else,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By vangp79660
Cool shrimps in "blackwater"???

anyone ever tried 'shrimps" in blackwater? will they survive? bad idea?

-- if driftwood added for blackwater effect...water should be soft and ph low right?

...will it contradict shrimps...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By vangp79660
i use tap water. last i checked my ph is around...

i use tap water. last i checked my ph is around at 7, gh ~150 mg/L , kh ~40 mg/L, no2 & no3 almost at 0. No additives or fertilizers lately. I feed the max breed pellets and usually just let them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By vangp79660
Question Crystal Red Shrimps becoming translucent. Causes?

My CRS whites are becoming clear and I believe may be due to a couple of reasons. What are your inputs? I have a few but I'll like to hear yours and the possible solutions to fix this.
Forum: Photography 03-14-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By vangp79660
okay, i just looked that up an yes, i think they...

okay, i just looked that up an yes, i think they are limpets. a bunch of em too. gonna try to find a way to get rid of them.
Forum: Photography 03-14-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By vangp79660
I realized they're not baby snails. I have...

I realized they're not baby snails. I have snails in the tank too even smaller and clearly can tell the difference. I still don't know what those critters are :(
Forum: Photography 03-09-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By vangp79660
there are like dozens and dozens of them, is what...

there are like dozens and dozens of them, is what i don't get how the can multiply so fast
Forum: Photography 03-09-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By vangp79660
yea, they're little round blob of clear membrane...

yea, they're little round blob of clear membrane with a white dot in the middle. and they glide around on the glass all day long.
Forum: Photography 03-09-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By vangp79660
I've always thought so myself, but I haven't seen...

I've always thought so myself, but I haven't seen one between the looks of that and a snail...so its really confusing me. pff lol
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