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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-13-2013, 10:01 PM
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Posted By rizorith
One of them died yesterday. It looked like it was...

One of them died yesterday. It looked like it was mid-molt. What's the best way to find out the water hardness? I read the report from my local water company and it seems like it can be anywhere from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-12-2013, 09:20 PM
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Posted By rizorith
I tried feeding them kale and sinking algae...

I tried feeding them kale and sinking algae pellets but they didn't have any interest. They have been all over the tank though so I imagine they're eating whatever is on the plants.

This morning I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-10-2013, 06:50 PM
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Posted By rizorith
Fire Red Shrimp - will they breed in my tank?

I have a 1 1/2 month old 6 gallon moderately planted tank with 1 Harlequin Rasbora, 4 Endlers Livebearers, a couple assassin snails and pond snails.

No ammonia and nitrites and Nitrates around...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-25-2013, 11:37 PM
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Posted By rizorith
Is there some rule of thumb or reasoning behind...

Is there some rule of thumb or reasoning behind that? I have a bit of string algae starting up and I was giving it about 12 hours a day so I just cut back, but I'm wondering if there is a system I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-24-2013, 11:23 PM
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Posted By rizorith
I have a 6G with stock LEDs, low tech, all stock...

I have a 6G with stock LEDs, low tech, all stock with some annubias, java fern, java moss and a marimo ball. How long should I be keeping the light on per day? It doesn't get any direct sunlight but...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2013, 12:45 AM
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Posted By rizorith
I could use some help on in-fish cycling. It's...

I could use some help on in-fish cycling. It's been 2 full weeks since I've had a fish in there and my #'s have barely moved. My fish store said in 2 weeks I should be cycled, and at the very least...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-14-2013, 06:33 PM
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Views: 487
Posted By rizorith
Hah yah I'm definitely learning about more...

Hah yah I'm definitely learning about more downsides than upsides. It is beautiful though. I do have low light plants, just trying to get the cycle established.

Moving forward, I'm a bit...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By rizorith
1st tank - Planted 6G fluval edge (questions!)

I put together my first fish tank 10 days ago. It's a fluval edge 6 gallon with some drift wood, lava rock and gravel substrate. It has a marimo ball, java moss, java fern and annubia.

I set...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2013, 10:59 PM
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Posted By rizorith
Whoops, 6 gallon. So you think I could put 6...

Whoops, 6 gallon. So you think I could put 6 Endlers and 6 Corydora Pygmaeus? I was picturing a small shoal and a fish that does well in 1's or 2's, plus shrimp.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2013, 05:35 AM
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Posted By rizorith
6 Gallon

6 Gallon
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2013, 11:26 PM
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Posted By rizorith
What would be an alternate suggestion to...

What would be an alternate suggestion to Gouramis? I would really like to have two kinds of fish, plus some shrimp and a snail.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2013, 11:06 PM
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Posted By rizorith
I've ready through much of this thread and I'm...

I've ready through much of this thread and I'm wondering if there is a good list of groups of fish that would work. I have a 6 gallon Fluval Edge

i.e. 5 ELB, 2 sparkling gourami, 3-4 shrimp
or 5...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2013, 08:50 PM
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Posted By rizorith
I just got back from my LFS - I was hoping they...

I just got back from my LFS - I was hoping they had some gravel or media they could give me to jump start the cycling. Instead, he told me to get one fish, like a red borras, and keep it for a month....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2013, 06:18 AM
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Posted By rizorith
Thanks for the advice zico, the roots are...

Thanks for the advice

zico, the roots are partially burried but not the rhizome. They are basically trapped between some rocks and I was hoping it would attach to them or the gravel below. I think...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2013, 05:10 AM
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Views: 666
Posted By rizorith
Started my first tank - Fluval edge, need some help

I'm 3 days into my first fish tank. It's a fluval edge (with stock LED) and I put in some driftwood, rocks and 5 plants (annubias and java ferns).

The substrate is some gravel from Petco. I've...
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