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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-19-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,238
Posted By Steve_WI
I have always wanted to have killies in my 2...

I have always wanted to have killies in my 2 tanks but 2 concerns come to mind. 1 is especially in my area, they are very hard if impossible to find. Your best bet if you want killies or are...
Forum: Fish 01-09-2003, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By Steve_WI
Are there any cichlids that would fit comfortably...

Are there any cichlids that would fit comfortably in a 5.5 gallon planted tank? I was thinking more along the lines of a dwarf South American varieties like appistos or rams.

Thanks
Forum: Fish 01-07-2003, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By Steve_WI
Yes we could use some more info especially about...

Yes we could use some more info especially about water paremeters.

I say do a water change of 30 percent or so and maybe add some aquarium salt. It helps for me when ever I see a fish in stress.
Forum: Algae 12-31-2002, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Steve_WI
I cant find them anywhere near me so I am left...

I cant find them anywhere near me so I am left with shipping over the internet. I am in the planning stages of a nano tank and people say I should get Amanos. Are they worth it?

Where can I get...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-30-2002, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,522
Posted By Steve_WI
Thanks for the help guys. Really appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the help guys. Really appreciate it.

GulfCoastAquarian,

I thank your tank looks great. Could you tell me the specs of the tank(size, lighting, substrate, plants,etc.)? Thanks.
...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-28-2002, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,522
Posted By Steve_WI
What kind of fish work best for nano tanks? ...

What kind of fish work best for nano tanks?

I have a 5.5 gallon that I am planning out and was wondering what kind of fish would work out in a tank of this size.

I know bettas make a good...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2002, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,307
Posted By Steve_WI
To my understanding, Koi Angelfish are the same...

To my understanding, Koi Angelfish are the same as the other Angelfish varieties in the pet trade. The only thing different about them compared to other Angelfish is their color.

I can't explain...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 12-19-2002, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,906
Posted By Steve_WI
In my opinion anything under a 10 gallon is a...

In my opinion anything under a 10 gallon is a nano/micro. Im currently in the planning stages for my 5.5 gallon nano. Cant wait. Probably wait until after Christmas before I start.

Personally...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By Steve_WI
Personally I would leave the java moss out or...

Personally I would leave the java moss out or take out the ricca. Not both in one tank.

Both grow like wild and in my opinion it wouldnt look good to have 2 growing into each other.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By Steve_WI
Thanks for the info. The reason why I used...

Thanks for the info. The reason why I used thread was I was told it was a good material to use because it will break down by the time the Java Fern takes root. It was brown thread and I didnt want...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By Steve_WI
Sorry for all the new posts. I didnt really want...

Sorry for all the new posts. I didnt really want to put all my posts into 1 so I am sorry if I did anything.

I have heard that male bettas like to make bubble nests even when there isent a female...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Steve_WI
This in a continuation to my other post titled...

This in a continuation to my other post titled Java Ferns.

Would Java Ferns be better off than crypts or would crypts be better off than Java Ferns?

Is there a dwarf variety of crypts? I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-11-2002, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By Steve_WI
That post about having an all anubias brought up...

That post about having an all anubias brought up some ideas in to my head.

Its been a year or so sence I had a Java Fern and I had a bad time with it. I thought it was ugly. Anyways the reason I...
Forum: Fish 12-07-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,990
Posted By Steve_WI
I hate to disagree with people but Harlequin...

I hate to disagree with people but Harlequin Rasboras would not fit in a 3 gallon. 1 would but they are schooling fish and need members of their own kind. 6+. 4 to 6 wether its the Rasboras or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By Steve_WI
I never had much luck with Wisteria either. When...

I never had much luck with Wisteria either. When I planted Wisteria, it looked horrible. It grew alot of roots from the leaves and had a problem with hair algae. Just looked like crap. So I got...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-27-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve_WI
You can add both at the same time. Plants dont...

You can add both at the same time. Plants dont need to be in a cycled tank like fish do. Just make sure when your adding fish, that you pick a hardy species. I used swordtails in the tank I was...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2002, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Steve_WI
I know this should probably go in the DIY section...

I know this should probably go in the DIY section but I thought I would get a quicker and more responses in this section so I am posting here.

Anyways in the DIY section and from word of mouth...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-22-2002, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Steve_WI
Well to my surprise, my local fish store had a...

Well to my surprise, my local fish store had a new section in the store for live plants as in fertilezers and co2 systems. I have given up on the flourite idea. I dont feel like driving 50 plus...
Forum: Substrate 11-17-2002, 03:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,432
Posted By Steve_WI
Your right. Not everykind of kitty litter is...

Your right. Not everykind of kitty litter is aquarium safe. I looked into kitty litter also and if you plan on using it, you have to go for the no name brand stuff with no added chemicals or...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-17-2002, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Steve_WI
A nano tank can be even smaller than a 5 gallon. ...

A nano tank can be even smaller than a 5 gallon. Anything under a 10 gallon is considered a nano. Nano saltwater reefs are also popular. Takashi Amano has made nano planted tanks very popular due...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2002, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By Steve_WI
What is laterite? What the difference if...

What is laterite?

What the difference if anything between laterite and flourite?

I went to www.bestfish .com and they sell this stuff called Substrate Gold under the North American Laterite...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-16-2002, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By Steve_WI
Im located in the Janesville area. Thanks for...

Im located in the Janesville area. Thanks for telling me where I can look for some flourite.

Do any of these places have web sites?

I went to the SeaChem website the makers of Flourite and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-16-2002, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By Steve_WI
Has anyone here had success or at least tried to...

Has anyone here had success or at least tried to make a nano planted tank?

I would like to make one in my 5.5 gallon that I have.

I want to put a small group of Kuhlie Loaches in there.
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