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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-10-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Bluek24a4
I also use hydrocotyle for front cover and shrimp...

I also use hydrocotyle for front cover and shrimp seem to like to hide in it.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-09-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Bluek24a4
Crypts and Anubias.

Crypts and Anubias.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-09-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Bluek24a4
Its hard to go by just the TDS results,...

Its hard to go by just the TDS results, especially when you don't know what's actually in the water. Gh is a better parameter to know IMO, but TDS is helpful for other reasons.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-09-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Bluek24a4
Your buffering substrate might run out quicker...

Your buffering substrate might run out quicker than usual with a kh that high. Stable parameters are definitely important, and I think most fish and plants are pretty adaptable, but I don't trust...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-07-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Bluek24a4
That's too low a GH for shrimp. Your kh might be...

That's too low a GH for shrimp. Your kh might be a little too high also. What GH test kit are you using? The API test kit for GH is not very good. Rodi unit is always preferred when it comes to...
Forum: Plants 09-05-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Bluek24a4
I think its a case of the watched pot not...

I think its a case of the watched pot not boiling. If you spend time checking out your tank everyday, and then don't check it for a few days, there's gonna be a difference.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-29-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Bluek24a4
I think you also need the di part of ro/di to get...

I think you also need the di part of ro/di to get all zeros.
Forum: Aquascaping 08-27-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Bluek24a4
Why not boil it?

Why not boil it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Bluek24a4
I wasn't aware of the tetra test kit. The API...

I wasn't aware of the tetra test kit. The API test only measures down to 6.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-25-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Bluek24a4
How did you measure that low of a Ph?

How did you measure that low of a Ph?
Forum: Lighting 08-24-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Bluek24a4
I use the Beamswork 200 on my lowlight 5.5g...

I use the Beamswork 200 on my lowlight 5.5g shrimp tank. Grows moss, crypts and my stems nicely. Try searching around on eBay and Amazon. You might get lucky with the shipping.
Forum: Lighting 08-24-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Bluek24a4
What are the dimensions of the tank? Are you...

What are the dimensions of the tank? Are you going for low light or high?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-23-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Bluek24a4
You could also get two spools of 20 feet and...

You could also get two spools of 20 feet and connect them with a check valve.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-22-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Bluek24a4
I'm a few generations in as well. The red seems...

I'm a few generations in as well. The red seems to still be going away once they get older. I do have some older shrimp though with those random black markings.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-22-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By Bluek24a4
That tiger population is impressive. Out of...

That tiger population is impressive. Out of curiousity do you happen to know your parameters?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-22-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Bluek24a4
I went to the hardware store and bought two...

I went to the hardware store and bought two pieces of hose about 15 feet in length each. One to the toilet to drain water and the other has an adapter on it that screws on in place of the shower...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,071
Posted By Bluek24a4
That's a cool diy.

That's a cool diy.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-19-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Bluek24a4
Also remember that the API GH test kit leaves a...

Also remember that the API GH test kit leaves a lot to be desired.
Forum: Lighting 08-19-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Bluek24a4
You got it. I reread a little of that thread...

You got it. I reread a little of that thread after I found it and now am tempted to buy those for the backyard. lol
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-19-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Bluek24a4
I wouldn't use filter floss. Its gonna cause a...

I wouldn't use filter floss. Its gonna cause a lot of trouble with flow and not staying in place. Probably gonna clog something in the filter as it gets sucked into it. Use any of the other suggested...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By Bluek24a4
What do you consider massively expensive?

What do you consider massively expensive?
Forum: Lighting 08-18-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Bluek24a4
I believe this is it. ...

I believe this is it.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=195589
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-18-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,358
Posted By Bluek24a4
Also try putting it up against a white background...

Also try putting it up against a white background like a piece of computer paper.

The annoying thing about test kits is the more you stare at them the more confused you become.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-17-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,358
Posted By Bluek24a4
I don't know if he did or didn't either, I was...

I don't know if he did or didn't either, I was just pointing that out.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-17-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Bluek24a4
Can you just net the shrimp and pull whatever...

Can you just net the shrimp and pull whatever that is off with tweezers?
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