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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-26-2012, 05:46 PM
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Posted By DebbyS
I've never knowingly had staghorn or cyano... I'd...

I've never knowingly had staghorn or cyano... I'd still give them a shot of hydrogen peroxide if I did :) I wouldn't buy a fish just to eat algae though, as some suggest. Such fish also require other...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-25-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,411
Posted By DebbyS
I bought a clear plastic "Herp Haven" for my...

I bought a clear plastic "Herp Haven" for my extra plants (mostly anubias and java fern). I guess it is about 3-4 gallons (smaller than my Eclipse 6, but not much smaller). I set it up with the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   04-19-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By DebbyS
Give it a shot of H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide). Use...

Give it a shot of H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide). Use a turkey baster or other similar delivery system and target some of the algae. The algae should turn red/orange within 24 hours, and fade away. This...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   03-12-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,140
Posted By DebbyS
This is exactly what I have been wondering -- if...

This is exactly what I have been wondering -- if those big tanks are specially constructed to ride out earthquakes. Maybe Amano has provided ways to empty a portion of the water out of them quickly...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-15-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By DebbyS
This site...

This site (http://anythingbutipod.com/forum/index.php) chats about MP3 players. I have a Sanza Fuze (not the +) and I like it.
Forum: Plants   02-15-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By DebbyS
My water sprite will often lift a branch out of...

My water sprite will often lift a branch out of the water. In my 10G aquarium, these branches get too close to the light fixture, dry out and curl up, a fail, but I've had plants in our "pond" at...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-05-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By DebbyS
Aqualad (since this is a planted tank forum...)

Aqualad (since this is a planted tank forum...)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-03-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By DebbyS
This may be of assistance: ...

This may be of assistance: http://www.usps.com/prices/

I checked because I'm at work and we're mailing a package... the prices on the list I have do not seem to have changed yet, whew!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-03-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,475
Posted By DebbyS
I recall hearing years and years ago that one...

I recall hearing years and years ago that one shouldn't take B vitamins (or a B complex perhaps) before going to bed because the B peps up a person and makes it hard to sleep. Take them in the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-02-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
  Boooo!
Views: 1,099
Posted By DebbyS
Something to do: Have someone download Scape Fu...

Something to do: Have someone download Scape Fu podcasts to listen to. Take a lot of vitamin C for healing. I don't know where you are, but if your air is dry, drink water, keep hydrated. Get...
Forum: Plants   01-02-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By DebbyS
Cute plant, and good pictures to show size of the...

Cute plant, and good pictures to show size of the plant.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-02-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By DebbyS
If the fixture has a common screw-in holder for...

If the fixture has a common screw-in holder for the bulb, WalMart sells a "Mini Aquarium Bulb, 10 Watt Fluorescent Bulb" made by Lights of America. I find them in the pet section around the aquarium...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-02-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By DebbyS
Work up a list of easy to care for fish that are...

Work up a list of easy to care for fish that are also available, show you mom pictures, and let her pick, explaining that only X amount of any of them can actually fit well in the tank. I figure if...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   12-03-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By DebbyS
Sneak up some night when the lights are out. You...

Sneak up some night when the lights are out. You may hear the tanks discussing their Machiavellian plans to drive you insane... the other, tinier voices you hear will be the snails cheering them...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-28-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By DebbyS
I used polished petrified wood in my tanks. Can...

I used polished petrified wood in my tanks. Can give that "wooden" look without the trouble of keeping real wood from floating :) Also, along with red jasper, offers a nice contrast to all the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-13-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By DebbyS
For your smaller tanks, I suggest purchasing a...

For your smaller tanks, I suggest purchasing a turkey baster for cleaning the gravel.

For the flu, vitamin A, C, D3, echinacea, etc. and drink water and herbal teas.
Forum: Plants   11-02-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By DebbyS
It looks like Anacharis or Elodea (Egeria densa)...

It looks like Anacharis or Elodea (Egeria densa) to me... but if the 2nd picture is in MeanGreenEyes's tank, it looks like it is doing quite well :)
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-24-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By DebbyS
I had two male cats: one born domestic, a little...

I had two male cats: one born domestic, a little dumb, but cocky (yet still a bit of a coward). The other was born on the streets (or abandon, don't know), he was an adult when he moved in (because...
Forum: Plants   10-24-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By DebbyS
Could "sprice" = "sprite"? as in Water Sprite?...

Could "sprice" = "sprite"? as in Water Sprite? Just a thought...
Forum: Fish   10-24-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 26
  Tetra's
Views: 1,411
Posted By DebbyS
About half my Head and Tail Light Tetras and...

About half my Head and Tail Light Tetras and Glowlight Tetras are from Walmart! And yet they live (bought in September of 2009 as well!). The rest are from my local pet store, bought in the spring...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-19-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,862
Posted By DebbyS
You may also wish to check out...

You may also wish to check out http://www.nmaquarist.org/ if you haven't already, just to see that there are other aquarium keepers here in New Mexico :) One of the great things about this hobby is...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-18-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,353
Posted By DebbyS
I guess it's a good thing that "customer" didn't...

I guess it's a good thing that "customer" didn't pour what she had been drinking into the fish's water...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-13-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,988
Posted By DebbyS
Watch out for wasps in your bed...

Watch out for wasps in your bed...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-13-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By DebbyS
I think your fish should write little "thank...

I think your fish should write little "thank you"! notes to you for giving them so many places to play in and around. I like to use rocks in aquascapes, too, but have to check each potential...
Forum: Algae   10-11-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By DebbyS
Squirt on it some H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide,...

Squirt on it some H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide, available in brown plastic bottles from various discount and dollar stores). See if it turns red due to too much oxigen. If I had that problem, that's...
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