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Forum: Fish   02-16-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By pirasha
...breaking via hammering...how on EARTH did I...

...breaking via hammering...how on EARTH did I not think of that????


THANKS GUYS!!!!
Forum: Fish   02-16-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By pirasha
Frozen cubes too large

Hey guys,

what does everyone do if a cube of frozen bloodworms or such is just too much for your fish?

Case in point - I've got a pair of Peacock Gudgeons. They are great and eating frozen food...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-03-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By pirasha
Oh man...I did not realize it's been so long...

Oh man...I did not realize it's been so long since I updated. I'm sorry about that guys!
Anyway...FINALLY got my CO2 adapter after a few mail mishaps; so my tank was officially flooded Nov 23, 2016:...
Forum: Plants   11-11-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By pirasha
Thanks for all the suggestions guys; I mostly...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys; I mostly knew that in the back of my mind already just needed the reminder to keep my impatience in check.
I do have a question though:
So once I get my CO2 set...
Forum: Plants   11-09-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By pirasha
IntotheWRX Hmm thanks..guess I just have to...

IntotheWRX

Hmm thanks..guess I just have to work on patience (siiiigh..worst part of a new tank). And I do actually take the plastic wrap off the tank each morning when I get in and let the tank...
Forum: Aquascaping   11-09-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By pirasha
I think it all depends on what/how you want to...

I think it all depends on what/how you want to plant and what you like.

The first pic (what I think you're referring to Island?) but when you plant you've to to keep all the focus on the center of...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-09-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By pirasha
Update 11/9/2016 Still no CO2...getting...

Update 11/9/2016

Still no CO2...getting antsy but plants are still looking good :)
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I actually agree that the right branch is a little distracting when looking from the tank...
Forum: Plants   11-09-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By pirasha
Dry-Start - when does it do more harm then good?

Hey guys.

So I started my tank dry-start method 3 weeks ago (Dwarf Baby Tears, Monte Carlo, Alternanthera Reneckii "mini", Lobelia Cardinalis, Hygrophila Corymbosa). Everything looks great and I'm...
Forum: Fish   11-04-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By pirasha
Pest snails are a great food source for these...

Pest snails are a great food source for these guys! You can certainly try to set up a jar for them to breed in...but I swear these things are the SLOWEST breeders when you want them to. I can't...
Forum: Fish   11-04-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By pirasha
I'd go with just one pea as well. I've had them...

I'd go with just one pea as well. I've had them before - AWESEOME little fish but they are adorable little monsters. 5.5 would result in a lot of nipping.

One thing to note is that these guys can...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-04-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By pirasha
3 Gallon work tank (Pic heavy)

Hey guys,

So I've (very slowly) been getting my tiny tank set up on my work desk. I've been a little shy about posting about it as I've never done anything this high tech before- it's exciting. As...
Forum: Fish   11-03-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,143
Posted By pirasha
This is an interesting conundrum. How do you draw...

This is an interesting conundrum. How do you draw the line between being okay with selective breeding for color but not body? Genetics are genetics; if you fiddle with one thing you're fiddling with...
Forum: Fish   10-25-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By pirasha
I'd say you're correct with the bacterial...

I'd say you're correct with the bacterial infection. I'm thinking it's probably fungus - fungus usually appears after an injury, wounds appear white and can become cottony (so it all fits in your...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-25-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By pirasha
I used to work at pet****; We used a potassium...

I used to work at pet****; We used a potassium permanganate solution; you'd add a splash of the solution to water (the solution is purple) and that's what the net is stored in while not in use.
...
Forum: Lighting   10-14-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By pirasha
3 gallon lighting- should I change?

Hey Guys,
So I've for a Wave Point 8 Watt clamp light ...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   10-14-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By pirasha
Hello! Sound like you and I are in the same...

Hello!

Sound like you and I are in the same boat! Although I still can't quite afford and ADA tank...rather jealous about that but AWESOME for you!

As far as Ferts go this link is SUPER helpful...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-14-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By pirasha
honestly it really depends on the Betta... I've...

honestly it really depends on the Betta... I've had some that like playing in the flow and I've had some that hate and type of flow...I actually had one guy in particular that is there was any flow...
Forum: Algae   10-13-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By pirasha
ah I see so I've not had experience with...

ah I see

so I've not had experience with this at all so I did some research with it and I apologize if you know all of this already.

It looks like the actual name is Spirogyra algae...and it's...
Forum: Algae   10-13-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By pirasha
huh I've not have experience with such a...

huh
I've not have experience with such a difficult to remove algae that wasn't calcified.

could you post a pic maybe?
Forum: Fish   10-13-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By pirasha
I agree with Gourami - Pearl and Banded (the...

I agree with Gourami - Pearl and Banded (the non-dwarf kind) are very colorful and get between 4-6 inches which seems to be the size you're looking for?

other than that there's Boeseman's...
Forum: Fish   09-28-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By pirasha
You could always try it out with one or two...

You could always try it out with one or two cheaper shrimp like a ghosts and see what happens.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   09-23-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By pirasha
hey just so you know it's not a leech. Leeches...

hey just so you know it's not a leech. Leeches are fat (think oval) and there is a distinct mouth bit.

This guy is a black worm; Lumbriculus variegatus I used to get them all the time in my pond....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-20-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By pirasha
When I had a bad outbreak (in addition on...

When I had a bad outbreak (in addition on manually pulling it) I readjusted my to create the strongest flow possible and positioned it above the water line to create a bit of a whirlpool that pulled...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-16-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By pirasha
wow your tank looks like it's coming along GREAT!...

wow your tank looks like it's coming along GREAT!

The only thing I can think of to attach to your wood that's not moss would be anubias nana (looks like you've already got this) but if you get a...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-14-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By pirasha
Thanks for all the suggestions guys! I think for...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys! I think for right now I'll stick with just shrimp as that's what this tank is for and really are the most important aspect for me. Once they are all settled I can...
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