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Forum: Fish   02-17-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,586
Posted By fishyspots
I have a dozen in one of my tanks and they are...

I have a dozen in one of my tanks and they are pretty active now but were really shy when I first got them. Nice little fish, though!!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-15-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,709
Posted By fishyspots
Often neither of them can naturally breed or give...

Often neither of them can naturally breed or give birth but some can. I don't breed them and 3 of the ones I have came from rescue. I have four Frenchies and all can run, jump and play with any...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-14-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,709
Posted By fishyspots
Too each his own I guess! Out of over 400 fish...

Too each his own I guess! Out of over 400 fish in my house, my very favorite is a large black moor that I got at <gasp> Petsmart for $9.99. He's gotten tank upgrades 3 times in the few months I've...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By fishyspots
Guppies have not worked in my experience! They...

Guppies have not worked in my experience! They nip the bettas and the bettas nip them. Neither do gouramis or angels (although neither would be an option in a little tank). A lot of tetras will be...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By fishyspots
LOL! I have a betta addiction and can't resist a...

LOL! I have a betta addiction and can't resist a gorgeous one whether at the local LFS or imported so I end up "squeezing" them in every tank I have practically. Stock your tank however YOU like,...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By fishyspots
I have over 14 bettas in various tanks and almost...

I have over 14 bettas in various tanks and almost all of them have tankmates with NO issues, several are in community tanks. Yes, they will eat tiny shrimp or small fry but I've had no issues with...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By fishyspots
Not sure but they look like a small neon but are...

Not sure but they look like a small neon but are nearly clear. I thought the LFS called them gold neons but they are a lot smaller than my real neons. Don't think you could keep actual neons happy...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,703
Posted By fishyspots
I have several betta tanks that are 5g each and...

I have several betta tanks that are 5g each and house a betta with some others in small schools of 5-6 fish each. I have used tinwinis, espeis, small gold neons, pygmy cories, dwarf pencilfish,...
Forum: Equipment   02-11-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By fishyspots
I'm running 20+ ACs of all sizes in my house and...

I'm running 20+ ACs of all sizes in my house and have never had an issue like that. Is something blocking the flow? Have you cleaned the impeller and under the grey piece that sits above it? All...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-10-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By fishyspots
I have several of the Tetra/Marineland Crescent...

I have several of the Tetra/Marineland Crescent tanks. They are acrylic so scratch very easily but otherwise are nice and a pleasing design IMO. The 5g size is much sturdier than the 3g, which I've...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-10-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,480
Posted By fishyspots
I love your little tank and your entertaining...

I love your little tank and your entertaining journaling! Keep us posted on updates as now I want to go grab one of those tanks for MY bathroom (because, you know, four tanks in there just isn't...
Forum: Fish   02-09-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,565
Posted By fishyspots
I have small schools of both in my planted tanks....

I have small schools of both in my planted tanks. All the pygmies are indeed very shy, even in larger groups. They are about 1" fully grown. The habrosus are a bit larger but MUCH more active and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-09-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By fishyspots
I have several of them in the house, as well as...

I have several of them in the house, as well as the 5g models. They are nice little tanks but pretty flimsy and I had 3 of them crack where the light attached to the back so don't screw it down...
Forum: Fish   02-09-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,274
Posted By fishyspots
Your ctenopoma will eat black neons. They grow...

Your ctenopoma will eat black neons. They grow fast and mine finally got kicked out of the community tank when he started eating adult swordtails! Cool fish but either need big, tough tankmates or...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-07-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By fishyspots
I have two ADFs in with a betta in a 5g tank and...

I have two ADFs in with a betta in a 5g tank and all live happily. Occasionally the frog will grab the bettas tank in a feedin frenzy. Mine eat frozen foods quite well and I've occasionally seen...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By fishyspots
P. signifer or furcata preference?

For those who have kept these two species, do you have a preference as to which to keep and where they prefer to reside in the water column? There doesn't seem to be much online about whether they...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   02-01-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,290
Posted By fishyspots
The other thing about invisible fences that no...

The other thing about invisible fences that no one has mentioned is that while they may keep your dog IN, they won't keep other dogs or wildlife OUT so especially if you live where there are larger...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-29-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,510
Posted By fishyspots
You can buy clip on lights at Lowes/Home...

You can buy clip on lights at Lowes/Home Depot/Walmart for less than $10 ea and put the spiral 6500K daylight bulbs in them. For a 55g to grow low light plants well I think it would take at least 4,...
Forum: Lighting   01-21-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By fishyspots
I have a standard 55g also and am running a GLO...

I have a standard 55g also and am running a GLO fixture with a 6700k Coralife 54W T5HO bulb in it (so basically the light the OP is asking about). I only get PAR readings of 15 at the substrate and...
Forum: Aquascaping   01-17-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,246
Posted By fishyspots
I used some in my betta tanks when I first set...

I used some in my betta tanks when I first set them up but the wood got dark and kind of decayed after awhile so I took it out.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-15-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By fishyspots
LOVE the driftwood! Really nice tank!!

LOVE the driftwood! Really nice tank!!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-13-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,720
Posted By fishyspots
I have ghost shrimp in with most of my betta with...

I have ghost shrimp in with most of my betta with no issues. Occasionally, a betta will snag a small one when they are first introduced but after that have never seen any aggression at all. Would...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-12-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By fishyspots
Our LFS carries a brand of bowfront bookshelf...

Our LFS carries a brand of bowfront bookshelf tanks in both a 45 and 60 cm length. I bought one a few weeks ago and think the brand or name was Panorama but not sure who actually manufactures them. ...
Forum: Fish   01-11-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By fishyspots
I also have more than a dozen bettas in various...

I also have more than a dozen bettas in various tanks, most with other fish. No issues whatsoever with the bettas being aggressive but have had other fish chase/nip fins on them occasionally. Have...
Forum: Fish   01-11-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By fishyspots
I have 12 CPDs and 5 Von Rio tetras with some...

I have 12 CPDs and 5 Von Rio tetras with some pygmy cories in a tall 10g with no issues. They have lots of hiding places and I keep the water quality good. I also have pH of 8+ and fairly hard...
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