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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-08-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,015
Posted By Navaros
Killies are great but they suck to feed. BBS...

Killies are great but they suck to feed. BBS every day. :icon_conf I was breeding a few species for a while but I hate BBS so I had to get rid of them. BBS for fry is fine, but every day for full...
Forum: DIY   11-30-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Navaros
Need New CO2 Recipe

This has been asked so many times and I'm sorry to ask again but I need a recipe for my DIY injector. I have tried some different mixes and haven't been happy with any. I use wine makers yeast for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-27-2005, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Navaros
Before you get darts, be sure you will be ready...

Before you get darts, be sure you will be ready for the task of feeding them.... It sucks. As for all other aspects of dart keeping they are pretty simple. What size tank are you looking for? What I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-27-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 121
  My 1 g
Views: 27,012
Posted By Navaros
Wow, I wish I had growth like that with HC. Mine...

Wow, I wish I had growth like that with HC. Mine is nothing but trouble. :icon_frow It's a hair algae magnet and even my shrimp seem to enjoy uprooting small pieces. These pieces of course attached...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-27-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
  My 2.5g
Views: 1,073
Posted By Navaros
Looking great. =) I have a request though.......

Looking great. =) I have a request though.... send me some of those rocks! Are they easy to get over there? You seem to have a good supply. :proud:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-25-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Navaros
I only keep shrimp in mine.

I only keep shrimp in mine.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-25-2005, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Navaros
I don't use a heater in my 2.5 gallon nano, and...

I don't use a heater in my 2.5 gallon nano, and everything is fine. The light heats the water just right and it cools to room temperature at night, which I like because it's more natural. I do use a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   11-24-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,279
Posted By Navaros
Lizards do not absorb anything through their skin...

Lizards do not absorb anything through their skin like amphibians do. I know of some people who have tamed Phelsuma sp.s and even Tokay geckos and other Gekko species. Crested geckos are great and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2005, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
  Moss ?s
Views: 1,026
Posted By Navaros
Mini moss is good for groundcover.

Mini moss is good for groundcover.
Forum: Plants   11-11-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Navaros
Actually, I noticed something similar. I finally...

Actually, I noticed something similar. I finally got rid of the last of this algae you are describing. At first it was only in my mini riccia. Then whatever the mini riccia got caught up in, it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-09-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,836
Posted By Navaros
I'm curious, what types of food will these shrimp...

I'm curious, what types of food will these shrimp take as a staple if you are trying to keep them in a smaller, newer, tank? I wonder if they would take small ammounts of microworms and powdered...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-08-2005, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Navaros
Yeah, that's the way to do it. I find it easier...

Yeah, that's the way to do it. I find it easier to plant it in the substrate when the tank has no or very little water. The substrate seems to pack in around the roots better this way and hold it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-06-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Navaros
They are explosive in my shrimp nano. I don't...

They are explosive in my shrimp nano. I don't mind them but there are some days when they cover the glass and I find really tiny eggs all over it so I crush them like baby snails. Extra protein for...
Forum: Lighting   11-06-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,832
Posted By Navaros
Excellent mod job! That looks great. And jhoetzi,...

Excellent mod job! That looks great. And jhoetzi, thanks for that info, I should head over there and check it out too. and I can pick up a galaxy light while I'm there too! Although, it is a bit of a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-06-2005, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By Navaros
LMAO! And great points Hop, I'm pretty sure it...

LMAO! And great points Hop, I'm pretty sure it was all on his insurance. His insurance must be sky high now... Especially since Car insurance in this state is bad to begin with. Then you need to take...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   11-06-2005, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By Navaros
That happened to my Girlfriend and I. First...

That happened to my Girlfriend and I. First accident I was in. We are stopped at a red light and some idiot smashed into the back of us and pushed our car into the back of another and totalled all 3....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-04-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Navaros
I'm not sure, but i dont think Anacharis can...

I'm not sure, but i dont think Anacharis can handle brackish tanks. Java ferns are your best bet.
Forum: Plants   11-02-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
  dow noi
Views: 1,870
Posted By Navaros
It seems they are usually around 15 bucks per...

It seems they are usually around 15 bucks per stem in the US.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-01-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By Navaros
You can't go wrong with moss. :proud:

You can't go wrong with moss. :proud:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-31-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By Navaros
I can't really help you with the co2 question...

I can't really help you with the co2 question besides telling you to just scale it down from a 2L bottle batch to whatever size you end up using. As for the lighting, 13-19w compact fluorescent is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-31-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By Navaros
Sumps in a nano are there to double the water...

Sumps in a nano are there to double the water volume of the tank but still keep the display part of the tank small. It also keeps the equipment out of the display for the most part. Conditions go bad...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-28-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Navaros
Welcome to the boards! :) Planted nanos are a lot...

Welcome to the boards! :) Planted nanos are a lot of fun. Your best place to start would probably be a 10 gallon or so. Anything smaller and they start to get complicated... Good luck!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-28-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By Navaros
I will, i just have to find some brewers yeast....

I will, i just have to find some brewers yeast. There's a restaurant around here that brews their own beer and my aunt is friends with the owner so that's probably my best bet. I get big bags of wine...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-28-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By Navaros
Every 3-4 weeks? I'm lucky if my CO2 injectors...

Every 3-4 weeks? I'm lucky if my CO2 injectors last a week at full bubble rate. Not sure what I'm doing wrong if anything..... Maybe I should start using brewers yeast instead of wine yeast and see...
Forum: Algae   10-27-2005, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,213
Posted By Navaros
Haha, I am working on a new CO2 Injector now....

Haha, I am working on a new CO2 Injector now. Although the hair was in the old tank too with CO2 running just fine. What I need to do is build or find some type of small diffuser or reactor. I would...
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