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Forum: Aquascaping 08-15-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Ductapemaster
Help with my shrimp nano

Hey all,

I have a 2.5 gallon long tank with some cherry shrimp and snails in it. Here's a pic:

http://i.imgur.com/lSG06tk.png

I just got a new LED light and the plants seem to like it, but...
Forum: Substrate 07-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Ductapemaster
Thanks for confirming. I'm back to petco...

Thanks for confirming. I'm back to petco tomorrow. Too bad I don't have a tractor supply nearby....diamond black is so much cheaper.
Forum: Substrate 07-26-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Ductapemaster
Dirt/Cap Depth

So I just put down the substrate and filled my new 60 gallon. Unfortunately I did not get as much MTS as I wanted to and it ended up only being about 1/2-3/4" layer in the bottom (I was aiming for...
Forum: Fish 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Ductapemaster
I suspect my angels too. I saw them nibbling on...

I suspect my angels too. I saw them nibbling on some floating plants I put in there a while back.

Gold barbs could be at it too, they are absolutely ravenous. I have never seen fish eat as...
Forum: Fish 07-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Ductapemaster
Who ate my Hygro?

I have a community tank with rasboras, gold barbs, rummynoses, a bristlenose, rainbowfish, angelfish and a couple of loaches and someone keeps eating my Hygrophila Corymbosa! I had about nine nice...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Ductapemaster
Moved and now have a water softener - do I need to do anything?

I live in SoCal and I have had multiple tanks set up for a couple of years using our extremely hard tap water. However, I just moved to a new place and we now have a whole-house water softener which...
Forum: Substrate 07-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Ductapemaster
Buy Mineralized Topsoil?

I just moved and decided to change my 90 gallon community into a 60 gallon, since my roommate who helped me take care of the tank moved out. Currently all my fish are living in a filtered 20 gallon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Ductapemaster
Thanks for the comments guys. I was considering...

Thanks for the comments guys. I was considering selling the light and replacing it with the plant version. I think the controller is compatible, but I'm still researching. I'll see what I can...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Ductapemaster
Only thing is that light is expensive new...the...

Only thing is that light is expensive new...the light and the controller is nearly $320 if I bought one today. I'd say most of the cost of the setup is in the light. Even at 40% depreciation (which...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Ductapemaster
Buying a new tank on craigslist...how much is this worth?

I'm sizing down my aquarium setup since my old roommate who helped me out with the care moved out. I found a 60 gallon acrylic tank on craigslist with a bunch of gear. Here's whats included:


...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-11-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Ductapemaster
Wow, I had no idea. So they give 'live' birth...

Wow, I had no idea. So they give 'live' birth then? It's probably my filter sucking them in. It has a sponge, but it's probably too powerful for the tank size. No fish in the tank, just shrimp...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Ductapemaster
Will Snails Eat Shrimp Eggs?

I have a tiny 2.5 gallon tank that houses some shrimp (two female and one male) and it has become overrun by MTS snails, and a few ramshorns. I have seen my cherry shrimp females berried at least 3...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Ductapemaster
In my canister filter that's just how things...

In my canister filter that's just how things work. When I cleaned my filter a while back I saw that my purigen bag was only brown around the edges. I just shook it up and mixed all the spent...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-24-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Ductapemaster
No way Tom, I didn't know you were a UCSB alum! ...

No way Tom, I didn't know you were a UCSB alum! I'm a proud alum as well :) That tank is incredible too!

Unfortunately my CO2 system is in the hands of the guy who built it for me here, and he...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-23-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Ductapemaster
Haha no its a legitimate question. The vals are...

Haha no its a legitimate question. The vals are normal Jungle Vals, and they definitely don't crinkle like they do in my tank at the LFS I got them from (which is 10 miles away...can't imagine their...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-23-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Ductapemaster
Hard local water/Ca deficiency?

So I'm having a weird issue with my Vals. They seem to be growing normally (rate wise), but the leaves are crinkled which based on my research is a Ca deficiency indicator. However, my city has...
Forum: DIY 07-30-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Ductapemaster
Building a filter into a 10 gallon tank?

I have an empty 10 gallon tank laying around and I am looking for a new project. I would love to set the tank up at my office, and an all in one solution would be pretty cool to have, so I'm...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-13-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Ductapemaster
You could just put more water in it, although the...

You could just put more water in it, although the overflow section will be less effective. I've done it with my Evolve 4. You have to keep refilling it though.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-11-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,010
Posted By Ductapemaster
Yes you can. The filter box only takes up about...

Yes you can. The filter box only takes up about 2/3 of the space in the back. There's plenty of room underneath for other filter materials.



I have a couple of scratches on mine, but they...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-10-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,010
Posted By Ductapemaster
I modded my Evolve 4 in a slightly different way...

I modded my Evolve 4 in a slightly different way than you are describing. I ripped off the holders for the aqueon filter pad from the filter compartment and used some of the leftover plastic to...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Ductapemaster
That makes sense, thank you. There's so many...

That makes sense, thank you. There's so many variables involved in a tanks success I just wanted to make sure I'm not doing something wrong.

I took out one of the bulbs last night so I am only...
Forum: Lighting 02-08-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Ductapemaster
How much lighting for a high tech 20 high?

I have a high tech 20 gallon high tank running. Pressurized CO2 (30ppm, measured using drop checker), EI dosing, and currently 2x14W T5HO lights (one 'plant' spectrum which is pinkish, and the other...
Forum: Fish 02-07-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Ductapemaster
Puffers don't really bother fish that don't hang...

Puffers don't really bother fish that don't hang out in their space (the water column). I was going to put some ottos in my puffer tank but I ended up getting a little bumblebee goby instead. He...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-28-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Ductapemaster
I have an Indian Dwarf puffer in mine along with...

I have an Indian Dwarf puffer in mine along with a couple shrimp and a bumblebee goby. Lots of plants and some driftwood. Everyone's pretty happy!

I did some filter mods too if you're...
Forum: Lighting 01-21-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By Ductapemaster
I don't have any real data like PAR to back up my...

I don't have any real data like PAR to back up my claims, but I put one of those over my Evolve 4 instead of the stock LED light and my plants were growing pretty slowly. I went back to the stock...
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