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Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By Oceangirl
+1 embers

+1 embers
Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 514
Posted By Oceangirl
try feeding a couple of peas boiled for a minute,...

try feeding a couple of peas boiled for a minute, then take the pea shell off and feed them the guts of the pea. Only feed this for 2 days, to the whole tank. No other food is given. Then watch out,...
Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By Oceangirl
How big is the tank? What kind of tetra? How old...

How big is the tank? What kind of tetra? How old are the GBR? Are they actively trying to breed, like clearing a space dancing? Playing Barry White? How many plants do you have in there? Do you have...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Oceangirl
Not only will they breed through it but they can...

Not only will they breed through it but they can climb it too! I think the most successful divider that I saw was made out of acrylic, and each compartment was filtered individually.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 719
Posted By Oceangirl
The most important thing is the biofilm and...

The most important thing is the biofilm and cycle. Biofilm feeds your adults, feeds your newborns, and is the secret to success. I cycle most of my tanks for 3 months with fish, leaving the lights on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Oceangirl
I was always wondering how to use a chiller? I...

I was always wondering how to use a chiller? I looked at a couple, are they always that expensive?
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Oceangirl
Also, how high off the substrate would you put...

Also, how high off the substrate would you put the intake? This is a cory tank so I am going to have sand and I am worried about them burning the motor with them throwing sand. I am using Estes...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,271
Posted By Oceangirl
Now that I got the darn thing, Where does...

Now that I got the darn thing, Where does everyone have their intake and out puts? Do you put them on opposite ends? The same side just a couple inches a part?
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By Oceangirl
Guys the Petco sale DOESN'T end till July 12th,...

Guys the Petco sale DOESN'T end till July 12th, go forth and buy your tanks my friend!
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Oceangirl
bloodworms will only make it worse. Just feed a...

bloodworms will only make it worse. Just feed a boiled pea, just the insides not the shell/skin. I would then give him a bath in aquarium salt, it sometimes helps them "go". I would only feed a pea...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-01-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Oceangirl
Those test strips are pretty worthless, you need...

Those test strips are pretty worthless, you need a liquid test kit. They are the most accurate and will give you the real numbers. What is your water change sch? When was the last water change? What...
Forum: Substrate 06-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Oceangirl
I actually think I am going with Cermaquartz, I...

I actually think I am going with Cermaquartz, I was just reading the Material data Safety sheet for PermaQuartz and it says handling and storage AVOID Contact with moisture LOL!

I don't really...
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Oceangirl
A picture would help, even if you have to net him...

A picture would help, even if you have to net him and plop him in a glass.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By Oceangirl
I drip acclimate them, then add to a WELL ALGAE...

I drip acclimate them, then add to a WELL ALGAE tank. The problem is even if they are eating, they are usually kept in a super clean tank which means they are starving. I know it sounds funny, but I...
Forum: Substrate 06-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Oceangirl
I would love to get the 3M Colorquartz but it has...

I would love to get the 3M Colorquartz but it has been discontinued. I know they will eventually get mixed all together, I plan on Cories in this tank and Malaysian trumpet snails(don't know if I can...
Forum: Han Aquatics 06-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,655
Posted By Oceangirl
1. bitFUUL 2. r45t4m4n 3. wdfr5 4. rtl402 ...

1. bitFUUL
2. r45t4m4n
3. wdfr5
4. rtl402
5. EwDeg
6. Confidentblue
7. Deviltiger
8. c_gwinner
9. DETAquarium
10.Rockadoodle
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Oceangirl
I would be more concerned about the guppies....

I would be more concerned about the guppies. Especially the females! You can feed at night, my guppies sniffed out any food I dropped in for cories or shrimp. You'll lose more babies and adults to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By Oceangirl
Moss or Moss like plants are good, they like to...

Moss or Moss like plants are good, they like to hide and pick stuff off of it. I use plain old java moss, and Pellia. You can use Duckweed (Hard to get rid of, but good for cycling). Water wisteria...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 584
Posted By Oceangirl
You can get free baby medicine syringes from any...

You can get free baby medicine syringes from any pharmacy. Just tell them you want 2 and they will gladly hand them to you for free. I have a couple, Its got the ML on the side and they are sterile.
Forum: Fish 06-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Oceangirl
I had one horndog Guppy try to "Make it happen"...

I had one horndog Guppy try to "Make it happen" With a MALE platy, he was not amused! No nipping, just horndog.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 584
Posted By Oceangirl
I am lucky, I found 2 stores within 15 mins, that...

I am lucky, I found 2 stores within 15 mins, that sell RO water. I get mine from saltwater stores! Its great.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 584
Posted By Oceangirl
I used to use the machine out front too, I got a...

I used to use the machine out front too, I got a bad batch of water and it killed 25 orange neos. Get real RO if you can.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,140
Posted By Oceangirl
I am willing to take a chance on a 10 G, I was...

I am willing to take a chance on a 10 G, I was going to replace my 29 G, it accidentally got a small chip in it when I moved. But, you are are saying the tetra brand tanks aren't good?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Oceangirl
Petsmart has a few of the nano tanks on sale, I...

Petsmart has a few of the nano tanks on sale, I hear the National Geo betta tank is good. Or the marineland one. They are on sale too, check out their local ad.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Oceangirl
+1 20 long, Its what I am getting! Its easier to...

+1 20 long, Its what I am getting! Its easier to reach into ( I am short..err Vertically challenged!), easier to light (lower profile), and if you make a mistake (who me? Never! *blushes*) its easier...
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