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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-31-2016, 11:56 PM
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Posted By shoteh
Your Water parameters seems good however KH 2 is...

Your Water parameters seems good however KH 2 is too low probably (ideal kh4 I would say). Since you already have active substrate you could possibly slow down on adding ferts or smaller amounts at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-31-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,473
Posted By shoteh
Did you restart the tank? Couple of...

Did you restart the tank?

Couple of questions:

-How long has the tank been cycled?
-Is your substrate inert or not, anything leaching from your substrate, ie. root tabs
-Does any of your...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-20-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By shoteh
I would pay someone if they could kill my...

I would pay someone if they could kill my duckweed that accidentally came in with some plant orders 3 years ago.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-28-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By shoteh
+1 on water changes. I would top off water for...

+1 on water changes. I would top off water for two weeks straight and then do an actual 10% (most people forget that 10% is a small amount) water change after. Rinse and repeat. Good luck and keep...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-24-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By shoteh
Just a suggestion, I would stop doing water...

Just a suggestion, I would stop doing water changes for a couple of weeks if you know that you have no ammonia present. The tank needs to be stable and water changes will definitely disrupt the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-23-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By shoteh
Define "more red". I own both and both can have...

Define "more red". I own both and both can have great red colors at the highest and strongest form.

I know that both are just neo's but the BM stands out to me more due to the transparency red...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,660
Posted By shoteh
Where's the not safe for work warning? j/p nice...

Where's the not safe for work warning? j/p nice capture.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-11-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By shoteh
Thanks for the offer dasob85 but I'll try to use...

Thanks for the offer dasob85 but I'll try to use what I already have. I just ordered some mini measuring spoons and hope that one of those come close enough for a gallon worth of water remineralized.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-08-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By shoteh
Salty Shrimp gh/kh+ in liquid form

I just got some salty shrimp gh/kh+ however currently I only need it for water changes for a 10gal rcs tank which is 2-3 gallons at a time. I was wondering due to the the big measuring spoon...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By shoteh
If for function then go for it. Current will...

If for function then go for it. Current will only be dependent on your air pump and a bigger sponge filter will most definitely not cause any problems. Looks like that tank has already been...
Forum: DIY   08-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,536
Posted By shoteh
Sorry old thread but any updates? Nice job by...

Sorry old thread but any updates? Nice job by the way.
Forum: DIY   08-06-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By shoteh
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v487/shoteh/2014...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v487/shoteh/20140805_192210_resized_zps00631ae7.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/shoteh/media/20140805_192210_resized_zps00631ae7.jpg.html)

I can't for the...
Forum: DIY   08-05-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By shoteh
You could also cut a Styrofoam cup into a long...

You could also cut a Styrofoam cup into a long and skinny piece and then use glue to glue the end pieces together to form a big floating liner. I've done this many times and it's easy and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-20-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By shoteh
I've had a backyard pool only to be infested with...

I've had a backyard pool only to be infested with duckpoop, algae, and swamplike smell. And what was worse was that the koi, turtle, and sunfish I put in the pool were all gone within a few days by...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-17-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By shoteh
I usually cull by feeding them to my bigger fish...

I usually cull by feeding them to my bigger fish that I keep ie. puffer, betta or else I would give them away. If the fish are bigger-sized and I can't find any takers I would cut the fish into...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By shoteh
In my honest opinion you only have enough space...

In my honest opinion you only have enough space for one strain if you are serious about breeding the best colors and size out of them. But either way if you want two, that's ok, it may not work out...
Forum: Equipment   06-13-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By shoteh
I second this. I have 4 of these and they are...

I second this. I have 4 of these and they are more quiet then the old whispers I used to own. The air bubbles are louder then the pump itself.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By shoteh
I used to breed endlers and gupps and I did them...

I used to breed endlers and gupps and I did them all barebottom so you can clean debris easier. I would split the 10 gallon into 3 gallons-ish using 2 dividers and make sure you leave enough air...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,353
Posted By shoteh
Is my eyes messing with me or has that betta...

Is my eyes messing with me or has that betta changed colors throughout your progress.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-04-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By shoteh
5 to 10 tabs is way too many for a 2.5gal IMO. ...

5 to 10 tabs is way too many for a 2.5gal IMO. Water changes and taking as many tabs as possible will help. Also not sure but if you have not allowed the tank to cycle yet ammonia will be present...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,285
Posted By shoteh
And there goes the collectoritis (Refer back to...

And there goes the collectoritis (Refer back to your original title) I once had a 2.5 gallon tank, just recently I sold 4 of them off and those are just the ones in my bedroom. Be careful, before...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-06-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 80,622
Posted By shoteh
Nice DIY acrylic projects. I might have to hit...

Nice DIY acrylic projects. I might have to hit you up for an external drop checker in the future. Also, lovely tank. I would be very happy if I was one of your fish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-28-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,505
Posted By shoteh
Awesome Tankzen. Let me know if you get your...

Awesome Tankzen. Let me know if you get your mags and your first impressions.
Forum: Equipment   10-24-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By shoteh
Cool. Let me know how the testing goes. I am...

Cool. Let me know how the testing goes. I am debating if I should get a bigger one mostly because I have heard that bigger RO systems perform better in the long run and will save more $ on filter. ...
Forum: Equipment   10-21-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By shoteh
Have you received your system yet? Willing to...

Have you received your system yet? Willing to take pictures or show setup or how you are using it? Thinking about getting one as well in the future.
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