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  1. Oldfishlady
    10-27-2010 02:11 PM - permalink
    Awesome...doing a rescape is always so much fun.....I need to get me a new tank so I can play with something still have so many plants left over when I trim and I have been wanting to try a new species anyway so I have a good reason...laffs......
  2. weluvbettas
    10-27-2010 01:33 PM - permalink
    I did the rescape and im much happier with it. Pics are uploading now - be warned lol there taken on my cell. I will pm you the pics in a min.
  3. Oldfishlady
    10-26-2010 03:40 PM - permalink
    Great-look forward to seeing new pics.....
  4. weluvbettas
    10-26-2010 03:24 PM - permalink
    Thanks the soil has actually been in there for 4 months under water so i think it could be safe. Yep im gonna move all the shrimp out. Thanks for the help.
  5. Oldfishlady
    10-26-2010 03:17 PM - permalink
    Of course I have to be careful moving things and pulling plants in a newly set-up soil based tank-it may be safer for the livestock to remove them if you chose to do that-you can have dead spot (anaerobic) under rocks, disruption of roots and soil can foul the tank-moving the filter to the other side should be fine-once the soil has matured and started it submersed life it can be a bit safer to make big changes- at this stage I would only make small changes and be really careful when you do and always plan a big water only change when you do it. Good luck.....
  6. weluvbettas
    10-26-2010 02:45 PM - permalink
    Hi :) Do you emember that shrimp tank I started a while ago ? Well its been up and running for 3 weeks now with 12 red cherry shrimp and 3 betta fry. Well my qeustion is - is it ok to rearrange things like the plants and rocks because at the moment im not happy with my aquascape? And is it ok to move my filter the other side of the tank?
  7. Oldfishlady
    10-26-2010 02:22 PM - permalink
    10w heater can be used in 1-3gal tanks
  8. anglnarnld
    10-26-2010 01:34 PM - permalink
    What gallon is a 10watt heater for??
  9. Oldfishlady
    10-25-2010 05:28 PM - permalink
    What fin type is he and what is your pH/KH/GH readings
    I wouldn't do 100% water changes in a filtered tank-not needed-twice weekly 50% should be enough to maintain water quality
    When you use oak leaf they need to be removed and replaced once a week
    Are you sure he is not tail biting-make a new thread and post a pic on the main board/forum
  10. SilverCaracal
    10-25-2010 05:18 PM - permalink
    Hey Oldfishlady! I just need some advice. Ares' rays are still melting. It's been pretty bad recently. I think sooner or later, all his fins will be melted. I do daily 20% water changes and a 100% every week. He's in a filtered 2.5 gallon. I've already tried oak leaves, but it gets moldy and doesn't seem to work. I have aquarium salt, too, but I'm not using it. Thanks!

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