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Forum: Fish 12-16-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By mousey
problems with platy fry.

I have raised many platies over the last nine years and had so many that I had to give them away. Last year I bought a hifin platy at Petsmart. She was bred to one of my home grown males and she...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 12-15-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By mousey
Flourish and vals

I have a 9 year old tank planted with jungle vals and java ferns.
I had used Tetra ferts for all these years and the vals grew so well that I had to strip some out every month. I have 2.5 wpg and...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-01-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By mousey
it's 12 inches high and as I have said it has...

it's 12 inches high and as I have said it has done well with the lighting until recently. I put in new bulbs annually
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-31-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By mousey
2.6 watts of screw in flourescent household...

2.6 watts of screw in flourescent household bulbs Run for 5- 6 hours daily.
Tetra was dosed at the recommended dose on the bottle but every 2 weeks. it is 0,0,3. Not sure what is in the Flourish...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-30-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By mousey
problem with using flourish

I have been away from the forum for some time. Everything has been going along with the planted tanks fine until I decided to switch to Seachem Flourish. I have been using Tetra florapride for the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-14-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By mousey
what other plants?

I have kept basic planted tanks for the last 4 years-- ie no co2. I have jungle vals, sagittaria, anubias and java ferns.
I would like a bit more variety.
My tanks are 10 gallon, 15 and 20s. Are...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-25-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By mousey
hornwort dying

I know some of you are going to get a laugh out of this but my hornwort is falling to pieces:icon_frow and I don't know why.And I want the plant to grow:red_mouth
The original bit was bought 4...
Forum: Fish 03-12-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By mousey
Depends on how fast they grow. I cannot usually...

Depends on how fast they grow. I cannot usually tell with mine until they are 6-7 months old.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2006, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By mousey
Thank you for the info.

Thank you for the info.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By mousey
java ferns and jungle vals

I notice that the bigger and more my jungle vals are, the smaller my java ferns get.(bad grammer eh?)
Any way I hope you understand what i am asking.
My tanks are a 15 gal long(too short for the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-08-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By mousey
how much bioload do shrimps add to the tank? I...

how much bioload do shrimps add to the tank?
I guess what I want to really know is do they count as a fish counts when adding more to the tnk. My instinct says yes, so if i want shrimp to control my...
Forum: Algae 01-06-2006, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By mousey
Ha Your algae on your anubias is fuzzy! Mine is...

Ha Your algae on your anubias is fuzzy!
Mine is just flat black spots.
But my jungle vals have the fuzzy black stuff on them.
My poor anubias is so heavily coated that the leaves are curling...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By mousey
at least you have a store to give your plants...

at least you have a store to give your plants too. i tried Big Al's and they wouldn't take my plants-- said they had to buy from their supplier.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-26-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By mousey
I have used quick cure with no discernable...

I have used quick cure with no discernable problems with the plants. follow the info on doing water changes. I do not have real sensative plants--just vals and javas,hornwort. I also have a couple of...
Forum: Fish 09-08-2005, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By mousey
I just lost my neon tetra too. I have had her for...

I just lost my neon tetra too. I have had her for almost 2 years. First she got a white lump on both sides of her tail( like a huge ball of Ich) then the tail rotted off. next her back got a small...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By mousey
I too have had the same experience with the...

I too have had the same experience with the whitened tails and rot. I have 1 little neon left aand have had her for just over a year. Oddly enough she gets frequent red swellings in her gut like she...
Forum: Fish 07-05-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By mousey
well platy fry aren't that much brighter! my...

well platy fry aren't that much brighter! my little 7 month ones took it upon theirselves after all this time to swim with the betta and got thierselves decapitated in short order. all these months...
Forum: Fish 06-08-2005, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,561
Posted By mousey
some snails are hermaphrodidic-- they can...

some snails are hermaphrodidic-- they can reproduce alone.
Forum: Fish 06-08-2005, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By mousey
my black skirt tetras spawn quite regularly and...

my black skirt tetras spawn quite regularly and they beat up anything else in the tank when spawning. Even the swordtrails go and hide at spawning time.They recently beat up the female betta. ...
Forum: Fish 06-08-2005, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By mousey
I agree- they get lazy as they get older,plus I...

I agree- they get lazy as they get older,plus I find my guys rip my plants apart when they can. they do not have a lack of algae either! they are also beggars. When i open the top to sprinkle in the...
Forum: Fish 06-08-2005, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By mousey
I find gouramis are a skittish fish. My girl is...

I find gouramis are a skittish fish. My girl is always jumping and splashing. she also takes fright rather easily. Good thing to have a top on the tank.
mouse
Forum: Fish 05-14-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mousey
on occasion i have had problems too and found...

on occasion i have had problems too and found sudden huge spikes in nitrites and ammonias. i have come to the conclusion the city has done something nasty to the water supply, although they do not...
Forum: Fish 05-14-2005, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By mousey
where are you that it was that hot? Country? or...

where are you that it was that hot?
Country? or was it mostly from the sun?
mouse
Forum: Fish 05-05-2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By mousey
sexing gourami's

I keep studying the 2 spots when i go to the store. I can't tell which are males and which are females. Can anyone give me a clue?Looking for more pointed fins doesn't cut it!
thanks
mouse
Forum: Fish 03-25-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,248
Posted By mousey
tHE BABIES HAD ALL THE COLORS WHEN THEY WERE...

tHE BABIES HAD ALL THE COLORS WHEN THEY WERE BORN- A NICE ORANGE( NOT RED LIKE THE PARENTS) AND NICE BLACK FINS AND TAILS. nOW THE COLORS HAVE FADED.tHEY ARE ABOUT 2 MONTHS. tHEY DO GET A VARIETY OF...
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