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  1. #1851

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    I'm jealous of your QT tank -- it looks lovely!! Glad you showed it all set up (dry) so we could see. I actually now want one just like that to put a Betta in.

    I learned from your pic that the heaters don't have to stick up out of the water at the top like I'd assumed. Mine's hard to reach back and adjust the temp, anyhow (Eheim Heater Jager 125 Watt) so may as well mount it differently. Your angle mount idea is something I'd like to copy. I know mine said "Fully submersible" in the packaging, but I'm just nervous about cords under water, I guess. Hmm, maybe I should wait until you put water in yours and don't short circuit the place first...

    kiddin'
    40 gal fw: 3 male Platys; 16 Neon Tetras; 9 Cherry Barbs; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail; a Mystery snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; some Cladophora algae on dw

  2. #1852

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Chattanooga, TN
    Posts
    3,072

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    Now you have 15! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Have a Cory!! - steeler58 Good Luck - pRED Sorry about the betta - Slaphppy7 
    to your next Betta - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Chin-up - Cliff sorry for your loss. - cm12setx T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    Enjoy the 4th my friend! - Taurus 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 

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    2 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    I'm jealous of your QT tank -- it looks lovely!! Glad you showed it all set up (dry) so we could see. I actually now want one just like that to put a Betta in.

    I learned from your pic that the heaters don't have to stick up out of the water at the top like I'd assumed. Mine's hard to reach back and adjust the temp, anyhow (Eheim Heater Jager 125 Watt) so may as well mount it differently. Your angle mount idea is something I'd like to copy. I know mine said "Fully submersible" in the packaging, but I'm just nervous about cords under water, I guess. Hmm, maybe I should wait until you put water in yours and don't short circuit the place first...

    kiddin'
    They are perfectly fine under water. All mine are totally submerged. One is completely horizontal along the bottom of the tank.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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

  3. #1853

    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Southeast Texas
    Posts
    10,170

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    Because bunnies are good in threes. - KevinVA Oh Oh... they're multiplying!!! - fishmommie Back atcha! - KevinVA Back at you,  good sir! - Compass I'm glad somebody's keeping this "old tradition" alive :) - steeler58 
    Here's to the 4th and nose hair fiascos! - Taurus got otos - cm12setx otos -- yay - RiversGirl Oto - SeaLady Heres to getting the fish we like and the 4th of July wich was nice enough to be on a friday! - steeler58 
    Using some of my winnings on friends and you probably could use some coffee :) - steeler58 So very sorry :( - steeler58 TGIF! May the good Lord be with you and your family Matt. - Taurus Have a cyber-miller and forget about "trolls" first person I saw that did not like you, LOL!! - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie 
    welcome back from vacation - showmebutterfly Congrats on 10,000 brother! - KevinVA Have another for reaching 10,000 posts!! - steeler58 Here's to the next 10,000 posts. - Compass To the 10 grand man! Congrats. - Taurus 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    2 Not allowed!
    I submerge my heater in the 10 gallon (Fluval 50 watt), although the packaging says not to, lol...perfectly fine, has been for over a year
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal

  4. #1854

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    A little further from sanity
    Posts
    7,901

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    Thanks!!! - steeler58 Happy Mother's Day! - Slaphppy7 For 7,000 posts!! - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - steeler58 For working with new fish keepers! Outstanding this month. - Taurus 
    Just Because - Surfdog A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass I had no cup, so I put it on a bun... - Slaphppy7 You are amazing! So smart and giving. - SeaLady Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 
    Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass 
    cheers - Fishhook Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 

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    2 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    They are a lot of fun. But some days you just want to sell them to the wandering gypsies.
    The problem here, the days you want to sell them are the days you won't get much for them.

    Also, I wouldn't completely submerse an electronic device that doesn't specifically say it is submersible, and none of you will ever convince me it is ok.
    Last edited by mommy1; 06-04-2014 at 01:28 PM.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    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.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  5. #1855

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    4 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    The problem here, the days you want to sell them are the days you won't get much for them.
    *laughs* Those are the days when you daydream about paying someone else to take them and tire out their little legs -- usually matching the tired brains, which was the start of the problem to begin with...

