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Forum: Fish 04-08-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By wendyjo
I keep my bettas in 5 gal minibow tanks. They...

I keep my bettas in 5 gal minibow tanks. They are heated, cycled (I use small internal heaters) and I have java fern and moss attached to decor in the tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,460
Posted By wendyjo
I have a Hydor inline heater and it works just...

I have a Hydor inline heater and it works just fine. I've had it at least 6 years now and I've had no problems with it at all - the temp stays at a steady 78 degrees and one less thing to distract...
Forum: Fish 03-26-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By wendyjo
I disagree with raising the temp if you don't...

I disagree with raising the temp if you don't know what the underlying problem is. Bacteria thrive in warmer conditions, so if it's a bacterial issue and you're not treating it with antibiotics then...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By wendyjo
As I said, I'm not really concerned about the BB...

As I said, I'm not really concerned about the BB dying off thing - was just kind of (over) thinking out loud.

MChambers, I'm actually in NoVA - FF Co water.
Forum: Fish 03-26-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By wendyjo
So exactly how long has this been going on? If...

So exactly how long has this been going on? If you've only seen one fish with one spot then I would not think it was ich. I'd be treating with a broad spectrum antibiotic.

As far as a Q tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By wendyjo
So I was wondering, since Prime neutralizes the...

So I was wondering, since Prime neutralizes the chlorine/ammonia and keeps the ammonia available for the biofilter, will the lack of this source of ammonia perhaps make some of the BB die off? And...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-26-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By wendyjo
Public water change from chloramine to chlorine

Got a notice that our water company is flushing out the system this spring and switching from chloramine to chlorine for the next month, effective yesterday. Should I add more Prime or just continue...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By wendyjo
Yeah I'll try that tomorrow - I don't have any...

Yeah I'll try that tomorrow - I don't have any peas at the moment but the Epsom Salts should take of it if it's constipation. I doubt that it is tho, as the entire body is swollen up now and not...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By wendyjo
Baby betta with dropsy

So I got a baby betta back on January 24th - just a tiny little translucent thing. He/she is in a fully cycled, heated 5g tank, with weekly water changes and small feedings of a mix of pulverized...
Forum: Fish 03-12-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By wendyjo
My oto will sit on the vege clip one or twice a...

My oto will sit on the vege clip one or twice a week and to me this is a sign that he wants some fresh veges, just like when my dog sits at his bowl I know he's wanting to be fed.
Forum: Fish 03-06-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By wendyjo
If the fish was shipped in a breather bag you...

If the fish was shipped in a breather bag you don't want to float it in any event. Good luck.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By wendyjo
It will correct itself eventually.

It will correct itself eventually.
Forum: Fish 03-03-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By wendyjo
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-03-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By wendyjo
My artwork was up before the tanks were.

My artwork was up before the tanks were.
Forum: Fish 02-28-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By wendyjo
He looks healthy - where did you rescue him from?

He looks healthy - where did you rescue him from?
Forum: Fish 02-25-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By wendyjo
How did you positively diagnose cancer in your...

How did you positively diagnose cancer in your angel?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-25-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By wendyjo
I use superglue gel. Works great.

I use superglue gel. Works great.
Forum: Fish 02-24-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By wendyjo
4 years is good for a betta - especially if it...

4 years is good for a betta - especially if it was store bought. I'm sorry you lost the fish but if it lived 4 years then you did a good job.
Forum: Fish 02-24-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By wendyjo
That's too bad about Mellow Aquatics.

That's too bad about Mellow Aquatics.
Forum: Fish 02-22-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By wendyjo
I have a BN that's probably about 6, and an otto...

I have a BN that's probably about 6, and an otto that's around 4. I just lost an albino cory that was probably about 5 as well.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By wendyjo
Super glue will harden immediately when water...

Super glue will harden immediately when water hits it. I've used it for years to attach moss, ferns, etc. to tank decor. I agree with the suggestion to attached the moss to some mesh and then...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-21-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By wendyjo
I test for ammonia, nitrite and nitrate only,...

I test for ammonia, nitrite and nitrate only, altho I have tested for copper in the past cause of my old plumbing. I use the Seachem multi-tests which tests for free ammonia as well as total ammonia.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By wendyjo
I have anubia, java fern and java moss in my...

I have anubia, java fern and java moss in my tanks, with my largest tank also having some dwarf sag. All tanks are low lighting, no co2, no added ferts ever, and they grow like crazy.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By wendyjo
Try a dollar store - they usually have non...

Try a dollar store - they usually have non sudsing ammonia.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,080
Posted By wendyjo
Dollar stores usually carry the non sudsing...

Dollar stores usually carry the non sudsing ammonia as well.
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