Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
  ...

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food

User Tag List

View Poll Results: Wait it out?

Voters
6. You may not vote on this poll
  • Yes, wait for the price to drop

    2 33.33%
  • No, order it now

    4 66.67%
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: should i wait??

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Oʻahu
    Posts
    633

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Your first gift - Celtic Fins   Have another fish! lol - Northernguy   To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson   

    Default should i wait??


    0 Not allowed!
    Used up all my tests except ammonia.
    My old LFS has gone out of business. Prices at the new big box are ridiculous.

    Watching Amazon for the API master kit.
    Price just spiked a couple days ago.
    http://camelcamelcamel.com/API-Fresh...uct/B000255NCI

    Wait it out? Yes/No and reason.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Stafford Springs, Ct.
    Posts
    589

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    No Message - Ms. Namazu   starting the round off - Hardy85   The more the merrier...cheers! - Slaphppy7   I are as drunk are not I think are you. - Sandz   fishies - Hardy85   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    If ya need it, ya need it. The fish are w0rth a few bucks m0re.
    When in d0ubt read it until it makes sense, then read it again!

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    A little further from sanity
    Posts
    9,317

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Thanks for the rep friend :) - Compass   Merry Christmas! - rebecca_finny   Thanks for the rep! - AmazonJoe   Happy Holidays. - gadget228   Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! - Plecos   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I hardly use my testers since my tanks have been established for years now. If your tanks are well established I think it would be fine to wait for the prices to drop.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Buffalo, NY
    Posts
    4,597

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7   pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie   Thank you for all the plant advice - showmebutterfly   Merry Xmas To You! - Sandz   Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I'd wait... unless you have a fairly new tank... Personally I haven't tested any of my tanks in probably 2 months because I always do weekly water changes and the tanks are all established

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Oʻahu
    Posts
    633

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Your first gift - Celtic Fins   Have another fish! lol - Northernguy   To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks for answering.

    Well I just stocked the 125 in my sig. But I reused the filter (with biowheel) and put most of the gravel from their old tank into a basket with air bubbling through it.
    Tested ammonia a couple hours after feeding, read 0 so I assume there is enough bb in the biowheel + gravel.
    But eventually I would like to know how the nitrate levels change over time.

    Even if I ordered now it would take well over a week to arrive.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Oʻahu
    Posts
    633

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Your first gift - Celtic Fins   Have another fish! lol - Northernguy   To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Ordered it, but not from Amazon

    +1 for eBay today

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    7,270

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    More coffee for your nose :-) - Taurus   Happy Mothers day :) - steeler58   A book for compleating your's ;-) - steeler58   Happy Birthday USA on the 4th! Hope you are well :-) - Taurus   A geo because i miss yours! - Sandz   
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - fishmommie   Myasthenia Gravis - Ovarian Cancer - Sexual Assault - Substance Abuse - fishmommie   Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - fishmommie   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    good call. Even though you used established media, it's still a new tank and bound to be a bit unstable for a while, especially if you added stock. Better safe than sorry and you'll sleep better at night if you know exactly what your water perimeters are. :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •