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Forum: Plants 04-30-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By MarieB
for a 10 gallon do you think DIY CO2 would be...

for a 10 gallon do you think DIY CO2 would be enough?
Forum: Plants 04-30-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By MarieB
they came from the SnS here, from a trimming, so...

they came from the SnS here, from a trimming, so I assume that they were grown submerged, but I could be wrong.

For the most part, the problems I'm having are with Giant Ambulia (Limnophila...
Forum: Plants 04-30-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By MarieB
Plants are looking like they've been cut off at the top.

So, this is kind of a strange situation, and I'm wondering if this has happened to anyone before. I just put new plants into my tank about a week ago, and today I noticed a lot of PIECES of plants...
Forum: Fish 01-03-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By MarieB
when I had adf's they loved to hide in caves and...

when I had adf's they loved to hide in caves and such. I think I used terra cotta pots for them, but you could probably come up with something more natural looking if you wanted. They also liked to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-31-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By MarieB
Plant Suggestions

So I've had a planted tank for about a year now and it has never really looked quite right, so I'm trying to slowly add new plants to try to make it look better (no where around where I live really...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-29-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By MarieB
As I understand it, Amquel and prime don't REMOVE...

As I understand it, Amquel and prime don't REMOVE ammonia, they just bind it to make it harmless to fish. So, even if you are getting an ammonia reading, that doesn't mean that the ammonia is able...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By MarieB
I probably will get something other than a zebra...

I probably will get something other than a zebra danio, I'm thinking maybe a gourami, just because they look so pretty and all sources that I've looked at say that one would be happy in a 10 gallon. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By MarieB
Yes, the tank was planted prior to today, and no...

Yes, the tank was planted prior to today, and no plants were added, a couple had been uprooted so I just replanted them. Nitrate is between 5 and 7 and nitrite is at 0.

And now that I think...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By MarieB
tap water is 0 for ammonia. In the tank there is...

tap water is 0 for ammonia. In the tank there is 1 zebra danio and 1 neon tetra (left from schools I'm not replacing) and 3 kuhli loaches. Substrate is eco-complete, but it has been in the tank for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By MarieB
I'm using the API Master test kit with AmQuel+ (I...

I'm using the API Master test kit with AmQuel+ (I couldn't find prime when I was looking for an ammonia locking addititve ... but from what the description says it does the exact same thing as prime,...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-28-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By MarieB
sounds good! Just be careful with the frogs, they...

sounds good! Just be careful with the frogs, they LOOK small but they are incredibly active. They're also adorable though, so if they will fit I would totally recommend 1 or 2 in your tank, they'll...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-28-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By MarieB
I like it a lot! Just be careful with found sand,...

I like it a lot! Just be careful with found sand, you never know what stuff might be lurking inside of it! I would think though if you keep an eye on tank parameters you should be just fine :) Great...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By MarieB
HELP! Ammonia Spike!

today I added a piece of driftwood, 1 new kuhli loach and moved around my plants a little bit in my 10 gallon tank. Prior to this, the tank was cycled, and running perfectly smoothly.

I left the...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-28-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By MarieB
It was in fact a stealth heater ... I hadn't...

It was in fact a stealth heater ... I hadn't heard that they explode before this, but after MINE exploded I then read that other people have had that problem as well. I'm using ecocomplete (just 1...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-27-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By MarieB
new and improved 10 gallon tank!

Ok so after a heater exploding and killing off my fish :( I have set up my 10 gallon tank again, cycled it and planted it! I'm excited to start stocking it again. So anyway here's the details
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Forum: Fish 06-25-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By MarieB
:) this is a good idea ... but I AM the RA...

:) this is a good idea ... but I AM the RA (kind-of the person in charge) in my hall and so I'm SUPPOSED to follow the rules. I'll have to look into the badis badis or dario dario!

No, most other...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By MarieB
Thanks for all the replies everyone! I don't...

Thanks for all the replies everyone! I don't think that I will be keeping a blue ram in my 10 gallon after all, it sounds like it's too much of a toss up as to if it will work out.

I do want to...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,230
Posted By MarieB
German Blue Rams (and a thank you!)

Hi, everyone I've been browsing these fourms for months, I don't post often but I always love the great advice that is given out on this forum, someday I hope to know enough to actually help someone...
Forum: Fish 06-21-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,337
Posted By MarieB
as an added suggestion (I know ... like you don't...

as an added suggestion (I know ... like you don't have enough ideas already!) if you want a really active schooling fish, I've had a lot of luck with zebra danios. In my experience they tend to...
Forum: Fish 06-21-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By MarieB
tankmates for dwarf gourami

hey everyone, I've had a 10 gallon tank for about a year now and love it! Sadly though in May, my heater shattered in the tank while I was gone (I'm still not sure why) and it fried all of my fish...
Forum: Algae 01-19-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By MarieB
lighting is 2 13 watt CFLs, and there isn't any...

lighting is 2 13 watt CFLs, and there isn't any CO2 in it though I'm still researching DIY. The tank is 10 gallons.
Forum: Algae 01-19-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By MarieB
fertilizer and Algae problem

Hi everyone, I'm still pretty new at this whole planted tank thing and just started adding flourish. The day after I added the first dose I had brown algae over the side that I put it in on. Should...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-18-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 652,274
Posted By MarieB
It's a 2 week old 10 gallon tank with 2 13 watt...

It's a 2 week old 10 gallon tank with 2 13 watt CFLs, dosed with flourish 1x a week. Soon to have DIY CO2 :)

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Forum: Fish 01-16-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By MarieB
ok, I'll probably try that then ... should I...

ok, I'll probably try that then ... should I treat the whole tank or just the neon who is quarintined?
Forum: Fish 01-15-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By MarieB
yesterday ammonia was at 0, Nitrites were 0,...

yesterday ammonia was at 0, Nitrites were 0, Nitrates were 5, and PH was 7.4. If it matters dKH is usually about 5
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