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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By SueD
I have a 20 long, well planted, with Kerri...

I have a 20 long, well planted, with Kerri tetras, cories and otos. My RCS population is booming. I won't say for sure that no shrimp are eaten, but all of the fish were in there long before the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-23-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By SueD
Assassins are great for bladder/pond snails. I...

Assassins are great for bladder/pond snails. I would add a couple. Chances are if you've seen one bladder snail, there's a lot more in there. The earlier you start to manage them, the better. ...
Forum: Substrate 03-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By SueD
As an alternative to the color of pool filter...

As an alternative to the color of pool filter sand, you could try Caribsea Instant Aquarium - Tahitian Moon. This is black sand that is packed in a liquid, much like Eco Complete, although it does...
Forum: Plants 03-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By SueD
I've bought the Petsmart ones and just planted as...

I've bought the Petsmart ones and just planted as I would any other plant. My tanks are low tech, little if any fert - maybe Flourish once in a while, Excel more often. They are small plants so they...
Forum: Fish 03-20-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By SueD
You could look at the Golden Dwarf Cichlid -...

You could look at the Golden Dwarf Cichlid - Nannacara Anomala

http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/Nannacara-anomala/
Forum: Fish 03-19-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By SueD
Some of the more reputable vendors will check...

Some of the more reputable vendors will check temps at both ends - theirs and yours - before shipping. Are you sure you can't get what your looking for through your LFS? Would surely save on...
Forum: Fish 03-11-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By SueD
Not really "colorful" but Diamond tetras have a...

Not really "colorful" but Diamond tetras have a sparkle that is just beautiful.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By SueD
The only sink the python will fit is in the...

The only sink the python will fit is in the kitchen at the front of the house. His bedroom is upstairs, at the back of the house, so that's much too far.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-10-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By SueD
Random but related question for those who use...

Random but related question for those who use buckets: Can you recommend a decent pump that will push water up from one of the HD orange buckets to a 20g high tank on a stand? I have a python for...
Forum: Fish 03-03-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By SueD
You could look at dwarf pencilfish if you're...

You could look at dwarf pencilfish if you're looking for something for the top. Also some male guppies would work, and there is no need for salt.

...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-02-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By SueD
I have 7 Boraras urophthalmoides in a Spec V with...

I have 7 Boraras urophthalmoides in a Spec V with RCS with no issues

http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/Boraras-urophthalmoides/
Forum: Fish 02-24-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By SueD
I haven't used them, but the site has great...

I haven't used them, but the site has great reviews

http://www.angelsplus.com/index.htm
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 02-24-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By SueD
Hey, thanks for this cheat sheet. My booklet is...

Hey, thanks for this cheat sheet. My booklet is now a little "crinkly" and, like others have said, an annoyance turning the pages when doing the tests. This is a big help.
Forum: Fish 02-19-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By SueD
I've had two otos and 6 chili rasboras in a 5.5g...

I've had two otos and 6 chili rasboras in a 5.5g for nearly 2 years with no issues.
Forum: Fish 01-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By SueD
I have 9 rummy nose tetras with my one angel and...

I have 9 rummy nose tetras with my one angel and there are no issues between them. YOu could have more of these. I also have sterbai cories, which can take a little higher temp than some cories,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-26-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By SueD
A couple of years ago I lost power for about 2...

A couple of years ago I lost power for about 2 days. I kept changing water during the day to add in warmer water. I had about 4 tanks then, and they did cool substantially overnight. I think I...
Forum: Fish 01-26-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By SueD
I had CPD and I agree - they were really shy. I...

I had CPD and I agree - they were really shy. I have the chilis now in a 5.5g and they are visible all the time, usually in the upper half of the tank. I'd go with those. I think the CPD's need a...
Forum: Fish 01-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,334
Posted By SueD
I would wait until you get that 20 long. Then...

I would wait until you get that 20 long. Then stick with one kind of cory
Forum: Fish 01-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By SueD
What about trying one of the dwarf cories. I've...

What about trying one of the dwarf cories. I've had c. habrosus breed in a 5.5g before. I now also have 5 c. hastatus in a Spec V. Haven't seen any breeding activity yet, but I'm hoping.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By SueD
I love my 40B, but if you want to start out...

I love my 40B, but if you want to start out smaller and a little cheaper for the accessories, the 20 long is also a great size. Less cost for filter, lights, glass top, substrate, plants etc. It's...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-16-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By SueD
I had one batch of RCS that I split between two...

I had one batch of RCS that I split between two tanks. One took off with breeding, the other didn't. The only difference seemed to be the tank temp. On the smaller 2.5g tank, I pulled out the...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By SueD
Aqua Clear filters are one of the best and will...

Aqua Clear filters are one of the best and will give you the flexibility you are looking for. They will come with a sponge, a carbon bag, and a ceramic media bag. But any of these can be used in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-31-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,273
Posted By SueD
Do they have a sale going on now?

Do they have a sale going on now?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-31-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,013
Posted By SueD
Soon to be retired (6 wks left!). I manage a...

Soon to be retired (6 wks left!). I manage a staff who bill insurances for services to clients of my State's mental health and public health agencies.

Bump:

I'm just jealous!
Forum: Fish 12-29-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By SueD
My top three (or 4): Cory hastasus or...

My top three (or 4):

Cory hastasus or habrosus
Hara jerdoni (Asian stone catfish)
Sparkling gourami
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