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Forum: Fish 07-05-2014, 12:17 AM
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Posted By iamtechno
+1 with monster

+1 with monster
Forum: Fish 07-04-2014, 05:10 AM
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Views: 203
Posted By iamtechno
Not fish herpes. Herpes is forever and Ich isn't.

Not fish herpes. Herpes is forever and Ich isn't.
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
But certain things I might agree with Subtle on...

But certain things I might agree with Subtle on just because I don't like medications and there is no proof that they don't do long term damage but it isn't proven. I don't do the whole salt thing...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
I've treated successfully three times with no...

I've treated successfully three times with no medications and it's never been back. I've helped other people using the same method. I just don't understand why people put chemicals in their tanks...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
andakin, there is no scientific claim for either...

andakin, there is no scientific claim for either but explain to me why putting an UNNEEDED chemical in your tank, would be safer than raising the temp a few degrees? Raising the temp to 86 won't...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
And you're right, there is no scientific evidence...

And you're right, there is no scientific evidence that those medications do long term damage to fish but there isn't any for heat either. So with that, I'd trust raising the temp a few degrees over...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
andakin, heat has been PROVEN an effective...

andakin, heat has been PROVEN an effective treatment for Ich but you still don't think so. It has worked for countless people but. Proof there but you still seem to argue
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
A lot of fish farms don't or can't really cull...

A lot of fish farms don't or can't really cull some of the fish leading them to possibly breed and pass on possibly unwanted mutations. You'll see when fish come in from farms as there are always...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Ah yes, Segrest Farms. They supply Petsmart and...

Ah yes, Segrest Farms. They supply Petsmart and I think Petco and a number of other large retailers. I really don't like fish that come from farms as this is where the genetics of fish are...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Thats why I'll only buy fish from certain stores....

Thats why I'll only buy fish from certain stores. Never Petsmart or Petco as they have the worst QT and if one fish in their shipment is sick, all the fish are exposed to it. Their filtration is...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
If you think about it, common sense will tell you...

If you think about it, common sense will tell you it is not in all tanks. Where does Ich come from in a new tank? It sure doesn't come through the tap so it has to be introduced from somewhere. As...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By iamtechno
As long as there are no other fish in there they...

As long as there are no other fish in there they should be just fine for now as long as they're being fed. The male might not actually do any harm to the little guys but the females can be very...
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Ich is not always in the tank. People will say...

Ich is not always in the tank. People will say that and you'll read it everywhere but it's not true. It first has to be introduced and then find a susceptible host.
Forum: Fish 07-02-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
It's not fish herpes. Fish Chlamydia at best. ...

It's not fish herpes. Fish Chlamydia at best. andakin, I'm sure the chemicals would affect my fish more than raising the temp 3-4 degrees. A lot of fish will do just fine in higher temps as long...
Forum: Fish 07-01-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
I love anubias plants. I have at least 4 in...

I love anubias plants. I have at least 4 in every tank.
Forum: Fish 07-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By iamtechno
Two males would be just fine as long as there are...

Two males would be just fine as long as there are no females to fight over. Once they pair up is when they can get a little nasty to other Ram's so you should be fine. They do seem to prefer...
Forum: Fish 07-01-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Thats why I'm not a huge fan of salts. I've got...

Thats why I'm not a huge fan of salts. I've got shrimp in most of my tanks so certain medications are also out for me as well.
Forum: Fish 07-01-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Plaakapong, you yourself should do a little...

Plaakapong, you yourself should do a little research. Not all fish are stressed at higher temperatures, and some even thrive in higher temps so raising it to 86 for some fish is nothing at all. Why...
Forum: Fish 06-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
Raise the temp to 86 degrees as most strains...

Raise the temp to 86 degrees as most strains cannot reproduce at temperatures above 85. At the same time, the life cycle is sped up and runs it's cycle in no more than a week, but keep the temp at...
Forum: Fish 06-30-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 872
Posted By iamtechno
plaakapong, heat works very well in combating...

plaakapong, heat works very well in combating Ich. Medications are a waste of money and time when it comes to ich unless you have fish that are sensitive to heat or salt in which case you need...
Forum: Fish 06-27-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By iamtechno
Keep it at 86 for 2 weeks, doing water changes...

Keep it at 86 for 2 weeks, doing water changes every day to vacuum all the dead/dying little critters off of the bottom. It should be all or mostly all cleared up after a week or so but give it that...
Forum: Fish 06-27-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By iamtechno
I like Wild Caught fish. Unless the tank bred...

I like Wild Caught fish. Unless the tank bred fish come from a trusted source it can be kind of a shot in the dark for quality specimens as I've found out first hand and also spoken with others who...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By iamtechno
Rams are very easy to treat that have ich as they...

Rams are very easy to treat that have ich as they can withstand higher temps, mine even seemed to thrive in them and most strains of ich cannot reproduce at temperatures above 85 degrees except in...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By iamtechno
I don't know if I'd go that far but, yeah. There...

I don't know if I'd go that far but, yeah. There are a few on a list that I'd love to get, those being one of them. Just got some Erythrura which I've been wanting for awhile.
Forum: Fish 06-23-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By iamtechno
You're probably right. I'm not huge into the...

You're probably right. I'm not huge into the Cacatuoide's complex. They're cool fish but as far as Apisto's go they're to plain, especially the female's. The Luelingi's from the Cacatuoide's...
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