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Forum: Fish 07-19-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By fresh.salty
Is there one environmental factor that's more...

Is there one environmental factor that's more likely drive a change? Like temp, water quality or food choice.
Forum: Fish 07-19-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By fresh.salty
I haven't read all the replies so this may be...

I haven't read all the replies so this may be repetitive. In a shipment of that duration you can expect higher than normal losses.
You can neutralize the ammonia in the bag water but it's difficult...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By fresh.salty
Current pic

Current pic
Forum: Fish 07-19-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By fresh.salty
Goldfish color changes

It's hard sometimes to be sure I'm seeing what I think I see. These pictures are about 60 days apart. I've had this fish for about a year in our pond.

Old pic
Forum: Other Websites 03-25-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By fresh.salty
I use USPS several times a day through...

I use USPS several times a day through eBay/PayPal shipping. I haven't seen that message in months. Now the fact that their service doesn't support a label printer on apple is a real pain. I have to...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 01-07-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,544
Posted By fresh.salty
This would sure make my job a lot easier. lol Cut...

This would sure make my job a lot easier. lol Cut open 30 boxes of SW fish & inverts yesterday. That process takes about 9 hours. 10% of the average shipment gets 1/2 acclimation and then we'll re-ox...
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 11-20-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,634
Posted By fresh.salty
I think it's a great thing that a big company can...

I think it's a great thing that a big company can own a hobby site, make money and get most of the daily tasks taken care of for free by it's members. lol
Forum: Fish 09-11-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By fresh.salty
I have 11 adult cories in a 10 gallon and they...

I have 11 adult cories in a 10 gallon and they spawn 3-4 times a year. I'll usually have 15-20 from each spawn survive until I move them to a different tank after a couple of months. Filtration is a...
Forum: Fish 08-20-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By fresh.salty
In the first 3-4 seconds of the video it looks...

In the first 3-4 seconds of the video it looks like a worm and not a mosquito larvae. After that with the jerking motion I'm not sure what it is. But I've never seen Mosquito larvae that looked...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By fresh.salty
Why the change to FW?

Why the change to FW?
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-14-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By fresh.salty
<<< groans

<<< groans
Forum: Fish 07-05-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By fresh.salty
pH seems a bit high but may have nothing to do...

pH seems a bit high but may have nothing to do with their demise.
Forum: Fish 06-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,713
Posted By fresh.salty
Large water changes daily (at least) using...

Large water changes daily (at least) using treated tap water. With that load you'd need some major filtration to keep up with the waste load your fish will produce. In a case like this the...
Forum: Other Websites 06-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,625
Posted By fresh.salty
Most if not all of those are limited to their...

Most if not all of those are limited to their customer base. I work at one and we won't even let a customer in until they have been pre-screened as a true potential customer. The easier it is to get...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 06-03-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 44,929
Posted By fresh.salty
Been self employed since 1982. About 3 months ago...

Been self employed since 1982. About 3 months ago I took a part time job at a SW fish and coral importer/wholesaler. It's an interesting position as the company prepares to re-export livestock to add...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,688
Posted By fresh.salty
I just made up a batch of SG and spread it out on...

I just made up a batch of SG and spread it out on window screen. Let it set up and cut it into one inch squares.

The SW snails I want to try feeding are kept in mesh cages. If the food isn't...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,688
Posted By fresh.salty
I'll mix up a batch and try it next week in a...

I'll mix up a batch and try it next week in a couple holding containers of Margarites pupillus and some Nerita sp. Not sure if mortality is diet or temperature related. These snails have little to...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,688
Posted By fresh.salty
For those of you with snails, are they attracted...

For those of you with snails, are they attracted to it and eating it?

I'm looking to feed marine snails in a holding system where natural food sources are quickly consumed.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-19-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By fresh.salty
FW test kits

There's been some news spreading that Salifet will be releasing a new potassium test kit. One version will be for SW and another for FW. Then shortly after a new line of kits aimed at the FW market...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-18-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By fresh.salty
If the main decision maker had the final word it...

If the main decision maker had the final word it would be one of these again. I kept one for almost four years and a younger one for almost 2 years. The biggest was about 10-11" tall and the smaller...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-17-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By fresh.salty
I've done SW successfully from 3g to 800g...

I've done SW successfully from 3g to 800g systems. SW and FW are just different. FW is for you and a reef tank is for everyone else. If you've had both in your living room and had people walk into...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-17-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By fresh.salty
I think boxfish, puffers and cowfish might have...

I think boxfish, puffers and cowfish might have the most personality of any fish I've kept.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-17-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By fresh.salty
I'm probably pretty safe, that's a cooler water...

I'm probably pretty safe, that's a cooler water specie and I refuse to ever run a chiller again.
:cool:
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-17-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By fresh.salty
Can't hold out much longer

Been 4 years since my last SW tank. The first one was over 20 years ago.

This fish just might push me over the top. lol
Forum: Fish 02-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By fresh.salty
My CW010 spawned and I wasn't ready to give them...

My CW010 spawned and I wasn't ready to give them live foods. I thought it best to leave them in with the parents since the tank was stable with an abundance of algae. At first I counted maybe 5 at...
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