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Forum: Catfish   08-26-2019, 03:37 AM
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Posted By xocdia79
Fighting. i hope that everything will be fine for...

Fighting. i hope that everything will be fine for you - xoc dia (http://xocdia79.com/xoc-dia-la-gi/)
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   08-12-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Genos
Measure the inside of the tank up till your water...

Measure the inside of the tank up till your water line. The one inch of fish per gallon rule really isn't great. What do you plan on stocking? If you gradually add fish over a few months you'll get...
Forum: Catfish   08-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Genos
Try a mixed sinking pellet for loaches. ...

Try a mixed sinking pellet for loaches. Kelp/cucumber are worth a try too. Few fish eat only algae.
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   07-08-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By beaslbob
I use a substrate that is 1" of peat moss, 1" of...

I use a substrate that is 1" of peat moss, 1" of sand, and 1" of pc select from top to bottom. The idea is the peat moss prevents hardness buildup and the sand keeps the peat moss trapped at the...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   07-07-2019, 10:31 PM
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Views: 188
Posted By aussieJJDude
Honestly sand is like my holy grail when it comes...

Honestly sand is like my holy grail when it comes to substrate. while it takes a little while to wash it so its aquariums friendly, once in the aquarium its very easy to maintain, especially at...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   07-07-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Genos
You've got several options depending on the...

You've got several options depending on the plants' needs, some use the ribosomes for eedingand don't need any special substrate. 1. use all plant substrate 2. use gravel or sand and plant the...
Forum: Advanced Freshwater Discussion   06-02-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Genos
Betta needs to be in at least 78F. That's most...

Betta needs to be in at least 78F. That's most likely why the fin rot is reoccurring. Rummy nose or another tropical tetra would be better suited as tank mates. Disease-causing organisms are...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   04-09-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By imran sheik
get a few more females Sent from my S60...

get a few more females

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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-05-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By beaslbob
First I would use the seachem multi test ammonia...

First I would use the seachem multi test ammonia kit to see if the ammonia is the dangerous free ammonia or the safe(r) locked ammonia.


And only use Prime to treat the free ammonia.


If the...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   03-15-2019, 10:58 AM
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Posted By beaslbob
sometimes you have to partition the tank to keep...

sometimes you have to partition the tank to keep plants and plant eaters separated.


my .02
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   02-25-2019, 01:42 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By Genos
That could be challenging as it eliminates...

That could be challenging as it eliminates schooling fish. A pair of angels would love a planted tank. I suggest starting off with three very young ones to find out who is happy with who, you might...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   12-04-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By jaysee
I would check out aqadvisor.com. Itís a great...

I would check out aqadvisor.com. Itís a great place to start if youíre not sure of the limits. With experience you may determine that you can add more fish, but one of the biggest causes of failure...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   11-29-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By beaslbob
I don't use chemicals in my systems so perhaps...

I don't use chemicals in my systems so perhaps others can help.
FWIW I recommend the methods in my signature.


my .02
Forum: Advanced Freshwater Discussion   09-29-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By Construction Sam
Interesting. I would like to see your pix too. ...

Interesting. I would like to see your pix too.

I am thinking stainless steel should not be a problem unless it's a saltwater aquarium. Flatware and cookery is often made of stainless. If so, this...
Forum: Advanced Freshwater Discussion   09-28-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By aussieJJDude
After you add all the substrate to the jar, it...

After you add all the substrate to the jar, it will also increase weight. A couple of largish river stones inside the jar would also work well!

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Forum: Advanced Freshwater Discussion   09-28-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By KapitalJ
If you are using steel, use Stainless steel....

If you are using steel, use Stainless steel. Also, aluminum is super light and would not help you.
Forum: Advanced Freshwater Discussion   09-28-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By jaysee
I think I know what you want to do, but perhaps...

I think I know what you want to do, but perhaps share some pictures to confirm [emoji846]


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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   09-16-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By dalewebb
Angry Liveaquaria.com Beware

Don't know if there is a forum for warnings about vendors or not. Purchased 10 cardinal tetras from Liveaquaria.com (which I later found out was a shell company for Drs Foster and Smith and Petco...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   09-16-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By jaysee
Guppy Fry Snacks

Freezing them in a cup of water is a good hands off method. Due to their inherent vulnerability they will die quickly. If you got a cup of really cold water you could simply drop them in and...
Forum: Betta Fish   08-24-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By BettaFam4
Ok I am am not going for any precise look, but I...

Ok I am am not going for any precise look, but I will keep an eye out for that!
And about quality, this is a hard challenge I would like to face.
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   08-13-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By couger
Chem

I wander around on the internet a lot. I can not find the peer reviewed study where I first learned about Triclosan longevity or the sad reef tale involving it. I have mixed a cap-full of bleach in...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-04-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By aussieJJDude
Post #9 illustrated why I tend to view...

Post #9 illustrated why I tend to view acclimation like you did as potentually dangerous/ill advised. To save you the trouble, I'll quote it here:



Its certainly a matter of preference, but...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-04-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
Nice Tank! all the fish look extremly healthy so...

Nice Tank! all the fish look extremly healthy so i dont think agression is the problem :smile2: My guess is that a PH or some other parameter change shock the BN and that killed it :crying:
Good...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-03-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
ok :smile2: i will let you win this one lol. i...

ok :smile2: i will let you win this one lol. i just got to looking at my fish and used them as a reference but i forgot that every fish is different :grin2: (iv'e always been to lazy to do the...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-02-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By aussieJJDude
Glad that you got some more black neons and seem...

Glad that you got some more black neons and seem to be doing well.

As for the death of the BN, there maybe numerous factors of why it is the case. It could be stress, could be poor stock-...
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