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Forum: Fish Breeding   11-08-2010, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Bacchus
do you have a kit to test your water's...

do you have a kit to test your water's parameters? i wonder if you had an ammonia spike or something like that.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-22-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By Bacchus
i have never used dead shrimp to cycle a tank,...

i have never used dead shrimp to cycle a tank, though i am not surprised to hear that it would start to smell bad.....why not just buy some pure ammonia and use that? i would think it would be far...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-20-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Bacchus
the tank is waaay overstocked...goldfish are...

the tank is waaay overstocked...goldfish are messy fish and produce a lot of ammonia. you may want to do a large water change, keep a small sample, and then take the sample to the fish store and...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-19-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Bacchus
i think you should post your water parameters and...

i think you should post your water parameters and start from there....stock fish that fit with with the type of water you have...that is ideal

then figure out what method you will use for cycling.
Forum: Catfish   04-08-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 50,775
Posted By Bacchus
the first two shots are of Corydoras arcuatus, or...

the first two shots are of Corydoras arcuatus, or Skunk Cories. The third shot is of Brochis splendens, commonly confused with Emerald Cories. They are actually not Cories at all
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   04-08-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,537
Posted By Bacchus
my brochis splendens are a good size and they...

my brochis splendens are a good size and they still get bullied by the male. i am planning on moving the pair to my 29 instead.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-08-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,538
Posted By Bacchus
i pretty much have a green background on the back...

i pretty much have a green background on the back of my 29-gallon from algae...i just let it grow as much as it wants on that wall of the tank, and i clean off the other 3 walls with a razor blade. ...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-06-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,825
Posted By Bacchus
i am going to just ask a few questions... ive...

i am going to just ask a few questions...
ive never actually kept white cloud mountain minnows, but i know they like cooler temps. what do you keep the temperature at? how large is the tank? what...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-06-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Bacchus
im no expert, but i think if she did weekly 50%...

im no expert, but i think if she did weekly 50% water changes, made sure to not overfeed, and maybe cut back the lighting to 7 hours a day, that it would clear up. i started to have green water in...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   04-06-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,537
Posted By Bacchus
i have a set up very close to what you are...

i have a set up very close to what you are planning:

i have a pair of Pelvicachromis taeniatus or Nigerian Red Dwarfs...they are very much like Pelvicachromis pulcher or Kribensis. i also have a...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-06-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Bacchus
i am just going to ask a lot of questions ...

i am just going to ask a lot of questions

is the tank set up near a window? does it catch any sunlight? how long does your friend leave the lights on for? how often is the water changed and how...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-06-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bacchus
my first thought was mayfly larvae....i have...

my first thought was mayfly larvae....i have heard of things like that hitchhiking in on plants.

i had something very similar happen to me...there was this little wormy creature with a head and...
Forum: Cichlids   04-05-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,648
Posted By Bacchus
when i posted i didnt see that you had added a...

when i posted i didnt see that you had added a ruby shark. i have always known them as rainbow sharks, but it is the same thing. anyway, i think you will have trouble with one of those in a...
Forum: Cichlids   04-05-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,648
Posted By Bacchus
dwarf cichlids would work...it has been my...

dwarf cichlids would work...it has been my personal experience with pelvicachromis taeniatus (close cousin to kribs) and with nannacara anomola (golden dwarfs) that they do not like corys all that...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-05-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,105
Posted By Bacchus
if you are showing any ammonia at all then your...

if you are showing any ammonia at all then your tank is not fully cycled...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-02-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,018
Posted By Bacchus
Cloudy water from a fine sand substrate

i set up my 10-gallon using play sand....it is very fine. i rinsed it many times and got most of the silica dust out of it. then i put it in the tank and filled it. the water is a little bit...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   04-01-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,762
Posted By Bacchus
that sounds like bad news for your...

that sounds like bad news for your gourami...sorry to hear that. i would do a large water change right away. that cannot hurt....just match the temps as exact as possible. if ammonia or nitrites...
Forum: Fish Breeding   04-01-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,283
Posted By Bacchus
if you have a boy and girl platy together, the...

if you have a boy and girl platy together, the chances are that yes she is pregnant. what else do you have in the tank? anything besides the parents that will eat the fry? if there are enough...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   03-30-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By Bacchus
keep doing water changes when it gets over .25 ...

keep doing water changes when it gets over .25

your filter will eventually catch up
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-30-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,616
Posted By Bacchus
kelley gave you a lot of great suggestions though...

kelley gave you a lot of great suggestions though i would probably avoid dwarf cichlids

i disagree with pretty much everything that tankmaster said...i wouldnt try any of it. i dont mean to be...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   03-26-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 28,487
Posted By Bacchus
if your red tailed shark is getting aggressive,...

if your red tailed shark is getting aggressive, adding some more decorations and plants and hidey holes will definitely help....lots of things to break up its line of sight. those do get to a pretty...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   03-25-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 28,487
Posted By Bacchus
for salt, you want to likely avoid table salt...

for salt, you want to likely avoid table salt because it can contain iodine as well as anti-caking agents. aquarium salt is safe, and i believe kosher salt and sea salt are as well but i would wait...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   03-25-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By Bacchus
hmmm, by those numbers it looks like your tank is...

hmmm, by those numbers it looks like your tank is not yet fully cycled. it will not be cycled until you are showing zero's for both ammonia and nitrites. i would keep a very close eye on those...
Forum: Catfish   03-25-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,032
Posted By Bacchus
im assuming what youre looking at are 3-lined...

im assuming what youre looking at are 3-lined corys and not true julii's, as those are rare. i have a school of 6 of them. i had a couple die before i was able to get them established in my tank. ...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   03-23-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Bacchus
you said you just set up a larger tank...what did...

you said you just set up a larger tank...what did you do with the old filter and media? did you transfer them to the new tank and filter? is it possible some of the bacteria died during the...
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