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Forum: Plants 10-04-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By pope_luke
Mine looked the same way when I got it. I...

Mine looked the same way when I got it. I wouldn't say it's the best idea to cut off all the leaves, but then I wouldn't really know either. I left mine to do whatever it wanted. One by one the old...
Forum: Algae 09-28-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By pope_luke
Could you explain this process a little more? I...

Could you explain this process a little more? I mean, the process is simple, but do you know why it works? This is the first I've heard of such a method, and if it works, why don't we all do it?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-27-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By pope_luke
I bought one before, back when I was still too...

I bought one before, back when I was still too scared to try out DIY CO2 and wanted someone to hold my hand through it. It.... worked? :icon_conf Sort of... but not much.
The canister was cool I...
Forum: Algae 09-26-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By pope_luke
I was just reading this thinking, "Hmm, I have...

I was just reading this thinking, "Hmm, I have the same problem with all of my petite nanas... I wonder what I have my photo-period set at. I can't even remember."
So I take a look at my room tank...
Forum: Algae 09-22-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By pope_luke
Since I made my last post, I've let these white...

Since I made my last post, I've let these white threads do what they like. They seem to fall apart and disappear after a few days, but keep growing in new places. They haven't appeared with the same...
Forum: Algae 08-26-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By pope_luke
That makes me feel a little better. I think I'm...

That makes me feel a little better. I think I'm going to leave it and see what happens to it. Some of the larger ones seem to have broken down a big, while there are still some new ones appearing. I...
Forum: Algae 08-25-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By pope_luke
Creepy white threads growing on my glass

So my tank has mostly been on the back burner for about 5 months or so, during which I haven't been dosing any chems or making diy co2 or anything like that. In the past month I've started cleaning...
Forum: Plants 02-24-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By pope_luke
They need to roll/move regularly, as someone...

They need to roll/move regularly, as someone said, as if there were a current. If somehow you could set up a tank with a strong current, they might rounden up a bit. For everyone else, the only...
Forum: Plants 02-24-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By pope_luke
Much of the same thing happened to me. I let them...

Much of the same thing happened to me. I let them grow after a while, partially due to laziness, and partially due to curiosity. I found that they really do take over if you let them, and the...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-26-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By pope_luke
If you look to the bottom left, right underneath...

If you look to the bottom left, right underneath the window that the snyth is in, you'll see the words "View Synth in Direct3D Viewer"
That will take you to the old version of the viewer, which...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-26-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By pope_luke
This is a very old thread, and I realize that. I...

This is a very old thread, and I realize that. I don't think necroposting really applies when the thread was yours to begin with, though.

Anyway, it's been well over a year since I've last tried...
Forum: Algae 12-26-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By pope_luke
I swear by SAE's, but I think what is said here...

I swear by SAE's, but I think what is said here about them not being miracle workers is true. They're much better at eating algae when they're young. At least, mine were. Also, as someone already...
Forum: Plants 12-26-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By pope_luke
I've used small hair ties that don't have the...

I've used small hair ties that don't have the metal clip. While I'm sure that there are better solutions (the cotton thread sounds the best to me) I felt too lazy to actually bother to do that. The...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-26-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,551
Posted By pope_luke
Since this thread is called Galaxy Paradise, am I...

Since this thread is called Galaxy Paradise, am I right to assume that Galaxy (microrasbora) fish is the main feature of the tank? If so, HOT.
Forum: Plants 12-26-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,429
Posted By pope_luke
Based on this, I guess this means that you just...

Based on this, I guess this means that you just started this tank? Meaning, the tank wasn't filled with water when you put the plants in? If so, I would suggest that your plants weren't pearling, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-14-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By pope_luke
I assume that you just recently got them? I...

I assume that you just recently got them?
I usually have a few cardinal tetra die off a few days after I buy some. When I started buying them, I would get them as soon as the LFS got them in, but...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-24-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By pope_luke
That's probably a great idea. I would gladly lend...

That's probably a great idea. I would gladly lend mine to a friend if they needed it too. I really hope they don't munch your moss the way they took care of my java, though.
I also hope they won't...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-19-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By pope_luke
I gotta say, when I read "Cherry" in your...

I gotta say, when I read "Cherry" in your title... it might have been the one time my mind didn't go right to something sexual, since I thought you were going to be talking about shrimp~

Looks...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By pope_luke
I assume that the brittle plant is the one you're...

I assume that the brittle plant is the one you're centered on here. It looks like a plant that I encountered once. It's parrot's feather....
Forum: Plants 11-17-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By pope_luke
I second this. Sideshoots look different from...

I second this. Sideshoots look different from main shoots in that the leaves don't alternate sides to make a + pattern.
Forum: Fish 10-10-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By pope_luke
It seems like neither of these two fish are...

It seems like neither of these two fish are Chinese algae eaters. Check out this site:
http://www.wetwebmedia.com/FWSubWebindex/saes.htm

Granted, the focus is on Siamese Algae Eaters, which are...
Forum: Plants 09-13-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By pope_luke
That ultra low growing wisteria blows my mind. I...

That ultra low growing wisteria blows my mind. I almost can't believe it! I guess it must be the high light that does it? maybe something else? Do you constantly trim it?
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,385
Posted By pope_luke
In truth, It's exactly like the DIY systems, with...

In truth, It's exactly like the DIY systems, with the exact same amount of hassle.

I have the same red sea CO2 system, and I should tell you that it's honestly /not/ worth it. I use it on my 10...
Forum: Plants 09-05-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By pope_luke
I don't know about African water fern. That...

I don't know about African water fern.
That looks like plain old Water Wisteria to me.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/myplants/170-Water_Wisteria_Hygrophila_difformis.html

The stuff love...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-29-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By pope_luke
Wow, that's pretty terrible. After you mentioned...

Wow, that's pretty terrible. After you mentioned that, I found a website selling some that looked just like the ones I saw in the store, and the site also specialized in "color-enhancing" foods. o~o...
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