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Forum: Aquascaping   03-28-2016, 05:03 AM
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Nice roots. Like everyone said, flip it! ...

Nice roots. Like everyone said, flip it!

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Forum: Aquascaping   03-26-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By usgetata
I use the lava rock from home depot. No problem...

I use the lava rock from home depot. No problem whatsoever. Some store also has slate tile that you can break up for aquascaping. Limestone will raise your TDS so it depends on what live stock you...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-26-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
After one two punched the algae are mostly gone...

After one two punched the algae are mostly gone but the bacteria bloom remained. Decided to Buy a 9w UV filter to address the problem. Ran it for 10 hours and now the water is crystal clear! Gonna...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-20-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By usgetata
Have a planted tank with black blasting sand...

Have a planted tank with black blasting sand stocking ghost shrimps, Amano shrimps, CBS/CRS, killifish & CAE. All are alive without a problem. I also keep the pH around 6 with co2.

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Forum: Aquascaping   03-16-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
Thanks! The grow rate varys by plants. The LH...

Thanks!
The grow rate varys by plants. The LH and St. repens grow nicely the entire time, while half of AR mini and all of rotala bonsai melted away.

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Forum: Aquascaping   03-15-2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
On Wednesday I added some live stock to combat...

On Wednesday I added some live stock to combat algae:
2 Amano Shrimps, 4 Ghost Shrimps, 2 Chinese algae eaters, 4-6 CRS/CBS culls.

Did the one-two punch on Sunday night. Next day i found much...
Forum: Algae   03-15-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 136,391
Posted By usgetata
Three weeks after I re-setup my ADA 60H planted...

Three weeks after I re-setup my ADA 60H planted tank I got crazy GHA, GW and cloudy water. I kept changing water but thing were getting worse.

Last nights I decided to do the One-Two punch. While...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-09-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
The whole tank is taken over by green algae &...

The whole tank is taken over by green algae & green hair algae 😣. Reduced light period to 5 hr a day, removed the algae wherever i could, and did a 80% water change. Added a bag of purigen in the...
Forum: Aquascaping   03-06-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
Another weekly update. Removed Eleocharis...

Another weekly update.

Removed Eleocharis acicularis ‘Mini’ and Heteranthera zosterifolia. I don't think they look good in the tank.

Added Some Buces on the wood, Echinodorus red flame and...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-25-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
Added some plants now. Gonna let it run for a...

Added some plants now. Gonna let it run for a week with 8 hours light and see how it goes.

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Forum: Aquascaping   02-22-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By usgetata
The new wood looks better. I would try to only...

The new wood looks better. I would try to only leave one rock to the right, and put the rest of the rock together by the left.

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Forum: Aquascaping   02-18-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
Thanks! sure I will keep updating the progress. ...

Thanks! sure I will keep updating the progress.



I love the driftwood too, that why I am using it again. :laugh2:

Thanks! The reason I don't have tall plant in the left back corner is...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-18-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,352
Posted By usgetata
Looking good there! Now put the miniature Frodo...

Looking good there!
Now put the miniature Frodo and the gang walking up to the mountain top :D
Forum: Aquascaping   02-18-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,035
Posted By usgetata
Nice setup. Your tank is looking great!

Nice setup. Your tank is looking great!
Forum: Aquascaping   02-18-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By usgetata
Idea for redoing my 60H

Hi after ignoring my empty 60H for more than a year, I finally make the effort to think of redoing it. Here is the idea:

Gonna keep my old driftwood from the last aquascape
New substrate choice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,949
Posted By usgetata
We all experienced a massive die off somewhere in...

We all experienced a massive die off somewhere in our shrimp keeping timeline. It is awesome to see your PRL colony are chilling now, look how beautiful they are!

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-12-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By usgetata
Long due update... Went to a month long trip to...

Long due update... Went to a month long trip to Hong Kong and Japan, came back and redid the top two layers. Need to redo the bottom layer's filtration setup next.
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-08-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,795
Posted By usgetata
The pictures are awesome! damn one more reason to...

The pictures are awesome! damn one more reason to get a macro lens for my 5D MK III...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By usgetata
I have been looking for Spixi snails for a while...

I have been looking for Spixi snails for a while and never seen them available locally in Florida area :(
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,622
Posted By usgetata
Sounds good. I am usually off Sunday & Monday, so...

Sounds good. I am usually off Sunday & Monday, so Let me know if any of the upcoming Sundays/Mondays works for you guys.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-30-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,622
Posted By usgetata
I do plan a bigger come back... just waiting for...

I do plan a bigger come back... just waiting for weather to become a little warmer...



Yeah... fail and learn from the mistake... What kind of Tigers do you have? I may get some from you to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,622
Posted By usgetata
Sad News.... My rack project met its...

Sad News....

My rack project met its Nemesis....

1. I went to Hong Kong/China/Japan for a month. I had someone to help me feed my shrimps and top off water once a week during that time. It...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-28-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By usgetata
It is very standard HMF way of working. The pump...

It is very standard HMF way of working. The pump is on the far right side of the tank behind the wall of foam. It sucks and forces water to go through the foam to create filtering. The water then...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By usgetata
Still talking to different breeders to see what...

Still talking to different breeders to see what to import :-)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By usgetata
You can get those light from Ebay or Amazon, just...

You can get those light from Ebay or Amazon, just search for "LED Flood Light"

Yes the rack can be set in two halves, you can put in totally four 40 breeder with one rack.



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