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  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    In this episode of Aquahound's Dirty Little Secrets I will be covering acclimation using the drip method. This method of acclimating your fish and invertebrates is a very slow but efficient way to acclimating. The drip method is by far a better way of creating a less stressful transition to your...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    This is the first episode of many more to come of Aquahound's Dirty Little Secrets. This show is all about using one of the two ways of properly acclimating your investments. The purpose of acclimation to take the water that aquatic life is in and match it to the water parameters of your...
  3. Fish
    How do you guys acclimate your new livestock whether it be fish or shrimp(specifically amanos) to a setup with high CO2 levels? Anything different with regular acclimation? I ask this because the fish/shrimp you purchase at your LFS or online retailer come from tanks that aren't CO2...
  4. Fish
    I wanted to start this thread because I have found a love for German Blue Rams. I have also heard that the GBR is a hard fish to keep, let alone breed. I purchased my new GBR's as my anniversary gift this week. I did not do a drip acclimation like some recommend. I drained most of the Fish Store...
  5. Fish
    I recently finished cycling my 37 gal tank:D, and one of my friends has decided to get rid of his 20 gal - offering me his fish! One adult upside-down catfish, a rummy nose, two rainbows and a SAE. I am going to hit home depot up and get a 5 gal bucket (or two) to get them from his place to...
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