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  1. #171

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    Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy, Happy new year - SeaLady Happy Birthday Kido...better late than never :-) - Taurus Happy belated Birthday, how come nobody knew? - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly For your new furry addition-no cats! - Boundava Happy Easter - steeler58 flowers for you, just to enjoy and breathe in. - RiversGirl Have a Candy cane ;-) Merry Christmas - steeler58 

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    Tank is just lovely, really like the driftwood and combination of gravel and sand. Oh and that stunningly gorgeous full of personality and feisty betta isn't bad either :D. It's a real show stopper!
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  2. #172

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    Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 
    glad you're back - showmebutterfly Happy new year ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 Congrats on the new fish - Silbar Here's to new fish and a safe delivery ;-) - steeler58 
    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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    Phewww. I am tired. Been a busy day since we got the fish into the new tank.

    Thank you all so much! All the help and information made it possible to get this far! I am happy with the way the tank looks. When the plants start to fill in, it will come very close to the picture I had in my head. And of course when there are more fish...

    As to the stocking list, I've re-written it a few....DOZEN times. For sure so far, are RummyNose (hubby likes these too), Purple Harlequin Rasbora, Emerald dwarf rasbora, Blue Emperor Tetra,...sigh....really, even these may change. But the Rummy and the Purple Harlequin, I definitely want. And as always filling out the fish I have...

    @JudiJetson -Blue Boy (Betta) is flexing at his image now so he seems right at home. He always seems to seek out the part of the tank that has a current flowing strong.

    @Fishmommie, then your Betta must be a beaut. I love the way his tail has that pale turquoise. It is striking with all that red, maroon and deep blue and purple.

    All in all it went well. Now I have this 10ga that I better break down and move to another room. That gives me back my bar/counter.

    Question- Do I need to keep water in the QT? I thought I would take everything out that hasn't already gone to the 46, clean it and set it in the spare room. No substrate, no decor, but also with no BB. But I've read that I could borrow some from the big tank if I needed to put fish in quarantine...

    thanks again for coming along for the ride on this tank. I've enjoyed it and I've so enjoyed you guys and all your help. I hope to post soon with pics of the NEW stock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeaLady View Post
    Question- Do I need to keep water in the QT? I thought I would take everything out that hasn't already gone to the 46, clean it and set it in the spare room. No substrate, no decor, but also with no BB. But I've read that I could borrow some from the big tank if I needed to put fish in quarantine...

    thanks again for coming along for the ride on this tank. I've enjoyed it and I've so enjoyed you guys and all your help. I hope to post soon with pics of the NEW stock!
    Unless you feed your QT ammonia to keep the BB alive in the filter, there is no point in having the tank set up. Some people take the QT filter and run it on their main tank in tandom with their main filter. Then, if you need to qt fish, you have live bacteria in your QT filter and you can move it directly back to the QT and have an instantly cycled tank.
    Others will 'borrow' some seeded media from their main tank, tuck it into the QT filter and accomplish the same thing. If you chose to do that, I'd tear down the QT and then set it up when you need it again.
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & assassin snails
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, mystery & assassin snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, kribs, male ABNP, peppered cories, assassin snailss
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  4. #174

    Join Date
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    Here's to TGIF, and the AC - Slaphppy7 Happy Friday, Lee! - BluewaterBoof Sorry about the Reed Tetras - Silbar Worth your weight in gold..fish...thanks - SeaLady Movin' on up! - Slaphppy7 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thank you for being a friend - Slaphppy7 First beer is on me, Happy Birthday. - gadget228 Congrats on #8! - Slaphppy7 TGIF, we need that tradition back! - Slaphppy7 
    Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - steeler1 Childhood Cancer - steeler1 Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 
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    Quote Originally Posted by SeaLady View Post
    Phewww. I am tired. Been a busy day since we got the fish into the new tank.

    Thank you all so much! All the help and information made it possible to get this far! I am happy with the way the tank looks. When the plants start to fill in, it will come very close to the picture I had in my head. And of course when there are more fish...

