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

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    290

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    For your new tank! - ~firefly~   Another fish for your 10 gallon - Slaphppy7   Yay, you're cycled finally!!!! - JudiJetson   Here's your first beer!! - gronlaura   B0tt0ms up, refill the cup!!! - Longshot   

    Default 1 Sarah's 20 Gallon


    0 Not allowed!
    Picked up some black silica substrate and filter media so I could get this bad boy up and running. For the tank, stand, Rena hob filter, a python for WC, heater and a ton of other crap for $50 of a guy on kijiji. Filled it up tonight, added a sponge from my established 10g to kick start the cycling process and dosed 4ppm ammonia. Now we wait.
    Here's a pic uploadfromtaptalk1391659599082.jpg
    Don't poke the crazy

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Frozen Wastes of the Upper Midwest
    Posts
    1,806

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Asking good questions, keep it up! - Slaphppy7   Congrats on the tank move - Slaphppy7   Thanks for being the 2000th poster on the 40B! - Slaphppy7   Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199   Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    good lord you are brave opening the ammonia in the house. I have to do it outside with a scarf around my face otherwise it drives my asthma nuts and get intsa head ache along with it after the first time I opened it indoors.
    Current tanks:
    37G FW - 3 Pearl Gourami, 4 Black Mollies, approximately 20+ Molly Fry, 5 Assassin Snails | 10G Planted FW - 14 Molly Fry, rocks, DW and an Anubias Nana - journal
    "We come from the land of the ice and snow" | "I reject your reality and substitute my own" - Adam Savage | What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
    How to cycle without fishies!

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    290

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    For your new tank! - ~firefly~   Another fish for your 10 gallon - Slaphppy7   Yay, you're cycled finally!!!! - JudiJetson   Here's your first beer!! - gronlaura   B0tt0ms up, refill the cup!!! - Longshot   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I guess I'm weird... I actually don't mind the smell, but then I don't have asthma either. I also love the smell of vinegar...

    Oh about the pic... the light is just dreadful and will be upgraded.
    Don't poke the crazy

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Gods Country, Eastern High Sierras, California
    Posts
    16,015

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Just pretend it's a cardinal, lol - Slaphppy7   Here's to 5 years, bud. - Slaphppy7   Thanks for the rep! - WhistlingBadger   Here is some coffee so you have lots of energy to get ready to order fish from Wetspot! - discusluv   16K posts! - Slaphppy7   
    Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1   Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - steeler1   Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    A good start, ammonia does not bother me either but like you I don't have asthma.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget
    See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Frozen Wastes of the Upper Midwest
    Posts
    1,806

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Asking good questions, keep it up! - Slaphppy7   Congrats on the tank move - Slaphppy7   Thanks for being the 2000th poster on the 40B! - Slaphppy7   Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199   Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I know ammonia is toxic to the skin / and what not but for people like me the fumes can wreak havoc as the fumes are toxic as well especially on the 10% concentrate struff. Other things like bleach or vinegar don't both me but that ammonia is nasty stuff.
    Current tanks:
    37G FW - 3 Pearl Gourami, 4 Black Mollies, approximately 20+ Molly Fry, 5 Assassin Snails | 10G Planted FW - 14 Molly Fry, rocks, DW and an Anubias Nana - journal
    "We come from the land of the ice and snow" | "I reject your reality and substitute my own" - Adam Savage | What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
    How to cycle without fishies!

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    707

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    A "cool icon" for a "cool kid" - Slaphppy7   No Message - pRED   No Message - pRED   Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7   Thanks for the Rep! - steeler58   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by 1Sarah View Post
    $50 of a guy on kijiji.
    That is a great deal. Any info as to get such a great deal?

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    290

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    For your new tank! - ~firefly~   Another fish for your 10 gallon - Slaphppy7   Yay, you're cycled finally!!!! - JudiJetson   Here's your first beer!! - gronlaura   B0tt0ms up, refill the cup!!! - Longshot   

    Default


    1 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by pRED View Post
    That is a great deal. Any info as to get such a great deal?
    I just browsed local classifieds. I know craigslist is more popular in some areas but around here kijiji is the most popular classified site. This poor guy was ripped off by pet stores and bought all kinds of useless stuff... Didn't do his research and failed at fish. He was frustrated and sold it all cheap. It's a real shame for him but a great score for me.
    Don't poke the crazy

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    541

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Happy Holidays! - Rue   Merry Christmas, glad your here! - steeler1   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   You need some fish! - steeler1   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Great price Sarah...I'm always cruising kijiji for that great deal, but no luck yet. The tank and stand look like a hit!! Ammonia doesn't bother me much either...bleach however sends me running...

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    290

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    For your new tank! - ~firefly~   Another fish for your 10 gallon - Slaphppy7   Yay, you're cycled finally!!!! - JudiJetson   Here's your first beer!! - gronlaura   B0tt0ms up, refill the cup!!! - Longshot   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by DeboraBremner View Post
    Great price Sarah...I'm always cruising kijiji for that great deal, but no luck yet. The tank and stand look like a hit!! Ammonia doesn't bother me much either...bleach however sends me running...
    Thanks, my only wish is that it was a 20L but oh well, I'll work with what I've got. A tip for kijiji shopping, remember you can always negotiate prices, especially with aquarium stuff as so many people just want to get rid of it as it takes up a fair bit of space. Many of them tried and failed at fish and are frustrated with it all.
    With this set up though 50 was a steal and I was happy to pay asking. Heck I even have a UV steriliser that came with it that I'll be selling!
    Don't poke the crazy

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    541

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Happy Holidays! - Rue   Merry Christmas, glad your here! - steeler1   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   You need some fish! - steeler1   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    You sure lucked out...I will keep trying!!

Posting Permissions

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