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Forum: Fish   08-05-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By eelpout
I'd do both sex CBs. That way you see all their...

I'd do both sex CBs. That way you see all their behavior. BNPs are tough. Mine have no problem putting my tiger barbs in their place.
Forum: Fish   04-27-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By eelpout
update

Tried high temp 14 days. No effect. Tried Aquarisol+temp. 14 days. No effect. Lowered temp, did multiple water changes/vacuum...50% 2X, then a couple 90% changes over a couple days. Added...
Forum: Fish   04-02-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By eelpout
-No sea burial for Mr. Molly then. Not...

-No sea burial for Mr. Molly then.

Not disagreeing with you, but since the whole tank, and the surfaces of everything in it (including plants), and its occupants have probably got a few things...
Forum: Fish   04-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By eelpout
flashing

Tank has 0 'ites, 'ates fluctuate with erratic fertilization but never above EI recommended levels, CO2 fluctuates -DIY. Heavy planted and algaed and 3 yrs established. Weekly 50% water changes. ...
Forum: Fish   02-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By eelpout
Thanks for the replies! Much better than the...

Thanks for the replies! Much better than the deer-in-the-headlights look from the employee at the LFS. "You've got questions, we've got blank stares".

Can anyone advise if it's ok to put cory...
Forum: Fish   02-24-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By eelpout
One more...will osmocote+ fert capsules under the...

One more...will osmocote+ fert capsules under the gravel and or sand mess with cory health? It must leech into the water column at least in the case of gravel.
Forum: Fish   02-24-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By eelpout
Cory Help

Hello,

I've had a well-to-over-stocked, sloppy planted/algaed 37 high tank going 2 years. It's had weekly 50% water changes w/ light vacuum. There are small areas that have never been vacuumed...
Forum: Fish   05-23-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By eelpout
2nd vote for krib or apisto pair. Get them from a...

2nd vote for krib or apisto pair. Get them from a shop and choose ones that are already paired or the dominant/largest/healthiest of each sex in the shop tank. Stick a small terra cotta pot in a...
Forum: Lighting   04-04-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 127,024
Posted By eelpout
Agreed Moose. This site has been a wealth of...

Agreed Moose. This site has been a wealth of info for me since I started reading it. I've been soaking up info whenever I get a chance.

My fingers are crossed w/ the Osmo. I added it sparingly...
Forum: Lighting   04-03-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 127,024
Posted By eelpout
Dax, My previous post was an over-the-top reply...

Dax,
My previous post was an over-the-top reply to:
"Now, if you run around here saying watts per gallon people might freak out and punch you in the head"
What can I say, that struck a nerve at...
Forum: Lighting   03-06-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 127,024
Posted By eelpout
I went with 3x menards 8.5" chicken lamps for my...

I went with 3x menards 8.5" chicken lamps for my 37 gal. approx 30x12x22...22 TALL.

I may have wanted the 10", but with the good clamp on the smaller ones, I have the option of resting them on...
Forum: Lighting   03-04-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 127,024
Posted By eelpout
100% newb here. I've managed to slowly...

100% newb here.

I've managed to slowly kill lots of plants with the stock light that came w/ my starter tank package. I've also grown some algae. A bunch of online reading later, I think I...
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