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Forum: Equipment   11-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cjskier
I really don't care how often I have to replace...

I really don't care how often I have to replace filter material. And amonia/ nitrogen spikes don't happen in my tank. It is very will established, and heavily planted. Two filters, with a seperat bio...
Forum: Equipment   11-27-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By cjskier
Biodegradable filter material.

Is there any type of biodegradable filter material out there? I would love to have something like that for my HOB filters. Obviously you wouldn't want to go degrade while in the filter. But to be...
Forum: Plants   11-24-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By cjskier
Corkscrew plant?

I had a corkscrew type plant a couple years ago, and would love to get another. I don't think it was a val, as it seemed narower leafed. It was a root feeder, and propagated with runners. Any ideas...
Forum: Fish   01-16-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By cjskier
Bottom fish for 65 degree tank

I'm looking into some fish for my White cloud mountain minnow tank. I'm trying to keep the temp around 65 degrees. I live in a really cold climate and don't want to have yet another track I need...
Forum: Lighting   11-07-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By cjskier
lighting/tops for a 20 long

I'm going to be going a 20 long, unheated set up very soon, with the possibility of some loaches.

I'm wondering if there are any lighted tops out there for a 20 long. Lowlight level is all I...
Forum: Fish   11-06-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By cjskier
Betta feeding patterns

What do you guys do as far as betta feeding what kind of food and how often do you feed?

I feed only once, every 3 or 4 days. Always with frozen brine shrimp or mysis shrimp. And an occasional day...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-30-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By cjskier
20 long sub tropical suggestions

I'm looking to do a 20 gallon long, subtropical setup. I want to do a stream type look. With the filter intake on one end and the fill on the opposite. To create a stream like flow. Mostly river Rock...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By cjskier
Its only at certain petco locations, and not any...

Its only at certain petco locations, and not any of the ones with in 60 miles of me...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By cjskier
I was planning a betta set up, but for that price...

I was planning a betta set up, but for that price I'll just make dividers for my 10's.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By cjskier
tank prices at chain stores

Wtf is the deal with tank prices at big chain pet stores? Went to pet smart yesterday...
10gal 14.99
5gal 14.99
2.5gal 14.99

What sense does that make? I was planning on buying 8, 2.5's, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-07-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By cjskier
Room temp/cold water 20 long ideas

I'm going to be setting up a 20 long really soon. I'm really leaning toward an unheated set up, room temp is usually below 65 most of the year.

I was thinking of doing a stream type tank, with a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By cjskier
Tank photos with lots of verticle driftwood

Im looking for tank photos of setups with lots of verticle drifwood. Kind mangrove root sort of look. I saw an amazing one on here a few months ago, but cant find it now. Going to be moving my angels...
Forum: Algae   03-28-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By cjskier
Well, here's a photo of it. Any thoughts now? The...

Well, here's a photo of it. Any thoughts now? The cup is upside down now, the darker side was up. http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee410/cjskier/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140327_075201261.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By cjskier
Where to buy a 30 gallon long

I really want to upgrade a tank to a 30 long, 36x12x16 I think they are. Not to be confused with a 33 long. But I can't seem to find them for sale anywhere. Who carries them online? And at the best...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,702
Posted By cjskier
Nope, select stores only. And none near me. I...

Nope, select stores only. And none near me. I want a 20 long and 29 damnit.
Forum: Algae   03-24-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By cjskier
Pink algea

So after a search, I cant seem to find anything about this.

I have some bright pink algea growing on the suction cup for my thermometer. Atleast I think its algea, its definetly spreading, but...
Forum: Fish   03-04-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By cjskier
Angel behavior question

I just got 4 angels a week ago. 3 half dollar size, one dollar size. One of the smaller ones died last night. Today one is being very dominant. Is that a sign they are all the same sex? I was hoping...
Forum: Fish   03-04-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By cjskier
Yeah, I really dont know its sex. But if it is a...

Yeah, I really dont know its sex. But if it is a female, its a beauty!

No idea how old it is. It was about 3/4" long, now about 1.25".
Forum: Fish   03-03-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By cjskier
To add, you'll need to address why your getting...

To add, you'll need to address why your getting algae in the first place. Lower your lighting, lower your nitrogen levels, raise your co2 or carbon levels.
Forum: Fish   03-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By cjskier
Fish wont eat hair algae. Only thing I know that...

Fish wont eat hair algae. Only thing I know that will are amano shrimp. Otherwise a combo of siamese algae eater, otto cats, amano shrimp and nerite snails are almost unbeatable. Combined with cory's...
Forum: Fish   03-03-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By cjskier
Talking Adventures in baby betta keeping

So a couple weeks ago I bought a baby betta at petco on a whim. I told myself I would only buy dog food...

Any how, he(or so I think) looked really healthy in his cup compared to the other 3...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-03-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 517
Posted By cjskier
Everyone should consider your weather a good...

Everyone should consider your weather a good thing. The weather in california is completely screwed. It just wont snow! Or rain for that matter. Getting close to the worst drought in history. I live...
Forum: DIY   02-28-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,268
Posted By cjskier
The silicone is not what causes the flexing. Its...

The silicone is not what causes the flexing. Its the glass itself flexing. And all standard cheap-o 10gal tanks will flex due to the thinness of the glass, even with the rim on.
Forum: Equipment   02-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By cjskier
Ive never heard that. Guess to stop deposits from...

Ive never heard that. Guess to stop deposits from building up on it and causing a mis-read. I dont have a meter now, but used to for growing some special hydroponic plants. It said to store with the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By cjskier
yeah its safe. Ive gone well over double strength...

yeah its safe. Ive gone well over double strength a few times combating hair algea.
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