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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-29-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,145
Posted By longbeach
Interesting, I have one also in with my TT's, it...

Interesting, I have one also in with my TT's, it was part of a recent hatch. A friend of mine who bought some TT's from me also found one or 2 in his tank.

Mine have crossed with CRS and are...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,756
Posted By longbeach
Very nice tank!! It maybe a little...

Very nice tank!!

It maybe a little stressful for Apistos. They tend to like a bit more shaded areas and will color up nice.

You are on the right track and a nice job.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-14-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,933
Posted By longbeach
I bought an APEC RO Countertop unit years ago...

I bought an APEC RO Countertop unit years ago (7).

It's cost is approx $250.00. Hooks on the sink, any sink.

Never yet have replaced the membrane ,only the the 2 prefilters.

It is 4...
Forum: Plants 11-03-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By longbeach
OK, thanks, will do!

OK, thanks, will do!
Forum: Plants 11-03-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By longbeach
Loking for some plants

oops, I meant "looking" not "loking"


Anyone have some:

Water Sprite (Ceratopteris Thalicrordes) and Java Moss ?
I've been putting it off and need to get some before big winter freezes set...
Forum: Fish 11-01-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By longbeach
And Angelfish !!!

And Angelfish !!!
Forum: Fish 10-24-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By longbeach
very nice and a good ton of eggs. Be sure your...

very nice and a good ton of eggs.
Be sure your water parameters are good and leave them alone.... if its a first time spawn it may fail. It often takes a couple of trys for them to get it right.
I...
Forum: Aquascaping 10-15-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By longbeach
One thing to keep in mind, irreguardless of the...

One thing to keep in mind, irreguardless of the rock type, is that sparkly rocks rarely stay that way in an aquarium, unless you plan on periodically scrubbing them.

I tried putting large quartz...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-14-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By longbeach
I add approx 1 quart of tap water for every 4-5...

I add approx 1 quart of tap water for every 4-5 gallons of RO water to get a Ph of approx 6.6. And adjust my TDS with Seachem Equilibrium.

It's time for me to get a new membrane for the RO...
Forum: DIY 10-08-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By longbeach
My house was built in the 50's.... copper...

My house was built in the 50's.... copper pipes....never have had a problem. Keeping OEBT's, TT's, CRS, CBS and mischlings all is and has been ok. I think new copper pipes need to "age". Anyway I...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By longbeach
low ph testers

Anyone using any low Ph testers??
I would like to find a good but economical tester that will go below 6.0
Would like to be able from 0 on up.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By longbeach
Very Nice !!!!! Good job culling and breeding!!

Very Nice !!!!! Good job culling and breeding!!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-21-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By longbeach
Well then, my humble apologies...poret foam is...

Well then, my humble apologies...poret foam is the greatest, another topic from here but try it it!! I have a 55 gallon using a poret filter... out standing!!!
Anyway sorry bud........

Back to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By longbeach
Nubster, I agree with you, but over time a poret...

Nubster, I agree with you, but over time a poret foam insert will out last an ATI....eventually the Poret will last. Sorry to cause your coment...but the ATI is a great starter. Maybe I worded my...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-20-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By longbeach
I get/got the ATI sponge filters from Ken's...

I get/got the ATI sponge filters from Ken's online. I will be swapping out the sponges eventually for the Poret type foam.... anyway....I keep 2 in every tank as mentioned above, and alternate...
Forum: Fish 09-20-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By longbeach
You have 2 males. The people at...

You have 2 males.

The people at apistogramma.com are very helpful and knowledgable but unfortunately it is not always very active. Patience and you will get all the details from them.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By longbeach
Mine appear to be like your picture 1, but are...

Mine appear to be like your picture 1, but are tiny and I need to wait a couple of weeks.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-26-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By longbeach
TT's X CRS

Well, I have read on here that crossing TT's and CRS is very unlikely so have been keeping my CRS in the TT tank.

It happened! I now have a cross between the 2 shrimps.

Very young babies...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-28-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By longbeach
Just have to love the post office

Crisis at the POST OFFICE,
Our post mistress called the house and told my wife to get Ted.... she had a box and the bottom was soaked!! (not quite that bad)

I got there and she had it on the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-24-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By longbeach
Fairly common to have... a CRS will show up now...

Fairly common to have... a CRS will show up now and then if it has 2 red genes. My understanding is that any other combination will remain CBS ie: red and black genes or black and black genes. If...
Forum: Fish 07-08-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By longbeach
Ty calling the breeder you bought them from. ...

Ty calling the breeder you bought them from. that person probably has some good RAM knowledge.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By longbeach
Looks like a Rotifer

Looks like a Rotifer
Forum: Fish 06-29-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By longbeach
The Java Fern smoothy didn't do much....but try...

The Java Fern smoothy didn't do much....but try Java Fern Iced Tea with a shot or two of raspberry vodka..... oops, Yippee got to go, my wifes calling again!!!!.....
Forum: Fish 06-29-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By longbeach
Hot today.....going to try a JAVA SMOOTHY !!!!...

Hot today.....going to try a JAVA SMOOTHY !!!! thanks for the tip!!!
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,803
Posted By longbeach
If they have the tanks stacked at angles on the...

If they have the tanks stacked at angles on the floor, double check the seams and bottoms for cracks and that the seems look good.

I bought 3 and had to return 2 of them!! No problem...
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