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Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-31-2011, 08:14 AM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Hi Roger, welcome to TFK! I so envy you being...

Hi Roger, welcome to TFK! I so envy you being retired and now being able to have fun and pursue such endeavors. Please post your own build thread so we can follow along with your progress. Pictures...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-28-2011, 12:26 AM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK, Wade. We are happy you joined us....

Welcome to TFK, Wade. We are happy you joined us. What are you keeping in your 20gl and what do you plan for your 30gl? Got any pics? We LOVE pics. :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-27-2011, 09:47 PM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK, Ganesh. This forum helped me a...

Welcome to TFK, Ganesh. This forum helped me a TON when I was starting out and I'm sure you'll find the same. What are you thinking about setting up??
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-14-2011, 04:25 PM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK, snafudude. We are glad you joined...

Welcome to TFK, snafudude. We are glad you joined us! :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-05-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK! Your tank is beautiful, no matter...

Welcome to TFK! Your tank is beautiful, no matter what size!! :-)
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   10-29-2011, 02:01 PM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
+1!

+1!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-18-2011, 11:27 AM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK! We are glad you joined us. :-)

Welcome to TFK! We are glad you joined us. :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-18-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By aunt kymmie
While Jakiebabie "tries" to be nice, I really am...

While Jakiebabie "tries" to be nice, I really am nice~! :lol:
Welcome to TFK, Chris. I hope you like it here.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-13-2011, 12:39 PM
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Views: 2,561
Posted By aunt kymmie
Agree w/ Byron. I'm just popping in to say...

Agree w/ Byron. I'm just popping in to say welcome to TFK. :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-12-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Hi Sanda! Welcome to TFK. :-)

Hi Sanda! Welcome to TFK. :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-10-2011, 10:29 PM
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Views: 597
Posted By aunt kymmie
Hi Leslie, welcome to TFK. We are glad you joined...

Hi Leslie, welcome to TFK. We are glad you joined us. I'm a huge loach fan and my clowns are some of my favorite fish. I hope you're able to get a big tank and get some more soon. They are so much...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   10-03-2011, 09:25 AM
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Views: 861
Posted By aunt kymmie
Welcome to TFK, Sharis. Glad to have you join us....

Welcome to TFK, Sharis. Glad to have you join us. I can understand about living with a husband that doesn't understand a QT. (Luckily for me after three years of fishkeeping he now totally "gets it")...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
For my 75g tank I used 150 pounds. It's a planted...

For my 75g tank I used 150 pounds. It's a planted tank and I needed depth as far as substrate. Are you doing a planted tank? If not, I believe the general rule of thumb is a pound of substrate per...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-25-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By aunt kymmie
Inverts don't pass disease to fish, and vice...

Inverts don't pass disease to fish, and vice versa, so that didn't cause your fish to pass. If anything the RCS was nothing more than a nice meal for your fish.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-25-2011, 04:25 AM
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Posted By aunt kymmie
Hey Bullet, a good day right back at ya! Welcome...

Hey Bullet, a good day right back at ya! Welcome to TFK. I'm happy you were able to set your tank back up with no problems after being away from it for years. The sole reason I found this forum was...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   04-24-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,463
Posted By aunt kymmie
Yes, the nodes WILL grow roots. I always trim the...

Yes, the nodes WILL grow roots. I always trim the tops off of my leggier looking stems of Wisteria, leaving two (sometimes only one) node and then plant the tops. I'm not a fan of this particular...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-23-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By aunt kymmie
That's BBA (Black Brush Algae) and if your BN is...

That's BBA (Black Brush Algae) and if your BN is eating it I'm surprized! I thought the only fish that would touch it is a true Siamese Algae eater. I also have bits of it in my display tank, which...
Forum: Invertebrates   04-21-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By aunt kymmie
I'm here, sorry I'm late in getting back to your...

I'm here, sorry I'm late in getting back to your email. I'll answer here!
The only fish I can think of that I would be sure of that wouldn't eat the adult shrimp in a heavily planted tank would be...
Forum: Ancient Fish   04-20-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,984
Posted By aunt kymmie
Of course I did! Dillon is adorable!! Way cuter...

Of course I did! Dillon is adorable!! Way cuter than your Gobies. ;-)
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-12-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,956
Posted By aunt kymmie
+1, I'd run both filters simultaneously for a few...

+1, I'd run both filters simultaneously for a few weeks.
H.E. double hockey sticks?? I'll have to remember that one! :lol:
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-31-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By aunt kymmie
You're on the right track, for sure! Definitely a...

You're on the right track, for sure! Definitely a cyrpt, I always find it hard to tell the difference between a number of the different smaller crypt species. Great plants, love them.
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   03-31-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,097
Posted By aunt kymmie
Hex doesn't affect plants, it's just a mere...

Hex doesn't affect plants, it's just a mere coincidence. Too long of light periods will also have a negative impact on plants, just as it does on fish.
Having a little ambient light in the room...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-07-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,213
Posted By aunt kymmie
Yes, it's a little pricey but well worth it, IMO....

Yes, it's a little pricey but well worth it, IMO. It lasts six months, can be "recharged" by cleaning it in a bleach soak. I don't plan on recharging mine, I will just replace it. 1077 turned me onto...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-06-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,213
Posted By aunt kymmie
Yep, no open top for me, I have some serious...

Yep, no open top for me, I have some serious jumpers. So for now I'll opt for bushiness.
I'd think you'd be fine doing 24W at 6700K and it should diminish the cyano. My lighting system prior was...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-05-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,213
Posted By aunt kymmie
Oh, yuck! It's the dreaded cyanobacteria (also...

Oh, yuck! It's the dreaded cyanobacteria (also known as blue green algae) and it's a bacteria, not algae and no one will eat this crud. Your best bet is to remove as much of it as you can manually....
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