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Forum: Fish   11-12-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ducky14523
Just watch the water quality. Feed the puffers...

Just watch the water quality. Feed the puffers live worms to reduce pollutents. Feed the ottos sliced zuchinni or cucumber again to reduce waste. Do at least weekly 50% water changes and you should...
Forum: Fish   11-12-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ducky14523
My dwarf neons strike it on the way down but once...

My dwarf neons strike it on the way down but once it hits bottom they could care less.
Forum: Fish   11-10-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By ducky14523
Everyone forgets paradise fish. Heteranda(?)...

Everyone forgets paradise fish. Heteranda(?) formosa are also cool little live bearers that breed slowly and kind look like submarines.
Forum: Fish   10-16-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,360
Posted By ducky14523
This is a fish i'd try in container ponds during...

This is a fish i'd try in container ponds during the warmer months. From what i've read they havve adecent temperature range and what not. I'm going to try it next spring. I usually do paradise fish...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-08-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By ducky14523
Can you imagine a shrimp of ogre strength +10? Or...

Can you imagine a shrimp of ogre strength +10? Or a guppy of disruption+ 10? That would be some designer shrimp.
Forum: Fish   10-06-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By ducky14523
I think the fact that most platies and swords are...

I think the fact that most platies and swords are just hybrids of each other complicates matters. Where as with guppies you can breed a true line its probably nearly impossible to do when the strain...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-02-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By ducky14523
Look up soda bottle fish trap or diy fish trap....

Look up soda bottle fish trap or diy fish trap. Assuming he's small enough to fit in.
Forum: Fish   10-01-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By ducky14523
Your just spooking them when you dose. Try...

Your just spooking them when you dose. Try waiting till the lights just come on, they should be settled by then. One of the reasons i like about repashy is the stability, allows me to feed the night...
Forum: Fish   09-27-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By ducky14523
I dont think otos are at all sensitive. Beginng...

I dont think otos are at all sensitive. Beginng of summer i bought ten because they were on sale for a buck. Having no Q set up i simple tossed them into a freshly set up container pond where they...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-24-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By ducky14523
Go half full! Emergent growth is awesome!

Go half full! Emergent growth is awesome!
Forum: Fish   09-24-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By ducky14523
Wow my spelling sucked!

Wow my spelling sucked!
Forum: Fish   09-24-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By ducky14523
Dont know if paradise fish are really all that...

Dont know if paradise fish are really all that predasious, esp. Against a fin nipper like mosquito fish. I raise my paradise in 18 gallon circular container ponds during the summer months. I fed the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-22-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By ducky14523
I quarentine in food safe conatainers that attach...

I quarentine in food safe conatainers that attach foam to so they float in tank. No water is exchanged, but i do take a small amount of water from the floating Q and replace it with water from the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-22-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By ducky14523
I got a maxi pionus, whom i personally hand fed...

I got a maxi pionus, whom i personally hand fed and once he hit puberty thought i must be the devil and for many years tried to extract my eyes. I wouldnt say we are friends but we have come to an...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   09-22-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By ducky14523
Depends on the packaging some are weekly or...

Depends on the packaging some are weekly or monthly. Home made ones or ozmocote might be every 6 mnths.
Forum: Fish   09-22-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By ducky14523
Crushed flake should be fine for that size fry. I...

Crushed flake should be fine for that size fry. I also use a floating pellet that softens slowly, like carnivore sticks by hikari, so the fry have something to nibble all day. Repashy gel food is...
Forum: Fish   09-19-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By ducky14523
I have filament barbs in my tank with no plant...

I have filament barbs in my tank with no plant damage as far as i can tell. Though the do devour duck weed.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-18-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By ducky14523
If your talking just one bowl then they sell...

If your talking just one bowl then they sell inexpensive mini heaters, usually under ten bucks that go in tank. I think the mat on a single unit will just waste money by trying to heat the room...
Forum: DIY   09-18-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By ducky14523
At least one decent sized floating cover(large...

At least one decent sized floating cover(large plant, turtle dock, fake log etc) that fish can dash under instead of jumping when spooked. Heavy amounts of floating plants will help. Ive read where...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-16-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By ducky14523
My twenty hex got medium light with a single t5...

My twenty hex got medium light with a single t5 ho. Grew anubis, coabomba. spiral crypt, dwarf hair grass, really anything i tried in it did well. I also used dirt in it and i ran a sponge filter to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   09-16-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By ducky14523
canister filter housed in a drilled mini fridge.

canister filter housed in a drilled mini fridge.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-27-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By ducky14523
With my twenty hex the only time i got good...

With my twenty hex the only time i got good circulation was with internal style filters my favorite being a sponge filter run by a 50gal rated air pump. Since i dont use co2 im not worried about out...
Forum: Fish   08-25-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By ducky14523
If you Want a really stressed out covict. Those...

If you Want a really stressed out covict. Those little guys are suprisingly capable of holding their own and would be more then happy to strip the fins off the convict.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-24-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By ducky14523
I did not enjoy miracle grow under sand. Miracle...

I did not enjoy miracle grow under sand. Miracle under gravel works better for me, i had to be too delicate so as not to disturb the cap. Im actually doing pool filter sand with one week root tabs...
Forum: Fish   08-24-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By ducky14523
Ive had ten ottos out in container ponds since...

Ive had ten ottos out in container ponds since june and when i pulled them in they were chubby buggers. Temps down to 57 or so at night and five were in with spawning paradise fish and that pond...
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