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Forum: Fish   02-04-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By RianS
nice job. what's the specs on your tank? (size,...

nice job. what's the specs on your tank? (size, filter, fauna, etc.)
Also how long have you had the discus?
Forum: Fish   01-20-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By RianS
I've seen quite of few members here that are well...

I've seen quite of few members here that are well versed with plecos. please post the picture(s).
Forum: Fish   08-21-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,571
Posted By RianS
Why not go with the very popular red head...

Why not go with the very popular red head tapajos?
They grow up to ~6" and are very mellow. I've kept them with emeperor tetras and random corys. I did also have "surinamensis" which were probably...
Forum: Plants   05-21-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By RianS
is that like a 4-5" rhizome? How long did it take...

is that like a 4-5" rhizome? How long did it take to achieve that growth and at what rate do new leaves come out?
Does sphagnum moss decay over time? (newb here)
Forum: Equipment   04-06-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By RianS
You guys must be lucky with those whipser pumps. ...

You guys must be lucky with those whipser pumps.
As they age for me (around a year) they tend to get louder. I've since switched most of them over to Fusion pumps. Price wise it's similar but the...
Forum: Fish   12-09-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,401
Posted By RianS
Temp seems fine. I have no clue about lighting. ...

Temp seems fine. I have no clue about lighting.
hows the flow? Consider dangling an airstone above them to keep water moving
A lot of asian hobbyist will strip the spawn to ensure better survival...
Forum: Fish   11-22-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By RianS
sounds like your fish could have callamanus from...

sounds like your fish could have callamanus from the signs you are seeing.
Watch your CPD closely and see if you can see any worms sticking out from it's anus.
The rest of the fish in the tank are...
Forum: Fish   02-26-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By RianS
I say do wild bettas, more specifically betta...

I say do wild bettas, more specifically betta mac.
And if you want a rare hardy goby go for rhinogobius zhou i've only seen them up for sale twice with a hefty price tag since it's been discovered...
Forum: Fish   02-25-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By RianS
I say keep them. They are fun to watch and they...

I say keep them. They are fun to watch and they may dig up some plants but the good will out weight the bad by far.
Just get a couple more so their in a larger school and more comfortable.
heres a...
Forum: Fish   02-22-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By RianS
If your sister only has a 20g i would not suggest...

If your sister only has a 20g i would not suggest keeping any geo's or satanoperca's. IMO they should be kept in groups of at least 4. Geophagus "Red Head Tapajo" may "max out" at 6" but others like...
Forum: Fish   10-20-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By RianS
Thanks Laura if a reverse trio is ideal then i...

Thanks Laura if a reverse trio is ideal then i may probably order the pair from a local supplier. However i'll check out the ultimatebettas site for breeding care.
Forum: Fish   10-14-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By RianS
thanks for the info. Hopefully i'll get to see...

thanks for the info. Hopefully i'll get to see more color out of this guy and can confirm it's a male. Sadly i just contacted the seller and his supplier only sells in pairs. :(
Forum: Fish   10-13-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By RianS
Betta Pallifina

So i won this fish at an auction. I've looked up the basic care and needs of the fish and am trying to figure out if it's a male or a female so i can buy a mate. I assume male given the color on the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-27-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,697
Posted By RianS
My personal experience is that they hide very...

My personal experience is that they hide very well in my substrate. Once i dropped them into the tank i rarely saw them again. I didn't notice a difference in water quality since it was pristine ;P...
Forum: Equipment   02-21-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By RianS
I don't even have my covers anymore. It's too...

I don't even have my covers anymore. It's too much of hassle. and the tanks that do run the ac filters are open tops so i'm not really afraid of dust getting into the tank...
Forum: DIY   02-20-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By RianS
well his original fry savers were half the...

well his original fry savers were half the price... i guess i just sat on it too long and to see the price double surprises myself.
another reason i'd want to get his fry savers is because it...
Forum: Lighting   02-19-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By RianS
i'm pretty sure i read a review and par rating...

i'm pretty sure i read a review and par rating last night about this fixture. although it was late. i'll try to go find it.

nevermind... they only mention it and also state that no one has PAR...
Forum: DIY   02-19-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By RianS
Suggestion: fry savers

Has anyone ever seen Zcliff's fry savers (http://www.plecofanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=76629)? I've always planned to get some but just never came around to it and my fish never really helped...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-17-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By RianS
When you ordered your wood from manzanita.com...

When you ordered your wood from manzanita.com which package did you pick. because about a year ago i ordered ap1 except 30 pieces and most of my pieces were on the straighter side. Also asking...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-11-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,820
Posted By RianS
My opinion. Is it really worth all the work for...

My opinion. Is it really worth all the work for some fish and rice? The rice would probably be back breaking work and long hours? Also when i go fishing for peacock bass in Hawaii we use tilapia...
Forum: Fish   02-10-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,604
Posted By RianS
That's so strange how you buy one each year and...

That's so strange how you buy one each year and it ends the same each time. I bought one about a year ago when it was like 2 inches and it was kept in a heated tank 82*F fed mostly bloodworms,...
Forum: Other Websites   02-08-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By RianS
Nice. I've been thinking their site has been drab...

Nice. I've been thinking their site has been drab for the past year and most things have been switching to out of stock. Anyways it's also nice to see a site actually posting the exact pictures of...
Forum: Other Websites   02-05-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By RianS
All i really see is a new entrance to a branch of...

All i really see is a new entrance to a branch of their site. However that gallery is impressive.
Forum: Tank Journals   02-05-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By RianS
Thanks. When i do trimmings i sometimes just let...

Thanks. When i do trimmings i sometimes just let it float around at the top or i miss some pieces. There are some cories that do some digging in the dhg which is probably another reason for it...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By RianS
Minor update. i've got maybe a crypt or two and...

Minor update.
i've got maybe a crypt or two and some e. tenellus micro i would like to RAOK.
However the catch is I've never shipped before so the trade off is shipping experience for free plants...
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