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Forum: Substrate Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Monster Fish
Rocks, small pieces of wood, pieces of plastic,...

Rocks, small pieces of wood, pieces of plastic, small pieces of metal, and other assorted junk. This was from several bags of organic topsoil from Walmart.
Forum: Plants 08-29-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Monster Fish
Maybe the smaller leaved plant is different...

Maybe the smaller leaved plant is different species unless it was growing from a runner off the mother plant. Then I don't know.
Forum: Plants 08-29-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Monster Fish
Could be a form of Cryptocoryne affinis but the...

Could be a form of Cryptocoryne affinis but the smaller plant has too narrow leaves.
Forum: Plants 08-29-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Monster Fish
Which one?

Which one?
Forum: Plants 08-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 60,726
Posted By Monster Fish
I had it a while back but it never grew for me....

I had it a while back but it never grew for me. Probably because my water was too soft.
Forum: Plants 08-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Monster Fish
Did you recently start DIY CO2? They'll grow back...

Did you recently start DIY CO2? They'll grow back once they get used to it.
Forum: Substrate 08-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By Monster Fish
It's probably just the smell of the chicken...

It's probably just the smell of the chicken manure in the MGOC. It should go away once it breaks down.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 08-07-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Monster Fish
Terrarium growing will limit you to tropical and...

Terrarium growing will limit you to tropical and subtropical Drosera and Utricularia. Outdoor growing gives you the chance to grow Sarracenia, temperate Drosera, and Dionea outside year round....
Forum: Algae 08-04-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Monster Fish
A 5-6 day full tank blackout nuked the bga in my...

A 5-6 day full tank blackout nuked the bga in my tank.
Forum: Plants 08-04-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Monster Fish
That's pretty much what I do with my clumping...

That's pretty much what I do with my clumping crypt species. Uproot the babies, trim from the runners, and replant.
Forum: Substrate 08-02-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Monster Fish
medium grade black blasting sand.

medium grade black blasting sand.
Forum: Substrate 07-28-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,666
Posted By Monster Fish
Buy several bags, mineralize, then sift at the...

Buy several bags, mineralize, then sift at the end. The soil should be fine and crumbly when picking up dry chunks. It should also have no discernable smell when dry.
Forum: Substrate 07-28-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,666
Posted By Monster Fish
Again, too many organics for mineralizing.

Again, too many organics for mineralizing.
Forum: Substrate 07-28-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,666
Posted By Monster Fish
Go with the first one. The second bag has too...

Go with the first one. The second bag has too many organics that will take to long to break down during the wet dry process and when underneath your substrate cap.
Forum: Substrate 07-27-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,666
Posted By Monster Fish
Geez. You're gonna need at least 10lbs of red...

Geez. You're gonna need at least 10lbs of red clay if you want to mix the MTS. If you want a more accurate amount, use 1/4lbs per each 200 cubic inches of MTS.
Forum: Substrate 07-27-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,666
Posted By Monster Fish
If you're using red indian clay, 1/4lb should...

If you're using red indian clay, 1/4lb should suffice per 10g of tank space.
Forum: Algae 07-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Monster Fish
Nah. One dose every 72 hours.

Nah. One dose every 72 hours.
Forum: Plants 07-25-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Monster Fish
Rainbows have been known to munch on plants if...

Rainbows have been known to munch on plants if not given enough vegetable matter in their diet.
Forum: Plants 07-24-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Monster Fish
Manual damage to the leaves. What's your...

Manual damage to the leaves. What's your livestock?
Forum: Algae 07-24-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Monster Fish
It would only come back if there was an ammonia...

It would only come back if there was an ammonia spike from a dead fish or rotting vegetation. As long as you keep your water clean with regular water changes and your plants are growing well, it...
Forum: Algae 07-24-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Monster Fish
I've used it to kill spirogyra that infested my...

I've used it to kill spirogyra that infested my mosses. Dose as instructed on the bottle until the spirogyra turns white and goes away. Crustaceans (shrimp, crabs, crayfish, etc) should be removed...
Forum: Substrate 07-23-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Monster Fish
Start with two bags for a 29. You might lose a...

Start with two bags for a 29. You might lose a bit of volume after you sift the soil, depending on how much junk is in it. I started with about 120lbs of topsoil and ended up with 7 gallons worth of...
Forum: Substrate 07-23-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Monster Fish
1: I've used both but Mineralized topsoil >>>...

1: I've used both but Mineralized topsoil >>> MGOCPM. The effort to make a batch is worth it. No need to worry about your substrate being unstable for a few months because of decaying organic matter....
Forum: Plants 07-14-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Monster Fish
Break up the mother plant into smaller clumps. C....

Break up the mother plant into smaller clumps. C. wendtii is known for producing a lot of growth points and you can end up with lots of plants from a large specimen. Additionally you float a thick...
Forum: Substrate 07-11-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Monster Fish
+1 for medium - 20/40 grit

+1 for medium - 20/40 grit
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