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Forum: Aquascaping 05-30-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,576
Posted By fishwife
You wouldn't have to make it completely diagonal....

You wouldn't have to make it completely diagonal. Maybe just inch it toward the front pane a little at a time and see what you think. In fact, is your driftwood one piece or two? If two, I was...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-29-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,576
Posted By fishwife
Have you considered angling the driftwood a...

Have you considered angling the driftwood a little so that it is pointing to the front right? That might give you more sense of movement.
Forum: Fish 09-10-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By fishwife
Sounds like my SW pipes. Hmm. Thanks for...

Sounds like my SW pipes. Hmm. Thanks for responding.
Forum: Fish 09-09-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By fishwife
Any updates? I'm fascinated by these things and...

Any updates? I'm fascinated by these things and am hoping that people have information to share about them, especially the African red ones.
Forum: Plants 08-18-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By fishwife
Hope this question is helpful to the OP and not a...

Hope this question is helpful to the OP and not a distraction. Are high light and CO2 likely to make the plant stay more compact?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-23-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By fishwife
Vampire Shrimp with Angels?

I've got a small (20 gallon hex) tank that I'd like to take down. This would entail moving its current inhabitants into my 85-gallon planted tank. The only critters in the hex at this point are a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-15-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By fishwife
What Wasserpest said. There are a few spots in...

What Wasserpest said. There are a few spots in my heavily planted tank that don't get much flow, and detritus tends to accumulate there. I'm thinking of adding a little powerhead to fix it, but...
Forum: Plants 03-03-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By fishwife
I've got some wendtii growing out of a crack in a...

I've got some wendtii growing out of a crack in a piece of driftwood. Don't know how it gat there, but it seems happy.
Forum: Fish 02-04-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By fishwife
Ok, well I've decided to try the following (1)...

Ok, well I've decided to try the following (1) treatment at 1/2 dose with a med that combines malachite green and salt; (2) raising the temp to around 80; and (3) cleaning the UV and installing it....
Forum: Fish 02-03-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By fishwife
Thanks for all the suggestions. I have a uv...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I have a uv sterilizer laying around somewhere, so maybe I'll hook it back up. I've probably got some aquarium salt somewhere too (amazing the things you accumulate...
Forum: Fish 02-03-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By fishwife
ugh . . . ich

Ok, I did something stupid and I need some help. I've got an 85 gallon 5-foot well-established (3+ years) heavily planted tank. Two weeks ago, I bought 12 cardinal tetras purchased at a very...
Forum: Fish 11-03-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By fishwife
Well, these guys are already probably too big to...

Well, these guys are already probably too big to be considered fry. They're probably an inch long already, but very narrow. Like Knuggs's post suggests, I'm sure I'm just seeing the luck few...
Forum: Fish 11-03-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By fishwife
Thanks. The funny thing is that I have no idea...

Thanks. The funny thing is that I have no idea of my parameters. I've really been neglecting this tank lately because I've been crazy busy at work. I still keep up with water changes (mostly...
Forum: Fish 11-01-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By fishwife
Kuhlis Spawned!

I moved 6 kuhli loaches from a 40 gallon to my new 85 gallon heavily planted tank nearly three years ago. This tank is a haven for secretive fish - lots of driftwood, mosses, and other plants.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-09-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,749
Posted By fishwife
I agree - it's gorgeous. I've been looking...

I agree - it's gorgeous. I've been looking around a lot at different aquascapes trying to get ideas for my new 85 and have come to the conclusion that the main mistake people make is not going too...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2006, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By fishwife
LOL, I'm the same way - everything else is...

LOL, I'm the same way - everything else is cluttered - my house, my office. I'm much more meticulous with my tanks than anything else. Go figure.
Forum: Fish 01-28-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By fishwife
I agree with jimjim that shellies are very...

I agree with jimjim that shellies are very entertaining.

Another suggestion if you'd rather have fish that use more of the tank than the sand bed is caudopunctatus. They're not technically...
Forum: Fish 01-27-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By fishwife
As to getting more females, I don't know how many...

As to getting more females, I don't know how many pairs you'd want in a 20.

As a general matter, here's an article about brevis on cichlid-forum.com: ...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By fishwife
Hmm. Good to know. Thanks!

Hmm. Good to know. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2006, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By fishwife
Don't be sorry, it's why I asked. I don't have a...

Don't be sorry, it's why I asked. I don't have a lot invested :), so I'd rather not bother if it's going to cause a problem. I was actually thinking of using it as a secondary filter on a huge...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By fishwife
Eheim Wet-Dry?

I just got one of these for free. Anyone have any experience with them?
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By fishwife
Ok, ok, I get it, Rex -- you're a skeptic about...

Ok, ok, I get it, Rex -- you're a skeptic about spending extra money on T5s.

So help me out here. What would you put over this tank? Specifically, I know you're a big fan of the AH Supply...
Forum: Lighting 01-14-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By fishwife
Thanks. Yeah, I am considering all options right...

Thanks. Yeah, I am considering all options right now, including retros from AH Supply. My main concern is getting enough light to at least equal what I've got now over these plants without having...
Forum: Lighting 01-13-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By fishwife
Help me upgrade

I'm moving the flora and fauna from a 40R to an 85 gallon, and could use some help figuring out what lighting I'll need in the new tank to (at least) match what I've got in the 40.

The plants in...
Forum: Plants 08-22-2005, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By fishwife
It is a very easy plant. The only negative is...

It is a very easy plant. The only negative is that pieces break free and wedge themselve under other plants or wherever you've got a "dead spot" in your tank. Just one more maintenance chore. It's...
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