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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 06-16-2004, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Kwenbee
Hi everyone...haven't posted here in awhile due...

Hi everyone...haven't posted here in awhile due to work schedules, and because my fish have been doing rather well.

Unfortunately, just last week, we lost three neon tetras in the 5 gallon tank,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-24-2004, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Kwenbee
I thought about the digestive thing, but didn't...

I thought about the digestive thing, but didn't have any frozen peas to try to feed him. I wasn't sure if broccolli or string beans would quite be the same :lol:

So, I just hoped for the best,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-24-2004, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Kwenbee
Sad Day

Well, I got home last night and poor Jake the Betta was history. No apparent reason. He had seemed a little listless for the past day or so, and yesterday, just to be safe, I checked the water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-15-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,835
Posted By Kwenbee
We have three tanks. The 20 gallon tank...

We have three tanks. The 20 gallon tank inhabitants tend to prefer Tetramin products. I've tried others, they just don't seem to like it. I did buy those nasty Tubiflex Worm Cubes and they totally...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-15-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,699
Posted By Kwenbee
Hmmm...none of those problems apply to our tank. ...

Hmmm...none of those problems apply to our tank. I do not use chemical additives of any kind. I gravel vac every single week, and NOTHING is being vacuumed out of the gravel bed in the 20 gallon...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-08-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,699
Posted By Kwenbee
So, if I take the stuff out and clean it up and...

So, if I take the stuff out and clean it up and scrub the glass, it may clear up or it may not?

Hmmm...that's not what I wanted to hear. Guess I'm going catfish shopping if that's what it'll take...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-08-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,699
Posted By Kwenbee
Brown Algae

So, I finally get the cycle straight in all the tanks (still battling the 5 gallon for some reason...it's okay, then I get a nitrite spike for no apparent reason), but that's not my question....

I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-03-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Kwenbee
Ya know...I don't have barbs, but I have the same...

Ya know...I don't have barbs, but I have the same problem with guppies. Every single guppy we've ever bought dies.

They seem fine, then they start swimming at the surface. Water parameters are...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-03-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kwenbee
This morning, apparently Bill had built a little...

This morning, apparently Bill had built a little bubble nest which really makes the surface of the water slimy and gross. I couldn't take it anymore, so I moved the filter over to Bill's side of the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-02-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Kwenbee
We use the micropellets in the neon tank and they...

We use the micropellets in the neon tank and they love them. It is easier to overfeed with them though since you really can't 'pinch" them, we sort of pour them in our hands and sprinkle from the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-02-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kwenbee
My actual thought was just to get a stronger...

My actual thought was just to get a stronger filter, but today I realized that Jake has far more water movement than he likes, he actually sometimes appears to be working hard to swim slowly, so I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-01-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By Kwenbee
I gave up on guppies because I couldn't keep them...

I gave up on guppies because I couldn't keep them alive for more than a week or so...the only one we ever kept for any length of time was the one who died when the new ice age came to my aquarium.
...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-01-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kwenbee
I don't think I can add a second filter because I...

I don't think I can add a second filter because I already have problems with the tank cover fitting properly with the little divider clips that hang over the side. I'm considering clipping the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-28-2004, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kwenbee
Filter Question

Okay, once again I feel like I have NO IDEA what I'm doing....

Friday, I decided to look into buying a more powerful filter for the 10 gallon. The one that came with the tank (a Whisper HOB) is...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-28-2004, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By Kwenbee
I was doing the same thing before I found this...

I was doing the same thing before I found this site. I read it SOMEWHERE in the massive reading I did online that you should let the water sit for 24-48 hours before adding it to the tank. Of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-28-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Kwenbee
I just moved our 10 gallon from the kidlet's room...

I just moved our 10 gallon from the kidlet's room to the family room because we're putting a computer on the desk where the 10 gallon was living.

I don't know if I did this right, and I know it's...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-25-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kwenbee
Christmasfish...I only have a cheesy Petsmart...

Christmasfish...I only have a cheesy Petsmart divider that I really don't like. There isn't really a way to put a hose through it except over the top or under the bottom. If I put it under the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-24-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,857
Posted By Kwenbee
I test three tanks in my house every Thursday. I...

I test three tanks in my house every Thursday. I dip the little testube in a tank, take it to the kitchen, add the chemicals, wait five minutes to be sure it's okay, then do my water change. Move...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-24-2004, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By Kwenbee
Whoa!!!! The guy at the fish store said water...

Whoa!!!! The guy at the fish store said water changes will kill your fish???? Holy cr*p! He is wrong, wrong, wrong!!! The only thing that kept my fishies alive during the cycle was the daily...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-24-2004, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By Kwenbee
I've looked at the Python, but haven't sprung the...

I've looked at the Python, but haven't sprung the $29.99 at Walmart for it, only because our tanks are in my daughter's room and the living room. The living room is not far from the kitchen sink...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-24-2004, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kwenbee
We bought one of our bettas (Bill) at Walmart and...

We bought one of our bettas (Bill) at Walmart and the other (Jake) at Petsmart. I felt like I was rescuing them from a certain blue tinged death by letting them escape from the puny little cups they...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 02-22-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By Kwenbee
Oh my Gosh...I am soooo jealous...I just spent...

Oh my Gosh...I am soooo jealous...I just spent $175...note the one in front of that 75...on a brand new 20 gallon! And I want desparately to have a 55 gallon...just can't find any good deals on them...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-20-2004, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By Kwenbee
Dude...trust me, I know how you feel. We won two...

Dude...trust me, I know how you feel. We won two free goldfish at a carnival in October. After singlehandedly attempting to wipe out the goldfish population, we switched to tropicals. After then...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-19-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By Kwenbee
Unfortunately, for those of us who are not...

Unfortunately, for those of us who are not scientists, a lot of those articles go way over our heads. At least a lot of them did mine. That's kind of why I posted exactly what he should do to cycle...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 02-19-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Kwenbee
We have a Whisper HOB Filter on the 10 gallon and...

We have a Whisper HOB Filter on the 10 gallon and a Top Fin HOB Filter on the 20 gallon. The 5 gallon I believe also has a Whisper. They were all purchased with the aquariums, and I know they...
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