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Forum: Fish 08-20-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By atom
A bubble nest does not mean he will breed easily....

A bubble nest does not mean he will breed easily. Bettas will make bubble nests when they feel the environment is safe and comfortable. I would not recommend breeding unless you have a lot of time,...
Forum: Fish 12-18-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By atom
Did you treat with the lights off? I remember the...

Did you treat with the lights off? I remember the meds being light sensitive.
Forum: Fish 11-28-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By atom
I had them before and yeah they can be a little...

I had them before and yeah they can be a little delicate. I wouldn't put them with a betta because they are kind of skittish and those long fins will be tempting to a betta.
Forum: Fish 11-27-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By atom
Wow...that is indeed odd for boraras to do that....

Wow...that is indeed odd for boraras to do that. I have kept mine with all sorts of other fish/shrimp with no aggression. Are they being fed enough?
Forum: Fish 08-26-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,090
Posted By atom
I was able to keep a betta successfully with...

I was able to keep a betta successfully with Amanos, but he was a pretty docile fish in a heavily planted Tank. Plus the Amanos were big and fast.
Forum: Fish 08-26-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,834
Posted By atom
Both of mine involve tiny micro rasboras. ...

Both of mine involve tiny micro rasboras.

One was eaten alive in 10 seconds by a Betta.

The other I literally lost to a shag carpet! It leapt from the tank when I was cleaning it and...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By atom
Aquastyle light without the filter?

This may be a stupid question, but has anyone figured out how to use the light without it attached to the filter. I do not like the filter but love the light!

Is there some Mod I can do to it so I...
Forum: Fish 08-26-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 15,875
Posted By atom
Tilli my new acquisition. He's having a time out...

Tilli my new acquisition. He's having a time out at the moment. He was a bad fish!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/08/26/evu7a8uv.jpg

Cory. I bought him because I've read interesting things about...
Forum: Fish 08-25-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By atom
I had mine for 2 months and they only came out to...

I had mine for 2 months and they only came out to feed and only if I was away from the tank. Very shy.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-22-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By atom
I have 6 Pygmy cories in a 3 gallon. Also have...

I have 6 Pygmy cories in a 3 gallon. Also have experimented with micro rasboras and endlers.
Forum: Plants 08-05-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By atom
Beautiful plant. Even when I cut mine and the...

Beautiful plant. Even when I cut mine and the stem died I had three new stems growing elsewhere. Unfortunately they grew so well it completely overtook a small tank and I had to rip it out because it...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-04-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By atom
Thanks everyone. She's moving around again...

Thanks everyone.

She's moving around again today, but definitely fewer eggs on her than before.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-03-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By atom
I love my endlers and Boraras Brigittae.

I love my endlers and Boraras Brigittae.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-03-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By atom
Watch out for that background popping up.

Watch out for that background popping up.
Forum: Plants 08-03-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By atom
I would not trim the tops off the Vals. Mine grew...

I would not trim the tops off the Vals. Mine grew like a weed but if I trimmed them they died. Also they don't like excel or so I hear.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By atom
So they can't molt and keep their eggs? She still...

So they can't molt and keep their eggs? She still hasn't moved but I know she is still alive.

Just wondering if shrimp give birth in seclusion or out in the open? Anyone seen shrimp hatch?
...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 08-03-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By atom
Berried Shrimp not moving. Is this normal?

One of my berried cherry females has tucked herself in some moss and not moved for hours. Is this normal?

Do shrimp stay in one spot when the eggs are ready to hatch? Do they hide? I can't really...
Forum: Plants 08-03-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By atom
What about some Vals? They are good nutrient...

What about some Vals? They are good nutrient suckers, but maybe not from the water column.
Forum: Plants 07-31-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By atom
I have never had luck with Anubias for some...

I have never had luck with Anubias for some reason. There are some nice varieties of java fern out there...trident, windelov, narrow. Mosses are also good.

Marimos are easy but make sure you roll...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-31-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By atom
I have merah and brigittae as well as pygmaeus...

I have merah and brigittae as well as pygmaeus and had hasbrosus at one point.

I prefer brigittae over merah because they are generally more colourful especially when the males are excited. You...
Forum: Fish 07-26-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By atom
Tetracycline, Furan2, Triple Sulfa, Fungus Cure,...

Tetracycline, Furan2, Triple Sulfa, Fungus Cure, Malachite Green and salt baths to no success.
Forum: Fish 07-24-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By atom
Thanks for the advice everyone. I'm torn...

Thanks for the advice everyone.

I'm torn between putting them in a bare bottom quarantine and wait it out, but for how long? I don't know how long this disease can remain on the fish or even...
Forum: Fish 07-24-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By atom
I have the same problem. The strain of Columnaris...

I have the same problem. The strain of Columnaris I have is kicking my butt. I've tried the salt thing, furan2, triple Sulfa, Fungus Cure, Malachite Green and tetracycline to no success. It just kept...
Forum: Fish 07-23-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By atom
Unhappy What would you do? Euthanize or Wait? Frustrated!

Question: Would you euthanize a seemingly healthy fish if it came from a badly diseased tank?

Context: For the past 3 months I've been battling a very stubborn strain of Columnaris in one of my...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-18-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By atom
Is your light from ebay? I think I've been...

Is your light from ebay? I think I've been looking at that same one for my Mini S. How is it working out?

Love the stump btw.
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