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Forum: Freshwater Livestock 08-02-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
I can culture you as many as you like, maybe even...

I can culture you as many as you like, maybe even a few other flatworms and nematodes as well even; doesn't cost me anything so not concerned about a fee.. but I only get as far west as the 404, and...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 07-27-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Hydra

So just noticed that one of my seed shrimp cultures have started sharing their accommodations with quick-to-move-in neighbours, of about 30+ hydra in just a matter of days. Before I send in a spyxi...
Forum: Ponds 07-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Media bags are about the best upgrade you can do...

Media bags are about the best upgrade you can do without changing too many things for your current setup, and will make ease of cleaning/access far easier.. but above that.. the only other simple...
Forum: Freshwater Photos 07-17-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
I have not gotten one yet, still contented with...

I have not gotten one yet, still contented with livebearers and other nano fish... but anxiously awaiting to setup for one.. yours is absolutely gorgeous!


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Forum: Ponds 07-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
It would still need an outfeed from the pump up...

It would still need an outfeed from the pump up to the waterfall, but yes it will work in that configuration, sponge pad, lava rock/bio balls with the pump nestled at the bottom, though you can...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 07-05-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
They work just as good as the foam sponges, dish...

They work just as good as the foam sponges, dish scrubbies, lava rock, ceramic and other pourous media.

I used them in aquaponics setups for a few years and did not notice any breakdown aside from...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 07-04-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
I actually don't know why my post actually...

I actually don't know why my post actually posted.. I was very busy yesterday and was writing at each stop I had to make, and before I finished writing ColdMantis had posted his excellent advice,...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 07-03-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Medical a bags just placed into a tank will be...

Medical a bags just placed into a tank will be quite fine after 48hrs or more for good measure, as for media; the more surface area the better; lava rock, matrix, porous ceramics, plastic dish...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 06-27-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Pictures speak a thousand words, as well as a ton...

Pictures speak a thousand words, as well as a ton more information as stated in the stickies around the forums; in order for someone in the community to give you their best advice they can.

Based...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 06-05-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Help growing Jungle Val ((Vallisneria americana)

Yep, loose and free floating. My lights however, even the barely there ones; are only a few inches from the surface. You could try supplementing light with a 23w 5000-6500k CFL bulb but n a desk...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 06-05-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Help growing Jungle Val ((Vallisneria americana)

Well, I cannot speak as to the problems growing it; but can attest that mine grow perfectly fine just loose in the water column, in extreme low light conditions, no ferts, no substrate, no major...
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 06-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
I can give you a bunch more Jungle Val if you...

I can give you a bunch more Jungle Val if you want, but damn.. I've never heard of -any- troubles growing it, exactly the opposite in my own case as well. The only thing I can figure is the stress...
Forum: Invertebrates 05-30-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Red cherry shrimp die off

Shrimp as well like stability, much more sensitive to change than most fish even though cherries are quite hardy. you could try a drip system water change if those parameters are so different as I...
Forum: Cichlids 05-30-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
If they were all introduced at the same time,...

If they were all introduced at the same time, recently; the tank could be struggling to keep up with the bioload while the bacteria populate enough that to handle it? Unless they've been in there a...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 05-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Lol, been back in the hobby over a year now and...

Lol, been back in the hobby over a year now and still mildly panic when I can't find some inhabitants, especially the larger ones like a larger than a golf ball-sized mystery snail who can somehow...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 05-22-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Found Driftwood?

You can still use pines, junipers and many other softwoods, and probably many will disagree with me on that point; it all comes down to the age of the wood. Everything in it's entirety has to be...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 05-15-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Any one has rimless tank and stand

Well Fluorish Aquarium on Woodbine has a decent selection of small/medium and some large rimless tanks w/stands.. haven't fully paid attention at Various BA's and others, sorry.


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Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 05-07-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Needed: Opinions and recommendations

So in answer to a lot of questions had;
•yes the entire tank is dirted with mineralized topsoil, though the outer perimeter is banked with PFS for aesthetics and flow, as well as an 8" x 8" grid...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 05-03-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Substrate moved out of tank for 24 hours, will it cause new cycle when reintroduced?

I may be wrong, but I don't think the bacteria in the substrate would survive for that long of period without at least water trickling over/through it, or submerged with at least a bit of aeration. ...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 04-29-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Needed: Opinions and recommendations

Thank you sir. ;). And Well that is essentially my dilemma. I'm using a few things I've never used before. I'm usually one to make the things that I want, to fit certain needs. With this setup I...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 04-29-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Needed: Opinions and recommendations

So.. found the filter foam coarse sponge sheets at Flourish Aquarium for $19.99.

Got the 75g setup as quickly as possible, with the aid of some plastic canvas, as well as soil and driftwood I've...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 04-22-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Well I apologize that no one had any viable...

Well I apologize that no one had any viable suggestions, but it is usually a tough case.

Happens a lot with new acquisitions, but can still happen even with the veteran community of a tank. It...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 04-15-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Needed: Opinions and recommendations

Crapola.. had just finished cutting the lexan for 'peace of mind' tank bottom support with all the rock.. then realized..

I forgot to order a sheet of coarse sponge filter...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
Anyone know where to get a large fish bowl?

Really I don't think hand-blown would be that much of an issue, they do still make sure that it is of an approximately even consistency of thickness for QC. And if you notice any defects, can always...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Jeepcarpenter
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0068NZVIY/ref=cm_sw_r_sm...

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0068NZVIY/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_i_zDYSCb3CHV85S
If wanting new

Can re-purpose punchbowls too.. though viewing may be a bit skewed, [emoji12]. ...
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