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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-15-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,828
Posted By tessoci
Rats...looks like they marked them down even...

Rats...looks like they marked them down even more! I bought several this summer, on sale, for like $4.89! Plus tax. :icon_neut

Still beats $14.99 though! :proud:

--Rebecca
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-03-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,764
Posted By tessoci
I just saw a brief discussion about this on...

I just saw a brief discussion about this on another list! Everyone thought the eggs only hatch in brackish, but there's a lady who says she breeds them in a fresh water with lots of plants and a...
Forum: Lighting   10-29-2005, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By tessoci
Could be I missed it on aquariumplant.com ...

Could be I missed it on aquariumplant.com (http://aquariumplant.com/cgi-bin/cart/pr1290.html) and aquatic-store.com (http://aquatic-store.com/index.html?target=p_10553.html&lang=en-us) because I...
Forum: Fish   10-28-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By tessoci
Check your LFS --especially the chains like Petco...

Check your LFS --especially the chains like Petco and their ilk. :icon_eek: I see them quite frequently around here labeled as "Stingray Plecos" or "Butterfly Plecos." Who knows exactly what...
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By tessoci
Some of us do check the sponsors' pages! ...

Some of us do check the sponsors' pages!

But please consider that there may be several factors why I did not order from a sponsor's site:

Maybe the sponsors' websites were organized in such...
Forum: Fish   10-27-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By tessoci
Espeis are one of my favorites! They spend most...

Espeis are one of my favorites! They spend most of their time hovering near the surface. It's funny to see them spend so much energy, all their little fins moving frantically, just to stay in one...
Forum: Lighting   10-27-2005, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By tessoci
These are tough to find at a decent price. You...

These are tough to find at a decent price. You can find them on eBay, but the best place I've found is Innovative Lighting Solutions (http://www.innovativelights.com/ils-10015.html). 6700K on sale...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-27-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By tessoci
Hi Kyle, If you don't mind venturing out of...

Hi Kyle,

If you don't mind venturing out of Manhattan, :wink: you might try the Brooklyn Aquarium Society (http://www.brooklynaquariumsociety.com/main.htm).

I don't know how they are for...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-03-2005, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By tessoci
Isn't there some rule that your eyewear should...

Isn't there some rule that your eyewear should match your shoes? Or is it your handbag? Darn, I forget... :hihi:

I like #5, myself, but a lot depends on the shape of your face, etc. Make...
Forum: Equipment   08-25-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,550
Posted By tessoci
Try a welding supply place. Never used them...

Try a welding supply place.

Never used them myself, but I know there's McKinney Welding Supply (http://www.mckinneynyc.com/) on 52nd St. Give them a call and see if they can hook you up with a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-25-2005, 01:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,183
Posted By tessoci
What kind of cat do you have that doesn't like to...

What kind of cat do you have that doesn't like to bake on top of the tank lights?? :tongue:

In our house, any large open top tank would very quickly result in a wet cat!

Also, in my mind,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-24-2005, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By tessoci
Spent all that money and still couldn't afford...

Spent all that money and still couldn't afford the frameless one, huh?

--Rebecca
Forum: Lighting   08-24-2005, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By tessoci
We have the 36" T5 Aqualight ...

We have the 36" T5 Aqualight (http://www.thatpetplace.com/Products/KW/aqualight%2ct5/Class//T1/F52+0047+1080/EDP/47938/Itemdy00.aspx) on our 30 gallon tank. It's a nice fixture, very thin and...
Forum: Equipment   08-23-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By tessoci
I heartily second jhoetzl's recommendation of Pet...

I heartily second jhoetzl's recommendation of Pet Shanty (http://www.petshanty.com/)! :proud: Their prices are quite competitive and they can order any odd sizes that they don't have in stock. ...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-23-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By tessoci
I'm sure your neighbors just love you! ;) ...

I'm sure your neighbors just love you! ;)

But seriously, that's a really good idea!

We have way too much wildllife in our yard (20 miles from NYC, go figure!) to have motion-activated...
Forum: Lighting   08-21-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By tessoci
The eBay fixture does cost nearly twice as much...

The eBay fixture does cost nearly twice as much as the Aqualight, so that might be one consideration for you.

Also be aware that with the eBay fixture, you'll need to change out one of the bulbs,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-19-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,121
Posted By tessoci
Hey, daykinmade, you want my 7 Pristella tetras? ...

Hey, daykinmade, you want my 7 Pristella tetras? :wink: We've had them since we started the tank, almost a year now, and the things just won't die --no matter what!

They survived the first...
Forum: Substrate   08-13-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By tessoci
Wow. It seems they have no consistent policy! ...

Wow. It seems they have no consistent policy! The store where I was agreed to match the Petsmart website price, no hassle. "But only our own," the manager said. It even rang on my receipt with...
Forum: Substrate   08-13-2005, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By tessoci
I just had Petsmart match their own web site...

I just had Petsmart match their own web site price on Maracyn. Website price for 24 tablets is $7.49 and the store price was $15-something. Saved me 50%!

I'm glad I checked before heading out...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   08-11-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By tessoci
From what I understand, chloramine won't age out...

From what I understand, chloramine won't age out of the water. That's why water companies use it --it keeps the disinfectant properties in the water longer. You can find your area's drinking water...
Forum: Fish   08-08-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,424
Posted By tessoci
I love my little rasboras! Unfortunately, I...

I love my little rasboras! Unfortunately, I have a LFS who caters to my "little fish" addiction! :tongue:

My Microrasbora erythromicron hide to the point of invisibility. They're very cool...
Forum: Fish   08-05-2005, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By tessoci
Ah, you're cruel! :icon_bigg Although we've been...

Ah, you're cruel! :icon_bigg Although we've been known to tease the kids at the LFS by asking for "That khuli --the little one in back." Freaks them out everytime!

Back on topic: I've used...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-02-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By tessoci
When the fish are swimming pressed up against the...

When the fish are swimming pressed up against the glass! :tongue:

--Rebecca
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-28-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By tessoci
All they neded to do was paint the living room...

All they neded to do was paint the living room walls blue and add a sand floor and it would be straight out of the TV show "Monster House!"...
Forum: Equipment   07-27-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,277
Posted By tessoci
Also, That Fish Place ...

Also, That Fish Place (http://www.thatpetplace.com/) has a huge selection of Eheim parts that don't show up on their website.

You have to go in or call the actual "brick and mortar" store...
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