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Forum: Fish 12-06-2004, 01:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,229
Posted By Slaigar
I dont suppose any remembers this thread: ...

I dont suppose any remembers this thread:
http://www.aquahobby.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=1029

It is that thread that dissuaded me from buying Vampire shrimp. The name enough wasn't enough to make...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2004, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Slaigar
I believe the white/yellow flowering variety of...

I believe the white/yellow flowering variety of A. ulvaceus is self sterile(or just difficult to pollinate). This variety also goes through a dormancy. Your growth problems will end then :) . If you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By Slaigar
A possibility is that the moss got too thick and...

A possibility is that the moss got too thick and the layer underneath received no light or water movement. Also, watch the temperature- above 28 degrees Celsius will usually turn moss brown.

...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-04-2004, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Slaigar
I remember seeing coin size Altum angels on sale...

I remember seeing coin size Altum angels on sale at a nearby town for $24 each. After talking the LFS manager, he was angry because the so-called Altums that he purchased from a breeder were just a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-02-2004, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By Slaigar
I find MOPs to be considerably lower in price...

I find MOPs to be considerably lower in price than any store in my area. To get supplies, I have to travel to Calgary(two hours away) and get stuff there. Big Al's store in that city is not very well...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-01-2004, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Slaigar
Gareth, you talking about loaches reminds of the...

Gareth, you talking about loaches reminds of the Loaches.com forum. That was first place that I saw your link to The Planted Tank. I have not been there for ages but I am still a loachaholic- glad to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2004, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Slaigar
It can be mystery why sometimes plants have...

It can be mystery why sometimes plants have irregular holes. It took me awhile to find out my zebra loaches were punching holes into all of my plants.

To catch the plecos, good timing and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-31-2004, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Slaigar
It is more commonly known as Singapore moss. It...

It is more commonly known as Singapore moss. It is not out in North America but it is sold in chains stores within Singapore. I think I have a few strands of it (or some other Vesicularia species).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-29-2004, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Slaigar
I have found that the roots of some rosette...

I have found that the roots of some rosette plants will die in the substrate. It is evident also when moving Cryptocorynes around. If they have roots, maybe trim them a bit- especially in anareobic...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-23-2004, 04:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By Slaigar
Well, I love the aquarium hobby because I love...

Well, I love the aquarium hobby because I love exotic plants and animals. Atleast with fish and plants, most of the things are affordable and (sometimes) easy to control/keep. Aside from that, fish...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-18-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Slaigar
I had that growing on my driftwood a year back....

I had that growing on my driftwood a year back. It's growth was limited by the guppies pecking at it.
Most of the moss specialists reside at Killies.com. I think the count is around 9 mosses that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2004, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Slaigar
You will want to be very careful with the Cyperus...

You will want to be very careful with the Cyperus genus. So far, the only one that is known to be good in the aquarium is Cyperus helferi (my favourite plant!). There are hundreds of other species...
Forum: Fish 05-01-2004, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Slaigar
My problem with them is that they eat the weak...

My problem with them is that they eat the weak leaves of needle leaf plants. First it goes in their mouth and they nibble, then they tug the all the leaves off until it is bare! Also they like to eat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2004, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Slaigar
I just read over my post and noticed some missing...

I just read over my post and noticed some missing words and grammar mistakes... I am glad it was still understandable.

My regulator(Bioplast inject set) is still on order so I will have to wait...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-25-2004, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Slaigar
Hehe, I forgot all about this topic. What I meant...

Hehe, I forgot all about this topic. What I meant though was would the boost big significant enough to notice? And are there species of slow growing plants that take little advantage from CO2.

My...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,456
Posted By Slaigar
I have to say Cryptocorynes. Some species taken...

I have to say Cryptocorynes. Some species taken from the wild can go for $200+ for a singe plant!!! You just got to find someone with a big enough wallet and an even bigger love for Crypts.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-07-2004, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Posted By Slaigar
Well only if you REALLY want.... $20 is...

Well only if you REALLY want....

$20 is not that bad for a new cultivar but it is still a bit pricey. For comparison, I am able to get it at one store for $12.00CAD. If you cannot tell the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2004, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Posted By Slaigar
"Indian Red" is a new echinodorus cultivar with...

"Indian Red" is a new echinodorus cultivar with red leaves with short petiolates. My memory is slowly fading of it, but it is a short/medium sized sword. What will distinguish it from other red-leaf...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Slaigar
I shall settle with the 20lb. Just did not want...

I shall settle with the 20lb. Just did not want to get ripped off or get myself in some trouble that I cannot handle!

When I was asking around for cylinders, the welding stores considered 20lb...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Slaigar
I have been phoning places around my area for Co2...

I have been phoning places around my area for Co2 cylinders for the last 2 hours. None of the welding places here sell them or the sizes are too large. The last phone call I made was too a wine...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-31-2004, 06:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,409
Posted By Slaigar
I agree with Sean on the E. harbich. I love the...

I agree with Sean on the E. harbich. I love the look of it. In Canada, I do not know where to find it though. However, Ottawa Aquatics does have it listed on their gigantic list of plants they...
Forum: Fish 03-22-2004, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By Slaigar
The only possible conflict that might occur in...

The only possible conflict that might occur in the tank might be between the dwarf gouramis and killis. I do not know if the gouramis will take liking to the killis when they begin to display their...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2004, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By Slaigar
My SAE's chase each other around as well. I...

My SAE's chase each other around as well. I always see scales missing when they fade their colors.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-09-2004, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Slaigar
I have been doing it since last September on a...

I have been doing it since last September on a 65g. It is quite a struggle when beginning! You definitely need a lot of plants from the start (which I did not have) or problems can arise. The most I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-06-2004, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Slaigar
Loh K L at Killies.com has a very nice tank with...

Loh K L at Killies.com has a very nice tank with a xmas moss wall. Looks like something that should definitely be tried. The erect moss in one of his tanks looks awesome as well. I got tiny portions...
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