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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-20-2017, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Couesfanatic
It's started but it's not over yet. You are off...

It's started but it's not over yet. You are off to a good start. Looks like you still have Ammonia and Nitrites.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-19-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By Couesfanatic
It was not intended to be bragging and I'm...

It was not intended to be bragging and I'm not/wasn't upset. Don't take it the wrong way. Just trying to share about a plant.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-19-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By Couesfanatic
It spreads just fine in low light. I wouldn't be...

It spreads just fine in low light. I wouldn't be spreading info about a plant if you don't know first hand. I have a tank with low light and a full carpet of monte carlo. In fact its one of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By Couesfanatic
Low light with Monte Carlo works perfectly fine....

Low light with Monte Carlo works perfectly fine. Where are you getting this bad info?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-18-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Couesfanatic
I disagree. I have a low light tank that has a...

I disagree. I have a low light tank that has a full carpet of monte carlo. No Co2 whatsoever. I'm not liking how you are planting it. I would try to plant 3-4 stems together in each bunch. Spread it...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-09-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,281
Posted By Couesfanatic
I lived in Portland for a few years and have been...

I lived in Portland for a few years and have been to that store hundreds of times. The customer service is a little slow, but its a great shop. Fish price and quality is good. I would have no issues...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-08-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 22,498
Posted By Couesfanatic
That was a good looking ram. They are notorious...

That was a good looking ram. They are notorious for dropping dead for no reason. I wish I could keep German Blue Rams alive.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,375
Posted By Couesfanatic
Ada aquasoil powder, dosing 2 drops of excel...

Ada aquasoil powder, dosing 2 drops of excel daily. No fert dosing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-06-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,375
Posted By Couesfanatic
I didn't dry start it. Started the tank with some...

I didn't dry start it. Started the tank with some planted.

Here is two pics, one from October 5th starting the tank and the second pic was Dec 11.

http://i.imgur.com/vqitOA7.jpg
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-05-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,375
Posted By Couesfanatic
2 months in it was covered pretty well.

2 months in it was covered pretty well.
Forum: Plants   03-03-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Couesfanatic
Thanks, it's a Finnex Stingray Clip on LED.

Thanks, it's a Finnex Stingray Clip on LED.
Forum: Equipment   03-01-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
I'd like as low iron if possible. Deep blue...

I'd like as low iron if possible. Deep blue supposedly has better glass, i'm not certain its low iron.
Forum: Equipment   03-01-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
I'll probably just wait for the Deep Blue to get...

I'll probably just wait for the Deep Blue to get back in stock, but thanks for the ideas.
Forum: Equipment   02-28-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
I've done that in the past but the evaporation is...

I've done that in the past but the evaporation is still more than I would like. With the rimmed tank the lid pretty much seals up any gaps. With the rimless you shouldn't have the lip touching the...
Forum: Equipment   02-28-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
I disagree. The only glass nano's made are the...

I disagree. The only glass nano's made are the piece of junk brands at the big box stores with terrible silicone, terrible glass and terrible workmanship. Or you buy the rimless, low iron nice tanks....
Forum: Equipment   02-28-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
Any ideas?

Any ideas?
Forum: Plants   02-28-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Couesfanatic
It grows at a decent rate. I have a 2.5 gallon...

It grows at a decent rate. I have a 2.5 gallon with excel, no co2 and growing monte carlo pretty good. It carpeted fairly quickly for me. Starting with more will always get you there quicker though....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-24-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 22,498
Posted By Couesfanatic
The Scarlet Badis will eat frozen foods like...

The Scarlet Badis will eat frozen foods like bloodworms. They also eat microbugs and snails in the tank. What I did last time was keep a colony of cherries in the tank as a food source for him.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-24-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,375
Posted By Couesfanatic
My only tank running at the moment. It's a DBP...

My only tank running at the moment. It's a DBP 2.5 gallon low tech. No co2 just 2 drops of excel daily.

http://i.imgur.com/Go7f94G.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-24-2017, 01:42 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 22,498
Posted By Couesfanatic
Chili rasbora or Scarlet Badis would be a good...

Chili rasbora or Scarlet Badis would be a good option.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-21-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,964
Posted By Couesfanatic
Looks nice, welcome back.

Looks nice, welcome back.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Couesfanatic
Low Iron Rimmed Tanks

Does anyone know of a company who makes low iron rimmed tanks, specifically nanos? I have some Deep Blue Professional, looking for more, thanks.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Couesfanatic
If you are buying RO water to add after water...

If you are buying RO water to add after water changes, switch to spring water, it has the minerals in it.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-14-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 22,498
Posted By Couesfanatic
Looking nice so far.

Looking nice so far.
Forum: Plants   12-03-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Couesfanatic
I would let it grow a bit and see what it is....

I would let it grow a bit and see what it is. Part of the difficulty of naming is only having small, freshly planted chunks to see. Let it grow a bit and post more pics.

Bump:

Thanks for the...
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