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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-20-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By robnixxo
My mollies had babies too... I might keep them...

My mollies had babies too... I might keep them cuz they're cute.

Man the lfs here has two stars on yelp. Not sure i wanna trust them with my fish.

Does petsmart or co accept fish?

And I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-20-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By robnixxo
Is it normal to tire of fish and get rid of them?

It's been a few months since I started out with fish keeping and I'm really only interested in keeping certain types of fish I've discovered (goldfish).

My first tank is overstocked because I...
Forum: Fish   10-17-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By robnixxo
will red streaks go away

Had an ammonia a spike a while back and my redcap oranda developed red streaks in its fins.

The water is fine now. Will the streaks go away over time?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-30-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
Yeah imma run the old filter and the new one

Yeah imma run the old filter and the new one
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-30-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
it's a 25 gallon. i i'll have a 30 gal filter...

it's a 25 gallon. i i'll have a 30 gal filter and 20 gal filter now for it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-29-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
ok, thanks for the responses. i feel confident...

ok, thanks for the responses. i feel confident enough to proceed... even though my girlfriend rolled her eyes at the thought of me buying another tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-29-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
i have a blackmoor and oranda... they're about...

i have a blackmoor and oranda... they're about two inches in size each. 2 snails, maybe some ghost shrimp. if things go well maybe a baby pleco.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-29-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
How long you think to add the fish to the new...

How long you think to add the fish to the new tank if I did all that?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-29-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By robnixxo
Transfering fish to new tank. Correct me if I'm wrong...

Okay, my GF need a new tank. Imma transfer them from their 10 gallon to a 25 gallon.

Aight, so here's how I have it planned:

I'mma syphon out most of the water into a bucket, and then plop the...
Forum: Fish   09-16-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
It's been about a week and "Lipless" seems to be...

It's been about a week and "Lipless" seems to be doing better. It's swimming around semi-normally now and going after food. It's having trouble eating, though. The food keeps bouncing off it's...
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
So it was like a tetra slushie?? :icon_eek:

So it was like a tetra slushie?? :icon_eek:
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
It's just hanging out at the bottom behind my...

It's just hanging out at the bottom behind my rocks. The other female molly is staying at it's side. It doesn't seem to be coming out for food... So, I guess I'll give it a few more days or...
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
K, seems like clove oil with freezing should do...

K, seems like clove oil with freezing should do the job.
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
That's... slightly comforting... LOL. My...

That's... slightly comforting... LOL.

My experience was similar. The filter tube was loaded with java moss and other waste so I figure I would just detach it quickly and rinse it out. My mom...
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
The method I read is a little bit different that...

The method I read is a little bit different that icing them. You put them in a little tank water, then submerge the whole container in icy water. This is supposed to put them in a coma or...
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
I read that you separate it, then add ice to...

I read that you separate it, then add ice to bring down the temp until it gets sleep and dies peacefully.
Forum: Fish   09-13-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By robnixxo
Horrible fish injury--Should I euthanize?

Let's just say there was a filter accident and one of my silver mollies got it's face shredded. I feel extremely guilty about it.

Okay, so it's lips are mostly gone and it has scrapes all over...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-10-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By robnixxo
That's funny

That's funny
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By robnixxo
Oh and i slowly pour the water into the tank ...

Oh and i slowly pour the water into the tank over a sponge. I find its easier than a bowl and plate. The sponge absorbs impact and rises with the water.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By robnixxo
U can also strategically drop more sand to cover...

U can also strategically drop more sand to cover up with dirt.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-05-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By robnixxo
I had this problem recently. I skim the floaties...

I had this problem recently. I skim the floaties with a net. The prices that sink back down on top of the cap I syphon up with gravel vac. I have sand and the dirt is light enough to suction up...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By robnixxo
right now they're in a 7 gallon hex and they're...

right now they're in a 7 gallon hex and they're fine. They're growing and healthy. I suck out their turds with a baster and do frequent wc.

they're still really small right now so i dont forsee...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By robnixxo
it's gonna be party time for them 24/7.

it's gonna be party time for them 24/7.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By robnixxo
i read about that. no choice really, they need a...

i read about that. no choice really, they need a new home. when they get bigger I'm going to transfer them to a bigger tank. Lookin' to get a rimless tank and canister filter and all that jazz...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-02-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By robnixxo
My 10 gal

Still kinda' new to all this. This is my tank when I started it out:

http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/7443/wp000055c.jpg

Added DIY CO2 and some new plants, along with a new filter. The...
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