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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-06-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By p3purr
The shelter may have taken care of fleas/ticks...

The shelter may have taken care of fleas/ticks assuming he had the ticks a that point. He may have picked them up in foster care. Aquanut said the foster home was "in pretty bad condition, and there...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-06-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By p3purr
I'm surprised your vet vaccinated him when he was...

I'm surprised your vet vaccinated him when he was so sick. Did the vet say what the logic was in doing the vaccines?

He's lucky you got him, glad to hear he's improving. He's adorable!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-22-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By p3purr
Petco should be having their $1 per gallon sale...

Petco should be having their $1 per gallon sale this coming week, you could pick a new one up pretty cheap.
Forum: DIY   08-05-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,544
Posted By p3purr
Wouldn't the CLR leave a residue on the tank?...

Wouldn't the CLR leave a residue on the tank? Even a trace could prove fatal to aquarium pccupants.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-04-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By p3purr
Thanks I'll do that :)

Thanks I'll do that :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-04-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By p3purr
I use filtered and R/O water so mine is low in...

I use filtered and R/O water so mine is low in minerals and therefore has a lower buffering capacity. My PH dropped, especially after the wood softened and started putting out more tannins (tannic...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-01-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By p3purr
I'm having the same dilemma with a 29 that I'm...

I'm having the same dilemma with a 29 that I'm helping a friend set up. Money is also a limiting factor. The 29 is pretty deep so it would need more light per gallon than a shallow tank like a 20L. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-01-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By p3purr
Sorry you didn't get it, that sucks. I got a 29...

Sorry you didn't get it, that sucks.
I got a 29 cheap about 10 years ago that came with a really nice wet/dry filter that was like new. I sold the wet/dry filter for roughly 3 times what I paid for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-30-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,415
Posted By p3purr
So do we know for sure this is the same person...

So do we know for sure this is the same person who had the Aquadise store?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-29-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,415
Posted By p3purr
Only if you used CC for PayPal payment.

Only if you used CC for PayPal payment.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-27-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,415
Posted By p3purr
DITTO but I got them right before there dump and...

DITTO but I got them right before there dump and run so no refund for me.



I agree, beware!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-25-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By p3purr
What are the other occupants of the tank? I may...

What are the other occupants of the tank? I may have just missed it, glanced over the prior posts. I have 2 or 3 Apistogramma borellii left from a group of 5 very small fry and they do OK in my...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-24-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 81,751
Posted By p3purr
A nice piece of DW would be nice, maybe a branch...

A nice piece of DW would be nice, maybe a branch vs a stump.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-24-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By p3purr
What a cutie! Time to shop for clippers to give...

What a cutie! Time to shop for clippers to give him buzz cuts.
Forum: Lighting   07-23-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By p3purr
How are you going to "install" the...

How are you going to "install" the light?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-21-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,284
Posted By p3purr
I have a lot of problems with composing messages...

I have a lot of problems with composing messages so I can relate to shortening things. :)

Since you were considering upgading to a bigger UV anyways it might be a good idea. It won't hurt to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-21-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,284
Posted By p3purr
@marko@ put it better than I could :) How...

@marko@ put it better than I could :)

How old is the bulb on your sterilize? It may need a new bulb.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-21-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,284
Posted By p3purr
If you even suspect fish TB don't make skin...

If you even suspect fish TB don't make skin contact inside the tank or the fish. Human TB is caused by the bacteria mycobacterium tuberculosis, fish TB is caused by mycobacterium marinum) but fish...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-21-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 81,751
Posted By p3purr
Be careful what you wrap the bags in, you don't...

Be careful what you wrap the bags in, you don't want to interfer with the gas exchange. Also when you go to tie the bags they shouldn't feel like they'd bounce if dropped. They don't work well with...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-21-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By p3purr
Looks very nice. the driftwood may take a lot of...

Looks very nice. the driftwood may take a lot of time to sink and it will give off lots of tannin in the process. I was at a workshop and the person giving talk on planted tanks said he drills a...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-21-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 81,751
Posted By p3purr
Sonetimes Aquabid has them cheaper. For example:...

Sonetimes Aquabid has them cheaper. For example: http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi?shipping&1216786808 (http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi?shipping&1216786808)
BTW:...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-20-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 81,751
Posted By p3purr
I've successful used Kordon Breather Bags. That'...

I've successful used Kordon Breather Bags. That' how fish have been shipped to me, even from CA to Nc the fish did great.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   07-19-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,072
Posted By p3purr
I agree, tank won't cycle in nine days. Although...

I agree, tank won't cycle in nine days. Although a heavily planted can speed it up a little it still would be more take more than 9 days. From what I read I don't think any plants have been added....
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 81,751
Posted By p3purr
You could always ship.

You could always ship.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-18-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By p3purr
Yes, raising the level will create less splash...

Yes, raising the level will create less splash from the water hitting the surface. This is better for the plants since splash can cause a little loss of CO2, probably not significant but every bit...
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