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I am inquiring to see if you think my half moon betta has fin rot. I have had him for about 3 weeks. When I purchased him from the store, he was beautiful, but did appear to have cloudy...
10-23-2014, 02:42 AM
I wanted to add to this thread because I'm not getting much feedback in the plant section (hope this is okay)...but my crypt plant (in the front) is COVERED in some weird film/fuzz. I have no idea...
Honestly, the plant is looking so weak at this point I am scared to touch it and see for fear of destroying it.
Upon returning home tonight, it looked even worse. More weird film and the leaves...
I just realized the film is kind of hard to see... if you zoom in on picture #1, the film is visible on the front plant, on the far bottom of the pic (the side pointing towards your keyboard). It...
I hope I am posting this in the correct section. :)
I just set my tank up on Sunday. I added the three plants shown, water clarifier and api QuickStart to the tank so far and that is it.
10-20-2014, 01:58 AM
Not sure why these are posting sideways. Sorry. :/ attempted to post from my phone..
10-20-2014, 01:56 AM
Here is what I have so far. I am hoping the plants survive. :) it looks a little sparse to me right now but hopefully they'll fill out a bit.
10-15-2014, 02:00 PM
Thanks so much SueD!!
10-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Thanks for all the suggestions. :)
One more question, it's been a while since I purchased this... So I am I correct in thinking this is tahitian moon sand even though it doesn't seem to be labeled...
10-13-2014, 01:02 AM
Thanks SueD! I was also looking at this one. Do you think it's better? It's seems $$ to me but I am wondering if it's worth it??
10-12-2014, 09:05 PM
Knightia - I get what you are saying- but I have a 2.6 gallon... and that's what I have to work with. I am obviously doing the best I can! I promise! That's why I am trying to figure out plants...
10-12-2014, 08:33 PM
oy - and on top of it now the heater I had intended for this tank isn't working. Anyone have any ideas on a heater for a tank of this size?
10-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Just had a disappointed adventure to find some Tahitian moon sand. I went to 6 different stores and no one carries it anymore apparently! And my favorite place that I used to go to closed down two...
10-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Haha no worries. I am pretty bummed about no driftwood as I have ALWAYS had it in tanks. But I've also never had a tank this small. I'm actually super paranoid about overcrowding it but also don't...
10-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Tahitian mood sand!! That's what I had in my old 55 gal and LOVED it!! I couldn't remember the name. Thanks so much!
10-12-2014, 05:20 PM
I understand your concerns but this was as big as my space allowed. I did a lot of research before buying and I read that 2.5 gals was the minimum acceptable. While I'd love something bigger I just...
10-12-2014, 03:18 AM
I love black sand too but read it's not the best for live plants?? Which is weird bc it worked well before.
I am close to many LFS but also not opposed to buying online. My only qualm is that it...
10-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Thanks! Any advice on substrate? Rocks or sand?
10-12-2014, 01:12 AM
I used to post a lot a few years ago (had a 55 gal and a 5 gal, both planted) but had to sell everything when we got a tiny little apartment and I went back to school so had less time...
Thanks for responding - I would definitely do fishless cycling... I can't really imaine doing it with fish... I get way to emotional when my fish die, lol.
I haven't had to cycle a tank in over...
I used to post on here constantly and then life got in the way, but I am back with new questions. ;) I used to have a 55 gallon planted community tank but I am moving to a hi-rise...
05-01-2010, 11:16 PM
the gourami and molly have been together for months now (seriously like 5 months, lol) and I've had no problems.
the fish that WERE in there (that have been removed) were a few...
05-01-2010, 04:43 AM
please, anyone? I can provide more info. if the name I gave for what is broken is wrong or something....
04-29-2010, 09:58 PM
I have a dwarf powder blue gourami who was unfortunately housed with a bunch of fish who were dumped on me.
I was unable to rehome the unwanted fish for about 2-3 weeks so the gourami had to live...
04-25-2010, 07:38 PM
there are tons of little snails everywhere... trust me I've tried getting them out but I always miss one and then there's 10 more. :( I'm at my breaking point. :(