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  • Brhino's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:19 PM
    Would a TDS meter be of any use? I know that nitrate and TDS are not in any way the same thing, but might it provide some parallel information on...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:17 PM
    Brhino replied to a thread Going Pro? in General Aquarium Forum
    consider their water availability for water changes. When I set up my office tank one thing I failed to anticipate is that we only have 10 gallon...
    18 replies | 172 view(s)
  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-27-2017, 04:19 PM
    I haven't checked super recently but it always has been in the past. Wouldn't hurt for another check. Is there such a thing as a digital nitrate...
    1788 replies | 88511 view(s)
  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-27-2017, 02:02 PM
    Part of the problem is I have trouble reading the nitrate chart. pure yellow would be zero, of course, and pure red would be 40-80 which would be...
    1788 replies | 88511 view(s)
  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-27-2017, 01:19 PM
    I wonder if, when they flag a video for copywrite because there was music on in the background or whatever, they start paying extra attention to all...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-27-2017, 01:17 PM
    I got a few more fish in the tank that I ordered from Imperial Tropicals. The fish are starting to reach the range where the little guys you can buy...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-27-2017, 01:10 PM
    Thanks, that's pretty much my goal now as well. I'm finding it hard to really knock the nitrates out. 50% water changes every 2-3 days only seem to...
    1788 replies | 88511 view(s)
  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-22-2017, 03:05 AM
    Well, unfortunately while Rocksor was telling me there was no need to investigate, I was... investigating. And I learned things! Things like: ...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-22-2017, 02:15 AM
    garlic-soaked krill got the same reaction. I did get to see into his mouth a little bit as I had my face up against the glass when he spat one of...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-22-2017, 12:46 AM
    he was never a big cricket eater in the best of times. Haven't tried earthworms. Do have garlic juice, will try soaking the krill. I have not...
    1788 replies | 88511 view(s)
  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 11:02 PM
    Picked up some freeze dried krill on the way home. Oscar's reaction: https://youtu.be/84q8ZjRo63U New camera, so I may not have gotten the...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 08:11 PM
    I'll have to check out that link. Hmm... there's this "Rocksor" fellow over there that seems to know what he's talking about. What a coincidence!
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 07:05 PM
    It is, yes... I had figured mine to be about 250 pounds. A 300 gallon glass tank would be something like twice that.
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 06:45 PM
    It's acrylic, you can tell by the molded top. Pretty similar to mine except it's got corner overflows instead of a center one. This video...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 06:40 PM
    Mostly, yes. My filter is a homemade trickle filter into a sump. I clean the mechanical media about once a week (I have to, or it starts to...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 03:44 PM
    I've never tried it but it's worth giving it a shot. I feel like at this point priority #1 is clean water, which I'm accomplishing via 50% water...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 01:46 PM
    I'll have to give the gel a try. I'm not sure I'm up for force feeding him. Hopefully he gets to it before the other fish. I've considered if I...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-21-2017, 02:48 AM
    Photo from a couple days ago. It may look worse than the previous photo but I don't think it is, I think it's just a more detailed photo. I had a...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-16-2017, 07:52 PM
    Your fish don't freak out when the water level gets that low? In my 300g I don't go below about 50% height (which would be 15") because the silver...
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    06-16-2017, 03:51 PM
    Brhino replied to a thread POTM Open for submission's in POTM
    There were a couple problems with the voting threads. Some sort of glitch prevented all the entries (9 in total I think) from being posted in one...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-15-2017, 07:29 PM
    If your tank water is not too dissimilar to your tap water, you can change as much water as you want. Many of us here change 50% of our tanks water...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-15-2017, 06:25 PM
    A 20% water change will remove 20% of nitrates. If your nitrates really are that high the solution is more and more frequent water changes. I find...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-15-2017, 06:12 PM
    Also how much water are you changing when you do a water change?
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    06-15-2017, 05:35 PM
    Brhino replied to a thread Our Friend/Mod Cliff in Chatterbox
    I actually ran into AeonFlame a little while ago online. I was on an image sharing sight and someone had posted some aquarium pictures/questions,...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-15-2017, 03:33 PM
    In healthier times, he was a surface eater. He'd hit floating pellets immediately, and your fingers too if you weren't careful. But I agree he...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-15-2017, 01:47 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA6tI1UmlRo I took an 8:1 speed time lapse of the tank last night, so I could observe the oscar's behavior without...
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    06-14-2017, 04:37 PM
    Brhino replied to a thread Our Friend/Mod Cliff in Chatterbox
    Here's what you see if you click on "new posts" and mouseover this one... Thanks for the cliffhanger, Slap. I was worried something bad had...
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  • Brhino's Avatar
    06-14-2017, 03:23 PM
    Whenever I have tried to research something like "growth rate" or time to maximum size as you're asking, the answer I always find is that it is...
    6 replies | 173 view(s)
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