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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-25-2012, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Tapil
I saw a 180 gallon tank at a superfish store the...

I saw a 180 gallon tank at a superfish store the other day for $1248 with lights and glass lid.

I would have bought it but im afraid 1400+ pounds is a bit too much stress for my old floors to...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-24-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By Tapil
Seems over stocked for a 20 gallon.... ...

Seems over stocked for a 20 gallon....

Beautiful tank though :o

How about 3 Female bettas?

They are peaceful and their wonderful colours will complement your plants.
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   05-08-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,091
Posted By Tapil
Get a second tank - that way you can put the...

Get a second tank - that way you can put the aggressive more colourful fish in

like that evil algae muncher, and say some random chiclid.

Or start hitting up trading posts for an old 55 gallon...
Forum: Freshwater Journals   05-07-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tapil
The barbie doll fish tank. what is that...

The barbie doll fish tank.

what is that inside it? Just toys or some tiny fry?
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-06-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,119
Posted By Tapil
"Petco" during one visit a employee noticed the...

"Petco" during one visit a employee noticed the pattern and refused to sell them fish, after like 10 minutes of bickering a manager stepped in and car sold them some ph lowering bull crap and off we...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-05-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,119
Posted By Tapil
The Sad Truth About Your Fish Tank

Reccently I switched jobs, and became a "In-Home" Nurse. I find the work much easier than being in a hospital - Anyways my new job has me go and visit and take care of people who would rather stay...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   02-26-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Tapil
Silicone/aquarium seals?

I noticed today on my 2 year old tank that some of the silicone (or whatever that clear glue is) on the corners where the 2 plates of glass meet. is starting to "bubble" and in some areas, tiny...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions   02-26-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By Tapil
Theres a chat room? xD that explains why im...

Theres a chat room?

xD that explains why im not in there keeping it alive
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   02-14-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Tapil
You say you got a used tank that came with fish ...

You say you got a used tank that came with fish

How did you transport everything? Did you drain ALL the water out and put the fish in separate containers?

-If yes then you may have a cycle...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   02-13-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,039
Posted By Tapil
The fire department at my house :bluelaugh: ...

The fire department at my house

:bluelaugh:

Back on topic to the op

Both of my tanks have no hood, I took the lights from an older tank and turned them sideways, they sit on both edges of...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   02-10-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Tapil
Floating plants

Sick of my loaches digging up my plants, they wont let anything grow longer than a day without me finding it replanted or sucked against my filter. :shake:

Im debating getting some floating...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   12-08-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,270
Posted By Tapil
The Pvc has been sanded down to round edges, it...

The Pvc has been sanded down to round edges, it was a DIY thread on here that inspired me to use it, also gave me advice on using a sander/technique for sanding.
The tank's only decor is 3 Pvc pipes...
Forum: Cichlids   12-08-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Tapil
PVC pipe! I made a pipe dream for my loaches out...

PVC pipe! I made a pipe dream for my loaches out of pvc pipes. They make wonderful caves but can be a bit ugly but I love the way it looks

I bough 9ft of 4inch pvc pipe for 10 bucks.

My friend...
Forum: Cichlids   12-08-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By Tapil
Looks like a bumble bee to me too - i was never...

Looks like a bumble bee to me too - i was never anygood at determining male or female in the cichlid world xD

Was that dish for a water change?
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   12-08-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,270
Posted By Tapil
Golden Dojo loach with BLOODY NOSE? *Pictures!*

Not the slightest clue how this happened, Maybe she slammed into the wall from being scared or something...

Ive had these loaches (with exception of new baby loach) for 2 years their water and...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   11-26-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,789
Posted By Tapil
I had 1 albino cory and one pepered cory - they...

I had 1 albino cory and one pepered cory - they swim together and sit at the bottom of the tank together. Not sure if it will work in all cases or if mine are special.

You should ask your LFS what...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-24-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Tapil
Whoops Yes i used double dose of tetra safe...

Whoops

Yes i used double dose of tetra safe (which up until now was just fine)

I hope their gills are like their fins and heal
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-24-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Tapil
Cholrine posioned cory!

He got hit with some cholrine :/ the city must have randomly increased the amount of cholrine they dump in their water...

All he does is breath FAST and lay on his side all day n night, however he...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-21-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tapil
Thats what I was thinking... Though loach sexin...

Thats what I was thinking... Though loach sexin in the home aquaria is rare.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-20-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tapil
Wraping loaches? (Mate or violent?) {*VIDEO*}

YouTube - Loaches strangling each other? (Or mating?)

I could type a wall of text here to explain... But my video does that in much better details and frame rates xD

-These loaches do this all...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-18-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,600
Posted By Tapil
You dont... You shut off your pump while...

You dont...

You shut off your pump while your cleaning reguardless.

With sand substrate you dont need to stick the vacume IN the sand the same way you would your gravel.

Just vaccume...
Forum: DIY Aquarium   01-17-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,716
Posted By Tapil
OH! I thought you meant you zip tied the...

OH!

I thought you meant you zip tied the end of it xD Thanks ill go give this a try tomorow
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-17-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,600
Posted By Tapil
Sand aquariums stay cleaner than gravel because...

Sand aquariums stay cleaner than gravel because the crud and dirt and poop does not settle down inbetween the sand - it just stays on top

>Unlike your gravel inwhich it finds its way all the way...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-17-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,651
Posted By Tapil
Sounds like a cycling problem, Did you cycle your...

Sounds like a cycling problem, Did you cycle your tank?

If not your going to have to remove the fish from the tank for like a week or so til it cycles

Youd be fighting a losing battle
...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-17-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,600
Posted By Tapil
Sand only tears up propellers if your pump sucks...

Sand only tears up propellers if your pump sucks up sand - ive been using sand for about a year now and still have the same pumps i had when i first started.

Just remeber when you cleaning to...
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