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Fishless (temporary) planted tank question by Cichlidiot
Hi all, If you read my little disaster story last week in alt.aquaria, you would know my 40g display tank is now fishless. I don't want to restock until I move (late Aug/early Sep), but I do have plants in that tank that I'd like to keep healthy until I restock. The plants are Aponogeton bulbs...
July 1st 03 09:48 PM
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Jack Wattley's discus distributor in Europe!!! by Tiago Freitas
Hello!! Sixdiskus has the pleasure to announce to everyone, and in particular to all the ones who loves discus, that the whole Europe has an official distributor of the Jack Wattley's, www.wattleysdiscus.com, discus. If you're interested plese contact us at: Phone: +351 219107499
July 13th 03 04:46 AM
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Cloudy water after water change by Robert Flory
Yep.... both my 50 and 55 do the same, never happens in the grandkids gallon guppy tank. Clears over night with a Acurel F treatment. Bob "Victor M. Martinez" wrote in message ... I've been meaning to post...
July 15th 03 12:49 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Cloudy water after water change by Jody Pellerin
Your tank may be getting too much light. Is it in sun light? Do you leave your hood lights on a lot? That can and does tend to make the water quite cloudy. "Victor M. Martinez" wrote in message ... I've been...
July 15th 03 01:09 AM
by Jody Pellerin Go to last post
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Help needed by Tero Huikko
Hi, I always try to do the very best, because it's hard to do better and it won't haunt you afterwards...but to the point. I have 700 litres tank with Anubias nana, Anubias lanceolata, Crinum thaianum, Echinodorus schluterii "leopard" and a few Vallisneria gigantea and the wont grow or succeed....
July 16th 03 12:09 AM
by Tero Huikko Go to last post
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Just bouncing some ideas around by Paul
Hi I have a 50L freshwater tank. Substrate4mm gravel . A double outlet air pump connected to both ends of a 4 ft long airstone, placed under the gravel across the back of the tank. Resun 1200LPH filter loaded with Filter foam, Filter wool, Bio Balls, Ceramic rings& Activated...
July 16th 03 03:49 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Setting up a planted mini aquarium by SIBIETA
Hi, i have a 5gal tank (20liters), and i´d like to know how often you make water changes. What type of light you use, and can you sepcify which and how you fertilize the tank. "Paige Gallegos" escribió en el...
July 18th 03 04:31 PM
by SIBIETA Go to last post
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OOPs day one of BBA report by Robert Flory
My angels haven't been the only one busy the last day or so. Massive BBA bloom over last day? A couple plants are bushier than I am. I have a 50 gallon planted aquarium over run with platies .... in first day of black out. The aquarium is only 40 days old, cycled overnight by adding everything...
July 18th 03 11:35 PM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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i.d. this plant by guess who
I've posted a pic of it on alt.binaries.aquaria and would appreciate an i.d.
July 20th 03 08:12 AM
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Little Plastic Pots by Ron Nelson
Usually you do want to remove the pots and the wool that the plants are rooted in. And then just plant them right into the substrate. As for the snails - well if you didn't clean the plants in diluted bleach or something like that chances are good you'll end up with snails at some point or at least...
July 13th 03 03:42 AM
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Light temp question by Jak Crow
I'm acquiring a CF light fixture from someone that currently has reef bulbs; 2 10000Ks and 2 actinic, with 2 extra 10000Ks. I know the actinics aren't useful for plant growth, but what about the 10000Ks? I won't be able to get 6500K or 6700K bulbs for a while, but I've read in a couple places that...
July 12th 03 01:41 PM
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Marin County: Crypt p'folia, Java fern, moss by Dan Drake
Following a total remake of an odd planted tank, I have a quantity of Cryptocoryne pontideriifolia -- not at all beautiful, but lotsa rhizomes, healthy so far Java fern -- much like the above Java moss -- what can you say, the stuff's indestructible anyway
July 2nd 03 01:27 AM
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Heated substrate? Cable heaters? by Tasslehoff
*top posted* IMO after you've got sufficient lighting and a decent CO2 injection/reactor system then you can spend whatever's left towards substrate heating. IME my unheated substrate 3' tank is basically whatever the room temp is. After tearing out some flourite to transfer to my heated 4' tank...
July 4th 03 06:29 AM
by Tasslehoff Go to last post
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Comparison of Trace Mixes by [email protected]
Hello all, I recently came across a trace element mix in my local garden supply/seed store produced by Whitmire Micro-Gen. Since the price is only $1.50/lb as opposed to $6-$7/lb+ for mail order sources - I was wondering what the experts here thought of the possibility of using this for PMDD. ...
July 8th 03 02:54 AM
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My relandscaped 29gal tank by Graham Broadbridge
I think it looks great, especially compared to the older photos. Only comment would be to lose the stick-on thermometer on the front of the tank and use something a little more discreet. I wish I could find a supplier of that substrate :-) Graham. "Mr Stout" wrote...
July 8th 03 01:07 PM
by Graham Broadbridge Go to last post
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Co2 and O2 by spun 12
I have a R75g, And inject Co2 wtih compressed gas. My absorbed level is usaually always 15-18 ppm. I add ferts on a regular schedule. My question is sometime the bubbles(o2 pearling) dont seem to be as good as some days even after water changes? Is this normal? The tank was setup again with all new...
July 9th 03 12:06 AM
by spun 12 Go to last post
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Lighting Kit Question by ben
I have a 40 gallon planted tank and I would like to upgrade the lighting. I currently have 2 regular 36" flourescents (30W each) on top of a glass canopy. My crypts and Java Fern are going fine, but nothing else really thrives even with compressed CO2 and I'd like to be able to grow a...
July 9th 03 06:42 PM
by ben Go to last post
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2003 AGA Convention Reminder by Tim Cincotta
Want to get the latest 2003 AGA convention updates? Sign up for the AGA email update list at: http://aga-2k3.aquatic-plants.org. AGA Convention Dates: When: November 14-16 Whe Dallas, TX Dallas Forth Worth Airport Marriott 8440 Freeport Parkway, Irving, TX 75063 972-929-8800
July 11th 03 01:09 PM
by Tim Cincotta Go to last post
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San Diego Tropical Fish Club meets this Sunday, July 13th by SanDiegoFishes
San Diego Tropical Fish Society meets this weekend, on July 13th. Please come attend, it is fun and we would love to have you. The San Diego Tropical Fish Society is a not-for-profit hobby organization founded in 1948. The objects of the society are to bring together a congenial group of people...
July 11th 03 08:53 PM
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Cloudy water after water change by Charlie C.
"Victor M. Martinez" wrote in : I've been meaning to post here about the cloudiness that sets on my large tank after I make water changes and fertilize the plants. The small tank doesn't get it, just the...
July 20th 03 09:36 PM
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