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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-01-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,219
Posted By California
For a 10 gallon, there's a few options I can...

For a 10 gallon, there's a few options I can think of for a lid. One is to use a hood from a fluorescent/incandescent light. Buy a piece of cut plastic from the local hardware store. Buy a plastic...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-01-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By California
Is this a serious question?

Is this a serious question?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-01-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By California
Put it under a rock, duh.

Put it under a rock, duh.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-01-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By California
It's a bad idea if you have fry in your tanks,...

It's a bad idea if you have fry in your tanks, they will eat them up.
Forum: Fish 11-01-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By California
Cichlid Breeding, Most Popular Fish?

So this new petstore opened in my town and the guy at the shop tells me that his first choice in purchasing bred fish is the Blue Jack Demsey for $2 each. I'm assuming this is way low balling? ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By California
I found this lily (http://tinyurl.com/8ha3q5g)

I found this lily (http://tinyurl.com/8ha3q5g)
Forum: DIY 10-15-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By California
You can try plastic like in this video: ...

You can try plastic like in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNPNiIeAi5g
Forum: Plants 10-15-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By California
Dwarf Water Lily

Selling dwarf lily click here (http://tinyurl.com/8ha3q5g)
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-11-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,224
Posted By California
I'm assuming your goal is to keep bacteria alive,...

I'm assuming your goal is to keep bacteria alive, and that you're not concerned about water clarity/debris. So, just get a filter media bag ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-10-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By California
General Plant Questions

So, I don't know where to buy dwarf water lillies that are grown - I just get bulbs and grow those up. With that said, I am wondering how much is a few weeks old to a few months old dwarf water lily...
Forum: Fish 10-06-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By California
Uh, this is simple. If you know the species can...

Uh, this is simple. If you know the species can survive the freshwater, then convert it from the brackish and use lots of time to do so.
Forum: Fish 10-06-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By California
Just bag up the sick fish and take them home to...

Just bag up the sick fish and take them home to apply medication. Put em in something cheap like a plastic container - water bottle, soda bottle, storage bin etc. Go ahead and look at this...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-04-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By California
Well, the results are in. My indicator ranges...

Well, the results are in. My indicator ranges from yellow to green to blue. My current status is "blue," which the notes seem to indicate that the CO2 level is low or insufficient. Apparently,...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-02-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By California
Shrimps and Snails

I currently have a 20 gallon tank filled with all snails. I have two kinds: the ones that bury themselves in the gravel and the ones that climb around on the walls. I'm considering adding just a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-02-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By California
Hi again, I appreciate all the responses. ...

Hi again,

I appreciate all the responses. For now I am just trying to see my CO2 levels and do what I can to prevent the need to setup an injection system. I found a cheap CO2 indicator online...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-30-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By California
CO2 for Cheap

Hi, I wanted to ask if anyone knows of a way to measure CO2 in the aquarium in a very cheap manner? I'm looking for something custom built or store bought for around $10. I currently have a 60...
Forum: Fish 09-14-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,630
Posted By California
Definitely go with great white shark. Nothing is...

Definitely go with great white shark. Nothing is bigger, meaner, bloody animal killing with wicked sharp teeth. Oh, right, 30 gallon... Start yourself off with an egg, then eventually you'll run...
Forum: Algae 09-14-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By California
Hi, I don't have much personal experience with...

Hi, I don't have much personal experience with shrimps other than the time they ate my babies, but here's an article I found online:

http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/inv/amano.php

Aside from...
Forum: Algae 09-14-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By California
It is algae. The brown stuff is something called...

It is algae. The brown stuff is something called diatoms, but calling it algae is just a misnomer. I'm guessing the water you add has high nitrates and/or phosphates, which is what algae thrives on...
Forum: Other Websites 09-13-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By California
Anybody know where to get a super cheap 2.5...

Anybody know where to get a super cheap 2.5 gallon glass aquarium? Otherwise I'm going with plastic container from the dollar store. I aint paying no $15 at petco.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By California
No chemicals? But I have one that clears it up! ...

No chemicals? But I have one that clears it up! I dunno, a shrimp, pleco, or more plants would clean up the mess? Otherwise manual removal.

The dreaded problem of diatoms is due to a combination...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By California
Wow, people are still cycling their tanks? I've...

Wow, people are still cycling their tanks? I've discovered over the years that it isn't necessary unless you're planning on having some delicate species in the tank. You can actually get a tank up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,026
Posted By California
It's not really about it bothering you, but is it...

It's not really about it bothering you, but is it a problem for the inhabitants? In adding to what others already mentioned, I'll just say that I've seen oil typically when I see a dead floating...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By California
I would drain the tank such that the leaky part...

I would drain the tank such that the leaky part is no longer leaking - i.e. get it dry.

Next, get some silicone and fill the leak. Wait 48hrs and refill the tank.

However, if the leak is way...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-13-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By California
Is your concern the loss of plants, shrimps or...

Is your concern the loss of plants, shrimps or both? Why not just remove a little here and there randomly? That way, their hangout is only partially destroyed instead of fully.
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