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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-21-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Herfi
For my two cents, I never had a problem with...

For my two cents, I never had a problem with copper buildup. I fed for 1.5-2 years in a tank that maybe got 4 water changes in the time period. It was a 75 gal setup that housed 8 adult cichlids and...
Forum: Fish 02-07-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Herfi
I have 3 amanos in my 38gal that I introduced 2...

I have 3 amanos in my 38gal that I introduced 2 electric blue rams into last December and they leave each other alone. Both rams were/are juvies and there is a lot of cover for everyone.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-28-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Herfi
I started playing Eve a month ago and so far I am...

I started playing Eve a month ago and so far I am enjoying it. You defiantly can do a lot without having to do too much fighting. I am a miner and I just have to kill a pirate every so often when I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-20-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Herfi
I guess that would depend on your current...

I guess that would depend on your current parameters. I put a whole cuttlebone in my 38gal with RO and CO2 and didn't see a change. I imagine it will raise your hardness a bit but idk how much. Do...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-19-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Herfi
Something to look into would be cuttlebone. There...

Something to look into would be cuttlebone. There is a bird and turtle kind, both should be under $1 at your petstore. I have soft water and when I put this in to strengthen their shells they all...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Herfi
So good news and bad news. I called Bill and he...

So good news and bad news. I called Bill and he said to just completely take apart the needle valve. Turns out that isn't very hard at all and I didn't just break it in attempting. So there is...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Herfi
Well I sent a message through the website and got...

Well I sent a message through the website and got an email to call him at the same number you just gave me. I will call him tomorrow and post back here what he says
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Herfi
How can you clean a needle valve?

So I have a ideal 52-1-12 needle valve that is clogged up. I have tried blowing the debris out by turning the valve all the way open and rapidly plugging and unplugging in my solenoid but that only...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-01-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Herfi
Ok so any ideas of another plant that might work...

Ok so any ideas of another plant that might work better? My wife says she likes the moss look but thus far I have been unable to keep moss without having major algae growing all over it. I have tried...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-01-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Herfi
I may be in over my head

So my wife saw this picture
http://showcase.aquatic-gardeners.org/Img2010/400/441.jpg

and now she wants me to recreate the part that looks like "Hobbiton". I am not skilled in the whole...
Forum: Fish 09-08-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Herfi
+1 Electric blue ram

+1 Electric blue ram
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Herfi
Ok so I did that and it seemed to fix that...

Ok so I did that and it seemed to fix that situation. Then I find out my check valve is clogged, fixed that. Then my diffuser seemed to be clogged also so I replaced it with my spare and will be...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Herfi
Yes that is the one. After further inspection...

Yes that is the one. After further inspection barely anything is coming out of the needle valve so I am going to attempt to blow any debris out...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Herfi
CO2 setup isn't working, need help!

Ok so I recently moved and my pressurized CO2 setup didn't make it all that well. First there was a major leak in the connection just before the regulator. I fixed that with some new pipe compound on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-02-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Herfi
What do you want to know? www.applesnail.net is a...

What do you want to know? www.applesnail.net is a great site btw

They will hatch in about a month if kept moist but not wet. The babies will be miniatures of the parents and in my experience are a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-07-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Herfi
Here is a good reference for compatibility ...

Here is a good reference for compatibility

http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/articles/dwarf-shrimp-compatibility-chart.php
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-05-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Herfi
You could try Seachem's Prime water conditioner....

You could try Seachem's Prime water conditioner. If you are using stress coat and another water conditioner that can potentially save you money. It does the job of both plus some.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-10-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Herfi
Mysterious mystery snail deaths

So I am unsure as to why I have had two of my mystery snails die on me in the last two days. One was well far gone by the time I found it and the other had just died it looked like as there was no...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Herfi
#5 tank hooked up to a 38g aquarium. First tank...

#5 tank hooked up to a 38g aquarium. First tank lasted me 3 months or so at 1.5ish bps using a atomic diffuser
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-27-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,300
Posted By Herfi
Ok so this is trying to raise your dGH. Each 5ml...

Ok so this is trying to raise your dGH. Each 5ml of solution raises dGH by approx .6 Now my guess is that the cap holds 6ml of liquid(just dumped 5ml in and almost got it full). So I would say dump 6...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Herfi
Thanks for all the replies! I am going to look...

Thanks for all the replies! I am going to look into setting up a pump system like what Torsp and see how it works. Very similar to what I was thinking only I hadn't thought of a valve to adjust the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-26-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Herfi
Whats the secret to water changes?

So I have had my high tech setup running now for a few months and the water changes are so frustrating. With half the water out of the tank how do you guys keep from disturbing the substrate and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Herfi
This is the same for both my tank and right out...

This is the same for both my tank and right out of the RO unit. This is RO water bought at a store and I am going to talk to the owner but not much else I can do there.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-03-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Herfi
No excel or copper to my knowledge, will have to...

No excel or copper to my knowledge, will have to look up what all is in plantex CSM+B
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-02-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Herfi
I do dose EI with weekly 50% water changes. As...

I do dose EI with weekly 50% water changes. As far as tank mates its only pond and mystery snails. I do not see dead but the tank is heavily planted and I have enough snails in there to make quick...
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