    As to the stocking list, I've re-written it a few....DOZEN times. For sure so far, are RummyNose (hubby likes these too), Purple Harlequin Rasbora, Emerald dwarf rasbora, Blue Emperor Tetra,...sigh....really, even these may change. But the Rummy and the Purple Harlequin, I definitely want. And as always filling out the fish I have...

    @JudiJetson -Blue Boy (Betta) is flexing at his image now so he seems right at home. He always seems to seek out the part of the tank that has a current flowing strong.

    @Fishmommie, then your Betta must be a beaut. I love the way his tail has that pale turquoise. It is striking with all that red, maroon and deep blue and purple.

    All in all it went well. Now I have this 10ga that I better break down and move to another room. That gives me back my bar/counter.

    Question- Do I need to keep water in the QT? I thought I would take everything out that hasn't already gone to the 46, clean it and set it in the spare room. No substrate, no decor, but also with no BB. But I've read that I could borrow some from the big tank if I needed to put fish in quarantine...

    thanks again for coming along for the ride on this tank. I've enjoyed it and I've so enjoyed you guys and all your help. I hope to post soon with pics of the NEW stock!
    I remember some of these now, just thought you had narrowed some of them, down, LOL!!
    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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  5. #175

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    Excellent job! Must feel good to finally be able to sit back and look at your bigger and badder tank!

    I really liked my emperor tetras when I had them - would get them again in second given a large enough tank.
    20gal long planted community

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    This is a beautiful tank! Very nicely done.

  7. #177

    Join Date
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    Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 
    glad you're back - showmebutterfly Happy new year ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 Congrats on the new fish - Silbar Here's to new fish and a safe delivery ;-) - steeler58 
    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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    Thanks so much for the comments! My husband is even enjoying watching the tank. Even Niki checks it out every so often.

    Until I break down the 10ga, I have been adding a few drops of ammonia, to keep the BB fed. Its been a busy weekend so come this week I'll decide my course of action.

    Now the next adventure is The Stocking List! Will the merry go round ride never end?!

  8. #178

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    Thx for the nomination. - pRED Thx for the nomination - pRED right back at cha :o) - fishmommie T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly 
    You are a superman for hanging in there with this tank. - fishmommie Good to see you back and thanx for all the thumbs up ;-) - steeler58 Here's one for the weekend ;-) - steeler58 Have a Candy cane ;-) Merry Christmas - steeler58 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! - Plecos 

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    I feel this same way.lol and i do like your tank. The vid was good.
    Fishes go "pook pook"
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  9. #179

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    Glad all went well. Tank looks really nice.
    75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Silvertip & Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Zebra Danio, Wild Caught BNP
    Dual 29 gals - Diamond Tetras. Harlequin Rasboras, Pearl Gourami, Bloodfin Tetras, Peacock Gudgeon
    10 Gal - Mr. Betta's Fishy Paradise

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

  10. #180

    Join Date
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    Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 
    glad you're back - showmebutterfly Happy new year ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 Congrats on the new fish - Silbar Here's to new fish and a safe delivery ;-) - steeler58 
    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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    Thanks everyone!

    I ordered new fish today from TWS. More peppered corys, otos, harlequins to round up what I have now. Then I added 10 rummynose tetras, 10 purple harlequins and CRS cuz my hubby wanted some. I will add more neons later (read that when I have more Moola), also would like the Blue Emperor Tetra.

    Received some IAL from Kevin,(thanks) and dropped one in the tank. It was still floating last I looked. But that's ok. Its gonna drop eventually.

    My 10ga is still good on ammonia and nitrites but the nitrates were a little on the high side. like 35ppm. Any thoughts? It still has the substrate, 1 live plant, small pieces of driftwood, that's it. If I wanted to eventually put fish in the tank down the road, would adding more live plants help? I know, I know...RESEARCH! hehehe

    Fish in 46b are doing well. I'm happy....

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