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Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-25-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By shloken38
I'm in Jersey too....been using tap water for my...

I'm in Jersey too....been using tap water for my tanks for awhile. While the water is hard, and ph @ 7.8, never had issues. Just use Prime and nothing else.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By shloken38
Sorry for all the questions....just trying to...

Sorry for all the questions....just trying to help...

-What size tank?
-What is the temp?
-What else is in the tank?
-What type of filter?
-How long has that tank been running?

Neos are...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By shloken38
Thanks for that. Might do 2 or 3 in my 20L....

Thanks for that. Might do 2 or 3 in my 20L. Problem is bad yet, but if I could head them off, that would be great.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By shloken38
Nerites and Assassins

Will assassins take down nerites? I moved some plants from one tank to another and didn't dip. Now I'm paying for it! I want to put some assassins in there to take out the ramshorns/pond/whatever...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By shloken38
Same thing happened to me a couple of weeks ago...

Same thing happened to me a couple of weeks ago when I purchased 10 from a reputable lfs near me. Lost all 10 within 48 hours. I think my issue was the lfs received them either that day or the day...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By shloken38
I agree with embers in that size tank. And if...

I agree with embers in that size tank. And if you really want everything to pop, go 10 embers and 10 kubotai's. They work great together in my 20L. The embers were a little shy on their own. When...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-15-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By shloken38
You can do either way....put that caps down and...

You can do either way....put that caps down and bury them or lay the substrate then push them in. Quantity would depend on how many/where you are putting rooted plants that would use substrate...
Forum: Fish 06-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By shloken38
My BN doesn't eat my plants, but he does mess...

My BN doesn't eat my plants, but he does mess them up if he gets scared and darts across the tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By shloken38
Just buy the biggest size tank you can fit/afford...

Just buy the biggest size tank you can fit/afford and worry about the details later! haha....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By shloken38
I'm no pro, but I believe frazeri gets taller. I...

I'm no pro, but I believe frazeri gets taller. I have coffeefolia (my favorite), and it stays pretty compact.
Forum: Fish 06-12-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By shloken38
Rams are always a good choice....love the way...

Rams are always a good choice....love the way they swim! Hmmmm....kinda getting in the mood again. I have a Bolivian in my 55, but think I might add an electric blue.
Forum: Fish 06-12-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By shloken38
That seems much better!

That seems much better!
Forum: Fish 06-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 678
Posted By shloken38
4 foot tank....like a 55 gallon? If that's the...

4 foot tank....like a 55 gallon? If that's the case, you have way too many fish in there.
Forum: Fish 06-12-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By shloken38
They will be fine together. CPD's are a very...

They will be fine together. CPD's are a very peaceful fish. You should get at least 3 more though.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-11-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By shloken38
Instead of red cherry shrimp, you could go with...

Instead of red cherry shrimp, you could go with another color neo like orange, blue or yellow. They are exactly the same care-wise. Only suggesting because you said you did red cherries before.
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Forum: Fish 06-11-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By shloken38
How about another school....maybe rummynose or...

How about another school....maybe rummynose or neons? You can do a BN in there as well, or up the cories, or both....haha.
Forum: Fish 06-11-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By shloken38
I think you should go EITHER bn or...

I think you should go EITHER bn or farlowella.....both get to about 6 inches. Also, farlowella are pretty sensitive and it is recommended that you do smaller water changes more often than the normal...
Forum: Fish 06-11-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By shloken38
I have regular neons, black neons and glolight...

I have regular neons, black neons and glolight (not glofish) tetras together, and it's pretty cool. They all kinda school together, which is a bonus. My centerpiece is 3 dwarf gouramis. This is in...
Forum: Plants 06-09-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By shloken38
Hornwort and red root floaters. Hornwort would...

Hornwort and red root floaters. Hornwort would be really nice since you are going for the swamp look.
Forum: Plants 06-09-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By shloken38
Agreed. And get that quarter out of there.....you...

Agreed. And get that quarter out of there.....you don't know where that's been! haha....but I would take it OUT!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By shloken38
I've kept endlers with rcs, no problem.

I've kept endlers with rcs, no problem.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By shloken38
Damn straight! Why does no one ever think of...

Damn straight! Why does no one ever think of these things? And not sure what the weather is like where you are OP, but it should be nice enough to not change the water temp too much, too rapidly.
Forum: Fish 06-09-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,335
Posted By shloken38
I'm with roadmaster on this. I have a Petsmart...

I'm with roadmaster on this. I have a Petsmart by my house that I buy fish from all the time; never had a problem. I also have the luxury of having 7 lfs's within a half hour driving distance, and...
Forum: Fish 06-05-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By shloken38
The only thing (in my experience) that REALLY...

The only thing (in my experience) that REALLY works with a fish in cycle is something called Fritzyme. It literally cycled my tank in less then 24 hours when I had an issue an my tank started...
Forum: Fish 06-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By shloken38
The only thing I ever use in my water is Prime. ...

The only thing I ever use in my water is Prime. Hardly ever use anything else (except for excel, but that's a different topic). My tanks are all low to no maintenace.
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