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Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-27-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Carson Albright
Awesome thanks for all the feedback! I...

Awesome thanks for all the feedback!

I haven't considered doing soil underneath the sand, I'll start doing some research on that and see what that might involve. You're right I'd rather not...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-27-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Carson Albright
Thoughts on Tank Build? Getting back into hobby

Hey Everyone, I haven't done a fish tank or a planted tank in a long time, but I made the mistake of checking back in on the fish forums and now I've gotten the bug. It's been a while since I've...
Forum: Fish   09-02-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
That's what I've been finding, I ended up going...

That's what I've been finding, I ended up going with 50 notho rachovii eggs because they're fairly small. I've heard they're difficult to hatch/raise, but I thought I'd give my hand a go at it. ...
Forum: Fish   08-24-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
Not yet, I'm still doing some research on whether...

Not yet, I'm still doing some research on whether they would be compatible, and if there might be another kind that would be ideal. I'm really starting to get interested in them though, which might...
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Carson Albright
I used to use quilt batting in my filters. You...

I used to use quilt batting in my filters. You have to make sure you don't get the kind that is treated with chemicals. It's super cheap, and it worked fairly well in my tanks. I don't think I was...
Forum: Fish   08-24-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
@hambone: do you know how big they get full grown?

@hambone: do you know how big they get full grown?
Forum: Fish   08-24-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
Actually found a killifish database...

Actually found a killifish database http://www.killi.co.uk/breedingReport/Nothobranchius/cardinalis/

Looks like both pygmy cories and this fish like lower temps, so water parameter wise they...
Forum: Fish   08-24-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
Does anyone know if they are good community tank...

Does anyone know if they are good community tank fish? I've already got some microworms going, and am thinking of getting a blackworm culture going, so I'm good on fry food.
How big do they get? ...
Forum: Fish   08-23-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
The main problem I'm having is I can't find very...

The main problem I'm having is I can't find very much information about the types of killifish available. Clown killifish would be nice, but I can't find very many for a decent price, and I"m not...
Forum: Fish   08-23-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Carson Albright
Killifish Help?

I have a basically open 40 breeder that I would like to convert into a community tank. I have been "attempting" to breed pygmy cories with no luck in a 20 gallon, but am ready to get something going...
Forum: Fish   05-23-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Carson Albright
oto's usually go well with dwarf puffers, you...

oto's usually go well with dwarf puffers, you should be safe with those.
They do get a bit bigger when they get older, and once they get used to the tank they will be swimming all over. I had one...
Forum: Fish   05-15-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By Carson Albright
may not be a fish, but my axolotl was by far the...

may not be a fish, but my axolotl was by far the laziest aquatic animal I've ever kept.
Forum: Fish   05-01-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Carson Albright
Do not mix puffers and gourami, DP's are...

Do not mix puffers and gourami, DP's are aggressive little fin nippers and should be kept in a species only tank, or with oto's only(maybe). I'd say you could fit at least 3 dwarf puffers in a 15...
Forum: Fish   04-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By Carson Albright
wanna send me a pic of your endlers laqu? With a...

wanna send me a pic of your endlers laqu? With a 40 breeder I could probably keep both endlers, cpd's, and pygmy cories.
Forum: Fish   04-27-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By Carson Albright
Celestial Pearl Danios? Are those easy to breed?...

Celestial Pearl Danios? Are those easy to breed? I really like the look, but never thought they'd be an easy breeder
Forum: Fish   04-27-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By Carson Albright
Easy to breed non-aggressive community fish?

I'm considering breeding pygmy cories in a twenty gallon to stock my 40 breeder since I would prefer not to pay over $100 in fish. I was thinking it would be interesting to have a number of smaller...
Forum: Fish   04-23-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Carson Albright
I'm actually looking for some advice on this as...

I'm actually looking for some advice on this as well, I'm thinking of a school of pygmy cories, but I haven't decided on what else I might stock it with.
Forum: Aquascaping   05-10-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By Carson Albright
Thought I would add a follow up about what I'm...

Thought I would add a follow up about what I'm now experimenting on. I'm trying a plant filter on my axolotl tank. Took about 2-3 weeks for my plants to acclimate to the roots submerged, but it's a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-18-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
Ok, totally thought this thread had died a while...

Ok, totally thought this thread had died a while ago because no one was saying anything for a while, just looked back here and am glad to see all the responses. Thanks for the confirmation, always...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
Ok, so I've been doing some research into the...

Ok, so I've been doing some research into the whole ammonia/ammonium thing, and cannot beleive it took me this long to find info on total ammonia nitrogen(TAN). Is this calculator accurate? From...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
lol, I do remember reading that ammonia was a gas...

lol, I do remember reading that ammonia was a gas which only added to my confusion. Ok so this might clear things up for me. NH3= bad gas for plants, but if you put it in water it's NH4 depending...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
Ok, so in other words plants cannot use NH3 for...

Ok, so in other words plants cannot use NH3 for purposes of helping through cycling, which is what interests me. However once diffused in a plant cell can be converted to NH4, and then used? So...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
So plants are able to take the N from the NH3? ...

So plants are able to take the N from the NH3? Another point brought up in our argument was that ammonia is toxic to plants. This was news to me, but before I started researching into this so was...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
ok, well it's a snow day here in arkansas, so...

ok, well it's a snow day here in arkansas, so i've been doing a bit of research over this and thought I would clarify my question. I've found a few threads answering some portion of my questions,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-10-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,145
Posted By Carson Albright
Do plants use ammonia?

Just wondering, I've always been told that plants use ammonia, but after having an argument with someone about it, I realized I never had any proof other than someone once told me that plants use...
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