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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,759
Posted By sinthesis
Well done! Especially like the terrarium with...

Well done! Especially like the terrarium with the open lid and the vivarium below it.
Forum: Lighting 02-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sinthesis
Hmm. I wonder if it's not a HO fixture I had...

Hmm. I wonder if it's not a HO fixture I had then. The bulb definitely says 28 watts. I order the Finnex, will get it tomorrow. Hopefully it will work out! I hope my fish have sunglasses. Good...
Forum: Lighting 02-14-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sinthesis
I read all the reviews on amazon and it sounds...

I read all the reviews on amazon and it sounds amazing. I'm concerned about the color of the light, and the fact that since it's LED, it probably won't warm my tank any (Since I live in a warmer...
Forum: Lighting 02-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sinthesis
Hmm, that one gets great reviews on amazon. Do...

Hmm, that one gets great reviews on amazon. Do you have one? What "color" are the lights? I got a Marineland LED light and returned it because I didn't like the color. I have 6700K bulbs now and...
Forum: Lighting 02-13-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sinthesis
Help choosing fixture for 55g

Hi all,

I'm a little overwhelmed with information I don't understand and I hope you won't mind offering some specific suggestions on what to buy. My fixture stopped working today on my 55g...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sinthesis
What a great solution! If I can't net them I'll...

What a great solution! If I can't net them I'll definitely try that, I have the supplies already!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-20-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sinthesis
Hmm. It was warmer this time than last time. ...

Hmm. It was warmer this time than last time. But it sounds like I just lucked out doing it like I had been doing it. I've been doing some thinking after reading your responses. The first few times...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sinthesis
Shrimp trap killed shrimp?

Been trying to move all my shrimp, catching them in a water bottle trap with shrimp food. Have done it about 5 times, and had no problems. Last night I put the trap in and watched them for about a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-06-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By sinthesis
bugs all over tank!

Hello,
I'm having a problem! I have a 29 bowfront. My boyfriend sunk lava rocks into fiber glass all along the back, so the entire back is lava rock. This was his tank for years, and was out of use...
Forum: Fish 11-16-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By sinthesis
Read something about feeding them peas, so I did...

Read something about feeding them peas, so I did that. But I'm not sure I see him anymore. It's hard to count them but I'm really only counting 9, not 10. Just as long as none of my others get...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By sinthesis
They've been in there since I started the tank 5...

They've been in there since I started the tank 5 months ago.

I know my pH is high, I have hard water.

Sorry for your loss :( Were yours swimming like mine are?
Forum: Fish 11-14-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By sinthesis
neons swimming funny

I know it's been addressed here before but I didn't see many solutions in the posts I found so I wanted to ask again...

I have 10 neon tetras, and at least 1 has something wrong with it. He's...
Forum: Fish 10-24-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By sinthesis
Thanks for the advice guys. I feel better now. ...

Thanks for the advice guys. I feel better now. I mean I know they do fine in nature without my micromanagement...:tongue: I was just gonna move the adults because I think they'd be happier back in...
Forum: Fish 10-22-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By sinthesis
feeding cory fry

I've hatched/raised my first two albino cory spawns in a breeder box. This last time I tried something different. I let them hatch in the 10 gallon where the adults were put to lay eggs. I also...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By sinthesis
Thanks Steven. I have been overfeeding a little,...

Thanks Steven. I have been overfeeding a little, because my logic was if I had lots of food the cories would leave their eggs alone. It's just a 10 gal breeding/growout tank though, I can't...
Forum: Fish 10-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By sinthesis
Whew! Ok, doesn't seem so bad now. My skin's...

Whew! Ok, doesn't seem so bad now. My skin's still crawling, but I expect that will stop in 4-6 hours. I was just worried they might be penetrating the eggs and ruining them. Though another...
Forum: Fish 10-18-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By sinthesis
white threads swimming in tank--worms/parasites?

Not sure where to post this question. Sometimes when I do water changes in my 55 gal planted, I'll see what looks like a lone thread wiggling vertically. I assume every tank has some kind of...
Forum: Fish 09-29-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By sinthesis
Wouldn't you know it, it rained today for the...

Wouldn't you know it, it rained today for the first time in a while and I come back to more eggs. Several look viable, more than last time.

Anyway, just an update and another thanks, because...
Forum: Fish 09-29-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sinthesis
I've been remiss in responding to this--nice...

I've been remiss in responding to this--nice looking lush tank by the way. I think they are fertilized while she's carrying them about to lay them. I believe she collects the sperm and it...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sinthesis
So I'm guessing, no fry? I'm not sure what you...

So I'm guessing, no fry? I'm not sure what you have in your tank but if they were eating the eggs I'd guess the fry would've been eaten anyway. If you want to try again, I have had good luck with...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By sinthesis
fry safe filter--organza bag?

Wondering if I can make my filter intake safe for fry by putting an organza gift bag on it? You know--these: http://www.bizrice.com/upload/20120217/Colorful_organza_mesh_jewelry_bag.jpg I used one...
Forum: Fish 09-12-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By sinthesis
Well it was about a week and a half later that...

Well it was about a week and a half later that they laid, but I did just go through Hurricane Isaac, and a couple days before that I'd done a water change--I wonder if that triggered it!
...
Forum: Fish 09-12-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By sinthesis
That's very interesting information, airstond and...

That's very interesting information, airstond and kworker! Can I ask a stupid question--in a tank so removed from nature, how do fish know what season it is? I've read that the season outside...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-12-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By sinthesis
Now there's a shrimp skin in there too! Jeez I'm...

Now there's a shrimp skin in there too! Jeez I'm just learning all kinds of things this week.
Forum: Plants 09-12-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By sinthesis
So I rebuilt my panels--thanks so much for all...

So I rebuilt my panels--thanks so much for all the help everyone! I still need to order more moss to complete the length of the tank, but most of it's covered. I got the green plastic mesh from...
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