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Forum: Fish   Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Acro
You should try this kit: ...

You should try this kit: https://www.r2fishschool.com/
I have it and it really works. Some fish are so much smarter than what people give them credit for.
Anyway, congrats on hand (finger)...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-25-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By Acro
I've always avoided pest snails in all my tanks...

I've always avoided pest snails in all my tanks (for about 9 years of aquarium keeping) by doing 2 things.

The first, is dipping new plants in a citric acid solution (I'm sure there are many other...
Forum: DIY   03-24-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By Acro
Super cool. You should make several more and...

Super cool.
You should make several more and offer them for sale!
Forum: Fish   03-16-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By Acro
*Edit*

*Edit*
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-08-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,249
Posted By Acro
It also depends on what fish you keep. Messy...

It also depends on what fish you keep. Messy fish, like goldfish (and yes, you can keep a beautiful planted tank with goldfish) often need (and do fine with) 90% to 100% water changes weekly.

And...
Forum: Fish   03-06-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Acro
Great news! Good luck with your fish! :D

Great news!
Good luck with your fish!
:D
Forum: Plants   03-03-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Acro
I've used them with land plants, and when...

I've used them with land plants, and when starting seeds.

When used with normal plants underground, they are meant to decompose quickly so the plant roots can grow through . . .

I imagine they...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   03-01-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Acro
Looks like Peacock Fern. Makes a great terrarium...

Looks like Peacock Fern. Makes a great terrarium plant, if the ID is correct. Check out photo:
http://bubblenestaquatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/fakeplants-min.jpg



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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   03-01-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,946
Posted By Acro
I had shrimp like that years ago. They are a...

I had shrimp like that years ago. They are a species of "Long Arm" shrimp. The ones I had were very carnivorous and liked to catch live fish. They would breed and the females would get berried,...
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By Acro
Thanks all! I'm not looking to max out the...

Thanks all!
I'm not looking to max out the tank, just wanted to see how many could comfortably live in a 75 gallon aquarium. And from local fish stores, I've often seen males and females separated,...
Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By Acro
How many Guppies in a 75 gallon?

How many Guppies can comfortably live in a 75 gallon aquarium?
I'm guessing that the number may be different when keeping a male only tank, a female only tank, and a mixed sex tank. Right?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-23-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By Acro
Trade them (in the trade section of this website)...

Trade them (in the trade section of this website) for plants or other stuff.
Good Luck!
:D



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Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By Acro
I can't agree that "they have a lot of diseases"...

I can't agree that "they have a lot of diseases" as compared to any other aquarium fish. Maybe the "feeder" goldfish, that are raised in less-than-pristine conditions do. But if you get healthy...
Forum: Plants   02-23-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,420
Posted By Acro
There is some trick to it. A huge majority of...

There is some trick to it. A huge majority of these buce have died in the conditions we offer them. Yet, maybe 10% of growers have luck. That 10% is doing something different, or offering...
Forum: Plants   02-23-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,223
Posted By Acro
And how are they doing? Post up some photos! :D...

And how are they doing? Post up some photos! :D



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Forum: Fish   02-23-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,858
Posted By Acro
I don't mean to complicate things, and this will...

I don't mean to complicate things, and this will take things in another direction, but could Shell Dwelling Cichlids work? From what I remember, they have a lot of personality (fishality?), are...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By Acro
I used to keep Fancy Goldfish in planted tanks. ...

I used to keep Fancy Goldfish in planted tanks. They got around 8" and were thick around the body. With Goldfish, plant selection is key. I don't have photos up, but many others keep goldfish in...
Forum: Fish   02-14-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Acro
I would join (and post up) on Kokos Goldfish...

I would join (and post up) on Kokos Goldfish Forum right away! I'm a member on there and they have many friendly Goldfish experts! They have a emergency 911 section that you should post on. I...
Forum: Fish   02-09-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Acro
Then there are people like me who love the odd...

Then there are people like me who love the odd and unusual. I've kept deformed reptiles and fish on several occasions. Even had dwarf leopard geckos and currently have 2 dwarf Red Eared Sliders.
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Forum: Fish   02-07-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Acro
Have you tested for ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte?...

Have you tested for ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte? How often do you do water changes? How many fish are now in the tank, and what species? What foods do you feed? Do you have wood in the aquarium?...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-02-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Acro
I'll give you the same suggestion as I gave you...

I'll give you the same suggestion as I gave you here:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/8-general-planted-tank-discussion/1124738-planted-goldfish-tank.html#post9889666
Join Kokos Goldfish Forum!...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-01-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Acro
+1 ^

+1 ^
Forum: Equipment   02-01-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Acro
What fauna will be in the tank? That makes a...

What fauna will be in the tank? That makes a difference. :D
Forum: Photography   02-01-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By Acro
Those bug photos are really great! They are...

Those bug photos are really great!

They are true insects, you've got different life stages going on (not different species) and the gray skinny ones are shed skins.
The aren't springtails, but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-01-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Acro
I suggest joining Kokos Goldfish Forum and you'll...

I suggest joining Kokos Goldfish Forum and you'll find tons of planted goldfish photos, and lots of friendly people!

Good Luck! :D
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