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Forum: Catfish   11-05-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cerianthus
Possibly cyclocheilichthys janthrochir? You could...

Possibly cyclocheilichthys janthrochir? You could make better comparison since pic may not have displayed their full potential.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-09-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By cerianthus
It all depends on what kind of fish!!! I would...

It all depends on what kind of fish!!! I would not keep livebearers in 6.4 for long time with expectation that they will adapt. They may adapt for quite a bit but eventually will experience problems....
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   03-09-2010, 05:11 PM
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Views: 1,340
Posted By cerianthus
Better if left to someone with s/w set upS, IMO.

Better if left to someone with s/w set upS, IMO.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-12-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,477
Posted By cerianthus
Necropsy services? Although Ive perform...

Necropsy services?
Although Ive perform necropsies on my fish for decades to my best ability with whatever apparatus or medium I had, but never for others. Cool idea though.

I would love to see...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-08-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
Garlic, Not just for fish but on us too, IMHO ...

Garlic, Not just for fish but on us too, IMHO

Glad to hear recovering on its own. Have you stepped up with maintenance since beginning of mishap?

Although pics were blur, those pic def...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-08-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By cerianthus
Any treatment given yet or actions taken to...

Any treatment given yet or actions taken to assist with healing?
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-05-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
bit concerned with rednes you mentioned which CAN...

bit concerned with rednes you mentioned which CAN lead to lesion.

Hope my assumptions are wrong .

Good Luck!
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-05-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
Just redness? No lesion yet? What kind of...

Just redness? No lesion yet? What kind of antibiotics do you have now or what was recommended by BB?

Hope this can be reveresed/healed with improvement on water conditions. Small but frequent...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   01-05-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By cerianthus
They do have fillers but not 100% IMO. Still,...

They do have fillers but not 100% IMO. Still, better than scratches.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-05-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
No one, including myself has to share something...

No one, including myself has to share something which took many years of schooling/very determined efforts but again I am only trying to assist to see your fish make a full recovery.
Another reason...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-03-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
Nothing illegal, banned med???, I hope. I dont...

Nothing illegal, banned med???, I hope. I dont think it is the the infection from wound received from scrape on the rock. Well, I havent come across fish stupid enough to cause such on its own but...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-03-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
Looking forward to her insight as I am sure I...

Looking forward to her insight as I am sure I would have no probelm comprehending the procedure.
It is the another way to learn/increase ones perspectives in fish keeping and objective of fish...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Diseases   01-02-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By cerianthus
Nothing out of ordinary was done to the tank? Any...

Nothing out of ordinary was done to the tank? Any newbie added?

How long did you have the majestic?
Any expoure to low pH ?
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-28-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By cerianthus
Only one? Suck the whole thing up with...

Only one? Suck the whole thing up with hypodermic syringe. No additives/chemical. Simple physical removal.
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-09-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,254
Posted By cerianthus
Absolutely. No need for bleach. Not good for your...

Absolutely. No need for bleach. Not good for your hand nor your lung.

If mineral build up is too heavy, you may use pure vinegar to assist or simple just scrap them off.
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-08-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,254
Posted By cerianthus
1 x 30W 36" is too little although you can use it...

1 x 30W 36" is too little although you can use it during cycling process which should not be too long with LR.
Start looking into powerful T5's w/ variuos optionsOR MH/T5 Combo which will work (fit...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-07-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,254
Posted By cerianthus
FOr 46 G tank and new. How about inexpensive...

FOr 46 G tank and new. How about inexpensive Aquarium systems test kit for both. If serious, look into Salifert.
I have used Refractometerown by others but never own one myself.
I believe...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-06-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,254
Posted By cerianthus
I dont know what the lowest room temp thus it...

I dont know what the lowest room temp thus it all depends on your room temp.
If you gonna get it as back up or in case of emergency, would get one that is 200 or even 300 W heater. few dollar...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-06-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By cerianthus
TY Aunt K. As one of my teacher taught me long...

TY Aunt K. As one of my teacher taught me long long time ago, "Necessity is mother of Invention".

I believed it then and still believe, not that my design is the best.

It worked for me in...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-06-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By cerianthus
diy crab motel

It worked! Pardon me for lousy dwg and HW. Hope you can utilize the info.

Hope you dont need Bengay afterwards, lol!
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-06-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By cerianthus
diy animal motel

Check out the attached and I am sure you should be able to make one.

As far as new quarters for crab, try utilizing large breeder trap with lid or in the sump if you have one.

I cant seemed...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-06-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,763
Posted By cerianthus
Absolutely! But Provided that you can...

Absolutely!

But Provided that you can accomodate larger quarter in near future, you can start with qurter or even half dollar size yellow tang(s) if you really desire.
Even in 6' tank, any tang...
Forum: Catfish   12-02-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,788
Posted By cerianthus
If you are talking about common upside down cat,...

If you are talking about common upside down cat, i doubt it is pleco. Synodontis are too fast and opposite side of tank level, cat on top (usually) and pleco on bottom.

Color can fade depending...
Forum: Saltwater Fish   11-30-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By cerianthus
What kind of clown?

What kind of clown?
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-29-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,663
Posted By cerianthus
Bala shark is one of fish i found to be sensitive...

Bala shark is one of fish i found to be sensitive to chemical addtivres in tap such as chlorine as does hatchets.

i stongly doubt if there was any anaerobic activities in 2 month old tank.

I...
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