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Forum: Plants 04-01-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By stpeteplanter
I always use plant weights to hold it at the...

I always use plant weights to hold it at the substrate, and the plant sends roots out and kinda 'pulls' it's self in. works well for me, but I have a very fine substrate (active-flora)
Forum: Plants 04-01-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By stpeteplanter
Oh yeah, I know. One of the big providers ill be...

Oh yeah, I know. One of the big providers ill be using does emmersed hydroplonics, which I thought was pretty cool. I have a thing for mosses and stems,though, so most of my personal plants at home...
Forum: Plants 04-01-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By stpeteplanter
I don't have one...yet! If I do start the...

I don't have one...yet!

If I do start the aquarium shop I've been researching, I'm going to bring home teeny tiny clippings of plants and grow them up in big rubber maid bins, then they'll go into...
Forum: Plants 04-01-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By stpeteplanter
Hmmm, reduce light and it'll start growing up....

Hmmm, reduce light and it'll start growing up. You could also loosely tie the stems together.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-01-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,000
Posted By stpeteplanter
Ya'll don't have something like the FDA in...

Ya'll don't have something like the FDA in Canukistan?

(I hope I don't get a warning for saying FDA.)
Forum: Algae 04-01-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,253
Posted By stpeteplanter
I just did a 3% dip on the staghorn mess I had on...

I just did a 3% dip on the staghorn mess I had on my Vals. It's been about an hour now and all the long bits of staghorn have fallen off, there are still a few 'young' bits of small fuzzy staghorn,...
Forum: Fish 04-01-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By stpeteplanter
Haha, sounds awesome, try and get some pics if...

Haha, sounds awesome, try and get some pics if you can :).

Maybe the otos are just checkin out the new guys?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By stpeteplanter
That combined with your avatar makes me think...

That combined with your avatar makes me think you're the evil scientist you're talking about. Haha.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By stpeteplanter
It could very well be a bacterial bloom, but it...

It could very well be a bacterial bloom, but it could also be the substrate, or a combination of the both.


Did you wash your substrate before adding it to the tank, OP? You didn't mention it in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By stpeteplanter
Haha I'm with you, I don't swim in the ocean...

Haha I'm with you, I don't swim in the ocean either. But that's mainly because every time I do I have this over whelming feeling that I'm swimming in atleast a few gallons of whale pee and fish...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,756
Posted By stpeteplanter
You're right about commercial fisheries being...

You're right about commercial fisheries being terrible for the environment, they're nasty. You're also right about buying from local farms, the fish in there have their own little man-made...
Forum: Fish 03-31-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By stpeteplanter
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/tetrafish/breeding...

http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/tetrafish/breedingblacktetra.php

:)
Forum: Fish 03-31-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,221
Posted By stpeteplanter
Don't most fish change color a little bit while...

Don't most fish change color a little bit while they're sleeping? I know for a fact that during the day when my African Butterfly is asleep he gets real dark, but at night when he's out swimming...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,516
Posted By stpeteplanter
I used to play World of Warcraft. Lololololol. ...

I used to play World of Warcraft. Lololololol.

Then I realized how big of a loser I was becoming in real life, and how awesome I was becoming in the game. I decided I couldn't get behind that so...
Forum: Fish 03-31-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,303
Posted By stpeteplanter
I don't buy it. They're fish, not higher order...

I don't buy it. They're fish, not higher order mammals. They can't distinguish their family members or fish they have been raised with from others.

I'm betting he just keeps them in there and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By stpeteplanter
Or patriotism either, apparently that's against...

Or patriotism either, apparently that's against the rules too. *points to thread I started*



Meh, I'm fairly certain organic labeled foods are just labels. There is no truly organic food...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-31-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By stpeteplanter
I am a vegetarian, and I've seen/read Food Inc....

I am a vegetarian, and I've seen/read Food Inc. It wasn't all that shocking to me, it just made me feel helpless. I have to eat, and the food I eat has to come from the grocery store ( I have been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-30-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By stpeteplanter
I got a plastic putty knife from harbor freight...

I got a plastic putty knife from harbor freight for thirty cents, and it works great.

As far as plastic vs metal though, I'd say plastic. The only thing metal can do that plastic can't is scratch...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By stpeteplanter
How old? You're happy about it, so you've gotta...

How old? You're happy about it, so you've gotta be under thirty, haha.


Happy birthday, Lopez.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-30-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By stpeteplanter
My tap water is also way high in PH. it's like...

My tap water is also way high in PH. it's like 7.8. I've started going to the grocery store and using the big water vending machine there, it's meant to fill up those office water jug things. It's...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,756
Posted By stpeteplanter
Thanks alot, I really appreciate that :). I'll...

Thanks alot, I really appreciate that :). I'll need it, the luck that is, haha.
Forum: Fish 03-30-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By stpeteplanter
Sharing is caring :) (pic hvy)

Nothing really special here, but I feel like sharing :).

So my shrimp tank has failed, I added an African butterfly thinking he'd stay at the surface and let my shrimp population alone, but in...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By stpeteplanter
Lol. From what I understand they cut the corner...

Lol. From what I understand they cut the corner off the bag, put the bag in a pitcher, and then pour from there. It just seems goofy to me, lol.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By stpeteplanter
What makes you thankful to be an American?

Or for all of our foreign friends, what makes you thankful to be from your country?

Reason I'm making this thread is two-fold, firstly because today I learned Canadians drink milk from a bag, and...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-30-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,756
Posted By stpeteplanter
The eco-friendly approach is a good idea, I might...

The eco-friendly approach is a good idea, I might even try to theme the shop eco-friendly. I've seen that video, and that's basically how I want to do it. As many show tanks as I can fit in the store...
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