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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-28-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By captainGregor
By the way, dr_girlfriend, nice cat :D I have...

By the way, dr_girlfriend, nice cat :D
I have a question for you: on aquatraders they sell the Odyssea lights and they seem really cool. For $30 you could get 24" strip and they throw in a free...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-28-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By captainGregor
Thank you so much for all of your help! We just...

Thank you so much for all of your help! We just bought a house and in the process of moving. Here in DC area house is a big deal so we are all excited! Once dust settles down I will get on this 20...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-27-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By captainGregor
Plant height is a concern, that is why I will get...

Plant height is a concern, that is why I will get onto the studying of various kinds.
I could get a kit from ahsupply 1X55w for $42 and build a 30" strip light. I already have the CF for it - it...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-27-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By captainGregor
Thank you for your quick response. I think I will...

Thank you for your quick response. I think I will start the 20 first. I will most likely get pressurized CO2 system. I have heard many advices to purchase the tank and regulator from a brewery supply...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-27-2005, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By captainGregor
New 20G long planted setup

Guys, I have been running freshwater 55 for over 2 years and now want to create a planted tank. I am sorry if my questions sound naive, but I would like to avoid as many mistakes as I can from the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 03-20-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By captainGregor
All Plants are covered with black(dark brown) substance help

I had a standard 55 setup with some javafern, banana plant, some sword. I was concerned about low light (30W) I have ordered 2 55W from AH supply and placed 25 lbs of CaribSea Eco-Complete there to...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-27-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By captainGregor
Algae is overtaking my gravel please help the captain!

Hey guys, please provide some assistance! I have changed lights in my tank and increased output to 110 W per 55G. I have some plants in the tank. I have a pair of breeding angels that are extremely...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 02-07-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By captainGregor
Have no idea yet Brian. I would like to find a...

Have no idea yet Brian. I would like to find a nice aquascape design on the net with the description of the species and try to follow that. You are right about the big sponge. I was referring to a...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 02-07-2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By captainGregor
New to heavily planted tanks - need advice

I am planning on setting up a 10 gallon heavily planted tank. I already have the 55 with some plants and fish so I am not a newbie. I need an advice on properly setting up this one so any input and...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 02-04-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By captainGregor
I am pretty sure, all descriptions matched - the...

I am pretty sure, all descriptions matched - the extended lobe, the red-tipped fins, etc. I do not know what the deal is. I went to my LFS and he recommended I get more than a pair so I got 2 more...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 02-04-2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By captainGregor
Male blue acara died :cry:

I had a pair of Blue Acaras and they've been with me for 3 months and they did really well, grew and ate well, only lately she had become really agressive towards him and chased him around all over...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 01-29-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By captainGregor
Sick clown

Thank you Allivymar, that is where I read all the articles about this. All symptoms match: Loach turned from healthy pork-chop into see-thru concentration camp victim. He would not eat anything but...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 01-29-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By captainGregor
Loach wasting away - internal parasites

2 of my loaches are getting thinner. I am pretty upset. As any wild-caught fish it is expected for them to have parasites. They were OK for 3 months and only now are showing signs of a problem. After...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 01-27-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By captainGregor
William, I only have 2 piteful 18" 15 watts...

William, I only have 2 piteful 18" 15 watts standard issue bulbs. Most likely it is not enough light in there for that sword. Yes, this is the 55 in the signature.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 01-26-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By captainGregor
Sick plant

Can anyone advise on what is going wrong for my sword plant?
Here is a picture.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 01-22-2004, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By captainGregor
Allivymar, Thank you for your advice. I...

Allivymar,
Thank you for your advice. I definitely will. Here are the answers:
No, he(she) is behaving just fine. I do not notice any unusial behavior.
Not that I notice
I have not noticed...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 01-21-2004, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By captainGregor
Black gill

Attaching some more images this might give you guys a better look
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 01-21-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By captainGregor
Black gill

One of my angels has one black gill. It has been a while. Anyone knows what that might be? Here is a pic.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-18-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,255
Posted By captainGregor
As far as mirror film goes you can see if your...

As far as mirror film goes you can see if your local autoparts store has it - sometimes people use mirror film to tint their car windows (i think it is retarded)
but I know for a fact that mirror...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-16-2004, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,970
Posted By captainGregor
Most likely that you have an OK situation. Just...

Most likely that you have an OK situation. Just throw the old one away, collect the broken glass carefully. I believe that manufactorers of aqua thermometers would not use mercury, it is most likely...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-14-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By captainGregor
Man, my clown loaches would eat any snail that...

Man, my clown loaches would eat any snail that would dare to get into the tank. Amazingly my rozy barbs got a taste for them too! They just suck them right out of the shell. My South American...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-14-2004, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By captainGregor
Remo Acaras are beautifully colored. They tend...

Remo
Acaras are beautifully colored. They tend to grow to 6-7 inches and you do need a pair, but they are very peaceful and do not trouble anyone. See my gallery for pics. They are not afraid of me,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-14-2004, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,013
Posted By captainGregor
Do not take me wrong guys, otos DO eat it, they...

Do not take me wrong guys, otos DO eat it, they do. It's just I think they are so tiny that there might just not be enough of them to eat it all. I had to buy 3 more (to the total of 5) to keep the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-12-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By captainGregor
Sorry, had typed entire post and the server...

Sorry, had typed entire post and the server glitched, so I lost everything :cry:
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-12-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,013
Posted By captainGregor
Otos are not really eager to eat that stuff...

Otos are not really eager to eat that stuff sometimes. Mine are turning their nose. They aparently are getting fat on something else. You can always remove a lot of diatoms with consecutive large...
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