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Forum: Tank Journals 04-29-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,933
Posted By mrparker
Costs

What are the costs associated with the setup of that type of tank? I realize that ADA stuff is expensive. But I'm just curious. I really want to do an all glass sexy tank like that, but cant ever...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By mrparker
i've never had a lotus before, but dont they get...

i've never had a lotus before, but dont they get big quick? it might outgrow my 5gal kinda fast.

Also, is it a bad idea to take the filter out once i populate it with bout 20 RCS? I have 1 baby...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By mrparker
Planted 5g Nano - Suggestions please

So the canvas is blank, and i have a vague idea. I want a red cherry shrimp breeding ground. and pretty plants without high maintenance root systems (plants that spread by runners).

Right now i...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 84,098
Posted By mrparker
very sweet tank. Def avatar material haha

very sweet tank. Def avatar material haha
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-17-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,182
Posted By mrparker
The original shrimp pic posted here is awesome! i...

The original shrimp pic posted here is awesome! i really hope you have some slight success at breeding another. Definitely do all you can, you could create a new high priced line of shrimp.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-17-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By mrparker
so the grass is all growing pretty steady. ...

so the grass is all growing pretty steady.

Problem is its hard to see on that gravel because of all the multicolor of the gravel. I just bought some black ecocomplete - precycled stuff (2x 20lb...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,513
Posted By mrparker
love your tanks, you do get really good growth....

love your tanks, you do get really good growth. What fertilizers do you use? and you just do diy co2?

so i recently developed this desire and fixation with moss walls. you could do one in either...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By mrparker
i just went and bought 3 more guppies, so now i...

i just went and bought 3 more guppies, so now i have 4 females and 3 males and and now he's gettin back up on his game. He likes the competition i guess.
Forum: Fish 04-13-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By mrparker
Not sure how old he was when i got him from the...

Not sure how old he was when i got him from the store, but i've had him for over 6 months. And he's been through a lot - moved tanks like 6 times, went through a week of 45 degree water. And he's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-13-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,941
Posted By mrparker
i got 25 RCS a while ago(back mid december) and...

i got 25 RCS a while ago(back mid december) and they all arrived alive, did fine, but over the past 3 months, slowly one here or there would die off. I wondered if they didnt have enough to eat, cuz...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-13-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,239
Posted By mrparker
i had 1 pond snail in my 10g and it was fine all...

i had 1 pond snail in my 10g and it was fine all by itself, so after a while i wanted to see how quickly they reproduce, i threw in another one. within a week i had 4 eggsacks attatched to the glass...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,884
Posted By mrparker
the humidity will be a little higher in the area...

the humidity will be a little higher in the area above, but it looks like you don't have a front glass panel to the bird area. if thats the case, or even if the top of the bird area has a mesh or ...
Forum: Fish 04-12-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By mrparker
Do guppies get too old to mate?

I cant tell if my male(orange) guppy is just not interested in the female(black) guppy he is in the 10g with or if its past his age of mating.

He used to be vibrant orange with dark black spots on...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By mrparker
I had some good tufts of green hair on on the...

I had some good tufts of green hair on on the silicone seals in the corners when i started the Excel dosing. Its now gone. I dont know if the chinese algae eater just ate it, or it died and so he ate...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,667
Posted By mrparker
Oh my

That is a lot of algae, and your calmness about it makes me think i am OCD ( which i might be ) about algae. I just got some Flourish excel because i've been reading it helps fight algae and gives...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By mrparker
Update

One week later - here is the moss wall.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_fnxWS5fN6rk/S7n5Wv0n2wI/AAAAAAAAAD4/kRNutIxRisk/s640/2010-04-05%2008.46.30.jpg

I just got some Flourish Excel - hoping keeps the...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By mrparker
MrParkers first moss wall shrimp/fry tank

Hey everyone, I am back again, and going to attempt my first moss(christmas) wall, as well as microsword carpeting. I tried dwarf hairgrass in this tank but it collected a ton of green hair algae. It...
Forum: Plants 04-05-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,720
Posted By mrparker
wow that IS cool. I love that you pulled it out...

wow that IS cool. I love that you pulled it out of the stream. Yea i second the motion for the couple strands on white paper for ID. also have you plucked some off to see if it grows not attached to...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-01-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,493
Posted By mrparker
wow

almost 6 months later!, i was thinking my microsword was growing slow!

Did you scrub off that green moss on the rocks? forgive me if you already stated so, i havent been on here since about sept...
Forum: Plants 12-12-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,156
Posted By mrparker
dwarf hairgrass - buds?

so i got a shipment of 8 dwarf hairgrass pots today, all looked the same except one had little tiny pods on the end of almost every blade of grass. But other than the buds, the plant looked exactly...
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By mrparker
What about T5 54 Watt 10,000K bulbs, would i be...

What about T5 54 Watt 10,000K bulbs, would i be able to replace my two 32 watt bulbs with those?
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By mrparker
Its API Leaf Zone ...

Its API Leaf Zone

http://aquariumpharm.com/Products/Product.aspx?ProductID=55

But more than the tint of water, there is a bit of green tinted "sludge" i dont know how to describe it, growing on...
Forum: Lighting 12-07-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By mrparker
ok so its been a while, and yes the plants are...

ok so its been a while, and yes the plants are growing very slowly. i got the 32 W T8's so now i have 2x 32 T8 = 64 watts on a 47 gallon tank. Super low. how do i get more wattage without spending...
Forum: Substrate 11-03-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,796
Posted By mrparker
i baked mine for 20 minutes at 400.

i baked mine for 20 minutes at 400.
Forum: Substrate 11-01-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,796
Posted By mrparker
my friend and i just spend a bit of time each day...

my friend and i just spend a bit of time each day over the last week sifting gravel. Using a plastic craft canvas from walmart to sift out the bigger gravel, and then a screen stapled to a 1' by 1'...
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