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Forum: Fish 01-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Blue angel
Camallanus treatment

So a little background...for the first time in almost a year, I purchased a fish from the LPS, it's a paradise gourami and was sold in the little cup Bettas are sold in. At the store I looked it...
Forum: Fish 05-19-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Blue angel
I think I'm going with better safe then sorry. ...

I think I'm going with better safe then sorry. Thanks for the input. I also checked on Google and even though there are mixed opinions, I don't want to take a chance with my birds. I'll move them...
Forum: Fish 05-18-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Blue angel
Melafix around other pets

I am about to treat one of my aquariums with Melafix and was curious if anyone has used it in the same room as their birds? The birds are a new addition(have had them for a few months) and I want to...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Sounds good. If I get a chance I'll post the...

Sounds good. If I get a chance I'll post the photos, they are not great but at least he posed for a second for a few shots.
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
The stupid kit didn't come with a nitrate test....

The stupid kit didn't come with a nitrate test. Had everything else. This thanks been going for a little over a year now. It's 55g planted moderately, some driftwood and rock. I have a 10g hospital...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
The hole looks similar to the kidney shaped hole...

The hole looks similar to the kidney shaped hole on one of the fish, but it's got a clear layer over it. Like the last layer of skin before it melts away. I went for the general cure, tried the...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
I'm not sure how to add pictures. Can I do it...

I'm not sure how to add pictures. Can I do it from my phone? If you can tell me how to post them I'll get some in the morning. Lights are already off and I don't want to surprise him. He's been the...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Huzzah! I have a ton of regular thermometers(joys...

Huzzah! I have a ton of regular thermometers(joys of toddler keeping) never even crossed my mind. Done and done. Note-it will become fish only so don't worry about it getting reused for people. ;)
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Will any of my equipment be contaminated? I was...

Will any of my equipment be contaminated? I was planning on setting up a new tank(totally different group of fish) and was going to fill it with the syphon that attaches to the sink(same one that...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
My temp is 82 and my thermometer goes to 86....

My temp is 82 and my thermometer goes to 86. Would 85 do anything or should I pick up a better thermometer? And go for the higher temp?
I appreciate any and all suggestions and I know I can be...
Forum: Fish 07-22-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
I'm still working through the links. I actually...

I'm still working through the links. I actually enjoy reading up on fish, learned about HITH before I ever had it in my tank. I'm trying to consider all aspects. Water quality is always my first move...
Forum: Fish 07-22-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Should I try to medicate as well? I also picked...

Should I try to medicate as well? I also picked up API general cure which also has metro. Either or neither?
Forum: Fish 07-22-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Thanks for the advise. I picked up a lot of...

Thanks for the advise. I picked up a lot of different things that I've heard appeal to fish with poor appetite. Freeze dried: Blood worm, brine shrimp, and a package of mixed shrimp. Also picked up a...
Forum: Fish 07-22-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
I looked at the link. Are you talking about the...

I looked at the link. Are you talking about the image of the fish? My angel has what looks like a flat blister. It's not leaking but it's like a clear pit/hole on one side of his face. I've had him...
Forum: Fish 07-22-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Blue angel
Treating hole in the head

I have an angelfish developing what looks like hole in the head. Some tankmates have white stringy poo. I have hex-out which I've never used and can't find info on. It mentions it can damage...
Forum: Fish 07-18-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Blue angel
Would a python vac suck up sand? I like the look...

Would a python vac suck up sand? I like the look of sand, but I've never used it before. Would a few rounded river stones laying on the sand cause problems? I spent the day on Google images getting...
Forum: Fish 07-18-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Blue angel
Goldfish safe substrate

I'm looking into setting up a new tank for a fancy goldfish and wanted to know if larger gravel(about 3/4 inch diameter) would be safe? I have small gravel(regular pea sized) in the old tank and...
Forum: Fish 07-17-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Blue angel
I have four kuhlies in my 55g and they are pretty...

I have four kuhlies in my 55g and they are pretty active. I gave them two small faux caves and a fake shell and they hop from one to the other in a twisted group. They perch in my crypts. I suggest...
Forum: Plants 06-23-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Blue angel
So I'm going to try a rinse then huge water...

So I'm going to try a rinse then huge water changes and observation for severial weeks and see how things go. I have two q tanks and they are so reliable I don't want to damage my system on this one....
Forum: Plants 06-23-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Blue angel
I think I'll try a short rinse in the bleach...

I think I'll try a short rinse in the bleach first and see how the plants do. Since I put the plants into the quarantine tank what should I do to it make it safe to keep using? Can I run it empty...
Forum: Plants 06-23-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Blue angel
Pond plants in aquarium

I just picked up water lettuce, water hyacinth, and a plant similar to annachris today and would like to know if anyone has suggestions for sterilizing them. I have them in a quarantine tank and...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-25-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Blue angel
It was scary. At first I noticed it a few days...

It was scary. At first I noticed it a few days ago and figured it had a new place to hide. Then I noticed it only stayed the same distance out of the stump. So I dropped food near it and my cories...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-25-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Blue angel
Kuhlie loach trapped in decoration

I just learned the hard way that the resin tree stumps are a hazard to Kuhlie loaches. I just want to post this to help people avoid the same mistake I made.
The stumps have small holes in the...
Forum: Substrate 04-23-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,020
Posted By Blue angel
That makes me feel a little better about it. Also...

That makes me feel a little better about it. Also I've heard of people having to change substrates after a period of time. Will I need to change this substrate after a while? I would prefer to leave...
Forum: Substrate 04-19-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,020
Posted By Blue angel
Do you think once the plants take root they will...

Do you think once the plants take root they will hold the substrate in place? I want both plant and substrate to secure one another if possible. I also wouldn't mind if the Fluval works it's way...
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