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Forum: Fish 07-08-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Underwater
Question Established tank centerpiece fish stocking

Hi everyone, I'm looking for advice and comments on my choice of fish species to stock my tanks with.

55 gallon 3 year established

Heavily planted with 1 ancient anubias, moss, wisteria,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-23-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Underwater
What about something not so traditional as an...

What about something not so traditional as an insect? She could probably find a variety of caterpillars, walking sticks, dragonfly/damselfly, and anything else local to your area in parks or your own...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Underwater
Medium or higher lighting. If you have a low...

Medium or higher lighting. If you have a low light tank just let it float at the top of your tank, it will get bushy that way. If you try to plant it in a low light tank it will get super leggy and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,507
Posted By Underwater
Don't trim that driftwood! Have you thought...

Don't trim that driftwood!

Have you thought about an open top tank with your light either hanging from anchors in your ceiling or on a stand? Then if you have a green thumb along with your green...
Forum: Fish 01-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Underwater
Just happened to read through this as I hope to...

Just happened to read through this as I hope to one day have a native tank, however if you want to stay with no CO2 I actually have a mess of jungle vallisneria and cabomba that I was going to make a...
Forum: Plants 01-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Underwater
When did you get them? When they are uprooted...

When did you get them? When they are uprooted they seem to take a few weeks to put roots back down and then once they start sending out runners the mother plant will start growing out its leaves as...
Forum: Plants 01-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Underwater
Will do Ras, this is destined for my 20 gallon so...

Will do Ras, this is destined for my 20 gallon so the worst fish I'm considering would be corydoras, but if I'm liking the flame moss carpet I may just throw some otto's in instead. There are no...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Underwater
Even better to hear Ras, I've turned it 90...

Even better to hear Ras, I've turned it 90 degrees and there are already fronds (?) growing up out of them so it does seem to be easy to grow. I haven't had much luck with my java moss attaching to...
Forum: Plants 01-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Underwater
Thanks Monster Fish-that's exactly what I was...

Thanks Monster Fish-that's exactly what I was looking for. Guess I will have to post a growth thread to see how it goes-I was surprised nobody else has posted one as it seems to be a popular moss.
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Forum: Plants 01-13-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Underwater
Anyone...... ?

Anyone...... ?
Forum: Plants 01-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Underwater
Question Best flame moss growing methods

I recently bought some flame moss, but have not set it up in my tank as I can't decide on a growing method. I've been looking around for methods to use to grow it, but haven't seen anyone post...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Underwater
If you' be open to a vine you should check out...

If you' be open to a vine you should check out split-leaf philodendrons which would lend your room a jungle-type feel. They take readily to hydroponic culture and don't require a strict fertilizer...
Forum: Plants 01-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Underwater
You should try adding some root tabs under them...

You should try adding some root tabs under them and dose both micro and macro nutrients into the water. I do 1/4 to 1/2 strength recommended for the liquid ferts a week and my jungle vals have to be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Underwater
No problem, glad to hear it worked out for you....

No problem, glad to hear it worked out for you. I've got a greenhouse of plants full of aphids right now, little buggers.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Underwater
I think those are aphids, some of them look to be...

I think those are aphids, some of them look to be the winged form while the others are wingless.... not sure how you can get rid of them, normally it's a spray off with water and or some soapy water...
Forum: Plants 01-09-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Underwater
Any ferts? Any other plants growing in the tank?

Any ferts? Any other plants growing in the tank?
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By Underwater
Try some lab or medical supply places. If you...

Try some lab or medical supply places. If you have a university nearby they may have a re-use store where their offices and labs can sell their used equipment (the university of minnesota has one of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-09-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By Underwater
I'd believe this, although I'm not sure how...

I'd believe this, although I'm not sure how 'sealed' his container is. It looks like it has a large cork in it-so unless the cork has been thoroughly saturated with oil it may be allowing some gas...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-04-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Underwater
You probably won't find a DWC kit since they are...

You probably won't find a DWC kit since they are so simple-or if you do you will be getting way overcharged. If you've been keeping tanks for long you likely have some of these already: air pump,...
Forum: Plants 01-04-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Underwater
The longer you leave it the more of an issue it...

The longer you leave it the more of an issue it becomes. In my experience it seems to act as a parasite and will cover your moss completely if given the chance.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-04-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Underwater
I've been thinking of using a turkey baster to...

I've been thinking of using a turkey baster to suck up the shrimp I want to cull instead of netting them. There always seems to be a few acrobats in the bunch that jump out of the net.
Forum: Plants 05-11-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Underwater
Anubias has taken everything that I've thrown at...

Anubias has taken everything that I've thrown at it, I've got Anubias barteri var barteri which is one of the larger varieties. Give'em a few root tab ferts when you plant them and whenever they wear...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Underwater
Nice! I thought Congo's with your tank size. They...

Nice! I thought Congo's with your tank size. They are my favorite tetra, but I won't get any until I can give them a longer tank than a 55 gallon. They're very bright and have good motion.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Underwater
What is your substrate like? When I first got my...

What is your substrate like? When I first got my nerites they HATED my aquariumplants.com's substrate, but were fine on sand and smooth stones. After a little while the ones with aquariumplant's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-18-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Underwater
Hi, I'd recommend against using copper in a tank...

Hi, I'd recommend against using copper in a tank that you ever want to put inverts in. I picked up a used tank from someone that couldn't have inverts in it for a year. I suspect the previous owners...
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