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Forum: Fish 09-20-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Mutliplying Platies

Help !!

Started with 2 Sunset Fire Platies in my 46 gal tank.

Now I have 6 adults and many babies.

How do I get prevent breeding ?

Anyone lives near me in PA is welsome to come get some.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-03-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
No wood in the tank though I do have a stone arch.

No wood in the tank though I do have a stone arch.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-02-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Red face I have not measured the kH in awhile but it was...

I have not measured the kH in awhile but it was about 4 when I did.

I generally change the water every week to 10 days, about 20%.

As I said, the pH was fine for a long time, then overnite...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-02-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Low pH

For the 1st few months of my tank, the ph Controller kept the pH at 6.8 or above, never below.

Recently, the ph drops as low as 6.2 and I never see the pH Controller come on.

I recalibrated it...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
I have a Kent scraper but with the plastic edge...

I have a Kent scraper but with the plastic edge which is not very good.

I also user the credit card method expoused by others but that is not very reliable.

I'll try the metal blade on the Kent...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Mag Cleaners Any Good ?

What's the feeling on the use of mag cleaners ?

Especially for a 46 gal bow front tank ?

Which ones do you like ?

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Replacing Canister Hoses

I am installing a surface skimmer, UV sterilizer and CO2 reactor to my Eheim 2026.

Just wondering if there is any trick to not spilling mucho water behind the tank as I cut into the hoses ?
...
Forum: Fish 10-05-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Unhappy Last night, he was just lying on the bottom and I...

Last night, he was just lying on the bottom and I thought he might be gone.

However, when I nudged him, he reacted by flipping over.

This morning I found him in the water wisteria laying...
Forum: Fish 10-05-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Unhappy Not quite the reply I was looking for. So...

Not quite the reply I was looking for.

So far he is hanging it there though I doubt for much longer.
Forum: Fish 10-05-2004, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Exclamation Firetail Platy Dying ?

I got 2 of these last Saturday.

One seems to be doing OK tho fairly lethargic.

The other I just discovered in one of the bushes. At first I thought it was already gone but then it moved some....
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2004, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Smile Thanks, guys. Sounds like I'm all set with...

Thanks, guys.

Sounds like I'm all set with the Turbo Twist.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2004, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Coralife Turbo Twist UV Sterilizer

Am going to add this to my tank.

My question is:

What size hoze hookups does it use ? Can't find a manual anywhere.

Do I want the 90 degree hose elbows ?

Thanks - you guys have been...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Smile Thanks, Wasserpest. I love your tanks,...

Thanks, Wasserpest.

I love your tanks, especially the 100g. The colors are great.

I have been unsure whether I have enough light in my tank (1x96w Bright Kit from AHS) but seeing your setups...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2004, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Thanks for the replies. If I add a pH...

Thanks for the replies.

If I add a pH controller, that will stop the pH swings. Does that cause any problems or is it all good ? Except the added expense, of course, but it's only money.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Nighttime Aeration ?

I have read several posts which explain that you do not want to aerate a planted tank as it will lower the CO2 levels.

However, I have also read that at night when the lights are out, the plants...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Red face That's very clear, thanks.

That's very clear, thanks.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Guess I have to ask a newbie question: What...

Guess I have to ask a newbie question:

What is the difference between a diffuser and reactor ?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Unhappy It's possible but I don't think so. From my...

It's possible but I don't think so.

From my very limited experience, it seems that when they are not feeling well, they hang on the bottom.

What other reactors are being used ?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Unhappy Fish Caught in Aqua Medic Reactor

I have been losing fish (neon tetras) in my tank. Couldn't find them anywhere.

Finally I looked inside the Aqua Medic Membrane Reactor. Found them dead in there.

The reactor is placed high up...
Forum: Fish 09-22-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Wink I'll try this idea tonight. I have a...

I'll try this idea tonight.

I have a canister filter so I was not able to get the food to sink by putting it near the output tube.

Thanks.
Forum: Fish 09-22-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Will do !!

Will do !!
Forum: Fish 09-21-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Red face Thanks for the replies. Good tip, Fender. ...

Thanks for the replies.

Good tip, Fender.

I have been crumbling but then it was still sitting on top of the water. Will try dropping it by the filter output.
Forum: Fish 09-20-2004, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Feeding Question

Here's a real newbie question:

Got some neon tetras (love them) and otos in my new tank. Also my son put his 2 corys in while he figures out what to do with his tank.

Am determined not to...
Forum: Fish 09-18-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Cories & Eco Complete

I'm looking for a recommendation for a cory, or equivalent, something that will clean up the substrate.

I am using 100% Eco Complete and the writeups I see for cories say they need a fine sand or...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-17-2004, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By YankeeFanInPA
Question Very impressive. Newbie question: what are...

Very impressive.

Newbie question: what are the red plants ?

I could use some color like that in my tank.
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