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Forum: Plants 01-26-2010, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Aglaw91
I have planted three sets of Alternanthera...

I have planted three sets of Alternanthera reineckii. After several weeks, the leaves are shriveling, losing color, and they have black spots.

Not enough light? What do you think is the...
Forum: Plants 12-13-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Aglaw91
thank you for the help.

thank you for the help.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-13-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Aglaw91
thanks for the help

thanks for the help
Forum: Plants 11-13-2009, 04:53 AM
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Views: 1,228
Posted By Aglaw91
I may have answered my own question through...

I may have answered my own question through research on this site. Red plants can be enhanced. But, it really has to do with good nutrients. Also, my problem may be the depth of tank, 26 inches. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-13-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Aglaw91
How many shrimp before I trade sell

My cherry red shrimp are breeding like crazy. I have a 75 gal. tank and the shrimp population is exploding. How many shrimp can thrive in my tank? I want to know how many shrimp per gal. before I...
Forum: Plants 11-12-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Aglaw91
Suggestions for Red slow grow mid level plant

I need suggestions for a red, mid level, slow grow plant. I have red nesea now, but i have hard water so I am having trouble keeping them red.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

I have high...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Sorry, but I forgot to mention. Your comments,...

Sorry, but I forgot to mention. Your comments, good or bad, are really appreciated. Your thoughts have really helped me improve the tank.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Here are the latest photos. Red plants are in,...

Here are the latest photos. Red plants are in, and the shrimp are taking over. My first tank has been an adventure, but it is starting to pay dividends.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
All fish are from the LFS. My shrimp are from...

All fish are from the LFS. My shrimp are from swap and shop.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-21-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Thanks for the comments. The path in the old...

Thanks for the comments. The path in the old forrest is exactly what I am going for. It is awesome that someone noticed what I am working for. I am trimming a lot to keep holes in the background...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-08-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Thanks for your comments. The noon burst was a...

Thanks for your comments. The noon burst was a real problem when I started out, but it is really doing well now. I started the dry fertz and add the shrimp and snaills. Once the initial algae...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Thanks all. It is Java moss.

Thanks all. It is Java moss.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2009, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Aglaw91
Good stuff. Love the layout and the wood. Think...

Good stuff. Love the layout and the wood. Think about shrimp. I am a newbie, and I really love the shrimp in my tank.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-07-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Here is the latest. I have tried to introduce...

Here is the latest. I have tried to introduce some red into the equation. Algae is gone. Shrimp (cherry red and amano) are thriving. Cherries are producing. Fish are really doing well. I really enjoy...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-11-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Well, what are your suggestions for red plants?

Well, what are your suggestions for red plants?
Forum: Tank Journals 09-10-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By Aglaw91
Here is the latest. I have fought the good fight...

Here is the latest. I have fought the good fight and algae is on the run. Shrimp are producing more shrimp and the big evil plant pulling up fish are banished to the non planted tank. I am very...
Forum: Fish 09-09-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Aglaw91
the drip method worked very well. just added 20...

the drip method worked very well. just added 20 tetras and no losses. thanks
Forum: Fish 08-31-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Aglaw91
Awesome advice. Thanks

Awesome advice. Thanks
Forum: Fish 08-30-2009, 09:00 PM
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Views: 741
Posted By Aglaw91
Help Please. Adding fish to CO2 planted tank.

Got everything right in a new tank: 70 gal. medium light, tank CO2, EI dosing, algae under control. Got the Co2 right by pushing fish to gulping for air (not intentionally) and then backed off. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-28-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
Report from the Aquarist that sucks

Algae is under control. CO2 is high. I kept bumping it up. But, here is what really helped.

I added fast growers, got my EI dosing up to speed, added a bunch of shrimp and snails to handle the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
The maristar light I bought did not come with...

The maristar light I bought did not come with bulbs. The bulbs were separate, and I even talked with them about a 10000k 6700k combo. They just installed different bulbs and I did not double check...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
It is about 75 gallons. It is a custom tank, so...

It is about 75 gallons. It is a custom tank, so the gallons are based on my calculations.

I was a bit pissed, but my tank is suppose to be my stress relief from work. So, I am trying to take it...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
Yes, from what I have read (please remember I am...

Yes, from what I have read (please remember I am a newb and suck as an aquarist), the algae likes it and it does nothing for plants. My problem was that I did not install the bulbs. I just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-22-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
Yes, my skills as an aquarist suck. My post was...

Yes, my skills as an aquarist suck. My post was directed to someone like me. I also was not slamming my LFS which I believe I said in my post. I do not expect a perfect tank, and I see my algae...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-21-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Aglaw91
More Advice from a Newb

I am posting to help those in my same position, algae grower. I am working on my first planted tank.

Please trust your own research and double check your LFS. Now, I live in Houston and my LFS...
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