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fish by chris098
im new to keeping fish,what are the best fish,to keep the bottom of the tank clean,i have a 80lt tank
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January 16th 08 04:23 AM
by Reel McKoi[_10_] Go to last post
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Neon Tetra problems already by Reel McKoi[_8_]
The 8 Neon tetras will not eat what I offer them. The platys and gouramies and one cory are eating everything. The Neon's just take the food in and spit it back out. One cory just hides by a rock. I've tried 5 different foods and the Neon's wont eat any of them. Suggestions anyone? --...
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September 17th 07 02:45 AM
by Reel McKoi[_10_] Go to last post
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Melafix does not contain tea tree oil by Altum
I found the MelaFix patent and now I know why the stuff doesn't smell of tea tree. There's no tea tree oil in it. Everyone (Including Doc Johnson at KoiVet) just assumed that Melaleuca referred to M. alternifolia. I think it's a slightly misleading marketing ploy because people are so familiar...
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March 28th 06 06:21 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Tynk went the J.G. Shedd Aquarium = ) by Tynk
Hi all! Well I went on my annual visit to the Shedd aquarium. (It's the world's largest public aquarium in Chicago, IL, USA for those not in the US). NetMax! I was looking at our favorite Cardinal Tetra display. There I was squating down near the glass just like a kid...then drip. I was...
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March 22nd 06 03:05 PM
by Nikki Go to last post
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Lost 3 of my Clown Loaches :-( by Gill Passman
I knew it was a possibility as I just couldn't get rid of the ich....the other two still have spots but I'm hoping that I can still beat it. I actually found out last night the probable cause of it's persistence...there was a small trace of nitrite although the water had been testing negative but I...
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November 26th 05 02:58 AM
by NetMax Go to last post
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Greatest dangers, life of a fish by NetMax
Does anyone want to try their hand at listing the causes of death for aquarium fish, in order? For a new tank or in novice hands #1 water shock #2 disease through contagions #3 overfeeding and/or poor maintenance #4 death from tank-mates #5 equipment failure #6 disease through old age
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November 25th 05 04:44 PM
by Lukasz Marzec Go to last post
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I would love to have a moonlight system in my tank. by [email protected]
I've been thinking that it would be cool to have a moonlight light in my tank. I am not sure if freshwater fish care for it, but it would just add a bit more realism to the tank for the fish. :) And I could sneak on them and see what they are doing, especially the crabs and shrimps. :) The...
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July 2nd 05 04:33 AM
by Clint Go to last post
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Clown Loaches with Ich Mystery by Nikki Casali
I have 4 clown loaches and they are completely covered in a very fine powder. I have been treating them with white spot treatmenr for 2 weeks, but the "white spots" remain untouched. I also increased the tempearture to over 30 degrees Celsius. The clown loaches haven't lost any colour, but they...
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September 4th 04 10:36 PM
by Nikki Casali Go to last post
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Humanely kill a betta? by Renee
One of my bettas is clearly near death, but has remained in that state for over 2 days. He's lying on the bottom, and I've thought he *was* dead at least 4 times, but he frantically rouses himself when I go to scoop him out. Gulping desperately at the surface, then sinking and lying on his side...
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March 23rd 04 05:40 PM
by Geezer From Freezer Go to last post
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Cycle sped up by heat? by RedForeman
Setting up the new 55g, I filled it, put in heater, connected canister filter with stock media, let it run for a few days to clear the flourite cloud. When it was clear, I continued to stir up the bottom a bit to keep it from worsening later... 5 days later, heater was tested, turned on, raised...
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February 23rd 04 06:49 PM
by Hank Barta Go to last post
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A tank in my cubicle?? by steve
Oh no, I'm in deep now. For a couple of weeks I've been pondering the idea of a small desk top tank here in my cubicle. There aren't any logical reasons why not to have one, and I can probably avoid the illogical reasons if I'm discrete. Anybody else have a desktop fish tank next to their...
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February 21st 05 01:09 AM
by Benign Vanilla Go to last post
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misterious fish in New aquarium by Hari
Hi, I set up a new 10 gallon aquarium a month ago. I have 1 black molly, 2 male yellow guppies , 1 yellow Balloon belly molly, 1 red platy and a albino catfish. Suddenly There are some new fishes ( very small 2-3 mm size). they are hiding in the gravels most of the time. I don't know how they...
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January 9th 04 05:18 PM
by kclmymy Go to last post
30 1,271
pick 2 types of fish by NetMax
Imagine your local radio station runs a contest to pick someone to stock their new lobby aquarium, and a chain fish store has agreed to supply the fish, gravel & rocks, and as many fish as you want (within reason), but only 2 species. Imagine you won. It's a 5' 100g freshwater tank, lit, filtered...
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January 30th 04 01:02 AM
by Richard Reynolds Go to last post
30 1,808
A quick question about small Oscars,... by Papa Red
Just how quickly would an Oscar that is currently only about 2 to 3 inches in size, out grow a 30 gallon aquarium? I am thinking about purchasing one, and placing him or her into an aquarium that is currently equipped with both a Dolphin 200 and a Whisper power filter 20, to help keep it clean. ...
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February 21st 06 07:43 AM
by Papa Red Go to last post
30 1,604
Green Water! What to do? by Shorty
Hi! I have 55g aboout a month and a half old, moderately planted tank. I also have 5 ottos in it. It has 100% fluorite substrate, about 2W/gal light and dyi CO2. The plants were growing pretty well at the beginning but slown down in growth and started getting hair and blue algae. I have tested...
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February 7th 06 06:30 PM
by Shorty Go to last post
30 1,801
How much aeration needed? by Shorty
Yes, another question ... When starting a planted tank with a few fish. How much aeration do I need? I want to minimize surface turbulence to keep the injected DIY CO2 in the tank. I am using a canister filter. When I make the spray bar move the water without disturbing the surface I get bubbles...
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January 31st 06 04:23 PM
by Frank Go to last post
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55 gal. filter by lonerider
Hi, I have my 55 gal freshwater tank set-up with a penguin bio-wheel 330. The output and intake sits off to one side because of the tank support in the center. The other side of the tank seems pretty calm and un-disturbed with the plants not even moving. I feel as though it just isn't enough for...
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March 9th 04 03:56 AM
by NetMax Go to last post
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Setting up a new planted tank... by Phil Williamson
Hi all, I'm planning on setting up a 15 gal high tank and would like to plant it. I'm planning on lining the bottom with an inch or so of flourite and then an inch of black sand that I have left over from other tanks. I have a hagen CO2 canister system that uses yeast, aquaclear 150 (and a mini...
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May 22nd 05 08:12 PM
by Elaine T Go to last post
30 1,630
Water Changes and Nitrate by David J. Braunegg
My ammonia and nitrites test out at zero, so my bio-wheel biological filter seems to be working well. I'd like to figure out how often to perform partial water replacements based on the nitrate levels. At what level of nitrate should I do a water change, and what level should I try to bring...
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April 8th 05 04:30 AM
by js1 Go to last post
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Betta water changes by Pat Trent
I saw a beautiful red betta in the pet store yesterday and brought him home. He was in tiny cup (less than 8 oz.)! I immediately put in him in a half-gallon clear glass jar filled with some bottled drinking water, and added some aquarium salt (equivalent to 1/2 tsp./gallon) and AquaSafe (1/4 tsp.)....
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September 5th 03 05:12 AM
by NetMax Go to last post
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