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Forum: Fish 04-23-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By FishStix
So today was interesting. I checked the fish...

So today was interesting. I checked the fish this morning, 3 more dead, no shock, pulled them out they looked fine, no sickness from looking at them. I get home from work today, check the fish...
Forum: Fish 04-21-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for your advise. I think it a wait and...

Thanks for your advise. I think it a wait and see what happens at this point.
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
According to my PH probe, it around 7.4, I don't...

According to my PH probe, it around 7.4, I don't have gh/kh test right now but can pick one up.

I did drip acclimate them for about 90 mins. Maybe I should have done longer? Also maybe I am...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Yeah I was not clear on that, the 40 neon are in...

Yeah I was not clear on that, the 40 neon are in my 40 gallon tank, and the other fish listed above are in the 20 gallon.
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Do you suggest anything else? I am not treating...

Do you suggest anything else? I am not treating with any type of medication, as I don't see any illness at this point.

Thanks
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
I understand what your saying, but never said it...

I understand what your saying, but never said it was unfurnished, just said it was bare bottom. The tank has lots of rocks, PVC pipe, and hornwort. Everything I have always read said it best to...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Oh no plans to move them from QT into display for...

Oh no plans to move them from QT into display for total of 6 weeks. Was just saying they have been fine for the first 2 weeks. QT is bare bottom with sponge filters, temp is around 79. Water...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-20-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,169
Posted By FishStix
Those angels are great, how many do you have or...

Those angels are great, how many do you have or can you have in 180? I am wondering as I am going to order some for my 180.

Thanks
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for the feedback, I am going to give them...

Thanks for the feedback, I am going to give them a few more weeks in QT, and see what left. I might go with Cardinals depending on what left in a few more weeks. I know they are risk and even more...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for your feedback. I built the returns...

Thanks for your feedback. I built the returns tonight, 1.25" from the return pump then to the 1" T, then to each side of the tank, and into the tank with 3/4" I think it turned out well. I have...
Forum: Fish 04-20-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By FishStix
Dying Fish

First, let me say I am very glad I run a QT tank, otherwise I would freak out if these fish were in my main tank.

I purchased about 40 Neon Tetras from big box store (not sure if I am allowed to...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By FishStix
So from reading the instructions on my pump the...

So from reading the instructions on my pump the output is 1.25", so I plan to take that all the way to the top where it will T and reduce to 1", then it will go from the T to the right and left side...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By FishStix
I always thought apistos were Semi-aggressive, is...

I always thought apistos were Semi-aggressive, is that not correct?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-17-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
Any other plant suggestions, tank still looks...

Any other plant suggestions, tank still looks rather empty with the following.

Tiger Lotus (2)
Narrow Chain Leaf Swords (30)
Dwarf Sag (30)
Regular Sag (60)
Java Fern (3)
Blyxia Auberti (5)...
Forum: Fish 04-17-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By FishStix
Thanks everyone for the advise so far. I really...

Thanks everyone for the advise so far. I really wanted to get everything in the tank, and then also get some small Angels, but sounds like I need to avoid those. I know everyone seems to think...
Forum: Fish 04-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By FishStix
Stock for 180 gallon planted tank

Hi,
Here what I have currently about ready to come out of QT and go into the 180, I have no idea what else to add what do you guys think?


Otocinclus - 10
Amano Shrimp - 10
Cardinal Tetra...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By FishStix
Yes it digitally controllable, so I can adjust...

Yes it digitally controllable, so I can adjust the flow. The pump water outlet is 1.25", so right now I have it going from 1.25", to 1" and then in the tank it goes to 3/4" loc-line. One on each...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By FishStix
Need some plumbing advise

I have 180 gallon tank, and my returns will need to go over the back of the tank as I am running herbie style drain.

My return pump is Waveline DC 12000, which is around 3170 GPH. I was ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
I don't have one right now, but was custom retro...

I don't have one right now, but was custom retro fit from catalina aquarium. I will try to get a picture in the next day or so.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-12-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
Thank you for the advise. The bulbs are 60",...

Thank you for the advise. The bulbs are 60", Giesemann Aquaflora, and Giesemann Midday, the fixture has total of 7 bulbs, but I only run 4 of those, which are staggered. Right now it running with...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
Did you miss the part of my post I have no more...

Did you miss the part of my post I have no more budget left, so getting rid of the sump is not an option, plus the sump is sealed so not outgas problem. This has nothing to do with outgas.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
Thanks for the advise, these plants have not been...

Thanks for the advise, these plants have not been in the tank with CO2 turned on as they are all new.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By FishStix
Going low tech from high tech?

My tank has been setup and running for a while for high tech setup with no plants, but because of a lot of stuff going on in life, I decided high tech not going to work for me right now. About 2...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By FishStix
Anubias options

My time is less and less what I can spend on my tank, and I am thinking I want to just go with mostly with Anubias, it seems to be the only thing that does really well.

What do you guys suggest...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By FishStix
Overflow box help

On overflow boxes they have the 2 plastic tabs that you can knock out to put return pipe into the tank. In the past I have never removed these because my returns go over the back of the tank. I...
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