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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-13-2013, 01:41 AM
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Posted By GeToChKn
I've had regular tigers that look like that. ...

I've had regular tigers that look like that. Usually ones that are wild or a gen or two from wild can have a variety of colors.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-27-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By GeToChKn
This place is in Canada but are an hour from me...

This place is in Canada but are an hour from me and have great service.

http://angelfins.ca/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=28259&zenid=dd1d825b7c7e4be93372602350d16b48

you can check and see if...
Forum: Equipment   05-24-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,327
Posted By GeToChKn
You have to keep your pH meter in a solution to...

You have to keep your pH meter in a solution to keep it moist. Also, trying to read distilled water that is pure isn't an accurate way as there is nothing in the water to conduct to give a reading....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By GeToChKn
What is the TDS of the water before you add it in?

What is the TDS of the water before you add it in?
Forum: Lighting   05-02-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By GeToChKn
I find the in any of the 10gal hoods I have,...

I find the in any of the 10gal hoods I have, which is a lot when count all the tanks I have in storage, my roomies tanks, etc, I couldn't fit a 23W bulbs in the 10gal hoods without the bulb being...
Forum: Lighting   05-02-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By GeToChKn
short bulbs in what? The screw in type? Get 2...

short bulbs in what? The screw in type? Get 2 13w "daylight" CFL (twisty bulbs) they fit in a 10gal hood and 2 of them, I can grow just aboout anything with them. I have dwarf hair grass in one...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-23-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By GeToChKn
Maybe it's getting smaller because they are...

Maybe it's getting smaller because they are molting so they are growing back again. I don't know if just water changes will make it go away, but more water changes are going to stress your shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-23-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By GeToChKn
Never saw it on crystals, seems to be more of a...

Never saw it on crystals, seems to be more of a neo thing.

I know you say it's not water quality, but it usually is. It may look clean but it's common from overfeeding. That's how I got it.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-22-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By GeToChKn
Bad water quality, over feeding, etc, will cause...

Bad water quality, over feeding, etc, will cause this to happen.

I tried like 5x the normal paraguard dosage for weeks and it did nothing for me.

Salt dips worked the best, here is my thread...
Forum: Lighting   04-20-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By GeToChKn
I use the reptile dome lights as they are made to...

I use the reptile dome lights as they are made to be hung or sit on a steel mesh grating. I made a giant L bracket out of wood and suspending that over my tank with a few screw in hooks and hung the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-20-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By GeToChKn
And once you have them, they will never go away. ...

And once you have them, they will never go away. lol. Like aquarium herpes.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   04-19-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By GeToChKn
I don't think there is any turtle that maxes it...

I don't think there is any turtle that maxes it out a 1-2" not do I believe there is any turtle called a yellow bellied musk turtle.
Forum: Equipment   04-17-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By GeToChKn
If you add minerals back, yes.

If you add minerals back, yes.
Forum: Equipment   04-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By GeToChKn
Was more joking, don't take me for some tree...

Was more joking, don't take me for some tree hugger. lol. Yes for our purposes, the same. In some ultra high industrial things, distilled is needed for the 0ppm and absolutely nothing else, where...
Forum: Equipment   04-16-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By GeToChKn
RO usually results in near-pure water. Still a...

RO usually results in near-pure water. Still a few PPM of something in there. Distilled should be 0ppm. It also creates 3-5x of waste water, but is pressure based so no energy required but wastes...
Forum: Plants   04-16-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By GeToChKn
I have it in a 10gal, old aquasoil, dollar store...

I have it in a 10gal, old aquasoil, dollar store root tabs, Excel 3x a week and 2x13W CFL 6500k bulbs and it's taken about 4 months but it's spread nicely and filled it almost my whole tank and I...
Forum: Fish   04-16-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By GeToChKn
I like mine and having a few different colors and...

I like mine and having a few different colors and in a few generations you get a nice mix of white/red/orange/black with shinny green/blue markings.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-15-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By GeToChKn
Powerline is just using the powerlines in your...

Powerline is just using the powerlines in your house as a network cable basically. If your speed is slow though everywhere, that's your internet service providers fault, not anything else.
Forum: Fish   04-13-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By GeToChKn
If you pulling up all kinds of things, you'll...

If you pulling up all kinds of things, you'll probably have a spike from moving the substrate around.

Myself, I would setup a bare bottom tank with a cycled sponge filter, move the fish there,...
Forum: Fish   04-12-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By GeToChKn
My least kili's did fine in that low of a pH. Of...

My least kili's did fine in that low of a pH. Of course so are my oto's, golden loaches, neon's, golden white clouds and whatever else is alive in that tank. lol.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-11-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By GeToChKn
99.9999% sure the blue will turn black as they...

99.9999% sure the blue will turn black as they age. you can't judge shrimp by the baby color if they just gave birth. I've had snow whites look like blue bolts at birth, regular tigers look orange,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-10-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,909
Posted By GeToChKn
Had worms like that before from overfeeding and...

Had worms like that before from overfeeding and not changing my water. They usually gather on the glass at night and when you turn the light on they are the most bunched up. I would do small water...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-09-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,909
Posted By GeToChKn
If you setup around the middle of March, that's...

If you setup around the middle of March, that's less than a month and nothing alive except maybe snails should be in the water in the first week of April. Cycled filter or not, my tanks get about 2...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   04-08-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,880
Posted By GeToChKn
19th thread on this show. lol. These tanks...

19th thread on this show. lol.

These tanks are for rich people to have a show piece. Everyone complains they don't use real plants or corals, but these tanks aren't made to maintained by the...
Forum: Lighting   04-07-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By GeToChKn
up to 2x23w CFL's That should help the algae.

up to 2x23w CFL's That should help the algae.
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