nearly ready!
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » The Tropical Fish Keeping Community » Aquarium Photography » Freshwater Journals » nearly ready!

nearly ready!

This is a discussion on nearly ready! within the Freshwater Journals forums, part of the Aquarium Photography category; --> heres my new bargain tank all set up! gonna cycle with 6 danios, then rehome those guys, then put my livebearers in there! its ...

Reply
Old 03-13-2007, 11:15 AM   #1
 
lioness501's Avatar
 
nearly ready!

heres my new bargain tank all set up! gonna cycle with 6 danios, then rehome those guys, then put my livebearers in there! its not 100% finished, my bf is gonna play around with the air stone tubes and decs, its his project, the big tank is mine!!! lol
lioness501 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2007, 06:31 PM   #2
 
hi lioness nice tank keep us posted when its complete with livebearers . i went to a new store the other day and ended up spending £13.00 pound on fish which included a pair of dalmation mollys a couple of kloaches a black molly and a pure white molly. CONGRATS ON THE TANK :D
rogerlee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2007, 07:24 PM   #3
 
why not do a fishless cycle?
musho3210 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2007, 03:48 AM   #4
 
lioness501's Avatar
 
i could do a fishless cycle but its quicker with fish right? plus the danios im using are from a friend and shes not lookin after them properly. she has 6 in a 3 gal tank. im gonna b rehoming them afterwards. id also like a couple khuli loaches but cant find em :(
lioness501 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2007, 10:02 AM   #5
 
its a shame you live too far from me (west mids) they have tank loads just up the road from me loads of kuhli loaches
rogerlee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2007, 06:33 PM   #6
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by lioness501
i could do a fishless cycle but its quicker with fish right? plus the danios im using are from a friend and shes not lookin after them properly. she has 6 in a 3 gal tank. im gonna b rehoming them afterwards. id also like a couple khuli loaches but cant find em :(
i think fishless is easier and the same speed since you dont need to do immediate water changes and lives dont hang in the balance, there the same speed.
musho3210 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 05:57 AM   #7
 
lioness501's Avatar
 
thanks musho. ill remember that for the future. the danios i have in there, even tho they r cycling, r much happier and healthier than where they were living before! they used to hide under the gravel for some strange reason, now they r active and they no longer have swollen bellies! my neighbour is gonna take em on. i tested water today, ammonia= .25, nitites =0 nitrates= 20. do i just wait til ammonia is 0????i have done 2 water changes, another due later
lioness501 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 06:44 PM   #8
 
once ammonia and nitrite are 0 with detectable nitrates that didnt come from your tap water, then you are cycled
musho3210 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 06:58 PM   #9
 
lioness501's Avatar
 
i thought so, just thought id double check :)
lioness501 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cycled and ready mattsilkwood Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 3 07-17-2009 09:56 AM
New plants not ready to use AmyK Beginner Planted Aquarium 5 05-26-2009 09:45 PM
am i ready? Bryson06 Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 8 08-12-2006 04:33 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:40 PM.