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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-16-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
Re: A look inside.

Actually it's just the shelf from the left side that I took out to have more space to get at the canister. I keep extra filter pads in the little bit of space it provides just because I don't change...
Forum: Algae   03-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By shmeeg
Re: Brown Dusting on plants

Fish store. Otocinclus. Not a store like petsmart.
Forum: Fish   03-13-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By shmeeg
Agreed. See my avatar. Mine are fat and lazy...

Agreed. See my avatar. Mine are fat and lazy and ONLY eat pellets/wafers now. Snobs.
Forum: Algae   03-13-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By shmeeg
5 minutes? sure i've had crap floating around in...

5 minutes? sure i've had crap floating around in my tank just after vacuuming the substrate for longer than that.
Forum: Algae   03-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By shmeeg
were the dots present before you replaced the...

were the dots present before you replaced the substrate? if not, wouldn't it be safe to presume it's dust from the substrate settling?
Forum: Fish   03-13-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,954
Posted By shmeeg
ditto the arowana.

ditto the arowana.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
yeah i do, i took one this morning. ill upload...

yeah i do, i took one this morning. ill upload it thru tapatalk.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-12-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
Re: A look inside.

Lol it's not ME that's offering! I merely recommended against asking that here. Most stands are open in the back so there isn't any special cable routing that has to be done.
Forum: Fish   03-12-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By shmeeg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-12-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
I don't know that I would ask that here. Might...

I don't know that I would ask that here. Might get creepy response! :icon_mrgr
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-12-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By shmeeg
good idea. subbed.

good idea. subbed.
Forum: Fish   03-12-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By shmeeg
my bristlenose do that on occasion. they're very...

my bristlenose do that on occasion. they're very skittish in general. i must have pissed one of them off one day during a water change because it kept going to the surface and flicking water out of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By shmeeg
Re: Most reliable biomedia for UGF?

Perfect, thanks. Your DIY/pics for the ugf is also very helpful.
Forum: Equipment   03-12-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By shmeeg
No, no harm to it, just massive overkill for the...

No, no harm to it, just massive overkill for the task at hand. or maybe a genius idea. im a 'work smarter not harder' fan..:D
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By shmeeg
Yes, just going to pour the substrate directly...

Yes, just going to pour the substrate directly over the media. That's kind of what I figured, just thought I'd ask anyway.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By shmeeg
Most reliable biomedia for UGF?

I suspect the answer is 'any will do', just wondering if there is an overwhelming majority that have found a specific winner for this. i was just going to use some ceramic rings. better ideas?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-12-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By shmeeg
I was just looking at the Mineral GH+ a few...

I was just looking at the Mineral GH+ a few minutes ago. How long does a kilo last the average hobbyist? Forever? I don't imagine I will have more than two 20L tanks, that would easily last me a...
Forum: Equipment   03-12-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By shmeeg
I have the same knife. LOVE it. Just can't...

I have the same knife. LOVE it. Just can't believe you're 'sawing' foam with a 50 dollar blade! :tongue:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-11-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By shmeeg
Ok, I'll look more into the remineralization also.

Ok, I'll look more into the remineralization also.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-11-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By shmeeg
Do you really need to deionize your RO water?

I'm doing some research on RO units and I'm curious if any shrimp need the deionization? I'm looking at a 4 stage unit from Bulk Reef Supply, and I see both RO only and RO/DI.
A second question,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-11-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By shmeeg
If you're going to run a second bottle, I'd spend...

If you're going to run a second bottle, I'd spend the few bucks on a drop checker to monitor the CO2 level. Also you don't want to off any livestock with too much gas. But in general a second...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-07-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By shmeeg
Agreed. I put five nerites in a 29 gallon and it...

Agreed. I put five nerites in a 29 gallon and it was a night and day difference in the amount of algae that was present after about two days.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-07-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,823
Posted By shmeeg
very cool rescue. it's always exciting to see...

very cool rescue. it's always exciting to see something like this chronicled!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-07-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,131
Posted By shmeeg
put a treadmill in there! you can coach them and...

put a treadmill in there! you can coach them and make them grow stronger. :D ever see that video on youtube? freakin hilarious.
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