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  1. #171

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    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 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 
    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Have a Rummy nose for oldtimes sake ;-) - steeler58 Congrats on 2,000 post! - Slaphppy7 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 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 

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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

    Join Date
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    San Joaquin Valley, Ca.
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    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 Have a Cory for a safe delivery - steeler58 Thanks for playing - mommy1 Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 glad you're back - showmebutterfly 
    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, 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

  4. #174

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
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    Gods Country, Eastern High Sierras, California
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    9,000 Posts! - Slaphppy7 To celebrate reaching 9,000 posts! - wgoldfarb Congrats on the new fish and 9 grand! - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TT.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly 
    And here's to DST!! - Slaphppy7 Rummies cheer me up; sorry for the loss - Slaphppy7 Round 2..... - Slaphppy7 Bit of luck for St. Patrick's Day :-) - Taurus A cookie always makes me feel better when I'm sick. Get better soon. - Silbar 
    Happy Easter - fishmommie Happy Easter my friend..I hope this Cadbury bunny lays many eggs. - Taurus T.G.I.F. - Slaphppy7 Thank you for the tetras! - Boundava taking one for the team in the jaw. - cm12setx 
    For the wounded worrier :-) - Taurus Weekend's not officiaslly over yet - Slaphppy7 Happy Saturday - Slaphppy7 Good luck with the new fish :-) - Taurus Cheers on Memorial Day! - 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 
    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 

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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.
    -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. #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

  6. #176

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    This is a beautiful tank! Very nicely done.

  7. #177

    Join Date
    Feb 2014
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    San Joaquin Valley, Ca.
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    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 Have a Cory for a safe delivery - steeler58 Thanks for playing - mommy1 Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 glad you're back - showmebutterfly 
    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

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    southeast texas
    Posts
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    Here's to MOTM ;-) - steeler58 cheers! - RiversGirl love the new fish - SeaLady Yay for new fish ;-) - steeler58 Another Rummy for passing 2,000 - steeler58 
    After all that help I owe you a beer! - Richard Peche You needed some color! - Plecos T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF! Miss seeing you online! - showmebutterfly Merry Christmas - steeler58 
    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! - Plecos Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year!! - SeaLady 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 

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    I feel this same way.lol and i do like your tank. The vid was good.
    Fishes go "pook pook"
    my spell check went on vaction.
    my Mts storie:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=117355

  9. #179

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Elgin, Illinois USA
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    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 Happy Easter - fishmommie You stumped me! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Glad all went well. Tank looks really nice.
    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
    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"

  10. #180

    Join Date
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    San Joaquin Valley, Ca.
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    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 Have a Cory for a safe delivery - steeler58 Thanks for playing - mommy1 Dwarf Scissorstail Rasboras - RiversGirl 
    Merry Christmas - steeler58 Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Happy New Year! - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 glad you're back - showmebutterfly 
    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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