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Forum: Aquascaping 03-02-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,614
Posted By Christine T
I have a 30 gallon long tank...I try to have the...

I have a 30 gallon long tank...I try to have the plants almost curve; I have a lot of plants on the sides and going towards the center of the tank, and then in the center of the tank, there are fewer...
Forum: Algae 02-16-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By Christine T
I agree with epicfish, looks like Brown Diatoms...

I agree with epicfish, looks like Brown Diatoms Algae...Ottos will eat it, or you can rub it off. You usually see it in newer tanks, you said yours was up for only 4 months, it will eventually go...
Forum: Plants 02-01-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By Christine T
I don't think that you can, it's the plants...

I don't think that you can, it's the plants reproduction process...means your plant is happy and healthy. I know what you mean though, I had some lace Java fern that was constantly covered.

I'd...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-15-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Christine T
We do the same thing. We have two people in our...

We do the same thing. We have two people in our agency that are CPR trainers, they each run one class every month for CPR. The First aid training depends on who needs it b/c it's good for 3 years I...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-15-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,934
Posted By Christine T
I sort of have a career but am in the process of...

I sort of have a career but am in the process of changing...so I'll answer both

Those with a career:
- What is it? for the last 4+ years, I've been working for a non-profit mental health agency. ...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,470
Posted By Christine T
How did you end up diffusing the Co2 into the...

How did you end up diffusing the Co2 into the tank? I'm curious b/c I'm setting up a 10 gallon and may need Co2, I also don't really want to have a powerhead in my tank, or pay for a powerhead...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-04-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Christine T
With the ferts and Co2 I do 9 hours. ...

With the ferts and Co2 I do 9 hours.

Before I added the ferts and Co2, I had it at 10 hours originally, but when I started to see GSA, I dropped it back to 8 hours.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-04-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Christine T
I use dry ferts for my 30 gallon and use the EI...

I use dry ferts for my 30 gallon and use the EI method. If I end up needing consistent to dose daily ferts I would prob use the dry, but if I can get away with only Flourish once or twice a week,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Christine T
You might want to add a little more substrate, 2...

You might want to add a little more substrate, 2 inches is kind of the minimum for a planted tank.

Also, what's the wattage of your lights? The T5s are very strong, you might end up needing ferts...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Christine T
I meant that I might use Seachem's Flourish (If...

I meant that I might use Seachem's Flourish (If needed), not Flourish Excel, but yeah staying consistent with any ferts is important.


Thanks. I only have one other planted tank and it's a 30...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Christine T
Anyone?:help:

Anyone?:help:
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-03-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Christine T
With the T5 lighting you will definitely need CO2...

With the T5 lighting you will definitely need CO2 and micro/macro ferts.

I have a 30 gallon with 42 watts of T5 lighting, I use these ferts...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-03-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,470
Posted By Christine T
I understand not wanting to add any equipment...

I understand not wanting to add any equipment into the tank. On my 30 gallon I have two DIY Co2 bottles going, they each run into powerheads on opposite sides of the tank. At first I was annoyed...
Forum: Photography 01-03-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By Christine T
Amazing pictures, lovely fish:proud:...and an...

Amazing pictures, lovely fish:proud:...and an indoor pond:icon_eek:?!........I'm very jealous lol.

I love Koi, one of the stores by me has a pond along the whole outside front of their store, to...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-02-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By Christine T
Love the wood and having the bare sand in the...

Love the wood and having the bare sand in the front.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-02-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Christine T
Low tech 10 gallon questions

I posted about this in general before, but now I have the specific lights, so I have a few more questions.

My tank is 10 gallons - I just bought two compact florescent bulbs 10w each, so 20 watts...
Forum: Fish 01-02-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By Christine T
I isolated the Otto and dosed Maracyn according...

I isolated the Otto and dosed Maracyn according to the directions, for 5 days. He's still in the hospital tank, his color and body shape is back to normal, and he is eating well.

Don't know what...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Christine T
Congrats! When I first started my tank I...

Congrats!
When I first started my tank I noticed a swarm of baby "somethings" swimming around. I thought they hitchhiked in on the plants and just let them be. One survived, turns out one my Dwarf...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-27-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 159,969
Posted By Christine T
Anubias Java Fern Anacharis You might be...

Anubias
Java Fern
Anacharis

You might be able to grow some Crypts also.
Forum: Algae 12-20-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Christine T
Do you have a picture? Does it look like any...

Do you have a picture?

Does it look like any of these? http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/algae.htm
Forum: Aquascaping 12-19-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,751
Posted By Christine T
I just started my first planted tank in Sept of...

I just started my first planted tank in Sept of this year. What I found, was that being new to the hobby, I had very little knowledge of how things were going to look when they grew in. I ended up...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Christine T
Thanks for the link Orlando. Yeah, have...

Thanks for the link Orlando.


Yeah, have some crypt walkeri, I was thinking about adding some of those, instead of the hardscape...have it come from the pack corner or something.


I guess I...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-16-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Christine T
Thanks, I didn't know they were two different...

Thanks, I didn't know they were two different varieties, I though people just referred to them differently. I will remember to look for the narrow type.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-15-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Christine T
I was curious about this also, but I have seen...

I was curious about this also, but I have seen people use it for a foreground in low light. Maybe someone who has used it will chime in.


good point, i was thinking thin branches, but with the...
Forum: Fish 12-15-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Christine T
I've been wanting to get about 12 Chili Rasbora...

I've been wanting to get about 12 Chili Rasbora (Boraras brigittae) http://www.franksaquarium.com/nanofish.htm

you could get a decent school of them and still put a few other types of fish in...
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