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Forum: Substrate 04-11-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 167,931
Posted By SleepyOwl
I would probably do 3 if I were you. I did one...

I would probably do 3 if I were you. I did one bag for my 40 breeder, and only ended up about 1/2 an inch.
Forum: Tank Journals 04-11-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,606
Posted By SleepyOwl
How is it going? How is your sweet baby girl? ...

How is it going? How is your sweet baby girl?

My tanks got almost totally ignored for almost a year after my last one was born. ;)
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By SleepyOwl
You did a great job on the stand!

You did a great job on the stand!
Forum: Tank Journals 04-09-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,809
Posted By SleepyOwl
How can you tell when it is time to clean your...

How can you tell when it is time to clean your tank... and trim the plants?

When you can barely see the fish.. :icon_lol:...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-25-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,809
Posted By SleepyOwl
My algae problem started getting pretty bad. I...

My algae problem started getting pretty bad. I took out most of my java ferns, and was heavy handed on the sword, and any crypt leaves that had it. I still have some algae, but nothing too...
Forum: Substrate 03-25-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 167,931
Posted By SleepyOwl
It will be a lot harder to cover evenly, and you...

It will be a lot harder to cover evenly, and you will have a greater chance of having cloudy water more often, and having dirt come to the top of the cap. I have about 1 -1.5 inches over mine, and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By SleepyOwl
Those plants won't die off that fast because of...

Those plants won't die off that fast because of low light. I threw a bunch of java ferns in a tank with almost no light (light wasn't on at all) for 2 weeks, and some of the leaves started melting,...
Forum: Substrate 02-20-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 167,931
Posted By SleepyOwl
Well, I didn't sift my MTS, and apparently I...

Well, I didn't sift my MTS, and apparently I should have. I soaked and dried 4 times, and by the time I was done, it looked like it should, I think (very fine, almost chalky). It didn't have any...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-17-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By SleepyOwl
No, I wouldn't either. It is so weird though.

No, I wouldn't either. It is so weird though.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,812
Posted By SleepyOwl
Yep, she has eggs. If anyone wants her,...

Yep, she has eggs.


If anyone wants her, you can have her if you think it is worth the shipping cost. ;)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By SleepyOwl
* Once in a while I wll top off my 55 gallon...

* Once in a while I wll top off my 55 gallon tank with 3-4 gallons of RO water, and have never had an issue. (Again, no shrimp, but it doesn't even seem to make my fish stressed.)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By SleepyOwl
Hmmm.... did you use the first batch or two of...

Hmmm.... did you use the first batch or two of water? I know in my faucet one, you have to let it run for 10 minutes before use. Maybe some carbon got into the tank?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,812
Posted By SleepyOwl
I googled "alien facehugger" thinking it was a...

I googled "alien facehugger" thinking it was a type of shrimp.... Now I am going to have nightmares! :hihi:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,812
Posted By SleepyOwl
Shrimp ID please - Macrobrachium Lanchesteri? or?

I saw a ghost shrimp at the LFS that was over 2x the size of the rest. I asked the owner why it was so big, and she said they have several type of shrimp sold as ghost shrimp. So I asked for it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-16-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By SleepyOwl
That is too bad. :( So, the only shrimp I...

That is too bad. :(

So, the only shrimp I have is ghost shrimp, but I do have some fish that are considered a bit more sensitive (cardinals, rummies).
Even if you added that amount of R/O...
Forum: Algae 02-16-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By SleepyOwl
Question Algae ID please - BBA? or? Advice?

Please... :help:

I put some new plants into my 55 gallon a week ago, and stupid me did not dip them or anything.... just threw them right in. (I put in quite a bit.)

Anyway, this algae is...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-08-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,510
Posted By SleepyOwl
Diana, That is what I figured. I should not...

Diana,
That is what I figured. I should not have put the cycled filter on there without the fish.

Nalu,
It is not that stringy, but looks similar to the slime on the wood.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By SleepyOwl
Thanks for the replies! I won't have the money...

Thanks for the replies! I won't have the money for a couple months anyway, but it will give me something to think about. :)
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,809
Posted By SleepyOwl
I got some new bulbs a few weeks ago, and now I...

I got some new bulbs a few weeks ago, and now I have some BBA and some hair algae. It isn't taking over yet, so I am not too worried, but it is making me a bit nervous, as I don't want it all over...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 192,200
Posted By SleepyOwl
Oh no! You have convinced me to find a way to...

Oh no! You have convinced me to find a way to lock my aquarium cabinet.
Forum: Tank Journals 02-06-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,167
Posted By SleepyOwl
I think I like the new one best too. I like how...

I think I like the new one best too. I like how full it is.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-05-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,510
Posted By SleepyOwl
I did some more searching and I think it is just...

I did some more searching and I think it is just a bacteria of some sort.

http://www.aquariumforum.com/f5/white-fuzzy-stuff-9191.html
...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-05-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,983
Posted By SleepyOwl
Well, now I have white slime growing all over my...

Well, now I have white slime growing all over my driftwood, and some patches on my substrate, and the tank is super hazy white. Gross! ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-05-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,510
Posted By SleepyOwl
I looked again closely, and it is all over my...

I looked again closely, and it is all over my driftwood too... slimy.

Should I wait it out? I thought about dumping a bottle of H2O2 in there since I have no fish or plants yet.
If I just...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-04-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,510
Posted By SleepyOwl
Oh, and no camera so I can't take a picture.... I...

Oh, and no camera so I can't take a picture.... I have tried Googling for a pic, but can't find anything similar.

And the only plants right now are floaters.
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