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  • Compass's Avatar
    Today, 09:34 AM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    I'm going to agree with Sandz. Anything below 70 and I have to start putting on the layers. Moved to TN from FL 6 years ago and I still can't handle...
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    Today, 09:28 AM
    What are you testing with? Strips of liquid test kit? If you are using strips, that could potentially be your problem. Those things are so unreliable.
    7 replies | 51 view(s)
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    Today, 09:22 AM
    Same here Genocidex. Well, minus the icestorm. It was just sleet by the time it got to us. My wonderful wife was kind enough to go cover all my...
    4 replies | 57 view(s)
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    Today, 12:04 AM
    @Steeler, I didn't think rainbows would be ok in a cold water tank. Or at least, room temperature tank. If that is the case, do you think a 40B would...
    14 replies | 80 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    Yes I've read those. Great articles. I gained a lot of knowledge from them. I lucked out and found a not so local fish store that will special order...
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    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Hillstream loach is kind of a catch all for a lot of different types of loaches. All three of the gastromyzons would be considered hillstreams, as...
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    Yesterday, 07:09 PM
    Yeah. I liked the idea of having a few of each tail color. Then toss in that H. parclitella cause that skin color looks awesome. Reminds me of a...
    14 replies | 80 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 04:49 PM
    If I could walk to the store and get these, this is what I'd get. Homaloptera parclitella Gastromyzon ctenocephalus Gastromyzon viriosus
    14 replies | 80 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    I have trumpet snails and I love them. Yes, you'll get a lot of them but I enjoy their presence as they don't seem to bother anything. Though do note...
    7 replies | 93 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 04:03 PM
    I'm going to get a glass top with a hole big enough to fit two power cords and two air lines. So I think I'll keep the fish from carpet surfing lol....
    14 replies | 80 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    I'm looking into starting a hillstream tank so I'm building a manifold system. I'm going to use two powerheads, but I know nothing about them. ...
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    Yesterday, 01:43 PM
    I personally go with the traditional ratio of males to females. Like what has been said before, the males will show better color that way, but also...
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    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    So I'm in the planning stages of a hillstream tank. I have always loved this set up and I want to try my hand at it. However I am having difficulties...
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    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    Compass replied to a thread Happy Birthday Korith. in Chatterbox
    Happy birthday Korith!
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    04-15-2014, 06:39 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    I feel the same way. Those hibiscus are native florida ssp. The whole plant is dark maroon and I grew them from seeds. They were almost big enough to...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 06:21 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Ugh, yeah we're on that same cold front Slap. 40 degrees and sleeting. Going to drop to 30. I didn't see this coming. Got my hibiscus plants back in...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 06:05 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Hmm I'll have to ask our sales rep about that. We are so far back in the chain I rarely know where our stuff is going.
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 05:43 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Oh nice! You may be using some of our product then! (I work for a turf manufacturer). I forgot about the dog.... that would make clean up fun.
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 05:23 PM
    Good to know. I just went and looked at the Bettas they have up for sale. Wow, I might just have to get one from there in the event mine passes... or...
    7 replies | 72 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 05:15 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Considering my line of work I don't know why I didn't think about this earlier Triton. You could forgo laying sod and get artificial turf. :D No...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 05:11 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    I really like hummingbirds. Since I just moved I'm still learning what is all in this yard of mine. I'm pretty sure I've got a butterfly bush. I've...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 04:06 PM
    Welcome! This is the best place to be when starting out in this hobby. Really knowledgeable people to get you going in the right direction from the...
    9 replies | 86 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 04:03 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    You can do it in a trash can. That should give you plenty for your yard. The best method I've seen is to use two trash cans. Set bricks at the bottom...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 03:56 PM
    Welcome to the forum! Awesome mollies.
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    04-15-2014, 03:53 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Oh man, I have it down to a science. I have two boxes so I can pile it up without taking up a whole lot of room. First layer is newspaper to keep any...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 03:16 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    To the lawn or the compost pile? I mow once a week but since I rotate which side of the yard gets what then it would be every other week that...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 02:57 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    I'll bag half the yard and add to my compost. Then I pull the bag off and with a mulching blade cut the other half of the yard. On the next mowing...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 02:05 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    Looking at the pictures, your backyard doesn't seem that big. You should look into getting a reel mower. Best cut you'll ever have and you'll save...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 01:56 PM
    Compass replied to a thread House Rehab in Chatterbox
    I wish I was back in Florida. I want St. Augustine grass so bad!! Doesn't grow up here. * sigh * When you go to lay your top soil, work in a bunch...
    189 replies | 2713 view(s)
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    04-15-2014, 01:06 PM
    Looks really cool. I like that stump. I would recommend filling your tank up to the black line. Maybe just a tad over it. That's a couple extra...
    41 replies | 414 view(s)
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Gardening, and tinkering with stuff
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Nothing but the metal!!!
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I wish I could have met Red Skelton.
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Science Fiction mostly
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Male
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Undisclosed
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Yes
Marital:
Married
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Yes
Education:
Graduated College
Children:
No
Aquarium 1:
20 gallon community.
Aquarium 2:
5.5 Gallon Beta tank.
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Freshwater
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