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Forum: Lighting 02-28-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 61,136
Posted By vee
I just mine today from Amazon. 36" for my 45...

I just mine today from Amazon. 36" for my 45 gallon discus bow front. It will be supplemental lighting for my T-5's. I am trying to dwarf hair grass. Arriving in 2 days! Excited.
Forum: Fish 02-28-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By vee
You need to treat in quarantine. Since you change...

You need to treat in quarantine. Since you change the water at least 50% a day in QT you only need an airstone and heater if your tank is 10G or more.

What drugs will you use? What symptoms do...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-27-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By vee
RCS Shrimp tank set to music

I made a short video of my shrimp tank and new DIY Kaldnes media reactor. I found a great piece of music by Philip Glass for the video. Enjoy!

RCS Tank and Kaldnes Reactor
Forum: Lighting 04-15-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By vee
Yes. If your tank gets full early afternoon sun,...

Yes. If your tank gets full early afternoon sun, have the light switch on in the early AM, off in afternoon, on in the evening, to have 10 hours of light.
Forum: Plants 03-28-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By vee
Plants can be the middle pink to even the darker...

Plants can be the middle pink to even the darker pink. I would soak for an hour especially if you are thinking snails. It won't hurt the plants. If the water turns brown during treatment, add more...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-26-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By vee
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Plants 03-26-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By vee
yes, hydrogen peroxide will neutralize the PP to...

yes, hydrogen peroxide will neutralize the PP to colorless. Also, you can do a double/triple dose of dechlor to neutralize.
Forum: Fish 03-26-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By vee
Uber - try just doing daily water changes in the...

Uber - try just doing daily water changes in the QT tank with some salt at 1 TBS/10 gallons unless treating scaleless fish like cories and plecos. If you have a 10G QT, 50% a day will do. 5G - at...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By vee
Could you post a video and pictures? Thanks....

Could you post a video and pictures? Thanks. Change water in the QT 100 to 200% a day depending how big it is.
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By vee
Thanks, Mitch. It would be awesome...like an...

Thanks, Mitch. It would be awesome...like an awesome amount of work and water. :)
Forum: Plants 03-25-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By vee
You need to "eyeball" the color for Potassium...

You need to "eyeball" the color for Potassium Permanganate. Light pink for fish treatment, medium pink for plants, and dark pink/purple for sterilizing equipment. It's perfectly safe to throw down...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By vee
Congrats! My Discus spawned again today, but they...

Congrats! My Discus spawned again today, but they never last the night.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By vee
My 30G acrylic tank that I bought from an LFS...

My 30G acrylic tank that I bought from an LFS started crazing after a couple of months. I returned it and got a glass replacement. I started doing some research and large tanks need at least a 1/4"...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By vee
Thanks, everyone! I change my water 75% every...

Thanks, everyone! I change my water 75% every other day using my water change system, so everyone is very happy. In fact my discus laid eggs again today. The boys fight sometimes, but the little girl...
Forum: Other Websites 03-25-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By vee
thelub - thanks for reading :)

thelub - thanks for reading :)
Forum: Other Websites 03-25-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By vee
I'm really liking our idea of a planted QT tank,...

I'm really liking our idea of a planted QT tank, but I'm thinking at a very small scale of a 10 gallon tall to reduce footprint. I don't buy tons of fish and a 10 gallon tall would be about right....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By vee
How large is your tank? With the numbers it looks...

How large is your tank? With the numbers it looks like your tank is cycled. Does flourish have copper. If yes, do not use. I've read that some still use ferts with trace of copper, but I'm thinking...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-13-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 83,507
Posted By vee
Love your tank! It's nice to see a tank from the...

Love your tank! It's nice to see a tank from the beginning. I would love to try this one day. Your photos and videos are inspiring!!
Forum: Other Websites 03-13-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By vee
It's so lush!

It's so lush!
Forum: Other Websites 03-12-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By vee
I read your quarantine post and I see why you can...

I read your quarantine post and I see why you can have a 30+ day quarantine with very little fish death. I would love to have a ready made planted tank for QT. My only thought would be how do you...
Forum: Other Websites 03-12-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By vee
Thanks for reading. Some of the treatments I've...

Thanks for reading. Some of the treatments I've used are between 10 to 21 days. I've never had to do 30. Looking forward to reading your thread.
Forum: Other Websites 03-10-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By vee
quarantine process

I have another addition to my blog about new fish quarantine process. Thanks for reading!

http://www.manyhatsofme.com/2013/03/my-quarantine-process-for-new-aquarium.html
Forum: Fish 03-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By vee
I keep my fish in a 40G with tap water that's...

I keep my fish in a 40G with tap water that's gone through a 2 stage filter. Thanks everyone for the compliments!
Forum: Fish 03-09-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By vee
treat time for discus!

Treat time for my discus causes a fight to break out. The female discus breaks it up. Enjoy!

https://plus.google.com/u/0/103447264392389210826/posts/2UJnLNmBPVi
Forum: Other Websites 03-07-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By vee
My blog with a new aquarium post

I wrote a detailed article about my water change system recently on my blog:

http://www.manyhatsofme.com/2013/03/aquarium-water-change-system.html

It has lots of photos and videos. Check it out!
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