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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By DanSanDiego
=) Thank you for your answers! My thought it...

=) Thank you for your answers! My thought it that Red for the shrimp is not natural. It had to be brought out through a lot of inbreeding. From what I just read, the shrimp can reproduce up to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-01-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By DanSanDiego
how long until colony collapse?

Three years ago I bought 3 red cherry shrimp (2 adults, there was a baby one in the bag with them). Chances are good that the 3 original shrimp were related. So doing what comes natural, there have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By DanSanDiego
Not a grasshopper......Katydid. They are related...

Not a grasshopper......Katydid. They are related to crickets.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-26-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By DanSanDiego
I had it 13 yrs ago. It does not last forever. ...

I had it 13 yrs ago. It does not last forever. I am fine reading, but now I need driving glasses. Probably should wear them for other things too. My eye site was 20/1000. I have had an eye Dr....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By DanSanDiego
I have a 20gal high, medium light. I think I...

I have a 20gal high, medium light. I think I have eco complete topped with black sand. I put in HC 2months ago. I use root tabs. No CO2 until recently. It was going well, very easy to grow. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By DanSanDiego
Before you buy that Bio CO2 kit, take a look...

Before you buy that Bio CO2 kit, take a look here or on the web on how to make your own. I had to translate that 45k won to US $, its about $40 bucks! That is expensive. Try making your own...
Forum: Plants 03-16-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By DanSanDiego
I have it on my Java Moss. I like it because it...

I have it on my Java Moss. I like it because it is red. I was surprised, I didn't know moss underwater would react the same way as the moss in my back yard. It didn't happen until I changed my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By DanSanDiego
If you get a fixture that you have to do the...

If you get a fixture that you have to do the wiring for, I use the wire nuts that are used for outdoors. They are usually blue, and they have some type of Gel in them to keep your connections dry. ...
Forum: Lighting 02-20-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By DanSanDiego
I was just looking at Home Depot online. It...

I was just looking at Home Depot online. It looks like the smallest bulb is 1.9in in Diameter. You would have to see if that would fit. They are sold in a a 4pack for $4.97.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-19-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By DanSanDiego
I have Cherry shrimp that will just about pull...

I have Cherry shrimp that will just about pull food out of my cory's mouths! The shrimp are afraid of very few things. They are very curious too. Sometimes I want to move some shrimp from one...
Forum: Lighting 02-19-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By DanSanDiego
Just change your incandescent light bulbs to...

Just change your incandescent light bulbs to CFL's. The pig tail shaped ones. You could get 40watts of light but only use about 10-12watts of electricity. They will product some heat, but...
Forum: Plants 01-30-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By DanSanDiego
Nymphaea Lillies at Home Depot

Just FYI, at least at the Home Depot's in San Diego. Nymphaea species Lilly's for ponds. They are $9.99 ready to plant. Looks like they are just the bulb in planting material. I was thinking of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By DanSanDiego
I would not expect to see babies from your Ghost...

I would not expect to see babies from your Ghost Shrimp. If I am not mistaken, they need brackish water to reproduce. I have Ghost Shrimp and I have seen them carry eggs, but I have never seen...
Forum: Lighting 01-02-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By DanSanDiego
I have a dual T5NO fixture. After doing some...

I have a dual T5NO fixture. After doing some research I found F14T5 bulbs Daylight 6500K (the F14 refers to 14 watts) at buylighting.com for $7.95ea. Shipping is about $7.00. I bought three. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By DanSanDiego
Looks like a Dragonfly to me.

Looks like a Dragonfly to me.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-24-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By DanSanDiego
Check the heater filter for the house. When was...

Check the heater filter for the house. When was the last time it was changed? I assume being in NY, you are running the heater this time of year. Just a thought.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-18-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By DanSanDiego
I forgot there is also this website. ...

I forgot there is also this website. http://www.sandiegotropicalfish.com/ Its for the San Diego Tropical Fish Society. They have auctions and meetings, but I have never been to one. Just FYI
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By DanSanDiego
That stand did not say anything about how much...

That stand did not say anything about how much weight it will hold. You might look on Ikea's website. They usually have weight limits on their products.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-18-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By DanSanDiego
I like Pet Kingdom by the Sports Arena. Off of...

I like Pet Kingdom by the Sports Arena. Off of Rosecrans. Its a local pet store, been around a long time. They have other animals besides fish. If Aquatic Warehouse doesn't have it, Pet...
Forum: Lighting 12-12-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By DanSanDiego
You do have to hard wire that fixture that he...

You do have to hard wire that fixture that he linked to from Home Depot. But I must be honest I have never seen that type of connection that he shows in the picture. Usually its just two wires, ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-06-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By DanSanDiego
I like glass. I actually went to a glass shop. ...

I like glass. I actually went to a glass shop. I have a 20gal high aquarium. I got glass cut to 23 3/16in long and 9in wide 1/4in thick, with what they called a knock down edge, so it wouldn't be...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-30-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By DanSanDiego
I think if I tried this I would be lucky if I...

I think if I tried this I would be lucky if I only broke my leg. More concerned about my neck or head! LOL
I did see this skate board video once, where the guy messed up his landing. He had one...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-29-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By DanSanDiego
I have Wawanesa. Have had them at least 10yrs. ...

I have Wawanesa. Have had them at least 10yrs. One car accident that I was hit. Premium did not go up. And you pay by the year, not every six months!
Forum: Lighting 11-29-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By DanSanDiego
Questions about bulb lengths.

Maybe this is an odd question. I have a 20gal high tank. 24inches long by 16inches tall. According to the charts I have seen, to have high light, I need either a 2bulb t5no or a single bulb t5ho. ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By DanSanDiego
Use just the Seltzer water. It is nothing but...

Use just the Seltzer water. It is nothing but water and CO2. I have used it. I had one, one liter bottle, about 1/3 bottle for 3days. I had some issues with what I believe were diatoms. ...
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