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  1. #691

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    T.G.I.F^2 - Taurus for playing the cory game - cm12setx Cheers! - nickellmama27 6000 posts! You'll have to take that thread to a publisher! - Compass Have another beer for another milestone ;) - steeler58 
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    Medicine for what ails you. - Taurus cheers! - RiversGirl For passing yet another member ;-) - steeler58 a liquid lunch for you - RiversGirl BOOM! Have a gourami. - ~firefly~ 
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    I love it when a plan comes together at a whim...congrats Laura, get us some discreet pics when you can...

    I was just looking at black neons recently...the name sounds bland, but it doesn't describe the fish at all, IMO
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal

  2. #692

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    Congrats on the new fish!

  3. #693

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    Tank looks great, congrats! - Slaphppy7 Here's to a safe delivery!! - steeler58 Congrats!! - Taurus For getting your fish safe and sound! - gronlaura Congrats on the new fish!  well done! - Slaphppy7 
    It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Happy Mother's Day! - Slaphppy7 Have a nice Memorial weekend! - steeler58 Have a nice Memorial weekend! - steeler58 For hyjacking your thread, but that Matt........ - steeler58 
    Here's to Marbles Hatchets & RCS! Congrats! - Slaphppy7 To another safe delivery. - steeler58 new fish - cm12setx For the new fish!!  Bottoms up! - gronlaura T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    Thank you! - steeler58 Have a beer to make your day better :) - steeler58 Have a beer to make your day better :) - steeler58 For the kind words in Matts journal ;) - steeler58 TGIF - RiversGirl 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 

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    Its so great getting new fish! Even OTHER peoples new fish...the excitement is shareable...Congrats, Laura!

  4. #694

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    yay for new fish! Laura, I learn new things every time I read in here. I'd like to ask: do you feed some of your veggies raw, or are they blanched first?

    As SeaLady, I did not realize you could leave veggies in the tank for a while, either. No wonder I've not been successful at getting any of mine to eat them -- I only leave them in for around 5 minutes or something before fetching it back out again. ha ha

    I'm so delighted that you are getting stocked up!
    40 gal fw: 3 Platy; 9 Cherry Barb; 16 Neon Tetra; 21 Rummy-nose Tetra; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Sword plant; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; carpet of Cladophora algae on dw

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    LOL, hey, it worked for a frog I caught once, pooped all over me when I tried to fit him into my pocket with a little squeeze!....figured it'd work for fish, too!

    DISCLAIMER: The frog incident was a long time ago, when I was a little kid...not recently...promise
    Bro you have a serious problem :P

    and laura congrats on the new fish :)
    When everything goes without a hitch its only then do you realize something is wrong

  6. #696

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    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady 
    thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly new fish! - RiversGirl I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    yay for new fish! Laura, I learn new things every time I read in here. I'd like to ask: do you feed some of your veggies raw, or are they blanched first?

    As SeaLady, I did not realize you could leave veggies in the tank for a while, either. No wonder I've not been successful at getting any of mine to eat them -- I only leave them in for around 5 minutes or something before fetching it back out again. ha ha

    I'm so delighted that you are getting stocked up!
    I leave my veggies in for 24 hours, they are not blanched. I left the zucchini in for 36 hours, which was too long. I'd say 24 hours for me is about it.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp, maybe a Mystery Snail

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

  7. #697

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    From Petsmart -15 beautiful Black Neon Tetras. And I am beyond excited, 2 female longfin leopard danios!!! I have been looking for the leopard girls for about 7 months and have only been able to find males. PetSmart had 2 females and I grabbed them up! They're all drip acclimating into a bucket and then I will drip acclimate with the water from the 10 gallon QT (I'm making the water as I'm typing this), as I didn't have any made. I wasn't anticipating getting any fish today.
    I love the black neons and bought mine from Petco as an impulse buy; they were just so nice looking.

    How do you sex the longfin leopard danios? I have four longfin zebra danios but have no idea whether male or female. These are the remains of a larger group I had that I won't be adding to.

  8. #698

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    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady 
    thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly new fish! - RiversGirl I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    A male danio has a torpedo shape, much smaller than the female. The female is rounder on the bottom with a definite rounded belly look. It's hard to sex them when they're young, as they all look slender and only when they're a bit older can you really tell them apart. Most of the ones I've been looking at over the last several months have either all been obviously males or they've been too young to tell the difference.

    Longfin male-
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp, maybe a Mystery Snail

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

  9. #699

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    I leave my veggies in for 24 hours, they are not blanched. I left the zucchini in for 36 hours, which was too long. I'd say 24 hours for me is about it.
    Good to know this, thank you. Do you peel your zucchini?

    I admit to not paying the extra to purchase organic. Maybe I should.

    (How bad does that seem...? I'm willing to consider the well-washed, non-organic just fine for my family, yet worried it isn't good enough for my fish..... sheesh.)

    *adds organic zucchini to my grocery list* anyhow
    40 gal fw: 3 Platy; 9 Cherry Barb; 16 Neon Tetra; 21 Rummy-nose Tetra; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Sword plant; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; carpet of Cladophora algae on dw

  10. #700

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    Sharring my winnings - steeler58 Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny for giving a catfish its first taste of human. - cm12setx pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie For being MOTM - steeler58 
    looking forward to more rapid river videos - showmebutterfly A little late, but congrats MOTM! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on 3,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 A Cory for Mr 3,000 - steeler58 you could be famous! - SeaLady 
    For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    for playing the cory game - cm12setx Congrats on 3,900, they don't have kuhliis, LOL - Slaphppy7 cycled your river tank - cm12setx Congrats on 4,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 Have a "bluegil" for passing 4,000! - steeler58 

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    Awesome Laura! Congrats on the new fish. Can't wait to see them.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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