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Forum: Fish 04-18-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By tigerbarb420
Wow those oto's sure have nice round bellies! Do...

Wow those oto's sure have nice round bellies! Do you feed them anything else other then the algae?
Forum: Plants 04-17-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By tigerbarb420
Planting UG

A couple days ago I picked up 4 pots of UG from my LFS. I haven't got around to planting them yet. They are grown in that brown fibrous stuff inside a pot. What is the most efficient way to remove...
Forum: Plants 04-17-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,575
Posted By tigerbarb420
I just finally got my hands on some UG. Had...

I just finally got my hands on some UG. Had never seen it in my life(LFS's here are LAME). I don't mean to hijack the thread but why are you guys starting it emersed? Does it tend to carpet...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-17-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By tigerbarb420
Thanks! I might even take it to the next level! ...

Thanks! I might even take it to the next level! My mother is in the process of experimenting with DIY backgrounds for me. She is extremely artistic, a terrestrial gardener and an amazing DIY'er. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-11-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By tigerbarb420
Dark Blue Shrimp

I was at my LFS the other day when I saw a couple of lonely Amano shrimp in a tank unpriced. So I asked the disgruntled employee how much they were and he looked up, saw the price tag for ghost...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By tigerbarb420
Some of the harlequins I have seen in the stores...

Some of the harlequins I have seen in the stores are quite large seeming to get twice the size of a cardinal tetra. I think the celestial pearl danio is a gread suggestion though. I am looking for...
Forum: Fish 04-11-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By tigerbarb420
Harlequins are nice but they get a little big for...

Harlequins are nice but they get a little big for what I would prefer.
Forum: Plants 04-10-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By tigerbarb420
My guess would be Nasaea pedicellata. I picked...

My guess would be Nasaea pedicellata. I picked up some Nasaea pedicellata 'Golden' today and it looks very similar. I was looking on the Florida Aquatic Nurseries(where the plants are from) website...
Forum: Algae 04-10-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,660
Posted By tigerbarb420
I have several snail in my tank that hitchhiked...

I have several snail in my tank that hitchhiked in from plants. I originally decided to leave the 1(that I had noticed) because he was eating the diatoms in my newly setup aquarium. Now that the...
Forum: Fish 04-10-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By tigerbarb420
Stocking Ideas for 50g

Hi all. My stocking is nearly complete for my 50g. I currently have :

5 julii cories
4 peppered cories
9 amano shrimp
4 otocinclus catfish
and several hitchhiker snails.

I would like to...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By tigerbarb420
I have only had mine running for a little over 3...

I have only had mine running for a little over 3 months but I find an overnight soak with hydrogen peroxide works just fine!
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By tigerbarb420
Yes, I figured so too. During a water change...

Yes, I figured so too. During a water change when the water line is lower then usual is the best time to do this, otherwise the vinegar paper towel will be extremely dilute by the time it hits the...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,113
Posted By tigerbarb420
I would recommend buying a good check valve right...

I would recommend buying a good check valve right off the bat. They are cheap and the best ones only cost 10-15 dollars. May as well dish out a few extra d's and save yourself the hassle and make...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By tigerbarb420
Unless you have some serious "cake"ing of...

Unless you have some serious "cake"ing of minerals deposited on the glass a simple paper towel soaked in vinegar with some elbow grease should do the job.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,113
Posted By tigerbarb420
1. Here is a great instructional video that...

1. Here is a great instructional video that helped me set up my very first pressurized co2 system when I was lost, just like you are, only a few months ago....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-09-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By tigerbarb420
Awesome! Thanks for the input!

Awesome! Thanks for the input!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-08-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By tigerbarb420
The otterbox 8000 or otterbox 9000 make good diy...

The otterbox 8000 or otterbox 9000 make good diy canister filters. I am not sure their availablity in the UK though.
Forum: Substrate 04-08-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By tigerbarb420
I would love to get some ADA aquasoil but I...

I would love to get some ADA aquasoil but I haven't heard of it being available in Canada and would have to pay and arm and a leg for shipping from the United States.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-06-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By tigerbarb420
nano powerhead

I want to employ the hamburg mattenfilter in my 2.5 with the use of a powerhead but I am unaware of any such powerheads. Does anyone know of a nano powerhead? I am looking for one with an output of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-06-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By tigerbarb420
Marineland makes a little 10w shatterproof heater...

Marineland makes a little 10w shatterproof heater recommended for 3g aquariums. I seen it at one of my local bigal's so I am sure you can find it on their website.

I am planning on using this on...
Forum: Fish 04-06-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By tigerbarb420
I have 5 alleged julii's LOL and 4 peppered...

I have 5 alleged julii's LOL and 4 peppered cories and I have not once had my dwarf hairgrass uprooted. They sure love to swim in the less dense parts of the grass though.
Forum: Algae 04-06-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,764
Posted By tigerbarb420
I had this stuff in my most recently setup 50g...

I had this stuff in my most recently setup 50g tank. The problem was solved by aiming my filter output to cause more surface agitation, as well as the addition of a powerhead aimed lightly at the...
Forum: Substrate 04-06-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By tigerbarb420
Florabase and Azoo Plant Grower Bed

Does anyone have any experience with either of these products? I have really high pH in my city tapwater and Florabase and Azoo Plant Grower Bed claims to lower pH to around 6.5 or 7. Even with an...
Forum: Substrate 02-02-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By tigerbarb420
I recently cycled a 20g Long with Eco Complete in...

I recently cycled a 20g Long with Eco Complete in it and it did not seem to speed up the nitrogen cycle at all. It took about 5 weeks which is pretty average. You guys are lucky if your batches...
Forum: Algae 02-02-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By tigerbarb420
Unfortunately lowering the intesity of the light...

Unfortunately lowering the intesity of the light is kind of out of the question.... unless I can buy a lower watt bulb. I spent a pretty penny on this light so I will definitely try to lower the...
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