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Forum: Fish 05-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By rusty1760
Cardinals are just so fragile when first put in a...

Cardinals are just so fragile when first put in a tank, make sure your water parameters are as near to perfect as you can get, give ample hiding spots, loads of plants are always good and then leave...
Forum: Fish 05-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By rusty1760
Feel free to ship some to me, I will let you know...

Feel free to ship some to me, I will let you know how they do ;)
I have shipped forktail rainbow eggs (Pseudomugil furcatus ) without any issues so you should be fine

Rusty
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By rusty1760
Flee bay 500 for $7.00 or so free shipping

Flee bay 500 for $7.00 or so free shipping
Forum: Lighting 03-07-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By rusty1760
Weather they are any good or not I have no idea,...

Weather they are any good or not I have no idea, what I do know is you can get them on fleebay for $16.00 (or less) with free shipping. I got some to add a little colour to my son's 29 gal tank, need...
Forum: Plants 01-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By rusty1760
Staurogyne Repens

Although I have CO2 and dose EI I find that my stauro does far better when I use osmocote in the substrate, grab some root capsules from the 'for sale' section and give them a try.
Forum: Algae 08-24-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By rusty1760
Remove as much of the clado as you can and then...

Remove as much of the clado as you can and then try turning off any pumps ( stop your water movement ) and using a syringe squirt a little Flourish Excell onto each patch of clado, leave it for 10...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By rusty1760
I routinely add a few red cherry shrimp into my...

I routinely add a few red cherry shrimp into my hatching tanks and have no problems, I have had no experience with the amanos but think that some of your eggs must be hatching out but the fry have no...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-23-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By rusty1760
PH controller

179417What controller do you recommend to maintain a constant CO2 saturation and where did you get it. I see a lot of different brands are available with a huge variation on price, I know that as a...
Forum: Algae 07-11-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By rusty1760
Most dont want 'natural tanks', my tank has an...

Most dont want 'natural tanks', my tank has an assortment of gorgeous healthy plants, no holes in leaves no algae no dead or decaying leaves just thick dense growth and crystal clear water, just the...
Forum: Algae 07-11-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By rusty1760
Flourish excel should do the trick, switch off...

Flourish excel should do the trick, switch off the filters ( stop water movement ) and squirt directly onto the algae, leave to stand for 15 min and restart filters. Be carefull not to excees twice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-09-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By rusty1760
They are great until they die, polute the water...

They are great until they die, polute the water and everything else dies, been there done that, not a pretty sight, especially when its your breeding pair of tripple red apistos.
Forum: Fish 07-02-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By rusty1760
I will be following with interest as I have...

I will be following with interest as I have always wanted to try breed my cardinal tetras, I recently read an article where the writer used a deep bed of loose sphagnum moss 1 to hide the eggs and 2...
Forum: Plants 06-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By rusty1760
My stauro seems to take quite a while to re-root...

My stauro seems to take quite a while to re-root once I mess with it but really perkes up with a couple of osmocote root tabs into the substrate, got to be worth a try.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-24-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,472
Posted By rusty1760
You are brave man or a glutton for punishment,...

You are brave man or a glutton for punishment, there are several articles on the forum on plywood tanks they seem to work and have to be easier than a whole civil engineering project out of concrete.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By rusty1760
I keep Discus in a heavily planted tank and find...

I keep Discus in a heavily planted tank and find that MTS along with cherry shrimp to be a great help in getting rid of any uneaten food ( discus being messy eaters as you know ) I have no detritus...
Forum: Algae 06-20-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By rusty1760
I agree with ETK filtration and water changes are...

I agree with ETK filtration and water changes are of upmost importance. You didnt mention how long the tank has been set up, if its fairly new algae is just part of the process, some get it others...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By rusty1760
The very fact that you have itch tells you the...

The very fact that you have itch tells you the temp is low,( is your thermometer accurate) all you can do is read as much as you can find on GBR (and there is tonnes) and then make your own...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-20-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By rusty1760
Afraid so, as I said I was completely underwelmed...

Afraid so, as I said I was completely underwelmed having read so many rave reviews about the Ray 2 with the monster ray to bring out colour to my mind or better eye the CFL's have far more punch,...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 06-20-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By rusty1760
I guess its in the eye of the beholder so to...

I guess its in the eye of the beholder so to speak, I bought the same two lights in the 36 inch version and put them on my 46 bow, I was completely underwelmed, they don't hold a candle to my...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By rusty1760
79/80 is on the low end of what most websites...

79/80 is on the low end of what most websites advise, my tanks are at 85 or so in winter and in summer can go up into the mid 90's all my Rams are fat and healthy and I have yet to have any diseases...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By rusty1760
In the past I have had up to 3 10gal tanks for...

In the past I have had up to 3 10gal tanks for breeding/raising fry then I have a 46 heavily planted display tank, The 10 gal tanks all have hamburg mattenfilters so airation has never been a problem...
Forum: Fish 06-20-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By rusty1760
You don't need to use any medications at all,...

You don't need to use any medications at all, just up your temp to mid to high 80's and keep it there, Rams like warm water if they get itch the waters too cool. I have kept Rams for several years...
Forum: Lighting 06-17-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By rusty1760
I bought a 36 inch Ray 2 for my 46 along with a...

I bought a 36 inch Ray 2 for my 46 along with a Monster Ray and I was completely underwelmed by the light output, I lurked forever and read every review I could find until I finally bit the bullet...
Forum: Substrate 06-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By rusty1760
I have MTS and cherry shrimp thay take care of...

I have MTS and cherry shrimp thay take care of the problem nicely, watch out with the MTS they can breed out of control, however they are easily vaccumed out with a water change.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,842
Posted By rusty1760
Really just look at the itrader comments, sure...

Really just look at the itrader comments, sure mostly happy customers post but if there are loads of good comments the seller should be legit, if you only see one or two comments perhaps you should...
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