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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-18-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Heavens123
Beyond anything else, one of the things fish have...

Beyond anything else, one of the things fish have in the wild is freedom: freedom of movement, of meal choice, to stay or go, and to be unhindered. That's something that I think can be appreciated...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-27-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By Heavens123
In my 125 I've got cories, cardinal tetras,...

In my 125 I've got cories, cardinal tetras, neons, harlequin rasboras, guppies and zebra danios and probably 500 cherry shrimp and 3 Amano shrimp, who could care less about the fish. They are out...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-26-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
UPDATE: Wow, wow and wow. After months of...

UPDATE:

Wow, wow and wow. After months of cloudiness and trying everything in the book, Purigen did the trick. I called and spoke to tech support at Seachem to ask them what they recommended in...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-08-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
Does my tap water look which way? I didn't see a...

Does my tap water look which way? I didn't see a picture or a link. The water here is pretty soft, but my pH is 7. I've also had fish tanks with NY water for 20 years and this is the first...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-08-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
Update

Well, I still have cloudy water and am just getting around to dealing with it again as I've been distracted by other things.

Here's what I've done:

Completely cut iron and UV for a week. No...
Forum: Fish 02-25-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Heavens123
They must have found a home for him...that's...

They must have found a home for him...that's great news that he was saved!
Forum: Fish 02-24-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By Heavens123
It's good that you have experienced friends and...

It's good that you have experienced friends and this forum can be a big help. The number one mistake I believe people with new tanks make is rushing. Trying to cycle fast, adding more fish than...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-22-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
So, it is now six days later. I cut the iron and...

So, it is now six days later. I cut the iron and uv completely. My water is not milky white now, but it is murky looking and definitely not clear. There are also many suspended particles in it. I...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
I'll pick some up tomorrow and give it a try. ...

I'll pick some up tomorrow and give it a try. However, the two that died didn't have anything visually wrong with them...they looked just fine and were eating well. The two that actually have the...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Hmm, has anyone done this before? Would the...

Hmm, has anyone done this before? Would the peroxide hurt the fish? I was almost tempted to catch the fish and try to gently scrape it off but then didn't want to chance hurting him/her.
Forum: Fish 02-22-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
My camera is on its last legs...no zoom and no...

My camera is on its last legs...no zoom and no ability to focus manually. That being said, I'm not sure that a picture is going to provide anyone here with any more information than I have already...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
A second cory died yesterday, but it wasn't one...

A second cory died yesterday, but it wasn't one with the BBA on its fins. I've been dosing Pimafix and Melafix for a week now and the algae is still on the fins, although they don't seem bothered by...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Heavens123
Yes, people suck. Can't imagine every abandoning...

Yes, people suck. Can't imagine every abandoning a pet. Wouldn't even abandon a plant. Hope this guy finds a good home and hopefully someone here might find a spot for him.
Forum: Fish 02-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Heavens123
Someone giving away an abandoned big white catfish on craiglist

If anyone has a place for him, see the below ad:

http://newyork.craigslist.org/que/zip/2858940600.html
Forum: Fish 02-18-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Well, one cory died this morning, but strangely...

Well, one cory died this morning, but strangely enough, not one with the BBA tufts. Those two are both swimming around happily. My cories seem to be breathing a little heavily. All the other fish...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
Thanks, I have cut the UV and dosed only half the...

Thanks, I have cut the UV and dosed only half the iron. I'll do this until the next water change and see what happens. Thanks.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
This is a very established tank, but there is...

This is a very established tank, but there is some algae, which was the result of having run out of co2 for just over a week. Things are back on track now, but some does remain.

I can cut the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-16-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,053
Posted By Heavens123
Cloudy water in tank

I've seen several suggestions in posts for why a tank might have cloudy water, but am not sure that any fit my tank.

I've recently done quite a bit of replanting and did make the water murky a...
Forum: Fish 02-16-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
I am dosing both Pimafix and Melafix at this...

I am dosing both Pimafix and Melafix at this point and have been for 4 days and see no change. The two affect cories are swimming and eating normally but both still have clumps of algae on their two...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Thank you, that is very helpful. It seems I need...

Thank you, that is very helpful. It seems I need Pimafix, rather than Melafix, which I will pick up tomorrow. As I have a UV filter on and can continue to dose the Melafix with the Pimafix, I am...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Maybe. The zoom on this camera is broken and who...

Maybe. The zoom on this camera is broken and who knows what else. I will see if there is a manual mode and if that will work.

However, even if I am unable to get a clearer picture, I have...
Forum: Fish 02-10-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Yes, looks just like a BBA tuft. And there are...

Yes, looks just like a BBA tuft. And there are some BBA tufts in the tank and sometimes on the snails, but I'venever seen them on a fish. Never.
Forum: Fish 02-10-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Pictures added.

Pictures added.
Forum: Fish 02-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
Thanks for recommending photobucket. So here are...

Thanks for recommending photobucket. So here are the pictures. My camera is poor and out of focus, but you can clearly see the dark spot. It is very dark green, sizeable and on both front fins on...
Forum: Fish 02-09-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Heavens123
I've taken pictures but can't seem to figure out...

I've taken pictures but can't seem to figure out how to upload them. Previous uploading allowed me to browse and pull the picture off of my hard drive, but now I'm being asked for an url, which I...
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