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Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I'll try and make certain we get one with a...

I'll try and make certain we get one with a bypass valve! Thanks, ua hua!



Okay, that helps, thanks very much. That makes sense.
Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Darn. Okay, well, first step, talk to the...

Darn. Okay, well, first step, talk to the plumber...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
The plumber said that there could be a salty...

The plumber said that there could be a salty taste, so I was guessing there would be some salt in there. The salt is for cleaning the softener, though, right?

Yes, the spigot would be a problem in...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Okay, from what I've been reading/hearing...

Okay, from what I've been reading/hearing elsewhere and here, and from what I already know, my main concern should be the salt. My fish and snails will be absolutely fine with a little non-ocean...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
If I were to run the tank water through a Brita...

If I were to run the tank water through a Brita filter (or similar), would that take care of the salt?
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
An RO unit is hella sure not going to fit in my...

An RO unit is hella sure not going to fit in my budget. I live with my parents because educating the next generation doesn't pay a living wage, much less an aquatic-hobby-equipment-permitting wage....
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Water softener

My parents (who I live with) are getting a water softener. We live in Kentucky and have really, really hard water - lots of limestone/calcium. Great for horses, not so much for plumbing. Do I need to...
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
You don't need to worry about your betta being...

You don't need to worry about your betta being alone. They are solitary by nature, and the presence of too many other animals might actually stress him out. Your betta will probably be happiest with...
Forum: Plants 12-08-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Well, the non-floating wisteria I put into my new...

Well, the non-floating wisteria I put into my new planted tank (pool filter sand, root tabs) two weeks ago has rotted from the roots to about 1/2" above the sand. :(

I'm getting ludwigia from a...
Forum: Plants 12-02-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
But it never made my crypts melt. My crypts are...

But it never made my crypts melt. My crypts are doing fabulously. I don't even dose it every day.
Forum: Plants 12-02-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
...By the way - why is it that my other rooted...

...By the way - why is it that my other rooted plants (ozelots, Amazon ferns, crypts, etc.) did so well if the problem is the substrate? Do they take in nutrients differently?
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I looked around and found out about root tabs and...

I looked around and found out about root tabs and gravel tabs being the same thing. I'll go for it and hopefully the wisteria will perk up. :) Thanks!
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I have gravel tabs for another tank, which I only...

I have gravel tabs for another tank, which I only set up last week, and I'm using pool filter sand in that one. I thought that flourite sand would be sufficient in the other one. If that's my...
Forum: Plants 12-01-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Stem plant troubles

Hi guys,

No matter what I've done, I can't get stem plants to thrive in my tank for long - and even when I do, it's rare; usually they just rot from the roots up. I've tried wisteria and water...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I keep a small school of oto cats with my RCS, no...

I keep a small school of oto cats with my RCS, no problems. But it's important to add otos to an established tank in groups of three or more.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I have some heaters that read the wrong...

I have some heaters that read the wrong temperature, but as long as I can get it to read what I want on the thermometer and it stays stable, I don't have a problem with it. Some heaters are just...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-11-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,742
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Hey, I finally got around to doing it. Thanks for...

Hey, I finally got around to doing it. Thanks for the help, guys! The difference is visible. I hope my plants take off soon. :)
Forum: Fish 01-07-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I know a breeder/pet owner whose plecos...

I know a breeder/pet owner whose plecos occasionally sleep upside-down, but are perfectly healthy.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-07-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,704
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
OMG! That's SO AWFUL. It must be horrible to...

OMG! That's SO AWFUL. It must be horrible to watch. I'm so sorry. :(
Forum: Fish 01-05-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
The answer to this question is always yes.

The answer to this question is always yes.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-04-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I don't know that I'd want anyone inside my...

I don't know that I'd want anyone inside my tanks, but I wouldn't mind having one of those around the house... ;)
Forum: Fish 01-04-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 838
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
I feel you on the Bookshelf. They're so...

I feel you on the Bookshelf. They're so attractive, and they have more footprint than a 10g, but so expensive and hard to get. :(
Forum: Tank Journals 01-03-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Yes, indeed! I have kept adult triops in the tank...

Yes, indeed! I have kept adult triops in the tank with her, and she got along fine with them, but my puffer is a weirdo who doesn't even eat baby RCS. She will eat triops hatchlings off the toothpick...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Yes, a real DT. She also has the typical short DT...

Yes, a real DT. She also has the typical short DT body and wiiiiiiiiiide dorsal. Lovely!
Forum: Fish 01-03-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By LilGreenPuffer
Breeding bars are different - they're vertical. :)

Breeding bars are different - they're vertical. :)
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