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10-01-2013, 07:07 AM
I have really hard water here too. Can be upwards of 8.5. I have Bolivian Rams and although they're not as brilliant as Blue's, I hope that will change. I've only had them a few days I love their...
I recently purchased four Bolivian Rams. I absolutely love them; they have so much character. They're so hard to sex and the fish salesman had a hard time getting my requested 1 male to 3 females. ...
Hi Imma, it's rated for 90 gallons. It's a Fluval 110. Thanks Fishmommie! How much Ammonia do you put in? Will get background and some other stuff for the tank this weekend.
09-17-2013, 11:35 AM
I have Hornwort and yes as Korith stated, the base rotted on me as well and most of it floated to the top where it does great!
I decided to do it: Bought a 75-gallon. Tried to load the picture on here but I either can't figure it out or it can't be done.30175. If that worked, yayy!
At any rate, this is day two of a...
Thanks everyone for your welcome! There was a deal on a 75-gallon at Petsmart so I picked it up. Will let you know how it goes. This time, I will do a fish less cycle and then decide if community...
Good advice. I would only imagine the plants are lowering the PH, so will stick to small water changes for sure.
Thank you, Zerileous!
Thank you very much Imma:)
I just checked the water. Have not done a change since the weekend. I believe it has cycled!! Here are my results:
1. Nitrates: Maybe 20 though much lighter...
Thanks very much for your effort. I live outside of Yuma in a suburb called Fortuna Foothills. Our Water company is called Far West Water. I'll try to do a search and see what I can find; probably...
Hi, thanks for the response. I did start a thread on the other side and have been working with Byron. I've done two additional water changes the last couple of days and I think the...
There's a small fish store in town that deals mostly with distributors and ordering fish for doctor's offices, fancy restaurants with aquariums, etc.. I know they have Seachem products and they told...
Was prepared to do another water change tonight but tested with the following results.
2. Nitrite-0 0Yippee!!)
3. PH=Looks like it could be closer to 8.5 than previous 9
Thank you very much Byron, for your time and research. I really appreciate it. I have not seen Prime in our 1 1/2 fish stores locally. So, I'll look for it online.
I shook until I could shake no more. Here are the results
I use Marineland Aquarium conditioner. It came with the tank.
Make that *Hornwort
I did another partial change early this morning, and nine hours later:
1. Nitrate: 0
2. Nitrite: 0.5 (yayy)
The fish are genuinely happy. So, I'll continue with the...
Am new to the hobby and trying to understand the "water chemistry" phenomenon. I live in Yuma, AZ and we have a-lot of minerals in our water.
Am 6-7 weeks into having a 20-gallon tank and after...
Thanks for all the warm welcomes! I am aging water now to do a big water exchange tomorrow, though I figured between 20-30%, perhaps by reading I need to do more. I found a dead fish from the first...
I recently started a 20-gallon about 6 weeks ago after being out of the hobby for years. So much has changed and I'm trying to learn all that I can before diving back into the passion...