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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-14-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
Hard to tell, but I do see my ottos all seem to...

Hard to tell, but I do see my ottos all seem to have nice, fat, round bellies :proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
Well, I guess I'll have to take the plunge and...

Well, I guess I'll have to take the plunge and just do it and see what happens...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
Haha! Apologies for the way I named the thread...

Haha! Apologies for the way I named the thread title. :icon_redf
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
I know, I do have some panacur on hand. I was...

I know, I do have some panacur on hand. I was just hoping not to have to use it.
Never used it, have no idea what it'll do to the fish, the shrimp, and the bio-filter/beneficial bacteria.

Since...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
That long? Guess I'll just keep doing what I've...

That long? Guess I'll just keep doing what I've been doing for now then...

It is kinda nice that the Planaria would float on the water surface in the morning. Then I just siphon them out.

Oh...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
Already have. Actually, I've cut my feeding down...

Already have. Actually, I've cut my feeding down to only once or twice a week now.

It consists of a small pinch of flake food, and a couple of sinking pellets for the Ottos...that's it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-13-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,424
Posted By capricorn77
Planaria-Eating fish?

Hello,
I've looked through this forum and many have said that their fish eat Planaria.

I have a pretty big infestation of Planaria, and I only have 6 guppies, a lone neon tetra, and some ottos...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-03-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,065
Posted By capricorn77
Last night I had home cooked Kung Pao chicken,...

Last night I had home cooked Kung Pao chicken, with basmati rice cooked with chicken broth and garlic infused olive oil...VERY good! And still have left overs for lunch today! :)

Tonight will be...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By capricorn77
Wow, thanks everyone for your suggestions! ...

Wow, thanks everyone for your suggestions!

My diffusion method:
CO2 glass diffuser near the substrate. Right on top of where the CO2 bubbles rise, I have a Hydor water pump that sucks the CO2...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By capricorn77
Good question! :thumbsup: I've been adding...

Good question! :thumbsup:

I've been adding baking soda to all my water changes for over 5 years now for all my tanks, that I've forgotten why...I'll stop adding that from now on so that I remove...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-22-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By capricorn77
Dang it! I typed up this lenghthy response only...

Dang it! I typed up this lenghthy response only to have TPT crash and then I lost that posting...what gives??? :mad:

Here's a recap -
1) Pressurized CO2
2) Bubble counter attached
3) 4~5 BPS...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-21-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By capricorn77
Angry Frustrating Drop Checker reading

I'm hoping some experts on here can help me.

I recently obtained a known 4dkH solution from a reputable source.

Upon my research here, I learned that I needed to add several drops of the pH...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-02-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By capricorn77
Awesome! Thanks for the suggestions! :)

Awesome!
Thanks for the suggestions! :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-02-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By capricorn77
High Viscosity alternatives for bubble counter?

Hi,
Was wondering what alternatives are out there that can be found around the home for use in a bubble counter?

I've seen high viscosity liquids for sale on online aquarium stores, but they are...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By capricorn77
Thank you bigboij. I guess that equates to...

Thank you bigboij.
I guess that equates to about 1W/gal...pretty low.

But should be enough to grow Anubias Nana Petite I think.

Pretty sure it won't be enough to grow a nice lawn of HC...or...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By capricorn77
Any experiences with a Sera Biotope?

Hello!
I came across a complete set up called the Sera Biotope - 15 gallons: ...
Forum: Fish 01-01-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,255
Posted By capricorn77
Thanks all for your responses. I haven't...

Thanks all for your responses.

I haven't fed the fish for over a week now, and the bloating is still present. So I've ruled out over-feeding.

I'll check out the site and see what the...
Forum: Fish 01-01-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,255
Posted By capricorn77
Need assistance: gourami bloated, dropsy? *Updated w/video*

Updated with a movie clip of the sick gourami:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxomH5cuax4

Sorry, I'm not sure how to embed a youtube clip, so have to resort to just a link to the video.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-05-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By capricorn77
About 6 months ago, I set up a new acrylic 8...

About 6 months ago, I set up a new acrylic 8 gallon freshwater tank at work. I work in your typical corporate America grey cubicle office set up.
I set the tank up using a Toms Rapid mini canister...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By capricorn77
Problem solved!

Thanks everyone for your help!

When I found where the leak was, I removed the grey tubing from the regulator, cut about 1/2 an inch off, making sure it was a clean straight line cut, reconnected...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By capricorn77
There is a leak!

SO I took the sound advice provided and tested the regulator for leaks.
Indeed, there was one. It's in the spot where the grey tube connects to the regulator.

I have no idea how to fix this...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By capricorn77
OK, also didn't think of doing that. :redface: ...

OK, also didn't think of doing that. :redface:
Will have to mix up some soapy water and test it out tonight.

Thanks for the suggestion! I'll test it out and report back my findings.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By capricorn77
Thanks ColeMan! :thumbsup: I didn't even think...

Thanks ColeMan! :thumbsup:
I didn't even think of doing that! :icon_roll The system was purchased from AquaForest, so I can just drive up to San Francisco and see what they say.

Thanks again!
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By capricorn77
ADA CO2 Advance System problems - problem solved! Thanks all!

Hello,
I currently use an ADA CO2 Advanced System (http://www.adana-usa.com/index.php?main_page=afa_product_info&cPath=2_52&products_id=15) for a small 8 Gallon tank that I have set up.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,641
Posted By capricorn77
I don't mean to dig up an old thread, but felt I...

I don't mean to dig up an old thread, but felt I should share my personal experience with a Toms Rapid Mini Filter that I bought and used for only several weeks.

It was for a 9G tank at work. I...
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