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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Monster Fish
Dwarf Gourami would work. Bala shark gets way...

Dwarf Gourami would work.
Bala shark gets way too big and need to be in groups.
Badis are slow eaters and might get out competed with faster fish in the tank. They also might not eat flake or...
Forum: Fish 10-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Monster Fish
It's probably the Hypancistrus plecos.

It's probably the Hypancistrus plecos.
Forum: Substrate 10-28-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Monster Fish
1) You might get a mini cycle. Monitor the water...

1) You might get a mini cycle. Monitor the water parameters then do a large water change if you test any ammonia or nitrite. Adding some floaters and fast growing stems will help with the ammonia if...
Forum: Plants 10-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By Monster Fish
If you want a grassy look for a small, low tech...

If you want a grassy look for a small, low tech tank, try Lilaeopsis mauritiana.
Forum: Fish 10-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By Monster Fish
This. You can use stackable plastic...

This.

You can use stackable plastic sandwich containers and keep several cultures running at once.
Forum: Substrate 10-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Monster Fish
Grab some MTS and let them do their work.

Grab some MTS and let them do their work.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Monster Fish
2-3 months depending on if your tank is high or...

2-3 months depending on if your tank is high or low tech. I would usually get 3 months from the Osmocote+ when I used it my low tech setups. If you're running pressurized CO2 and high light, I'd...
Forum: Lighting 10-25-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Monster Fish
You can do low-medium without CO2.

You can do low-medium without CO2.
Forum: Lighting 10-22-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Monster Fish
Raise the bulb up maybe 8-10 inches above the...

Raise the bulb up maybe 8-10 inches above the tank and you should be fine for low light.

Btw, I use two 13w daylight CFLs in 8.5" aluminum dome reflectors right over a 10 gallon tank and it gives...
Forum: Substrate 10-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Monster Fish
Cool. I'll be keeping track of your results. It's...

Cool. I'll be keeping track of your results. It's nice to see people experimenting with dirt substrates so people have something else to use other than MGOCPM in their tanks.
Forum: Substrate 10-20-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Monster Fish
It takes a while for the aquatic stuff to break...

It takes a while for the aquatic stuff to break down into usable ferts. Not to mention the dry weight of aquatic plants is almost non existent being that they're mostly water. You would need to...
Forum: Substrate 10-20-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Monster Fish
Nice write up. I've used a similar mix sans...

Nice write up. I've used a similar mix sans carbon and the results have been great. Are you planning to use raw or composted cow manure? For the compost, you can try replacing them with worm castings.
Forum: Substrate 10-19-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Monster Fish
You use it by itself.

You use it by itself.
Forum: Fish 10-18-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Monster Fish
Cubic inch per gallon works out better IMO.

Cubic inch per gallon works out better IMO.
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Monster Fish
Ah. A little bit of googling and I found that...

Ah. A little bit of googling and I found that sedge peat is higher in nitrogen and less acidic when compared to sphagnum peat. Sounds good to use. Though if you're going high tech, I suggest using...
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Monster Fish
Are you harvesting the sedge peat from the wild?...

Are you harvesting the sedge peat from the wild? How nutritious is it to plants?
Forum: Substrate 10-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Monster Fish
http://www.controsoil.com/ Water softening...

http://www.controsoil.com/

Water softening aqua soil. Though I'm not sure if it has the same nutrient qualities like ADA Aqua Soil.


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Forum: Fish 10-16-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Monster Fish
Buy them from a better source.

Buy them from a better source.
Forum: Plants 10-15-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By Monster Fish
Mosses will do just fine above the waterline....

Mosses will do just fine above the waterline. Water will wick up the wood and emersed moss and keep it moist without any additional spraying.
Forum: Plants 10-14-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Monster Fish
Anubias and some crypts. Java ferns and moss also...

Anubias and some crypts. Java ferns and moss also do well if they're firmly attached to wood or rocks.
Forum: Substrate 10-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Monster Fish
You don't really need the N and P for a while....

You don't really need the N and P for a while. You can dose the K and micros though.
Forum: Fish 10-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Monster Fish
The grindals have a minimal odor if you use coir...

The grindals have a minimal odor if you use coir to culture them.
Forum: Fish 10-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Monster Fish
Dump some blackworms into the tank. Repeat every...

Dump some blackworms into the tank. Repeat every 4 weeks or when they run out of blackworms.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-05-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Monster Fish
Mts id?

I picked up these snails recently and I'm having trouble figuring out their ID. They look like malaysian trumpet snails but instead of being the usual greyish tan, they are light brown with pink and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 10-05-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Monster Fish
Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' is different...

Micranthemum umbrosum 'Monte Carlo' is different from Hemianthus callitrichoides (Dwarf baby tears).
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