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Installing backgrounds by D&M
I'm just curious to hear ideas on installing the "wallpaper" backgrounds, to make them look good. I started out myself, just taping on the background, but doesn't give the full effect. I then started putting water between the glass and plastic, smoothing out with a credit card. Works good for a...
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March 22nd 04 01:29 AM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
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Itsy Bitsy Goldfish. by Mellie101
Hello. As most of you know I have had numerous teething problems with my 4 fancy goldfish. A few weeks ago I set up a hospital tank as my Ryukin appeared to have a swim bladder problem. Well she is doing fine now. Thank you to everybody. So today I went to half empty the tank and move it down...
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April 4th 06 06:30 AM
by Daniel Morrow Go to last post
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Filter Opinions - What do you all use? by Jason Tsangaris
Hi, I am new to the group. I would like to get a feel for the types of filtration people use in freshwater setups. I have 2 tanks: a 29g filtered with a Aquaclear 350 and a Penguin 300. a 10g filtered with a UGF with a powerhead 201 and a Aquaclear 150.
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April 15th 06 07:36 PM
by Jason Tsangaris Go to last post
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Pronunciation by Suzie-Q
Okay, is it CHICK-lids or SICK-lids? PLEE-ko or PLEH-ko? -- 8^)~~~ Sue (remove the x to e-mail) ~~~~~~ "I reserve the absolute right to be smarter today than I was yesterday." -Adlai Stevenson http://www.suzanne-eckhardt.com/
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April 15th 06 09:49 PM
by Mister Gardener Go to last post
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Black Angels Epidemic by MEAlston
I heard not long ago that the black angels were dying off in the petshops due to some disease. Not sure if they were imported or what. Is this true and if so, is the issue still current?
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May 7th 06 03:40 PM
by Nikki Go to last post
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Black brush algae..excess phosphates? by [email protected]
I have been battling BBA for a while now in my 55 gallon freshwater tank. I know that excess phosphates are one contibuting factor. Untill recently I was unable to find a test to tell me what my phosphate levels were. Well, I finally found a phosphate test and it says that the phosphate levels...
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June 6th 06 03:19 AM
by dc Go to last post
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Dying Rainbow Shark by Fishpaste
I have a 30 gallon tank with ph 6.5 - 7 range, water hardness is 8. I have 10 Danios, a pleco, 3 juvenile Melano. Johannis. I bought 3 juvenile rainbow sharks and for 3 days they looked great. Next morning the larger one was dead. The following day another one died in a 4 hour time span, when I had...
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June 8th 06 01:02 AM
by ~Roy Go to last post
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Power filter for 20 gallon tank? by [email protected]
After being out of the hobby for 20 years I plan to set up a 20 gallon freshwater tropical aquarium soon. I am an experienced aquarist, having been in the hobby for 20 years. For ten years I worked at Ed's Tropical Aquarium, a pet store in Lynbrook, New York. I want to keep it simple, and easy...
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October 5th 06 12:38 PM
by swarvegorilla Go to last post
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gravel cleaning or changing by froggo
hi my tank has been set up for 5 months now and although i do a water change every 7 to 14 days, by using a thing to suck up the dirt around the gravel. i am beginning the think the gravel could do with better cleaning. what is the procedure for cleaning gravel, how often should it be done? what...
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October 18th 06 09:20 PM
by Köi-Lö Go to last post
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Damn, I'm ****ed by Rick
Just got home from work and of course checked out my tanks. I took a double take when looking at my 29g, it looked a tad cloudy, not the norm. So I did some looking around the rocks and found my Bristle Nose Pleco dead. Not just dead, but his guts apparently eaten out. He's lived in this tank for...
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April 20th 06 12:17 PM
by Mister Gardener Go to last post
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Mirror in the fishtank by Big Dummy
I have been having problems with a hyper-territorial green terror in my 75 gal tank, he killed a gymnogeophageous meridonalis, a jaguar guapote, two plecostomus and a synuspillum, chewed up two severums and a red devil so badly they had to be removed, beaten up with no tails. Thing is, I like this...
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March 5th 06 11:07 PM
by Peter Mason Go to last post
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The most interesting biotope/fish by Spokes1978
I'm going to set up a new tank. I would like a fish with character and interesting behavior. I am quite experienced and would be glad to hear your opinions. Thanks in advance, Spokes1976
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August 27th 04 02:33 AM
by Dustin The-Wind Go to last post
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Companions for female bettas by anemone
Hello! I was wondering if there was any fish out there that will be safe with female bettas (and vice versa) thanks!
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March 21st 05 06:46 AM
by Angrie.Woman Go to last post
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Releasing Native Fish? by wormsburp
I have been considering keeping some native fish, but I was wondering about releasing them once they get large. Usually I would say don't put anything into the local water, but if it came from there, can it go back there? If you would discourage this, is it because it can't be done or because it is...
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April 7th 05 02:28 AM
by Keith Go to last post
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Anybody made their own glass top? by Angrie.Woman
Still on my quest to provide more light to my tank. I bought a glass top that fits *all* 29 gallon aquariums. Sadly, it won't fit mine. Has anybody made their own? What did you use for the middle "hinge" part, and for the plastic along the back? A ( If I hadn't managed to step on it while I was...
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April 2nd 05 07:28 PM
by Elaine T Go to last post
25 1,613
Three signs of addiction by NetMax
The first sign was re-building a tank (polished 10 sq.ft of glass and built a jig to hold a gap for the silicone to cure in). IMHO, anyone who polishes aquarium glass is seriously masochistic, cheap and very addicted to this hobby (me). The second sign came after moving a stand (which hadn't...
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June 10th 05 08:05 PM
by Gill Passman Go to last post
25 1,735
Matt's tank - a sad day again :-( by Gill Passman
The female Cherry barb died today....the symptoms were different from before (my news server has deleted the post so I couldn't follow up on that one). For new readers we have now lost 8 out of the 9 fish in the 15gall tank for no determinable reason. I thought that it was a stuck heater and very...
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June 21st 05 09:25 PM
by Gill Passman Go to last post
25 1,108
Styrofoam structure #2 by NetMax
Far from finished, but I put some pictures on an unlinked page of my site. http://www.2cah.com/netmax/diy_projects/sculpture2/sculpture2.shtml I never really know what it'll look like until it's finished, and it'll be months before I'm done, but it's coming along nicely. All that's left is...
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January 17th 06 06:01 PM
by spiral_72 Go to last post
25 2,502
How to get the "vacuum" started by Suzie-Q
How do you folks get the vacuum tube started when you vacuum your tanks? I've tried the up and down motion suggested on the box, and I've tried putting my finger over the small hole (where the crud comes out) until the pump tube is on the bottom of the tank. Neither has worked for me. So far the...
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February 28th 06 04:47 AM
by NetMax Go to last post
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100% water change after about 4½ months?? by JB
I have had a 10 gallon tank with 3 adult sword tail fish 2" in length for about 4½ months.. the water is really dirty because when I did my 50% change as recommended by Tetra, my plastic bucket had some dirt/debree in it that I didn't spot until after I added the 50% remaining water.. My test kit...
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February 4th 07 12:12 AM
by Tristan Go to last post
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