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Forum: Fish   02-10-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Oceangirl
I kept cpds with blue velvets, and the ate my...

I kept cpds with blue velvets, and the ate my entire colony of them except 1 malwa shrimp. If it fits in the mouth it will be eaten. Or if it doesnt fit, rip peices off till it does. My tank was well...
Forum: Substrate   01-30-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Oceangirl
I have mine in plain tap water. I have a ph...

I have mine in plain tap water. I have a ph 7.0-8.0, i have really hard water and i breed mine. Just make sure you have open swimming room and places to hide and they will come out for you
Forum: Substrate   01-30-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Oceangirl
Cory love their digging their noses into stuff....

Cory love their digging their noses into stuff. My suggestion is when you have time or the kids are out of the house for a half day, have some me time and change the substrate out. The cories will...
Forum: Fish   01-27-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Oceangirl
White poo is a sign of internal parasites. Treat...

White poo is a sign of internal parasites. Treat with medicated internal parasite food
Forum: Equipment   12-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Oceangirl
Eheim Ecco 2234 versus Eheim classic 2213

I need a new filter. The aquaclears i have i'm chucking. I need something quiet because these are going in my bedroom and i'm a light sleeper. I just recently got a National Geographic canister which...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-03-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Oceangirl
OMG! It looks so good! I think I saw the wood I...

OMG! It looks so good! I think I saw the wood I donated somewhere in the pictures. GREAT! YEA!! I am so glad to help!! So great!
Forum: Fish   11-29-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Oceangirl
Be careful, there was a keeper that did an...

Be careful, there was a keeper that did an experiment with shrimp in the betta tank. The betta hunted down and ate all the shrimp, then died of bloat. Keep the shrimp in the smaller tank and let the...
Forum: Fish   11-03-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Oceangirl
Not if you have the AC running. I have heaters in...

Not if you have the AC running. I have heaters in all my betta tanks. Because I don't want the temp to flux and for them to stay nice and toasty. Ok. I'll do a little rearranging and then pop some...
Forum: Fish   11-02-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Oceangirl
Goodnight sweet prince

Rest in peace o'Lorin. My white betta suddenly got dropsy. I think he froze, his heater got unplugged. I was moving stuff around and I think he got cold from my ac. How should I sterilize his tank?...
Forum: Home Page News   10-04-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,128
Posted By Oceangirl
Most ever spent on a group of fish was 40, my...

Most ever spent on a group of fish was 40, my most expensive buy was my oebts. Which were 60 for 10 of them. My tanks were that expensive mostly new filters, frets, foods. My lights are all brand new...
Forum: Home Page News   09-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,637
Posted By Oceangirl
So, I had a fish rack with several fish tanks on...

So, I had a fish rack with several fish tanks on it. My cat (INKY), loved to watch the fish and drink out of the tank. Well, being the good mom that I am. I put a lid on all the tanks to make sure...
Forum: Home Page News   09-25-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,402
Posted By Oceangirl
I started with a 3 gallon Marineland Eclipse...

I started with a 3 gallon Marineland Eclipse tank. I kept 12 white cloud mountain minnows and 4 black neon tetras in it. I faithfully did 50-80% water changes on it every week. I got a 2nd tank, one...
Forum: Fish   09-25-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Oceangirl
I have 1 in a 5 gallon, and 1 in a 5.5 gallon....

I have 1 in a 5 gallon, and 1 in a 5.5 gallon. They both like to explore and its well planted. I have to say they both seem equally happy. I have heaters, plants and sponge filters in all the tanks....
Forum: Fish   09-13-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Oceangirl
von rio tetras?

von rio tetras?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-05-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By Oceangirl
You could breed some nano fish, Celestial Pearl...

You could breed some nano fish, Celestial Pearl danios (I would do a lot of research, because their fry can be very fragile and picky), Endlers, all shrimp varieties. A lot of the smaller danio...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Oceangirl
You came to the WRONG place if you want to be...

You came to the WRONG place if you want to be convinced not to get another tank. Heck, I just convinced my friend to get 2, he wa big fish keeper (large BIG FISH, like 300 gallons big) He now has 3...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-02-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Oceangirl
Gh, Kh, and TDS are very important for shrimp....

Gh, Kh, and TDS are very important for shrimp. These control Molting and the well being of the shrimp. Most likely its one of these killing them. When they molt, they need those parameters to be in...
Forum: Fish   05-31-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By Oceangirl
the suction from the HOB is sometimes too much,...

the suction from the HOB is sometimes too much, it might not suck them in, but it can still harm them. Sponge filters are best with such delicate fry.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-26-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,730
Posted By Oceangirl
I had a BRAND NEW tank from the store leak on...

I had a BRAND NEW tank from the store leak on me!! I bought one from petsmart, set up it to replace an old one I feared would leak because it was so old. So, I then hear a dripping sound while I am...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,686
Posted By Oceangirl
I know this an old thread, but I DID IT! I put...

I know this an old thread, but I DID IT! I put all my sand in little pyrex pudding bowls and the bottom is bare except for Cholla, Marimo balls, and Apongetons.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-13-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Oceangirl
It looks like the active ingredient is ...

It looks like the active ingredient is Levamisole Hydrochloride . Which is a fish dewormer I think. I know they make one for fish.
Forum: Fish   03-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Oceangirl
I just managed to catch them. a half hour ago,...

I just managed to catch them. a half hour ago, apparently they must have bred, because I had 1 little guy too many and he was too small to be part of the original group. I did manage to rip up a good...
Forum: Fish   03-25-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Oceangirl
I am not sure why there was algae issues, I know...

I am not sure why there was algae issues, I know that the algae cleared up with addition of C02, added 2 mystery snails, and a trio of otos. I also added more plants too.

I have 2 large peices of...
Forum: Fish   03-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Oceangirl
I also discovered I have 3 straggler Panda cories...

I also discovered I have 3 straggler Panda cories in there so that is why the lower temp, once the non-sterbais are moved I would feel more comfortable bumping the heat up. They are so fast and so...
Forum: Fish   03-24-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Oceangirl
Cool 55 Gallon Aggression issues?

So, Here is the specs

55 Gallon standard

2 Large peice of driftwood, 1 smaller

Filter Fluval 305

Substrate Activ-flora topped with Estes stoney river for my sweet cories
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