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  1. fishmanbob3
    05-07-2019 07:54 PM - permalink
    fishmanbob3
    Hi Bob: Appreciate your response. Have to agree most of us overfeed. Will put my crew on a day a week fasting and think they will be fine.
    Bob3
  2. fishmanbob3
    05-07-2019 07:45 PM - permalink
    fishmanbob3
    Been trying to send u a PM just haven't figured out the system yet. Have to agree most of us overfeed. Notice this whenever I vac the feeding areas every other day. Will start adhering to a weekly fast day and see how they do. Appreciate your input.
    Bob
  3. beaslbob
    05-09-2018 11:46 AM - permalink
    beaslbob
    Thanks for your reply.
  4. spirit
    04-27-2018 10:23 PM - permalink
    spirit
    Sorry it took so long for me to update you on the result of cycling my betta tank. After our last conversation I continued to have high nitrite and nitrate readings. So I took a chance and torn down the tank and started anew. Instead of using Seachem Stability I went out and purchased Aqua Safe Start. Within 3 days the tank was completely cycled and ready for my betta. It has been 5 days now and the betta is doing fine. Tested the water and this are the results.


    Ammonia....0
    Nitrite.........0
    Nitrate........5
    Ph...............6.8


    I hope this can help others.
  5. spirit
    04-17-2018 08:39 PM - permalink
    spirit
    First I want to thank you for replying to my post. At this time the ammonia reading is at 0. I will take your advice and stop feeding the tank and watch to see if the nitrite and nitrate drop. I will post any changes that occur. If they drop, I will add a fish and carefully monitor for any spikes. Tanks again for your suggestion.
  6. Tolak
    06-12-2015 07:17 PM - permalink
    Tolak
    Makes sense to me Bob. Some time back I started a topic on room temperature vs tank temperature, using my rack of 5 gallon tanks. I've got the same rack of 5's open for the summer. Man are DO meters crazy expensive! I did find a liquid DO test online, I've got plenty of Prime on hand, time for a bit of playing around!
  7. Chesh
    01-02-2014 09:50 AM - permalink
    Chesh

    Happy New Year!
  8. Romad
    11-11-2013 04:35 PM - permalink
    Romad
    Ha ha - at first I didn't know what you meant by this message but I get it now.

    You made a great point so "like like like"
  9. Chesh
    10-21-2013 04:20 PM - permalink
    Chesh
    Heh. My father always said "A penny saved is a penny earned"
    Food for thought. . .!
    ^.~
  10. Chesh
    10-21-2013 01:25 PM - permalink
    Chesh

    ... thought I'd give ya mine for a change ;)

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  • About beaslbob
    Location
    huntsville, al
    Interests
    aquariums, model airplanes
    Occupation
    engineer
    Gender
    Male
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    20+
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    maintain Fw and marine system with a strong emphasis on balanced, stabilized system that as much as possible are self substaning.

    have maintained FW systems for up to 9 years with descendants from original fish and marine aquariums for up to 8 years.

    With no water changes, untreated tap water, inexpensive lighting by first starting the tank with live plants (FW) or macro algae( marine)

    see: https://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...-build-295530/

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02-24-2020
04:11 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post Pregnant Molly
I wonder if this would be too sma...
04:06 PM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post Pregnant Molly
I have used the penn plax an2...
02-21-2020
10:11 AM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post algae question
edited. LOL that is what I t...
02-20-2020
05:57 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post algae question
filling the lights ? LOL. Mea...
12:28 PM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post algae question
change the environment to fav...
02-19-2020
03:05 PM - beaslbob quoted ManyTankKeeper in post I have something growing
Hi beasl... You were lucky to ha...
02-18-2020
05:55 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post swim bladder issues ?
while I have you on the phone.. m...
05:46 PM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post swim bladder issues ?
Hard to tell. FWIW In my e...
05:09 PM - beaslbob quoted ManyTankKeeper in post I have something growing
Hello Fish... A ten gallon tank ca...
05:06 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post fish dying
I read your thread.. I have a que...
05:01 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post fish dying
interesting... so let me see if I...
04:57 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post swim bladder issues ?
its a community tank but had more...
03:16 PM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post swim bladder issues ?
if it's a molly only tank try...
03:14 PM - Jpokerwinski quoted beaslbob in post fish dying
simple cycle IMHO. When us...
02-05-2020
03:43 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post Nitrate
Thank.. ok now that we have ammon...
02-04-2020
05:38 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post Beginner needs some help
When change water, how much do yo...
04:53 PM - beaslbob quoted Moshadow85 in post Getting back in
Precautionary note - I tend to ...
03:08 PM - beaslbob quoted Sailxy in post Beginner needs some help
What is ammonia remover? Th...
02:47 PM - beaslbob quoted Jpokerwinski in post Beginner needs some help
Ok are you saying start over? Iím...
09-04-2019
05:52 PM - beaslbob quoted MAK0003 in post Is this aquarium safe?
I wouldn't. With gravel and ...
 
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