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Thank you all for the replies. I did a 40% water change today and I commented to my fiance that the fish looked happier. She told me I was nuts. Oh well. At least you guys get it.
Thank you brhino. That is very helpful and answers my question. The downstream part makes a lot of sense.
Thank you. That thought never occurred to me and it's probably a great idea. And, it wouldn't be a very expensive thing to do.
As far as the bio-bag filter and bio-foam, am I on the right track?
Setup: 30g FW with Tetra Whisper 30 power filter.
I've been using the standard bio-bag filter, with no carbon (from the reading I've done here carbon isn't necessary). The tank was given to me...
11-30-2012, 03:13 AM
Welcome to AC. I'm new also so I can't offer much advice yet. But these people here are really helpful and you'll learn a lot.
Ok, I'll work on a plan to adopt out the pleco. I don't think I'll ever be able to get a tank large enough for it. And I'll figure out what to do with the 2 angels. Maybe 2 tanks will be...
As promised, here's pictures of my tank and fish. You can see how small the angels are and how large the pleco is. I'm hoping the 2 angels will get along and be fine in this 30 gallon tank until...
This may be the single most important post I've read so far. I didn't know about the Wet Spot. One warning tho is that www.thewetspot.com is NOT their website. LOL
I'm really excited to check...
Thanks Fishmommie. Yes, I will be getting a liquid test kit soon. So far I've had the LFS do a test for me. I would love to adopt out the large pleco I have. But, my fiance absolutely loves it...
11-28-2012, 08:35 PM
Thank you. And yes, I plan to begin that right away. It really wasn't as hard as I was imagining it being. I started a journal thread so I can update my progress.
30 gal fresh water (established for about 10 years)
Tetra Whisper 30 power filter (original)
Tetra Whisper Air Pump for up to 40 gal (purchased recently)
12" bubble wall air stone...
11-28-2012, 05:59 AM
Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to learning the ins and outs of aquarium care.
11-27-2012, 09:08 PM
Hello, I'm Brian and live in the Portland, OR area. About 6 months ago I was given an established aquarium from my father in law. It's a 30g FW. It has a power filter and I do have an air pump...