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Java Moss by Jeff
Does anyone have an excess of java moss that they'd be willing to share? I'd order online, but most outfits have a minimum order fee, which would entail way more plants than my little eclipse can handle. Please contact me if you have some extra java moss. I'd be willing to pay the shipping, and...
January 25th 05 07:07 AM
by Jeff Go to last post
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What kind of plants? by 10hekellogg
Hey, my tank is a rock community. Mbuans. I know they don't nedd lots of plants, but it would be nice to have just a few; right? Any suggestions on plants? Hannah -- Posted via CichlidFish.com
January 25th 05 02:46 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Snail magnet ? by George Pontis
I am using a Hagen/Nutrafin bubble ladder in a 37G planted tank. Lately I have been increasing the CO2 levels to get from about 9ppm to 15-20. pH is around 7. It seems that snails are attracted to the higher CO2 / lower pH environment. I am finding a lot of snails around the top of the ladder,...
January 24th 05 05:33 PM
by George Pontis Go to last post
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pH probe calibration by Nikki Casali
It's a month since I started using a permanent pH probe to control my tank's CO2 injections. The probe being used is made by AquaMedic. At the the first calibration I used buffer solutions 7 and 10. The instructions say to use 7 and 9. I used the 10 instead to adjust the calibration curve. The...
January 23rd 05 07:30 PM
by Rick Go to last post
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Ugly aquarium grass, and what fish to put in a small aquarium by robin
Hi, I've got an Eclipse System 3 that I set up in November for my betta (which was in a very small bowl). As an aquarium newbie, I love the Eclipse - very quiet, easy to set up, and small enough to fit on my desk. Anyway, after running the aquarium with plants but no fish for a couple of weeks,...
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January 22nd 05 11:17 PM
by Ozdude Go to last post
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how to keep the yeast warm by Allyb
Hi, just thought I'd share a little trick I've discovered. I've never come across anything about this, and if anyone who reads this has, I'd love to have the link. I live in central Florida, and my 55g aquarium is on an porch which is enclosed, but not heated or cooled. Of course I heat the...
January 22nd 05 08:23 PM
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Eco-Complete vs. Flourite by bottom feeder
This may have come up before, but which is better? I'm re-doing my 20 gallon and I'm debating which to get. The local Petsmart has Flourite, but the Eco-Complete I'd have to mail order. How many bags will be needed for a 20 gallon high (12"X24")? Also, here's how I intend to plant it: Hornwort,...
January 22nd 05 06:12 PM
by js1 Go to last post
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new to plants by Craig
Hi all, im new to plants in the aquarium (the uk has a tradition of UG filters, so plants are a no no) But, ive just set up a new (bloody snail free) tank, 30 gallons, fitted a big clip on filter and am looking to get some plants. I have had a look around the news groups and it seems that...
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January 22nd 05 03:02 PM
by Yan Chengyi Go to last post
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explosive growth, pH crash, what happened? by LM
Hi, i've had a planted tank for about 3 years now. over the past year, most of my plants died off (ozelot, crypts, etc), and the two remaining amazon swords were looking pretty wan, and i had expced it to completely die off leaving the tank just with anubius and java fern. since only the...
January 22nd 05 01:58 PM
by Yan Chengyi Go to last post
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substrate for potted plants by K Byers
I'm considering planting some aquatic plants in pots or in "planting rocks" (from the Foster & Smith catalog). I wish I had responded with this question last week when someone wrote that plants get most of their nutrients from the water. Can I put just plain aquarium gravel in these pots, or...
January 22nd 05 01:29 PM
by Ozdude Go to last post
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Acrylic Cleaner? by John >
What to use and where to find it? JOhn
January 22nd 05 03:58 AM
by John > Go to last post
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The Ultimate Aquarium Controller Computer by H2O Aquatic Solutions
The Ultimate Solution To Aquarium Monitoring & Automation THE ALL NEW AQUATRONIC SYSTEM NEWLY IMPORTED AND NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH H20 Aquatic Solutions a.. Temp Display & Control
January 22nd 05 02:03 AM
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IceCap Ballast? by Nikki Casali
Is this the holy grail of electronic fluorescent ballasts? http://www.aquadirect.com/store/customer/product.php?productid=907&cat=340&page=12 Anyone ever used one? I'd like to use it to power 4x24W T5 bulbs and also to simulate sunrise and sunset. With the current exchange rate I can't go...
January 21st 05 05:10 PM
by Nikki Casali Go to last post
4 1,132
Algae damn by steve
Topic says it all. I'm in a life or death struggle with algae in my big tank. The two twentys are in fine shape. The cork tank is newly set up, the honeymoon suite, now nursery, is also clean and brite. The 55g, now that's another story. It's been going the longest, has the highest fish load,...
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January 21st 05 03:56 PM
by steve Go to last post
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CHICAGO: Breeding pair of Koi Angels (local pickup only) by Suzmyers
I have a breeding pair of Koi Angels in my community tank. They have spawned many times, but have be unable to raise fry. They are disruptive to the whole tank, and I would like to find them a new home. $30.00 for the pair...you will need to pick them up. I am in the SW suburbs of Chicago
January 21st 05 01:54 PM
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What to do with anubius overgrowth? by LM
Hi, I have an anubius barteri (?) that I planted along a 10-inch driftwood about 3 years ago. Now the plant has grown the entire length of the driftwood, and is running out of rooting space (starting to reach towards the gravel). The older leaves have gone through some algae overgrowth/SAE...
January 21st 05 03:38 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Another how much light question? by John >
I just purchased an 850g aquarium that is 3' 6" high, The fw.misc group thinks that the "watts per gallon" rule doesn't count in an aquarium of that size. I think my biggest concern is the height of the tank. I plan on growing average Wisconsin Pond weeds (oops) plants. Milfoil (not eurasion)...
January 21st 05 02:23 AM
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20 oz. paintball co2 injection? by just wondering
Has anyone ever tryed to fit a regulator onto a 20oz paintball co2 tank? i have a 5 gallon tank i'm trying to grow riccia in. i've tryed the DIY method but can't seem to get consistent pressure. i know a 5 pound tank would be more cost effective in the long run but my 5 gallon is set up in a space...
January 20th 05 11:13 AM
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Excel by Kay
I always thought if the algae can't consume it. And I always add a section of fast growing plants. If the algae can't consume it dies away. At least thats what happned to all my tanks from 55 gallons to 10 gallon tanks. Which is why I still use it years later. Kay
January 20th 05 04:11 AM
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Dilution calculator by Richard Sexton
I wrote a quick hack to calulate dilution through water changes with waste being added every day. I don't know what the real numbers are but if you ever figure it out this does the masth for you. http://aquaria.net/sys/tank -- Need Mercedes parts ? - http://parts.mbz.org http://www.mbz.org |...
January 20th 05 02:17 AM
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