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Forum: Fish   Today, 02:26 AM
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Wild type Bettas

Is anybody else breeding or keeping wild type Bettas?


I have been considering acquiring some high quality show Bettas splendins and breeding them for local stores because I am sick of seeing the...
Forum: Fish   Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Beer
We've got cichlids EVERYWHERE up here. It seems...

We've got cichlids EVERYWHERE up here. It seems like everyone is breeding them. At the club auctions they are close to half the lots. We have a bunch of stores that specialize in them as well as a...
Forum: Fish   02-19-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Beer
I'd imagine so, but I haven't ordered any of that...

I'd imagine so, but I haven't ordered any of that from her... yet. I may pick up some dragon stone.
If you asked for some photographs, I'm sure she would be more than happy to oblige. I know she...
Forum: Fish   02-19-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Beer
Every time I go on Aquabid, I kick myself for...

Every time I go on Aquabid, I kick myself for giving away my endlers. I gave away over 30 properly colored black bars that had the metalic patterns, unlike the pale mostly plain ones that go for $30+...
Forum: Fish   02-18-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Beer
The CARES program is pretty good. Members captive...

The CARES program is pretty good. Members captive breed endangered species, keep logs, share info, and are really helpful in helping you acquire species if you are willing to participate.
Forum: Fish   02-18-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Beer
With extremely high levels of ammonia, you can...

With extremely high levels of ammonia, you can actually inhibit the growth of beneficial bacteria as you are poisoning them. Although they consume ammonia, if it gets to high it is toxic

On the...
Forum: Fish   02-18-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Beer
msjinkzd is pretty good for micro fish and...

msjinkzd is pretty good for micro fish and shrimp. She also carries Tropica tissue cultures, seiryu, and dragon stone.

A nice little family business, literally. Mom, dad, and kids.
Forum: Plants   02-17-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Beer
Agree on the snails. Some will claim that it...

Agree on the snails.

Some will claim that it comes with the territory of having live plants, so deal with it and stop over feeding. But avoiding snails is possible and if you have a densely...
Forum: Fish   02-17-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Beer
The other thing people don't factor in is that...

The other thing people don't factor in is that tank dimentions for a given volume, especially for the smaller tank sizes. People are starting to realize that certain species need a given amount of...
Forum: Fish   02-17-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By Beer
Doesn't everything get freezer burned and dry...

Doesn't everything get freezer burned and dry out?

When I didn't have much to feed, I would cut chunks off. Now I go through a cube in 2-3 days, so I thaw the full cube and put what doesn't get...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Beer
Thanks. I was told that they are about max...

Thanks.
I was told that they are about max size. I guess compared to some larger fish a half inch difference is pretty close to max, but compared to their current size that would be double or...
Forum: DIY   02-15-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Beer
If it is overkill, why brace it? By 1/2" is...

If it is overkill, why brace it?

By 1/2" is that slightly undersized 12mm or slightly oversized 13mm? There aren't many US glass manufacturers left, most plate glass is imported and is in metric...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Beer
They do look a bit like that, but they are...

They do look a bit like that, but they are suppsed to be about half the size or less.

There are some differences though. Mine have a much less prominent pelvic fin and a much more prominent anal...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Beer
Panda something or something panda (micro fish ID)

I should have written it down, but I didn't. I don't remember what the common name is. They are about half an inch long, which is about max size (as I was told. Wouldn't normally trust it, but it is...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Beer
How long have they been eating the micro worms? ...

How long have they been eating the micro worms?
Were they eating in quarantine? (A week is on the short side in my opinion, but I also don't quarantine as I have fairly small tanks and relatively...
Forum: Fish   02-15-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Beer
If you REALLY want some black moscows, we've got...

If you REALLY want some black moscows, we've got a bunch of breeders up here (no idea where they sell them since I never see them anywhere). We have an auction next weekend. At the beginning, they go...
Forum: DIY   01-16-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Beer
What really matters is the height and length...

What really matters is the height and length (other factors become important when you start getting larger).
What are the dimensions?

Depth effects the pressures that will be seen at the seams...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   02-25-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Beer
Taiwan Bes and AquaVitro

Is anybody keeping higher grade Taiwan Bees and using AquaVitro to fertilize for their plants? Any issues with the contents?
Forum: DIY   02-15-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,089
Posted By Beer
They've come down a bit since last time I looked...

They've come down a bit since last time I looked at them. Last I knew they were $35+. That makes this a bit more reasonable and on par with contactor and timer control, with the possibility of adding...
Forum: DIY   02-14-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,089
Posted By Beer
I'm a little late to the game on this one. I...

I'm a little late to the game on this one.
I think an Arduino is total overkill for this. Unless you are building your own Arduino and have the stuff to use another board as an ISP to burn the boot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-09-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Beer
I actually find the opposite to be true here, and...

I actually find the opposite to be true here, and most places in general. It seems that the more specific I am and the more background I give, the less likely it is I'll get an answer. Yet the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-09-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,584
Posted By Beer
Okay, under normal circumstances I wouldn't have...

Okay, under normal circumstances I wouldn't have seen a need for that, but if the driftwood is still did coloring the water and pulling your pH down, then I guess it is warranted.

I forgot about...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   02-08-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,584
Posted By Beer
I have a few of the Deep Blue nano filters. They...

I have a few of the Deep Blue nano filters. They run great and are fairly quiet. The surface area of the sponges are sufficient for a 2.5 gallon Betta tank with the stocking you are talking about,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By Beer
Okay, I went off on a huge tangent. Short answer...

Okay, I went off on a huge tangent. Short answer is yes, you can easily keep and breed shrimp in a vase. Cherry shrimp are preferred unless the vase is in a room that is temperature controlled to a...
Forum: DIY   05-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By Beer
The Arduino platform was originally created for...

The Arduino platform was originally created for artists to create interactive and responsive art installations. The majority of whom have zero programing experience. The code was written to be fairly...
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