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Forum: Fish 07-09-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,753
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Honestly with a 55g tank you will be safe with 5...

Honestly with a 55g tank you will be safe with 5 adults in there even six if you keep a strict WC schedule. Like state cardinals are a great choice, can handle the higher temps, school nicely and are...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
The "rod" that sticks up through the middle of...

The "rod" that sticks up through the middle of the skimmer with teeth turns to adjust how much water its pulling from the top and bottom.

I think its counter-clockwise to make it pull more from...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Which model? Alot of the different SunSun...

Which model?

Alot of the different SunSun models use different sizes hoses.
Forum: Plants 05-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Also with my java moss it took a couple months to...

Also with my java moss it took a couple months to for it to really adjust and take off. Now I have the stuff popping up all over the place. Maybe just keep doing what your doing what your doing for a...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Wondering if you angels are still munching on...

Wondering if you angels are still munching on your plants or not?

I just got some as well and they too are after my Hygro. Compact. I watch them take bites out of the leafs and even seen them...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
This is not true. Prime DOES NOT remove the...

This is not true. Prime DOES NOT remove the ammonia, rather it just converts it a less toxic form to fish until plants/bacteria can remove it. Treating it first then dumping it in will help with...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I trim mine all the time and dont have any...

I trim mine all the time and dont have any melting occuring
Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,365
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I would also like to see this tank now. I am in...

I would also like to see this tank now. I am in the process of switch out my tanks inhabitants and really want cardinals with some angels but want to hear more peoples experiences with mixing the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-29-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I now have black sand. When I had white it would...

I now have black sand. When I had white it would show ALL the fish "droppings" and whatever else built up in corners between vacs and drove me nuts!
Forum: Fish 04-28-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Making the same decision myself right now. I am...

Making the same decision myself right now. I am leaning towards the Cardinals for the same reasons as above. I think it would give a little more diversity to your tank.
Forum: Lighting 04-28-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I would think depending on the fixture that even...

I would think depending on the fixture that even with only 2 bulbs running you will still need to raise it up off the tank somewhat to get a low enough level to avoid algae. If the lights has poor...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
The only issue I could see is all that rain...

The only issue I could see is all that rain breaking the surface of the water would prob gas off alot of co2 causing fluctuating levels which may or may not induce an algae outbreak depending on the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-22-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Awesome!!!! I love kids!

Awesome!!!! I love kids!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,871
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Didn't say that. You asked if it would starve the...

Didn't say that. You asked if it would starve the bacteria.

Like TWA said, just about anything can be overdosed. Just use common sense and a double dose should do anything you would need it to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,871
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
No, prime doesn't "remove" ammonia. It just binds...

No, prime doesn't "remove" ammonia. It just binds it into a non/less toxic form until the bacteria convert it or you remove it via water changes.

Sent from my Milestone X2 using Tapatalk while...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Is there any fish or livestock in the tank at...

Is there any fish or livestock in the tank at all? If not, then you dont have to worry about too much co2. Your best and easiest bet is to get yourself a drop checker with some 4dkh solution to see...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I had the 750gph model in my 75g and no matter...

I had the 750gph model in my 75g and no matter where I would position it, it would constantly have all my plants bent over and blowing around. Not to the point where it was up-rooting them but enough...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-15-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,831
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Im drooling!

Im drooling!
Forum: Plants 04-15-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I was always told it needs higher light, co2, and...

I was always told it needs higher light, co2, and a nutrient rich substrate to really do well.

Would like to know myself as I would like to have this rather then Blyxa in my shrimp tank.
Forum: Fish 04-14-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I have some shell dweller right now and they are...

I have some shell dweller right now and they are surely some neat fish with an everchanging aquascape. With that being said about the only thing I got to stay was floating plants. They dig alot and...
Forum: Fish 04-14-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
When I would ship Africans I would never go more...

When I would ship Africans I would never go more then 4-5 per bag but they are bit more fiesty then the other community fish. Biggest thing is if one dies it creates ammonia and can take out the...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Yes it will just make the flow per hole come out...

Yes it will just make the flow per hole come out a higher velocity. If its too much (which I doubt) you could always drill more holes to make it back to the way it was or re-install last piece.

I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-14-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I can tell by the bags around my cherries eyes...

I can tell by the bags around my cherries eyes that they dont sleep, just like me lately. Lol
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,597
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
I have the SunSun 304b (next bigger size) and...

I have the SunSun 304b (next bigger size) and havent had any issue what so ever with it burping air unless my water level gets low enough to allow the surface skimmer to bottom out and take in air...
Forum: Plants 04-14-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By xxbenjamminxx
Vendor Reviews are not allowed on this site,...

Vendor Reviews are not allowed on this site, whether good or bad. Sorry. Id do some googling on reviews to get a feel of the sites reputation.

Good luck and sorry we cant really help you much.
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