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  • sfsamm's Avatar
    Today, 02:48 AM
    Crank temps up to 95, 7 days would be more than enough. You will need to recycle your tank again before adding new fish. Any live plants are apt to...
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  • steeler58's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:18 AM
    steeler58 replied to a thread Re-start in Introduce yourself
    Welcome to the AC ;-)
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    Yesterday, 01:16 AM
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  • steeler58's Avatar
    06-19-2018, 06:13 PM
    A belated Fathers day to all of you Dad's out here, with everything going on, I totally forgot about it until I logged on and a couple of you had...
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  • steeler58's Avatar
    06-19-2018, 06:05 PM
    I have really been off the radar lately, but my wife had her "big family Reunion" with all of her new siblings you may remember I posted here, that...
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  • mac's Avatar
    06-19-2018, 09:48 AM
    When i use to keep them many many many moons ago always had a habit if eating everyones food. A right greedy guts.
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  • sfsamm's Avatar
    06-19-2018, 02:20 AM
    Both barteri and coffefoilia have wavy bumpy leaves around the veins and edges. I'm not phenomenal at plant ID but there's several hybrid anubias out...
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    06-18-2018, 11:48 PM
    Try rubbing it off. Here's a photo of one of my anubias nana plants. I suffer diatoms due to silicates in my water source. The plant is healthy but...
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    06-18-2018, 11:26 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    I wasn't wanting to reseal the tanks to fill them lol but it's another idea I'll look and see what all they need might be another idea. It's not like...
    130 replies | 2409 view(s)
  • sfsamm's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 11:19 PM
    Looks like you just have diatoms on the leaves... Have you tried just rubbing it off? I could be wrong as I just woke up but looks like diatoms to me...
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    06-18-2018, 02:08 AM
    sfsamm replied to a thread Cactus in Chatterbox
    Oooo my mother had those when I was a kid. Stabby stabbies is what my sis and I called them. Hers would get bright pink flowers though rather than...
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    06-17-2018, 10:51 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    Had a betta tank spring a leak on Friday and the matching tank on Saturday. SOOOooo now I have betta in buckets but a lot of well established...
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    06-17-2018, 10:45 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread Marimo moss balls in Plants
    I usually do the Paraguard for most plants and always do the prime. Because some plants are treated with stuff to kill snails which is often copper...
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  • AmazonJoe's Avatar
    06-17-2018, 11:31 AM
    That's awesome news, glad your finally getting some much deserved recognition!
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  • mac's Avatar
    06-17-2018, 09:24 AM
    mac replied to a thread The Garage Invasion. in Aquarium Journals
    Issues with disease and parasites would i guess be linked to the same thing in the wild. In a aquarium or in the wild there is always risk of...
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  • AmazonJoe's Avatar
    06-16-2018, 04:25 PM
    If the wood is to large or awkward to boil then you can leave in the direct sun for a few days this will sanitize and kill everything. Also you can...
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  • AmazonJoe's Avatar
    06-16-2018, 02:32 PM
    Its certainly a area that needs studying and no one that I know of is doing so besides fellow hobbyists. So that why it is important to document and...
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    06-16-2018, 02:56 AM
    mac replied to a thread The Garage Invasion. in Aquarium Journals
    I am no expert when it comes to how this all works out in full sientific terminoligy. Practically though the black water tanks have proven the most...
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    06-15-2018, 09:59 PM
    mac started a poll POTM Voting Open in POTM
    RULES To qualify for voting in any of the competions, you must have posted at least 50 post's. Also been a memeber of Aquatic Community forum...
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    06-15-2018, 07:57 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    I actually just got word back from jehmco and we can do what I wanted on filtration! That's super exciting! So I will be changing up the intake of my...
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    06-15-2018, 06:20 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    I am just using a 350gph submersible pump in the pond right now.... See how it works. I have a video saved for if I have heat issues on moving it to...
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    06-15-2018, 05:09 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    Thank you! Yeah sounds like you have the same type of weather we do lol it's why I just went with something somewhat small that I was able to bury...
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    06-15-2018, 03:15 AM
    mac replied to a thread The Garage Invasion. in Aquarium Journals
    Hey man, No rule that i am aware off. Personally just find it hard for my self to enter and be in charge at the same time. Kinda conflict of...
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    06-15-2018, 01:30 AM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    Tested the water and I've managed to upset the tub somehow so it's apparently recycling now. 1ppm Ammonia, 2ppm nitrIte and 30ppm on the nitrAte....
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    06-13-2018, 11:50 PM
    sfsamm replied to a thread The whole shebang in Aquarium Journals
    SOOOooo temps have stayed above 65 at night and nearing or at 70 during the day. I am going to test the water tonight after work and hopefully be...
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    06-13-2018, 07:56 AM
    I would say 3-4 male guppies only. A 10g tank will be very very quickly over populated with fry if you have males and females. They reproduce at an...
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    06-13-2018, 07:41 AM
    William replied to a thread Re-start in Introduce yourself
    Hi and welcome. Hope to see you around a lot.
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    06-13-2018, 05:25 AM
    sfsamm replied to a thread Fish of the Day in Chatterbox
    Haha I like the way you said that
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    06-12-2018, 08:13 AM
    sfsamm replied to a thread Finally! in General Aquarium Forum
    Prime detoxes it for 24-48 hours but doesn't remove it (Ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte) and yes they still show on test results for moat test kits. The...
    9 replies | 156 view(s)
  • sfsamm's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 09:49 AM
    My 55 has Tahitian Moon Sand and the diatoms in it are the worst I've ever had! 🤤 First time I'd used it rather than flourite black sand. Never...
    3372 replies | 79220 view(s)
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To hard
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many more than three.
How I got started with aquariums.:
I'v kept pet fish, because I Have always loved fish. Now I'm Learning more and more about how to keep fish the professional way.
Favorite fish:
Rainbow Fish, and Tanganyika Cichlids.
Fish I have bred:
Guppies. Rainbows. Tetras. Kulie Loaches. Cichlids. Corys. Platies. Angels. Tetras. Rasboras.
Why I like fish::
They are so relaxing.
Best advice:
Do your research, before you buy any fish. Study what you want to keep. Learn from others.
Other pets:
A Sidney Silky Terrier.

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