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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By alex009
Bought some from a LFS, also bought some endlers...

Bought some from a LFS, also bought some endlers on aquabid. I was nervous about buying fish online but I didnt have any problems.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By alex009
I would do bleach dips on my anubias maybe twice...

I would do bleach dips on my anubias maybe twice a year. I would always end up with a few spots of GSA or BBA. i think it was 1/20 ratio of bleach and water. It worked well at removing the algae that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By alex009
You'll probably want to keep the fish to a...

You'll probably want to keep the fish to a minimum. Like a 20 gal with one centerpiece fish or a few small tetras. Wouldn't recommend livebearers as they will overpopulate the tank. You'll also need...
Forum: Aquascaping 08-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By alex009
about once a year. replacing substrates is the...

about once a year. replacing substrates is the worst.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-30-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By alex009
Abandoned mall overtaken by koi fish

Read this article today and found it interesting. thought I'd share:

http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/30/5856856/abandoned-mall-in-bangkok-has-been-overtaken-by-fish
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By alex009
I bought all my plants from eBay. Its the most...

I bought all my plants from eBay. Its the most cost effective for me it seems and there is often free shipping. I just received an order of several bunches of plants for $18 shipped. Just make sure...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By alex009
Do a Google image search on "lava rock...

Do a Google image search on "lava rock aquascapes" and you'll find some really nice setups to use as inspiration.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-28-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 768
Posted By alex009
Wisteria can be left floating. If anything, it'll...

Wisteria can be left floating. If anything, it'll probably do better since its closer to the light.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-27-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By alex009
I used shower caddies as my planters. I secured...

I used shower caddies as my planters. I secured them using fishing line and binder clips attached to the back edge of the rim. It was easy and has held up over the years. but my tank is open top.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By alex009
Its as expensive as you make it. Personally I'd...

Its as expensive as you make it. Personally I'd probably go with the 40g as it would give you wiggle room (financially). Here is what I would do:

Substrate avoid the expensive stuff at the pet...
Forum: Lighting 06-23-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By alex009
I would say those LEDs will put you in around...

I would say those LEDs will put you in around medium light. LEDs are more energy efficient yes, but those energy savings could be offset by the rather high upfront costs. They are very nice sleek...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By alex009
As someone who has just graduated from college...

As someone who has just graduated from college this past week, keep in mind that your interests will change. I started off as a computer science major and it didn't work for me. Because I didn't know...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-13-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By alex009
Pothos, arrowhead vine, peace lily, diffenbachia,...

Pothos, arrowhead vine, peace lily, diffenbachia, chinese evergreen, spider plant are all commonly found plants that can do well with their roots in the water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By alex009
yes, there are plenty of threads which discuss...

yes, there are plenty of threads which discuss this in detail: Search results (https://www.google.com/search?q=does+excel+kill+bba+site:www.plantedtank.net&safe=off&pws=0&qscrl=1)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,101
Posted By alex009
Maleficent. I thought it was really good. Pretty...

Maleficent. I thought it was really good. Pretty crazy spin on the sleeping beauty story. I'd give it an 8/10
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 19,454
Posted By alex009
A Dustland Fairy Tale - The Killers

A Dustland Fairy Tale - The Killers
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 877
Posted By alex009
I did a dirted tank once. its pretty normal for...

I did a dirted tank once. its pretty normal for the wood to get white fuzz. That should go away after a few weeks. I had platies that actually ate it. As for the brown water, its most likely from the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By alex009
Depends on the type of cichlids. South American...

Depends on the type of cichlids. South American fish like rams and apistos do well in planted tanks. African cichlids don't tend to be very compatible with plants.
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By alex009
LED bulbs as an alternative to CFL?

I have come across some attractively priced LED bulbs on Ebay that look like they could be an option and might work. I'm just not sure what to choose. I'm interested in LED because I would like to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-14-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 652,989
Posted By alex009
30G tall, lighting is a single 15w cfl via clip...

30G tall, lighting is a single 15w cfl via clip on lamp. Used to be a 26w but ran into algae issues. Want to replace with LED lighting- im thinking the finnex fugeray. Set up riparium style with...
Forum: Fish 03-24-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By alex009
Apistos vs Rams vs Other centerpiece fish

I've been hunting for some centerpiece fish to add to my 30g which currently only contains a handful of endlers. I have come across and fallen in love with south american cichlids and done some...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By alex009
A riparium would look nice. You could use some...

A riparium would look nice. You could use some commonly found houseplants such as peace lily and pothos (or even certain emersed forms of aquatic plants) for the emersed section and keep the...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By alex009
all plants will be able to take up...

all plants will be able to take up ammonia/nitrates/nitrites. It's like food for them. How much depends on how fast the plants grow which is usually dependent on how much light you have.
Forum: Fish 02-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
Posted By alex009
Endlers! started off with 1 trio and now I have...

Endlers! started off with 1 trio and now I have several juveniles swimming about.
Forum: Fish 01-13-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By alex009
I imagine the regular fish would have the...

I imagine the regular fish would have the dominant genes (ballon fish are inbred for generations to pull out these traits) so the offspring would most likely be regular. Or its possible they could...
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