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Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 08-16-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,268
Posted By crazycat
what do you have as your backdrop? it's very...

what do you have as your backdrop? it's very pretty. i like the qualityof the light in your tanks. and your clowns are amazing!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By crazycat
you can also take a handful of substrate from...

you can also take a handful of substrate from your established tank to help speed up the cycle. the substrate will very seeded with bacteria. using the tank water won't help that much--but the filter...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,735
Posted By crazycat
do you have plants? if so, you don't want to use...

do you have plants? if so, you don't want to use salt. many species of plants cannot tolerate it.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,821
Posted By crazycat
fish eat fish. we're animals too. although i...

fish eat fish. we're animals too. although i guess one of the differences is that fish don't keep pets.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By crazycat
i don't think you really have to boil or bake...

i don't think you really have to boil or bake stone. just give it a good rinse in water (no soap) to get the dust and dirt off.

people recommend boiling driftwood, and/or soaking it for a period...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By crazycat
lace rock is also a good aquascaping rock--it can...

lace rock is also a good aquascaping rock--it can be very "holey" and provide a lot of places for fish to hide. some types of driftwood also come with very intricate whorls and shapes that are quite...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-16-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,985
Posted By crazycat
nicely said 7enigma.

nicely said 7enigma.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By crazycat
#1 your loaches will fins a way to eat almost any...

#1 your loaches will fins a way to eat almost any snail. you might try grown pomacea brigedesii (also know as apple or mystery snails). however, my loaches got to mine eventually. the kubotai might...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,985
Posted By crazycat
i'm confused. you're obviously frustrated. you...

i'm confused. you're obviously frustrated. you seem to be decrying people's lack of education when it comes to their choice of livestock. in the same breath you are also condemning the entire...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By crazycat
to be more specific, members of the botia family...

to be more specific, members of the botia family of loaches are snail eaters. my clowns are voracious, snails, shrimp, clams, you name it.

however, other species of loaches WILL leave snails...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,152
Posted By crazycat
using an air stone increases surface agitation...

using an air stone increases surface agitation that will cause your co2 to outgas more rapidly. most people try to have as little surface agitation as possible. i however try to keep a little...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-09-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,686
Posted By crazycat
hengelis are pretty robust as soon as they get...

hengelis are pretty robust as soon as they get settled. you need good water conditions for them. i don't think they're any more difficult than any other fish.

glad you like them. they're really...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-09-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,686
Posted By crazycat
i have a school of hengeli rasboras (scientific...

i have a school of hengeli rasboras (scientific name: trigonostigma hengeli, commonly known as glowlight rasboras). they stay quite small about 3/4" and they school very nicely. ime they tend to stay...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-09-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,202
Posted By crazycat
i've got a beautiful male albino bristlenose...

i've got a beautiful male albino bristlenose named "mr. man". my L200 green phantom is (surprisingly) "mr. green". i've got a beautiful L333 named "question mark" (his stripes form a question mark on...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-21-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,913
Posted By crazycat
it's debatable whether the bacteria in...

it's debatable whether the bacteria in eco-complete is really viable. it certainly won't instantly cycle your tank for you. i've found that it takes just as long to cycle with eco-complete as it does...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-21-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,273
Posted By crazycat
i swear by the python! but then again, i have a...

i swear by the python! but then again, i have a 125g, so buckets are basically out. i throw the dechlor in while the tank is filling up. it's pretty instantaneous when it hits the water, so the fish...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 07-20-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,239
Posted By crazycat
royal farlowella

just thought i'd share...

he's about 6" nose to tail. very active. great algae eater!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-20-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,274
Posted By crazycat
the same way i can call this guy ugly :):):) ...

the same way i can call this guy ugly :):):)

https://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=83174
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 07-20-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By crazycat
homage to brianNY

mr. man!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-20-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,245
Posted By crazycat
btw--i think your tank is beautiful!

btw--i think your tank is beautiful!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-20-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,245
Posted By crazycat
hardscape? definition please?

hardscape? definition please?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-20-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By crazycat
i agree! SAEs are about the best working fish out...

i agree! SAEs are about the best working fish out there for demolishing algae--especially beard algae. they ROCK! watch out though--they get big--mine are about 5.5" now...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-20-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By crazycat
i have 4 in my tank, and there is a definite...

i have 4 in my tank, and there is a definite pecking order. clowns do like to be in groups. they just need to establish their hierarchy. mine still spar with each other on occasion, but not...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 07-20-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By crazycat
25 minutes for 50% PWC on a 125g. LOVE...

25 minutes for 50% PWC on a 125g. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-20-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By crazycat
the bottom ones are pristella tetras i...

the bottom ones are pristella tetras i believe--especially if their bodies were silver.

serpae tetras are truly red, and their dorsal fins look more "ragged". they also don't have yellow on them i...
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