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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-15-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,234
Posted By flipz
I agree 100%. The thing that confirms it for me...

I agree 100%. The thing that confirms it for me is the fact that it lived with it so long, and it continued to grow, and eventually did actually rupture (split) the skin. I'd almost guarantee it was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-15-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,207
Posted By flipz
I just wanted to post back and let everyone know...

I just wanted to post back and let everyone know she's doing great! After a couple of meals of peas (about 8 peas in total) her belly is back to normal! :-D :-D

I'm normally not one to freak out...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-14-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,207
Posted By flipz
My avatar is one, but it's a good 2 years old or...

My avatar is one, but it's a good 2 years old or so. Unfortunately she spends basically all her time swimming in the currents which makes it hard to catch any good pics with my sub-standard camera....
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-13-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,207
Posted By flipz
I was going to try epsom. Her belly appears to...

I was going to try epsom. Her belly appears to have gone down a *little*. I'll try more pees and possibly an epsom batch.

Thanks for the responses!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-13-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By flipz
Here is ladycage's pic ...

Here is ladycage's pic

https://www.aquariumadvice.com/photopost/data/540/dalamation3.jpg
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 02-12-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,207
Posted By flipz
Columbian catfish with a distended belly

Hey everyone,

It's been a really long time since I've posted on here. I have a sick fish that I need some advice on though.

She's a 4 year old columbian catfish / black fin shark / silver fin...
Forum: Canada 03-27-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,154
Posted By flipz
Big Al's has a shop in Canada too, and is very...

Big Al's has a shop in Canada too, and is very popular among AA users.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-21-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By flipz
I am not saying much other than what has been...

I am not saying much other than what has been said above, but I recommend the AC.

I had an Emperor 170 (now called 200) die on me after only a couple years of normal use. It was a good filter, but...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-21-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,438
Posted By flipz
I'm only speaking from experience here, but it is...

I'm only speaking from experience here, but it is very common in golds and plecos. They are very dirty fish! I suppose some might recommend feeding them a pea (to help with constipation) but my fish...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-21-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By flipz
I don't know about all that, or what kind of fish...

I don't know about all that, or what kind of fish you are trying to raise, but my experience has always been to just leave it be. While the high nitrates is obviously not good due to water changes, I...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 03-21-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By flipz
Hi jdogg, It will never result in that 100% of...

Hi jdogg,
It will never result in that 100% of the time due to how genes work, although your chances are greatened. If the pink is the recessive gene (1 in 4 chance of them having it) then the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-17-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By flipz
Do you have a test kit? You need to post...

Do you have a test kit?

You need to post your test results for Ammonia, NO2 and NO3
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-17-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,570
Posted By flipz
[off topic] You can learn a lot from them. ;) ...

[off topic] You can learn a lot from them. ;) [/off topic]
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-16-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By flipz
If you can't find a check valve you like, but are...

If you can't find a check valve you like, but are worried to not have one, then a quick fix would be to make sure your pump is higher than your tank. If you have any way of doing that, then a check...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-16-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,535
Posted By flipz
Hi Catalina, I can't answer your question about...

Hi Catalina,
I can't answer your question about Prime because I don't use it, but about the kudos; AA got a forum upgrade in February. Here's a direct quote from fishfreek:



I guess people...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-16-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By flipz
hey v10, Welcome to AA! :) I don't know...

hey v10,
Welcome to AA! :)

I don't know much about planted tanks, but one thing that I can say is that your fixture is probably only rated for 30w if that's what bulb is in there now, so I...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 03-16-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By flipz
Hi Brian, I saw in your other post your tank...

Hi Brian,
I saw in your other post your tank was 10g, so I'll just state that for anyone coming to this new thread. :)

Is your tank near a window? How long do you have the lights in the tank on...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 03-16-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By flipz
What kind of substrate do you have? Does the...

What kind of substrate do you have?

Does the cloudy water have a color to it?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-16-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By flipz
I'm happy to hear that all went well! Water can...

I'm happy to hear that all went well! Water can be heavy!! haha.

Congrats

-brent
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-16-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,975
Posted By flipz
I don't think 1.5 would be enough to cause any...

I don't think 1.5 would be enough to cause any visible burns on a scaled fish... but it is no doubt uncomfortable. You are right at the point that you might want to consider doing a water change.
...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-16-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,975
Posted By flipz
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Mela Fix @ Petsmart...

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Mela Fix @ Petsmart...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 03-16-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By flipz
Not trying to be rude, but why couldn't this be...

Not trying to be rude, but why couldn't this be in the thread you started just an hour ago asking about this same neon?

Hopefully someone can come in and help, I fortunatly haven't had to cure...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 03-16-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By flipz
hey ace, I'm not experienced with planted tanks...

hey ace,
I'm not experienced with planted tanks other than knowing that 2-3 wpg is a good number, but you apparently know that already.

Obviously how much light you need greatly depends on what...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-16-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By flipz
Just to clear it up, the "digital" sticky ones...

Just to clear it up, the "digital" sticky ones aren't really digital, and aren't what is being talked about when referring to the $6 digital ones that need batteries. ;)

Definitely don't rely on...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-16-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By flipz
Hey mematrix, You may want to consider posting...

Hey mematrix,
You may want to consider posting this in the outdoor pond forum: Ponds/Water Gardens - General Discussion (https://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewforum.php?f=6)

Best of luck! :)
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