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Forum: Equipment   07-18-2015, 03:52 AM
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Views: 334
Posted By CatFishStryk
Bump, because I am looking for the same size, to...

Bump, because I am looking for the same size, to possibly replace my Evolve 8s
Forum: Plants   04-25-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By CatFishStryk
I used to have Star Grass (Heteranthera...

I used to have Star Grass (Heteranthera zosterifolia) in my low-tech, tank. It did surprisingly well, considering I don't think I was even dosing any ferts at the time. I enjoyed it, wish I had a...
Forum: Fish   04-25-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,993
Posted By CatFishStryk
It seems plain/basic, but a well fed...

It seems plain/basic, but a well fed (variety/frozen, etc) Harlequin rasbora is awesome. They are one of the tightest schoolers, and when given a good diet, the red/orange & blue/black really pop...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-24-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By CatFishStryk
12" Stingray it is then! Thanks for the input...

12" Stingray it is then! Thanks for the input everyone.
TBH, my Amazon searches were only bringing up the clip and Planted +, so I didn't know this light even existed, lol.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-21-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By CatFishStryk
Lighting a 2.5g low tech w/ DHG carpet

I can never decide what category to put my posts in, lol. I have a standard 2.5g glass aquarium with a DHG carpet. I have no intentions of making it high tech. I will be dosing Excel, I have O+ root...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-23-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By CatFishStryk
New 2.5 gal tank/scape! Critiques and suggestions welcome and appreciated!

DSM, will be low tech with Excel CO2. I'm happy to take advice on stocking (plants and livestock). Will probably be a shrimp tank.
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Forum: Plants   01-27-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By CatFishStryk
Anubius and Java fern are always good choices....

Anubius and Java fern are always good choices. You could wrap some moss on, too. I use superglue with my rhizomes, too.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By CatFishStryk
This thread actually made me LOL. :D

This thread actually made me LOL. :D
Forum: Equipment   10-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By CatFishStryk
That's why I wanted to try the mouse - it has...

That's why I wanted to try the mouse - it has extremely low power draw, so doesn't heat up the way others do (or so I've heard/read).


AKnickolai - thanks for the information on the different...
Forum: Equipment   10-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By CatFishStryk
Assembling CO2 Regulator/solenoid

I wasn't sure whether this should be under equipment or DIY, but here goes.

I'm doing a piecemeal CO2 reg setup and had some questions.
I am a bit lost on fittings/adapters, etc.

Got this...
Forum: DIY   10-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By CatFishStryk
Thanks for the input and suggestions everyone!...

Thanks for the input and suggestions everyone! Now I just have to go buy the right sized drill bit so I can actually get this thing put together. lol
Forum: Equipment   10-15-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By CatFishStryk
The best thing you can do for any sword plant is...

The best thing you can do for any sword plant is pop a root tab (or two) straight down under the plant. The mix of nutrients should perk it up. They are also such huge iron hogs that the tabs are...
Forum: Equipment   10-15-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By CatFishStryk
Once you buy all the extra stuff you need, for...

Once you buy all the extra stuff you need, for your particular situation, you will be best off buying one of the sets that VW_TDI_02 linked to.

I'm in the process of putting together a piecemeal...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   10-15-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,771
Posted By CatFishStryk
I'm a terrible shrimp mom. I never do WCs, top...

I'm a terrible shrimp mom. I never do WCs, top off with dechlorinated tap water that has not been sitting more than 1 hr, never test my parameters, and don't own a TDS meter. But that's also why I...
Forum: Equipment   10-14-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By CatFishStryk
I have been wondering the same thing; came across...

I have been wondering the same thing; came across this thread tonight:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=178284
Forum: DIY   10-13-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By CatFishStryk
Custom DIY stand weight-bearing question...

Hey, I am using 2x3s, and was planning to have the narrow face up (higher compression strength, less chance of bowing), but I just got the stand pieces cut at Lowe's, and like a dummy, I got a couple...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,861
Posted By CatFishStryk
How is this tank going?

How is this tank going?
Forum: Green Leaf Aquariums   10-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,056
Posted By CatFishStryk
definitely following this one!

definitely following this one!
Forum: Tank Journals   10-07-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By CatFishStryk
What did you use for dividers? I like that they...

What did you use for dividers? I like that they are the same width as the rim. It looks very clean and streamlined.
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By CatFishStryk
I neglected this tank for a long time, stopped...

I neglected this tank for a long time, stopped spraying it, and only watered every 2 wks or so, and all my S. repens died. Yep, my own lazy fault. The crypt in the center grew like crazy tho - just...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By CatFishStryk
[b]updated info 3/30/14:[/b]

Alas, Mr. Betta died about a week before I moved. Got some higher quality RCS, and they made the trip great. The river, not so much. haha. I blended the blue rock into the Floramax. The DHG all died,...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-31-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By CatFishStryk
Current Look, 3/30/14

Packed up and moved to Utah, tank has been up a month and a half! Didn't lose any fish in the move; my Bolivian passed about a month after I got here, and strangly, I found one of the albino cats on...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-31-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By CatFishStryk
Can't remember fert brand name... Help?

I once saw a line of plant care at a local LFS that I wanted to learn more about... BUT I can't remember what it is called! Google searches are being less than helpful, lol.

The products come in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,420
Posted By CatFishStryk
The filter is really strong; I kept the original...

The filter is really strong; I kept the original filter, packed it in foam, baffled the outflow with some thin filter foam and a rubber band, dumped a bunch of biomax throughout the sump, and cut to...
Forum: Fish   11-17-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By CatFishStryk
I was leaning towards the red/orange fish (was...

I was leaning towards the red/orange fish (was considering von rio tetras, too) but bringing in the red/blue is a good idea to brighten up the tank. I think I'll have to watch for cardinals to go on...
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