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barb companions (cross-posted.) by hlessi
i've got a (somewhat) new 45 gallon tank currently inhabited by a shoal of 12 assorted tiger barbs. wondering what can go into the aquarium that won't be harassed to death by the barbs. oh. also, there's a fiddler crab. but he's usually not in the water.
December 8th 05 03:27 AM
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Muddy water by Hammer
Hi. I am attempting to start a Deep Sand Bed Salt Water Aquarium. As recommened on more then one web site I obtained play sand from home depot and put in my empty aquarium. Then I put in the power heads, filled the tank with water, added salt, and turned the power heads on. This has been about 2...
November 25th 05 09:16 PM
by Empty Go to last post
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fluval issue by Charles
On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 03:35:46 GMT, Brian wrote: I bought one of the early Fluval 204s, secondhand, about six years ago. It's been a great filter, quiet, clean, reliable. But a few days ago after a power outage, it didn't restart. I did the usual things to try and get it...
November 22nd 05 07:27 PM
by NetMax Go to last post
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fluval issue by Koi-lo
"Brian" wrote in message ... I'm just putting my experience out there, as a warning to others, to make sure your filter is running immediately after power outages. I wonder of others have experienced this...
November 20th 05 11:09 PM
by Daniel Morrow Go to last post
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ADV: fun new tropical fish items. by [email protected]
Are you looking for some fun and quirky aquarium items? Check out the new items available at http://www.cafepress.com/fishgeeks Mbuna
November 9th 05 10:36 PM
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Buying LR in Toronto, Canada? by Dale
Any one know a good place to buy Live Rock in Toronto, Canada? Dale
November 6th 05 06:29 PM
by Dale Go to last post
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Live food : White Worms and Grindal Worms alternative cultures by dgee
I'm searching for an alternative way to culture white worms and grindal worms in plastic shoebox without using any soil / peat moss. I would like to use some kind of washable non-organic material instead. Does anyone here has some experience with perhaps a mix of various density sponge slices and...
November 1st 05 01:00 AM
by Elaine T Go to last post
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Lifespan of filter bacteria when filter turned off by d_jones72
Does anyone know how long the bacteria in an external canister filter will survive for, when the filter is turned off ? i.e. when cleaning. Should I keep the filter media submerged in tank water? Can they survive in open air? Thanks
October 23rd 05 07:59 PM
by Fallout Go to last post
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Sickly Clown Loach by Loz the hove gill
I have clown loach which is in a very condition It has swamm into the filter three times and it forms is very mishaped and it looks very thin. It show the classic signs of a loach resting, but it looks very disstressed Any hints?
October 12th 05 11:57 PM
by Gill Passman Go to last post
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Feeding Mandarin fish by Terry
Hi all, I'm just wondering what you have found your Mandarin likes to eat and when? I've had mine for a few days and he seems to be enjoying frozen Brineshrimp. he does tend to hide a lot when the lights are on at the moment but looks not unlike a vacuum cleaner all over the tank when it comes to...
October 6th 05 08:00 PM
by Terry Go to last post
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Purity on Tap ro units by Marksfish
I have just bought a Purity on Tap RO unit from eBay, maybe good, maybe bad!! The membrane, pre- filter and carbon all need to be changed. The pods are both 10" so I am assuming that any membrane, charcoal, pre- filter will fit as a standard? Anyone with any experience with these...
October 4th 05 01:24 PM
by Marksfish Go to last post
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Aquarium backgrounds by Marksfish
I have read on newsgroups previously about how to place a background on the rear of the tank so that water does not ingress down the back and leave that awful "bubble" effect, but cannot remember what the knack is for the life of me. I was considering putting copydex on the rear glass and then...
October 3rd 05 03:26 PM
by RickS Go to last post
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DIY newsgroup by Nelson Fletcher
I am wondering how many of you would like a diy newsgroup such as alt.aquarium.diy for talk of co2, hoods, canopies pumps etc please let me know and I will propose a new group for us :-) Nelson Fletcher nelson_fletcher at hotmail
October 2nd 05 06:11 PM
by Ross Vandegrift Go to last post
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Various co2 systems by Nelson Fletcher
Anyone have good reviews for any of these co2 products? Carbo_plus Aqua Medic CO2 Complet Ceomat not the injection system ZEOMAX CO2 Thanks guys and Gals :-)
September 27th 05 05:50 PM
by Nelson Fletcher Go to last post
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ChicagoLand Area GWASOC's Fall Auction Oct. 2, 2005 by Kay
This Sunday! GWASOC's Fall Auction is October 2nd! sellers check in 10:00am Viewing stops at 11:45am Auction starts at 12:00pm Rhine VFW Post, 5858 S. Archer Ave in Chicago (across the street from Dominick's) Kay
September 26th 05 05:33 PM
by Kay Go to last post
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Wanted 10 to 20 Gal aquariums and supplies in Ontario by Nelson Fletcher
I am looking for the above items 10 to 20 gal aquariums and supplies also freshwater shrimp and/or tetras, yo yo loaches small plecos various community fish I have tons of stuff to trade new tools, crystal, gold plated flatware, camera, small antiques, n64 games, ps1 games and more lets make a deal...
September 23rd 05 12:21 AM
by Nelson Fletcher Go to last post
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Owen Sound Aquarium Club by Nelson Fletcher
Anyone interested in starting a club in Owen sound area please send me a message :-) I am posting on a few sites to see how much interest there is Anyone interested please email me directly Talk to you soon
September 17th 05 02:33 PM
by Nelson Fletcher Go to last post
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Grotto Rock by Marksfish
I am looking for somewhere who sells "grotto rock" that I can use for base construction in my new marine aquarium. I have found a new "specialist" shop in Leeds (UK) which will only sell me their own cultured "live" version. I want some dry rock to enable me to position items without getting wet....
September 17th 05 01:12 PM
by Marksfish Go to last post
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What should I put in my tank? by Jeff Fox
I have a Via Aqua 380 sitting on my desk in my office at work. The tank holds 10 gallons with the gravel that I currently have in it. It is 15x10 inches at the base and 17 inches tall. I'm using the stock light, a single fluorescent tube and an Aqua Clear 30 filter. I'll add a heater later if I...
September 14th 05 12:04 PM
by GothicWombat Go to last post
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A new pond group by pondmeister
Hello everyone, Hello, I am sure many of you have heard on how rec.ponds was totally destroyed by a vendetta. Even the regulars don't participate like they use to. And many of the ponder have migrated elsewhere here is a solution; a moderated group to eliminate all the fuss, That Reel Mckoi and...
September 9th 05 12:21 AM
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