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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-23-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,350
Posted By flyjsh
As a pure experiment, I have a corked 1.5 liter...

As a pure experiment, I have a corked 1.5 liter wine bottle with seasoned substrate, moss, trumpet snails, and daphnia in a windowsill. It ran very well for about 18-20 months ... until it got badly...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-22-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By flyjsh
No CO2, pH is 7.6-7-8

No CO2, pH is 7.6-7-8
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By flyjsh
Snail Sunset March

Every evening, about the time I feed all the tanks, the snails in my shrimp tank all take a trip up the glass. It takes maybe an hour until bunches of the little buggers have made it to the surface....
Forum: Fish 01-17-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By flyjsh
If you change your (I mean HER mind) about...

If you change your (I mean HER mind) about letting some of them go, I would love a few. You don't even need to ship, I can fly up to Dallas anytime :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-17-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,109
Posted By flyjsh
the center "channel" -- are you going for a dry...

the center "channel" -- are you going for a dry riverbed look? If so, you might try to find some small round stones (pea gravel or smaller) to line the channel.

Other than that, looks very good. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-17-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,396
Posted By flyjsh
+1 Either it is improperly assembled (pretty...

+1
Either it is improperly assembled (pretty likely) or you have a bad impeller (unlikely).

I don't like HOT filters and quit using them years ago. I was reluctant to try the Deco, but I now...
Forum: Fish 01-16-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,774
Posted By flyjsh
When I tore down a tank once, I found a 1/2 inch...

When I tore down a tank once, I found a 1/2 inch bronze cory living UNDER the under gravel filter. Obviously, I had never actually FED him, but he was doing fine. My guess is the little fellow is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-16-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,288
Posted By flyjsh
Some things I would like to see: Livestock...

Some things I would like to see:

Livestock compatablility charts
Including some cycled filter medium with tank sales (most folks don't want to feed an empty tank for a month)
A decent nano tank...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-08-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By flyjsh
An old mousepad?

An old mousepad?
Forum: Fish 01-02-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By flyjsh
do the words "as a bat" mean anything to you :) ...

do the words "as a bat" mean anything to you :)

Im sure they can tell light from dark but I doubt much more.
Forum: Fish 12-24-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By flyjsh
Okay, thanks. All three girls are doing just...

Okay, thanks. All three girls are doing just fine. We'll see what happens.

Thanks again
Forum: Aquascaping 12-24-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By flyjsh
The style must be my own..... no one else would...

The style must be my own..... no one else would want it!
Forum: Fish 12-24-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By flyjsh
Guppy fry, but mom still looks gravid

Howdy all,

Today I saw one fry in my guppy tank. I have three females and all still look very gravid. Do can guppies drop fry over a period of days?

Thanks
J
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,072
Posted By flyjsh
Three low notes of 35 years of fish... In...

Three low notes of 35 years of fish...

In the early days, on an "expert's" advise, I kept a penny in the filter: "puts copper in the water to keep the fish from getting sick."

First tank I...
Forum: Fish 12-18-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By flyjsh
have you tested your water? Filter running?...

have you tested your water? Filter running? Something get into the tank? Recent water change? Did you put in the water conditioner?
Forum: Fish 12-11-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By flyjsh
If the tank is established, it should not be an...

If the tank is established, it should not be an issue. The good bacteria can reporduce about every 8 hours if I remember correctly. So, if you doubled the bioload in a healthy tank, the bacteria...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-05-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,968
Posted By flyjsh
Your last picture looks good, and I think it...

Your last picture looks good, and I think it would work well. However, it does not look like a stump. At the floor of the tank, you have lots of small branches, but they don't really flow up into...
Forum: Aquascaping 12-05-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By flyjsh
To soften and straighten it, either try boiling...

To soften and straighten it, either try boiling it while flattening it out, or lay it out on a HOT sunny day on nice black asphalt.
Forum: Fish 12-05-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By flyjsh
How about George?

How about George?
Forum: DIY 12-04-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,911
Posted By flyjsh
Have you tested it? I think it will be fine for...

Have you tested it? I think it will be fine for filling, but since it has no eductor/venturi, it won't be able to create suction. If the discharge is low enough, it should be able siphon like a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-04-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,031
Posted By flyjsh
It must take a HUGE air pump to get that thing to...

It must take a HUGE air pump to get that thing to move ;)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-04-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,407
Posted By flyjsh
The forecast is for 1-3 inches here in...

The forecast is for 1-3 inches here in HOUSTON:eek:

There is a reason why I haven't lived north of the 30th parallel for the last 20 years: I don't like white stuff falling on my head.
Forum: Fish 12-03-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,394
Posted By flyjsh
Recipe for catfish: Ingredients: dozen...

Recipe for catfish:

Ingredients:
dozen Corys
a bare tank
seasoned sponge filter
lots of tubifex or black worms

Mix ingredients, wait a few weeks
Forum: Aquascaping 11-30-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,674
Posted By flyjsh
I knew a guy who had a 55 with dual HOB filters,...

I knew a guy who had a 55 with dual HOB filters, no plants, no fish, and every bubble activated treasure chest, deep sea diver, etc, ever made.

He loved it. I thought it looked ridiculous.

If...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-30-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By flyjsh
I agree with everything Frosty said. System...

I agree with everything Frosty said. System works well, but is a pain to trim or aquascape. I just let it overgrow and the shrimp dont seem to care.

For about the same price, you could get a 5.5...
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