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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-09-2013, 01:07 PM
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Posted By 1077
Place one of the heater's ,and thermometer in a...

Place one of the heater's ,and thermometer in a bucket of tapwater and measure the temp on thermometer after setting over night.Then look to see what heater is set at.
In my expierience,,the heater...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By 1077
Have you tested the water for...

Have you tested the water for ammonia,nitrites?(some med's kill good bacteria)
When in doubt another water change maybe 40-50% would be My choice.
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-27-2013, 04:24 AM
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Views: 5,670
Posted By 1077
Well judging from info under your aquarium's ,and...

Well judging from info under your aquarium's ,and with no pictures of fry,,could be young mollie's,platy's or guppies (Guppies will stay smaller).
I might were it me,,select 55 gal tank which would...
Forum: Brackish Water   08-23-2013, 10:19 AM
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Views: 1,858
Posted By 1077
I have used PVC pipe for year's for hidy holes...

I have used PVC pipe for year's for hidy holes for plecos,loaches.
Sand the opening's smooth, and should be no issues.Plenty of homes use PVC for some plumbing application's and I think if it were...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   08-23-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,246
Posted By 1077
I would say choose a method (are more than one or...

I would say choose a method (are more than one or two) and follow it. If it is your friend's method,then so be it.
I also agree that it would help to know what plant's you have.Some places like...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   06-25-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By 1077
Clown loaches will not care what type of snail it...

Clown loaches will not care what type of snail it is.If they can get it out of it's shell,,they will eat em.
Snail's should be fine without heater for a few day's.8-)
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-18-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By 1077
Would help to know what water parameter's are . ...

Would help to know what water parameter's are .
How long has tank been running with fish?
Temp,Water change schedule.
Even with this info,,it can be difficult to proper diagnose fish ailment's,...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-18-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By 1077
I would wonder if the fish you are buying are...

I would wonder if the fish you are buying are newly arrived fish (at the store), or have been in the store for a while. Might try and wait a few day's to a week if the fishes have just arrived at the...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   06-18-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,775
Posted By 1077
Koralia 2 Powerhead would be bout right size for...

Koralia 2 Powerhead would be bout right size for 55 gal.
Aquaclear power head's are also good .Next size smaller than aquaclear 70.(can't remember what size it is )
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-13-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,784
Posted By 1077
Two 300 watt theo heater's keep's my 300 gallon...

Two 300 watt theo heater's keep's my 300 gallon bait tank at 78 degrees F .
Tank sit's outside from spring through october.
Good circulation help's to disperse heat.
Yes,,400 watt heater's would...
Forum: TFK.com Suggestions, Feedback, and Help.   05-28-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,805
Posted By 1077
I like this idea. Planted tank forum's here in...

I like this idea.
Planted tank forum's here in U.S. (with few exception's),are light year's behind other planted tank forum's outside U.S. with respect to the many differing way's to achieve desired...
Forum: Catfish   04-04-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By 1077
Look's like corydoras Paleatus to these old eye's.

Look's like corydoras Paleatus to these old eye's.
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   04-01-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,938
Posted By 1077
One can easily control the lighting ,nutrient...

One can easily control the lighting ,nutrient availability.
CO2 will alway's be the elephant in the room. Too much light ,, plenty of nutrient's,not enough CO2,, and algae will alway's have the...
Forum: Cyprinids and Atherinids   03-13-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By 1077
Look's like bait to me, Just kiddin. Does...

Look's like bait to me, Just kiddin.
Does appear to be Koi of some type.
Forum: Cichlids   03-04-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By 1077
Look's like damage from netting the fish,or...

Look's like damage from netting the fish,or possibly somethnig in the way of decor that the fish has perhap's got caught on.
Would maintain water quality with weekly 50 % water changes, and feed...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-26-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By 1077
You say the ammonia is being processed every 24 ...

You say the ammonia is being processed every 24 hour's, which indicate's that you are still adding ammonia?
I would decrease the amount of ammonia added every day,every couple day's? by 1/2 and...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-25-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By 1077
My first choice would be Eheim. Second choice...

My first choice would be Eheim.
Second choice ,Rena.(extremely easy maint).
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-20-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By 1077
Well Clown loaches grow fairly quickly to four or...

Well Clown loaches grow fairly quickly to four or five inches, and then growth slow's considerably in my expierience.
This would give you time to save for maybe 125 gal which in my view would...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   02-15-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By 1077
Not much you can do for already stunted fish...

Not much you can do for already stunted fish other than provide clean enviornment,variety of quality food's.
Stunted fish will live just as long as those that aren't stunted ,they just won't achieve...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-13-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,316
Posted By 1077
Breed like rabbit's:lol: Assassin snail's are...

Breed like rabbit's:lol:
Assassin snail's are slower at reproducing.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-11-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,316
Posted By 1077
I agree that perhap's just emptying the tank and...

I agree that perhap's just emptying the tank and starting new would be easiest for relatively small tank.
I WOULD however leave a bit of mulm in the bottom of the tank to help kick start the...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   02-08-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,521
Posted By 1077
For the squeamish, I might place the fish in...

For the squeamish, I might place the fish in disposable container of water and freeze it.
I normally do as Byron has suggested, or Sever the head with sharp knife.
Some claim that freezing the fish...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   02-07-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,798
Posted By 1077
Nope,,the burden is on you to prove YOUR...

Nope,,the burden is on you to prove YOUR point,and that the Science is flawed, which you have thus far,, failed miserably to do.
In a properly maintained,stable,cycled aquarium, there is not likely...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   01-07-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By 1077
Those who dose EI method,and use higher lighting,...

Those who dose EI method,and use higher lighting, normally are injecting CO2 .
Excel need's to be dosed each day, to be truly effective and will get expensive for four foot tank which I assume you...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-04-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,219
Posted By 1077
I attach the pump to the hose, and this end goes...

I attach the pump to the hose, and this end goes into full sink of water/bleach and other end empties into same side as the pump. Water is just being pulled from the sink into the hose,and back into...
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