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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By jeepguy
Maybe an arrowana to replace the betta?

Maybe an arrowana to replace the betta?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By jeepguy
I'm sure a 2 gallon tank can support so many...

I'm sure a 2 gallon tank can support so many fish. Well planned and researched.
Forum: Fish 09-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 952
Posted By jeepguy
Make your life easy. It took two/three bottles...

Make your life easy. It took two/three bottles of seachems paragaurd in my 65g to get rid of ich. No temp changes, no salt, invert safe, snail safe. Easy peasy. Took under two weeks dosing every...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By jeepguy
Going on a Rant

It utterly amazes and disturbs me the almost total lack of respect for animal or fish life I see on this forum on a daily basis. I m not talking about new owners not familiar with the nitrogen...
Forum: Fish 09-03-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By jeepguy
You need to slowly acclimate fish to co2. When...

You need to slowly acclimate fish to co2. When adding fish to a tank with co2 you shock them regardless of their ability to gulp air from the surface, the high co2 still passes over their gills. When...
Forum: Fish 09-03-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By jeepguy
That was aimed at the op, jeez dude, calm down. ...

That was aimed at the op, jeez dude, calm down. Hence ime, since everyone experiences different outcomes. Is your experience a fact for every single instance of an angel and rasboro, NO, it is...
Forum: Fish 09-02-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By jeepguy
I used paragaurd as well. No issues, no temp...

I used paragaurd as well. No issues, no temp raising. Just simple daily dosing. Some don't like to use chemicals. I knew this would not hurt my plants, fish shrimp. No complaints except price.
Forum: Fish 09-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By jeepguy
Many good points here. I have an adult 6+"...

Many good points here. I have an adult 6+" angelfish in with a large school of cardinal/neons in my tank raised since the size of a dime. The angel has never once gone after a tetra, even though a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By jeepguy
I have bough all of my tanks off craiglist...

I have bough all of my tanks off craiglist without incident. I used diy co2 but found it just gave me more of a headache. There are some other options for carpet plants as well, micros word would...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By jeepguy
If you are referring to harlequin rasboro it will...

If you are referring to harlequin rasboro it will prob work for a little, then the angel will have a full belly. Look up an angel fish yawning and you will see what I mean.
In my opinion angels...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By jeepguy
Dwarf hair grass is a craps shoot without co2. I...

Dwarf hair grass is a craps shoot without co2. I could get it to grow without co2 in sunlight but not in my lower lift tank, and it takes forever. Dwarf sag would be a better choice. Plus water...
Forum: DIY 08-31-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By jeepguy
I have this finnex refuge on my 65g. It's about...

I have this finnex refuge on my 65g. It's about a gallon.
http://www.finnex.net/index.php/breeder_box
I have a thriving RCS colony in there right now. Have had a puffer(for QT), and 3 endlers in...
Forum: Fish 08-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By jeepguy
I had to setup a QT tank for two neons so I went...

I had to setup a QT tank for two neons so I went ahead and bought 4 more Otos. Always QT. Not worth the risk to my display tanks, risk killing plants, filters, not worth it. Only creatures I add to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 08-31-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By jeepguy
Another 50 rummynose, and get rid of the guppies....

Another 50 rummynose, and get rid of the guppies. I'm a fan of big schools. :)
Forum: Photography 08-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By jeepguy
:). Have 4 more in QT right now. Hopefully that...

:). Have 4 more in QT right now. Hopefully that keeps them out in the open more rather then behind the plant wall.
Thanks.
Forum: Fish 08-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By jeepguy
You should not be using a water softener as it...

You should not be using a water softener as it strips the water of essential mineral fish need. See if there is a way to bypass the water softener. This could be the cause. If not buying your water...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By jeepguy
I have dealt with Columnaris twice. It is highly...

I have dealt with Columnaris twice. It is highly contagious and spreads throughout the tank. I have beaten it twice with kanamyacin based flake food which when used right will not affect your bio...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By jeepguy
You may want to either return 1 or both or get a...

You may want to either return 1 or both or get a larger tank. Each of these fish can reach 6". Minimum size really should be 20g.
Forum: Fish 08-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By jeepguy
This sounds like Columnaris. The OP's fish would...

This sounds like Columnaris. The OP's fish would most likely be dead at this point if Columnaris were the culprit. It is possible it is a much slower strain of Columnaris though that could be...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By jeepguy
Watch your water parameters closely. Triple...

Watch your water parameters closely. Triple sulfa kills off good bacteria and u most likely will experience another cycle. Water change time:icon_bigg
Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By jeepguy
The fact that your betta is chasing and killing...

The fact that your betta is chasing and killing neons should tell you he does not want a companion. If you get a faster fish you will just cause your betta even more unneeded stress. The result can...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By jeepguy
Good to hear the fish are better. Just an idea...

Good to hear the fish are better. Just an idea how the oxygen could have gotten so low, If you had co2 off. You say the fish were added 5 hours before the photoperiod. Does the tank have much...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By jeepguy
:icon_wink Thank you Diane. That was my next...

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Thank you Diane. That was my next research. Since my nitrate has been stabling and even dropping somewhat I wanted to start using small amounts on kno3 to ensure I did not limit myself...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By jeepguy
Please stay away and don't support strawberry or...

Please stay away and don't support strawberry or blueberry tetras. Do research on how they are "colored" this way and make ur own decision. Additionally they are prone to diseases and have much...
Forum: Fish 08-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By jeepguy
Co2 could be too high from what they are used...

Co2 could be too high from what they are used too. Going from a non co2 tank to a high co2 tank can cause this. You have to back the co2 down and slowly acclimate them to high co2 levels. Not...
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