Originally Posted by Alan79
Lighting upgrades are always exciting. I have nothing better than dual T5's on one tank at this stage. I got the tank they are running on established about 2 weeks ago and the plants are enjoying the light. .
I'm sorry your old betta died at your friends. I get the feeling that they sometimes just give up when they become sick.
Anyway, just completed a WC
on my 35g. Will do a change on my snail growout tank soon too. I've earned $65 from my LFS
selling them. It's handy having the tank full of snails nearby as a cleanup crew if Algea rears it's head and they're a nice source of freebies from the LFS
Got some news from my dad this week. I gave him a 20g a few months back and he was quick to get a stand built and fish in there. He tells me i am now an uncle to his scaled childrens first fry. I am not even sure what he has in there apart from platies and a BN pleco. I'm glad to hear his scaled family are thriving though. I am tempted to send him a pack of plant trimmings. I know he has Anubias in there but not sure if he's added anything else. He retired about 2 years ago so i'm sure he will enjoy tinkering with them.
Thats pretty amazing to sell so many snails. Though there can be ALOT of them lol! After my pH crash all the adult Mystery snails (actually ALL the varieties, MTS, RH and a couple nice pond) died. I got a bunch of Blue MS from a member here and they are doing great, happy to report that I was able to share 2 with a new invert convert...boyfriend of my daughter's roommate!
Daughter brought 10 tetras and an adopted full grown Cory over to QT. And the SW
water, yay pwc
So caught all the fish and took out everything from the overflow 16G QT tank and then decided I might as well clean it out and rinse the substrate with treated clean water, so did complete clean out on the tank, did the filters a couple weeks ago so will wait a bit for that.
Moving the fish from the 16G into the the 72G, taking some time to acclimate as the pH is a bit different.
Found a good home for one of my Angels; going to new home in 2 weeks.
Think I decided to make the 16G a "plant tank" and get some higher lighting for it and just have a few snails in it. Found a seller of dwarf Cory Hastatus so considering them, they also have Chocolate /Cherry shrimp, and I will maybe pick up a handful of those as well.
I am leaning towards shrimp as my favorites now and someone I know of is selling Orange Eye Blue Tiger shrimp and I am looking at those for my 6.6 gallon tank.
There is a local hobbyist who is offering a bunch of some of the coolest fish I have seen in awhile, Killifish Fundulopanchax gardneri 'Innidere' and wow, am I in love.
google only shows one pic of it which is a steely midnight blue with red spots on the body and golden yellow edges on the rear fins, when I googled again that pic it didn't come up but it is amazing.
Yesterday was a good hunting day "fishing" for leads!!!
Always good when I feel inspired!!!
Listed a tank and stand for sale locally. $ for the new stuff fingers crossed and Birthday, and Christmas list soon.