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  1. #61

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    Thanks for the dubiously deserved rep...here's a non-dead fish.  Maintenance guy must be doing his job. - WhistlingBadger TGIF starting early! - Boundava Dog Dad!!! - Rue Relax! - cajunqn81 For passing Cliff ;-) - steeler58 
    Here's to shrimp! - Silbar Happy Easter - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 It's the easter CPD...Happy Easter to you and the family. - Taurus Happy 2 Year Anniversay - Boundava 
    Happy anniversary! - wgoldfarb A gift for two great years ;-) - steeler58 and here's to the next 20,000! - RiversGirl 20,000 post's 'NUFF SAID" ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 
    TGIF and thanks for the rep :-) - Taurus TGIF back at you ;-) - steeler58 for being an awesome fish friend! - nickellmama27 Thx for all your help! - BluewaterBoof it's the weekend - cm12setx 
    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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    Tank looks great, but the back IS kinda bare...I'd like to see a gangly, branchy, big ole' piece of driftwood that could fit up against the back glass, or very near it, that would take up that space, with some nice moss or fern tied to it
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    1 Not allowed!
    I'm pretty much always on the hunt for some long, skinny, twisty root looking driftwood with all kinds of branches coming down. but I'm always worried that when I find something like it it won't sink and I'll have to bother with anchoring it.

    My LFS had something like what I've been looking for, but it's really white and I think it will clash with the darker wood that's in there now. But if I can find some long skinny (I like your word, gangly) branches that I can throw in the back I would be so stoked! I need something to keep them from simply swimming from end to end along the back anyway.

  3. #63

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    Thanks for the dubiously deserved rep...here's a non-dead fish.  Maintenance guy must be doing his job. - WhistlingBadger TGIF starting early! - Boundava Dog Dad!!! - Rue Relax! - cajunqn81 For passing Cliff ;-) - steeler58 
    Here's to shrimp! - Silbar Happy Easter - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 It's the easter CPD...Happy Easter to you and the family. - Taurus Happy 2 Year Anniversay - Boundava 
    Happy anniversary! - wgoldfarb A gift for two great years ;-) - steeler58 and here's to the next 20,000! - RiversGirl 20,000 post's 'NUFF SAID" ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 
    TGIF and thanks for the rep :-) - Taurus TGIF back at you ;-) - steeler58 for being an awesome fish friend! - nickellmama27 Thx for all your help! - BluewaterBoof it's the weekend - cm12setx 
    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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    1 Not allowed!
    Yeah, that's what I'm talking about...and if you have to anchor, so what?...you've got plenty of extra rocks, you could just use aquarium silicone on a couple of lower parts of the branch to glue it to the rocks, then bury them in the substrate

    A skinny, "gangly" branchy piece is not going to need much to hold it down
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  4. #64

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    It's fish flake friday, like the old days!! - steeler58 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 

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    2 Not allowed!
    Tank looks great! Love the wood and rocks, glad you are able to post pics directly was having a heck of a time viewing and we LOVE threads/journals with pics!!!
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    1 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    if you have to anchor, so what?...you've got plenty of extra rocks
    Too true! I've just had plenty of frustrating experiences in the past, but I'm in a much different situation now (LOTS of rocks!) so it really wouldn't be a big deal, and would look awesome. Very worth a little effort to keep it all down.



    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    Tank looks great! Love the wood and rocks, glad you are able to post pics directly was having a heck of a time viewing and we LOVE threads/journals with pics!!!
    I'm glad too! I just wish I could go back and fix the ones that are all tiny, but oh well. Thank you!

  6. #66

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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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    1 Not allowed!
    nice work man it looks good.
    Fishes go "pook pook"
    my spell check went on vaction.
    my Mts storie:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=117355

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    0 Not allowed!
    Oh man, I'm really looking forward to watching that video when I go on break!

    So I think I'm going to get rid of the Nic. She is relentlessly going after the Firemouth, and it's not just "stay away from my home" it's "I hate you!"

    The others will chase once to scoot someone who gets too close along on their merry way, then leave them alone. The nic doesn't let up, and it's directed at the FM, which is my favorite, and no one else. So the Nic has to go... Not looking forward to netting her out *sigh* ...I think I'll try to find some rainbow cichlids to replace her.

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    1 Not allowed!
    I pulled the Nicaragua and have her temporarily in a smaller tank until somebody claims her. I'm sad to see her go, but there's been a noticeable difference in the behavior of my other fish, and I believe I made the right call.

    Just for fun, here's a newer pic

    CAM01184 by stalefish83, on Flickr

    And a slight re-scape after taking out the nic (I had to remove most of what was in there to get her out)

    CAM01196 by stalefish83, on Flickr

  9. #69

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    Thanks for the dubiously deserved rep...here's a non-dead fish.  Maintenance guy must be doing his job. - WhistlingBadger TGIF starting early! - Boundava Dog Dad!!! - Rue Relax! - cajunqn81 For passing Cliff ;-) - steeler58 
    Here's to shrimp! - Silbar Happy Easter - fishmommie Happy Easter - steeler58 It's the easter CPD...Happy Easter to you and the family. - Taurus Happy 2 Year Anniversay - Boundava 
    Happy anniversary! - wgoldfarb A gift for two great years ;-) - steeler58 and here's to the next 20,000! - RiversGirl 20,000 post's 'NUFF SAID" ;-) - steeler58 Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 
    TGIF and thanks for the rep :-) - Taurus TGIF back at you ;-) - steeler58 for being an awesome fish friend! - nickellmama27 Thx for all your help! - BluewaterBoof it's the weekend - cm12setx 
    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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    1 Not allowed!
    Looks good...how many fish are in there?...you've room for more, no?
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    0 Not allowed!
    I have 3 in there now, so yes, I think I have room for more

    I'm looking at getting some rainbow cichlids. I want to get 8, then I'll narrow it down to 5 once I can see what sex they are and do 2m & 3f ...too many? I would certainly stop there (and forego any dithers)
    Last edited by stalefish83; 06-11-2014 at 07:47 PM.

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