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  1. Smileys

    I'm slow, but I have a good excuse.....I'm old . Mike can you tell me why the smilies are all messed up again? My problem is that my saved smilies have dissappeared, and there are some selected that I would NEVER use, and I can't figure out how to replace them with the ones I...
  2. Trig Palin has arrived!

    The State of Alaska has a new first child! Trig Paxon Van Palin. This might not be such a monumental occasion to some till you know a little more of the story. Our Governor, Sarah Palin was at a meeting of several states Governors, and energy leaders, where she was scheduled to give the...
  3. Looking for Paretroplus menarambo!

    I am looking for anyone here in the US that breeds Paretroplus menarambo....I would appreciate it if you would pm me any contact information. Thanks...
  4. Hooligans!

    I'm irate! Just want to let all you out there in fishlore know that most of a tank (looked to be about 75 gallon) full of fish were killed this weekend here in Willow Alaska, by two young boys. Two boys 13 and 14 did $150,000.00 damage in Willow Elementary school, one item damaged was...
  5. DANGER lurking!

    Last night when the lights went off...I set out to try to get a photo of my Black Ghost Knife. I know where he hangs out all day, and can see him in the mirror behind the tank, but I wanted a good picture. After several unsuccessful attempts, I gave up. ALL was well in my 125 gallon...
  6. Fish Food SUCCESS !

    While the forum was down today I spent my time making some fish food from one of the recipes posted this week.... I modified the one from Angels plus, using beef heart... The modifications were due to the ingredients I had available, and several posts with Gozer and others that gave me the...
  7. Susitna-Flower's tanks.

    My first try, be kind! This is my Cherry Red Shrimp tank, 55 gal. Look close, the little buggers are all over the place. Yeah! I did it! The first is a close up, you can count 4 or 5 shrimp and two rainbow platty fry. The second is the entire tank, you can't see any shrimp, but you...
  8. What Moss for a Wall?

    I like calinb's idea for an easier moss wall, what moss would look, and work the very best in a medium light tank?
  9. Puntius denisonii / Redline sharks!

    Remember a couple of weeks ago the topic came up about RED Line Sharks, some call them Roseline...Well they are Puntius denisonii barbs, and I just ordered 12 of them and received them today. Just a note to let you know that CorysRus did a GREAT job of packing and shipping them. All 12...
  10. Aquabid! What fun!

    OM.......What a pleasure! I'm in trouble now, my MTS is out of control!!! This week for the first time I bid on fish through Aquabid, and won two auctions.....Which in turn started the whole process of contacting the sellers and arranging for shipment etc..... Living in Alaska poses...
  11. Susitna-flower's fish stores - Alaska

    I have three fish stores in Alaska that I would say are the tops, given that on any day problems can develop that are beyond their ability to control, like the time I walked into the Wasilla store and the fish Lady was about in tears because the shipper in Seattle had held the entire order in...
  12. Wild Fires!

     Well my dear Florida friends we now have more in common than our fish interests!   The hot weather & lightning has caused fires on three sides of our little community!    A big one is burning 10 miles to the south west,  a smaller one 20 miles to the west, and a small one about 20 miles to the...
  13. Tank sitting.

       Fishaholics UNITE !    We all have one thing in common, when we go on vacation, we can't be gone to long, or even choose not to go, because our tanks are calling us home.  What we need is to find a like minded group from Fishlore to take a vacation at the same time and come stay in our...
  14. Crystal Red Shrimp

    I have been looking into Crystal Red Shrimp, and would like to hear from anyone who has been successful in breeding them. If I am going to invest, I want some idea of how fast they reproduce, what their reproductive life span is, and any suggestions. Thanks Fish in the Frozen North 8)
  15. Angel fish Pairs for sale.

      My favorite site to check out Angel fish is one that offers pairs for sale.  You can be put on their automatic update list and get an e-mail when they post a new pair.  The site is They just posted a new pair this morning, and I know it won't last long it is loverly!   This is just FYI to all...
  16. DIY -NITRATE FILTER

    I have an idea for a DIY NITRATE filter, but before I start making one, after looking on many sites that have these for sale, I would just like to know if anyone out there has any experience using one? Do they work? One model I looked at required an additive (carbon based) to be injected...
  17. Eheim or Fluval Filters

     Hi!  I'm buying a new canaster filter, and would like any recommendations from folks.   I have a 55 gal tank, and was looking at either an Eheim classic 2217, or a Fluval 405.  Both are rated for more than enough gallons of tank, but not for the gph I feel is necessary of at least 500gph.  ...
  18. Livebearing Snails

    OK, so I've been looking all around for information on snails, it is a bit confusing because there are many lovely specimens available in the UK that I'm just not seeing here in the US. Yesterday when I was up in Fairbanks at the fish store there, I asked if they had any livebearing snails...




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