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Forum: Plants   02-10-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jen8560
I added on a new LED light in addition to the...

I added on a new LED light in addition to the current flourescent light and gave them some fertilizer root tabs. Hopefully it will encourage some new growth, but should I cut the plants down to the...
Forum: Plants   02-01-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Jen8560
http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj193/jamalpha8...

http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj193/jamalpha8560/6a2324c0-44b7-4e82-8646-d949822e43e7_zps3c96dff8.jpg...
Forum: Plants   01-31-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Jen8560
crypt has grown leggy--what should I do

I have a Fluval 8-gal tank that is about 2.5 years old now. It has live plants and the shrimp substrate. I have two species of crypt in it (the bronze and a green), with plants that have been...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-29-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Jen8560
Thanks for the input! I decided to play it safe...

Thanks for the input! I decided to play it safe and will not put any in my tanks
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Jen8560
can CPOs and amano shrimps co-exist?

Hi, I'm hoping to get some advice on if I can add CPOs into the tanks which also contain amano shrimp (the algae eaters). I'm planning on buying pairs of CPOs to put into each of my nano tanks but...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-31-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By Jen8560
recommendations for plants--Fluval 5gal

I'm redoing my Fluval 5 gallon tank, it was originally set up for dwarf shrimp with driftwood, marimo moss balls, bronze crypt, some other various plants, and cholla cactus.
I am finally beginning...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,681
Posted By Jen8560
I had CPO crayfish and while I never really had...

I had CPO crayfish and while I never really had any luck with them breeding, I really enjoyed having them and am planning on buying a few more breeding pairs at the next fish fair. I found they made...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Jen8560
I have heard that the dewormer binds to the...

I have heard that the dewormer binds to the substrate, but that carbon and also direct light will denature it.

Not sure on the parameters, would have to do the test today
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-19-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Jen8560
fenbendazole in tank--when safe to return nerites?

Hi all, two months ago I treated my 5 gallon shrimp tank with fenbendazole to overcome a planaria bloom. I knew from reading up other forum posts on this site that fenbendazole is toxic to nerite...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,220
Posted By Jen8560
Those look really cool! Your tank also looks...

Those look really cool! Your tank also looks awesome!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-24-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Jen8560
Update: dosed the first treatment last night,...

Update: dosed the first treatment last night, woke up this morning and didn't see any little wiggly worms in tank, gave tank the 2nd treatment. Will do a 3rd treatment tomorrow, then might start...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-23-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Jen8560
I also need to nuke the tank with fenbendazole to...

I also need to nuke the tank with fenbendazole to kill off flatworms. Will this product kill off other species of invertebrates?

I have nerite snails and some surviving mawala shrimps in the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-09-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 105,518
Posted By Jen8560
I'm also looking to set up an opae ulae tank for...

I'm also looking to set up an opae ulae tank for my parents, have to really get working on the cleaning/decontaminating of the tank we will be using. Found somebody selling opae ulaes on craigslist...
Forum: Plants   10-09-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By Jen8560
need your thoughs-- growing pogostemon helferi on mat in sand

Hi, I've got a ~3 month old Fluval V shrimp tank with sand substrate and have some pogostemon helferi that I bought from Petsmart 2 months ago. At first, the plant looked really great and was in 2...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-06-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By Jen8560
I love my amano shrimp and nerite snails, they...

I love my amano shrimp and nerite snails, they make a good cleaning crew. Be careful about your betta, some bettas will get aggressive with new tank mates or shrimp. I've got two bettas, one that...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-06-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jen8560
I did have a betta in an established tank kill...

I did have a betta in an established tank kill some newly-added cherry shrimp and pick on some newly-added amanos, so I would say go with snails if you really want some invertibrates
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-06-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jen8560
Lol, your betta bowl is almost identical to the...

Lol, your betta bowl is almost identical to the bowl holding my naughty betta. He's been in permanent "fish time-out" since he started picking on the amano shrimps in my Fluval. I have a used...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-31-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 139,408
Posted By Jen8560
Wow, these are so nice! Looking forward to the...

Wow, these are so nice! Looking forward to the selection of fancy driftwood and plants at the next fish swap so I can get mine photo-ready
Forum: Plants   08-30-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jen8560
recommended plants for Fluval Spec V

I have a ~1 month old Fluval Spec shrimp tank that I am working on aquascaping, and I need some recommendation of plants that would be good for the lighting strength and the height of a nano tank....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-16-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Jen8560
Instead of feeding them to your fish (seems like...

Instead of feeding them to your fish (seems like such a waste), try selling them off on craigslist or at a fish swap meet
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Jen8560
Malaysian trumpet snails are fairly harmless,...

Malaysian trumpet snails are fairly harmless, they don't seem to bother the plants.

I have a bunch of nerites, I've had some of the tiger stripe ones growing to huge proportions. They do seem to...
Forum: Plants   08-13-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 91,860
Posted By Jen8560
I have the same problem, I have a bunch spread...

I have the same problem, I have a bunch spread across tanks and they are very "fluffy" (which means that they shed out miniature new marimo all the time) and they usually are flattish on one or two...
Forum: Plants   08-13-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Jen8560
When I had an amazon sword I had one mother plant...

When I had an amazon sword I had one mother plant put out tons of babies that way...sold/gave them away on craigslist
Forum: Plants   08-13-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,026
Posted By Jen8560
Update: plants were quarantined in lighted empty...

Update: plants were quarantined in lighted empty aquarium for ~1 week, then I did a peroxide soak and put them in 1-gal ziploc and floated them in their future home for 5 days. Am doing one last...
Forum: Plants   08-08-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,026
Posted By Jen8560
Thanks for all the imput guys! I had tried...

Thanks for all the imput guys! I had tried assassin snails in the tank to take out the ramshorns, but since I had intentionally seeded the tank with malaysian trumpet snails, the ramshorns didn't...
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