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  1. #41

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    I don't like to drink alone..... Cheers - Cliff because they rock! and for showing them to me. - cm12setx Here's to retirement! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the videos and great advice on restocking my dual 29s! - gronlaura for tirelessly showing beautiful, various fish - RiversGirl 
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    steeler1, thank you...I didn't do "all" the research when I started my first tank, I've learned so much from the members here and the I know the most valuable thing you can have in your arsenal when it comes to fish keeping is knowledge and good advice from the people who have "been there, done that".

    on a lighter note, you're seriously killing me with the above video of the False Adolfo Cory, just beeeeutiful!!!!! I will seriously try to find these.
    You can order them online from here: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...45218183,d.cGE

    It's a great place for all of your fish if your tired of seeing the same old stuff all the time. Sandz can back me up on my recomendation. He has also been to the actual location.
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  2. #42

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    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 
    Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz 
    In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    You can order them online from here: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...45218183,d.cGE

    It's a great place for all of your fish if your tired of seeing the same old stuff all the time. Sandz can back me up on my recommendation. He has also been to the actual location.
    What a great site, wish I lived on the west coast I would really love to see a store like that. To my knowledge we have nothing like that here on the east coast. I will be ordering from them absolutely.

    This leads me to another question... after the tank is cycled do I add the tetras and corys first then after all are doing well add the discus or start with the discus and then add the others?
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  3. #43

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    Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 
    for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly 

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    Start with the small fish first. Add discus last and go through the QT process with them. You dont want to have any ammonia spikes while you have discus so adding them last will ensure the filters are ready for the stock.

    Also - STEELER YOU MAKE ME MISS PORTLAND!!! Omg i miss that store... There is nothing like it in the area I moved too.
    Last edited by Sandz; 04-16-2013 at 03:15 PM.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  4. #44

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    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus 
    Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 
    for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly 

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    On the algae eaters, they are just there to eat algae. Pleco's also are used in tanks. I dont like anything that sucks in the same tank as a flat fish personally. They are said to be fine but I have also heard of ring marks on show discus after a year of having the fish together...
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

  5. #45

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    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 
    Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz 
    In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 

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    Thanks Sandz, I'll add the Discus last after QT once the tank has been setup and running the with the tetras and such. This is really getting exciting, I've been trying to narrow down what Discus I would like to get. I really like the Eruption Leopard, Super Cobalt Green, Blue Turquoise, The Yellow Forrest.
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  6. #46

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    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 
    Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz 
    In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 

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    I'm going to place my order tomorrow for the tank. I haven't had any luck with CL so I'm just going to bite the bullet and order from Glasscages.com. When I called today I found out I just missed the time frame for ordering a tank and being able to pick it up this weekend in Carlisle PA...well, they said they could see if they could "rush" putting the tank together. I don't think I want to have a tank that anyone rushed to build so the next option would be picking it up in 4 weeks...only problem there is that during May & June I work my normal Mon-Fri job then on Sat & Sun (10-12 hr days) I work for my husbands greenhouse business so picking up a tank would be impossible :(. Next option is to pay $450.00 for delivery :0

    I'm not seeing too many other options since I would like a drilled tank. I really want to get this started, so many ideas piling up!! Which reminds me, I saw this tank done with a "sand like" painted bottom (outside) where they used Kryon Make It Stone textured paint. I'm going to purchase the paint and give it a try on my hospital tank to see if I like it.

    I also want to use manzanita wood hanging from the top of the tank (like tree roots), thinking maybe a plexiglass strip with holes drilled then screwed into the wood.

    Here's a pic of the painted sand like bottom:

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  7. #47

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    Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Xmas! - Sandz Merry Christmas!  Hope you and your family have a great one! - KevinVA Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 
    Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz 
    In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 

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    I'm looking at this lighting, the question I have is the tank is 72" long but the fixture is only 48" long. Will this work or do I need to find a longer fixture? Or would I do two of the 30" fixtures?

    http://www.thatpetplace.com/48in-cor...&category=2789
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  8. #48

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    Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 
    for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly 

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    Hey there Judi. I would wait the 4 weeks. That other time frame is rediculous compared to the cost.

    That paint looks super cool, have not seen it before! I am going to look for it myself. How much did it set you back? If its 99-299 a can that would be a cool idea for the 30+ tanks I need to get painting... I also need new razor blades to remove paint...

    I think the best option is either a dual set up of 48in so they overlap a tad, or if you are getting a hood to drill them onto, just get 30s and mount them above the tank.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    [QUOTE=JudiJetson;1147492 Which reminds me, I saw this tank done with a "sand like" painted bottom (outside) where they used Kryon Make It Stone textured paint. I'm going to purchase the paint and give it a try on my hospital tank to see if I like it.[/QUOTE]
    I like the looks of that painted bottom! Here's a link to the Krylon paint. It comes in colors and is spray on.

    http://www.krylon.com/products/make_...xtured_paints/

    You can get it at Sears or Menards and places like that. I've actually used thatpaint before on metal. It's really good stuff. And it's simply spray on. I'll be eager to see how you like it when you try it on your hospital tank!
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  10. #50

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    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 I can't send you a real one, sorry for your loses - steeler1 Happy belated Birthday. - steeler58 Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA 
    Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 Sorry for you loss, wish it was a real one. - steeler58 It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz 
    In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    Hey there Judi. I would wait the 4 weeks. That other time frame is rediculous compared to the cost.

    Unfortunately I work 7 days a week in May & June so to pick up I would have to wait until July..I'd never last that long :D

    That paint looks super cool, have not seen it before! I am going to look for it myself. How much did it set you back? If its 99-299 a can that would be a cool idea for the 30+ tanks I need to get painting... I also need new razor blades to remove paint...

    fishmommie posted a link below & some more info, I really want to do this but it runs about 8.00 a can, okay for my one big tank but geez 30+ tanks!!!

    I think the best option is either a dual set up of 48in so they overlap a tad, or if you are getting a hood to drill them onto, just get 30s and mount them above the tank.
    No hood so yes, looks like the best option would be two of the 48"
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