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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters Today, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By discuspaul
That is a great idea ! - You should suggest to...

That is a great idea ! - You should suggest to Seachem that they make their liquid fert bottles with pump nozzles on them - just like the plastic soap jars.
I really think they would listen to that...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Thank you for the kind words. If I can be of...

Thank you for the kind words.
If I can be of any assistance whatsoever to you with the planning & execution of the 90 gal discus tank for a customer, please don't hesitate to PM me anytime. Always...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By discuspaul
- You might want to check out...

- You might want to check out aquaticcommunity.com - quite active, informative membership -
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And aquariacentral.com - large membership, but not too many active members, so a little slow, but good...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-21-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,121
Posted By discuspaul
Hey, good to see your thread revived. Looking...

Hey, good to see your thread revived. Looking forward to seeing further posts on your progress - keep it going!

Bump: Hey, good to see your thread revived. Looking forward to seeing further posts...
Forum: Fish 09-21-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Since we're the only two persons participating in...

Since we're the only two persons participating in your thread, and as you've posted some pics of your tank & discus, I thought you might be interested in seeing some of mine, from one of my set-ups:...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
We'd sure scare them if we were right in the tank...

We'd sure scare them if we were right in the tank with them, that's for sure. LOL
But they're not all that stupid, they quickly associate us as the provider of all their food, and they know we're...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Even @ 7", your GKF is of a size that will likely...

Even @ 7", your GKF is of a size that will likely cause stress to discus, which can lead to health issues for them. She'll get to be 1 foot long before you expect it, and that would likely really...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Black Ghost Knife Fish can reach a tremendous...

Black Ghost Knife Fish can reach a tremendous size, and may at times tend to semi-aggressiveness. Even if the GKF doesn't bother the discus, it can nonetheless intimidate them on a regular basis (as...
Forum: Fish 09-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Great - your 40 gal will be a very good QT tank...

Great - your 40 gal will be a very good QT tank for 4 discus.

Make sure it's completely cycled, filtered & heated to 83-84, (unless you're prepared to do large DAILY wcs with Prime conditioned...
Forum: Fish 09-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Relax a bit, you've only had them a short while,...

Relax a bit, you've only had them a short while, and at times it can take up to 2 weeks or more for discus to become fully comfortable with new surroundings & begin to eat well. They should come...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Who's DH ? I don't know who you're referring to.

Who's DH ? I don't know who you're referring to.
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
That's real good to hear. Cories are excellent...

That's real good to hear.
Cories are excellent discus tank-mates.

I hope the tank they're in is large enough to accommodate at least 3 more discus, and I encourage you to get them as soon as you...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By discuspaul
Very nice Angels. So where's the discus ? ...

Very nice Angels.
So where's the discus ?

You said you got two - that's not a good number of discus to keep, unless they're a mated pair. You really do need at least 5 for compatibility reasons &...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By discuspaul
3/4" might work, but it could be a squeaky tight...

3/4" might work, but it could be a squeaky tight fit. Go for 1".
Forum: Substrate 09-17-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By discuspaul
To be perfectly honest, yes, it does show any...

To be perfectly honest, yes, it does show any kind of waste more so than it does on black sand - but, the plus side is: you can see everything there is on the sand & vac it ALL up, so, you're not...
Forum: Fish 09-14-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By discuspaul
They look fantastic - way to go !

They look fantastic - way to go !
Forum: Fish 09-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By discuspaul
That's great advice if there is in fact a...

That's great advice if there is in fact a specific infectious bacteria or virus
at work in this situation, but I'm not sure that is the case here -

I don't feel the problem is 'discus...
Forum: Fish 09-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By discuspaul
Let's assume that all your fish stock was...

Let's assume that all your fish stock was acquired from a reliable source and was healthy when purchased. Most store bought fish are youngsters, but I suppose it's possible you just might have gotten...
Forum: Substrate 09-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By discuspaul
The cloudiness should settle down & dissipate...

The cloudiness should settle down & dissipate within a day or two. If your tank is properly cycled you could add fish at any time.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-12-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By discuspaul
Well, you're sure on the right bandwagon these...

Well, you're sure on the right bandwagon these days. Brees & the Saints are pretty darn good - in fact that's one of the few teams that I fear my 'Hawks will have a tough time beating.

BTW,...
Forum: Substrate 09-11-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By discuspaul
Agree 100%. Have a peek at my PFS to see...

Agree 100%.

Have a peek at my PFS to see what develops - it's about 2.5" deep at the rear, using root tabs, & liquid ferts a couple of times a week:
...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-10-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By discuspaul
A warm welcome to TPT, Mauro - I hope you enjoy...

A warm welcome to TPT, Mauro - I hope you enjoy the forum.
As you know, I've been envious of your efforts and successes with wild discus for some time, as you displayed with pics during your time in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-08-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By discuspaul
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By discuspaul
Not only that, but Rodgers didn't even throw a...

Not only that, but Rodgers didn't even throw a single pass to Richard Sherman's defensive side of the field ! That's telling - it didn't work for the Packers at all.
Let's see if the Chargers can do...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By discuspaul
Where was Green Bay's running game ? Lacy was...

Where was Green Bay's running game ?
Lacy was nearly invisible - too bad.
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