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Forum: Fish   10-26-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By bugman2494
Hey Chafire, as mentioned above, the red...

Hey Chafire, as mentioned above, the red colouration of that particular fish was distorted by the flash. If you google images of neon tetras, you won't be able to see the white lin on the dorsal or...
Forum: Fish   10-26-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By bugman2494
Different species of cardinal tetras?

Hey all,

Just bought some cardinals for the tank a few days ago and upon observation, it seems I may have bought two species of cardinal tetras? Some of them have clear fins whilst some exhibit a...
Forum: Algae   09-02-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,194
Posted By bugman2494
How to get rid of brown/red algae on glass?

Hi all,

I have recently started dosing PMDD in the 220 litre tank in order to get red growth in the rotala colorato, hygrophila 'sunset' and rotala macrandra. This has worked perfectly with the...
Forum: Substrate   06-30-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By bugman2494
@ ThinkTank, i have gone through a ton of water...

@ ThinkTank, i have gone through a ton of water changes so any dirt would have settled by now considering it is the 5th week since setup.

@ Dirtyhermit & jreich, it does look like fish poo however...
Forum: Substrate   06-20-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By bugman2494
I stocked the tank two weeks ago with sanke koi...

I stocked the tank two weeks ago with sanke koi swordtails however these dirt/poo patches keep occurring. I also added some firetail gudgeons (great hunters) without any success either.
Forum: Substrate   06-19-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By bugman2494
Worms in walstad substrate?

Hi all,

I have just setup a walstad method substrate with dirt and laterite. The tank has been running for 3 weeks now however the water is never clear even after full water changes. This is due...
Forum: Plants   06-14-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,594
Posted By bugman2494
Bump

Bump
Forum: Plants   06-11-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,594
Posted By bugman2494
Is Dwarf Green Rush an actual plant that can be grown submerged?

I received this plant last year and it has since been growing emersed outdoors in a tub. I have quite obvious that this plant is a marginal plant for ponds however how does it cope when being...
Forum: Plants   11-28-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By bugman2494
Help Identifying Nutrient Deficiency

Hi all,

Plants are not growing so well in this current tank and I have some pictures for you guys to identify the problem. It is a 2ft 20 gallon tank with 2.4WPG (2x24W 10000K T5HO) lights.
...
Forum: Plants   10-27-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By bugman2494
Hey guys, I have now raised the light fixture...

Hey guys, I have now raised the light fixture above 12 cm by adding the brackets and also re-arranging the driftwood piece. (done this for more than a month already)
Still there is a problem of the...
Forum: Plants   10-17-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By bugman2494
The problem with fertz and CO2 is that it is a...

The problem with fertz and CO2 is that it is a shrimp tank with some sensitive crystal red shrimps along with some chameleons and cherries......
Forum: Plants   10-17-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By bugman2494
Does highlight cause blackening/browning of moss?

Hi all,

Recently purchased a 2x24W T5HO fixture for the 2ft tank. Light tubes are default ones, 10 000K globes. It is 48W over 20 gallons. (2.4WPG)
Tank is set at 24C however as the light emits a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   12-27-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 229,619
Posted By bugman2494
Hey, Just got a 50 gallon tank. Wondering how...

Hey,
Just got a 50 gallon tank. Wondering how many watts per gallons is low light. The tank was my given to me and came with a 30 W Sylvania light which means I have 0.6wpg.
I don't plan to...
Forum: Fish   09-26-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By bugman2494
Zebra danios are fine. Other...

Zebra danios are fine.
Other coldwater/temperate fish you may consider;
black banded sunfish, miller's thumb, spined loach, goldfish, stickleback, bitterling, firetail gudgeon, paradise fish,...
Forum: Plants   09-26-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By bugman2494
I bought mine for $5 and it had only about 4...

I bought mine for $5 and it had only about 4 leaves on it!!!
and there slowly dying :(
and a bag full of $12! Darn, thats cheap.
At my local aquarium, a bag full of java fern would cost me about...
Forum: Plants   09-25-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By bugman2494
The brown patches aren't rotting but kind of like...

The brown patches aren't rotting but kind of like dried out parts. They developed the patches in another tank where there is only a house light not aquarium light fixture so getting too much sunlight...
Forum: Plants   09-24-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By bugman2494
Difficulties growing java fern.

I've recently posted this on another site but have not recieved any decent answers. Should have went to this site first.

I bought two java fern plants 2 months ago. When first bought, the leaves...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-24-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By bugman2494
Lol Thanks everybody for the help. I was...

Lol
Thanks everybody for the help. I was wondering can you post new threads on the day to register? I went into the sections such as shrimp,lounge etc but couldn't find that button. Maybe it was...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-24-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 169,275
Posted By bugman2494
Oh can Seed Shrimp, Ostracoda live in tropical...

Oh can Seed Shrimp, Ostracoda live in tropical temperatures?
Mine are in the pond and I was wondering if I could put them into the fry tank to eat the uneaten food.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-24-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 169,275
Posted By bugman2494
Thanks Rain! I've been trying to find out what...

Thanks Rain!
I've been trying to find out what the crustacean I had found in my small planted pond. It turned out to be a Seed Shrimp, Ostracoda.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-23-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By bugman2494
great news. I'm kind of a newy and have a...

great news.
I'm kind of a newy and have a question: how do we post threads/post
Right now I'm depressed. I've spent more than an hour trying to find the 'post thread' button. :icon_cry:

Thanks
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By bugman2494
lol. I had those on my plants that were taken...

lol.
I had those on my plants that were taken from my local creek. lt was funny becuase I kind freaked out when something was wiggling on my hand while I was sorting through the water milfoil.
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