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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-07-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By triple red
plants are more likely to pearl if your water is...

plants are more likely to pearl if your water is saturated with oxygen...
some people ,especially those with low tech tanks dont really see alot of pearling....as long as your plants are growing...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-04-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By triple red
your fluval is basicaly like a powerhead.... ...

your fluval is basicaly like a powerhead....
most people add powerheads to their tanks in addition to their normal filtration to increase flow...the more plants you have the more flow you...
Forum: Fish   06-04-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,835
Posted By triple red
common names get messed up all the time....but...

common names get messed up all the time....but they are one and the same...
they will do fine in blackwater...and they are a nice albiet an underrated fish
Forum: Lighting   06-04-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By triple red
correct......inefficient and use most of their...

correct......inefficient and use most of their wattage producing heat
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-03-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,461
Posted By triple red
my diamond tetras would look mean (if you scaled...

my diamond tetras would look mean (if you scaled them up to about a foot)
they have some mean looking teeth :hihi:
Forum: Equipment   06-03-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,020
Posted By triple red
white paint is good and cheap... mylar is good...

white paint is good and cheap...
mylar is good if you can keep it from being wrinkled which will diffuse rather than reflect the light
mirrors will work but they are heavy
if you are ging to buy...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-31-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,420
Posted By triple red
actually ...he used to be a member here

actually ...he used to be a member here
Forum: Plants   07-15-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By triple red
yes........that way you can treat it in tank with...

yes........that way you can treat it in tank with no problems......bleach is kinda rough on the plants imho........
anyway....turn off your filters and fill up an eye dropper with excel....then...
Forum: Plants   07-14-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By triple red
looks like the beginings of black beard...

looks like the beginings of black beard algae.....
you can spot treat with excel and it will turn red and die....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-09-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By triple red
its a sign for you to move on................to a...

its a sign for you to move on................to a bigger and better tank..........:)
sorry about your fish loss, its always a bummer when that happens but ive found that the best way to get over...
Forum: Fish   07-09-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By triple red
i keep cardinals,pencilfish and rummies with my...

i keep cardinals,pencilfish and rummies with my angels...and my angels are big....but like already mentioned in a post above....my angels have always grown up around smaller fish...
but ymv on...
Forum: Algae   07-07-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By triple red
usually stems rotting from the bottom up means...

usually stems rotting from the bottom up means not enough light getting to the bottoms.......are they shaded ? maybe planted too close together?
Forum: Equipment   07-05-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By triple red
no ignorance........you cant turn it off ...and...

no ignorance........you cant turn it off ...and im assuming your using either the system that came with it or diy c02.

just watch your fish, if they are gasping at the surface in the morning then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-15-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By triple red
$4 and change at the expensive petstore down the...

$4 and change at the expensive petstore down the road..........but........some of the best fish ive bought so far
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By triple red
there are so many iron additives that are made...

there are so many iron additives that are made for planted aquaria........why not stick with this instead:thumbsup:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-12-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By triple red
"is this a good idea?" no ,it is not

"is this a good idea?"
no ,it is not
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-21-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By triple red
boston

boston
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-21-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By triple red
do you have it mixed with anything....root tabs...

do you have it mixed with anything....root tabs ,laterite,ect? if so you really dont want to do a deep cleaning.........i would just vac the top just to get rid of any accumulated detrius
Forum: Tank Journals   04-20-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,801
Posted By triple red
hope you get well soon :D

hope you get well soon :D
Forum: Tank Journals   04-20-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,801
Posted By triple red
plant id for you the fern looks like bolbitis...

plant id for you
the fern looks like bolbitis heudelotii
your bacopia is luwidgia sp (looks like palustris)
your grass plant is echinodorus tenellus
and your stems look like rotala sp...
Forum: Fish   01-01-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By triple red
ya.....two males

ya.....two males
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-22-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By triple red
usually the stems rotting is a sure sign of...

usually the stems rotting is a sure sign of insuffecient light...but ive had swords growing in my 10 gallon under a15 watt strip light....
so before upgrading your light you can try adding a root...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-18-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,046
Posted By triple red
beware of the frog nah...you guys are actually...

beware of the frog
nah...you guys are actually pretty cool.......
nice to see ya back buck
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-15-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,379
Posted By triple red
" you should take all those plants out so the...

" you should take all those plants out so the fish have room to swim"
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-15-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By triple red
tissue damage

tissue damage
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