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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-31-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By nickdu
I do shake the hell out of both bottles. All...

I do shake the hell out of both bottles. All bottles actually before applying drops to test. I had this tank running for about 2 years now. when I just started the tap water had nitrates above 40ppm....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,234
Posted By nickdu
Sorry to ressurect this thread. So, does adding...

Sorry to ressurect this thread.
So, does adding macro / micro nutrient mix raise nitrate levels?
For the beginning of my tank my nitrates were around 20+ for some time now the are at 0 no matter...
Forum: Fish 08-16-2014, 01:47 AM
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Views: 6,004
Posted By nickdu
Here's a little bit of what my setup looks...

Here's a little bit of what my setup looks like....
Forum: Plants 07-31-2014, 04:23 AM
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Views: 135
Posted By nickdu
Plants loose leaves

Anyone know why plants could be losing their leaves when they are put into a different but similar tank. within a week all leaves fell of stems from starougyne repens I put into a tank. I work at a...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 48,969
Posted By nickdu
I'd say it all depends. Your goal is to get pH...

I'd say it all depends. Your goal is to get pH between 6.5 and 7.0. Test tap and ro. And then guess the proportions. Adding slightly cooler water helps. (Just my opinion) :)

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-20-2014, 05:51 AM
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Views: 184
Posted By nickdu
There is a lot of controversial ways of going...

There is a lot of controversial ways of going about it. One thread said the guy just drains 50% freshwater and puts in 25% saltwater (probably high salinity) and 25% green water (not sure fresh or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-19-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By nickdu
Feeding amano shrimp zoeys

So I hear the zoey amano shrimps eat some sort of green water that people add to the saltwater mix.

My question is this: does it have to a specific source of green water or can I use water from...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By nickdu
The end result is that I didnt have any male...

The end result is that I didnt have any male shrimp so I traded with someone and here are the results... :)
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/16/ydyjyhep.jpg
Thats them eating algae in its purest...
Forum: DIY 06-07-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By nickdu
I have a breeder box in my other tank but I'm...

I have a breeder box in my other tank but I'm using it for fish. What I ended up doing is drilling small hole through the rim of small plastic jar, tie fishing line through it and a small pebble on...
Forum: DIY 06-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By nickdu
Amano shrimp breeding help

So I have 3 pregnant amano shrimp and since their zoeys need salt water to grow the first month or so im looking for an easy way to collect the zoeys before moving them out into salt water.
What im...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By nickdu
Ok im on it with the air sponge filter. Question,...

Ok im on it with the air sponge filter. Question, can adult amano survive in 30-35ppt salt water?

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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-04-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By nickdu
So I found out all my shrimp turned out to be...

So I found out all my shrimp turned out to be females. I traded plants for more shrimp from someone on craigslist who was nice enough to get me some males. I think I have berried females now... I...
Forum: Plants 05-17-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By nickdu
So cutting the vals down the middle of the leaf...

So cutting the vals down the middle of the leaf somewhere will do no harm to the leaf? It will just heal up and continue to grow upward?
I never had any vals but i really like the way they look. I...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
After waiting for them to hatch I started seeing...

After waiting for them to hatch I started seeing baby snail shells developing so I tossed them all out. Ill leave the pictures up in case anyone comes across this and isnt sure.

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Forum: Fish 05-01-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
I read somewhere that otto eggs are adhesive...

I read somewhere that otto eggs are adhesive individually so im thinking this is pond snail eggs since they are in a sac membrane.

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Forum: Fish 05-01-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
This one is the best image I can do. ...

This one is the best image I can do.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/01/ypa6e7e5.jpg

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Forum: Fish 05-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
Heres a few more pictures. Can anyone give...

Heres a few more pictures. Can anyone give positive id on who the eggs came from?http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/01/yqagyme9.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/01/ysa2yje3.jpg

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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
I dont have assasin snails. :) though it sounds...

I dont have assasin snails. :) though it sounds like a good idea. If I get just one, will it reproduce or stay a single assasin snail in tank? I need to get my snail population out.

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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
Lol. Well it was "fat" for a while but I never...

Lol. Well it was "fat" for a while but I never seen eggs or mating behavior long time now. They usually just hang out below my ferns away from all the bright lights.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By nickdu
I dont do water changes in my tank. Just topoff....

I dont do water changes in my tank. Just topoff.

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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-27-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By nickdu
Yeah I know, thats too bad. Sent via mobile...

Yeah I know, thats too bad.

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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
I did have one of three ottos that was fatter...

I did have one of three ottos that was fatter than other two for a while now. It seems shes always been that fat though. And the night before I did see two of them close by each other when I was...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
Because the night before, I saw some hatched fish...

Because the night before, I saw some hatched fish and caught what I could see into my grower tank. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/27/sy8eza6a.jpg

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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
I do have snails. I was really hoping the wouldnt...

I do have snails. I was really hoping the wouldnt be snail eggs.

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Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By nickdu
Eggs, but from who?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/27/8yta2ube.jpg
Look at tank in evening with flashlight to find eggs scattered on my s. Repens. Wondering what fish they are from.
Im breeding cardinal tetra...
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