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Forum: Substrate 07-15-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By froghair
Goodbye Amazonia II

I've seen many posts regarding Amazonia II and just wanted to add my two cents. I set up a 10 gallon tank with Power Sand and Amazonia II on May 23. As of July 4 all parameters were fine except a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-14-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,900
Posted By froghair
"Imitation of Life" and "Madame X" are two sad...

"Imitation of Life" and "Madame X" are two sad ones but "Ole/Old Yellow" made me cry as a kid.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-08-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By froghair
Thanks maharo and oblong.

Thanks maharo and oblong.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-06-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By froghair
Thanks Natty, LauraLee and Customdrum. Btw...

Thanks Natty, LauraLee and Customdrum. Btw Lauralee, your journal is a great read! Thanks again.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-05-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By froghair
Cleaning Shrimp Tanks

I have a tank of cherry shrimp that have multiplied like minature rabbits. A few weeks ago the pump/filter stopped working so I added a mini hob filter with a sponge filter on its intake. I've always...
Forum: Substrate 07-04-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By froghair
d, I'm glad you're getting another tank for your...

d, I'm glad you're getting another tank for your shrimp while the Amazonia II leaches. Mine is on day 42 and has finally stabilized. Yayyyyy! If someone had asked my opinion of Amazonia II a...
Forum: Substrate 06-27-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,975
Posted By froghair
My 10 gallon has a substrate of Powersand and...

My 10 gallon has a substrate of Powersand and Amazonia II, has been set up for 35 days and is still very, very hazy. I've used purigen and fine filter floss in addition to the existing filter pads...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-24-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 30,820
Posted By froghair
Carole, I appreciate it. I did a partial w/c an...

Carole, I appreciate it. I did a partial w/c an hour ago and it is most definitely dust from the Amazonia II. I should, should, should have gone with Amazonia instead. On the upside, I've had...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 30,820
Posted By froghair
Carole, your tank is beautiful! I noticed how...

Carole, your tank is beautiful! I noticed how your lighting really highlights the colors. My T5 fixture seems to give a yellow cast to my tank which I find a bit harsh. It came with a pink bulb...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By froghair
JB Weld rocks!! (As a side note, I recommend...

JB Weld rocks!! (As a side note, I recommend Gorilla Glue if you want to glue and clamp furniture joints back into place.)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-22-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,742
Posted By froghair
It's looking like a great beginning! :thumbsup:

It's looking like a great beginning! :thumbsup:
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-05-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By froghair
I just did a 30% waterchange and the PO4 has...

I just did a 30% waterchange and the PO4 has dropped from 5 mg/L to 2.5. I'll be doing another waterchange in a little while but the question remains is why did it suddenly escalate from 0.25 to 5. ...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-05-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By froghair
Sudden High Phosphate in Cycling Tank

I just checked the parameters of my 10 gallon which is still cycling with ADA Amazon II and Powersand. It's been cycling since May 23 and until today nothing looked out of the ordinary. Suddenly...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-05-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,353
Posted By froghair
lol eyebeatbadgers I have an elderly cousin...

lol eyebeatbadgers I have an elderly cousin who lives with me and suffers from macular degeneration. At the onset of the disease I put 4 double flourescent light fixtures together in the kitchen...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-05-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,062
Posted By froghair
rasetsu, that's a beautiful tank. The lushness...

rasetsu, that's a beautiful tank. The lushness of the plants and the fish are amazing.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-04-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By froghair
You've got a really nice start. Just add a few...

You've got a really nice start. Just add a few more plants. Your shrimp is cool!
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By froghair
:hihi: Good one. lol

:hihi: Good one. lol
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By froghair
Natty, thanks. It does provide plenty of light. ...

Natty, thanks. It does provide plenty of light. What fixture are you using on your new setup? It looks good. As far as expendable $$ goes I save cans. :proud:

Andrew, I think the light is...
Forum: Lighting 06-04-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By froghair
:biggrin: My wallet and I both thank you...

:biggrin: My wallet and I both thank you Andrew! :biggrin:
Forum: Lighting 06-02-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By froghair
The Old Compact Fluorescent Or A New T5??

I have a 4X65 watt compact fluorescent over a 75 gallon tank which I'm going to breaking down shortly. Once I've added new substrate, driftwood/rocks and plants I'll also be adding pressurized CO2. ...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-02-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,950
Posted By froghair
7,600. Geez

7,600. Geez
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-02-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,152
Posted By froghair
Congrats Andrew! You're a go-getter. A young...

Congrats Andrew! You're a go-getter. A young go-getter! Gawd, I'm turning into my grandfather. =)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-30-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,518
Posted By froghair
Torpedo, I'm really sorry about your tank fiasco....

Torpedo, I'm really sorry about your tank fiasco. I don't have many plants yet but if you want a marimo ball lemme know.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,998
Posted By froghair
Natty, you've got mail. =)

Natty, you've got mail. =)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-25-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,998
Posted By froghair
Natty, thanks once again! I guess I'll have to...

Natty, thanks once again! I guess I'll have to locate one online as there aren't any LFS anywhere around me. Even Walmart didn't have prefilters. It's sooooo fun living in the boonies. :eek5:
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