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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
So the three goldens have cleared quarantine and...

So the three goldens have cleared quarantine and each underwent a treatment of kanamyacin, paragaurd, and a mild meth blue treatment throughout the duration of qt. I lucked out and they are all...
Forum: Fish 02-26-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By jeepguy
While this is not definitive because it's just a...

While this is not definitive because it's just a picture and not a video. Harlequins differ from regular rasboros by laying eggs on undersides of leaves to lure a male out to fertilize them, instead...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-26-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By jeepguy
Won't be cheap but paragaurd will do the trick. ...

Won't be cheap but paragaurd will do the trick. Cost me about $25 to treat a 65g. So, double it. Dose every morning until all signs of ich are gone, and then some. Plant, fish, snail, shrimp safe,
Forum: Fish 02-23-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
I added some extra cichlid stones I had lying...

I added some extra cichlid stones I had lying around and about an hour in I noticed a female being a little too aggressive to leave alone. So, thinking that the new territories brought about a...
Forum: Fish 02-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By jeepguy
While Bolivians are a little more drab in color...

While Bolivians are a little more drab in color compared to German blue they stand out in other ways. I find their more docile behavior quite enjoyable. I think of German Rams like pit bulls. Very...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By jeepguy
Should not be a problem. I housed a dwarf honey...

Should not be a problem. I housed a dwarf honey with a pair of gbrs and Bolivians. For the most part they occupy different zones of the tank. Rams usually stay on bottom half of tank except for...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
They continue to amaze me. After the change of...

They continue to amaze me. After the change of scenery it appears the dominant hi fin has relaxed considerably and all 4 "school" together, but I use that term loosely. They hang out together,...
Forum: Fish 02-22-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By jeepguy
Dwarf Rams are a great choice. Small size, many...

Dwarf Rams are a great choice. Small size, many colorful, sometimes showstopping(meaning how much you are willing to spend) morphs, peaceful, and intelligent.
Forum: Fish 02-21-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Here they are about 5 minutes ago. No fighting. ...

Here they are about 5 minutes ago. No fighting. Just chilling.
Color isn't the best but they are spending a lot of time in the dark.
They all eagerly shared a hikari carnivore pellet, well an...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Don't mind at all. I am looking to recreate...

Don't mind at all.
I am looking to recreate the terracota pots with stones and slate that I have collected from Vermont and Pennsylvania. Making levels, and subdivisions. Of course covering most...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By jeepguy
When I kept boesemani in a 36" long 65g I found...

When I kept boesemani in a 36" long 65g I found they often ran into the glass. A natural reaction when startled was to swim away, fast. In a 36" or smaller the glass is never that far away for a...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Woke up this morning and first thing I did was...

Woke up this morning and first thing I did was test the water. And while waiting the the reading did a water change. Happily zero across the boards. Don't know if the tank is cycled or not. I did...
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By jeepguy
Makes no difference. Probably immeasurable...

Makes no difference. Probably immeasurable amounts of electricity saved with them off.
Forum: Lighting 02-21-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By jeepguy
I would not leave it on all night. Fish also...

I would not leave it on all night. Fish also have the need to sync with a circadian rhythm. That is, light, then complete dark. If I leave my blue light on none of my fish go to sleep, and remain...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
My main tank is in the process of collection at...

My main tank is in the process of collection at this point to rescape. I want to provide a few large nooks and crannies that do not get light. I want to create a space they can hide, better then in...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
I agee on overstocking, as I don't think SA...

I agee on overstocking, as I don't think SA cichlids could tolerate the nitrate levels Africans deal with in those tanks.
I'm gonna try with my qt very cautiously. I know I will get hate messages...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By jeepguy
How old is this tank?

How old is this tank?
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Torpedo barbs are a little big for my taste. I...

Torpedo barbs are a little big for my taste. I know I m being picky, but.....who isn't when it comes to their tank.
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Thanks for the info. Gonna wait this quarantine...

Thanks for the info. Gonna wait this quarantine cycle out and think about it. See how the addition goes.
My problem is that I like smaller fish in numbers but they can't be too small or my loaches...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By jeepguy
If your really worried lower the height and/or...

If your really worried lower the height and/or increase your light cycle duration while you are away. It should create some extra algae for them.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By jeepguy
Raise your light. I used to have to use excel...

Raise your light. I used to have to use excel just to keep bba from growing to quickly. I raised my light from 24" to 36" and now I run my light around 10 hours a day just to grow algae for the...
Forum: Fish 02-19-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By jeepguy
Dwarf Cichlid question

I have lost a few fish and relocated some neons to my sons 20l and was planning on adding a small school(10ish) to my 65. Went to a store and they were all out of rummynose but my son noticed an...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-19-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By jeepguy
Clown pleco, not loach. I love the...

Clown pleco, not loach.

I love the simplicisty and cleanliness of your tank. My clown pleco leaves my swords alone. He likes to hides in a rocky outcropping I have inside a big mess of moss. ...
Forum: Plants 02-18-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By jeepguy
Just cut the stems at the substrate, then remove...

Just cut the stems at the substrate, then remove rest of bare stem. Plant healthy looking plant. Leave the roots in there to rot for nutrients for your plants.
Forum: Plants 02-18-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By jeepguy
Hygro huh? Could be. My memory isn't what it...

Hygro huh? Could be. My memory isn't what it used to be. Doesn't look like a hygro to me but there are so many. Thanks. Will look into it.
Just looked it up.
I would say you are correct. Thanks...
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