The Planted Tank Forum - Search Results
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.14 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: wendyjo
Forum: Fish 11-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
If you get Tetra Safestart you don't need to move...

If you get Tetra Safestart you don't need to move the filter media from the 10g to the 5g.

You should always quarantine new fish - always. Parasites aren't the only concern - there are horrible...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,155
Posted By wendyjo
We lose power alot cause we have overhead lines...

We lose power alot cause we have overhead lines in an old community with lots of mature trees. We've dealt with Snowmageddon, a duracho, Hurricane Sandy - I've spent countless hours running battery...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By wendyjo
I'd be worried about filling up the tub and...

I'd be worried about filling up the tub and pumping it into the tank, unless that tub absolutely never ever gets used. Otherwise there will be contaminants in it.
Forum: Fish 11-10-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
So for now you'll want to check your water...

So for now you'll want to check your water parameters every day or every other day because this is a newly set up tank and is prone to spikes. Ideally your ammonia should be at 0, nitrites at 0, and...
Forum: Fish 11-10-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By wendyjo
I would avoid live bearers in a 10G tank unless...

I would avoid live bearers in a 10G tank unless you can guarantee you get only males - otherwise the tank will be over run in no time. Females are usually already pregnant when you buy them. You...
Forum: Fish 11-10-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
What are the readings for ammonia, nitrite and...

What are the readings for ammonia, nitrite and nitrate? At this stage of the cycle that's how you'll determine if you need to do a water change or not. Did you do one before you moved them over (as...
Forum: Fish 11-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
API Quick Start is not going to help with...

API Quick Start is not going to help with Nitrates one bit (do not confuse Nitrate with Nitrite). You need to do water changes to get rid of Nitrates. Quick Start is supposed to help get the cycle...
Forum: Fish 11-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
You didn't use Tetra Safe Start tho, right? ...

You didn't use Tetra Safe Start tho, right? Since your nitrates are through the roof in the 5g I would seriously move those fish out of that small tank right now because they are being poisoned.
...
Forum: Fish 11-07-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
I always warm my water straight from the tap and...

I always warm my water straight from the tap and have never had any issues. Those who use Pythons have no choice in any event.
Forum: Fish 11-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By wendyjo
I have 3 bettas and I feed them every other day. ...

I have 3 bettas and I feed them every other day. I feed a variety of small pellets, flakes and frozen foods.
Forum: Fish 11-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,013
Posted By wendyjo
Why not get a bottle of Safe Start and move the...

Why not get a bottle of Safe Start and move the fish out of that small tank and into the 10G asap? I don't understand why you're waiting?
Forum: Fish 11-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 463
Posted By wendyjo
3 of anything is not a school. If you get 3...

3 of anything is not a school. If you get 3 cories and 3 of another schooling fish then you will have 2 types of fish that are unhappy because they are not in proper schools - so why would you PLAN...
Forum: Fish 11-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By wendyjo
In my experience cories breed like rabbits and...

In my experience cories breed like rabbits and don't really need any encouragment - I actually wish mine would stop as the tank is getting over-run with them. I don't remove the eggs, and while it...
Forum: Fish 10-25-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By wendyjo
They might like a bit of Hikari first bites. ...

They might like a bit of Hikari first bites. I'm not going to get into an argument about if they are strictly vegetarians or not, but I do know that even with veges in the tank my oto will scarf up...
Forum: Fish 10-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By wendyjo
A male for sure - how is he getting along with...

A male for sure - how is he getting along with the girls?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-24-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By wendyjo
A normal cycle takes way more than 2 weeks - more...

A normal cycle takes way more than 2 weeks - more like 6-8. I would suggest following what greaser said above to avoid harming your livestock by starting a cycle from scratch.
Forum: Fish 10-14-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By wendyjo
I dunno? I never had problems with the regular...

I dunno? I never had problems with the regular zebras or leopards.

I have often wondered if they introduced Mycobacterium into my tank - I've had alot of unexplained problems with that tank...
Forum: Fish 10-12-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By wendyjo
Most meds will tell you if it's not safe for...

Most meds will tell you if it's not safe for scaleless fish, invertibrates, etc. So what do the directions, etc. say?
Forum: Fish 10-12-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By wendyjo
I've had bad problems with glofish (danios). ...

I've had bad problems with glofish (danios). Bent spines, wasting, bloat, ulcers. I didn't have these same issue with the zebra and leopard danios that I had. I know folks from other forums who...
Forum: Fish 10-09-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By wendyjo
I wouldn't put any other fish in with them if you...

I wouldn't put any other fish in with them if you get them. Keep them in their own tank and if you have other tanks be sure to use separate tools, etc. Treat them as if they are in permanant...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-08-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By wendyjo
You're never gonna get those shoes permanently...

You're never gonna get those shoes permanently white - you will, however, ruin them if you try.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-08-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By wendyjo
My angel always comes to the front of the tank...

My angel always comes to the front of the tank when I play ball with my dogs. They run back and forth past the tank and it certainly catches his attention. He hangs out and watches them while they...
Forum: Fish 10-08-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By wendyjo
Don't raise the temp unless you are treating with...

Don't raise the temp unless you are treating with an antibiotic. Most bacteria thrive and multiply rapidly in warmer temps. If it is a bacterial infection, and you're not using an antibiotic, you...
Forum: Fish 10-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By wendyjo
Back to the original question - you have too many...

Back to the original question - you have too many fish in too small a tank, and it's uncycled to boot. Unless you're doing 100% water changes you are simply diluting the ammonia, not removing all of...
Forum: Fish 10-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By wendyjo
Glofish in general are pretty unhealthy fish. ...

Glofish in general are pretty unhealthy fish. I've bought them from 3 different sources, both online and in person, and they are generally just not healthy. I've had problems with deformed spines,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012