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Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-01-2011, 06:14 PM
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Posted By pjdutche
That's a really interesting idea! Like a little...

That's a really interesting idea! Like a little plant hospital with advanced life support.

I started this tank without CO2. It was OK, but I had some issues with my java ferns not thriving and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-01-2011, 02:36 AM
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Posted By pjdutche
Fascinating! Worked for me; I even saw it in...

Fascinating! Worked for me; I even saw it in your quoted post. I had uploaded it as publicly-viewable in Google Docs.

At any rate, I just tried to fix the original post and have it uploaded to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-01-2011, 12:00 AM
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Posted By pjdutche
6 foot, shallow

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5005/5311351918_1c1b5e911c_b.jpg

This tank has been running for about five years now. Most of the lifeforms were brought over from previous tanks from another house...
Forum: Lighting   05-30-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By pjdutche
FSM, thank you so much! I hadn't seen...

FSM, thank you so much!

I hadn't seen those Catalina compact fluorescent units. Tempting. I don't suppose anyone has used them before?
...
Forum: Lighting   05-30-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By pjdutche
Low-tech lighting upgrade for 100 gallon 72" tank

I'm looking to get a new lighting system for my 100 gallon 72" (six feet long) low-tech tank.

It is a thick, happy jungle of java ferns, anubias, crypts, vals, and a couple of small melon...
Forum: Fish   08-23-2007, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By pjdutche
Maybe it is "gas bubble disease?" See the info...

Maybe it is "gas bubble disease?" See the info and pic on this page:

http://badmanstropicalfish.com/disease.html

(scroll down to the diseases and parasites section)

Good luck with this...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-18-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 67,446
Posted By pjdutche
Red face Yup, RoseHawke is right - ferrets are carnivores...

Yup, RoseHawke is right - ferrets are carnivores in the weasel family.

I've had ferrets for about 13 years. My very first ferret was named Sonic, and she nearly met her doom after only one week...
Forum: Fish   03-18-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By pjdutche
This happend to me once a few years ago when I...

This happend to me once a few years ago when I had a 20 gal long - it was very traumatic. My li'l white clouds were all happy, dancing their jigs, spawning, etc, and I did a routine water change. ...
Forum: Fish   02-25-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By pjdutche
Unhappy Pearl gouramis breeding in community tank

Hey all,

Long-time mostly-lurker here. I have a 100 gallon community tank (6 ft long, not terribly tall), pretty heavily planted. I added 1 male and 2 female pearl gouramis a few months ago. ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-21-2006, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,160
Posted By pjdutche
My substrate is tahitian moon sand and it seems...

My substrate is tahitian moon sand and it seems to be working OK. I push some fert tabs near the roots of the plants that are heavy root feeders. I had already started my tank before I knew much...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-19-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,264
Posted By pjdutche
Lemna minor! :rolleyes: Sorry, couldn't resist....

Lemna minor! :rolleyes: Sorry, couldn't resist. Took home one tiny leaf of that once by accident, can't get rid of the stuff. Actually it's not that bad to scoop it out en masse every week or two...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-12-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,609
Posted By pjdutche
Thumbs up Fifthed! :smile: I've been lurking around...

Fifthed! :smile:

I've been lurking around for ages gleaning info here and there about lower tech tanks. Hubby and I recently moved to a smaller house and consolidated the inhabitants of a 55 g...
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