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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By BusyGal
I have 3 bumblebee gobies and I'm not sure how...

I have 3 bumblebee gobies and I'm not sure how "brackish" my water is but I do know it is on the hard side and I add some salt. They are kept with some mollies and 1 dwarf puffer. Even though the...
Forum: Fish 03-06-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,107
Posted By BusyGal
I guess I'm lucky. I bought 4 and they have been...

I guess I'm lucky. I bought 4 and they have been in my tank for over a year. I love the little guys. I'm desperately trying to find some zebrta ottos to add to my tank.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By BusyGal
Questions regarding algae and glass vs. acrylic

I currently have a 60 gal. acrylic tank and I want to upgrade to a 90-100 gallon tank and I'm thinking of getting glass.

I've never used one of those magnetic algae cleaners where you don't have...
Forum: Fish 02-05-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,601
Posted By BusyGal
Stupid salesperson

Went to a local fish store that does a lot of business. Tongs in Fountain Valley, CA. I saw a fish that I didn't know what it was. I inquired as to how big it got and what were the water parameters...
Forum: Fish 02-05-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By BusyGal
That looks like what I have had on my rummies and...

That looks like what I have had on my rummies and cardinals. I have emperors in the tank also, but so far none have been affected. Like you, it is impossible to net fish in my planted tank. So what...
Forum: Fish 02-05-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By BusyGal
Wow! What neat fish. They would go perfect in my...

Wow! What neat fish. They would go perfect in my smaller tank. I wonder where I can get some in So. Calif?
Forum: Fish 02-05-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,752
Posted By BusyGal
I've had the exact same thing in my tank. Has...

I've had the exact same thing in my tank. Has affected my cardinals and rummys, but only 1 or 2 at a time. (I probally have 30 cardinals and rummies in my tank) At first I took a net and caught the...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By BusyGal
The tank was given to me by my mother, who got it...

The tank was given to me by my mother, who got it from her neighbor, who had it for 6 months and hated the maintenance. They bought it new but I dont know where. I never thought to ask for the...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By BusyGal
I just talked to SeaClear and since I have no...

I just talked to SeaClear and since I have no proof of purchase and I'm not the original purchaser of the tank, their "lifetime" warranty doesn't cover my tank. The SeaClear guy called it...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By BusyGal
The tank is made by SeaClear and only a few years...

The tank is made by SeaClear and only a few years old. I had a canopy made for it and I wonder if the weight of the canopy has taken its toll. The canopy is very heavy (40 lbs.?). The canopy has been...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By BusyGal
I have never used glass cleaner - I've always...

I have never used glass cleaner - I've always used acrylic cleaner but I just had new housekeepers come in last week...would this have happened with one time cleaning?
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By BusyGal
What the @#!? Cracked tank?

I looked at my tank this morning and saw these surface cracks, in a horizontal pattern in the front center of the tank. At first I thought they might be scratches on my acrylic tank...but I'm not...
Forum: Fish 10-17-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By BusyGal
Do you think that medication will be O.K. for my...

Do you think that medication will be O.K. for my tetras, shrimps and plants? I do have to be careful. Or...I could sacrifice the fish.
Forum: Fish 10-17-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By BusyGal
Parasite on Fish??

One of my rummynoses has this worm thing on it's tail. A couple months ago, I netted one (can't be sure it's the exact same fish as I have many rummynoses) and picked the "thing" off the tail with...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-05-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By BusyGal
Smile SURPRISE - Not only lived but reproduced

Months ago I threw in 5 tiger shrimp in my planted, active community tank that has water on the soft side. Occassionaly I would see 1 or 2 but not very often. They would hide in the many hiding...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-15-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By BusyGal
I use Excel, maybe 1-2 week and also Flourish 1...

I use Excel, maybe 1-2 week and also Flourish 1 day a week. My tank has a lot of fish but I also have 3 filters running. One wet/dry, one penguin that has the bio-wheels and also some carbon is in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-15-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By BusyGal
Low tech/excel question

I have a low tech tank...no CO2 and medium lights, set on a timer for 2x day, morning and evening about 8-9 hours total.

Some of my plants leaves start losing their deep green color, get...
Forum: Fish 06-09-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By BusyGal
Smile Update

I just wanted to let everyone know that my cory pulled through!! He looks normal! All I did was add Melafix to the tank. He didn't stop eating but he did start resting in weird places up high....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-01-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,045
Posted By BusyGal
I have 5 blue emporor tetras and 5 condo tetras...

I have 5 blue emporor tetras and 5 condo tetras in my tank. My congo's are the most active...maybe because I have 4 males and 1 female. They are always darting about and chasing each other. I did...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-31-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By BusyGal
BradH, I would really appreciate it if you could...

BradH, I would really appreciate it if you could track down that website. The fake corals look real and I think I could have an awesome setup. I don't want ciclids or saltwater...I want discus. I've...
Forum: Fish 05-28-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By BusyGal
Red Bug Eye Cory

Suddenly my cory developed what I think is Pop eye. It came on suddenly. My water parameters are fine...0 amonia, 0 nitrite. Poor thing. He is behaving normal but I don't expect him to live. It's...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By BusyGal
I have a 60 gall. planted tank and I use my 9watt...

I have a 60 gall. planted tank and I use my 9watt Sterilizer full time. I got a second canister filter that doesn't have a high GPH (gallons per hour) and I attached the UV to the exit line that goes...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-27-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By BusyGal
Actually, I want it low maintenance - no...

Actually, I want it low maintenance - no plants....O.K. maybe one or two. The whole point was to make it look like a salt tank but with soft water discus. I don't want saltwater and after looking at...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By BusyGal
So no one thinks it could come across as...

So no one thinks it could come across as realistic?

I found this site:
http://www.naturesimageonline.com/

A properly setup "reef" tank with discus??

I already have a nice planted tank and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By BusyGal
Yeah, I would probably laugh too...it might look...

Yeah, I would probably laugh too...it might look like the submarine ride at Disneyland. (Or at least how it used to look before they re-did it)
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