    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    Also, I wouldn't completely submerse an electronic device that doesn't specifically say it is submersible, and none of you will ever convince me it is ok.
    Ditto. I'm either paranoid ... or wise. Depending on the point of view. lol
    40 gal fw: 3 male Platys; 16 Neon Tetras; 9 Cherry Barbs; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail; a Mystery snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; some Cladophora algae on dw

  6. #1856

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Chattanooga, TN
    Posts
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    Now you have 15! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Have a Cory!! - steeler58 Good Luck - pRED Sorry about the betta - Slaphppy7 
    to your next Betta - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Chin-up - Cliff sorry for your loss. - cm12setx T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    Enjoy the 4th my friend! - Taurus 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 

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    2 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    Ditto. I'm either paranoid ... or wise. Depending on the point of view. lol
    Like my dad always said. "The paranoids are out to get me!"
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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

  7. #1857

    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    NorthWest of England
    Posts
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    Good Luck w/cycling - pRED Welcome to AC - mommy1 Welcome to the AC!  Good luck on your cycle.  The fish cycle... not the other one. - KevinVA For letting us "hyjack" your post! - steeler58 Here's some happy cycling thoughts or the most annoying gift in the shop... depends on your perspective. - mommy1 
    Congratulations, time for fish! - mommy1 Congrats on completing your cycle!  Here's a parrot, since I never see anyone gift parrots. - KevinVA Congrats on your cycle!...I guess....LOL - Slaphppy7 Have a "cold beer" for completing your cycle. - steeler58 Beautiful tank!  Here's an Apisto to get you started. - KevinVA 
    Here's to your new fish purchase! - steeler58 Welcome aboard! :-) - Taurus You came, you learned, you tanked! - SeaLady A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass Terribly sorry about recent events...your luck will get better - Slaphppy7 
    I just realized you don't have any barbs. - Compass Hard days ending in beer are usually evened out to be just the right side of OK. - Sandz T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Cheers to new fish! - Sandz Sharing my winnings with my friends! - Compass 

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    1 Not allowed!
    I won't and wouldn't worry about putting the heater underwater
    Special thank you to mommy1, KevinVA and slaphppy7 for all the help, it has not been easy!

    "I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday"

    Planted tank log
    Planted tank video

  8. #1858

    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    NorthWest of England
    Posts
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    Good Luck w/cycling - pRED Welcome to AC - mommy1 Welcome to the AC!  Good luck on your cycle.  The fish cycle... not the other one. - KevinVA For letting us "hyjack" your post! - steeler58 Here's some happy cycling thoughts or the most annoying gift in the shop... depends on your perspective. - mommy1 
    Congratulations, time for fish! - mommy1 Congrats on completing your cycle!  Here's a parrot, since I never see anyone gift parrots. - KevinVA Congrats on your cycle!...I guess....LOL - Slaphppy7 Have a "cold beer" for completing your cycle. - steeler58 Beautiful tank!  Here's an Apisto to get you started. - KevinVA 
    Here's to your new fish purchase! - steeler58 Welcome aboard! :-) - Taurus You came, you learned, you tanked! - SeaLady A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass Terribly sorry about recent events...your luck will get better - Slaphppy7 
    I just realized you don't have any barbs. - Compass Hard days ending in beer are usually evened out to be just the right side of OK. - Sandz T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Cheers to new fish! - Sandz Sharing my winnings with my friends! - Compass 

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    1 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    I'm jealous of your QT tank -- it looks lovely!! Glad you showed it all set up (dry) so we could see. I actually now want one just like that to put a Betta in.

    I learned from your pic that the heaters don't have to stick up out of the water at the top like I'd assumed. Mine's hard to reach back and adjust the temp, anyhow (Eheim Heater Jager 125 Watt) so may as well mount it differently. Your angle mount idea is something I'd like to copy. I know mine said "Fully submersible" in the packaging, but I'm just nervous about cords under water, I guess. Hmm, maybe I should wait until you put water in yours and don't short circuit the place first...

    kiddin'
    Thanks RG. I'll be filling it up today and getting that cycle going. I'll give it a filter squeeze and see how long it takes to cycle. Not too long I hope.
    Special thank you to mommy1, KevinVA and slaphppy7 for all the help, it has not been easy!

    "I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday"

    Planted tank log
    Planted tank video

  9. #1859

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Chattanooga, TN
    Posts
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    Now you have 15! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Have a Cory!! - steeler58 Good Luck - pRED Sorry about the betta - Slaphppy7 
    to your next Betta - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Chin-up - Cliff sorry for your loss. - cm12setx T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    Enjoy the 4th my friend! - Taurus 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 

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    Oh man Dan! I went to my LFS today and they had filament barbs. Never seen them before. Beautiful fish! But they get too big for either of our set ups =/
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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

  10. #1860

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    0 Not allowed!
    May your QT cycle quickly, Dan.
    40 gal fw: 3 male Platys; 16 Neon Tetras; 9 Cherry Barbs; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail; a Mystery snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; some Cladophora algae on dw

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