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Forum: Fish 04-18-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By TraceyW
Gorgeous betta. I have a very similar looking...

Gorgeous betta. I have a very similar looking one I got from Petco a couple of months ago. The only difference is mine is a delta tail and yours looks to be a halfmoon. Mine has been in his...
Forum: Fish 03-11-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By TraceyW
I've tried the Repashy gel foods but nothing...

I've tried the Repashy gel foods but nothing special with them. One thing you might try which is what I do for my betta fry when I'm trying to get them to move to flake foods, feed a little flake at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,069
Posted By TraceyW
Duckweed, forever will it ruin I mean rule your...

Duckweed, forever will it ruin I mean rule your tanks. =D VERY prolific and hard to get rid of if you decide to go to a different floating cover plant. I like frogbit better but duckweed will get...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-10-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By TraceyW
zuchinni and squash pieces work for me. I think...

zuchinni and squash pieces work for me. I think because they start to decay a bit faster in the tank. I can pull in a 2 inch piece covered in my ramshorn snails. Then I can just pick them off and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By TraceyW
BEAUTIFUL fish and what great photographs? I'm a...

BEAUTIFUL fish and what great photographs? I'm a recent convert to bettas and a newer member of the IBC. They are like living jewels and have a fun personality and attitudes. The females in my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-22-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,989
Posted By TraceyW
I agree with other posters in the area of...

I agree with other posters in the area of consolidation or upgrading of tanks. Good points. You can rejuvenate alot of your fun by redoing an existing tank. If you do decide on a new tank have...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By TraceyW
Very handsome. Looks like a double-tail and I...

Very handsome. Looks like a double-tail and I think the body coloring may be called marble. I'm a recent betta convert myself and have about 16 of them now. I also joined the IBC a couple of months...
Forum: Fish 01-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By TraceyW
Some people and their marketing ideas eh? $70...

Some people and their marketing ideas eh? $70 for this? It looks like it's just using simple physics of pouring new water in that creates pressure in their clear tube that forces it up and out the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-27-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By TraceyW
If I were you I'd move the fry into their own...

If I were you I'd move the fry into their own separate tank. Less stress on your main tank and you can better concentrate food to them. Sooner or later in the current tank someone is going to want...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-20-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By TraceyW
Plus side is they don't breed in fresh water so...

Plus side is they don't breed in fresh water so you don't have to worry about a population explosion like you do with pond/ramshorn snails
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-19-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,695
Posted By TraceyW
I've noticed this striping recently in my tank...

I've noticed this striping recently in my tank too. I had wanted PFR shrimp but when I got my first batch they were just pale RCS. I had added some fire red shrimp I found in a local Denver pet...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 11-12-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By TraceyW
I got the Aqueon 50 foot water changer a week...

I got the Aqueon 50 foot water changer a week ago. I LOVE it! I just treat the whole tank with Prime for about how much water I take out. I guesstimate on the high side so if I think it's 25...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-08-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By TraceyW
We have 3 shelties (Shetland Sheepdogs) and I...

We have 3 shelties (Shetland Sheepdogs) and I have 13 tanks (I have a GREAT understanding non-fishy husband :proud:) with various "tokens" from them. =D No problems with any of my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-01-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By TraceyW
Netting it has worked for me but if you leave...

Netting it has worked for me but if you leave even 1 piece, it's like the zombie t-virus and will take over again fairly quickly. I usually have a small bucket of water, scoop as much as I can in...
Forum: Fish 10-18-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,817
Posted By TraceyW
Grats on getting them! If you do get alot of fry...

Grats on getting them! If you do get alot of fry you want to get rid of add me to your list of interested people. ;)
Forum: Fish 10-17-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,817
Posted By TraceyW
Unfortunately Wicca27 is right. Whites are...

Unfortunately Wicca27 is right. Whites are platinum whites are a rarer color. I've only seen a few ones by people that sell show quality guppies which would cost way more than I'm sure you want to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By TraceyW
Have you checked your local plant nurseries? ...

Have you checked your local plant nurseries? I've seen both our at local ones here. Definitely not something you'd want to have shipped if you could help it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-14-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By TraceyW
Glass tops definitely help. We have 3 shelties...

Glass tops definitely help. We have 3 shelties and I feel your pain. I have mostly closed top tanks except for the area I'm using in my son's room where they are all open topped. I haven't had too...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-14-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By TraceyW
Should be fine. I'm paranoid and use organic...

Should be fine. I'm paranoid and use organic egg shells when I'm feeding them to my apple snails because I want to make sure they're pesticide free. I boil the egg shells for a couple of minutes...
Forum: Fish 10-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,616
Posted By TraceyW
Guppies - there are red and green colors that...

Guppies - there are red and green colors that would easily work into this color scheme for you - I see them alot on Aquabid
Forum: Fish 10-11-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By TraceyW
Check your local aquarium clubs or the your...

Check your local aquarium clubs or the your state's section on TPT Local Pet Stores, Clubs, and Conventions - They're your best resource and you'll get good quality stock without having to deal with...
Forum: Fish 10-11-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By TraceyW
If you do end up later wanting to spawn them, you...

If you do end up later wanting to spawn them, you can turn your heater up to 82 degrees then do a water change with your water from the tap. Kinda odd your cold water is 78 degrees though. =/ Also...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-09-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,265
Posted By TraceyW
Elli, unfortunately you have the Florida snails. ...

Elli, unfortunately you have the Florida snails. Look at the baby snails in your pics and you can see the spotting on them. They exactly match the pics that kat12 had in the other thread on how to...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By TraceyW
I drip acclimate everything but plants. ;) I...

I drip acclimate everything but plants. ;) I have naturally soft water with practically no buffering ability. So I have to mineralize. I haven't lost anything since I started drip acclimating. ...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 10-07-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,900
Posted By TraceyW
Oh, how horrible. In any hobby unfortunately...

Oh, how horrible. In any hobby unfortunately there are people looking to take advantage. Not to mention illegal selling of these across state lines. Unfortunately there are good/bad sellers on...
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