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Forum: Fish 12-15-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,090
Posted By wendyjo
I noticed a white pimple one day and didn't think...

I noticed a white pimple one day and didn't think too much of it. About 2 days later there were more pimple, but the original was gone and there was an ulcerated looking hole there instead. That's...
Forum: Fish 12-14-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,090
Posted By wendyjo
I had an angel with HITH and a horrible case of...

I had an angel with HITH and a horrible case of pop eye. I dosed him with a combo of antibiotics and anti parasitic meds for about 2 months, with a few days off in between rounds. But I think what...
Forum: Fish 12-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By wendyjo
Hastatus are so adorable and very friendly. And...

Hastatus are so adorable and very friendly. And yes, they breed easily and I never fed the babies anything special. I didn't even know there were any babies till they were a big bigger and came out...
Forum: Fish 12-01-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By wendyjo
I would return the rest to the store.

I would return the rest to the store.
Forum: Fish 11-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,159
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: 1,263
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: 685
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: 3,159
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: 346
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: 3,159
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: 3,159
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: 3,159
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.
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Forum: Fish 11-07-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,159
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: 226
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: 3,159
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: 485
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: 486
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: 920
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: 295
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: 221
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: 487
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: 284
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: 487
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: 797
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: 371
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.
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