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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-24-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,602
Posted By Kelli
So much this. and anything to do with mental...

So much this.

and anything to do with mental health. It scares me.

~Kelli
Forum: Plants   09-14-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,824
Posted By Kelli
I bought one of these a few weeks ago, there were...

I bought one of these a few weeks ago, there were enough plantlets in it to carpet 70% of my 36" long tank. They are growing like gangbusters.

Hope they are labeled right but here is a pic of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By Kelli
I'm the opposite. We feed our pets RMB so when...

I'm the opposite. We feed our pets RMB so when I'm in the meat section I'm more like "That looks good for dinner, and I bet Loki (furkid) would love that" etc. My grocery bill is 90% meat.

~Kelli
Forum: Fish   09-11-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,357
Posted By Kelli
OP said it was going into a 30 and perhaps larger...

OP said it was going into a 30 and perhaps larger down the road. Max size for a male is 10-12" so yes a 30 is too small long term. My males maxed out around 8" in a 55g as the only fish, every one...
Forum: Fish   09-11-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,357
Posted By Kelli
Most boys do yes.

Most boys do yes.
Forum: Fish   09-11-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,357
Posted By Kelli
I like Green terrors, sparkly with bright blue...

I like Green terrors, sparkly with bright blue and red, full of personality, and a lot more 'manly' than any of the oscars I've owned.

~Kelli
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-09-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By Kelli
Dry the seeds out first and then plant them like...

Dry the seeds out first and then plant them like any other seed (1/4" ish deep) Mist the soil and cover loosely with a sandwich baggie (so air can get in) Set in a partially sunny window and wait....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-06-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Kelli
I just got into rainbowfish myself. My only...

I just got into rainbowfish myself. My only suggestion is that if the fish your supplier has are true species then I would make that the focus of your tank and encourage breeding since so many of...
Forum: Algae   08-28-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
:( It's the best I can do with our schedules...

:( It's the best I can do with our schedules until I pick up a sequential timer, or timers that don't take up so much d@mn room on a power strip.

Hopefully tomorrow. If not I can do just the two...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-28-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,934
Posted By Kelli
Used to catch 'em in the canals in Fla all the...

Used to catch 'em in the canals in Fla all the time.
VERY good eats, much tastier than tilapia.

~Kelli
Forum: Algae   08-28-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
Based on everyone's recommendations I am now...

Based on everyone's recommendations I am now algae free (crossing my fingers it stays that way.)

I've upgraded my lighting a little. I added a 26w 6500k CFL in addition to the two 13w 6500k CFL's...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-25-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Kelli
I net mine out and put them in the used hakari...

I net mine out and put them in the used hakari frozen bubble packs and freeze em for winter time.

I would think the bone water would be fine, the calcium/mag leeched from the bones might even give...
Forum: Fish   08-22-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Kelli
I have eggs!

My threadfins were doing their "hey baby" shimmy (Barry White voice) this morning so I actually put on my glasses to watch and saw eggs! :bounce: :bounce:

Then saw the new daddys eat them.
...
Forum: Algae   08-21-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
Ack! rub it in some more lol. :smile: My son...

Ack! rub it in some more lol. :smile: My son wants his pilots license. I told him I'd pay for it on the condition he flew me down to SoFla for lunch when ever I wanted. I cannot tell you how much...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-21-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,752
Posted By Kelli
Our house was built in the 40's and still has the...

Our house was built in the 40's and still has the original central vac. Works like a charm!
We have the original hardwood floors so the only place I use it is the stairs down to the mancave but it...
Forum: Algae   08-21-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
If I knew the first thing about how to do it I...

If I knew the first thing about how to do it I would ship it to you. It came in as one petal and I let it go because I honestly thought the fish might nibble on it. Now look at all of it! LOL. ...
Forum: Algae   08-20-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
So nix the sunlight but my lightbulbs aren't...

So nix the sunlight but my lightbulbs aren't strong enough?

I basically have way too much light in the AM, and then not enough for the rest of the day? Am I understanding everyone ok?

~Kelli
Forum: Algae   08-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
Crap. Now what? *sigh* At least I like my...

Crap. Now what?

*sigh* At least I like my fish (Looking for the silver lining here)

~Kelli
Forum: Algae   08-20-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
My prior tanks and this one maintain a 7.6 pH for...

My prior tanks and this one maintain a 7.6 pH for the last several years. This one has been set up since Mid May 2012. I didn't plant heavily in the beginning and then bombed planted the tank all...
Forum: Algae   08-20-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
I am very very open to the idea that I am wrong...

I am very very open to the idea that I am wrong about the pearling but here is the pics I took and a video:

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c328/Monkey31502/2012-08-07_10-42-37_966.jpg

...
Forum: Algae   08-20-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kelli
So lost and information overwhelmed

I can't say nothing is going right in this tank, but a lot is going wrong.

Pros:
I.werneri are exhibiting mating behaviors.
Grass shrimp are berried all the time.
Parameters are stable.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-17-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,206
Posted By Kelli
My oto's came in with ich. Dosed Rid-Ich...

My oto's came in with ich. Dosed Rid-Ich (Malachite green basically I think) and added 1tsp/gal kosher salt. Waited a few days and redid the rid-ich. Few days later 50% water change, re rid-ich...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   08-16-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,665
Posted By Kelli
My son's middle school is IB, I'm so glad because...

My son's middle school is IB, I'm so glad because his classes now are things I was taking as a sophomore in HS. With the IB HS & the accelerated HS he'll be taking classes at he will graduate HS...
Forum: Fish   08-16-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Kelli
Don't quote me but I remember when I was...

Don't quote me but I remember when I was researching that MTS can cause puffers to break a tooth or something like that.

The other side is that puffers that don't eat hard shells need their teeth...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   08-15-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By Kelli
Years ago I battled a snail infestation. Baked...

Years ago I battled a snail infestation. Baked all my substrate in the oven.

No more snails but oh holy god did it smell bad.

~Kelli
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