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Forum: Tank Journals 05-21-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,466
Posted By Noahma
One of my favorite tanks, looking GREAT.

One of my favorite tanks, looking GREAT.
Forum: Fish 05-18-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Noahma
The more horizontal swimming room the better....

The more horizontal swimming room the better. they are also VERY active fish, and like most bows (and blue eyes) they like the horizontal swimming space.
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,406
Posted By Noahma
Thanks, Yea, we are staying in the area. We are...

Thanks, Yea, we are staying in the area. We are actually moving closer to where you are / were. we will be off 120th ave. in the Concord sub-division. We just put a contract on a home there. I...
Forum: Lighting 05-13-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 81,056
Posted By Noahma
I think even at 3% the par is too low to provide...

I think even at 3% the par is too low to provide any significant differences in the production of algae. I have not had any problems with algae with the moon lights on.
Forum: Lighting 05-08-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By Noahma
I have the new multi channel series light over my...

I have the new multi channel series light over my 40b. It produces the same par as the xb series. I have it set to 90% at its height and I can grow everything I want under it. The reds are red, the...
Forum: Plants 05-08-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Noahma
sure looks like it to me.

sure looks like it to me.
Forum: Lighting 05-01-2015, 03:51 AM
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Views: 81,056
Posted By Noahma
Bubbles can be different sizes, So a bubble count...

Bubbles can be different sizes, So a bubble count really does not give an indication of concentration in the water. You can easily overpower all other aspects of a tank with lighting. When you...
Forum: Lighting 04-30-2015, 03:08 AM
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Views: 81,056
Posted By Noahma
I find that odd, I have one fixture over a 40b...

I find that odd, I have one fixture over a 40b essentially on top of the tank and I have no problems growing high light plants at all. My stellatus is more than doubling in size in a week, my franz...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-28-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,406
Posted By Noahma
Quick update. House is sold!!!! We have to close...

Quick update. House is sold!!!! We have to close on it before we can find a new home. 85-95% of homes are not accepting offers if there is a contingency on the offer, in our case is the successful...
Forum: Fish 04-28-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Noahma
1. not necessarily, there are some on...

1. not necessarily, there are some on rainbow-fish.org that do keep bosemani in 40b's, and there are certain groups like the lake Aytinjo that stay much smaller than the LFS breed or the LaCorte...
Forum: Fish 04-25-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Noahma
I agree, they are most likely a hybrid, the...

I agree, they are most likely a hybrid, the splendida sub group is notorious for being cross breeds in the local fish stores, and from the Florida fish farms. They tend to look nice when older...
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 07:09 AM
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Views: 81,056
Posted By Noahma
Just answered in your other thread :)

Just answered in your other thread :)
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Noahma
The solunar is really not the most user friendly...

The solunar is really not the most user friendly is it lol.

The profile will be the same for both fixtures. You should have an adaptor that should have two inputs on it, with one plug on the...
Forum: Lighting 04-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Noahma
I last ran a PAR meter on my old 36g bow front...

I last ran a PAR meter on my old 36g bow front with my glass lid on it, and then again without. There was no significant change in the PAR at all. Maybe, it was like 1 or 2. the tank at the time...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Noahma
if it fits in their mouth, they will eat it. and...

if it fits in their mouth, they will eat it. and gudgeons have a BIG mouth. They are also bottom dwelling fish, and would love a shrimpy snack.
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Noahma
The last sentence should be a good indication...

The last sentence should be a good indication that it is not really found in really anyones tank "but they failed to become established in the aquarium hobby"

. I'm also not sure if ANYONE has...
Forum: Fish 04-19-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Noahma
The females are generally more plump, and...

The females are generally more plump, and slender. The males have a higher back and generally thinner.

check out rainbow-fish.org. Get a breeding mop together and breed a few dozen more of...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Noahma
No probs lol. there are only a few of the species...

No probs lol. there are only a few of the species that have the rusty breeding stripe, and I happened to be staring at my tank just after reading your description watching one of my males chasing my...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Noahma
My guess is m.pygmaea, ...

My guess is m.pygmaea,

http://rainbowfish.angfaqld.org.au/Pygmaea.htm

If that's them, they are GREAT little fish, they are the smallest of the melanotaneia family. I think they have more of...
Forum: Plants 04-13-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Noahma
I have a very pretty Echinodorus 'Frans Stoffels'...

I have a very pretty Echinodorus 'Frans Stoffels' that is the gem of my collection. I don't know how rare it is, but It took me about 6 mo. to get ahold of one. Absolutely no one had one when I was...
Forum: Lighting 04-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 81,056
Posted By Noahma
Also take into consideration that the company was...

Also take into consideration that the company was still relatively young when that review was done. I have one of the newer 2015 multi channel fixtures, which is really nice. the cable ends are all...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Noahma
First you will have to get the scientific names....

First you will have to get the scientific names. There are many red bows, many blue bows. bosmani are pretty easy to find.

I assume you are thinking of

Glossolepis incises (red)
...
Forum: Plants 04-09-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Noahma
I agree, Rotala rotundifolia 'green' I have...

I agree, Rotala rotundifolia 'green' I have quite a bit of it myself.
Forum: Fish 04-08-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Noahma
Praecox usually get to 2.75-3" in length, not the...

Praecox usually get to 2.75-3" in length, not the "dwarf" fish they are commonly named lol

Like others have said, they are busy fish, always moving like other rainbow species. Get the light...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-07-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,406
Posted By Noahma
Quick update. lol No update, the tank is...

Quick update. lol

No update, the tank is still as it was. I am fighting a bad case of BGA, it just will not go away. I have been dumping in a ton of KN03 into the tank, I have done treatments...
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