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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By nikonD70s
not bad, just make sure your co2 level is not to...

not bad, just make sure your co2 level is not to high or u'll gas them. do u have plants? if not, no reasons to use co2. but make sure u have lots of flow. these guys love high flow water.
Forum: Fish   06-12-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By nikonD70s
lol @ 10" they max at 6"-6.5 but...

lol @ 10"

they max at 6"-6.5

but normally only get to about 5"-5.5 in captivity.

you're fine with 6 in a 75. they are active swimmers.
Forum: Fish   04-29-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By nikonD70s
this guy knows whats up. if u want a true...

this guy knows whats up. if u want a true schooling fish. rummynose is THE best schooling fish for your aquarium.
Forum: Fish   02-17-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By nikonD70s
congo tetra's are my fav med size tetra's. used...

congo tetra's are my fav med size tetra's. used to have a school of 20 that were 4 years old. very stunning with age. they are NOT shy at all, very aggressive eaters. they are pigs and eats anything....
Forum: Fish   08-02-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By nikonD70s
depends on the specie, tank size and fear. but i...

depends on the specie, tank size and fear. but i say a min of 10+

only true schooler in my opinion are rummynose. they pretty much always school and very active. they get disoriented when they...
Forum: Fish   07-30-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By nikonD70s
wild angels like peru/altums etc.. discus ...

wild angels like peru/altums etc..

discus

tetras: congo tetra, roseline barbs, large rainbows


do a large specie like angels/discus as focal point then another school of tetra's
Forum: Fish   07-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By nikonD70s
yep from that pic. def congo tetra's. the pic...

yep from that pic. def congo tetra's. the pic posted is a female. if they all look like that then u got all females. the males will have dark edges on their fins. or be more colorful
Forum: Fish   07-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By nikonD70s
used to have these all the time in my pond...

used to have these all the time in my pond filter. harmless to fish i believe. nothing happened to my koi's with them in my filters for years
Forum: Fish   07-11-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By nikonD70s
only true schooling fish in my opinion and...

only true schooling fish in my opinion and experience are rummynose. they always school, even when they get to comfy. other schooling fish like cardinals school. but once they get used to the tank...
Forum: Fish   06-30-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By nikonD70s
i prefer more natural looking tanks. amano's tank...

i prefer more natural looking tanks. amano's tank are nice but not natural looking in my IMO. with that said..my realistic dream tank would be on the wall

10' long
6' wide
5' tall

amazon...
Forum: Fish   06-29-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,236
Posted By nikonD70s
http://i58.tinypic.com/11smsee.jpg

http://i58.tinypic.com/11smsee.jpg
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-10-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By nikonD70s
most dont get as big as stated in captivity. but...

most dont get as big as stated in captivity. but u would need atleast width of tank at 30"+. the wider the better of course. or u can get the dwarf specie type. forgot the name but they're not as...
Forum: Fish   06-08-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By nikonD70s
thats a common disease for cardinals/tetra's....

thats a common disease for cardinals/tetra's. usually it covers half of its body. it will die soon.
Forum: Fish   06-08-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By nikonD70s
theres no need to keep ur tank that high unless...

theres no need to keep ur tank that high unless you're getting wild fish or something. even then i would only keep it at 80 max. healthy fish do not need warm temps. nowadays most fish are captive...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-04-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By nikonD70s
if u ever do get a tank that big or close to it....

if u ever do get a tank that big or close to it. i think you're better off making it look more natural or make it like a jungle. would look more nicer. iwagumi will be boring with that size tank. to...
Forum: Fish   06-04-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By nikonD70s
like other said one is fine. but normally people...

like other said one is fine. but normally people have either a confirm pair or a group. altum season is coming up. tho, they are pretty challenging. but once success. they are the nicest/largest...
Forum: Aquascaping   06-04-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By nikonD70s
think they are expensive cuz only a handful of...

think they are expensive cuz only a handful of people know where to collect them. or maybe dangerous. thus market price is high.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,593
Posted By nikonD70s
to many to list. but one fish i always liked and...

to many to list. but one fish i always liked and wanted and got currently...altum angels.
Forum: Equipment   05-23-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,678
Posted By nikonD70s
eheim 22117 classic have 2 for 6 years now...

eheim 22117 classic

have 2 for 6 years now and still strong and quiet as the day i got it new.
Forum: Equipment   05-11-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By nikonD70s
just go to ur local home depot. and get the gel...

just go to ur local home depot. and get the gel glue "loctite" brand and make sure the back it contains cyanoacrylate and you're good.

i use that to glue my anubias to driftwood works like a...
Forum: Fish   05-11-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By nikonD70s
healthy angels do not need high warm temps. 78-80...

healthy angels do not need high warm temps. 78-80 is perfect. depending on size of the angels you're getting for the smaller fish. angels wild caught or not? only way is to try it out. everybody...
Forum: Equipment   02-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,917
Posted By nikonD70s
have 2 2217 classic for 4 years now and still...

have 2 2217 classic for 4 years now and still running strong and quiet.
Forum: Fish   01-16-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By nikonD70s
gobies that setup is perfect for gobies

gobies

that setup is perfect for gobies
Forum: Lighting   06-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By nikonD70s
help: which finnex for my 135g?

i am bored of my south american 135g tank. and going back to planted. i currently have a 135g tank. its 18" wide and 24" high. i am looking at the finnex fixtures. and want to get 2 36" inch fixture...
Forum: Fish   06-05-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By nikonD70s
Very nice tank tom. Ur altums are looking great....

Very nice tank tom. Ur altums are looking great. Its rare to have altums reach 12"+ in captivity. Are u running co2 in ur tank?
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