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Forum: Fish 05-30-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Myrr
Question Von Rio/Flame tetras and Serpaes?

I've never kept either of these lovlies before, and have questions about them:

1. We were told by multiple experienced keepers that the Rios and Serpaes will school (or, at least, not be rude to...
Forum: Fish 05-04-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 931
Posted By Myrr
I wouldn't subject them to an unheated tank....

I wouldn't subject them to an unheated tank. Bettas are toted around on this forum as being overly hardy: they are fairly hardy but will not thrive when their temperatures are allowed to fluctuate. A...
Forum: Fish 04-28-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By Myrr
As mentioned, a female betta splendens would be a...

As mentioned, a female betta splendens would be a decent option. As mentioned, a King betta wouldn't be a great match for a stocked 10g. They're big dudes, and can be just as mean as any male...
Forum: Fish 04-28-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Myrr
I've had untold number of bettas, and every one...

I've had untold number of bettas, and every one will eat my bottom feeder's food. I've found scooping it into a cup (like the ones they often come in at Walmart, which float) and allowing it to bob...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-28-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Myrr
I've done full substrate changes without too huge...

I've done full substrate changes without too huge of a hiccup, but it's hit and miss. That 20lb bag if Eco complete will be SO small in your tank. I love it and all, but those bags are weeny, it...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-24-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Myrr
Nice! I've got penny wort in the works as...

Nice! I've got penny wort in the works as mentioned, and some already planted, so growing and rooting it's an option.

For the hygros, any suggestions as to the heartiest type? I've never had good...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-23-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Myrr
Talking Insight into filling out the top of a 36?

Hey! Just got a 36g with stand at Petsmart for only $145 (yes!! Reg. $240!)) for my birthday. We broke down our overgrown 5.5 and 10g, which contributed nicely to our flora, but the tank is super...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Myrr
Yeah sorry, I should have mentioned that I am...

Yeah sorry, I should have mentioned that I am specifically looking for hang on back filters. Thanks for the suggestions everyone!
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Myrr
Need filter recommendations

Hello everyone,
Recently the filter that I had on my 10 gallon tank died on me so I am looking for a new filter. I loved my old filter because it was quiet, and had an adjustable flow switch....
Forum: Fish 04-06-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Myrr
Thanks! I'm looking into getting fluffier plants...

Thanks! I'm looking into getting fluffier plants for cover. The betta holds her own and is short-finned, so she's alright.

I'm having trouble sexing them, though- is there a definitive way to?...
Forum: Fish 04-06-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Myrr
I'm not concerned about the guppies- this is...

I'm not concerned about the guppies- this is about the glo fish.

The guppies are gone, actually- but there was a adult male to female ratio of 1:3 and the rest were juvies. I'm not new to gups,...
Forum: Fish 04-06-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Myrr
Question Help w/rescued glofish [56k warn]

Hi all,

My tanks are usually "rescue" tanks for the fish my dormmates get and know nothing about. I take them in from my peers under the condition they won't get more (LOL). Most recently, I took...
Forum: Fish 03-05-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By Myrr
I saw your post on tumblr about this- my one...

I saw your post on tumblr about this- my one suggestion is to be careful of heating them. When I had a mass QT, I had my splendens in their cups in a bigger bin filled with a bit of water and a...
Forum: Fish 02-27-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Myrr
It's a misconception that tail types are almost...

It's a misconception that tail types are almost like different breeds. In reality, no specific tail type is more aggressive, etc. than any other splenden, though it's fair to say that PKs and other...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Myrr
Wink Betta aging

Felt sentimental today (I guess, hehe!) and looked through old pictures of my splendens. My two oldest have grown a few cm and are more ragged and less...splendid than they once were, but are still...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Myrr
It's thickened scales that makes it a dragon. The...

It's thickened scales that makes it a dragon. The ring around the eye is not indicative. Actually, some (poor things!) have scaling that goes over their eyes, even.

OP, you betta is first a double...
Forum: Fish 02-17-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Myrr
Was his top fin always twisted? Sometimes they...

Was his top fin always twisted? Sometimes they get that way from hard water, especially if it's a CT. Though, def. do a water change and check your nitrates (and ammonia, if applicable), since that's...
Forum: Fish 02-02-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Myrr
Tbh nothing fancy. Get him at least 2g, a heater...

Tbh nothing fancy. Get him at least 2g, a heater is a must (do not pass it up, you simply cannot.), a bubbler is not needed in any way nor is a filter, really. If you filter the tank it cannot be a...
Forum: Fish 01-30-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Myrr
The above articles are good reads! Many of my...

The above articles are good reads! Many of my bettas marbled out- it's fun to see but sort of frustrating! You get the fish for its looks and then ffbt! It changes!

Here are just a few of mine who...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-28-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,246
Posted By Myrr
Wink Big update!

Well, we were noticing a lot of rot from our stem plants and really pathetic growth in most others. The dirt was unrelenting and the sand marred with dirt that came from the bottom.

Dan decided it...
Forum: Fish 06-22-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By Myrr
Even then most are too stubborn, ignorant or flat...

Even then most are too stubborn, ignorant or flat out lazy to even do that!

That or they only look when the poor fish is half dead, missing fins, eyes, and has ammonia burns and stagnant blood.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,246
Posted By Myrr
6/21: 49553 Trimmed a little and tried to...

6/21:
49553

Trimmed a little and tried to tidy the soil that is atop the sand...didnt work so great. Poops.

pH and ammonia are staying where they've been (which is good, right?) around 6.6 and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-19-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,577
Posted By Myrr
I have this tank and love it! My one gripe is...

I have this tank and love it! My one gripe is that the sides have much less lighting than the rest of the tank, since the ballasts limit the space in the hood :( Booo!

I got mine on sale and then...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-19-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Myrr
Frobit would be a good idea. Mine like to sleep...

Frobit would be a good idea. Mine like to sleep under it and nest in it.
Are you gonna filter it at all? They dont need it but the scum at the surface is so annoying, ugh. Theyre really weak, and...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-19-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,983
Posted By Myrr
Dont bury the rhizome (the hard part) under the...

Dont bury the rhizome (the hard part) under the gravel, or they'll suffocate and die.

Consider a marimo ball. My bettas rub all over them and they're funny little things. I also agree with the...
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