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  • jana's Avatar
    10-12-2017, 10:46 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Found this interesting method for catching fish. We'll see if it works for my Bloodfin. They are so high-strung and easily spooked. But they're also...
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    10-12-2017, 09:55 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Okay, thanks. FYI I didn't set up a QT tank because the Bloodfins and Corys were my first fish, and I haven't had a problem until now. I tried,...
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    10-12-2017, 09:24 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Finished the two treatments of Kanaplex and Furan-2. Very little difference. :banghead: Next on directions is water change. Pre-water change:...
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    10-10-2017, 08:34 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    I will, thanks!
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    10-10-2017, 06:28 PM
    Hi, yes I am okay. Just broken-hearted over this horrific tragedy. Thank you for thinking of me. :malelovies:
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    10-10-2017, 06:22 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Started on Furan-2 and Kanaplex last night (had both on hand).
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    10-10-2017, 02:28 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    FISS: Fish is still sick (one tough fish) --white ring around caudal peduncle/saddle area, with black spot at the bottom --head is opaque, with pop...
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    09-29-2017, 04:13 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Cool. Thanks!
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    09-28-2017, 11:23 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    The Bloodfin Tetra is still alive. What a tough guy. None of the other fish are showing symptoms. I think it might be columnaris, so I would like to...
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    09-28-2017, 01:19 AM
    jana replied to a thread Shrimp Adventures in Aquarium Journals
    Hi. My amanos love cucumber, pears, peaches and tangerines. Grapes were a no go. I crosshatch cut all one side with the skin still on the other, and...
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    09-24-2017, 12:24 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Okay, I will discontinue the StressGuard. Could you please tell me again the parameters of frequency and percentage of WC that can be done the...
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    09-24-2017, 12:19 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    UPDATE OMG trying to look at a specific Tetra for more than a split second is a PAIN. A JOKE. A DESTROYER OF HUBRIS. BUT...the...
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    09-23-2017, 11:50 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Yes, stirred substrate, then nitrite spikes, is pretty straightforward. Another lesson in the life of a newbie. After daily water changes, the...
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    09-23-2017, 02:09 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Yes the timing is having stirred some compacted sand underneath the substrate, then nitrite spikes. So it appears that's what started it. So far it's...
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    09-23-2017, 02:01 AM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Hi, substrate is 1.5" to 2". I keep the temp around 79, give or take a degree. On 9/15 I thoroughly stirred my substrate, (after I took the old...
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    09-20-2017, 10:36 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    I thought Prazipro was just for parasites, and I didn't have a diagnosis for the fish yet, so I didn't know what to use. The ParaGuard versus...
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    09-20-2017, 09:44 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Hi, I started my build on 4/18. I did a long fishless cycle to get things very stable. I purchased my Bloodfins on 6/9 from my LFS. It was clean...
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    09-20-2017, 09:15 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Yes I start the WC by putting some of the old water into a bucket to rinse out media, filter, etc. Then of course I am very careful to dose with...
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    09-20-2017, 08:07 PM
    jana replied to a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Hmmm... I forgot to mention I put all new plants in. That would have done it, stirring up the substrate. Yes?
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    09-20-2017, 07:14 PM
    jana started a thread My very sick fish in Fish Diseases
    Hi my fish is still sick, he seems to be deteriorating. Mac suggested I would do better to get some experienced advice before starting on...
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    09-20-2017, 03:19 PM
    Yes I'm looking forward to a happier doggy!
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    09-19-2017, 10:18 PM
    Hi Angel, my fish is doing better, thank goodness. He responded right away to the initial dose of ParaGuard I gave him. Either that, or it cleared up...
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    09-19-2017, 10:10 PM
    :02cents: It takes a significant amount of energy to digest food. If the food isn't high nutrition and/or easily digestible, the benefits of...
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    09-19-2017, 02:44 AM
    Thanks, yes it's a huge relief for me. When he told me, he told me how much the food cost. He wasn't convinced. I said, that's because it is real...
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    09-18-2017, 09:53 PM
    Thanks Mac, I value your experience and advice. Doing another water test, and going to LFS now to buy Stress Coat. I guess running the situation...
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    09-18-2017, 09:45 PM
    Reporting in on the dog food problem with the ex. He is finally buying her some quality wet food in addition to her good kibbles (Bil-Jac)!! I'm so...
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    09-18-2017, 09:43 PM
    jana replied to a thread AC70 not working in Technical
    Turns out there were more pieces than I realized. They were really gunky. All clean now!
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    09-18-2017, 09:31 PM
    Hi, thanks for the reply and info! So far it is only the one fish that appears to have the problem. It is a little more off white today, so I...
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About jana

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Age
59
About jana
Location:
Las Vegas Nevada
Interests:
Tropical fish, writer, dedicated blogger, B movies, aviation (military/non-military), Anglophile
Occupation:
Disabled, retired packet jockey
About Me:
Boho cowgirl yogini
Music:
Tim Story, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Younger Brother
Movies:
Horrors of Spider Island (1960), Mysterious Island (1961), Five Million Miles to Earth (1967)
Who I'd like to meet:
Claire and Frank Underwood
Books:
Edith Wharton, Henry Miller
Heroes:
Johannes Kepler
TV:
AMERICAN GODS, The Americans, House of Cards, Patriot, Sense8, Blacklist, Deadwood
Gender:
Female
Orientation:
Undisclosed
Smoker:
Undisclosed
Marital:
Single
Drinker:
Undisclosed
Education:
University Degree
Why do you like AC Tropical Fish:
Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful fish peeps
Children:
No
Hometown::
Salt Lake City and Parowan Utah
Aquarium 1:
29 gallon planted freshwater with AC 70 HOB, Tahitian Moon Sand, Current Satellite LED Plus PRO. So far: Eight Bloodfin Tetras, 6 Bronze Corys, 10 Amano shrimp, and ten Assassin snails
Aquarium 2:
I don't have a second aquarium.
Aquarium 3:
I don't have a third aquarium.
typeof:
Freshwater
Rest of Your Aquariums:
I don't have more aquariums than that/those described above.
How I got started with aquariums.:
Five gallon kit from Walmart in 2001. Fish in cycle. I heard this thing about saving the plastic structure in the used foam/charcoal filter to put in the replacement filter. Something about beneficial bacteria. That was all I knew about it. Seemed to work fine.
Favorite fish:
Tetras
Why I like fish::
Their world is magical
Best advice:
Research, then ask the people who know. Makes the best use of community resources.
Other pets:
Boss Cat Mowgli, Australian Cattle Dog Cleo (dad got custody)

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29g planted freshwater tank
AC70 HOB
Satellite Pro LED 24-36 20W 20-LEDs (14-6500K 6-RGBW)
Tahitian Moon Sand w/some Flourite

STOCK LIST:
8 Bloodfin Tetras
6 Bronze Corys
10 Amano Shrimp
5 Dream Blue Velvet Shrimp
5 Sky Blue Velvet Shrimp
10 Assassin Snails

Planted 29g journal

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"Mulder, where are you?"
"Hey, lesson here, Bey. You come at the king, you best not miss."
"If it sounds like a fact, it is a fact."


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  1. Congrats on your new Corys!

  2. Have a tetra for all your hard work ;-)

  3. Great job researching the plant weights.

  4. Congrats on cycling your tank!

  5. For luck with your cycle