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Forum: Fish 08-21-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By seds
Upside down catfish are very unusual "cories" if...

Upside down catfish are very unusual "cories" if you can stomache the price

If you have driftwood they should have a good time
Forum: Fish 08-20-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By seds
General rule; less species is more. It makes the...

General rule; less species is more. It makes the shoaling fish look much better if they are in as big a number as possible. Hence more danios/rasboras would be better than adding cardinals.

That's...
Forum: Fish 08-13-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By seds
TRUTH it's like you're on a safari and holy hell...

TRUTH it's like you're on a safari and holy hell what is that creature emerging from the inky blackness?

When I saw my upside down catfish venturing forth in the dusk it was pretty magical.
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Forum: Fish 08-13-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By seds
40 bow stocking?

My 40 gallon tank has been dry for months and I want to set it up again, it's gonna be planted with soil as the substrate.

I used to have odessa barbs but they died off and apparently local stores...
Forum: Plants 08-12-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By seds
I think in a tank you leave alone for eons any...

I think in a tank you leave alone for eons any plant can get out of hand depending on how well it spreads on it's own in your tank. Dwarf sag didn't "take over" as much as my egeria najas did over...
Forum: Plants 08-12-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By seds
I've never had micranthemum tweedei but for any...

I've never had micranthemum tweedei but for any but a tiny tank I would recommend dwarf saggitaria for foreground. It's quite easy to grow for me and I have hard water, low light.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,655
Posted By seds
As said....If you start out the tank with some...

As said....If you start out the tank with some fast growing plants like Hornwort then you can add fish as soon as the plants start growing. Gradually, mind you. Plants are pretty capable of taking in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By seds
I think it does, because back when i actually had...

I think it does, because back when i actually had some it grew about 8 inches long coming right off of the filter outlet of my box filter.

...However I have also gotten it in tanks with absolutely...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,409
Posted By seds
I had my box filter absolutely covered in a...

I had my box filter absolutely covered in a couple inches deep staghorn algae back in the day and it looked pretty good. The algae didn't grow anywhere else. It eventually disappeared though...
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-04-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By seds
You can't go wrong with Giant Vals...

You can't go wrong with Giant Vals (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/myplants/116-Jungle_Val_Vallisneria_americana_gigantea.html), especially in a tank that large. I find them really easy to grow. I...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-27-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,347
Posted By seds
My tank has been chugging along for a long time....

My tank has been chugging along for a long time. It's been almost a year since the last update, so here`s the sitch.

I got back and it was cloudy as all get out. I had to cut all the stems and...
Forum: Plants 08-19-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By seds
People claim moss is oh so easy but it isn't. I...

People claim moss is oh so easy but it isn't. I can grow a dozen different plants but moss doesn't work for me. (Neither does java fern or anubias!)

I can get the moss to grow kind of but it gets...
Forum: Substrate 08-17-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 74,754
Posted By seds
I would be delighted to join. I thought all you...

I would be delighted to join. I thought all you had to do was post in the thread. I would appreciate a number!

I hadn't returned to Tpt for several days so I didn't see this post. Haahha
Forum: Substrate 08-11-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 74,754
Posted By seds
I have a 40 gallon tank with dirt in it. 80 watts...

I have a 40 gallon tank with dirt in it. 80 watts of T12 light and nothing else. Not even filtration. For a while there, the dirt wasn't even capped.

And needless to say, it got cloudy from time...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By seds
That's actually a novel idea. It worked for me. I...

That's actually a novel idea. It worked for me. I got a nifty piece of wood in my tank.

Also, this thread is amazing. People don't say much stupid stuff about my tanks though.
Forum: Fish 03-15-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By seds
I couldn't find a picture of odessa barbs but I...

I couldn't find a picture of odessa barbs but I have a video.
http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee86/88seds88/th_P1070307.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,894
Posted By seds
It looked lovely with the amazon sword in there....

It looked lovely with the amazon sword in there. It looks OK now, and I am sure it will look amazing once more in a week or two.

Dwarf saggitaria is one of my favourite plants!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By seds
That completed terrarium is completely amazing....

That completed terrarium is completely amazing. Apparently it is 10 gallons!? it looks big.

Sorry about your condition, that is pretty rough...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,347
Posted By seds
Thanks fir the input, I will try to smooth it...

Thanks fir the input, I will try to smooth it out. Debris just collects along the saggitarias closest to the glass...

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee86/88seds88/P1070328.jpg

I am leaving...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-15-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,347
Posted By seds
El bumpo Ok so I bought crytocoryne lutea...

El bumpo


Ok so I bought crytocoryne lutea and wendtii recently and added some Jungle Vals. After a bit of growing and trimming (not really the crypts) here is how it looks....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-09-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By seds
I find limnophila sessiliflora is a much easier...

I find limnophila sessiliflora is a much easier to grow alternative to cabomba, if you like the look. It can tolerate quite low (relative to other plants) light levels.

It grows quite fast and is...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-09-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By seds
How could you just get rid of a plant as nice as...

How could you just get rid of a plant as nice as HM? HOW COULD YOU JUST DO THAT

Anyway, nice rubin sword, and nice rescape. I also like how the tank looked in July. It will look great when it...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-09-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 28,795
Posted By seds
Durr hurr hurr New to the planted tank...

Durr hurr hurr


New to the planted tank hobby?

Seriously? It wasn't apparent from the photos.

That tank is amazing! I know that is a year old quote but for a year's progress that is...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,568
Posted By seds
This morning you've got time for a hot home...

This morning you've got time for a hot home cooked breakfast. Delicious and piping hot in just 3 microwave minutes!

I wish you luck with this tank. It seems to be off to a good start.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By seds
This tank is actually turning out really nice....

This tank is actually turning out really nice. The limnophila aromatica and java ferna are looking great!

PS: There's nothing wrong with having guppies. Some people really love them, especially...
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