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- I don't go outside anymore when there's ice about. I try to avoid snow as well.
I used to fish small lakes in MI when I was a kid. Blue-gill, Crappy, Large mouth bass, Walleye, Bullheads on multilead hotdogs. And the Lake Huron Perch runs every season (who needs bait?). Got out of the habit, when I found out about cars and girls.
I'm not a great photograher. Mediocre equipment. But I am a ruthless editor of literally thousands of shots
- About rsskylight04
- love cichlids!
- Syracuse, New York, USA
- hiking, climbing mountains,fishing,
- English instructor- Syracuse University
- Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
- rsskylight04 liked post by bampy1958 On thread : Need advice on new tankHi guys, Than you all for your advice, I have read up and now understand the nitrogen cycle for fish. I wish I'd read up a while ago but I'm now ready for ammonia and nitrite spikes and often water...Liked On: 01-24-2016, 08:31 AM
Posted On: 01-22-2016, 04:40 AMrsskylight04 liked post by corina savin On thread : Need advice on new tankChlorine is a gas and it will dissipate if you "age" the water for 24 hours or more. Chloramines will stay a lot longer (weeks), enough to kill the fish. You must boil the water to get rid of...Liked On: 01-24-2016, 08:29 AM
Posted On: 01-21-2016, 04:52 PMrsskylight04 liked post by fishy100 On thread : my molly gave birth to 80 babiesThis is what I don't understand. Fish that are raised by experienced privates are far more healthy then fish that were raised by commercial breeders which rumors say use hormones and other stuff...Liked On: 01-21-2016, 02:02 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 01:38 PMrsskylight04 liked post by henningc On thread : my molly gave birth to 80 babiesWith Molly fry I start them on live baby brine shrimp-if you don't hatch them they are easy and it can be done in a cost effective way-that excellerates their growth 3-4 (x) over flake food. After...Liked On: 01-21-2016, 02:01 PM
Posted On: 12-11-2015, 12:44 AMrsskylight04 liked post by LauraInFL On thread : Need advice on new tankNot to start an argument, but I can't tell from reading the thread whether the OP's water is from a well or a city supply. If it's city water and contains chlorine or chloramine, doesn't that need to...Liked On: 01-21-2016, 01:48 PM
Posted On: 01-21-2016, 01:37 PMrsskylight04 liked post by beaslbob On thread : Need advice on new tankOne thing that stands out to me is mixing a betta and red tail shark. More generally a betta with active fish of any kind. The more active fish tend to nip at the fins of the betta Otherwise...Liked On: 01-21-2016, 01:15 PM
Posted On: 01-15-2016, 02:21 PMrsskylight04 liked post by Tazman On thread : Setting up an African Cichlid TankYou have seen them in stores, the multi colored fish in tanks labelled "African Cichlids". This guide will provide basic information on how to setup an aquarium for keeping these beautiful fish. ...Liked On: 12-09-2015, 06:50 PM
Posted On: 10-28-2013, 09:01 PMUPDATE: First things first, rsskylight04, sorry to hear about your weather issues. I found that Least Killies can take the wild temp swings and I've never had one get ich or anythin else. If you...Liked On: 06-10-2014, 10:52 PM
Posted On: 06-09-2014, 12:13 AMrsskylight04 liked post by Sylverclaws On thread : Breeding fish in kiddie pools and stock tanks-IIThat sucks. Mine is going well, though my grandma doesn't care much for any of it and often complains... Fish are growing like weeds(including my pleco), I've made a ton of room in my tanks with the...Liked On: 06-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Posted On: 05-30-2014, 04:08 PMrsskylight04 liked post by loveschool On thread : experiences with bow or hex or non-rectangle tank stylesI have a 36-gal bowfront tank and I love it. My harlequin rasbora can school nicely from one side to the other side of the tank. My friend has a 44-gal hexagonal tank and I don't really like it. The...Liked On: 06-04-2014, 11:52 PM
Posted On: 06-01-2014, 08:59 PMrsskylight04 liked post by Roccus On thread : First Salt water...new buildI say go for it.... study and read...IMHO...once you get them running, they seem more self sufficient then Fw tanks...the hardest part is keeping yourself from going too fast... I use frequent water...Liked On: 06-03-2014, 07:50 PM
Posted On: 05-31-2014, 01:07 PMrsskylight04 liked post by badxgillen On thread : First Salt water...new buildOOH A surprise!? Sounds like you are ready for some corals! Drop me a line or post a request in the DBTC threads and we will get you hooked up with some starter corals for free.Liked On: 05-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Posted On: 05-29-2014, 05:30 PMUPDATE ; The Black Bar produced at least 20 fry in the pool on Tuesday and the Orchards started populating their pool with fry yesterday. Swords. platys and Least Killies move in tomorrow and...Liked On: 05-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Posted On: 05-29-2014, 06:21 PMrsskylight04 liked post by corina savin On thread : Please TFK Moderators, I need help with diseaseI'm neither a mod or a vet and I never had to treat a cottony growth on a fish. However, I read (like everybody else but I only remember what makes sense) that for external infections (bacterial or...Liked On: 05-28-2014, 06:49 PM
Posted On: 05-28-2014, 06:02 PMrsskylight04 liked post by Hallyx On thread : Fishless cycle- Ammonia is over 8 PPM!!!Good one, Pop. Great attitude adjustment. Recently, a new keeper finishing her first cycle blew me away with this insight. Bacteria happens !Liked On: 05-28-2014, 04:45 PM
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