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  1. Thread: Here's YOSHII

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    Here's YOSHII

    My new baby copper red halfmoon named YOSHII. He's only about 2 inches long from nose to tip of tail.
    Just got him at Petsmart a few days ago..was able to get him as he came in to the store as new...
  2. Thread: Betta & ??

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    Sorry, but i don't see the need in this comment....

    Sorry, but i don't see the need in this comment.
    I wanted help/answers....most responses (on 3 diff boards) said it should be OK.
    I tried it..and it didn't work.
    A 2.5 is NOT terrible....it's what...
  3. Thread: Betta & ??

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    UPDATE: I had to remove the snail after about 5...

    UPDATE:
    I had to remove the snail after about 5 hours...the betta went crazy starting to head butt the snail and ate the snail's algae wafer.
    My betta ended up with 2 tears in his tail fin.
    I gave...
  4. Thread: Betta & ??

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    Well, i got 1 small red-track nerite snail...the...

    Well, i got 1 small red-track nerite snail...the betta flared for a while, but now ignores him.
    He's small....maybe 1/3 inch
    How often should they be fed?
    I have Hikari algae wafers.
  5. Thread: Betta & ??

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    Betta & ??

    Is it possible to have 1 nerite snail with a betta in a cycled 2.5gallon?
    What about a red cherry shrimp?
  6. Thread: Cycled

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    That's OK. I have had my betta in the tank...

    That's OK.
    I have had my betta in the tank already for 8 weeks.
    I re-tested again today and got: 0 ammonia, 0 nitrite, 20ppm nitrates
    So, it looks like i'm cycled.
    YAY
  7. Thread: Cycled

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    I just did a 30%ish water change and the nitrates...

    I just did a 30%ish water change and the nitrates now are between 10-20ppm
    Maybe I got an incorrect reading the 1st time??
  8. Thread: Cycled

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    I did a 30% or so, water change and the nitrate...

    I did a 30% or so, water change and the nitrate reading is between 10-20ppm now.
  9. Thread: Cycled

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    Now, i'm really confused.....i have asked the...

    Now, i'm really confused.....i have asked the same question on 3 diff. boards and am getting many different responses.
    Some say do w/c immediately, some say wait until the 14 days are up(TSS...
  10. Thread: Cycled

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    I retested this morning. I have not done a water...

    I retested this morning. I have not done a water change yet.
    I now have over 20ppm nitrate but under 40ppm.
    Should i leave it a few more days like TSS recommends?
  11. Thread: Cycled

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    With TSS (Tetra SafeStart) you don't do any water...

    With TSS (Tetra SafeStart) you don't do any water changes until you are cycled.(It usually takes 2 weeks) It looks like for me was 8 days. So, it's been 8 days without a change.
  12. Thread: Cycled

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    Cycled

    I added TSS 8 days ago to my 2.5g tank with betta that had been already running for 7 weeks (no progress)
    My readings tonight are:
    0 ammonia
    0 nitrite
    40-80 nitrates

    I think i'm cycled. (very...
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