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Forum: Algae 08-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By PhishHead
Question What is this thick black/grey fur?

It's been growing all summer, this thick black fur on all of my drift wood and some of my plants! what is it? And what can I do about it?
Forum: Fish 04-28-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By PhishHead
Question What eats snails?

I have a 30gal fresh water planted tank. I've been keeping up with the snail population, and its relatively under control. I clean the tank weekly and pluck out the snails I see, but I never get them...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By PhishHead
It once was lost, But now it's found.

My bamboo shrimp went missing several weeks ago. I honestly thought he escaped and had been eaten my the dogs. I have cleaned the tank several times sense his disappearance, but last night to my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By PhishHead
About how long does it take for the fry to...

About how long does it take for the fry to mature?

What SA cichlids do u keep? I have a green terror thats super cool! but he's out growing his tank....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-23-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By PhishHead
Question Tell me about Snails.

Where did this snail come from? It's been several weeks between visits to the LFS. and this guy is not that small. It looks like assassin snails I have seen, but I don't know much about snails. I...
Forum: Lighting 04-24-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By PhishHead
Question An interrupted light cycle?

Will interrupting the light cycle effect my plants or fish? Im using a T5 Nova set up on a 40g planted tank. I have the timers set to come on at 11am and go off at 3pm, then come on again at 10pm...
Forum: Algae 04-10-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By PhishHead
My clean up crew needs power tools. a person at...

My clean up crew needs power tools. a person at the LFS suggested an organic product, and I cant remember the name.... It was $30 a bottle so I passed, I wish I hadn't been so cheap.
Forum: Algae 04-10-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By PhishHead
Im using a t5 (nova) setup for 8 hours a day. no...

Im using a t5 (nova) setup for 8 hours a day. no CO2, water levels yesterday where ph: 7.0 Nitrate >40 ppm Ammonia: 0 ppm Nitrite:0 ppm
I don't use ferts, and YES, the algae looks just like dust...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-09-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,190
Posted By PhishHead
I played Long stick Middi in high school. I can't...

I played Long stick Middi in high school. I can't believe I use to run that much.
Forum: Algae 04-09-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By PhishHead
Question Clearing the waters

My water levels are all in a healthy range, but my water is green. I have been scraping the tank twice a week and it seems like its not going away. I have added cherry shrimp, Japanaca shrimp, Flying...
Forum: Algae 03-31-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By PhishHead
Hair Algae?

What if anything will eat this stringy algae? It grows strait up off my plants and looks like a tiny tree.
Forum: Substrate 03-08-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By PhishHead
How much Pool filter sand for a 55 gal tank?...

How much Pool filter sand for a 55 gal tank? also, can I vacuum sand?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-08-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By PhishHead
I have 6 small fish living in the tank now, two...

I have 6 small fish living in the tank now, two sword tails, and some clouds. My 40 gal. tank is loaded with plants, I have noticed that the taller stem plants I have are thriving. I'll add more...
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By PhishHead
whats the best substrate for.....

A green terror? My guy is living with 2" rocks, as a temporary fix. Id like the tank to keep it's natural look. any suggestions?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By PhishHead
week 4 of tank cycling.

I found the best way to keep up with algae is to scape it off weekly. Before I got to scraping, I did my weekly water test. My PH is a steady 7.6 for the 3rd week, Nitrate is down to 40 ppm, from 80...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By PhishHead
BB, Thats actually what I was planning on...

BB,
Thats actually what I was planning on doing. Before I did any thing I asked the peeps on here for advice, and I got a ton of advice. Because I have an established tank I was able to use...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By PhishHead
Thanks GB. Ill start in a tomorrow. ...

Thanks GB. Ill start in a tomorrow.

Bradbury: I used Potting soil, and mung from a well established tank, then Eco-Complete, and I filled the first 50% with water from said established tank. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-02-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By PhishHead
Right on, Thats what I was thinking. I have other...

Right on, Thats what I was thinking. I have other tanks, but this is my first planted tank. I'm not using any ferts, and probably wont unless I absolutely have to. My goal is to get this tank to be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-02-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By PhishHead
My question for today.

My tank is on it's 3rd week, second with fish. I tested my water this morning and heres what I found:
Ph: 7.6
Nitrate: 40-80 ppm
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By PhishHead
I tested my levels last Wednesday. Every thing...

I tested my levels last Wednesday. Every thing looked good so I felt safe to add fish. I was planning on testing tomorrow or Wednesday, I wanted the tank to catch up so I could get an accurate...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By PhishHead
It's an older piece of wood, It was in my other...

It's an older piece of wood, It was in my other tank for years. It's a new planted tank, going on week 3, week 1 with fish. I was told at my LFS to add sword tails, and white clouds to cycle the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-28-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By PhishHead
Question White funk on my drift wood?

I knew a planted tank would be challenging, but I didn't realize how different it is from my other tanks. OK so question of the day: What is this furry white funk on my drift wood? its white fibbers,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By PhishHead
Thanks for the advice kids, Saved my day once...

Thanks for the advice kids, Saved my day once again!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By PhishHead
how long should I black it out for?

how long should I black it out for?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-27-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By PhishHead
A black out as in turning the lights off, wont...

A black out as in turning the lights off, wont that screw with the plants?
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