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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 09-18-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By TCTFish
Well...water parameters are certainly OK and all...

Well...water parameters are certainly OK and all the fish have been in there for a while. I would suspect aggression unless there's an oddball source for contaminates (like an air freshener plugged...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-17-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By TCTFish
Great minds think alike...LOL...

Great minds think alike...LOL...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-17-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By TCTFish
I've always advised people to wait at least six...

I've always advised people to wait at least six months after the nitrogen cycle is established prior to introducing an anemone. This gives time for the system to mature into a stable environment,...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 09-17-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By TCTFish
Please post numbers of the water test results. ...

Please post numbers of the water test results. Also note the size of the fish, order of introduction to the tank, and how the environment in the tank is set...such as caves, rocks and other decor. ...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-16-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By TCTFish
Clams utilize it more than coral, but both...

Clams utilize it more than coral, but both utilize nitrates as a food source. Variations of natural nutrients is always beneficial. Also, if it's something it eats in the wild, it should be...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-16-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By TCTFish
Very true, which is why you need several...

Very true, which is why you need several different types of animals to do the task...and good maintenance on water quality and light control. As single units, none of these methods will control any...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-16-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By TCTFish
Nitrates is also a fuel source for clams and...

Nitrates is also a fuel source for clams and coral and it's only 5ppm. It's amazing to see tanks with nitrates that low. All tanks should have low nitrates like that.

Something that does help on...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-16-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By TCTFish
5ppm on the nitrates is good. Enough for the...

5ppm on the nitrates is good. Enough for the coral and plants to eat without compromising their health with too much. The clam is good for a hand in managing that low nitrate level. :)

Do...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-16-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,465
Posted By TCTFish
A bed of hairy mushrooms fills more space than...

A bed of hairy mushrooms fills more space than leathers thus makes a more effective border. Also, neither may not exactly hurt the xenia unless the xenia gets on top of them and I think that's the...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 09-16-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By TCTFish
For an alternative method, you can dip the angel...

For an alternative method, you can dip the angel in FW for three to five minutes. Make sure the temp and the pH match the water in the tank the fish is being kept in to lessen shock. Then just keep...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-16-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,465
Posted By TCTFish
For excessive soft coral growth, gently trim what...

For excessive soft coral growth, gently trim what you want off the colony with a non oxidative cutting source. Surgical and stainless steel are non oxidative, so less chances of deterioration at the...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-16-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By TCTFish
That's called...get some more reef hermits and...

That's called...get some more reef hermits and cerith snails...lol. Look around to see if you have any bubble algae...I'm curious to know. When bubble algae breaks open, it releases spores that...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-02-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By TCTFish
Fluval has peat moss as a filter media. I...

Fluval has peat moss as a filter media. I recommend the shredded over granular. If you can fit some in the filter, great...if not...you can use a separate filter bag and hang it over the edge of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-02-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By TCTFish
It would be helpful to know the water parameters...

It would be helpful to know the water parameters of the 55 to compare to the ten gallon you have listed.

The cats may be OK to put in, but you might want to wait on the angels. Use about five...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-02-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By TCTFish
That's what some people may call a partial...

That's what some people may call a partial reef...and you can have live coral for that other side. There are plenty of low light corals (carnations, some gorgonias, chilli coral, x-mas trees,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 09-02-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By TCTFish
A few notes... Please keep in mind that...

A few notes...

Please keep in mind that Ammo-lock is a temporary fix for a short period of time. The bottle even says to do a water change after two or three applications. Reason being, it only...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 09-02-2007, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,035
Posted By TCTFish
https://www.uskoi.com/bio-bandage.htm Treat...

https://www.uskoi.com/bio-bandage.htm

Treat the individual fish with this stuff until we can assess what may be wrong and how to properly treat the problem. It is an antiseptic and will help keep...
Forum: Archive 08-29-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By TCTFish
Platies specifically aren't 'known' jumpers like...

Platies specifically aren't 'known' jumpers like tin foils, balas, arrowanas (those are your more olympian jumpers...lol), but all fish can attempt the sport of carpet surfing. My condolences on...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-29-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By TCTFish
IME, supermarket fish for human consumption...

IME, supermarket fish for human consumption carries risks of pathogens not associated with prepared fish food for aquarium fish. Reason being is, because fish for human consumption are not treated...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-29-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By TCTFish
Ok...some info. for you to keep in mind... ...

Ok...some info. for you to keep in mind...

The only 'tiny' clownfish are going to be the occelaris clowns (aka false percula). Mandarin gobies (as well as psychodelic gobies) belong in well...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-28-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,920
Posted By TCTFish
Stingrays are wonderful creatures, however many...

Stingrays are wonderful creatures, however many of them are protected under federal law and possibly international law on some. Definitely check laws on the species you plan to obtain and double...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-28-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By TCTFish
Being there is sufficient room, they're probably...

Being there is sufficient room, they're probably just declaring a pecking order...much like what tiger barbs do. Unless there's injury involved, there's little if anything at all to worry about.
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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-28-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By TCTFish
Out of all that, I do have one thing that's...

Out of all that, I do have one thing that's popped up into mind...peace lily leaves should not be underwater...only the roots. That may be difficult to accomplish in a 20...long or high. You may...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-28-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,015
Posted By TCTFish
In most cases, measurements do not include the...

In most cases, measurements do not include the tail. In any measurements, such should be noted if it was included or not.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-28-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By TCTFish
How many gallons is the tank they are in?

How many gallons is the tank they are in?
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