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  1. Ant

    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    We'll ... He died:''( Water perimeters are perfect, I haven't lost a fish in forever, and I had done a 40% water change too. I just think he might of been too shocked in the move. Every now and then fish just don't make it through the transition. I may get an oscar that's a little more grown.
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    New to Cycling with Plants

    TSS is just bacteria to help convert ammonia to nitrates. Put in plants, water, TSS, and fish. Enjoy!
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    Thanks! They all look the same to me, I can't wait for him to grow up! Notice the neon tetra in the pic? I wonder how long till he is food"?
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    New to Cycling with Plants

    It means i used a filter from a prior tank that already had beneficial bActeria
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    My Pea Puffer Pair

    Nice! What are you keeping them in?
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    little upset at work

    I'd be upset I didn't get to take care of it. We love our new fish projects! I'm sorry :-(
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

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    New to Cycling with Plants

    I'd throw in all the plants in off the bat. The plants help to clean the water and help provide oxygen to the water. You can probably add fish with TSS almost immediately. Just know the plants will throw off your tests a bit. My planted 10g didn't read nitrates for near 2 months. But I...
  9. Ant

    Could 3 Bala Sharks fit in a 6 foot tank?

    I didn't realize bala sharks got that big
  10. Ant

    AquaBid - Post your Dream Fishes!!!!

    I did my first purchase on aquabid a week or so ago, 20-25 red cherry shrimp for 20$! Great deal considering my lfs charges 3.50$ per.
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    New to Cycling with Plants

    Yeah mine took a very long time to cycle but the fish seem really happy. I just have a filter to keep the water moving I guess.
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    So I got my new little oscar! But there's still other fish in the tank I need to move out, and all he does is hide at the moment. He pushed the bgk out of his hiding spot haha. When should I expect him to come out of hiding? Edit, he's out moving about after a few days. I need to name him!
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    Thanks for the replies! Hopefully i will have some pictures soon!
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    I would never feed them goldfish, just Bettas! Just kidding, i figure a diet of pellets, brine shrimp, bloodworms, and the occasional live foods as a treat and to satisfy predatory instincts. I keep quite a bit of different foods for my fish
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    That's funny, I think I will play that out for my daughter. Your memory will live on!
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    That is so cool, sounds like they are smart. Well as smart as a fish can be. Sooo... I can put him in a jug and take him for "walks" when I leave the house? LOL
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    Yay! I've decided to get an oscar!

    So I'm cleaning out my fish tank in the next few days. Only thing I'm keeping is Silver dollars (3), A Ghost Knifefish, and a few small fish that will be food. I will probably get rid of the silvers, but I'm attached to one although I don't want to get more and I know there should be like 6...
  18. Ant

    10g planted. (glolight/shrimp)

    Thanks! Its my favorite tank. I have 25 rcs im going to add to it in a few days
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    10g planted. (glolight/shrimp)

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    I think one of my snails is dead

    That's not good. Did you move him to quarantine?




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