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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-18-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By AcidRainFalls
One of my biggest problems is my pet store...

One of my biggest problems is my pet store doesn't have a very wide selection of fish.

On a sidenote any advice on plastic plants it seems I am too poor to afford real life plants at the moment...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-18-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Creating a 20 gallon Community

I have three male guppies in a 20 gallon tank. I am looking to slowly add some more fish, but am very weary of making bad decisions. I was thinking like 5 tetras next, but that seems like a lot. ...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-07-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Also when can I move my plants over? Any...

Also when can I move my plants over? Any suggestions for the 2.5 gallon tank?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-07-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Sorry to be absent from thread for so long...

Sorry to be absent from thread for so long considering I created it. Large 20 gallon tank water tested great guppies are in their new home and not dead good start. Thank you for all of your help I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-06-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Scared to move forward

Have a new 20 gallon tank with an aqueon filter that holds a medium cartridge. I placed the cartridge in and everything (heater and all) is running. Per pet store advice I added some firm of bacteria...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-01-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Thanks for replying so quickly. So should I take...

Thanks for replying so quickly. So should I take the filter out of my 2.5 gallon tank and put it behind the filter in my 20 gallon? The replace the filter in the 2.5 with a new one? and when...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 11-01-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By AcidRainFalls
The Next Step...

So today was the big day I headed to the local pet store to pick up a few supplies. I bought some gravel, "start smart", a filter cardridge and some decorations (including some wood they had in...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-30-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,428
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Thats amazing!! I just want to make a cave or...

Thats amazing!! I just want to make a cave or something, lol, how long did that take you? And what is step one?
Forum: DIY Projects 10-30-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By AcidRainFalls
I would be interested in learning the same thing!

I would be interested in learning the same thing!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 10-29-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By AcidRainFalls
What is a biotope, and should I be concerned with...

What is a biotope, and should I be concerned with the substrate I use when I start the tank I have if I"m eventually planning on planting it? I am very new to this and can use as much advice as...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By AcidRainFalls
That's funny you should say that I just buy...

That's funny you should say that I just buy turkey baster the other day without anyone telling me to. Felt like a genius. lol. I rinsed off the filter and then we filled the water with clean water...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By AcidRainFalls
I have no idea what plants but I have three...

I have no idea what plants but I have three guppies. Should I take caution in which direction I swirl the filter so debris does not get on the wrong side? Is better to water change every day or just...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,711
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Any smaller scale projects like this one for a 20...

Any smaller scale projects like this one for a 20 gallon u could think of?
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By AcidRainFalls
The pet store said to change the filter every...

The pet store said to change the filter every four weeks is that accurate and should I do things differently because this Tank was just started
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By AcidRainFalls
This is so hard to know what to do. I recently...

This is so hard to know what to do. I recently did a water change. I think the small amount of decay from the plants may be going into the filter and clogging it. I have other filter cartridges but...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Filter change?

My 2 1/2 gallon tank is getting so dirty that the filter no longer works. The tank is only four weeks old and I'm only done one water change the water looks good but I don't want to remove the good...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-23-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By AcidRainFalls
I now feel rushed to get the twenty gallon up and...

I now feel rushed to get the twenty gallon up and running for the sake of my guppies. I think my first big hurdle for me will be how I choose to cycle the tank. I'm not sure I have the time to...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-20-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By AcidRainFalls
I don't think my guppies would like me to do...

I don't think my guppies would like me to do that. But hello none the less!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By AcidRainFalls
To be honest. No ideas. I only know goldfish...

To be honest. No ideas. I only know goldfish bettas and guppies. I'll look up you suggestions though thanks.

I was also wondering if you could give me some advice on my one or two gallon tank. I...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-19-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Tank you. Yeah I did that on purpose. Dork!

Tank you. Yeah I did that on purpose. Dork!
Forum: Member Introductions 10-19-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Thanks for the welcome what kind if tanks do you...

Thanks for the welcome what kind if tanks do you have and where are you from?
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 10-19-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Thanks for the welcome! Right now I have a five...

Thanks for the welcome! Right now I have a five gallon tank with live plants and three guppies. I am also currently working towards jutting together a 20 gallon tank too.

I hope to meet some new...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-19-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By AcidRainFalls
My tank is in pieces. No water yet and no fish or...

My tank is in pieces. No water yet and no fish or live plants.

I have a basic understanding of the few ways to cycle a tank and what cycling is.

I think every two to three weeks would be...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-19-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-19-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By AcidRainFalls
Help Wanted

Hi,

My name is Christina, I'm 29 and from Boston, MA. I've very very little experience with fish. I started a 5 gallon tank setup with a bunch of plants, a statue, gravel, heater, filter, and...
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