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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-01-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By TINNGG
Do you use co2 at all? I had a tank with an...

Do you use co2 at all?

I had a tank with an exceedingly high ammonia reading (thanks cat). I added a very few plants - a half dead anubias, several tissue culture C. wendtii - a bit of potassium,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By TINNGG
Angelfish? Hahahah! Jewel cichlids ...

Angelfish? Hahahah!

Jewel cichlids
Guppies
Bettas
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 397
Posted By TINNGG
Maybe install a piece of glass over the slate?

Maybe install a piece of glass over the slate?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-31-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By TINNGG
Only when absolutely necessary. Having to make...

Only when absolutely necessary. Having to make sure my hands are clean before and after, plus making sure there are no scratches - still remember pics of an aquarist's thumb after she stuck her hand...
Forum: DIY 07-28-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 117,994
Posted By TINNGG
'kay. May have to investigate another store. ...

'kay. May have to investigate another store. The one I was at yesterday appeared to have nothing untreated.

I was looking at bannister posts. They have some that are 4x4 top and bottom, but...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-28-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By TINNGG
Did you check the dispenser to see what the last...

Did you check the dispenser to see what the last service date is? There are some coin operated ones in my area that actually don't have anything about this. The non-coin operated one in the local...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By TINNGG
I'm running a couple of sponges in mine. Its...

I'm running a couple of sponges in mine. Its being used as a grow-out tank though and decorated accordingly.

I probably will plant it when I get the stand built/current occupants gone. Not sure...
Forum: Fish 07-28-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By TINNGG
Actually the males have a white edge to the...

Actually the males have a white edge to the tails, with a good deal of black shading preceding it. By the time I moved mine from q/t to the display, I could no longer tell which were the males (tank...
Forum: DIY 07-27-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 117,994
Posted By TINNGG
The RTC42 equivalent. This is made by a...

The RTC42 equivalent. This is made by a different company though.

Basically, that's what the case is labeled as - a contractor pack - and it contains 8.
Forum: DIY 07-26-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 117,994
Posted By TINNGG
Heh; looks like my angelfish gave me a need for a...

Heh; looks like my angelfish gave me a need for a new tank, pest mart's price matching petco gave me a great deal on it, and now I need a stand because I don't want to leave that thing on my kitchen...
Forum: Fish 07-20-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By TINNGG
If any of them is a male, it's a well-fed male. ...

If any of them is a male, it's a well-fed male. My males have a much more...svelte...appearance head-on. The females tend to stay somewhat plump looking even after a weekend fasting due to me being...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By TINNGG
Nice thing about using the vinegar is you're...

Nice thing about using the vinegar is you're essentially sterilizing the tank as you clean it. Just something to think about, particularly if you bought it used.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-20-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By TINNGG
Only time I've ever had hair algae is after I...

Only time I've ever had hair algae is after I treated the fish for ich and used sea mix instead of salt. SOMEthing in there acts like miracle grow for the stuff.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-19-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By TINNGG
Not at the moment. The tank is currently in a...

Not at the moment. The tank is currently in a state of restoration as it needed resealed.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-15-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By TINNGG
I raided my art supplies. 1 smeared coat of...

I raided my art supplies. 1 smeared coat of interference blue (golden, heavy body) followed by ivory black (liquitex maybe?). That particular tank has a ahhh..unique look. Others either have no...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By TINNGG
Ever tried a green scrubby? Always wondered...

Ever tried a green scrubby? Always wondered about that coralline algae. It's pretty, but what does it do?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-14-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,007
Posted By TINNGG
Hoarder. Heh. I have yet to find even one, darn...

Hoarder. Heh. I have yet to find even one, darn it. I do have a weird plastic framed one - has a white 6 piece frame (top, bottom, sides).
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By TINNGG
Is it from deposits or is the glass actually...

Is it from deposits or is the glass actually etched? If the former, have you tried vinegar?
Forum: Fish 07-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,867
Posted By TINNGG
Angelfish. Every time I try to skip angels and...

Angelfish. Every time I try to skip angels and keep something else, I lose interest.

I would say discus but I think my negative reaction to their loss has more to do with "I spent HOW MUCH for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By TINNGG
Seems logical to me. FWIW, I tried a small...

Seems logical to me.

FWIW, I tried a small reef tank once. I gave up due to the difficulty in getting functional equipment sized to work on it. Whisper had an "attempt" at a HOB/wet-dry hybrid. ...
Forum: Fish 07-11-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By TINNGG
Thought the first - I had similar symptoms in...

Thought the first - I had similar symptoms in some bettas once after I left the food pouch sitting on the deck opened overnight. It didn't get rained in. I can only speculate that there was just...
Forum: Lighting 07-11-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By TINNGG
Big Al's has ballasts for at least some of the...

Big Al's has ballasts for at least some of the aqua lights.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 864
Posted By TINNGG
You know, something I've always pondered about -...

You know, something I've always pondered about - why, instead of hovering over all these endangered small species like they were a plate of donuts and they weren't about to share, fish and wildlife...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-11-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,707
Posted By TINNGG
I don't know but I get the feeling that - at...

I don't know but I get the feeling that - at least the two pest marts I visited (there are 3 in my area) mostly dragged what they had to an end cap for the sale. One of them did have a few dozen 10s...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-08-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,208
Posted By TINNGG
Not nearly big enough. LOL! I actually do most...

Not nearly big enough. LOL! I actually do most of my food prep in the dining room because the kitchen is sized just about large enough that if someone else is in there, you trip over them. I...
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