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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-05-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
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plecos come in lots of patterns and will keep...

plecos come in lots of patterns and will keep your tank sparkling clean! They are miracle workers. Some people complain that they are messy, but I "vacuum every week anyway so it doesn't make any...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-04-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By horsedogfish
He's a beaut! Sent from my iPad using...

He's a beaut!


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-22-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By horsedogfish
cleaning sponge filter

How so you get a sponge filter out of the tank to clean it without dripping a ton of filthy sludge off it?



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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-27-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By horsedogfish
Python! Wonderful invention. Worth every penny. ...

Python! Wonderful invention. Worth every penny.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-29-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By horsedogfish
Fish and music?

My husband bought me a turntable for Christmas so day before yesterday I put a record on. It was a little loud but not house rattling. The next day my ctenopoma was belly up. Do fish prefer silence...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 12-18-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By horsedogfish
my clown loaches. They swim in crazy formations...

my clown loaches. They swim in crazy formations and patterns, at the front of the tank.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-18-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By horsedogfish
try feeding the bloated one cooked skinned mashed...

try feeding the bloated one cooked skinned mashed peas. It acts like a laxative and helps if they pig out on bloodworms or brine shrimp.


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Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 12-18-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,052
Posted By horsedogfish
Most reputable lfs will take them back. What I...

Most reputable lfs will take them back. What I wonder is what they do with them. They have no way of knowing what kind of tank they came from. Anybody out there work at a LFS who can tell us?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By horsedogfish
Take everything out and wash the tank with a...

Take everything out and wash the tank with a strong salt solution. Then rinse rinse and rinse again. The rinse some more. Do the same thing with the gravel. It wouldn't hurt to let both the tank...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-15-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By horsedogfish
cories will dig caves, though usually they are in...

cories will dig caves, though usually they are in the back of the tank where the provide good cover.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By horsedogfish
I have one of those growing happily in a pot in...

I have one of those growing happily in a pot in my south facing window!


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-02-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By horsedogfish
The barbs might nibble on the angels' fins. ...

The barbs might nibble on the angels' fins.



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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 10-01-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By horsedogfish
Shark and beginner ignorance

The shark is a black red-tailed shark.

When I first became interested in having fish, I bought half a dozen books and knew pretty quickly there are no easy answers since even folks from...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 10-01-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By horsedogfish
looking for peace

Today was water change day so I took all the furniture out of the 30 gallon and out the shark in his own ten gallon and the bigger lab in a ten gallon, leaving the ctenopoma and the angel and the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 09-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,771
Posted By horsedogfish
My angel hangs out in the front and when the...

My angel hangs out in the front and when the clown loaches were in that tank, they'd have playtimes when they swam around like maniacs, but it didn't bother the angel at all.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 09-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By horsedogfish
In search of Peace

I moved my bigger clown loach to the community tank. It was immediately adopted by the smaller ones and they are all living happily ever after with the gold gourami, 8 neons, and 4 glowfish tetra in...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By horsedogfish
My gold gourami is my favorite fish of all of...

My gold gourami is my favorite fish of all of them. Full of personality and eye-catching. Visitors always point him out. But picked him out from a 150 because he was at the front of the tank...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By horsedogfish
The angel is more than five years old and lived...

The angel is more than five years old and lived with a Jack Dempsey and an Oscar until they died. His owner was going to flush him and take the tank to the dump. The owner of this particular LFS...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By horsedogfish
Yes, that's the fish. My LFS had this label on...

Yes, that's the fish. My LFS had this label on the tank and it is what was rung up on the cash register.

Can I put my Angel in with neons, glow fish tetras, and red black-tail veil-tail tetras?
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By horsedogfish
I took the photos. How to I post them here? ...

I took the photos. How to I post them here?

The red cichlid is Ctenopoma Ansorgi.

The angel is in that tank because the tank came with the angel and ten gallons of really slimy water. I didn't...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-21-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By horsedogfish
angel fish fins -- help!

My veil tail and fins angel was happy in his 30 gallon tank with a red-tail black shark, two clown loaches, and small cichlid. I got two yellow paradise South African cichlids and all heck broke...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-31-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By horsedogfish
I put the dose of Prime in a 16 ounce plastic cup...

I put the dose of Prime in a 16 ounce plastic cup and then fill the cup with water. Then I hold the python in one hand and the cup in the other and dribble the prime into the stream of new water....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-31-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By horsedogfish
My python has a 50 foot hose and it works great....

My python has a 50 foot hose and it works great. I got it on amazon.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-31-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By horsedogfish
shy clown loaches

About four months ago I bought a pair of clown loaches for my 30 gallon tall tank. It also has an angel, a red tailed shark, and a small cichlid with a long name. The tank is heavily planted (silk,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-28-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By horsedogfish
cleaning quarantine tank

I ended up with two ten gallon cycled quarantine tanks. Put some neons in one and two gouramis in the other. All are dead. Parameters were all zero. These tanks both have sponge filters. How do I...
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