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Forum: Substrate 02-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Lesley
I'm not confused on Flourite. I have it in two...

I'm not confused on Flourite. I have it in two planted tanks. I bought it specifically as a substrate for my planted tanks. All I can say is do some research, go to Petco & read the bag.
Forum: Substrate 02-13-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
Flourite is good stuff, it has nutrients & ferts...

Flourite is good stuff, it has nutrients & ferts in it which help your plant grow. FSS does not so you will have to dose fertilizer for your plants. I use Flourish & Excel by sea-chem, works great....
Forum: Substrate 02-13-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
They are about the size of BB's. They are easy...

They are about the size of BB's. They are easy to plant in. A little dusty even after rinsed although I would suggest you don't rinse them as they fall apart easily & you might wash them all away. ...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
Oh yeah, I love it too & even more, I think my...

Oh yeah, I love it too & even more, I think my shrimp love it just as much. I'll try moving some in a few days, still need to purchase the smaller 2.5 or 5g tank. Debating which to get. I'm...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
I think if I use the old stuff & either siphon or...

I think if I use the old stuff & either siphon or scoop it into the new smaller tank, I will have a tank full of mud. I'll try some on a smaller level just to see what happens. If I buy new, I'll...
Forum: Substrate 02-12-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
Right you are diwu13......... I am going with new...

Right you are diwu13......... I am going with new FSS instead of reusing the old stuff. Thanks for help
Forum: Substrate 02-10-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lesley
Fluval shrimp statum

I use FSS in my shrimp tank. I'm downsizing from 10g to either 2.5 or 5.5 & was wondering before I go making a mess, has anyone ever moved FSS from one tank to another? I'm thinking it's going to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-09-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Lesley
Thanks for your suggestions everyone. I'm going...

Thanks for your suggestions everyone. I'm going to make a bottle trap. Seems like the best way. I'll let you know how I make out over the next few days.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-09-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Lesley
wrong spot for this

wrong spot for this
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-09-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Lesley
How To Trap All RCS Move To Smaller Tank

I have quite a few RCS in a 10g tank. I'm downsizing to either a 2g or 5.5g tank & would like idea's on how to trap/catch all the shrimp in the tank. The shrimp range from new born juvies to full...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Lesley
I have the filter sitting under the tank inside...

I have the filter sitting under the tank inside of the wood stand. Yes, the quick releases are fully open. The filter contains the 2 sponges in the bottom tray, the medium tray contains the bio...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Lesley
Filter trouble

I bought a brand new Fluval 306 for my 55g. Well, I've had it up & running for about 3 weeks now. The problem is there is hardly any water pressure coming out. Is there any way to adjust this...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-01-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,463
Posted By Lesley
I cycled my 10g with shrimp in it. No...

I cycled my 10g with shrimp in it. No fatalities, all went well.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-01-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Lesley
Blue Shrimp?

Appx. 2 months ago I purchased a couple lots of 20 each RCS from 2 different breeders. I'm not positive but I think I received 2 or 3 Blue Shrimp in the lots. Is it safe to keep the Blues together...
Forum: Substrate 12-15-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
Let us know when you use it........ Are you...

Let us know when you use it........ Are you planning to wash it? Package states you don't have to that it's already washed. Let us know. Thanks & Good luck.
Forum: Substrate 12-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
From what I've read & all the info I've gathered,...

From what I've read & all the info I've gathered, it's the 20/40. That's what I bought.
Forum: Fish 12-08-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,758
Posted By Lesley
Here's an interesting thread here on TPT about...

Here's an interesting thread here on TPT about these Balloon Rams.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/fish/132988-balloon-rams.html
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-07-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By Lesley
Try Linens & Things for some inexpensive aquarium...

Try Linens & Things for some inexpensive aquarium products. You'll be surprised at what they carry. Website is LNT.com Check it out.
Forum: Substrate 12-01-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
A "Will Call Order" is a pick up order. You...

A "Will Call Order" is a pick up order. You order over the phone or internet & arrange to pick up the order in person.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,658
Posted By Lesley
What's a used Fluval 403 Canister Filter Worth?

I have a working used Fluval 403 Canister Filter that I may be putting up for sale (SOLD). What is it worth & might someone be in the market for one? Excellent working condition & comes with the...
Forum: Substrate 11-29-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
Well, I went & picked up two 50 pound bags of it...

Well, I went & picked up two 50 pound bags of it today. The Tractor Supply Company has two stores in my area appx. the same distance from me, 25 miles one way. So I took the wife for a ride & we...
Forum: Substrate 11-29-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
I found a Tractor Supply Company that has two...

I found a Tractor Supply Company that has two stores near me so I'm going to grab a couple bags this week, they are 50 pounds for $7.99 so it's not bad. I'll take a shot with it & hope for the best....
Forum: Substrate 11-28-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
So 20-40 Grit is the Finer Grit? I just remember...

So 20-40 Grit is the Finer Grit? I just remember reading a thread where Hoppy noted he had trouble with his Cory's rubbing their barbels off because of the sharpness of the Grit, also Hoppy...
Forum: Substrate 11-28-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
Thanks Sublime.... Didn't realize they carry it...

Thanks Sublime.... Didn't realize they carry it there & not too far from me either.

Here's another question. It comes in different Grits...... What Grit would be the safest for Cichlids or any...
Forum: Substrate 11-28-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,701
Posted By Lesley
Where can I purchase some Black Diamond on the...

Where can I purchase some Black Diamond on the East Coast? Massachusetts to be exact. Home Depot? Lowes? Body Shop Supply Store? Help a sister out LOL. I''m setting up my 55g & I need some very...
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