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  1. #171

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    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 
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    Sorry to hear about the loss of your Cat :( - steeler58 Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Xmas To You! - Sandz Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy, Happy new year - SeaLady 
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    wow! you were busy over the holiday!! total bummer that the paint looks grey... can't imagine how much of a pita that's going to be to scrape off. good job picking up another tank, you would think they would place those stickers on the outside far away from any seals. glad to read that you got a good deal on the plants... can't wait to see them all finished, you did such an amazing job with the design on the 75 gallon :)
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    you were busy. Must be something in the air. last week I switched out my 5 gallon betta tank for a 15 gal, planted it and today I added some pygmy cory a few more neons and a pair of nerites snails.
    Hope you second coat a paint works better than the first!
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

  3. #173

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    I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 For being my 7,000th poster! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF - steeler58 TGIF! - showmebutterfly TGIF! - wgoldfarb T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 thanks for the tip on the ammonia alert.  it's great for cycling with fish. - fishmommie 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Christmas - fishmommie Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 For all your help. - metweezer Best wishes for the new year - SeaLady 
    Thanks for the nomination :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly Thanks for sharing your knowledge! - Silbar 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    I have taken a vacation day tomorrow to scrape, repaint and add my sand and artificial plants. I still need to make my DIY sliding glass tops I need the glass) and buy the inline heater for the 2nd tank, but if all goes well, I can start a fishless cycle (using seeded bio media) on the 1st tank.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
    29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras & Kuhli Loaches
    Future 40 Long - Candy Cane & Rummynose Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  4. #174

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    T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly one good turn deserves another + i got the kribs rehomed:o) - fishmommie Right back at ya -- cheers! - RiversGirl T.G.I.F.! - Boundava I don't like to drink alone,...  Cheers !!! - Cliff 
    Cheers! - cajunqn81 T.G.I.S. - Taurus Thank you for all of your help as I learn! - Silbar Here's to spring!! - steeler58 You need a cory - Boundava 
    Here's to Rob and Friday the 13th ;-) - steeler58 TGIF, indeed - RiversGirl Lite beer for 19,000 - steeler58 For being a Super forum member and friend. - Taurus A heart for your big heart :o) and for Toby and Ginger - fishmommie 
    Bit of luck for St. Patty's Day. - Taurus Thanks for the dubiously deserved rep...here's a non-dead fish.  Maintenance guy must be doing his job. - WhistlingBadger TGIF starting early! - Boundava Dog Dad!!! - Rue Relax! - cajunqn81 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    Dang that sucks about the paint, sorry you have to do it all over again...what kind of paint was that, maybe you can save someone else here the hassle of going through what you did?
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

  5. #175

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    I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 For being my 7,000th poster! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF - steeler58 TGIF! - showmebutterfly TGIF! - wgoldfarb T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 thanks for the tip on the ammonia alert.  it's great for cycling with fish. - fishmommie 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Christmas - fishmommie Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 For all your help. - metweezer Best wishes for the new year - SeaLady 
    Thanks for the nomination :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly Thanks for sharing your knowledge! - Silbar 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Dang that sucks about the paint, sorry you have to do it all over again...what kind of paint was that, maybe you can save someone else here the hassle of going through what you did?
    It was Clark & Kensington Satin Indoor Enamel. Great paint that I used to paint my stand (which is very black). I think it has a reaction with the LED lights that makes it look steel grey.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
    29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras & Kuhli Loaches
    Future 40 Long - Candy Cane & Rummynose Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  6. #176

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    I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 For being my 7,000th poster! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF - steeler58 TGIF! - showmebutterfly TGIF! - wgoldfarb T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 thanks for the tip on the ammonia alert.  it's great for cycling with fish. - fishmommie 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Christmas - fishmommie Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 For all your help. - metweezer Best wishes for the new year - SeaLady 
    Thanks for the nomination :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly Thanks for sharing your knowledge! - Silbar 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

    Cool Using the first 29 gal as QT for 4 new neon dwarf rainbows!


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    Finally, fish in the first 29 gal! I am using it as a QT for my 4 new neon dwarf rainbowfish, 2 M & 2 F (they will complete the school at 7 fish). I got them at the swap yesterday and they are beautiful. They will be in the QT for 4 weeks.

