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In nature, a few out of hundreds of fish fry survive. I saved my guppy fry and now i have to give guppies away... :scry:
Better just let nature take its course or your tank will be...
Haven't posted in a while.
Just discovered a way to feed rice grains. Usually the rice grains would sink to the bottom and only one or two guppies would have a nibble.:scry:
Using a worm...
01-30-2010, 05:53 AM
Sad... no (blush)
Just took some pics. Cleaned the sponge.
Click to enlarge (you probably need to !)
01-25-2010, 10:19 AM
This type of filter is good as it can be cheaply made and also do not suck fry in. they provide good biofiltration and aeration. The sponge should be washed monthly.
basically water is drawn by a powerhead into a plate beneath the gravel. the water is pushed up the gravel bed. this way no debris settles on the gravel. However, this is not recommended for planted...
the ghost shrimp that i keep seem big enough to keep with serpaes. unless the ones you have are juvies, in which case you have to feed them (fish food, blanched veggies, fruits... you can even feed...
ok thx! Just a couple questions:
1)when i miss a feeding, the bellies are back to normal. i notice that when i drop a few algae tablets for my shrimp after feeding the fish, it is the fat fish...
:help: does anyone know where to buy the eggs? (or live fish?) Or are they available only through hobby circles like Killies.com?
:ssmile: cos i like their beautiful colours, small size and...
er... put a bit of veggies inside, this will cycle the tank. (like a cabbage leaf or something like that.
i find one or two of my ghost shrimp (sold as feeder shrimp) have this light green colour on their underside, near the back of the body. it looks like what is in their stomach (on their heads) when...
ok so i've filtered the water thru peat, given them daily (large) helpings of daphnia, brine shrimp and tubifex. now what?
some of the neons look fat. is it eggs? i havent seen any courting...
cos live food n dead food are totally not the same. I cant find a section on culturing live food. :scry:
and live foods are important to make fish breed! :19:
yep the box filters are air powered
now i have a 60l capacity hang on back filter...
would that be enough?
here is a pic of the entire tank... can't get much tho as the light frm outside...
btw there are loads of plants in there
12-21-2009, 01:25 AM
Try filtering through peat moss -- it will stain the water light brown but u will have the happiness of hearing the patter of little fins... :P
Another method is to put driftwood into your tank...
ok i just emptied my tank (sold all guppies, transferred WCMMs into other tank...)
and added 50 neons. Now they'ra playing follow-the-leader and its soo fun watching them...
I was wondering.. what do i feed daphnia?
i dun hv any algae
hard boiled egg yolk?
preferably something that wont neeed much prep.
thx in advance
ok thx guys... guess i will have 50 neons instead.
ok so its not big enough for a male and female?
btw the tank is 24*12*16 inches or 60*30*40 cm
so is it fine to keep them together?
nope, i dont think so...
also, can you distinguish genders in juvies?
Can i keep two firemouths ( male and female) in a 20 gal tank?
Filtration is 2 10gal box filters, already cycled
oops its a 20g tank... ALL the guppies are going to be sold/ given