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Forum: Aquascaping 01-31-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,039
Posted By dapellegrini
Not the best pictures, but here is some Manten...

Not the best pictures, but here is some Manten Stone that I bought from AF:

http://www.azaquaticplants.com/community/showthread.php?t=9001
Forum: Fish 12-08-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,267
Posted By dapellegrini
The young ones can be very hard to tell - as they...

The young ones can be very hard to tell - as they mature the females will go white/yellowish with very little markings. Younger females can have some markings like the photos I posted, but I have...
Forum: Fish 12-08-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,267
Posted By dapellegrini
Ya you have a load of males there... here is one...

Ya you have a load of males there... here is one of my females that exhibited faint lines while still young:

http://www.publiclogic.com/fish/DSC04034.JPG
...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-07-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By dapellegrini
You will be happy with Pfertz. I believe they...

You will be happy with Pfertz. I believe they are quite a bit more concentrated than the Seachem and ADA lines.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-01-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By dapellegrini
You could do it that way - the key loss would be...

You could do it that way - the key loss would be the extra size of the bacteria colony that a filter would afford you. I run a SW Reef tank in a Mini-M with just a powerhead - which is much more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-18-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By dapellegrini
There are pieces of riccia mixed in there with...

There are pieces of riccia mixed in there with the moss - and yes, probably java moss, but very hard to tell definitively without a microscope... aquamoss.net is the place to look!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-17-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 13,439
Posted By dapellegrini
Tracking the posts of a user outside of the S&S...

Tracking the posts of a user outside of the S&S board should give you some idea of what kind of a member they are. Adding a button to allow others to report them would add a level of community...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-17-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 13,439
Posted By dapellegrini
Did I miss the thread about what lead to this...

Did I miss the thread about what lead to this decision? Sorry, I don't post much, but I am a master lurker... If people sell a lot on this board - isn't that a service to the members?

Don't...
Forum: Fish 11-16-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By dapellegrini
Avoid brackish puffers unless you are doing a...

Avoid brackish puffers unless you are doing a small species tank.

I keep these in a community tank and quite like them (true freshwater from india):

http://www.dwarfpuffers.com/

You can...
Forum: Plants 09-02-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By dapellegrini
It is pretty obvious, though it may be different...

It is pretty obvious, though it may be different for various species of anubias. Here is my Anubias Nana flowering:

http://www.publiclogic.com/fish/DSC03866.JPG
...
Forum: Plants 07-14-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By dapellegrini
Thought I recognized those photos :) ...

Thought I recognized those photos :)

http://aape.naturalaquariums.com/forum/index.php?topic=3111.new#new

Thanks for the additional clarifications mrkookm.
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
While there are downsides to Nerites, IMO their...

While there are downsides to Nerites, IMO their upsides outweigh the down and I use them in most of my tanks. Your standard pond snail and ramshorn will also eat detritus and perhaps some algea, but...
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
BiscuitSlayer is correct. SAE will not solve...

BiscuitSlayer is correct. SAE will not solve your algae problem, nor will any other fish, or invert. You need to find the problem (inconsistent CO2 levels is highly likely with BBA) and fix that. ...
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
from your links... this is SAE: ...

from your links... this is SAE:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2322/2148112293_a888f5b190.jpg?v=0

this is not:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/87/253231719_0ebc2914a5.jpg?v=0
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
there are many folks out there that don't know...

there are many folks out there that don't know what they are talking about. that photo is a little weird, but they also look like SAE. There are MANY similar species, not just two, but true SAE are...
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fish/48156-whats...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fish/48156-whats-deal-saes.html
Forum: Fish 05-10-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,383
Posted By dapellegrini
I have had both - those are SAE. Extremely...

I have had both - those are SAE. Extremely overrated if you ask me. the first batch I got were mislabeled as flying fox at PetCo

http://www.plantgeek.net/articles/gg_algae_faq/SAE_ID.jpg
Forum: Fish 02-11-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By dapellegrini
IME they don't bother shrimp much - either that...

IME they don't bother shrimp much - either that or my RCS just out breed their appetite - they would certainly eat small babies if they could find them though.
Forum: Fish 02-10-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By dapellegrini
I keep mine in a larger tank (72-gallon) with no...

I keep mine in a larger tank (72-gallon) with no top. I have had one jump out of a top-less 3 gallon, but if you put them in a big enough tank and give them enough room to hide and create...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By dapellegrini
Just found a few shots of a new male (with a beat...

Just found a few shots of a new male (with a beat up tail) coming on to one of my females - to show a side-by-side comparison:

http://www.publiclogic.com/fish/1/DSC07482.JPG
...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By dapellegrini
Congrats on some great fish - they all look like...

Congrats on some great fish - they all look like males to me. Here are a couple of my females to give you an idea:

http://www.publiclogic.com/fish/DSC04034.JPG
...
Forum: Plants 11-10-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By dapellegrini
Once it establishes itself it will grow up. It...

Once it establishes itself it will grow up. It will also continue it creep.
Forum: Plants 11-10-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By dapellegrini
Definitely HM (Hemianthus micranthemoides)

Definitely HM (Hemianthus micranthemoides)
Forum: DIY 10-19-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,688
Posted By dapellegrini
if that doesn't work, you could try this: ...

if that doesn't work, you could try this:

http://www.publiclogic.com/fish/1/diy_co2.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-18-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By dapellegrini
^ taz is right. Upping the operating pressure...

^ taz is right. Upping the operating pressure tends to help with the accuracy of these cheap needle valves. On the JBJ you have to turn the big nut on the front of it, I believe. I run my 3...
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