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Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By mikk
I'm looking for something similar myself. ...

I'm looking for something similar myself.

This 2.5 gallon jar is the largest I've been able to find on Amazon, so far...
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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By mikk
Excellent information. That's what I was looking...

Excellent information. That's what I was looking for.
Thank you.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By mikk
Do RCS always need to be culled to maintain color morph?

I would like to establish a tank of Neocardina,
I'm interested in some of the brighter morphs, like orange, yellow or painted red.

Will all Neocardina color morphs eventually revert to wild...
Forum: Substrate 06-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mikk
Thanks for the feedback. I hadn't even thought...

Thanks for the feedback.
I hadn't even thought about the roots weaving through it.
I just ripped apart my 90 gallon to start over, and it was messy enough with just sand and dirt.

Going to find...
Forum: Substrate 06-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mikk
Question about egg crate material

Getting ready to re-do my 90 gallon tank.
I was contemplating egg crate as a way to stabilize terraces/slopes.

Like this example....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-13-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,175
Posted By mikk
Yes - I've heard that heat stressed plants make...

Yes - I've heard that heat stressed plants make for hotter peppers.

Thanks for the pickling recipe on page one.

About a dozen years ago, we decided to air dry some habaneros, to add to a...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-06-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By mikk
I like the egg-crate idea. I believe the...

I like the egg-crate idea.
I believe the openings are quite a bit larger than your mesh.
You could probably root plants through the openings to stabilize the slope.

I would also suggest creating...
Forum: Plants 04-27-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By mikk
I don't dose CO2... I was hoping to stay...

I don't dose CO2...
I was hoping to stay relatively low-tech.

Is this a case where there may have been supplemental CO2 coming from some biological process in the soil - but that has been...
Forum: Plants 04-27-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By mikk
Rotala Colorata - new growth looks deformed

I planted 4 stems of "Rotala Colorata" approx 3 weeks ago.
Plant has been growing great and it just about doubled in mass. Lots of new offshoots. Much of this growth occured during the initial...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-21-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By mikk
Ha! Brilliant! :thumbsup:

Ha! Brilliant!
:thumbsup:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By mikk
Ha! OK. I guess I'm naive... I thought that...

Ha! OK. I guess I'm naive...

I thought that if I removed the visible snails, and didn't see any new ones after x days/weeks that perhaps I had no eggs...

The plant is frogbit, which I believe...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By mikk
how long to quarantine for snail eggs?

I got some plants last week, which had a couple of tiny snails on them.

I pulled out the snails, and put the remaining plants in a dish with water to quarantine them. What's a reasonable length of...
Forum: Substrate 03-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By mikk
Thanks for the reply. I'm on schedule to...

Thanks for the reply.

I'm on schedule to have the substrate in the tank this weekend.
I'm going to try to photo journal the process.

I'm OK with ammonia - because I still need to Cycle the...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,771
Posted By mikk
This is brilliant. Thanks for posting the...

This is brilliant.
Thanks for posting the details. I am in the middle of setting up a new 90 gallon tank as my first planted tank with soil. I was going to do 4 T8 bulbs, no T5 and no CO2. ...
Forum: Substrate 03-11-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By mikk
Sanity check. Using last seasons potting soil

I'm a lazy gardener working at becoming a lazy aquatic plant keeper.
We just got a new aquarium after several years without one, and I'd like to try my hand at plants this time. (Lazy = very low...
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