    Haven't started to cycle the 2nd 29 gal, as my inline heater for the 2nd tank has been on backorder since 12/17 (they are out of stock everywhere). The price is so good and with free shipping, I am willing to wait for it.

    I have decided against the glowlight danios. The Rena puts out a good flow (QT is bare bottomed and it moved the fake plant from one end to the other) and the glowlights like calmer water. I am going to transfer my 10 gold pristellas from the 75 to the 29 (and add 4 more to complete the school) once the rainbows are transferred to the 75 gal and I do the aquascaping. The pristellas pretty much stay in the plants in the 75 - maybe in a species only tank they will be less shy. I also think their golden color will really pop with the black background and sand. I might add a calico BNP down the road.

    With the tetras out of the 75, I will increase the scissortail school to 6 and add the 5 F longfinned leopard danios. I will use the 2nd 29 gal to QT these fish, as I don't want to add the amanos and peppered cories to a brand new tank. It won't be a mature tank, but will be running for 4-5 weeks.

    Tonight I will put my beamswork fixture on the 29s and hopefully get some good pics of the new rainbows for posting tomorrow.


    Also, the API Filstar XP-M canister (old Rena XP2) is a bit disconcerting - it makes absolutely no noise! I keep going over to check the surface agitation to make sure it's running!! I am used to the hum from my AC110s (it's like white noise now). The canister was super easy to set up and transferring the seeded media was a snap. I am extremely pleased with my first canister.
    Last edited by gronlaura; 02-17-2014 at 11:12 PM.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
    29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras & Kuhli Loaches
    Future 40 Long - Candy Cane & Rummynose Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  7. #177

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    Thanks 4 help - pRED TGIF and enjoy some football this weekend. - Taurus Superbowl weekend. - Taurus I don't like to drink alone,....  thanks - Cliff To a good game! - Slaphppy7 
    Thx for the rep Lee. - pRED superbowl 2014 - cm12setx In celebration of Coach Popovich’s 1000th win - RiversGirl T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the gifts! Have an octopus. :p - Anders247 
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    Glad you gave us an update, sorry you decided againt the Glowlight danio, I know you don't like alot of species in one tank but with a tank as big as your's you could put a decent sized school of them in your 75g? Just a suggestion.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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    Thanks for the update. Sounds like all is going well.

    And the photos are where???? :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

  9. #179

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    T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly one good turn deserves another + i got the kribs rehomed:o) - fishmommie Right back at ya -- cheers! - RiversGirl T.G.I.F.! - Boundava I don't like to drink alone,...  Cheers !!! - Cliff 
    Cheers! - cajunqn81 T.G.I.S. - Taurus Thank you for all of your help as I learn! - Silbar Here's to spring!! - steeler58 You need a cory - Boundava 
    Here's to Rob and Friday the 13th ;-) - steeler58 TGIF, indeed - RiversGirl Lite beer for 19,000 - steeler58 For being a Super forum member and friend. - Taurus A heart for your big heart :o) and for Toby and Ginger - fishmommie 
    Bit of luck for St. Patty's Day. - Taurus Thanks for the dubiously deserved rep...here's a non-dead fish.  Maintenance guy must be doing his job. - WhistlingBadger TGIF starting early! - Boundava Dog Dad!!! - Rue Relax! - cajunqn81 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    Great to see this thread going again, can't wait to see pics of your rainbows!
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

  10. #180

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    I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 For being my 7,000th poster! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF - steeler58 TGIF! - showmebutterfly TGIF! - wgoldfarb T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 thanks for the tip on the ammonia alert.  it's great for cycling with fish. - fishmommie 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Christmas - fishmommie Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 For all your help. - metweezer Best wishes for the new year - SeaLady 
    Thanks for the nomination :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly Thanks for sharing your knowledge! - Silbar 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Here are 2 videos from last night -



    The brown stuff by the base of the plant are their NLS pellets from this morning. And they also ignored the frozen bloodworms. They will grab the food if it floats by, but not search it out. Maybe it will be gone tonight, although the filter is so strong it is sucking up the food. I have ordered a ball valve to adjust the flow. They were coloring up more this morning. Will try them with some flake food tonight.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
    29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras & Kuhli Loaches
    Future 40 Long - Candy Cane & Rummynose Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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