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Are you specifically trying to breed them?
Here's a quick n dirty read: http://watershed3.tripod.com/breeding.html
The vinegar test is a good standby.
Get vinegar, drop a couple drops on cleaned rock. If it fizzes, the rock will alter your tank chemistry.
Scrub in warm water is good enough. No need to...
It is very important to know the buffering capacity / alkalinity of the water to determine if pH fluctuations are likely to be natural and of little worry ... or if said...
A quick n dirty, some bits I've quoted as I snag them from an article found here: http://www.freshwater-aquarium-fish.com/water_chemistry.htm :
kH -- Carbonate hardness. This tells you how...
Mermaid -- here's a link to an article that is pretty good. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/pic/article.cfm?aid=765
I've been using Flourish Excel for 3 years now, in multiple tanks, with no...
The params you are looking for in this instance have nothing to do with purity, but gH and more importantly, kH.
Check for those.
If your kH is lower than normal, and your photoperiod is longer...
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Thank you Everyone!
Its called distributing information for the lowest common denominator, and much on the internet is that.
Yes, they have a stomach, it is however so tiny and so unlike what many would term a...
04-19-2012, 03:26 PM
Never say never.
TPT has a forum full of folks that describe their experiences with low tech / low lighting. Took me all of 3 seconds to find a post in that forum concerning a tank using a...
Or the dude may have been trained improperly, or mis-remembered his training.
Everything doesn't have to be sneaky, underhanded, or whatnot, lol.
04-18-2012, 04:51 AM
Won't hurt anything. Some snails and shrimp nomnom on it. You can remove it if you like. It may or may not return. Sometimes it can get real thick. It does eventually go away.
It can also be...
04-17-2012, 10:58 PM
As long as the tuber / rhizome of the anubias and java fern isn't covered, wherever it may be, then its fine. Eventually the roots will come of said rhizome and anchor onto anything its near.
Lip-locking and rubbing sides is aggression ... but ok :hmm3grin2orange:
The question of "overstocking" or not aside ...
It will be hit or miss on how well the rams, paradise fish, and gourami will get along. All three are fairly territorial by nature, the rams even...
It is the reason they are named "rams".
I agree with mommy1. Sounds like cyanobacteria.
More articles that may prove helpful:
Personally, I'd use...
I have ordered from Wetspot before. I had very good experiences with them. Three quarters of the fish I have in my 40g tank came from Wetspot.
Only one of the fish out of the many I have...
04-17-2012, 02:29 AM
I have yet to think of anything clever though :hmm3grin2orange:
The brain power I have allotted for fish hobby is consumed with deciding what to do with my empty 10gallon ....
I have read that CO2 is sometimes used as a fish anesthetic, as it tends to narcotize fish and make them "sleepy" like you would see with clove oil.
The fish may have learned that it "feels...
Awesome TB .... The clowns are so energetic and lively :)
I've had clithon corona in my tanks before. Nice snail. Fish do not hurt themselves on the snail. Not even remotely. Unless of course, you have a large fish that tries to swallow snails whole or...
The last time I took a long vacation and I had someone check on our home, feed fish, etc, I placed the appropriate meal portion in a sandwich baggie and labeled it. Our house sitter person only had...
He's not the first husky either of us have had. The SO has had 3 other siberians in his lifetime, and I used to have malamutes long ago. Jasper is probably the most cat-like of all the...
He IS most adorable when he sleeps .... I think many children are that way, hehehe :)
Hmmm .... I am seeing neon dwarf rainbowfish in that tank. Or the rainbow shiners ;)