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Forum: Fish 04-10-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By beetea
Sundadanio axelrodi exist in shiny blue or green....

Sundadanio axelrodi exist in shiny blue or green. Yellow, too, if I remember correctly, but not orange.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-01-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
It's been a while since the last update and it...

It's been a while since the last update and it looks like the pictures that I had uploaded previously are just broken links now...

Anyway, the plants have filled in quite a bit and this is a...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-24-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
Getting pretty good growth from everything but...

Getting pretty good growth from everything but the downoi, it seems. Also moved 1 of the two male D. dario from the low light tank (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=168172) into...
Forum: Plants 08-22-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By beetea
If you could post a picture of them we could help...

If you could post a picture of them we could help you out more. As mentioned some plants don't have roots, but also some plants that do have roots should not have their rhizome buried in the...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-21-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 248,344
Posted By beetea
I wish my downoi looked as good as yours!

I wish my downoi looked as good as yours!
Forum: Tank Journals 08-20-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
The fern had been sitting in another tank for...

The fern had been sitting in another tank for about a year just attached to a little rock. When I started this tank, I took it off the rock and split it at the rhizome a few times and then just used...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
Thanks for the compliments! I'm going to remove...

Thanks for the compliments! I'm going to remove some of the loose plants I have floating in the upper left once all the plants seem like they're comfy.



These are my first ever cories so I...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-15-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
Thanks! I'm going to take another pic tomorrow. ...

Thanks! I'm going to take another pic tomorrow.

The little cories are doing well and the ammonia/nitrite levels are at 0 now. I'm dosing more excel than I usually do to compensate for the...
Forum: Plants 08-14-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By beetea
I've always kept bolbitis in non-CO2 tanks with...

I've always kept bolbitis in non-CO2 tanks with low/medium light, and it grows very well, but one time I did end up cooking it was when I had the temperature around mid 80s (F) for an extended...
Forum: Plants 08-14-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By beetea
It will grow but very slowly. Mine is in medium...

It will grow but very slowly. Mine is in medium light at most (and no CO2), and the tallest ones are about 3-4cm tall. It's been a good 3 or 4 months sitting in there and they're nowhere near a...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-14-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By beetea
It's pretty common for that to happen if the...

It's pretty common for that to happen if the water parameters and light of the two tanks are different. They go through a period of adjustment to the new environment where they drop the old leaves...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-13-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By beetea
Plastic Dividers

I was thinking of taking some plastic take-out containers (the semi-transparent ones used for soup, etc.) and cutting them up to use a substrate dividers. Does anyone know if this is OK? Would...
Forum: Plants 08-08-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By beetea
I really like Pogostemon helferi. It can get a...

I really like Pogostemon helferi. It can get a little tall if light is low but usually stays pretty low.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-08-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By beetea
Hahaha, that's what was in my head when I first...

Hahaha, that's what was in my head when I first read it.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By beetea
The Windelov Tree

There wasn't as much planning involved as I usually like... it was a bit of an impulse. I had a couple chunks of decent looking lace/windolev java fern, a lot of extra microsword (Lilaeopsis...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By beetea
Moved all the B. brigittae to the shrimp tank to...

Moved all the B. brigittae to the shrimp tank to make room for the newest inhabitants, Epiplatys annulatus (aka Clown Killi):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/loreleyheart/7722856068/in/photostream/...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By beetea
Thanks! I think one thing I would change is to...

Thanks! I think one thing I would change is to use a different background plant. I'm going to gradually remove this one and phase in a different myriophyllum that's been growing in the back corner of...
Forum: Plants 07-19-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By beetea
I've found splitting it up into 3-5 strands to be...

I've found splitting it up into 3-5 strands to be good enough. It's grown pretty well in my non-co2, medium light tanks. And as previously mentioned, no need to trim it.
Forum: Fish 07-19-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By beetea
I have two male D. dario in a heavily planted 8.5...

I have two male D. dario in a heavily planted 8.5 gallon tank along with 8 A. normani and another 8 B. brigittae and a few cherries and amanos. I was only planning for 1 D. dario but ended up with...
Forum: Fish 07-04-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By beetea
Thanks! I've tried blanched zucchinis before but...

Thanks! I've tried blanched zucchinis before but never actually saw the oto eat any of it. My CRS swarm the zucchini though. I'll try the stick method to see if it helps keep the shrimp off.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-03-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By beetea
Day 118 Cryptocoryne wendtii (and C. lucens)...

Day 118

Cryptocoryne wendtii (and C. lucens) are doing really well. The wendtii used to be really low-growing in my 6-gallon fluval edge but grow much taller in here probably due to the lower...
Forum: Fish 07-03-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By beetea
Lampeye Killi Fry & Otocinclus

I have two unrelated questions:

1) My lamepeye killies (A. normani) spawn once in a while. Last time I had two fry which disappeared after a while... not sure if it was a lack of food or they were...
Forum: Plants 06-06-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By beetea
I will assume you're referring to Lilaeopsis...

I will assume you're referring to Lilaeopsis brasiliensis. This plant starts out a bit slow but once it gets going, it grows quite fast in my medium light, non-CO2 tank. It sprouts even in very...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-05-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By beetea
Might want to also do another cup with the quartz...

Might want to also do another cup with the quartz gravel + tap water and another cup with just tap water just to be able to compare the three.
Forum: Plants 06-05-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By beetea
I have the same plant growing in one of my tanks...

I have the same plant growing in one of my tanks and have been trying to ID it as well. I think it's Myriophyllum spicatum.
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