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Forum: Fish 11-23-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By SeasofChz
It can be hard to determine if they are simply...

It can be hard to determine if they are simply "hefty" from food or full of eggs, but I have some experience breeding these fish. I assure you that if you decide to not feed them for a day or two,...
Forum: Fish 11-23-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By SeasofChz
Have you thought about a small school of...

Have you thought about a small school of red/harlequin rasboras? They should make a nice fit with your current tank inhabitants. I would also agree that neon/cardinal tetras are not out of the...
Forum: Lighting 11-20-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By SeasofChz
The color of the bulb is the K rating...10000k,...

The color of the bulb is the K rating...10000k, 6700k, that is the color spectrum kelvin rating. You can think of it like a upsde down rainbow where the higher numbers have more blue, and the lower...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By SeasofChz
I agree, age isn't a worry but there are some...

I agree, age isn't a worry but there are some basic things that matter in case you didnt know. Make sure the tank is level on a sturdy stand. It is a risk to try and move the tank with water in it,...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By SeasofChz
Yeah, the my 40 gallon breeder has 3 sae's and 3...

Yeah, the my 40 gallon breeder has 3 sae's and 3 garra species that I got when they were less than an inch long (that i assumed were sae's until they grew up). I also have 3 algae eating shrimp and...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By SeasofChz
Help treating foreground(long post)

When it rains, it pours. In my little world lately it has been a series of class 5 hurricanes. Ok so I might be getting carried away, but I have been struck with some bad luck of late and I want to...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-14-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,809
Posted By SeasofChz
clarification please

Mosasaur, what part of this was aimed at me. I want to clarify, please don’t think that I am being smart or rude. I want to make sure that I understand you. I never meant to imply that the “vinegar...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-13-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,809
Posted By SeasofChz
I cant argue with the expert here, and if quartz...

I cant argue with the expert here, and if quartz was harmful I don't think the glass tank itself would be safe, right? Isnt quartz a more stable "form" of silicate?I have read the opinion that using...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-13-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By SeasofChz
Without a bit more info, I can only tell you what...

Without a bit more info, I can only tell you what I would do. There are some ifs involved but feel free to clarify things and maybe we can figure out what will be best for you. Is someone already...
Forum: DIY 11-13-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By SeasofChz
I am a reptile breeder converted fresh/marine...

I am a reptile breeder converted fresh/marine aquarium addict/professional, so I know what some of those herps can do the seams of a tank. I think that you have to weigh the potential risk, then...
Forum: Aquascaping 11-12-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,296
Posted By SeasofChz
please make sure you consider this!

I just wanted to mention that the vinegar test, which involes driping white vinegar (acidic) on the rock in question. If there is a fizz, indicating a reaction you can make the generalization that...
Forum: Algae 11-08-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By SeasofChz
low co2 promoting algae?

I have read many posts talking about a tank with too much light and not enough CO2, I wonder what the theory's are as to why this would contribute to accelerated algae growth? I have my own thoughts,...
Forum: DIY 10-11-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By SeasofChz
Every option has pros/cons but I would base the...

Every option has pros/cons but I would base the decision on what you want to accomplish versus the risks. Acrylic is stronger, lighter, clearer... it is also much more likely to warp from the heat...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By SeasofChz
Right on Brad, I hope you didn't take offense, i...

Right on Brad, I hope you didn't take offense, i can tell from your posts that you are very knowledgeable about this stuff. It just sounded funny but I totally agree. Also, I don't want anyone...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-11-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,567
Posted By SeasofChz
alternative?

Whoa there internet! Dismantling everything...at what cost. Tear down(time), tossing plants($/life), tap water rinse, boil, soak in pp(work/losing biological filtration)...an option, but consider...
Forum: Fish 09-22-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,002
Posted By SeasofChz
observe the fish as much as possible dont do...

observe the fish as much as possible
dont do thing to stress the fish out! provide a good environment: stress free ; fed well
if you see any changes in behavior such as flashing(scratching)...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By SeasofChz
If you want to find your turtle a safe home, I...

If you want to find your turtle a safe home, I would try contacting your local animal control dept. They should be familiar with any reptile/wildlife refuge facilities. I would think that California...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-27-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By SeasofChz
So have any of you (those with high phosphate...

So have any of you (those with high phosphate concentrations) seen any negative effects from maintaining the elevated PO4: with fish/inverts or anything. I ask simply because i am brand new to this...
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