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Forum: Tank Journals 03-22-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,817
Posted By Jessica
Shellies have always been my first love. I used...

Shellies have always been my first love. I used to breed sunspot Brevis as a teenager. So, it's great to see a beautifully aquascaped tank with my favorite little firecracker fish! L. speciosus,...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Jessica
Thank you! Yep, no CO2. My photoperiod is...

Thank you! Yep, no CO2. My photoperiod is about... oh... 8 hrs? Just normal time. There is some algae on the anubias, but it stays manageable.

haha.. and yes, I do have Pfertz :) I scored some...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-09-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 63,780
Posted By Jessica
Remarkable, Travis! I hope you're well!!

Remarkable, Travis!

I hope you're well!!
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Jessica
Thanks everyone! I appreciate it :) Here's...

Thanks everyone! I appreciate it :)

Here's some specs off the top of my head, sans coffee. Keep in mind, I'm non-technical and need to get my mind back in mode.

Rena Filstar XP1 and Fluval...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Jessica
Jessie's 125g

Hello everyone!
It's been a very long time since I posted here. My original version (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/tank-journals-photo-album/43427-125g-journal-new-pics-4-3-a.html) of the tank...
Forum: Fish 09-24-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Jessica
Looks like it could even be a juvie Praecox.

Looks like it could even be a juvie Praecox.
Forum: Fish 08-10-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,786
Posted By Jessica
Males tend to be much brighter in color. Females...

Males tend to be much brighter in color. Females will be a little more drab. Also, males have a pointed dorsal fin, and females are more rounded.
Forum: Fish 08-08-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Jessica
Torpedo barbs are going to get too large for a 31...

Torpedo barbs are going to get too large for a 31 gallon. They need at least 75g, as they grow up to 5-6" and are schoolers, needing groups of 5 or more.

A Red tail shark will be ok for a while,...
Forum: Fish 08-08-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,896
Posted By Jessica
Platies and mollies are wonderful little fish,...

Platies and mollies are wonderful little fish, but be warned: 1+1=40. They can store sperm from one mating which will yield multiple broods of fry. Since you're just starting out, I would avoid...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-07-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Posted By Jessica
Nice! I love the color! What kind of lighting are...

Nice! I love the color! What kind of lighting are you using?
Forum: Fish 08-06-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Jessica
Julidochromis are an absolute no-go in a 20...

Julidochromis are an absolute no-go in a 20 gallon tank that already houses Rams...that would turn the tank into WWIII ;)

Have you considered some of the larger filter-feeding shrimps? Wood...
Forum: Fish 08-06-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 23,796
Posted By Jessica
Tetras, rainbows, cories, rasboras, danios, etc. ...

Tetras, rainbows, cories, rasboras, danios, etc.

Look around at the tanks on the forum.
Forum: Fish 08-03-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Jessica
How large is your tank?

How large is your tank?
Forum: Fish 08-03-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Jessica
I would say, IME, they're around the...

I would say, IME, they're around the semi-aggressive level or less. Very passive usually; obviously a target for fin nippers.

I would gamble that they shouldn't go after your otos, but if you...
Forum: Fish 08-03-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 23,796
Posted By Jessica
Depending on the tank size, there are endless...

Depending on the tank size, there are endless possibilities for fish in a planted aquarium. Minus Uarus, silver dollars, Leporinus, etc. that eat plants, you can have an arowanna in a planted tank...
Forum: Fish 08-02-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,896
Posted By Jessica
If you have your heart set on cute silver looking...

If you have your heart set on cute silver looking shark/cats, look into the DeBauwi Catfish or "Striped African Glass Catfish." They are peaceful schoolers that stay around the 4" and under mark. ...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,786
Posted By Jessica
The Black Ghost Knives will make quick work of...

The Black Ghost Knives will make quick work of Kuhli's.

Do you have plenty of hiding spots for those knives? They can be difficult to keep with their own kind.

I would suggest removing the...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Jessica
How long has this tank been set up with this...

How long has this tank been set up with this current fish load?

And how often do you do water changes?

sounds like it's been quite the difficult road for this tank...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-01-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jessica
I guess that does make sense on the CAE. Either...

I guess that does make sense on the CAE. Either that or you have the magic touch and they behave for you ;)

Either way, sounds like you have an excellent plan for them anyway, especially with...
Forum: Fish 08-01-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,896
Posted By Jessica
First and foremost, we'll need to know how large...

First and foremost, we'll need to know how large your tank is ;)

Silver tail sharks.... Bala shark? Like Boz said...no go unless you have a huge tank.

Another shark that can sometimes go by...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jessica
Looks very promising! But then again, you're...

Looks very promising! But then again, you're famous around here for having magnificent set ups!

One question --- why the CAE?
Forum: Tank Journals 07-31-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 32,264
Posted By Jessica
A very colorful collection of fish! That...

A very colorful collection of fish!

That purple plant is "Purple Crinkle" or "Purple Waffle"... a terrarium plant. This will eventually rot away in your tank, so remove it now. The big chain...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-27-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,192
Posted By Jessica
WONDERFUL! The acrylic looks great, you did a...

WONDERFUL! The acrylic looks great, you did a great job on the repairs -- I definitely wouldn't have the guts to sand like that. but it paid off and you're off to a wonderful start. I look forward...
Forum: Fish 07-25-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jessica
I agree with a few of the others -- one large...

I agree with a few of the others -- one large school. OR...if you wish for more variety, two schools. The Card + Rummynose is always a nice combination. Harlequins + Gold tetras are a snazzy...
Forum: Fish 07-25-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Jessica
My tank varies from 78-82F depending on the...

My tank varies from 78-82F depending on the photoperiod. They have handled it great and their growth has been exceptional. While I realize that sudden temp changes are harmful for fish in most...
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