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Forum: Fish   Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Jaguar
Another nice thing about corys is they mostly...

Another nice thing about corys is they mostly occupy the lower/substrate level of the tank, so they can help things feel more balanced out without distracting from your other fish. That area really...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-16-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
I agree! I've always loved rams but I never had...

I agree! I've always loved rams but I never had much luck with the blues. This guy (or gal) seems to be doing very well, though. :thumbsup:
Forum: Tank Journals   09-15-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
http://i.imgur.com/xyCAryC.jpg FTS 9/15 ...

http://i.imgur.com/xyCAryC.jpg

FTS 9/15

Haven't done much maintenance, couple water changes and a single trim & replant of the hygro. Added some Osmocote + caps in the back with the crypts. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-15-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By Jaguar
My tank turned into a clado forest, there was...

My tank turned into a clado forest, there was more clado than plant. I pulled out a softball sized wad of it. It was absolutely gross. Could barely see through the glass. It's a totally gorgeous...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-15-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Jaguar
That's a fun experiment, but it doesn't dissuade...

That's a fun experiment, but it doesn't dissuade me from using root tabs. If there was ever a plant we considered a "root feeder" it would be a sword, and the sword showed the most dramatic growth...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-07-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Jaguar
Had to start using root tabs. Osmocote plus in...

Had to start using root tabs. Osmocote plus in gelatin capsules, I use 6 in my 60-P. Consider going that route, dosing the column isn't going to do much for substrate feeders
Forum: Tank Journals   08-06-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,483
Posted By Jaguar
Might wanna hang your light with something a...

Might wanna hang your light with something a little more secure than zip ties :o

Looks good so far, any plans for stock?
Forum: Aquascaping   08-05-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Jaguar
Manzanita with the bark on? The stuff we put in...

Manzanita with the bark on? The stuff we put in our tanks is sandblasted to remove it.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-02-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
Lost one ember, but the other 14 are doing great....

Lost one ember, but the other 14 are doing great. Ram is ok too. Need to get him some better food.

Tank and CO2 situation are on hold though, I have a bad cold that's kicking my ass. Will...
Forum: Fish   07-26-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Jaguar
What do you feed your rams?

I've been giving mine Omega One slow sinking micro pellets. He picks at them, but I can't seem to get a decent amount in him without severely overfeeding everything else. I don't think they're going...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-21-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
It's always been a cost thing, unfortunately. ...

It's always been a cost thing, unfortunately. The LFS is very well cared for, but the extra $1-3 per fish adds up fast. That and Petsmart does 14 day guarantees...

But everyone looks good,...
Forum: Equipment   07-21-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Jaguar
I'm pretty sure he is replying to the OP. ...

I'm pretty sure he is replying to the OP. Relax... :)
Forum: Tank Journals   07-20-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
Fish are all doing great. I'm so used to half my...

Fish are all doing great. I'm so used to half my stock dying in the first week that I'm counting them constantly in paranoia. I used to always buy fish from Petsmart because they were cheaper than...
Forum: Equipment   07-19-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By Jaguar
Yep... the darn covers. I ended up putting...

Yep... the darn covers.

I ended up putting gobs of silicone in the corners of the cover for my AC50... Stopped the buzz.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-17-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By Jaguar
I add NO3 and PO4 to my tank. I like to live...

I add NO3 and PO4 to my tank. I like to live dangerously ;)

I've gone as long as 6 months and as short as a week between cleanings. Running at maintenance for the 6 months, substrate change &...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-17-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
http://i.imgur.com/gQCNRP5.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/gQCNRP5.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/m3jwj5P.jpg

I love the way the lights reflect off the corner.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-16-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Jaguar
I poke one or two near any heavy root feeding...

I poke one or two near any heavy root feeding plants. Maybe spaced out 6" or so? Push them all the way to the bottom, like to the glass. They don't entirely dissolve so you want to minimize...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-16-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 4,727
Posted By Jaguar
I know what you meant :P It's not really the...

I know what you meant :P

It's not really the world... violent crime has been steadily declining for the last ~15 years. The problem is social media - you hear about everything as it happens from...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-16-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
http://i.imgur.com/dEkE6rk.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/dEkE6rk.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/xwSyN96.jpg
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   07-16-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,279
Posted By Jaguar
The betta in my dp was lazy, super lazy. He'd...

The betta in my dp was lazy, super lazy. He'd spend 90% of the day lounging against the intake of his Fluval tank. He really enjoyed digging in my Aquasoil, he'd lay down in it and shimmy from side...
Forum: Algae   07-16-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By Jaguar
I fought cyano for the better part of a year. ...

I fought cyano for the better part of a year. What did it for me was dosing more phosphates (sounds scary - I know) and adding a large amount of healthy plants. Get some fast growers like wisteria....
Forum: Tank Journals   07-16-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
15 ember tetras and a bolivian ram :D I will...

15 ember tetras and a bolivian ram :D

I will snap some pics later
Forum: Tank Journals   07-15-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,260
Posted By Jaguar
The Great Crypt Melt of 2016 has occurred! ...

The Great Crypt Melt of 2016 has occurred!

Even with a tank full of decaying leaves, my params are excellent. I was worried I'd lose my cycled media, I accidentally left my pump disconnected for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-15-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 4,727
Posted By Jaguar
S... ocial media? Yep :)

S... ocial media? Yep :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-15-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Jaguar
I've used Super Glue gel with java moss, no issues

I've used Super Glue gel with java moss, no issues
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