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Forum: Tank Journals 11-12-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By Miles
Dang! 14 hour photoperiod? How do you not have an...

Dang! 14 hour photoperiod? How do you not have an algae farm with a new tank and no co2??
Forum: Tank Journals 11-09-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Miles
Update! Not a whole lot going on, just some new...

Update! Not a whole lot going on, just some new growth here and there. My Ludwigia Cuba just exploded the past day.

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Not gonna start aquascaping really until...
Forum: Plants 10-30-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Miles
And Another Plant ID Thread!

Hey Guys,


Found this little stowaway in my Dwarf Hair Grass Pot and have no idea what it is, could it be glosso? It looks too small...228481228489228497

Also, what type of Rotala is this?...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Miles
10 Gallon Dorm Tank!

Hey all! Just started a new tank. It's not aquascaped yet, I'm in plant grow mode at the moment. But here it is!

Tank specs:

Ten Gallon Rimless Tank
Eheim "Jäger" Heater
Some Random HOB...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Miles
Another CO2 Question!

So I have had a pressurized CO2 setup for a while, I've been running one on my 55 gallon tank for a year and a half. Unfortunately I've gone to college and had to down size to a 10 gallon tank. So...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Miles
What probably happened is that your plants used...

What probably happened is that your plants used up all the oxygen in the water overnight. Plants utilize CO2 when they have access to light and O2 when they don't. I assume you turn off your CO2 at...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Miles
Not to be that guy... But someone had to tell you...

Not to be that guy... But someone had to tell you that it's spelled "intake" haha
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Miles
Congratulations! And I'm happy to help

Congratulations! And I'm happy to help
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Miles
Plants use oxygen only at night, so your plants...

Plants use oxygen only at night, so your plants could be sucking the water dry of oxygen during the night. Happens all the time, run an airstone at night and you should be fine, or just get a filter...
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,395
Posted By Miles
DO NOT USE NATURAL MEDS!!! I used those for two...

DO NOT USE NATURAL MEDS!!! I used those for two weeks to get rid of it in a ten gallon and it did nothing so I loaded up on aquarium salt and ripped all the plants out instead...
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Miles
Another Fish ID Thread...

Hey All,


I was just wondering if this fish was the same as those ones which eat that really vicious hair algae. I.e. the ones which eat dead skin off your feet in certain spas. Saw it in my LFS...
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Miles
Well they're so closely related that they're...

Well they're so closely related that they're essentially the same thing, I bet they'd stick together if you bought some of the other species.
Forum: Fish 10-26-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Miles
One of my first bettas got sucked up in to my...

One of my first bettas got sucked up in to my filter... That was a sad day. Found him a couple days later when I took it apart.
Forum: Fish 10-21-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Miles
Cardinal Tetra Feeding?

Hey All!

I just have some questions about feeding my cardinal tetras. I recently put 5 in a 10 gallon tank, I plan on adding another five in a week or two. My LFS said to feed them as much as...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By Miles
If you have a canister filter you could use a...

If you have a canister filter you could use a surface skimmer from Fluval, I have had mine running on my 55 gallon for over a year and it's been great.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Miles
Check out fluval's surface skimmer, I had mine...

Check out fluval's surface skimmer, I had mine running for quite a while, took up less space in the back of the tank but it was still kinda ugly. Kept my surface nice and oil free though, for $15
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Miles
I don't think many people have tried that, you...

I don't think many people have tried that, you could give it a shot. It probably wouldn't hurt anything but try it at your own risk, it may screw up your water chemistry.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-12-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By Miles
Subscribed! I JUST bought one of those too,...

Subscribed! I JUST bought one of those too, picked up an aquaticlife 20" T5 fixture for it. Excited to see what you do! I'm thinking about trying hairgrass for the first time.
Forum: Plants 10-09-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Miles
Lighting?

Well first of all we'll need to learn a bit about your setup. What is your lighting? What kind of substrate do you have? Are you using CO2 supplementation? If you're going for a low tech setup then...
Forum: Plants 06-13-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Miles
You could do a dip for your plants to clean them...

You could do a dip for your plants to clean them right away.
Forum: Plants 06-13-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Miles
Just found this on another post: Found this...

Just found this on another post:

Found this on another forum;

1) make a solution of 1:21 (bleach:water)
2) make another solution with 3x the recommended amout of chlorine remover
3) dip...
Forum: Plants 06-13-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Miles
Yeah, just dip it in a hydrogen peroxide solution...

Yeah, just dip it in a hydrogen peroxide solution for a couple seconds, then rinse it with water. That should do it. But yeah post pics! I'm curious as to what it is, I've never seen anything like...
Forum: Plants 06-13-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Miles
My experience with hygrophila is that it gets...

My experience with hygrophila is that it gets really tall and tends to put a lot of energy in to height and roots, I've periodically cut it in half and planted the top half because it out grows my...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Miles
Fill*

Fill*
Forum: Aquascaping 06-06-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Miles
You could either use egg crate, or put a 1.5-2...

You could either use egg crate, or put a 1.5-2 inch pea gravel bed beneath, and be sure not to over water those plants. Also, be sure that your land area is leek proof before you fill it with gravel...
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