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Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-16-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,553
Posted By adive
Here is a pic, I am not too good at photography....

Here is a pic, I am not too good at photography. Today I noticed the aponogeton trying to grow out of the water to the upper left.
Forum: Fish   07-14-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By adive
Sorry seeing this after a few months. The tank is...

Sorry seeing this after a few months. The tank is in my sig, needs a photo update.

Bump:

The tank journal is in my sig, I need to update it with pics.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-14-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,553
Posted By adive
Hi monkeyruler90, I will try updating soon...

Hi monkeyruler90,

I will try updating soon with pics. Just FYI, the tank is still going strong, its been years now. Still lush greenery in there. Its like a healthy green box on my patio. The sag...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,243
Posted By adive
FD black worms you mean? Are the flakes beef?

FD black worms you mean? Are the flakes beef?
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,243
Posted By adive
What do you feed your discus?

What do you feed your discus?
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,243
Posted By adive
Cool. The right side of the wood looks like a...

Cool. The right side of the wood looks like a dog's face :)
Forum: Fish   04-28-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By adive
Please see my signature. Though, definitely,...

Please see my signature. Though, definitely, pictures dont so it justice. Regards.

Bump:

I was replying to Matt's quote in my previous post.
Forum: Fish   04-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By adive
I have a walstad style sagittaria forest tank. I...

I have a walstad style sagittaria forest tank. I started out with dwarf sagittaria in it but its not dwarf sag after tall. It grows so tall and out of the tank and puts out flowers in the summer. It...
Forum: Fish   03-18-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By adive
I have kept a female pearl and a powder blue...

I have kept a female pearl and a powder blue dwarf together for 1 year in a heavily planted 3ft tank. They enjoy (need?) an occasional confrontation with each other. Tank space & hiding spots matter....
Forum: Fish   03-17-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By adive
are you planning to have a betta in that 40g?...

are you planning to have a betta in that 40g? whats the height of the tank? I have a 42g which is 1.5 ft in height and bettas dont make it in there, they die as they cant swim up to the water surface...
Forum: Fish   11-27-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By adive
With pearl gouramis its easy to tell, especially...

With pearl gouramis its easy to tell, especially if they are big enough (guess 2 inch or more). the males are more colorful (orange necks if they are a good breed, I've seen much duller males...
Forum: Fish   11-26-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By adive
My 2c. Pearl gouramis are the more peaceful ones....

My 2c. Pearl gouramis are the more peaceful ones. I have had a pearl pair with 2 dwarfs (1 of them was powder blue) over years in a 42 gal. This is a heavily planted tank. Currently one of the pearls...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-13-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,549
Posted By adive
Cool stuff. I am an experienced fishkeeper...

Cool stuff.

I am an experienced fishkeeper (many years - angelfish, rams, rainbows, etc) but as far as discus go, I have only read about them and seen them at stores. Could you please identify...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-23-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
Yup

Yup
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
Cool, thanks, exactly what I was looking for.

Cool, thanks, exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
I see, great. The crucial point is to dose it...

I see, great. The crucial point is to dose it correctly and thats exactly been one of my questions in the OP and you say you add Excel to the WC bucket water and then add that water into the tank so...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-20-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
Just trying to understand what you are trying to...

Just trying to understand what you are trying to say. Are you trying to say even fish tissue and their eyes could get damaged over a period of time and therefore excel is not a good thing for your...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
Will Excel not harm my upside down catfish? I...

Will Excel not harm my upside down catfish? I dont know for sure but isnt it scaleless and thats why my question.





As part of regular maintenance we do insert our hands into the water, into...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-20-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By adive
Question about Seachem Excel

I have never used Excel but intend to for better plant growth, as a source of carbon, giving the plants a boost. I will not be overdosing it which people do for killing algae. I will not be using...
Forum: Fish   07-08-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By adive
They dont nip other fish. But within themselves...

They dont nip other fish. But within themselves they are very boisterous, chasing each other, playing all the time and in fact sometimes battling/tearing each others fins. Size wise there wont be any...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-06-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By adive
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Plants   07-03-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 23,712
Posted By adive
There are 2 bottles that I got that are locally...

There are 2 bottles that I got that are locally made. One is a green liquid and the other is orange-ish (this is mainly ferrous) if that means anything. They have given me good results at a fraction...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-03-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By adive
Thanks everyone. I read the other thread posted...

Thanks everyone. I read the other thread posted by Mario as well.

I have read 2 contradictory things at multiple sites:

1. in a very low tech tank, dont do too many water changes as you are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-02-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By adive
Water change question/opinions

I am an experienced fish keeper (successful at planted tanks, always low tech), but there are always times when it seems like I could learn something more or maybe I am missing something.

With my...
Forum: Plants   07-02-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 23,712
Posted By adive
Interesting experiment. Thanks. Just want to...

Interesting experiment. Thanks.

Just want to relate my experience with swords: I have a 50:50, river sand:commercial high CEC substrate, low tech tank. With just liquid fertilizers the swords...
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