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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By steven p
My lady friend has a couple leopard geckos......

My lady friend has a couple leopard geckos... They're pretty inactive, and have been on coal slag substrate for a very long time without issue(fed wax and meal worms in dishes.)

Most of my...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By steven p
If it helps, the moss was found locally... My...

If it helps, the moss was found locally... My research has told me that no recognized aquatic species are present here... So, either some birds brought it in... Or I get to name a plant after my...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-31-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By steven p
are crickets really okay to feed to leos?

I have been left with the temporary care of a pair of female geckos... They had been fed with waxworms and mealworms... However, my nearest supply is about 2 hours away... I don't know when they've...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By steven p
It's an awesome plant... Grows fairly quick for...

It's an awesome plant... Grows fairly quick for it's genus and stays low... Hold on to it for a minute.. you'll be glad you did...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By steven p
moss id?

Doesn't tolerate warm waters... Extremely fine, looks coarse yet fluffy to the eye...

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Forum: DIY 01-25-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By steven p
I would use a small submersible pump, maybe even...

I would use a small submersible pump, maybe even a little canister instead so it could help keep the water clean and clear.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-28-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By steven p
I just use a little blue Wal-Mart net... It's...

I just use a little blue Wal-Mart net... It's soft, they don't snag and they don't seem to fear them.
Forum: Plants 12-21-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By steven p
Plants need to eat too...

Plants need to eat too...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-20-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By steven p
Agreed, but I don't really squish the breeding...

Agreed, but I don't really squish the breeding snails...
Forum: Fish 12-20-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By steven p
Livebearers, shrimp, pleco babies...

Livebearers, shrimp, pleco babies...
Forum: Fish 12-20-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By steven p
I'd think an adult platy would be safe... Any...

I'd think an adult platy would be safe... Any smaller fish vs an adult pictus would be toast. I have one with some bumblebee cichlids... They're both pretty chill together..
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 733
Posted By steven p
I'd just go for a 65... Same footprint...

I'd just go for a 65... Same footprint...
Forum: Fish 12-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By steven p
Some smaller rainbows might work, but they really...

Some smaller rainbows might work, but they really love to zip around.
Forum: Fish 12-19-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By steven p
White cloud mountain minnows? Awesome critters....

White cloud mountain minnows? Awesome critters. They enjoy an area with some flow and the more of them there are, the more active they seem.

High O2 is good for them, but they are tough.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-19-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By steven p
It seems easier to tune up than strip water down....

It seems easier to tune up than strip water down. Without an r/o you're looking at something like a ton of peat and carbon working together to strip the water of everything possible, then testing and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-19-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By steven p
I read every so often of strains of bees and...

I read every so often of strains of bees and tigers that can handle harder water... But nobody seems to ever respond to a whole lot of those posts, nor supply sources. I think cardinals can take a...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By steven p
I have a large Tetra brand pump, don't know the...

I have a large Tetra brand pump, don't know the model off hand(largest available at wally world.) It powers 4 sponges and a foot long bubble bar. I prefer torrents of bubbles, many tiny bubbles seem...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-17-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By steven p
A few hardy shrimp in a big jar should not be...

A few hardy shrimp in a big jar should not be much of an issue. People use similar sized filterless bowls.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-16-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By steven p
I have very hard water, but have started using...

I have very hard water, but have started using the aquavitro K + carbonate. It's potassium bicarb I think in liquid form. It seems to have put some vals in high gear. Some raw stuff might be handy...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By steven p
Do you have a Wal-Mart? T8 should burn, as well,...

Do you have a Wal-Mart? T8 should burn, as well, in that fixture.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-10-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By steven p
Mulberry not only taste amazing with some corn...

Mulberry not only taste amazing with some corn flakes, the leaves are decent for shrimp.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-10-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By steven p
A local vet should have Panacur C for super...

A local vet should have Panacur C for super cheap. It works almost instanly, doesn't like to dissolve readily, however.
Forum: Plants 12-10-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By steven p
I have two marsilea species currently. Loving...

I have two marsilea species currently. Loving Crenata. It grows rather quickly for such a small plant.
Forum: Algae 12-10-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By steven p
If it is dissolved organics, use purigen or...

If it is dissolved organics, use purigen or carbon. Big vals slow a lot of movement in the water, try to improve your flow maybe?
Forum: Algae 12-04-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By steven p
Give them some nitrogen... Macros to the...

Give them some nitrogen... Macros to the rescue...
A co2 bump wouldn't hurt either, moat likely..
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