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Forum: Fish   12-21-2004, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By minnow
Oh yeah

I like to use a 10 gallon tank for that sponge filter set up. When I'm in the mood to try to raise little ones, I'll move the parents to be into that tank about a week to 10 days before hand, lets...
Forum: Fish   12-21-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By minnow
breeding angels

I have some bad experiences to relate. Undergravel filters are BAD. Fry will get sucked down into gravel once they are free swimming. Any filters that hang off the back of the aquarium and suck water...
Forum: Fish   05-08-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By minnow
I use a different approach. I have a glass bowl (...

I use a different approach. I have a glass bowl ( the size escapes me at the moment) and the LFS fish and water go into that. I add water from the tank to the bowl, let it set 10 minutes, then siphon...
Forum: Equipment   03-24-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,355
Posted By minnow
Thanks for the input (I love this site!) So, from...

Thanks for the input (I love this site!) So, from what I'm hearing, a cable would be a help but not entirely necessary. My biggest fear is the bacteria. My gravel is only 1 - 1 1/2 inches deep, I...
Forum: Fish   03-24-2004, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,434
Posted By minnow
I've got 9 in my 55 gal right now. They are doing...

I've got 9 in my 55 gal right now. They are doing fine, I keep up on the water changes. There is one confirmed spawning pair in there, another possible pair (they go through the motions but I can...
Forum: Fish   03-24-2004, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By minnow
I keep mine at 80 deg. as well

I keep mine at 80 deg. as well
Forum: Fish   03-24-2004, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,688
Posted By minnow
I've had two females spawn together before too. I...

I've had two females spawn together before too. I thought I hit the jackpot with the size of the clutch, but the next go 'round I noticed that both partners were swelling up, and behold they were...
Forum: Fish   03-24-2004, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By minnow
I've got 9 Angels in a 55 gal.tank. There is one...

I've got 9 Angels in a 55 gal.tank. There is one spawning pair in there. They have claimed the right third of the tank as their own. I've switched things around in there, even had the whole tank...
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2004, 02:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,355
Posted By minnow
I've looked at other posts for a day now, so I'll...

I've looked at other posts for a day now, so I'll ask this question, probably the 20th time by a newbie. Sorry, but here goes. Does anyone reccomend or discourage the use of a heating cable under the...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   03-22-2004, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By minnow
PH - 6.8 GH - 4 KH - 16 I ask because I...

PH - 6.8
GH - 4
KH - 16

I ask because I don't know if GH and KH are supposed to be closer in value or can they have a broad variance like this. I use SeaChem Discus Buffer. I'm concerned the...
Forum: Equipment   03-22-2004, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,840
Posted By minnow
I've got the Fluval 304. It's my first canister...

I've got the Fluval 304. It's my first canister filter, been using UG and Bio-Wheel forever. Switched to the fluval when I decided to go with a live tank. So far, no problems. Maintenance is pretty...
Forum: The Planted Tank FAQ   03-20-2004, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 41,714
Posted By minnow
At last ! I found a place where I can glean info...

At last ! I found a place where I can glean info to get a planted tank established. I read your set up article, and was curious to see there was no mentionof a heating cable below the substrata. Do...
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