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Thanks very much. Finally decided I'd stop using my fish tanks as testing grounds and do it the right way (get good advice and answers before I attempt mass murder).
Someone said "you can't over-filter a tank". And I agree. Also agree with the flow statement. Not all fish like the water swishing and swashing around. Stresses them out and that can lead to lowered...
05-01-2013, 04:35 AM
Were you able to do this yourself, or is there a specialist that does this kind of work?
I do. And you'll hate me for this, but the last time I did a test was fairly early this year. I think comfort and complacency just lead me to avoid doing it. I never once had a chemistry issue except...
05-01-2013, 04:27 AM
Yeah. I saw that on Wikipedia too. How did you go about removing them? I'm assuming a specialist.
05-01-2013, 04:23 AM
Well. According to Wikipedia, not a whole lot. Light doses of medicine and a stress-free environment for several months.
05-01-2013, 04:22 AM
Looking it up now, also, but what should I do in your opinion?
I'm fairly new to fish-keeping, having bought my first tank about a year and a half ago. I have a friend who turned me on to the hobby, and regularly surprise and shock him with some of the things I...
05-01-2013, 03:37 AM
Various fish including an Oscar and some Convicts
Substrate is currently large rocks, with no gravel - we're fighting an algae bloom and due to repeat blooms I decided I was going to...