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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Blue Falcon
Well i was just using RO as a control. Alot of my...

Well i was just using RO as a control. Alot of my friends are on spring water coming right out of the mountain and their TDS is around 10-15 straight out of the tap, so I was trying to find a simple...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Blue Falcon
So salt mix has too much sodium chloride in...

So salt mix has too much sodium chloride in relation to magnesium sulfate? Makes sense.



I have plety of ways to raise my GH, including magnesium sulfate, seachem equilibrium, and bee shrimp GH...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-05-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Blue Falcon
Marine salt mix to raise hardness

I found that a teaspoon of instant ocean marine salt mix raises the TDS of 5 gallons of RO water to about 250 ppm TDS, with a pH around neutral.

My question is, it it safe to use marine salt mix...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-12-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 919
Posted By Blue Falcon
I dont think I have ever seen the dollar sign...

I dont think I have ever seen the dollar sign come after the number
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-12-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By Blue Falcon
Navigate to your User CP and in the left side bar...

Navigate to your User CP and in the left side bar you should see "edit email and password"
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-12-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By Blue Falcon
yeah something just dont seem right. Normally...

yeah something just dont seem right. Normally theres somewhere around 100-200 viewers in the general topic, and now a thousand? If you watch the "most users online was..." it is always going up and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,882
Posted By Blue Falcon
I dont do business with someone unless I...

I dont do business with someone unless I recognize them as a frequent and knowledgeable contributor to the forums.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-10-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Blue Falcon
is this going to be your only filtration? if so I...

is this going to be your only filtration? if so I would get two pro's (they are more course) and put them on powerheads on each end of the tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Blue Falcon
i have a 33.6g mr aqua that was first a planted...

i have a 33.6g mr aqua that was first a planted tank and now a saltwater tank. Its a great little tank, I absolutely love the dimensions.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Blue Falcon
kinda hard to have a defined foreground, mid...

kinda hard to have a defined foreground, mid ground and background on such a small, shallow tank. But I really like red wendtii. Its pretty easy to keep and CAN stay small enough for a foreground...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By Blue Falcon
If your talking about nitrite, wait till your...

If your talking about nitrite, wait till your biological filtration becomes mature. If your talking about nitrates, then hoppy had the right idea, unless your nitrate production is much faster than...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Blue Falcon
Mix your tap water with RO water or distilled...

Mix your tap water with RO water or distilled water to dilute the KH, then buffer the GH back up if necessary. I have very alkaline tap water like you, and this is the process I have to take for ALL...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-20-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,855
Posted By Blue Falcon
I just wanted to share my experience since I work...

I just wanted to share my experience since I work at a LFS. Some people just dont want to listen to my advice. Some things I try to tell them go against everything they have ever known, such as...
Forum: Fish 03-03-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Blue Falcon
Adults seem to be tolerant of weekly water...

Adults seem to be tolerant of weekly water changes. But if you are trying to grow out fry or juvies, they get stunted if you dont keep their water clean.
Forum: Fish 02-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Blue Falcon
You can if they are a breeding pair.

You can if they are a breeding pair.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Blue Falcon
I kept mine at 6.8 for 3-4 months with no...

I kept mine at 6.8 for 3-4 months with no success. Then bumped the pH up to 7.4 and immediately got berried females. My survival rate is about 50% right now after a few batches.
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Blue Falcon
Ok I got their tank all setup and ready to go....

Ok I got their tank all setup and ready to go. Got a few plants in there and a couple of clay pots for spawning caves. Im so excited!!!!! So um... anyone have experience with breeding kribs? lol
...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Blue Falcon
dude you should see this female with the bright...

dude you should see this female with the bright pink belly. Very pretty!!! Im pretty sure this is what im going to do. I feel that the timing was just went to be. I really didnt want to have to buy...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Blue Falcon
Im at work right now on my phone. Someone just...

Im at work right now on my phone. Someone just came into the store and traded in a bonded pair of kribs. This is a great opportunity in my eyes. What do you guys think?
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Blue Falcon
thanks for the comments guys, keep em coming. I'm...

thanks for the comments guys, keep em coming. I'm not a big fan of african cishlids and they dont sell very well in my area. The blue rams sell for $8.50 at my store and seem to be pretty popular....
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Blue Falcon
deciding which fish to breed

Hey guys! I want to attempt to breed a fish. Something more challenging than livebearers but not too challenging. I dont really want something as hard and demanding as discus.

I am planning on...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-14-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Blue Falcon
people can be so ignorant. I dont even like how...

people can be so ignorant. I dont even like how my walmart carries betta fish in the tiny cups. Idiots at my walmart think its funny to spit dip into the betta cups. People like that should be...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By Blue Falcon
lol @ vegetarian betta strain

lol @ vegetarian betta strain
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-15-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Blue Falcon
I judge how much to feed based on the reaction I...

I judge how much to feed based on the reaction I get from my shrimp. If all of them are swarming the food and hoarding it and I have a crazy shrimp ball, I take this as a sign I need to feed more...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-08-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,331
Posted By Blue Falcon
just wanted to say that I got mine from speedie...

just wanted to say that I got mine from speedie last summer and I am very happy with their color.
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