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Forum: Algae   01-31-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By Snowflake311
I have had every type of algae in my tanks over...

I have had every type of algae in my tanks over the years. This brown. Fluffy hair algae is just gross.

I am fighting it right now too. Before the fluffy brown algae came I had the bright green...
Forum: Algae   01-08-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Snowflake311
Brown hair algae

I never had this algae grow so fast and so aggressive. I think I need to do a black out. Hee a photo I let the tank go I was working a lot.then after I trimmed out most of my plants.

This tank is...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-13-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Snowflake311
Post Nano Fish list..

Please add to my list of Nano fish. These should be small fish that can live happy in a small tank. These are fish that would be ok in a 10 gal or 20+ gal.

1.sparkeling Gourami
2. white cloud...
Forum: Lighting   10-27-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
  Led ??
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Posted By Snowflake311
Led ??

I remember a few years back. Everyone said LED lights are not strong enough. Well seems like many people are switching to LED.

Is it worth it to switch to LED? If you use them I would like to see...
Forum: Home Page News   10-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By Snowflake311
I try and not spend more than $50 per fish. I did...

I try and not spend more than $50 per fish. I did spend $90 that included shipping on a wild Discus that died after I got it. He popped his bag and when I got him was laying on his side with just...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-05-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Snowflake311
Is it ok to live in a room all your life and...

Is it ok to live in a room all your life and never open up a window or go outside?

Yeah you could live like that but you will most likely not be healthy or happy.

If you care about your fish...
Forum: Photography   10-05-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,743
Posted By Snowflake311
Here is my 2 cents on keeping discus I got...

Here is my 2 cents on keeping discus

I got into keeping discus years ago and had them for 5 years. I will never keep domestics again. Angelfish are so much better. I have a dream of turning my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Snowflake311
I think it would be cool to do 2 very different...

I think it would be cool to do 2 very different plants and only have these 2 plants. I like contrast.
Forum: Fish   10-01-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Snowflake311
I kept normal Blue acaras years ago. They don't...

I kept normal Blue acaras years ago. They don't get that big and the electric blue ones will be smaller due to inbreeding. I found EBJD never grew well.

I kept a breeding pair of Blue acaras in a...
Forum: Fish   10-01-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Snowflake311
Its $1 per gallon sale at Petsmart . I did breed...

Its $1 per gallon sale at Petsmart . I did breed cory cats and got a few to grow to adults in fact I still have 2 of my fry they are 3 years old. Breeding Cory cats is fun and pretty easy. If you...
Forum: Fish   09-30-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Snowflake311
I have a female betta fish That I bred in a Angle...

I have a female betta fish That I bred in a Angle fish community tank. This is not the norm But I did raise this fish from a egg. It is one strong betta and she holds her own with all the tank mates...
Forum: Fish   09-30-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Snowflake311
I found white cloud minnow fry when I took my...

I found white cloud minnow fry when I took my planted tank down. It was weird. I never had fry grow out in a with with other fish. If all you have are Cory cats your fry have a chance. If you have...
Forum: Fish   09-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Snowflake311
If you have a bigger tank it would work. In a...

If you have a bigger tank it would work. In a small tank you run into problems with enough space for the all ground bottom swimmers. I have kept cory cats with Rams in the past with no problems but I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-30-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,823
Posted By Snowflake311
I use a long hose and run it out the door to the...

I use a long hose and run it out the door to the grass. Then I have a hook up on my sink and I can screw the hose right on to it and fill from my bathroom sink. A long hose is the key to keeping your...
Forum: Fish   05-15-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Snowflake311
Cute Video. Yeah no need to yell. I have...

Cute Video. Yeah no need to yell.

I have kept betta fish for longer than this kid has been alive. I have bred them too. This does have some good info for new keepers. Nice job.
Forum: Fish   05-15-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Snowflake311
I love my Dojo loach.

I bought this Loach his name is Loachy. I got him for my daughters goldfish tank because she wanted one more fish. Well I gave away the goldfish and kept the loach. These are one of the coolest fish...
Forum: Fish   05-15-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By Snowflake311
How big is the tank. I agree any fish will eat...

How big is the tank. I agree any fish will eat them. Even other Guppies. You must have some good places for them to hide.

Some larger Tetras like Red eye tetras, columbian tetras, Emperor tetra,...
Forum: Fish   05-14-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Snowflake311
Personally I always think it is best to bag each...

Personally I always think it is best to bag each fish separate. Ammonia and O2 are more of an issue when you put too many in a bag. I have only shipped Bettas around the country.
Forum: Fish   05-14-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Snowflake311
A breeding pair will not fight I should have said...

A breeding pair will not fight I should have said breeding pair Male Female pair. I had a breeding pair that spawned for me a few times but I never raised the fry Tetras eat them.
Forum: Fish   05-13-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Snowflake311
10 gal mini for a single 1 inch fish really? ...

10 gal mini for a single 1 inch fish really?

How many do you want to keep? You can keep a pair in a 5 gal tank. These are small fish with lots of personality I had a breeding pair in a 5 gal no...
Forum: Fish   05-13-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Snowflake311
what ever he has your tank already has it so why...

what ever he has your tank already has it so why take him back? Do you have other fish in the tank? what kind?

The scratching could be parasites or a water quality issue? have you checked your...
Forum: Fish   05-13-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By Snowflake311
Depending on how bad the ich is I have seen a...

Depending on how bad the ich is I have seen a difference in 3 days because the ich life cycle takes 2-3 days to complete. With High Heat they can not complete the life cycle and die.

If you fully...
Forum: Fish   05-11-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Snowflake311
I have been keeping otos for years. They are...

I have been keeping otos for years. They are awesome. They do best in a tank that has been set up for awhile. I feed mine Fresh cut Cucumbers. They like it. Some will learn to eat Algae wafers but...
Forum: Fish   05-11-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Snowflake311
I have had my Columbian tetras for about a year...

I have had my Columbian tetras for about a year now I think. They school often but not constant. During and after a water change they school all around the tank together it is fun. They are fun to...
Forum: Fish   05-11-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,522
Posted By Snowflake311
I got so crazy into Betta fish 2 years ago. I was...

I got so crazy into Betta fish 2 years ago. I was buying Them from breeders in Thailand and having them imported. I even bred some sold them and shipped them. I had too many. It was a real problem I...
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