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Forum: Fish 09-02-2014, 04:00 AM
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Posted By DrewWoodside
Discus Fin Rot ID? Pic Included

Hi All,

I think my discus has a touch of fin rot on his anal fin. I assumed it would clear itself up since I do regular water changes and he has a strong appetite.

However it's continued to...
Forum: Plants 03-30-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By DrewWoodside
Maintaining Chain Sword Question

Hi all,

My chain sword carpet has grown very thick bright and all over the tank.

I love how it looks right now but I'm wondering. Will it choke itself out at some point? What do I need to...
Forum: Fish 03-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By DrewWoodside
Algae Eating Squad for 33 Gallon?

I've had reoccurring issues with black brush algae and really an assortment of other types. I've actually got a touch of diatom algae which is slowly phasing out.

I just purchased 5 ottos and...
Forum: Algae 02-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By DrewWoodside
Blackish Brownish Algae on Chain Sword Carpet

Hi All,

I have a 33 Gallon and have a nice Chain Sword carpet growing in.

However recently a blackish brownish algae has begun growing on some of the older leaves.

I've continually been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By DrewWoodside
I do have high light but I'd been limiting the...

I do have high light but I'd been limiting the light because the discus seems more at ease at times without my bright light. I've also been fertilizing, the plants are growing and staying green. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-26-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By DrewWoodside
Question about Nitrites/Nitrates?

Hi All,

I recently killed my bio filter and restarted the cycle in my tank. The result has been a lot of heavy breathing from my fish.

I've begun dosing Seachem Prime and I've also dosed API...
Forum: Fish 10-24-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By DrewWoodside
Those might be Borelli too? I'm definitely not...

Those might be Borelli too? I'm definitely not an appisto pro though so GL!
Forum: Algae 10-24-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
Okay so I've now purchased the API equivalents of...

Okay so I've now purchased the API equivalents of Seachem. Apparently Stress Coat is the API equivalent of Seachem Prime and Quick Start is the same as Tetra safe start for all intents and purposes....
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
Thanks for your help. So I'll look into getting...

Thanks for your help. So I'll look into getting the prime stuff and in the meantime I will dose cautiously with Stress Zyme. Anything you can suggest for the blood at base of fin ram? Or is your...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
I purchased stress Zyme by API. It says it...

I purchased stress Zyme by API. It says it contains live bacteria to consume sludge and help with the cycle. Is this the same stuff as dosing prime? The bottle references a once weekly dose. ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By DrewWoodside
Yeah, I'll disregard. It's tough picking what...

Yeah, I'll disregard. It's tough picking what information to take from a LFS person. THey're not completely without insight, but a lot of the things they say are only partially correct. TY...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-23-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By DrewWoodside
Do I need Carbon in my Eheim?

I thought I had read that you don't really need to have carbon in your Eheim. But I was speaking with someone from the LFS earlier and they said it would benefit me to keep carbon in my filter. ...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
So it looks like I have issues with nitrite...

So it looks like I have issues with nitrite levels that need to be fixed. I purchased some Stress Zyme which is supposed to help with the bacteria. Also I am going to add some aquarium salt and...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
I have done a lot of cleaning that could have...

I have done a lot of cleaning that could have nuked teh bio filter... That was my third suspect in this. But what exactly would be the result of killing my bio filter by mistake? The tank is not...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
The couple times I've seen them gasping I've...

The couple times I've seen them gasping I've given a big WC on the spot and it corrects their breathing. For now just because it's been such a pest. I've lowered the water level so the Eheim spray...
Forum: Algae 10-23-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By DrewWoodside
White Slime/Filmaments/Strings on plants?

Hi all, I recently started having a problem with this white slimey stringy stuff coating my plants. At one point it was also gathering at the top of the water making a sort of slimy film over the...
Forum: Fish 10-04-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By DrewWoodside
Neon Blue Rasbora, anal fin.....?

I was checking these out recently and I think they provide a really nice reflective blue color on their body that you can't get with many other schooling fish beyond cardinals/neon tetras. I am...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
Hey Paul, good to hear it. I'm pretty sure...

Hey Paul, good to hear it. I'm pretty sure copper rasboras are those Rasbora Espei which I was considering.

http://www.tropicalfish-scotland.com/res/fish/445/1_bi.jpg?2

Good to hear you have...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
Thanks for the input. Yeah I need to confirm...

Thanks for the input. Yeah I need to confirm where gold tetras/Rasbora Espei hang out. I'm okay with the Furcata/celebes not schooling as cool as rummies. The main thing is they swim somewhat near...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
Thanks for the head's up everyone. So the vast...

Thanks for the head's up everyone. So the vast majority of tetras have apparently evolved to stay closer to the substrate, that makes sense.

Can anyone confirm any experience with gold tetras? ...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
In regards to my comments about depth, it...

In regards to my comments about depth, it certainly doesn't hurt having a tank as tall as a person when it comes to helping with creating depth. haha. But that aside, Amano's scape and fauna...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
Hi Paul, hope all is well with you and your fish!...

Hi Paul, hope all is well with you and your fish! Yeah hatchets won't work for me, this tank is a rimless open top so I'm gonna have to pass.

FYI got my inspiration for wanting tetras swimming...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
My main focus is they school/swim on a level...

My main focus is they school/swim on a level higher than the rummies. So not necessarily at the very top although that would also be nice.

To add to this thread, I just remembered furcata...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
It's actually an open top tank so can't do...

It's actually an open top tank so can't do hatchets.

Does anyone consider gold tetras, harlequin rasboras, middle top?

Didn't realize black neons are mid lower.. Cardinals are generally mid...
Forum: Fish 10-01-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By DrewWoodside
Rummy Nose Tetras and what fish that schools near top of tank?

I currently have a very happy school of 9 rummy nose tetras. Was thinking about options for a schooling fish that schools near the top? I'd like to have back and forth movement near the top to go...
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