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Forum: Fish 04-06-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Exactly agro. Thats what I've been trying to...

Exactly agro. Thats what I've been trying to say. They cater to different people and anyone serious about fish, wouldn't dare mix with their fish. Also, I'm with bushkill. I'd much rather give my...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
This will be a topic of never ending debate but...

This will be a topic of never ending debate but Petco/Petsmart don't have the quality of fish that I'm looking for. They never have and they never will, its just the way it is. Also, the fish...
Forum: Fish 04-05-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Anytime you get a fish from anywhere, even a...

Anytime you get a fish from anywhere, even a trusted source, there is a chance of getting something. Your chances are just greater from some places. And of course wild fish can have problems which...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
For sure, not all LFS are better than...

For sure, not all LFS are better than Petco/Petsmart. But they should be. There should be no reason for Petsmart to have a better aquatic section than a fish store, depending on the fish store. ...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By iamtechno
Yeah Apisto's are the way to go. Great little...

Yeah Apisto's are the way to go. Great little fish and so many different varieties and colors. Also saw a mention for Killifish. I just got some of those at the local auction and, wow. Awesome...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Also, I don't like getting fish from places that...

Also, I don't like getting fish from places that come from "farms". To me, fish shouldn't come from farms. Most of my fish are wild or F1 or now my F2's as well and if they aren't those I prefer to...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Not that I'm saying it's crap. Just for me in my...

Not that I'm saying it's crap. Just for me in my instance. You can't find most fish I own in any LFS as I have some fairly special fish. I'd never in a million years consider mixing anything...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Well the fish store I go to always waits at least...

Well the fish store I go to always waits at least 2-3 days for all the incoming fish if not up to 2-3 weeks for some fish. Not exactly a QT but not something you'll find at petco/petsmart. I found...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
A shipment of fish comes in and they are all...

A shipment of fish comes in and they are all typically stressed and if one out of maybe a thousand fish has ich, all those tanks filtration which isn't great, is all connected exposing every fish to...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Even though the fish a lot of them from Segrest...

Even though the fish a lot of them from Segrest Farms come from the same place, have you seen the filtration for Petco and Petsmart? Very very few of them have any system set up thats worth a damn...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,705
Posted By iamtechno
Neither. I'd never again buy fish from either of...

Neither. I'd never again buy fish from either of those stores. I could list off a number of reasons as to why you dont want your fish from either one. Find a good local reputable fish store and do...
Forum: Fish 04-04-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By iamtechno
Hopefully they do alright. At 84-85 its not...

Hopefully they do alright. At 84-85 its not killing them but helping them run their life cycle quickly and effectively. That extra degree can make a huge difference. As mentioned before, the...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By iamtechno
I have never had to treat loaches so I'm not to...

I have never had to treat loaches so I'm not to sure how they would fare but I anytime I treated for Ich by raising the temp, I never used salt. I personally don't like putting just salt in my...
Forum: Fish 04-03-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By iamtechno
Yeah if your fish and plants or whatever you have...

Yeah if your fish and plants or whatever you have in there can handle it, heat is the best way to go. 100% effective if done properly and no chemicals. Has to be at least 86 degrees for a good 2...
Forum: Fish 03-29-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By iamtechno
Apistodave has great dorsigera. Got them from...

Apistodave has great dorsigera. Got them from him too

Bump: It all depends on how developed the root systems are. Once they are first planted, they are very prone to being dug up my certain fish...
Forum: Fish 03-29-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By iamtechno
"Fish Farm" fish - no good. Fish shouldn't come...

"Fish Farm" fish - no good. Fish shouldn't come from farms.
Forum: Fish 03-29-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By iamtechno
Yeah, if possible, heat is by far one of the...

Yeah, if possible, heat is by far one of the easiest quickest and surest ways to get rid of Ich. Had it 3 times from a couple different sources all treated with heat well over a year ago with no...
Forum: Fish 03-19-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By iamtechno
Just make sure they have a good seller rating and...

Just make sure they have a good seller rating and such and do a little background info. Who are they if you?

Bump: If you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Fish 03-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By iamtechno
Panda cories are my favorite but they are harder...

Panda cories are my favorite but they are harder to come by around here too. Such cool little guys. I want them in all my tanks but can never find them
Forum: Fish 03-19-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By iamtechno
Ordering online can be great as long as you are...

Ordering online can be great as long as you are ordering from a reputable source. As long as the fish are bagged and packaged right they can survive quite a trip but obviously the shorter the...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By iamtechno
I've got more than I know what to do with. I'm...

I've got more than I know what to do with. I'm thinking about thinning my herd and just focusing on 5 or 6 of my favorite. Probably keep my Luelingi Crystal (Personal favorite), Sp. Pebas (Morado),...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By iamtechno
Yeah you need to watch what you buy with Ram's. ...

Yeah you need to watch what you buy with Ram's. I can't say this enough. I would never buy a Ram from a fish farm in Asia. I would personally never buy a Ram from a fish farm at all. You don't...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By iamtechno
Once you see the eggs, just remove the stone or...

Once you see the eggs, just remove the stone or whatever they've been laid on. If its on the gravel, you can use a turkey baster or a narrow diameter tube for a siphon. If they're on the rock, yes...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By iamtechno
Apisto's are my favorite fish. I've got tons of...

Apisto's are my favorite fish. I've got tons of them. So many different types in so many colors.
Forum: Fish 03-16-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,670
Posted By iamtechno
GBR's and EBR's are great fish and very easy to...

GBR's and EBR's are great fish and very easy to sex for the most past, the German Blue Ram just look for the pink belly and the Electric Blue look at the fins and shape and size and such but those...
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