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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2009, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Dan-o
For hydrophyte

Re: Mystery plant post #4

You asked for observations of the Curly Pond Weed (potamogeton Crispus) that I found.....I planted several stems that were cut offs.....They ranged from 4 to 8 inches in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-18-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Dan-o
Thank you very much Hoppy....I googled the name...

Thank you very much Hoppy....I googled the name and found more pictures that were dead on.....I wonder if it would be wise to try keeping these as back ground plants?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Dan-o
Mystery plant

Can anyone identify this plant?
Found in a local resivoir in southern South Carolina.....I doubt that it is local and is probably on the noxious weed list, but it is an interesting plant.
I hope it...
Forum: Lighting 02-13-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Dan-o
Screw in flourescent

I have seen several DYI canopys that used the 100watt 6700K equivalent type GE energy saver bulbs.........The tanks loked bright and the plants seemed quite healthy.

Is there any realistic reason...
Forum: Fish 09-14-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dan-o
Any of you successfully keep discus or ever try...

Any of you successfully keep discus or ever try to breed certain fish that have particular requirements? Do you think the "visual" water quality evaluation is the best way to go? I test everything...
Forum: Fish 09-14-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dan-o
If you are convinced, then, that is that. I hope...

If you are convinced, then, that is that. I hope that others aren't so convinced.
Forum: Fish 09-13-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dan-o
Good water quality is essential in keeping...

Good water quality is essential in keeping healthy fish and plants. Periodic monitoring of all the water parameters is the key to knowing what needs to be done to keep the tank environment within the...
Forum: Fish 09-13-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dan-o
Just out of curiosity, I wonder what condition...

Just out of curiosity, I wonder what condition the water was in when the disease started? Ph, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate. ect.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-31-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Dan-o
Salt and plants?

I have a 55 and 30 gallon moderately planted with fish. Very low tech and most of you would laugh at them. The varied easy plants that I have are doing fantastic and I am well pleased. I have a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-20-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,508
Posted By Dan-o
Looking good, Mike!

Looking good, Mike!
Forum: Fish 03-07-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Dan-o
Angels do eat plant materials as part of their...

Angels do eat plant materials as part of their diet. Try putting some duckweed in their tank to distract them from the other plants. You have to watch the duckweed as it will rapidly grow and take...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-07-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Dan-o
No tech!!

I have a 55 and 30 gal tank with an assortment of easy and medium plants with moderate spacing. Medium lighting and medium fish load. I have been using Florish and Flourish Excell and am starting...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-25-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Dan-o
Contaminated gravel

I put a top layer of brand name gravel over my existing sand substrate and discovered that there were crushed seashells in it.(simplified short story) This was done in a moderately planted 55gal...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By Dan-o
Loach killer Ick meds

The stickey leaves a lot to be desired on "safe" ich treatments. Loaches and tetras can be adversely affected by copper, malichite, formalin ect. Can anyone submit any suggestions for meds that...
Forum: Fish 02-02-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dan-o
I will go with the splendidas id. I was thinking...

I will go with the splendidas id. I was thinking of adding G. Incisus (reds) and M. Boesemani to the same tank........Any comments on this??
Forum: Fish 01-27-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dan-o
I guess it really dosen't matter which one my...

I guess it really dosen't matter which one my fish is. I was torn between the fact that my fish resembled both the trifaciata and splendida. I thank you again for your responses. Later, when...
Forum: Fish 01-26-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dan-o
My pics don't show it very well, but their...

My pics don't show it very well, but their coloration and dark stripe match your pic and others of trifasciata.
Forum: Fish 01-26-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dan-o
Thank you for responding.......I think that they...

Thank you for responding.......I think that they might be M. Trifasciata.
Forum: Fish 01-25-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dan-o
Australian Rainbows

Can anyone identify these rainbows from the crappy pics I took? I think they are a certain type by comparing to photos of other fish, but they change color so much I can't be certain. Any help would...
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