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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Axelrod12
Marsilea minute, glosso, dwarf sag, c. Parva,...

Marsilea minute, glosso, dwarf sag, c. Parva, dwarf hairgrass, mosses. There are actually quite a few plants that would work the thing with low tech carpeting is it takes patience. Most grow slow in...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Axelrod12
I'm looking for hardscape feedback. I don't have...

I'm looking for hardscape feedback. I don't have the majority of the plants in yet. I'm gonna look for some more rocks to build the right side up and out though.
Forum: Aquascaping 07-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Axelrod12
Let's say yes. I'll admit though I've never...

Let's say yes. I'll admit though I've never really considered myself to be that great at scaping so who really knows how it will turn out. But my goal this time is for a something towards the nature...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Axelrod12
Carbon isn't really overly useful. It needs to be...

Carbon isn't really overly useful. It needs to be replaced too often. I use a sponge on the bottom with either two ceramic bags on top or a ceramic bag and some purigen. The ceramic is for biological...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-10-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,286
Posted By Axelrod12
The new transformers movie, age of extinction....

The new transformers movie, age of extinction. 6/10 at the best and thats probably being generous, its probably more like a 5. Without giving away anything it had some irritating bits/themes and...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Axelrod12
Yah, I think I need some more rocks, which I can...

Yah, I think I need some more rocks, which I can get. I think I may want to build the right side in more towards the center, that way it will narrow the path but leave some space for crypts on the...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-10-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Axelrod12
Critique my scape. Brutal honesty please.

This is mostly hardscape at the moment and thats what I'm looking for critique with. I've got a few buces and a crypt in there right now but the plan is to fill in the rocks with some blyxa, anubias,...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Axelrod12
It doesn't sound like there is anything wrong...

It doesn't sound like there is anything wrong with the filter you have now. You can have this problem with any filter whether it be canister or HOB. Changing your media or switching brands isnt going...
Forum: Fish 06-03-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Axelrod12
Depending on the personality of the puffer it may...

Depending on the personality of the puffer it may eventually run down the rasboras. They often have no hesitation to nip at the fins of much larger fish. And if you do try it, theres no guarantee it...
Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Axelrod12
No problem, water lettuce typically has that...

No problem, water lettuce typically has that velvety feel as well. The salvinia I used to have had a hairy appearance to it as well. There are different salvinias though. Roots, I believe, will...
Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By Axelrod12
Many of the plants we keep in our tanks are...

Many of the plants we keep in our tanks are what's called marginal plants. This means they grow either in shallow water or right near the edge of water in soggy soil. I keep my emersed pots and...
Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By Axelrod12
Yah for UG straight peat should be fine. If you...

Yah for UG straight peat should be fine. If you want mix some silica sand in but I haven't found it necessary. It will grow in MGOCPS and aquasoil. In my experience though I've seen faster emersed...
Forum: Plants 05-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Axelrod12
Personally I'd need a closer pic of one to be...

Personally I'd need a closer pic of one to be sure but I'd say from the pic and description water lettuce, pistia stratiotes. Maybe a salvinia though.
Forum: Plants 05-23-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By Axelrod12
Personally I'd say one or two 23w daylight bulbs...

Personally I'd say one or two 23w daylight bulbs in domes should do the trick for lighting. I use one on a Rubbermaid bin and have been seeing growth even from the UG. You can lay them on a glass...
Forum: Plants 05-21-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Axelrod12
I believe their look is what attracts people to...

I believe their look is what attracts people to them. They have different leaf shapes and colors as does anubias. Some of the buces even have a really nice blue shine or white speckled look to them...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-21-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Axelrod12
I just got my BRS 75GPD 5 stage plus a couple...

I just got my BRS 75GPD 5 stage plus a couple weeks ago. I'm loving it so far and got the float valve for a 5g bucket since I only have 1 small shrimp tank at the moment and use it mostly for RO...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By Axelrod12
:hihi:

:hihi:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-12-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,246
Posted By Axelrod12
was it pure bleach or did it have any other...

was it pure bleach or did it have any other ingredients, fragrance, etc. I've been warned against using bleach with fragrance for cleaning fish related products. I'm not sure if the rinsing would get...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Axelrod12
Probably, for a while, chances are they are...

Probably, for a while, chances are they are planted in rockwool. When your ready to unpot them just peel away the rockwool like string cheese to avoid damaging the root system. Just keep in mind the...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Axelrod12
Thats a decent amount of light for a 40B, which...

Thats a decent amount of light for a 40B, which is a relatively shallow tank. For easy low maintenance I would suggest java ferns, mosses, crypts, anubias, some swords, and certain stem plants, L....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-27-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Axelrod12
Yah the leeches kinda reach out and pull...

Yah the leeches kinda reach out and pull themselves to move. Not leeches

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Axelrod12
How do they move? Looks a little bit like some...

How do they move? Looks a little bit like some leeches I had once.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By Axelrod12
Got all mine at Joann, Michaels, AC Moore, and...

Got all mine at Joann, Michaels, AC Moore, and one from raiding the closet my mom keeps all her old vases in lol.
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Axelrod12
I'm not sure about number 2 but for number one it...

I'm not sure about number 2 but for number one it is my understanding that puffers will only inflate when under extreme stress.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Axelrod12
need help choosing/building an ro unit

So, it's about time that I invest in an ro unit. Between my carnivorous plants and 2g shrimp tank I buy an excessive amount of gallon jugs of ro water from Walmart. Today alone I emptied 5 gallons...
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