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Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Nestle_
its not simply about controling co2 to not kill...

its not simply about controling co2 to not kill off fauna, but more to help flora and enhance the beauty of the tank.

as most of us know its a huge balancing act between light, ferts, co2, water...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By Nestle_
now do you mean the song performed in jrrrrrrrr...

now do you mean the song performed in jrrrrrrrr martin's house or the one the used to open up the episodes? hahaha
Forum: Tank Journals 04-12-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Nestle_
I will be adding a few new pics shortly, next day...

I will be adding a few new pics shortly, next day or three.
The lotus bulb has really taken off and there is about 6 new leaves forming on it, going to be a real eye popper when it grows out.


I...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Nestle_
I assume you mean you're dividing with a solid...

I assume you mean you're dividing with a solid wall and not something with holes to let water pass?
best thing I would think would be small, tiny, sponge filters turned down to just barely...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 671
Posted By Nestle_
in my 90 gallon I have the filter, at 360gph or...

in my 90 gallon I have the filter, at 360gph or so, and two koralia 240 gph wave makers and thats just keeping good movement through the tank, though there are still deadspots all the while not...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Nestle_
electric blue rams

has anyone kept these and bred them?
I'm curious as to how different they are from keeping GBR's
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Nestle_
Click the pictures to englarge in another window....

Click the pictures to englarge in another window.

http://s29.postimg.org/jjqn9lw6b/emptyfirstfill.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/jjqn9lw6b/)

http://s29.postimg.org/wp1k1z0o3/upperempty.jpg...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Nestle_
I completely disagree with any gourami being...

I completely disagree with any gourami being added here.

more oto's would not be a terrible idea, but I think you are near your limit on fish.
Especially as the GBR become active breeders.......
Forum: Tank Journals 04-05-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Nestle_
most of the plants are in, just need to get the...

most of the plants are in,
just need to get the parva down and HC cuba.

fauna list
5 baby blue discus
2 pearl gourami
1 albino bn pleco 1 albino long fin bn pleco (baby)
1 green phantom pleco...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Nestle_
there was a giant pacu caught in an iowa river...

there was a giant pacu caught in an iowa river last fall. the fish was near a foot long, caught on rod and reel.
scary really.
its not so much that these fish wouldn't survive winter but if...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,044
Posted By Nestle_
try live or frozen brine shrimp. the rams I've...

try live or frozen brine shrimp.
the rams I've had could never resist brine shrimp no matter the fit they were throwing.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Nestle_
if its been a bag that long, give it time to get...

if its been a bag that long, give it time to get some color back as that its obviously extremely stressed over the ordeal. poor fish.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By Nestle_
you must be careful and watch adult plecos, even...

you must be careful and watch adult plecos, even the so called full time algae/veggie eaters will eat small/baby shrimp.
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By Nestle_
When moving a bunch of stuff, plants wood caves...

When moving a bunch of stuff, plants wood caves rocks etc, and adding in new I almost always pull the water down as far as I can and shut off the filter/heaters etc
As others said as long as the...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By Nestle_
yes albino's stay under 5" my largest is now well...

yes albino's stay under 5" my largest is now well over a year old and has stopped growing at around 4"

yes they are ok alone, and in smaller tanks they do much better alone, as that sharing caves...
Forum: Fish 03-21-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Nestle_
def not snail eggs, I never saw a bubble nest but...

def not snail eggs, I never saw a bubble nest but I find it odd for it to be cory eggs on the plants suddenly when they always laid on the glass

plants were floating, which is the only reason I...
Forum: Fish 03-21-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Nestle_
who laid these egg's?

These plants were in a tank with 2 pearl gourami and about 14 cory's, also snails but I know these aren't snail eggs

so who is responsible?
http://s9.postimg.org/bptmzy73f/20140320_214239.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Nestle_
Cool 90 gallon DIY background build 56k warning

Picture heavy, just a warning

This 90 gallon has gone through a few changes, lots of mess ups on my part.
So on my last big mess up, or me getting bored, I don't remember at this point, I tore...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Nestle_
I am going pressurized for my 90 gallon, that's...

I am going pressurized for my 90 gallon, that's not an issue. Seeing this just got me curious about it.
I don't think the pressure would get so high that it would blow the top off this as that the...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Nestle_
co2 crew

I was trolling evilbay and saw a sort of diy co2 system called 'the co2 crew'
It seemed to be essentially a diy setup as many of us do with 2liter bottles, yeast sugar, water. but instead they send...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Nestle_
I wouldn't worry about it. Like others have said,...

I wouldn't worry about it. Like others have said, reduce your photo period and just relax.

But you could also check with sporting goods stores, as many offer CO2 refills and don't advertise it for...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Nestle_
Can you tell us what you have going on in the...

Can you tell us what you have going on in the filter area? I see the tubes coming out and in, but no explanation of what it is.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-06-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Nestle_
I would seriously drop back on your plant list. ...

I would seriously drop back on your plant list.
the amazon sword alone would burst the tank in a few months. A single amazon sword can get so big as to fill up a 29 gallon tank. Even the lotus can...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 712
Posted By Nestle_
Anything can be used as media, whether it is...

Anything can be used as media, whether it is completely approriate is the question
As someone suggested pvc can leak toxic materials, though often enough we change the tank water enough to keep the...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By Nestle_
PRIMO CO2 Regulator $225.99 or Primo CO2...

PRIMO CO2 Regulator $225.99
or
Primo CO2 System $330.00

not including the atomizer, which that size is up there in cost.
honestly, if $300 is not an issue to you then spend the extra money to...
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