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Forum: Plants   07-22-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By seanski21
e. belem transition

When transitioning e. belem from emmersed to a low tech tank would it be best to allow it to reabsorb it leaves and regrow new ones or just cut them. Since I have put it in my tank it has yellowed...
Forum: Plants   07-13-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By seanski21
Dwarf lillys are super easy and will stay red....

Dwarf lillys are super easy and will stay red. Ludwigia repens is easy and will have some color to it as well.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-23-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By seanski21
A lot of areas in the United States have hard...

A lot of areas in the United States have hard water (large amounts of carbonate). Also if you have rocks in the tank they may make it worse.
Forum: Lighting   05-22-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By seanski21
I'm doing the exact same thing right now...

I'm doing the exact same thing right now (planted+ on a 10 gallon). I'm kind of worried now though. I'm going to try use a cover glass and a layer of duckweed and see if that does the trick to lower...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-27-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By seanski21
a female betta is probably a good choice. I have...

a female betta is probably a good choice. I have cherry shrimp and two male endlers in mine , however my tank is heavily planted
Forum: DIY   06-15-2013, 06:21 PM
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Posted By seanski21
I have daphnia growing in one of tanks that's...

I have daphnia growing in one of tanks that's outside. I do not feed them, in fact I'm not sure how they got there. They seem to just fine on the rotting plant material that is in the tank... so...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-13-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By seanski21
looks like the plant on the right is rotala...

looks like the plant on the right is rotala rotundifolia. and the shorter plant on the left is a type of crypt, possibly crypt lutea or wendtii.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-10-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By seanski21
yeah the whole 20 gallon idea is all about water...

yeah the whole 20 gallon idea is all about water stability. small tanks are more prone to changes and CRS are sensitive to change
Forum: Plants   06-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By seanski21
lol i don't think so. My nano had ammonia off the...

lol i don't think so. My nano had ammonia off the api test chart and the plants did fine. The only plant that I had that melted way the DHG but I'm pretty sure that was the source of the ammonia... ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-31-2013, 09:55 PM
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Posted By seanski21
i've seen those before but they seem really shy...

i've seen those before but they seem really shy and supposedly only eat live food... curious if anyone on here has had experience with them
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-31-2013, 08:04 PM
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Posted By seanski21
good fish options for 2.5 gallon

I have a planted 2.5 gallon that is in the process of cycling. It will be unheated but I live in florida so the water temp will never drop below 70 degrees. So I was wondering what I could put in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-31-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By seanski21
that sounds like a good plan to me. however you...

that sounds like a good plan to me. however you can set up a canister so that it disturbs the surface, in fact you probably should.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-30-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By seanski21
alright I'll try to do that. everything is...

alright I'll try to do that. everything is transitioning to life under water so I guess this might be an issue for a while, huh?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   05-29-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By seanski21
does osmocote plus release ammonia?

I recently set up a 2.5 gallon tank. I started with a dry start using eco complete and somewhere between 5 and 10 osmocote plus root tabs (I can't remember) that I got from H4N. After I flooded it I...
Forum: Algae   05-28-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By seanski21
have you tried excel. you can always take out the...

have you tried excel. you can always take out the wood and put some excel on it. hydrogen peroxide will work as well. or you can use both back to back.
Forum: Plants   05-23-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By seanski21
I wouldn't do dhg unless you get the belem...

I wouldn't do dhg unless you get the belem variety since the typical dhg will grow just as fast and maybe taller than pygmy chain swords.
Forum: Plants   05-23-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By seanski21
yeah that sounds like the right thing to do :)....

yeah that sounds like the right thing to do :). thanks for the advice everyone
Forum: Plants   05-22-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By seanski21
alright thanks. emmersed growth makes sense since...

alright thanks. emmersed growth makes sense since all the other plants I received from them were emmersed too.

with that in mind should I trimthem down or leave them alone... I don't want to...
Forum: Plants   05-22-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By seanski21
aww crap... I hope that's not the case. looks...

aww crap... I hope that's not the case. looks like I just have to wait and see
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-21-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By seanski21
here are the pics... everything looks ok so far...

here are the pics... everything looks ok so far except for the DHG which is browning a little bit. hopefully it will come around for me. as of now I'm not sure how this is going to turn out since I'm...
Forum: Plants   05-21-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By seanski21
http://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b611/seansilen...

http://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b611/seansileno/2013-05-21113540_zpsfcf8e0eb.jpg (http://s1294.photobucket.com/user/seansileno/media/2013-05-21113540_zpsfcf8e0eb.jpg.html)...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-21-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By seanski21
I made some changes... now there is lilaeopsis...

I made some changes... now there is lilaeopsis mauritiana, dwarf hair grass, helanthium tenellum, and two sad stems of hygro sunset. I will post some new pics today. I also decided to flood the tank...
Forum: Plants   05-21-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By seanski21
lilaeopsis mauritiana

I have couple of questions about this plant. I just received a ton of it even though I didn't order that much... winning lol. Anyway it came in at 4 inches tall which is larger than I hoped. Is this...
Forum: Plants   05-20-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By seanski21
If you want to cut them so that you can control...

If you want to cut them so that you can control where they spread then you can always try small plastic divider to help contain them... I just cut up an old plastic container I had laying around.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-19-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 43,399
Posted By seanski21
here's my 2.5 gallon... I do agree that...

here's my 2.5 gallon... I do agree that filterless is easier to do with a nano.
http://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b611/seansileno/IMG_0143_zps1b647c1a.jpg...
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