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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-03-2017, 11:10 PM
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Posted By psych
Welcome to the forum! I was born and raised in...

Welcome to the forum! I was born and raised in Orange County before moving about 12 years ago. It's really cool to see someone from that area around here. There's also a guy who sells Cherry Shrimp...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-01-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By psych
I'm of the opinion that any ammonia is too much...

I'm of the opinion that any ammonia is too much ammonia for livestock. Although fish may not die right away, it'll likely do some harm.

I have no experience with stability so cannot provide input...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-01-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,740
Posted By psych
I love that the last post in this thread was from...

I love that the last post in this thread was from about ten years ago!! Didn't realize this forum had been around so long.
Forum: Equipment   04-07-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By psych
The instructions for the GLA regulator...

The instructions for the GLA regulator specifically say to only use water, not oil. I don't recall what the alleged consequences are for using anything other than water but do recall that warning.
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Forum: Equipment   04-01-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By psych
I own a 2215 & 2217. The top of both read 115...

I own a 2215 & 2217. The top of both read 115 Volts., 60 Hz.

The 2215 reads 15 watts and 2217 reads 20 watts. If it matters.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   03-18-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By psych
I recently had a Hydor Theo stick on after just...

I recently had a Hydor Theo stick on after just over a year and a half of use and two years of ownership. Unfortunately it was in a work tank and stuck on over the weekend boiling the lone betta in...
Forum: Equipment   03-07-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
For what it's worth I still like that heater even...

For what it's worth I still like that heater even though it boiled my Betta. It was one of few with that low wattage that was also adjustable at the time I was looking. Most were preset. It also got...
Forum: Equipment   03-07-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
I'm sorry I don't have any information for your...

I'm sorry I don't have any information for your shrimp, but regarding the ticking time bomb I suppose so. Just seems like we have to manage the risks as best we can with the tools available. In this...
Forum: Equipment   03-06-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
Thanks for saying this.. if I try again I'm going...

Thanks for saying this.. if I try again I'm going to skip the heater at first and hope the office stays warm enough. If I do need one though, you can bet I'll monitor it daily.

As an aside, and...
Forum: Equipment   03-06-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
I'm guilty of not having a thermometer in the...

I'm guilty of not having a thermometer in the tank, but I will from now on. Unfortunately it probably wouldn't have saved Fred since this happened over the weekend.

I know he has been alright in...
Forum: Equipment   03-06-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
My tank is small, 2.5 gallons. I initially bought...

My tank is small, 2.5 gallons. I initially bought the heater because the office temp hovered around 76 and I wanted the tank just a bit warmer. It worked for a while with no issues and I found it did...
Forum: Equipment   03-06-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By psych
Funny this is asked. I have the heater referenced...

Funny this is asked. I have the heater referenced by sorepatrol68 and walked in to work this morning to find my Betta had past on.

Long story short, I grabbed a thermometer from home and at 2 pm...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-24-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By psych
Seachem Prime $6.29/500 ml

I'm not sure if this is the right place, or a good place, but just saw on Slickdeals Prime is $6.29 on Amazon for 500 ml bottle. I bought it for $12 back in July. Cheapest price I've seen.

Sent...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-22-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By psych
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-25-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By psych
Recently I've been redoing mine every year or so...

Recently I've been redoing mine every year or so as my lease ends and I move. I'm looking to buy a home in the next few months so hopefully that will be the last redo for a few years. Currently on a...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-27-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By psych
I did this just recently. I think the most...

I did this just recently. I think the most important thing I did was go slow and watch my fish. I had everything come in on a Friday and planned to set everything up Saturday. Saturday morning I...
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By psych
No proper way. Ensure it is placed somewhere...

No proper way. Ensure it is placed somewhere where it won't get knocked over easily. Might be a good idea to also avoid temperature extremes but so long as it's stored in your home or storage locker...
Forum: Equipment   08-17-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By psych
I have mine in the same orientation, it looks...

I have mine in the same orientation, it looks like. The nipple for the CO2 injection point is facing downwards towards the direction of where the filter is and where the water is coming from. I've...
Forum: Equipment   08-16-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By psych
I actually read this way back in July and am glad...

I actually read this way back in July and am glad you followed up with the solution. I recently purchased a similar setup and while I'm not experiencing that issue right now I'll file this...
Forum: Equipment   08-15-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By psych
If pressurized there's...

If pressurized there's http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=107312

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-14-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By psych
I suppose this counts as neglect. I was young,...

I suppose this counts as neglect. I was young, had just gotten into the hobby probably a few months or a year before this incident. Did little to no research because I had no idea wonderful places...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By psych
I purchased mine from junglefowl recently. He/she...

I purchased mine from junglefowl recently. He/she also frequently has For Sale threads up. I know another user used to as well but I can't remember for certain the username. Try posting in the WTB...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-14-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By psych
FYI in addition to foam a few people around here...

FYI in addition to foam a few people around here sell stainless steel filter mesh. IMO it looks nicer and, at least when I had the foam block, it clogged awfully quick to the point where I could just...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-13-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By psych
Person who would take them off your hands here....

Person who would take them off your hands here. I've often wanted to keep shrimp but am unsure if they would survive/thrive in my water. Can't exactly spend too much trying to establish a decent...
Forum: Fish   08-12-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By psych
I use Omega One Flakes and NLS Flakes. I've...

I use Omega One Flakes and NLS Flakes. I've never kept rummy nose but other tetras I've kept go for them without issue.

I've also attempted the use of ground up nls pellets but not one of the...
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