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Forum: Off Topic Discussions   03-07-2012, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Calmwaters
Ooo I like the blue eyed giraffe!

Ooo I like the blue eyed giraffe!
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-15-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,160
Posted By Calmwaters
Walmart is the worst place to get fish. I made...

Walmart is the worst place to get fish. I made the mistake two times of getting algea eaters and putting them in my tanks with put QT and I lost all of my fish in the tank. I learned a painful...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   12-07-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,992
Posted By Calmwaters
How long are the bulbs on each day? That is alot...

How long are the bulbs on each day? That is alot of light and I am thinking its way to much for the plants you have and thats why you have the algae. I would think just one of the bulbs would be more...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   12-06-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By Calmwaters
Sweet Aquatics is not shipping until Spring and...

Sweet Aquatics is not shipping until Spring and last time I did order from them it took 3 weeks for them to ship my plants. I second mikeswetpets his plants are awesome and the service is great and...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-06-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
LOL yes you did and I can't blame you they are...

LOL yes you did and I can't blame you they are adorable. ; )
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   12-02-2011, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Calmwaters
If your going to do plants get small round gravel...

If your going to do plants get small round gravel or you could also try one of the special gravels for plants like Seachem Flourite or Caribsea Eco-Complete. If you are doing low tech then some...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   12-02-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Calmwaters
You will need gravel, filter, and a hood of...

You will need gravel, filter, and a hood of course. If you can give us your ph and hardness we could help with what cichlids may work with your tank I am quessing with it being 25 gallons dwarf types...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-01-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
Thanks for clearing that up for us Byron. You...

Thanks for clearing that up for us Byron. You amaze me with your wealth of knowledge I could never remember all the stuff you know but I do feel like I am learning alot from you. ; )
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-01-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
Thats what I was thinking to but was afraid to...

Thats what I was thinking to but was afraid to say it because I was not 100% sure, I have set up tanks with lots of plants but I have also always seeded the filters so now I know.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-01-2011, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Calmwaters
Now that I am not sure about I have always just...

Now that I am not sure about I have always just done it all at once, but I guess you could and then once you see the ammonia start checking the others someone else may know of a reason not to do it...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-01-2011, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Calmwaters
The ammonia would show up first. ; )

The ammonia would show up first. ; )
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   12-01-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,225
Posted By Calmwaters
You could use a sponge made for the filter intake...

You could use a sponge made for the filter intake but I think it may slow down the filter more than panty hose will.
Aquarium Pre Filter; Filter Max intake filters for HOB, canister filters, etc....
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   11-28-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By Calmwaters
You have lost alot of your good bacteria by...

You have lost alot of your good bacteria by removeing the gravel. You need to dose with prime water conditioner, do daily water changes, and buy an API master test kit so you can test the water to...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-28-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
I actually plant them about 3 inches from the...

I actually plant them about 3 inches from the bottom of each sword plant because they really need the root tabs.
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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-27-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
Yes just like your other tank. ; )

Yes just like your other tank. ; )
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-27-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
I give them something different each day and I...

I give them something different each day and I use to have rams and feed them the same way and they did fine on it. I feed them enough so that they finish it within 5 minutes when its falling to the...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-27-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
I would go ahead and put the root tabs. Are you...

I would go ahead and put the root tabs. Are you asking what to feed or how much? If its what I feed a variety of Omega One Flakes, Frozen bloodworms, daphnie, brine shrimp, algea wafers and an...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-26-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
Once a week with the liquid ferts and every month...

Once a week with the liquid ferts and every month or two with the tabs.
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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-25-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,160
Posted By Calmwaters
I have to agree with Kangy, just for one Oscar...

I have to agree with Kangy, just for one Oscar you need at least 75 gallons, if I were you I would return the Oscars to the store.
Forum: Freshwater Journals   11-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Calmwaters
I agree the bubble bar will remove the CO2. It...

I agree the bubble bar will remove the CO2. It looks good.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-25-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
As long as you do not over feed your fish the...

As long as you do not over feed your fish the snails will not over run your tank. ; )
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-25-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
I have never had an Amano shrimp but I do have...

I have never had an Amano shrimp but I do have ponds snails and a mystery snail and they do a great job cleaning up.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-25-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
I love brazilian pennywort, duckweed, and...

I love brazilian pennywort, duckweed, and wisteria. Some people don't like duckweed but I like duckweed because well it grows like a weed, lol and I like the way the little roots that grow from them...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-25-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,877
Posted By Calmwaters
So far I like it, I really like the substrate and...

So far I like it, I really like the substrate and I may have more suggestions once you get the plants in. ; )
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   11-18-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,482
Posted By Calmwaters
I would go with plan B. The driftwood will slowly...

I would go with plan B. The driftwood will slowly lower you Ph but not enough to hurt anything and the plants will take care of any spike of ammonia if there is one. What light bulbs are you useing...
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