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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-01-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By susankat
I've used amquel + for a long time and it doesn't...

I've used amquel + for a long time and it doesn't affect planted tanks anyway I never had the problem. I think the binding of nitrates is a temporary thing though as I always dosed the same amount of...
Forum: Fish   05-12-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By susankat
I've shipped several plecos that size and I would...

I've shipped several plecos that size and I would use the standard 3 mil bags and double bag them. Breather bags aren't to be double bagged.
Forum: Fish   05-08-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By susankat
No he was 14 inches after a little over a year,...

No he was 14 inches after a little over a year, The only reason I got rid of him is because I was moving into a different direction on my tank.

Bump:

No it was a little over a year. But...
Forum: Fish   05-07-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By susankat
I had one that was 3 inches when I got him and...

I had one that was 3 inches when I got him and donated him to the zoo when he reached 14 inches. But kept him in a 75 gal for 5 years. They like caves to hide in and dim lighting. Ph around 7.5 is...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-07-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By susankat
Yes that is ricca

Yes that is ricca
Forum: Fish   04-11-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By susankat
What are your actual readings on ammonia, nitrite...

What are your actual readings on ammonia, nitrite and nitrates? That looks like toxin related from ammonia or nitrites.
Forum: Fish   03-04-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By susankat
There are several smaller species that can fit...

There are several smaller species that can fit that run about 4 inches but most are not algae eaters.

If she likes spots look into starlight bns. L183 but they will probably cost about 60$. There...
Forum: Plants   02-27-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By susankat
It makes baby swords from that stem. The leaves...

It makes baby swords from that stem. The leaves will sprout from the nodes as will roots. Once it gets roots at least a couple of inches long you can cut it into pieces and plant each new plant.
Forum: Fish   02-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By susankat
Some females will have no bristles but most will...

Some females will have no bristles but most will have small bristles around the mouth. All males will have bristles all over the nose and mouth.

I would bet you have 2 females.
Forum: Substrate   02-12-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By susankat
If you have a pool supply you can get it cheaper....

If you have a pool supply you can get it cheaper. I buy 50 lb bags for 6.00. I have also bought plenty from Home depot and never had problems with it. Pool filter sand has to be of a certain quality...
Forum: Fish   02-08-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By susankat
Clowns are mainly wood eaters but do enjoy a...

Clowns are mainly wood eaters but do enjoy a treat of veggies. I have 18 clowns but only see a few at a time eating on the zuchinni
Forum: Fish   02-08-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By susankat
Shouldn't be too much of a problem. The older one...

Shouldn't be too much of a problem. The older one should welcome the company.
Forum: Fish   02-01-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By susankat
52 various species of cories in a 55 with 3 dwarf...

52 various species of cories in a 55 with 3 dwarf synos
Forum: Fish   01-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By susankat
I have 10 Rabauti and they do the same thing at...

I have 10 Rabauti and they do the same thing at times but are usually swimming all over the tank.
Forum: Fish   01-21-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By susankat
Looks more like a pimelodus by the body shape. I...

Looks more like a pimelodus by the body shape. I would post that last pic on planetcatfish.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-18-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By susankat
I get those buckets from the sub shop also, What...

I get those buckets from the sub shop also, What I do is just rinse out real good and let sit for a few days with out the lid and the smell would be gone. Then clean with mild soapy water and rinse...
Forum: Fish   01-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By susankat
When line bred endlers are mixed you end up with...

When line bred endlers are mixed you end up with wild form, not necessarily hybrids. All of your line breeds started out from wild form and crossed until the desired color is set and breeds true....
Forum: Fish   11-05-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
  Plecos
Views: 814
Posted By susankat
If you want something to eat algea and not hurt...

If you want something to eat algea and not hurt your plants get farlowellas.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-06-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By susankat
I got one that was 22 inches sent to me. Was...

I got one that was 22 inches sent to me. Was wrapped in wet newspapers, put into a trashbag, sealed it and put it into one of those round blueprint shippers. Made it here just fine.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-04-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By susankat
Another good cory for a discus temp is the...

Another good cory for a discus temp is the sterbai. They prefer higher temps.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-16-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By susankat
It's a grow out for my juvies. I have 11 tanks...

It's a grow out for my juvies. I have 11 tanks that are pleco specific for breeding and use 30's for growouts.

I'll get some pics later today.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By susankat
Want heavy bioload, I have a 30 gal breeder that...

Want heavy bioload, I have a 30 gal breeder that has 28 clown plecos right now.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By susankat
It looks to me that the edges of the tanks aren't...

It looks to me that the edges of the tanks aren't sitting on the metal rails and just sitting on the wood inserts. I would suggest bracing the wood better so that they don't warp the wood.
Forum: Fish   09-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
  Eggs?
Views: 1,055
Posted By susankat
Those are bristlenose eggs, apparently dad kicked...

Those are bristlenose eggs, apparently dad kicked them out. It looks like you have them out of the water to take the pic. If so they won't hatch. Don't worry though in a couple of weeks you should...
Forum: Fish   09-01-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By susankat
They do prefer blackwater, but my main concern...

They do prefer blackwater, but my main concern would be is you will never see it in that large of a tank.
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