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Forum: Fish 06-28-2013, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Amiller
cool beans, we are looking at another small...

cool beans, we are looking at another small school, like 5 tetra or so since we decided to build a community for a fullmoon betta. if not we may get one or two sword tails to go in there. we'll...
Forum: Fish 06-28-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
Hi again! Got our tester kit, and looks like...

Hi again!
Got our tester kit, and looks like all our levels are at zero, our water is VERY hard so I may get a softener to fix it since we are planning on some more sensitive stock for the tank.
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Forum: Fish 06-26-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
tank after 30% water change and addition of...

tank after 30% water change and addition of plants! not sure how i feel about the hornwort, it detatched itself basically right away and is now floating and messing around with my heater and filter....
Forum: Fish 06-26-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
we are mid water change right now, plants are in...

we are mid water change right now, plants are in the tank and the Rasboras are already really enjoying them!

Diana we had the temperature set up at 26, which is midrange and average for other fish...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
what a fantastic link, and great info on the...

what a fantastic link, and great info on the mollys, its tough to say how big some stuff will grow without experience, even looking on wiki and such doesn't really give you a good idea, and there is...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Amiller
she's a beauty!! I notice you have terracotta...

she's a beauty!! I notice you have terracotta pots with plants in your tank there, I don't have a soil based substrate, is that a good cheat to add plants requiring places to root?
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
we hadn't planned on adding the angel fish until...

we hadn't planned on adding the angel fish until the rest of the community was well established, so like january? (and after our baby is born too) We were also advised that the angel should be...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
we were told at the aquarium store that we could...

we were told at the aquarium store that we could not put two angels together as they would become a mated pair and hunt the rest of the tank... :( clearly this is wrong? and its a 24 g tank for an...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
oh ok, that makes sense then. I will post...

oh ok, that makes sense then. I will post pictures after we put the plants in tonight! i wish i could get a picture of our little rasboras but they move so fast! for now here is how it looks...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
so what do you do if you need to do a 99% water...

so what do you do if you need to do a 99% water change??
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
i guess i could take the fish out for a bit and...

i guess i could take the fish out for a bit and put them into a bag like the shoppes do and wait till the water warms up?? seems silly but I will definitely get my spouse to assist me with this...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
My Rasboras are sensitive to temperature change...

My Rasboras are sensitive to temperature change we already have them at a lower temperature than they would normally live in. I am worried about adding to much water of a cooler temperature, how do...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Amiller
our tank sits at 26 Celsius, I'm not sure if that...

our tank sits at 26 Celsius, I'm not sure if that is high or not, i was going to acclimate them by mixing water, as i dont have a drip or anything to set up that way.
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
is it safe to do a change like that without a...

is it safe to do a change like that without a tester??
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
I have the plants soaking in about 3 gl of sea...

I have the plants soaking in about 3 gl of sea chem primed water in a large bucket. after rinsing them VERY well after the vinegar bath. I will wait until my husband gets home to put the plants in,...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Amiller
I definitely rinsed them like 10 million times...

I definitely rinsed them like 10 million times afterwards!!
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
I did read the article about the nitrogen cycle,...

I did read the article about the nitrogen cycle, I think I understand most of it. The plants are coming from a mature grow tank, we received Java moss and Hornwort. Would the vinegar bath have...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
I can't express to you how confused I am right...

I can't express to you how confused I am right now! The fish we have in there are Harlequin Rasboras, we were told that they are pretty difficult to kill... But I feel as though now I don't know...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
yes to all of that, we literally added 2 litres...

yes to all of that, we literally added 2 litres of water recently to accomodate the evaporation but the temperature is so picky for the Rasboras we have in there. We have not done any other water...
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Amiller
so, i read an article about doing a vinegar water...

so, i read an article about doing a vinegar water wash on the plants, I'm ok with snail eggs, the pleco we are getting will eat them anyway. how long can plants be without a filter in a tank for?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-25-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Amiller
I think I will just buy new tanks... O.o Hope...

I think I will just buy new tanks... O.o Hope that heals well!
Forum: Plants 06-25-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Amiller
Question do plants need to be quarantined?

Might be a REALLY stupid question but, do plants need to be quarantined??
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
great thanks! We have noticed that there is a...

great thanks! We have noticed that there is a lot of water evaporating from the tank, and we're not sure (since its tropical fish) what an appropriate rate of adding water would be, we use "prime"...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-25-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Amiller
Hello, from a newb!

Hello everyone!

New to the hobby and looking for advice and info to feed my thirst for knowledge! I hope to know enough in the future to help people like me!

We started our tank 2 weeks ago and...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Amiller
Question 2 week old tank, what next?!

I am quickly becoming aware that most of the info provided by our fish person is while well advised, is not necessarily suitable for someone as interested in the hobby as myself.

My husband and I...
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