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    Quote Originally Posted by RiversGirl View Post
    I've got a newbie question for y'all:

    Is there a difference between a bubbler and an airstone? (or is one simply a rod looking thing and the other a rock looking deal?) Is one better than the other?

    Also, either one would need to be hooked up to a little air pump too, is that right? I'd love to find a battery operated one that was fairly quiet.
    You can make a lot of things into a bubbler, I suppose, but generally it's the same thing. You can use sponges, ceramic, rock, other ornaments, etc as bubblers. Usually, when I mention them, I'm talking about a ceramic air stone.

    Ceramic does tend to create smaller bubbles than many other things, so that's probably the best option for diffusion. Otherwise, your surface agitation is dependent on the capabilities of your air pump. You can find pretty quiet air pumps. The one I'm currently using is a Top Fin (and it's NOT very quiet), so stray from that one. It was the closest one in my cabinet, so I used it. lol

    Tetra makes a pretty quiet one that I have. It's a Tetra Whisper. Haven't tried any battery operated ones, but most air pumps can be had at pretty affordable prices. Check Amazon.
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    I use this one, it's very quiet, but not battery operated: http://www.amazon.com/JW-Pet-Company.../dp/B002DVVDFA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I use this one, it's very quiet, but not battery operated: http://www.amazon.com/JW-Pet-Company.../dp/B002DVVDFA
    I have that one, too. =] That's a good, quiet one.
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    I have the Tetra Whisper and can't hear anything unless I'm right next to it. It helps to put a small towel or cloth underneath them

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    Here you go Kevin, found your "dream tank" size, LOL!!

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    Just realized I forget to mention it, but tooth paste is the best way to get rid of funk on your hands, just a dollop with some hand soap and you're good to go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    Here you go Kevin, found your "dream tank" size, LOL!!
    Oh man that is awesome!! Love those clown loaches. My problem with these types of big tanks is they never seem to be scaped very well. I know that is probably something left up to the keeper rather than the tank being too big for plants to get light. I just wonder why they leave them so bare looking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    Here you go Kevin, found your "dream tank" size, LOL!!

    770gal? Whew... That's a little bigger than I was thinking, but I'll take it. lol I would make that tank look completely different (and possibly get something a little shorter), though. It's too empty for my liking. I'd need to plant it pretty heavily, then stock with (either Angels & Discus, or a school or two of rainbows), a big school of Roselines, huge school of rummynose, 1-2 large schools of corys, and I'm torn on loaches, but I'd like to keep clown loaches. I don't want to keep things that will look odd together, though, and clowns get huge... so maybe a big school of Botia dario (which are much smaller, but similar looking). Black sand substrate capping soil of some sort. Not sure which soil, though (the cheap stuff, probably - that's a big tank. ;P).

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrews View Post
    Just realized I forget to mention it, but tooth paste is the best way to get rid of funk on your hands, just a dollop with some hand soap and you're good to go.
    Wrong thread?
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    Wrong thread?
    Nah, I think Andrews was helping you out with the dead snail odor you had on your hands....remember?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Nah, I think Andrews was helping you out with the dead snail odor you had on your hands....remember?
    Ahhh ok. Thanks Matt and thanks Andrews. Good call on that one.
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