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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By Leaky Filter
Don't sweat it. It's part of the hobby.

Don't sweat it. It's part of the hobby.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Leaky Filter
Put your tank in a deep freeze asap!!!

Put your tank in a deep freeze asap!!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Leaky Filter
I wouldn't get too excited until the water temp...

I wouldn't get too excited until the water temp broke 85 degrees. If this is happening, run a fan over the water's surface to bring temps down a couple of points.

It's really not a big deal.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 718
Posted By Leaky Filter
I would suggest seeking out domestic,...

I would suggest seeking out domestic, captive-raised Cardinals. Travel is hard on these fish and fewer changes are better.

In my opinion, wild-caught cardinals have the toughest time not only...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Leaky Filter
I have dosed 5-7 days' of ferts at once with FAR...

I have dosed 5-7 days' of ferts at once with FAR better results than trying to throttle everything back. I would do a big water change the day before, add enough macros to last five days and when...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-24-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By Leaky Filter
Use both hands to net. Better still, use the...

Use both hands to net. Better still, use the catch box to capture your fish. Herd with one hand, scoop with the catch box.

Grab and twist.
Hold the top of the bag with your weak hand, "snatch"...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By Leaky Filter
Oh, thank heavens!

Oh, thank heavens!
Forum: Ponds 06-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Leaky Filter
10x7 with a 4' depth is about 2,000 gallons.

10x7 with a 4' depth is about 2,000 gallons.
Forum: Ponds 06-16-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Leaky Filter
10'x7' isn't going to be quite big enough to be a...

10'x7' isn't going to be quite big enough to be a sustainable food fish source. However, it would be great for plants and goldfish or pretty good for Koi. You want to keep in mind that it's not...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-13-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Leaky Filter
Well, in short, it wasn't an orphan until it was...

Well, in short, it wasn't an orphan until it was truly separated from its brood (placed in a tub) and if it would have been relocated to the pond, the hen would have most likely retrieved it.
...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-12-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,381
Posted By Leaky Filter
If he lives in an apartment complex, the landlord...

If he lives in an apartment complex, the landlord (property manager) is probably an employee of the apartment complex. Generally, generally, being a manager of an apartment complex isn't exactly a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-10-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Leaky Filter
You can add three to five days' worth of ferts at...

You can add three to five days' worth of ferts at one time before you leave and keep everything else as normal. I have done it many times, as have other members of the forum. The bigger disaster...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By Leaky Filter
This is the most solid advice on this thread. ...

This is the most solid advice on this thread. Remember, you were hired to sell fish and accessories. That's what keeps the lights on.

Couple of things to add-
- If you can lean, you can...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Leaky Filter
This. And this. I have managed a...

This.



And this.

I have managed a successful LFS and I worked as a rep for one of the largest wholesalers in the country and have helped walk new LFS owners through their first orders,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-21-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Leaky Filter
If you're testing daily, water changes are not...

If you're testing daily, water changes are not necessary. That being said, a 25% weekly water change won't hurt.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Leaky Filter
I'm pretty sure the wood isn't smoldering...

I'm pretty sure the wood isn't smoldering underwater.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By Leaky Filter
I play kind of fast and loose with a lot of fish...

I play kind of fast and loose with a lot of fish stuff, so take this with a grain of salt.

- If you're going to clean your filter, skip the water change. I tend to get sort of lax on filter...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Leaky Filter
Excel will kill it dead as a hammer.

Excel will kill it dead as a hammer.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Leaky Filter
They'll munch all day. I liked my Dwarf...

They'll munch all day. I liked my Dwarf Gouramis, though. I had two females and a male. The male spent 90% of his time building bubble nests and 10% of his time pushing the females into it.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-07-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Leaky Filter
Osmocote, Osmocote Plus, Dynamite, and others are...

Osmocote, Osmocote Plus, Dynamite, and others are controlled release fertilizers that rely on temperature rather than water to release nutrients. So, the label is correct in the sense that it won't...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-02-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Leaky Filter
You keep telling these stories about stupid...

You keep telling these stories about stupid customers and you're setting yourself up. Customers kill fish. Smug employees kill entire departments. Let me share ten or so years of my screw ups off...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Leaky Filter
Some will, some won't and your experience will...

Some will, some won't and your experience will probably vary based on the types of plants that you're looking for. If you're looking for basics, like standard Swords, Ludwigia, etc., you'll probably...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Leaky Filter
This is accurate. In twenty years of fishkeeping...

This is accurate. In twenty years of fishkeeping I have yet to attribute any fish loss to fertilizer or pesticide in tapwater after rain. I have had a front row seat to municipalities switching...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Leaky Filter
I would not worry about fertilizer runoff in your...

I would not worry about fertilizer runoff in your well, at all. Like, in the least. However, I have found that some municipalities will crank up the chloramine after a heavy rain, but that's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-11-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,835
Posted By Leaky Filter
Depends on the damage, perceived or otherwise. ...

Depends on the damage, perceived or otherwise. If the mailman ran over the package, try and work with the buyer to get them replacement products. On the other hand, I wonder what people's...
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