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Forum: Fish   01-05-2016, 04:32 PM
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Posted By mindy
Following for updates, too

Following for updates, too
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-03-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
  Triops?
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Posted By mindy
Thanks! My plan is to set up the tank (30...

Thanks!

My plan is to set up the tank (30 tall) and do a fishless cycle. I'm going to use play sand so I'll also use that time to rinse out as much dust as I can. I plan to put in a little...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-03-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
  Triops?
Views: 493
Posted By mindy
Thank you both. I am still thinking about what...

Thank you both. I am still thinking about what I plan to do. I'm excited about them but really on the fence about all the death with my 3 yo. I know it's great learning opportunity. Ugh. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-01-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
  Triops?
Views: 493
Posted By mindy
Thanks! I can't decide what to do. I think...

Thanks! I can't decide what to do. I think they would be a lot of fun but I worry a little, too.

Can I just take some sand and eggs from the tank and dry that to hatch more eggs? I mean,...
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
Thank you. Where I live overnight shipping...

Thank you.

Where I live overnight shipping isn't possible. I definitely won't get some now.
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
Thanks! I haven't looked into them. Are they...

Thanks! I haven't looked into them. Are they easy to care for? I'll have to look them up. Thank you.
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
Thanks. I'll keep that in mind when I look for...

Thanks. I'll keep that in mind when I look for fish. Hopefully we can successfully get some.
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
Thanks. :) The problem with any of those...

Thanks. :)

The problem with any of those services is that they're all routed through St. John's and that means it takes extra time. The best would be express post through Canada Post. The...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-31-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
  Triops?
Views: 493
Posted By mindy
Triops?

Has anyone had a tank (30 gallon) with just triops? Is there anyway for the eggs to hatch in the tank without me having to take them out and dry them out?

I thought they would be fun to have for...
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
The closest lfs to me (the one that closed) was...

The closest lfs to me (the one that closed) was over 200 km away. About 2.5 hours drive. They closed last month.

It is very cold here. Lately it's been -15 C or so. Probably best to wait....
Forum: Fish   12-31-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By mindy
Shipping fish in winter?

So, the lfs closed. I was planning to set up a tank for the kiddos to watch (I'll be doing the maintenance). How do I get fish now?

Is there anything I can do? I'm in rural Newfoundland. ...
Forum: Fish   08-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Great! Thank you :)

Great! Thank you :)
Forum: Fish   08-19-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Thank you :) I am planning to use my tall...

Thank you :)

I am planning to use my tall 30 gallon for this.

I love the idea of a pearl gourami with a small shoal. How many do you think? I think cardinals will be the easiest for me to...
Forum: Fish   08-18-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Thank you both. I can't bring the guppies...

Thank you both.

I can't bring the guppies back to the store. The closest lfs to me is over 200 km away.

I have never had danios before. I'm not even sure what they are like. How sad is...
Forum: Fish   08-17-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Thanks...

Thanks http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/smilie/icon_smile.gif

I was thinking of guppies because it would be lots of fun with the live births but I would need something to eat all the...
Forum: Fish   08-17-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Thanks...

Thanks http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/images/smilie/icon_smile.gif I was thinking about cories, I had albino ones before and I love them. I will definitely get some of them. I need to decide on...
Forum: Fish   08-17-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By mindy
Stocking help

I'm planning to set up a 30 gallon tank for my son. He is 2.5 so obviously I'll be doing everything, it's just something for him (and my daughter when she gets older) to enjoy.

This tank won't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-27-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By mindy
Thanks for your help :) Those were the...

Thanks for your help :)

Those were the plants I was thinking of. Now I just have to find a place that I can get them from. Living in rural Newfoundland is hard sometimes! Haha! Hopefully I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By mindy
Help setting up a shrimp only tank

I just broke down my tank a few months ago and I miss it!

I really want to do it right, right from the start this time. Last time I tried to set up this tank it was a kind of jumbled mish mash...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-09-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mindy
Thanks :) I figure if is safe for our plumbing...

Thanks :) I figure if is safe for our plumbing it must be safe for them too. We use it in our water filter when we change out the cartridges and I've never noticed it. I haven't had any troubles...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-09-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mindy
Haha! Who knows what it's really called. I Am...

Haha! Who knows what it's really called. I Am just going by what our friend called it.

I found thishttp://www.ask.com/answers/87960221/what-is-plumbers-grease
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-09-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mindy
Thanks. I have plumbers grease already so it's...

Thanks. I have plumbers grease already so it's just as easy for me. Thanks though :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-09-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mindy
Thanks. I'm not sure I can find it in my tiny...

Thanks. I'm not sure I can find it in my tiny town. I hope the stuff I have will work the same. We also use it on the gaskets in our water filter.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-09-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mindy
Thank you. We are putting the tank in our...

Thank you.

We are putting the tank in our rec room for now but once some renos done in the basement we will be putting it down there. We have a wood stove down there and it gets quite hot, up...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-08-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By mindy
Tank storage question

Double post. Sorry
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