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Forum: Substrate   12-13-2016, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Snowflake311
Root tabs for soil?

I have the organic Miracle-Gro soil with a sand cap. I have a sword plant that was doing very poorly before. It has taken off now that it is in this soil. My question is when and what should I add to...
Forum: Substrate   12-13-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Snowflake311
I have Miracle Gro Organic in my tank never had...

I have Miracle Gro Organic in my tank never had Scum. I wet my soil before I put it in and I capped it with an inch of sand before I filled the tank. I also added a power head for extra water...
Forum: Fish   11-17-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Snowflake311
A black Pacu and there look to be a few of them....

A black Pacu and there look to be a few of them. I would go out and say this is all due to poor water quality. If these fish are in the proper size aquarium with the right amount of water changes the...
Forum: Fish   11-17-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Snowflake311
Thats a very nice looking Female Bristle nose...

Thats a very nice looking Female Bristle nose indeed. Love the spots.
Forum: Fish   11-17-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Snowflake311
Do you have any green peas canned or frozen or...

Do you have any green peas canned or frozen or fresh. If you have frozen peas you are going to want to heat it up so that it is nice and soft. I always used the caned peas. With the canned green pea...
Forum: Fish   11-16-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Snowflake311
Betta fish and shrimp do not go. The betta will...

Betta fish and shrimp do not go. The betta will kill the shrimp just because they are pretty fish dose not mean they can't hunt and kill.

I have been keeping betta fish for 15 years on and off I...
Forum: Fish   11-16-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Snowflake311
So one of them is already dead but this one is...

So one of them is already dead but this one is still bloated but ok?

Is it still eating?

I would try an epsom salt bath first for the fish.

Dropsy is a kind of common thing it is caused...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-16-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks guys. Yeah the far left could use some...

Thanks guys. Yeah the far left could use some rocks.
Forum: Algae   11-16-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Snowflake311
My swordtails loved my green hair algae. They...

My swordtails loved my green hair algae. They eat it all the time. That made brights green fish poop every were because of it.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-16-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Snowflake311
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/p...

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/planted%20tank/aqua%20scape/IMG_20161115_170643_zpsvra0cqkd.jpg...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   11-16-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Snowflake311
After a month.

So I did a big make over to my tank it is a dirt tank with a sand cap. The bottom photo was right after i put the tank together. The top is today about 5 weeks of growth. My sward plant is taking...
Forum: Substrate   10-17-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Snowflake311
I did a total make over with my tank. I used...

I did a total make over with my tank. I used Organic potting soil with an inch think play sand. It is working very well so far. My sward plants are taking off more than before but I am adding more...
Forum: Substrate   09-27-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks everyone. I should not say Used up you are...

Thanks everyone. I should not say Used up you are right it can not be used up It can be boring and messy to look at. It also sucks for cory cats. Used up was the wrong wording.

I have never done...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Snowflake311
My 100Gal is not planted and I never do much to...

My 100Gal is not planted and I never do much to that tank but move stuff around.

Here is my tank before ...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Snowflake311
I think a lot of aquascaping and plant growing is...

I think a lot of aquascaping and plant growing is going to be trial and error. Experiment with the research you have done. If you want lots of colorful plants you are going to need to look into co2...
Forum: Photography   09-21-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Snowflake311
It does not look aquatic but I am not sure. It...

It does not look aquatic but I am not sure. It reminds me of poison Ivy.
Forum: Photography   09-21-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 54,830
Posted By Snowflake311
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/p...

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/planted%20tank/aqua%20scape/P8315711.jpg (http://s273.photobucket.com/user/pepy311/media/planted%20tank/aqua%20scape/P8315711.jpg.html)

The...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By Snowflake311
I let things dry and hose them off then put them...

I let things dry and hose them off then put them in. With took I find i sand it or buff it out. Rocks I just hose them off. I have never had any problems doing this

If the wood is dry and has...
Forum: Aquascaping   09-21-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Snowflake311
I have this plant I am not sure what it is call...

I have this plant I am not sure what it is call it is like Giant Val or eel grass. It is in my 80 gal and the stuff grows 4 foot long easy I have to trim it back. It is a beautiful plant bright green...
Forum: Substrate   09-21-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Snowflake311
I did not like the way it looked. The sand always...

I did not like the way it looked. The sand always made it's way down into it over time. I still have the stuff in containers. I would use it again for others tank make overs. I really wanted sand and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-21-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Snowflake311
When do you Redo your tank?

It has been 3 years since I did anything big to my 80gal planted tank. The talk was looking over grown and I was bored of it. So I worked all day on it. I took out all the old Substrate that was...
Forum: Substrate   09-21-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks guys it took my ALL day. I found sticks...

Thanks guys it took my ALL day. I found sticks for the tank and got them ready for the tank. Then cleaned up. But my tank is done. I feel like I might have put too much sand as a cap. I have an inch...
Forum: Fish   09-20-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Snowflake311
yeah it is normal. The new ones are light color...

yeah it is normal. The new ones are light color because they are weak, and stressed out. If they survive the stress they will color up once things calm down and they have time to adjust.

I love...
Forum: Substrate   09-20-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Snowflake311
Years ago I tried to grow plants in Play sand...

Years ago I tried to grow plants in Play sand only. It did not work well at all. Some plants that take from the water are ok. Your Stem plants like water sprite will be fine with sand only.

Sward...
Forum: Substrate   09-20-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Snowflake311
Tell me about Dirt

I have a 80gal that has been up for a long time years since I changed it around. I need to switch out the old used up Substrate that is the Eco Compleat stuff.

I want to go cheap so I am going to...
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