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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-24-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By melissa3
Hey everyone, thanks for the suggestions and...

Hey everyone, thanks for the suggestions and info!

The critters/copepods are gone now, and my tank looks much better, imho =) All I did was add some salt, turn the heat up and keep the lights...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-21-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By melissa3
Ok hereís a video. Btw, Iím so sorry for the...

Ok hereís a video. Btw, Iím so sorry for the crappy quality. Also, I had to move things around so you could see the bugs, and it made a little mess, so please excuse the dead Wisteria pieces in the...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By melissa3
HAha!!!! I just bought the same thing, from the...

HAha!!!! I just bought the same thing, from the same ebay seller!!! How funny! :icon_lol:

I haven't used mine yet, because of what I've read about Jebo, and the fact that they aren't UL listed...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By melissa3
These things are brownish-tan, and very tiny,...

These things are brownish-tan, and very tiny, like air bubbles when you fill a tank for the first time.

Maybe they're a parasite? That's my concern...I'll see if I can get some pictures tonight...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-20-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By melissa3
Little critters, can't ID them. UPDATE w/video

I have a herd of little bugs in my 10gal betta tank. I canít take a pic because they are just too small for my camera. But they look just like small pieces of sand grain, and move in short, jerky...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-20-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 31,704
Posted By melissa3
Jealousy ensues!!! :biggrin: Awesome,...

Jealousy ensues!!! :biggrin:

Awesome, awesome, awesome!! I want to swim in it :tongue:
Forum: Plants 11-19-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By melissa3
Here's an article I found about cleaning plants....

Here's an article I found about cleaning plants. :icon_wink
http://www.aquajake.com/blog/planting-the-tank/preparing-a-plant-for-planting/disinfecting-plants-before-or-after/
Forum: Plants 11-18-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By melissa3
Ich doesn't effect plants, but can it travel on...

Ich doesn't effect plants, but can it travel on plants and decorations? Also, if I might add this, how do you "clean" plants that had been in a tank with parasites?

I'm curious about transferring...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,119
Posted By melissa3
They are a labyrinth fish, they breathe air, so...

They are a labyrinth fish, they breathe air, so Iím pretty sure theyíd hang out near the surface, Youíd find them sitting in your floating plants and what not. Mine used to do that.
Forum: Fish 11-14-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By melissa3
Same thing happened to my Betta!! Except, I found...

Same thing happened to my Betta!! Except, I found him under the dresser that I keep the tank on. And he was covered in dust-bunnies and fuzz! I thought for sure he was dead, but when I went to scoop...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,119
Posted By melissa3
What about some gouramis? You could have a bunch...

What about some gouramis? You could have a bunch of the pygmy/sparkling gouramis since they stay fairly small...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 11-13-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By melissa3
I was thinking about doing this... Did you...

I was thinking about doing this...

Did you try this already? Do you have any pics?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-13-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 257,973
Posted By melissa3
Here's me... ...

Here's me...

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Forum: Fish 11-12-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By melissa3
Last chance, need major help with Meds.

A little while ago I posted about my 29gal tank that turned into a disaster. I had a major outbreak of some kind of fungus/bacteria/parasite Ė I donít know which. But I narrowed down the cause of the...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By melissa3
Edtheedge - Yes I was asking you. Thanks for the...

Edtheedge - Yes I was asking you. Thanks for the help. :smile:
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By melissa3
Did your canister come with a basket for the...

Did your canister come with a basket for the noodles? Mine didn't...would it be ok to use nylons to hold the stuff? Or, maybe something else?
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By melissa3
Canister media and overpacking?

Iíve been searching and I canít seem to find an answer, so forgive me if this has already been asked....Iím wondering, is it possible to over stuff a canister filter with floss/filter pads or can I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-05-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By melissa3
From my experience Ramshorn, the young ones a...

From my experience Ramshorn, the young ones a slightly clear and get darker and less translucent as they grow.

Also, what do your older snail's shells look like? White shells usually mean a...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 88,024
Posted By melissa3
So does that make me 320? I just have 2217...

So does that make me 320?

I just have 2217 for now, but will definitely have more in the future. Best thing I've ever bought for my tank...:proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By melissa3
Ok, I'll work on the water quality, that's sounds...

Ok, I'll work on the water quality, that's sounds good. Btw, I forgot to add above that my normal routine is to do weekly WC's, 25%. Recently I've been doing them everyother day.


I have a few...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By melissa3
That's what they said - my other 2 tanks (10gals)...

That's what they said - my other 2 tanks (10gals) checked out at ph 6.4, amonnia 0, nitrite 0, nitrate 0. Maybe my tests are expired? They are 2 years old...

This tank is established. 2 months...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By melissa3
Unhappy So frustrated - Need a LOT of help.

My tank is a disaster. I have a 29gal tank, 2217 Ehiem, lightly planted, no Co2, with 2 angels, 4 misc tetras. (Down from a group of 10.) I had 2 SAE, but they both just died.

For 3 months Iíve...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-31-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,864
Posted By melissa3
I named a female angel after my husbands ex wife....

I named a female angel after my husbands ex wife. The angel is an evil tyrant, as is DH's ex wife! :rolleyes:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-30-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By melissa3
Right now I have 2 lightly planted 10gals and...

Right now I have 2 lightly planted 10gals and they are so easy. Plants grow great without any help from me and the fish have always been easy to care for too.

I'm going to look into 40gals, see...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-30-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By melissa3
Your opinion on tank size...

Which tank size is the easiest to maintain? Iíve read that the bigger the tank, the easier it is to keepÖis this true?

Iím asking because over the years Iíve had the worst luck with my 29gal. Iím...
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