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Forum: Fish 02-18-2008, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Sil
another one for the list, cheers! any ideas for...

another one for the list, cheers! any ideas for the 18 gal?
Forum: Fish 02-18-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
That was aimed more specifically at Justonemore...

That was aimed more specifically at Justonemore and also unwarranted; I'd just driven miles and miles and payed for this thing to be told it wasn't big enough and it kinda flipped me. :confused:
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Forum: Fish 02-17-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
Lightbulb betta and better

wow, I've just been looking and the Bettas are amazing...best idea so far!


hopefully I should have these 5 praecox out in 2 weeks or less; I'm keen to see how they react to the new big place :) ...
Forum: Fish 02-17-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
my bad, 18 gal.... look, this is what I can...

my bad, 18 gal.... look, this is what I can afford and what I have ; please try and be more constructive. Others have said this will be more than adequate and I'm tempted to believe them; I realise...
Forum: Fish 02-17-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
sorry, but this is really getting old...the other...

sorry, but this is really getting old...the other posts up to now explain the situation :icon_roll

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/water-parameters/59381-lowering-nitrite.html

the new...
Forum: Fish 02-17-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
thanks for that! it's nice to get a bit of...

thanks for that! it's nice to get a bit of encouragement...

I've actually been to pick the tank up today and man it's bigger and heavier than I thought; it's a good thing though, and I've...
Forum: Fish 02-15-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
thanks man :)

thanks man :)
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-15-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
and again

thanks man I'll give that a shot...

I've just gotta be patient with the whole thing, Complex recommended some refrigerated cultures that I might try and look for. I've already spent way too much...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
Thumbs up cheers!

no worries, thanks for the tip

I've bought a couple of books and been swatting- this one's not gonna get any fish in for at least 2 weeks till the water's ready. As far as I understand a lot of...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
thanks again guys just to say I won my bid...

thanks again guys

just to say I won my bid so the new big tank is on its way!...maybe some pictures to follow once I get it setup properly; I'd be happy to hear any tips so I don't mess up
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-14-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
thanks Complex & Mott- good tips all round once...

thanks Complex & Mott- good tips all round once again

I won the bid! :D I'm kinda excited; so now all I have to do is haul myself down to the quaint English city of York and pick it up. It...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-14-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
Cool cool, thanks for the tips! I wasn't really...

cool, thanks for the tips!

I wasn't really sure where to start with the other foods, I just didn't want to feed them Aquarian flakes forever :)
...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
yeah, I couldn't believe it when she told me. I...

yeah, I couldn't believe it when she told me. I was like "are you sure?" :P

"yeah, they'll be fine..." so I just bit my tongue and waited. I was kinda dissapointed so I try and avoid that...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-14-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
Thumbs up more and more

cheers indiboi and Laural

I left the filter well alone as it's relatively new, I don't think I'll change that for another few weeks! all I'm doing is just replacing water with fresh

I'm just...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
heh, I'm not really sure yet :) maybe some...

heh, I'm not really sure yet :) maybe some pygmy cories or a small group of neon tetras....or maybe yet just the boring old quarantine tank; I'm open to suggestions!
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-14-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
thanks sierra, Swylie, complexity- I've had...

thanks sierra, Swylie, complexity-

I've had a lot of conflicting information from various sources about this now, although I'm happy to learn the fish aren't in any danger; I'm just gonna keep...
Forum: Fish 02-14-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
the endless overstock slate

They didn't force me into buying anything, but the tank was a cheap impulse buy from a supermarket...although the lady at the fish store did say to not worry about cycling the tank- pretty scary :P...
Forum: Fish 02-13-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
thanks again guys & girls- more good...

thanks again guys & girls- more good advice...I'll get this larger tank setup and cycled ASAP so they can live properly
Forum: Fish 02-13-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
thanks guys, sorry if I was kinda stroppy :P ...

thanks guys, sorry if I was kinda stroppy :P

yeah I read about the 'small-tank' mistake far too late after buying the thing; I think I've officially fallen for the oldest trick in the book!

I...
Forum: Fish 02-13-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
Thumbs up cheers

thanks Swylie,

I read far too late about the problems with smaller tank setups :P the bretta's mostly because of our poor hard water.

as of tonight I've rehoused all 3 corys in my friend's...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
thanks complexity :) as of tonight I've...

thanks complexity :) as of tonight I've temporarily rehoused my corys in my friend's larger 10 gal tank, we released them properly and they settled in pretty quickly with lots more room.

So now...
Forum: Fish 02-13-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By Sil
thanks all for the replies, after the advice...

thanks all for the replies,

after the advice I've had on here I'm now doing 40% Bretta-filtered water changes twice a day, the Nitrite and Nitrate levels have dropped right down and I'll keep them...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 02-13-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sil
lookin' good :) you're doing what I should...

lookin' good :) you're doing what I should have done
Forum: Fish 02-13-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sil
jeez, I'm getting a bigger tank already...this...

jeez, I'm getting a bigger tank already...this one's only temporary
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-13-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sil
cheers

thanks all for the replies, I was expecting a lot of overstocked shoutings :(

I'm upgrading to a much bigger tank soon which should hopefully solve the problem; the new one is 30" x 15" x 12" ...
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