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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-26-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,345
Posted By screaminbuckeye
My cichlids sink to the bottom and loose color. ...

My cichlids sink to the bottom and loose color. One of my yellow labs, nemo, sticks only his head into the fake plants and keeps the rest of his body out. I swear my eel never sleeps he just drapes...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-16-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By screaminbuckeye
OK thanks for the advice. What kind of sand...

OK thanks for the advice. What kind of sand should I use? Are fake plants ok? i've got a plastic hood with no holes(kinda eclipse style) but i also have 40 pounts of chem text book that i can put...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-13-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Starting a crab tank ???

I just inherited a 10 gal tank from a friend of mine who just moved into a no pets dorm. I've had a crab tank before but without much success before (I was little and kitty thought escaping crabs...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-13-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I get the cubes bc that is all my lfs has. I use...

I get the cubes bc that is all my lfs has. I use the bloodworms for my peacock eel and for a rare treat for my cichlids. For my eel I chop the cube into smaller pieces , grab a piece with some...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 02-13-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I don't know about quarenteen for shrimp. All...

I don't know about quarenteen for shrimp. All the shrimp I have ever fed my animals were either sinking pellets or freeze dried krill (naughty treat for my cichlids). So far the only thing that...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-12-2004, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,399
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Lol I didn't buy them my mom went to a fish store...

Lol I didn't buy them my mom went to a fish store at christmas and asked for gift ideas (she knew not to get fish but she didn't want to give me a gift card). I was skeptical but they do work well.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-12-2004, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,399
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Well I have one on each of my tanks and they all...

Well I have one on each of my tanks and they all seem to do a good job. Just make sure u get one that is right for your tank (some are for acryllic and some are for glass). I'm very happy with...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 02-10-2004, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Just stopped by (not an easy place to get to from...

Just stopped by (not an easy place to get to from OSU campus). Beautiful fish! I wish I had the room for he/she in my dorm. I'm afraid my MTS will get worse if I keep catching "sales" I started...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-05-2004, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I have red Carribian ultra fine sand and as long...

I have red Carribian ultra fine sand and as long as I don't dig through the gravel it doesn't get sucked up.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 02-05-2004, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By screaminbuckeye
What size tank are you keeping them in? Many...

What size tank are you keeping them in? Many cichlids release an "anti growth" hormone in a tank to keep them from getting too big in an environment. I hope I'm eplaining this right. I had a...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-03-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Thanks for all the advice! I ended up with a...

Thanks for all the advice! I ended up with a ghost knife in a 60 gallon tank. My mom absolutely loves this thing...she calls it a feather fish and she is really interested in it which is rare...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-02-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Bigger tank should be your first priority. I...

Bigger tank should be your first priority. I assume you are talking about a black ghost knife fish. They are also mildy electric (not like an eel but the generate a bit) and that can really...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-27-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Here in Ohio there have been a few cases of...

Here in Ohio there have been a few cases of people catching big firebelly piranahas in rivers. People get them when they are 3 inches and kinda fun but they don't realize how big they get. On top of...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-27-2004, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By screaminbuckeye
No nothing else is sticking out. The red pimple...

No nothing else is sticking out. The red pimple between his eyes is raised but the redness has disapated a bit this morning. The lfs said that Kanacyn was a good general med. Is there something...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-26-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Sick Cichlid

My yellow lab is sick. He's got a red welt right between his eyes (kinda looks like a pimple) and he keeps sinking to the bottom of the tank , resting on the gravel , and breathing really slowly.
...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-24-2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Well my eel is a bit picky. Frozen blood worms...

Well my eel is a bit picky. Frozen blood worms is all it will eat but I have convinced it to eat on my schedule (usually mid afternnoon). He's gotten less nocternal. He's about 4 inches long now...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-23-2004, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I had the exact same problem. My little peacock...

I had the exact same problem. My little peacock is 3 inches long and was terribly shy when I first got him.

Took me a few days but here is what I do:
1. Get some frozen blood worms
2. Mine...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-20-2004, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I tottally agree with Enki. My first fw fish was...

I tottally agree with Enki. My first fw fish was an arowana that I got at my lfs when he was 3 inches long. I had him in a 20 gal for about 2 monthes before it was apparent that this thing was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-20-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I did a little searching on the web. ...

I did a little searching on the web. https://www.arowanas.com/
This seems to be a pretty comprehensive website. Oh and I do know that the Golden Arowana is sometimes called the Asian Arowana which...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-19-2004, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By screaminbuckeye
yup that was the one I was talking about. I...

yup that was the one I was talking about. I just saw their tanks and they were gross. Usually when I am in there I can't even see the tanks because the place is tiny and usually crowded with...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2004, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Menagerie is bad? I haven't seen the fish tanks...

Menagerie is bad? I haven't seen the fish tanks (place was pretty crowded) but the owner showed me pics of the fish they had. Thanks for the heads up I'll avoid it. I've only been in there to buy...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I am gonna wait a couple days to get some zebra...

I am gonna wait a couple days to get some zebra danios (it's snowing here in Ohio). Lol this is my 6th tank (4 in my dorm). How many zebras can I get and keep the bio load on the medium level? My...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2004, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By screaminbuckeye
Fish compatibility

This past Wednesday was my 20th birthday. Several of my friends decided to suprise me with a 10 gal tank w/ filter and fine pebble substrate. They knew enough to cycle the tank before dumping in my...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-15-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By screaminbuckeye
A wayward cricket found its way into my cichlid...

A wayward cricket found its way into my cichlid tank and Ozzy and Nemo inhaled the thing. My friend feeds her oscars crickets from the pet store and they go nuts for them. Just be careful about...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-15-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By screaminbuckeye
I agree with what some people have been saying. ...

I agree with what some people have been saying. Cray fish can be kept with certain fish. The friend of mine with the blue crayfish now has it with some bigger Malawi cichlids and it keeps to itself...
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