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Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By vashnic
Leftover vinegar would lower the pH as it is...

Leftover vinegar would lower the pH as it is acidic. I'm guessing that water just comes out of your tap a bit basic.
Forum: Fish 08-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By vashnic
Semi-update: Whatever it is, definitely...

Semi-update: Whatever it is, definitely bacterial. Coworker (mycologist) saw a few fungal spores floating around in water but not much past background. Lots of bacterial matter on and inside fish...
Forum: Fish 08-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By vashnic
New fish have been in the QT tank or tupperware...

New fish have been in the QT tank or tupperware for salt baths since leaving the pet shop, and separate water buckets/nets used so hopefully no contamination of the main tank. Last CPD did not make...
Forum: Fish 08-14-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By vashnic
Ok, thanks! So washing out tank and sand...

Ok, thanks!

So washing out tank and sand with bleach solution, dipping plants, then adding back fish with half salt dose for a week or so seems ok?
Forum: Fish 08-13-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By vashnic
Surviving fish in QT tank

Bought some cories and CPD from the petstore this weekend. Long story short, 5 of the 6 CPDs have died (clamped fins, weakening, white dust/fuzz on back and sides, then dead the next day) and the...
Forum: Plants 08-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By vashnic
Plant ID

The stem plant in the middle, please! I found some clumps floating in a lake. Some kind of Ludwigia? All the leaves have a rippled texture.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-04-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Thanks guys! Guppy fry getting bigger every day....

Thanks guys! Guppy fry getting bigger every day. It's been getting pretty hot here, have lights on in the early morning and evening to keep temps below 80.

Grabbed a bunch of plants that had...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Guppy fry big enough to photograph now! Two bites...

Guppy fry big enough to photograph now! Two bites instead of one.

See:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v678/vashnic/IMG_1460.jpg

Some of them have started getting dark colored heads and...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-23-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Even when the guppies are this small? I...

Even when the guppies are this small?

I don't plan on keeping the fry after they get big enough to foist on other people/LFS. Then either get rid of the parents as well or keep if guppies grow on...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Yep, added a glass cover a few days prior to...

Yep, added a glass cover a few days prior to getting the killies:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v678/vashnic/IMG_1434.jpg

The blinds in the kitchen are all opened so the lighting is much...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
The male guppy is very fond of the corydoras....

The male guppy is very fond of the corydoras. Disturbingly fond, actually. :eek: If the female guppy is not in sight, he does his wiggle flare sexytimes dance to the largest two of the cories. What a...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-22-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Picked up some tankmates: 3x Clown Killifish...

Picked up some tankmates:

3x Clown Killifish
1 pair of guppies

The Clown Killifish are crazy tiny (two at 0.25", the third at 0.5"). The two small ones have gone into hiding (?) or have been...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
No least killifish at LFS, but lots of little...

No least killifish at LFS, but lots of little rasbora types! Your shrimp setups are gorgeous.:icon_bigg

Speaking of little fish, the two tetras are managing to steal pretty much all the food from...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vashnic
Sandy 10g for Little Fish

Picked up a 10g tank during the Petco sale, yay! I want tiny schooling fish to bring me joy.

Stole play sand from BF (tyty :icon_redf):
...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By vashnic
Hmm, ok, it's looking like it might be difficult...

Hmm, ok, it's looking like it might be difficult (at least for now) to have a pair of the larger fish available to me. Better to find out now than after buying the fish, at least. No untimely fish...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By vashnic
Flashy fish for 10g?

So I picked up a 10g at Petco's sale and want to do something with it. :) My experience has been with a little 2.5g betta tank and messing around with shrimp, so I want easy-ish fish until I have...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Thank you for your support peeps! Ah yeah, I...

Thank you for your support peeps!

Ah yeah, I borrowed a macro lens from school! Besides taking close ups of my roommate's nose, I peppered my bowl with them, too. Prepare for close up fishy and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-14-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 720,476
Posted By vashnic
Thanks! Nope, aside from some diatoms early on...

Thanks! Nope, aside from some diatoms early on that just kinda disappeared on their own, everything's been quite clean and water's crystal clear. I suspect it may be the giant population of snails...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-14-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 720,476
Posted By vashnic
3 gallon bowl with lake dirt and sand in the...

3 gallon bowl with lake dirt and sand in the bottom:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8535017975_be1bd1ddcc.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49202595@N07/8535017975/)

2.5 gallon betta tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-14-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Thanks guys! I got the bowl at a thrift store...

Thanks guys! I got the bowl at a thrift store for $4 while looking for a birthday vase. It was a good find IMHO. So far no leaks which is awesome as I am in a carpeted apartment.

And I do miss...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Thank you I try :) They chased each other like...

Thank you I try :) They chased each other like crazy the first few days, but now have settled down quite well. Next project will be making some window powered plant bowls like yours!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Update after a couple months! Shrimp/minnow bowl...

Update after a couple months! Shrimp/minnow bowl is doing very well, stuff is overgrowing:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8535017975_be1bd1ddcc_z.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-17-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Now have 3 White Cloud Minnows in shrimp bowl! ...

Now have 3 White Cloud Minnows in shrimp bowl! They are adorable. Can't really tell what gender they are, though--one is bigger and slender, the other two are smaller and a littler...dumpier? IDK!...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-15-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Ok, so Winter Break meant that I had to leave my...

Ok, so Winter Break meant that I had to leave my apartment for almost 4 weeks! No top-offs, no feedings, etc. (though I did keep the light and filter on). I gave the betta back to Petco before...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-03-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,493
Posted By vashnic
Hiya! Using tap water for my water changes...

Hiya!

Using tap water for my water changes with the appropriate amount of Stress Coat--it says it removes both chlorine and chloramines, which I'm pretty sure we have both of in Seattle. 50%...
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