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06-10-2012, 04:38 AM
Well well well!!! Looks like we are almost done cycling...
We do a WC everyday... the ammonia lever was around .35-.45 before and down to .10-.15 after wc... but surprise surprise tonight before...
06-09-2012, 07:17 AM
Tks for the info on the shrimp... not sure if she's dead or not yet... any suggestions for other shrimp??? or it's the same for all of them??
I know the marine glow is for saltwater... but the blue it's to accentuate the fish color :)
As for the plants, that's why we have the power glow and they look amazing... a lot of new leafs all...
Can't wait to see your choices for your first batch :)
We got a spotted pleco and was told it's one of the smallest one :)
06-08-2012, 04:18 PM
Yes we did... It was the best thing to do for him... from what I read, it was probably the gourami disease :(
And I think the our last shrimp's dead...
Ok noted, if it's the red tail, it's a...
06-08-2012, 04:11 AM
Will see who's right when will go back to the store... but I'll put 20$ on me :P
Tks for the infos... I do like the diamond, beautiful colors :)
We are keeping what we have so we will be adding to what we have so far...
For the pleco, when he's too big, he's gone... and...
06-08-2012, 01:37 AM
The guy at our LFS been doing that for 25 years :)
He told us to only get one :) but maybe we are confuse between the red tail and the rainbow... I think it's the rainbow and my boyfriend think...
We are starting to gather informations on fish to stock our tank... our tank is not cycled yet... will wait before adding more fish :D
What we have:
06-07-2012, 11:13 PM
Will wait for the cycle to be over before adding more fish... just starting our research so we won't experience the Deadly Squadron situation :)
For the shark, been told by the guy at our LFS...
06-07-2012, 04:30 PM
Well I did some mistakes...
It's not the silvertip but the rummy nose and not the penguin but emperor tetra :)
Also the shark it's the red tail shark not the rainbow...
06-07-2012, 06:24 AM
On our list, we have:
Penguin and/or silvertip tetra
1 shark --> I think it's the rainbow shark
Just saw the article on rainbow fish... wow loving all the colors...
Tetra ou rainbow...
I love the look of your tank... very nice thumbs2:
Cute fish... thinking to get some :)
06-07-2012, 05:46 AM
Time to get some ideas to stock our tank...
So far we have :
1 spotted pleco
1 DG (male)
3 Congo tetra ( 2 males + 1 female)
1 Bamboo shrimp --> had 2 shrimps but lost one, got out of the...
OMG... just put the fish in the freezer... we are feeling SSSSSSSOOOOOO bad... but it's better that way... we could see he wasn't feeling good...
06-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Still doing WC everyday... testing the amminia before and after...
Average ammonia level before WC between .25 and .50
Average ammonia level after WC between .10 and .15
The pleco's doing...
Just found that post...
I think one of our DG has that... he's on the side, not really moving and haven't seen him eat but does poop but it's clear...
I think it's time to put him down... poor...
We have an Fluval 304 running right now with fish... it's not cycle yet we choose to do the with fish technic...
What would be the best thing to put in the filter to start the cycle???
I love the look... very nice :)
The fish are cute... he's almost smiling at the camera lol...
06-03-2012, 03:40 PM
We are so happy with the result :) last night they were all eating together and no nipping :p
we did 2 Ammonia test yesterday
Before WC: .20
After WC .10
We'll keep you posted :)
06-03-2012, 12:39 AM
lol... probably for French Canadian people it's a rock shrimp :P but yes it does look like the bamboo shrimp...
Not easy to take a pic of...
06-02-2012, 11:22 PM
Tks for all your suggestions...
Today was a very productive day :)
Visited our LPS... the owner's great and he know his stuff been doing that for 25 years... just like you guys :) He took our...
06-02-2012, 08:48 AM
My boyfriend told me not to write about the new fish lol... I'm new on this forum and the last thing I want to do it's to insult someone... And we didn't spend all that money to flush it in the...
06-02-2012, 06:42 AM
Well well well...
The Deadly Squadron is out... since it's a normal behavior to nippe some gouramis ass :)
I know it's probably not a good idea to add more fish but we can't help it :P
06-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Well well well... just did a few tests...
Ammoniac : 0.25ppm
Rest at 0...
Any suggestions to create a good cycle???