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Forum: Plants 08-04-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By thefishman84
Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) with 1 yellow leaf

I have had this Pothos for a little under 2 years and it has grown form about a 1 foot clipping to 12 feet now. I have never had any issues with it up till about a week ago when one leaf turned...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-31-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By thefishman84
Keep in mind, smaller volumes of water have a...

Keep in mind, smaller volumes of water have a harder time keeping a steady temp. Also, I would try putting the lid on for a couple days and see what the results are. Evaporation is a great way to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-09-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By thefishman84
Also, keep in mind that most salt blends for...

Also, keep in mind that most salt blends for saltwater have mineral additives in them to remineralize the water.
Forum: Plants 09-30-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By thefishman84
Looks like Java Moss (Taxiphyllum barbieri) to...

Looks like Java Moss (Taxiphyllum barbieri) to me.
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/myPlants.php?do=view&p=117&n=Java_Moss_Vesicularia_dubyana
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-02-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By thefishman84
alright all, thanks for all the input. :)

alright all, thanks for all the input. :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-31-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By thefishman84
Do you actually go 1 year before you have to...

Do you actually go 1 year before you have to change it, or is that an over estimation?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-30-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By thefishman84
i know most all bottled water is just tap water...

i know most all bottled water is just tap water with a nice picture on it. Is that the same for the walmart water machines? Or do they actually run it through a RO system?
Is the buffer a temporary...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-30-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By thefishman84
So if I understand what you are saying, adding...

So if I understand what you are saying, adding the buffer it a short term fix and once in the tank, the pH will start rising again?
Also, the cheapest RODI sistem I can find is for a Coralife...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-30-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By thefishman84
pH and GH/KH

So I have spent the past week looking at different posts trying to get some answers to how to lower the hardness and pH. What I have come up with after all the research is this.
Using a RODI system...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-04-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By thefishman84
hello there, I have heard an under grave heater...

hello there,
I have heard an under grave heater is good for plants, and I have heard it has no effect. I have one in my 125 gal. aquarium and the plants do not seem to be reacting negatively to it....
Forum: Plants 05-24-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By thefishman84
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u164/chic_brune...

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u164/chic_brunette/10am.jpg
The part that looks kind of red/brownish is red this was at 10 am this morning.
...
Forum: Plants 05-23-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By thefishman84
ok, I will get some tomorrow.

ok, I will get some tomorrow.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-20-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By thefishman84
Back before I moved out of my parents house, I...

Back before I moved out of my parents house, I had convinced them to build a fish room in the basement. It was a nice setup, in the corner of the basement on a west wall. There was one window so it...
Forum: Plants 05-20-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By thefishman84
Aponogeton ulvaceus turns red

I bought an Aponogeton ulvaceus from my LFS about 3 weeks ago. It has been growing decently. I have had 3 or 4 new leaves since I planted it. Over the last week it has started to turn red at night...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-08-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,352
Posted By thefishman84
How much food do you have in the tank for the...

How much food do you have in the tank for the Ottos? I have seen fish change their feeding habits when their normal food source is absent. If there is not enough algae in the tank for them, try...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-05-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By thefishman84
I was using a (cheap) tooth brush. It was very...

I was using a (cheap) tooth brush. It was very time consuming, but I liked the outcome.
Forum: Aquascaping 04-29-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By thefishman84
The silicone does give it a shiny look out of...

The silicone does give it a shiny look out of water, but once you get it wet that goes away. The only issue I have had with my silicone is the areas of high water flow it has been peeling a little.
Forum: Aquascaping 04-27-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By thefishman84
Do you happen to have a pic of one of those...

Do you happen to have a pic of one of those backgrounds?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-26-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By thefishman84
If we can get a group of them in the trade,...

If we can get a group of them in the trade, someone should set up a breeding competition that way there is extra incentive to get them to breed in the aquarium.
Forum: Fish 04-25-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By thefishman84
If the shrimp are a decent size, they probably...

If the shrimp are a decent size, they probably have fast enough reflexes to get out of the way. Also, the adf does not have the best eye site from what I heard. I have 2 adf in my tank with ghost...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-25-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By thefishman84
I haven't heard the saltwater trick. If you do...

I haven't heard the saltwater trick. If you do that, let me know how it works. I just soaked my pieces (3 peices for a 6ft background) in a 29 gal for a day or two to leach out any residue and...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-25-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By thefishman84
I know what you mean, I had a Black Coolie Loach...

I know what you mean, I had a Black Coolie Loach that loved one of my resin ornaments. It would disappear in side for a couple days at a time (coming out at night possibly).
Forum: Aquascaping 04-25-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By thefishman84
I know what you are talking about with the...

I know what you are talking about with the rubbing off. I notice that happening when the cement coat is not thick enough. I sealed mine with Silicone 1. It has been up and running for about 4 months...
Forum: Fish 04-23-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By thefishman84
It is really hard to know what is causing the...

It is really hard to know what is causing the issue without a little more information. What are your water parameters and temperature? How often do you do a water change and how much do you change at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-22-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By thefishman84
I'd give it a go!

I'd give it a go!
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