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Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-05-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By kindbud
Welcome to the pt forums. My first post here from...

Welcome to the pt forums. My first post here from my blackberry has one word for you...ferns.

If there's enough light to see it, it's probably enough to keep it alive. Enough light to read by and...
Forum: Fish 01-22-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,535
Posted By kindbud
watching habrosus eat live blackworms is just...

watching habrosus eat live blackworms is just about the most entertaining thing i've ever seen in a tank. except for maybe pygmaeus and hastatus (even smaller corys) doing the same.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-09-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kindbud
i resemble that remark! :hihi:

i resemble that remark! :hihi:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By kindbud
for those keeping cherry shrimp in 2.5 gallon...

for those keeping cherry shrimp in 2.5 gallon tanks...

have you noticed stunted growth on them at all relative to any cherry shrimp you may have in larger tanks?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By kindbud
i use the pollen glass ada diffusor with diy co2....

i use the pollen glass ada diffusor with diy co2. in fact, i use it with the hagen canister you have going right now because i think it looks cool. well, tidier than soda bottles anyway. i love...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-27-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By kindbud
yes, water in the separator (gatorade bottle). ...

yes, water in the separator (gatorade bottle). right out of the tap too. it doesn't get any simpler. i fill pretty high up to just where the plastic starts to curve (gas out tube cut close to the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By kindbud
the answer is to set up a gas separator. i was...

the answer is to set up a gas separator. i was skeptical at first too. skeptical that something that you can make with things you have in your home right now in less than 5 minutes could work so...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,302
Posted By kindbud
i have driftwood covered with weeping moss that...

i have driftwood covered with weeping moss that was starting to gunk up with algae. decided to spot treat with excel using about 2 ml. in a plastic syringe.

result: for a 2" x 2" area, 2 ml....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-09-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,438
Posted By kindbud
those australes must be loving that setup. have...

those australes must be loving that setup. have you noticed any eggs or fry?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 05-09-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,160
Posted By kindbud
funny how i see the exact opposite. NEED TO CRAM...

funny how i see the exact opposite. NEED TO CRAM IN SOME MORE TANKS INTO ALL THAT WASTED SPACE! :biggrin:
Forum: Tank Journals 05-08-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By kindbud
awesome read. gets my vote for thread of the...

awesome read. gets my vote for thread of the week.

aquablogging is fun. fun fun fun. lot cheaper than therapy too!
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By kindbud
yes. it does appear to be an elegant solution...

yes. it does appear to be an elegant solution (something i like) which involves more unsightly clutter behind the tank in practice (something i don't like). sigh. i guess i'll get over having a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-10-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By kindbud
easiest type of driftwood to use is the one that...

easiest type of driftwood to use is the one that can fit in a pot you have in which to boil it.

boiling will help remove the brown juice as well as keep it from floating.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By kindbud
diy co2 and glass diffusors

ok. so rinsed out the tubing thoroughly with hydrogen peroxide. then i soaked the diffusor in hydrogen peroxide for a few hours, rinsed, and soaked again in a not-so-mild bleach solution for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By kindbud
breeding fish for fish food

ok, so is it in poor taste to breed some really prolific livebearer for the sole purpose of feeding the fry to my killies?

the killies i have that will only accept live foods already get a steady...
Forum: Fish 04-06-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By kindbud
corydoras!! the most underrated schooling fish...

corydoras!! the most underrated schooling fish (probably because they're mostly bottom dwellers).

i'd get at least a dozen habrosus or 2 dozen hastatus.

love the mini corys! my favorite fish...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By kindbud
thanks for the reply but BAH!! i really don't...

thanks for the reply but BAH!! i really don't like this solution, though i'm sure it would work, like you suggested.

before i resort to rigging up a gas separator i'm going to try soaking the...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By kindbud
yeast mung on ADA diffusor

using the ada pollen diffusor with diy co2 on a 10 gallon tank.

i LOVE the diffusor. it works well with the diy co2 in one of those hagen canisters. lots of fizz all over the tank. however,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-04-2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By kindbud
it's true that mixing sand and flourite will not...

it's true that mixing sand and flourite will not achive the desired result of sand only on top, good plant substrate underneath. however, i like the look of a flourite/sand mix. i have that setup...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-04-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By kindbud
i have that 14w stock fixture/bulb on a 5.5...

i have that 14w stock fixture/bulb on a 5.5 gallon tank. i'm running a red sea nanofilter containing just filter floss and add no co2.

my bolbitis fern is a beast in that tank. it won't stop...
Forum: Lighting 02-14-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By kindbud
hey fishguy, i'm looking at the "special twin...

hey fishguy, i'm looking at the "special twin tube glass top" here...
Aquarium Hoods & Canopies: All-Glass Twin-Tube Versa-Tops...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-09-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By kindbud
for half the price of an aquaclear mini (ac 20)...

for half the price of an aquaclear mini (ac 20) you can get an azoo palm filter. i run them on 2.5 gallon tanks throttled way down. just perfect. you can get more than enough filtration from these...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By kindbud
those hagen co2 kits with the bubble ladder work...

those hagen co2 kits with the bubble ladder work really well with 10 gallon tanks. i also like the gray plastic container it comes with (much nicer looking than a recycled soda or juice bottle) and...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By kindbud
ADA pollen glass diffuser

the adg shop has been out of stock for at least a month (i've only been checking the site for that long).

anyone more familiar with the adg shop know when, if ever, they will be getting more of...
Forum: Lighting 01-04-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By kindbud
36 watts is a lot of light for a 10 gallon tank. ...

36 watts is a lot of light for a 10 gallon tank. i have the 36 watt ah supply unit on mine. granted, i have the amazing reflectors but you'll probably have to add co2 to your tank somehow as well. ...
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