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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-01-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By tundragirl
I guess I rescape when ever I need to do a major...

I guess I rescape when ever I need to do a major cleaning about 2times a year-unless i get a bunch of plants then I also rescape and when i get bored
lol so about every 4-5 months at least part of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-02-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By tundragirl
In the begining I had my cherries in a 5 gallon...

In the begining I had my cherries in a 5 gallon tank -loosely planted. I decided to move them to a 15 gallon so I started catching them as I moved them had 78 shrimp in there -only thought I had 20...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-21-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,508
Posted By tundragirl
yup I got a referal today and signup $25 2 days...

yup I got a referal today and signup $25 2 days ago
so still happening
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-14-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By tundragirl
sorry:icon_redf I think I confused this with...

sorry:icon_redf
I think I confused this with another post I read reciently but same appies for other fish.
though her siggy is about a 100 gal and we are talking about the 65 gal.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-13-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By tundragirl
Introduce your fish slowly-esp the discus put...

Introduce your fish slowly-esp the discus put them in a half full bucket with water from their temporary home and then every 15 minutes add 2 cups of new tank water until full- then discard half the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-12-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,826
Posted By tundragirl
The cucumber method works very well; I run a...

The cucumber method works very well; I run a fishing line string through the slices and drop them in. in a large tank I would drop 3-4 slices in a night. I'll bet after a week you'll be happy with...
Forum: Fish 05-06-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By tundragirl
A pair of angels would do well in there with the...

A pair of angels would do well in there with the Serpe tertras, & blackskirts
I would suggest a small school of dwarf cories and some ottos to go with them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-06-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By tundragirl
Personally I use 3:1 mostly vinegar cause we...

Personally I use 3:1 mostly vinegar cause we have very hard water up here and the higher concentrate dissolves the "leftovers" better
then I rinse real well a couple of times.
Forum: Plants 05-05-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By tundragirl
now that's a pond:icon_eek: Actually your fish...

now that's a pond:icon_eek:
Actually your fish will eat most of the bugs swimming around in there:)
Forum: Plants 05-05-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By tundragirl
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I found Alternanthera at a green house today:icon_roll
emersed of course. I am going to rinse the roots and plant it submersed
we'll see how it goes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-04-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By tundragirl
I have several small pieces just tied together...

I have several small pieces just tied together with fishing line
oooh and stay away from cedar I heard it's can be toxic to some fish
Cynthia
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-04-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By tundragirl
fire belly newt are very easy to keep.........and...

fire belly newt are very easy to keep.........and are sutible for 10 gallons

Cynthia
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 05-02-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By tundragirl
crypt can grow emerged, hm, swords, I'm sure...

crypt can grow emerged, hm, swords, I'm sure there are more
mondo grass, Acorus calamus (non aquatic)
Cindy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-30-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By tundragirl
I don't know about nutritional value but I do...

I don't know about nutritional value but I do cull and give them to my angels
and they seem to breed shortly after recieving the shrimp.???
Cindy
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-30-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By tundragirl
hmmm I have plans to get some leucs but alas I am...

hmmm I have plans to get some leucs but alas I am terminally broke:icon_cry:
I have the viv set up for then though
very nice set up love the wood placement with the broms
cindy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By tundragirl
I am soooooooo jealous -you have no idea. Hubby...

I am soooooooo jealous -you have no idea. Hubby might not like me going on vacaion with out him. of course who needs a husband anyway.LOL
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-24-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tundragirl
newpaper works better than paper towel as it is...

newpaper works better than paper towel as it is studier.
Just wrap plants in the paper and then dampen it and put in ziploc bags
Cindy
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-22-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By tundragirl
We just refinanced today and the points were...

We just refinanced today and the points were included in the loan amount. so we didn't have to come up with any money at all to close, just tell the bank you want them included.
Cindy
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By tundragirl
you could keep that lighting and just add a cheap...

you could keep that lighting and just add a cheap fixture with screw in CF bulbs - could get you another 40 watts you can get them on e0bay for about $10 I have that over a couple of my tanks that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By tundragirl
110 watts is way less than 2wpg. swords should...

110 watts is way less than 2wpg. swords should be able to be grown under 2-2.5 and 8-10 hours is about right for the legnth of time. I would definately up grade your lights a little. on my 75 low...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-21-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By tundragirl
good point. To start off with I would add a...

good point. To start off with I would add a little more light
but if Co2 is added your limiting factor will now be ferts.
plants will grow faster but not necessarily healther
Forum: Tank Journals 04-21-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,585
Posted By tundragirl
great background can't wait to see the finished...

great background can't wait to see the finished results
Cindy
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By tundragirl
I only suck the top of the gravel to make it look...

I only suck the top of the gravel to make it look cleaner. It's really only for visual impact:icon_cool
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By tundragirl
I use a plastic scraper for my pampered chef...

I use a plastic scraper for my pampered chef stone ware and a razor blade I also have a lond handled scaper with a scrubber pad on one end.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By tundragirl
I have a 30 gallon right now for 1 painted turtle...

I have a 30 gallon right now for 1 painted turtle 2" it is a paludarian setup with 20% of the tank bottom being land. Fertilizing is fine and it works better if you plant it and then wait about a...
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