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Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 04-15-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Talvari
Thus has been out for years, unfortunately. The...

Thus has been out for years, unfortunately. The only upside is that it says on the side of the tank "best used with goldfish that are around two inches in length. You will need to upgrade to a larger...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-14-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Talvari
Dont forget a heater. Its easier to find a good...

Dont forget a heater. Its easier to find a good heater for a tank than a bowl.
Forum: Show Off/Photography 04-03-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Talvari
Looks cool, but that bala needs to move up ASAP ...

Looks cool, but that bala needs to move up ASAP
37 gallons won't be sufficient for long. He's going to need at least a 75 gallon, and that's just for one. They are happier in schools, so ideally 3...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-24-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Talvari
Not to be rude, but it's not really up to any...

Not to be rude, but it's not really up to any store to tell you everything about every single fish. Petsmart in particular has clear signs telling you that Pangasius get 25+ and are semi aggressive. ...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 03-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Talvari
How much to sell a tank for?

My husband, daughter and I are moving in with a family member for a year or so to save up some money. We wont have as much space as we do now, so we've been downsizing. Right now, I have my 55...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-25-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Talvari
The hifin is going to my friends 180 african...

The hifin is going to my friends 180 african cichlid tank once he hits 8- 10 inches. Right now, hes only about 6 or 7 inches.

I think the only reason I had a small issue last time (the "spike" was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 12-25-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Talvari
Too much?

I'm having to restock my 55 gallon fish tank now that all my baby fish are out of there. The tank is heavily planted and has a canister filter rated for 125 gallons on it. I do weekly 50% water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-23-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Talvari
I wouldn't even do two angels in that size tank....

I wouldn't even do two angels in that size tank. If you end up with a breeding pair, they could get aggressive, fast, in that small of a space.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-23-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Talvari
Oh no!

While rearranging the living room, my husband cracked my ten gallon tank! My poor betta and african dwarf frogs didn't know what to do!

Thankfully, my husband is a quick thinker. He managed to...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 12-23-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Talvari
This is part of the reason its so important to...

This is part of the reason its so important to quarantine. That way you can ensure that the outbreak is limited to a very small population.

Besides, Its not just big box stores that this happens...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-23-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By Talvari
Unfortunately, that tank is way too small for an...

Unfortunately, that tank is way too small for an oscar, and he is probably stressed. You would need at least a 280 liter tank for the fish to be healthy and not stressed.

That being said, I would...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-22-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Talvari
The oranda would definietly be a no-no. There are...

The oranda would definietly be a no-no. There are a few issues with this...

-Goldfish get big. A 30 gallon tank would be big enough for the oranda and not much else.

-Goldfish are colder water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 10-29-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Talvari
Third times the charm... BNP Guarding

I was doing a pwc on my 55 gallon yesterday and noticed my male BNP guarding again. I didn't get too excited since the last two batches of eggs he got lazy with and took "breaks" from. They ended up...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-21-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,929
Posted By Talvari
Not my tank, but I followed this build on...

Not my tank, but I followed this build on monsterfishkeepers.... It is a 2700 gallon plywood tank.


The Build:
NEW 2700 Gallon aquarium/fish tank build. 16 weeks in under 4 mins. - YouTube...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-21-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Talvari
How much would you sell this for?

Scroll down for pictures.

My husband and I may have to move into a relatives house for a little while, in which case we will have to downsize our tank collection. The only tank I would be...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-14-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Talvari
There is not enough beneficial bacteria in the...

There is not enough beneficial bacteria in the water column to affect the cycle. Most of your bacteria resides in your filter. Doing regular water changes is a must in order to get rid of the waste...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-11-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Talvari
People like you make working at the pet store...

People like you make working at the pet store bearable, even rewarding. I can count on one hand, in two years, that I've actually had a customer go to my manager and compliment me. I've had plenty...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-11-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Talvari
Hey now, I *always* do my best to try and teach...

Hey now, I *always* do my best to try and teach people about the hobby. I walk them through cycling, I help them choose combatable fish, I try to turn them away from the "fish only grow to the size...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-10-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Talvari
Pet Shop Ettiquette

Im sure everyone know by now that I work at a petstore in the fish department. Ive been working there for two years now. I have a two year degree in Animal Science. I've had fish tanks since I was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 09-06-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,608
Posted By Talvari
I bred my snails for a few friends by getting a...

I bred my snails for a few friends by getting a large glass bottle, like one used In canning, and filling it up with tank water. I put a bunch of adult snails in it, put a fake plant in, and dropped...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 09-03-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,644
Posted By Talvari
I find it interesting that no one has brought up...

I find it interesting that no one has brought up the argument of experience.

Can the average person who walks in off the street keep an Oscar happy in a 55 gallon tank? I work at a petstore, and...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 09-02-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Talvari
Almost a month since his last photo-.. Figured Id...

Almost a month since his last photo-.. Figured Id show an updated shot. Other then tweaking the lighting a bit because of some super bright highlights, this is him in all his glory.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-30-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Talvari
Everything is finally back to normal. Im still so...

Everything is finally back to normal. Im still so very irritated that I lost all those fish. I can tell you, I was like... Forget this! Im getting rid of everything!

And then I came back to my...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-27-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Talvari
So bummed...

I was gone for almost a week and a half, staying at my Aunts, house sitting and taking care of her elderly dog. My husband stopped home a few times to feed the fish, the cats, etc. I guess he didn't...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-19-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Talvari
Youd be better off using some sort of...

Youd be better off using some sort of aquariumsafe silicone- you can find it at most pet stores - or you can use the aquarium safe "glue sticks". We just started carrying them where I work in the...
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