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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-20-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By lbsfarms
PM me when you are ready for plants and I'll ship...

PM me when you are ready for plants and I'll ship you some. What are you doing for substrate? If you're going low tech you might want to do some reading on the Walstead method.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-18-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By lbsfarms
I could send you some crypts, java fern and an...

I could send you some crypts, java fern and an anubia for the cost of shipping. All should do well in what you want to start with.
Forum: Plants 02-26-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By lbsfarms
Whats a great floating plant for fry to hide in?

I HATE DUCKWEED!!!! Sorry about that, the duckweed is starting to get to me, I just can't get rid of it.

How about naja grass. It grows fast, great for fry to hide in. if you want to try it I...
Forum: Substrate 02-01-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,358
Posted By lbsfarms
I was lucky and found the right kind of "Special...

I was lucky and found the right kind of "Special Kitty". It never turned to mush, never packed always stayed the same. The tank is dry now but I know it was set up over 2 years. I don't know if...
Forum: Substrate 01-27-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,358
Posted By lbsfarms
The kitty litter that people were using was the...

The kitty litter that people were using was the Walmart brand "Special Kitty" in the red bag. It was baked clay just like SMS or Schultz Aquatic Soil or Flourite. The only problem was that it was...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By lbsfarms
For just a little more you could have an Eheim, a...

For just a little more you could have an Eheim, a 2217 is just $26.00 more. I think the Eheim's are a lot quieter than the Filstar.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 85,977
Posted By lbsfarms
I've been running my Jebo for almost 6 years now,...

I've been running my Jebo for almost 6 years now, so far no problems.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-15-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,115
Posted By lbsfarms
I had the same thing happen with ghost shrimp and...

I had the same thing happen with ghost shrimp and baby angel fish. Ghost shrimp will eat small fish.
Forum: Algae 07-04-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By lbsfarms
If you are doing EI and following what Tom Barr...

If you are doing EI and following what Tom Barr says you shouldn't be cutting down on dosing nitrate and phosphates this will only make things worse, as you have noticed. You need to keep the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By lbsfarms
I kinda think they do. Something is keeping my...

I kinda think they do. Something is keeping my christmas moss mowed down, has to be either the cherry shrimp or the amano shrimp, they are both on it all the time.
Forum: Fish 06-07-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,599
Posted By lbsfarms
kid creole, what do you use to treat fungus that...

kid creole, what do you use to treat fungus that is plant and shrimp safe?
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By lbsfarms
I personally like the Jebo, inexpensive and...

I personally like the Jebo, inexpensive and quiet, unlike the rena xp3 I have. I've hooked the xp3 up twice and taken it down both times, couldn't stand the noise. If you want to spend money go...
Forum: Plants 05-28-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,735
Posted By lbsfarms
I'll second the marselia. I have a marselia,...

I'll second the marselia. I have a marselia, though not sure which one in my 75g. It spread quickly and makes a nice foreground plant. I'm going to have to thin it out if you would like some to...
Forum: Substrate 05-08-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By lbsfarms
You can't get much cheaper than kitty litter,...

You can't get much cheaper than kitty litter, I've used it and it worked just about the same as SAS. Here's a few threads:...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,948
Posted By lbsfarms
Try the wait till they are asleep method as...

Try the wait till they are asleep method as mentioned above. I removed 2 rosy barbs from my 75g this way, waited till early morning about 5:00 am while it was still dark, had the dh hold the flash...
Forum: Substrate 05-07-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By lbsfarms
I didn't rinse the flourite in my 75g. No...

I didn't rinse the flourite in my 75g. No problem at all with cloudiness. If I remember right, after I put it in the tank I added just enough water to cover it and let it sit for a day and then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By lbsfarms
Um, you might want to use warm water not hot. ...

Um, you might want to use warm water not hot. hot water will kill your yeast.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By lbsfarms
I also use the elite mini and totally love it. ...

I also use the elite mini and totally love it. Used to run the co2 through the canister but didn't get near the diffusion that I do now.
Here's a thread from the APC on how to set it up....
Forum: Plants 04-06-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By lbsfarms
Bugman, How long do you wait before putting the...

Bugman, How long do you wait before putting the driftwood back into the tank? Sorry for hijacking your post Craigthor, but I was kicking around the idea of supergluing christmas moss to the intake...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By lbsfarms
I just added an elite mini to my 75g to diffuse...

I just added an elite mini to my 75g to diffuse the co2. It does a great job and at $9.95 you can't beat the price. Do some searches on the forum and you can find out a lot about using one. I'm...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-20-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By lbsfarms
Ok, help me out here, I've been away from the...

Ok, help me out here, I've been away from the forum for a while, what is the SNS.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By lbsfarms
Try Flourish Excel, I had BGA bad in a 20g,...

Try Flourish Excel, I had BGA bad in a 20g, couldn't get rid of it, used antibiotics, it just came back. Started reading the threads on Excel and thought I would give it a try. The BGA was cleaned...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By lbsfarms
I've had mine for 3 or 4 years and no color on...

I've had mine for 3 or 4 years and no color on the females. I did recently come up with a male which has grown as large as the females. Anyone else have this happen?
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By lbsfarms
Can you get the Jebo filters in Australia? Very...

Can you get the Jebo filters in Australia? Very good filters for the price.
Forum: DIY 02-24-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,783
Posted By lbsfarms
I looked for this on ebay and couldn't find it,...

I looked for this on ebay and couldn't find it, what is the sellers name?
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