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  1. Low Tech Forum
    I was always curious if GU10 LEDs are able to keep plants alive if not grow them, I used GU10's for about 2 years on my reef tank with great success but with a planted tank I'm very old school and bias when it comes to LED. I prefer to stick with the tried and true T5HO. However I decided to do...
  2. Substrate
    i've never had this problem in the past. the only difference this time around is that i utilized a good amount of akadama mixed in with old florabase, which is pretty much fine clay, and am using lava/lace rock for the hardscape. i know that lava rock is supposed to not alter the pH of water...
  3. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Has anyone tried putting ada substrate into their canister filter? This way you'll waste less substrate & have the same good buffering, breeding & survival rate effect!? Does anyone one know if shrimps (like CRS) eat off the soil? we can help a lot of hobbyist if someone wants to try this...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    As I posted earlier, my akadama substrate is no longer buffering all that great so it's time to set up a new tank while taking my old one down. I will also be taking a different direction with the shrimp. Going forward I will only keep Ebiten PRL which are currently housed in a breeder net to...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Please help me prepare for this substrate. Its the Akadama Double Red Line 15L bag. I've heard so many good things about this substrate so I would like to get it for my final attempt at raising high quality CRS shrimps. I am afraid I'll have to get a brand new batch all together since all my...
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