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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-19-2014, 08:09 PM
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Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
swissian: Doesn't it give you a huge rush when...

swissian: Doesn't it give you a huge rush when you figure out how to make something you love a little healthier?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-19-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
For me it's low-carb, not no carb. When I was...

For me it's low-carb, not no carb. When I was losing tons of weight, I obviously ate way less. But that seems like an eternity ago. Thank goodness!

My intake is usually about 90ish grams when...
Forum: Other Websites 08-18-2014, 08:52 PM
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Views: 187
Posted By somewhatshocked
That's a pretty solid deal. Nice enough to...

That's a pretty solid deal. Nice enough to motivate me to give it a try.

Thank you for sharing!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
For real - consider a Soda Stream or similar if...

For real - consider a Soda Stream or similar if you're a fan of carbonated beverages. You can even modify them to use larger CO2 cylinders. (Waaaay easy if you're a planted tank nerd like, well, all...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-17-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
BDoss1985: What about buying seltzer water (or...

BDoss1985: What about buying seltzer water (or getting a Soda Stream) and adding your own flavors? That helps a lot of my friends get more water into their system every day without adding a ton of...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
No potato (OMG. So painful for a vegetarian.) =...

No potato (OMG. So painful for a vegetarian.) = most difficult. Outside of that, it hasn't been too much of a nightmare.

Went from 298 to 150.

Have learned to love Atkins bars, EAS AdvantEdge...
Forum: Sevenports 08-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By somewhatshocked
I'd be on that like crazy. If Mr. Aqua ever...

I'd be on that like crazy. If Mr. Aqua ever manufactures those dimensions, please bring them to the states!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By somewhatshocked
Imagine being a low-carb vegetarian. It's...

Imagine being a low-carb vegetarian.

It's been an interesting seven years, to say the least.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By somewhatshocked
Should go without saying that it's against forum...

Should go without saying that it's against forum rules to deliberately insult other members.

We won't clean this thread up again without handing out suspensions. This isn't life or death. It's a...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 247,351
Posted By somewhatshocked
If anyone is on the hunt for a proper tank mat,...

If anyone is on the hunt for a proper tank mat, you can always pick up a cheap yoga mat (as kind of suggested above) and trim it to your desired size. That may be the cheapest option - and you'll...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-03-2014, 12:51 PM
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Views: 247,351
Posted By somewhatshocked
nonswimmer: definitely use the mat. No question...

nonswimmer: definitely use the mat. No question about it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,178
Posted By somewhatshocked
I'll say it one last time since several of you...

I'll say it one last time since several of you think it's acceptable to be complete jerks:

STOP INSULTING OTHER MEMBERS!

Keep it friendly. If you don't like someone, add them to your ignore...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-30-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,178
Posted By somewhatshocked
Let's remember to keep it friendly. Many...

Let's remember to keep it friendly.

Many products that add acids or bases to the water to alter parameters are pretty much frowned upon in the planted tank hobby because they're temporary, can...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-24-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,047
Posted By somewhatshocked
B. brigittae and their brethren don't so much...

B. brigittae and their brethren don't so much school as they do hang out together. But they'll stick together most of the time. Love love love them in tanks like this. Perfect size. You could easily...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,047
Posted By somewhatshocked
Really fancy Whiteclouds or Boraras of some sort?...

Really fancy Whiteclouds or Boraras of some sort? Those would be my picks. Both would really pop with a black background.

Tiny Cories would be cool but I have a feeling you'd lose them to...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,047
Posted By somewhatshocked
Yes! Finally! Can't wait to see this develop...

Yes! Finally!

Can't wait to see this develop even more.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By somewhatshocked
Have to agree - the temperature is fine for Neos....

Have to agree - the temperature is fine for Neos. Not high at all.

Get that GH up to 5-6 and bump the KH up a couple degrees if possible. Do it slowly so your remaining shrimp don't struggle....
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By somewhatshocked
Whether or not you use the included lighting...

Whether or not you use the included lighting depends upon the specs of that light. Could you tell us more about it?

For filtration - you'll, no matter what, want to make sure you use foam or mesh...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By somewhatshocked
Check out the Canada section here on the forum....

Check out the Canada section here on the forum. There are quite a few Canadian shrimpers who'll know all the places for you to look.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-20-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By somewhatshocked
As frustrating as getting 10,000 opinions can be,...

As frustrating as getting 10,000 opinions can be, I think it's worth it. Usually helps push me in the direction I should be leaning and forces me to think things through thoroughly.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By somewhatshocked
Those parameters aren't too bad for Neos, really....

Those parameters aren't too bad for Neos, really. Not at all.

But since you've had problems in the past, maybe this is a chance with a hardier strain of shrimp. You'll probably be able to breed...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By somewhatshocked
What are your water parameters? As mentioned...

What are your water parameters? As mentioned above, they're quite hardy, but it never hurts to check.

Careful what you wish for. Neos are prolific breeders and you'll soon have thousands.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-20-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By somewhatshocked
Welcome to the forum! As Anthony said, look...

Welcome to the forum!

As Anthony said, look like Neos. And they're quite attractive ones at that.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By somewhatshocked
Careful with vendor reviews.

Careful with vendor reviews.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By somewhatshocked
Welcome to the forum! Hope you start some...

Welcome to the forum!

Hope you start some tank journals soon so we can all take a look.
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