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Forum: DIY   11-24-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Cthulhu
I already have a honeywell water detector. I...

I already have a honeywell water detector. I tested it and it seems to work very well. I could take it's cable and connect it to my controler instead, but the cable is not long enough. So I am...
Forum: DIY   11-23-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Cthulhu
I have a similar project in mind. I just got an...

I have a similar project in mind. I just got an Arduino last week! I imagine there are libraries or code sample for managing the display and controls to jumpstart the project, but I have not started...
Forum: DIY   11-23-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Cthulhu
Water detection cable

Anyone familiar with water detection cables? I am talking about cables like this
http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/High-sensitivity-water-leakage-sensing-cable_60189322139.html
or the cable on...
Forum: Fish   04-29-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Cthulhu
Are these really female dwarf gouramis?

I bought these 3 as female dwarf gouramis. But now I really am not sure...
Their color was much duller in the shop. But now in my main tank they are a bright metallic blue that seems much too blue...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-22-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Cthulhu
Torpedo barbs and cherry shrimps?

Are they compatible, or would the shrimps become overpriced meals?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Cthulhu
I dont think I would be able to recognize...

I dont think I would be able to recognize diseased shrimps. Do you know any sites that show what to look for?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Cthulhu
Quarantine shrimps?

Do you quarantine shrimps?
Forum: Aquascaping   12-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Cthulhu
Take a look at this ...

Take a look at this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZDexLMZFrU
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By Cthulhu
Can you give some more details about your tank? I...

Can you give some more details about your tank? I have a 20g that almost dedicated to amano shrimps and I would love to see them succesfully reproduce. The females almost always have eggs but I have...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Cthulhu
The lights on my tanks are on from 5pm to 1am

The lights on my tanks are on from 5pm to 1am
Forum: Fish   12-10-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Cthulhu
How long do you leave the piece of zucchini in...

How long do you leave the piece of zucchini in the tank? Or will the otos eat it all?

Even if I grow some algea I don't think it will last very long. The quarantine tank is 10g and I plan to get...
Forum: Fish   12-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Cthulhu
Otos and quarantine

The next fish I want to add to my tank are otos. They won't lack food in my 95g, but I want to put them in the quarantine tank before. So I was wondering what should I feed otos while they are in...
Forum: Fish   12-05-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Cthulhu
This was not 2 weeks running on an empty tank. It...

This was not 2 weeks running on an empty tank. It was running on a mature tank with a much bigger bioload than the QT. And for almost a full week it was the only filter running on the main tank (I...
Forum: Fish   12-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Cthulhu
I have put a towel to cover the sides of the tank...

I have put a towel to cover the sides of the tank last weekend, in hope it would help reduce stress to the fish. I am not sure it changed anything.

There is really not much that can be stressful....
Forum: Fish   12-02-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Cthulhu
Damn, that could be it. It seems like I have some...

Damn, that could be it. It seems like I have some reading to do. If the remaining fish survive I want to make sure they are really rid of the disease before adding them to the main tank.

What kind...
Forum: Fish   12-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Cthulhu
Rummynose quarantine, lost half

This is the first time I put new fish in quarantine. I have a 10g and had the filter running for 2 weeks on the main tank before I got new fish.

I got 6 rummynose on nov 20. During the first week...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Cthulhu
I always cut all the roots what I attach an...

I always cut all the roots what I attach an anubia to something. After that I never cut the roots, but I don't think it would cause problems to the plant.
Forum: Aquascaping   12-01-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Cthulhu
I grind the rocks together to make them smoother...

I grind the rocks together to make them smoother and remove rough edges that could hurt the fish.
Forum: Fish   11-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Cthulhu
You may like lampeye killies, only the top of...

You may like lampeye killies, only the top of their eyes is bright metallic blue, they stay mostly grouped (but not quite schooling) and are very peaceful
Forum: Aquascaping   11-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Cthulhu
It just feels like everything is wrong with this...

It just feels like everything is wrong with this tank
Forum: Fish   11-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Cthulhu
I am refering to L-46 dwarf pleco. Yes they are...

I am refering to L-46 dwarf pleco. Yes they are expensive! I know they are omnivores, but unless I am mistaken some vegetation must be part of their diet?
Forum: Fish   11-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Cthulhu
Vegetarians

I want some vegetarian critters, partly to help keep algea in check, and mostly because they are cute. I want to make sure I dont get too many for what my tank can naturally feed. I don't want to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By Cthulhu
When my only freshwater tank was a 20g I didn't...

When my only freshwater tank was a 20g I didn't quarantine, I felt the consequence of a problem was not worth it. Now that my 95g is freshwater too and I am starting to stock it, I got a quarantine...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-24-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Cthulhu
The filter is an aquaclear 30, I had it running...

The filter is an aquaclear 30, I had it running on the main tank for 2 weeks before. And when the QT is not in use it will go back on the main tank so it is always ready to use.

I don't see why...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-24-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Cthulhu
Almost anything can work for anubias. I have some...

Almost anything can work for anubias. I have some in direct high light and they grow extremely well. Others in low light grow well but much slower

I am just not sure about the one in the substrat,...
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