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Forum: Lighting 12-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks. I was just guessing as to what it woudlve...

thanks. I was just guessing as to what it woudlve been at the front. Just wasnt sure how the values go up if a 2nd gets added

My 20 long has been struggling a little bit (had to replant twice...
Forum: Lighting 12-15-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Absolut Talent
while I appreciate any response..... this copy...

while I appreciate any response..... this copy and paste is not an answer to my question

My existing light is about 11" from the substrate, on the back half of the tank. So i should be getting...
Forum: Lighting 12-13-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Absolut Talent
How much par should I have if I doubled up my Current freshwater+?

20gallon long (13x13x30)
Currently I am using one of the 24"-36" Current Freshwater+. But if I add a 2nd one, how much par would I really gain?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-10-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Absolut Talent
yeah, the first picture looks like a crack to me....

yeah, the first picture looks like a crack to me. Ive had it on my PFRs a few times. Most have survived in my new tank.

The second picture looks like a saddle on a lower quality cherry.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-02-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Absolut Talent
with cherries in my experience, it takes some...

with cherries in my experience, it takes some time to get them going if they are new to the tank. But once they get going, they wont stop unless somethings wrong.

When I first set up my shrimp...
Forum: Fish 11-29-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,400
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have gone salmon fishing a few times. We...

I have gone salmon fishing a few times. We normally use the club and hit them on the head a few times. Doesnt bother me.
But trying to do something thats considered a "pet"..... I couldnt smash one...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-28-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Absolut Talent
When i had my PFRs/cherry only tank, I would put...

When i had my PFRs/cherry only tank, I would put in blanched zucchini rounds and spinach leaves.
They loved it

Since I put them in a community tank (and cut back on their numbers) they never...
Forum: Plants 11-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Absolut Talent
if it looks like java, its fake True marimo...

if it looks like java, its fake
True marimo moss balls will look like green hairs naturally comming out from the center. Pretty uniform in a mostly spherical or slightly oblong. Not sure how else to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Absolut Talent
cancer

cancer
Forum: Algae 11-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Absolut Talent
thanks I already do a dose and a half (3ml...

thanks

I already do a dose and a half (3ml for the 20gallon)
is that still going to be sufficient for the spot treatment or should I up it a bit more?
Forum: Algae 11-24-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Absolut Talent
How to clear out staghorn when daily dosing excel, no co2?

Is it possible to erradicate staghorn algae without using Co2? Everything I read about it says it grows in high light, low/inconsistant co2. But what if I dont use Co2 at all, just daily dosing of...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-21-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have used Stability (and Tetra Safe Start), but...

I have used Stability (and Tetra Safe Start), but Stability was more of a supplemental additive. I had already seeded my tank with some stuff previously in use from another tank, and used Stability...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Absolut Talent
Yes and no. I have witnessed my amanos chase...

Yes and no.

I have witnessed my amanos chase after my smaller cherries in my community tank. And as it is now, I think all my male PFR's are gone (i can only see females with saddles and no one is...
Forum: Lighting 11-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 24,294
Posted By Absolut Talent
they have never told me specifically on the...

they have never told me specifically on the light, but mine do enjoy one of those sleep machines next to their tank set on ocean waves.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have my 20 gallon community tank set up,...

I have my 20 gallon community tank set up, heavily planted, dosing excel. Weekly I do a 50% water change with my aqueon "cheapie" python. As of yet, no deaths on my amano or cherry shrimps

My tap...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Absolut Talent
My amanos turn red after a little nom nom of my...

My amanos turn red after a little nom nom of my cherries
Forum: Tank Journals 10-27-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Absolut Talent
I didnt get to update sooner, had lots of stuff...

I didnt get to update sooner, had lots of stuff going on lately.

I planted my DHG (which was a pain to separate) but I hope it can root and grow soon. My frogs keep kicking some of it up and I...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-23-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,813
Posted By Absolut Talent
I have frogs in my tank..... and since they are...

I have frogs in my tank..... and since they are somewhat clean Im sure its a low risk. But theres always a chance of salmonella, I wouldnt risk it. Even if i had nothing else to drink, drinking...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Absolut Talent
For giggles, if you have a hang on back filter,...

For giggles, if you have a hang on back filter, check inside.
I had one in my 5 gallon tank, and couldn't find it when tearing it down. When i opened the filter he was inside on my bag of purigen....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Absolut Talent
no, they dont need any place outside of the...

no, they dont need any place outside of the water. The only time they surface is for air. But some do like to perch themselves on something near the surface so they can just rest with their nose...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Absolut Talent
hahah.... thats the reason we have them and how I...

hahah.... thats the reason we have them and how I got started with aquariums in the first place. My son saw one of thsoe biocubes with 2 frogs at a toy store and wanted a pet. The sales lady told us...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Absolut Talent
Out with the old, in with the new 20g long (pic heavy)

I have been wanting to get rid of my 3 tanks (10g, 5.5g, 2.5g) and consolidate them into one larger tank. Originally the plan was to get a 33 long. Due to reasons outside my control, I had to...
Forum: Plants 10-15-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Absolut Talent
I dont have a good windowsill to keep them on for...

I dont have a good windowsill to keep them on for now.

But thanks for the suggestions guys. I am going to poke some holes in the bag and set my shrimp tank led light above them for night time...
Forum: Plants 10-14-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Absolut Talent
Shelf life of Topfin gel baggie plants?

Just curious if anyone knows how long they can survive in that gel stasis condition.

Ive bought a few in the past (crypts, anubias) and all did fine. But I also planted them the day I bought...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Absolut Talent
I was looking at the aquaclear20 ph. Anyone use...

I was looking at the aquaclear20 ph. Anyone use this and give experiences?
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