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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Down_Shift
A very long time. I kept a 3 rasporas and ...

A very long time.

I kept a 3 rasporas and 14ember tetras in a 1g doubled ziplock bag for a week.

I've had Rilli shrimp breed in a ziplock quart bag that I had sitting for about 2 weeks also....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 01-08-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Down_Shift
I have the same issue. I started vac-ing the...

I have the same issue. I started vac-ing the surface regularly. (I don't do water changes, just top off with distilled.. shrimp tank)


1) A surface skimmer will pull in baby fry or curious...
Forum: Lighting 12-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Down_Shift
T5 LED bulbs. Anyone use them?

I don't need them but I just found out they make t5 led bulbs! Full spectrum for flora.

Wonder if they are brighter than t5? Would be a nice upgrade for the t5 fixture guys that don't want to let...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Down_Shift
you can just target the petri dish with a piece...

you can just target the petri dish with a piece of hose..

put the hose in the tank, aim it at the dish. drop your food into the hose. this is what i do...

but i have my dish raised now because...
Forum: Fish 12-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Down_Shift
keep them fed or they'll make holes in your...

keep them fed or they'll make holes in your plants too!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Down_Shift
i have a .8g nano and i have about 40-50 velvets...

i have a .8g nano and i have about 40-50 velvets and 8 tigers in there. I feed daily
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,858
Posted By Down_Shift
24-7 injected co2. Tigers and neos breeding...

24-7 injected co2. Tigers and neos breeding normally. No solenoid. I use it to keep ph at around 6.8. I'm doing about .5 bpm. Plants are lush too.

The best monitor is a calibrated ph probe.
Not...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Down_Shift
yaaa i'd like to know how you cleaned the...

yaaa

i'd like to know how you cleaned the acrylic when it was dry!
Forum: Algae 12-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By Down_Shift
my bga in the substrate use to be a huge issue. I...

my bga in the substrate use to be a huge issue. I was manually removed it with a scaping tool.

then I gave up and used antibiotics, but it had some weird effects to my shrimp breeding. The BGA...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Down_Shift
i'm running 24-7 co2 also. no air pump. shrimp...

i'm running 24-7 co2 also. no air pump. shrimp breed fine.
Forum: Fish 12-04-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Down_Shift
be warned, it stinks the tank. use sparsely.

be warned, it stinks the tank. use sparsely.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-04-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Down_Shift
hot damn Matt, I haven't been following. This...

hot damn Matt, I haven't been following. This looks great!
Forum: Plants 12-01-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Down_Shift
subscribed. I'm interested in suggestions also. ...

subscribed. I'm interested in suggestions also.

I had this problem before and all my DHG would sit above the substrate. I switched substrates and it solved the issue.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Down_Shift
Fluval 306 50% off

Just saw this. Figured I'd share with you guys (mod feel free to remove if I'm break any rules, I'm not in anyway working for Petsmart :confused1:)






Fluval 306 Reg. price at ~$150
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,688
Posted By Down_Shift
What light is that

What light is that
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By Down_Shift
Man I want that large water lettuce. Looks nice

Man I want that large water lettuce. Looks nice
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Down_Shift
Need to know your other parameters. I have...

Need to know your other parameters.

I have Amanos, Red Rilli's and Tangerine Tigers. Tigers just started breeding.

I'm actually dosing KNO3, keeping it around 30-40ppm to keep the bga down.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-02-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Down_Shift
need a bit more info.. substrate hardscape...

need a bit more info..

substrate
hardscape
injection schedule and bpm
fert amount

more shrimp specific..
gh/kh
ph
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-31-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Down_Shift
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/30/b79fd7e...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/30/b79fd7e755922b6e7935e76e790f41f4.jpg

.8 gallon.
Bi weekly.
cup of water change.


Velvets. 3-4 berried. At least 7 saddled.
I put 18 of them in...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Down_Shift
I wouldn't worry about the tds as much as you...

I wouldn't worry about the tds as much as you probably want to slowly get them acclimated to all the ferts you dose.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Down_Shift
I have a 1.5. It was too tall for my taste for I...

I have a 1.5. It was too tall for my taste for I built my own .8g long
Forum: Fish 10-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By Down_Shift
CPDs (Galaxy Rasboras) super shy

They will do that you don't have any plants for them to hide. Keep the water lower. They might jump if you keep scaring them with movement.

That 12g looks amazing. Would be a nicer place for them....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-22-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Down_Shift
I was hesitant leaving it non filtered. So the...

I was hesitant leaving it non filtered. So the Red Sea nano was the smallest thing on hand. It barely fit. When I measured up the tank. I actually took it out to make sure I had enough height to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,569
Posted By Down_Shift
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/21/015af99...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/21/015af99bc4b059a0ba5a456a350d1c5d.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/21/a1613a5c7c175a970e94e6f48ce83db9.jpg


Tigers are out and doing fine. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 10-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Down_Shift
Yep. UA SS. Mini boba pearls haha

Yep. UA SS.

Mini boba pearls haha
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