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    10-17-2017, 04:53 PM
    Will you have any long fin dragons available at the swap?
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    10-15-2017, 07:06 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread orange sunkist shrimp in For sale
    These shrimp do not need brackish water to breed, they are a variation of the cherry shrimp. But if you still want to sell, I'll buy.
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    10-15-2017, 07:45 AM
    When I had my turtle, the uva and uvb lights needed to be changed every 6 months. I'm not sure about lighting for the plants, but I've had 2 CFLs over a 20 long and 1 over a 5 for about 1 1/2 years and both seem to be working great. The plants are still taking over the tanks.
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    10-14-2017, 10:57 AM
    I checked this out and under the comments section it states that the light is very poor and will NOT grow plants.
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    10-12-2017, 06:27 AM
    RandallW20, I have not and will not be able to work on my tanks this week, but I'm hoping to have time next week. I will probably have some to share.
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    10-10-2017, 07:09 AM
    I'll be doing some more trimming today, if I can find the time (my tanks are at work). I'll keep you posted.
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    10-10-2017, 06:38 AM
    Yep, I've got it in most of my tanks. Tractor Supply has it in my area for $7.99/50lbs. They have medium and fine, just DON'T get the bag labeled "recycled". It'll have metal bits in it.
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    10-09-2017, 09:11 AM
    Yep, I stopped looking at that thing almost 2 years ago when I realized no one was updating it!
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    10-08-2017, 08:58 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Massive die off in Invertebrates
    Do you think it has something to do with disturbing the substrate? Do you have MTS with some additives in it?
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    10-08-2017, 03:42 PM
    Ok, guys. Would those of you who are privy to dates, times and locations of things coming up, please post them on the calendar! I think it would make it soooo much easier to plan to go to different events if we could see them at a glance. Thanks!
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    10-06-2017, 08:29 PM
    Welcome back!
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    10-05-2017, 04:27 PM
    newkid, I actually live in Azle and work in Arlington, so I go through FW twice a day. I'll be doing some pruning on my tanks next week, so I'll let you know. We can meet at Central Market, which is my regular stomping ground.
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    09-30-2017, 07:52 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Large driftwood in For sale
    What a beautiful piece of wood! You'd better give dimensions, because someone's going to ask. GLWS.
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    09-27-2017, 12:40 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Kensfish in Deals
    I think carddude made a typo. I think he meant Ken's.
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    09-26-2017, 09:18 AM
    plant lady replied to a thread Small tank light in Tank Setups
    I bought a desk lamp with an adjustable neck for my 5 gal. planted shrimp tank. I have a 6500k in it and it's worked great.
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    09-25-2017, 04:44 PM
    The top three are water sprite, next is horn wart and then obviously frogbit and duckweed.
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    09-22-2017, 09:15 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Intro in Introductions
    Welcome!
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    09-22-2017, 08:38 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Hello in Introductions
    That's probably ok. I've never had a light fixture with the night mode. Just remember that we want to imitate nature as closely as possible.
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    09-21-2017, 10:38 PM
    plant lady replied to a thread Hello in Introductions
    Welcome! Please keep in mind that the angels will eat all the platy babies and any other fish that will fit into their mouths. Also, while the idea of using a fish tank as a night light sounds great, fish have no eyelids, therefore if the light stays on all night, the fish can't sleep. That results in them getting stressed, which can lead to sickness and death.
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    09-21-2017, 10:25 PM
    I made an under gravel filter for my 75 gal. several years ago when I had my turtle in it. I used an egg crate light lens cut to fit, covered it with window screen, (non metal), and "sewed" in on with fishing line. I made a hole, in a back corner and put pvc pipe through the hole and secured it.. The pvc pipe came up high enough to keep pea gravel from going under the light lens. I then cut up smaller pvc into 3" pieces and laid them under the...
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