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- Hi Rickey, I am part of an Aussie based fish forum, and it seems a lot of members on there are big advocates for using aquarium salt for their betta fish.
There's currently a disagreement about its benefits on the associated FB page, and I was wondering if you had any articles etc. that I could link to that would help support an opposing view.
It seems like aquarium salt has become a legend in its own right with all the things it is alleged to cure/do and so I was thinking that an argument based on science rather than anecdotal evidence would probably be more effective.
- About rickey
- I'm a fancy goldfish breeder central Fl for many years how it's Nano tank and betta splenden
- Sarasota Fl
- chemical engineer
- Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
- rickey liked post by Flear On thread : self sustainingnot an aquarium, but inspriring anyway The sealed bottle garden still thriving after 40 years without fresh air or water | Mail Online...Liked On: 01-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Posted On: 01-21-2014, 02:59 PMrickey liked post by rsskylight04 On thread : looking for ideas for new 75 gallon tankHa! Your goldfish are very beautiful and interesting, but I'm a tropical guy. If I had a few more tanks I would definitely keep some nice big fancy goldfish. But I'm about maxed out now for space....Liked On: 01-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Posted On: 01-20-2014, 07:08 PMrickey liked post by sandybottom On thread : Live plants for beginnersi always recommend to base plant selection on equipment,ph/gh/kh, temperature and how much time you are willing to put into upkeep.this will help you find something that will work in your personal...Liked On: 01-21-2014, 05:42 AM
Posted On: 01-21-2014, 05:33 AMrickey liked post by sandybottom On thread : If patience is the challenge… well, challenge accepted!add some prime tonight.Liked On: 01-21-2014, 04:49 AM
Posted On: 01-21-2014, 12:35 AMrickey liked post by Sally M On thread : Under the Microscope OMGI decided to look at the brown stuff that covers the roots of my floating plants with my microscope! OMG! At 40X, there are amazing creatures in my tank. There are some microscopic worms wiggling...Liked On: 01-20-2014, 03:25 PM
Posted On: 01-20-2014, 03:06 PMrickey liked post by Roccus On thread : New here..my ornamental "pond"I took pictures in every setting until my finger refused to push the button... I got a few... this time I took one from the street.. that jumbled pile of rocks is a beautiful water fall in spring and...Liked On: 01-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Posted On: 12-11-2013, 07:15 AMrickey liked post by jaysee On thread : Canister filter problemMake sure the filter knows you appreciate more than just it's pump.Liked On: 01-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Posted On: 01-19-2014, 11:55 AMrickey liked post by willow On thread : Canister filter problemyay :-D nothing to start the old heart beating faster than a filter on the blink !Liked On: 01-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Posted On: 01-18-2014, 04:27 PMrickey liked post by JonandJo On thread : Canister filter problemJust started working on its own Guess air locked Posted via Mobile DeviceLiked On: 01-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Posted On: 01-18-2014, 03:25 PMrickey liked post by Chesh On thread : If patience is the challenge… well, challenge accepted!I'd like to ask again that you refrain from derailing/over complicating this thread any more than it has to be. The OP is in the midst of a tricky situation, adding to the confusion is not helping...Liked On: 01-18-2014, 06:20 PM
Posted On: 01-18-2014, 04:55 PMrickey liked post by Hallyx On thread : If patience is the challenge… well, challenge accepted!It works that way. The first year or so can be really stressful. I wondered how keepers could think of fishkeeping as a peaceful, stress-relieving activity. Now, three years and more than a few fish...Liked On: 01-18-2014, 04:45 AM
Posted On: 01-18-2014, 04:16 AMrickey liked post by rsskylight04 On thread : If patience is the challenge… well, challenge accepted!The bigger tank will be MUCH more stable than the small ones... and require less often water changes once its cycled. Your not far off! Years from now when you look at your big, beautiful , stable...Liked On: 01-18-2014, 04:45 AM
Posted On: 01-18-2014, 01:17 AMrickey liked post by willow On thread : help confirming why my fish diedif i were you,i would contact him and ask specifically what silicon was used, and explain what the silicon seems to be doing now that the tank if full. if it's not aquarium safe then i wold say...Liked On: 01-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Posted On: 01-16-2014, 10:58 AMrickey liked post by Tolak On thread : GH/KH for AngelfishThey'll do fine in that water, you'll probably have a difficult time getting spawns to hatch out if you plan on breeding.Liked On: 01-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Posted On: 01-16-2014, 08:01 AMrickey liked post by henningc On thread : culturing greenwater (in tank)One trick I learned was to take healthy green water and make ice cubes out of it. The process: I use strip tanks so when I siphon waste I do it through a brine shrimps net. I take a small glass...Liked On: 01-15-2014, 05:56 AM
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