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Forum: Fish 04-27-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Public Alias
They must be related to Tardigrades or something....

They must be related to Tardigrades or something. Just kidding. But they do seem to be incredibly resilient. I always wonder if all the tricks we use, from meds to high temps and extra salt are just...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Public Alias
I'm a big fan of the tetra family. So much...

I'm a big fan of the tetra family. So much variety and I have very rarely seen any tetras nip at a plant. Green neons would be a favorite of mine.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-16-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
Haha, I love the number of interesting opinions I...

Haha, I love the number of interesting opinions I have got here.
And yes it is not wise to mess with the Karma of bacon.

Joking aside I just think this was a good mistake to learn from. I felt...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-12-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
Hah, I can definitely see the humor there. Really...

Hah, I can definitely see the humor there. Really though, bacon is a serious matter :P



I hear that. And thank you. Well it will probably be a while before I go back to that particular branch....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
Those are kind words and I appreciate them. I...

Those are kind words and I appreciate them. I just called and talked to the manager. I told him I feel like it was rude to just take the extra meat to the service counter and expect to be given it,...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
All fair points and I appreciate the honest...

All fair points and I appreciate the honest opinions. Guess I got caught up in the moment - really should have thought "What would I actually think is reasonable if I was behind the counter."
...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
Yeah that would have been more polite. Good point.

Yeah that would have been more polite. Good point.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-11-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Public Alias
I think I was an over-entitled line-crossing customer...

I bought a pound of bacon yesterday from the glass case in my local supermarket's butcher's department. I went straight home and It was properly refrigerated. Today I open the bacon for the first...
Forum: Fish 01-30-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Public Alias
That's actually kind of cute. I agree with...

That's actually kind of cute. I agree with Sugardaddy.
Forum: Fish 01-30-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Public Alias
I have a neon tetra that had a bump like that -...

I have a neon tetra that had a bump like that - maybe a little smaller actually. The tetra flashed occasionally on my plants. I thought it might be ich. Whatever it was it disappeared over a month...
Forum: Fish 01-24-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By Public Alias
That is great news about your Bichir! Glad to...

That is great news about your Bichir! Glad to hear it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Public Alias
My heater did that a lot when I first got it a...

My heater did that a lot when I first got it a year ago. It would tick constantly. I was initially very worried, but I just ignored it, and now it doesn't do it anymore, maybe it just had to be...
Forum: Fish 12-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Public Alias
Very cool looking bettas!

Very cool looking bettas!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Public Alias
Damselfly

Damselfly
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Public Alias
That would be fun! Getting more tetras. My tank...

That would be fun! Getting more tetras. My tank is at full capacity though. Actually I'm sure some would call it overstocked.

I sort of like when feeding my fish involves a bit of preparation....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Public Alias
Thanks everyone. I'm glad to see that it still...

Thanks everyone. I'm glad to see that it still works without any soaking! I had a feeling all the disposable syringes I ordered on amazon would become very useful at some point. :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-20-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Public Alias
I try not to squish many things against the...

I try not to squish many things against the glass. I have already scratched it.

I haven't even thought of trying to skip the hour long soak. I figured the softening must play some role, but maybe...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-19-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Public Alias
Cool discovery - making daphnia sink

So I looked around and I don't think anyone has posted this technique.

I have been feeding Hikari freeze dried daphnia to my green neons. The difficulty is that the dapdnia are like little air...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-19-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,446
Posted By Public Alias
The plants I got at petsmart just melted. I dont...

The plants I got at petsmart just melted. I dont even know what they were for sure, I think the tube just said "aquatic plant"

Then I bought plants from my LFS and they didn't melt - ruling out...
Forum: Fish 12-04-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By Public Alias
I love the bottle trap idea. Last time I...

I love the bottle trap idea.

Last time I had to catch a neon in my planted tank it sucked! I ended up pulling out decorations one by one as I got more and more frustrated. It took almost 2 hours...
Forum: Fish 11-19-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,669
Posted By Public Alias
Green Flash, are you specifically just looking...

Green Flash, are you specifically just looking for a very small rare fish? Or are we talking about rare fish in general regardless of size.

I guess it depends on the area you live in. Where I am...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Public Alias
Hmm... I'm a bit weary of bleach. I think I'll do...

Hmm... I'm a bit weary of bleach. I think I'll do a salt / hydrogen peroxide dip, the quarantine it for maybe a week. If it still looks good then it can move into my tank. From what I have read the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-15-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Public Alias
quick plant sterilization question

My neighbor just gave me her Fluval Chi nano aquarium. Apparently she had bad luck fishkeeping. She kept a betta in it, he died, and then the aquarium ran for months with only a plant (it appears to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-09-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Public Alias
I couldn't agree with you more :)

I couldn't agree with you more :)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-09-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Public Alias
I gotcha. Well using existing filter media and...

I gotcha. Well using existing filter media and sand is about as close to as "instant cycle" as you can get - always a great way to go. Sorry to hear about that 3g tank. I would agree that flourish is...
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