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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-02-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By discus fever
No adverse effects here. I have yet to find a...

No adverse effects here. I have yet to find a dead shrimp in this tank.
Yes they are bad pics and yes my glass is scratched, sorry....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-22-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By discus fever
I use pvc and buy av1(?) valves from jehmco or...

I use pvc and buy av1(?) valves from jehmco or kens. I have a pvc loop running all the way around my fishroom. When i want to add a tank i just drill a new hole, screw in a valve,and drop a line to...
Forum: Fish   09-07-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By discus fever
It could be that it has an external parasite and...

It could be that it has an external parasite and is trying to shake it off. Mine do that occasionally.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,923
Posted By discus fever
Thanks for the responses. I really didn't want to...

Thanks for the responses. I really didn't want to spend any money on the buffers if they weren't necessary.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-06-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,923
Posted By discus fever
I recently bought some purigen and in the...

I recently bought some purigen and in the directions it says that for freshwater use you need to soak it in their discus buffer. I have not seen one mention of this in this thread. Does anyone do it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-24-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By discus fever
I am having some limited success with oebt in a...

I am having some limited success with oebt in a 10g with safe-t-sorb. I remineralize ro water with fluval minerals or kent ro right and one cup of aged ro/tap per gal.
Ph usually runs 7-7.2
Tds...
Forum: Fish   08-22-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By discus fever
I have found this to very helpful. The males...

I have found this to very helpful. The males ventral will almost always extend past the beginning of the anal fin. A females will stop just short of or barely touch the anal fin. This combined with...
Forum: Fish   08-22-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By discus fever
If his scales are sticking out kind of like a...

If his scales are sticking out kind of like a pine cone, it is dropsy and the prognosis isn't good. I personally have never had any luck curing a fish of this disease, despite trying many times.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-20-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By discus fever
Nice!! At what size do you start seeing the blue...

Nice!! At what size do you start seeing the blue color?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-15-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,659
Posted By discus fever
So i was researching these soils to see what was...

So i was researching these soils to see what was in them that makes them so special and why cant they be made in the usa. It seems the secret is volcanoes. Since i don't have a volcano i guess i wont...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-28-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By discus fever
Mine went brown in the first batch.

Mine went brown in the first batch.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-14-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By discus fever
I just had a fire red female cross with a male...

I just had a fire red female cross with a male yellow (don't ask why ;) ) and all the babies are mostly brown. There is very little red or yellow on any of them. I made sure to keep them separate...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   07-12-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By discus fever
I have some in a couple of my shrimp tanks but...

I have some in a couple of my shrimp tanks but only when the bn are small. Plecos get pretty rowdy when feeding. plecos are also very dirty fish and your water quality will quickly degrade.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-20-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By discus fever
I beleive copper stays in the silicone. I have a...

I beleive copper stays in the silicone. I have a tank that I treated heavily for snails. two years later it still would kill every pleco i put in it within 2-5 days. I finally retired the tank until...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,117
Posted By discus fever
This can be made to work, you just need to modify...

This can be made to work, you just need to modify your overflow. They should look like one of these. Ignore the one on the far right. That is just a filler.
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Forum: Fish   06-03-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By discus fever
Imo levamisole is all but impossible to get...

Imo levamisole is all but impossible to get anymore. I believe they started using it for human cancer use. I checked with my vet and even they can't get it. Their suppliers are are all backordered or...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-28-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By discus fever
Thanks to both of you! Those are more reasonably...

Thanks to both of you! Those are more reasonably priced than I expected.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-28-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By discus fever
Sorry, who is tsk?

Sorry, who is tsk?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-28-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By discus fever
I agree with the age and aerate your water,but it...

I agree with the age and aerate your water,but it can go either way. My Ph goes UP a full point after 24hrs.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,259
Posted By discus fever
Excellent video! What is the thing producing...

Excellent video! What is the thing producing oxygen?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-22-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By discus fever
I'm trying to see if I can put the blue back in...

I'm trying to see if I can put the blue back in some blueberry neos.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-08-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,117
Posted By discus fever
For a cheap prefilter sponge I buy the aquaclear...

For a cheap prefilter sponge I buy the aquaclear 70 filter in a three pack for $7 . Then take a sponge and cut it in half. Next take small knife and cut a circular hole 2/3 the depth of the sponge....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-08-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By discus fever
There is a store in minneapolis getting $9 for...

There is a store in minneapolis getting $9 for cherry shrimp!
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-08-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,233
Posted By discus fever
A faster way to do this is what some people call...

A faster way to do this is what some people call a "peat bomb" . Take a section of 4" pvc with screw on caps and plumb a power head to push water through the pipe . It can be used in a holding tank...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-08-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,117
Posted By discus fever
I may have missed something, but without a pump...

I may have missed something, but without a pump moving water between the tanks you are not really increasing your volume. Each tank will evapoarate at approx the same rate and very little water will...
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