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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-28-2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Giri
I completely agree with the light bit, I've...

I completely agree with the light bit, I've turned it down to a shorter period now :) I'm looking into floating plants, but the LPS is oddly lacking. I may have to do some online ordering.

I did...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-28-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,078
Posted By Giri
Viral hemorrhagic septicemia - Wikipedia, the...

Viral hemorrhagic septicemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viral_hemorrhagic_septicemia)

This is a condition found more in wild fish, but I thought it might be...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-28-2013, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Giri
Forgot to mention that those stripes are likely...

Forgot to mention that those stripes are likely from stress, which I certainly don't blame her for!
Forum: Characins   06-28-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,734
Posted By Giri
Hey there! I think you would be better off...

Hey there! I think you would be better off leaving it alone. Since nothing is infected and your fish isn't acting odd- medicating my just stress out your tank, or that particular fish if you...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-28-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,038
Posted By Giri
If at all possible, pictures would be very...

If at all possible, pictures would be very helpful in determining if everything is normal. However, everything you've described seems to be right on the money healing wise :) I'm glad she is doing...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-28-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,078
Posted By Giri
Hey there, I just coming in to see if maybe I can...

Hey there, I just coming in to see if maybe I can help a bit.

There is this form that is really helpful to communicate what exactly is going on in your tank. You provided some very good...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   06-28-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Giri
Hey there. These situations are very...

Hey there.

These situations are very difficult to deal with, but it is excellent that you are trying to be apart of the solution, rather then ignore the problem.There is a sticky around here...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-27-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
AND YET ANOTHER UPDATE Sad news: I couldn't...

AND YET ANOTHER UPDATE

Sad news: I couldn't get the same light set-up as before. However, thanks to a few housemates I was able to set up a type of lighting, that I had been interested in...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Thanks again , I appreciate the advice and well...

Thanks again , I appreciate the advice and well wishes!
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Once the swords end up outgrowing the tank, they...

Once the swords end up outgrowing the tank, they are being passed on to a family member with a large tank, basically it turned into a wee rotation of plants. I start them, they get passed on etc...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
I really only need it for the fish lights,so I...

I really only need it for the fish lights,so I did a quick search and found a decent one at Canadian Tire, so that's a bonus! Heres hoping I can find the right shop lights again. Bleck.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Really? That's excellent! I suppose they'd be at...

Really? That's excellent! I suppose they'd be at a local hardware store?
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Another update, I thought I'd show everyone what...

Another update, I thought I'd show everyone what it looks like after everything I did to it. i ended up with more Java ferns then I though! Some had propagated and formed more plants. Some I've set...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   06-26-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Giri
As far as I'm aware, it does not. However, it...

As far as I'm aware, it does not. However, it will stress out your fish as much as it helps them. It is a good idea to keep a back up tank set-up and ready in case anything does go wrong, that way...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-26-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Ah yes, I see! I must of confused myself when I...

Ah yes, I see! I must of confused myself when I intially planted them in the tank. I had them in loose gravel, but i don't think it was loose enough. This may explain some of the issues I had before...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-25-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Alright, in case anyone ever needs that video...

Alright, in case anyone ever needs that video Jackie ( who was a huge help!) mentioned, this is it :

HOW TO: Build a very simple aquarium filter - YouTube

A big thanks to everyone. I think all...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Alright, some TLC and I'm sure the ferns will...

Alright, some TLC and I'm sure the ferns will make it.Though, I know java ferns to be substrate planted,could you elaborate more please?

I found some old research on the coulomb plant, should be...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-25-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Thanks Jackie, I may give it a shot before...

Thanks Jackie, I may give it a shot before straight out buying a new filter, I've seen a lot of great tutorials on it. I just can't get my hands on anything new ( I don't have an air pump atm either)...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-25-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Yes, it does suck, but I vented my frustrations...

Yes, it does suck, but I vented my frustrations of the matter with many a colorful word upon seeing the mess. Now I'm just sad and have to deal with it.

Thanks though Jeff, I appreciate it. I feel...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By Giri
Exclamation Don't let friends watch your fish tank

I was stuck in a hospital for a great deal of time,for reasons not really important to the situation- I had to leave for two months and I couldn't look after my tank. So, really needing someone to...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-14-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Giri
Right, thought I'd update. I stopped treating for...

Right, thought I'd update. I stopped treating for awhile (to see if I could really discover the problem with these Rosy Red fish. I treated for all of 2 days) and everyone was acting fine. I...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-09-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Giri
Iis there anything else I can do? I can't make...

Iis there anything else I can do? I can't make the fish suffer, but I don't know how to treat fungal and get it the gill outta my tank(and plants) without meds.

*edited because that sounded awful...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-09-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Giri
right,well, not wanting to risk further issues...

right,well, not wanting to risk further issues I'm treating for a fungal problem, also picked up copper-safe just in case.
Forum: Other Aquatic Environments Journals   04-09-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,582
Posted By Giri
Oh that pond is beautiful! Absolutely gorgeous,...

Oh that pond is beautiful! Absolutely gorgeous, as are those koi!
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Giri
Diagnosis for Rosy Reds: Is it fungas or other?

Hello all, hope you are well.

These Rosy Reds are going to be the death of me. As many of you know, these little fish are sold as feeder fish, and as such have very poor conditions. The local pet...
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