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Forum: Fish   Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By SueD
If you really like that coloring, tail shape (I...

If you really like that coloring, tail shape (I really like it, too) then it should be worth the $20 - go for it. But I'd have a plan B if it doesn't work out with the male guppies. It's just going...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By SueD
Could you maybe try to increase the shrimp colony...

Could you maybe try to increase the shrimp colony first in another tank, then transfer the adults to this tank if you want them in there?

I don't have a betta but everything I've read points to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-23-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By SueD
How did you cycle this tank? You've said "fish...

How did you cycle this tank? You've said "fish free", but did you use ammonia or media from another tank? Three weeks is a short time for a complete cycle and you should have some nitrate if the...
Forum: Plants   06-13-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By SueD
Help With Plant ID

I don't remember when this was planted but they've been spreading a bit and I'm going to move a couple of them to my 40b. I believe they're a crypt species and my best guess is that they might be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-10-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By SueD
No need to wait. You can add the water...

No need to wait. You can add the water immediately to your tank.
Forum: Fish   06-02-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By SueD
I've found my rummys to be extremely hardy and...

I've found my rummys to be extremely hardy and fortunately I never lost any in the beginning. They're coming up on 6 years now and I've just recently lost 2 out of the 7 I had. Mine tend to stay in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-02-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By SueD
An all male guppy tank is nice, too. Many times...

An all male guppy tank is nice, too. Many times the LFS want the fry to have matured enough that color is showing and sexing is possible. By that time, this batch is already mating, exponentially...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-24-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By SueD
Are you planning to sell to hobbyists or to a...

Are you planning to sell to hobbyists or to a LFS? I'd visit a LFS and ask them what they might be willing to buy from you or what they find hard to source that their customers ask for.
Forum: Fish   05-24-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By SueD
I've heard about nerites leaving home before, but...

I've heard about nerites leaving home before, but this is as far as mine ever got - cleaning the edge of an AC50. Kept my eye on him over the next hour or so until he made it back down into the tank
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-24-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By SueD
My diamond tetras haven't touched my adult RCS. ...

My diamond tetras haven't touched my adult RCS. They, along with my silver tips are really aggressive at feeding time, but the shrimp survive. No baby shrimp though.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   05-24-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By SueD
The Spec V is a great all-in-one tank (I have 2...

The Spec V is a great all-in-one tank (I have 2 of them). I'm currently keeping 10 chili rasboras, 5 hastatus cories and some RCS in one (some will say overstocked) with java fern and anubias on...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-22-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By SueD
I agree that sometimes you just have to...

I agree that sometimes you just have to experiment to see if something will work in a particular tank. I have a 2nd tank with dwarf pencilfish, a few kerri tetras, and a few C. Duplicareus. I used...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-22-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By SueD
I have the Vietnamese White Clouds (Tanichthys...

I have the Vietnamese White Clouds (Tanichthys micagemmae) along with dwarf pencilfish and breeding RCS. These are a little smaller than regular WCMM but have not been a problem for the shrimp.
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   04-20-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By SueD
This person has some recently imported, currently...

This person has some recently imported, currently in quarantine, that you can ask about

Shrimp: Caridina Tiger Archives | Flip Aquatics...
Forum: Fish   03-26-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By SueD
I have 8 chilis and 5 hastatus cories, along with...

I have 8 chilis and 5 hastatus cories, along with RCS in a Spec V. I put a sponge from the Aquaclear 50 filter on top of the block sponge to keep critters out of that chamber. RCS still manage to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-06-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By SueD
I had bought some plants at my LFS which...

I had bought some plants at my LFS which unbeknownst to me contained a hitchhiking amano shrimp. I was pulling the plants out of the plastic bag as I was walking toward the tank and then spent a few...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-05-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By SueD
Toss an algae wafer in there and see if that...

Toss an algae wafer in there and see if that draws them out.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-03-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By SueD
I have four 5g tanks, all with fish. One 5.5g...

I have four 5g tanks, all with fish. One 5.5g has just 4 sparkling gouramis, another 5.5g has 8 ruby tetras and 4 Hara Jerdoni. I have a Spec V with 7 boraras urophthalmoides and RCS, and a 2nd...
Forum: Substrate   01-30-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By SueD
You can see if the pleco will use a long cave of...

You can see if the pleco will use a long cave of sorts. I used bamboo caves for my BNP's, but PVC pipe might work also. When it came time that I wanted to rehome the BNP's, I simply had to pick up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-30-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,834
Posted By SueD
After removing python from the faucet, neglected...

After removing python from the faucet, neglected to replace the aerator. Got a nice shower when I turned the faucet on, as did my cabinets and floor.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-29-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By SueD
I have hastatus cories in one of my Spec V's. ...

I have hastatus cories in one of my Spec V's. They stay mostly along the bottom but will sometimes swim higher and might rest on a leaf of the anubias. In another 5.5g tank I have Hara Jerdoni...
Forum: Lighting   01-29-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By SueD
In addition to java fern and anubias, I've also...

In addition to java fern and anubias, I've also grown hygrophila corymbosa compact in a 5g with a Stingray.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-29-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,834
Posted By SueD
Just a few: --I don't quarantine --I don't...

Just a few:

--I don't quarantine
--I don't test my water. I would if problems started to arise, like more than one occasional death
--When just starting out several years ago, added one silver...
Forum: Algae   01-22-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By SueD
I also set up a tank using a cycled filter in a...

I also set up a tank using a cycled filter in a well planted tank and got plenty of diatoms which eventually disappeared. I think the diatoms are a result of the silica in the substrate and once...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-20-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,630
Posted By SueD
I'm surprised this was even still flowing. What...

I'm surprised this was even still flowing. What filter(s) do you have and what did they look like inside?
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