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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-26-2016, 05:21 AM
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Views: 787
Posted By Snowflake311
aquarium Store?

I for years have been playing with the idea of opening my own aquarium store. where I live people do keep fish Northern NV Tahoe area. The problem is no one has good fish around here or plants or...
Forum: Plants   05-26-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Snowflake311
Both Sag and Val are very easy to grow I have had...

Both Sag and Val are very easy to grow I have had both grow for me. The Vallisneria aka Val grows the best under any conditions. The Sag I had grew short under lower lights and no Co2. That same Sag...
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Snowflake311
I want something small and bright or flashy.

I want something small and bright or flashy.
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Snowflake311
What small fish to get?

My head hurts trying to pick a fish. I have a 36 gal planted tank that needs some type of schooling fish or I am thinking Rainbows like Pseudomugil gertrudae , Forktail Blue Eye Rainbow . I was also...
Forum: Fish   05-24-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,209
Posted By Snowflake311
So many fill with be happy to eat tiny fry. I...

So many fill with be happy to eat tiny fry. I have some swordtails with bumblebee goby They love fry and are good at eating them. BUT they would be a bad mix with Discus.

Here are some fish that...
Forum: Lighting   02-25-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Snowflake311
Thanks that was helpful. The second one is my...

Thanks that was helpful. The second one is my favorite but since the tank is not that deep it might be too much.

As for fertilizer and co2 it's diy right now the drop checker is almost yellow but...
Forum: Lighting   02-25-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Snowflake311
Question Switching to LED Help.

I have an old CF light over my 20 gal long. I want to switch to LED. What to look for when buying a LED light. I am running DIY Co2 in the tank.

When I run out of light bulbs for my 80 Gal low...
Forum: Algae   01-31-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,998
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, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
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, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
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, 10:59 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, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,569
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, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
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   10-04-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
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, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
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, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
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, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
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, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
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, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
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, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
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, 03:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,250
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, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
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, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
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, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
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, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
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.
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