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Forum: Algae 01-12-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Thanks. Yes, same lights. For the past few days...

Thanks. Yes, same lights. For the past few days I have been experimenting with a longer light period, but I will cut back.

I need to find a food that the fish will eat better, it is almost...
Forum: Algae 01-12-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Question My first algae

I've had the tank up for a while now, but I just introduced a couple of goldfish and now I have new addition, ALGAE.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12554833/OnCrypt.JPG
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Forum: Fish 01-08-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Oh no. It's a 56 gallon.

Oh no.

It's a 56 gallon.
Forum: Fish 01-08-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Mannie Bothans
They are tiny. My kids wanted to watch them...

They are tiny. My kids wanted to watch them grow, so they picked small ones.

My first post here was an inquiry into what plants goldfish wouldn't eat.

I started with just a few anubias...
Forum: Fish 01-08-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Gilbert and Chumlee (two new goldfish)

Well, I finally added fish to the tank. Two small fantail goldfish, one calico and one red. Nothing special about them other than my kids picked them out.

Let's see how long the plants survive!...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-03-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,350
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Grading System for Cherries?

I just read a post on the ShrimpNow forum that mentioned defined classes of cherry. Is this a commonly accepted nomenclature?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-14-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Are we 100% sure the worms wouldnt become like...

Are we 100% sure the worms wouldnt become like intestinal parasites inside the fish?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Doh! Thanks! So, if that is 3x/wk, could I...

Doh! Thanks!

So, if that is 3x/wk, could I get away with multiplying times three and dosing once a week? (With no added CO2 and relatively low light).
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
That's why I'm so confused... I can't wrap...

That's why I'm so confused...

I can't wrap my mind around trying to round up .032 tsp to a real measuring utensil.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
I have made so many mistakes by getting things...

I have made so many mistakes by getting things out of balance already, I just don't want to fry all my plants by trial and error.

Just trying to find a good starting point. From there, I will...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Extremely helpful. Thank you. So EI low...

Extremely helpful. Thank you.

So EI low light = no added CO2?

There's a big difference in 1.481 grams and 2.469 grams.

Thanks again!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-10-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Is my math correct?

Okay, I just saw in another post that Tom Barr used 1/10 EI in a tank with no added CO2, so using http://calc.petalphile.com/ and calculating for EI and calculating at 1/10 of that and using...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-09-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 156,334
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Well, After a few weeks of watching my plants not...

Well, After a few weeks of watching my plants not do so hot with only aquasoil and root tabs, I finally ordered:
1 / 2 Pound of Plantex CSM + B
1 Pound of Potassium Nitrate (KNO3)
1 / 2 Pound...
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 12-05-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By Mannie Bothans
They arrived!

They arrived today. It looks like all of the blue pearls are perfectly a-okay. (Ironically, I no longer have a spot for the blue pearls since my big tank is not yet cycled and my little tank...
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 12-03-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By Mannie Bothans
You might want to complain to them again if my...

You might want to complain to them again if my shrimp aren't here by day seven on Monday. They haven't gotten here yet.
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 12-02-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Thanks. I'm looking forward to the plants and...

Thanks. I'm looking forward to the plants and the shrimp.
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 12-02-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Question More than 72 hours?

My zip code is 40514. When did my shrimp ship?
Forum: The Shrimp Lab 11-30-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Mine did not arrive today. Do you have a...

Mine did not arrive today. Do you have a tracking number?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-28-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By Mannie Bothans
The Aquaclear would solve your problem entirely,...

The Aquaclear would solve your problem entirely, based on my limited experience. It's point of entry for the return water is very high. Though you might need to put some panty hose on the intake,...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Mannie Bothans
I just wanted to make sure the Goldfish had...

I just wanted to make sure the Goldfish had enough oxygen (and bubbles to play in).
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Thanks. I have plenty of air line, so I could...

Thanks. I have plenty of air line, so I could even put a little hole in the sheetrock and store the bubbler in the adjacent closet.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Smile Halffrozen is looking for an ADR6400L that...

Halffrozen is looking for an ADR6400L that doesn't butt dial.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Mannie Bothans
Thanks. Great suggestions.

Thanks. Great suggestions.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Mannie Bothans
I was worried the worms would infest the fish...

I was worried the worms would infest the fish somehow. I tried to get a picture, Jake, but my camera wasn't good enough. They are quick and really tiny, like white threads that attack at one end of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Mannie Bothans
What about Mineralized MGOPS? With worm...

What about Mineralized MGOPS? With worm castings.

Seriously, though-- check out this thread:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/substrate/153412-substrate-choices-pros-cons.html
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