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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 282
Posted By roadmaster
Higher temps increase fishes metabolisim's and...

Higher temps increase fishes metabolisim's and with the cory's in particular can result in shorter lifespan's.
In my experiences with many of the cory's ,this could be the difference between fishes...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By roadmaster
[QUOTE=charlie 1;7018266]Fluval 50 is the...

[QUOTE=charlie 1;7018266]Fluval 50 is the aquaclear,.Aquaclear brand will no longer exist.[/QUOT

Since when is the aquaclear brand to be discontinued?
Tried google search without success on...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By roadmaster
Keyhole cichlids. Peaceful and don't get too...

Keyhole cichlids.
Peaceful and don't get too large.
Frequent the bottom of the tank for the most part.
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By roadmaster
I have had male kribs reach five inches in...

I have had male kribs reach five inches in length.
One male to three females would be bout right.
I too ,thought the kribs stayed relatively small but was surprised that the males grew as large as...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 282
Posted By roadmaster
All of the fish mentioned with the exception of...

All of the fish mentioned with the exception of the cory's would be fine at 80 degree's F.
cory's would much prefer 73 to 76 degree's F .IMHO
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By roadmaster
I'm running a single 32 watt T8 bulb on my 55 gal...

I'm running a single 32 watt T8 bulb on my 55 gal and grow crypt's,vals,watersprite,anubia,and lace java fern.
Is for real, low light tank.
Moderate light for this tank was three 32 watt T8 bulbs....
Forum: Algae 11-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By roadmaster
Vaccum deeper,reduce lighting,keep filters...

Vaccum deeper,reduce lighting,keep filters cleaned,regular water changes.
Folks try this for a few days ,maybe a week or two ,and they grow tired of the waiting to see result's.
Then they resort to...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By roadmaster
I would net the afflicted fish out and euthanize...

I would net the afflicted fish out and euthanize it .
I say this because it seem's only the one fish is exhibiting symptoms , and we have no idea what could be cause, so treatment would be guess on...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By roadmaster
Alway's plecos for me. Need a red lens for...

Alway's plecos for me.
Need a red lens for small pen light to observe their largely nocturnal meandering's.
I have such a red lens on LED fishing cap ,and after feeding these creatures , I wait...
Forum: Lighting 11-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 139,745
Posted By roadmaster
I used the bulbs you mentioned both over my 55...

I used the bulbs you mentioned both over my 55 gal and also my 80 gallon for a couple year's.
65 watt Straight pin PC bulbs mounted end to end in 48 inch fixture
bulbs are 22 inches long.
Also...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By roadmaster
Step stool will help with taller tanks. I'm 6...

Step stool will help with taller tanks.
I'm 6 foot two inches tall, and to work near the substrate in 80 gal standard tank,I'm up to my armpit's.
For jungle theme tank's such as I like,the depth is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By roadmaster
33 gal Rubbermaid trash can (clean). Plop in a...

33 gal Rubbermaid trash can (clean).
Plop in a seasoned sponge filter and heater,and fishes will be fine.
Could use filter from the tank already mature.
Forum: Algae 11-21-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By roadmaster
Low O2 levels such as might be found inside...

Low O2 levels such as might be found inside dirty/sealed canister filter's or organic's found on substrates and trapped in/on filter media I believe feed the stuff.
Nutrient levels , I ain't so sure...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By roadmaster
How do you slow them from breeding? They look...

How do you slow them from breeding?
They look fat and happy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By roadmaster
Either or, In my opinion. Problems with UGF in...

Either or, In my opinion.
Problems with UGF in planted tanks is root's that want to tangle in the Filter plate and area under the plate,, where dirt/mulm,waste, collect's that will need syphoned out...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By roadmaster
Move the tank out of your room and and noise from...

Move the tank out of your room and and noise from filter's/air pumps is non issue.
Forum: Plants 11-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By roadmaster
I only believe half of what I read from some. ...

I only believe half of what I read from some.
Let us say a person claims no water changes for a year."Not even top offs"( claim's a recent member here).
They may not perform large water changes...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,735
Posted By roadmaster
Pineapple express. Pirate radio.

Pineapple express.
Pirate radio.
Forum: Algae 11-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By roadmaster
[QUOTE=Clear Water;6994145]I disagree I have been...

[QUOTE=Clear Water;6994145]I disagree I have been maintain above 20 parts nitrates for well over 6 months and its as bad as ever. I don't think water flow will do it either. I have learn to accept...
Forum: Algae 11-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By roadmaster
How often is the filter cleaned? I used to see...

How often is the filter cleaned?
I used to see this in cichlid tanks (no plant's) and simply increased filter maint to monthly while aggressively removing what I could manually from décor and...
Forum: Fish 11-19-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By roadmaster
Most of the livebearer's such as the mollies, can...

Most of the livebearer's such as the mollies, can give birth about every four week's in my experiences with them.
Fry will gravitate to the surface if floating plant's are available, where they...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By roadmaster
Have read that as much as 25 to 35 % decrease in...

Have read that as much as 25 to 35 % decrease in light intensity with clean glass tops.
This could actually prove to be of some benefit for those running too much light with no ability to increase...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By roadmaster
I would emmerse myself in CO2 injection or...

I would emmerse myself in CO2 injection or supplement's in the planted aquarium.
Read all I could about CO2 injection,CO2 diffusion/distribution,Fertilizer routine's for CO2 injected tanks.
Old...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By roadmaster
I have a fairly old 75 gal and an 80 gal that...

I have a fairly old 75 gal and an 80 gal that both have glass center support approx. eight to ten inches wide,and also take the versa top glass cover's.
Can't say the glass tops hamper my low tech...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,184
Posted By roadmaster
Bad Company.."Bad company 1974" Kenney Wayne...

Bad Company.."Bad company 1974"
Kenney Wayne shepherd "Blue on black"
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