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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-10-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By frog girl
Joe, Most of my plants are doing fine. ...

Joe,

Most of my plants are doing fine. There a couple crypts which need substrate fertilizer but everything else is producing leaves. I would say there is medium not rapid growth compared to...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-10-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By frog girl
Hi back at you czcz. Actually I am pretty...

Hi back at you czcz.

Actually I am pretty sure that the weird black algae is not BGA. It doesn't smell like it and some of the fish eat it. I did have BGA problems but I treated it with black...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-10-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By frog girl
problems with turbidity & filmy grey/black algae

Hi I haven't been here in a while but I see some familiar names.

I am hoping you can help me solve 2 problems I am having. The first is a turbidity problem and the second is a filmy black/grey...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-17-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By frog girl
I have tested my pond water when I was having...

I have tested my pond water when I was having terrible algae problems but it was just new pond syndrome. I do test every year to see if the hardness is going up because sometimes I have to fill it...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-11-2005, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By frog girl
My anacharis did exactly nothing to stop my...

My anacharis did exactly nothing to stop my bluegreen algae infestation.

The maracyn worked though. Though now that you mention it I have never seen blue green algae growing on anacharis like it...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-11-2005, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,975
Posted By frog girl
For many crayfish there is parental care. The...

For many crayfish there is parental care. The babies hang on to the swimmerets of the mum until they get big enough to leave safely on their own. In these species the mother won't eat her young...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-05-2005, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,114
Posted By frog girl
Be patient zacdl I have lots of pads too but also...

Be patient zacdl I have lots of pads too but also the first 3 blossoms have shown up. Your zone can't be that different than mine here in far N texas.

Sounds like a plan Roger I will have to hone...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-04-2005, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,114
Posted By frog girl
Wow I guess I missed the Lily arguement. ...

Wow I guess I missed the Lily arguement.

Anyway I would also be interested. So not to annoy anyone but do we want straight shots like the one Corvus is showing off (very nice - recent?) or more...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-04-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By frog girl
I just used red clay from digging under the thin...

I just used red clay from digging under the thin topsoil layer in my yard & it works fine.

I did it a bit differently in that I put the granules in the clay & made a ball around them which I let...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-01-2005, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By frog girl
Most toad tadpoles (which is what these will...

Most toad tadpoles (which is what these will become) get somewhat toxic as they get older & are less susceptible to predation. That is why toad tadpoles school when they get bigger - they present a...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-01-2005, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By frog girl
I hate it when I write a long post & it disapears...

I hate it when I write a long post & it disapears because the internet kicks me off.
Harumph!

Anyway here is the abbreviated version.

UV is easy to plumb with PVC inline but be careful not to...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 05-01-2005, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,215
Posted By frog girl
NewFishGuy, There is a rather good snakebite...

NewFishGuy,

There is a rather good snakebite kit on the market that uses a very strong suction device to draw out venom. In tests it removed up to 70% or so of if applied within one minute. It...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-01-2005, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By frog girl
I think a lot of folks dose with KNO3 when they...

I think a lot of folks dose with KNO3 when they have a nitrate deficiency. You may need to blend you own fertilizer to get your algae under control. Or you can just live with a bit of hair algae (I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-01-2005, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By frog girl
Angmoh, Whether or not you need CO2 to...

Angmoh,

Whether or not you need CO2 to balance out your tank will depend on the number of wpg you run. I don't know anything about the bulb your using (what you want is a daylight bulb). If you...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-26-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By frog girl
I just scrape one pane of my hex tank so I have a...

I just scrape one pane of my hex tank so I have a good view & let the ottos work on the other 5. They keep it all mowed down to an acceptable level & I think they like the fresh food better than if...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-25-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,692
Posted By frog girl
I suck mine up when I do my water changes. I put...

I suck mine up when I do my water changes. I put my python just below the surface so it makes slurply sounds & the film is gone fast.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-25-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,692
Posted By frog girl
I started to get a film & still have a bit of...

I started to get a film & still have a bit of one. Mine was definitely from my driftwood & probably still is though I boiled it for days. I think its a breakdown product.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 04-25-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By frog girl
My first and only cycle (wasn't really aware of...

My first and only cycle (wasn't really aware of the process at the time) I put in a bunch of plants (because I knew the plants would use up the fish waste) & waited for them to get a bit of new...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 04-25-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,884
Posted By frog girl
Sorry I just mistyped I did mean the snappers.

Sorry I just mistyped I did mean the snappers.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 04-25-2005, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,884
Posted By frog girl
Corvus, Flattery will get you everywhere (well...

Corvus, Flattery will get you everywhere (well at least most places). If you ever have a slider slip in the only way to safely pick them up is by the tail. And make sure you hold them away from...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 04-24-2005, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By frog girl
Its already looking beautiful AquaCan. You might...

Its already looking beautiful AquaCan. You might consider also adding a shallow area where birds can bathe & drink. Wildlife is half the fun of having a pond (IMHO).

Love the waterfall.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 04-24-2005, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,884
Posted By frog girl
PICS - spring pond flora & fauna

This first one is just to give you a general sense of the plants & layout. It is from an odd perspective but shows the whole pond except the bog garden on the far right. The circular area in the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-24-2005, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By frog girl
Well you will need a good substrate since swords...

Well you will need a good substrate since swords are heavy substrate feeders (pull most of their nutrients from the ground as apposed to the water). Even with a good substrate (I have heard good...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-24-2005, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By frog girl
I don't use a pressure release either but I never...

I don't use a pressure release either but I never fill my soda bottle enough to let the yeast get into the line either. I am sure a back siphoning incident would change my mind. I'm not sure quite...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 04-20-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,120
Posted By frog girl
I sure hope so travis :) . Thanks

I sure hope so travis :) .

Thanks
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