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Forum: Tank Journals   01-24-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Haha, I have been very busy, things are good with...

Haha, I have been very busy, things are good with the tank and I'll post an update soon. I didn't get another light yet because I really don't want to get algae. After my last tank disappeared into a...
Forum: Plants   01-18-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Never did. I'm now suspecting I need a bit more...

Never did. I'm now suspecting I need a bit more light, but I don't want to add a TON of light.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-04-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,192
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Tank Journals   01-03-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Thanks, everyone!! Thanks, I had been...

Thanks, everyone!!



Thanks, I had been considering adding the base model of the CurrentUSA freshwater (single row of LEDs), but I'm nervous about algae, so far the tank is largely free of it...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-30-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Update time. Not much to report, just growing in,...

Update time. Not much to report, just growing in, except the s. repens is still stalled. Everything else has lots of new growth, and the fish are all doing well. I never see more than one shrimp at a...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Yeah, I posted in the plants forum for advice. I...

Yeah, I posted in the plants forum for advice. I suspect that hole is from a pond snail eating a weakened plant but I could be wrong. The pond snails are going gangbusters on any melted crypts, and I...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
I also dose a small amount of nilocg's all-in-one...

I also dose a small amount of nilocg's all-in-one Thrive fertilizer, but only a half dose once a week based on his suggestion. That was intended to be for the anubias and moss which are attached to...
Forum: Plants   12-21-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Staurogyne repens struggling

I planted Staurogyne repens in my tank about a month ago and at first they did very well, lots of new growth and sending off shoots. After a while they seemed to stagnate, however. Yesterday morning,...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Thanks! Livestock are all doing well. Betta...

Thanks!

Livestock are all doing well. Betta is full of personality, very quirky little guy. The Cories never rest, always searching the tank. And all six Harlequins are super active, if a bit...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-19-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,866
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Good color on the CPDs!

Good color on the CPDs!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,167
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Sad about the gourami but glad you got to give...

Sad about the gourami but glad you got to give him a good home. And speaking of homes, congrats on the house progress.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,376
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
I had a similar problem with my Betta and Cories...

I had a similar problem with my Betta and Cories at first but he ignores them now, thankfully. Hoping he's going to start ignoring the Harlequin Rasborae, too... Too bad it didn't work out for you.
Forum: Photography   12-16-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,422
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
That Agassiz fire red is gorgeous.

That Agassiz fire red is gorgeous.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Glad he ate the blood worms, good to know it...

Glad he ate the blood worms, good to know it works!

My other hobby is photography so i have a good camera and lenses, including a really expensive macro lens. :)
Forum: Tank Journals   12-16-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
I actually thought that would be bad! Noted for...

I actually thought that would be bad! Noted for the future.

I got home with a bag of six Harlequin Rasborae, five more Red Cherry Shrimp, and a clump of Dwarf Saggitaria. I planted the Sag in an...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Mine doesn't flare at all, I need to get a mirror...

Mine doesn't flare at all, I need to get a mirror and see if that will get him to flare. He "inspects" the shrimp and the shrimp dart away, but I haven't seen him nip at a shrimp or the Cories since...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Thanks, the Betta is doing well, he patrols the...

Thanks, the Betta is doing well, he patrols the substrate a lot, which surprised me, often poking his head out behind the driftwood and then gliding away, or sometimes surfing the filter outflow...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,128
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Holy cow that's gorgeous.

Holy cow that's gorgeous.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Okay, update. I lost a further Corydoras, leaving...

Okay, update. I lost a further Corydoras, leaving me with two alive, now, out of seven total added to the tank, but these two seem healthy enough. I sought advice on planetcatfish and the response...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-15-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,192
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Looks really nice!

Looks really nice!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 64,517
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
It's a pretty plant, be a shame to lose it...

It's a pretty plant, be a shame to lose it entirely, especially since t is growing so nicely for you. Mine is being schizophrenic. I have a few stems that are sending offshoots, a few growing tall,...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-14-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 64,517
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Are you keeping the repens elsewhere in the tank?...

Are you keeping the repens elsewhere in the tank? Or removing it entirely?
Forum: Tank Journals   12-12-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,315
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Thanks. I hadn't seen those before.

Thanks. I hadn't seen those before.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-12-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,192
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Looking forward to seeing the new plants and all!...

Looking forward to seeing the new plants and all! Out of curiosity, why are you not sure you want the red wendtii?
Forum: Plants   12-12-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,955
Posted By ArchimedesTheDog
Maybe Cryptocoryne x Willisii Lucens...

Maybe Cryptocoryne x Willisii Lucens (http://www.aquaeden.co.uk/cryptocoryne_x_willisii_lucens.html)?
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