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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-18-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,839
Posted By Oceangirl
I know this an old thread, but I DID IT! I put...

I know this an old thread, but I DID IT! I put all my sand in little pyrex pudding bowls and the bottom is bare except for Cholla, Marimo balls, and Apongetons.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-13-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Oceangirl
It looks like the active ingredient is ...

It looks like the active ingredient is Levamisole Hydrochloride . Which is a fish dewormer I think. I know they make one for fish.
Forum: Fish 03-26-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Oceangirl
I just managed to catch them. a half hour ago,...

I just managed to catch them. a half hour ago, apparently they must have bred, because I had 1 little guy too many and he was too small to be part of the original group. I did manage to rip up a good...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Oceangirl
I am not sure why there was algae issues, I know...

I am not sure why there was algae issues, I know that the algae cleared up with addition of C02, added 2 mystery snails, and a trio of otos. I also added more plants too.

I have 2 large peices of...
Forum: Fish 03-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Oceangirl
I also discovered I have 3 straggler Panda cories...

I also discovered I have 3 straggler Panda cories in there so that is why the lower temp, once the non-sterbais are moved I would feel more comfortable bumping the heat up. They are so fast and so...
Forum: Fish 03-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Oceangirl
Cool 55 Gallon Aggression issues?

So, Here is the specs

55 Gallon standard

2 Large peice of driftwood, 1 smaller

Filter Fluval 305

Substrate Activ-flora topped with Estes stoney river for my sweet cories
Forum: Fish 03-17-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,080
Posted By Oceangirl
We live such glamourous lives, we talk about lots...

We live such glamourous lives, we talk about lots of poop
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-16-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Oceangirl
I got a stainless filter guard from Han aquatics...

I got a stainless filter guard from Han aquatics comes in 2 hole sizes (1 for shrimp, the other for debris), they have it for most filters and I have it on all tanks. Love it, easy to install and...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,080
Posted By Oceangirl
How often are you changing the water? There...

How often are you changing the water? There shouldn't be any ammonia and those Nitrates are really really high. I would do 50% water changes till the nitrates come down and cleaning the...
Forum: Fish 03-08-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Oceangirl
Microworms only smell if you don't change it when...

Microworms only smell if you don't change it when it needs to ne changed. I just got black worms. Kinda gross me out
Forum: Fish 03-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Oceangirl
I do the screwtop too!! I use a clear pyrex...

I do the screwtop too!! I use a clear pyrex baking dish!! I honestly have been really really lazy and need to start breeding again.

Garfieldnfish!! Your close to me!! You should come down here...
Forum: Fish 03-08-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By Oceangirl
I just had the EXACT same problem, I kept snails...

I just had the EXACT same problem, I kept snails in the tank. I did water changes, and everything. Turns out those internal parasites can stay in there gut for a while. I gave the to my Local Fish...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Oceangirl
Wow, Do you feed High protein? I would cut back...

Wow, Do you feed High protein? I would cut back feeding and feed them a pea a day till that stomach is gone. That is some constipation.
Forum: Plants 03-06-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Oceangirl
I would have to say Duckweed for me. I can't get...

I would have to say Duckweed for me. I can't get riccia to grow no matter how hard I try.
Forum: Fish 03-06-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Oceangirl
I would try and back off the c02, do a large...

I would try and back off the c02, do a large water change and remove the wood. Then watch the tank.
Forum: Fish 03-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By Oceangirl
As long as they eat a couple times per week I...

As long as they eat a couple times per week I think they are okay. I do not suggest it with incompatible species tanks like those with shrimp/fish or Angels with smaller fish because you'll come home...
Forum: Fish 03-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By Oceangirl
I am cutting back feeding them all to 3 times per...

I am cutting back feeding them all to 3 times per week for a while. 1 angel I had was such a pig he would sniff out the night time stuff for the cories and ate himself to death. I feed rich foods and...
Forum: Fish 03-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Oceangirl
I had a male guppy try to make it happen with a...

I had a male guppy try to make it happen with a male platy, he was not amused.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Oceangirl
My friend was very sweet and traded me a couple...

My friend was very sweet and traded me a couple buce trimmings for 2 ehiem heaters!! 1 is a 250 Watt and the other is a 100W. I am very excited and I am going to go find a you tube vid on how to set...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Oceangirl
55 Gallon...Too hot to handle!!

I usually get Hydor Heaters, My hydor I have currently isn't heating my tank properly so I need a new one.

I have read about several reviews.
I read Eheim heaters are great,
Aqueon pro...
Forum: Fish 02-27-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Oceangirl
My angels were bred in tap, these guys are only 5...

My angels were bred in tap, these guys are only 5 months old. They were bred by my neighbor. The rams are born at a farm that uses local florida water. :)
Forum: Fish 02-26-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Oceangirl
florida water is so hard, when fish get tired of...

florida water is so hard, when fish get tired of swimming they go for a walk! Get some that are local bred, post on the stated section here on planted tank. I have rams and angels in straight tap!!...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Oceangirl
I get hydors, I love my little guys. I wouldn't...

I get hydors, I love my little guys. I wouldn't worry about the heat killing your shrimp, the betta will do that all on his own. some might do well, Have you tried shrimp in with him before?
Forum: Fish 02-24-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Oceangirl
I think If I remember they do better just by...

I think If I remember they do better just by themselves. That way they can focus on the babies and not have them picked off by tetras. I had mine by themselves when I decided to breed and they were...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-24-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Oceangirl
I have read that sometimes there is some funky...

I have read that sometimes there is some funky stuff in this substrate, from it contains Lime stone type rock to things that can raise the Ph or making funky things in the substrate. I would go with...
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