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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-29-2015, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
The hardscape looks really nice! Do you know what...

The hardscape looks really nice! Do you know what type of rocks they are and if they're inert? I'm looking into rescaping my tank and they're perfect for what I'm thinking of doing! Thanks!
Forum: Substrate   11-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
So I did some research on blasting sand and turns...

So I did some research on blasting sand and turns out it's kinda sharp? This worries me because I don't want the sand to harm the fish and shrimp in any way... I looked into the CaribSea Tahitian...
Forum: Substrate   11-24-2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
I'm worried that I don't have enough light and...

I'm worried that I don't have enough light and that the pearlweed will eventually grow upwards, not sideways. If you're having success carpeting the pearlweed in a low tech tank, please let me know...
Forum: Substrate   11-24-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Yeah the shrimp is no worry to me, I've had the...

Yeah the shrimp is no worry to me, I've had the same line of descendants for about 3 years now haha. So would black sand plus osmocote ensure a neat and full carpet? Aquasoil doesn't seem like such a...
Forum: Substrate   11-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
The only shrimp I plan on keeping in there are...

The only shrimp I plan on keeping in there are red cherries. I don't know exactly the kh and gh of my water, all I know is that it comes from the tap and I condition it when doing a water change. ...
Forum: Substrate   11-23-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Ideal Substrate for Shrimp and Plants

Hey guys! I haven't been on here in a long time and I'm happy to be back! I've been meaning to tear down my Eheim Aquastyle 4 gallon and start from scratch, so I need some input and suggestions.
...
Forum: Fish   02-10-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Did you guys have a special acclimatization...

Did you guys have a special acclimatization process for the chilis or did the standard drip method work for the high ph?
Forum: Fish   02-09-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Are there chili rasboras in there or is it...

Are there chili rasboras in there or is it strictly discus? I dont really test my water either, i just go by the overall health of the tank but ive never kept chili rasboras before and it would be a...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
With the ro water what does the water conditions...

With the ro water what does the water conditions of your tank bump down to?
Forum: Fish   02-08-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Chili rasbora water requirements

To all you chili rasbora keepers out there:
Can they survive in basic and hard water? Im doing some intense research in this fish and some sites say they require soft and acidic water, but...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Im just planning on putting in a half cut...

Im just planning on putting in a half cut styrofoam cup to make a shady area until the plants grow out. Also, how did you acclimate your chilis?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Would 5 chilis in a high light tank with a bare...

Would 5 chilis in a high light tank with a bare top be too streesful for them? I read that they need schools to be less shy and stressed, especially in a bare tank, so im unsure about it, and i cant...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Is there coverage for the fishes near the top or...

Is there coverage for the fishes near the top or is it pretty bare?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
If you look up the eheim aquastyle 4 gallon thats...

If you look up the eheim aquastyle 4 gallon thats what i have. Would the stock filter be too stressful for the chilis?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
I know that they prefer a low current, but the...

I know that they prefer a low current, but the flow is just on the surface of the water- the water column isnt really affected unless the fishes go up to the filter. the uptake is a sponge filter and...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
would 5 fishes be okay to not be shy?

would 5 fishes be okay to not be shy?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
did the stem plants grow over the water surface...

did the stem plants grow over the water surface or were they fairly low?
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
I already have a fair amount of floating plants,...

I already have a fair amount of floating plants, but my light is an led, so the lighting is pretty bright under the plants, and the filter pushes the plants to the far corner of the aquarium. would...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
chili rasbora

quick question: if I were to place the fishes in a tank with no cover, would they still have a chance at surviving? I know they needed dense cover to feel at home, but my lfs is getting an order...
Forum: Fish   01-28-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Bump

Bump
Forum: Fish   01-27-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
So im hearing good reviews on the chili rasbora...

So im hearing good reviews on the chili rasbora based on both shrimp compatability and tank suitability, so im gonna stick with those. Can they thrive in the tank with moderate planting? Im growing...
Forum: Fish   01-26-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Bump

Bump
Forum: Fish   01-25-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Fish options

Hey guys, im in a dilemma right now and cant decide as to which fish to get: the chili/moquito rasbora or the celestial pearl danio.
I heard that both are pretty compatible with cherry shrimp.
My...
Forum: Lighting   01-22-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
Okay thanks, I'll test around too see if any...

Okay thanks, I'll test around too see if any problems start popping up :)
Forum: Lighting   01-21-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Shrimpo_Brian
There's no problem with the 6 hours, just I think...

There's no problem with the 6 hours, just I think that this photoperiod is too short. I just want a photoperiod that stimulates more plant growth so that my tank can fill in more.
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