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Forum: Fish 09-03-2011, 07:46 PM
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Posted By bubbleboy
So looking at your time line... My first comment...

So looking at your time line... My first comment will be.. Are you familiar with typhoid Mary? Goolgle her to read the story about her. I had a suspicion it was your celebese rainbows that were the...
Forum: Fish 09-02-2011, 04:30 AM
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Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
I would just move the fish, treat them, clean the...

I would just move the fish, treat them, clean the tank and start over. I am curious, how long did you have the rainbows before this outbreak occurred?
Forum: Fish 09-01-2011, 10:53 PM
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Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
So I am curious Craigthor, what if the strain of...

So I am curious Craigthor, what if the strain of Columnaris you have in your tank or comes with your fish has built a resistance to antibiotics such as the strains that come from Singapore and...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
So why didn't the antibiotics work? Why are the...

So why didn't the antibiotics work? Why are the fish still dieing? Why can I treat this disease with the items I mentioned and not have anywhere near the problems the OP and others have had?

The...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
1 teaspoon is 5 ML or Milliliters. 1 Tablespoon...

1 teaspoon is 5 ML or Milliliters. 1 Tablespoon is 14.7 ML. One cup is 236 ML
Forum: Fish 09-01-2011, 06:21 AM
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Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
Another thing you all need to consider is there...

Another thing you all need to consider is there are strains of columnaris that are resistant to antibiotics due to the consistent over-use by fish farms in holding tanks. Fish out of Singapore and...
Forum: Fish 08-29-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
Leah, I made a couple suggestions just in case...

Leah, I made a couple suggestions just in case the OP had some of the things available. As you had mentioned before, columnaris spreads quickly. You don't have a lot to time to deal with it. Catch it...
Forum: Fish 08-29-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
I sent you the link so you could see that copper...

I sent you the link so you could see that copper is a tested treatment for columnaris. They used copper sulfate in the test, Copersafe uses chelated copper but that has also proven to be effective...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
It is a little late for that. Remember when...

It is a little late for that.

Remember when I said:



You just said:
Forum: Fish 08-28-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
When treating a disease there are two things you...

When treating a disease there are two things you need on your side, good water quality an a fish's immune system.

Often times a fish's immune system is capable of fending off the disease on it's...
Forum: Lighting 08-28-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
I love the pictures you used for for your...

I love the pictures you used for for your demonstration. None of them are illuminated with t5 bulbs. My argument was about the recommending of WPG as a way to define what is considered high light and...
Forum: Lighting 08-28-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
Here is another covering the production of wheat:...

Here is another covering the production of wheat:

Primary symptoms

Low radiation: Cloudy conditions lower yield by reducing the number of grains.
Summary

Crop growth is primarily determined...
Forum: Lighting 08-28-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
OK, Here is one perfect example of an...

OK, Here is one perfect example of an agracultural plant people can relate to:


Sugarcane is a sun loving plant. It grows well in areas receiving solar energy from 18 - 36 MJ/m2. Being a C4...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
I guess my experience of running an aquatic...

I guess my experience of running an aquatic quarantine facility for 7 years in Australia does not make my advice very good. Antibiotics are the last thing that should have been used, ESPECIALLY in...
Forum: Lighting 08-28-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
Your statement certainly makes sense but I think...

Your statement certainly makes sense but I think in practice, informing a newbe one thing and practicing something else will lead to more confusion.

Growing great plant is not rocket science. EI...
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By bubbleboy
I'd put a 4X36" t5ho on it if you are going to...

I'd put a 4X36" t5ho on it if you are going to inject co2 and dose with ferts and read this thread and look at the pictures and the lighting one of our members is using.
...
Forum: Fish 08-27-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
There are so many other choices for treating...

There are so many other choices for treating minor bacterial infections that antibiotics should never be used except in severe cases. Antibiotics reek havoc on your tank and the good bacteria... you...
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
Thank you Hoppy!

Thank you Hoppy!
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
So at the equator (or when the sun is 90 degrees...

So at the equator (or when the sun is 90 degrees to the earths surface) there are 1360 watts of solar energy (light) that shines on the earth. This is known as the solar constant.

Photo periods...
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
I agree with SuperWen Bring on the TTTTT!

I agree with SuperWen Bring on the TTTTT!
Forum: Lighting 08-27-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By bubbleboy
One thing I get from this forum is anything over...

One thing I get from this forum is anything over 200W on a 120 gal tank is insane lighting and you will grow nothing but algae.

But everything in my own experience makes me disagree. I have an 8...
Forum: Fish 08-26-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,727
Posted By bubbleboy
A good dose of copper safe and maroxy will fix...

A good dose of copper safe and maroxy will fix that in about 10 days time. Remember, with every disease there is often a secondary one that you will most likely need to deal with as well.
Forum: Fish 08-26-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By bubbleboy
In the wild they come from semi-brackish water...

In the wild they come from semi-brackish water and that is why they like it hard. Some will adapt but they can be challenging at times..... Their habitat is very similar to that where many of the...
Forum: Plants 08-26-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By bubbleboy
Easy, Hygro corymbosa Kompakt.. Nice leaf, dense...

Easy, Hygro corymbosa Kompakt.. Nice leaf, dense bush gets BIG. http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=131699&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1278807594
Forum: Plants 08-26-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,848
Posted By bubbleboy
Sheesh I have tons of it in the lake in my back...

Sheesh I have tons of it in the lake in my back yard as well as water lettuce, hyacinth, and all kinds of other florida and feral plants.. hell I even have 4 foot tall common sword plants growing on...
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