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Forum: Plants   02-07-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By SueD
For a background plant, try Hygrophila...

For a background plant, try Hygrophila Angustifolia - willow hygro. Can't go wrong with cryptoryne wendtii or cryptocoryne undulata.
Forum: Fish   02-07-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,028
Posted By SueD
Another suggestion is silver tip tetras. These...

Another suggestion is silver tip tetras. These are very active with great coloring. Larger than the nano fish. But get a bunch 10-12 at least. They may spar with each other and chase a lot at...
Forum: Aquascaping   02-02-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By SueD
For the middle back, try the hygrophilia...

For the middle back, try the hygrophilia Angustifolia if the vals don't take off. Or add them in among the vals for some variation.
Forum: Aquascaping   02-01-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By SueD
What is it you want to add and where? Tall,...

What is it you want to add and where? Tall, toward the back, short for the front? Some idea of this would help others help you.

I can tell you that along with the most common easy plants (java...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-24-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By SueD
Especially transfer the media from the old...

Especially transfer the media from the old filter. I wouldn't transfer any water though - there's really no need and I don't believe any benefit. Use all new, temp matched and dechlorinated.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   01-23-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By SueD
I'd look into a python for water changes and...

I'd look into a python for water changes and change 50% weekly.
Forum: Fish   01-13-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By SueD
A large school of rummy nose tetras would look...

A large school of rummy nose tetras would look great in there. I have them with an angel with no issues.
Forum: Fish   01-13-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,839
Posted By SueD
There are so many species of cories, it's really...

There are so many species of cories, it's really up to your personal taste for many of them and what you are willing to spend. I tend to prefer the shorter nosed cories rather than the long nosed...
Forum: Equipment   01-08-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By SueD
Is there a door or window nearby? I use the...

Is there a door or window nearby? I use the python like a manual siphon out my sliding glass door and then just hook it up to the sink for refilling. In the spring and summer, I have it filling my...
Forum: Fish   01-01-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,153
Posted By SueD
How about a golden dwarf cichlid Nannacara...

How about a golden dwarf cichlid

Nannacara anomala (Golden Dwarf Cichlid) ? Seriously Fish (http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/nannacara-anomala/)
Forum: Fish   01-01-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By SueD
I have 5 Aspidoras pauciradiatus in one 5.5g, 4...

I have 5 Aspidoras pauciradiatus in one 5.5g, 4 sparkling gouramis in another 5.5g. I also have a Spec V with 5 hastatus cories, 2 microdevario kubotai, and RCS. My other Spec V has 8 Boraras...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   12-28-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By SueD
I've had a much harder time with MTS and...

I've had a much harder time with MTS and assassins than pond snails. I've had to add many more assassins just to reduce the MTS population a little, whereas they had wiped out the pond population...
Forum: Fish   11-18-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By SueD
The green neons are beautiful. I have 14 of them...

The green neons are beautiful. I have 14 of them in a 20 long, densely planted tank. They like to find the back of the tank when I'm near but when they're out front they stand out from the plants. ...
Forum: Fish   11-18-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By SueD
another one to take a look at is microdevario...

another one to take a look at is microdevario kubotai

Microdevario kubotai (Microrasbora kubotai) ? Seriously Fish (http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/microdevario-kubotai/)
Forum: Fish   11-16-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By SueD
You could try male endler guppies, chili...

You could try male endler guppies, chili rasboras, boraras maculatus or boraras merah or sparkling gouramis.

Sorry to hear about the embers' behavior. How long have they been in the tank? I've...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-13-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By SueD
Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus marginatus ) ...

Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus marginatus )
Corydora Habrosus
Corydora Hastatus
Asian Stone Cat (Hara jerdoni)
Forum: Other Websites   11-11-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By SueD
Check that you're using the correct address. ...

Check that you're using the correct address. Should be wetspottropicalfish.com
not "thewetspot".
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   11-09-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By SueD
I use several assassins in each tank (they were...

I use several assassins in each tank (they were breeding in one) and have nerites in all of them too. The only tank without assassins is one that has a horned nerite, which is quite small. I didn't...
Forum: Fish   11-09-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By SueD
I would first get some more rummy nose - maybe...

I would first get some more rummy nose - maybe push it up to 12 to 15. Then add either a single angel or single pearl gourami.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   11-07-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 796
Posted By SueD
I'm at 7 tanks, with #8 in process. 3 of them...

I'm at 7 tanks, with #8 in process. 3 of them are only 5g, as will be #8, so these are easy to care for. The others are two 20 longs, one 25g and one 40b. I retired last winter and tank #7 was my...
Forum: Fish   11-07-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By SueD
Kensfish - Food & Feeders...

Kensfish - Food & Feeders (http://www.kensfish.com/aquarium-supplies/fish-food-feeders/food-feeders.html) - has a wide variety of food.
Forum: Fish   11-07-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By SueD
I'd also suggest looking at the green neon...

I'd also suggest looking at the green neon tetras. Their color is stunning. They are very small, though. I have 15 in a 20 long. I have rummy nose in another tank with an angelfish and I've...
Forum: Fish   11-01-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By SueD
Assassins won't mess with shrimp. Get a couple...

Assassins won't mess with shrimp. Get a couple in there soon before the pests get out of hand.
Forum: Plants   11-01-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By SueD
Could also be Hygrophila corymbosa angustifolia,...

Could also be Hygrophila corymbosa angustifolia, missing its lower leaves?
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   11-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By SueD
If you're using jugs or buckets to add water, you...

If you're using jugs or buckets to add water, you can just treat the amount of new water you're adding, using a syringe. I use a python so I treat for the volume of the entire tank. I dump in the...
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