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Forum: Fish 02-21-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By CAPisces
So, I did some research and was wondering if...

So, I did some research and was wondering if anyone has used flubendazole with shrimp? I read on one of the threads on here that a person uses it in her shrimp tank to treat for hydra, will that same...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By CAPisces
Aww Man! I think my cory cat has velvet!

So, I think that one of my cory cats has velvet. I have a QT, but right now it is not running. If I put the fish into the tank with an already seeded filter with nicely colonized media, will that...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-20-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By CAPisces
I have put the old substrate in a pair of pany...

I have put the old substrate in a pair of pany hose so that it will keep the tank going until bacteria starts to grow on the new substrate. This has seemed to keep my tanks from going into a full...
Forum: Fish 01-25-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,626
Posted By CAPisces
I also recommend Jungle Products. I have yet to...

I also recommend Jungle Products. I have yet to have a single problem with their Fungus Cure.
I haven't heard anothing bad with Maracyn 1 or 2.
I use tetracycline and erythromycin if it looks...
Forum: Fish 01-24-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,626
Posted By CAPisces
I also have a 10 gallon sorority tank. Mine...

I also have a 10 gallon sorority tank. Mine currently holds five ladies, some Ghost shrimp, and a giant black Mystery snail. I have three Anubis nanas, three different types of Swords, three or four...
Forum: Fish 12-20-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By CAPisces
Look for the ovipositor (little white ball) on...

Look for the ovipositor (little white ball) on the underside between the ventral fins and the anal fin. If it has it then you have a femle. Also, males have longer beards.
Forum: Plants 12-04-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
The guy who told me about the penny said that...

The guy who told me about the penny said that they had to be before a certain year. I decided I was impatient and threw in a handfull of random ones. But you, Sharkfood, are right. Instead of using...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By CAPisces
Moved my moss ball to my five gallon tank and it...

Moved my moss ball to my five gallon tank and it seems to be thriving. No more brown spots. But Mordalphus is right, the ball collects just about everything that comes near it. It's like it has it's...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
So far I am loving this plant. I has really given...

So far I am loving this plant. I has really given my tank some beautiful lime green color while staying just the right size so as to not block everything else out. I am hoping that my LFS will get...
Forum: Fish 12-03-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By CAPisces
Looks fungal to me. Is it fuzzy?

Looks fungal to me. Is it fuzzy?
Forum: Fish 12-03-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By CAPisces
Generally as soon as I bring new fish home I give...

Generally as soon as I bring new fish home I give them a dip in a concentrated solution of malachite green and formalin for at least 5 minutes, but only if that species can handle that. I dose the...
Forum: Plants 12-01-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By CAPisces
Thanks guys for all of your help. The Anubias...

Thanks guys for all of your help. The Anubias stopped dying but doesnt seem to be getting better either. I know it's a SLOOOOOW grower, but I was hoping it would rebound a little quicker. Lost a...
Forum: Fish 11-29-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By CAPisces
I am really sorry to hear about your loss. Is the...

I am really sorry to hear about your loss. Is the water being heated? Are you buying them really young (small)? I have found that giving them an initial five minute dip in a concentrated bath of...
Forum: Plants 11-22-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By CAPisces
I thought that the light issue could be the...

I thought that the light issue could be the reason, but it was doing just fine prior to the planting. All I did was take the thing out of the pot, remove the majority of the rock wool, and put it in...
Forum: Plants 11-22-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By CAPisces
Please help, Anubias nana turning brown

Alright, so I know that killing a A. nana is pretty hard to do, but I think I might be doing it. I recently transplanted it from the little pot it came in to the substrate in my 10 gallon tank. The...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-05-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CAPisces
I you already have skin problems do not use latex...

I you already have skin problems do not use latex gloves. Try nitrile or vinyl gloves instead. Most people who have open wounds or similar skin problems to you have a sensitivity to latex on their...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By CAPisces
I will admitt hat I bought mine on a whim one day...

I will admitt hat I bought mine on a whim one day while at the LFS without really researching it. I have had mine for about two weeks in a QT and have noticed that it is starting to turn a little...
Forum: Plants 11-03-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By CAPisces
Question Japanese Moss Balls

Hey guys!
I have read that Japanese moss balls are sensitive to Excel since they are technically an algae. My question is, how sensitive are these cute little balls to Excel? Are they so sensitive...
Forum: Plants 10-29-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
Thank you for all of your experiences and advice....

Thank you for all of your experiences and advice. I will try the salt bath, MisterGreen. I feel bad killing off the little critters but they just multiply WAY to much.
Forum: Plants 10-28-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
Thanks guys for your help. I really appreciate...

Thanks guys for your help. I really appreciate it. :D
Mistergreen, can I do the peroxide dip on a moss ball? And willl it kill off pond snails? A guy at a private LFS (non-big box), told me a cheap...
Forum: Plants 10-28-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
The clown puke is just in my QT. I have flurite...

The clown puke is just in my QT. I have flurite in my main tank. The Nutrafin Plan Gro has boron, copper, nitrogen, and chelated iron, zince and manganese, won't that be enough of those elements? In...
Forum: Plants 10-27-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,010
Posted By CAPisces
Hygrophila corymbosa "kompakt"

Hi all, I just got a pot of Hygrophila corymbosa "kompakt" as a present from my boyfriend and I have no earthly knowledge of what it needs to survive. He found it at Wal-Mart, so we all know that...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-27-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By CAPisces
Something for me to strive for.

I love your tank. I am currently working on a 5 gallon and have yet to figure out how I want it scaped. Your drift wood and lava rock set up is along the same lines as what I want. Thank you for...
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