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Forum: Tank Journals 05-25-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,733
Posted By kzr750r1
I like that tank. Reminds me of my old 40g...

I like that tank. Reminds me of my old 40g breeder. The shrimp are going to drive you nuts making a mess of that sand. But it will look good for a while. :)

As for the Moss and Anubias you may...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By kzr750r1
No experiance with Rena but have a 2026 and 2217...

No experiance with Rena but have a 2026 and 2217 on a 55. Added the 2217 after finding it used in the S&S. No more flow issues as I did after plants started growing in.

Never leaked yet. Have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-18-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By kzr750r1
Sounds like mites. If you have floaters, pull all...

Sounds like mites. If you have floaters, pull all dead tissue sooner than later.
Forum: Lighting 12-27-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By kzr750r1
What fixture or HW are you using? Possible bad...

What fixture or HW are you using? Possible bad ballast causing this?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By kzr750r1
They can do without the airstone...O2 from the...

They can do without the airstone...O2 from the plants should be enough. Don't complicate it too much. I've had a tupperware with no substrate and just some Java fern and moss for the last three years...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By kzr750r1
I'd just keep them in a Tupperware and save some...

I'd just keep them in a Tupperware and save some of the old water to add and shorten the startup of the tank.

They will be fine if you keep them warm (room temp) and some plants in their temp...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-08-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By kzr750r1
Second that. Heres some pictures of the...

Second that.
Heres some pictures of the southern alagator lizard. Coloration differs a bit from the northern we see up here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Alligator_Lizard
Forum: Tank Journals 12-08-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 44,993
Posted By kzr750r1
You can probably bet on it.

You can probably bet on it.
Forum: Lighting 09-12-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By kzr750r1
You can get away with two T5HO 54w. I've been...

You can get away with two T5HO 54w. I've been using a Tek two bulb lamp for years now on a 55. There are plenty of plants that will do just fine even without CO2. Good luck.
Forum: Tank Journals 03-24-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 44,993
Posted By kzr750r1
May as well say good to see your still doing...

May as well say good to see your still doing well. I don't get on the forum much these days either. I too have had some of the Petsmart cards and only lost a couple. I did take them up on their...
Forum: Algae 10-01-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By kzr750r1
I have a low tech 10g with no BBA. There's other...

I have a low tech 10g with no BBA. There's other algae but the shrimp keep it in check. Low light low ferts and lots of fish waste. It's been the home for my Striped Rafael for 6 years now.

Kind...
Forum: Plants 08-08-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By kzr750r1
Yeah... let mine go after fighting it for a while...

Yeah... let mine go after fighting it for a while in the 55. Created some nice bunch if you keep trimming every other day. Don't have that kind of time any longer.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-30-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,221
Posted By kzr750r1
Nice progress Mike. Do you notice the leopard...

Nice progress Mike. Do you notice the leopard fish basically hiding until it's feeding time? Had two or three for a while but they hid more than I preferred. Plus in my 55 they were a bit out of...
Forum: Algae 01-10-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,581
Posted By kzr750r1
A good ground crew never hurts. ;) Good point...

A good ground crew never hurts. ;) Good point feeding them long term.
Forum: Algae 01-10-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,581
Posted By kzr750r1
Try an 8 or 9 hour schedule for a few weeks with...

Try an 8 or 9 hour schedule for a few weeks with only a 3 hour max mid day spike. If you do begin to win the battle and this algae will eventually turn brown and coverage will get spotty. The ambient...
Forum: Algae 01-05-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,581
Posted By kzr750r1
Raising it may not be an option if you have to...

Raising it may not be an option if you have to use the tek legs.
Try the photo period adjustment till you find that sweet spot.

As stated you tried running 2 bulbs. But how ling did you stick...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,404
Posted By kzr750r1
Agreed... A bunch of bells and whistles are not...

Agreed... A bunch of bells and whistles are not needed to be a great filter...

Eheim Classic is a simple, effective design.

Would prefer 2 classics as opposed to having one classic and one...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-04-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,221
Posted By kzr750r1
That clown loach is huge! I have to trim the...

That clown loach is huge!

I have to trim the 55 today. Probably going to pull a couple of the large green ozelot swords. If your interested let me know.

May also have a few other plants after...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-03-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By kzr750r1
Good deal thank for the reminder. As I would...

Good deal thank for the reminder. As I would likely have three kids and the wife tagging along I'd have four short attention spans to manage. :)

Nice to see it comming along. The roof shots...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-03-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By kzr750r1
Thanks for the post about CAS I was considering...

Thanks for the post about CAS I was considering taking the family over there this weekend. If they arn't 100% I'll pass for now. Waited this long whats a few more months. Thanks for the pictures I...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-28-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,221
Posted By kzr750r1
Nice to see the GW is gone but wonder if it's an...

Nice to see the GW is gone but wonder if it's an ammonia spike from so many fish? I didn't circle back on the thread, have you tested for ammonia lately?

My GW outbreak was short lived as well had...
Forum: Algae 09-28-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,019
Posted By kzr750r1
What I have noticed is spot dosing is the way to...

What I have noticed is spot dosing is the way to go especially with Grass Shrimp. Think of tank over dosing as a last resort.

As I have said before in this thread.

Your looking to increase high...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-28-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By kzr750r1
Site is back up now... Can't wait to see the...

Site is back up now...

Can't wait to see the documentary.

http://www.amazonswim.com/main.php?S=1&Folder=7&L=2
Forum: Tank Journals 09-08-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 33,698
Posted By kzr750r1
Your reminding me to go trim som eplants now.......

Your reminding me to go trim som eplants now.... Looks great.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-06-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,221
Posted By kzr750r1
Man let me know if they develop. Would kill the...

Man let me know if they develop. Would kill the wife but another tank could make it into the office if I get it reorganized. :icon_roll
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