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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 10-02-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Fresh808
Lost my pleco

I placed a med pleco in one of my tanks. 14 gal. There are about 6 julii cats. Very small and one glow fish. Decorative. 2-3 days later the med pleco had been chewed beyond recognition and I am...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-21-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Fresh808
Thanks. I'll do a test. As for the diet. I...

Thanks. I'll do a test. As for the diet. I already reed them new life spectrum along with frozen brine shrimp and blood worms. I melt one cube of each and divide that up between my three tanks at...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-21-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,208
Posted By Fresh808
Whats safe to use for plant weights?

Aloha,
I was wondering what I can use to anchor a plant in a hole in my driftwood that's not harmful/toxic for my aquarium.
I've seen lead bands on plants.
What's good n safe?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-21-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Fresh808
Holes in my pink convicts head. HELP!

I just noticed a couple of a days ago that one of my male pink convicts has small holes around his eye socket and now there are a few hole forming around his mouth. All the holes for now are on his...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fresh808
I forgot to mention, but yesterday I tested my 75...

I forgot to mention, but yesterday I tested my 75 gal water and here are the results.
Ph-6.4
Alk-0
Hardness-120
Nitrite-0
Nitrate-40
Ammonia-0.25
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-10-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Fresh808
Oh, and one maybe two of my emerald Cory cats has...

Oh, and one maybe two of my emerald Cory cats has these white patches all over their body like someone with that skin pigment disorder. Sorry, not sure what it's called, but how about that for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-10-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fresh808
Oh, and one maybe two of my emerald Cory cats has...

Oh, and one maybe two of my emerald Cory cats has these white patches all over their body like someone with that skin pigment disorder. Sorry, not sure what it's called, but how about that for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-10-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fresh808
Ok, I did the first 50% pwc the next day and oh...

Ok, I did the first 50% pwc the next day and oh what a pain up in a PH condo, but anyways...
The water is actually green, not hazy white...
I also removed this one large long leafy plans that got...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-06-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fresh808
Test

Thanks...I will test the water again and perform a water change. Just did 25% last week and it seemed to get worse. I suppose I could clean the canister filter as well.
Aloha!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-06-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By Fresh808
Still cloudy!!

Aloha,
without reveiwing what I've written previously, I just want to mention that after all this time, my 75 FW is cloudy. White hazy cloudy, not dark murky cloudy and I have never experienced this...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 04-16-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Fresh808
Piggy

Thanks Steve...I was even thinking of moving the goldie over to the 30 gal with 2 convicts, but am not sure if the med size male will pick on the gold fish.
Anyone think he or the small female will...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 04-16-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Fresh808
Is this normal?

Guess I just needed someone to validate what my small goldfish is doing. I thought they were herbivores, not everythingvores...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 04-16-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Fresh808
Emerald Green Corys noses

I have 6 EG Corys in my 75 with the convicts and Oscar and red tail sharks. I noticed one of them has what looks like a war wound on it's nose and though maybe it got too close to the pair of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 04-15-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Fresh808
Feeders n juvie convicts don't mix.

Just want to mention in case I'm not the only scatter brain that didn't know this, but I found out the hard way not to put my convict fry in with a small feeder with a constant need to eat. Didn't...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 04-15-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Fresh808
Silicone sealer for aquariums

Hi, I am going to try and reseal a 55 gal I have and wanted to know what type of silicone I need to use to keep it aquarium safe?
Scott
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-04-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Fresh808
bulb wattage

As I mentioned, i don't have a bulb. Am searching for a replacement bulb.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-04-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Fresh808
link

Fluorescent Lamp for Eclipse 6 - 12 in. | Fluorescent Bulbs & Lamps | Bulbs & Lamps | Aquarium - ThatPetPlace.com (https://www.thatpetplace.com/pet/prod/214034/product.web)
Hope this is right.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-04-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Fresh808
Watts...

8 watts & 5500K according to That Pet Place
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-04-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Fresh808
Flourescent Bulb

I just researched a replacement bulb on amazon and a couple of other vendors that advertise a replacement bulb thats brighter/stronger than the bulb which comes with the new system and this...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-04-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Fresh808
6 Gallon eclipse planted tank

I have this 6 gallon eclipse with the reg T8 or T5 (not sure) 12" bulb and I want to make it a small planted tank for my wife. Was thinking of just investing in a 10 gal or a 20 long, but does anyone...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-04-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,009
Posted By Fresh808
Crayfish/shrimp?

Would it be alright to add crayfish with Convicts and Emerald Green Cory's? These fish all seem top sleep on the bottom when the crayfish are out looking for food. There are plenty of hiding places...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-03-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,009
Posted By Fresh808
In a perfect world there might be no uneaten...

In a perfect world there might be no uneaten food. Something gets caught in the current and ends up on the bottom. I don't care how hungry the fish are, it's going to happen and the bottom feeders...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-03-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Fresh808
Kribensis pair to my 75 gal?

An acquaintance has a male/ female Kribensis pair that he was going to flush or dump. I would leto add them to m 75 gal. Does anyone have anything to say about this either way? Whether I should or...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-01-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,009
Posted By Fresh808
Laws

You are right about Hawaii being sticklers on what enters the islands, but I have seen folks on craigs list selling aquariums stocked that have malaysian trumpet snails...
Scott
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-01-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Fresh808
Feeders died as soon as got home

I got 10 fresh feeders for my oscar from the nearby LFS and after floating them for nearly 15 minutes, I poured them into my 6 gal eclipse tank that I just vacated 2 convicts from and they ALL died...
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