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Forum: Fish Today, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By amcoffeegirl
It certainly does look like a hybrid. When this...

It certainly does look like a hybrid.
When this does occur the babies are usually short lived and are infertile.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 141
Posted By amcoffeegirl
The aqueon 20 is 125gph and is rated for a 20-30...

The aqueon 20 is 125gph and is rated for a 20-30 gallon tank.
There are many other filters out there. A lot of folks here use aquaclear filters. This is just the brand I use. You will be overstocked...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Today, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 141
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I use a aqueon quiet flow filter. Hang on the...

I use a aqueon quiet flow filter. Hang on the back type.
Livebearers can be tricky. Do you know the sexes of your fish?
Since you are new you will want some easy growing plants. Windlov java fern...
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I know this is an older thread but I have just...

I know this is an older thread but I have just found a new guppy that I really like.
I still love the first two I posted also.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By amcoffeegirl
As you can see from the link I offered he will...

As you can see from the link I offered he will get more breeding spots as he matures. They may appear on the body also.
Good luck with him.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Pristellas are cheap and hardy

Pristellas are cheap and hardy
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I agree with adding floaters and lower the water...

I agree with adding floaters and lower the water a bit.
I like to float anacharis. It looks like floating vines.
Forum: Fish Yesterday, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Is there any other goldfish in the tank? The...

Is there any other goldfish in the tank? The reason I am asking is a male goldfish will get white spots on his gill covers, head, neck area when he is ready to breed. This has scared many fish...
Forum: Fish 07-27-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By amcoffeegirl
No it was because I did not quarantine and either...

No it was because I did not quarantine and either a virus or a parasite got in the tank. I never was able to figure out the cause.
I treated with heat, salt, prazi.
Maybe it was an internal issue....
Forum: Fish 07-27-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Some of the drop could be blonde and some could...

Some of the drop could be blonde and some could be grey bodied. The greys tend to grow faster.
You could just wait for these babies to grow then your males could breed with them. I hate adding new...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By amcoffeegirl
It is my thinking also that this is not a needed...

It is my thinking also that this is not a needed step. I was just wondering if there is someone out there encouraging this.
I know in reef tanks with corals sometimes they say this to give the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Turning off filter during feeding

I have seen a couple threads lately mentioning that they turn off filters during feeding.
Is this a newbie mistake or is there some new info out there encouraging this?
I think it's a bad practice...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Why are you turning your filter off? Bacteria in...

Why are you turning your filter off? Bacteria in the filter gets oxygen through the water passing over it when the water stops the bacteria dies.
What you see is a bacteria bloom.
It may have...
Forum: Fish 07-24-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Nice- yep baby guppies. They may not be his...

Nice- yep baby guppies.
They may not be his though.
Keep trying for sure cause he's lovely.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Is this it? http://www.bristlenoseworld2.com/ ...

Is this it?
http://www.bristlenoseworld2.com/

Thanks
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I agree 100%.

I agree 100%.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I bought some from a Lfs that they called german...

I bought some from a Lfs that they called german reds. I don't know how to identify what I have for sure.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By amcoffeegirl
When I search bristlenoseworld.com It says it...

When I search bristlenoseworld.com
It says it doesn't exist.
I have searched the internet already looking for the info I seek and cannot find much about reds or calicos.
I what to know how each...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Red bristlenose or calico?

Tell me everything you know about german red bristlenose.
How do you tell the difference between a calico and a red?
What is the background genetically?

Also what is the blue eye bristlenose?
I...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I don't know from the pic. I can only see a giant...

I don't know from the pic. I can only see a giant eye. Are they eating?
Either way it's a nice find.
The male may be called a mosaic or leopard or grass patterned. I don't know what they call...
Forum: Fish 07-21-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By amcoffeegirl
A first time momma guppy usually has a small...

A first time momma guppy usually has a small batch of 5-7 for her first drop. They gradually go up from there.
My guppy has had three drops with me and she had 24 this time give or take. Next month...
Forum: Fish 07-21-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By amcoffeegirl
I think keeping it in a different tank has pry...

I think keeping it in a different tank has pry helped it.
It may not ever swim right if it's been going on this long. Also you may never know the exact cause.
Sorry I couldn't be any help. I think...
Forum: Fish 07-21-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By amcoffeegirl
Guppies can store sperm from a previous mating up...

Guppies can store sperm from a previous mating up to 6-8 months.
So they can still drop fry even after being in female only tanks.
You have a nice male there.
I have a petsmart female who has...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By amcoffeegirl
The betta forums advise against breeding veil...

The betta forums advise against breeding veil tails for the reason that no one wants them anymore.
You can't even give them away.
I posted what I thought was an ideal male double tail and they...
Forum: Fish 07-18-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,268
Posted By amcoffeegirl
That is good if you want to keep them. I am going...

That is good if you want to keep them. I am going to have to thin out my greys soon. I have too many females.
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