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Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   04-23-2015, 03:02 PM
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Views: 881
Posted By SinCrisis
The stuff on your wood isn't algae, its a type of...

The stuff on your wood isn't algae, its a type of fungus. Don't worry about that your fish will likely snack on it. If it turns into black rotting fungus, then you gotta toss the wood.

The stuff...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   04-17-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,452
Posted By SinCrisis
I noticed the difference too, larger holes also...

I noticed the difference too, larger holes also means less surface area for bacteria to colonize, i do think fluval is just cutting costs with the newer foam. However, with the biomax in the...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-09-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,821
Posted By SinCrisis
Very nice, can't wait to see it fully grown in.

Very nice, can't wait to see it fully grown in.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-25-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,760
Posted By SinCrisis
One thing, that I personally believe, is that the...

One thing, that I personally believe, is that the fish hobby is evolving. I think that the people keeping fish today vs those years ago are different. Since the hobby has expanded in stock...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   05-21-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,533
Posted By SinCrisis
1) For the lights, a friend of mine runs the...

1) For the lights, a friend of mine runs the larger eclipse systems and he has trouble growing high light plants. However, his low-mid light plants do fine.

2) The stem plant looks like rotala...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-26-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,508
Posted By SinCrisis
That's true, they are incredibly similar in the...

That's true, they are incredibly similar in the emersed form. I only believe its brazilian microsword because of the runners shown in the picture. in my experience, DCS usually sprouts multiple...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-17-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,474
Posted By SinCrisis
Wow, that was a lot of information. To...

Wow, that was a lot of information.

To quickly summarize to make sure I got this right:

Current inhabitants:
1 Feeder Goldfish
1 Pleco (I am assuming this is the sucker fish)
2 dalmation...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-22-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By SinCrisis
Beautiful, great work!

Beautiful, great work!
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-14-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,101
Posted By SinCrisis
for the bigger rocks, you can always take them...

for the bigger rocks, you can always take them out and brush them. The diatoms should come off very easily. For the gravel, when you do your water changes, gravel vaccing the surface should turn a...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   08-02-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,373
Posted By SinCrisis
Welcome back kitten! @Jack21: For...

Welcome back kitten!

@Jack21: For substrate, there is an grade of gravel that is ultrafine. It is small, about 1-2mm in diameter. This will be big enough to avoid major compaction issues, but...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   07-22-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,048
Posted By SinCrisis
dwarf loach.

dwarf loach.
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   07-20-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By SinCrisis
dwarf baby tears, HC Cuba, Hemianthus...

dwarf baby tears, HC Cuba, Hemianthus callitrichoides.
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   07-19-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By SinCrisis
nitrite is from ammonia and so without the...

nitrite is from ammonia and so without the ammonia ever building up, you skip the nitrite step as well. Plants are awesome right?
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,837
Posted By SinCrisis
The only problem with sand and filters is that...

The only problem with sand and filters is that loose sand gets into the impellers and gets caught in impeller and causes damage to the motor, possibly frying it or grinding down the impeller. This...
Forum: Other Pets   06-20-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,082
Posted By SinCrisis
also, from a logical standpoint, adopting a...

also, from a logical standpoint, adopting a kitten and giving the kitten a full life of happieness would yield more "happiness" than adopting a cat that is not in the best health and will probably...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   06-16-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By SinCrisis
Actually, i think its a good idea, although the...

Actually, i think its a good idea, although the number of pros may not be worth the effort, the concept is good in terms of aquascpaing and matting down whole section quickly. Plants like HC when...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-10-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By SinCrisis
6500k is the range for plants

6500k is the range for plants
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,715
Posted By SinCrisis
if they are tiny sesame sized eggs stuck to...

if they are tiny sesame sized eggs stuck to surfaces of the glass, plants, and other decor, they are nerite snail eggs. Goldfish lay bigger eggs than sesame size
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-08-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By SinCrisis
airpump can be used on a cheap sponge filter. ...

airpump can be used on a cheap sponge filter.

Secondly, no filter means water change every other day, not once a week. 5g tanks can handle shrimp, snails, betta, as you mentioned, fish fry, and a...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   06-08-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,632
Posted By SinCrisis
Welcome to TFK, for tiger lotus plants, they need...

Welcome to TFK, for tiger lotus plants, they need a lot of light. Beyond that, they're fairly easy plants to keep.
Forum: Livebearers   06-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,572
Posted By SinCrisis
Dracaena is not aquatic. It will rot in your...

Dracaena is not aquatic. It will rot in your tank after a month or so. If you just google the name, you will find that this is a commonly sold "AQUATIC" plant and is not at all aquatic. It will...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   06-03-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,260
Posted By SinCrisis
This is a good idea, but make sure your heater is...

This is a good idea, but make sure your heater is submersible. There are still some that are not.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,574
Posted By SinCrisis
well from what ive heard over the years, its...

well from what ive heard over the years, its pretty difficult to overdose water conditioner unless done intentionally, empty whole bottles into a tank. Ive even seen people use stress coat on fish...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-12-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,197
Posted By SinCrisis
Aquarium Supplies, Pet Supplies and Pond Supplies...

Aquarium Supplies, Pet Supplies and Pond Supplies by That Fish Place - That Pet Place (http://www.thatfishplace.com) has it, thats where i got it and the shipping for it was only 10 bucks even with 2...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-12-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,635
Posted By SinCrisis
I keep mine with a few of the easier plants to...

I keep mine with a few of the easier plants to care for, water lettuce as floating, java moss, java fern, and microsword. also has duckweed and water sprite floating.
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