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Forum: Fish 04-25-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Noahma
I agree, they are most likely a hybrid, the...

I agree, they are most likely a hybrid, the splendida sub group is notorious for being cross breeds in the local fish stores, and from the Florida fish farms. They tend to look nice when older...
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 77,285
Posted By Noahma
Just answered in your other thread :)

Just answered in your other thread :)
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Noahma
The solunar is really not the most user friendly...

The solunar is really not the most user friendly is it lol.

The profile will be the same for both fixtures. You should have an adaptor that should have two inputs on it, with one plug on the...
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Noahma
I last ran a PAR meter on my old 36g bow front...

I last ran a PAR meter on my old 36g bow front with my glass lid on it, and then again without. There was no significant change in the PAR at all. Maybe, it was like 1 or 2. the tank at the time...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Noahma
if it fits in their mouth, they will eat it. and...

if it fits in their mouth, they will eat it. and gudgeons have a BIG mouth. They are also bottom dwelling fish, and would love a shrimpy snack.
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Noahma
The last sentence should be a good indication...

The last sentence should be a good indication that it is not really found in really anyones tank "but they failed to become established in the aquarium hobby"

. I'm also not sure if ANYONE has...
Forum: Fish 04-19-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Noahma
The females are generally more plump, and...

The females are generally more plump, and slender. The males have a higher back and generally thinner.

check out rainbow-fish.org. Get a breeding mop together and breed a few dozen more of...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Noahma
No probs lol. there are only a few of the species...

No probs lol. there are only a few of the species that have the rusty breeding stripe, and I happened to be staring at my tank just after reading your description watching one of my males chasing my...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Noahma
My guess is m.pygmaea, ...

My guess is m.pygmaea,

http://rainbowfish.angfaqld.org.au/Pygmaea.htm

If that's them, they are GREAT little fish, they are the smallest of the melanotaneia family. I think they have more of...
Forum: Plants 04-13-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Noahma
I have a very pretty Echinodorus 'Frans Stoffels'...

I have a very pretty Echinodorus 'Frans Stoffels' that is the gem of my collection. I don't know how rare it is, but It took me about 6 mo. to get ahold of one. Absolutely no one had one when I was...
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 77,285
Posted By Noahma
Also take into consideration that the company was...

Also take into consideration that the company was still relatively young when that review was done. I have one of the newer 2015 multi channel fixtures, which is really nice. the cable ends are all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Noahma
First you will have to get the scientific names....

First you will have to get the scientific names. There are many red bows, many blue bows. bosmani are pretty easy to find.

I assume you are thinking of

Glossolepis incises (red)
...
Forum: Plants 04-09-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Noahma
I agree, Rotala rotundifolia 'green' I have...

I agree, Rotala rotundifolia 'green' I have quite a bit of it myself.
Forum: Fish 04-08-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Noahma
Praecox usually get to 2.75-3" in length, not the...

Praecox usually get to 2.75-3" in length, not the "dwarf" fish they are commonly named lol

Like others have said, they are busy fish, always moving like other rainbow species. Get the light...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 36,198
Posted By Noahma
Quick update. lol No update, the tank is...

Quick update. lol

No update, the tank is still as it was. I am fighting a bad case of BGA, it just will not go away. I have been dumping in a ton of KN03 into the tank, I have done treatments...
Forum: Fish 04-07-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Noahma
I would only do a species only tank with...

I would only do a species only tank with threadfins. They are delicate fish, they stress easy and are easily out competed for food. Praecox would be a better choice, although they might bother the...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Noahma
Your tank size should not be a problem. Secure...

Your tank size should not be a problem. Secure all of your hardscape, drop the water level and move it if the distance is not that great.

I am going to be moving in a month or so too, My 40b is...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By Noahma
Those are a hybrid bow. They seem to have some...

Those are a hybrid bow. They seem to have some bits of one of the splendida group, but the shape of the parkinsoni

I would never trust any large box pet store to get you real bows. They...
Forum: Lighting 03-22-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Noahma
I have one of the new BML Dutch MC (multi...

I have one of the new BML Dutch MC (multi channel) series fixtures and it can do sunrise and sunset along with lightning and cloud cover using the Solunar controller they also sell. Its not a cheap...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Noahma
I am 100% positive that a nitrate reading of 5...

I am 100% positive that a nitrate reading of 5 did not kill your fish. I typically run much much much higher than that with no ill in the tank. I would start looking for another reason for the fish...
Forum: Substrate 03-22-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Noahma
I can honestly say, I did not have that problem....

I can honestly say, I did not have that problem. I did a quick rinse before using it by placing it in a pillow case, and running water through it for a min. but after that I did not have the problem...
Forum: Substrate 03-22-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Noahma
I used the black diamond stuff In my 40b and...

I used the black diamond stuff In my 40b and never had a problem with the film slick at all. hmm....
Forum: Substrate 03-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Noahma
Works just fine. Its a bit on the expensive side....

Works just fine. Its a bit on the expensive side. If you can get ahold of some black beauty blasting sand its much cheaper like 3.50 for a 50 lb bag as opposed to 14.99 for a 5 lb. bag.

Get the...
Forum: Lighting 03-20-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 77,285
Posted By Noahma
Give them a call. I know there was a week in Dec....

Give them a call. I know there was a week in Dec. where Cara was ill. They responded to every email. I sent them when I ordered mine.
Forum: Plants 03-20-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,539
Posted By Noahma
My best guess would be either your light is not...

My best guess would be either your light is not producing the par required for those specific plants, or the lack of Co2 is doing the job.
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