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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By vqfive
I've always had rectangular tanks. Thought a bow...

I've always had rectangular tanks. Thought a bow front would look cool. My next project is big cube tank 36"x 36"x 30"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By vqfive
Looks good to me. I like using Filament fishing...

Looks good to me. I like using Filament fishing line made by Power Pro. Come in Moss Green color easy to tie hard to cut need sharp sissors it blends in good to the plant and wood.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,988
Posted By vqfive
Getting water into the bubble counter is easy. No...

Getting water into the bubble counter is easy. No syringe needed. Just use two short pieces of hose attached it to each end of the counter then suck the water in with your mouth from a cup or...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By vqfive
Do it slowly. I just had to pull up 2 huge Ozelot...

Do it slowly. I just had to pull up 2 huge Ozelot Sword plants. Pull it slowly shake as you go so let the substrat fall. dig your fingers down and pull roots toward your hand while still pulling...
Forum: Plants 02-12-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By vqfive
Where can I get this red grass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eLcR9TGHbY
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-07-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By vqfive
Plants release co2 and consume oxygen at night...

Plants release co2 and consume oxygen at night when lights are off. So in the morning your water would already have a high level of co2. Turning on your co2 an hour before lights come on is just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By vqfive
Can you get a closeup picture of what plants are...

Can you get a closeup picture of what plants are getting eaten.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-22-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By vqfive
Is your Inbox is full

Is your Inbox is full
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By vqfive
Cut out all the leaves with hole hoping the larva...

Cut out all the leaves with hole hoping the larva was still on the plant. Then any new holes cut those leaves out. Since doing this on the first day the next couple days have not seen any new eaten...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By vqfive
You got a worm Larva in your tank. I recently had...

You got a worm Larva in your tank. I recently had this same problem.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=200736
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By vqfive
The ones I use the most are 7" sharp pointed...

The ones I use the most are 7" sharp pointed tweezers. I have all different length blunt nose ones. I use those mostly for picking stuff out. Sometimes I use the `12-15" ones in my deeper 120g when I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By vqfive
That odd your Neons won't eat from the surface....

That odd your Neons won't eat from the surface. Never had that problem with Neons before. Maybe you need another type of tetra to teach your Neons to eat from the surface.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,196
Posted By vqfive
***double post***

***double post***
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By vqfive
I don't see any reason a big tank is better off...

I don't see any reason a big tank is better off with a sump. The only advantage with a overflow to a sump is it keeps the surface water clear of bacteria slime. As far as co2 waste I don't think its...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By vqfive
How often do you do water changes. Do you feed...

How often do you do water changes. Do you feed dry flake food to your fish. How long are you leaving the lights on daily. Well you may not like my advice but i suggest you trash those plants and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By vqfive
Not sure what the question is. Bubbles on the...

Not sure what the question is. Bubbles on the leaves surface and edges usually is oxygen what we call Pearling. The plant is giving off oxygen through photosynthises when light and carbon is in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-18-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
They say there's 20K types of Midget Larva that...

They say there's 20K types of Midget Larva that are herbivores. This does look like a mealworm. I thought it looked fuzzy but its not as you can see it on my finger.
Well what ever it is glad I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
This is best picture I can take ...

This is best picture I can take

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y154/vq5speed/IMG_0840_zps825a3643.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y154/vq5speed/IMG_0835_zps2228a245.jpg

I think its a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
Mine is tiny about the size of planaria. Would...

Mine is tiny about the size of planaria. Would not have ever seen it if I didn't notice the leaf piece stuck to the back of the leaf it just cut it from. I'd take a picture but my camera cannot focus...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
Holy cow I found what it is. Its some tiny like...

Holy cow I found what it is. Its some tiny like caterpillar. I was looking at some of the leaves that were just recently eaten on. I started looking from behind the underside of the leave and notice...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
Not old leaves new leaves healthy leaves from on...

Not old leaves new leaves healthy leaves from on top in middle. They seem to like certain plants more. Its not the fish pretty sure. If there is no algae or I don't give any special food for the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-17-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By vqfive
Who's the Culprit?

I been getting my plants devoured! I first suspected snails. But never had this problem before with snails. Ever since I added Red Fire Shrimps to the tank. I now suspect the Shrimps. Does this look...
Forum: Plants 12-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By vqfive
I've used airline hose strung across the surface...

I've used airline hose strung across the surface to hold floating plants like Riccia and Glossostigma to a corner. In the beginning you can see the hose but eventually the plant grows over it where...
Forum: Plants 12-15-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,719
Posted By vqfive
I feel kinda weird eating plants from my tanks...

I feel kinda weird eating plants from my tanks even if you can. But I used to feed my big fishes all my trimmings. They don't eat it too much now since I got rid of my Giant Redfin Goramy's. They...
Forum: Plants 12-15-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,701
Posted By vqfive
I have both Rubin and Red. The Red I purchased...

I have both Rubin and Red. The Red I purchased looks like a mini Rubin but is always red color from top to bottom
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