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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-28-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Ahmed dada
Tetra Question

Hi everyone! :)

So I bought 12 Neons originally and 11 died of Ich (long story). So obviously one survived and has been for a month in my 55 gallon.

I went to the LFS and came home with 10...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-08-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
If I can travel to Vegas you can come here! (it's...

If I can travel to Vegas you can come here! (it's only a 29 hour flight, meh!)

Yeah we do have some of the best marine worlds in the world here like the two oceans aquarium in Cape Town and uShaka...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-08-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
Haha! I'm sure there are many other South...

Haha!

I'm sure there are many other South Africans. We are really getting into the hobby!

We do have some good LFS's around here but they are long drives away. I see Americans are the most...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-08-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
South Africa :)

South Africa :)
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-08-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
Well now for the past two days I have stopped the...

Well now for the past two days I have stopped the medication, put carbon back into the filter and reduced temp to 28 degrees c.

No casualties and everyone is healthy and normal. I'll be doing...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-07-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
I'm not sure. The medication was only sold in 1...

I'm not sure. The medication was only sold in 1 litre bottles that were about R250 each. The owner was treating a tank for ich so he just gave me about 20ml of it and told me to dose once a day for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-06-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Ahmed dada
Mystery epidemic.

I currently am at such a loss. I introduced 10 Neons to my 50gal about 7 days ago. All was fine for one day then I noticed they has Ich. That day I ran out and medicated them. I also raised the temp...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-01-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Ahmed dada
I'm not worried about the staining, I have about...

I'm not worried about the staining, I have about 20m of tubing so I'll just replace that :)

I also LOVE this blue colour! I'm thinking of leaving it like this and not putting the carbon back in....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Ahmed dada
Thanks! PM me your email and I can send you a...

Thanks! PM me your email and I can send you a picture of mine (it's still being worked on slowly but it's coming together :))

I don't have API and as I said the LFS is closed. I do have a bottle...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-01-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Ahmed dada
Thanks so much for the reply! Since I started the...

Thanks so much for the reply! Since I started the treatment, I think I'll have to go through with it. I will definately turn the lights off and should I feed every other day then? Or every day...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-01-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Ahmed dada
ICH!!! :(

Any help will be appreciated here...

I have a Juwel Trigon 190. A stunner of a tank. It is planted with DIY CO2 (yes, it works for me). It is fully cycled and still in the process of stocking.. It...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 08-19-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Ahmed dada
Help with CO2 Please.

Hi everyone :)

So I have a 50.3 gallon aquarium currently stocked with 5 Glowlight Tetras and lots of plants. I notice my plants are slowly dying and I want to save them as I spent a fortune on...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-19-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Hey guys, just an update of the tank :) The...

Hey guys, just an update of the tank :)

The Glowies are doing great, I fed them a treat last night of some bloodworms and they gulped that down instantly. It was very cute.

My new problem is...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Thanks for all the tips! I really appreciate it!...

Thanks for all the tips! I really appreciate it! :)

*switches to google homepage for more research*

The reason I chose the Tetras is because ever since I was 5 years old I've been OBSESSED...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Thanks for your reply! You made some good points...

Thanks for your reply! You made some good points and I'll have a look at those Gourami at the LFS. I still have plenty of time to decide on that guy so I'm sure you guys can help make the right...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Hey finatics! So the Glowlights are in for...

Hey finatics!

So the Glowlights are in for about 30 hours now. They all look very happy and healthy! :) no casualties or anything! They are split up and swim in a group of 3 and two stay on their...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-14-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
HELP ME ASAP! So the fish are in and...

HELP ME ASAP!

So the fish are in and acclimatized well into the Juwel. They must LOVE all the space they have now. One problem: THE FILTER IVES A WAY TOO STRONG FLOW AND THEY ARE STRUGGLING TO...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-14-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
So I just got home today... Haven't been...

So I just got home today... Haven't been downstairs to check on the cloudiness but I will soon. First I'm going to net up the 5 Glowlights and then move them, along with the rest of the filter media...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-14-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
OK thanks! :) I'll move them from the DieOrb...

OK thanks! :)

I'll move them from the DieOrb to their new mansion with lots of space tonight! Hope they like it :)
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-13-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
So I cam home today and the tank is a *little*...

So I cam home today and the tank is a *little* less cloudy than last night. So far it's been about 30 hours of cloudiness...

This is really bugging me as the tank is in my living room and that fog...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-13-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
So how long does it take to go away? Woke up this...

So how long does it take to go away? Woke up this morning and it seems to be a little worse. It is a white fog/haze in the tank. It's really annoying me! Should I leave the lights on for the day for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-12-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
I NEED HELP ASAP:( Hey! :) So today I...

I NEED HELP ASAP:(

Hey! :)

So today I come home from a long day and guess what - THE WATER IS CLOUDY:(

I proceeded to seed the aquarium anyways with a handful of gravel and the filter...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-12-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
When I was at the LFS I asked about CO2 and the...

When I was at the LFS I asked about CO2 and the guy (a very knowledgable and trusted man) told me that you can get it in liquid form but it is expensive and was unnecessary if you're using the root...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-11-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Hey everyone! So after a very, very, very...

Hey everyone!

So after a very, very, very long and expensive day I have set up my tank! :)

It is now planted, root tabs are in, liquid fertilizer dosed, dechlorinated and filled. The sand was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-11-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ahmed dada
Hey, thanks for your reply! So I made it to...

Hey, thanks for your reply!

So I made it to the LFS and went a little over my budget!

I purchased the LAST 3 bags of black sand. I believe it is called Hawaii Black. It is a very deep black...
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