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Forum: Fish 02-01-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By ndbyers23
All of you are prophetic! Everything is well in...

All of you are prophetic! Everything is well in the tank. I guess I was just a little nervous about the size differences. Thanks for the replies--this forum is so wonderful. I really appreciate the...
Forum: Fish 01-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By ndbyers23
Pearl Gourami behavior--odd or normal?

I bought my first gourami--a male Pearl. He was in quarantine for 20 days, and I just put him in 55 gallon. I have 8 green neon tetras, 5 chili rasboras, 5 dwarf chain loaches, and 3 pepper cores. I...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ndbyers23
Great--that is a much better diagnosis that NTD....

Great--that is a much better diagnosis that NTD. Hopefully things will be better soon. I appreciate your input.

Cheers, Nanci
Forum: Fish 12-08-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ndbyers23
As far as diseases--at first I thought it was...

As far as diseases--at first I thought it was Neon Tetra Disease. However, the more I read, the more confused I got because one site mentioned an aspect that was not covered or contradicted on...
Forum: Fish 12-08-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ndbyers23
What I meant is that say I take out 50% of the...

What I meant is that say I take out 50% of the water. So then there is only ~25 gallons left in the tank.

Then I add new water, but instead of adding in ~25 gallons back to have the complete tank...
Forum: Fish 12-08-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By ndbyers23
PM sent. Thanks!

PM sent. Thanks!
Forum: Fish 12-08-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By ndbyers23
No QT tank--55 gallon medication ??s

Well I made a huge mistake and have had multiple fish deaths since adding new fish 7 days ago. :( I don't have a QT and have only the 55 gallon tank.

I have lost several of my established fish...
Forum: Fish 12-08-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By ndbyers23
Sorry--what do you mean stainless steel cover for...

Sorry--what do you mean stainless steel cover for the filter? I don't understand.
Forum: Fish 12-07-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By ndbyers23
Microfish--Chili Rasbora sucked up into HOB filter--How to prevent

How do folks prevent microfish and cherry shrimp from being sucked up into filters?

I just added some Chili Rasbora and some very small Green Neon Tetras to my 55 gallon and there were some that...
Forum: Algae 03-26-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By ndbyers23
Thank you for your reply. I just read through...

Thank you for your reply. I just read through your article on the how to on planted tanks and learned a lot. It sounds like all the issues in my tanks were just waiting to happen due to all of the...
Forum: Algae 03-26-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By ndbyers23
Blue Green Algae--no CO2 and no ferts

I am having a disaster in my 2 tanks. I am a newbie and both these tanks have been running for about 7-9 months.

I don't have CO2 and most of the info about how to eliminate or at least minimize...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ndbyers23
Need to Move Tank--water underneath tank

My filter on my 55 gallon over-flowed onto the floor and seeped under my 20 which is on the floor. I need to move the 20 gallon. What is the best way? Do I need to take out everything? I am hoping to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-11-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By ndbyers23
It sounds like they were both molts. I guess I...

It sounds like they were both molts. I guess I need to plant more heavily in the substrate. I will do some searching on the best plants to use to get a RCS colony off the ground in a community tank....
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By ndbyers23
any differences between dead vs. molted shrimp?

I added a group of RCS to my 55 gallon community tank. There are dwarf loaches, threadfin rainbows, and tetras and 3 peppered corys in addition to amanos and a few adult RCS.

There was a lot of...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ndbyers23
Thumbs up @Kudaria I bet that your suggestion about...

@Kudaria I bet that your suggestion about seating the intake tube directional against the bottom is the problem. I will have to mess with it.

And gSTiTcH it sounds like your tank is a fun ride...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ndbyers23
Thanks for the comments. I have tried adjusting...

Thanks for the comments. I have tried adjusting the flow but I really can't see a difference when I move the switch from left to right. (same thing with my aquaclear 40? )

but the fish seem to do...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ndbyers23
I finally got a new filter (Fluval Aquaclear 110...

I finally got a new filter (Fluval Aquaclear 110 made for 60-110 gallon tanks) and it is very strong. It pumps 500gph which with a 55 gallon I should only need 220gph (4x--based on several website...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ndbyers23
Thanks for your reply CrypticLifeStyle :smile: ...

Thanks for your reply CrypticLifeStyle :smile:

No the filter was not started dry. I did try the fiddling with the impeller housing like you suggested and no go.

I need a new impeller. The...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ndbyers23
Unhappy need to replace filter in established tank--HELP

Hi,

I have a 55 gallon tank that has areas that are densely planted and other areas with the substrate visible.

I was cleaning my filter (HOB Marineland Penguin 350) and when I put it back...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-16-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ndbyers23
Yes, married life has different priorities, so I...

Yes, married life has different priorities, so I understand. I subscribed to your thread, so I can watch your progress.

N.
Forum: Aquascaping 01-16-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ndbyers23
I just took a look at your 125 journal and OMG...

I just took a look at your 125 journal and OMG your wood is incredible!! I can't wait to see what you end up doing. I sure wish I had your budget. :icon_wink

Anyway, your build is going to be...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-16-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ndbyers23
That is a great idea, but I am on disability and...

That is a great idea, but I am on disability and hiking particularly in winter is not something that is really possible. Thanks for the link however.

Cheers,

Nanci
Forum: Aquascaping 01-16-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ndbyers23
Need help: what good places to buy stumps, sticks, wood for shrimp/community tanks

Hi,

I am planning a rescape, and will be removing a large flat-ish rock that I would like to replace with a cool piece of wood that will appeal to my cherry, amanos, and chain loaches. I just took...
Forum: Fish 11-26-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By ndbyers23
Threadfin Rainbow fish with mouth rot

I have a male threadfin with mouth rot and he is not eating anymore. Is he too far gone to medicate or should I put him out of his misery?

Sadly,

N. :icon_cry:
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-28-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By ndbyers23
What about the dwarf chain loach? Would they work...

What about the dwarf chain loach? Would they work with shrimp, particularly RCS?
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