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Forum: Cichlid Discussion Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Coursair
I just put them straight in. Smoke...

I just put them straight in.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Coursair
Don't replace filter cartridge. Just rinse them...

Don't replace filter cartridge. Just rinse them well in USED tank water or Dechlorinated tap water so you don't kill the BB.

Don't over clean either.

If you wash filter with untreated tap...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Coursair
The Weather Loach can get big and are often kept...

The Weather Loach can get big and are often kept in Coldwater tanks. But they are very hardy. You just need a tight fitting lid if you decide to keep them.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By Coursair
This was what my tank looked like with all the...

This was what my tank looked like with all the baby RCS and one photo bombing CRS. http://youtu.be/2dxCfQK6jBg


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By Coursair
10 Gallon Stocking Question

C habrosus are a pygmy species and stay lower than C pygmaeus or C hastatus.
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Habrosus are the main species I've kept. I have a pygmaeus now that I rescued out of a tank of big Cories. ...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Coursair
I just rinsed mine. Had a bit of film, but I'm...

I just rinsed mine. Had a bit of film, but I'm running an Eheim Ecco canister on my rimless 10g...so the film went away.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Invertebrates Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 126
Posted By Coursair
I started with 15. I have an unheated 10g. Temp...

I started with 15. I have an unheated 10g. Temp runs around 72f. After a few months I had about 100 RCS. Don't overheat RCS if you have a choice.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks Yesterday, 07:50 AM
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Views: 59
Posted By Coursair
What is your fixture Rated for ? Don't exceed...

What is your fixture Rated for ? Don't exceed that.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 79
Posted By Coursair
Almond leaves?

They are also used for Betta and Shrimp tanks. It wouldn't surprise me if people used them in Discus tanks.

Pic is a large IAL I had just put into my 10g Shrimp Jungle.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Aquatic Reptiles, Amphibians & Herpetology Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Coursair
Aquatic Turtles are messy. Very few Turtles are...

Aquatic Turtles are messy. Very few Turtles are "Mini".
The smallest aquatic Turtles still need a larger tank and can be quite fragile as babies.

They also need haul out areas and UV and Heat...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By Coursair
That's tough Aqua Forest in San Francisco CA...

That's tough
Aqua Forest in San Francisco CA for the amazing 'scaped display tanks.
http://www.adana-usa.com

Neptune's Aquatics in San Jose, CA for a great selection of FW Nano fish and they...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By Coursair
ZooMed UltraSun 10w CFL fire

I've used these for years without an issue. I use them sideways in a cheap incandescent 10g kit hood

Glad to hear you caught it before it got worse.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-20-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By Coursair
You could plant them in pots, then surround and...

You could plant them in pots, then surround and disguise the pots with large rocks that he can't move


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-20-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By Coursair
I have Eheim Ecco and it's very quiet. Had it for...

I have Eheim Ecco and it's very quiet. Had it for at least 2 yrs.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 12-20-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,430
Posted By Coursair
I forget, 20 High or 20 Long ? If you have a...

I forget, 20 High or 20 Long ?
If you have a pair of GBRs they may be more territorial ?
They might get rough w Cories ??

Someone who has Rams chime in please.

I would offer several...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By Coursair
You might look at Threadfin Rainbows. I love...

You might look at Threadfin Rainbows. I love mine. They have tiny throats , so I crush their food.
http://youtu.be/165HVUfob0g

You could do 1 male and 3 females if you don't want too many. I did...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,430
Posted By Coursair
I haven't grown bamboo. I don't know if it...

I haven't grown bamboo. I don't know if it requires ferts or not. You can add plants anytime during a cycle. BB is not necessary for plants.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-19-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 436
Posted By Coursair
You're Welcome Tina Coursair Whippets ...

You're Welcome

Tina
Coursair Whippets


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-19-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Coursair
You can make a fish trap. ...

You can make a fish trap.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tXHfER3-WYY

But you need to be home to check it, so you can quickly release fish.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 12-19-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Coursair
Well I know the stores that sell clown/Rocket...

Well I know the stores that sell clown/Rocket Killis have them in heavily planted tanks that get normal levels of ferts.

But most advise low light. So Java Ferns and Crypts should work.

The...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-19-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Coursair
If you want Hatchets , look for Marbled Hatchets,...

If you want Hatchets , look for Marbled Hatchets, they stay smaller. They will jump out of almost ANY opening if startled.

Floating plants can help.

I would NOT advise overstocking. If you...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-19-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By Coursair
Identify this fish please

= 33 gallons
Might be ok for now. Usually does best with hiding places at either end of a long tank. That way the other fish can avoid his territory/caves. A larger tank would be a better home in...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-19-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Coursair
6-8 hours on all my planted tanks. My main tank...

6-8 hours on all my planted tanks. My main tank has never had algae issues.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-19-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Coursair
Just get one. You rarely EVER see females for...

Just get one. You rarely EVER see females for sale.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-19-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 436
Posted By Coursair
Java Ferns don't get "planted". Just tie or glue...

Java Ferns don't get "planted". Just tie or glue them to rocks or wood.


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