I too got my furniture re-arranged and made room for the tree this weekend. I did go ahead and put it up, though. DH told me that I was acting like Lowes and Home Depot, that it wasn't even Thanksgiving and I already have the house decorated for Christmas!!
That is too funny because I had posted about this myself somewhere else recently. I have a 65 gallon tank in my tree spot... I have a plan to re-arrange the living room to create a new spot, but it has had me a little puzzled! I will probably put mine up this weekend. I usually do it the...
The shrimp was cooked, only because that was what I had in my freezer. Everything else was raw. I think it was a 2 lb bag of shrimp, a couple of yellow squash, about 1/2 a bag of frozen peas, 3-4 tbl of minced garlic out of the jar, probably 1/4-1/2 cup of flake food, and then 1 packet of...
Here is what I put in mine when I made it. I did mix it up in the blender though...
plain gelatin mixed with water
I blended it all together and then froze it flat.
You can buy a valve (I am pretty sure it is called a "check" valve) for pretty cheap that will prevent a siphon in the event of a power outage. I have a couple of my air pumps that are loud sitting on towells and it does the trick.
Thanks Lucy! All of my other tanks are still nice and toasty, but the big one is starting to get cooler with the cold front that came through yesterday since it is near a window... Don't want my little angels to get sick!
I know this may sound like a stupid question, but I have a fully submersible heater made by Tetra that I got used with a tank off of Craig's list. I have never set up a heater before, and I don't know what I am doing. (I know, I know, but I live in Texas and I started keeping fish in the...